Hints from the Health Department. Leaflet from the archive of the Society of Medical Officers of Health. Credit: Wellcome Collection, London
Forty-first annual report on the health and sanitary condition of the Parish of St. Mary, Islington
|districts.||Small Pox.||Measles.||Scarlet Fever.||Diphtheria.||Whooping Cough.||Typhus Fever.||Enteric (Typhoid Fever)||Diarrhœa.||TOTAL DEATH-RATE|
It now becomes necessary to examine in detail the deaths from the
several Zymotic Diseases and to contract their present behaviour with
that in past years in the Parish, as well as with the mortality which
they caused in other populous places during the year under consideration.
MORTALITY FROM THE SEVERAL INFECTIOUS DISEASES.
Only one death from Small Pox was recorded during the year, as
against an annual average, corrected for increase of population for
eleven years, of 14. This death occurred in the third quarter of the
year, and in the sub-registration district of Upper Holloway. The
patient, a male, aged eight years, was unvaccinated.