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William Hall, 66, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1844
Date of death: 6 Jan 1844
Disease (transcribed): Exhaustion after extensive inflammation of the cellular tissue of the forearm, following an injury of one of the fingers.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Arm); Injury (Hand)
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 received a wound from a hatchet on the finger which exposed the joint and splintered both bones.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left arm
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Morton , 31, Drayman

Occupation or role: Drayman
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Apr 1853
Date of death: 18 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Compound comminuted fracture of thigh. Inflamed saphena and femoral veins
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Inflammation (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: On the day of admission he was run over by a dray, which passed over his left thigh.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and left inferior extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Robert Roberts, 6, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 May 1847
Date of death: 28 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound and extensive fracture of skull. Perforation of the dura mater. Suppuration in cavity of arachnoid. Extravasation of blood and extensive laceration of surface of the brain.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Fracture (Skull); Perforation (Brain); Suppuration (Brain); Extravasation (Brain); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This boy was admitted perfectly comatose and warm, having been picked up at the bottom on some stone stairs, down which it is imagined he had fallen, how and when is not known.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident?

Robert Wiley, 4, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 4
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1849
Date of death: 16 Jun 1849
Disease (transcribed): Severe & very extensive burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
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

Thomas Mortimer, 48, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1849
Date of death: 24 Jun 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fractured spine. Extravasation of blood in spinal canal & in substance of cord. Brain healthy. Fractured sternum. Congested lungs. Heart atrophied. Intestines distended with flatus. Pelvis of kidneys slightly congested
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine, sternum); Extravasation (Spine); Congestion (Lungs); Disease (Heart, intestines, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was at 11am having fallen backwards off a scaffolding from a height of about 9ft & struck the back part of his neck upon a piece of timber laying on the ground below. When picked up he was insensible, but he recovered his consciousness in a few minutes’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Louisa Casden, 2 years 6 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 2 years 6 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 May 1856
Date of death: 2 Jun 1856
Disease (transcribed): Lacerated lung. Fractured ribs
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Lung); Fracture (Ribs)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This child was run over by some vehicle during the rejoicing in celebration of the conclusions of peace with Russia. The wheel had passed over her chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Hughes, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 04 Jan 1847
Date of death: 06 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Severe compound fracture of leg. Rupture of tendon of patella
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Rupture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: It was stated that this man while intoxicated, was jammed between a beer barrel and the wall.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

George Armitage, 66, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Jan 1855
Date of death: 15 Jan 1855
Disease (transcribed): Extensive comminuted fracture of the skull, with depression
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had been driving a waggon, and by some accident was thrown down under the forewheel which passed over his head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Martin , 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 May 1844
Date of death: 9 Jun 1844
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound, deamidation of bone. Inflammation of sub occipital (muscular) cellular tissue. Suppuration between bone and dura mater and in the corresponding cavity of arachnoid. Fracture of second lumbar vertebrae.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Head); Inflammation (Head); Suppuration (Brain ); Fracture (Spine)
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: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and spine
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Cripp, 14, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 14
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jun 1847
Date of death: 17 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of arch of second cervical vertebra with extensive laceration of spinal chord.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Laceration (Spinal cord)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Admitted dead, having been killed instantaneously by a blow on the back of the neck from the cross piece attached to the piston on a steam engine.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spine
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Rymer, 82, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 82
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1856
Date of death: 6 Jun 1856
Disease (transcribed): Fractured femur
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Susan Ginman, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 37
Date of admission: 6 May 1854
Date of death: 14 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg into the ankle joint
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg)
Admitting doctor: Tatum, Thomas
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This woman, who seemed to have lived lately in a dissipated manner, was admitted in the evening in consequence of an accident which had occurred shortly before at a few miles from London. The injury was the alleged result of the violence of a man who attacked her in the road & threw her down, jumping on her afterwards, but the correctness of her story appeared very doubtful’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left lower extremities, thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: Trauma / accident

Thomas Scott, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 6
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1854
Date of death: 17 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the spine (fracture and displacement of the laminae and pedule of the last dorsal vertebra)
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine)
Admitting doctor: Tatum, Thomas
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This little boy had fallen off a large stone [?], on to the top of which he had climbed, & when admitted was found to have entirely lost both sensation & the power of motion in the lower extremities’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, spine

Type of injury: n/a

John Daton, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Jun 1846
Date of death: 18 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Crushed by an engine. Death in a few hours
Disease (standardised): n/a
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: The body was not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Atkins, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jan 1844
Date of death: 14 Jan 1844
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull with depressed bone; trephine applied 12 months after the accident. Erysipelas. Diffuse inflammation of the sub arachnoid cellular tissue.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Erysipelas (Skin); Inflammation (Brain )
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: About 12 months before his admission he received a severe blow on the crown of his head from a fall off a coach.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Anthony McNally, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jan 1846
Date of death: 12 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg with extensive diffuse cellular inflammation of the leg and thigh. Viscera, nothing remarkable
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Inflammation (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a compound fracture of the left leg a little below the middle.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right inferior extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

George Downing, 66, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Jan 1855
Date of death: 15 Jan 1855
Disease (transcribed): Fractured Ribs. Hypertrophy and Dilatation of the Heart
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man was admitted on account of fractured ribs. The injury was received on the day of admission from a cab. He had an old cough and complained a good deal of difficulty breathing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Nathaniel Demee, 33, Omnibus Driver

Occupation or role: Omnibus Driver
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 May 1847
Date of death: 28 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of legs. Secondary abscesses of lung. Pus in iliac vein. Granular kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Abscess (Lung); Suppuration (Veins); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Medical notes: This patient was admitted warm and sensible with an irregularly transverse fracture of the left tibia and fibular. The accident was caused by a fall from the top of an omnibus.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Harriet Turner, 16, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Aug 1841
Date of death: 23 Aug 1841
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
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

[No name] [No name], [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: Aug 1841
Date of death: Aug 1841
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the skull and laceration of the brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This patient shortly after his admission, with a compound fracture of the skull and depression of bone, became very violent and was obliged to be confined in a straight jacket. 2 days after the accident the right upper and lower extremities were paralyzed. He lived 5 days but never recovered his senses’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Edward Mackey, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jul 1852
Date of death: 16 Jul 1852
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the spine, about the middle of the dorsal region
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was too quickly decomposed for examination
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Joseph Beacham, [Age not stated], [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: [Age not stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jul 1849
Date of death: 19 Jul 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull. Extensive laceration of the brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted at 12pm, having received a severe blow in the mouth from a man’s foot in a drunken broil. On admission, half an hour afterwards, he was insensible apparently from drink, but he was not cold & his pulse nothing remarkable’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

James Bennett, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Jun 1846
Date of death: 9 Jul 1846
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of the anterior part of the bladder from a blow above the pubis. Extravasation of urine into the cellular tissue behind the pubis, detaching the peritoneum extensively from its connexions. Inflammation of bladder.
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Bladder); Extravasation (Bladder); Inflammation (Bladder)
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 stated that he was knocked down and his belly was jumped upon by a man on June 16th.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: Homicide/murder

John Emmerton, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 50
Date of admission: 2 Jun 1854
Date of death: 16 Jun 1854
Disease (transcribed): Compound comminuted fracture of the leg
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg)
Admitting doctor: Tatum, Thomas
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man, whose appearance was healthy, complexion florid, & habits (as far as was known) temperate, was admitted with compound fracture of the right leg, produced by the overturning of a loaded van, the step of which fell against his leg’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: Trauma / accident

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

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