Item 271 - Elizabeth Summers, 57, Needlewoman

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GB 406 PM/1880/271


Elizabeth Summers, 57, Needlewoman


  • 14 Aug 1880-4 Sep 1880 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Needlewoman
Age: 57
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Aug 1880
Date of death: 4 Sep 1880
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of vertebrae
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Turner, George Robertson
Post mortem examination performed by: Evans, Arthur Owen
Medical notes: Whilst cleaning a window she lost her balance and fell a height of some 20-25 feet into an asphalted court below. She was picked up conscious but unable to stand.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Back. Thorax was not examined owing to the state of decomposition
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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The case continues on PM/1880/272

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No in Register of 1880: 1296

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