HC Deb 30 March 1939 vol 345 c2235W
Mr. Groves

asked the Minister of Health how many deaths from smallpox were recorded in England and Wales in the year 1938; and what were the ages of the persons to whom the certificates refer?

Mr. Elliot

There were three deaths from smallpox in England and Wales during the year 1938, two of males aged 20 and 73 respectively, and one of a female aged 23.