Item 399 - Ellen Cheshire, 5, [Child of] Bricklayer

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GB 406 PM/1888/399


Ellen Cheshire, 5, [Child of] Bricklayer


  • 25 Oct 1888-27 Oct 1888 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [Child of] Bricklayer
Age: 5
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Oct 1888
Date of death: 27 Oct 1888
Disease (transcribed): Diphtheria. Tracheotomy
Disease (standardised): Diphtheria (Pharynx); Tracheotomy
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The child had bronchitis 18 months before her admission. She lived at 26 High Street, Fulham, and went to school at All Saint’s Fulham. There was no history of infection nor of bad smells’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Neck, thorax, larynx, trachea, lungs, heart, kidneys, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues in PM/1888/386

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