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William Wynne, 62, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Apr 1846
Date of death: 9 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Wound in hand. Secondary abscesses in joints and in brachialis anticus. Congestive pneumonia. Heart dilated and atrophied. Disease of left kidney? Blood fluid.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Hand); Abscess (Joints); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
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 suffering from the effects of fracture of the first phalanx of the thumb in December 1842.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and extremities
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

George Cooper, 30, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 May 1849
Date of death: 29 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fractured laminae, spinous process & bodies of the 5th, 6th cervical vertebrae. Laceration of the cord. Congested lungs & kidneys
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Laceration (Spine); Congestion (Lungs, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted at 2 1/4am, with what was presumed to be fracture of the cervical portion of the vertebral column. He had also fracture of the lower fourth of the right femur & a wound of the integument at the upper part of the forehead. He had been drinking largely during the preceding day & went to bed intoxicated, but awoke during the night & fancied he heard thieves breaking into the house, whereupon he got out on the roof & in leaning over the parapet, lost his balance, & fell into the street below, a distance of 40ft’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax, abdomen, right lower extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Weatherstone, 52, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1845
Date of death: 1 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Enlarged prostate, the right lobe of which was ulcerated & covered with calcareous deposit. Stone in the bladder. Chronic inflammation of the bladder, ureters, pelvis etc, spreading to the substance of the kidneys. Lungs slightly inflamed
Disease (standardised): Enlarged (Prostate); Ulcer (Prostate); Calculus (Bladder); Inflammation (Bladder, ureters, pelvis, kidneys, lungs)

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 had attended the hospital occasionally for many years with symptoms of diseased kidneys and enlarged prostate gland, and had during that time been in the habit of introducing a gum elastic catheter himself’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Field, Fitter

Occupation or role: Fitter
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 May 1871
Date of death: 25 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)

Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
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

Sophia Brain, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 May 1848
Date of death: 2 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro pneumonia with red hepatisation. Empyema. Fluid blood. Slough over sacrum. Erysipelas.
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Disease (Lung); Empyema (Pleural cavity); Sloughing (Spine); Erysipelas (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Copestake, Thomas Goodall
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a very cachectic state of health, having been both imperfectly fed and and clothed for some time past, and having an eruption on various parts of the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Francis Hodgson, 11, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 11
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 05 May 1847
Date of death: 12 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Blood infiltrated into scalp. Extravasation external and internal to dura mater. Extravasation into substance of brain in the interior. Laceration of surface. Fracture of skull.
Disease (standardised): Extravasation (Brain); Laceration (Brain); Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: About four hours before admission the patient fell about 22 feet, pitching on the right side. The accident happened in Ealing Park.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Morton , 31, Drayman

Occupation or role: Drayman
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Apr 1853
Date of death: 18 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Compound comminuted fracture of thigh. Inflamed saphena and femoral veins
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Inflammation (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: On the day of admission he was run over by a dray, which passed over his left thigh.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and left inferior extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Pusey, 46, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Apr 1845
Date of death: 4 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Fracture of the jaw with diffuse cellular inflammation. Lungs gorged posteriorly. Heart soft & dilated. Blood in a semi-fluid state
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Fracture (Jaw); Inflammation (Jaw); Disease (Lungs); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'On the morning of his admission, this patient was kicked on the mouth by a horse. He was slightly stunned by the blow but soon recovered a tolerable degree of consciousness. Upon admission the lower jaw was found fractured in two placed and a scalp wound was discovered on the posterior part of the scalp, supposed to have been produced by a fall backwards when he was kicked’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Joseph Edwards, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Apr 1852
Date of death: 6 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Injury from the wheel of a railway truck. Fracture of the pelvis. Laceration of the urethra. Fracture of one rib and the clavicle. Bruised condition of the lung
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Laceration (Urethra); Fracture (Rib); Fracture (Clavicle); Bruising (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This boy was at play in a railroad truck which was set in motion. He jumped out of the truck and fell under the wheel.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Henry Burton, 70, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 70
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1860
Date of death: 21 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the acetabulum. Abscess in hip joint. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Abscess (Hip); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This patient was said to have fallen between 8 & 9 feet from a scaffold, but how his leg was placed in the fall no one knew’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left hip

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Henry Read, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Mar 1855
Date of death: 10 April 1855
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg. Hospital gangrene. Secondary deposits.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Gangrene (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Cornelius Burke, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jan 1848
Date of death: 4 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis with great effusion. Aneurysm of aorta. Ulceration of cartilages of shoulder joint after rheumatism.
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Effusion (Heart); Aneurysm (Arteries); Ulcer (Shoulder); Rheumatic diseases (Joints)
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 admitted with supposed paralysis of the left arm, stating that he had also loss of sensation from the elbow downwards.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and shoulder joint.
Type of incident: n/a

