Item 117 - Eliza Francis, 31, Cook

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406 PM/1891/117

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Eliza Francis, 31, Cook

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  • 25 Mar 1891-5 Apr 1891 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 31
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Mar 1891
Date of death: 5 Apr 1891
Disease (transcribed): Vegetative endocarditis. Cerebral embolism and softening. Carcinoma of pylorus
Disease (standardised): Endocarditis (Heart); Embolism (Brain); Carcinoma (Pylorus)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'No family history of disease: mother living and hale. The woman was a cook, unmarried, and 11 months before her death she bore a healthy child. During her pregnancy she tried to conceal her condition by tight lacing and suffered from much vomiting. After her confinement she worked hard and had ill-health. The catamenia [menstruation] did not reappear, and she was much troubled with dyspeptic symptoms. Nothing more definite was ascertainable'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, spinal cord, thorax, abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a n/a

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The case continues in PM/1891/113

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No in register 1891: 494

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