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London County Council 1912

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for London County Council]

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96 Annual Report of the London County Council, 1912.


Number of persons in Shelters, etc., not licensed as Common Lodging Houses.

Sanitary district.Free beds.For labour.
St. Marylebone.
There were on the same night in the Labour Homos and Homesfor Women of the Church Army 103 men and 225 women.


A Table summarising the information contained in the second and third paragraphs of this report, and showing the total number of persons who might be regarded as homeless on the ground of being unable to pay for a bed.

Description.Men.Women.Young Persons.Total.
Number of men who were receiving food in a Salvation Army shelter42--42
Number of men in the King's Tents44_--_44
Number in shelters in connection with the King's Tents134-134
Persons found homeless in the streets75821312983
In licensed common lodging houses where no charge is made1,29841151,354
In unlicensed houses where no charge is made28639914699
Beds in licensed common lodging houses paid for by charitable institutions14125-166
Persons in casual wards90013211,033
Total number of persons found homeless, or resting in shelters, or occupying free beds in common lodging houses, shelters and casual wards3,603810424,455