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Tunstall Board of Health

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Tunstall Board of Health


In 1855 the township was placed under the control of the Tunstall Local Board of Health consisting of 24 elected members.
'The Public Health Supplemental Act, 1855'

The chairman acted as chief bailiff. By 1886 the Board of Health had four regular committees - finance, sewers (sanitation from 1888) highways and library.
The board continued until 1894. 

1865-6 William Emberton served as chairman (served on the board: 1856-67)
1878-9 Thomas Isaac Emberton served as chairmanw (served as a member from 1855 on).