Item 156 - Richard Wynne, 26, Draper’s assistant

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GB 406 PM/1888/156


Richard Wynne, 26, Draper’s assistant


  • 19 Apr 1888-30 Apr 1888 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Draper’s assistant
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Apr 1888
Date of death: 30 Apr 1888
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration throughout the whole length of the large intestine. Perforation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Intestines); Perforation (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'Ten or twelve years before his admission he had congestion of the lungs and was in bed a month. He had no other illness till the beginning of 1888 when he began to suffer from diarrhoea. His bowels were open 2 or 3 times daily. He recovered from the flux to some extent but not entirely’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, intestines, liver, spleen, kidneys, heart, lungs

Type of incident: n/a

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  • English

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The case continues in PM/1888/135 and PM/1888/138

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No in register 1888: 617

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Museum specimen No 4663 (intestines)

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