Item 248 - William Oliphant, 29, Baker

Open original Digital object

Identity area

Reference code

406 PM/1879/248


William Oliphant, 29, Baker


  • 2 Aug 1879-6 Sep 1879 (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

3 pages

Context area

Name of creator

Archival history

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Occupation or role: Baker
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Aug 1879
Date of death: 6 Sep 1879
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient was quite well until early in April, when one evening he began to shiver. He continued doing so about a week, and at the end of the week the shivering ceased and cough gradually began. About two months ago dyspnoea and free expectoration commenced, the urine became dark and the appetite failed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Trachea, heart, liver, kidneys and spleen
Type of incident: n/a

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Language and script notes

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

The case continues on PM/1879/234

Related descriptions

Alternative identifier(s)

Hospital register number

No in Register 1879: 981

Access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier


Rules and/or conventions used


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion




Digital object (Master) rights area

Digital object (Reference) rights area

Digital object (Thumbnail) rights area

Accession area

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places