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Battersea 1893

Report upon the public health and sanitary condition of the Parish of St. Mary, Battersea during the year1893

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TABLE XVI. SUMMARY OF SANITARY OPERATIONS, 1893, IN THE WHOLE PARISH.

188818891890189118921893
Total Sanitary operations............38,77954,577
Number of Houses Inspections25,11525,38625,10023,21323,58725,091
Bakehouses Inspections............215296
Bakehouses Nuisances abated............18
Urinals Inspections117...46251260
Notices Served under 18 & 19 Vic. cap. 120...............120
Intimations Served, 54 & 55 Vic. cap. 76 (Sec. 3)1,9943,0832,5642,7743,6914,420
Notices Served under Sec. 43242983231199211,211
Notices Served under Sec. 62 and 65............1,5882,572
Complaints Received & attended to...............4,089
Number of Houses Disinfected3612275949401,2272,o69
Houses Supplied with Disinfectants2,3381,0112,3542,4233,0265,275
Overcrowding Abated203530203438
Premises Cleansed and Repaired265210188174189280
Drains Tested By Smoke............7001,491
„ Water............178491
Defective Drains Cleansed and Repaired8201,0611.4931,0481,1071,564
Drains Relaid in accordance with Vestry's Drainage Regulations............220917
Sink & Rain Water Pipes disconnected from drains to discharge
over stoneware syphon gulley1,0212,0171,7649721,360562
Water Closets Cleansed & Repaired91179113246237314
Cesspools Abolished174......14
Mews & Stables Drained & Paved257...268630
Yards Drained and Paved7272344139161253
Accumulations of Manure Removed243358434170
Dust Receptacles Provided329554517452738772
Dust Complaints Received and forwarded to the Surveyor...............271
Leaky House-roofs and Gutters Repaired7216419819818584
Houses Supplied with Water281540138151130
Water Closets Supplied with Water9201,7498841,106860731
Cisterns Covered, Cleansed and Repaired402452299308409469
Pig Nuisances Abated......5253
Keeping of Animals in unfit state...............13
Smoke Nuisances Reported and
dealt with............1026
Certificates of Disinfection Granted............1,0441,659
Water Supply Certificate Granted (Sec. 48)............16118
Proceedings Ordered by Vestry and Sanitary Committee973744133454441,211
Summonses Issued233629121473
Magisterial Orders Obtained and Enforced233629121470
Sanitary Conveniences provided to Factories and Workshops under Sec. 38............48
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First and second notices after 1891 became Notices under sec. 3 and 4 Public
Health (London) Act.


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