Item 231 - Henry Lacey, 26, [Occupation not stated]

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GB 406 PM/1845/231


Henry Lacey, 26, [Occupation not stated]


  • 8 Sep 1845-2 Oct 1845 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Sep 1845
Date of death: 2 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Fracture of the skull. Inflammation of membranes. Pus in superior longitudinal sinus. Extravasations of blood under both pleurae. Lungs congested and soft in structure. 2Ndary deposits in liver (trephine applied)
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Fracture (Skull); Inflammation (Brain); Suppuration (Brain); Disease (Lungs); Deposit (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'A piece of an iron pipe fell from a height of 40 feet and after striking against a projection bounded upon the patient’s head. He was stunned for about two minutes but was quite sensible half an hour afterwards when admitted into the hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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The case continues in PM/1845/248

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No in register 1845: 2212

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