Thomas Fresh (1803–1861), Inspector of Nuisances, Liverpool’s first public health officer

@article{Parkinson2013ThomasF,
  title={Thomas Fresh (1803–1861), Inspector of Nuisances, Liverpool’s first public health officer},
  author={Norman Parkinson},
  journal={Journal of Medical Biography},
  year={2013},
  volume={21},
  pages={238 - 249}
}
  • N. Parkinson
  • Published 26 July 2013
  • History, Medicine
  • Journal of Medical Biography
Thomas Fresh was Liverpool’s first public health officer, having been appointed Inspector of Nuisances by the Health of Towns Committee on 4 September 1844, more than two years before the celebrated appointment of Duncan as Britain’s first Medical Officer of Health and Newlands as the first Borough Engineer. [] Key Result He was married three times and widowed twice. In his youth he spent four months on remand before being acquitted. He was a talented entrepreneur: he created a building society, a model farm…
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