Item 177 - James Connor, 28, [Occupation not stated]

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406 PM/1845/177


James Connor, 28, [Occupation not stated]


  • 18 Jul 1845-19 Jul 1845 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Jul 1845
Date of death: 19 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull with extensive laceration of the cerebrum & cerebellum, produced by a chisel
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain)

Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Admitted at a quarter to three PM. It appeared that a chisel had fallen upon his head a distance of 70 or 80 feet, and that the point had penetrated almost perpendicularly into the brain. A portion of the brain protruded upon his admission, and there was some oozing of blood from the wound. He was in a state of complete collapse’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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No in register 1845: 1775

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Preparation of the portion of bone and of the cerebellum, see museum catalogue, bone A.a.62 (I.17), injury of cerebellum J.a.17 (XX.1.10)

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