London's Pulse: Medical Officer of Health reports 1848-1972

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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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The following tables will show the cost of Road Watering, Repairs, Scavenging and Removal of Dust for the past three years:

ROAD WATERING.

1889.1890.1891.
£s.d.£s.d.£s.d.
Wages of drivers21350Wages of drivers27530Wages of drivers309611
Horse hire107120Horse hire5886Horse Hire78126
Keep of Vestry's horses = 1,382 working days35704Keep of Vestry's horses = 1,340 working days37418Keep of Vestry's horses = 1,307 working days353197
East London Water Co. for 7,739,000 gallons of water3131310East London Water Co. for 8,677,000 gallons of water34570East London Water Co. for 8,470,000 gallons of water33873
£991112£1,05002£1,08063
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The quantity of Snow carted was 2,825 loads.
Good service was done during the thaw by the use of water
from the fire hydrants.


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