Item 81 - Edward Wiggett, 51, Carrier

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406 PM/1844/81


Edward Wiggett, 51, Carrier


  • 16 Mar 1844-16 Apr 1844 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Carrier
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Mar 1844
Date of death: 16 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Extensive meningeal apoplexy. Calcareous deposit in the aortic valves with dilatation of left ventricle.
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Meninges); Calculus (Heart); Dilatation (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted in a state of insensibility and there was some wandering of the mind. He appeared to have little power over the muscles of the right side and of the left leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

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  • English

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No in Register of 1844: 647

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Preparation of the two cysts lining the parietal arachnoid. See Museum Catalogue J. 24 and 25.

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