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William Armstrong, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Dec 1849
Date of death: 2 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of the femur and lungs
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Leg); Cancer (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with a large tumour extending from about the middle of the left femur.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left thigh
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Isaacs, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1846
Date of death: 21 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Mania. Cut throat. Inflammation of sub mucous tissues of larynx. Pleurisy. Extensive inflammation and gangrene of arms.
Disease (standardised): Bipolar Disorder; Wound (Throat); Inflammation (Larynx); Pleurisy (Pleura); Inflammation (Arm); Gangrene (Arm)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was first admitted on March 25th under Mr Cutler’s care in a state of collapse, insensible and with several small superficial wounds of the throat which had been inflicted by himself a short time before admission. He was re-admitted having again cut his throat.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax, abdomen and superior extremities
Type of incident: Suicide

Elizabeth Strangeman, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Feb 1846
Date of death: 21 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of the posterior mediastinum enveloping the large vessels, trachea, bronchi and oesophagus and spreading to the structure of the left lung, mucous membrane of trachea and bronchi contaminated. Other organs healthy. Old adhesions
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Thoracic cavity); Cancer (Trachea); Cancer (Lung); Cancer (Oesophagus)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry. Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: From the account given by this patient it appeared that last December a swelling about the size of a marble formed in the right leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Read, 16, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jan 1849
Date of death: 1 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles in the membranes of the brain, in the right hemisphere, & in both lobes of the cerebellum. Tubercles in the lungs & in the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain, lungs, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This boy scalded his leg in May 1847 & for some months was an inpatient of the hospital, but the sore never healed, and on one or two occasions took on an unhealthy action and bled a good deal. In the summer of 1848 he was at Marget [Margate] but returned in the autumn & in Jan 7 last was readmitted, his health having improved but the sore had become indolent & still occupied a very considerable surface of the limb’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Fanny Kirkman, 18 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 May 1841
Date of death: 21 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Extensive burn. Increased vascularity of brain & its membranes
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin); Vascularity (Brain)
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: Cranium, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Isaac Townshend, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 May 1841
Date of death: 21 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Mottled & granular kidneys. Inflammation of trachea. Bronchi-lungs
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Inflammation (Trachea); Bronchitis (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, larynx, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Ford, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jun 1842
Date of death: 14 Jun 1842
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the Ribs. Emphysema. Extensive contusions and effusion of blood.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Emphysema (Lung); Contusions (Indeterminate)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

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

James Miller, 39, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Apr 1849
Date of death: 25 Apr 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fractured lamina & body of cervical vertebrae with displacement & encroachment in the spinal canal. Inflammation & softening of the cord. Congested & condensed lungs. Inflamed ileum, kidneys & bladder
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Neck, spine); Inflammation (Spine); Congestion (Lungs); Inflammation (Intestines, kidneys, bladder)
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 was admitted into the hospital in consequence of a severe blow on the back of his neck received half an hour before, caused by a fall from a height of about five & twenty feet. He was unable to stand, move his shoulders, or rouse his head erect & complained of pain in the neck. He was not collapsed. His tongue much coated, & his bowels were evacuated involuntarily as the lied upon the bed; but his drunken condition prevented the full extent of his injuries from being ascertained at the time of admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Bell, 19, Engineer’s man

Occupation or role: Engineer’s man
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Apr 1851
Date of death: 17 Apr 1851
Disease (transcribed): Scald from the bursting of a cistern. Congestion of the duodenum & ileum found 14 days afterwards. Congestion of the lungs & kidneys
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin); Congestion (Duodenum, ileum, lungs, kidneys)
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 an engineer’s man, & while engaged with an engine, a cistern burst & he was deluged with boiling water, scalding very severely the trunk, arms & part of the thighs, raising the cuticle into numerous blisters. In his suffering, immediately after the accident, he threw himself into a well containing cold water, & he was soon after this brought to the hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Catherine Tanner, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1853
Date of death: 12 Apr 1853
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of the thigh. Abscess around stump. Pus in the cancelli of the femur. Pus in the femoral vein. Secondary deposits in the lungs and in left knee
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Abscess (Leg); Suppuration (Leg); Suppuration (Veins); Deposits (Lung); Deposits (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: She was admitted on account of strumous disease of the bones of the right lower extremity.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Stump, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William G. Davies, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Apr 1851
Date of death: 10 Apr 1851
Disease (transcribed): Gangrene, attended by delirium in the right leg. The artery & veins of the extremity contained considerable semicoagulated blood. The heart was ‘fatty’ & very soft & pliable. Old pleurisy & tubercle of the left lung. Congestion of both lungs
Disease (standardised): Gangrene (Leg); Delirium (Brain); Disease (Blood vessels, heart); Pleurisy (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Congestion (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: 'The health of this patient had been failing for several years, & two years ago he was severely burnt, his habits were very intemperate, being accustomed to take half a pint of gin & two or three pints of ale daily. Three weeks ago oedema of both legs was present’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, limbs, trachea, pharynx

Type of incident: n/a

William Bell, 40, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Apr 1849
Date of death: 15 Apr 1849
Disease (transcribed): Haemorrhoids, sloughing of the mucous membrane of the rectum. Liver large. Tubercles & vomicae in the lungs
Disease (standardised): Haemorrhoids (Rectum, anus); Sloughing (Rectum); Disease (Liver); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs)
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 was admitted with three large inflamed & strangulated piles, each of them rather bigger than a large nut, & formed by dilated haemorrhoidal veins with very little mucous membrane covering them. They had come down on the preceding day, accompanied by considerable haemorrhage from the bowel, and the spincter having closed around them he was prevented from getting them back. He was a stableman, debilitated & out of health & had suffered for two years from cough & many of the symptoms of advanced phthisis’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Jane Moore, 72, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 72
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1855
Date of death: 11 Jan 1855
Disease (transcribed): Contusion of the veins. Old Bronchitis.
Disease (standardised): Contusion (Veins); Bronchitis (Lung)
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 only part of this body which was examined was the hip joint, as it was sent to the anatomical school
Type of incident: n/a

