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Edward Weaver, 47, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Aug 1848
Date of death: 24 Aug 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull. Arachnitis. Fracture of sternum and ribs.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Arachnoiditis (Brain); Fracture (Sternum); Fracture (Ribs)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This man was admitted with all the symptoms of noisy inebriety and smelling strongly of drink. It appeared that he had been trampled on by a horse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Wheatley, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1847
Date of death: 04 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Fractured pelvis. Separation of the bones. Ruptured urethra. Extensive extravasation of urine.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Rupture (Urethra); Extravasation (Urethra)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted slightly collapsed, having been jammed a short time previously between a cart wheel and a post.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Stanmore, 15, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Feb 1847
Date of death: 27 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of the leg. Secondary abscesses of lungs. Inflammation of and pus in the femoral vein. Old disease of hip with dislocation on dorsum ilii and complete ankylosis.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Abscess (Lung); Suppuration (Veins); Disease (Hip); Ankylosis (Hip); Dislocation (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient stated that he had in his occupation, walked much with heavy weights. Two or three weeks before admission, after a hard days work, swelling of the feet and ankles obliged him to lay up, and rigors and pain shortly came on.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ellen McCarty, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 02 Jan 1847
Date of death: 22 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of 8th and 9th dorsal vertebrae. Abscess in chord opposite the fracture
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Abscess (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient stated that she slipped off a ladder and fell about forty feet on to a stone pavement.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spinal chord
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Rivers, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Jan 1847
Date of death: 15 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Fractured thigh. Malignant disease?
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Cancer (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Case omitted, owing to the removal of the body without examination.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

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

George Turner, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Jan 1847
Date of death: 07 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia with grey hepatisation. Ulceration of cartilages of both hip joints with enormous collections of pus burrowing up into cavity of abdomen and down both thighs. Diseased knee joint.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Ulcer (Hip joint); Suppuration (Abdomen); Suppuration (Leg); Disease (Knee joint)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted the Physician with acute Rheumatic inflammation of the knees, the left being much the worst of the two.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Meredith, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Feb 1847
Date of death: 18 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Contusions of head and face. Fractured skull? Fell from top of house.
Disease (standardised): Contusions (Head); Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Case not reported, as there was no post mortem examination of the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined as the patient only lived two hours after an accident
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Castle, 36, Sewer worker

Occupation or role: Sewer worker
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 04 Jan 1847
Date of death: 11 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Inflammation of veins. Secondary abscesses in lungs. Pleuritis.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Inflammation (Veins); Abscess (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a state of considerable collapse, with a comminuted fracture of the left leg caused while he was at work in a sewer by a heavy piece of timber falling across his leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Samuel Todd, 58, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Dec 1846
Date of death: 27 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Inflammation and pus in femoral vein. Secondary abscesses in lungs
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Suppuration (Veins); Abscess (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The accident which was caused by a fall from a waggon occurred fifteen miles from town and he was brought to the hospital in an open cart during a sharp frost.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Tuck, 25, Valet

Occupation or role: Valet
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Nov 1847
Date of death: 10 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg with diffuse superficial gangrene. Pneumonia and hepatisation. Large kidneys
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Gangrene (Leg); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
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 with fracture of the left tibia and fibular into the ankle joint, caused by his slipping off the pavement six hours previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Philip Birch, 25, Gentleman’s servant

Occupation or role: Gentleman’s servant
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Nov 1847
Date of death: 07 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Operation of trephining. Extensive abscess of brain. Sloughing of dura mater. Softening of septum lucidum. Bloody extravasation into pleurae. Congestion of lungs.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Trephining (Skull); Abscess (Brain); Sloughing (Brain); Softening (Brain); Extravasation (Pleura);Congestion (Lung)

Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Three weeks before admission this man was seen by the House Surgeon with a scalp wound which had been inflicted by a shovel on the left side of the head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium and thorax
Type of incident: Homicide/murder

