Item 356 - Alfred Cornelius, 14, Greengrocer

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GB 406 PM/1888/356

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Alfred Cornelius, 14, Greengrocer

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  • 21 Sep 1888-29 Sep 1888 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Greengrocer
Age: 14
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Sep 1888
Date of death: 29 Sep 1888
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis. Ulceration of verniform appendix
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Appendix)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington and Dent, Clinton Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: 'Was well ‘till Sept 17th when he struck his right side again a barrow handle. He was an itinerant greengrocer. On Sept 18th [he] was seized with severe pain in the abdomen, for which he took ginger wine. On Sept 20th, he committed several times & was freely dosed with castor oil, after which his bowels were open’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Peritoneum, abdomen, stomach, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, thorax, heart, lungs

Type of incident: n/a

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  • English

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No in register 1888: 1648

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