Item 157 - John C. Bryant, 38, [No occupation stated]

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GB 406 PM/1851/157


John C. Bryant, 38, [No occupation stated]


  • 19 Apr 1851 - 23 Jul 1851 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Apr 1851
Date of death: 23 Jul 1851
Disease (transcribed): Compound comminuted fracture of the bones of the left leg, followed by erysipelatous inflammation, & [?] of the divided muscles, so exposing the bone. Amputation. Secondary pleurisy on both sides. Softening of the various abdominal viscera
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Inflammation (Leg); Amputation (Leg); Pleurisy (Lungs); Softening (Internal organs)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy and Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'He was admitted with compound comminuted fracture of the left leg caused by a fall of about 10 feet. The tibia protruded from a wound about an inch above the ankle, to the extent of about 2 inches & there was fracture of the fibula 2 inches higher up’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Stump after amputation, thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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The case continues in PM/1851/146

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No in register 1851: 1607

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The divided arteries are shown in the Museum as Preparation F.65, Series XI, Subseries 7b, No 5

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