Rushden Echo, 18th January 1901, transcribed by Kay Collins
Births and DeathsAt Mr. G. R. Turner’s office at Rushden, 174 births were registered during the quarter ending on December 31, and 61 deaths during the same period. One hundred and four of the births were at Rushden. The district covered by the returns includes Rushden, Higham Ferrers, Wymington, Podington, and Irchester. Deaths under one year numbered 15, sixty years and under, 33; over 60, 13. There were four deaths from fever (3 at Rushden), one death from diphtheria at Higham, and one each from measles and diarrhoea. During the quarter there were three inquests.