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Paddington 1890

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Paddington]

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Report, 1890-91. 59

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Quenast Granite618
Narborough Granite342
Aberdeen Granite3092
Sifted Gravel3,5488
Thames Sand1,328
Thames Ballast1,04112½

Used for scattering on slippery roads:—

Thames Shingle1,29111
Pit Shingle200

The expenses attending the working of the two ten-ton steam rollers have been as follow:—

Wages to Drivers18846
1,179½ Cwt. of Coke51121
67 Sacks of Coal5118
184 Quarts of Lard Oil810
3 do. Cylinder Oil027
23-lbs. of Tallow097
197½,-lbs. of Cotton Waste21210
40½-lbs. of White Lead086
7-lbs. of Red Lead019
57-yds. of Steam Packing2108
4 Quarts of Boiler Fluid016
219 Nights Watchmen36100
62 Quarts of Colza Oil214
Aveling & Porter:—
New Driving Rollers, &c.<£7020
Roller Repairs47133