Item 142 - Elizabeth Groom, 44, [No occupation stated]

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GB 406 PM/1853/142

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Elizabeth Groom, 44, [No occupation stated]

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  • 2 May 1853-8 Jul 1853 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 May 1853
Date of death: 8 Jul 1853
Disease (transcribed): Chronic poisoning by potash. Stricture of the cardiac and pyloric orifices of the stomach

Disease (standardised): Poisoning (Systemic); Constriction (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman was admitted about an hour and a half after swallowing a quantity of american potash.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Suicide

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  • English

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No in Register of 1853: n/a

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Preparation of oesophagus Series XXX. Subseries 12. No. 3. Preparation of stomach Series XXXII. Subseries 4. No. 7

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