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Abraham Cocksedge, 46, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 May 1864
Date of death: 23 May 1864
Disease (transcribed): Umbilical hernia, strangulated but relieved by operation. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'Died from a low form of pneumonia. Case not entered’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Clifford, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jan 1852
Date of death: 6 Feb 1852
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous caries of the dorsal vertebrae with softening of the cervical bones. Abscesses in connection with the spinal column at posterior part of thorax. Urgent dyspnoea and dysphagia
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Tuberculosis (Spine); Abscess (Spine); Dyspnoea (Lung); Deglutition disorders (Oesophagus)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He had been subject for many years to a scrofulous affection and there were marks of old ulceration in the neck and under the angle of the jaw.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, interior surfaces of cervical vertebrae and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Amelia Stead, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Jan 1846
Date of death: 22 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis. Gall bladder filled with gall stones. Congestive pneumonia. Specks of atheroma
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Gallstones (Gall bladder); Pneumonia (Lung); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a state of collapse, with cold skin, laboured respiration and a scarcely perceptible pulse. There was a tumour in the left groin about the size of a pigeon egg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax and nose
Type of incident: n/a

Andrew Murray, 40, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jan 1845
Date of death: 13 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of the arch of aorta bursting into oesophagus and trachea. Aorta atheromatous. Old pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta); Plaque, atheroscelerotic (Aorta); Pleurisy (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient, a tailor, dreadfully disfigured by a burn which occurred when he was 18 months old, stated that he had enjoyed excellent health up to last September year, at which time his notice was attracted by a slight pain in the upper part of the back, greatly increased on swallowing’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Anna Carey, 22, Kitchenmaid

Occupation or role: Kitchenmaid
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Nov 1864
Date of death: 20 Dec 1864
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of breast. Enteritis. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Breast); Enteritis (Intestines); Pleurisy (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with the history that she was confined a month ago, she suckled her child for a ten days. Ten days after her confinement, from the nipple having been sore, she gave up suckling & the breasts became enlarged & painful. They afterwards burst’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Cook , 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Mar 1844
Date of death: 13 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Jaundice. Necrosis of frontal bone. Pleurisy. Pneumonia. Liver very large but healthy. A large scrofulous deposit connected with the liver and spleen. Kidneys mottled and mammilated.
Disease (standardised): Jaundice (Skin); Necrosis (Skull); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Liver, Spleen); Mottled (Kidney)
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 in a cachectic state with ulcers and varicose veins of the leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Green, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Jan 1842
Date of death: 8 Jun 1842
Disease (transcribed): Pleuritis. Phthisis. Pneumonia. Carcinoma of Uterus, Vagina, Bladder and neighbouring parts
Disease (standardised): Pleuritis (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung) Pneumonia (Lung); Carcinoma (Uterus, Vagina, Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
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 and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Lee, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Sep 1844
Date of death: 18 Sep 1844
Disease (transcribed): Extensive diffuse cellular inflammation of inferior extremity. Extensive pneumonia. Heart loaded with fat and very flaccid.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Leg); Pneumonia (Lung); Fatty (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 diffuse cellular inflammation of the right leg and thigh which were much distended and presented numerous red vescications.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and inferior extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Lovell, 41, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Mar 1845
Date of death: 26 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis with congestion of the pulmonary texture
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Congestion (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in an extremely weak and exhausted state, and unable to give any account of herself. There was some little ascites and general anasarca & her face was puffy’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Porter, 48, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Apr 1873
Date of death: 19 May 1873
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of breast. Erysipelas. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Breast); Erysipelas (Skin); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Rowland, Edward Roger
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This woman had a cystic tumour of the breast removed by Mr Tatum about five years ago.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Atteridge, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Nov 1843
Date of death: 5 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of the pericranium, caries of the cranial bones at some joints. Fatal Laryngitis. Phthisis. Pneumonia. Tubercles in Kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Skull); Caries (Skull); Laryngitis (Larynx); Tuberculosis (Lung, Kidney); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with inflammation of the Pericranium covering the vertex and sides of the skull. The head presented an hydrocephalic appearance.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, larynx, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Benjamin George, 51, Pot boy

Occupation or role: Pot boy
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Dec 1845
Date of death: 1 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Delirium Tremens. Brain wet. Slight extravasation of blood in arachnoid. Heart dilated and atrophied with flaccid muscular structure. Patches of atheroma about valves and aorta. Blood fluid. Lungs congested. Liver fatty.
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain ); Disease (Brain); Disease (Heart); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries); Disease (Lung); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient had lost his appetite, unable to sleep well and had become extensively nervous.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Caroline Collins, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1846
Date of death: 7 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pleurisy. Pneumonia. Tubercular ulceration of intestines with small abscesses in sub mucous tissue. Liver nutmeg. Spleen studded with innumerable transparent corpuscles. Mottling degeneration of kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines); Abscess (Intestines); Disease (Liver);Disease (Spleen) ; Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted complaining of diarrhoea of a long time standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Pillage, 74, House keeper

