Item 58 - Emma Dalton, 16, [No occupation stated]

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406 PM/1851/58


Emma Dalton, 16, [No occupation stated]


  • 24 Jan 1851 - 17 Mar 1851 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Jan 1851
Date of death: 17 Mar 1851
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis. Adhesions between the various viscera of abdominal cavity. Inflammation, proceeding to extensive ulceration of the ileum & colon. Old pleurisy on the left side & old pneumonia also on both sides. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Adhesion (Abdomen); Inflammation (Ileum, colon); Pleurisy (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Bronchitis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This girl, in whom the catamenia [menstruation] had never appeared, and was of course supposed by her mother to be suffering from this cause, stated that a month before her admission, she had suffered from pain in the abdomen with considerable distention, which had disappeared; during the last fortnight hse had headache, & felt out of sorts, & the pain had recurred in the abdomen at intervals. She had been able to continue at work until the morning of 21st when she had a severe rigor’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

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The case continues in PM/1851/56

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No in register 1851: 261

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