Hints from the Health Department. Leaflet from the archive of the Society of Medical Officers of Health. Credit: Wellcome Collection, London
[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for St James's, Westminster]
Has been formed in St. James's Street by King Street, at a cost of
(including Bray's lamp and painting) £31 17s. 3d.
The sum of £6 9s. 9d. has been expended in purchasing and
fixing street name-plates; the greater portion being for altering
Silver Street to Beak Street, in accordance with the order of the
Metropolitan Board of Works.
Six new lamps have been erected during the past year, viz.:
1 in Beak Street at the corner of Great Pulteney Street.
1 in Heddon Street.
2 in Little Pulteney Street.
1 (Bray's Lamp) on new Refuge, St. James's Street.
1 at Urinal, Coach & Horses Yard.
Fourteen lamps have been discontinued lighting, viz.:
1 in Piccadilly, at the corner of Great Windmill Street.
1 in Piccadilly, at the corner of the Haymarket.
2 in St. James's Street by new Refuge.
1 in Bidgood's Yard, Heddon Street.
2 in Rupert Street.
1 in Great Windmill Street.
1 in Queen's Head Court.
1 in Little Pulteney Street.
3 in Great Crown Court.
1 in Jermvn Street (temporary).
One lamp by Messrs. Pickford & Co.'s premises in Berwick
Street, has been altered to burn five feet of gas per hour instead of
three feet as previously.
The cost of repairing the large Refuge Lamps has been very
great. They are fifteen in number, and have been broken, on the
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|John Street (Upper)||14||12||3|
|King Street (Regent Street)||3||8||11|
|King Street (St. James's Square)||79||0||4|
|Marlborough Street (Great)||93||5||2½|
|Marlborough Street (Little)||1||16||0|
|Pulteney Street (Great)||2||16||4|
|Pulteney Street (Little)||1||16||8|
|St. Alban's Place||10||9||7|
|St. James's Place||3||4||1|
|St. James's Street||184||9||11|
|St. James's Street (Little)||17||14||5¾|
|St. James's Square||331||17||10½|
|Windmill Street (Great)||1||11||11|