Item 24 - William Chapman, 58, Scavenger

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406 PM/1878/24


William Chapman, 58, Scavenger


  • 9 Jan 1878-22 Jan 1878 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Scavenger
Gender: Male
Age: 58
Date of admission: 9 Jan 1878
Date of death: 22 Jan 1878
Disease (transcribed): Cerebral apoplexy. Cirrhosis of liver. Granular kidney
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain); Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Nephritis (Kidney);
Admitting doctor: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Bennett, William Henry
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. This Patient a feeble ill nourished old man was admitted with ulcer of Legs and Bronchitis throughout both lungs – He did fairly well till Jan [January] 21 – On that had an unusually violent attack of laughing and in a few minutes became quite insensible (This happened at 1am). 10am. Patient totally unconscious and apparently completely paralysed'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, intestinal, brain
Type of incident: n/a

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  • English

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No in register 1878: 54

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