Item 47 - Henry Richards, [No age stated], Weigher at Custom House

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GB 406 PM/1845/47

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Henry Richards, [No age stated], Weigher at Custom House

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  • 11 Dec 1844-19 Feb 1845 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Weigher at Custom House
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Dec 1844
Date of death: 19 Feb 1845
Disease (transcribed): Dilatation of heart with fibrinous & calcareous deposit in the mitral valve & fibrinous deposit on the inner surface of the left auricle. Pulmonary apoplexy. Mottled kidneys. Fluid in the serous cavities & in the cellular tissue
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Deposit (Heart); Stroke (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys); Edema (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient, who had been employed in weighing at the Custom House, & was ruptured from lifting heavy weights, had enjoyed very good health up to August last, at which time he began to feel palpitations, and was troubled with shortness of breath’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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  • English

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The case continues in PM/1845/35

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Preparation of the left auricle & ventricle, catalogue E.26

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