Item 21 - John H. Gibson, 25, [Occupation not stated]

Open original Digital object

Identity area

Reference code

406 PM/1845/21


John H. Gibson, 25, [Occupation not stated]


  • 15 Jan 1845-20 Jan 1845 (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

2 pages

Context area

Name of creator

Archival history

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jan 1845
Date of death: 20 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat. Pleurisy. Pneumonia. Extensive ulceration of the whole of the large intestine
Disease (standardised): Cut (Throat); Pleurisy (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Ulcer (Intestines)

Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'When admitted this patient appeared in an extremely listless and languid condition, so that no satisfactory history could be obtained from him. His faeces and urine passed form him involuntarily […] On the morning of the 18th of January he cut his throat with a razor and lost an immense quantity of arterial blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Throat, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Suicide

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

This image is provided under a Creative Commons CC-BY License. Our Copyright Terms and Conditions page contains information about acceptable usage

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Language and script notes

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Alternative identifier(s)

Hospital register number

No in register 1845: 151

Pathological or museum specimen number

Preparation D.a.38 (caput coli and portion of the large intestine)

Access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier


Rules and/or conventions used


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion




Digital object (Master) rights area

Digital object (Reference) rights area

Digital object (Thumbnail) rights area

Accession area