Patient Case Study: Furber, Alban

In-patient, 1850


Hospital Dorset County Hospital Patient type In-patient
Number 1780 Date admitted 10 Oct 1850
Name Furber, Alban Renewed
Age 17 Under whose care Mr. Curme
Occupation Lab[oure]r Disease Dis[ease]d hip
Parish Church Knowle Discharged 16 Nov 1850
Recommended by Mrs. Whittle Outcome Relieved
Source Dorset History Centre, Dorset County Hospital in-patient admissions register 1847-59, NG/HH/DO(C)/5/2/1



  1. 1851 census – Alban Furber, cripple unable to work, aged 17, unmarried, born Church Knowle, living in the house of his father Ambrose Furber, ag lab, aged 63, at Church Knowle. [The National Archives, 1851 census, H0107/1856, folio 204, p. 12]