Item 186 - Ellen Webb, 27, [No occupation stated]

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406 PM/1847/186


Ellen Webb, 27, [No occupation stated]


  • 4 Aug 1847-7 Sep 1847 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 04 Aug 1847
Date of death: 07 Sep 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pleuritis. Flabby heart. Medullary disease of bronchial glands and lungs. Ascites. Small malignant tubercles under peritoneum. General peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Disease (Lung); Ascites (Abdomen); Cancer (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: This patient was admitted suffering from ascites. She had suckled her child up to two months ago, when gradually increasing debility warned her that it was necessary to give up suckling. About this time her legs began to swell.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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The page refers to the case PM/1847/188 (Joseph Dixon)

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No in Register of 1847: 1958

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