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St James's 1896

Report for the year 1896 made to the Vestry of Saint James's, Westminster

Published
1897
Author
Edmunds, James.
Pages
219
Tables
107

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  • Page 13
    RETURN of the ATTENDANCE OF VESTRYMEN at Meetings of the Vestry and Committee s from the 2nd April, 1896, to 20th May, 1896. Prepared pursuant to Order of Vestry, dated 21 st April, 1887.
    Vestry.Finance Committee.Parliamentary Bills ami General Purposes Committee.Public Health Committee.Works Committee.St. James's Dwellings Committee.Baths & Washhouses Committee.Special Committees.Total
    Possible.Actual.
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    RETURN OF THE ATTENDANCE OF VESTRYMEN—
    Vestry.Finance Committee.Parliamentary Bill and General purpose Committee.Public Health Committee.Workn Committee.St. james's Dwellings Committee.Hatha it Washhouses Committee.Special Committees.Total
    Possible.Actual.
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    RETURN of the ATTENDANCE OF VESTRYMEN at Meetings of the Vestry and Committees from the Election in May, 1896, to 24th April, 1897 Prepared pursuant to Order of Vestry, dated 21 st April, 1887.
    Vestry.Finance Committee.Parliamentaay Bills and General Purposes Committee.Public Health Committee.Works Committee.St. James's Dwellings Committee.Valuation Committee.Baths und Washhouses Committee.Special Committees.Total.
    Possible.Actual.
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    RETURN OF THE ATTENDANCE OF VESTRYMEN— Continued.
    Vestry.Finance Committee.Parliamentary Bills and General Purposes Committee.Public Health Committee.Works Committee.St. James's Dwellings Committee,Valuation Committee.Baths and Washhouses CommitteeSpecial CommitteesTotal.
    Possible.Actual.
  • Page 44
    It is gratifying to note that the number of bathers using the establishment in 1896 was even greater than the previous year, and the following comparative statement, giving details of the various bath tickets issued during the past three years, speaks for itself:—
    1894.1895.1896.From 1st Jan. to 25th Mar., 1897.
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    Return as to Washers.
    1894.1895.1896.From 1st Jan. to 25th Mar., 1897.
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    Receipts. The actual receipts during the same period from all sources (exclusive of balances at the commencement), have been each year as follows:–
    1894.1895.1896.From 1st Jan. to 25th March, 1897.
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    Expenditure. The expenditure during each of the three years was as follows:—
    1894.1895.1896.From 1st Jan. to 25th March, 1897.
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    Statement of Receipts and Expenditure.
    Receipts.Expenditure.
    1896.£s.d.£s.d.1897, Mar. 25.£s.d.£s.d.
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    Statement of Assets and Liabilities on 25th March , 1897.
    Assets.£s.d.£s.d.Liabilities.£s.d.£s.d.
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    Statement of Loan Account for the Fifteen Months ended 2 5th March, 1897.
    Amount of Loan at 3½ per cent.When advanced.Advanced byFor what purpose.Per what period.Mode of Repayment.Amount paid during above period.Amount of Principal still owing
    Principal.Interest.
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    The practice has been to dispose of it as follows:—
    £s.d.
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    RATES were made by the Vestry during the year as follows:—
    Amount in the pound
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    The following statement shows the amount of the rates nd the collection thereof:—
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    Total amount expended, £222,838 2s.
    Under control of Local Authority.Not under control of Local Authority.
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    The following is a statement of the funds paid to Metropolitan and County Authorities from the rates of this Parish during each of the three preceding years:—
    1893-94.1894-5.1895-6.
    £s.d.£s.d.£s.d.
  • Page 72
    The following is a statement of the number of loads reported to have been removed from the Parish during the year:—
    Cart Loads.Wagon Loads.
  • Page 83
    be moved and additional ones erected. The total number of lamps shown on the plan is as follows
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    INFECTIOUS DISEASE NOTIFICATION. During the year ended at Lady-day, 139 certificates were received by the Medical Officer of Health relating to Parishioners suffering from infectious disease, viz.:—
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    SALE OF FOOD AND DRUGS ACTS. The following is a list of the articles purchased by the Inspectors, and submitted to the Public Analyst appointed by the Vestry, during the year:—
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    URINALS. The following is a list of public urinals (in addition to the Piccadilly and Gt. Marlborough Street conveniences above referred to) erected and maintained by the Vestry :—
    Situation.No. of Compartments.Situation.No. of Compartments.
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    CAB RANKS. The following is a list of the Cab Ranks in this Parish authorised by the Commissioner of Police:—
    No. of Places.
