Item 260 - James Snell, 56, [No occupation stated]

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GB 406 PM/1890/260


James Snell, 56, [No occupation stated]


  • 9 Jul 1890-3 Aug 1890 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Jul 1890
Date of death: 3 Aug 1890
Disease (transcribed): Cerebral abscess
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Newton, Reginald Frederick Henry
Medical notes: The man had suffered from a discharge from the left ear for thirty years, the origin which was not known. For nineteen years the discharge had been sometimes replaced by haemorrhage. His general health was good till a month before admission when he experienced severe headache and took to his bed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, pancreas, head and ears
Type of incident: n/a

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No in Register 1890: 1142

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