Item 205 - Eliza Benton, 11, Schoolgirl

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406 PM/1870/205


Eliza Benton, 11, Schoolgirl


  • 20 Jul 1870-21 Jul 1870 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Schoolgirl
Age: 11
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Jul 1870
Date of death: 21 Jul 1870
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular meningitis. Serous effusion into the cerebral ventricles.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain); Meningitis (Brain); Effusion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: It was stated that the child had been ill for a month and had latterly got much worse. On admission the child was unconscious.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, cerebrum, pleurae, lungs, heart and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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No in Register of 1870: 946

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