Item 152 - Prudence Heritage, Housekeeper

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GB 406 PM/1871/152


Prudence Heritage, Housekeeper


  • 12 Jul 1871 - 20 Jul 1871 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Housekeeper
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Jul 1871
Date of death: 20 Jul 1871
Disease (transcribed): Syphilitic contraction of rectum. Passage of bougie. Perforation of rectum. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Syphilis (Rectum); Dilation (Rectum); Perforation (Rectum); Peritonitis (Abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This patient had had discharge of matter and occasionally of blood from rectum, for three years, with increasing difficulty of passing motions. Two years ago some diseased bone came away from right ulna’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, organs of generation, bones

Type of incident: n/a

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No in register 1871: 980

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Vid preparation Series IC.149.c (rectum)

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