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James Teasdale, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Feb 1853
Date of death: 18 Feb 1853
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of the intestine. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had fallen off a scaffold, a height of about ten feet, and a heaving mass of bricks, which fell with him, struck him of the left side of the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Elizabeth Nowell, 63, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 February 1844
Date of death: 18 February 1844
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull; extensive laceration of brain. Fracture of clavicle and of 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th Ribs on the left side. Lobular pneumonia, grey hepatization on the right side.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Fracture (Clavicle, ribs); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted in a very intoxicated state having been knocked down by a cart, the wheel passing over her body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

George Warwick, 6, [Child of] Groom

Occupation or role: [Child of] Groom
Age: 6
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Nov 1888
Date of death: 2 Nov 1888
Disease (transcribed): Ruptured liver; haemorrhage into the peritoneal cavity
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Liver); Haemorrhage (Peritoneum)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Not seen by the registrar. Was knocked down & run over. Died a few hours after admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Peritoneum, gall bladder, lungs, heart, spleen, kidneys, stomach, intestines

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Joseph Housden, [No age stated], Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Nov 1888
Date of death: 5 Nov 1888
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of spine through the 10th dorsal vertebra. Complete severance of the spinal cord and membranes at point of fracture
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Not seen by the surgical registrar. Was knocked down by a waggon & run over. Was brought in dead’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Spine, lungs (‘Inquest case […] The coroner sent word that the post mortem examination was not to be completed’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Sarah Holloway, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 February 1844
Date of death: 23 February 1844
Disease (transcribed): Burn extending over legs, side and back. Pleurisy. Pneumonia. Congestion of duodenum.
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: The injuries had been caused by her clothes taking fire.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, pharynx and larynx, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Castle, 36, Sewer worker

Occupation or role: Sewer worker
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 04 Jan 1847
Date of death: 11 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Inflammation of veins. Secondary abscesses in lungs. Pleuritis.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Inflammation (Veins); Abscess (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a state of considerable collapse, with a comminuted fracture of the left leg caused while he was at work in a sewer by a heavy piece of timber falling across his leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

George Pitts, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1850
Date of death: 2 Mar 1850
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the right leg. Tetanus six days after injury
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Tetanus (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient about an hour before his admission, to save himself from falling jumped from a height of ten feet and fell with his right foot twisted under him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Right lower extremity, cranium and spinal canal
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Callagan, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1846
Date of death: 7 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Extravasation of blood into cavity of arachnoid, etc. Laceration of septum lucidum, without any external injury – the results of an accident. Fracture of scapula, clavicle and first six ribs on right side. Pneumonia.
Disease (standardised): Extravasation (Brain ); Laceration (Brain); Fracture (Scapula); Fracture (Clavicle); Fracture (Ribs); Pneumonia (Lung)
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 much intoxicated. No distinct history of an accident could be obtained, but he complained of his shoulders.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and right shoulder
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Goldsmith, 30, Railway foreman

Occupation or role: Railway foreman
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Nov 1888
Date of death: 7 Nov 1888
Disease (transcribed): Hemorrhage over the right hemisphere and about the base of the brain
Disease (standardised): Haemorrhage (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: '[No history] of importance. He was a foreman on the Metropolitan Railway. He fell down on the tender & struck his head. Was unconscious for half an hour’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, head, thorax, heart, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John Sutton, 67, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 67
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Jan 1888
Date of death: 28 Jan 1888
Disease (transcribed): Purulent meningitis over the surface of the right hemisphere of the brain following injury
Disease (standardised): Meningitis (Brain); Injury (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: '[No history] obtainable. He had been drinking. Usually drunk gin. He was not deaf before the accident. He was riding in a [?] & was thrown out. He could not remember the accident’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Cranium, ears, spleen, kidneys, liver, lungs, larynx, heart, pericardium (‘inquest case’)

Type of incident: Accident

Anne Beagley, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Mar 1848
Date of death: 3 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat, with wound of trachea. Congestion of brain. Oedema of the lungs.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Throat); Wound (Trachea); Congestion (Brain); Oedema (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with an extensive lacerated wound in the throat. The injury was self-inflicted and the instrument used was a broken knife.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, throat and thorax
Type of incident: Suicide

Elizabeth Hamilton, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 10
Date of admission: 9 Nov 1853
Date of death: 10 Feb 1854
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the pubis. Pleuropneumonia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pubic bone); Pleuropneumonia (Lung, pleura)
Admitting doctor: Cutler, Edward
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This little girl had been run over by a carriage in the street, & when admitted was believed to be injured principally in the face, where there was some abrasion’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of injury: Trauma / accident

Richard Brown, [No age stated], Policeman

Occupation or role: Policeman
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Nov 1888
Date of death: 16 Nov 1888
Disease (transcribed): Bullet wound of cranium
Disease (standardised): Wound (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: 'Not seen by registrar. The man was a policeman & fired a revolver into his mouth. Was comatose on admission & died in 3 hours’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Inquest case. No post mortem examination’

