Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Liberty and LocalityParliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

John Prest

Print publication date: 1990

Print ISBN-13: 9780198201755

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (oxford.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use.date: 04 July 2022

The Public Health Act of 1848: Whippingham, West Cowes

The Public Health Act of 1848: Whippingham, West Cowes

Chapter:
4. The Public Health Act of 1848: Whippingham, West Cowes
Source:
Liberty and Locality
Author(s):

John Prest

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0009

This chapter discusses the implementation of the Public Health Act of 1848 in Whippingham and West Cowes in the Isle of Wight. Ranger, an inspector sent by the General Board, recommended that the Public Health Act should be applied to Whippingham since it needed both a better supply of water and an improved system of drainage. In West Cowes, the 1848 Act opened up new opportunities for the active ratepayers and started a new round of improvements in the town.

Keywords:   Public Health Act, Whippingham, General Board, West Cowes, ratepayers

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .