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 Mitcham]
There are seven slaughter houses, of which two are registered
and five are licensed.
During the year 660 visits of inspection were made and in five
instances defects were discovered.
The number of bakehouses in the district is 16, this being one less
than last year. One hundred and six visits have been paid and on
six occasions defects were found.
There are 23 piggeries in the district. One hundred and two
visits were paid.
OTHER FOOD PREPARING PLACES.
There are four other premises in which food is prepared for
human consumption. All of these have been systematically visited.