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St Mary (Battersea) 1890

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Battersea]

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Brought forward£5,98948
Depreciation on value of horses during the yearnil.
Improved value of horses during the year10800
Cash received by sale of materials, &c., clinkers for new roads, &c.46109
Received for removal of trade refuse5176
Received for sale of manure668
Add depreciation upon First Cost of Buildings, &c., £14,334 15s., at 1½ per cent,21505
Add depreciation upon First Cost of Plant—Dust Carts, Vans, Weighbridge, &c. (£566) at 10 per cent.56120
Add annual proportion of Capital and Interest on £12,000, borrowed for 20 years at 3½ per cent. Add ditto ditto on £2,500988100
Cost of Dusting for the 12 months ended 25th March, 1890£7.33422

During the 12 months ended the 25th of March, 1890,
16,698 loads of house refuse have been collected, representing
a total weight of 24,020 tons, 6 cwt., 2 qrs.
The average number of loads collected per day has been
56.6, representing an average weight collected per day of 80 tons,
2 cwt., 1 qr., 26 lbs.
Included in the foregoing collection are 1,875 loads of
refuse which have been sent to private shoots and disposed of