Item 105 - Henry Burr, Shoemaker

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GB 406 PM/1871/105


Henry Burr, Shoemaker


  • 10 May 1871 - 20 May 1871 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Shoemaker
Age: 67
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 May 1871
Date of death: 20 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Epithelioma of tongue. Operation. Exhaustion. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Tongue); Operation; Exhaustion; Pleurisy (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'Three months before admission he first noticed pain on left side of tongue when eating. This increased and a tumour appeared and grew rapidly in that position. No history of cancer in family. No history of syphilis. Health generally good’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Mouth, fauces, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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No in register 1871: 646

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Vid preparation Serioes IX.6.b (tongue)

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