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Richard Bradshaw, 69, Shoemaker

Occupation or role: Shoemaker
Age: 69
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Mar 1874
Date of death: 16 Mar 1874
Disease (transcribed): Enlarged prostate. Dilated bladder. Cystitis. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Enlarged (Prostate); Dilatation (Bladder); Cystitis (Bladder); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Rowland, Edward Roger
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: For the last six months he had complained of his urine dribbling from him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder and prostate
Type of incident: n/a

James Goddall, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jan 1844
Date of death: 19 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular deposit in both lungs and in the spleen, with extensive grey hepatisation of the lungs.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Spleen); Hepatisation (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was found laying on the steps of the Hospital in a state of great exhaustion. He had been exposed for nights past in the open air and was in great destitution and half starved.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Spicer, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Apr 1846
Date of death: 9 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Arachnitis and inflammation of sub arachnoid tissues. Substance of brain congested. Effusion in the lateral ventricles. Congestion of membrane of mastoid cells. Congestive pneumonia. Miliary tubercles. Blood fluid. Peritonitis. Disease of fallopian tubes
Disease (standardised): Arachnoiditis (Brain ); Disease (Brain); Congestion (Skull); Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen);Disease (Fallopian tubes)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted in an insensible semicomatose state. It appeared that she was taken with severe rigors followed by vomiting and pain in the head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Tillett , 47, Plate Layer

Occupation or role: Plate Layer
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Mar 1870
Date of death: 10 Mar 1870
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Dislocated ankle.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Dislocation (Foot)
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

Katherine F Lloyd, 8, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 8
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Apr 1872
Date of death: 7 Apr 1872
Disease (transcribed): Burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
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: Not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Emma Cooper, 15, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Jan 1846
Date of death: 7 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Cleft palate operation. Subsequently to which, erysipelas of the head and neck, of which she died.
Disease (standardised): Operation (Jaw); Erysipelas (Head); Erysipelas (Neck)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The case is not given as there was no post mortem examination of the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined, at the earnest request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Wiggett, 51, Carrier

Occupation or role: Carrier
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Mar 1844
Date of death: 16 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Extensive meningeal apoplexy. Calcareous deposit in the aortic valves with dilatation of left ventricle.
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Meninges); Calculus (Heart); Dilatation (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted in a state of insensibility and there was some wandering of the mind. He appeared to have little power over the muscles of the right side and of the left leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

William Dodsworth, 72, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 72
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Mar 1845
Date of death: 2 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Compound comminuted fracture of the leg with extensive haemorrhage. Heart dilated. Kidneys granular. Coagula in the heart, very small and loosely coagulated
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Haemorrhage (Leg); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidneys)

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 was admitted with a compound fracture of the right leg. The bone was broken in two places and the surrounding parts were much contused’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, stump

