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Elizabeth Harrandine, 78, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 78
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Mar 1847
Date of death: 07 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Incarcerated femoral hernia. Peritonitis. Cyst containing hair and fat in ovary. Ossified coronary arteries. Blood fluid
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Cysts (Ovary); Ossification (Arteries)
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 a hernial protrusion had existed for forty years and it had been incarcerated twice during that time, causing considerable suffering.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Dyer, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Mar 1844
Date of death: 24 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Vascular ? From the Meatus Urinarius. Fatal Peritonitis. Foul matter at side of gut, but not communicating with it. Old adhesions of left ovary to this part.
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Urethra); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Adhesions (Ovary )
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Johnstone, Athol Archibald Wood
Medical notes: The patient was admitted suffering from severe pain in the loins.
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

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

Malborough Mellinger, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Nov 1842
Date of death: 28 Nov 1842
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated hernia. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); 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: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
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

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

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 Holloway, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 February 1844
Date of death: 23 February 1844
Disease (transcribed): Burn extending over legs, side and back. Pleurisy. Pneumonia. Congestion of duodenum.
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: The injuries had been caused by her clothes taking fire.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, pharynx and larynx, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Jane Gwilt, 61, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 61
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Dec 1853
Date of death: 23 Dec 1853
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 strangulated femoral hernia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: General appearances
Type of incident: n/a

James Townsend, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jan 1846
Date of death: 2 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Fistula in ano. Operation. Peritonitis. Mottled kidneys. Phthisis. Disease of right iliac bone
Disease (standardised): Fistula (Intestines); Operation (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Pelvis)
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 was admitted with an old opening into the gut, which was first stated to have appeared as an abscess.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax and right iliac bone
Type of incident: n/a

George North , 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Oct 1844
Date of death: 14 Dec 1844
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous caries of the spine, hip and knee joints. Miliary tubercles and semi transparent grey granules in the lungs. Tubercular deposit in the scrotum and right epididymus. Pleuritis and Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Spine, Hip, Leg); Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Scrotum, Epididymis); Pleurisy (Pleura); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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: Thorax, dorsal vertebrae, abdomen, left inferior extremity and scrotum
Type of incident: n/a

William Roberts, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jul 1847
Date of death: 24 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Diseased liver and enlarged spleen. Abscess of the hip joint with absorption of the cartilages.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Liver); Disease (Spleen); Abscess (Hip)
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 under the physician with Rheumatism from which he had suffered for many years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Hilditch, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Sep 1847
Date of death: 16 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro pneumonia and emphysema of lung. Pericarditis. Diseased heart. Enlarged liver.
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry. Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was admitted suffering from an ulcer on the right leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Price, 62, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 62
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Nov 1846
Date of death: 27 Nov 1846
Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia. Omentum adherent to femoral ring and to the sac and to descending colon. Peritonitis. Small intestine strangulated. Pus in corresponding portion of mesentery. Pus in peritoneal cavity.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Adherent (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Strangulated (Intestines); Suppuration (Mesentery); Suppuration (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 woman was admitted with symptoms of strangulated femoral hernia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Fuller, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Oct 1846
Date of death: 24 Nov 1846
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis after removal of fibrous polypus from uterus. Abscess of right ovary. Small ovarian cyst in left mucous membrane of uterus inflamed.
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Polyps (Uterus); Operation (Uterus); Abscess (Ovary); Cysts (Ovary); Inflammation (Uterus)
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 transferred from the care of the Physician to Mr Hawkins. She stated that for two and a half years she had been subject to flooding.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Tunbridge, 24, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Aug 1846
Date of death: 15 Nov 1846
Disease (transcribed): Old extravasation of blood into cavity of arachnoid. Pleuritis. Puriform fluid in pleura. Abscess of lung. Laceration of diaphragm. Abscess in cavity of abdomen. Rupture of spleen. Peritonitis. Ulceration of bowel with faecal abscesses.
Disease (standardised): Extravasation (Brain ); Pleurisy (Pleura); Suppuration (Pleura); Abscess (Lung); Laceration (Diaphragm); Abscess (Abdomen);Rupture (Spleen) ; Peritonitis (Abdomen) ; Ulcer (Intestines) ; Abscess (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: This man stated to be dyspeptic, was admitted suffering from the consequences of a fall on the hands from a height of twenty feet.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Mary Anne Arnold, 61, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 61
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Jan 1848
Date of death: 25 Jan 1848
Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia. Operation. Pleuritis. Peritonitis. Suppuration in omentum exposed in wound. Intestine that had been strangulated, dark coloured.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Pleura); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Suppuration (Abdomen); Strangulated (Intestines)
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 had been subject to femoral hernia for seventeen years and the day before admission it became strangulated.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Amelia Stead, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Jan 1846
Date of death: 22 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis. Gall bladder filled with gall stones. Congestive pneumonia. Specks of atheroma
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Gallstones (Gall bladder); Pneumonia (Lung); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries)
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 was admitted in a state of collapse, with cold skin, laboured respiration and a scarcely perceptible pulse. There was a tumour in the left groin about the size of a pigeon egg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax and nose
Type of incident: n/a

James Parker, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jun 1848
Date of death: 20 Oct 1848
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous disease of sacro-iliac joint. Peritonitis. Pneumonia. Small secondary abscess.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Pelvis); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pneumonia (Lung); Abscess (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with an abscess the size of an orange situated over the right sacro-iliac joint.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right sacro-iliac joint
Type of incident: n/a

John Mead, 3, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 3
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Jul 1846
Date of death: 13 Sep 1846
Disease (transcribed): Extensive tubercular deposit in mesenteric and bronchial glands. One semi transparent granule in the right lung. All other organs healthy. Peritonitis with puriform effusion.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Mesenteric gland); Tuberculosis (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Suppuration (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert. Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted under the case of Mr Hawkins in a cachectic state.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Maria Chambers, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Dec 1843
Date of death: 30 Dec 1843
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated Femoral Hernia: Operation. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 about a fortnight after her 11th confinement with an old reducible femoral hernia of 6 years standing, in a strangulated condition.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Russell, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Jul 1846
Date of death: 26 Aug 1846
Disease (transcribed): Secondary abscesses in right lung. Atheroma on surface of aorta. Enlarged liver with puckered edges and congested and granular texture. Absorption of cortical structure of kidneys
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Lung); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries); Disease (Liver); Disease (Kidney)
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 in consequence of having experienced considerable relief in an attack of rheumatism two and a half years since from a course of mercury, frequently took mercurial pills from that time without medical advice or using any of the necessary precautions.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Straddle, 68, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 68
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Aug 1844
Date of death: 21 Aug 1844
Disease (transcribed): Stones in the bladder. Disease of the bladder and kidneys. Abscess between the muscular structure and the serous covering of the bladder. Peritonitis. Tubercles in the apices of the lungs with red hepatisation.
Disease (standardised): Calculi (Bladder); Disease (Bladder); Disease (Kidney); Abscess (Bladder); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Tuberculosis (Lung);Hepatisation (Lung);
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 suffering with symptoms of a stone in the bladder, which became exceedingly irritable.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Cross, 55, Navigator

Occupation or role: Navigator
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Aug 1852
Date of death: 28 Aug 1852
Disease (transcribed): Injury from a fall. Rupture of the bladder. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Bladder); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: On the afternoon of the 23rd, being very much intoxicated, he became quarrelsome and wanted to fight with one of the men with whom he had been drinking. The deceased fell heavily on his right side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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