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George Shears, 35, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jan 1870
Date of death: 12 Jan 1870
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull. Bruising of brain. Fractured ribs and clavicle.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Contusions (Brain); Fracture (Ribs); Fracture (Clavicle)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient fell off a ladder 15 feet high and his head struck a stone.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, skull, meninges and cerebrum
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Henry Mills, 26, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Dec 1859
Date of death: 12 Jan 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man was sent to the hospital by a general practitioner in order that he might be treated for a supposed strangulated hernia. His antecedents were as follows. For three years he had been getting thin and suffering from cough, emaciation and occasional haemoptysis. He had been for three months in the hospital for consumption’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Smart, 72, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 72
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Feb 1860
Date of death: 9 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Senile gangrene
Disease (standardised): Gangrene
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A month before admission he cut a corn on the little toe of the right foot. He cut it rather more than he intended & made a small wound. He continued to walk about & it did not heal’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, arteries, abdomen, right shoulder

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Thomas Metcalf, 35, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1855
Date of death: 30 Mar 1855
Disease (transcribed): Injury to the head. Arachinitis. Pus in left lateral sinuses. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Injury (Head); Arachnoiditis (Meninges); Suppuration (Nose); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man was originally admitted on 1st March following a kick from a horse, which had inflicted two wounds on the scalp which exposed the bone.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and right shoulder joint.
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Howard, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Feb 1856
Date of death: 3 May 1856
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of several viscera
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man was admitted on account of tumours in various parts of the body. They had been growing rapidly and he was in a state of great emaciation and distress.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium, orbits and blood
Type of incident: n/a

William Minns, 30, Gamekeeper

Occupation or role: Gamekeeper
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jan 1853
Date of death: 8 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Amputation after injury to the knee joint. Secondary pneumonia. Pus in the superficial veins of the leg
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Injury (Leg); Pneumonia (Lung); Suppuration (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He applied for admission on account of a swelling near the left knee which had appeared nine months before his admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left thigh, abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Arthur, 58, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1870
Date of death: 1 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Fractured tibia. Old paraplegia. Bedsore.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Paraplegia (Brain); Pressure Ulcer (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
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

William Brazier, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 20
Date of admission: 1 Feb 1854
Date of death: 8 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Strumous disease of bones of the right wrist. Phthisis. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Wrist); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitting doctor: Cutler, Edward
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man, who was extremely pale & thin & had all the aspect of a consumptive patient, was admitted under the surgeon’s care in consequence of strumous disease of the right wrist, which had existed according to his account for more than a year’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Wrist joint, abdomen, thorax

Type of injury: n/a

Henry Bartley, 47, Cabman

Occupation or role: Cabman
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Apr 1860
Date of death: 10 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Fracture (simple) of the cranium. Laceration of middle meningeal artery. Scalp wound. Diffuse inflammation of the scalp
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Wound (Scalp); Inflammation (Scalp)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man was brought into the hospital perfectly insensible, apparently from the combined effects of gin & concussion he had been upset off a cab which he was driving’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

James Summers, 61, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Apr 1852
Date of death: 28 Apr 1852
Disease (transcribed): Fractured vertebrae and ribs. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Fracture (Ribs); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: He was admitted having a short time previously fallen down while mounting a ladder, a height of about ten feet.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, spinal cord and column
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

George F. Joy, [No age stated], Railway porter

Occupation or role: Railway porter
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1860
Date of death: 11 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A railway porter. He had pretty good health until 10 weeks before admission, when he began to suffer from cough and expectoration, never of blood. He had occasional bleeding at the nose during his illness’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, larynx

