Item 191 - George Wood, 46, Carter

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406 PM/1851/191


George Wood, 46, Carter


  • 22 Sep 1851 - 24 Sep 1851 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Carter
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Sep 1851
Date of death: 24 Sep 1851
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of several ribs on the right side of the thorax with laceration of the pleura & wound of the lung. Pleurisy & pneumonia followed. ‘White patches’ on the heart’s surface
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Laceration (Pleura, lung); Pleurisy (Lungs); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy and Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This man was a carter and was riding on the shaft of his cart on the morning of admission, when he was knocked off and another cart passed over the upper part of his back & his right shoulder, grazing also the back of his head’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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  • English

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No in register 1851: 2332

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