Item 189 - Joseph Crabb, 29, Labourer

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GB 406 PM/1877/189


Joseph Crabb, 29, Labourer


  • 13 Jun 1877-29 Jun 1877 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Jun 1877
Date of death: 29 Jun 1877
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular meningitis and peritonitis. Tubercles of lung and intestine.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis, Meningeal (Brain); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: About the middle of Feb 1877, he was attacked with cough and spitting, which increased for a week, then diminished under treatment, but never wholly left him. From that time he lost flesh and strength, felt chilly and sweated much at night. Slight haemoptysis commenced early in April and continued to increase.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, peritoneum, intestine, liver, kidneys, spleen and brain
Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues on PM/1877/195

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No in Register of 1877: 510 and 679

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