Item 439 - Robert Grimley, 50, Waterman

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GB 406 PM/1888/439

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Robert Grimley, 50, Waterman

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  • 29 Oct 1888-5 Dec 1888 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Waterman
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Oct 1888
Date of death: 5 Dec 1888
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of pyloric end of stomach
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient was a waterman. He had been a healthy man. He had scarlatina when a child and small pox when he was 19: he had no other illness. He came to St George’s in august 1888. He complained of constipation, abdominal pain and flatulence. He was under the care of Dr Whipham [Thomas Tillyer Whipham]. His abdomen was rather distended, but was not tender. His recti muscles contracted when he was examined, and no abdominal tumour was found’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, tongue, oesophagus, liver, spleen, kidneys, pancreas, thorax, heart
Illustrations or photographs: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

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No in register 1888: 1318, 1768

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