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Emma Stapp, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Dec 1847
Date of death: 12 Jan 1848
Disease (transcribed): Secondary abscess of lung, shoulder and hip joints. Fistula in ano. Inflammation of rectal veins. Inflammation of mucous membrane of the rectum.
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Lung, Shoulder, Hip); Fistula (Anal canal); Inflammation (Veins); Inflammation (Rectum)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient stated that she had a fistula in ano for six or seven years but that it had caused little inconvenience until three years after its first appearance when it became inflamed. Six weeks previously to her admission she miscarried.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and joints
Type of incident: n/a

John Ruchonnet, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1843
Date of death: 25 May 1843
Disease (transcribed): Malignant Disease of skin, liver etc.
Disease (standardised): Malignancy (Skin); Malignancy (Liver)
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
Type of incident: n/a

Bridget Crane, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 May 1844
Date of death: 16 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Ulcer of leg. Heart soft and lacerable with thickening of the valves and deposit of calcareous matter in the aorta. Deposits, apparently of scirrhous nature, in the Liver.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Disease (Heart); Calculus (Arteries); Cancer (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a sloughing phagedenic ulcer of the leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Bleadon, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jun 1848
Date of death: 8 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Inguinal hernia. Operation. Sloughing of intestine. Double omental sac.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Sloughing (Intestines); Double (Omental sac)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with an oblique inguinal hernia of the right side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Freeman, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jun 1841
Date of death: 4 Jul 1841
Disease (transcribed): Concentric hypertrophy of the left ventricle. Granular state of the liver and kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Liver, kidneys)
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

Elizabeth Rivett, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1841
Date of death: 5 Jul 1841
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of the intestine in the reduction of a hernia
Disease (standardised): Hernia; Rupture (Intestines)
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

Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Dunster, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Mar 1855
Date of death: 1 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of the Pharynx and Oesophagus
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Pharynx); Cancer (Oesophagus)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This patient was a middle-aged woman, who had enjoyed good health till three months before admission when she began to experience difficulty in swallowing which had increased rapidly.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Oesophagus and pharynx, thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Isabella Carlton, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

  • Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
    Age: [No age stated]
    Gender: Female
    Date of admission: 5 May 1841
    Date of death: 17 Jul 1841
    Disease (transcribed): Tubercular peritonitis. Scrofulous abscess between the rectum & vagina. Fistulous opening in the rectum
    Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Abscess (Rectum, vagina)
    Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
  • Walker, Robert Benjamin
    Medical examination performed by: n/a
    Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
    Medical notes: n/a
    Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Phillips, 58, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jun 1847
Date of death: 14 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Cartilaginous stricture. Recto-vesical fistula. Extravasation of urine.
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Cartilage); Fistula (Rectum); Fistula (Bladder); Extravasation (Bladder)
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 case is not reported, as the body was removed without examination.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the urgent request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Hitchbell, 47, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Apr 1856
Date of death: 2 Jun 1856
Disease (transcribed): Epithelial cancer of the Pharynx
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Pharynx)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman was admitted on account of a tumour in the neck and difficulty in swallowing
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Wild, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 05 May 1847
Date of death: 19 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid tubercles in lungs. Purulent effusion in peritoneal cavity with peritonitis. Encephaloid tubercles in small intestine and encephaloid tumour in abdomen.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Lung); Suppuration (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Cancer (Intestines); Cancer (Abdomen)
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 man was admitted with an enlargement of the left testis which was about the size of an ostrich egg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Withers, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Jun 1852
Date of death: 23 Jun 1852
Disease (transcribed): Injury from the fall of earth. Fracture of the pelvis. Bruising of the intestines. Extravasation into the substance of the lung. Diseased kidneys. Old peritoneal and peritoneal adhesions
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Bruising (Intestines); Extravasation (Lung); Disease (Kidney); Adhesions (Abdomen)
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 was working on a railroad near a bank of earth which fell and completely buried him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax, cranium, spinal column and left shoulder
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Robert Judd, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Jan 1852
Date of death: 13 Jan 1852
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the ribs. Fracture of the femur, in to the knee joint. Slight rupture of the liver
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Fracture (Leg); Rupture (Liver)
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 patient was brought to the hospital having a short time previously fallen out of a window, a height of almost thirty feet.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John [No name], [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: Brought in dead
Date of death: 01 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the base of the skull. Laceration of pons varolii and escape of fluid from oesophagus on to surface of cerebellum
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Extravasation (Oesophagus); Extravasation (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Admitted dead, a cart wheel having passed over the head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Henry Hewett, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Jul 1844
Date of death: 10 Jul 1844
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Slight Peritonitis. Effusion of lymph on mucous surface of intestine. Peculiar condition of hernial sac.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Effusion (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient had been subject to a femoral hernia for many years. It had not been down for many years until the 6th when it descended and could not be returned.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and hernial sac
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Monk, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Aug 1843
Date of death: 3 Aug 1843
Disease (transcribed): Extensive rupture of liver. Laceration of intercostal muscles.
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Liver); Laceration (Intercostal muscles)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Patient died 10 minutes after his admission into the Hospital; the shaft of a cart struck him on the right side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Neel McCallum, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Apr 1853
Date of death: 24 Jul 1853
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of the right leg below the knee and sloughing of the integuments of the elbow joint. Softening of the walls of the duodenum. Scofulous deposit in the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Sloughing (Elbow); Softening (Duodenum); Tuberculosis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Wyndowe, Samuel Jardine
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient was admitted for abscesses connected with the joints of the right foot and for one in connection with the elbow joint.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Elbow joints, veins of the left arm and right leg, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Aug 1843
Date of death: 9 Aug 1843
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs with lacerated lungs, liver and kidney.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Laceration (Lung); Laceration (Liver); Laceration (Kidney)
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: Lungs, liver, right kidney and ilium
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Barker, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Sep 1845
Date of death: 15 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous ulceration of the vagina spreading to the uterus, and infiltration of scirrhous matter into the cellular tissue of the pelvis. Encephaloid tubercle in liver. Bladder and rectum inflamed. Mottling degeneration of left kidney
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Vagina, Uterus, Pelvis, Liver); Inflammation (Bladder, Rectum); Disease (Kidney)
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 admitted with a large tumour situated on the wall of the vagina.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Lewis, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Sep 1841
Date of death: 2 Oct 1841
Disease (transcribed): Acute inflammation of the hip with 2ndary deposits in heart and kidneys
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Hip); Deposit (Heart, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Walker, Robert Benjamin
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: left hip-joint, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

