Item 8 - Emily Mickleborough, 29, Cook

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406 PM/1878/8


Emily Mickleborough, 29, Cook


  • 4 Dec 1877-8 Jan 1878 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Cook
Gender: Female
Age: 29
Date of admission: 4 Dec 1877
Date of death: 8 Jan 1878
Disease (transcribed): Enlargement of thyroid gland. Pneumonia. Pulmonary tubercles. Fatty degeneration of liver
Disease (standardised): Enlargement (Thyroid gland); Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Fatty (Liver); Disease (Liver);
Admitting doctor: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: n/a
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. One sister subject to 'fits'. All the family delicate. Suffered from 'low fever' 5 yrs [years] before admn [admission]: up to that time she had enjoyed fair health, though subject to coughs, sore throats, headaches, with or without vomiting of food or yellow matter, diarrhoea and slight skin eruptions: The eyes had been 'weak' since 1869. From the date of this so called 'low fever' she was constantly out of health; the appetite was deficient; there was much epigastric pain after food; she was very 'nervous', readily started or excited; suffered from constant shortness of breath and palpitations; frequent hysteric fits, and occasional rheumatism'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, intestines, brain, uterus
Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues in PM/1878/5 and PM/1878/11

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No in register 1877: 1290 Oct 17th. No in register 1877: 1542 Dec 4th

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