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BRIDLM&TON RURAL DISTRICT COUNCIL. 

PUBLIC HEALm DHPARIMBNT. 

OF THE miGAL OFFICER OF HEALTH 

FOR THE YEAR 

By 

P. D. H. GHABvIAN, B.A», M>E>« B.Ch» (CAMB). 


INCLUDINC THE AFMJAL REPORT OP THB 

SANITARY INSPECTOR, 

A, RIDOUT, M.S.I.A*,, A.R.3«I»b CERT* R, flUNV I* 


A*. P» A» S 


BRIDLINgPQN RURAL DISTRICT COUNCIL. 


XUBLIC HKILTH COM.iITTEB. 

.g—BBa aag.;.' :..rj gE5 


Councillor C, H. SnCPSON. 


IM/lBERS ; 

OovmellXdir J*W. Bayes 

^ ReVf H.La''Arrance ,M,A« 

* R, A. Stiles 

* J» Cranswick 

* E.Mainprize 


Coimcillor R«N*Good&lX 
« T.B,WeUa 

* E.Gsroziey 

*• W.L*Mar0l»all« 


CLERK TO THE CCUITOIL; 

A, S. IvIilKIN. 


RJBLIC mLTH EHPiOTCENT. 


J.ffiDICl'X OFFICER OF HEALTH: 


^ P» D. H, CHAB1/\N, B.A«, M.B. , B.Qh,, 


. a^wiTm inspector; 

RIDOUT y M»S»I»A»> AtRtS»I»» Ooyt«R>S&n»I> j^P>At8» 


CLERIGiiL ASSISTilNT; 


■ S. H. SNELL. 


ERIDLINGTaN RUEiiL DISTRICT COUNCIL. 


REPORT OF THE MS DICL iL OF F ICER OP HKILTH FOR THE m'Jl 3.944^ 

’’Woodrow'*# 

21. Trinity 
Bridlington# 

Ladies and Gentlemen# 

I have the honour to present my xJinual Report on the Health 
of the Rural ULstriot during the Year l^Mi-* 

In conformity with directions from tjie Idnistry of Health# tho 
contentf of the Report has been drastically reduced. 

There has teen no change in the ^ospital and Sanatoirium provision# 
The cost of Laboratory examinations is now home by the East Riding County Council* 

GENERAL STATISTICS, 

Area 62, 828 .acres# 

Population estimated for 19M)-. ..••• 7>952« for blrt^ rate# 

death rate and 
Ihfeotious diseases. 


Separate Families e «... > 9 . 2#544* 

Separate houseai and other 

dwellings on Lfecember 31 st. 1944 * • 3 » 34 l* 

Rateable Value of the -district 

on Itecember 31stol9ii45 «*••••»»•• * £31#564. 

Product of a Bsnny Rate on 
March 3l3t. 1944* £110-4-8. 


•VTL'Jj STaTlSTIOS, 

Population.. 7? 952. M« P» 


Live (Legitimate. 67. 88. 

Births, (niegit. 4. 5« 

Still- (Legitimate. 1. 2. 

Births (lllegit. 1. 0. 

Deaths 57* 41* 


Birth rate per 1#000 the estimated 

resident population. ■••..•.••«#«.*• 4K.*I2# 

Still -births ( Legitimate ^Rate per ** Lsg# 17*09* 
( )l#000 iUivo#* lUag# 5*69. 

(lllegit. )S till-births# 


Death Rate per 1,000 of estimated population 12*32. 


Deaths from Puerperal 


causes (Headings 29 & 30 of the Registrar General ’sshort list - 


Rates -per 1,000 (Live and St ill-b irths). 


No#29# puerperal sepis 0* 

No. 30. other puerperal causes. 5*81. 


Death rate of infants under one year o f age;- 

All infants per 1,000 live births* 25* 82# 

Legitimate infants per 1,000 legit5.mate live births. .23*82. 
Illegitimate infants perbl,000 illegitimate births. .Nil. 

Deaths from Measles (A.11 ages). .......Nil. 

Deaths from Diarrhoea (under 2 years of age).,... ....5*95, 


Birth rates fot I^igland and Wales: 

Live births per 1#000 of populatiGn, .....17*6. 

Deaths per 1,000 of popula.tion. .11*6* 

Deaths of infants per 1,000 live births.......,,. 4*6, 

Deaths from Diarrhoea (xmder 2 years),.. 4* 6. 


