Item 437 - Emily Smith, 35, Housemaid

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GB 406 PM/1891/437

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Emily Smith, 35, Housemaid

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  • 9 Dec 1891-9 Dec 1891 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Dec 1891
Date of death: 9 Dec 1891
Disease (transcribed): Chronic parenchymatous nephritis
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy and Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'A reliable history of this woman's life was not obtainable, and there is special uncertainty with regard to the last ten or fifteen years except the last week of her life. She was not known to have had scarlatina, dropsy, or any acute illness. For several months it had been known to her fellow-servants that she suffered from ‘neuralgia of the head', and such impairment of eyesight that she was unable to read ordinary type'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

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No in register 1891: 2112

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