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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

Ann Fuller, 7, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 7
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Jan 1849
Date of death: 7 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Severe burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined, the history of this case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'This body was not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

George Brace, 61, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 May 1850
Date of death: 3 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Bronchitis. Low fever
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Bronchitis (Lung); Fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This body was not examined and case therefore is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was not examined.
Type of incident: n/a

James Summers, 61, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Apr 1852
Date of death: 28 Apr 1852
Disease (transcribed): Fractured vertebrae and ribs. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Fracture (Ribs); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: He was admitted having a short time previously fallen down while mounting a ladder, a height of about ten feet.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, spinal cord and column
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Winter, 1 ¾, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 1 ¾
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 May 1844
Date of death: 5 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the ribs with ecchymosis of the Lungs and Heart. Rupture of the Liver.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Ecchymosis (Lungs, Heart); Rupture (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The child was admitted in a state of collapse having fallen from a height of 15 feet from a loft into a stable and it was believed was afterwards trod upon the abdomen by a horse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Richard Price Hooker, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1841
Date of death: 28 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Tetanus (idiopathic)
Disease (standardised): Tetanus (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Walker, Robert Benjamin
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Had not met with any accident. Illness came on three days before his admission. Has led a very irregular life; has been of late exposed to cold and damp and at night has been sleeping in the fields’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spinal canal, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

[No name] [No name], 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender:
Date of admission: Jun 1841
Date of death: Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull; haemorrhage and injury of the brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Injury (Brain); Haemorrhage (Brain)
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: Cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Margaret Casey, 4, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 4
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 May 1849
Date of death: 29 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Severe burn. Tetanus
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin); Tetanus (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined, the history of this case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

George Cooper, 30, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 May 1849
Date of death: 29 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fractured laminae, spinous process & bodies of the 5th, 6th cervical vertebrae. Laceration of the cord. Congested lungs & kidneys
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Laceration (Spine); Congestion (Lungs, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted at 2 1/4am, with what was presumed to be fracture of the cervical portion of the vertebral column. He had also fracture of the lower fourth of the right femur & a wound of the integument at the upper part of the forehead. He had been drinking largely during the preceding day & went to bed intoxicated, but awoke during the night & fancied he heard thieves breaking into the house, whereupon he got out on the roof & in leaning over the parapet, lost his balance, & fell into the street below, a distance of 40ft’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax, abdomen, right lower extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Patrick Farran, 45, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 May 1849
Date of death: 31 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull. Lacerated meningeal artery. Extravasation of blood beneath the dura mater
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Extravasation (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted cold & collapsed, having fallen backwards into an area while ascending a ladder. He is supposed to have been drunk at the time, but the height from which he fell was not more than 5 or 6 feet’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Peter Fornice, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jun 1843
Date of death: 3 Jun 1843
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull and ribs.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Fracture (Ribs)
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: Head and thorax
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

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

James Wallace, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 May 1847
Date of death: 26 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Laceration of lung with rupture of the bronchus. Laceration of liver without the peritoneal coat being injured.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Laceration (Lung); Rupture (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 patient, the wheel of a heavily laden cart having passed over the thorax, was admitted pale, cold and gasping for breath.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Anne Atwell, 48, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 May 1847
Date of death: 29 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat. Wound into the larynx. Bronchitis. Lungs gorged with blood.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Throat); Bronchitis (Lung); Gorged (Lung)
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, who had suffered from from fistulous disease of the rectum and phthisical symptoms which rendered her life a burden, was admitted with a wound between the thyroid and cricoid cartilage, inflicted by herself with a razor.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Throat and abdomen
Type of incident: Suicide

Edward Aslett, 15, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 May 1846
Date of death: 31 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Fracture of the skull, depression of the orbital plate of the frontal. Abscess in the anterior lobe of the brain with extensive suppuration in the lateral ventricles and at the base of the brain. Other viscera healthy.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Head); Fracture (Skull); Abscess (Brain); Suppuration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a superficial scalp wound caused about ten minutes previously by a fall of about six feet from a ladder.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Williams, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 May 1847
Date of death: 04 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound with fracture of skull and depression of internal table . Watery brain. Flabby heart. Fracture of radius
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Fracture (Skull); Watery (Brain); Disease (Heart); Fracture (Arm)
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, not long returned from India, was admitted noisily drunk and bleeding profusely from a small wound exposing the bone on the right side of the head and the lower extremity of the right radius was fractured. It was not known exactly how the accident had happened, but it seemed probable that he had been struck on the head with a stick and knocked down.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and right upper extremity
Type of incident: Homicide/murder?

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 Donovan, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Jun 1848
Date of death: 25 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of skull.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This case is not entered as the body was not examined.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the request of friends
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Martha Halford, 89, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 89
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Jun 1848
Date of death: 27 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Extensive burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the history of this case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

James Felton, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 May 1844
Date of death: 17 Jun 1844
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of two fingers. Deposition of pus in the shoulder joint, pleura, lung and liver.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Hand); Suppuration (Shoulder, Pleura, Lung, Liver)
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 compound fractures of two fingers. The injury had been caused by a cast iron pipe falling upon the hand.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left superior extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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

Eliza Redman, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 May 1844
Date of death: 25 Jun 1844
Disease (transcribed): Burn. Pleurisy. Viscera nothing remarkable, with the exception of the spleen which was soft and pulpy.
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin); Soft (Spleen)
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 scald from boiling water extending over the left shoulder, the side of the chest, and back.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx and trachea, and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Appleton, 47, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jun 1846
Date of death: 28 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas of the arm and chest. Diffuse cellular inflammation of the arm. Old adhesions about the right lung the liver and spleen. Heart flaccid and dilated. Lungs emphysematous. Ribs fractured and united.
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Inflammation (Arm); Disease (Heart); Emphysema (Lung); Fracture (Ribs); Adhesions (Lung);Adhesions (Liver) ; Adhesions (Spleen)
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 first admitted on 5th May with fractured ribs and discharged on 17th June. It appears that the evening after his discharge he went to bed somewhat inebriated and complained the next day of feeling generally unwell, depressed and shivering.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right upper extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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