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 Hamlet of Mile End Old Town]
The cost of labour for cleansing sewers and gullies and other
matters chargeable to sewers, has been £499 8s. 8d.
Defective sewers in Canal Road, Bridge Street, Railway
Place and Entick Street, have been replaced with new ones,
and various small constructions and repairs have been done,
including the construction and reconstruction of 33 gullies.
Deodorising chambers to 13, Sewer Ventilators have been
made on the principle of my patent.
The total cost has been £1,302 16s. 6d.
During the year, 39 houses have been connected with the
Sewers of the Hamlet.
I have the honour to be
Your obedient Servant,
JNO. M. KNIGHT,
The cost of removing the Snow during the past winter: