Patient Case Study: Gardener, Susan

In-patient, 1848


Hospital Dorset County Hospital Patient type In-patient
Number 1222 Date admitted 11 May 1848
Name Gardener, Susan Renewed
Age 15 Under whose care Mr. Tapp
Occupation Labourer’s daughter Disease Diseased hip
Parish Bradpole Discharged 14 Jul 1848
Recommended by Dr. Symes 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 – Susan Gardener, cripple, aged 18, unmarried, born Bradpole, living in the home of her father Daniel Gardener, labourer, aged 70, at East Road, Bradpole. [The National Archives, 1851 census, HO107/1861, folio 407, p. 20]