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St James's 1866

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for St James's, Westminster]

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have arisen from the exercise of their functions no
far as thin particular portion of them is concerned.*
Among the transactions of the year deserving
notice is the arrangement suggested by this Vestry
and that of St. George's, Hanover Square, and
afterwards ordered by the Metropolitan Hoard of
Works for the purpose of simplifying the jurisdiction
of the two several Vestries at the junction of the
Parishes. By this arrangement I have no hesitation
in stating that, although neither Parish has achieved
any advantage over the other, they have both
derived a benefit, and one advantage arising from it
has been the continuation of the McAdam Paving
at the North West Portion of Piccadilly which
has obviated the previously iueonvenient arrangement
of one half of the carriage way being McAdam
and the other half Paving.
The most unsatisfactory matter with which the
Vestry have had to grapple in the way of Sanitary
Measurea, is the condition of the Tributary Sewers
in Regent Street. This subject has been so pro.
• the result of openings greater upon ???
such sa the locality, amount of traffic of trench, and the state of
the weather, or time of year, all of which either modify or increase the

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