Item 30 - John McCarthy, 63, Gardener

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406 PM/1894/30


John McCarthy, 63, Gardener


  • 20 Jan 1894-24 Jan 1894 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jan 1894
Date of death: 24 Jan 1894
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Aneurysm of thoracic aorta
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Aneurysm (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: 'This man, formerly in the army, who had had no secondary syphilitic symptoms, no rheumatic fever, and good health until 3 years before his first admission in Aug 1893. […] On Jan 30th 1894 he was admitted with obvious signs of pneumonia of which he died, as he constantly affirmed that he would'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thoracic organs, spleen, liver, kidneys, bladder, prostate
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Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues in PM/1894/28

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No in register 1894: 134

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