Item 189 - John Manson, 53, Sewer worker

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406 PM/1855/189


John Manson, 53, Sewer worker


  • 20 Jun 1855-2 Jul 1855 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Sewer worker
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1855
Date of death: 2 Jul 1855
Disease (transcribed): Renal disease. Pericarditis. Oedema of Lungs. Serous Effusion on the Brain
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Pericarditis (Heart); Oedema (Lung); Effusion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: A man of intemperate habits who had suffered from acute rheumatism eleven months ago, for which he was under treatment in the Hospital. He dated his illness from five weeks prior to admission when he worked in the sewers at Windsor Castle. He became sick, had shivering fits and pain in all his limbs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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No in Register of 1855: 1678

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