Item 413 - James Stapleton, 22, Labourer

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GB 406 PM/1881/413


James Stapleton, 22, Labourer


  • 12 Nov 1881-21 Dec 1881 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Nov 1881
Date of death: 21 Dec 1881
Disease (transcribed): Chronic nephritis. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidneys); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Zimmermann, Benjamin Frazier
Post mortem examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas and Carter, Robert Brudenell
Medical notes: 'No history of scarlet fever or acute nephritis obtainable. He had rheumatic fever in 1880. He had been employed much in public houses, and had drunk very freely with frequent excesses. He was an in-patient under Mr Pick [Thomas Pickering Pick] Jan 12-June 20, 1881 with fractured femur. His sight failed about 6 weeks before admission, & he was much reduced by morning vomiting. He had epistaxis for 4 days before admission under Mr Carter [Robert Brudenell Carter] on Nov 12 with retinal haemorrhage'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys

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  • English

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No in register 1881: 1792

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