Item 113 - Richard Townshend, [Occupation not stated]

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GB 406 PM/1854/113


Richard Townshend, [Occupation not stated]


  • 12 Apr 1854-25 Apr 1854 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 54
Date of admission: 12 Apr 1854
Date of death: 25 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Hypertophied & dilated heart. Emphysema of the lungs
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Emphysema (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This man had been suffering for 6 months past from swelling of the legs with cough & shortness of breath. He had been liable to cough during 30 years, and had palpitations of the heart during the last 3 or 4 years’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

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  • English

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No in register 1854: 955

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