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ORIGINAL AND IMPROVED
Corrected to the Year 1849.
THE PUBLIC HEALTH ACT,
WITH TABLES OF THE VARIOUS CHARGES RESULTING FROM ITS
EXECUTION FOR ALL THE TOWNS IN THE KINGDOM ;
LISTS OF PRICES FOR ALL DESCRIPTION OF BUILDER'S WORK;
AN ABSTRACT OF THE
Metropolitan Building Act,
ADAPTED AS A GUIDE TO SURVEYORS AND BUILDERS
TABLES FOR THE PURCHASE OF ANNUITIES AND LEASĖS)
WEIGHT AND STRENGTH OF MATERIALS, &c.
EDITED BY EDWARD CRESY,
ARCHITECT AND SURVEYOR.
WELLINGTON STREET, STRAND.
Price Four Shillings.
The Public Health Act
PART II.-USEFUL TABLES AND MEMORANDUMS.
Exemptions to Window Duties
Lease is worth
x. Digger, &c.
XI. A Table showing the contents of a well from three feet to ten
feet in Diameter
X1. Bricklayer's Memorandums
xxvII. Carpenter's Memorandums
xxvii. Sundry useful notices, viz. : Running Measure ; Super-
xxxiv. Tables showing the price to be charged, per foot run, for
xxvI. A Table of deals and battens, &c.
XLI. A Table showing the weight, per foot superficial, of lead,
XLV. A Table of the graduated scale of prices of unsilvered
(11 & 12 Vict. Cap. 63,)
PROMOTING THE PUBLIC HEALTH;
Passed 31st August, 1848.
WITH NOTES, &c.
AN ACT for Promoting the Public Health.
[31st August, 1848.]
Parts to which
made for improving the Sanitary Condition of Towns and Populous Places in England and Wales, and it is expedient that the Supply of Water to such Towns and Places, and the Sewerage, Drainage, Cleansing, and Paving thereof, should, as far as practicable, be placed under one and the same local management and control, subject to such general supervision as is hereinafter provided : Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, That
this Act may, from time to time, be applied, in manner this Act may be
hereinafter provided, to any part of England and Wales, except the parts next hereinafter mentioned; (that is to
say,) the city of London, and the liberties thereof, the parts within the limits of certain Commissions of Sewers bearing date at Westminster the Thirtieth day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-seven, also the parts within the limits of a certain other commission of sewers bearing date at Westminster, the Fourth day of December in the year last aforesaid, and the parts subject to the jurisdiction of the Commissioners acting in the execution of an Act of the Fifth year of the reign of King George the Fourth, for (among other things, more effectually paving, lighting, watching, cleansing, and regulating the Regent's Park, and in the execution of the several Acts for extending the jurisdiction of such commissioners. Interpretation of 2. And be it enacted, That in the construction of this
Act the following Words and Expressions shall have the meanings hereby assigned to them, unless such meanings be repugnant