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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 26th DAY OF OCTOBER, 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......1
Chicken Pox....612....9
Measles....915....15
Scarlatina....3963..2573
Hooping Cough....14. .4....18
Croup......1......1
Diarrhœa1..47925....94
Dysentery....5..2....7
Cholera................
Ague........1..12
Continued Fever....13318..38*72
Puerperal Fever................
Rheumatic Fever2..23....310
Erysipelas....54......11
Diphtheria................
Sorethroat or Tonsillitis....41514..161
Pyaemia................
Bronchitis and Catarrh9..1632474..2303
Pneumonia....3......29
Pleurisy....31......4
Delirium Tremens................
Insanity4..1. .......5
Carbuncle......1......1
All other diseases35..519507427189101687
Total51None870567581232822383
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* 11 "Typhus," and 27 "Typhoid."

TABLE III.

HOUSES INSPECTED AND SANITARY IMPROVEMENTS EFFECTED, From August 24th, 1861. to September 28th, 1861.

West Sub-District. †East Sub-District.Whole Parish.
Number of houses inspected11..11
DrainsConstructed538
Improved or repaired..2424
Traps fixed203252
CesspoolsAbolished224
Cleansed or disinfected......
Privies and Water ClosetsPan, trap, and water supply furnished....
Pan and trap only furnished......
Water supply furnished145
Dust-BinsConstructed167
Repaired and covers adapted41620
Surface Drains and Pavements of YardsConstructed21012
Relaid93039
General Water SupplyNew receptacle provided......
Receptacle repaired and cleansed257
Water supply provided......
Other ImprovementsHouses generally repaired..55
,, cleansed or limewashed..2525
„ ventilated......
Overcrowding abated3..3
Illegal use of underground Rooms for sleeping discontinued......
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† Mr. SANDERS, Temporary Inspector.


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