Item 131 - Thomas Burgess, 66, Butler

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GB 406 PM/1855/131


Thomas Burgess, 66, Butler


  • 6 May 1855-7 May 1855 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 May 1855
Date of death: 7 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had been a butler, but had lately lived in a state of extreme poverty. His health was weak and he was crippled by old gout. He had had a femoral hernia in the right side for about three years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

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  • English

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No in Register of 1855: 1218

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