Item 125 - John Hockley, 41, [Occupation not stated]

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GB 406 PM/1849/125


John Hockley, 41, [Occupation not stated]


  • 22 Jun 1849-23 Jun 1849 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Jun 1849
Date of death: 23 Jun 1849
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy. False membrane on the internal surface of the arachnoid. Extravasation of blood in the arachnoid cavity. Adhesion between false membrane & visceral arachnoid. Meningitis
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain); False membrane (Brain); Extravasation (Brain); Meningitis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This man had been in attendance as an OP [out-patient] for upwards of 6 weeks and had been at the hospital for a fresh supply of medicine the same morning. He had applied to Dr Pitman [Henry Pitman] merely with cough & sore throat, and while under his care had an attack of haemoptysis’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues in PM/1849/124

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No in register 1849: 1646

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Preparation of a portion of the brain, dura mater and false membrane, see Museum catalogue T.33 (XXI.VI.A.1)

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