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Case rate per 1,000 of population for certain infectious Eiseases 
BRIDLroTOi'7 RUML DISTRICT. 



DISE^lSlS ^JOTIPIED DURBTG THE) lEi'^R 


EX CL UDING TUBERCUL OSIS. 


i 

disel.se. 

TOTnL NOTIFIED. 

ADMITTED TO 
a^tiiATORiroi. 

. 

DEATHS. 

Puerperal ) 
EVrexia* ) 

C 


- 

Scarlet Fever 

6* 

5. 

0 

Diphtheria 

1. 

- 

0 

I^sentery 

2* 


0 

I^eumonia 

So 



Erysipelas 

"i 

0 

0 

Tffho oping Couch 

P 

- 

0 

lieasles 

D t 

2. 



■ruBEECUI.iOSIS. 

The follov;ing are r.om'ber of c£.. ses on my Tuherculosis 
Bogist&r at th e end of December, 1944 » 



HJLEONiiRY. 

NON RimONARI. 


Itales 

22, 

Ilales 

8. 


Females 

13 c 

Females 

12. 


Total 


Total 

20. 

New Oases 

Males 

- - - ^ 

3. 

ifeiles 

0. 

notified. 

Females 

1. 

Females 

1. 


Total 

-At. 

Total 

1. 


There was one unnotifieo death from Pulmonary Tuberculosis la a male* 
B..CTEPaOLOGICAL EXiUm i ATIONS . 


BCA1£ENATI0N. 

lOSITDT- 

NEGATIVE. 

TOTAL. 

Sputim for T.B. Bacilli 

r. 

5. 

6* 

Swabs for Diphtheria 

Ir 

67. 

68. 

Blood Widal 

0, 

1, 

1* 

Urine for organisms 

1 > 

5. 

6. 

Malaria 


3. 

if. 

Miscellaneous 


- 


Total 


81. 

85. 


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Of these 19 examinations were performed for Membem of H.M^Foroos* 

/ 

SHELTERS. 

There were no shelters erecting during the year* the pvoMAt 
shelters aocoimodate six hundred and ninety six persons. 

These shelters are periodically inspected by the Ss^itaxy Xnapeetor 
in order to see that they are kept in a state* of cleanliness, 

HJBLIC HEALTH MATTERS RELATED TO THE WAR. 

On the' outbreak of War nine hundred and sixty six evacuees wre 
received into the district. December 19^4- the total remaining numbered 
Eighty Six, such small numbers did not call fo* any extraordinary Biblic 
Health activity. 

I am. Ladies and Gentlemen, 

Your obedient Servant, 

P. D. H. CHABON, 


EPICAL OFFICER OF HEALTH 



^IDLINCTCi'i^ ^ISTIgC T OOUI'j'CI L , 

MmAL REPORT OF FOR t I IB YEAR 19U<.. 

To: the Chairman and Memters of the Bridlington Rural District Cornell. 
Sanitar!ri^d^othpr°’^''^ ''' pi-^sent to you my second Annual Report of the 

yoar'^sIsiSr^" inspections carried out for all purposes during the 
1» HOUSING- ACTeiq^^ o 

shortage ormlteri^^S'^maf carriedcout owing to the 
2, RJBLIC HEALTH AC T . , 

93 nuisances and complaints were received and dealt with:- 
Sunmary of Nuisances; 

Dirty dwellingso , « « a - ^ r - 

uiiensive and insanitai'y aocimiulationse , o tifi. 

Defective pail closets. . g, 

3« MILK SUPPLIES. 

treaI^nn''the^egSei^v"o-'vhicht- wholesale 

Licenced for the prod^ ion of 

Milk* ^ A a., To milk and one produces ''Accredited'* 

as a^sSt*rf 

ese ...nspo.tionb th« follomng infringements have been dealt with;- 

Accumulations of rnanury removcdc «-«#...###..#♦# 35 # 

^rty co7/sheds cleansed and limev/ashed .*!!27! 

