Item 116 - Ann Shepherd, 28, Needlewoman

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406 PM/1853/116


Ann Shepherd, 28, Needlewoman


  • 14 May 1853-21 May 1853 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Needlewoman
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 May 1853
Date of death: 21 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Typhus fever. Ulceration of caecum. Ovarian cyst containing brain
Disease (standardised): Typhoid fever (Systemic); Ulcer (Intestines); Teratoma (Ovary)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: She had been taken ill with shivering, headache, much thirst and great feeling of weakness and depression.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues on PM/1853/84

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No in Register of 1853: 1326

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