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Stoke Newington 1935

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Stoke Newington, The Metropolitan Borough]

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There are few factory chimneys in the Borough, but such as
€xist are kept under observation by the inspectors in order that any
breaches of the provisions of the Act may be dealt with.
11 complaints received during the year of nuisance from
smoke were investigated and abated after visits by Inspectors.
2 notices were served under the Public Health (Smoke Abatement)
Act, 1926.
The Elementary Schools of the borough are under the supervision
of the London County Council, but when necessity arises
the Public Health Department gives assistance with a view to the
prevention of spread of infectious disease.
The home conditions of all notified cases of infectious diseases
are investigated by the Inspectors, with a view to the remedy
of any sanitary defects and for the purpose of gleaning information
which may lead to the discovery of the source of infection.
Names of all school children found to be living in homes of
notified infectious cases are transmitted to the Head Teachers for
information, in order that these children may be kept excluded
for the requisite periods.


Bodies deposited pending burial403373
,, „ ,, post-mortem402868

Inquest on Parishioners (held at Hackney
Coroner's Court) 20 11 31