Dirty milk stools cleansedo . 9 , 

floors replaced cr r.jlaide, . 5 , 

Dairies cleansed.. ^ ^ # 0 . ^ ...,0 = [ 22 ! 

had TZ ITAll ZZ f c™LidSfi:iirt”;e.^®’^'“-^^ 

jf« IvIEAT AND FOOD INSFECT IONS , 

in slaughteruig of animals for food has been centralise 

w ?h: ^x"^L"gix=cf:“ter" >«- carr^'^tr 

has not done av;ay with the supervision of l^^at ani Pood Shoos in the 

n^s iLrcef -f th tids work 93 inspections have C S. 

to^e ^^ho following articles of food which wek found 

to be unfit lor huean ccns.iri,ticr. and were therefore destroyed:- 

44 lbs- Bacons 

18 ibss of Pork Luncheon ileat and Tonsue. 

55 tins of Condensed Mlk. 

1 tin oi” Salmon e 
il0^.1bse of Sausages o 
^tlbse Butter- 

3* WATp ^ SbPHilES Altr - ^^aRglSL'l'T OF WATSR!?^qRKS . 

7 n<y, '.c sits and inspecTions v/ere made in connection 

'^Jater the Hunmanby and flamborough 

iSsfa* Examination, and all were found to be ^ 


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6. FACTORIES AND WDRKSHOHi> 

There are forty-five '(^5) factories and workshops on the Registei* and 76 
inspections have been made during the year^ 

7» PUBLIC SGAVMGiNa WOHi. 

The work in connection with the renioval of household refuse and the emptying 
of pail closets and privies is carried out by contract in the parishes of Hunmanby 
and J!Lamborough. This was carried out satisfactorily by the Contractors* 

160 visits were made during the year and all complaints dealt' '.with* 

8, SALVAGE. 

During the year the collection of books waste paper, rags, rubberi bones and 
scrap metal was carried out and one hundred and t^renty visits were 'made in 
connection \vith this v.wrk,- 


9. SDPBRVISION OF SEWAC-S i\KD DR/iIIn.GB. - 

Pbur htindred and jyhirty four visits and inspections vrere made during the year. 
During the year no major dj.fficulties were encountered* Ov/ihg to shortage of labour, 
it was not possible to cleanse all the sewer dykes under the control of the Council, 
but any complaints xrere investigated and'/kere found nocsssaiy, the dykes were cleansed. 

10. imCTEOUS DISE/vSE, 

During the year 5 cases of Scarlet Fe\^r and 1 of Diphtheria Yfere reported, 
all the cases were visited and. instructions given= Disinfection was carried out 
in all cases. 

11. RATS MD MICE DEST RUCTION. 

During the year 10 visi'r.s an.d iiispoccions v;ere made in connection vrith this 
work, and prebaiting and poisoning carried out in four cases of infestation* 


12. STATISTICS OF INSHl dTIGN hhP VISITS CilRRIED OUT DURING THE YEi'iR. 




HOUSING ACTS 
PUBLIC HEALTH liCTBo. o .... * 

PUBLIC HEilLTH (HOUSES- ..CT) » . . 

MILIC iilfD DalRIFS ORDERS.-, . 

WiiTERWORiU^ 9 

SEWAGE WOPJvS AND DRATNADD . . . c e 

PACTOMjiO e9t#«3^c»**occcc»#»*»# 

BAKEHOUSES c, e .i . o • 

SLAUGHTER EODSDS. ... c. ....... . 

TENTS, ViiNS, SHEDS AND 
S/lLVAGiic 
SGAVENGINGs « 

OTHER VISITS o 
FOOD INiDlECxxONc 

INFECTIOUS DISE.^iSES (DISmZfiiOTIONS) » . 
RilTS IJO MICE DES'JMJCTIONo 


0 w a o • « 

0 • e • • # 

• • • o • V 


. . .102, 
* . .19^. 
♦ . <» A5* 
. . *137 • 
..,312. 
. . •434* 
....38. 
....38. 
. o • .46* 
. . . 168 . 
...120c 

... 160 * 
0 . . *88* 
....14. 
• . . •4» 
. , . .10. 


TOTAL- • - *•1,910. 


I would like to take this oppci uU'-'i. tyof e;cpressing my thanks to the Council 
for the support and coi)siB<^ ration given to me during the year, also to the 
Ifedical Officer of Health, Di V ‘^.Chapman, the Clerk to the Sbuncil, Mr*A. S.Makin, 
and his Staff for their interest and help in connection with my duties* 


I have the honour uo be, Mr. Chs.irman, Ladies & Gentlemen, 

Your obedient Servant, 


A, RIDOSL 
SaniTiarj^ Lispector. 


Council Offices, 

Westgate, 

BRIDLINGTON. 




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