Key Dates-Public Health

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1861
Pasteur's germ theory published
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1867
Working class men given the vote
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1875
Compulsory Public Health Act passed
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1842
Edwin Chadwick's Report on the Sanitary Condition of the Labouring Population of Great Britain is published
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1848
Non-compulsory Public Health Act passed as a result of Chadwick's report
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1854
John Snow's theory on the link between dirty water and cholera is proved in Broad Street study
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1856
Bazalgette's sewer systems spanning 160km under London are begun
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1858
The Great Stink
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1896
Vaccine against typhoid is introduced
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1853
Smallpox vaccine made compulsory
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1875
Artisan's Dwelling Act-homeowners made responsible for upkeep and repair. Councils are allowed to demolish slums, although only some do.
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1870
The government made every local authority set up schools
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1837
The government began collecting data on births, deaths and marriages. Farr used these to compile a picture of the most unhealthy areas linking to areas with the highest death rates
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1874
Leeds had its first sewage purification works
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1866
Sanitary Act-drainage and water began to be checked
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1884
Koch discovers the cholera baterium
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Working class men given the vote

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Compulsory Public Health Act passed

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Edwin Chadwick's Report on the Sanitary Condition of the Labouring Population of Great Britain is published

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Non-compulsory Public Health Act passed as a result of Chadwick's report

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