Item 1 - Charles Snell, 40, Packer

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GB 406 PM/1878/1

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Charles Snell, 40, Packer

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  • 12 Dec 1877-30 Dec 1877 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Packer
Gender: Male
Age: 40
Date of admission: 12 Dec 1877
Date of death: 30 Dec 1877
Disease (transcribed): Low pneumonia. Cystic disease of kidneys. Syphilitic disease of liver
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Kidney diseases, cystic (Kidney); Syphilis (Liver);
Admitting doctor: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. No heritable disease in the family. Suffered from 'brain fever' in childhood: from 'rheumatics' in 1857, from occasional sore throats. Venereal sore in 1857 (after the rheumatism) […] A temperate man. Languor and want of appetite, with some loss of flesh for about a month. Attacked with shivering about noon 12 days before admn [admission]: had to leave work and go home. Pain in L [Left] hypochondrium, increased at night, after food, or on inspiration; cough, dyspnoea, and occasional palpitation commenced, and continued. Shivering lasted two days. Bowels costive: urine as usual'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, brain
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues in PM/1878/3

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No in register 1877: 1581

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