Item 274 - Thomas Thorn, 48, Butler

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GB 406 PM/1888/274

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Thomas Thorn, 48, Butler

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  • 17 Jul 1888-1 Aug 1888 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jul 1888
Date of death: 1 Aug 1888
Disease (transcribed): Compression of left cerebral hemisphere by blood clot under or within the dura mater
Disease (standardised): Compression (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The man could give no clear history of himself. He said he had suffered from gout some years before his admission. He was a fairly well-nourished man. When he came into the hospital he was evidently ill, had a fatuous expression of face, was in an apathetic mental state and had a great lack of intellectual power’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, thorax, lungs, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, stomach, intestines

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The case continues in PM/1888/255

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No in register 1888: 1133

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