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James Venables, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1844
Date of death: 2 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of Thigh. Inflammation of Femoral Vein. Secondary abscesses.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Inflammation (Femoral Vein); Abscess (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with symptoms of ulceration of the cartilages of the knee joint. He attributed the disease to a kick from a horse about two years previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, shoulder joints and stump of left thigh
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Sullivan Bartholomew, 27, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Apr 1845
Date of death: 29 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Lacerated wound of the leg. Diffuse cellular inflammation of the whole limb, with partial mortification of the skin. Vessels of the limbs healthy. Specks of atheroma at the root of the aorta. Blood, for the greater part, fluid
Disease (standardised): Wound (Leg); Inflammation (Leg); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a long lacerated wound upon the inner side of the right leg, immediately behind the tibia and extending through the fascia […] The wound he stated had been caused in consequence of his leg having become jammed between two heavy pieces of iron. It was also stated that he had been in the habit of drinking’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right inferior extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Sarah Pevey , 64, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 64
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Mar 1852
Date of death: 6 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the upper part of the thigh bone. Old pleural adhesion and soft dilated heart. Kidneys slightly diseased
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Adhesions (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This woman was admitted a short time after the occurrence of an accident by which she had broken her thigh. She fell down two stairs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left femur, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Henry W Carpenter, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 May 1852
Date of death: 9 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Cut of the finger with a piece of glass. Infiltrated pus in the pectoral and latiss dorsi muscles and in the sub-tegumentary tissues. Coagula adherent to neighbouring lumbar veins
Disease (standardised): Wound (Finger); Suppuration (Muscles); Suppuration (Tissues); Coagula (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: The patient was admitted reporting that he had cut his finger with glass, and a small portion remained in the wound which had closed up.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Integuments of the chest, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Charles Edward King, 10, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 10
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1849
Date of death: 2 Jun 1849
Disease (transcribed): Wound of the thigh. Sloughing phagedaena. Tetanus. Congested blood vessels of the membranes of the cord. Cord & brain healthy. Increased vascularity of the nerves
Disease (standardised): Wound (Thigh); Phagedena (Tissues); Tetanus (Systemic); Congestion (Spinal cord)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This boy, in attempting to jump from a bridge over the Paddington Canal into a boat, lacerated his thigh upon an iron spike. He was admitted an hour afterwards, having lost much blood since the accident’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax, abdomen, left lower extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John Bertram, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 May 1851
Date of death: 9 Jun 1851
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the bones & joints of the great toe. Tubercular deposit & vomicae in the lungs on both sides. Thinning of the walls of the heart. Ulceration of internal glands. Scrofulous deposit in mesenteric & lumbar glands
Disease (standardised): Disease (Toe); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Ulcer (Glands); Deposit (Glands)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient had been attending as an out-patient for some days with disease of the metacarpo-phalangeal joint of the great toe, the articular cartilage being destroyed by ulceration. He was sent into the house [hospital] for the purpose of having the toe amputated, but his health was so shattered that this was not done. He had suffered from cough & general debility for 13 months, being troubled with urgent dyspnoea’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Boadini, 71, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 71
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jun 1851
Date of death: 10 Jun 1851
Disease (transcribed): Sloughing ulcer of the cheek. Diseased & congested kidneys. Sacculated bladder & enlarged prostate. Hypertrophied heart. Thickening of aortic & mitral valves, & contraction of mitral orifice. Old pleurisy on left side
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Cheek); Disease (Kidneys, bladder, prostate, heart); Pleurisy (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient was by birth an Italian, by profession a painter, he had lived for some time past in great poverty, not having been able to afford himself sufficient nourishment. He was in a state of emaciation & debility on his admission to the hospital, & there was considerable dyspnoea’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Newton, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1851
Date of death: 25 Jun 1851
Disease (transcribed): Syphilis. Premature parturition. Inflammation of the lining of the uterus going on to formation of pus. Ulceration of os uteri & of lining membrane of vagina. Disease of kidneys. ‘White patch’ upon heart. Old pleurisy on right side
Disease (standardised): Syphilis (Systemic); Childbirth, premature Inflammation (Uterus); Ulcer (Uterus, vagina); Disease (Kidneys); Pleurisy (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a chancre on the inside of the labium magnum of about the size of a shilling. Black wash was applied & Pil. Hydr. [pilula hydrargyri, mercury-based medication] given twice a day & she soon healed. She was confined to her bed during the time she was under the influence of the mercury, which made her gums slightly tender’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Tucker, 54, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jun 1852
Date of death: 19 Jun 1852
Disease (transcribed): Superficial wound across the elbow, followed by much constitutional disturbance, tremor and low delirium. Violent delirium. Coma preceded death. Pus in the veins. Fluid blood. Softening of a portion of the left cerebral hemisphere and congestion of the membranes. Wet brain
Disease (standardised): Wound (Arm); Tremor (Systemic); Delirium (Brain); Coma (Brain); Suppuration (Veins); Fluid (Blood);Softening (Brain) ; Congestion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: She seemed to have been of very dissipated habits for a long time and had been drinking more than usual for some weeks before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Veins of arm, blood, cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mark Brand, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 44
Date of admission: 24 May 1854
Date of death: 31 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of urethra. Abscess of prostate. Diseased heart
Disease (standardised): Stricture (Urethra); Abscess (Prostate); Disease (Heart)
Admitting doctor: Cutler, Edward
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man was admitted in consequence of difficulty of making water, the result of stricture of the urethra. On examination with an instrument, a stricture was discovered’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, larynx & trachea, thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Thomas Drinkwater, 70, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 70
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 May 1860
Date of death: 28 May 1860
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of the thigh. Fatty heart. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Thigh); Disease (Heart, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: '2 years ago this patient was attacked with pain in the right knee & very shortly after the joint began to swell. He had very little treatment & continued to go about until about a year ago, when he had a few blisters applied. 10 months ago the swelling much increased, he had almost constant pain & occasional darting of the limb at night’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thigh, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Stanton, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 09 Jun 1847
Date of death: 07 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of leg. Sloughy stump. Fatty and flabby heart. Dilatation of ventricle. Extensive disease of aortic valves.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with an irregularly shaped, unhealthy looking, dark and very painful ulcer over the tibia about the middle of the left leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Archer, 76, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 76
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jul 1853
Date of death: 26 Jul 1853
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration, not malignant of the oesophagus communicating with the trachea. Atheromatous state of the aorta and of the valves of the heart. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Oesophagus); Ulcer (Trachea); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Wyndowe, Samuel Jardine
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient stated that he had always lived well and his health had been generally good until three months ago at which time he first began to experience some difficulty in swallowing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, trachea, oesophagus and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Stevens, 73, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 73
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Dec 1851
Date of death: 14 Jan 1852
Disease (transcribed): Senilis gangrene. Extensive atheromic condition of arteries, especially of left anterior. Old pleurisy on left side. Cretaceous deposit in apices of both lungs. Rigidity of aortic and pulmonic valves
Disease (standardised): Gangrene (Foot); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries); Pleurisy (Pleura); Deposits (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient was exceedingly deaf so no history of his disease could be obtained from him. Gangrene had shown itself on his left foot about six weeks before his admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left leg
Type of incident: n/a

