Item 104 - Reuben Higgerty, 41, Tailor

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GB 406 PM/1873/104


Reuben Higgerty, 41, Tailor


  • 29 Jan 1873-30 Apr 1873 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Jan 1873
Date of death: 30 Apr 1873
Disease (transcribed): Dilatation of the aorta. Hypertrophy and dilatation of the heart. Cirrhosis of the liver. Dropsy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Aorta); Disease (Heart); Cirrhosis (Liver); Oedema (Indeterminate)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This man was in comparatively good health up to four months before his admission, when he suddenly lost his sense falling of his chair.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and peritoneum
Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues on PM/1873/17

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No in Register 1873: 149

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