Item 111 - Lewis Cox, [No age stated], Gas fitter

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406 PM/1881/111


Lewis Cox, [No age stated], Gas fitter


  • 29 Mar 1881-8 Apr 1881 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Gas fitter
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1881
Date of death: 8 Apr 1881
Disease (transcribed): Dilated heart. Granular kidneys. Jaundice (cardiac aneurism)
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidneys); Jaundice (Skin); Aneurysm (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Medical notes: 'He can give no account of any previous severe diseases, but for the last 7 or 8 years he has felt himself very short of breath, with palpitations and slight pain over the left side of the chest. These symptoms grew sufficient about 3 years ago to prevent his doing any further work; since then he has been living very poorly'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

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No in register 1881: 391

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Preparation 4362 (heart)

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