Item 245 - William Gorton, 25, Cabman

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GB 406 PM/1894/245


William Gorton, 25, Cabman


  • 10 Aug 1894-11 Aug 1894 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Cabman
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Aug 1894
Date of death: 11 Aug 1894
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis. Vegetative endocarditis (Aortic valves)
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Pericardium); Endocarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Wilson, William H.
Post mortem examination performed by: Colvin-Smith, Robert Curzon Mollison
Medical notes: 'Father died of asthma and [bronchitis?]. Had rheumatism twice last 6 yrs [years] ago - 9 weeks ago shortness of breath and pain after eating. Cough. Swelling of legs - Bowels regular - Ale 2 pints. Syphilis 8 yrs [years] ago - On admission Aug 10th Very anaemic complaining of shortness of breath and swelling of legs. Pain in knees, and ankles and wrists'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, heart, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues in PM/1894/237

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