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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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Footway Paving.

King William Street.—Both sides taken up and relaid, and curb reset241610
Chandos Street.—Taken up and relaid, and curb reset on south side, from Adelaide Street to St. Martin'sLane, and on north side from engine-house to St. Martin's Lane12184
James Street, Long Acre.—Taken up and relaid, and curb reset, both sides, from boundary of parish to Long Acre11179
Broad Court.— Part taken up and relaid1148
Haymarket.—Sundry repairs546
Exeter Street.—Ditto408
Hnnqerford Market.—Stones taken and cleared away6115
Sundry repairs (not exceeding three pounds) to other streets7244


The following shows the cost of materials and labour on these roads throughout the parish:—

Broken Guernsey granite, supplied by Mr. Bearers, 323 yards, at 16s. 6d.26696
Ditto ditto supplied by Messrs. Mowlem and Co., 890 yards, at 14s. 10d.66018
Old stones carted17126
Old stones broken and carted46170
Cowley Hogging330
Contractors' labourers—picking roads and spreading stones9734
„ nicks' use and sharps6146
Parish labourers—picking roads and spreading stones1011711
Repairing picks, repairs to barrows, Ac. (Mr. Flood)1176
Repairing tressels, &c. (Messrs. Ogilvie and White)100