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]
REMOVAL OF DUST.
The quantity of refuse collected from houses by your carts and men during the year was 15 ,443 loads, being 557 loads more than were collected in 1889-90.
Table Shelving Cost for past Three Years.
|Wages of dustmen||780||6||2||Wages of dustmen||822||8||7||Wages of dustmen||975||15||1|
|Keep of horses = 3,954 working days||1021||9||0||Keep of horses = 3,858 working days||10 77||0||6||Keep of horses = 3,922 working days||1062||4||2|
|Horse hire for dusting||3||3||0||Horse hire for dusting||5||7||6|
|•||This is equal to about 2/7½ per load for collection and carting.||This is equal to about 2/7¾ per load for collection and carting|