Item 70 - Jane Briggs, 63, Cook

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406 PM/1894/70

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Jane Briggs, 63, Cook

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  • 5 Mar 1894-12 Mar 1894 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 63
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1894
Date of death: 12 Mar 1894
Disease (transcribed): Chronic intestinal obstruction. Carcinoma of peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Obstruction (Intestines); Carcinoma (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: 'No serious illness until a year ago. For the last 12 months this woman's abdomen had been getting swollen, with sharpish intermittent pains like colic, but with no habitual vomiting - wasting had been remarked during the last year also. For 4 years the bowels had never acted without purgatives, and there was frequently an interval of a week or a fortnight without action. The patient refused to have any operation, and died on March 12th'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Peritoneum, colon, spleen, liver, intestines, lungs
Type of incident: n/a

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    No in register 1894: 367

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