Item 70 - Mary Valance, 41, Cook

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406 PM/1881/70

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Mary Valance, 41, Cook

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  • 20 Oct 1880-2 Mar 1881 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 41
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Oct 1880
Date of death: 2 Mar 1881
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema. Hypertrophy of the right ventricle. Low pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Pneumonia (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Medical notes: 'In 1878 she had an attack of acute pain over the left lung & was seized with severe cough & shortness of breath. She gives no history of any such symptoms previously, but subsequently has had much dyspnoea, palpitation, & thoracic pain. Profuse night sweating for the last two months, venous congestion of face noticed for a month, oedema of legs & feet for 3 weeks, urine scanty'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys

Type of incident: n/a

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No in register 1880: 1113

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