Item 288 - Horatio Ellis, 33, Shoemaker

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GB 406 PM/1855/288


Horatio Ellis, 33, Shoemaker


  • 24 Oct 1855-31 Oct 1855 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Shoemaker
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Oct 1855
Date of death: 31 Oct 1855
Disease (transcribed): Fibroid deposit in muscular structure of heart
Disease (standardised): Leiomyoma (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man stated that he lived in North America some ten years ago and ever since had been weakly. He had been suffering from occasional cough ever since the winter, during the whole of which he worked in a damp and cold room. Ten days before admission he spat a blood and had a succession of fainting fits.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues on STG/PM/1855/283

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No in Register of 1855: 2854

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The Heart was shown by Dr B Jones at the Pathological Society. See volume of Transactions Vol VII p. 167. See Museum Catalogue no. 4.h. Subseries II. Series XI.

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