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Henry Wakeham, 15, Factory boy

Occupation or role: Factory boy
Age: 15
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Oct 1867
Date of death: 29 Oct 1867
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This patient was crossing from one barge to another across a plank when he fell into the water.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Robert Brown, 32, Groom

Occupation or role: Groom
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jun 1867
Date of death: 16 Jun 1867
Disease (transcribed): Fistula in perineo. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Fistula (Perineum); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Ring, Edmund Cuthbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This patient was transferred from the physician, with a fistula in the perineum and symptoms of pneumonia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Deer, 19, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Oct 1865
Date of death: 22 May 1866
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of spine. Pleuro-pneumonia. Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This man was admitted with angular curvature of the spine and paraplegia. The disease of the spine he attributed to an injury received some years previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Elizabeth Mirfield, 74, Needlewoman

Occupation or role: Needlewoman
Age: 74
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Dec 1865
Date of death: 30 Dec 1865
Disease (transcribed): Granular degeneration of kidneys. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a moribund condition with bronchitis and an ulcer of the leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Horney, 26, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Aug 1865
Date of death: 13 Nov 1865
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Slight ‘amyloid’ affection of kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Amyloidosis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in August with old standing disease of the knee which had commenced nine months previous with pain and swelling.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Gearing, 18 months , Infant

Occupation or role: Infant
Age: 18 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jul 1865
Date of death: 13 Jul 1865
Disease (transcribed): Scald of throat. Asphyxia. Laryngotomy. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Scald (Pharynx); Asphyxia (Lung); Laryngotomy (Larynx); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Case not entered
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Edward Tomey, 37, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Mar 1865
Date of death: 25 Mar 1865
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Oedema of glottis. Laryngotomy
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Oedema (Larynx); Laryngotomy (Larynx)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with eczema of three weeks standing which was situated on the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, larynx, abdomen and heart
Type of incident: n/a

Anna Carey, 22, Kitchenmaid

Occupation or role: Kitchenmaid
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Nov 1864
Date of death: 20 Dec 1864
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of breast. Enteritis. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Breast); Enteritis (Intestines); Pleurisy (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with the history that she was confined a month ago, she suckled her child for a ten days. Ten days after her confinement, from the nipple having been sore, she gave up suckling & the breasts became enlarged & painful. They afterwards burst’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Hooper, 2, Child

Occupation or role: Child
Age: 2
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Oct 1864
Date of death: 16 Nov 1864
Disease (transcribed): Scald. Capillary bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: 'Case not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Isabella Francis, 37, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Jul 1864
Date of death: 14 Aug 1864
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis & collapse of lungs
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Pneumothorax (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Bagshawe, Frederic
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen (‘the uterus contained a foetus, which was judged to have attained about the 5th month of its development’)

Type of incident: n/a

Francis Honor, 50, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jun 1864
Date of death: 14 Jul 1864
Disease (transcribed): Enlarged prostate. False passage. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Prostate); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Abraham Cocksedge, 46, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 May 1864
Date of death: 23 May 1864
Disease (transcribed): Umbilical hernia, strangulated but relieved by operation. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'Died from a low form of pneumonia. Case not entered’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

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

Joseph Smith, 65, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jan 1863
Date of death: 19 Jan 1863
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of urethra. Disease of kidneys. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Urethra); Disease (Kidney); Bronchitis (Lung)
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: About fourteen days before admission he had retention of urine which was relieved by a catheter.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Clifford, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jan 1852
Date of death: 6 Feb 1852
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous caries of the dorsal vertebrae with softening of the cervical bones. Abscesses in connection with the spinal column at posterior part of thorax. Urgent dyspnoea and dysphagia
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Tuberculosis (Spine); Abscess (Spine); Dyspnoea (Lung); Deglutition disorders (Oesophagus)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He had been subject for many years to a scrofulous affection and there were marks of old ulceration in the neck and under the angle of the jaw.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, interior surfaces of cervical vertebrae and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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

William Trott, 70, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 70
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Jan 1851
Date of death: 8 Feb 1851
Disease (transcribed): Large sloughing wound of the scalp. Exposure of both parietal bones. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Bronchitis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner and Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'Two hours before his admission this old man, who was a carpenter, fell from the joists of a building, & struck the top of his head against a piece of wood which as on the ground. He was but slightly stunned tho’ he fell from a height of several feet. There was considerable haemorrhage (from the wound) which produced extreme exhaustion’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Elizabeth Tomas, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Jan 1851
Date of death: 12 Jan 1851
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Diarrhoea. Right lung hepatized. Ulceration of mucous membrane of caecum & peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Diarrhoea (Intestines); Hepatization (Lungs); Ulcer (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner and Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient said she had been ailing about a [fortnight] commencing with cough, headache, pains in the limbs &c. 5 days before admission she had a severe shivering followed by great heat of skin, but not perspiration. She complaining of a feeling of general debility with loss of appetite and much thirst, & pain in the abdomen. The bowels have acted 9 times during the last 24 hours’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Kinder, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Oct 1848
Date of death: 10 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of arm. Miliary tubercles in lungs and spleen. Pneumonia. Hydrocephalus.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Arm); Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Spleen); Pneumonia (Lung); Hydrocephalus (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner. Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Thomas, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Aug 1846
Date of death: 20 Sep 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Old adhesions. Recent pleurisy. Pneumonia. Liver fatty. Tubercular deposit in mesenteric glands.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Fatty (Liver); Tuberculosis (Mesenteric gland)
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 in the last stage of Phthisis Pulmonalis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Harman, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Aug 1846
Date of death: 15 Sep 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pneumonia. Old adhesions. Tubercular deposit in kidneys. Paraplegia. Effusion in sub arachnoid tissue and in spinal theca. Oedema of cellular tissue of back and inferior extremities.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Kidney); Paraplegia (Central nervous system); Effusion (Brain); Effusion (Spine);Oedema (Back) ; Oedema (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert. Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted suffering from paraplegia, and symptoms of confirmed Phthisis Pulmonalis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Pond, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Aug 1846
Date of death: 8 Sep 1846
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis. Dilatation of heart, especially the left ventricle. Endocarditis. Pulmonary apoplexy. Emphysema. Old pleuritis.
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart); Haemorrhage (Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
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: 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: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Smith, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Jul 1846
Date of death: 7 Aug 1846
Disease (transcribed): Softening of the fornia and corpus callosum. General anaemia. Structures of cerebral substance softer than usual. Lungs emphysematous anteriorly, slightly congested posteriorly. Organs of generation congested. Other viscera healthy.
Disease (standardised): Softening (Brain ); Anaemia (Systemic); Emphysema (Lung); Congestion (Uterus, Vagina, Ovaries, Fallopian tubes)
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: It appeared from the account given by the husband of the woman, that she was in good health until the 6th when she began to complain of pain in the head. On the night of the 8th she woke her husband, complained severely of her head and insisted that she had had a fit.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Shaw, 65, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jul 1846
Date of death: 31 Jul 1846
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of humerus into elbow joint. Amputation. Secondary deposits and inflammation of lung. Pleurisy.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Arm); Amputation (Arm); Inflammation (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
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 man fell from a scaffolding and on his descent his arm struck the extremity of an iron rail.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and stump
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Mann, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 May 1846
Date of death: 29 Jul 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pneumothorax. Effusion in pleura compressing lung. Large tubercles in the spleen. Other organs, nothing. One small ulcer in the mucous membrane of the stomach.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pneumothorax (Pleural cavity); Effusion (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Spleen); Ulcer (Stomach)
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 labouring under all the usual symptoms of fever.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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