What to Do and how to Do it: A Manual of the Law Affecting the Housing and Sanitary Condition of Londoners; with Special Reference to the Dwellings of the Poor

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Page 79 - means the Act of the session of the eleventh and twelfth years of the reign of Her present Majesty, chapter forty-three, intituled " An Act to facilitate the performance of the duties of justices of the peace out of sessions within England and Wales, with respect to summary convictions and orders...
Page 22 - Any factory, workshop, or workplace (not already under the operation of any general Act for the regulation of factories or bakehouses), not kept in a cleanly state, or not ventilated in such a manner as to render harmless as far as practicable any gases vapours dust or other impurities generated in the course of the work...
Page 22 - Any fireplace or furnace which does not as far as practicable consume the smoke arising from the combustible used therein, and which is used for working engines by steam, or in any mill factory dyehouse brewery bakehouse or gaswork, or in any manufacturing or trade process whatsoever; and Any chimney (not being the chimney of a private d'welling-house) sending forth black smoke in such quantity as to be a nuisance...
Page 19 - To get into them you have to penetrate courts reeking with poisonous and malodorous gases arising from accumulations of sewage and refuse scattered in all directions and often flowing beneath your feet...
Page 31 - Unless it is effectually separated from the . bakehouse by a partition extending from the floor to the ceiling ; and...
Page 77 - means any drain of and used for the drainage of one building only, or premises within the same curtilage, and made merely for the purpose of communicating therefrom with a cesspool or other like receptacle for drainage, or with a sewer into which the drainage of two or more buildings or premises occupied by different persons is conveyed : "Sewer" includes sewers and drains of every description, except drains to which the word
Page 90 - For fixing the number of persons who may occupy a house or part of a house which is let in lodgings or occupied by members of more than one family : 2.
Page 19 - In another room a missionary found a man ill with small-pox, his wife just recovering from her eighth confinement, and the children running about half naked and covered with dirt. Here are seven people living in one underground kitchen, and a little dead child lying in the same room. Elsewhere is a poor widow, her three children, and a child •who had been dead thirteen days.
Page 93 - ... in lodgings : 3. For the inspection of such houses, and the keeping the same in a cleanly and wholesome state : 4. For enforcing therein the provision of privy accommodation and other appliances and means of cleanliness in proportion to the number of lodgings and occupiers, and the cleansing and ventilation of the common passages and staircases : 5. For the cleansing and lime-whiting at stated times of such premises...
Page 99 - I includes any highway (not being a turnpike road), and any public bridge (not being a county bridge), and any road, lane, footway, square, court, alley, or passage, whether a thoroughfare or not...

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