Item 181 - John Rooke, 5, No occupation

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GB 406 PM/1885/181


John Rooke, 5, No occupation


  • 30 May 1885 - 9 Jun 1885 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: No occupation
Age: 5
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 May 1885
Date of death: 9 Jun 1885
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia after diphtheria
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Diphtheria (Pharynx)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical notes: The child had a brassy cough with dyspnoea. The patient lived in a building which had been a ‘fertile field for diphtheria.’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, trachea, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

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No in Register of 1885: 725

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