Joel , 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 May 1843
Date of death: 2 Jun 1843
Disease (transcribed): Psoas Abscess. Diseased Vertebrae.
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Psoas); Disease (Spine)
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: Spine and lungs
Type of incident: n/a

Susan Hughes, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1853
Date of death: 18 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous tubercles in brain, lungs, kidney, uterus, spine
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Uterus); Tuberculosis (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This girl dated her illness from suppression of menstruation four months previously during the whole of which period she had suffered more or less from pain in the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Pevey , 64, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 64
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Mar 1852
Date of death: 6 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the upper part of the thigh bone. Old pleural adhesion and soft dilated heart. Kidneys slightly diseased
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Adhesions (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This woman was admitted a short time after the occurrence of an accident by which she had broken her thigh. She fell down two stairs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left femur, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Frederick Charlotter, 14, Van boy

Occupation or role: Van boy
Age: 14
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1888
Date of death: 2 Apr 1888
Disease (transcribed): Rheumatism with heart disease. Pericarditis. Disease of mitral and aortic valves
Disease (standardised): Rheumatism (Joints); Disease (Heart); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer and Gamgee, Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'IP [in-patient] 1887. Notes not now at the hospital. After leaving the hospital the patient was able to walk about & was fairly comfortable, but scant of breath. When he came into the hospital, he was very anaemic. The symptoms for which he sought relief were ‘pain at the heart’ and shortness of breath. There was no oedema’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, liver, heart, pericardium, larynx, lungs, spleen, liver, kidneys

Type of incident: n/a

William Wright, 30, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Apr 1845
Date of death: 7 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of patella. Erysipelas, with diffuse cellular inflammation of leg & suppuration in knee joint. Secondary deposits in lungs with pleurisy & pneumonia, & bronchitis. Deposition, apparently of lymph, in cortical structure of one kidney
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Knee); Erysipelas (Skin); Inflammation (Leg); Deposit (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'He was first admitted on the 4th of March with a transverse fracture of the right patella, caused by direct violence. When admitted there was some swelling but no pain’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right inferior extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Alfred Craig, 39, Window cleaner

Occupation or role: Window cleaner
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 May 1916
Date of death: 9 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of pelvis and ribs. Injury of liver and kidney. Rectoperitoneal haemorrhage
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Fracture (Ribs); Injury (Liver); Injury (Kidney); Haemorrhage (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: While cleaning windows the patient fell a distance of four storeys. His fall was broken by a tree into which he fell.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, ribs, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, adrenals, pancreas, bladder, alimentary tract, stomach and brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Emma Leigh, 33, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1845
Date of death: 8 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Partial inflammation of right lung. Malignant disease of femur with suppuration in the thigh & in the knee joint
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Lungs); Malignant disease (Thigh); Suppuration (Thigh, knee)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Two years ago this patient experienced constant shooting pain down the right thigh which sometimes would keep her awake and at others would wake her from her sleep. These pains were rather relieved by walking’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right inferior extremity

Type of incident: n/a

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

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 May 1841
Date of death: 23 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Ulcerations of the small intestine
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward 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: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Day, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 May 1871
Date of death: 28 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Fractured pubis. Ruptured urethra. Laceration of hand
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pubis); Rupture (Urethra); Laceration (Hand)

Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy and Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This patient died a few hours after admission & was not seen by me’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, thorax, abdomen, bladder

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Henry W Carpenter, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 May 1852
Date of death: 9 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Cut of the finger with a piece of glass. Infiltrated pus in the pectoral and latiss dorsi muscles and in the sub-tegumentary tissues. Coagula adherent to neighbouring lumbar veins
Disease (standardised): Wound (Finger); Suppuration (Muscles); Suppuration (Tissues); Coagula (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: The patient was admitted reporting that he had cut his finger with glass, and a small portion remained in the wound which had closed up.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Integuments of the chest, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Boult, 59, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Jun 1850
Date of death: 5 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg. Fractured ribs and old bronchitis.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Fracture (Ribs); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This man was admitted with a compound fracture of the tibia and fibular of the right leg and two wounds.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Matthews, 64, Waterman

Occupation or role: Waterman
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Mar 1888
Date of death: 2 Apr 1888
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of left thigh. Simple fracture of left leg. Hypostatic pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Thigh, leg); Pneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'See surgical notes’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Patrick Farran, 45, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 May 1849
Date of death: 31 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull. Lacerated meningeal artery. Extravasation of blood beneath the dura mater
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Extravasation (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted cold & collapsed, having fallen backwards into an area while ascending a ladder. He is supposed to have been drunk at the time, but the height from which he fell was not more than 5 or 6 feet’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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