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1847 Superseded the Holborn and Finsbury Commissioners of Sewers.
1855 The 6th Commission of Sewers for London was established but still there seemed no end to the dilemma of London's waste
An Act of Parliament was passed which put an end to all Commissions by creating the Metropolitan Board of Works.
1856 Two commissions were appointed:
1856 Succeeded by the Metropolitan Board of Works