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Robert Roberts, 6, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 May 1847
Date of death: 28 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound and extensive fracture of skull. Perforation of the dura mater. Suppuration in cavity of arachnoid. Extravasation of blood and extensive laceration of surface of the brain.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Fracture (Skull); Perforation (Brain); Suppuration (Brain); Extravasation (Brain); 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: This boy was admitted perfectly comatose and warm, having been picked up at the bottom on some stone stairs, down which it is imagined he had fallen, how and when is not known.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident?

William Price, 57, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 57
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 May 1848
Date of death: 9 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Pus in cavity of pericardium and pleura. Condensed lung.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Suppuration (Heart); Suppuration (Pleura); Condensed (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Copestake, Thomas Goodall
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with a compound fracture of the left leg caused by a fall from a pair of steps.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Margaret Boulton, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Dec 1846
Date of death: 06 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema with congestion of lungs. Extravasation of blood. Diseased valves of heart. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Extravasation (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient on admission was in a state of collapse. When she was somewhat recovered she stated that she had been subject to cough for four or five years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Thornton, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jan 1848
Date of death: 13 Jan 1848
Disease (transcribed): Great congestion of the lungs. Flabby heart. Liver very soft and spleen large. Diffuse suppuration of thigh.
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Liver); Disease (Spleen); Suppuration (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: When this patient was admitted he was in an exceedingly low state and there was an enormous abscess at the upper and back part of the left thigh, which had existed for eight or nine days. He stated that twenty years ago he was shot in the thigh, and that some of the shot remained ever since.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

James Wallace, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 May 1847
Date of death: 26 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Laceration of lung with rupture of the bronchus. Laceration of liver without the peritoneal coat being injured.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Laceration (Lung); Rupture (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 patient, the wheel of a heavily laden cart having passed over the thorax, was admitted pale, cold and gasping for breath.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Stevenson, 34, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Apr 1870
Date of death: 18 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the anterior and upper margin of the seventh cervical vertebrae. Rupture of the ligaments. Dislocation of sixth vertebra. Pressure on spinal cord.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Rupture (Spine); Dislocation (Spine); Pressure (Spinal Cord)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient was brought from the country, with the history that ten days previously he had fallen from a scaffold onto his back, that immediately afterwards his lower limbs were paralysed, and there was some loss of power in the arms.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, spinal cord and bones
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Emma Painter, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Jun 1848
Date of death: 9 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro pneumonia with hepatisation. Fluid in pericardium. Dilatation of heart
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Disease (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was brought to the Hospital almost in a moribund state and died the following morning.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Blake, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 May 1848
Date of death: 11 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pleuropneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry. Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: As the body was not examined, the history of this case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the request of friends
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Atwell, 48, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 May 1847
Date of death: 29 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat. Wound into the larynx. Bronchitis. Lungs gorged with blood.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Throat); Bronchitis (Lung); Gorged (Lung)
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, who had suffered from from fistulous disease of the rectum and phthisical symptoms which rendered her life a burden, was admitted with a wound between the thyroid and cricoid cartilage, inflicted by herself with a razor.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Throat and abdomen
Type of incident: Suicide

Mary Price, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Jun 1848
Date of death: 15 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Compressed lung. Fatty degeneration of heart. Diseased kidneys. Fibrous tumour of uterus
Disease (standardised): Compression (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Tumour (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient dated the commencement of her ailments to an attack of remittent fever in South American four years ago.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Reynolds, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1847
Date of death: 30 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Congestion and oedema of the lungs. Enlarged heart with great dilatation of the cavities. Enlarged liver and diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Lung); Oedema (Lung); Disease (Heart); Enlarged (Liver); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was admitted complaining of intense pain in the head, and also slight anasarca of the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Perkins, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1871
Date of death: 8 Jun 1871
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'He fell off a window sill, about 20 feet to the ground. When admitted was much collapsed, he was bruised about back & chest, there were several ribs fractured on the left side’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Michael Kelley, 59, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 May 1847
Date of death: 30 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions of pleura. Pneumonia with red hepatisation. Enlarged heart, with hypertrophy and dilatation and diseased valves. Dilated aorta with large deposits of atheroma. Granular kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Adhesions (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Disease (Heart); Dilated (Arteries); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries);Disease (Kidney)

Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient reported that he had been suffering about nine or ten weeks from symptoms of severe dyspepsia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Harrington, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jun 1848
Date of death: 17 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Contracted tubercular cavities. Dilated heart. Extensive disease of aorta. Obliteration of one aortic valve.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient had only become conscious of palpitation of the heart during the last twelve months, but had suffered from cough during two winters.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Josiah Temple, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 May 1848
Date of death: 17 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pulmonary extravasation and emphysema. Diseased heart with aneurismal dilatation of left ventricle.
Disease (standardised): Extravasation (Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient stated that ten months before admission he had a severe illness accompanied by sharp pain in the chest for which he was bled, and since then he had palpitations and dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Archibald Cullen, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 07 May 1847
Date of death: 04 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Compound dislocation of ankle joint with fracture of the fibula. Pleuritis and commencement of secondary abscess in lung
Disease (standardised): Dislocation (Ankle); Fracture (Leg); Pleurisy (Pleura); Abscess (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: This patient was admitted noisily drunk with a fracture of the fibula and dislocation of the tibia. The accident had resulted from a fall off a cab five hours previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower extremities
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Ellen Henesey, 57, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 57
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 May 1848
Date of death: 17 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of the stomach
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the history of this case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

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

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 May 1847
Date of death: 04 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound with fracture of skull and depression of internal table . Watery brain. Flabby heart. Fracture of radius
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Fracture (Skull); Watery (Brain); Disease (Heart); Fracture (Arm)
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, not long returned from India, was admitted noisily drunk and bleeding profusely from a small wound exposing the bone on the right side of the head and the lower extremity of the right radius was fractured. It was not known exactly how the accident had happened, but it seemed probable that he had been struck on the head with a stick and knocked down.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and right upper extremity
Type of incident: Homicide/murder?

George Gibbett, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jun 1848
Date of death: 20 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull. Extensive laceration of brain. Apoplectic cyst in brain.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Apoplectic cyst (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was brought to the Hospital by the officers of police, by whom he had been found in a state of insensibility.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Emma Clays, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 02 Jun 1847
Date of death: 05 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis with pleuritic adhesions. Granular kidneys. Mucous membrane of uterus congested and hypertrophied. Cyst at extremity of fallopian tube
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Adhesions (Pleura); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Uterus); Cysts (Fallopian tube)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in the last stage of Phthisis Pulmonalis, being in too weak a state to send away from the Hospital.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Cafel, 54, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1848
Date of death: 22 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis. Small ulceration of bowel.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The patient stated that he had been suffering chiefly from pain in the stomach and abdomen, which was so severe that he was scarcely able to sit up.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Patrick McCarthy, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 01 Jun 1847
Date of death: 13 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg with gangrene of the leg.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Gangrene (Leg)
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 about an hour and a half after he had been knocked down by a dray, the wheel of which, he stated passed over his leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Phillips, 58, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jun 1847
Date of death: 14 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Cartilaginous stricture. Recto-vesical fistula. Extravasation of urine.
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Cartilage); Fistula (Rectum); Fistula (Bladder); Extravasation (Bladder)
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 case is not reported, as the body was removed without examination.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the urgent request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Turk, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Jun 1848
Date of death: 23 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Affection of brain
Disease (standardised): Disease (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the history of this case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Cooper, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jun 1871
Date of death: 13 Jun 1871
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of both legs. Amputation
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Legs); Amputation (Legs)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George and Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'A railway carriage passed over both legs; one was completely severed, the other hung by a piece of skin. Mr Pick [Thomas Pickering Pick] amputated when he had somewhat recovered from the shock, but he never rallied much & sank in a few hours’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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