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Islington 1861

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Islington, Parish of St Mary]

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TABLE II .

NEW CASES OF DISEASE COMING UNDER TREATMENT DURING THE FOUR WEEKS ENDING SATURDAY, THE 27th DAY OF JULY, 1861, AT THE FOLLOWING INSTITUTIONS IN ISLINGTON.

Workhouse.Infant Poor House.Out-patient Paupers.Islington Dispensary.Holloway Dispensary.Pentonville Convict Prison.London Fever Hospital.Total.
Small Pox....1......12
Chicken Pox..2711....11
Measles..4653....18
Scarlatina....1434..526
Hooping Cough..426517....52
Croup................
Diarrhœa4..1553059191268
Dysentery....1..1....2
Cholera....1..2....3
Ague....1..4....5
Continued Fever....2029..10*41
Puerperal Fever................
Rheumatic Fever......3......3
Erysipelas1..711....10
Diphtheria................
Sorethroat or Tonsillitis....27511..144
Pyæmia................
Bronchitis and Catarrh8190212234..176
Pneumonia..1314..312
Pleurisy... .511....7
Delirium Tremens...............
Insanity1..3........4
Carbuncle....1........1
All other diseases40245154636914281558
Total5414819624508195292243
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* "Typhus "3; "Typhoid" 7.

TABLE III.

HOUSES INSPECTED AND SANITARY IMPROVEMENTS EFFECTED.

From June 29th, 1861. to July 27th, 1861.

West Sub-District.East Sub-District.Whole Parish.
Number of houses inspected......
DrainsConstructed..22
Improved or repaired..3030
Traps fixed..2626
CesspoolsAbolished..22
Cleansed or disinfected......
Privies and Water ClosetsPan, trap, and water supply furnished33
Pan and trap only furnished..11
Water supply furnished..1010
Dust-BinsConstructed..1010
Repaired and covers adapted..1616
Surface Drains and Pavements of YardsConstructed......
Relaid..2222
General Water SupplyNew receptacle provided..1313
Receptacle repaired and cleansed..1010
Water supply provided..11
'Other ImprovementsHouses generally repaired..2727
„ cleansed or limewashed..4343
„ ventilated......
Overcrowding abated......
Illegal use of underground Rooms for sleeping discontinued......
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