Item 125 - John Pettett, 38, [No occupation stated]

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GB 406 PM/1851/125


John Pettett, 38, [No occupation stated]


  • 21 May 1851 - 15 Jun 1851 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 May 1851
Date of death: 15 Jun 1851
Disease (transcribed): Double pleurisy. Excessive tubercular infiltration with vomicae at upper parts of both lungs which contained some miliary tubercle throughout their entire substance
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Suppuration (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This man had suffered, he stated, from winter cough during some years, and now had not been free from it for 5 months past, but had given up work only a few days before admission. He was very much emaciated, his voice was rather hoarse, and he had occasionally spit a little blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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No in register 1851: 1302

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