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Westminster 1896

Annual report upon the public health & sanitary condition of the united Parishes of St. Margaret & St. John, Westminster for the year 1896

Norton, John.

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21 tables in this report

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    I append a report on the results of the census taken for the purposes of the "Equalisation of Rates Act," on March 29th, 1896, showing a comparative table of the population in the various Wards in 1891 and 1896:—
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    The following comparative table shows the birth and death rates per 1,000 during the past six years for the united parishes, viz.:-
    Recorded.Corrected for age and sex distribution.
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    The following table gives the distribution of the deaths of parishioners dying in various institutions and elsewhere, all of which are included in the mortality statistics:—
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    Table I., giving the death-rates from certain classes of disease in the district:—
    Years.Whole District.St. Margaret's.St. John's.
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    Table II.—Comparative Table of deaths from the principal zymotic diseases and deaths of infants under one year of age:-
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    (A1) Table III.—DEATHS during the year 1896 in the Metropolitan Sanitary District of St. Margaret, Westminster, classified according to Diseases, Ages, and Localities.
    Localities st. margaret.Mortality from all causes, at subjoined Ages.Ages.mortality from subjoined causes, distinguishing deaths of children under five.
    At all Ages.Under 1.1—5.5—15.15—25.25—65.65 & upwards.12345678910111213141516171819202122
    Smallpox.Scarlatina.Diphtheria.Membranous Croup.TyphusFevers.Puerperal.Cholera.Erysipelas.Measles.Whooping Cough.Diarrhoea and Dysentery.Rheumatic Fever.Ague.Phthisis.Bronchitis, Pneumonia and Pleurisy.Heart Disease.Injuries.All other Diseases,Total.
    Enteric (or Typhoid).Continued.Relapsing.
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    (A2)Table IV.—DEATHS during the year 1896, in the Metropolitan Sanitary District of St. John, Westminster, classified according to Diseases, Ages, and Localities.
    Localities. st. john.Mortality from all causes, at subjoined Ages.Ages.Mortality from subjoined causes, distinguishing Deaths of Children under Five Years of age.
    At all ages,Under 1.1—5.5—15.15—25.25—65.65 & upwards12345678910111213141516171819202122
    Smallpox.Scarlatina.Diphtheria.Membranous Croup.Fevers.Puerperal.Cholera.Erysipelas.Measles.Whooping Cough.Diarrhoea and Dysentery.Rheumatic Fever.Ague.Phthisis.Brouchiltls, Pneumonia and PleurisyHeart Disease.Injuries.All other Diseases.Total.
    Typhus.Enteric, or Typhoid.Continued.Relapsing.
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    A list of the streets, with the number of cases of the principal infectious diseases occurring in such street, is given below :— St. Margaret's Parish.
    Street or Place.Scarlet Fever.Diphtheria.Typhoid Fever.Small-pox.
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    St. John's Parish.
    Street or Place.Scarlet Fever.Diphtheria.Typhoid Fever.Small-pox.
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    Table VI.—Vaccinations during the Year 1896.
    Primary Vaccinations.Re- Vaccination by Public Vaccinator.
    Public Vaccination.Private Practitioners.Total.
  • Page 48
    During the year 87 samples of food have been purchased for the purpose of analysis; and in addition two samples have been submitted by ratepayers under the standing order. A tabulated list is given below, together with fines inflicted and costs :—
    Article.No. of Sample.Genuine.Adulterated.Pines.Costs.
  • Page 54
    The following table will give a good idea of the amount of overcrowding which existed at Nos. 7, 11, 27 and 29, Lewisham-street, and for which the landlord was summoned:—
    Room.Cubical contents.No. of persons who may lawfully occupy for living and sleeping.No. of persons who may lawfully occupy for sleeping only.No. found actually occupying.No. of persons in excess.
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    The population of the street is about 277.
    Years.No. of Cases of Infectious Diseases occurring during the year.
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    Redistribution of Wards.
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    This report is for the whole of the Parish, from January to September, and from then until the end of the year for Wards Nos. 1 and 2, St Margaret.
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    Inspector MacNair's Report for the whole of St. John's Parish to the end of June, and from that time to end of December for Wards Nos. 1 and 3, St. John :—
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    Report of Inspector Kirk for Ward 3 St. Margaret, and Ward 2 St. John, from July to December, under section 3 and 4 Public Health (London) Act, 1891, etc.:—
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    This list includes works executed under notices served under Bye-laws for houses let in lodgings.
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