Item 99 - James Peters, 22, Gas stoker

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GB 406 PM/1878/99


James Peters, 22, Gas stoker


  • 16 Jan 1878-6 Apr 1878 (Creation)

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  • Occupation or role: Gas stoker
    Gender: Male
    Age: 22
    Date of admission: 16 Jan 1878
    Date of death: 6 Apr 1878
    Disease (transcribed): Amputation at hip joint (for cancer of femur). Pulmonary congestion
    Disease (standardised): Amputation (Hip); Cancer (Leg); Congestion (Lung);
    Admitting doctor: Holmes, Timothy
    Medical examination performed by: Bennett, William Henry
    PM performed by: Ewart, William
  • Dent, Clinton Thomas
    Medical notes: 'History. Five months ago fell and injured right thigh. A little pain followed but soon subsided. Since then he has suffered from acute pain in right thigh, greatly aggravated by exercise and worse at night. Has always been healthy – Family healthy. No syphilis'
    Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen
    Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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The case continues in PM/1878/104

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No in register 1878: 87

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