Item 346 - Florence Retford, 23, Parlour maid

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406 PM/1890/346


Florence Retford, 23, Parlour maid


  • 22 Sep 1890-6 Oct 1890 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Parlour maid
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Sep 1890
Date of death: 6 Oct 1890
Disease (transcribed): Enteric fever. Perforation
Disease (standardised): Typhoid fever (Systemic); Perforation (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: There was a sudden onset of this disease. On the afternoon of September 15th she shivered and felt headache. The same day profuse diarrhoea began and this continued till admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, spleen, liver, suprarenals, kidneys, bladder, ovaries, pleurae, lungs, bronchial glands, pericardium and heart
Type of incident: n/a

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No in Register 1890: 1633

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