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1

1830's

Improved Microscopes

2

1831-1832

Cholera Epidemic. Kills Rich and Poor

3

1842

Edwin Chadwick ' Report into the Sanitary Conditions of the Laboring Population of Great Britain'
1.) Poor-Dirty Conditions
2.)Improve drainage, sewers, waste, clean water & Med Officers

4

1848

Public Health Act.
Towns-Clean Up, but no punishment if don't
Opposition- Taxes
Didn't like interference of the government
Set up- General Board of Health

5

1849

Cholera out break
Jhon Snow ' On the mode of Communication of Cholera'
Cholera spread thorough water

6

1853

Vaccination for SP

7

1854

Jhon Snow Publishes more proof- cholera spread through water. Broad Street- test
General Board of Health- Disbanded

8

1855

Nuisance Removal Act- Overcrowding=illegal

9

1856

London Board of Works- Public Works
Joeshph Bazelgette- Cheif Eng

10

1858

The Great Stink

11

1861

The Germ Theory

12

1864

Factory Act- Unhealthy conditions illegal

13

1866

Clean Water+ Sewage= Inspection
Bazalgette= London Sewers

14

1867

Poor= Vote

15

1868

Improve or destroy slums

16

1875

Artistan Dwelling Act- Landlord= Good Condition

17

1875 2

Food & Drugs Act- Not of the proper nature

18

1875 3

Public Health Act- Clean streets + Sewers.
Towns= Tax
COMPULSORY

19

1876

River Pollution Prevention Act