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Records related to the Central Board of Health [textual record]. 


1854, 1866

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

0.125 m of textual records

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).

Textual records
Microfilm reel T-1437
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Textual records
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from 2430 to 2433
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Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.

Terms of use

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

Additional information

Source of title
Title is based on the contents of the sub-series.

No further accruals are expected.

Availability of other formats note
See reel T-1437 for microfilmed copies of the letterbooks in volumes 2432-2433.


Related control no.

1. 1981-82/139 GAD
2. RG17