Medical Officer of Health reports

  • Reference
      GB 133 MMC/12/1/1
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 L 2 b
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      100 items (1868-1930 are hardbound volumes) covers of many volumes are damaged, maps contained in volumes are often torn.

Scope and Content

Reports of the MOH for Manchester, giving summary of health over the year, and statistics and maps, especially for infectious diseases. Presented to the Health Committee. During the second world war, only abridged reports were published. From 1974, the reports are from the Environmental Health Department.

Some reports have been bound together into volumes, namely 1868-1878, 1872-1880 (presented to Owens College by John Leigh), 1886-1887, and 1891-1893. Loose reports cover 1881-1884 and 1894-1984. There is no report for 1977.