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Leyton 1904

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Leyton]

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As regards the rainfall and its effect upon infantile mortality this table is not without its noteworthy aspect.

Rainfall.Children under 5 died.
In June.660
In July1.620
In August1.4130
In September1.083

February with 2.32 inches was the wettest month. June with .66
the driest. On the whole the temperature was fairly high and dry
throughout the year, except for some frost and fogs in November and
The population is estimated to be 104,000. There has been a
marked decrease from 1019 last year to 749 in 1904 in houses erected
and certified fit for habitation.

The following are the returns of the number of children on books attending the various Council Schools:—

cann hall ward.Boys.Girls.Infants.Total.
Cobbold Road Schoolsmixed326
Cann Hall Road „6506474451742
Trumpington Road „4124313551198
central ward.
Leyton High Road Schoolsmixed297
Newport Road „5656415331739
Norlington Road „376275291942
grove green ward.
Mayville Road Schools4644904591413
harrow green ward.
Goodall Road Schools5335195201572
Harrow Green „336289283908
Downsell Road „4794734461398
leyton ward.
Farmer Road Schools5525153971464
Ruckholt „3914153501156