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[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Hamlet of Mile End Old Town]
At an Adjourned Meeting of the Vestry of the Hamlet
of Mile End Old Town, held at the Vestry Hall,
Bancroft Road, on Wednesday, the 17th day
of December, 1890.
Present—mr. churchwarden r. kemp in the Chair.
Messrs. ALLEN, s.
CALTON, J. T.
CHIDGEY, H. T. A.
HASTED, W. J.
HENLEY, J. W.
KEMP, W. A.
LIVERMORE, T. G.
Messrs. LLOYD, A.
LUDBROOK, H. E.
MARSHALL W. T.
PEACOCK, O. W.
ROBINSON, T. E.
STEADMAN, W. C.
UPTON, W. S.
WOOD, F. T.
I. Moved by Mr. Hirst seconded by Mr. Livermore and resolved
—That the Minutes be taken as read.
Moved by Mr. Hirst seconded by Mr. Upton and resolved
—That the Minutes are correctly recorded and be confirmed.
II. Mr. Calton informed the Vestry of the death of Mrs. Martin,
Moved and it was seconded by Mr. Hirst and resolved
unanimously—That the Clerk write a suitable letter of condolence
to Mr. Martin, expressing the sympathy of his
colleagues on the Vestry with him in the loss which he has
III. The Clerk submitted for the Seal of the Vestry the following
(1) With Mr. H. W. Caton for Veterinary Attendance and
Shoeing the Vestry's horses.
(2) With Messrs. E. & F. Wright for Gully Grates, &c.
(6) That your Sanitary Inspectors reported that since the last report, the following works had been performed, viz.:
|Number of houses inspected||172|
|Notices served for sanitary works||106|
|Water supply provided to closets||71|
|Water supply for domestic purposes separated from cisterns which supply the closets||4|
|Receptacles for dust provided||13|