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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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(6) That your Sanitary Inspectors reported that since the last meeting, the following works had been performed, viz.:

East.West.Total.
Water supply provided to closets133750
Water supply for drinking purposes separated from that which supply the closets17017
Receptacles for dust provided7714
Yards paved549
Down pipes from sinks separated from drains14014
Houses cleansed37 410 8
Drains cleansed4
charles birks. Signed Alfred druitt. g. f. burge.
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XV. Moved by Mr. Padfield seconded by Mr. R. Kemp and
resolved—-That the election of the Assessment Committee be
appointed to take place at the meeting of the Vestry on the
23rd inst.
XVI. The following matters were referred to Xos. 2 and 3
Committees for consideration and report.
(1) As to the state of King John Street (south end), lighting,
&c.
(2) As to the state of St. Ann's Road, channels, drainage &c.
XVII. The Surveyor submitted Plan, Specification and Estimate
of the cost of works required to be done pursuant to order of
the Vestry, under the Artizans and Labourers' Dwellings' Act,
1868, at Nos. 5 and 7, Yalford Street, as follows :
Artizans and Labourers' Act, 1868.
Specification of Works required to be executed at the
houses Nos. 5 and 7, Yalford Street.
2nd April, 1890.
House No. 5.
Pull down the addition room, and cart away the
rubbish occasioned thereby, make good the toothing
and brickwork to back wall and water closet.
Pave the space occupied by such room with two inch
tooled York or other paving.
House No. 7.
Pull down the addition room, and cart away the
rubbish occasioned thereby, make good the toothing
and brickwork to back wall and water closet.
Pave the space occupied by such room with two inch
tooled York or other paving.
Cut out a course of bricks in all four of the walls above
the ground line, and insert a damp proof course
composed ot two courses of slates bedded in Portland
cement, and properly wedged in.
Repair the defective portions of roof.


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