Item 116 - Sarah Mays, 45, [No occupation stated]

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GB 406 PM/1851/116


Sarah Mays, 45, [No occupation stated]


  • 6 Mar 1851 - 3 Jun 1851 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Mar 1851
Date of death: 3 Jun 1851
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Chronic peritonitis. Pneumonia in the lower part of the right lung. Double pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Peritoneum); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pneumonia (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'A single woman, who was admitted with considerable swelling of the abdomen, and also some oedema of the legs. She had ceased to menstruate about 5 years before, and had generally enjoyed pretty good health. She stated her illness to have commenced about 4 months ago, when after a severe cold, she suffered from cramps in the legs, & pains in the hips which ultimately settled in the lower part of the abdomen’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues in PM/1851/112

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No in register 1851: 639

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