Item 96 - Henry Towler, 43, Painter

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GB 406 PM/1891/96


Henry Towler, 43, Painter


  • 25 Feb 1891-19 Mar 1891 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Feb 1891
Date of death: 19 Mar 1891
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Hydrothorax
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Hydrothorax (Pleurae)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Hale, Geoffrey Edward
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'This man was a painter. He had an attack of lead-colic in 1885, and at the end of 1888 he had gout in the great toe. Of late years he had been liable to asthma. For 7 or 8 weeks before admission he had been troubled with frequent and excessive micturition, especially at night, and this was his reason for coming to the hospital. No history could be obtained of dropsy, and none of haematuria'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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  • English

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No in register 1891: 330

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