Item 81 - Richard Ray, 38, Butler

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406 PM/1870/81


Richard Ray, 38, Butler


  • 2 Mar 1870-10 Mar 1870 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Mar 1870
Date of death: 10 Mar 1870
Disease (transcribed): Cirrhosis of liver. Ascites. Paracentesis abdominis. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Cirrhosis (Liver); Ascites (Abdomen); Paracentesis (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient had been laid up since Christmas with swelling commencing in the abdomen and subsequently extending to the thighs and legs. On admission he was emaciated and the skin had a yellowish tint.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

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No in Register of 1870: 289

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