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Paddington 1890

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Paddington]

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borough of paddington
The effect of the increase on the Quinquennial
Re-assossment has been to reduce the Rate for the
year about 13/4. in tho £.
Appeals against the Valuation Lists of various
Parishes and Unions have been made by the London
County Council, and considerable expense incurred
thereby. The Council has not taken any action
with reference to the Assessment of this Parish,
which may be regarded as evidence of the satisfactory
manner in which the Overseers and
Assessment Committee have carried out their very
onerous and complicated duties.
XXXI, Public Libraries Acts.
On the 17th March, 1891, a Deputation waited
upon the Vestry and presented a Memorial asking
that the proper stops might be taken for submitting
to a vote of the Burgesses the adoption of the Public
Libraries Acts.

The following Statement contains the Gross and Rateable Values of the old and new Assessments of the properties in question:—

Public Companies.Old Value.New Value.
Grand Junction Waterworks Company12,15211,18013,57012,340
West Middlesex Ditto5,1134,5005,7005,050
East London Ditto713630856714
Grand Junction Canal Co.769750769750
Regent's Ditto84808480
*The Gas Light & Coke Co.14,25013,57419,00017,284
Great Western Railway Co.54,34545,10874,60062,166
Ditto & Metropolitan Railway16,76913,91820,39518,472
*National Telephone Co.1814180150
Woods and Forests22182218
Harrow Road and Paddington Tramway178150178150