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John Wallis, 61, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Apr 1845
Date of death: 14 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of the urethra. Chronic affection of the bladder, ureter etc. with mottling & granular degeneration of the kidneys. Large foul abscess in the left loin & extensing along the psoas, into the groin. Recent pleurisy & peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Urethra); Disease (Bladder, ureter, kidneys); Abscess (Loin, groin); Pleurisy (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This person had attended the hospital occasionally for many years past, and had been in the habit of having catheters introduced as an out-patient. When he applied in the 9th of April he was suffering from the usual symptoms of retention of urine and stated that he had not passed any water for twenty four hours’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Pendergast, 3, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 3
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1847
Date of death: 12 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro pneumonia. Convulsions previous to death. Grey hepatisation of lungs.
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Seizures (Brain); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The mother of this child stated that on the 29th she had reason to believe it fell backwards from a chair.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident?

Henry Jones, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Dec 1847
Date of death: 30 Apr 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pleuritis with enormous effusion of purulent fluid into the cavity of the pleura. Amputation of the leg.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Suppuration (Pleural cavity); Amputation (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur. Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Simmons Valentine, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Apr 1851
Date of death: 25 Apr 1851
Disease (transcribed): Wounds of the face & scalp. Fracture of the skull with laceration of the dura mater & brain. Extravasation of blood in the arachnoid cavity & subarachnoid areolar tissue. Low pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Wound (Face, scalp); Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Extravasation (Brain); Pneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This young man was brought into the hospital while in a state of partial coma, having just before fallen from a ladder, a height of 14 feet, in the quadrant. He appeared to have fallen backwards & struck his head on the pavement. There was profuse haemorrhage from the wounds on the head’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John George Pratt, 25, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Apr 1845
Date of death: 4 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive laceration of the right lung with a large extravasation of blood into the cavity of the pleura. Separation of several cartilages of the ribs, right side, from the sternum. Rupture of the liver. Fracture of arm & leg
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Lungs); Extravasation (Lungs); Separation (Chest); Rupture (Liver); Fracture (Arm, leg)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was perfectly sensible when admitted, but presented ex-sanguine features and scarcely any pulse. He died after having been in the hospital an hour, having never rallied in any degree from his state of collapse’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left superior extremity, left inferior extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Thomas Grieves, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 03 Mar 1847
Date of death: 26 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pleuritis. Compressed lung from thickening of pleura. Specs of atheroma on aorta. Cirrhosis of liver with ascites.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Compressed (Lung); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries); Cirrhosis (Liver); Ascites (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur. Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient whose whole appearance was indicative of ill-health was admitted with an abscess over the sacrum, the result of an injury received some time previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Lenord Burnham, 65, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Apr 1850
Date of death: 11 May 1850
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse cellular inflammation of the hand and arm from a punctured wound of the throat. Secondary abscess
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Arm); Wound (Pharynx); Abscess (Indeterminate)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: The body not being examined the case is not recorded.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was not examined at the request of the friends
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Henry Humphry, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Sep 1847
Date of death: 16 Apr 1848
Disease (transcribed): Caries of 10th dorsal vertebra. Pneumonia. Pus in cavity of pleurae.
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Pneumonia (Lung); Suppuration (Pleural cavity)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with symptoms of incipient disease of the spine.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and spine.
Type of incident: n/a

George Kettley, 48, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Mar 1849
Date of death: 19 Apr 1849
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia & abscess in both lungs. Old pericardial adhesions. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs); Disease (Heart, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte and Keate, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was originally admitted under the care of Mr Keate [Robert Keate] with fracture of 2 or 3 ribs on the right side from accident (probably the 3rd, 4th & 5th). He had some cough, and complained of pain on the right side for two or three days, in consequence of which it was thought necessary, after applying a few leeches, to take blood from the arm, by which his more urgent symptoms were greatly relieved’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Boyce, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Feb 1851
Date of death: 13 Apr 1851
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of bursa patella. Pleurisy & pneumonia on left side. Bronchial tubes generally dilated. Hypertrophy of the heart
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Knee); Pleurisy (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert and Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient, who was very thin & unhealthy in appearance, was admitted in the first instance under the care of Mr Keate [Robert Keate] with an abscess connected with the bursa patella. This was immediately opened & 3 or 4 ounces of pus evacuated. Erysipelas extended from the knee up as far as the bend of the thigh’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Hannah Mitchell, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 06 Mar 1847
Date of death: 11 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Lacerations of lung and liver
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Laceration (Lung); Laceration (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This woman having been run over by a cab was admitted collapsed and insensible.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Adams, 57, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 57
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1846
Date of death: 15 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Ulcer on the shin. Pneumonia. Phthisis. Heart atrophied and dilated. Blood fluid. Old and recent peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with large varicose ulcers of the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left inferior extremity
Type of incident: n/a

