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James Howard, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Oct 1843
Date of death: 5 Jan 1844
Disease (transcribed): Secondary deposits in the lung following a slight injury of the foot and suppuration in the groin.
Disease (standardised): Injury (Foot); Suppuration (Abdomen); Deposits (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 with a small abscess on the dorsum of the foot followed by inflamed absorbents. Abscesses formed in the thigh and groin and on the 23rd December he was seized with rigors, vomiting and profuse perspirations and complained of pain in the situation of the lower part of the left lung.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and groin
Type of incident: n/a

John Milton, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Aug 1843
Date of death: 20 May 1843
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous disease of hip joint.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Exterior of body only
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Bunce, 65, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Apr 1848
Date of death: 21 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Gangrena senilis. Amputation. Gangrene of stump. Ossified arteries. Diseased kidneys and bladder.
Disease (standardised): Senile gangrene (Leg); Amputation (Leg); Ossification (Arteries); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Bladder)
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 gangrene senilis of the leg and came to the Hospital to undergo amputation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Cook, 22, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Dec 1848
Date of death: 22 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Caries & abscess of the hip joint
Disease (standardised): Caries (Hip); Abscess (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'About the middle of September last this patient contracted syphilis & became in consequence an out-patient of the Lock Hospital. He had a primary sore on the penis & a bubo in each groin. He was put under the influence of mercury & five weeks afterwards (his mouth being still sore), he began to feel pain in the left hip & knee & walked lame. Five or six days afterwards he became disabled & was made an in-patient at the Lock. In about a fortnight afterward some enlargement had taken place around the joint, & an issue was made just behind the trochanter major’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Forscutt, 24, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Apr 1845
Date of death: 30 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the femur into the knee joint, with extensive extravasation of blood in the joint. Erysipelas & abscesses in the cellular tissue of the limb. Secondary deposits, with extensive red hepatisation of both lungs
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Thigh); Extravasation (Knee joint); Erysipelas (Skin); Deposit (Lungs); Hepatisation (Lungs)
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 walked to the hospital after a severe injury of the knee joint and upon his admission it was found that there was great pain & swelling of the joint with effusion into the synovial membrane’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, left inferior extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

George Waldron, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 09 Dec 1846
Date of death: 06 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of leg followed by secondary abscess in cavity of knee joint and pus in iliac veins. Enlarged and thickened liver.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Abscess (Leg); Suppuration (Veins); Disease (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 patient stated that the disease for which he was admitted had gradually appeared during the last four years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and extremities
Type of incident: n/a

Emma Leigh, 33, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1845
Date of death: 8 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Partial inflammation of right lung. Malignant disease of femur with suppuration in the thigh & in the knee joint
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Lungs); Malignant disease (Thigh); Suppuration (Thigh, knee)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Two years ago this patient experienced constant shooting pain down the right thigh which sometimes would keep her awake and at others would wake her from her sleep. These pains were rather relieved by walking’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right inferior extremity

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Overton, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Jun 1850
Date of death: 5 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Lacerated wounds of the leg. Diffuse cellular inflammation
Disease (standardised): Wound (Leg); Inflammation (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This man was admitted with three lacerated wounds of the leg caused by falling through a sky light.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Sarah Wilkie, 6, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Apr 1852
Date of death: 16 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the hip joint and femur. Effusion of fluid and lymph under the arachnoid at the base of the brain. Fluid in ventricles. Death by coma and convulsions
Disease (standardised): Disease (Hip); Disease (Leg); Effusion (Brain); Lymph (Brain); Coma (Brain); Seizures (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: The child had been ill for about a year, her symptoms being referred to the left hip.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and hip joint
Type of incident: n/a

William Price, 57, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 57
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 May 1848
Date of death: 9 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Pus in cavity of pericardium and pleura. Condensed lung.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Suppuration (Heart); Suppuration (Pleura); Condensed (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Copestake, Thomas Goodall
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with a compound fracture of the left leg caused by a fall from a pair of steps.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William McKenney, 34, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Dec 1849
Date of death: 9 Jan 1850
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Delirium. Profuse suppuration
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Delirium (Brain); Suppuration (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Howse, Alfred
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with a compound fracture of both bones of the left leg produced in wrestling a short time previously while drunk.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Thornton, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jan 1848
Date of death: 13 Jan 1848
Disease (transcribed): Great congestion of the lungs. Flabby heart. Liver very soft and spleen large. Diffuse suppuration of thigh.
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Liver); Disease (Spleen); Suppuration (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: When this patient was admitted he was in an exceedingly low state and there was an enormous abscess at the upper and back part of the left thigh, which had existed for eight or nine days. He stated that twenty years ago he was shot in the thigh, and that some of the shot remained ever since.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Priscilla Reid, 70, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 70
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 May 1844
Date of death: 29 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Gangrene senilis. Calcareous and atheromatous deposits in the arteries. Peritonitis. Diseased ovaries.
Disease (standardised): Gangrene (Foot); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Ovary)
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 with gangrene of the skin over the heel.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left inferior extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Benjamin Rook , 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1844
Date of death: 1 Jun 1844
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease in right auricle. Amputation of leg for encephaloid disease of foot. Pus in one of the post tibial veins. Secondary inflammation affecting left pleura and pericardium.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Ear); Amputation (Leg); Cancer (Foot); Suppuration (Veins); Inflammation (Pleura); Inflammation (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: On the 25th May the patient underwent amputation below the knee on account of fungus haematodes of the heel.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left inferior extremity and stump
Type of incident: n/a

