Item 101 - George Froggall, 42, Shoemaker

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406 PM/1851/101


George Froggall, 42, Shoemaker


  • 11 May 1851 - 13 May 1851 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Shoemaker
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 May 1851
Date of death: 13 May 1851
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat in the person of a drunkard. Death from coma, following delirium & ‘furor’, the result partly of loss of blood & sleeplessness & partly doubtless combined with habitual delirium tremens. Low pneumonia & quiescent tubercle in the apices of both lungs
Disease (standardised): Wound (Throat); Coma (Systemic); Delirium (Brain); Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain); Pneumonia (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient was by trade a shoemaker, & was a habitual drunkard & during a fit of intoxication shortly before his admission he inflicted a wound on his throat with a razor. When he was brought to the hospital there was free haemorrhage’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident / suicide?

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No in register 1851: 1217

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