Item 120 - Henry Rodd, 45, Coachman

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406 PM/1852/120


Henry Rodd, 45, Coachman


  • 31 Mar 1852-17 May 1852 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1852
Date of death: 17 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Death by coma and convulsions. Nothing but effusion of fluid in the ventricles and the sub-arachnoid tissues found, with numerous bloody puncta
Disease (standardised): Coma (Brain); Seizures (Brain); Effusion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man was a coachman to an English nobleman resident abroad, and about six months before admission had to drive some hours from Berlin to Vienna during very hot weather. On his arrival at Vienna he felt very unwell.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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No in Register of 1852: 895

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