Richard Frost, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Apr 1847
Date of death: 20 Nov 1847
Disease (transcribed): Compound dislocation of ankle joint. Suppuration of hip and knee joint and foul abscesses of thigh. Inflamed femoral vein. Aneurysm of abdominal aorta.
Disease (standardised): Dislocation (Ankle); Suppuration (Hip); Suppuration (Knee); Abscess (Leg); Inflammation (Veins); Aneurysm (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted sensible and warm, about a quarter of an hour after he had fallen upwards of twenty two feet from a window to the ground alighting on his feet.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Charles Matthews, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Oct 1847
Date of death: 15 Nov 1847
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg. Diffuse gangrenous inflammation.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Gangrene (Leg); Inflammation (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: As the body was removed without examination the case is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the request of friends
Type of incident: Trauma/accident?

Henry Flower, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Oct 1847
Date of death: 23 Oct 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound and fracture of the skull. Laceration of dura mater. Extravasation of blood. Laceration of brain.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Head); Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Extravasation (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was kicked on the head while shoeing a horse and admitted shortly afterwards partially collapsed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Timothy Kenrick, 48, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 07 Oct 1847
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of skull and laceration of brain.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Fall from a scaffold. Admitted dead.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Charles Fisher, 51, Smith

Occupation or role: Smith
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Aug 1847
Date of death: 26 Sep 1847
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of skull. Laceration of lateral sinus. Haemorrhage.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Haemorrhage (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The accident occurred in Regent Street and he was immediately brought to the Hospital.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Sims, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 06 Sep 1847
Date of death: 06 Sep 1847
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the cervical vertebrae. Compression of chord. Sudden death after a few hours.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Compression (Spinal cord); Death, sudden (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: On examination it was found that the whole body and extremities up to the clavicles were completely paralysed. These symptoms had followed a fall from a cab.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Neck, spinal chord, blood and kidneys
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Miller, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 04 Aug 1847
Date of death: 23 Aug 1847
Disease (transcribed): Old ulcer of leg and necrosed tibia. Granular and scrofulous kidney, liver and spleen.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Necrosis (Leg); Disease (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Liver); Tuberculosis (Spleen)
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 in a state of extreme prostration and debility with a large sloughing looking ulcer on the anterior surface of the left leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Weedon, 79, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 79
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 02 Aug 1847
Date of death: 03 Aug 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the ribs with laceration of lung and blood in cavity of pleura. Diseased aortic valves and aorta, with dilatation and ulceration of latter.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Laceration (Lung); Disease (Arteries); Disease (Arteries); Ulcer (Arteries)
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 state of collapse with fracture of several ribs on the left side, the consequence of a fall under the hoofs of a horse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Allen, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 08 Jul 1847
Date of death: 29 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Recent pleurisy and secondary abscesses of lungs. Cartilaginous bodies in sub-pleural cellular tissue.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (leg); Pleurisy (Pleura); Abscess (Lung); Cartilaginous bodies (Pleura)
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, a man on ‘the tramp’, was admitted shortly after he had been thrown violently to the ground while mounting a vehicle by a violent kick on the leg from the hind hoof of a horse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Willis, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 May 1847
Date of death: 28 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Right kidney converted into cyst. Inflammation of ilium with exostosis. Disease of hip joint.
Disease (standardised): Cysts (Kidney); Inflammation (Hip); Exostosis (Hip); Disease (Hip joint)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with a chronic abscess about the size of an ostrich egg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Davies, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Jul 1847
Date of death: 26 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the ribs. Peritonitis with effusion of pus. Rupture of small intestine and escape of faecal matter.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Suppuration (Abdomen); Rupture (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was admitted loquaciously drunk, with a statement to the effect that the wheel of an omnibus had passed over his body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

George Messingham, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 May 1847
Date of death: 04 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Lumbar abscess
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This case is not reported, as the friends would not permit a post mortem examination of the body to be made.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined by the request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a

John [No name], [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: Brought in dead
Date of death: 01 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the base of the skull. Laceration of pons varolii and escape of fluid from oesophagus on to surface of cerebellum
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Extravasation (Oesophagus); Extravasation (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Admitted dead, a cart wheel having passed over the head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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