Item 41 - William Payne, 33, Omnibus driver

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406 PM/1851/41


William Payne, 33, Omnibus driver


  • 22 Jan 1851 - 22 Feb 1851 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Omnibus driver
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Jan 1851
Date of death: 22 Feb 1851
Disease (transcribed): Liver enlarged, capsule thickened. Old peritonitis. Fluid in abdomen & pleura &c
Disease (standardised): Disease (Liver); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Fluid (Abdomen, lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'An omnibus driver who stated that he had never been a man of dissipated habits. He had been ailing for 3 or 4 months, but nearly a month before admission had first found his abdomen enlarging, at first gradually, & then rapidly during a week past. The legs had also swollen latterly. He had no pain in the abdomen at first but now begins to suffer from it’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues in PM/1851/32

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No in register 1851: 225

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