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Rotherhithe 1859

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Rotherhithe]

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Twelve notices of intention of butchers to apply to have slaughterhouses licensed
in this Parish were received by the Vestry, which were severally inspected and
reported upon by the Medical Officer of Health (see Medical Officer's forty-fifth
Report, October, 1859), and ten slaughterhouses were licensed by the Magistrates in
October, 1859.
FINANCIAL.
The loan, borrowed by the Vestry of the London and Westminster Bank,
in 1857, originally £3000, has been reduced to £1000.
The loan of £500, borrowed by the late Commissioners of Pavements, of Mrs.
Arnold at four and a-half per cent. still continues.
CHARITY ESTATES.
The following Gentlemen have been appointed Trustees of the Charity Estates
of this Parish, viz.:—Messrs. Charles Erwin, William Jonathan Smith, Henry
Ravenhill, William Henry Stevens, William James Blake, Edmond George Dannell,
Edward Talbot, John Sanderson, Robert Newham, James Arnold, George Smith,
Daniel Serle, Henry Booth, Gervase Foottit, John Bulmer, Robert Brakenberry,
Benjamin Holman, John Woodward Barrett, John Hedgecock Jenkins, James
Robert Goodhew, James Hare Matthews, William Caston, Jun., Thomas Faldo,
Robert Allen, and William Garth.
The accounts of Messrs. Charles Erwin and William Jonathan Smith, the Churchwardens,
for the year 1859-60, have been audited, and the following is a copy of the
Charities' Account:—
£
s.
d.
To Cash received from Stratford Estate
70
14
10
„ „ „ Plaistow Estate
25
0
6
„ „ „ Smith's Charity
38
7
6
„ „ „ Ambrose Bennett's Gift
9
0
0
„ „ „ Hill and Bell's Charity
6
0
0
„ „ „ Coat and Cloak Charity .
6
0
0
„ „ „ Mrs. Embelton's Gift
5
0
10
Balance due to the Churchwardens
23
12
3
£183
15
11
By Balance paid to late Churchwardens
-20
7
1
„ Cash paid for Bread
140
8
0
Hill and Bell's Charity, Treasurer of Charity School
3
0
0
Mrs. Embelton's Gift
5
0
10
Coat and Cloak Charity
6
0
0
Ambrose Bennett's Gift, distributed in Coals, &c.
9
0
0
£183
15
11


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