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 Leyton]
Meanwhile tenders for fencing in and planting the site with
trees had been asked for, and were received and considered in
Council on October 6th, 1903, that of Mr. White for fencing
(£403 12s. 3d.), and planting trees Mr. J. Russell (£60 8s. 6d.) being
An application was made to the Local Government Board for
sanction to loan for fencing and planting trees on October 15th, and
sanction for same received on November 3rd. The fencing and
planting of 740 trees was completed in January, 1904.
WEST HAM UNION WORKHOUSE AND SCHOOLS.
Births:—There were 150 births—83 males and 67 females—a total
22 more than last year.
|Chief Causes of Death.||Total.|
|Tubercular Diseases other than Phthisis||9|
|Respiratory (Diseases of Organs)||77|
Cases of Infectious Disease occurring in the Union.
Scarlet Fever 31 cases, of which 3 were imported.
Diphtheria 2 ,, 1 „
Typhoid 100 „ 56 „
Erysipelas 48 „ 18 „
Puerperal Fever 2 „ 1 „