Item 345 - Mercy Coulson, 16, [No occupation stated]

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406 PM/1892/345


Mercy Coulson, 16, [No occupation stated]


  • 14 Dec 1892-15 Dec 1892 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Dec 1892
Date of death: 15 Dec 1892
Disease (transcribed): Otitis media. Purulent meningitis
Disease (standardised): Otitis media (Ear); Suppuration (Brain); Meningitis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: This girl was struck on the left ear by a snow ball in which there was a stone not less than four years before her death, and ever after this injury she suffered from an intermitted discharge from that ear.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, brain, spine, pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals, uterus, ovaries and kidneys
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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No in Register 1892: 1566

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