Type of incident: Suicide

John O’Leary, 30, Railway guard

Occupation or role: Railway guard
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Nov 1888
Date of death: 17 Nov 1888
Disease (transcribed): Compound depressed fracture of skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: 'Not seen by the surgical registrar. He was a railway guard. Was knocked down by a train. Died 2 hours after admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'No post mortem examination’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

George Green, [No age stated], Coachsmith

Occupation or role: Coachsmith
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Nov 1888
Date of death: 23 Nov 1888
Disease (transcribed): Hemorrhage into pons Varolii. Chronic Bright’s disease from red granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Haemorrhage (Brain); Nephritis (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Davidson, William Marshall
Medical notes: 'The man while talking to an acquaintance in the street, complained of feeling giddy & fell down unconscious. When admitted he was profoundly comatose’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, eyes, thorax, heart, abdomen, kidneys, spleen, liver, stomach, intestines (‘Inquest case’)

Type of incident: n/a

Stephen Pratt, 29, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Feb 1860
Date of death: 17 Feb 1860
Disease (transcribed): Simple fracture of the skull. Effusion of blood between bone & dura mater. Scalp wound
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Effusion (Brain); Wound (Scalp)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted (having fallen through a skylight to the ground, a distance of 12 feet) with an extensive scalp wound’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Carpenter, 44, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Jan 1888
Date of death: 29 Jan 1888
Disease (transcribed): Diabetes. Compound fracture of leg. Amputation of thigh. Simple fracture of right fibula. Acetonoemia
Disease (standardised): Diabetes mellitus (Pancreas); Fracture (Leg); Amputation (Thigh); Ketosis
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Brown, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Feb 1871
Date of death: 21 Feb 1871
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Indentation of outer table of frontal bone. Circumscribed abscess in left pleura. Bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Indentation (Skull); Abscess (Lungs); Bronchopneumonia (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'He fell down & struck his head on some steps. On admission there was a small scalp wound over frontal bone, exposing the bone, his face was livid and the respiration rapid’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Edward Ford, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Feb 1853
Date of death: 25 Feb 1853
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull. Ruptured membrane tympanic. Blood between bone and dura mater. Bruising of the brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Rupture (Ear); Extravasation (Skull); Bruising (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had fallen from a height it was said of about forty feet.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Green, 16, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Nov 1888
Date of death: 24 Nov 1888
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of right thigh & left foot. Shock
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Thigh, foot); Shock
Admitted under the care of: Turner, George Robertson
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: 'Railway accident. Right thigh & left foot were severed from body. Double amputations were performed but the lad did not rally from shock of accident. Died in 8 hours’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'No post mortem examination’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Elsie Rohelder, [No age stated], Lady’s maid

Occupation or role: Lady’s maid
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Oct 1888
Date of death: 4 Dec 1888
Disease (transcribed): Hemiplegia (right). Old cerebral softening of basal ganglia of left hemisphere. Recent cortical hemorrhage from rupture of left middle cerebral artery
Disease (standardised): Hemiplegia (Brain); Softening (Brain); Haemorrhage (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient was brought up by her landlady who knew little about her. She said however that the woman had of late complained much of headache and had vomited’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, abdomen, bladder, kidneys, liver, spleen, thorax, heart, eyes

Type of incident: n/a

William Cane, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Jan 1846
Date of death: 11 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Extensive injury of foot. Mortification of toes. Oedema of leg. Puriform fluid in femoral vein. Congestive pneumonia. Heart dilated and hypertrophied, with soft muscular structure, etc. Hypertrophy of thyroid gland etc.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Foot); Mortification (Foot); Oedema (Leg); Suppuration (Veins); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart);Disease (Thyroid gland)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted pale and cold and suffering from the effects of an engine wheel having fallen on his left foot.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, neck, abdomen and left inferior extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Winsley, 45, Coal heaver

Occupation or role: Coal heaver
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jan 1850
Date of death: 5 Mar 1850
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the femur (right) and compound fracture of the right leg
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
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 right leg and simple comminuted fracture of the femur caused a short time previously by the wheels of a heavily laden waggon passing over the limb.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis and right lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

John Bland, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 February 1844
Date of death: 9 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the external malleolus, followed by diffuse cellular inflammation of the leg, and suppuration in the ankle joint, with partial destruction of the cartilages.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Foot); Inflammation (Leg); Suppuration (Leg)
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 admitted with a simple fracture of the outer malleolus, with considerable extravasation of blood into the ankle joint, and was going on very favourably, when on the 22nd after the application of some leeches he had an attack of inflammation of the absorbents.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left inferior extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Joshua Searing, 66, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Mar 1850
Date of death: 7 Mar 1850
Disease (transcribed): Comminuted fracture of the pelvis. Rupture of the bladder and dislocation of the femur and compound fracture of the humerus
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Rupture (Bladder); Dislocation (Leg); Fracture (Elbow)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: About two hours before this patient was admitted he was engaged in sawing a tree. Before he could get out of the way it fell on him, striking him across the left thigh and it then rolled over and the whole weight of the tree fell across pubes.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

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