Item 178 - Clara Gifford, 18, Needlewoman

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GB 406 PM/1880/178


Clara Gifford, 18, Needlewoman


  • 19 Mar 1880-19 May 1880 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Needlewoman
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Mar 1880
Date of death: 19 May 1880
Disease (transcribed): Fibroid phthisis – cavities. Ulceration of the intestines – tubercles
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Fibrosis (Lung); Cavities (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines); Tuberculosis (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: Her illness commenced about October 1879, she had a slight cough, at first without sputum, latterly with a very little.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and intestines
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

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No in Register of 1880: 363

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