Item 29 - Emma Hipwell, 23, Milliner

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GB 406 PM/1848/29


Emma Hipwell, 23, Milliner


  • 22 Dec 1847-18 Feb 1848 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Milliner
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Dec 1847
Date of death: 18 Feb 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia with great heptisation. Pericarditis and extensive endocarditis. Ascites. Deposits in spleen and kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Pericarditis (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart); Ascites (Abdomen); Deposits (Spleen);Deposits (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This girl reported that she had enjoyed excellent health up to twelve months ago, when she began to work at a Milliners and consequently became much confined to the house. Her health from this time gradually began to fail.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues on PM/1848/20

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No in Register of 1847: 3164

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