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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

Anne Pinyon, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Mar 1852
Date of death: 6 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Recent lymphy sheds in abdominal cavity. Ulceration of ileum. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Lymph (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: She had not been able to move the lower limbs for about a year, and had suffered from pains down the thighs and the loins.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium and spinal column
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Edwards, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Apr 1852
Date of death: 6 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Injury from the wheel of a railway truck. Fracture of the pelvis. Laceration of the urethra. Fracture of one rib and the clavicle. Bruised condition of the lung
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Laceration (Urethra); Fracture (Rib); Fracture (Clavicle); Bruising (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This boy was at play in a railroad truck which was set in motion. He jumped out of the truck and fell under the wheel.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Sarah Pevey , 64, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 64
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Mar 1852
Date of death: 6 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the upper part of the thigh bone. Old pleural adhesion and soft dilated heart. Kidneys slightly diseased
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Adhesions (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This woman was admitted a short time after the occurrence of an accident by which she had broken her thigh. She fell down two stairs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left femur, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Thorn, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1852
Date of death: 15 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophied heart. Diseased kidneys. Atheroma of aorta. Old double pleural adhesions. Cheese like scrofulous matter in apices of both lungs
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries); Adhesions (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: He was in the hospital for a short period last August with swelled leg. Despite treatment e was never entirely free from dropsy, but of late the swelling had much increased.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Wilkie, 6, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Apr 1852
Date of death: 16 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the hip joint and femur. Effusion of fluid and lymph under the arachnoid at the base of the brain. Fluid in ventricles. Death by coma and convulsions
Disease (standardised): Disease (Hip); Disease (Leg); Effusion (Brain); Lymph (Brain); Coma (Brain); Seizures (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: The child had been ill for about a year, her symptoms being referred to the left hip.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and hip joint
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Rodd, 45, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1852
Date of death: 17 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Death by coma and convulsions. Nothing but effusion of fluid in the ventricles and the sub-arachnoid tissues found, with numerous bloody puncta
Disease (standardised): Coma (Brain); Seizures (Brain); Effusion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man was a coachman to an English nobleman resident abroad, and about six months before admission had to drive some hours from Berlin to Vienna during very hot weather. On his arrival at Vienna he felt very unwell.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Tucker, 54, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jun 1852
Date of death: 19 Jun 1852
Disease (transcribed): Superficial wound across the elbow, followed by much constitutional disturbance, tremor and low delirium. Violent delirium. Coma preceded death. Pus in the veins. Fluid blood. Softening of a portion of the left cerebral hemisphere and congestion of the membranes. Wet brain
Disease (standardised): Wound (Arm); Tremor (Systemic); Delirium (Brain); Coma (Brain); Suppuration (Veins); Fluid (Blood);Softening (Brain) ; Congestion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: She seemed to have been of very dissipated habits for a long time and had been drinking more than usual for some weeks before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Veins of arm, blood, cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Withers, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Jun 1852
Date of death: 23 Jun 1852
Disease (transcribed): Injury from the fall of earth. Fracture of the pelvis. Bruising of the intestines. Extravasation into the substance of the lung. Diseased kidneys. Old peritoneal and peritoneal adhesions
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Bruising (Intestines); Extravasation (Lung); Disease (Kidney); Adhesions (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man was working on a railroad near a bank of earth which fell and completely buried him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax, cranium, spinal column and left shoulder
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Morrow, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 May 1852
Date of death: 1 Jul 1852
Disease (transcribed): Fracture with extensive displacement of the last dorsal vertebra, with immediate and permanent loss of sensation and the power of motion. Ulceration of the bladder and perforation owing to retention of urine
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Displacement (Spine); Paralysis (Spinal cord); Ulcer (Bladder); Perforation (Bladder); Retention of urine (Bladder)
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 had fallen on the day of his admission a height of about twenty feet from a scaffold.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and spinal column
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Robert Judd, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Jan 1852
Date of death: 13 Jan 1852
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the ribs. Fracture of the femur, in to the knee joint. Slight rupture of the liver
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Fracture (Leg); Rupture (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient was brought to the hospital having a short time previously fallen out of a window, a height of almost thirty feet.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Lewis Meredith, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Jun 1852
Date of death: 9 Jul 1852
Disease (transcribed): Congenital tumour containing fluid at the lower part of the back which after being punctured, inflamed suppuration was set into within and inflammation with suppuration of the spinal membrane and softening of the spinal cord. Opisthotonous and coma preceded death
Disease (standardised): Congenital tumour (Back); Inflammation (Spine); Suppuration (Spine); Softening (Spinal cord); Opisthotonus (Muscles); Coma (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: From the account his friends gave of his case, it seemed that a tumour had been observed at the lower part of the sacral region at the time of his birth.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spinal column, cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Corpes, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Jun 1852
Date of death: 11 Jul 1852
Disease (transcribed): Delirium and coma preceding death. Pneumonia. Red hepatization. Hypertrophied heart with extreme contraction of the mitral valve orifice although not attended by murmur
Disease (standardised): Delirium (Brain); Coma (Brain); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: This man was admitted in a very peculiar state. His brother reported that he had been ill some three or four months with cough, shortness of breathing, and he had spit some blood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Archer, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Jul 1852
Date of death: 19 Jul 1852
Disease (transcribed): Fall out of a window. Extensive fracture of the cranium with bruising of the brain at both its upper and lower surface
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Bruising (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: An hour before admission this child fell out of a window.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Susan Johnson, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Jul 1852
Date of death: 25 Jul 1852
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma uteri. Diseased kidneys. Peritonitis. Carcinoma of the mesenteric glands
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Uterus); Disease (Kidney); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Carcinoma (Lymph nodes)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: She was admitted on account of ulcers on the leg, and after her admission mentioned that she had a profuse bloody discharge from the vagina.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, pelvic contents and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Ignatius Gabrielski, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jul 1852
Date of death: 5 Aug 1852
Disease (transcribed): Phthysis. Extensive deposit in both lungs. Firm double pleural adhesions. Extensive intestinal ulceration
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Adhesions (Pleura); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: A Polish man who could speak no English. He had been suffering for some time from cough, emaciation and latterly had lost his voice.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Wells, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Jul 1852
Date of death: 5 Aug 1852
Disease (transcribed): Diseased heart with wart-like vegetations on the valves. Fluid in pleural, pericardial sacs. Old left pleural adhesions with white patches on the heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Fluid (Pleura); Fluid (Heart); Adhesions (Pleura); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with palpitation of the heart, dyspnoea, jaundice and anasarca of the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

