Item 149 - John Underkill, 50, [Occupation not stated]

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406 PM/1860/149


John Underkill, 50, [Occupation not stated]


  • 16 May 1860-24 May 1860 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 May 1860
Date of death: 24 May 1860
Disease (transcribed): Softening of the brain
Disease (standardised): Softening (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man, who had had pretty good health, except that during the preceding 6 years he had suffered much from carbuncles, became a patient on Mar 15, under Dr Page [William Page]. He then had the symptoms of not very severe pleurisy, sharp pain and dullness at the lower portion of the right lung, and a slight dry cough’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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No in register 1860: 638

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[Museum specimen] Viii.55 (?brain)

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Viii.55 (?brain)

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Catalogued by J. Ahvensalmi, Apr 2020

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