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Francis Bond, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Mar 1846
Date of death: 11 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of pharynx and larynx. Ossification of the cartilages of the larynx and necrosis of the arytenoid cartilages. Phthisis. Old adhesions of pleurae. Ulceration of caecum. Kidneys granular with inflamed pelves, infundibula etc
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Pharynx); Ulcer (Larynx); Osteogenesis (Laryngeal cartilages); Necrosis (Laryngeal cartilages); Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines);Disease (Kidney)
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 always enjoyed very good health up to the middle of last December, at which time he experienced a severe attack of inflammatory sore throat, causing almost complete hoarseness, and very great difficulty of swallowing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pharynx, larynx, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Molero, 42, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Mar 1845
Date of death: 3 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Phlebitis of the veins of the opposite extremity. Slight peritonitis and pleurisy. Lungs gorged at back part & soft in texture. Gut of a dark colour, but otherwise healthy
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Thigh); Operation; Phlebitis (Blood vessels); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Lungs); Disease (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Was admitted on the evening of the 22 of March with a small tumor in the left femoral region, tender to the touch, and accompanied by a constant sense of sickness. The pain extends over the abdomen’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, hernial sac, thorax, right inferior extremity

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Geary, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1846
Date of death: 10 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid tumour in post-peritoneal cellular tissue. Red hepatisation of lungs. Encephaloid disease of mediastinal glands.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Abdomen); Disease (Lung); Cancer (Lymph nodes)
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 stated that for last three or four months she had been gradually losing her health and strength without any very obvious cause.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Martha Weedon, 24, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1845
Date of death: 3 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of ovaries, of sub-serous cellular tissue of omentum and intestines, of pelvic & mesenteric glands, of sub-pleural and sub-pericardial cellular tissue, and of sub-cutaneous tissue in neighbourhood of umbilicus
Disease (standardised): Encephaloid disease (Ovaries, abdomen, intestines, tissues)

Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was unmarried, and states that until three months ago she enjoyed perfectly good health. At that time she first found that her abdomen was larger than natural, and she experienced some sharp, darting pains aggravated at night’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Edward Turner, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Apr 1844
Date of death: 24 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Extensive suppuration of the sub-cutaneous and intermuscular cellular tissue following a wound of the ulnar artery.
Disease (standardised): Suppuration (Tissue); Wound (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was a man of drunken habits and in a fall upon some stone, received a wound on the wrist which divided the ulnar artery. He lost a considerable quantity of blood and was in a state of collapse when admitted into the Hospital.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Right superior extremities and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Jordan , 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 February 1844
Date of death: 30 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Psoas Abscess
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Psoas)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
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: The body was not examined, at the request of her friends
Type of incident: n/a

James Watson, 50, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Mar 1845
Date of death: 2 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound & fracture of the skull, with extensive laceration of the brain. Diffuse cellular inflammation of the scalp & oedema of the face with inflammation of the cellular tissue of the neck, & oedema of the larynx
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Inflammation (Scalp, neck); Edema (Face, larynx)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Shortly before his admission, this patient was thrown from a cart. When brought to the hospital he was quite insensible and in a state of collapse. There was a small wound at the posterior part of the scalp not exposing the bone, and some blood flowed from the left ear’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

F. William Reinicke, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Oct 1845
Date of death: 9 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Congestive pneumonia. Encephaloid disease of kidneys, lumbar vertebrae, sacrum, of a innominate and cellular tissue
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Cancer (Kidney); Cancer (Spine); Cancer (Tissue)
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 in a very weak state complaining principally of pain in the loins. There was also great tenderness over the back and sacrum, numbness of the lower extremities and incontinence of urine.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and spinal marrow
Type of incident: n/a

William Lovell, 21, Pot boy

Occupation or role: Pot boy
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Mar 1845
Date of death: 2 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound, oedema of scalp. Diffuse cellular inflammation of neck, spreading down the mediastina. Inflammation of mucous membrane of air passages, & of left lung. Seropurulent fluid in pleurae and pericardium. Kidneys large & mottled
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Edema (Scalp); Inflammation (Neck, Lungs); Disease (Lungs, Heart); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'William Lovell, at 21, a pot boy, reported to be subject of epileptic fits, was admitted on 25th of March with a small scalp wound over the occiput, which did not expose the bone. When brought to the hospital he was still in a fit, during which the scalp wound had been produced’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Jane Spicer, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Apr 1846
Date of death: 9 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Arachnitis and inflammation of sub arachnoid tissues. Substance of brain congested. Effusion in the lateral ventricles. Congestion of membrane of mastoid cells. Congestive pneumonia. Miliary tubercles. Blood fluid. Peritonitis. Disease of fallopian tubes
Disease (standardised): Arachnoiditis (Brain ); Disease (Brain); Congestion (Skull); Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen);Disease (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: The patient was admitted in an insensible semicomatose state. It appeared that she was taken with severe rigors followed by vomiting and pain in the head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Goddall, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jan 1844
Date of death: 19 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular deposit in both lungs and in the spleen, with extensive grey hepatisation of the lungs.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Spleen); Hepatisation (Lung)
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 found laying on the steps of the Hospital in a state of great exhaustion. He had been exposed for nights past in the open air and was in great destitution and half starved.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Tillett , 47, Plate Layer

