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William Hoade, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jun 1841
Date of death: 3 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Delirium tremens
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hope, James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Cook, 22, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Dec 1848
Date of death: 22 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Caries & abscess of the hip joint
Disease (standardised): Caries (Hip); Abscess (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'About the middle of September last this patient contracted syphilis & became in consequence an out-patient of the Lock Hospital. He had a primary sore on the penis & a bubo in each groin. He was put under the influence of mercury & five weeks afterwards (his mouth being still sore), he began to feel pain in the left hip & knee & walked lame. Five or six days afterwards he became disabled & was made an in-patient at the Lock. In about a fortnight afterward some enlargement had taken place around the joint, & an issue was made just behind the trochanter major’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Winter, 1 ¾, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 1 ¾
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 May 1844
Date of death: 5 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the ribs with ecchymosis of the Lungs and Heart. Rupture of the Liver.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Ecchymosis (Lungs, Heart); Rupture (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The child was admitted in a state of collapse having fallen from a height of 15 feet from a loft into a stable and it was believed was afterwards trod upon the abdomen by a horse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Richard Griffiths, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 May 1841
Date of death: 4 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg. Wound of anterior tibial artery. Mortification and diffuse cellular inflammation
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Wound (Blood vessels); Inflammation (Cells)
Admitted under the care of: Walker, Robert Benjamin
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Leg

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Adams, 57, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 57
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Apr 1860
Date of death: 12 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Laceration of the brain. Fractured spine & ribs
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Brain); Fracture (Spine, ribs)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A few month before admission this man fell from a scaffold about 30 feet, falling with his back across a plank, at the same time striking the back part of his head against another’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Richard Price Hooker, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1841
Date of death: 28 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Tetanus (idiopathic)
Disease (standardised): Tetanus (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Walker, Robert Benjamin
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Had not met with any accident. Illness came on three days before his admission. Has led a very irregular life; has been of late exposed to cold and damp and at night has been sleeping in the fields’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spinal canal, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Odam, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 May 1856
Date of death: 12 May 1856
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull. Compound comminuted with depression
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This boy had fallen out of the first floor window of a house, a distance of about twenty feet.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and left forearm
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Nathaniel Vincent, 33, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 May 1849
Date of death: 22 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Congenital malformation of the heart. Calcarous deposit in aortic semilunar valves. Atrophied muscular walls. Pulmonary apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Stroke (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'Admitted complaining of pain of abdomen, referred chiefly to right side, which had existed during 5 months, generally acoompanied by pain of head, & constipation of bowels. Appeared a good deal depressed, said he felt very languid: complexion sallow, conjunctive yellowish’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Carter, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 2
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 May 1871
Date of death: 21 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Rickets. Scrofula. Scrofulous pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Rickets (Bones); Tuberculosis (Lymph nodes); Pneumonia (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This child had been vaccinated 2 months before admission in three places on left arm. All became sore in a fortnight and remained open six weeks. There was no history of ‘snuffles’. The mother said she had one other child, which was healthy, but that it had a rash about head and face when about seventeen months old. The mother had frontal headache, but no rash, nor other signs of syphilis. Hair not thin. Father said to have died four months before, from ‘consumption’. Before marriage he had eruption on legs’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, bones, joints, glands

Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Preedy, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Apr 1847
Date of death: 05 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive slough on sacrum. Inflammation of membranes of brain. Numerous puncta of blood in brain. Blood very fluid
Disease (standardised): Sloughing (Spine); Haemorrhage (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient had been taken to Bethlehem Hospital, but was refused admission on the ground that he was suffering from Phthisis Pulmonalis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Frances Dyball, 48, Tailoress

Occupation or role: Tailoress
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Jan 1888
Date of death: 21 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Pyaemia. Abscesses in muscles, lungs, liver, spleen. Dilatation of common bile duct
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Systemic); Abscess (Muscles, lungs, liver, spleen); Disease (Bile duct)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'Two of the patient’s sisters died of phthisis. There is no other family history of disease. The patient has had 4 children, one of whom died of bronchitis. She had scarlatina when a child and two attacks of rheumatic fever, the last 29 years before she came to St George’s. She was in King’s College Hospital about 7 years ago. The nature of her illness was not clear’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, lungs, heart, brain

Type of incident: n/a

Frances Webster, 18, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1845
Date of death: 28 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Rheumatic pericarditis. Pleurisy & pneumonia in various stages. Partial peritonitis, uniting the liver to the diaphragm. Endocarditis
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Pleurisy (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Endocarditis (Heart)
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 girl, a thin, cachetic person, whose father is a martyr to rheumatism, stated that ever since the 6th instant she had been ailing & suffering with wandering pains, which became worse on the 13th and accompanied by redness & swelling. That she had a similar attack three years ago on recovering from scarlet fever, but at that time had no pain in the chest’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

