Item 16 - Henry Faircloth, 14, [Child of] Carpenter

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GB 406 PM/1890/16


Henry Faircloth, 14, [Child of] Carpenter


  • 5 Jan 1890-6 Jan 1890 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [Child of] Carpenter
Age: 14
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jan 1890
Date of death: 6 Jan 1890
Disease (transcribed): Hydrophobia
Disease (standardised): Rabies (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Lancaster, Ernest Le Cronier
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: On October 4th 1889 the boy was bitten by a dog above the right wrist. One hour later nitrate of silver was applied to the wounds at St George’s Hospital. The dog was certified by a veterinary surgeon to be suffering from rabies, and when destroyed a cork, part of a champagne bottle and half a lucifer match was found in its stomach.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Skin, pleurae, lungs, thyroid body, thymus, heart, vessels, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pharynx and fauces
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

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No in Register 1890: 51

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