Item 275 - Elizabeth Knight, Needlewoman

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GB 406 PM/1871/275


Elizabeth Knight, Needlewoman


  • 1 Dec 1871 - 4 Dec 1871 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Needlewoman
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Dec 1871
Date of death: 4 Dec 1871
Disease (transcribed): Dilatation of the left kidney, probably from obstruction of the ureter. Rupture of the kidney. Abscess. Thickened lung from interstitial pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Obstruction (Ureter); Rupture (Kidney); Abscess; Pneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
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Medical notes: 'This woman stated that fourteen days back sudden pain took her in the belly more especially in the left side. She did not take much notice, yet being [?] at the time, as the pains daily increased she was seen by some medical man who ‘treated her with castor oil’ ‘
Post mortem notes: thorax

Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues in PM/1871/1 and PM/1871/292

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No in register 1871: 1293

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