Item 289 - Mary Scott, 58, Laundress

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GB 406 PM/1888/289

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Mary Scott, 58, Laundress

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  • 25 Jul 1888-11 Aug 1888 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Laundress
Age: 58
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Jul 1888
Date of death: 11 Aug 1888
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Pleural effusion
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Effusion (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Davidson, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient gave no history of rheumatism nor of scarlatina. She had been married for 35 years and had thirteen children and two miscarriages. Of the children eight survived and five died young. The woman had suffered for two years from cough and dyspnoea. Six weeks before she came in she had oedema of the legs’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder

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No in register 1888: 1183

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