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Henry Isaacs, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1846
Date of death: 21 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Mania. Cut throat. Inflammation of sub mucous tissues of larynx. Pleurisy. Extensive inflammation and gangrene of arms.
Disease (standardised): Bipolar Disorder; Wound (Throat); Inflammation (Larynx); Pleurisy (Pleura); Inflammation (Arm); Gangrene (Arm)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was first admitted on March 25th under Mr Cutler’s care in a state of collapse, insensible and with several small superficial wounds of the throat which had been inflicted by himself a short time before admission. He was re-admitted having again cut his throat.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax, abdomen and superior extremities
Type of incident: Suicide

Elizabeth Strangeman, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Feb 1846
Date of death: 21 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of the posterior mediastinum enveloping the large vessels, trachea, bronchi and oesophagus and spreading to the structure of the left lung, mucous membrane of trachea and bronchi contaminated. Other organs healthy. Old adhesions
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Thoracic cavity); Cancer (Trachea); Cancer (Lung); Cancer (Oesophagus)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry. Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: From the account given by this patient it appeared that last December a swelling about the size of a marble formed in the right leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Esther Harbour, 6, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1846
Date of death: 20 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Extensive burn. Effusion of fluid in sub arachnoid tissues and in ventricles. Three ulcers in duodenum. Mottling degeneration of the kidneys. Other organs healthy.
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin); Effusion (Brain); Ulcer (Duodenum); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This girl was admitted in a state of collapse and suffering from a severe burn after her clothes caught fire
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, larynx, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Sarah Bryning, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Apr 1846
Date of death: 15 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Two knuckles of intestine in one sac, separated from each other by a band running across the mouth of the sac. One knuckle of intestine in a state of mortification. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Mortification (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient had suffered from hernia for two or three years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Grieves, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 03 Mar 1847
Date of death: 26 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pleuritis. Compressed lung from thickening of pleura. Specs of atheroma on aorta. Cirrhosis of liver with ascites.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Compressed (Lung); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries); Cirrhosis (Liver); Ascites (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur. Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient whose whole appearance was indicative of ill-health was admitted with an abscess over the sacrum, the result of an injury received some time previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Carter, 74, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 74
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1847
Date of death: 18 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Slight peritonitis. Gangrene of the gut.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Gangrene (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The history stated that this patient had suffered from a severe cough for some time.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Rosa Day, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Mar 1846
Date of death: 4 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Chronic inflammation of the rectum with stricture, extensive ulceration and sinuses leading with the pelvis and peritoneum. Ulceration of the mucous membrane of the sigmoid flexure. Pedunculated bodies about margins of anus
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Rectum); Constriction (Rectum); Ulcer (Pelvis); Ulcer (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines); Cysts (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This woman stated that she had suffered for many years from bleeding piles, costive bowels and occasionally severe bearing down pains.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Kelley, 33, Fishman

Occupation or role: Fishman
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Mar 1846
Date of death: 29 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat. Pleurisy. Pneumonia of both lungs. Secondary deposits in the right. Bronchitis. Granular liver. Spleen softened and pale. Violent delirium.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Throat); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Liver); Disease (Spleen);Delirium (Nervous system)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: After being intoxicated for many days, this man attempted to commit suicide by cutting his throat with a razor.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Suicide

Hannah Mitchell, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 06 Mar 1847
Date of death: 11 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Lacerations of lung and liver
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Laceration (Lung); Laceration (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This woman having been run over by a cab was admitted collapsed and insensible.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Mary Eales, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Feb 1846
Date of death: 17 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse cellular inflammation of the head, neck and pharynx. Tubercules and cretaceous deposits in the lungs. Old peritonitis. Suppurating gland in the groin. Great cul de sac digested by the gastric juice.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Head, Neck, Pharynx); Tuberculosis (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Suppuration (Groin)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with enlarged glands in the left groin and the skin over them was somewhat inflamed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, pharynx, larynx, thorax and left groin
Type of incident: n/a

George Kitching, 61, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Jan 1847
Date of death: 28 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive and recent pleuritis. Hepatisation of lung. Granular kidneys. Cirrhosis of liver
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Disease (Lung); Disease (Kidney); Cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a sickly emaciated condition with two sloughing ulcers of the right leg of a fortnight standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Jones, 7, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 7
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 03 Jan 1847
Date of death: 03 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive burn. Inflamed fauces and larynx. Great congestion of lungs
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin); Inflammation (Mouth, Larynx); Congestion (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: From the history it appeared most probable that this patient had, at the time of the accident, suffered for several days from pneumonia. The burn was caused by his clothes catching fire through the ignition of a match.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Sewell, 49, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Feb 1846
Date of death: 26 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy of right hemisphere. Vessels of brain healthy. Heart hypertrophied. Kidneys granular and dwindled. Liver with round margins and congested. Admitted into the hospital as an injury of the head, having fallen from a gig.
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain ); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This man was admitted almost comatose, with a yellow countenance.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Ryves, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Jan 1846
Date of death: 5 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of the urethra. Ulceration of membranous portion, effusion of urine. False passages. Large circumscribed abscess between bladder and rectum. Opening in rectum. Bladder hypertrophied, with chronic inflammation. Dilatation of ureters with chronic inflammation of the kidneys. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Urethra); Ulcer (Urethra); Abscess (Bladder); Abscess (Rectum); Disease (Bladder); Disease (Ureter);Inflammation (Kidney) ; Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient had suffered for many years from stricture of the urethra, so severe as to cause on several occasions complete retention of urine. He had been operated on ten years previously by Mr Benjamin Brodie.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