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    The cost of the General Repairs, &c., to streets, executed by men in the employ of your Vestry, was as follows:—
    £s.d.
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    £S.d.
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    £s.d.
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    £s.d.
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    Laid in the Parish in former years, were carried out as occasion required at the following cost:—
    £s.d.
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    WOOD PAVING Has been laid in the following streets :—
    Name of Street.Part of Street Paved.Date when Paved.Area of Wood Paving in yds. super.Cost per yard super.Previous Paving.Description of Paving and Name of Contractor.
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    The undermentioned Streets have been paved with Asphalte during the Year:—
    Name of Street.Part of Street Paved.Date when Paved.Area of Asphalte in yds. super.Cost per yard super,Previous Paving.Description of Paving and Name of Contractor.
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    The cost of the general repairs to sewers and gullies, and cleansing sewers by men in the employ of your Vestry, was as follows:—
    £s.d.
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    £s.d.
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    PARISH OF ST. JAMES, WESTMINSTER. Statement of Receipts and Expenditure of the Sewers and General Rates and of the other Moneys applicable to the purposes of the Local Management Acts, from the 25th day of March, 1896, to the 25th day of March, 1897.
    RECEIPTS.EXPENDITURE.
    1896-7.£s.d.£s.d.1896-7.£s.d.£s.d.
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    RECEIPTS.£s.d.£s.d.EXPENDITURE.£s.d£s.d.
    Brought forward412078,25356
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    RECEIPTS.£s.d.£s.d.EXPENDITURE.£s.d.£s.d.
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    RECEIPTS.£s.d£s.d.EXPENDITURE.£s.d.£s.d.
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    RECEIPTS.£s.d.£s.d.EXPENDITURE.£s.d.£s.d.
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    PAVING WORKS, PICCADILLY, &c.-Loan No. 8.
    1896-7.£s.d.£s.d.1896-7.£s.d.£s.d.
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    GREAT MARLBOROUGH STREET SANITARY CONVENIENCE.-Loan No. 9.
    1896-7.£s.d.1896-7.£s.d.
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    ELECTRIC LIGHTING.—Loan No. 10.*
    1807.£s.d.1897.£s.d.£s.d.
    By Freeman & Co., Supply of Electric Light Columns, &c.1,753115
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    PAVING, WORKS, REGENT STREET, &c.-Loan No. 11.
    1897.£s.d.1897.£s.d.£s.d.
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    STATEMENT OF ASSETS AND LIABILITIES ON 25TH MARCH, 1897.
    25th March, 1897. LIABILITIES.£s.d.£s.d.25th March, 1897. ASSETS.£s.d.£s.d.
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    GREAT MARLBOROUGH STREET SANI-TARY CONVENIENCE.—Loan No. 9. Statement of Liabilities and Assets on 25th March, 1897.
    Liabilities.£s.d.Assets.£s.d.
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    ELECTRIC LIGHTING. -Loan No. 10. Statement of Liabilities and Assets on 25th March, 1897.
    Liabilities.£s.dAssets.£s.d.
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    PAVING WORKS, REGENT STREET, &c.-Loan No. 11. Statement of Liabilities and Assets on 25th Match, 1897.
    Liabilities.£s.d.Assets.£-d.
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    STATEMENT showing the Debt Outstanding on the Accounts of the Vestry of the Parish of St. James, Westminster, and the Amounts of Principal and Interest charged in the Accounts, for the Year ended 25th March, 1897.
    Purpose of Loan.No. of Mortgage.Sanctioned.When Borrowed.Period within which to be repaid.First and Last Years of Repayment.Original Loan.Amount Repaid.Balance uf Loan Outstanding, 25th March, 1897.INTEREST.Principal to be Repaid Annually.Charged in Accounts.
    Date.Authority.Rate per cent.When Payable.Amount.Date of Repayment.Mode of Repayment.Principal.Interest.Total.
    ££££s.d.£s.d.
  • Page 149
    PARISH OF ST. JAMES, WESTMINSTER. An Account of all Contracts entered into or continued by the Vestry during the year ended 25th March , 1897.
    Date of Contract.Name of Company or Party with whom Contract was made.Nature of Works to be performed or Materials to be used or supplied.Amount or Price.
  • Page 150
    PARISH OF ST. JAMES, WESTMINSTER. An Account of all Contracts entered into or continued by the Vestry during the year ended 25th March, 1897.
    Date of Contract.Name of Company or Party with whom Contract was made.Nature of Works to be performed or Materials to be used or supplied.Amount or Price.
  • Page 151
    PARISH OF ST. JAMES, WESTMINSTER. An Account of all Contracts entered into or continued, bi/ the Vestry during the year ended 25tli March, 1897.
