Item 43 - Frederick Epps, 3, [Child of] Barman

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406 PM/1887/43


Frederick Epps, 3, [Child of] Barman


  • 7 Feb 1887-13 Feb 1887 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [Child of] Barman
Age: 3
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Feb 1887
Date of death: 13 Feb 1887
Disease (transcribed): Necrosis of vertebra. Lumbar abscess. Haemorrhage into the abscess sac from its walls
Disease (standardised): Necrosis (Spine); Abscess (Central nervous system); Haemorrhage
Admitted under the care of: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The boy was one of 7 children, four of whom had died in infancy. Measles & bronchitis in infancy. A few weeks ago he had a fall & 'in consequence' a swelling formed in the back which was first noticed in December '86; this has rapidly increased in size'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, bones
Illustrations: No
Type of incident: n/a

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  • English

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No in register 1887: 211

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Museum specimen 4598 (lumbar vertebra)

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