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Anne Webber, 71, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 71
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Dec 1857
Date of death: 3 Jan 1858
Disease (transcribed): Operation for strangulated hernia. Peritonitis. Inflammation of intestine which had slipped down again into the sac. ?Renewed strangulation
Disease (standardised): Hernia; Operation; Peritonitis (Abdomen); Inflammation (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy and Hastings, Cecil William
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

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 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

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

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

Frederick Anderson, 24, Groom

Occupation or role: Groom
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1858
Date of death: 21 Apr 1858
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys. Incipient phthisis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A groom who was admitted in a depressed condition somewhat akin to the first stage of fever. He was taken ill a week previous with chillings & vertigo as he was going across the park. On reaching his home, which he accomplished with great difficulty, he was seen & prescribed for by a medical man. The urine passed the following morning was almost like pure blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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

John Barman, 49, Stonemason

Occupation or role: Stonemason
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Apr 1858
Date of death: 21 Apr 1858
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of elbow joint. Pyaemia. Secondary pneumonia & pleurisy. Dislocation of the shoulder
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Elbow); Sepsis (Systemic); Pneumonia (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs); Dislocation (Shoulder)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Cooper, George Frederick and Hart, Ernest Abraham
Medical notes: Stone-mason by trade. Just before his admission he fell from a height of about 30 feet on to some stones. On examination it was found he had a compound, comminuted fracture of elbow-joint & dislocation of head of humerus upwards & forwards with probable fracture of coracoid process of scapula’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, cranium, abdomen, left elbow, left shoulder

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John Hyd, 37, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Mar 1860
Date of death: 17 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Abscess in buttock
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Abscess (Buttocks)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted under Mr Tatum [Thomas Tatum] with two abscesses (which were discharging unhealthy pus), situated in the left buttock. They had existed for about 10 days’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, larynx, left thigh

Type of incident: n/a

Jacob Jackson, 18, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Feb 1858
Date of death: 22 Apr 1858
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous deposits in various parts. Abscesses
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Systemic); Abscess
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A negro engaged as servant to a medical man. He came over from Jamaica about seven years ago, & for some time his general health continued very good, but in 1854 he was attacked with shortness of breath & pain in the left side, for which he was admitted into St Bartholomew’s. Eight months ago he felt pain in the right side whenever he took a deep breath or went upstairs carrying a tea-tray, coal scuttle &c. One night on undressing he noticed a lump nearly as large as an egg just over the spine, about its centre’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Day, 38, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Apr 1860
Date of death: 19 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 and Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: 'This man had been ill for a year and 11 weeks. His complaint dated from a blow on the right side of the chest from a horse. About six months ago he spat a small quantity of blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Cutler, 50, Former soldier

Occupation or role: Former soldier
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1860
Date of death: 19 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy and Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: 'A discharged soldier, for a long time in the habit of drinking to excess, but without getting intoxicated. A month before he came in he observed that he could not button his breeches as before, up to this time his health had been perfectly good’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Elger, 58, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Jan 1858
Date of death: 25 Apr 1858
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Strumous disease of the testicle
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Testicles)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, thorax, abdomen, left testicle

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Burton, 70, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 70
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1860
Date of death: 21 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the acetabulum. Abscess in hip joint. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Abscess (Hip); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This patient was said to have fallen between 8 & 9 feet from a scaffold, but how his leg was placed in the fall no one knew’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left hip

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Edward Perryman, 28, Firewood cutter

Occupation or role: Firewood cutter
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Apr 1860
Date of death: 22 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Meningitis. Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Meningitis (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A firewood cutter of exceedingly drunken habits. From the account obtained from his wife, it appeared that he was taken ill on the 9th of April, having been continuously intoxicated for the previous week. He was seized with pains in the head and aching in the thighs’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Warner, 35, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1860
Date of death: 23 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of the vaccination. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Abscess; Vaccination; Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'One month before admission, this patient was vaccinated. The vaccine took well, but when the pustule had scabbed over, she gave her arm a violent blow, this was followed by inflammation of the arm’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Ely, 34, Brewhouse labourer

Occupation or role: Brewhouse labourer
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1860
Date of death: 23 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Softening of the brain. Gangrene. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Softening (Brain); Gangrene; Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship and Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A brewhouse labourer. In the habit of drinking freely, according to his own admission 5 pints a day. He was said to have had epileptic fits latterly, but it was not learned how long he had been so affected. He attributed his illness to a lump of coal falling upon the lower part of his back 7 weeks ago’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Banyard, 51, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 51
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Apr 1858
Date of death: 29 Apr 1858
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of the intestines. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Malignant disease (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'This woman was originally admitted on the 31st March for ‘dyspepsia’ but after being in the house a very short time was sent out & made an out-patient. She again applied for admission on 21st April much enfeebled, pale & very emaciated about the face & neck. There was also an unhealthy tinge of the complexion’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

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

William Chesters, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 23
Date of admission: 15 Mar 1854
Date of death: 5 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Syphilitic disease of humerus. Secondary pneumonia & pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Syphilis (Arm); Pneumonia (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitting doctor: Johnson, Henry Charles
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man, who appeared in perfect health & had very florid complexion, was admitted on account of disease of the left humerus […] he had had syphilis about 2 years before admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Jeanne Derby, 35, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Jan 1858
Date of death: 2 May 1858
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A poor Frenchwoman who had been out of health a year. She was formerly very stout & healthy but had been gradually losing flesh, being reduced by frequent sickness. Six months ago she became troubled with night sweats & cough accompanied by thick expectoration’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Bower, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Feb 1853
Date of death: 27 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Abscess in kidney and deposit in ureter and bladder
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Abscess (Kidney); Deposits (Ureter); Deposits (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This girl was admitted originally on the 22nd September 1852 with symptoms of inflammation of the bladder.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cavity of the bladder
Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Champ, 41, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 41
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Mar 1858
Date of death: 2 May 1858
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis after tapping. Renal dropsy. Dilated heart. Low pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Bleeding; Edema (Kidneys); Disease (Heart); Pneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A married woman who had been ill since last October when she was confined of a dead child. She had not felt well during her term of gestation. Severe flooding followed the labour, after which she was attacked with shortness of breath & palpitation with ‘inflammation on the chest’ for which blisters were applied. The flooding ceased in a few days & then her legs & abdomen began to swell’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Wall, 43, Shoemaker

Occupation or role: Shoemaker
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Apr 1860
Date of death: 27 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Bronchitis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A shoemaker of very drunken habits. He had had more or less cough for 6 months, always attended with some degree of expectoration’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Jeremiah Malcay, 62, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 May 1858
Date of death: 3 May 1858
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated inguinal hernia. Operation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Groin); Operation (Groin); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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