Item 387 - Alfred Seymour, 24, Schoolmaster

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406 PM/1888/387


Alfred Seymour, 24, Schoolmaster


  • 18 Oct 1888-20 Oct 1888 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Schoolmaster
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Oct 1888
Date of death: 20 Oct 1888
Disease (transcribed): Dislocation of 4th cervical vertebra. Haemorrhage into spinal canal. Bruising of cord
Disease (standardised): Dislocation (Vertebrae); Haemorrhage (Spine); Bruise (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: Davidson, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: 'This man had been very depressed owing to failing to get a ‘teacher’s certificate’. Had frequently threatened to commit suicide. He threw himself under a railway tram’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Heart, pleurae, lungs, liver, spleen, kidneys, brain, spine

Type of incident: Suicide

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The case continues in PM/1888/373

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No in register 1888: 1824

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