Item 14 - Archibald Borrie, [No age stated], Carpenter

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GB 406 PM/1860/14


Archibald Borrie, [No age stated], Carpenter


  • 30 Nov 1859-17 Jan 1860 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Nov 1859
Date of death: 17 Jan 1860
Disease (transcribed): Softening of the brain. Pleurisy. Lobular pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Softening (Brain); Pleurisy (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man was a carpenter, his was of robust aspect and temperate habits. He had enjoyed vigorous health until within a fortnight of his admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium., thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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  • English

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The case continues in PM/1860/3

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No in register 1859: 3212

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Preparation [museum specimen], Series XX, subseries v[?].a.2 (?brain)

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Preparation, Series XX, subseries v[?].a.2 (?brain)

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Catalogued by J. Ahvensalmi, Apr 2020

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