Item 43 - William Gibson, 31, Plasterer

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406 PM/1881/43


William Gibson, 31, Plasterer


  • 4 Feb 1881-10 Feb 1881 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Plasterer
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1881
Date of death: 10 Feb 1881
Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia (Littre's). Operation. Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Thigh); Operation (Thigh); Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Turner, George Robertson
Medical notes: 'Father and mother both died of phthisis. Lately had taken to drinking and been subject to morning sickness. Was attacked with vomiting on Feb 2nd at midday after his dinner, and next morning he noticed a lump in his left groin, painful when touched'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, intestines, peritoneum
Illustrations: Yes (see PM/1881/34)
Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues in PM/1881/34 and PM/1881/42

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No in register 1881: 182

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