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 Malden & Coombe]
SUMMARY OF BIRTH, INFANTILE MORTALITY AND DEATH RATES FOR THE PAST SIX YEARS.
Forty-five bodies were brought to the Mortuary and postmortem
examinations were made on each.
H.M. Coroner for the district held inquests in six instances
and the following verdicts were returned :—
Natural causes 1
Table showing rainfall in the district during 1949, taken at the Sewage Disposal Works, California Road, New Maiden.
Decrease on previous year 2.25 inches.
Average for past 5 years 21.20 inches.