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St Mary (Battersea) 1890

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Battersea]

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Brought forward2.91571
Add Ditto First Cost of Horses and Harness in stock (£1,690 6s. 6d.) at 5 per cent.84104
Depreciation on First cost of Harness (32 sets) (£241 17s. 6d.), at 10%2439
Depreciation on new harness purchased during the year (£35 9s.) at 10 per cent.31010
Mr. Boswell's valuation of 23 horses in stock on the 25th March, 188974700
Value of 10 horses purchased during the year55700
Less cash received for 6 horses sold and 1 died (see footnote f)78176
Mr. Boswell's valuation of 26 horses in stock on 25th March, 18901,21700
Depreciation on value of horses during the year826
Cash received for sale of manure7197
Paid for horse hire, slopping,cleansing,and repairs during year465H0
Paid watering56585

The total average number of horses working during the
year was 23.8 per day, after deducting Sundays, holidays, and
horses ill in stables.
†During the past season 6 horses were sold, and 1 was destroyed.