Item 145 - John Walker, 68, Furnace repairer

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406 PM/1856/145


John Walker, 68, Furnace repairer


  • 9 Apr 1856-16 Jun 1856 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Furnace repairer
Age: 68
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Apr 1856
Date of death: 16 Jun 1856
Disease (transcribed): Diseased Kidneys. Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Lung)
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 was employed in repairing furnaces and was constantly exposed to varying temperatures. By this means he caught cold three weeks before admission. He began to cough, his arms and legs swelled and his water became dark.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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No in Register of 1856: 996

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