Item 148 - Martha Lewis, [Occupation not stated]

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406 PM/1854/148


Martha Lewis, [Occupation not stated]


  • 10 May 1854-8 Jun 1854 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 64
Date of admission: 10 May 1854
Date of death: 8 Jun 1854
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of the ovaries. Chronic peritonitis. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Encephaloid disease (Ovary); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This woman stated that her legs had been swelling for 4 months past, up to which time she had enjoyed very good health. On the 4th she had been seized with shivering, sickness & diarrhoea, followed by inflammation in the legs’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

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No in register 1854: 1257

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