London's Pulse: Medical Officer of Health reports 1848-1972

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Walthamstow 1909

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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Of the total deaths recorded, 276, or nearly 23 per cent., were 65
years and upwards, as compared with 22 per cent, for 1908, 19 in 1907,
17 in 1906, and 21 in 1905.
Of the 276 Seniles, 102, or nearly 40 per cent., were over 75 years
and 28 of these were over 85 at the time of death.

In the St. James Street Ward 18 were over 75, and 6 over 85 years.

High Street Ward16„4
Hoe Street Ward25„10
Wood Street Ward17„2
Northern Ward26„6

The preceding tables show the numbers and causes of death for the
whole district and the several Wards. Table IX. gives the deaths in
quarters, and Table X. is a combination of Schedule B (Form of the
Medical Officers' of Health Society) and Table IV. (Local Government
Board Form).