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Paddington 1890

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Paddington]

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Showing the relative efficiency of filtration of the water of the several Companies and Authorities in 1890, as compared with 1868:—

Companies or Local Authorities.Number of occasions when clear and transparent.Number of occasions when slightly turbid.Number of occasions when turbid.Number of occasions when very turbid.
West Middlesex1212000000
Grand J unction912201000
New River1012200000
East London312801000
Beep Wells.
Kent8123010 100
Colne Valley12000
Tottenham Local Board of Health10200

* April Rate, 1891.
1. Population at Census, 1861, 75,807; 1871, 96,813; 1881, 107,218; 1891
(unrevised), 117,838.
2. Area in Acres, 1,280.
3. Average No. of Persons in each Souse at Census, 1881, 8.1.
* For statistical purposes the Registrar-General estimates the population to
the middle of the year on the basis of the rate of increase ruling between the two
preceding Census periods. The estimate of population may be checked by the
known number of inhabited houses, and by the average number of inmates per
house, as ascertained at the preceding Census.
* * The deaths of non-parishioners in public institutions within the parish
(St. Mary's Hospital, Lock Hospital, and Children's Hospital, Paddington Green),
are deducted; but those of parishioners in extra-parochial hospitals and outlying
institutions are included.