Item 440 - Thomas Baynham, 25, Coachman

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GB 406 PM/1888/440


Thomas Baynham, 25, Coachman


  • 3 Oct 1888-6 Dec 1888 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Oct 1888
Date of death: 6 Dec 1888
Disease (transcribed): Chronic Bright’s disease from granular, contracted kidneys. Cardiac hypertrophy. Albuminuric retinitis &c. Aneurism of right middle cerebral artery
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidneys); Disease (Heart); Retinitis (Eye); Aneurysm (Blood vessels)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient who was a ‘bus [omnibus] driver, said he had not had gout. He drank 2 or 3 glasses of beer daily and took spirits occasionally. He was in good health till March 3rd when he shivered, felt ill, and took to his bed. His doctor diagnosed ‘congestion of the lungs’. His chief symptom was dyspnoea. He kept his bed for 5 weeks. From May to September he was able to work 2 or 3 times a week’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, kidneys, bladder, stomach, intestines, liver, spleen, thorax, lungs, tonsils, brain, eyes

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The case continues in PM/1888/379

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No in register 1888: 1589

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