[No name] [No name], 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender:
Date of admission: Jun 1841
Date of death: Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull; haemorrhage and injury of the brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Injury (Brain); Haemorrhage (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Phillis Naldret, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 58
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 May 1871
Date of death: 22 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs &c
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs)

Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
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’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

George Turp, 13, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 13
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 May 1856
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Lacerated lungs.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Laceration (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This boy had been run over by a loaded van.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Sarah Collins, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1846
Date of death: 2 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phlebitis after accouchement. Abscess in knee joint and in back. Large slough over sacrum. Kidneys mottled.
Disease (standardised): Phlebitis (Veins); Abscess (Leg); Sloughing (Spine); Disease (Kidney)
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 confined about a month before admission, the labour having been a very severe one, attended with violent delirium and followed by phlebitis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right inferior extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Boutle, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1843
Date of death: 27 May 1843
Disease (transcribed): Psoas abscess.
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Psoas)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Simms, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 May 1841
Date of death: 7 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull. Inflammation of the membranes of the brain. Secondary deposits
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Inflammation (Brain); Deposit (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, thigh and hip-joint

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

George Forscutt, 24, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Apr 1845
Date of death: 30 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the femur into the knee joint, with extensive extravasation of blood in the joint. Erysipelas & abscesses in the cellular tissue of the limb. Secondary deposits, with extensive red hepatisation of both lungs
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Thigh); Extravasation (Knee joint); Erysipelas (Skin); Deposit (Lungs); Hepatisation (Lungs)
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 walked to the hospital after a severe injury of the knee joint and upon his admission it was found that there was great pain & swelling of the joint with effusion into the synovial membrane’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, left inferior extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Green, 59, Cabman

Occupation or role: Cabman
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 May 1916
Date of death: 7 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Fractured spine. Spondylitis. Purulent bronchitis. Heart failure
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Spondylitis (Spine); Bronchitis (Lung); Suppuration (Lung); Failure (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Back, Ivor Gordon
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: In lowering a heavy trunk from a cab, the patient fell to the ground as the result of it slipping. He fell on his back with the trunk on top.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal, skull, spine and joints
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

George Kift, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1843
Date of death: 27 May 1843
Disease (transcribed): Psoas abscess.
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Psoas)
Admitted under the care of: Babington, George Gisborne
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Saunders, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Apr 1847
Date of death: 06 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Jaundice. Perforation of both corneae from sloughing. Considerable slough on the sacrum. Blood fluid. Ascites and effusion of lymph. Contracted liver. Gall bladder much distended.
Disease (standardised): Jaundice (Skin); Perforation (Eye); Sloughing (Eye); Sloughing (Spine); Ascites (Abdomen); Effusion (Abdomen);Disease (Liver) ; Distended (Gall bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in an almost moribund state. She had been ailing it appeared between two or three months, suffering from dyspepsia in an aggravated form.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Ann Lovatt, 75, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 75
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Oct 1847
Date of death: 12 Jan 1848
Disease (transcribed): Ulcer of the leg. Large slough over the sacrum. Fracture of the leg followed by necrosis.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Sloughing (Spine); Fracture (Leg); Necrosis (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted into the Hospital with a transverse fracture of the tibia and a wound below the fracture.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident?

Edward Price, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Jun 1850
Date of death: 30 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Hereditary gout. Recent pleurisy and pneumonia. Large heart. Lithate of soda on valves. Specks of [lithate of soda] in larynx. Large deposits in joints
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Gout (Joints); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart); Deposits (Larynx)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient had been in the Hospital about five years previously labouring under gout with albuminous urine. He applied on the present occasion for admission in consequence of epistaxis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, thorax, abdomen and joints
Type of incident: n/a

John Groves, 27, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Feb 1845
Date of death: 1 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive caries of the dorsal vertebrae with a large scrofulous abscess. Small abscess in kidney. Tubercles in the sub-pleural cellular tissue. Slight ulceration of the pharynx. Heart dilated with thin parietes & soft muscular structure
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Abscess (Spine, kidney); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Ulcer (Pharynx); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'About two years previous to admission into the hospital, the patient first experienced pain in the back, and at the expiration of three months, he found his back ‘growing out’. He went on working for twelve months during which time he had occasionally severe fits of pain on the back, but with no diminution of bodily strength’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, spine

Type of incident: n/a

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