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Sarah Woodham, 37, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Jan 1845
Date of death: 30 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca of both legs & left arm. Softening of the brain. Large quantities of fluid in the serous cavities of the chest. Head somewhat dilated with thinnish parietes. Mitral valve slightly thickened. Dilatation of aorta with spots of atheroma
Disease (standardised): Edema (Legs, arm); Softening (Brain); Disease (Chest); Disease (Head); Disease (Heart); Plaque, atheroscelerotic (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that about six months previous to admission, she was suddenly taken with giddiness and partial hemiplegia of the left side, but did not lose her senses, or the use of her limbs so much as to cause her to fall’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Miles, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1846
Date of death: 6 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the neck of the humerus. Diffuse cellular inflammation of both arms. Extensive hepatisation and congestive pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Arm); Inflammation (Arm); Disease (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: On admission there was immense swelling and an extensive bruise over the right shoulder joint, caused by a fall down a flight of stairs the previous day.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and upper extremities
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Anne Cook , 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Mar 1844
Date of death: 13 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Jaundice. Necrosis of frontal bone. Pleurisy. Pneumonia. Liver very large but healthy. A large scrofulous deposit connected with the liver and spleen. Kidneys mottled and mammilated.
Disease (standardised): Jaundice (Skin); Necrosis (Skull); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Liver, Spleen); Mottled (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted in a cachectic state with ulcers and varicose veins of the leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jun 1842
Date of death: 16 Jun 1842
Disease (transcribed): Cerebral apoplexy. Hypertrophy of Heart. Mitral and Aortic Valve Calcareous.
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain); Disease (Heart); Calcareous (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
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: Cranium and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Higgs, 48, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jan 1875
Date of death: 8 Jan 1875
Disease (transcribed): Cellulitis of leg. Abscess of knee joint
Disease (standardised): Cellulitis (Leg); Abscess (Knee)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Thrupp, James Godfrey
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: On admission he was suffering from diffuse cellular inflammation involving the foot, leg and lower part of the left thigh.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and joints
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Arscott, 64, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1862
Date of death: 5 Jan 1862
Disease (transcribed): Fractured spine
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This was a case of fractured spine, in the lower cervical region.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Eleanor Rees, 26, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Sep 1844
Date of death: 6 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca with mottled degeneration of the kidneys in one of which was a large patch of scrofulous deposit. Pleurisy. Peritonitis. Chronic inflammation of bones of the skull with scrofulous deposits in various parts of these bones
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Kidneys); Pleurisy (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Inflammation (Skull); Deposit (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'She stated that she had suffered from headache more or less severe above three years, from swelling of the abdomen, feet and legs during the last 3 months, and that the catamenia [menstruation] had been absent during nearly the same period’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Maria Fox, 58, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 58
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Mar 1864
Date of death: 19 Mar 1864
Disease (transcribed): Burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'Case not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Sarah Stotter, 32, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1845
Date of death: 30 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Portion of small intestine strangulated by adhesions in the peritoneum. Old & recent peritonitis. Other organs healthy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Intestines, abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient complained of intense pain in the lower part of the abdomen which came on quite suddenly after dinner, two days previous to admission, accompanied by most distressing vomiting. She stated that she was habitually subject to costiveness, and that about five years since had suffered from an attack which appeared to her to resemble this in every respect, and which was eventually relieved by purging. At that time there was a distinct lump to be felt at the spot where the pain began’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Brown, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1846
Date of death: 5 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis. Pleurisy and circumscribed empyema. Pneumonia, and great oedema of the lungs. Slight hypertrophy of left ventricle, with dilatation of right cavities. Blood semi fluid. Pus in anterior mediastinum.
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Pleurisy (Pleura); Empyema (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Oedema (Lung); Disease (Heart);Suppuration (Thorax)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient stated that he had been in good health until he was suddenly seized three days before admission with severe rigors and acute pain in the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Carrell, 22, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Aug 1843
Date of death: 15 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular Phthisis. Cavities of Heart dilated; left ventricle thin.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Dilatation (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with symptoms of Phthisis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Wooley, 34, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jan 1845
Date of death: 30 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis, with tubercular ulceration and perforation of the small intestine with effusion into the peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Ulcer (Intestines); Effusion (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of pain in the abdomen accompanied by diarrhoea, which had continued more or less during the whole of the last year. In answer to our questions, he stated that his wife and 7 children had all died of consumption, and that he himself had been annoyed by constant cough & profuse expectoration during a period of 2 months’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Louisa Nugent, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Dec 1843
Date of death: 14 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Grey hepatisation of the lung. Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the bladder, left ureter and kidney, with effusion of lymph in both structures of that organ.
Disease (standardised): Hepatisation (Lung); Inflammation (Bladder, Ureter, Kidney); Effusion (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted complaining of frequent desire to make water and pain on doing so.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Rosa Day, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Mar 1846
Date of death: 4 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Chronic inflammation of the rectum with stricture, extensive ulceration and sinuses leading with the pelvis and peritoneum. Ulceration of the mucous membrane of the sigmoid flexure. Pedunculated bodies about margins of anus
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Rectum); Constriction (Rectum); Ulcer (Pelvis); Ulcer (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines); Cysts (Intestines)
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 woman stated that she had suffered for many years from bleeding piles, costive bowels and occasionally severe bearing down pains.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Saunders, 11, School boy

Occupation or role: School boy
Age: 11
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jun 1866
Date of death: 30 Mar 1867
Disease (transcribed): Disease of hip. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Hip); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Ring, Edmund Cuthbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: Two and a half years before his admission this boy had fallen off the back of a large dog, on which he was riding and hurt his right hip.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and thigh
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Peacock, 4, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 4
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Mar 1845
Date of death: 27 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)

Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This patient died a short time after his admission into the hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Mary Gardner, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 February 1844
Date of death: 12 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Large cystiform tumour connected with the Uterus. Cystiform disease of the ovaria.
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Uterus); Disease (Ovary)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a fluctuating distention of the abdomen and considerable oedema of the lower extremities. Tapping was performed by Mr Caesar Hawkins.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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