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Ann Woodford, 9, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 9
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Feb 1853
Date of death: 27 Feb 1853
Disease (transcribed): Abscesses and purulent effusion into the joints following scarlet fever. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Joints); Suppuration (Joints); Scarlet fever (Systemic); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This child was admitted with a red and mottled rash and sore throat which had all the appearance of scarlatina.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Wrist joints, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Atride, 54, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Feb 1860
Date of death: 21 Feb 1860
Disease (transcribed): Fractured spine
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'Shortly before admission this man was driving a [?] through an arched passage. The height of the roof declined the further he went in & at length he was doubled up between the roof & the box. On admission he was suffering extreme pain across the loins & lower part of abdomen, & there was evidently an injury about the lower dorsal vertebrae’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spine, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Joseph Wollerton, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Feb 1852
Date of death: 25 Feb 1852
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the skull, with depression. Laceration of the brain (from the kick of a horse)
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Depression (Skull); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was removed without examination
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Isabella Summers, 52, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Oct 1859
Date of death: 22 Feb 1860
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of heart. Malignant disease of the bones
Disease (standardised): Scirrhus (Heart); Malignant disease (Bones)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted under Dr Pitman [Henry Pitman] on the 12th of October 1859, for what was supposed to be rheumatic pains in her limbs’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, bones

Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Pallett, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Mar 1871
Date of death: 9 Mar 1871
Disease (transcribed): Compound comminuted fracture of the right humerus. Granular kidneys. Weak heart
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Arm); Disease (Kidneys); Disease (Heart)

Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'He fell off a scaffold, a height of 10 feet. When admitted there was a compound comminuted fracture of right humerus at lower end. There was no protrusion of the bone. The arm was put up in splints & dressed with carbolic acid on Lister’s [Joseph Lister] method’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, joints, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Ann Mitchell, 61, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 61
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1843
Date of death: 30 Dec 1843
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg. Diffuse cellular inflammation of the limb. Amputation.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Amputation (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: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Roberts, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Oct 1852
Date of death: 6 Jan 1853
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the sacrum. Large abscess of the back part of the thigh
Disease (standardised): Disease (Spine); Abscess (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man was admitted on account of pain, supposed to be rheumatic, in the right hip.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left lower extremity, right lower extremity and right upper extremity
Type of incident: n/a

John Kelly, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Oct 1851
Date of death: 3 Jan 1852
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia and bronchitis. Rheumatic gout of old standing. Physical signs simulating those of a vomica. Old pleurisy on the right and recent pleurisy on the left side. Peritonitis. Deposits of urate of soda within the joints. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung); Gout (Joints); Pleurisy (Pleura); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a debilitated and cachectic stated alleging that he had cough and spitting for six months, and for the last three months from Rheumatism.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Escott, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Mar 1848
Date of death: 9 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the ribs. Extensive laceration of pleura and lungs. Extensive extravasation into pleura.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Laceration (Pleura); Laceration (Lung); Extravasation (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This female was brought to the Hospital in a state of complete collapse after being run over by a cab.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Blower, 47, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1849
Date of death: 16 Mar 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fractured base of the skull. Rupture of middle meningeal artery. Extravasation of blood beneath the dura mater
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Rupture (Brain); Extravasation (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This man was admitted in a state of complete insensibility consequent upon a fall from a scaffold upon the brick vaulting of a cellar, from a height of upwards of 20 feet. When brought to the hospital ½ hours after the accident, his breathing was stertorous; his pulse scarcely perceptible, pupils dilated. He had a small scalp wound situated on the left side of the vertex of the skull & a considerable extravasation of blood in to the cellular tissue of the right orbit, and there was haemorrhage from the mouth & right ear’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Jane Powell, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Feb 1843
Date of death: 12 Mar 1843
Disease (transcribed): Supposed Disease of Spine
Disease (standardised): Disease (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: The abdomen was greatly distended.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Philippa Ingram, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 14
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1871
Date of death: 10 Mar 1871
Disease (transcribed): Rheumatism
Disease (standardised): Rheumatism (Joints)

Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Not reported here’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