John Connor, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Aug 1852
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Severe injury of the head. Fracture of skull. Laceration of brain
Disease (standardised): Injury (Head); Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: n/a
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the cases is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Stevens, 73, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 73
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Dec 1851
Date of death: 14 Jan 1852
Disease (transcribed): Senilis gangrene. Extensive atheromic condition of arteries, especially of left anterior. Old pleurisy on left side. Cretaceous deposit in apices of both lungs. Rigidity of aortic and pulmonic valves
Disease (standardised): Gangrene (Foot); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries); Pleurisy (Pleura); Deposits (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient was exceedingly deaf so no history of his disease could be obtained from him. Gangrene had shown itself on his left foot about six weeks before his admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left leg
Type of incident: n/a

William Tredway, 66, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jul 1852
Date of death: 14 Aug 1852
Disease (transcribed): Stone in the bladder. Attempt at the operation of lithotripsy. Diseased kidneys and bladder. Pneumonia and recent pleurisy. Old double pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Calculi (Bladder); Lithotripsy (Bladder); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Bladder); Pneumonia (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
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 presented all the symptoms of stone in the bladder.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Teagle, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jan 1852
Date of death: 18 Jan 1852
Disease (transcribed): Delirium tremens. Cut throat. Old cough. The larynx not wounded, nor the great vessels. Formation of purulent matter under sterno hyoid muscle. Wet brain. Engorgement of lungs. Soft heart
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain); Cut (Throat); Suppuration (Sternohyoid muscle); Disease (Brain); Engorgement (Lung); Soft (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man had been in a state of continuous intoxication for some days. This brought on an attack of delirium tremens and whilst in this state he attempted suicide.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Neck, trachea, cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Suicide

Henry Butler, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jul 1852
Date of death: 28 Aug 1852
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. The left pleural sac full of offensive purulent fluid pushing over the heart to the right side. Recent pericardial adhesion
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Suppuration (Pleura); Displacement (Heart); Adhesions (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: This patient had had an attack of pain in the left side about twelve months ago when he had spit some blood. The pain recurred with some cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Cross, 55, Navigator

Occupation or role: Navigator
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Aug 1852
Date of death: 28 Aug 1852
Disease (transcribed): Injury from a fall. Rupture of the bladder. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Bladder); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: On the afternoon of the 23rd, being very much intoxicated, he became quarrelsome and wanted to fight with one of the men with whom he had been drinking. The deceased fell heavily on his right side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Isaac Brown, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Aug 1852
Date of death: 1 Sep 1852
Disease (transcribed): Tetanus following a lacerated wound of the hand. Post mortem effects found were softening of the fornix of the brain and of entire spinal chord to some extent (PM results?)
Disease (standardised): Tetanus (Systemic); Laceration (Hand); Softening (Brain); Softening (Spinal cord)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: Six days before his admission he applied as an out patient on account of a lacerated wound of the hand caused by chaff cutting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spinal column, cranium, abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Edward Westwood, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Aug 1852
Date of death: 2 Sep 1852
Disease (transcribed): Injuries from a fall the result of a blow. Extensive fracture of the cranium with extravasation of blood and laceration of the brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Extravasation (Skull); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: It appeared that on the evening of admission this man, who was at the time very drunk, was quarrelling with a person who struck him a heavy blow on the left side of the mouth.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Homicide/murder

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