Item 242 - Sophia Ridley, 20, [Occupation not stated]

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GB 406 PM/1849/242


Sophia Ridley, 20, [Occupation not stated]


  • 10 Oct 1849-4 Dec 1849 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Oct 1849
Date of death: 4 Dec 1849
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of the cartilages and abscess of both hips. Sloughs on both hips
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Hips); Abscess (Hips); Sloughing (Hips)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with disease of the right hip joint. There was considerable fulness in the neighbourhood of the joint & exquisite pain on the slightest motion of the limb, without any alteration in its length as compared with its fellow’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, lower extremities

Type of incident: n/a

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No in register 1849: 2543

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