Item 184 - John Parker, 60, Tallow chandler

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406 PM/1855/184


John Parker, 60, Tallow chandler


  • 13 Jun 1855-24 Jun 1855 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Tallow chandler
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Jun 1855
Date of death: 24 Jun 1855
Disease (transcribed): Eczema. Coma. Unusual amount of fluid in cerebral ventricles.
Disease (standardised): Eczema (Skin); Disease (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man was a tallow chandler, and had in consequence been much exposed to wheat. Lately he had been subject to eczema of which he had several attacks. The attack which caused his application to the Hospital had lasted about five months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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No in Register of 1855: 1582

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