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Hanover Square 1862

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Hanover Square, The Vestry of the Parish of Saint George]

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Vestry of St. George Square.
My Lords and Gentlemen,
During the 13 weeks ended 27th September,
1862, we have to report 407 deaths in the parish, including
those of 70 non-parishioners in St. George's Hospital,
and 5 inmates in the Little Chelsea Workhouse. The
average mortality of the parish during the corresponding
weeks of the last 10 years was 391; so that the
number of deaths during the present quarter would be
considerably below the average, if allowance were made
for our greatly increased population.

The deaths from zymotic disease have been 80; and amongst these 18 were due to diarrhoea.

Total deaths.Do. of zymotio disease.Diarrhoea, dysentery, & cholera.
In the 3rd quarter of 185841212535
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The coolness of the weather, and absence of diarrhoea
characterized this summer as they did the summer of
1860. It is worthy of remark that out of the 18 victims of

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