Item 121 - Alexander Bird, 25, Labourer

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GB 406 PM/1864/121


Alexander Bird, 25, Labourer


  • 27 Jan 1864-30 Apr 1864 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Jan 1864
Date of death: 30 Apr 1864
Disease (transcribed): Hepatic ascites. Tapping. Fatal Haemorrhage from puncture
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Peritoneum); Bleeding ; Haemorrhage
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Sturges, Octavius
Medical notes: 'This man was in the hospital three months during which he twice underwent paracentesis for extreme ascites, dying shortly after the second operation. He was a labouring man of youthful appearance and pale, pasty face, addicted to free drinking especially of spirits’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues in PM/1864/116 and PM/1864/118

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No in register 1864: 150

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