Item 95 - Edward Willey, 34, Omnibus conductor

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GB 406 PM/1891/95


Edward Willey, 34, Omnibus conductor


  • 21 Feb 1891-19 Mar 1891 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Omnibus conductor
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Feb 1891
Date of death: 19 Mar 1891
Disease (transcribed): Saccular aneurysm of descending part of aortic arch. Rupture into left bronchus
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Hale, Geoffrey Edward
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'This man was an omnibus conductor, and had followed this employment for 8 years. He had enjoyed very fair health, and there was no history of syphilis. It appeared that he was not a hard drinker. He had suffered from some winter-cough, but never spat blood till a fortnight before admission, when in consequence of slight but continuing haemoptysis he sought advice as an out-patient'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

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No in register 1891: 305

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Series II.76.L (aorta)

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