Item 45 - Sayer Burgess, 8, [No occupation stated]

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GB 406 PM/1855/45


Sayer Burgess, 8, [No occupation stated]


  • 24 Jan 1855-8 Feb 1855 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 8
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Jan 1855
Date of death: 8 Feb 1855
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous deposits in lung and various other parts of the body. Effusion into the cerebral ventricles and softening of fornix
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis, Lymph Node (Lung); Effusion (Brain); Softening (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This boy had lived badly, was much emaciated, and had been ailing for a long time. For three months he had been feverish and had complained of pain in the abdomen accompanied by diarrhoea. When admitted his breathing was very hurried.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, cranium and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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No in Register of 1855: 248

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