Item 167 - Celia Cresswell, 54, Cook

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406 PM/1884/167


Celia Cresswell, 54, Cook


  • 14 May 1884-20 May 1884 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 54
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 May 1884
Date of death: 20 May 1884
Disease (transcribed): Diabetes. Anthrax
Disease (standardised): Diabetes mellitus (Pancreas); Anthrax (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: She had been ‘feeling out of sorts’ for about eighteen months. Two months previous to admission ‘carbuncles’ had appeared on various parts of her scalp.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and brain
Type of incident: n/a

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  • English

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No in Register of 1884: 851

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