Medical Research into Ann Walker’s Death
By Leitner Daleen (Twitter: @DaleenLeitner https://twitter.com/DaleenLeitner) Statement of Purpose: The purpose of this research was to seek a clearer definition and precise medical explanation based on the evidence we could find of the circumstances of Ann Walker’s death in 1854. Trigger Warning: illness, death Our search began with the death certificate, which listed “Congestion of the brain, Effusion” as the cause of death. Many of the terms used in 1854 describing the illness that befell Ann Walker are no longer used in medical practice today, presenting the researcher with a unique set of challenges. As a result of our research, it was determined: Perplexed, I sifted through hundreds of pages…
Slavery and Shibden Hall
Has Shibden Hall in Halifax any links with slavery?