Occupation or role: Plate Layer
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Mar 1870
Date of death: 10 Mar 1870
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Dislocated ankle.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Dislocation (Foot)
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

Emma Cooper, 15, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Jan 1846
Date of death: 7 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Cleft palate operation. Subsequently to which, erysipelas of the head and neck, of which she died.
Disease (standardised): Operation (Jaw); Erysipelas (Head); Erysipelas (Neck)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The case is not given as there was no post mortem examination of the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined, at the earnest request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Wiggett, 51, Carrier

Occupation or role: Carrier
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Mar 1844
Date of death: 16 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Extensive meningeal apoplexy. Calcareous deposit in the aortic valves with dilatation of left ventricle.
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Meninges); Calculus (Heart); Dilatation (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted in a state of insensibility and there was some wandering of the mind. He appeared to have little power over the muscles of the right side and of the left leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

William Dodsworth, 72, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 72
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Mar 1845
Date of death: 2 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Compound comminuted fracture of the leg with extensive haemorrhage. Heart dilated. Kidneys granular. Coagula in the heart, very small and loosely coagulated
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Haemorrhage (Leg); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidneys)

Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a compound fracture of the right leg. The bone was broken in two places and the surrounding parts were much contused’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, stump

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Sarah Woodham, 37, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Jan 1845
Date of death: 30 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca of both legs & left arm. Softening of the brain. Large quantities of fluid in the serous cavities of the chest. Head somewhat dilated with thinnish parietes. Mitral valve slightly thickened. Dilatation of aorta with spots of atheroma
Disease (standardised): Edema (Legs, arm); Softening (Brain); Disease (Chest); Disease (Head); Disease (Heart); Plaque, atheroscelerotic (Aorta)
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 six months previous to admission, she was suddenly taken with giddiness and partial hemiplegia of the left side, but did not lose her senses, or the use of her limbs so much as to cause her to fall’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Miles, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1846
Date of death: 6 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the neck of the humerus. Diffuse cellular inflammation of both arms. Extensive hepatisation and congestive pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Arm); Inflammation (Arm); Disease (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: On admission there was immense swelling and an extensive bruise over the right shoulder joint, caused by a fall down a flight of stairs the previous day.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and upper extremities
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Anne Cook , 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Mar 1844
Date of death: 13 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Jaundice. Necrosis of frontal bone. Pleurisy. Pneumonia. Liver very large but healthy. A large scrofulous deposit connected with the liver and spleen. Kidneys mottled and mammilated.
Disease (standardised): Jaundice (Skin); Necrosis (Skull); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Liver, Spleen); Mottled (Kidney)
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 was admitted in a cachectic state with ulcers and varicose veins of the leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Hopjoy, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jun 1842
Date of death: 16 Jun 1842
Disease (transcribed): Cerebral apoplexy. Hypertrophy of Heart. Mitral and Aortic Valve Calcareous.
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain); Disease (Heart); Calcareous (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
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: Cranium and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Eleanor Rees, 26, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Sep 1844
Date of death: 6 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca with mottled degeneration of the kidneys in one of which was a large patch of scrofulous deposit. Pleurisy. Peritonitis. Chronic inflammation of bones of the skull with scrofulous deposits in various parts of these bones
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Kidneys); Pleurisy (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Inflammation (Skull); Deposit (Skull)
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: 'She stated that she had suffered from headache more or less severe above three years, from swelling of the abdomen, feet and legs during the last 3 months, and that the catamenia [menstruation] had been absent during nearly the same period’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Stotter, 32, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1845
Date of death: 30 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Portion of small intestine strangulated by adhesions in the peritoneum. Old & recent peritonitis. Other organs healthy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Intestines, abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient complained of intense pain in the lower part of the abdomen which came on quite suddenly after dinner, two days previous to admission, accompanied by most distressing vomiting. She stated that she was habitually subject to costiveness, and that about five years since had suffered from an attack which appeared to her to resemble this in every respect, and which was eventually relieved by purging. At that time there was a distinct lump to be felt at the spot where the pain began’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Maria Fox, 58, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 58
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Mar 1864
Date of death: 19 Mar 1864
Disease (transcribed): Burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'Case not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Frederick Brown, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1846
Date of death: 5 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis. Pleurisy and circumscribed empyema. Pneumonia, and great oedema of the lungs. Slight hypertrophy of left ventricle, with dilatation of right cavities. Blood semi fluid. Pus in anterior mediastinum.
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Pleurisy (Pleura); Empyema (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Oedema (Lung); Disease (Heart);Suppuration (Thorax)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient stated that he had been in good health until he was suddenly seized three days before admission with severe rigors and acute pain in the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Carrell, 22, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Aug 1843
Date of death: 15 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular Phthisis. Cavities of Heart dilated; left ventricle thin.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Dilatation (Heart)
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 with symptoms of Phthisis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Wooley, 34, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jan 1845
Date of death: 30 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis, with tubercular ulceration and perforation of the small intestine with effusion into the peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Ulcer (Intestines); Effusion (Abdomen)
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: 'This patient was admitted complaining of pain in the abdomen accompanied by diarrhoea, which had continued more or less during the whole of the last year. In answer to our questions, he stated that his wife and 7 children had all died of consumption, and that he himself had been annoyed by constant cough & profuse expectoration during a period of 2 months’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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