Item 195 - Katherine Elliot, Widow

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GB 406 PM/1871/195


Katherine Elliot, Widow


  • 23 Aug 1871 - 29 Aug 1871 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Aug 1871
Date of death: 29 Aug 1871
Disease (transcribed): Renal calculus. Large abscess of right kidney
Disease (standardised): Kidney stones (Kidneys); Abscess (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'For the last ten weeks this woman had complained of intense pain in the back and loin with loss of appetite. Two months previously had been treated by a medical man for some lung disease which he said was pleurisy’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen (‘the post mortem examination was postponed for twenty four hours at Dr Dickinson’s [William Howship Dickinson] request’

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The case continues in PM/1871/128

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No in register 1871: 835

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Vid preparation Series XI.9.b (kidneys)

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