Item 202 - William Bleach, 16, [Occupation not stated]

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GB 406 PM/1849/202


William Bleach, 16, [Occupation not stated]


  • 12 Aug 1849-27 Sep 1849 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Aug 1849
Date of death: 27 Sep 1849
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation & abscess of the tibia. Ulcerated cartilage of the right knee. Amputation. Inflammation & pus in femoral vein. Pleurisy. Secondary deposits in the right lung
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Leg); Abscess (Leg); Ulcer (Knee); Amputation (Leg); Pleurisy (Lungs); Deposit (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This boy struck his right knee against a pitcher which he was carrying in his hand. He felt but little pain at the time but the next day the knee was painful & swollen & he was brought to the hospital. He had then much fever, his pulse very frequent but without power. His mother stated that three weeks before he was laid up with erysipelas and that he was still in bad health at the time of the accident’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right thigh

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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The case continues in PM/1849/191

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No in register 1849: 2076

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