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Hanover Square 1890

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

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slaughter-houses and four licensed cowsheds in the parish.
No application for a license has been opposed, and no new
applications have been made.
The bake-houses, which are now again placed under our
supervision, have been inspected twice during the year and
found in a sufficiently satisfactory condition.
The number of articles of clothing, etc., disinfected, has
been still less than it was in the previous year, chiefly on
account of the great diminution in the cases of Scarlet
The following is the return of the number of bodies
received in the Mortuary during the twelve months ending
31st March, 1890, as furnished to me by the Mortuary
Keeper, Mr. Coles.

Table VII.

Return showing the number of bodies received into the Mortuary Ebury Bridge, from1st April,1889,to31st March,1890.

Cause of Death.Number.Post Mortems.Inquests.
Deaths from Scarlet Fever000
Ditto Diphtheria200
Found Drowned666
Found Dead101010
Born Dead554
Deaths from Natural Causes432920
Deaths from Accident221718
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Houses Let in Lodgings.
There are now only 50 houses upon the Register, as
against 74 in 1888, as many of these houses have been
pulled down and turned into workshops and so taken oft'
the list.

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