Item 439 - Elizabeth Taylor, 12, General servant

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406 PM/1890/439


Elizabeth Taylor, 12, General servant


  • 27 Dec 1890-29 Dec 1890 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 12
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Dec 1890
Date of death: 29 Dec 1890
Disease (transcribed): Abscess in right axilla. Septicaemia
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Arm); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: On December 22nd she vomited a little and was thirsty, but had no pain. She continued to work till December 25th when she complained of pain in the head and in the right shoulder, and was short of breath.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Joints, head, cord, pleurae, lungs, bronchial and thyroid glands, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, stomach, duodenum, liver, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals, kidneys, uterus, ovaries and bladder
Type of incident: n/a

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No in Register 1890: 2206

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