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John Jones, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1848
Date of death: 17 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Inguinal hernia. Operation. Peritonitis. Secondary abscesses of liver and lung.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Abscess (Liver); Abscess (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with a congenital scrotal hernia which was in a state of strangulation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Davis, 14, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 14
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1852
Date of death: 18 Apr 1852
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated inguinal hernia with operation. Removal of portion of omentum and the appendix caeci which was ulcerated, by ligature. Fatal peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Ulcer (Appendix); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He was admitted with symptoms of strangulated hernia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Smith , 42, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Mar 1861
Date of death: 7 Apr 1861
Disease (transcribed): Abscess in iliac fossa. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Hip); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: Two weeks before admission the patient was carrying a sack of coals on his back when he slipped and fell, striking himself violently on the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Mary Eales, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Feb 1846
Date of death: 17 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse cellular inflammation of the head, neck and pharynx. Tubercules and cretaceous deposits in the lungs. Old peritonitis. Suppurating gland in the groin. Great cul de sac digested by the gastric juice.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Head, Neck, Pharynx); Tuberculosis (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Suppuration (Groin)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with enlarged glands in the left groin and the skin over them was somewhat inflamed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, pharynx, larynx, thorax and left groin
Type of incident: n/a

Benjamin Woodland, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jan 1844
Date of death: 21 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Fistula in ano; haemorrhoids. Kidneys mottled and granular. Dilatation of left ventricle and thinning of its parietes. Muscular structure of heart easily lacerated.
Disease (standardised): Fistula (Anal canal); Haemorrhoids (Rectum); Disease (Kidney); Dilatation (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with internal and external piles and a fistulous sinus connecting with the Rectum, the result of an abscess originating in a blow received in the Perineum about twelve months before.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Dinah Smith, 76, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 76
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Feb 1846
Date of death: 1 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis (very slight). Granular kidneys. Congestive pneumonia. Other organs healthy in structure.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: It was stated that this patient had suffered with a femoral hernia for two years, during which time the intestine had descended several times and always been reduced without difficulty till the last appearance before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

William Ryves, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Jan 1846
Date of death: 5 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of the urethra. Ulceration of membranous portion, effusion of urine. False passages. Large circumscribed abscess between bladder and rectum. Opening in rectum. Bladder hypertrophied, with chronic inflammation. Dilatation of ureters with chronic inflammation of the kidneys. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Urethra); Ulcer (Urethra); Abscess (Bladder); Abscess (Rectum); Disease (Bladder); Disease (Ureter);Inflammation (Kidney) ; Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient had suffered for many years from stricture of the urethra, so severe as to cause on several occasions complete retention of urine. He had been operated on ten years previously by Mr Benjamin Brodie.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Huxtable, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 30
Date of admission: 20 Oct 1854
Date of death: 26 Oct 1854
Disease (transcribed): Non-malignant stricture of rectum. Fibrin clots in sinuses of brain
Disease (standardised): Stricture (Rectum); Thrombosis (Brain)
Admitting doctor: Tatum, Thomas
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This woman, when admitted, presented the symptoms of a stricture of the rectum, which was judged from its history & attendant circumstances to be of a malignant nature’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Garner Lissett, 28, Sawyer

Occupation or role: Sawyer
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Dec 1861
Date of death: 28 Dec 1861
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: The patient stated that he was working in a saw pit when he was struck by a piece of timber, 3 feet long. An hour after he was attacked with acute pain followed by vomiting and fainting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Anne Hassell, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 62
Date of admission: 23 Aug 1854
Date of death: 25 Sep 1854
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys & liver. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Liver); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Tatum, Thomas
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This woman, who was much aged, was admitted on account of ordinary ulcers of the leg, which had existed according to her account about 6 weeks’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Alfred Taylor, 11, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 11
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Dec 1844
Date of death: 8 Dec 1844
Disease (transcribed): Stone in the bladder. Lithotomy. Diffuse cellular inflammation of the Pelvis and Peritonitis. Right kidney wasted with dilated pelvis and infundibula. Left kidney enlarged. Pelvis and infundibula dilated.
Disease (standardised): Calculi (Bladder); Lithotomy (Bladder); Inflammation (Pelvis); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney); Dilatation (Pelvis);Dilatation (Pituitary gland)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
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: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Green , 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Nov 1844
Date of death: 5 Dec 1844
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of the Thigh. Extensive suppuration of the stump with inflammation of the veins. Fatty degeneration of the liver.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Inflammation (Veins); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
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, abdomen and stump
Type of incident: n/a

