Item 2 - Alice Duncombe, 25, Stillroom maid

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GB 406 PM/1897/2

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Alice Duncombe, 25, Stillroom maid

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  • 31 Dec 1896-2 Jan 1897 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Stillroom maid
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Dec 1896
Date of death: 2 Jan 1897
Disease (transcribed): Endocarditis. Ecchymosis in brain and elsewhere. 'Chorea'
Disease (standardised): Endocarditis (Heart); Ecchymosis (Skin); Chorea (Central nervous system) ()
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Wells, Sydney Russell
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: 'Family history nothing of importance. No previous chorea, no scarlet fever, Rheumatic fever twice. 1st when 7 years old, 2nd 5 years ago. Present illness began 3 weeks before admission with pain in back and head went to bed at once and remained there till admission. The choreic movements began 2 or 3 days before admission 'all over her' and gradually became worse'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium, blood, joints
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues in PM/1897/448a

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No in register 1896: 1930

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