Record Series
Board of Health
(1884-1915)

(Bulk Dates: 1894-1915) - 1.8 c.f.

The Board of Health Series contains seven sub-series: Sub-Series I: Hempstead Board of Health; Sub-Series II: Birth/Parentage/School Certification; Sub-Series III: Town Resolutions; Sub-Series IV: Licenses/Permits; Sub-Series V: Complaints; Sub-Series VI: Official Communications; and Sub-Series VII: Monthly Bulletin of the New York State Board of Health.

Historical Note: "Hempstead, April 27, 1891, Pursuant to call a meeting was held in the Town Hall in the village of Hempstead on the 27th day of April 1891 for the purpose of organizing a Board of Health for the Town of Hempstead." Town Records, Vol. 9, 1888-1892, p. 498.

See Also

Town Records - Check Indexes beginning at Vol. 9

Record of Naturalization - 1899-1906 - 100 pages (approximate) [B]
Alphabetical index of naturalized citizens
Contents: Dates of notice (month, day, year), name of applicant, age, occupation, residence (village), court in which petition was filed and remarks (date of final hearing).

Register of Licensed Embalmers - 1899-1923 - 2 pages [B]
Contents: License number, name of license holder, place of business (village), residence (village), date when registered, date when issued.

Board of Health Minute Books - 1901-1912 [B]
1) January 1901 - March 1912 - Not indexed - 298 pages
2) June 1910 - April 1912 - No. 2 - Indexed - 400 pages
Contents: Indexed and non-indexed minutes of regular and special town board health meetings.

Board of Health Record - 1912-1913 [B]
1) March 1912 - May 1913 - No. 1 - Not indexed - 54 pages
4) May 1912 - May 1913 - No. 2 - Indexed - 146 pages
Contents: Hearings, reports, investigations and findings of the Town Board of Health.

Register of Contagious Diseases - 1906-1912 [B]
Vol. 1 - 1907 - 1912 - 197 pages
Vol. 2 - 1912 - 1918 - 88 pages
Contains: date, name, age, residence, number of families in house, condition, disease, attending physician, and address of doctor.