Item 102 - Maria Smith, 46, [Wife of] Woodcutter

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GB 406 PM/1888/102


Maria Smith, 46, [Wife of] Woodcutter


  • 9 Mar 1888-18 Mar 1888 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [Wife of] Woodcutter
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Mar 1888
Date of death: 18 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of cervix uteri. 2ndary deposit in roof of left lung & in thoracic & cervical glands, causing wasting left laryngeal muscles (& death from laryngeal span?). Other 2ndary growths in liver and pancreas
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Cervix); Deposit (Lungs); Growth (Liver, pancreas)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient gave no history of heritable disease, her parents died she said of old age. She was married twice and had eleven children, five of whom died when young. She had no miscarriages’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Neck, chest, thorax, larynx, lungs, abdomen, uterus, vagina, ovaries, liver, pancreas, spleen, kidneys, brain

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No in register 1888: 381

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