Item 90 - Simmons Valentine, 23, [No occupation stated]

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406 PM/1851/90


Simmons Valentine, 23, [No occupation stated]


  • 24 Apr 1851 - 25 Apr 1851 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Apr 1851
Date of death: 25 Apr 1851
Disease (transcribed): Wounds of the face & scalp. Fracture of the skull with laceration of the dura mater & brain. Extravasation of blood in the arachnoid cavity & subarachnoid areolar tissue. Low pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Wound (Face, scalp); Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Extravasation (Brain); Pneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This young man was brought into the hospital while in a state of partial coma, having just before fallen from a ladder, a height of 14 feet, in the quadrant. He appeared to have fallen backwards & struck his head on the pavement. There was profuse haemorrhage from the wounds on the head’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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The case continues in PM/1851/22

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No in register 1851: 1668

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