Item 53 - Benjamin Collins, 37, Glazier

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GB 406 PM/1851/53


Benjamin Collins, 37, Glazier


  • 12 Mar 1851 - 12 Mar 1851 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Glazier
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Mar 1851
Date of death: 12 Mar 1851
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the skull. Laceration of the brain &c
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient was a glazier; while at work on the second gallery of the building for the Great Exhibition in Hyde Park, he overbalanced himself & fell to the ground, a distance of about 80 feet. In his descent he struck his head 3 times against some iron girders & broke a table by falling on it’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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The case continues in PM/1851/23

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No in register 1851: 692

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