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Richmond upon Thames 1905

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Richmond]

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SUMMARY OF NUISANCES INVESTIGATED BY THE SANITARY INSPECTOR DURING THE YEAR 1905.

Number done.Number not done.Total.
Drains to be reconstructed70070
Drains amended1230123
Drains cleared60060
Water Closets to be reconstructed1500150
Water Closets defective30030
Water Closets, flushing apparatus defective58058
Water Closets, want of light & ventilation61061
Water Closets, soil pipes defective32032
Premises without proper and suitably covered dust bins1564160
Sink Waste Pipes in a defective condition82082
Premises without a proper and sufficient supply of water for drinking and domestic purposes000
Drinking Water Cisterns in a defective condition28129
Drinking Water Cisterns without a proper cover94195
Drinking Water Cisterns in a dirty condition24024
Eave Gutters and Rain Water Pipes defective1650165
Roofs defective17118
Yards without proper Paving and Drainage1572159
Animals kept so as to be a nuisance20020
Houses so overcrowded as to be dangerous or injurious to the health of the inmates202
Workrooms without proper light and ventilation000
Walls and Ceilings in a dirty condition57911590
Walls and Ceilings to be cleansed after Infectious Disease83083
Floors and Furniture of infected rooms to be cleansed after Infectious Disease83083
Foul accumulation to be removed50151
Miscellaneous17118
Totals2141222163
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