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Lewisham 1890

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Lewisham]

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The Board of works for the Lewisham District
SURVEYOR'S REPORT
Of Work executed from Lady-day, 1890, to Lady-day, 1891.
Gentlemen,
I beg to submit this my Twenty-second Annual Report on
the works executed and the general business transacted in my
department during the past financial year.
HIGHWAYS.

LEWISHAM.

Name.Address.
Airey, G.High Street.
Balsdon, JohnHigh Street.
Hardstone, F.Rushey Green.
Parsons, WmBlackheath.
Powell, WilliamRennell Street.
Sanders, TryonLoampit Hill.
Taylor, W.Rushey Green.
Walker, G.Blackheath.
Young, HKing Street.
SYDENHAM.
Akehurst, Chas. CDean Terrace.
Aldhouse, StephenHigh Street.
Bosworth, Wm. JohnSydenham Road.
Chalk, FrederickHavelock Mews.
Glass, WilliamKirkdale.
Nalson, JamesHigh Street.
Palmer, FWastdale Road.
Watkins, Edmund JHigh Street.
PENGE.
Foat, WmWoodbine Grove.
Perry, WmMaple-road.
Warden, GeoBeekenham Road.
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The rainfall, as registered at the Forest Hill Stoneyard, from
the 26th March, 1890, to the 25th March, 1891, inclusive, was:—
Number of days on which
snow or rain fell
INCHES.
0
1890 March 26th to 31st, inclusive
0.00
19
„ April
1.62
11
„ May
1.87
16
„ June
2.84
16
„ July
4.49
15
„ August
2.04
5
„ September
0.51
11
„ October
1.08
20
„ November
1.56
14
„ December
0.14
11
„ February
1.19
0
„ February
0.00
11
„ March, 1st to 25th inclusive
1.52
Total 149
Total
18.36
The rainfall was 4.2 inches less, and snow or rain fell on 4 days
fewer, this year than last. During the winter there were seven


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