A collection of reports on the health of residents and the surrounding contributing environment and businesses.
1891 - Outbreak of Typhus Fever
A report identifying the source of an outbreak of Typhus in 1891.
The outbreak was centred on Scholes and Ince, there is also a description of the isolation hospital at Amberswood, Ince.
1896 - Report of the Chief Sanitary Inspector
1896 - First Annual Report on the Health of the County Borough of Wigan
produced by Dr. Berry
1879 - Report by Dr HF Parsons on the general sanitation conditions of Ince-in-Makerfield.
Pretty grim reading!
1914 - Ince-in-Makerfield Health & Sanitation Report
Some excellent information on life in Ince
1901 - Orrell UDC Medical Officers Report
As a result of an enquiry,
1947 - 74th Annual report of Royal Albert Edward Infirmary & Dispensary
Other reports are available - contact us for further information