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St Martin-in-the-Fields 1862

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for St. Martin-in-the-Fields]

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Brought forward2,267140
New triple burners to 3 safety lamps at intersection of Long Acre, New King Street, and Cranbourn Street (Mr. Flood)£s.d.
Printing posts nt ditto, ditto (Mr. Kendall)0176
Repairs and alterations to sundry lumps (Mr. Floods)5194
New gas meters (Mr. Glover)456111510


The cost of watering the streets, &c., during the summer months, has been £607 11s. 9d., as shown below:—

Horse and cart hire for spreading water (Mr. Easton)456106
Water supplied from Orange Street Works (Her Majesty's Commissioners of Works and Buildings)114510
New watering hose and repairs (Mr. Merry weather)3106
Parish labourers at water posts, to fill carts30125
Ditto, on Sundays2126
334 11

The streets, &c., being swept by the sweepers in the pay of the Vestry.

Carting slop, &c., from streets, and removing dust (Mr. Easton)1,28000
Street sweepers in the pay of the vestry87067
Brooms used by ditto (Mr. Lewis)3300
Blue serge frocks for ditto (Messrs. Prater)610
Baskets, wheelbarrows, and shovels2811