Public Health in Manchester and Salford

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 MMC/14
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 MMC N
  • Dates of Creation
      1798-1965
  • Physical Description
      97 items

Scope and Content

This section deals with a range of public health issues in Manchester and Salford, including such important topics as industrial health, food adulteration, air pollution, water supply and pollution, housing, maternity and child welfare services, burial grounds (and body-snatching), mortality statistics, and treatment of the mentally ill. Most of the documents are published items, such as pamphlets, reports and newspaper cuttings.

Arrangement

The arrangement follows the original series created by EBL.

MMC/14 comprises the following series:

  • /1 Public health in Manchester and Salford general
  • /2 Industrial health
  • /3 Food contamination and adulteration
  • /4 Smoke abatement/Air pollution
  • /5 Housing
  • /6 Maternity services
  • /7 Child welfare
  • /8 School clinics
  • /9 Ambulances
  • /10 Burial grounds/Body snatching
  • /11 Health centres
  • /12 Mortality
  • /13 Drainage, Sewage, Contamination of Rivers
  • /14 Mental health
  • /15 Feeble-mindedness
  • /16 Veterinary services
  • /17 Water supply