Welcome to the Bills of Mortality Project
Between 1603 and 1752, almost 8,000 different weekly bills were published. Death by Numbers aims to transcribe and publish the information in these bills in a dataset suitable for computational analysis.
Explore the data: This is an ongoing project: the datasets are not complete.
Read all about it: Check out our blog for historical context, project updates, and an inside look at our processes.
viewing the data
Explore the full plague bills database.
knowing the data
Transcribing the plague bills means new approaches for data visualization and exploring patterns in the data.
read about our research
Read our ongoing research into the London plague bills.