William Murch, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jul 1847
Date of death: 22 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat with extensive sloughing of left jugular vein. Wound of carotid artery which had commenced to heal.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Throat); Sloughing (Veins); Wound (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted suffering from the effects of profuse haemorrhage from a wound in the throat inflicted by himself with a penknife.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Throat
Type of incident: Suicide

Thomas Vinall, 58, Butcher

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

Jeremiah Clements, 59, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Aug 1853
Date of death: 17 Aug 1853
Disease (transcribed): Comminuted fracture of the cranium. Bruising of the brain. Laceration of the meningeal arteries
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Bruising (Brain); Laceration (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Wyndowe, Samuel Jardine
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient was brought in dying.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and left hand
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Sarah Osborn, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Jul 1853
Date of death: 22 Aug 1853
Disease (transcribed): Sloughing of syphilitic eruption. Fibrin in veins proceeding softening. Pyaemia and secondary deposits in the lungs
Disease (standardised): Sloughing (Skin); Syphilis (Skin); Fibrin (Veins); Softening (Veins); Sepsis (Systemic); Deposits (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Wyndowe, Samuel Jardine
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: A fortnight after her confinement the eruptions first made their appearance on the arms as raised white spots.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and veins of the lower extremities
Type of incident: n/a

Ferdinand Voyt, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jun 1848
Date of death: 28 Aug 1848
Disease (transcribed): Aneurism of the aorta and of the popliteal arteries.
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: On admission there was an aneurismal tumour in each popliteal space, that of the right leg was as large as a man’s fist.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower extremities
Type of incident: n/a

James Cosgrove, 67, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 67
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Sep 1852
Date of death: 2 Oct 1852
Disease (transcribed): Fall from a height. Fracture of the right clavicle and of eight upper ribs on the right side. Consolidation and engorgement of the lung. Diseased kidneys and heart
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Clavicle); Fracture (Ribs); Consolidation (Lung); Engorgement (Lung); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man had apparently fallen from some height.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Cann, 58, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1858
Date of death: 15 Jul 1858
Disease (transcribed): Chronic abscess of thigh. Pericarditis. Low pneumonia. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Thigh); Pericarditis (Heart); Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, right thigh

Type of incident: n/a

William Ellis, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Sep 1846
Date of death: 7 Sep 1846
Disease (transcribed): Slight bruise of cerebellum. Fracture and dislocation of spine with bruised condition of chord. Fracture of sternum. Rupture of internal mammary.
Disease (standardised): Bruising (Brain ); Fracture (Spine); Dislocation (Spine); Bruising (Spinal cord); Fracture (Sternum); Rupture (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Johnstone, Athol Archibald Wood
Medical notes: This patient, having been butted at by a bull, was admitted two hours after the accident perfectly sensible with some coldness of the skin and total paralysis of all the extremities.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Anderson, 80, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 80
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Oct 1846
Date of death: 6 Oct 1846
Disease (transcribed): Congestion of lungs, chalky deposit in one. Heart flabby. Granular kidneys. Partial peritoneal adhesions. Varicose ulcer. Suppurating gland in the groin.
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Adhesions (Abdomen); Ulcer (Veins); Suppuration (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: A very imperfect history was obtained from this patient. He stated that for ten years he had worn a truss on a tumour in the right groin, and that three days since the tumour enlarged, became painful and red.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Maddox, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Sep 1856
Date of death: 10 Sep 1856
Disease (transcribed): Laceration of Intestine. Slight also of abdominal aorta.
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Intestines); Laceration (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man had fallen from a height of about thirty feet on to a spike.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Hoare, 6, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Aug 1858
Date of death: 22 Aug 1858
Disease (transcribed): Abscess (periosteal) of tibia. Secondary deposits in lungs & heart
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Leg ); Deposit (Lungs, heart)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Cooper, George Frederick
Medical notes: 'This boy came to the hospital as out-patient on august 16th, for an injury to the ankle, which, it was stated, had been produced by a fall about an hour previously. The parts were well examined & it appeared to be merely a sprain. He was not seen again until the 19th when he was brought up & found to be suffering from diffuse cellular inflammation of the leg. He was accordingly admitted into the house & on the following evening incisions were made into the leg: the patient being under the influence of chloroform’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, right leg

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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