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St George (Southwark) 1858

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Southwark, The Vestry of the Parish of St. George the Martyr]

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4 Parish of Saint George the Martyr, Southward.

TABLE 2.— Mortality, &c., compared with other Parishes.

Conditions of LocalityParishHeight above Trinity High Water MarkArea in AcresPopulation, 1851Each Person represents Annual Value Reg. General's ReportEach Person pays to Relief of Poor Pop. 1851, rates 1856Same Rate as St. Geo.'s Southwark, each should payDensity. Persons to an AcreAverage Annual Mortality in 10,000, 1841 to 1850Mortality from Cholera, to every 10,000 Inhabitants. Mean of 1840 & 1854Deaths to 1000 Living 1841—50The Quarter ending April 3, 1858, 13 weeks
Zymotic Mortality Six DiseasesFeverDiarrhoeaTotal MortalityBirthsExcess of Births over Deaths to Mar. 31
Dense Population. High Level. Wealthy.St. JamesFEET 5816436,406£s.d.s.d.s.d.2222068402216l0218...62
12134103300
Sparse Population. High Level.Medium Circumstances.Hampstead350225211,98651608313951789.5189l064...52
Dense Population. High Level. Medium Circumstances.St. Giles6824554,21451285913422125237.0273162386...89
Sparse Population. Low Level.Camberwell4434254,667440591051323194.0242661365...228
St. George's, Southwark,—M.F.
Dense Population. Low Level. Poor.Kent-rd. District110518,126.........173252132.5...1220......10480...
Borough-rd. „26515,862.........244347...1632...9281...
London-rd. „011217,836.........159250...1410...9390...
289251
Total028251,824364710710184281...304262338540203
Newington162464,816315081810104247122.5264554438...338
Bermondsey068848,128309547170268159.5285283298...288
Dense Population. Medium Height. Very Poor.Betlmal Green3876090,19311003103611924255.026125258633...467
All London......2,480,347516164139.........25...............6506
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