Item 127 - Edward Brown, 40, Labourer

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406 PM/1860/127


Edward Brown, 40, Labourer


  • 24 Mar 1860-29 Apr 1860 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1860
Date of death: 29 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Chronic inflammation & hypertrophy of the skull. Chronic arachnitis. Trephining. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Skull); Arachnitis (Brain); Trephining (Skull); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man was at work at the railway bridge at Pimlico, when a stone about the size of a man’s fist fell 30 feet onto his head. He was picked up insensible & conveyed here with as little delay as possible. On admission he was just recovering from his concussion’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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  • English

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The case continues in PM/1860/1, PM/1860/6, PM/1860/7, PM/1860/13, PM/1860/52 and PM/1860/126

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No in register 1860: 474

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Preparation [museum specimen], Series II, [subseries 3g], No 24 [6] (skull)

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Preparation, Series II, [subseries 3g], No 24 [6] (skull)

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Catalogued by J. Ahvensalmi, Apr 2020

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