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Kensington 1890

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Kensington]

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TABLE VI.

Sanitary Inspectors' Report of the Sanitary Work completed in the year 1890-91.

Sanitary Districts.*No. of Complaints made by Inhabitants.No. of Houses, Premises, &c., inspected.No. of Re-inspections of Houses, Premises, &c.Results of Inspection.House Drains..Water Closets.Dust Bins.Water Supply.Miscellaneous.
Notices issued for Sanitary Amendments of Houses and Premises.Houses, Premises, &c., Cleansed, Repaired, Whitewashed, &c.Houses Disinfected after illness of an Infectious character.Repaired, Cleansed, &c.Ventilated, Trapped, &.c.Repaired, &c..Supplied with Water.New Provided.New Provided.Repaired, Covered, &c.Cisterns erected.Cisterns Cleansed, Repaired, and Covered.Waste-pipes connected with Drains, &c., abolished.No. of Lodging Houses Registered under 35th Section of the "Sanitary Act, 1866." †Dust Removal—No. of Communications received and attended to. ‡Removal of Accumulations of Dung, Stagnant Water, Animal and other Refuse.Animals removed, being improperly kept.Regularly Inspected.Legal Proceedings: i.e., Summonses. §
Bakehouses.Licensed Cowsheds.Licensed Slaughter Houses.
N.W.48155516167078713172844410522521293544...1771136365847
N.E.791145194955712412186199293234162566156182...17793452579
Central41122620574152783831651416318174082312...7020123177
South24421022200500410671068151281262924193106...10126118442226
Totals412602878222179899357295429402783387315676312244...525301581481022159
* The North-Bast and North-West Districts lie north of the centre of Uxbridge Road, to the East and West of Ladbroke Grove and Ladbroke Grove Road respectively (North Kensington): the Central and South Districts are south of Uxbridge Road (South Kensington). † The total number of houses on the Register in March, 1890, in round figures, was 1,800. ‡ Since July 11th, 1889, the great majority of the Applications for removal of Dust have gone through the Vestry Clerk's and Surveyor's departments. § Exclusive of proceedings, in 12 cases, under the Sale of Food and Drugs Act, 1875 (all of the Inspectors prior to December having been Inspectors under the Act) but inclusive of cases of disobedience of the Justices' Orders. Total number of summonses 171.
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