Hints from the Health Department. Leaflet from the archive of the Society of Medical Officers of Health. Credit: Wellcome Collection, London
[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for London County Council]
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.|
|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.
|Number of men who were receiving food in a Salvation Army shelter||42||-||-||42|
|Number of men in the King's Tents||44||_-||-_||44|
|Number in shelters in connection with the King's Tents||134||—||-||134|
|Persons found homeless in the streets||758||213||12||983|
|In licensed common lodging houses where no charge is made||1,298||41||15||1,354|
|In unlicensed houses where no charge is made||286||399||14||699|
|Beds in licensed common lodging houses paid for by charitable institutions||141||25||-||166|
|Persons in casual wards||900||132||1||1,033|
|Total number of persons found homeless, or resting in shelters, or occupying free beds in common lodging houses, shelters and casual wards||3,603||810||42||4,455|