1850 Public Health Inspection

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(Victorian Worksop)

By Helen Fox

The conclusion of a report by William Lee Esq., C.E. (Superintending Inspector of the General Board of Health):

"The parish of Worksop is exceedingly unhealthy, the rate of mortality being higher than that of any other place I have visited of equal proportion; that epidemics are frequent and low fever almost endemic."

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