Hints from the Health Department. Leaflet from the archive of the Society of Medical Officers of Health. Credit: Wellcome Collection, London
[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Southwark, The Vestry of the Parish of St. George the Martyr]
Supplement and Tables to complete Annual Report, 1857.
|Cases||Number of Houses or Places visited||Number of Visits of Medical Officer and Inspector||Premises unclean, or dilapidated within||Overcrowded||Unfit for habitation||Insufficient Ventilation||Water||Water receptacle, none, bad, or without cover||Bad Drainage||Foul Cesspool||Water Closet defective, or without Water||Insufficient Privy accommodation||Yard badly paved||Refuse accumulated in excess||Dustbin, none or imperfect||Nuisances from animals badly kept||Slaughter-houses, Manufactories in unwholesome state||Burial Vaults requiring improvement|
|544||890||The average is three at least to each place.||161||11||39||30||37||8||149||462||373||156||5||204||In every third house visited, on the average.||314||20||16||2|
|Not begun, or left unfinished||71||134||31||2||16||.||.||.||36||55||46||23||5||37||64||4||1|