Item 54 - George Woodward, 40, Labourer

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GB 406 PM/1862/54


George Woodward, 40, Labourer


  • 15 Feb 1862-28 Feb 1862 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Feb 1862
Date of death: 28 Feb 1862
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Fracture of skull. Meningitis. Trephining
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Fracture (Skull); Meningitis (Brain); Trephining (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with the history that a crow bar had fallen from the top of the New Barracks at Chelsea on to his head, rendering him insensible.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium and calvaria
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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The case continues on PM/1862/44

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No in Register of 1862: 238

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