Item 128 - Florence Dickens, 19, Parlourmaid

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406 PM/1889/128


Florence Dickens, 19, Parlourmaid


  • 28 Mar 1889-13 Apr 1889 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Parlourmaid
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Mar 1889
Date of death: 13 Apr 1889
Disease (transcribed): Mitral constriction with vegetations. Infarctions in the spleen and right kidney and (probably) in the right lobe of the liver
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Infarction (Spleen); Infarction (Kidney); Infarction (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Medical notes: About five weeks before her admission she had a child. The birth was premature. On the night of March 5th she shivered, and every night afterwards, followed by pains in the right leg and left side of her chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spleen, lungs, heart, spleen, kidneys, uterus, liver, brain and eyes
Type of incident: n/a

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No in Register 1889: 460

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