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Abraham Cocksedge, 46, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 May 1864
Date of death: 23 May 1864
Disease (transcribed): Umbilical hernia, strangulated but relieved by operation. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'Died from a low form of pneumonia. Case not entered’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Albert Martin, 21, Cab driver

Occupation or role: Cab driver
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Aug 1865
Date of death: 13 Sep 1865
Disease (transcribed): Morbus cordis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Sturges, Octavius
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: In February last cough commenced and he began to fall away in flesh and strength.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Love, 40, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Jun 1865
Date of death: 7 Jun 1865
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Sturges, Octavius
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: This woman was brought in at the point of death. She was said to have been neglected and beaten by a drunken husband.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: Homicide/Murder

Benjamin Brown, 50, Confectioner

Occupation or role: Confectioner
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Apr 1864
Date of death: 18 Apr 1864
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull and spine. Perforation of carotid
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull, spine); Perforation (Carotid arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'The broughman, in which this gentleman was riding, came into violent collision with the pole of an omnibus, which, crashing through the side of the carriage, struck the unfortunate gentleman on the head, he vomited a large quantity of blood immediately, and died in a few seconds’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, spine, trunk

Type of incident: n/a

Benjamin Evans, 50, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1864
Date of death: 2 Jan 1864
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'Was quite sensible on his admission, and stated that he had been knocked down by a horse, and that he had been struck on the right side of the head by the hoof of the animal. His head was carefully examined but there was not even a bruise to be detected. His speech was somewhat indistinct: there was total paralysis of the left side of face and body’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head (‘no other part could be examined’)

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Blanche Perry, 5, Schoolgirl

Occupation or role: Schoolgirl
Age: 5
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Dec 1862
Date of death: 4 Jan 1863
Disease (transcribed): Burn. Measles. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin); Measles (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This patient was suffering from a burn on the inner side of the left arm. She had been attending the hospital for nine days as an out patient.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Catherine Dorens, 4, Child

Occupation or role: Child
Age: 4
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 May 1864
Date of death: 10 May 1864
Disease (transcribed): Scald
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'Case not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Catherine Mahoney, 80, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 80
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Nov 1863
Date of death: 4 Dec 1863
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of neck of femur
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This patient, while walking in the street, was accidentally knocked down by a tipsy man.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, chest, abdomen and femur
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Charles Ballard, 54, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1863
Date of death: 12 Feb 1863
Disease (transcribed): Abscess in prostate. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Prostate); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: About nine months ago he perceived that his stream of water began to get smaller, and for the last few months he had had incontinence of urine, accompanied with aching pain in the region of the bladder.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Bonham, 64, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jan 1864
Date of death: 28 Jan 1864
Disease (transcribed): Lacerated wound of hand. Fractured femur
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Hand); Fracture (Thigh)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'Case not entered’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Charles Boots, 38, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Mar 1863
Date of death: 6 May 1863
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull, ribs and leg. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Fracture (Ribs); Fracture (Leg); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: While working in a sewer, the earth suddenly gave way and he was knocked down and partly buried under it.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, chest, abdomen and leg
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Charles Morris, 23, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Apr 1864
Date of death: 22 Apr 1864
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'A tin pail loaded with ‘comps’[?] fell a distance of 25 feet, & the edge struck him on the top of his head, sending him insensible for a few minutes. On admission there was a wound about 2 ½ inches long over the sagittal suture’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, chest, abdomen, spine

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Charles V Hughes, 40, Potman

Occupation or role: Potman
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jun 1865
Date of death: 9 Jun 1865
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: This patient was admitted into the surgical wards with the history that a short time before admission he was standing at the head of a horse, when he was noticed to be lying on the ground. No history could be obtained as to whether he was knocked down by the horse or had fallen in a fit.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen and head
Type of incident: Trauma/accident?

Charlotte Haines, 33, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Apr 1863
Date of death: 12 Apr 1863
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Erysipelas
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Erysipelas (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This woman was of dissolute habits and was struck with a bar of iron on the head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: Homicide/murder

Clara Goodall, 7, Schoolgirl

Occupation or role: Schoolgirl
Age: 7
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Jan 1864
Date of death: 20 Jan 1864
Disease (transcribed): Traumatic tetanus
Disease (standardised): Tetanus (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'On the 26th of December she trod on an old iron meal stand and received a small wound on the ball of the toe of the right foot, some pain & inflammation followed and the part was kept poulticed’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Section of post-tibial nerve, brain, spinal cord, chest, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Cornelius Cook, 52, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Sep 1863
Date of death: 12 Nov 1863
Disease (transcribed): Lithotomy
Disease (standardised): Lithotomy (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: Ten years previous to his admission this patient had had one or two severe attacks of gravel. A calculus was detected in the bladder and lithotomy was performed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Daniel Condon, 2 years 6 months , Child

Occupation or role: Child
Age: 2 years 6 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jun 1865
Date of death: 6 Jun 1865
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Sturges, Octavius
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: The child was said to have had whooping cough for six weeks and for nearly two years swellings about the neck and jaws breaking into open sores.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen and head
Type of incident: n/a

Daniel Hamlin, 24, Plasterer

Occupation or role: Plasterer
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 May 1864
Date of death: 19 May 1864
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of spine in the cervical region
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'Case not entered’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

David Coleman, 32, Cellarman

Occupation or role: Cellarman
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Sep 1863
Date of death: 8 Sep 1863
Disease (transcribed): Delirium tremens
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: He fell while carrying some broken glass, and one of the pieces cut the anterior part of his right wrist, dividing all tendons and vessels down to the bone.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, chest, abdomen and wrist
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

David Evans, 38, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Feb 1863
Date of death: 5 Feb 1863
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of base of skull. Compression of brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Compression (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: The patient had fallen to the ground from a scaffold forty feet high.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Eleanor Farnham, 26, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 May 1863
Date of death: 31 May 1863
Disease (transcribed): Abscess on back
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Back)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: At the time of her admission this patient had an immense abscess covering the whole of the right buttock.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Moore, 53, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 53
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Aug 1863
Date of death: 1 Dec 1863
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of arm. Ulceration of ulnar artery
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Arm); Ulcer (Arm)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: During the summer months of the present year while suffering from a poisoned finger, she was attacked by phagedaena.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Stump, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Glass, 69, Housekeeper

Occupation or role: Housekeeper
Age: 69
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Feb 1863
Date of death: 3 Feb 1863
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Haemorrhage
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Haemorrhage (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: On the 31st January the patient fell down some stairs and cut her head in two places.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Elizabeth Goodwin, 43, Midwife

Occupation or role: Midwife
Age: 43
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Feb 1864
Date of death: 6 Mar 1864
Disease (transcribed): Poisoned blood, from wound in finger?
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Systemic); Wound (Finger)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'Admitted with poisoned thumb on February 28th. About a week before admission attended a case of midwifery which terminated fatally: she stated that she had a small scratch by the side of the nail of the right thumb, but did not take any particular notice of it till February 22nd when it became very painful’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Humphrey, 43, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 43
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Oct 1863
Date of death: 6 Jan 1864
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of leg. Bed sores
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Pressure ulcer (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'Was admitted on October 27th 1863 with diffuse cellular inflammation of the right leg, from the knee to the ankle. An attempt was made to save the skin by timely incisions, but it had quite lost its vitality, and in the course of a week became a mass of slough’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thigh, head, chest, abdomen (‘the right leg had been amputated about the middle of the thigh’)

Type of incident: n/a

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