Item 135 - Edward Clayton, 30, [No occupation stated]

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GB 406 PM/1851/135


Edward Clayton, 30, [No occupation stated]


  • 21 Jun 1851 - 23 Jun 1851 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jun 1851
Date of death: 23 Jun 1851
Disease (transcribed): Lacerated wound of right groin leading into the abdomen. Wound of small intestine, escape of faecal matter. Peritonitis. Laceration of deep epigastric artery
Disease (standardised): Wound (Groin, abdomen, intestine); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Laceration (Abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Blagden, Robert and Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient was brought into the hospital with a lacerated wound of the right groin caused in the following way. While riding round Dean Street as it enters Park Lane, two cabs were coming towards him, & he endeavouring to guide his horse between them, was struck with great violence by the shaft of one of the cabs which broke in consequence & he was borne to the ground’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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  • English

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No in register 1851: 1631

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The preparation 7.6.3 ([?].1.2) & 3.a.61 (XXXI.I.3) in the Museum show the lacerated intestine & internal epigastric artery

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