Item 147 - Benjamin Grove, 17, Fishmonger

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GB 406 PM/1844/147


Benjamin Grove, 17, Fishmonger


  • 2 Mar 1844-7 Jul 1844 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Fishmonger
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Mar 1844
Date of death: 7 Jul 1844
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular phthisis with extensive red hepatisation of the lung. Old adhesions. Glandular aggregate enlarged, as well as mesenteric glands.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Hepatisation (Lung); Enlarged (Gland)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient had been subject to a cough with occasional slight spitting of blood during the winter months only of the three previous years. On the 2nd of March he was seized with a fit of coughing and immediately brought up a large quantity of blood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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No in Register of 1844: 534

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