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Florence Retford, 23, Parlour maid

Occupation or role: Parlour maid
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Sep 1890
Date of death: 6 Oct 1890
Disease (transcribed): Enteric fever. Perforation
Disease (standardised): Typhoid fever (Systemic); Perforation (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: There was a sudden onset of this disease. On the afternoon of September 15th she shivered and felt headache. The same day profuse diarrhoea began and this continued till admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, spleen, liver, suprarenals, kidneys, bladder, ovaries, pleurae, lungs, bronchial glands, pericardium and heart
Type of incident: n/a

John Martin, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Jan 1891
Date of death: 12 Feb 1891
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Enteric fever
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Typhoid fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'No family history of disease. The man was a fishmonger. At the age of 3 he had rheumatic fever, but after this his health was very good till he was stricken with his fatal illness. On Jan 28th 1891 he was in his usual health, but at night he sweated and felt ill. Next day he stayed in bed, the throat being a little sore'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a