Item 65 - William Sawyer, 51, Coachman

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406 PM/1894/65

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William Sawyer, 51, Coachman

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  • 4 Mar 1894-5 Mar 1894 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1894
Date of death: 5 Mar 1894
Disease (transcribed): Columnar epithelioma of colon. Laparotomy
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Colon); Laparotomy (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: 'About a year before admission the man had had a 'stoppage of the bowels', lasting several weeks: since then he had been well, and the bowels had acted 2 or 3 times a day until Feb 26th. […] On March 4th the man was admitted [...] Since March 1st his abdominal pain and distension had been increasing, although he had only taken milk since March 1st'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Intestines, colon, liver, spleen, kidneys, heart, lungs
Type of incident: n/a

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    No in register 1894: 357

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