Item 21 - James Smale, 60, Carpenter

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406 PM/1897/21


James Smale, 60, Carpenter


  • 25 Dec 1896-25 Jan 1897 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Dec 1896
Date of death: 25 Jan 1897
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull: old, brown, extravasation of blood under duramater: becoming a membrane
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Extravasation (Meninges) ()
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Wells, Sydney Russell
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: 'Patient extremely deaf and so impossible to obtain any history from him, He was brought into hospital on Christmas morning about 4 o'clock having fallen while drunk down the cellar stairs of his home, he was quite unconscious, no bleeding either from ears or nose'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, joints
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Trauma/accident


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The post mortem examiner references the Pathological Society 1897

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No in register 1896: 1896

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Museum specimen series - viii No – 3H

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