Item 128 - Jenny Barsby, 18, Kitchenmaid

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GB 406 PM/1872/128


Jenny Barsby, 18, Kitchenmaid


  • 15 May 1872-24 May 1872 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Kitchenmaid
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 May 1872
Date of death: 24 May 1872
Disease (transcribed): Diphtheria. Pleuropneumonia
Disease (standardised): Diphtheria (Pharynx); Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This young woman came up to London from the country about six weeks ago and had always had good health up to fourteen days ago when loss of appetite commenced with occasional sickness and flying pain about the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, mouth, fauces, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues on PM/1872/15b and PM/1872/94

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No in Register 1872: 602

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