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Islington 1896

Forty-first annual report on the health and sanitary condition of the Parish of St. Mary, Islington

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Table XCI.— Continued.

1st Quarter.2nd Quarter.3rd Quarter.4th Quarter.The Year.
34.An accumulation or deposit of refuse injurious to health, by reason of the want of a proper dustbin or ashpit75555266248
35.The dustbin or ashpit defective213223263239938
36.„ „ placed in an improper position36281522101
37.The drain foul2198846
38.„ defective4153933574331,598
39.„ choked or stopped78694441232
40.„ unventilated3202662932841,163
41.The rainwater pipe in direct communication with the drain2832732312721,059
42.„ „ in direct communication with the soil-pipe2328171179
43.,, defective51274440162
44.The water supply used for domestic purposes connected with the cistern which is used for flushing the W.C.16312292128505
45.The house without a proper water supply80435475252
46.The roof defective32247875209
47.The guttering defective44192830121
48.The area improperly paved2618242189
49.„ dirty11103428
50.„ undrained58284355184
51.The paving of the washhouse defective32363719124
52.The back addition walls defective322310
53.The want of a proper manure receptacle29561416115
54.The bakehouse walls dirty..........
55.An animal kept in such a manner as to be a nuisance1027171468
56.The house or part of the house so overcrowded as to be injurious or dangerous to the health of the inmates26302314103
57.An underground room occupied as a dwelling contrary to the provisions of the Act151116951
58.A ont, van, shed, or similar structure used for human habitation which is in such a state as to be injurious or dangerous to the health of the inmates....1..1
59.The space below floor in the basement or ground floor being unventilated64625059235
60.The space below floor in the basement or ground floor being improperly or insufficiently ventilated16011015293515
All Nuisances5,2854,8644,6164,91719,682