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James Smith, 63, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Nov 1849
Date of death: 20 Nov 1849
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the pelvis. Laceration of the femoral vein
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Laceration (Thigh)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient, a master builder, whilst superintending the construction of a house, fell from a ladder & was precipitated from a height of nearly 40 feet into the area below. In the fall he struck against the railings which surrounded the area, from the spikes of which the punctured wound which he had received, and are described in the account of the post mortem appearances, were inflicted’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

George Carter, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Mar 1850
Date of death: 19 May 1850
Disease (transcribed): Caries of cranium. Abscess of scalp. Old pleural adhesions, with condensation of lung, and several cavities on right. No tubercles
Disease (standardised): Caries (Skull); Abscess (Scalp); Adhesions (Pleura); Cavities (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert. Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This man applied for admission for relief of cough and spitting with pain on the right side of the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Patrick Dunn, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Aug 1850
Date of death: 24 Aug 1850
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the thigh (amputation). Comminuted fracture of the lower jaw.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Amputation (Leg); Fracture (Jaw)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Howse, Alfred
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the history of the case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Cook, 82, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 82
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 May 1851
Date of death: 20 Jun 1851
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the femur, high up. Ankylosis, entire, between the head of the femur & the ilium, evidently the result of ‘diseases’ of the joint. Vomicae in lungs
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Thigh); Ankylosis (Thigh); Disease (Joints); Suppuration (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient, who was very old & feeble, was knocked down by a butcher’s boy while walking. He fell on his back & on being raised found he was unable to walk. He was found to have a simple fracture of the upper part of the left thigh’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Hip joint, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Henry Cross, 16, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 May 1851
Date of death: 27 Jun 1851
Disease (transcribed): Compound oblique fracture of the right thigh, followed by diffuse areolar inflammation & also an abscess of the integuments in the sacral region. Secondary pleurisy & lobular pneumonia on left side. Disease of the kidneys & extremely enlarged spleen
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Thigh); Inflammation (Tissue); Abscess (Sacrum); Pleurisy (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys, spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a compound fracture of the right thigh, caused by his slipping off a scaffold 30 feet from the ground. The femur was broken at the lower part of the middle third, & the wound, which communicated directly with the fracture, & was on the outer side of the thigh, was large enough to admit the end of the finger’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Henry Clarke, 31, Driver

Occupation or role: Driver
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Aug 1851
Date of death: 24 Aug 1851
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the bones of the skull on the right side & laceration of the right internal sinus. Extravasation of a large quantity of blood into the arachnoid cavity with slight bruising & compression of the right cerebral hemisphere
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Extravasation (Brain); Bruising (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy and Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: 'This man was driving a cart about, to deliver goods, on the day of admission, and fell out of the cart striking his head against the pavement. This occurred about 2 o’clock pm. He did not seem to suffer any particular inconvenience at the time, as he continued his work, & made no complaint. About 6 o’clock he suddenly fell down insensible, and was brought to the hospital about 8, when he presented the symptoms of compression of the brain distinctly marked’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Emma Sterne, 16, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Apr 1851
Date of death: 22 Sep 1851
Disease (transcribed): Abscess probably from disease of the os innominatum
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Pelvis)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined the case is not reported’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was removed unexamined’

Type of incident: n/a

George Wood, 46, Carter

Occupation or role: Carter
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Sep 1851
Date of death: 24 Sep 1851
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of several ribs on the right side of the thorax with laceration of the pleura & wound of the lung. Pleurisy & pneumonia followed. ‘White patches’ on the heart’s surface
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Laceration (Pleura, lung); Pleurisy (Lungs); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy and Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This man was a carter and was riding on the shaft of his cart on the morning of admission, when he was knocked off and another cart passed over the upper part of his back & his right shoulder, grazing also the back of his head’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Daniel Buller, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Nov 1851
Date of death: 21 Dec 1851
Disease (transcribed): Simple fracture into the ankle joint. Secondary deposits
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ankle); Deposit
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William and Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'He was running away from a bullock which pursued him down a lane leading down to the river, and fell down the river’s bank (a height of about 5 feet) into some mud. On his admission, the same morning into the hospital, a fracture was found extending through the inner malleolus on the right side, and through the fibula rather farther up’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium, joints