James Langley, 68, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 68
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1888
Date of death: 6 Feb 1888
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of left tibia. Amputation of the leg. Compound fracture of right tibia & fibula. Linear fracture into left temporal fossa
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Legs, skull); Amputation (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: 'Bronchitis & asthma for many years. He was getting out of an omnibus & was knocked down by another one, the wheel passed over both legs’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Legs, thorax, lungs, heart, spleen, liver, brain (‘inquest case’)

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Thomas Lane, 6, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Nov 1849
Date of death: 21 Mar 1850
Disease (transcribed): Strumous disease of the hip
Disease (standardised): Disease (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was removed by the friends without examination
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Jeffrey, 47, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Mar 1849
Date of death: 16 Mar 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs, pelvis & humerus. Extensive ecchymosis in abdomen & pelvis
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs, pelvis, humerus); Ecchymosis (Abdomen, pelvis)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient, a labourer, while cleaning a window was precipitated from a height of about 30 feet, and fractured the neck of the humerus. A small external wound about big enough to admit a probe communicated with the fracture. When admitted he was in a state of considerable collapse though to a certain extent sensible. There was very sligh haemorrhage from the wound’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis, left shoulder

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Eustace Cooper, 47, Engine driver

Occupation or role: Engine driver
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1918
Date of death: 26 Feb 1918
Disease (transcribed): Operation (healed) on left knee joint. Pulmonary embolism
Disease (standardised): Operation (Knee joint); Embolism (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Medical notes: '8 weeks ago he strained his left knee. 2 days later something seemed to catch when he moved it. This has often recurred’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Richard Pountney, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Oct 1842
Date of death: 8 Oct 1842
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the base of the Skull with laceration of brain and extensive haemorrhage.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Haemorrhage (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Babington, George Gisborne
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: The patient was brought in with the right extremities paralysed. Convulsions came on in the left extremities some time after admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: n/a

[No name], [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: n/a
Date of death: n/a
Disease (transcribed): Coma following a kick of the head from a horse with compound comminuted fracture on the right side. Laceration of the right cerebral hemisphere. Extravasated blood in the arachnoid cavity
Disease (standardised): Coma (Brain); Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Extravasation (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man had received a kick from a horse of the right side a short time before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Meredith, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Feb 1847
Date of death: 18 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Contusions of head and face. Fractured skull? Fell from top of house.
Disease (standardised): Contusions (Head); Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Case not reported, as there was no post mortem examination of the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined as the patient only lived two hours after an accident
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Patrick Shannasey, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Mar 1848
Date of death: 18 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the skull, hernia cerebri, fracture of the pelvis
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Hernia (Brain); Fracture (Pelvis)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The case is not reported as the body was not examined.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

William Looseley, 63, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Mar 1849
Date of death: 22 Mar 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fractured leg 1 week’s duration. Pneumonia. Extensive deposit of urate of soda in knee & ankle joints. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Pneumonia (Lungs); Deposit (Joints); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a simple oblique fracture of the tibia & fibula of the right side, situated a short distance above the ankle joint. The limb was put up with a splint on either side, & for the two following days he appeared to be doing well; but on the 19th he complained of slight rheumatism, from which he stated he had been a ‘martyr for years’ and the fingers of both his hands exhibited considerable distortion from his previous attacks’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right lower extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John Cook , 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Mar 1843
Date of death: 22 Mar 1843
Disease (transcribed): Fractured Ribs.
Disease (standardised): 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: Thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Caroline Bowyer, 16, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1859
Date of death: 23 Feb 1860
Disease (transcribed): Softening of spinal cord
Disease (standardised): Softening (Spinal cord)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'One week before admission this young woman had, during the day, a severe pain at the lower part of the spine. During the following night she had occasion to get out of bed, and on returning to it found that she had suddenly lost the use of the lower extremities so that she was unable to turn round’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Eakerton, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Feb 1852
Date of death: 2 Mar 1852
Disease (transcribed): Fractured clavicle (near the sternal extremity) and ribs. Fracture of numerous ribs. Emphysema pulmonum. Bronchitis severe
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Clavicle); Fracture (Ribs); Emphysema (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This woman had been run over by a cab on the day of her admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Richard Coucher, 65, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Dec 1869
Date of death: 11 Feb 1870
Disease (transcribed): Fractured thigh. Delirium tremens.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
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

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