Item 186 - James Doyle, 38, [Occupation not stated]

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406 PM/1845/186


James Doyle, 38, [Occupation not stated]


  • 7 Jul 1845-28 Jul 1845 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jul 1845
Date of death: 28 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the spine with softening of the spinal chord. Extensive ruptures, perfectly united, about the liver and right kidney
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Softening (Spinal cord); Rupture (Liver, kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was reported to have been subject to fits of giddiness for several years and it was supposed to be during one of these that he walked forwards off a hay rick about 30 feet high. He was reported to have fallen upon his back across a large piece of wood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spine, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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The case continues in PM/1845/158

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No in register 1845: 1663

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