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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

Elizabeth Hall, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 76
Date of admission: 27 Mar 1854
Date of death: 2 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Sloughing of intestine
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Thigh); Operation (Thigh); Sloughing (Intestines)
Admitting doctor: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This old woman was admitted on account of strangulated femoral hernia, which had excited for 2 days. She had never observed any tumour in the groin before the above date’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Sarah Smith , [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: n/a
Date of death: 15 Dec 1842
Disease (transcribed): Simple stricture of the Rectum.
Disease (standardised): Stricture (Rectum)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Banister, George
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Bryning, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Apr 1846
Date of death: 15 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Two knuckles of intestine in one sac, separated from each other by a band running across the mouth of the sac. One knuckle of intestine in a state of mortification. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Mortification (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 patient had suffered from hernia for two or three years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Gillett, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Jan 1855
Date of death: 19 Mar 1855
Disease (transcribed): Psoas abscess. Ulceration of the Intestines. Faecal discharge
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Psoas muscle ); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body at the request of the friends was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

David Thomas, 20, Soldier

Occupation or role: Soldier
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Feb 1857
Date of death: 18 Apr 1857
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous tumour pressing on, and involving the rectum
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Rectum)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Wintle, Frederic J.W.
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: This man first experienced pain and uneasiness in the abdomen about Christmas time, and this was after taking violent exercise. A few days afterwards a distinct swelling was noticed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis and inguinal glands
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

Alice Carter, 74, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 74
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1847
Date of death: 18 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Slight peritonitis. Gangrene of the gut.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Gangrene (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The history stated that this patient had suffered from a severe cough for some time.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Rosa Day, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Mar 1846
Date of death: 4 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Chronic inflammation of the rectum with stricture, extensive ulceration and sinuses leading with the pelvis and peritoneum. Ulceration of the mucous membrane of the sigmoid flexure. Pedunculated bodies about margins of anus
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Rectum); Constriction (Rectum); Ulcer (Pelvis); Ulcer (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines); Cysts (Intestines)
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 woman stated that she had suffered for many years from bleeding piles, costive bowels and occasionally severe bearing down pains.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Carter, 66, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 66
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Mar 1844
Date of death: 6 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Extensive burn. Two ulcers in the Duodenum; none in the other parts of the Intestinal Canal.
Disease (standardised): Burns (Systemic); Ulcer (Duodenum)
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 an extensive burn of the upper extremities and over the abdomen and back.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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

John Clare, 6, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Feb 1860
Date of death: 8 Mar 1860
Disease (transcribed): Strumous hydrocephalus and disease of the intestine. Diseased hip.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain); Hydrocephalus (Brain); Disease (Intestines); Disease (Hip)
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 into the Hospital with a diseased hip of six weeks standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
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

George Winffield, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Oct 1842
Date of death: 5 Nov 1842
Disease (transcribed): Psoas abscess. Caries of vertebrae and of ? Recent inflammation of Peritoneal covering of liver.
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Psoas); Caries (Spine); Inflammation (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: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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

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

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

Mary Gorman, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: [No age stated]
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1854
Date of death: 22 Feb 1854
Disease (transcribed): Sloughing of vagina. Rectovaginal fistula
Disease (standardised): Sloughing (Vagina); Fistula (Intestines)
Admitting doctor: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This woman had been confined about a fortnight before her admission, the labour was protracted, but it was not known that instruments had been used. She was in a dying condition when admitted, & therefore no examination was made as to the state of the parts during her life’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of injury: n/a

Thomas Cook, Potman

Occupation or role: Potman
Gender: Male
Age: 42
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1854
Date of death: 6 Jan 1854
Disease (transcribed): Severe burn. Vessels of brain congested. Ulceration of the duodenum
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin); Congestion (Brain); Ulcer (Duodenum)
Admitting doctor: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man was a potman at a public house & had been in the habit of drinking to excess. He was admitted on New Year’s Day in consequence of a burn, from his apron catching fire’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

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