Patient Case Study: Morris, Robert Edward

In-patient, 1850 & out-patient, 1851

HOSPITAL ADMISSIONS RECORD

Hospital Dorset County Hospital Patient type In-patient
Number 1769 Date admitted 26 Sep 1850
Name Morris, Robt. Renewed
Age 8 Under whose care Mr. Tapp
Occupation Lab[ourer]’s son Disease Dislocation of radius
Parish Hilton Discharged 12 Oct 1850
Recommended by Admitted as accident Outcome Cured
Source Dorset History Centre, Dorset County Hospital in-patient admissions register 1847-59, NG/HH/DO(C)/5/2/1

 

Hospital Dorset County Hospital Patient type Out-patient
Number 3513 Date admitted 24 Apr 1851
Name Morris, Robert Renewed
Age 9 Under whose care Mr. Curme
Occupation Lab[ourer]’s son Disease Inflam[mation] of eye
Parish Hilton Discharged 14 Jun 1851
Recommended by Revd. St. A. St. John Outcome Cured
Source Dorset History Centre, Dorset County Hospital in-patient admissions register 1847-59, NG/HH/DO(C)/5/1/1

 

OTHER SOURCES

  1. Robert Edward Morris, aged 15, of Hilton, died of decline and was buried on 23 Jun 1857 at Hilton. [Dorset History Centre, Hilton burial register, PE/HIL: RE 4/1, p. 53, entry 423]

Comment: “Decline” usually meant some form of wasting disease, such as consumption.

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