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TOTTENHAM LOCAL BOARD OF HEALTH

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): LMA/4012
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: TOTTENHAM LOCAL BOARD OF HEALTH
Date(s): 1861-1912
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.2 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Tottenham Local Board of Health

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

Tottenham Local Board of Health was originally established in 1831 to deal with a cholera outbreak but was disbanded in 1832. From 1850 a new board of health was set up under the Public Health Act of 1848. By 1860 it had taken over the work of lighting inspectors, highway surveyors and fire-fighting.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Clerk's Report Book, 1882-1886; notices to provide cisterns to boilers, urinals and water closets, by regulation of the Board under the 1871 Metropolis Water Act, 1873-1873.

Also Tottenham Urban District Council attendance book, 1907-1912 and Tottenham Parish Rifle Grounds (33rd Middlesex Rifle Volunteers): minutes of Lammas Meetings and Marsh Road Committee, 1861-1867.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

ADMINISTRATION LMA/4012/01; RELATED BODIES LMA/4012/02.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright: City of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

These records were purchased in 1997 (B97/059).

Allied Materials

Related material:

Other records covering Tottenham are held at LMA, including the parish records of All Hallows (DRO 15), and records of Tottenham and District Gas Company (Acc/1153), Tottenham School of Industry (Acc/660), Tottenham Magistrates Court (PS/E/T) and Tottenham Manor (Acc/695). Most local government records concerning Tottenham are in the custody of Haringey Archives, Bruce Castle Museum, Lordship Lane, London N17 8NU.


Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
April to June 2009

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