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Paddington 1890

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Paddington]

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REPORT, 1890-91.
Registrars of Births, Deaths, and Marriages.
Superintendent Registrar—Henry F. Aveling.
Register Office, 287, Harrow Road.
Register of Marriages— William Kirk, 78, Westbourne Park
Registrars of Births and Deaths—St. Mary's District, William
Kirk, 78, Westbourne Park Road. St. John's District,
Matthew Batten Cranstone, 35, Spring Street, Sussex
IV. Poor-Law Administration.
The Paddington Workhouse and Infirmary are situate in the
Harrow Road ; the management is in the hands of a Board
of Guardians, Eighteen of whom are Elected Guardians (elected
by the Ratepayers). The resident Justices of the Peace are
ex-officio Members of the Board. Paddington is united with
St. George Hanover Square, and Fulham, to form a District
called the West London School District, the Schools being at
Ashford, near Staines.
For list of Guardians see Appendix No. V.
V. The School Board.
In 1870 Paddington and the parishes of St. Marylebone,
St. Pancras, and St. John, Hampstead, were formed into one of
the Metropolitan Districts for the purposes of the Elementary
Education Act (33 and 34 Victoria, cap. 75), under the name of the
Marylebone Division of the School Board for London, which
Division returns Seven Members to the School Board.
For Managers of the Board Schools of the Marylebone Division
see Appendix No. VI. b 2

The number of Borough Voters, according to the Register made in 1890, is as follows:—

North Paddington6,137
South Paddington5,136