Item 108 - Thomas Strain, 22, Cab driver

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406 PM/1851/108


Thomas Strain, 22, Cab driver


  • 20 May 1851 - 24 May 1851 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Cab driver
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 May 1851
Date of death: 24 May 1851
Disease (transcribed): Sloughing ulcer of the integument of the leg. Old double pleurisy. Crude tubercle in the lower lobe of the right lung?
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Pleurisy (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte and Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This young man was a cab driver & was of exceedingly intemperate habits, drinking several pints of beer, & glasses of raw spirit daily. He had been attending at the hospital as an out-patient for a few days before his admission, having bruised himself slightly by a fall. He had also a sloughing ulcer on the front of one leg’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

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  • English

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No in register 1851: 1295

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