Item 342 - James Moulder, 12, Schoolboy

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406 PM/1864/342


James Moulder, 12, Schoolboy


  • 8 Dec 1864-28 Dec 1864 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Schoolboy
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Dec 1864
Date of death: 28 Dec 1864
Disease (transcribed): Scarlatina. Fracture of skull. Excavation of brain
Disease (standardised): Scarlet fever (Systemic); Fracture (Skull); Injury (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Sturges, Octavius and Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: 'This boy was originally a surgical patient, having been in the Oxford ward for six weeks for an injury to the head. He came under the care of Dr Barclay on the 8th of December for scarlatina […] This boy was admitted Nov 1st, having fallen from a second floor window into the area below’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, skull, chest, throat, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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  • English

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The case continues in PM/1864/340 and PM/1864/344

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No in register 1864: 1735

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Preparation Series 8, No 199 (brain)

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