Item 101 - Jane Norris, 73, Laundress

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GB 406 PM/1878/101


Jane Norris, 73, Laundress


  • 23 Feb 1878-8 Apr 1878 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Laundress
Gender: Female
Age: 73
Date of admission: 23 Feb 1878
Date of death: 8 Apr 1878
Disease (transcribed): Ovarian cyst, with bloody contents. Pulmonary oedema
Disease (standardised): Cyst (Ovary); Oedema (Lung);
Admitting doctor: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: Bennett, William Henry
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. Ruptured for 15 years – Always reducible – No truss – Four days before admission rupture came down and could not be reduced – Sickness soon followed – 5 days since bowel acted – Symptoms. Face flushed and anxious – Pulse quick – Tongue furred and moist – Abdomen distended but not tender'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Glottis, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, abdomen, uterus
Type of incident: n/a

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  • English

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No in register 1878: 261

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