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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

Thomas Ward, 6, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jun 1848
Date of death: 6 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Extensive burn of the body
Disease (standardised): Burn (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: No history to this case is given as the body was not examined.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
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

Thomas Veldon, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Apr 1846
Date of death: 16 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Accident. Secondary deposits?
Disease (standardised): Accident (Indeterminate); Deposits (Indeterminate)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: As there was no examination of this patient’s body, the case is omitted.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The relations would not allow the body to be examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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

Edward Maloney, 3, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 3
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jun 1848
Date of death: 8 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of pelvis from a wheel passing over abdomen
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: As the body was not examined, the case is not entered.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Joseph Johnson, 64, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 May 1848
Date of death: 8 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas of face. Sloughing of sub mucous cellular tissue of tongue. Fracture of leg and union
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Sloughing (Tongue); Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient having been admitted under the care of Mr Cutler with simple fracture of right leg, was transferred to Dr Page. He had complained of soreness of throat, with difficulty of swallowing and tenderness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Mouth, fauces, thorax, abdomen and lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Baggett, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jan 1846
Date of death: 22 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Lumbar abscesses and caries of spine. Caries of the left iliac bone. Dislocation of hip and extensive destruction both of the head of the femur and of the cotyloid cavity. Viscera healthy
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Spine); Caries (Spine); Caries (Pelvis); Dislocation (Hip); Destruction (Leg)
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 patient stated that for the last nine months he had been subject to the formation of abscesses in various parts of the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, spine, pelvis and left hip joint
Type of incident: n/a

Peter Fornice, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jun 1843
Date of death: 3 Jun 1843
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull and ribs.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Fracture (Ribs)
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: Head and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Frances Wood, 20 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Apr 1856
Date of death: 22 May 1856
Disease (transcribed): Burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was removed unexamined
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Brangwin, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 May 1853
Date of death: 25 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Wound of hand. Pleurisy. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Wound (Hand); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: Three weeks before his admission his right hand had been hammed between the wheel and body of a cart, causing a lacerated wound on the dorsum of the hand.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Right upper extremity, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Henry Dawber, General manager

Occupation or role: General manager
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1871
Date of death: 30 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Compound dislocation of ankle. Compound fracture of radius & ulna. Fractured femur. Pyaemia (pleurisy). Fractured skull
Disease (standardised): Dislocation (Ankle); Fracture (Arm, thigh, skull); 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 50 feet from a scaffold which gave way’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, joints, cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Richard Cornett, 54, Plasterer

Occupation or role: Plasterer
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Apr 1870
Date of death: 16 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg)
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

Thomas Overton, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Jun 1850
Date of death: 5 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Lacerated wounds of the leg. Diffuse cellular inflammation
Disease (standardised): Wound (Leg); Inflammation (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This man was admitted with three lacerated wounds of the leg caused by falling through a sky light.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Charles Edward King, 10, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 10
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1849
Date of death: 2 Jun 1849
Disease (transcribed): Wound of the thigh. Sloughing phagedaena. Tetanus. Congested blood vessels of the membranes of the cord. Cord & brain healthy. Increased vascularity of the nerves
Disease (standardised): Wound (Thigh); Phagedena (Tissues); Tetanus (Systemic); Congestion (Spinal cord)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This boy, in attempting to jump from a bridge over the Paddington Canal into a boat, lacerated his thigh upon an iron spike. He was admitted an hour afterwards, having lost much blood since the accident’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax, abdomen, left lower extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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

John Burrow, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Jan 1841
Date of death: 11 Jan 1841
Disease (transcribed): Injury of the brain and laceration of thigh
Disease (standardised): Injury (Brain); Laceration (Thigh)
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: Cranium, thigh

Type of incident: n/a

William McKenney, 34, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Dec 1849
Date of death: 9 Jan 1850
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Delirium. Profuse suppuration
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Delirium (Brain); Suppuration (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Howse, Alfred
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with a compound fracture of both bones of the left leg produced in wrestling a short time previously while drunk.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

John Atto, 60, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jan 1860
Date of death: 16 Jan 1860
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Diseased kidneys. Sprained ankle
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Kidneys); Sprain (Ankle)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man, who had been a free liver and had had delirium tremens several times, was admitted on the 4th of January into one of the surgical wards with a sprained ankle. Nothing unusual was observed about him until the 14th, when while attempting to get out of bed, he fell down half insensible’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium., thorax, abdomen, right ankle

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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

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