Patrick McCarthy, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 01 Jun 1847
Date of death: 13 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg with gangrene of the leg.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Gangrene (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted about an hour and a half after he had been knocked down by a dray, the wheel of which, he stated passed over his leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Hand, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1846
Date of death: 15 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Old disease of the knee joint. Sloughing phagedaena. Secondary abscess?
Disease (standardised): Disease (Knee joint); Phagadaena (Leg); Abscess (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
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

Maria Singer, 49, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 49
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Apr 1844
Date of death: 6 Jun 1844
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Fibrous tumour of uterus with cysts of ovaria. Ulceration of cartilages of knee with superficial gangrene of the foot and leg.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tumour (Uterus); Cysts (Ovary ); Ulcer (Leg); Gangrene (Leg, Foot)
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 with symptoms of advanced disease of the knee joint, swelling and a slight degree of pain and stiffness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left inferior extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Louisa Delisle, 23, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 May 1845
Date of death: 3 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis of a low character. Pleurisy on both sides, with congestion of the lungs. Petechial spots on the heart, the internal membrane of which was deeply bloodstained. Blood semi-fluid
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Thigh); Operation; Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Lungs); Purpura (Heart)
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 admitted with a large excessively tender tumor in the right femoral region, accompanied by tenderness of abdomen, and anxiety of countenance. Her manner was much depressed: she said that she had been subject to hernia for some time and had worn a truss. 3 or 4 hours previous to admission the hernia came down, while her truss was on’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Anne Westcott, 63, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 May 1845
Date of death: 3 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Caecum & omentum in the sac. Peritonitis of a low character. Foul suppuration in the sac and in neighbouring cellular tissue. Gut thickened. Pleurisy on both sides
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Thigh); Operation; Peritonitis (Abdomen); Suppuration (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert and Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a large soft tumor in the right femoral region with some impulse on coughing and by the side of this was another small swelling which could be reduced into the abdomen without difficulty’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, hernial sac, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Robina Crisp, 6, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 May 1846
Date of death: 19 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Chronic inflammation of pericardium with extensive effusion of pus. Pleurisy on both sides. Ulceration of cartilages of elbow joint with extensive suppuration in neighbourhood.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Inflammation (Heart); Suppuration (Heart); Pleurisy (Pleura); Ulcer (Arm); Suppuration (Arm)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: When admitted the patient appeared to be suffering principally from excessive debility.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left superior extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Georgina Leigh, 13, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 13
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 May 1846
Date of death: 20 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Injury of left knee. Suppuration of joint, destruction of cartilages and of articular lamellae. Large abscess on thigh
Disease (standardised): Injury (Leg); Suppuration (Leg); Abscess (Leg)
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 child was admitted having a few minutes previously been knocked down and trodden on by a horse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left inferior extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Anne Thompson, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1851
Date of death: 5 Jul 1851
Disease (transcribed): Psoas abscess (case not reported)
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The friends objected to any examination of this body’

Type of incident: n/a

Anne White, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Jun 1851
Date of death: 8 Jul 1851
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the ovaries & fallopian tubes. Pelvic peritonitis. Ulceration of the mucous membrane of the vagina. Recent pleurisy on left side. Old pleurisy on the right side. Engorged lungs
Disease (standardised): Disease (Ovaries, fallopian tubes); Peritonitis (Pelvis); Ulcer (Vagina); Pleurisy (Lungs); Engorgement (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 patient had been attending for some weeks as an outpatient with flooding & was supposed to labour under some organic disease of the uterus. She was admitted into the house [hospital] owing to her debilitated condition consequent upon the loss of blood which was increased at the time of her admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Kirby, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Jul 1852
Date of death: 26 Jul 1852
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of cartilages of knee. Bronchitis. Amputation of thigh four days before death. Secondary pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Knee); Bronchitis (Lung); Amputation (Leg); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
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 friends objected to any examination
Type of incident: n/a

James Allister, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Aug 1850
Date of death: 1 Sep 1850
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg. Amputation. Secondary deposits
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Amputation (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

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