Item 161 - Thomas Vinall, 58, Butcher

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GB 406 PM/1851/161


Thomas Vinall, 58, Butcher


  • 2 Aug 1851 - 4 Aug 1851 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Butcher
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Aug 1851
Date of death: 4 Aug 1851
Disease (transcribed): Wound of the abdomen above the umbilicus & piercing the ileum about 14 inches from ileocaecal valve. Escape of foecal matter & peritonitis. Old pleurisy on the right side. Hypertrophied heart
Disease (standardised): Wound (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Lungs); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy and Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This man was a butcher, on the evening of admission he was romping with another butcher who had his knife in his had at the time. He ran against the knife accidentally. On admission (about 10 o’clock in the evening) a wound was discovered, just above the umbilicus’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

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  • English

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No in register 1851: 1962

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For preparation of wounded intestine, vide Museum Catalogue O.(a).62 (Series XXXI, Subseries 1, No 4)

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