Item 104 - John Ayliff, 41, Plate glass cutter

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406 PM/1858/104


John Ayliff, 41, Plate glass cutter


  • 24 Feb 1858-20 Apr 1858 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Plate glass cutter
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Feb 1858
Date of death: 20 Apr 1858
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of kidneys & lungs
Disease (standardised): Malignant disease (Kidneys, lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A plate glass cutter, of steady habits, who had always enjoyed good health until six months before admission. He then found himself growing gradually languid & falling off in flesh to a considerable extent. He could not account for it in any way & still continued his work for two months when he was obliged to give in & stay at home. About the same time he became subject to frequent night sweats which had persisted ever since’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues in PM/1858/60

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No in register 1858: 462

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