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

George Finch, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1852
Date of death: 7 Mar 1852
Disease (transcribed): Fall from a horse. Fracture of base of cranium with laceration of base of brain and cerebellum. Extravasated blood in the sheaths of both optic nerves
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He was said to have been thrown from a horse on the morning of his admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Ballantine, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Mar 1859
Date of death: 21 Mar 1859
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat. Fractured ribs
Disease (standardised): Cut (Throat); Fracture (Ribs)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Cooper, George Frederick
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: The day before admission he fell off a carriage and hurt his left side for which he came to the hospital. After he left he stated that the pain on the left side of the chest was so great that it caused him to cut his throat.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Throat, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident. Suicide

George Clarke, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Mar 1859
Date of death: 3 Apr 1859
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs and clavicle. Scalp wound. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Fracture (Clavicle); Wound (Scalp); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Cooper, George Frederick
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: This man just before admission fell off the top of a cart containing gravel, and the wheel of it passed over his right side of head and shoulders.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and extremities
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Jemima Scarlett, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Oct 1859
Date of death: 1 Nov 1859
Disease (transcribed): Valvular disease of the heart. Fractured femur, patella and calcaneus
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Cooper, George Frederick
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: Just previous to admission, in a fit of insanity, she jumped out of a window three stories from the ground.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, pelvis and lower extremities
Type of incident: Suicide

Benjamin R. Rose, 78, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 78
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1860
Date of death: 27 Mar 1860
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of left femur & right patella
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Thigh, knee)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Margaret Balmain, 50, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 May 1860
Date of death: 20 May 1860
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of femur. Fatty heart
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Thigh); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a traumatic fracture of the left femur just below the trochanter, there was considerable displacement. She was very unhealthy in appearance, her complexion being sallow […] She stated that the day before her admission, she had slipped down some steps, striking the outer side of the thigh against the floor’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thigh, cranium, thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Charlotte Jones, 69, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 69
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Nov 1841
Date of death: 4 Nov 1841
Disease (transcribed): Extra-capsular fracture of neck of thigh bone
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Thigh)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Hip-joint, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Steven, 48, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Nov 1841
Date of death: 26 Nov 1841
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy of the left ventricle with apoplectic clot in right ventricle of brain
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Stroke (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Two days before death hemiplegia of the left side took place and persisted’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Wyatt, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1841
Date of death: 28 Nov 1841
Disease (transcribed): Caries with angular curvature of spine
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, spine

Type of incident: n/a

Andrew Sheldon, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Sep 1841
Date of death: 3 Dec 1841
Disease (transcribed): Lumbar abscess with extensive disease of spine
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Spine); Disease (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Babington, George Gisborne
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, spine

Type of incident: n/a

James Foster, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Jan 1842
Date of death: 27 Jan 1842
Disease (transcribed): Poisoning from opium
Disease (standardised): Poisoning (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Both morphia & muconic acid were obtained from the contents of stomach’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Suicide?

Mary Spragg, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1842
Date of death: 21 Apr 1842
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Clark, 8, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 8
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Oct 1856
Date of death: 2 Nov 1856
Disease (transcribed): Accident – tearing away of the leg and fractured pelvis
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Fracture (Pelvis)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This boy was admitted in consequence of an accident in which the left leg had been torn out of the knee joint and severed from his body. He had slipped off a cab and caught his foot between the spokes of the wheel.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left leg, abdomen, pelvis, thorax and spinal column
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Ann Smith, 39, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Jul 1860
Date of death: 21 Sep 1860
Disease (transcribed): Necrosis of the frontal bone
Disease (standardised): Necrosis (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

William Batchelor, 60, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1860
Date of death: 25 Dec 1860
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs & olecranon process. Bronchitis & pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs, arm); Bronchitis (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'About an hour before admission this man fell about 15 feet on his right side, shoulder & elbow. On admission it was found that there was fracture of the right olecranon & also of several ribs on the right side’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right elbow

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Thomas Hailes, 60, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Feb 1858
Date of death: 2 Mar 1858
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the ribs. Fractured sternum
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs, sternum)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Hart, Ernest Abraham
Medical notes: 'Admitted at 4pm, a cab having passed over his left arm, the shoulder & elbow and across the left side of the chest, fracturing several of the lower true ribs’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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