Item 379 - Walter Robinson, 22, Cab fetcher

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406 PM/1890/379

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Walter Robinson, 22, Cab fetcher

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  • 10 Nov 1890-10 Nov 1890 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Cab fetcher
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Nov 1890
Date of death: 10 Nov 1890
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Right apex. Meningitis
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Meningitis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: On November 5th he complained of feeling cold and of pain in one side but there was no rigor. He took to bed the next day, and was a little light headed on November 8th. On November 9th he came up to the hospital with signs at the right apex resembling those of phthisis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, tonsils, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, intestines, liver, spleen, suprarenals, kidneys, testes, bladder, prostate, penis, brain and ears
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

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No in Register 1890: 1929

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