George Bromley, 4, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 4
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 07 Dec 1847
Date of death: 27 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Lithotomy. Peritonitis. Dilated kidneys and ureters. Inflamed bladder.
Disease (standardised): Lithotomy (Bladder); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Ureters); Inflammation (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
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, cranium and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Horace Morgan, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Oct 1859
Date of death: 28 Nov 1859
Disease (transcribed): Psoas abscess. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Psoas muscle); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Cooper, George Frederick
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: This man stated that he always enjoyed very good health until last June, when whilst walking he strained himself. From this time a swelling formed in the left groin.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Bywater, 59, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 59
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Nov 1847
Date of death: 10 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Removal of breast for scirrhous tumour. Pleuritis. Pneumonia with hepatisation. Peritonitis with purulent effusion.
Disease (standardised): Mastectomy (Breast); Cancer (Breast); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen);Suppuration (Abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This woman was admitted with a schirrhus tumour at the upper part of the right breast, about the size of a pigeon's egg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Frances Seddon, 67, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 67
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Dec 1848
Date of death: 7 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Slight peritonitis. Encysted and granular kidney.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney); Cysts (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This woman was admitted with a strangulated femoral hernia of the right side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Robinson, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Nov 1844
Date of death: 13 Nov 1844
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Gut covered by omentum which was adherent to the bottom and sides of the sac which was divided into two cavities. Peritonitis. Gut discoloured.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient had been subject for four years to an omental femoral hernia which was quite irreducible, and to the occasional descent of a portion of intestine accompanied by pains in the abdomen and constipation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, hernial sac and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

William Mallett, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Aug 1848
Date of death: 4 Nov 1848
Disease (transcribed): Extensive sloughing. Fatty liver. Anaemic state.
Disease (standardised): Sloughing (Leg); Disease (Liver); Anaemia (Systemic); Sloughing (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with a large abscess on the back of the right thigh which followed the subsidence of rheumatic fever.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Amelia Foster, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Oct 1859
Date of death: 23 Oct 1859
Disease (transcribed): Dilated kidneys. Inflammation of bladder. Right ureter obstructed. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Inflammation (Bladder); Obstruction (Ureter); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Cooper, George Frederick
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: She stated that for the last twelve months she had had pain on passing her water and that four months ago pain came on in the bladder accompanied with some incontinence of urine.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Louisa Bailey, 32, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Aug 1863
Date of death: 20 Sep 1863
Disease (transcribed): Ovarian disease. Operation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Ovary); Operation (Ovary); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: She became an in patient under Dr Page for an abdominal tumour which had made its appearance about eight months before.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen and uterine organs
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Fletcher, 48, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Dec 1850
Date of death: 3 Dec 1850
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Mortification and rupture of the anus. Low peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Rupture (Anal canal); Peritonitis (Abdomen) ;
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Howse, Alfred
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient, the mother of nine children, was admitted with a strangulated femoral hernia of the left side of which she gave a rather confused account.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Perryman, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 May 1848
Date of death: 7 Aug 1848
Disease (transcribed): Abscess in hip joint. Dysentery.
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Hip); Dysentery (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with glandular abscess in the right groin.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and hip joint (right)
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Storey, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jun 1856
Date of death: 4 Jul 1856
Disease (transcribed): Fractured tibia and fibular. Deposit in wall of bladder. Pouched condition of the bladder.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Deposit (Bladder); Diverticulum (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man had been under the surgeon's care for a fracture of both bones of the right leg. He was in the Hospital for some time. He requested to go out for a time, and accordingly left; but returned in eleven days, having suffered from sickness and diarrhoea with loss of appetite.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Gunner, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Dec 1845
Date of death: 12 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Trismus. Pleuritis. Pericarditis. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Trismus (Jaw); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pericarditis (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The patient was admitted into the Hospital complaining of pain in the face, chiefly the right side, inability to open the mouth, some difficulty in swallowing and a sense of stiffness in the back part of the neck.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium and spinal chord
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Price, 30, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Dec 1848
Date of death: 13 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Cachexia, miliary tubercles & vomicae in the lungs. Diseased liver
Disease (standardised): Cellulitis (Skin); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'He presented on admission a state of extreme cachexia. His countenance was pallid & blotched, his muscular system lax & flabby, his pulse frequent and very feeble. On his forehead, about the centre of the os frontis, was a large phagedaenic ulcer two or three inches in diameter, which had all the appearance of being of a syphalitic character. The surface was foul & secreting a copious & very offensive discharge. He stated that it had commenced four or five months back as a small pimple which he repeatedly picked until it at length became an ulcer. His habits had been drunken & dissipated, and he acknowledged having had a primary syphalitic sore about the middle of November last, which healed without the employment of mercury’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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