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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

William Tanner, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Apr 1846
Date of death: 23 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg. Amputation of thigh. Pleurisy on both sides, with secondary deposits in both lungs. Other organs healthy. Inflammation of extremity of femoral vein.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Amputation (Leg); Pleurisy (Pleura, Lung); Inflammation (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The accident in consequence of which this man was admitted, was caused by a heavy fall from a horse which bolted with with him and crashed violently against a cart.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and stump
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

Charles Burnell, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Apr 1844
Date of death: 7 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Compressed dislocation of ankle, followed by Erysipelas and diffuse cellular inflammation.
Disease (standardised): Dislocation (Ankle); Erysipelas (Skin); Inflammation (Ankle)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
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, at the request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a

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

Sarah Albridge, 8, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 8
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 May 1846
Date of death: 13 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Extensive burn, fatal in a few hours.
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: Case was not entered at the body was not examined after death.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Veldon, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Apr 1846
Date of death: 16 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Accident. Secondary deposits?
Disease (standardised): Accident (Indeterminate); Deposits (Indeterminate)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: As there was no examination of this patient’s body, the case is omitted.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The relations would not allow the body to be examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Baggett, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jan 1846
Date of death: 22 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Lumbar abscesses and caries of spine. Caries of the left iliac bone. Dislocation of hip and extensive destruction both of the head of the femur and of the cotyloid cavity. Viscera healthy
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Spine); Caries (Spine); Caries (Pelvis); Dislocation (Hip); Destruction (Leg)
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 stated that for the last nine months he had been subject to the formation of abscesses in various parts of the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, spine, pelvis and left hip joint
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Cornett, 54, Plasterer

Occupation or role: Plasterer
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Apr 1870
Date of death: 16 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: As the body was not examined, the case is not herein reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Newell, 2, Child

Occupation or role: Child
Age: 2
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1870
Date of death: 21 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Burn.
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: As the body was not examined, the case is not herein reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

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

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

Andrew Grant, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 May 1844
Date of death: 12 Jun 1844
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Secondary abscesses, with a peculiar appearance of the blood.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Abscess (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a compound fracture of the left tibia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left inferior extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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

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

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

Dinah Green, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 May 1846
Date of death: 30 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of sternum, of pelvis, of left leg and of left arm. Secondary deposits in various parts. Suppuration about some of the fractures. Pleuropneumonia.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Sternum); Fracture (Pelvis); Fracture (Leg); Fracture (Arm); Suppuration (Fractures); Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, 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 threw himself from the window of a fifth story building and fell on her side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left inferior extremity, left superior extremity, right forearm and sternum
Type of incident: Suicide

Joseph Daniel, Cowman

Occupation or role: Cowman
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Jun 1871
Date of death: 4 Jul 1871
Disease (transcribed): Injury of spine. Paraplegia
Disease (standardised): Injury (Spine); Paraplegia (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'The day before admission he fell off a haystack, about 15 feet to the ground, which he thinks he first struck with his shoulders. He could not move, nor feel his legs after the accident, and had, he said, at first some difficulty in moving arms. He could not pass water, & it was drawn off’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium, spinal cord, organs of generation

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Gibson, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jun 1842
Date of death: 24 Jun 1842
Disease (transcribed): Burn. Inflammation of mucous membrane of mouth, fauces, pharynx, oesophagus, stomach, duodenum, larynx and wind pipe.
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin); Inflammation (Face, Pharynx, Oesophagus, Stomach, Duodenum, Larynx, Trachea)
Admitted under the care of: Babington, George Gisborne
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

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 Davis, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jul 1846
Date of death: 10 Jul 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Extensive fracture of skull with separation of suture. Small quantity of blood between the bone and dura mater. Laceration and contusion of brain with slight extravasation of blood in the cavity of the arachnoid.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Head); Fracture (Skull); Contusions (Brain); Extravasation (Brain )
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: It was stated that this man fell about ten feet, struck his head against some stone flags and was immediately stunned.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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