Item 222 - Joseph Daveney, 40, Carman

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406 PM/1851/222

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Joseph Daveney, 40, Carman

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  • 15 Oct 1851 - 9 Nov 1851 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Oct 1851
Date of death: 9 Nov 1851
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of both bones of the right leg & sloughing of the wound. Secondary lobular pneumonia in the right lung. Old pleural adhesions on both sides. Recent pericarditis. Purulent deposits in the liver & slight peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Sloughing (Leg); Pneumonia (Lungs); Pericarditis (Heart); Deposit (Liver); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This man was a travelling carman & [?] and seemed to have led rather an irregular life. He was admitted on the 15th of October having received a kick from a horse on the right leg. The blow had fractured the leg & it appeared that in endeavouring to rise afterwards he had caused the fractured end of the tibia to protrude […] Nothing is known of the history of the old bullet wound’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Right leg, abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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  • English

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No in register 1851: 2543

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Preparation of bullet wound of tibia, Series I, Subseries 19, No 6

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