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John Gorman, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1871
Date of death: 15 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)

Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
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’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Mary Ann Lovatt, 75, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 75
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Oct 1847
Date of death: 12 Jan 1848
Disease (transcribed): Ulcer of the leg. Large slough over the sacrum. Fracture of the leg followed by necrosis.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Sloughing (Spine); Fracture (Leg); Necrosis (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted into the Hospital with a transverse fracture of the tibia and a wound below the fracture.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident?

William Wynne, 62, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Apr 1846
Date of death: 9 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Wound in hand. Secondary abscesses in joints and in brachialis anticus. Congestive pneumonia. Heart dilated and atrophied. Disease of left kidney? Blood fluid.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Hand); Abscess (Joints); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted suffering from the effects of fracture of the first phalanx of the thumb in December 1842.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and extremities
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Francis Hodgson, 11, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 11
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 05 May 1847
Date of death: 12 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Blood infiltrated into scalp. Extravasation external and internal to dura mater. Extravasation into substance of brain in the interior. Laceration of surface. Fracture of skull.
Disease (standardised): Extravasation (Brain); Laceration (Brain); Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: About four hours before admission the patient fell about 22 feet, pitching on the right side. The accident happened in Ealing Park.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Ward, 6, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jun 1848
Date of death: 6 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Extensive burn of the body
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Copestake, Thomas Goodall
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: No history to this case is given as the body was not examined.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Edward Maloney, 3, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 3
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jun 1848
Date of death: 8 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of pelvis from a wheel passing over abdomen
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: As the body was not examined, the case is not entered.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Joseph Johnson, 64, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 May 1848
Date of death: 8 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas of face. Sloughing of sub mucous cellular tissue of tongue. Fracture of leg and union
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Sloughing (Tongue); Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient having been admitted under the care of Mr Cutler with simple fracture of right leg, was transferred to Dr Page. He had complained of soreness of throat, with difficulty of swallowing and tenderness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Mouth, fauces, thorax, abdomen and lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Dawber, General manager

Occupation or role: General manager
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1871
Date of death: 30 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Compound dislocation of ankle. Compound fracture of radius & ulna. Fractured femur. Pyaemia (pleurisy). Fractured skull
Disease (standardised): Dislocation (Ankle); Fracture (Arm, thigh, skull); Sepsis (Systemic)

Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'He fell 50 feet from a scaffold which gave way’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, joints, cranium, thorax, abdomen

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?

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

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

Thomas Stevenson, 34, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Apr 1870
Date of death: 18 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the anterior and upper margin of the seventh cervical vertebrae. Rupture of the ligaments. Dislocation of sixth vertebra. Pressure on spinal cord.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Rupture (Spine); Dislocation (Spine); Pressure (Spinal Cord)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient was brought from the country, with the history that ten days previously he had fallen from a scaffold onto his back, that immediately afterwards his lower limbs were paralysed, and there was some loss of power in the arms.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, spinal cord and bones
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

James Perkins, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1871
Date of death: 8 Jun 1871
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'He fell off a window sill, about 20 feet to the ground. When admitted was much collapsed, he was bruised about back & chest, there were several ribs fractured on the left side’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Archibald Cullen, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 07 May 1847
Date of death: 04 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Compound dislocation of ankle joint with fracture of the fibula. Pleuritis and commencement of secondary abscess in lung
Disease (standardised): Dislocation (Ankle); Fracture (Leg); Pleurisy (Pleura); Abscess (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted noisily drunk with a fracture of the fibula and dislocation of the tibia. The accident had resulted from a fall off a cab five hours previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower extremities
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?

George Gibbett, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jun 1848
Date of death: 20 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull. Extensive laceration of brain. Apoplectic cyst in brain.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Apoplectic cyst (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was brought to the Hospital by the officers of police, by whom he had been found in a state of insensibility.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: n/a

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

Arthur Cooper, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jun 1871
Date of death: 13 Jun 1871
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of both legs. Amputation
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Legs); Amputation (Legs)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George and Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'A railway carriage passed over both legs; one was completely severed, the other hung by a piece of skin. Mr Pick [Thomas Pickering Pick] amputated when he had somewhat recovered from the shock, but he never rallied much & sank in a few hours’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

James Cook , 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jun 1847
Date of death: 14 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema. Tubercles and red hepatisation of left lung. Grey hepatisation of right lung. Slight pericarditis. Fractured ribs with pus effused round the broken extremities. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Lung); Pericarditis (Heart); Fracture (Ribs); Suppuration (Extremities);Disease (Kidney)

Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted complaining of considerable pain on the right side of the chest during inspiration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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

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

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

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

John Arundel, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jun 1846
Date of death: 7 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Asphyxia from drowning. Blood fluid. Viscera congested.
Disease (standardised): Asphyxia; Drowning
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: It appeared from the account obtained, that this man while bathing in the Serpentine, sank and remained under water about four or five minutes.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident?

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