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North Street and some Lord Ashley saw the landlord of some
of the houses at the of them.
back. Waterloo Town (several All undrained, but part of Manchester streets).
Street and Albion Street. Many variations of level of several feet at a distance of a few yards only, as Manchester Place, Derbyshire Street, Sale Street. Many of the houses back to back and consisting of five ground-floor rooms only.
Second Visit. George Street.
A centre gutter full of stagnant water. Old Bethnal Green Has had a sewer made recently, but Road.
houses do not communicate with it. Clare Street, Felix All built on undrained ground, and the
Street, Centre Street, houses affected with damp.
Street. Court opposite to Cam- One privy to several houses, and mosses bridge Road.
growing on the damp brick of the houses to the height of 4 or 5 feet
from the ground. Nova Scotia Gardens. Several feet below the road in many
parts, the drainage of which it receives. (Here lived the burkers of
the Italian boy.) Virginia Row, York Undrained, having stagnant water in
Street, and the streets them.
to the east. Rose Court.
Most wretched hovels. Typen Street
(Where the child was burnt.)
The privies form part of the ground
floor of these houses. Lord Ashley
inspected the first house ; no yards. Mount Street.
Level of the houses very uneven; many
below the level of the road. The undrained portion of this street suffered from fever to an awful extent, while the high and drained part had
scarcely a case. Courts out of Mount Dung-heap in one. Lord Ashley saw Street.
the landlord of another and spoke to
him. Collingwood Street. Houses on one side much lower than
on the other; very badly drained, and not a healthy-looking person or child in the street.
RECOGNITION OF THE PUBLIC SERVICES OF
DR SOUTHWOOD SMITH.
At a Meeting held at the residence of the Earl of Shaftesbury on the 7th of May 1856
IT WAS RESOLVED
That this Meeting, deeply impressed with the untiring and successful labours of Dr Southwood Smith in the cause of social amelioration, and specially recognising the value of these labours in the great cause of
are anxious to tender him some mark of their personal esteem. That accordingly a bust of Dr Southwood Smith be executed in marble, and presented to some suitable institution, as an enduring memorial of his eminent services in the promotion of the Public Health.
The following is a List of the Subscribers :-
G.C.B., First Lord of the M.P.
Sir Edward Borough, Bart.
The Rev. Sir H. Dukinfield, The Earl of Harrowby, Chan- Bart.
cellor of the Duchy of Lan- Sir John Easthope, Bart. caster.
Sir Ralph Howard, Bart. The Marquis of Lansdowne, Sir Samuel Morton Peto, Bart. K.G.
Sir John Ramsden, Bart.
K.G., G.C.B., Ambassador at The Lord Mayor.
The Dean of Ely.
Cowper, M.P., President of B. G. Babington, Esq., M.D. the Board of Health.
Thomas Baker, Esq. Thomas Graham, Esq., F.R.S., Joseph Bateman, Esq., LL.D. Master of the Mint.
John Batten, Esq. The Duke of Buccleuch.
G. Beaman, Esq., M.D. The Duke of Newcastle.
Thomas Bell, Esq., F.R.S. The Earl of Ellesmere.
Joseph Brotherton, Esq., M.P. The Earl Fortescue, K.G. Alexander Browne, Esq., M.D. The Earl of St Germans.
A. Collyer, Esq. The Earl of Harrington.
The Rev. J. Cumming, D.D. The Earl of Shaftesbury.
The Rev. R. S. Daniell, M.A. The Lord Bishop of London. Charles Dickens, Esq. The Lord Bishop of St Asaph. John Dillon, Esq. The Lord Bishop of Ripon. William Farr, Esq., M.D. The Lord Brougham and Vaux. Arthur Farre, Esq., M.D. The Viscount Ebrington, M.P. John Finlaison, Esq. The Viscount Goderich, M.P. C. Gatliff, Esq. The Lord Robert Grosvenor, F. D. Goldsmid, Esq. M.P.
R. D. Grainger, Esq., F.R.S. The Lord Claude Hamilton, Samuel Gurney, Esq. M.P.
J. F. Hart, Esq. The Lord Stanley of Bicker- A. Hassall, Esq., M.D. staffe, M.P.
James Heywood, Esq., M.P.
Rowland Hill, Esq.
| Gavin Milroy, Esq., M.D. M. D. Hill, Esq., Q.C.
James Morrison, Esq. F. Hill, Esq.
Professor Owen, F.R.S. A. Hill, Esq.
| Tucker Radford, Esq., M.D. E. Hill, Esq.
Robert Rawlinson, Esq. Gurney Hoare, Esq.
J. A. Roebuck, Esq., M.P. P. H. Holland, Esq.
W. Rogers, Esq.
S. S. Scriven, Esq.
J. J. Smith Esq.
James Startin, Esq. J. Leslie, Esq.
John Sutherland, Esq., M.D. Waller Lewis, Esq., M.B., Thomas Thornely, Esq., M.P. F.G.S.
John Thwaites, Esq. C. Z. Macaulay, Esq.
J. W. Tottie, Esq. J. J. Mechi, Esq.
Thomas Tooke, Esq., F.R.S. R. Monckton Milnes, Esq., M.P. E. Westall, Esq.
1 It will be seen that a very large number of the names on this list are those of men who had personally worked with my grandfather or had watched and helped as labourers in the Sanitary cause from the beginning.-G. L.