Type of incident: n/a

William Kimble, 23, Butcher

Occupation or role: Butcher
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1870
Date of death: 4 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Urinary calculus. Cystitis. Pyelitis with dilatation of pelvis and coxes. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Urinary Calculi (Urinary Tract); Cystitis (Bladder); Pyelitis (Kidney); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: When admitted, the patient had much cystitis and diarrhoea, and was very weak and ill so that no operation could be attempted.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, intestines, peritoneum and bladder
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Lock, 43, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1860
Date of death: 11 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward and Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James and Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This woman was admitted into the Wellington ward March 31st with a small scalp wound situated about an inch above the nose, & erysipelas of the head & face. It appeared that the woman was of drunken habits & was a week before her admission knocked down by her husband, who was also drunk’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Howard, 19, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Feb 1881
Date of death: 2 Apr 1881
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Amputation of foot for caries of metatarsus
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Amputation (Foot); Caries (Foot)

Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Not reported here'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined'

Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Joy, 28, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Apr 1860
Date of death: 11 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of the ovary
Disease (standardised): Malignant disease (Ovaries)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This young woman attributed her complaint to sudden cessation of the catamenial discharge [menstruation], caused by fright four years ago. It appeared that an eel was suddenly twisted round her neck during one of the monthly periods, which was followed by a sudden suppression of the discharge, which never reappeared’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Rogers, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Feb 1855
Date of death: 4 April 1855
Disease (transcribed): Pelvic abscess after parturition
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Pelvis)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This patient had been confined three months before admission, with her second child. The labour had been natural but was followed, very shortly, by pain in the region of the left hip or left iliac region with slight rigors.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Smith, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 76
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1854
Date of death: 11 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Diseased bladder. Purulent deposits in kidneys. Remains of an old haematocele?
Disease (standardised): Disease (Bladder); Deposit (Kidney); Haematocele (Genitalia)
Admitting doctor: Cutler, Edward
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This old man, who was in a state of senile dementia, was admitted on account of a difficulty in making water, which had existed, it was said, about 8 days. He could give no intelligible account of his disease & was in a very weak condition’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, scrotum, thorax

Type of injury: n/a

William Adams, 57, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 57
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Apr 1860
Date of death: 12 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Laceration of the brain. Fractured spine & ribs
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Brain); Fracture (Spine, ribs)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A few month before admission this man fell from a scaffold about 30 feet, falling with his back across a plank, at the same time striking the back part of his head against another’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

George Odam, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 May 1856
Date of death: 12 May 1856
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull. Compound comminuted with depression
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This boy had fallen out of the first floor window of a house, a distance of about twenty feet.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and left forearm
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Walter Woodrow, 1, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 1
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Mar 1881
Date of death: 5 Apr 1881
Disease (transcribed): Scald
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Not reported here'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined'

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Sarah Carrington, 40, Ladies' maid

Occupation or role: Ladies' maid
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Mar 1881
Date of death: 4 Apr 1881
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Concussion. Fracture of radius + olecranon
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Concussion (Brain); Fracture (Arm)

Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Not reported here'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined'

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

George Turp, 13, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 13
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 May 1856
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Lacerated lungs.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Laceration (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This boy had been run over by a loaded van.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Elizabeth Cant, 39, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Apr 1860
Date of death: 12 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated hernia. Operation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia Operation Peritonitis (Peritoneum)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This patient had been troubled with a femoral hernia for 6 years, which came on after lifting a heavy weight. She had always worn a truss’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Kate Vendril, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Jan 1881
Date of death: 7 Apr 1881
Disease (transcribed): Endocarditis. Embolism of spleen and kidneys
Disease (standardised): Endocarditis (Heart); Embolism (Spleen, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Turner, George Robertson
Medical notes: 'Had been the subject of fistula in ano for some 5 years or so, and had had several ischio-rectal abscesses. She had been unwilling to be properly examined, and these abscesses had been allowed to pursue their own course'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, uterus

Type of incident: n/a

John Manser, 52, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Apr 1860
Date of death: 18 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A porter, of sallow and somewhat bloated aspect; he had been in the habit of living freely, taking half a pint of gin ‘with fish, flesh and fowl, every day of his life’ ‘
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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