Item 202 - Arthur Townsend, 44, Platelayer

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406 PM/1904/202


Arthur Townsend, 44, Platelayer


  • 20 Jun 1904-20 Jun 1904 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Platelayer
Gender: Male
Age: 44
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1904
Date of death: 20 Jun 1904
Disease (transcribed): Multiple injuries. Hypertrophy of oesophagus
Disease (standardised): Injury (Systemic); Hypertrophy (Oesophagus);
Admitted under the care of: Turner, George Robertson
Medical examination performed by: English, T. Crisp
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: 'History. Found in a railway-tunnel, having been run over by a train. On admission. Deeply comatose: mucus rattling in throat: P [Pulse]= 136, feeble and irregular'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Skull, thorax, abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Trauma/accident? Suicide?

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  • English

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No in register 1904: 1073

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