Item 114 - Edward Perryman, 28, Firewood cutter

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406 PM/1860/114


Edward Perryman, 28, Firewood cutter


  • 18 Apr 1860-22 Apr 1860 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Firewood cutter
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Apr 1860
Date of death: 22 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Meningitis. Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Meningitis (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A firewood cutter of exceedingly drunken habits. From the account obtained from his wife, it appeared that he was taken ill on the 9th of April, having been continuously intoxicated for the previous week. He was seized with pains in the head and aching in the thighs’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

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  • English

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The case continues in PM/1860/112

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No in register 1860: 504

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Catalogued by J. Ahvensalmi, Apr 2020

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