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Plumstead 1897

Annual report of the Medical Officer of Health, 1897

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TABLE IX.—continued.

From 1st Sep-to 81st Dec-East District Inspector.Central District Inspector.Chief Inspector.Total
West District Inspector.
Accumulations of manure removed1442433
Animals kept in such a state, as to be a nuisance1511421
Defective and foul rain-water tanks remedied363214
Defective water pipes, rendering premises damp..10151237
Insufficient supply and water cut of! by Water Company12313670
Defective and foul cisterns used for dietary purposes......33
Obstructions of footpaths3225966
Number of cases of inattention to notices re ported to Vestry Clerk for proceedings .........191
Summonses at the Police Court........42
Cases of overcrowding remedied64141438
Ditches cleansed......88
Bakehouses cleansed twice during the year .........38
Cowhouses and Slaughterhouses inspected .......1313
No. of houses disinfected after infectious disease468
„ cases disinfected for other parishes (Lec and Eltham)66
Letters received868
,, written1140
Notifications received588
Certificates issued after disinfection1983
,, of infectious disease forwarded to schools931
Complaints of Sanitary defects, non-removal of dust, &c.532
Written Intimation Notices1884
Statutory Notices555
Dust-bin Notices954