Item 94 - Henry Read, 16, [Occupation not stated]

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406 PM/1849/94


Henry Read, 16, [Occupation not stated]


  • 17 Jan 1849-1 May 1849 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jan 1849
Date of death: 1 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles in the membranes of the brain, in the right hemisphere, & in both lobes of the cerebellum. Tubercles in the lungs & in the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain, lungs, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This boy scalded his leg in May 1847 & for some months was an inpatient of the hospital, but the sore never healed, and on one or two occasions took on an unhealthy action and bled a good deal. In the summer of 1848 he was at Marget [Margate] but returned in the autumn & in Jan 7 last was readmitted, his health having improved but the sore had become indolent & still occupied a very considerable surface of the limb’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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The case continues in PM/1849/66

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No in register 1849: 170

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Preparation, see Museum Catalogue A.144 (cranium)

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