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Barking 1961

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Barking]

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Table No.4

Defects found and dealt with under the Public Health Act 1936 and the

Housing Act 1957

Roof and flashings245
Gutters201
Rainwater pipes91
sink22
bath and sink waste pipe38
choked drain242
defective drains21
inspection covers13
ventilation and soil pipes11
gully traps40
flushing arrangements6
w. c. seats66
w. c. pans6
chimney pots and stacks12
damp walls29
external walls72
under floor ventilation71
window sills114
window and door reversal167
window frames40
sash cords93
stair treads46
door and frames185
door sills113
floor-
weatherboards66
external painting19
stoves58
walls and ceilings2
water suppliers10
Stoves19
wall and ceilings110
Water supplies54
dustbins and dust chutes498
verminous rooms8
accumulation of rubbish79
animals, birds and insects109
Washing coppers7
Total number of defects2,983
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new Legislation and Statutory Instruments
January Skimmed Milk with Non-Milk Fat Regulations 1960 from 19th
September, 1961.
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