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Biographical entry Hacon, Edward Dennis (1819 - 1902)

MRCS July 3rd 1840; FRCS Aug 16th 1849; LSA 1840.

General surgeon


After being Resident Medical Officer at the Stoke Newington Dispensary, practised at 269 Mare Street, Hackney, in partnership with Francis Toulmin (qv) and Frederick Toulmin, MRCS, under the names of Toulmin Brothers, and Toulmin and Hacon. He was Surgeon to the 1st (King's Own) Light Infantry Regiment of the Tower Hamlets Militia; to the Refuge for the Destitute, Dalston; to the Elizabeth Fry Refuge, Hackney; and later to the Stoke Newington and Clapton Dispensary and to the Industrial School, Homerton; also to the Spurstowe Almshouses, Hackney, and Wood's Almshouses, Clapton. He continued to live in Mare Street until his death on Nov 21st, 1902. He presented to the Museum of the College the specimen No 2,715. It is described in the Transactions of the Pathological Society (xv, 113) as 40 in of bowel passed after an intussusception, The patient died of bronchitis sixteen years afterwards.

Sources used to compile this entry: [D'Arcy Powers Hunterian Lectures on Intussusception, London, 1898, 23, 24].

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