Item 50 - John Blower, 47, [Occupation not stated]

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406 PM/1849/50


John Blower, 47, [Occupation not stated]


  • 14 Mar 1849-16 Mar 1849 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1849
Date of death: 16 Mar 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fractured base of the skull. Rupture of middle meningeal artery. Extravasation of blood beneath the dura mater
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Rupture (Brain); Extravasation (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This man was admitted in a state of complete insensibility consequent upon a fall from a scaffold upon the brick vaulting of a cellar, from a height of upwards of 20 feet. When brought to the hospital ½ hours after the accident, his breathing was stertorous; his pulse scarcely perceptible, pupils dilated. He had a small scalp wound situated on the left side of the vertex of the skull & a considerable extravasation of blood in to the cellular tissue of the right orbit, and there was haemorrhage from the mouth & right ear’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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No in register 1849: 700

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