    Date of Contract.Name of Company or Party with whom Contract was made.Nature of Works to be performed or Materials to be used or supplied.Amount or Price.
  • Page 152
    TABLE I.—SUMMARY STATEMENT OF THE COLLECTION OF RATES IN THE SEVERAL WARDS, For the Year ended 5th January, 1897.
    Ward andAmount of Rate for the Year and Arrears, together with the Additions made during Year.Amount Collected.Amounts Irrecoverable for Year, as set out in Table II.Percentage of Irre-coverables.Recoverable Arrears.
    Collector.Poor.General,Total.Poor.General.Total.Poor.General.Total.Poor.Gen.Poor.General.Total.
    £s.d.£s.d£s.d.£s.d.£s.d.£s.d.£s.d.£s.d.£s.d.£s.d.£s.d.£s.d.
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    TABLE II.—ANALYSIS OF "IRRECOVERABLES," ON THE POOR AND GENERAL RATES, For the Year ended 5th January, 1897.
    Ward and Collector.Empty for whole or part of year.Alteration of Assessment.Allowed or Excused by Committee.Pulled down.Removal without Payment."No Effects," &c.Miscellaneous.Total.
    Amount.PercentageAmount.PercentageAmount.PercentageAmount.PercentageAmount.PercentageAmount.PercentageAmountPercentageAmountPercentage
  • Page 154
    PARISH OF ST JAMES, WESTMINSTER. Statement of Receipts and Expenditure in respect of the Poor Rate Account for the year ended 25th March, 1897.
    Receipts.Expenditure.
    1897. March 25.£s.d.1897. March 25.£s.d.£s.d.
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    ST. JAMES'S DWELLINGS. Income Account for the year ended 31st March, 1897.
    1897, March 31.£s.d.1897, March 31.£s.d.
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    ST. JAMES'S DWELLINGS ACCOUNT. Cash Balance Sheet, 31si March, 1897.
    LIABILITIES.ASSETS.
    Capital—£s.d.£s.d.Cash—£5td.£s.d.
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    WESTMINSTER UNION. Statement of Account of the Guardians of the Poor for the Year ended Lady-day, 1897.
    RECEIPTS.EXPENDITURE.
    £s.d.£s.d.
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    ARCHBISHOP TENISON'S SCHOOL.—Statement of Accounts for the Year ending December 31st, 1896.
    Dr.RECEIPTS.EXPENDITURE.Cr.
    1896.£s.d.£s.d.1896.£s.d£s.d.
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    BURLINGTON SCHOOL. Statement of Accounts for the Year ended 31 st December , 1896.
    RECEIPTS.PAYMENTS.
    1896.£s.d.£s.d.1896.£s.d.
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    CRAVEN PEST HOUSE CHARITY. Statement of Accounts for the year 1896.
    £s.d.£s.d.
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    PARISH OF ST. JAMES, WESTMINSTER. Statement of Accounts of sundry Parochial Charities for the year 1896.
    Offertory School Fund.
    Receipts.Payments.
    1896.£s.d.1896.£s.d.
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    KNIGHTSBRIDGE AND OTHERS' CHARITY.
    1896. RECEIPTS.£s.d.1896. PAYMENTS.£s.d.
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    NEWTON AND BAGSHAW'S CHARITY.
    RECEIPTS.EXPENDITURE.
    1896.£s.d.1896.£8.d.
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    BRODER'S, PORTEUS', AND ANDREWES' CHARITY.
    1896. RECEIPTS.£s.d.1896. PAYMENTS.£s.d.
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    FORSTER'S LEGACY.
    1896. RECEIPTS.£s.d.1896. PAYMENTS.£8.d.
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    ST. JAMES'S CHAPEL SCHOLARSHIPS FUND.
    1896. RECEIPTS.£s.d.1896. PAYMENTS.£s.d.
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    SMITH'S CHARITY.
    1896. RECEIPTS.£s.d.1896. PAYMENTS.£s.d
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    Statement of the Receipts and Expenditure of the Trustees of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Almshouse and Pension Charity. From the l st January , to the 31 st December, 1896.
    RECEIPTS.£s.d.£s.d.PAYMENTS.£s.d.£s.d.
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    Statement of the Receipts and Expenditure of the Trustees of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Almshouse and Pension Charity. From the 1 st January, to the the 31 stDecember, 1896.
    RECEIPTS.PAYMENTS.£s.d.£s.d.
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    LIST OF THE PAROCHIAL CHARITIES, &c.
    Benefactor.OBJECT.By whom Administered.Annual IncomeSOURCE OF INCOME.
