Patient Case Study: Grey, Sarah

In-patient, 1856 (died)


Hospital Dorset County Hospital Patient type In-patient
Number 3635 Date admitted 24 Jul 1856
Name Grey, Sarah Renewed
Age 15 Under whose care Mr. Curme
Occupation Servant Disease Scrofulous ulcer of arm
Parish Fordington Discharged 30 Sep 1856
Recommended by Wm. Middleton Senr. Outcome Died
Source Dorset History Centre, Dorset County Hospital in-patient admissions register 1847-59, NG/HH/DO(C)/5/2/1



  1. 1851 census – Sarah Grey, scholar, aged 10, born Fordington, inmate of Dorchester Union workhouse, Fordington. [The National Archives, 1851 census, HO107/1858, folio 184, p. 1]
  1. Sarah Grey, aged 16, from County Hospital, was buried on 2 Oct 1856 at Fordington St. George. [Dorset History Centre, Fordington St. George burial register, PE/FOR(SG): RE 4/2, p. 106, entry 844]