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John Crook (1797–1828)

A dreadful accident occurred at Liverpool on Monday last. A young man, of the name of John Crook, a millwright by trade, whilst in the act of breaking in a young spirited horse, was knocked down by the animal and kicked in the stomach, from which death instantly followed.

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25 October, 1797
London, Middlesex, England


25 August, 1828 (aged 30)
Liverpool, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

horse riding accident

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