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Shoreditch 1864

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Shoreditch, Parish of St. Leonard]

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with the addition of 15/- per lamp per annum for repairs, lighting,
cleansing. &c.
The number of public lamps in the parish on the 25th March,
1865, was
The Independent Gas Company 1103
Chartered Gas Company 81
Watering the Roads.
The East Division of the parish is watered by Mr. Abraham
Dawson, of Essex Road, Islington, for the sum of £450; and the West
Division of the parish is watered by Mr. Henry Crane, of Baring Street,
Hoxton, for the sum of .£500.
The contract is from the 25th March, to the 31st October, 1865.
Roads watered twice a day 36
ditto once „ 131


1 Foreman—West Divisionat£150per week
1 „ —East „100
21 Laborers for both divisions0150
2 Masons,,170
2 Laborers,,0180
2 Paviors160
1 „130
5 Laborers0180
1 Man to Cleanse Urinals0180
3 Flusliers,,160
1 Bricklayer160
1 Labourer0180
1 Yardsman100