Item 165 - Frederick Trottman, Iron fitter

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406 PM/1871/165


Frederick Trottman, Iron fitter


  • 18 Jul 1871 - 28 Jul 1871 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Iron fitter
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Jul 1871
Date of death: 28 Jul 1871
Disease (transcribed): Depressed fracture of the skull. Trephine applied. Bone found in brain substance. Extravasation of blood. Softening
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Trephining (Skull); Extravasation (Brain); Softening (Brain)

Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'An iron bolt about 4 tons fell from a height of 50 feet on to vertex of skull’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium (‘permission to examine the rest of the body was refused’)

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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  • English

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No in register 1871: 998

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