John Williams, 34, Gentleman's servant

Occupation or role: Gentleman's servant
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Mar 1853
Date of death: 1 Apr 1853
Disease (transcribed): Delirium tremens. Cut throat. Epileptic fit. Slight disease of the kidneys. Softening of central parts of the brain
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain); Wound (Throat); Epilepsy (Brain); Disease (Kidney); Softening (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: This man had been in the habit of drinking to excess, and being discharged by his master, he cut his throat with a razor while in a fit of delirium tremens.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: Suicide

Thomas Stockwell, 32, Bricklayer

Occupation or role: Bricklayer
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Feb 1848
Date of death: 29 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs followed by abscess into pleura. Pneumonia. Fracture into ankle joint and of os calcis.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Abscess (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Fracture (Ankle); Fracture (Foot)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man's injuries were caused by his falling down from a scaffold thirty feet high.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower extremities
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Crane, 56, Cabman

Occupation or role: Cabman
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Mar 1857
Date of death: 22 Mar 2857
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat
Disease (standardised): Cut (Throat)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Wintle, Frederic J.W.
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man was brought into the house in a dying state with two wounds in the neck, which had been inflicted with a pen knife.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Suicide

George Howe, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Dec 1840
Date of death: 3 Apr 1841
Disease (transcribed): Pleuritis. Tubercular matter in lungs, spleen & kidneys. Ulceration of small intestines
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Lungs, spleen, kidneys); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
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

George Kitching, 61, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Jan 1847
Date of death: 28 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive and recent pleuritis. Hepatisation of lung. Granular kidneys. Cirrhosis of liver
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Disease (Lung); Disease (Kidney); Cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a sickly emaciated condition with two sloughing ulcers of the right leg of a fortnight standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Hawkins, 31, Carter

Occupation or role: Carter
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Apr 1849
Date of death: 9 Apr 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fractured spine. Extravasation of blood in spinal canal. Laceration of anterior portion of cord. Fractured sternum. Pneumonia. Semi-purulent fluid in hilus of left kidney
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Extravasation (Spinal canal); Laceration (Spinal cord); Fracture (Sternum); Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys)
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, who was a carter, while standing at the tail of his cart with the tail-board down, was thrown backwards into the street by the horse making a sudden start. In the fall he was thrown on his back against the ground, but the chief part of the blow was sustained by the lower cervical & upper dorsal vertebra & left shoulder. The accident occurred at 2pm on the 2nd of April. He was perfectly sober at the time, when picked up was not insensible. He was carried home & attended by a medical man in Westminster who found him palsied in the lower extremities’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spine, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Sarah Taylor, 28, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Mar 1849
Date of death: 3 Apr 1849
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas. Congested lungs. Blood partially fluid. Cirrhosed liver. Bright’s disease of kidneys. Ulceration and thickening of the tibia. Ulcer of the leg
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Congestion (Lungs); Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Nephritis (Kidneys); Ulcer (Leg)
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 was admitted with cachectic abscesses one of which was situated about the middle of the anterior surface of the right leg, and another, which had already opened, a little above the inner condyle of the left humerus’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right lower extremity

Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Sale, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Dec 1850
Date of death: 13 Jan 1851
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of the rectum proceeding to perforation. Peritonitis. Abscess in the areolar tissue & fat of the pelvis cavity. Cysts containing a peculiar viscid yellow fluid in the ovary. Pleural adhesions
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Rectum); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Abscess (Pelvis); Cyst (Ovary); Disease (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This patient on her entrance to the hospital was in a state of great debility & presented a cachectic appearance, her complexion was pale & sallow. She had been ailing for three years. The first symptoms she noticed was a difficulty in the act of defaecation, owing to the aperture of the anus, or the lower part of the rectum being narrower than in a state of health. She can give no account of the origin of her complaints, but the symptoms have become gradually more severe up to the present time’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

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

Robert Stone, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jan 1846
Date of death: 1 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the thigh (ununited). Diffuse cellular inflammation of the leg and foot, with excoriations. Heart dilated and very much atrophied – soft in structure. Congestive pneumonia. Other organs healthy in structure.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Inflammation (Leg); Disease (Heart); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This man was admitted with an oblique fracture of the femur caused by a fall down some area steps. The same bone had been fractured about nine years previously a little below the neck.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left inferior extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Inwood, 47, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Mar 1851
Date of death: 17 Mar 1851
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse inflammation of the areolar tissue about the elbow & arm, proceeding to formation of pus. Absorption of the cartilage of bones forming the elbow joints & purulent matter in the joints. Pleurisy on left side. Grey hepatization of both lungs. Disease of the kidneys. Air in the liver. Softening of the spleen
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Elbow, arm tissue); Suppuration (Elbow, arm tissue); Pleurisy (Lungs); Hepatization (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys, liver, 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: 'Five weeks ago he fell from a ladder 6 feet from the ground & struck the left elbow against the grate of a furnace. On the slough being removed about 10 days from the accident, the whole of the forearm began to swell particularly in the neighbourhood of the wound. Poultices were applied & this was the only treatment adopted before he came to the hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Elbow joint, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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