Item 270 - Bertha Payne, 1 year 9 months, [Child of] Signalman

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406 PM/1907/270


Bertha Payne, 1 year 9 months, [Child of] Signalman


  • 26 Aug 1907-12 Sep 1907 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [Child of] Signalman
Age: 1 year 9 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Aug 1907
Date of death: 12 Sep 1907
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma ventriculi. [Laparotomy]. Exhaustion
Disease (standardised): Whooping cough (Lung); Empyema (Pleura); Resection (Ribs); Suppuration (Heart); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril. Jaffray, Francis
Medical examination performed by: Evans, John Howell
Post mortem examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Medical notes: Nine weeks prior to admission the child was first observed to whoop. During these weeks pertussis had been present.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, bronchial glands, larynx, trachea, thyroid, thymus, tonsils, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, gastro-intestinal tract, stomach, liver, gall bladder and ducts, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, suprarenals and genito-urinary organs
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a


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    No in Medical Register of 1907: 1173

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