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    Benefactor.OBJECT. .By whom Administered.Annual IncomeSOURCE OF INCOME.
    £s.d.
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    Benefactor.OBJECT.By whom Administered.Annual IncomeSOURCE OF INCOME.
    £sd.
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    Benefactor.OBJECT.By whom Administered.Annual IncomeSOURCE OF INCOME.
    £s.d
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    Benefactor.OBJECT.By whom Administered.Annual IncomeSOURCE OF INCOME. (Amount of Bequest)
    £s.d.
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    Benefactor.OBJECT.By whom Administered.Annual IncomeSOURCE OF INCOME.
    £s.d.
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    Benefactor.OBJECT.By whom Administered.Annual IncomeSOURCE OF INCOME.
    £s.d.
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    Benefactor.OBJECT.By whom Administered.Annual IncomeSOURCE OF INCOME.
    £s.d.
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    Benefactor.OBJECT.By whom Administered.Annual IncomeSOURCE OF INCOME.
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    The area and population, to which this Report relates, have been shown each year in my previous Reports. These data are now summarized in the following table:—
    Area in Acres 162Population.Mean Density of Population per Acre.
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    The following Table gives a summary of the certified causes of death among persons dying in outlying institutions, after having been removed from the district of St. James's, Westminster, during the year 1896: —
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    The following Table shows the periods of life in which the deaths in St. James's have occurred in the last Seven years respectively.
    Under 1 Year of Age.1 and under 5.5 and under 20.20 and under 40.40 and under 60.60 and under 80.80 and upwards.All Ages.
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    ZYMOTIC DEATHS* REGISTERED IN ST. JAMES'S DURING THE 25 YEARS—1872-96 INCLUSIVE.
    1872187318741875187618771878187918801881188218831884188518861887188818891890189118921893189418951896
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    Table showing the Names and Numbers of Zymotic deaths registered in St. James's in each Quarter of the Year 1896 :—
    First Quarter.Second Quarter.Third Quarter.Fourth Quarter.Whole Year.
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    Table I.— Causes of Death during Quarter ending Mar. 31st, 1896
    CAUSES Of DEATH.Union house.Under 1 Year of Age.Above 1 and under 5.Above 5 and under 20.Above 20 and under 40.Above 40 and under 60.Above 60 and under 80.80 and upwards.All Ages.
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    Table I.— Causes of Death during Quarter ending June 30th, 1896
    CAUSES OF DEATH.Union house.Under 1 Year of Age.Above 1 and under 5.Above 5 and under 20.Above 20 and under 40.Above 40 and under 60.Above 60 and under 80.80 and upwards.All Ages.
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    Table I.— Causes o f Death during Quarter ending Sept. 30th, 1896
    CAUSES OF DEATH.Union house.Under 1 Year of Age.Above 1 and under 5.Above 5 and under 20.Above 20 and under 40.Above 40 and under 60.Above 60 and under 80.80 and upwards.All Aeres.
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    Table I.— Causes of Death during Quarter ending Dec. 31st, 1896
    CAUSES OF DEATH.Union house.Under 1 Year of Age.Above 1 and under 5.Above 5 and under 20.Above 20 and under 40.Above 40 and under 60.Above CO and under 80.80 and upwards.All Ages.
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    TABLE II.— Cases of Infectious Diseases notifiable under the Public Health (London) Act , 1891, Sec. 55, and coming to the knowledge of the Medical Officer of Health during the year 1896,
    No.of Case.Date.Address.Sex.Age.Disease.Removed to.Patient's Occupation.Parent's Occupation.Remarks
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    T able II.— Cases of Infectious Diseases notifiable under the Public Health (London) Act, 1891, Sec. 55, and coming to the knowledge of the Medical Officer of Health during the year 1896.— Continued.
    No.of Case.Date.Address.Sex.AgeDisease.Removed to.Patient's Occupation.Parent's OccupationRemarks
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    44217, Berwick streetFemale9 yearsDiphtheriaFulham HospitalScholarBootmaker
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    PARISH OF ST. JAMES, WESTMINSTER. APPENDIX TO REPORT OF MEDICAL OFFICER OF HEALTH. Table II. — Cases of Infectious Diseases notifiable under the Public Health (London) Act, 1891, Sec. 55, and coming to the knowledge of the Medical Officer of Health during the year 1896.— Continued.
    No of Case.Date.Address.Sex.Age.Disease.Removed to.Patient's Occupation.Parent's Occupation.Remarks.
