Item 34 - John Cox, 40, Labourer

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GB 406 PM/1888/34


John Cox, 40, Labourer


  • 17 Jan 1888-26 Jan 1888 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jan 1888
Date of death: 26 Jan 1888
Disease (transcribed): Tetanus
Disease (standardised): Tetanus (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: 'The man was a drunkard. There was some history of epilepsy, the first fit having occurred 4 years & the last 8 months previous to his accident. He was knocked down by a cart, the wheel of which passed over his right knee’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Right thigh, cranium, lungs, heart, spleen, spinal cord (‘inquest case … No lesions found at PM in any way explaining the cause of death, except the wound in the right thigh’)

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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The page contains references to case PM/1888/33 (Garrett Healey). The case continues on PM/1888/450

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No in register 1888: 104

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