Item 291 - Elizabeth Hicks, 53, Cook

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GB 406 PM/1896/291


Elizabeth Hicks, 53, Cook


  • 23 Sep 1896-27 Sep 1896 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 53
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Sep 1896
Date of death: 27 Sep 1896
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat. Acute mania
Disease (standardised): Wound (Throat); Mania (Brain)

Admitted under the care of: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Baldwin, Gerald Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Graham-Little, Ernest Gordon
Medical notes: This woman cut her throat with a kitchen knife. No reason was known for the act.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, tubes, larynx, heart, thyroid, liver, bile ducts, stomach, spleen, kidneys, bladder, cranium and toe joints
Type of incident: Suicide

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  • English

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The case continues on PM/1896/283. The page refers to the case PM/1896/300 (Samuel Rutland)

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No in Register of 1896: 1375

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