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

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Walthamstow 1910

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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The population was estimated to be 4,780 in 1851, 6,880 in 1861, and enumerated as 10,692 in 1871.

Average for previous 10 years.
Total Births registered, 19103,1973,382
„ Deaths „ „1,1861,275
Number of deaths of persons not belonging to this district1712
Natural increase of population2,0112,157
Birth-rate per 1,000 estimated population22.6305
Death-rate corrected for age and sex8.911.9
Zymotic Death-rate.74196
Infantile Mortality Rate88.51193
Infectious Sickness Rate3.410.0
Number of persons per house5.9
„ „ „ acre (exclusive of Sewage Farm and Reservoirs) or Density of Population35.0


Summary.Capacity.On Books.Present.Aver-age.Per-c'nt'ge.Refused.
Schools.Original.Present.Ov'r 5.U'd'r 5.Total
17 Boys'72947294721269356634.391.9
18 Girls'74777239719067516430989.4
19 Infants'74437211724965986238.486.0202747
10 Mixed34903418340432233111.091.3
3 Special15015010710497.491.0
M'th end'g
Dec. 23,'102585425312251622361122512.089.4202747
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