Patient Case Study: Charles, Henry

In-patient, 1856


Hospital Dorset County Hospital Patient type In-patient
Number 3712 Date admitted 9 Oct 1856
Name Charles, Henry Renewed
Age 56 Under whose care Dr. Cowdell
Occupation Fisherman Disease Phthisis
Parish Osmington Discharged 6 Nov 1856
Recommended by Captn. Wood Outcome Made O[ut] P[atient]
Note Despite him being made an out-patient, there is no record of him in the out-patient admissions register
Source Dorset History Centre, Dorset County Hospital in-patient admissions register 1847-59, NG/HH/DO(C)/5/2/1



  1. 1861 census – Charles Henry, invalid, aged 60, married, born Osmington, living in Osmington village with his wife and children. [The National Archives, 1861 census, RG9/1348, folio 82, p. 5]