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Tenterden (General Information)
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2016, 13:19:56 »
 THE SANITARY CONDITION OF TOWNS IN GREAT BRITAIN THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD 23 SEPTEMBER 1876

TENTERDEN.-Population, 3669; mortality, 26∙71.
Water-carrier sewage does not contain any manufacturing refuse drained into cesspools; 53 water
closets used with a supply of water, and 281 to which water is supplied by hand.
Middens are in use, nightsoil as well as contents of cesspools mixed with earth and used for manure; in some few cases it is mixed with ashes ; 11earth-closets ; contents used by occupiers as manure for garden or land In respect of cleanliness, water-closets are found to be the best method of disposing of nightsoil.

 

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