[No name] Rivett, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: Oct 1841
Date of death: Oct 1841
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of small intestine. Violent peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This patient lived 24 hours after the accident; a large quantity of paving stones had fallen upon his abdomen’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Robert Teagle, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jan 1852
Date of death: 18 Jan 1852
Disease (transcribed): Delirium tremens. Cut throat. Old cough. The larynx not wounded, nor the great vessels. Formation of purulent matter under sterno hyoid muscle. Wet brain. Engorgement of lungs. Soft heart
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain); Cut (Throat); Suppuration (Sternohyoid muscle); Disease (Brain); Engorgement (Lung); Soft (Heart)
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 a state of continuous intoxication for some days. This brought on an attack of delirium tremens and whilst in this state he attempted suicide.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Neck, trachea, cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Suicide

John Cooper, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Aug 1841
Date of death: 1 Nov 1841
Disease (transcribed): Pthisis (tubercular). Ulceration of ileum and ileocaecal valve
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); 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

Michael Kerkley, 13, Tramp

Occupation or role: Tramp
Age: 13
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 May 1849
Date of death: 10 Sep 1849
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous deposit in the spinal cord, & in the substance of the brain. Cretaceous mass in left lung. Other thoracic & abdominal viscera healthy. Abscess in pelvic cavity communicating with the bladder & rectum
Disease (standardised): Deposit (Spinal cord, brain, lungs); Abscess (Pelvis, bladder, rectum)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'Six weeks previous to his admission, this boy, who lived by tramping the country and often slept out in the open air and had always lived badly, experienced gradual loss of power in his arms & legs and in about a week he was unable to stand. At first he felt little or no pain but in about another week he had great pain in the back of his neck which sometimes extended into his arms’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spine, cranium, thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

James Doyle, 38, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jul 1845
Date of death: 28 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the spine with softening of the spinal chord. Extensive ruptures, perfectly united, about the liver and right kidney
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Softening (Spinal cord); Rupture (Liver, kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was reported to have been subject to fits of giddiness for several years and it was supposed to be during one of these that he walked forwards off a hay rick about 30 feet high. He was reported to have fallen upon his back across a large piece of wood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spine, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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