Item 165 - Martha Wilson, 46, [Occupation not stated]

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406 PM/1845/165


Martha Wilson, 46, [Occupation not stated]


  • 19 Feb 1845-7 Jul 1845 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Feb 1845
Date of death: 7 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous disease of the rectum, spreading to the glands of the pelvis and neighbouring cellular tissue
Disease (standardised): Scirrhus (Rectum)

Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Twelve months before her admission into the hospital this patient complained of difficulty in passing her motions. She suffered at the same time from occasional accumulations of faecal matter in the colon, and consequent attacks of diarrhoea’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen (‘the other viscera […] were not examined on account of the advanced decomposition’

Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues in PM/1845/163. The page refers to case PM/1845/178 (Mary Hopkins)

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No in register 1845: 470

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