Occupation or role: House keeper
Age: 74
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1873
Date of death: 14 Mar 1873
Disease (transcribed): Caseous pneumonia. Granular kidneys. Prolapsus ani
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Kidney); Prolapsed (Anal canal)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Rowland, Edward Roger
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: The patient stated that she had suffered from prolapsus ani for the last thirty years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Coutts, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Nov 1843
Date of death: 15 February 1844
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular Phthisis with extensive pneumonia. Ulceration of the cartilages of the hip and knee, with extensive scrofulous abscess in the neighbourhood of the hip, but not communicating with the joint.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Ulcer (Leg); Abscess (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a chronic disease of the right hip joint, the symptoms indicating ulceration of the cartilages. It was attributed to a blow he received about 18 months previously and followed by considerable inflammation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right inferior extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Charles Miller, 32, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Mar 1845
Date of death: 17 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Heart dilated, without hypertrophy. Kidneys mottled & granular. Dropsy. Fluid in pleura. Consolidation of a portion of left lung. Large quantities of serum & lymph in the peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidneys); Edema (Systemic); Disease (Lungs); Disease (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient complained of great pain and swelling in the epigastrium, which had been gradually coming on during the last six months, of palpitation of the heart, & of anasarca of the lower extremities’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Ridley, 53, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1874
Date of death: 7 Mar 1874
Disease (transcribed): Caries of vertebrae. Psoas abscess. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Abscess (Psoas muscles); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Fenwick, John Charles James
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: Nine weeks ago he was attacked with pain in the right hip extending down to the knee.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and vertebrae
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Whale, 23, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1845
Date of death: 22 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis & pneumonia. Old adhesions. Dropsy of pericardium. Heart itself healthy. Old peritonitis. Amputation of toe for scrofulous disease of joint
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Edema (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Amputation (Toe); Scrofulous disease (Toe)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert and Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'Ten months before his admission into the hospital, he perceived a slight swelling of the ball of the left great toe, attended with much pain upon walking. Four months afterwards this swelling was punctured and a small quantity of matter discharged.’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Charles White, 27, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Mar 1845
Date of death: 25 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions. Phthisis. Bronchitis & pneumonia. Dilatation, without hypertrophy, of the heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Bronchitis (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in a state of collapse, his countenance and lips especially, quite livid, and his extremities cold. Ether and ammonia were administered, reaction took place, and he then began to expectorate large quantities of thick, tenacious, puriform matter’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Wood, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jan 1846
Date of death: 6 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Wound over knee joint. Diffuse cellular inflammation of the leg and thigh. Slight congestive pneumonia. All organs otherwise healthy
Disease (standardised): Wound (Leg); Inflammation (Leg); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with an extensive lacerated wound extending across the patella.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left inferior extemity, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Charlotte Baxter, 46, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Jul 1873
Date of death: 29 Jul 1873
Disease (transcribed): Laryngitis. Tracheotomy. Bronchitis. Pleurisy. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Laryngitis (Larynx); Tracheotomy (Trachea); Bronchitis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Rowland, Edward Roger
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: The patient had been quite well up to the day before when she felt unwell and had some difficulty in breathing which increased.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, larynx, trachea, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Rouse, 40, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1868
Date of death: 7 May 1868
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Scrofulous kidney. Cystitis.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Kidney); Cystitis (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with her urine loaded with pus and in a very emaciated condition.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Smith , 78, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 78
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Dec1843
Date of death: 20 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Thickening of the arachnoid and pia mater. Dilatation of the ventricles of the brain. Condensation of a portion of lung. Hypertrophy of left ventricle. Mottling and granular degeneration of one kidney.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Brain ); Disease (Heart); Disease (Lung); Mottled, Granular (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted into the Hospital with fever and in a state of great debility.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Smith, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1846
Date of death: 1 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Nodes on the forehead. Inflammation of larynx and trachea, with inflammation of sub mucous tissue. Lungs emphysematous and oedematous posteriorly. Abortion at six months.
Disease (standardised): Nodes (Head); Inflammation (Larynx); Inflammation (Trachea); Emphysema (Lung); Oedema (Lung); Abortion (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: When admitted, there were three soft nodes at the upper part of the forehead of this patient. When admitted she was four months gone with child.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Dennis Shanahan, 32, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Feb 1845
Date of death: 1 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis & pleurisy?
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'As the body was taken away without examination, no report is given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

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