Item 31 - Thomas Leonard, 52, Coachman

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406 PM/1878/31


Thomas Leonard, 52, Coachman


  • 1 Jan 1878-25 Jan 1878 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Coachman
Gender: Male
Age: 52
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1878
Date of death: 25 Jan 1878
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas. Oedema and congestion of the lungs. Congestion of viscera
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Oedema (Lung); Congestion (Lung); Congestion (Abdomen);
Admitting doctor: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Bennett, William Henry
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. A week ago was kicked by horse on right shin. Two days afterwards leg became swollen and red. Swelling and tenderness extended upwards of thigh. No rigor. Symptoms. Skin coal and moist – Pulse 92 weak. Tongue furred. Great pain in Rt [Right] leg and groin. Right leg much swolen, red, oedematous and very tender and over shin just above middle a vertical wound about 2 inches long'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, spleen, kidneys, liver, stomach
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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  • English

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No in register 1878: 2

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