Item 72 - Martha Smith, 26, [No occupation stated]

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GB 406 PM/1846/72


Martha Smith, 26, [No occupation stated]


  • 18 Mar 1846-26 Mar 1846 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Mar 1846
Date of death: 26 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Fever, with petechiae. Congestion of the viscera. Blood fluid. Pyerian glands and mesenteric glands larger than usual
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Purpura (Skin); Congestion (Viscera); Enlarged (Lymph nodes)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: It appeared from the account of this patients friends, that about six days prior to admission, she began to complain of languor and headache, which was soon followed by swelling of glands and swollen head and neck.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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No in Register of 1846: 779

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