Patient Case Study: Hamblin, William

In-patient, 1855


Hospital Dorset County Hospital Patient type In-patient
Number 3307 Date admitted 2 Aug 1855
Name Hamblin, William Renewed 2 Oct by John Wallis Esqre.
Age 14 Under whose care Mr. Tapp
Occupation Factory boy Disease Abscess. Connect [?to] vertebrae
Parish Sherborne Discharged 22 Nov 1855
Recommended by Lord Digby Outcome Relieved
Source Dorset History Centre, Dorset County Hospital in-patient admissions register 1847-59, NG/HH/DO(C)/5/2/1



  1. 1861 census – William Hamblin, invalid, aged 19, unmarried, born Sherborne, living with his family in the home of his father James Hamblin, a mason, aged 58, at Newlands, Sherborne. [The National Archives, 1861 census, RG9/1360, folio 122, p. 36]