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 Mitcham]
Area (acres), 2914.
Population- 1921, 34,711 ; 1923, 36,460.
Number of inhabited houses—1922, 7,300 ; 1923, 7449.
Rateable value, £150,714.
Sum represented by a penny rate, £570.
2. Extracts from Vital Statistics of the Year.
Deatli Rate, 9.4.
Number of women dying in, or in from sepsis ... nil
consequence of childbirth. ,, other causes nil
Death of infants under one year of age
Per 1000 legitimate births 52
Per 1000 illegitimate births 290
Deaths from :—
Measles (all ages) 1.
Whooping Cough (all ages) 5.
Diarrhoea (undei two years of age), 8.