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 Southall-Norwood]
The highest point above Trinity high water mark is on the
Southall Station Bridge, which is 115.5 feet, and the lowest point at
the Sewage Disposal Works, which is 21.5 feet above such level.
The total length of public roads now under the jurisdiction of
the Council is about 11 miles. The mileage of private roads is
about 4 miles.
The dividing line of the Wards is the centre of the road outside
Waxlow Farm entrance, down North Road to Uxbridge Road, thence
to the "Three Horseshoes" Beer.house, down South Road, over
Station Bridge and on by St. John.s Church, along Western Road,
by "Halfway House" Beerhouse, and on until opposite the "Prince
of Wales," where the imaginary line leaves the road, going to rear of
the two cottages opposite, and again joining the road immediately
after passing over Canal Bridge to Watersplash. The left hand being
East Ward and the right hand the West Ward.
Birth Rate 36 6 per 1000.
The total number of Births registered during the year was 465, distributed as follows:—
|38.1per 1000.||35.0 per 1ooo.|
|Still Births, not registered, total for year 17.|
Death Rate 12 2 per 1000.
The total number of Deaths registered at all ages and from all
causes during the year was 156. This number includes the deaths