Patient Case Study: Bush, George

In-patient, 1855


Hospital Dorset County Hospital Patient type In-patient
Number 3416 Date admitted 22 Nov 1855
Name Bush, George Renewed
Age 7 Under whose care Mr. Tapp
Occupation Navvy’s son Disease Calculus vesicae
Parish Upwey Discharged 3 Jul 1855
Recommended by W. W. Burdon Esqre. Outcome Cured
Source Dorset History Centre, Dorset County Hospital in-patient admissions register 1847-59, NG/HH/DO(C)/5/2/1



  1. “LITHOTOMY. … Case 9.–A healthy boy, aged 7, under the care of Mr. Tapp, in the Dorset County Hospital. A mulberry stone, the size of a marble, was removed. Recovery.” [Statistical report of the principle operations performed during the half-year ending December, 1855. Medical Times & Gazette, 1856, new series, vol. 12, p. 363]