Item 289 - Samuel Williams, 52, Bell hanger

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406 PM/1860/289


Samuel Williams, 52, Bell hanger


  • 31 Oct 1860-1 Nov 1860 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Bell hanger
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Oct 1860
Date of death: 1 Nov 1860
Disease (transcribed): Valvular disease & dilatation of the heart. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A bell hanger. He had pretty good health until within between 4 and 5 years of his death, when he caught cold by sleeping in a damp bed and had much shortness of breath with cough and palpitations’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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  • English

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The case continues in PM/1860/294

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No in register 1860: 1332

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Catalogued by J. Ahvensalmi, Apr 2020

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