Item 79 - Sarah Boyce, 50, [No occupation stated]

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GB 406 PM/1851/79


Sarah Boyce, 50, [No occupation stated]


  • 26 Feb 1851 - 13 Apr 1851 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Feb 1851
Date of death: 13 Apr 1851
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of bursa patella. Pleurisy & pneumonia on left side. Bronchial tubes generally dilated. Hypertrophy of the heart
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Knee); Pleurisy (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert and Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient, who was very thin & unhealthy in appearance, was admitted in the first instance under the care of Mr Keate [Robert Keate] with an abscess connected with the bursa patella. This was immediately opened & 3 or 4 ounces of pus evacuated. Erysipelas extended from the knee up as far as the bend of the thigh’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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The page refers to case PM/1851/76 (James Smith)

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