Item 212 - John Simmons, 64, [No occupation stated]

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GB 406 PM/1851/212


John Simmons, 64, [No occupation stated]


  • 8 Oct 1851 - 31 Oct 1851 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Oct 1851
Date of death: 31 Oct 1851
Disease (transcribed): Ascites & anasarca of lower extremities. Peritonitis. Slightly hypertrophied heart with thickening of the mitral valve flaps
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Lower extremities); Edema (Systemic); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This man reported himself to have been a strong healthy man previous to this attack, accustomed to work hard & to drink somewhat freely. He had been operated upon for cataract some short time previously; and about a month ago his abdomen had first begun to swell’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

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No in register 1851: 2479

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