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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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Report of the Medical Officer of Health, for the first Quarter, 1858. 5
The amount of Rain was much less than the Average of the Quarter for many
years, which, according to Howard, is 5.092; in the corresponding Quarter last
year 3.62.
Meteorology from Dr. Thomson's reports taken at St. Thomas's Hospital.

TABLE 3.— Mortality and Meteorology.

WeekDEATHS, from local weekly returnsBarometer corrected MeanThermometer (Averages)Dew Point. Mean.WindRain in inches
Total Zymotic DiseaseDiarrhœaChest DiseasesTotal MortalityAverage of the weeks for 10 yearsof Highestof Lowest
PhthisisAll other
131172324.930.26941.233.831.6s.w.0.00
260562931.830.35047.639.038.9s.w.0.14
330693232.130.36443.337.132.8Westerly0.01
440462227.930.23543.533.731.1Variable0.22
5300112131.029.89746.937.136.5S.W.1.02
641332127.330.16740.333.733.1Easterly0.36
740422636.930.00940.634.330.4N.E.1.06
860563424.729.97439.631.625.8Easterly0.00
930362029.129.60637.230.524.5N.E.0.21
10205133229.829.67841.331.828.7N.W.0.40
1150252229.730.14254.643.839.3Westerly0.05
1230442527.730.36456.841.139.7Changeable0.00
13100173126.529.75256.142.741.2Variable0.27
Summariesand Averages5624385338379.430.06245.336.133.33.74
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