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    PARISH OF ST. JAMES, WESTMINSTER. APPENDIX TO REPORT OF MEDICAL OFFICER OF HEALTH. Table II.— Cases of Infectious Diseases notifiable under the Public Health (London) Act, 1891, Sec. 55, and coming to the knowledge of the Medical Officer of Health during the year 1896 .—Continued.
    No. of Case.Date.Address.Sex.Age.Disease.Removed to.Patient's Occupation.Parent's Occupation.Remarks.
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    103Sept. 7I8, Ormond yardMale1 yearDiphtheriaNot removedNilPolice Constable
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    PARISH OF ST. JAMES, WESTMINSTER. APPENDIX TO REPORT OF MEDICAL OFFICER OF HEALTH. Table II.— Cases of Infectious Diseases notifiable under the Public Health (London) Act, 1891, Sec. 55, and coming to the knowledge of the Medical Officer of Health during the year 1896.— Continued.
    No.of Case.Date.Address.Sex.Age.Disease.Removed to.Patient's Occupation.Parent's Occupation.Remarks.
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    135Dec. 152, Noel streetFemale13 yearsDiphtheriaNorth Western HospitalScholar...
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    Table A.—'DEATHS registered during the year 1890 in the Parish of St. James's, Westminster —a Metropolitan District. Classified according to Diseases, Ages and Localities.
    LocalitiEs. (a)Mortality from all causes, at subjoined aoeslMortality From subjoined causes, distinguishing deaths of children under five.
    (b) At all Ages.(c) Under 1.(d) 1—5.(e) 5—15.(f) 15—25.(g)25—65.(h) 65 & upwards.Ages. (i)12345678910111213141516171819202122
    smallpox.Scarlet FeverDiphtheria.Membranous Croup.Feveiis.Cholera.Erysipelas.Measles.Whooping Cough.Diarrhoea and Dysentery.Rheumatic Fever.Phthisis.Bronchitis, Pneumonia and Pleurisy.Heart Disease.Cancer. *Injuries.All other Diseases.Total.
    Typhus.Enteric. §Continued.Relapsing.Puerperal.
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    The subjoined numbers have also to be taken into account in judging of the above records of Mortality.
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    Table B—POPULATION, BIRTHS, AND NEW CASES OF INFECTIOUS SICKNESS coming to the knowledge of the Medical Officer of Health, during the year 1896, in the Parish of St. James's, Westminster —a Metropolitan District. Classified according to Diseases, Ages and Localities.
    Localities. (a)Population at all Ages.(d) Registered Births.Infectious Sickness reported is each locality.Infectious cases removed to extra-parochial hospitals or elsewhere.
    Census 1891. (b)Census 189(3. (c)Ages. (e)123456789 1011Totals12 13 145 16 !789101 11Totals.
    Smallpox.Scarlet Fever.Diphtheria.Membranous Croup.Fevers.Fevers.Cholera.Erysipelas.Smallpox.Scarlet Fever.Diphtheria.Membranous Group.Fevers.Cholera.Erysipelas.
    Typhus.Enteric.Continued.Relapsing.Puerperal.Typhus.Enteric.Continued.Relapsing.Puerperal.
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    PARISH OF ST. JAMES, WESTMINSTER. APPENDIX TO REPORT OF MEDICAL OFFICER OF HEALTH. TABLE III.—ABSTRACT OF WORK DONE BY SANITARY INSPECTORS DURING THE YEAR 1896.
    NUISANCES REMOVED OR ABATED.First Quarter.Second Quarter.Third Quarter.Fourth Quarter.For the whole Year.
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    PARISH OF ST. JAMES, WESTMINSTER. APPENDIX TO REPORT OF MEDICAL OFFICER OF HEALTH. TABLE III—ABSTRACT OF WORK DONE BY SANITARY INSPECTORS DURING THE YEAR 1896 {Continued).
    NUISANCES REMOVED OR ABATED.First Quarter.Second Quarter.Third QuartetFourth Quarter.For tho whole Year.
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    APPENDIX TO REPORT OF MEDICAL OFFICER OF HEALTH. table iv.—summary of work by sanitary inspectors during the year 1896.
    NUISANCES REMOVED OR ABATED.First Quarter.Second Quarter.Third Quarter.Fourth Quarter.For the whole Year.
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    PARISH OF ST. JAMES, WESTMINSTER. APPENDIX TO REPORT OF MEDICAL OFFICER OF HEALTH. Table V. — Underground Rooms or Cellars cleared of Occupants, under the 9th Section of the Act 54 and 55 Victoria, cap. 76, up to end of year 1896.
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    Among the samples submitted for examination, there were :—
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    Table of 67 Samples submitted for examination during the year 1896
    No.Article.Quality.Principal facts of Analysis.Remarks.