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Paddington 1890

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Paddington]

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BOROUGH OF PADDINGTON.
[J.]
public lighting department.
LIST OF PLANT FIXED IN THE PUBLIC STREETS WITHIN THE
PARISH, LADY-DAY, 1891.
1,994 Lanterns
1,994 Governors
1,994 Cocks and Spindles
1,672 Head Irons
1,672 Lamp-posts and Columns, with Stand Pipes
222 Bracket Head Irons and Lamp Fittings
98 Meter Boxes and Connections
98 Meters and Fittings
69 Refuge Lamp-posts and Columns
63 Refuge Meter Boxes, Meters, and Fittings
42 Sugg's Lambeth Pattern 100 C. P. Lamps
16 Sugg's York Pattern, with "Billingsgate" Burners
4 Bray's 80 Candle Power Lamps
1 Sherman's 8-feet per hour Lamp
6 Sugg's Yictoria Lamps
[K.]
EXPERIMENTAL AND TESTING APPARATUS FIXED AND IN
USE AT THE VESTRY HALL, LADY-DAY, 1891.
15½ cubic feet Testing Gas Holder and Connections
1 Meter for Testing Lamp Governors
1 Experimental Governor
1 Do. Minute Clock, "King's"
1 Do. 30/10ths " King's " Pressure Guage
1 Pair Inspector's Pocket Guages
50/10ths Pressure Register, Clock, Base, and Fittings
1 Fixed Table, for Testing purposes
1 Experimental Meter, for Testing by observations of one minute
1 Small Bent Glass Pressure Guage
2 Syphon Double-action Meter Pumps
2 Pressure Guage Lengthening Brass Tubes
1 Hullett's Patent Pressure Guage
OFFICE FURNITURE.
Closets, Shelves, and Fixtures
Table for Experimental Purposes
Office Table
Fender and Fire-irons
Linoleum and Chairs

[I.] DEFECTS OF UNMETERED LAMPS REPORTED DURING THE YEAR.

Knocked down and out of Lighting.Escapes in Columns or defective Stand Pipes.OUT OF LIGHTING.Cocks found turned off in the night.Lights blown or knocked out, and Gas escaping.
All Night.Part of Night.
Water.Naphthaline.Stoppage in Services."Water.Formation of Naphthaline.Stoppages in Services.
Total for 12 months ended March 25, 1891.115315812Out.Bad.Out.Bad.Out.Bad.4798
1187152086134
DEFECTS OF METERED LAMPS REPORTED DURING THE YEAR.
Total for 12 months. ended March 25, 1891. >...4.... ..53.... ...... . .......2...
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