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Thomas Ayres, 64, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Feb 1863
Date of death: 16 Apr 1863
Disease (transcribed): Disease of knee joint probably commencing in the bone
Disease (standardised): Disease (Leg)
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 man had been subject to attacks of rheumatism for some years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Knee joint, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Styles, 75, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 75
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Mar 1863
Date of death: 25 Apr 1863
Disease (transcribed): Gangrene of leg. Disease of blood vessels
Disease (standardised): Gangrene (Leg); Disease (Vessels)
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: For the last few years he had had a large ulcer over the outer ankle of the right leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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

Sarah Brough, 65 or 77, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 65 or 77
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 May 1863
Date of death: 31 May 1863
Disease (transcribed): Ulcer of leg. Erysipelas
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Erysipelas (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: For the last two months she had had a ulcer, the size of the palm of the hand, over the right knee joint.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, blood and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Burley, 54, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 54
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 May 1864
Date of death: 18 May 1864
Disease (transcribed): Operation for femoral hernia
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Thigh); Operation (Thigh)
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: 'Had suffered from femoral hernia for twelve months, but had never worn a truss. On the 9th of May she found she was unable to reduce the hernia, which was painful’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Wound (‘there was a wound made for the relief of strangulated femoral hernia in the left groin’)., chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Ellen Rawlinson, 18, General servant

Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Mar 1864
Date of death: 1 Jun 1864
Disease (transcribed): Disease of knee joint
Disease (standardised): Disease (Knee)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'Always enjoyed good health and performed domestic work as a housemaid till 24 March, when in the evening without any previous warning, her right knee became very painful, and the next morning she found it was much swollen’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen, knee

Type of incident: n/a

George Ballard, 38, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Dec 1862
Date of death: 21 Jan 1863
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of left leg. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Sepsis (Systemic)
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 patient was admitted with a compound fracture of both bones of the left leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen, bones and veins
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

George Sanderson, 38, Bricklayer

Occupation or role: Bricklayer
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Aug 1863
Date of death: 7 Aug 1863
Disease (transcribed): After amputation of right leg (below the knee)
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: His right foot was crushed by the upsetting of a four in hand drag.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Only the stump was examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

George Farmer, 63, Cab driver

Occupation or role: Cab driver
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jul 1863
Date of death: 19 Aug 1863
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of knee
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Freeman, Samuel George
Medical notes: The patient received a blow on the outer side of his left knee, which was followed by an abscess.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, pleurae, lungs, peritoneum and abdominal viscera
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Thompson, 56, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Aug 1863
Date of death: 6 Sep 1863
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of thigh. Pyaemia. Dysentery
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Sepsis (Systemic); Dysentery (Intestines)
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: The patient was admitted with a fracture of the left thigh and right leg, occasioned by a fall from a ladder.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen, thighs and veins
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Susan Harvey, 62, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 62
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Jan 1864
Date of death: 14 Jan 1864
Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia (operation)
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Thigh); Operation
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'In the beginning of December of last year she noticed a small swelling in the right femoral region. This was accompanied by some pain in the lower part of the abdomen, but as it was not severe, she did not place herself under medical treatment’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Short, 59, Box maker

Occupation or role: Box maker
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Jun 1863
Date of death: 29 Oct 1863
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of leg
Disease (standardised): Amputation (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: Five years before his admission part of the metatarsal bone of the great toe of the right foot had been removed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth M. McLellan, 44, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Jan 1864
Date of death: 19 Jan 1864
Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia. Perforation of bowel by stricture
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Thigh); Stricture (Bowel)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'On the 15th instant after great exertion was suddenly seized with the symptoms of strangulated hernia, and on retiring to rest, she noticed a small swelling on the right femoral region. She continued to suffer the umbilical pain, and to vomit till the 18th shen she was admitted’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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 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

Joseph Foreman, 18, Clicker

Occupation or role: Clicker
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Nov 1863
Date of death: 4 Jan 1864
Disease (transcribed): Disease of knee. Abscess in thigh. Ulceration of branch of femoral
Disease (standardised): Disease (Knee); Abscess (Thigh); Ulcer (Thigh)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'Enjoyed good health till May 1860 when he noticed slight swelling about his right ankle’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thigh, chest

Type of incident: n/a

William Goodwin, 43, Waiter

Occupation or role: Waiter
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Feb 1864
Date of death: 6 Feb 1864
Disease (transcribed): Dislocation etc of ankle. Delirium tremens
Disease (standardised): Dislocation (Ankle); Alcohol withdrawal delirium (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: 'Admitted with fracture of the tibia. Both the malleoli were broken at their bases, and the tibia was dislocated forward. It was found impossible to get the parts into a good position until the tendo achilles was divided’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Ankle, brain, chest, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Mary A Rowe, 43, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 43
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Feb 1863
Date of death: 7 Mar 1863
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease. Amputation. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Leg); Amputation (Leg); Sepsis (Systemic)
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 four years before her admission the patient noticed a small tumour in the popliteal space of the left leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen and leg
Type of incident: n/a

Peter Amesbury, 40, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Mar 1864
Date of death: 1 Mar 1864
Disease (transcribed): Fractured thigh, fractured arm and other severe injuries
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Thigh, arm)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
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

John Welsh, 29, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Feb 1864
Date of death: 3 Mar 1864
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of leg and ankle. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Sepsis (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: 'Fell from a scaffold a distance of forty feet. He was admitted into the Oxford Ward on February 8th with a compound fracture of the right leg. The wound was about an inch in length, and the end of the upper fragment protruded through it’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen, legs

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Mary Anne Chilvers, 46, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1864
Date of death: 5 Mar 1864
Disease (transcribed): Ulcer of leg. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Pneumonia (Lung)
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: 'Was admitted on February 22nd with a sloughing ulcer about 5 inches in length over the left tibia. This patient had been confined for about a year in a lunatic asylum, from which place she received her discharge a few days before her admission into this hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Robert Cooper, 63, Shoemaker

Occupation or role: Shoemaker
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Jan 1864
Date of death: 7 Mar 1864
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of leg
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'Had suffered from disease of the left ankle joint for some years. Amputation at the middle of the tibia was performed on March 3rd. He died on the fourth day after the operation; he suffered severely from hiccough, the stump looked dark and feeling cold, it was ordered to be kept wrapped in cotton wool’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Stump (‘the left leg had recently been amputated below the knee’), chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Lundie, 76, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 76
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Mar 1863
Date of death: 24 Mar 1863
Disease (transcribed): Cellular inflammation of leg. Renal disease
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Leg); Disease (Kidney)
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: On the second of March this patient knocked the skin off a small place on the front of the right leg by falling from a ladder.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen and lower limb
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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

Thomas Durbin, 50, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jan 1864
Date of death: 25 Mar 1864
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of leg. Caries of pelvis
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Caries (Pelvis)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'A large abscess formed in the calf of the left leg in December 1863, while he was convalescent from an attack of typhoid fever’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Stump (‘the left leg had been amputated at the middle of the thigh’), chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a