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William Collins, 44, Baker

Occupation or role: Baker
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Mar 1861
Date of death: 16 Mar 1861
Disease (transcribed): Dislocation of cervical vertebrae
Disease (standardised): Dislocation (Spine)
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 carrying a sack of flour down stairs when he slipped and fell upon his neck.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Claridge, 60, Coalporter

Occupation or role: Coalporter
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1860
Date of death: 22 Jan 1861
Disease (transcribed): Fractured humerus. Delirium tremens
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Arm); Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: The patient slipped and fell to the ground and the wheel of his cart passed over the left arm and hand. On admission there was found a simple fracture of the humerus about its middle and extensive laceration of the integuments of the hand. There was very little haemorrhage.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left arm, cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Elizabeth Jimson , 1, Infant

Occupation or role: Infant
Age: 1
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Jun 1861
Date of death: 10 Jun 1861
Disease (transcribed): Burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Brodie, George Bernard
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: The patient was admitted into the hospital with an extensive burn involving the face and neck, caused by its clothes catching fire.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, chest, and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Elizabeth Guyan, 4, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 4
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Dec 1860
Date of death: 7 Jan 1861
Disease (transcribed): Burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
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

Jane Jupp, 75, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 75
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Mar 1860
Date of death: 31 Mar 1860
Disease (transcribed): Fractured radius. Disease of kidneys
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Arm); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This woman was stooping down to pick something off the floor, when she overbalanced herself & fell on her left hand & side of her face, fracturing the radius’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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

Ellen Martin, 6, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1860
Date of death: 23 Feb 1860
Disease (transcribed): Burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
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 Fleming, 73, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 73
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Nov 1860
Date of death: 26 Dec 1860
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of thigh
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: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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

William Greaterix, 25, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Oct 1860
Date of death: 27 Oct 1860
Disease (transcribed): Bruise of brain. Rupture of liver
Disease (standardised): Bruise (Brain); Rupture (Liver)
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 driving a water cart. When the horse made a sudden dart, the man was thrown down backwards, his feet being caught by some rope attached to the cart, his body being between the wheel of the cart & the horse, & his head was dragged along the road for some yards’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Philip Lever, 47, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Aug 1860
Date of death: 18 Aug 1860
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg. Delirium tremens
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain)
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 while drunk attempted to get out of a railway carriage when the train was in motion, in doing so he fell between the carriage & the platform. He was extricated as soon as possible & brought here’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Right leg, thorax, abdomen (‘the body was not examined until five days after death, when the coroner ordered it to be inspected. Decomposition was far advanced’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Alice Gibson, 2, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 2
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Aug 1860
Date of death: 6 Aug 1860
Disease (transcribed): Scald
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This child was brought into the hospital with ulcerations of a severe scald of the right arm & scalp, which had occurred 14 days before admission. The child was in a very exhausted condition & bleeding from the nose. The mother stated that the child had had a rash out on it at the time of the accident, & that it had suddenly disappeared. Several of her children were laid up with scarlet fever’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Charles Heath, 29, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Jan 1860
Date of death: 25 Jan 1860
Disease (transcribed): Effusion (traumatic) of blood in arachnoid. Compression & bruise of the brain
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Brain); Bruising (Brain)
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 had been subject to epileptic fits for some years & on the morning of admission (while walking on the pavement) he fell down in a fit & struck his head against the kerb stone, he was picked up & brought to the hospital [and] it was stated by those who brought him that a large amount of blood had been lost’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Anne Watts, 11, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 11
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 May 1860
Date of death: 2 Jul 1860
Disease (transcribed): Dislocation (from disease) of the odontoid process
Disease (standardised): Dislocation (Vertebrae)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'On the 4th of May whilst walking the street she twisted her left foot inwards, it caused her considerable pain, but she managed to walk home. The following day acute pain came on in the ankle joint’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spine, cranium, thorax, abdomen, left leg

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

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

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 Stole, 13, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 13
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1859
Date of death: 23 Feb 1859
Disease (transcribed): Cyst in right cerebral hemisphere, found by dilatation of the lateral ventricle. Idioticy. Burn
Disease (standardised): Cysts (Brain); Intellectual disability (Brain); Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Cooper, George Frederick
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: From the age of nine months he had been subject to epileptic attacks, and it was in the course of one of these that he fell into the fire.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Grace, 54, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1859
Date of death: 27 Dec 1859
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat
Disease (standardised): Cut (Throat)
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 woman had been in a low desponding state for some time past and during the last two months had attempted on two or three occasions to destroy herself.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: General appearances
Type of incident: Suicide

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

Richard Stafford, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Oct 1859
Date of death: 31 Oct 1859
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the base of the skull. Laceration of the brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skin); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Therefore the case is not given
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Slater, 87, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 87
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Oct 1859
Date of death: 30 Oct 1859
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull. Laceration of the brain. Fractured pelvis
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Fracture (Pelvis)
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 before admission he fell down an area seventeen feet in depth.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, sternum and pelvis
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

George Swaby, 59, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Sep 1859
Date of death: 12 Sep 1859
Disease (transcribed): Fractured pelvis
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Therefore the case is not given
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Eliza Brown, 3, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 3
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 May 1859
Date of death: 13 May 1859
Disease (transcribed): Burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Therefore the case is not given
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
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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