Item 151 - Margaret Kane, 19, Milkwoman

Open original Digital object

Identity area

Reference code

GB 406 PM/1849/151

Title

Margaret Kane, 19, Milkwoman

Date(s)

  • 19 Jul 1849-21 Jul 1849 (Creation)

Level of description

Item

Extent and medium

4 pages

Context area

Name of creator

Archival history

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Occupation or role: Milkwoman
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Jul 1849
Date of death: 21 Jul 1849
Disease (transcribed): Cholera maligna. Brain healthy. Lungs healthy, clots found in the heart. Peyers glands very prominent, solitary glands less so. Great intestine healthy
Disease (standardised): Cholera (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient, who was admitted in the evening of the 19th July, was stated to have had no previous illness, and although she alleged that she had suffered from loss of appetite, it appeared that she had eaten a very hearty dinner of salmon on the day on which she was seized. She was a milkwoman, residing in Chelsea, and engaged in her business in Belgrave Square, when she was suddenly seized with vomiting, purging & cramps’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

This image is provided under a Creative Commons CC-BY License. Our Copyright Terms and Conditions page contains information about acceptable usage

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Language and script notes

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

The case continues in PM/1849/147 and PM/1849/150

Related descriptions

Alternative identifier(s)

Hospital register number

n/a

Access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

en

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Digital object (Master) rights area

Digital object (Reference) rights area

Digital object (Thumbnail) rights area

Accession area