Item 346 - Clement Griffin, 7, [Child of] Milk carrier

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GB 406 PM/1888/346


Clement Griffin, 7, [Child of] Milk carrier


  • 21 Sep 1888-23 Sep 1888 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [Child of] Milk carrier
Age: 7
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Sep 1888
Date of death: 23 Sep 1888
Disease (transcribed): Diphtheria. Tracheotomy
Disease (standardised): Diphtheria (Pharynx); Tracheotomy
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Davidson, William Marshall
Medical notes: 'The sanitary conditions of the patient’s surroundings were, as far as could be ascertained, good, & no source of infection was known to his parents. The child was said to have been subject to sore throats, but until Sept 16th his general health had been good’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Mouth, larynx, trachea, bronchi, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys

Type of incident: n/a

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No in register 1888: 1513

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