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 Acton]
Deaths and Death-rates.
There were 576 deaths registered. The recorded
general death-rate was 11.0 per 1,000 of the population.
The London death-rate was 16.1.
The death-rates since 1894 are as follows:—
It will be noticed that the recorded general deathrate
has been gradually falling for the last eight years,
which is satisfactory evidence of the health of the district.
It will be noticed that 207 deaths were children under
one year of age. These figures considerably increased
The following table gives the birth-rate, death-rate, and zymotic death-rate per 1,000 per annum in the undermentioned 12 towns:—