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Mile End 1890

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Hamlet of Mile End Old Town]

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9 JULY, 1890. 111
“ tutions, giving a death-rate equal to 18.5 per 1,000 per
“ period Metropolis being 16.3 for the same
and your Committee resolved to recommend—That the same
be received.
(5) That your Sanitary Inspectors brought up and read reports
for which your Committee beg to refer your Board to their
Report Books.
That having regard to the Reports of your Medical Officer
and Sanitary Inspectors your Committee resolved to recommend—That
notices be served upon the owners of the
following houses and premises, requiring them to perform the
following works, viz.:
(a) Nos. 36, 42 and 52, Bradwell Street; and 75, Bedford
To disconnect the water supply for domestic purposes from
that used for flushing the closets.
(b) Nos. 32 to 38, Bradwell Street—
To disconnect the sink pipes from direct communication
with the drains thereat.
(c) Nos. 54, Rhodeswell Road; 98, St. Ann's Road; 54,
St. Dunstan's Road; 36, Emmott Street; and 1,
Garden Street—
To cleanse and purify such houses.
(d) Nos. 54, Rhodeswell Road; 67, 77, 79, Bedford
Street; and 36, Emmott Street—
To trap the drains and sinks thereat.
(e) Nos. 54, Rhodeswell Road; 37, 77, 79, Bedford
Street; and 1, Garden Street—
To pave the yards thereat.
(f) Nos. 11, 33, Globe Road; 1 to 15, 15a, 19, 21, 25 to
47, 51 53, 59 to 67, 58 to 62, 68, Bedford Street;
5, 7, 11 to 21, 31 to 35, 45, 57 to 63, 77, 81, 87 to 99,
and 109 to 115, Exmouth Street–
To provide water supply to the closets thereat.
(g) No. 11, Exmouth Street—
To provide new pan to closet and receptacle for dust for
the use of the tenants thereat.
(h) No. 126, Oxford Street—
To remove cause of flooding under floor of basement.
(i) No. 120, Duckett Street—
To repair the drain thereat.

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Brown, J.Plumbers' work9106
Tees Scoriæ Brick Co., LimitedBlocks33190
Wheatley, E. S.Printing61126
Knight, J. M. (Surveyor)Payment for refreshments for Dusting and Cleansing Committee, one survey 5th June last£1150
Ditto ditto 23rd June last2100

That your Committee resolved to recommend—lhat a cheque as follows be drawn re “ Harford Street Improvement “ :

Ruston, Clark k Ruston, (Solicitors)Taxed costs of interim investment re Johnson's trust£35114
And under order1100