James Malcolm, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jul 1847
Date of death: 28 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of leg. Secondary abscess of lung. Pleuritis and empyema. Inflammation of femoral vein and pus in its cavity.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Abscess (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Empyema (Pleura); Inflammation (Veins); Suppuration (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient on admission was suffering under ulceration of the cartilages of the left knee joint apparently of an acute character.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Atkinson, 11, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 11
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Aug 1846
Date of death: 05 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of leg. Secondary abscess in lungs. Femoral and iliac veins contained pus without indications of inflammation
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Abscess (Lung); Suppuration (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This girl was admitted in a weakly emaciated condition with necrosis and caries of the left leg, reported of a month’s standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

George Hobbs, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Feb 1852
Date of death: 15 Mar 1852
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Tubercular deposit in both lungs. Double old pleurisy. Flakes of recent lymph in pericardium and old white patches on hearts surface. Hypertrophy of heart and atheromic patches on valves. Stricture of urethra
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Lymph (Heart); Disease (Heart); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries); Constriction (Urethra)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man came under the care of the Surgeons for an old and rather tight stricture.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary A Harris, 9, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 9
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Mar 1844
Date of death: 26 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Peritonitis. Necrosis of the rami of the Ischium and Pubis.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Lung); Necrosis (Pelvis); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert. Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a small tumour situated in the labium and apparently connected with the ramus of the pubis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sophia Percy, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Feb 1852
Date of death: 11 Mar 1852
Disease (transcribed): Abscesses and sinuses connected with diseased shoulder joint. Head symptoms. Scrofulous tubercle of large size found in the right optic thalamus. Slight scrofulous deposit in the lungs
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Shoulder); Tuberculosis (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: She had been twice before in the Hospital during last year on account of a large abscess situated at the upper and outer part of the right arm which was supposed to e connected with disease of the bones entering in to the shoulder joint.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, abdomen, thorax and shoulder joint
Type of incident: n/a

George King, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Dec 1840
Date of death: 29 Mar 1841
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular deposit of lungs & kidneys. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs, Kidneys); Pneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
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

Mary Eakerton, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Feb 1852
Date of death: 2 Mar 1852
Disease (transcribed): Fractured clavicle (near the sternal extremity) and ribs. Fracture of numerous ribs. Emphysema pulmonum. Bronchitis severe
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Clavicle); Fracture (Ribs); Emphysema (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This woman had been run over by a cab on the day of her admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Nawth, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Feb 1846
Date of death: 15 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Diffuse cellular inflammation of scalp, face and neck. Brain wet. Venous congestion of this organ. Oedema of larynx. Puriform fluid in pleura. Congestive pneumonia. Hypertrophy of left ventricle. Atheroma in aorta. Left kidney granular.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Head); Inflammation (Head); Disease (Brain); Oedema (Larynx); Suppuration (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung);Disease (Heart) ; Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries) ; Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted much intoxicated with a scalp wound inflicted by a fall from a footpath into the road.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

George Dyer, 31, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Feb 1851
Date of death: 26 Feb 1851
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of axillary glands. Similar deposit in lungs, heart & omentum
Disease (standardised): Encephaloid disease (Armpit, lungs, heart, omentum)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This man who had been a gardener by profession, presented at his admission to the hospital rather a wan & cachectic appearance & stated that as long as he could remember he had had a growth on the small of the back’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Beagley, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Mar 1848
Date of death: 3 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat, with wound of trachea. Congestion of brain. Oedema of the lungs.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Throat); Wound (Trachea); Congestion (Brain); Oedema (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with an extensive lacerated wound in the throat. The injury was self-inflicted and the instrument used was a broken knife.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, throat and thorax
Type of incident: Suicide

Elizabeth Nowell, 63, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 February 1844
Date of death: 18 February 1844
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull; extensive laceration of brain. Fracture of clavicle and of 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th Ribs on the left side. Lobular pneumonia, grey hepatization on the right side.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Fracture (Clavicle, ribs); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted in a very intoxicated state having been knocked down by a cart, the wheel passing over her body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Sparks, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Jan 1850
Date of death: 29 Feb 1850
Disease (transcribed): Fractured femur. Pleuritis. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Pleurisy (Pleura); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Howse, Alfred
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This man was admitted with a fracture of the right femur about its centre caused by a mill stone of great weight falling on the limb.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, pelvis and right lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

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