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Henry Weaver, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Mar 1846
Date of death: 17 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Circumscribed empyema, right side. Two large cavities, resembling vomicae, in lower lobe of right lung. Cretaceous deposit in apex of left, hepatisation of lower left lobe. Recent pericarditis and endocarditis. Hypertrophy of liver.
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Lung); Disease (Lung); Pericarditis (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient stated that he had an attack of acute rheumatism three years ago. Seven weeks before admission he had an attack of pleurisy on the right side, and from that time he had never been well.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Twining, 34, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Mar 1845
Date of death: 9 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles, without vomicae, in the lungs. Recent pleurisy. Old adhesions. Red hepatisation of both lungs. Larynx ulcerated
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs); Disease (Lungs); Hepatisation (Lungs); Ulcer (Larynx)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that about eight months previous to admission, he caught cold, lost his voice, and began to cough. That up to that time he had enjoyed excellent health, but that since that time, he had constantly been annoyed by a short, hacking cough and sore throat’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Tilley, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Mar 1846
Date of death: 16 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: No history of this case is given in consequence of the removal of the body without examination
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a

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

Elizabeth Roberts, 48, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Apr 1845
Date of death: 6 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of the uterus?
Disease (standardised): Scirrhus (Uterus)

Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'No history in consequence of the removal of the body without examination’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined, at the earnest request of the friends’

Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Ford, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jun 1842
Date of death: 14 Jun 1842
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the Ribs. Emphysema. Extensive contusions and effusion of blood.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Emphysema (Lung); Contusions (Indeterminate)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

William Sirett, 67, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 67
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1846
Date of death: 9 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Oedema of scalp. Congestion of brain. Effusion of fluid in sub arachnoid tissue. Puriform lymph in the pleurae and in the peritoneum. Lungs loaded with frothy serum. Slight hypertrophy of left ventricle.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Head); Oedema (Head); Congestion (Brain); Effusion (Brain); Lymph (Pleura); Lymph (Abdomen);Serum (Lungs) ; Disease (Heat)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a contused scalp wound on the upper and back part of the head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Mary Farrington, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Dec 1843
Date of death: 3 Jan 1844
Disease (transcribed): Epileptic fits. Abortion of an hydatid placenta.
Disease (standardised): Epilepsy (Brain ); Abortion (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: the patient was admitted with a tumour in the lower part of the abdomen. She had not been previously subject to epileptic fits.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

William Stubbs, 30, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Dec 1844
Date of death: 9 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Meningeal apoplexy. Abscess in neck opening into the internal jugular vein. Bloody fluid in both pleurae and in the pericardium. Heart dilated and slightly hypertrophical, with a small, unhealthy coagulum in its right auricle
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain); Abscess (Neck); Disease (Lungs, heart)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'The account this patient gave was that about a year ago he began to perceive palpitations of the heart, & was troubled with constant pain in the head, & occasional nausea’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Matthew Burt, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1844
Date of death: 25 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the cranium and depression of bone. Trephined. Fatal Meningitis.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Trephining (Skull); Meningitis (Brain )
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The man had received a blow on the head from a quoit thrown a distance of about seventeen yards.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Frederick Unitt, 24, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1845
Date of death: 5 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis with red & grey hepatisation. Old adhesions. Ascites. Cirrhosis of the liver. Spleen very large & soft
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Hepatisation (Lungs); Ascites (Peritoneum); Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Disease (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This man who had long been accustomed to drink freely, was in the hospital about a year ago suffering from delirium tremens. He stated on admission this time that about two months ago his abdomen began to swell, and had continued gradually to increase in size ever since’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Simpson, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1846
Date of death: 13 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of the uterus and left fallopian tube after parturition. Peritonitis of a low character. Small lacerated wound in anterior part of vagina. Other viscera healthy. Veins healthy.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Uterus); Inflammation (Fallopian tubes); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Wound (Vagina)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was delivered about ten days before admission of a nine months child. The labour lasted sixteen hours during which time she was convulsed and insensible. She remembered nothing of the labour but its commencement.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Jessup, 48, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Apr 1844
Date of death: 25 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Acute Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted complaining of great pain and tenderness of the abdomen with prostration and restlessness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Wood, 25, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Feb 1845
Date of death: 6 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles, for the greater part, in the lower lobes of the lungs, the upper lobes being comparatively free from this disease. Red hepatisation of the pulmonary structure. Empyema. Left arytenoid-epiglottic ligament containing an abscess, right one thickened
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Hepatisation (Lungs); Empyema (Lungs); Abscess (Larynx)

Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'Stated that she had for many years been subject to winter cough, which she never got rid of till the succeeding summer. That during the last five years she has occasionally had slight haemoptysis, and that this occurrence has become much more frequent of late’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Daniel Seymour, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1846
Date of death: 12 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Paraplegia. Spinal chord and brain healthy. Lungs emphysematous anteriorly, loaded with red, frothy serum posteriorly. Heart soft and flaccid, thin and dilated. Abdominal viscera healthy
Disease (standardised): Paraplegia (Central nervous system)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with paralysis of the lower extremities, but otherwise apparently in very tolerable health.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spinal column, cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John George Pratt, 25, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Apr 1845
Date of death: 4 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive laceration of the right lung with a large extravasation of blood into the cavity of the pleura. Separation of several cartilages of the ribs, right side, from the sternum. Rupture of the liver. Fracture of arm & leg
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Lungs); Extravasation (Lungs); Separation (Chest); Rupture (Liver); Fracture (Arm, leg)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was perfectly sensible when admitted, but presented ex-sanguine features and scarcely any pulse. He died after having been in the hospital an hour, having never rallied in any degree from his state of collapse’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left superior extremity, left inferior extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Henry Hooker, 51, Shoemaker

Occupation or role: Shoemaker
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Mar 1851
Date of death: 21 Apr 1851
Disease (transcribed): Large stone in bladder. Lithotrity. Inflammation of bladder & urethra, with an ulcerated opening in the front part of the latter, & a foul abscess. Inflammation of right kidney etc. Pleurisy. Pneumonia. Partial softening of brain
Disease (standardised): Calculus (Bladder); Operation (Bladder); Inflammation (Bladder, urethra, kidneys); Abscess (Urethra); Pneumonia (Lungs); Softening (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner and Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient who was a shoemaker & a native of Kent, was admitted with symptoms of stone in the bladder, there being slight pain in the perineum particularly after the evacuation of the urine, & occasional attacks of retention which he stated to be invariable preceded by the passage of blood with the water’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, urethra, thorax, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Matthew Daly, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Mar 1846
Date of death: 11 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: Case not entered, as the body was not examined.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined, at the request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a

Flora Farmer, 2, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 2
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Mar 1870
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull. Extensive injury to the brain. Fracture of left femur.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain ); Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient was brought in dead.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, cranium, cerebrum and pleurae. All the viscera both thoracic and abdominal were natural
Type of incident: n/a

John Burns, 15, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Nov 1843
Date of death: 24 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Necrosis. Operation. Secondary abscess in the Lungs and Liver, and in the opposite thigh and knee joint.
Disease (standardised): Necrosis (Leg); Operation (Leg); Abscess (Lung); Abscess (Liver); Abscess (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient came into the Hospital with an abscess under the Periosteum of the right Tibia which had been caused by a blow received a short time before.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right inferior extremity and left leg
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Charles Bilson, 32, Omnibus Driver

Occupation or role: Omnibus Driver
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1844
Date of death: 23 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of an aneurysmal pouch at the root of the aorta and extensive effusion of blood into the pericardium.
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Arteries); Effusion (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The man had fallen suddenly from the box of the omnibus he was driving and was picked up dead.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Verling, 8, Schoolboy

Occupation or role: Schoolboy
Age: 8
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Mar 1870
Date of death: 12 Mar 1870
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: As the body was not examined, the case is not herein reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Collins, 40, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Apr 1845
Date of death: 4 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Phthisis?
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'No history as there was no examination’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was removed before it could be examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Stout, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1846
Date of death: 11 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Enormous dilatation and hypertrophy of the heart with disease of the valves. Pulmonary apoplexy and red hepatisation
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Haemorrhage (Lung); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted labouring under ascites with anasarca, and violent palpitation of the heart.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Gillman, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1844
Date of death: 23 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Extensive tubercular deposit in the lungs and in the sub-peritoneal cellular tissue.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This man was dead when when brought into the Hospital.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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