Item 1 - Maria Snell, 60, [No occupation stated]

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GB 406 PM/1844/1

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Maria Snell, 60, [No occupation stated]

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  • 28 Dec 1843-30 Dec 1843 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Dec 1843
Date of death: 30 Dec 1843
Disease (transcribed): Umbilical Hernia. Operation. Peritonitis with inflammation of the ascending colon and caecum.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient had suffered from an umbilical hernia for the previous 30 years, which during the last five or six had attained the size of a child’s head. She had been subject to habitual constipation and choliky pains in the abdomen and occasionally inflammation of the bowels. During a fit of coughing on the morning of admission, she experienced a sudden increase in the size of tumour.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

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No in Register of 1843: 3140

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