Item 186 - Jessie Bevan, 17, Barmaid

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GB 406 PM/1888/186

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Jessie Bevan, 17, Barmaid

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  • 19 Apr 1888-22 May 1888 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Barmaid
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Apr 1888
Date of death: 22 May 1888
Disease (transcribed): Chronic Bright’s disease from granular contracted kidneys. Hypertrophy of left ventricle. Albuminuric retinitis. Intestinal ulceration
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidneys); Disease (Heart); Retinitis (Eye); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'There was no history of scarlatina. The patient believed that she had some disease of the kidneys when she was about 4 years of age, but no definite information could be obtained. She was believed to have had ‘hooping cough inflammation of the kidneys and congestion of the lungs’. She was always anaemic. Three years before her admission she became a barmaid and drank port and beer, but according to her own account she did not drink very much’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, eyes, abdomen, thorax, heart, tongue, lungs, stomach, intestines, kidneys, spleen, liver

Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues in PM/1888/157

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No in register 1888: 616

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