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Croydon 1894

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Croydon]

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stead, and Wellington are increasing more rapidly; and those of
Mitcham, Coulsdon, and Woodmansterne are increasing at about
the same rate.
The foregoing facts are shown in detail for each parish in
Table I.

Table I.—The AREA in Acres, INHABITED HOUSES, POPULATION, and DENSITY of each Parish in the District in 1891 and 1894.

Parish.Area in Acres.Number of Inhabited Houses.Population.Density. Acres per person.Average Persons per House, 1891.
1891.Estimated to middle of 1894.
1891.1894.Persons.Males.Females.Persons.Males.Females.1891.1894.
Addington3,6051321326703463246703463245.45.45.0
Beddington3,1284424772,6071,1621,4452,8071,2521,5551.21.15.9
Coulsdon4.3145375773.3351,6231.7123,5681,7371,8311.31.26.2
Merton1,7656546913,3601,6121,7483,517l,6891,828.52.505.1
Mitcham2 9152.0552,22310,7585,3005,45811,5215,6845,837.27.255.2
Morden1,4751381567633873768524334191.91.75.5
Sunderstead3,150961045092622475472822656.15.75.3
Wallington8237108023,8231,5872,2364,2801,7782,502.25.205.4
Woodmanaterne1,59181884082042044382192193.93.75.0
The District22,7664,8455,25026,23312,48313,75028,20013,42014,780.86.805.4
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N.B.—The above Table excludes the inmates of three institutions, viz., Cane Hill Asylum, Coulsdon, and the
Holborn Union Workhouse and Holborn Schools, in Mitcham. The population and mortality of these institutions
are included in those of the Metropolis.


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