James Townsend, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jan 1846
Date of death: 2 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Fistula in ano. Operation. Peritonitis. Mottled kidneys. Phthisis. Disease of right iliac bone
Disease (standardised): Fistula (Intestines); Operation (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Pelvis)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with an old opening into the gut, which was first stated to have appeared as an abscess.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax and right iliac bone
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Findley, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Jan 1846
Date of death: 31 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Extensive burn. Death in a few hours. Congestion of fauces and pharynx, and of bronchi and lungs. Old adhesions.
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin); Congestion (Fauces); Congestion (Pharynx); Congestion (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Spitta, Robert JohnJ
Medical notes: This patient was admitted much collapsed, having been severely burned over the face, neck, chest and upper extremities.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Neck, thorax and abdominal organs
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Dolbear, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Oct 1845
Date of death: 1 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of the sigmoid flexure of the colon and of the upper part of the rectum, spreading to the pelvic cellular tissue and to the bladder. Encephaloid disease of the prostate, liver and mesenteric glands. Abscesses in kidneys. Lungs spumous with partial red heptisation.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Intestines); Cancer (Pelvis); Cancer (Bladder); Cancer (Prostate, Liver, Mesenteric glands); Abscess (Kidney); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted complaining of frequent micturition of small quantities of water, haemorrhage from the urethra and pain referred to the prostate. Also occasional pain in the loins.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

William Roberts, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jul 1847
Date of death: 24 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Diseased liver and enlarged spleen. Abscess of the hip joint with absorption of the cartilages.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Liver); Disease (Spleen); Abscess (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted under the physician with Rheumatism from which he had suffered for many years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Price, 62, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 62
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Nov 1846
Date of death: 27 Nov 1846
Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia. Omentum adherent to femoral ring and to the sac and to descending colon. Peritonitis. Small intestine strangulated. Pus in corresponding portion of mesentery. Pus in peritoneal cavity.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Adherent (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Strangulated (Intestines); Suppuration (Mesentery); Suppuration (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This woman was admitted with symptoms of strangulated femoral hernia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Tunbridge, 24, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Aug 1846
Date of death: 15 Nov 1846
Disease (transcribed): Old extravasation of blood into cavity of arachnoid. Pleuritis. Puriform fluid in pleura. Abscess of lung. Laceration of diaphragm. Abscess in cavity of abdomen. Rupture of spleen. Peritonitis. Ulceration of bowel with faecal abscesses.
Disease (standardised): Extravasation (Brain ); Pleurisy (Pleura); Suppuration (Pleura); Abscess (Lung); Laceration (Diaphragm); Abscess (Abdomen);Rupture (Spleen) ; Peritonitis (Abdomen) ; Ulcer (Intestines) ; Abscess (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man stated to be dyspeptic, was admitted suffering from the consequences of a fall on the hands from a height of twenty feet.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Richard Varndell, 58, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Nov 1847
Date of death: 01 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat. Phthisis pulmonalis. Numerous cysts in both kidneys. Enlarged mesenteric glands.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Throat); Tuberculosis (Lung); Cysts (Kidney); Enlarged (Mesenteric glands)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was admitted with a large irregular, but superficial wound of the throat which had been inflicted by himself in an attempt at self-destruction.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Suicide

James Briggs, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Nov 1847
Date of death: 25 Nov 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive rupture of the liver and haemorrhage into peritoneal cavity
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Liver); Haemorrhage (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted shortly after he had been kicked by a horse on the epigastrium.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Francis Hedgley, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Oct 1846
Date of death: 28 Oct 1846
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Laceration of lungs with effusion of blood into pleuritic cavities. Laceration of spleen and peritoneal covering of liver. Effused blood into cavity of peritoneum.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Laceration (Lung); Effusion (Pleural cavity); Laceration (Spleen); Laceration (Liver); Effusion (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Admitted dead, having been run over during a fog.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Maria Andrews, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Sep 1847
Date of death: 01 Nov 1847
Disease (transcribed): Recto-vaginal fistula. Operation under influence of ether. Pleuro-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Fistula (Intestines); Fistula (Vagina); Operation (); Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This case is not reported, as the body was removed without examination.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the request of friends
Type of incident: n/a

Peter Mullins, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 06 Oct 1847
Date of death: 29 Oct 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous ulceration of oesophagus into cavity of pleura. Pneumonia and hepatisation of lung.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Oesophagus); Ulcer (Oesophagus); Cancer (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Five months before admission this patient experienced the first symptoms of the disease, in pain of a darting character extending upwards from the epigastrium towards the throat, frequent vomiting, expectoration and dysphagia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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