Item 68 - John Williams, 34, Gentleman's servant

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406 PM/1853/68

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John Williams, 34, Gentleman's servant

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  • 28 Mar 1853-1 Apr 1853 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Gentleman's servant
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Mar 1853
Date of death: 1 Apr 1853
Disease (transcribed): Delirium tremens. Cut throat. Epileptic fit. Slight disease of the kidneys. Softening of central parts of the brain
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain); Wound (Throat); Epilepsy (Brain); Disease (Kidney); Softening (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man had been in the habit of drinking to excess, and being discharged by his master, he cut his throat with a razor while in a fit of delirium tremens.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: Suicide

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No in Register of 1853: 834

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