Full descriptionThis series records the results of post-mortem examinations performed at the City Morgue. The majority of the deceased were former patients of the Licenced Houses including, Merton, Belmont, Pleasant View etc. However this series also includes many ex-patients of the large asylums such as Kew, Mont Park and Sunbury.
Cases are arranged chronologically by date of post-mortem. The name of the patient, the age at death, and the name of hospital is recorded.
All volumes are divided with set fields in which the doctor performing the post-mortem recorded the following information: clinical diagnosis, general appearance (of the body) circulatory system, respiratory system, alimentary system, excretory and generative system, nervous systems and cause of death. In some cases the doctor provided diagrams of unusual features such as skull shape.
System of Arrangement/Control
Series: Only 1 volume extent.
Contents: Chronological by date of post-mortem report.
Range of Control Symbols:
Series: Volume labelled "City Morgue"
Contents: 28.12.1932 - 5.6.1952.
Created: 1932 to 1952
Data time period: 1932 to 1952
Data time period:
Series date range : Circa 1932 - Circa 1952
Series in custody date range : 1932 - 1952
Contents in custody date range : 1932 - 1952
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- Local : VPRS 7550