Item 239 - Harriet Ashdown, 28, [No occupation stated]

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406 PM/1847/239


Harriet Ashdown, 28, [No occupation stated]


  • 13 Oct 1847-26 Nov 1847 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Oct 1847
Date of death: 26 Nov 1847
Disease (transcribed): Softening of the cerebrum and calcareous deposit in the cortical structure and on surface of corpus striatum. Pneumonia with hepatisation. Large vegetations on mitral valve. Large white deposit in spleen.
Disease (standardised): Softening (Brain); Calcareous deposit (Brain); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: About five months ago this girl began to suffer from pain in the loins accompanied by much languor and general debility.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues on PM/1847/238

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No in Register of 1847: 2577

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Preparation made of the diseased portion of brain. See Museum Catalogue I.C. Subseries IV. Series XX. Also Beales Archives Vol I

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