Item 305 - Mary Cornforth, 37, Gilder

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GB 406 PM/1888/305


Mary Cornforth, 37, Gilder


  • 2 Jul 1888-23 Aug 1888 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Gilder
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Jul 1888
Date of death: 23 Aug 1888
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pyo-pneumo-thorax
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pyopneumothorax (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient had had 3 children and 2 miscarriages. There was no history of rheumatism nor of any other illness till a month before she came to the hospital when she began to suffer from cough. Her illness began with shivering, pain in both sides, and headache. She was able to get about till a week before admission. Her chief symptoms were cough, dyspnoea, night sweats, sore throat’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, intestines, uterus, ovaries

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  • English

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No in register 1888: 1064

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