Item 254 - William Holford, 12, [No occupation stated]

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406 PM/1841-1842/254


William Holford, 12, [No occupation stated]


  • 11 Mar 1842-25 Mar 1842 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Mar 1842
Date of death: 25 Mar 1842
Disease (transcribed): Comminuted and extensive fracture of the skull. Secondary deposits
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Deposit
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: [Catalogue of the Pathological Museum, 1866, p.12-13]: ‘Admitted into the hospital with compound fracture of the skull and depression of bone. The depressed portions of bone were removed shortly after the boy’s admission. The patient died, 14 days after the accident, of a secondary abscess in the right hip-joint’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, hip-joint

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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Preparation of skull I.20

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