Item 350 - Benjamin Powell, 50, Kitchen porter

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GB 406 PM/1888/350


Benjamin Powell, 50, Kitchen porter


  • 24 Sep 1888-24 Sep 1888 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Kitchen porter
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Sep 1888
Date of death: 24 Sep 1888
Disease (transcribed): Aneurism of descending thoracic aorta bursting into left lung. Left haemothorax
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta); Haemothorax (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Davidson, William Marshall
Medical notes: 'Not seen by medical registrar. The man fell dead in the street’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, thorax, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, stomach, intestines

Type of incident: n/a

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  • English

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No in register 1888: 1530

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