To submit a comment, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Warning: Descriptive record is in process. These materials may not yet be available for consultation.
Description found in Archives
Sub-series part of
Place of creation
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Scope and content
Sub-series consists of records created and maintained by the Central Board of Health. The records include letterbooks containing copies of letters sent 8 July to 29 August 1854 and copies of letters received 11 July to 4 August 1854 (Vols. 2432-2433; reel T-1437). Also included in this sub-series are minute books from the medical conference on cholera, 17-23 March 1866. Appended is a memorandum on cholera (Vol. 2430). Also included are the minutes of the Central Board of Health, 28 April 1866 to 9 November 1866 (Vol. 2431).
Copyright belongs to the Crown. In order to protect the fragile originals, the microfilm copy of the letterbooks must be consulted rather than the originals.
No finding aid
Biography / Administrative history
When a cholera epidemic threatened in 1854, a Central Board of Health was established to coordinate the efforts of local boards of health and to report to the Minister of Agriculture (Geoffrey Bilson, A Darkened House, pp. 132-134). RG17 General Inventory
Availability of other formats note
Related control no.
1. 1981-82/139 GAD
- Date modified: