Item 89 - William Baker, 50, [Occupation not stated]

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GB 406 PM/1849/89


William Baker, 50, [Occupation not stated]


  • 25 Apr 1849-26 Apr 1849 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Apr 1849
Date of death: 26 Apr 1849
Disease (transcribed): Caries of the sella turcica. Softening of all central parts of the brain
Disease (standardised): Caries (Skull); Softening (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'Of this man’s illness it was very difficult to obtain any history as he was only once seen by the physician, and then seemed to be depressed from the exhaustion of being brought to the hospital. There was a considerable degree of anxiety about his face, and with a good deal of hesitation in his manner, there seemed to be some confusion of thought’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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No in register 1849: 1069

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Preparation of carious bone, see Museum Catalogue II.40 (A.1485[?])

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