The Municipal Year Book of the United Kingdom for

The Municipal Year Book of the United Kingdom for

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ... pop.; Rateable value, 102,602. The Council has just completed an important main sewerage scheme, and has obtained a Provisional Order for power to supply electricity for lighting purposes, the supply being derived from the South Wales Electrical Power Distribution Company. Chairman, Mr. Thomas Gregory, J.P.; Clerk, William Spickett; Surveyor, A. O. Harpur; Medical Officer, Dr. T. W. Thomas; Sanitary Inspector, E. T. Morgan. Calverley, Yorks. (W.R.), 2,679 pop. (1901); Rateable value, 20,158; area, 2,113 ac. Water is purchased in bulk from the Bradford Corporation, and retailed by the Council. New mains have been laid to give an alternative source of supply in event of accidents. In 1903 an order was obtained to generate and supply electricity; The system of sewage disposal is by precipitation (alumino-ferric treatment). The Council owns a public park, and obtained a provisional order to provide and work tramways in 1904. Chairman, Mr. F. Sugden, J.P.; Clerk, J. Davidson (incorporated accountant); Medical Officer, Dr. N. Hughes; Surveyor, W. Walker; Collector, J. Thornton. Camborne, Cornwall, 14,726 pop.; Rateable value, 39,000; Area, 6,744 ac. The gas and water supplies are owned by companies. The Council has completed new offices and a fire station, and owns a free library. Rates: General District, 2s. 2d.; Poor. 3s. 8d. Chairman, Mr. R. Nettle, J.P.; Clerk, J. R. Daniell; Surveyor, Thomas Negus; Medical Officer, J. Telfer Thomas; Inspector, James Williams. Cannock, Staffs., 23,992 pop.; Rateable value, 87,632. The Council owns a sewage farm (irrigation system) and a cemetery. An Education Committee has been formed. Chairman, Mr. Thomas Evans, J.P.; Clerk, C. A. Loxton; Surveyor, J. S. Hendry; Rate Collector and...show more

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  • Paperback | 358 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 640g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236508106
  • 9781236508102