London's Pulse: Medical Officer of Health reports 1848-1972

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Hampstead 1960

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Hampstead Borough]

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No prosecutions were undertaken during the year.

To H.M. InspectorBy H.M. Inspector
Want of Cleanliness (S.1)1919-4
Overcrowding (S.2)22--
Unreasonable temperature (S.3)----
Inadequate ventilation (S.4)22-1
Ineffective drainage of floors (S.6)11--
Sanitary conveniences (S.7)
(a) Insufficient44--
(b) Unsuitable or defective1515-2
(c) Not separate for sexes----
Other offences against the Act (Not including offences relating to outworkers)222-

No prosecutions were undertaken during the year.
No. of Hampstead firms making return 16
Total Outworkers notified by Hampstead firms 254
Outworkers resident in Hampstead (included in above) 88
Outworkers notified to us from other boroughs 63
Visits paid by Public Health Inspectors 82
Classes of Work Outworkers
Wearing Apparel - making, etc. cleaning and washing 86
Household linen 3
Curtains and furniture hangings 2
Furniture and upholstery 1
Artificial flowers 6
Paper bags 2
Making of paper boxes or other receptacles 1
Carding, etc. of buttons, etc. 2
Stuffed toys 8
Basket making 10
Cosaques, Christmas stockings, etc. 25
Lampshades 5
TOTAL:- 151
No cases of default in sending lists or instances of work in
unwholesome premises. No notices served or prosecutions undertaken.