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 Walthamstow]
NOTIFICATION OF BIRTHS
2,224 births (92 of which belonged to other areas) were
notified during the year under the Public Health Act, 1936.
Notifications were received as follows:—Doctors, 291;
Included in the above are 287 births which were notified as
having occurred outside the Borough.
Also included are 47 stillbirths, 40 of which were notified by
Midwives. Of the total, seven occurred outside the area.
The Registrar-General's returns show the following registrations during the calendar year:—
|(a) Live Births.||Males.||Females.||Totals.|
The stillbirth rate per 1,000 population was 0.37.
Of the 1,947 birth registrations received in the Department
during the year ten were not notified. Appropriate action was taken
Of the 1,947 local registrations, 136 belonging to other areas are excluded, leaving a nett total of 1,811.
|St. James Street.||High Street.||Hoe Street.||Wood Street.||Hale End.||Higham Hill.||Total.|