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Strand (Westminster) 1898

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Strand District, London]

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Local Government Board. Form B. TABLE XVI.

Table of POPULATION, BIRTHS, AND OF NEW CASES OF INFECTIOUS SICKNESS, coming to the knowledge of the Medical Officer of Health, during the year 1898, (52 weeks) in the Metropolitan Sanitary District of STRAND, classified according to Diseases, Ages, and Localities.

Names or Localities adopted for the purpose of these Statistics; Public Institutions being shown as separate localities.Population at all Ages.Registered Births.Aged under 5 or over 5.New Cases of Sickness in each Locality, coming to the knowledge of the Medical Officer of Health.Number of such cases removed from their homes in the several Localities for treatment in Isolation Hospital.
Census 1896.Estimated to middle of 1898.12345878»10111234561 71 81 91011
Smallpox.Scarlatina.Diphtheria.Membranous Croup.Fevers.Cholera.Erysipelas.TOTALS.Smallpox.Scarlatina.Diphtheria.Membranous Croup.Fevers.Cholera.Erysipelas.TOTALS.
Typhus.Enteric or Typhoid.Continued.Relapsing.Puerperal.Typhus.Enteric or Typhoid.Continued.Relapsing.Puerperal.
SUB-DISTRICTS— St. Anne, Soho12,04812,150261Under 512822210818
5 upwds2032576415311148
Strand11,73412,250237Under 5347246
5 upwds1033420933116
Westminster Workhouse, Poland Street15814Under 5
5 upwds
Strand Union Workhouse, Edmonton7747Under 5
5 upwds
Do. DO. Bear YardUnder 5
5 upwds
Kino's College HospitalUnder 5
5 upwds112112
Under 51512229121224
TOTALS24,71424,4005195 upwds31359118625345266
* 3 of these Births belong to the Parish of St. Martin-in-the-Fields.