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Daniel Sutherland, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 May 1842
Date of death: 20 Jun 1842
Disease (transcribed): Thickening of Mitral Valve with vegetations.
Disease (standardised): Disease (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: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Murray , 42, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jan 1870
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Suicide – Division of right external carotid artery and fracture of lower jaw by a pistol shot.
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Artery); Fracture (Jaw)
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: The man was brought in dead, with the history of having just shot himself with a pistol in Hyde Park.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones and brain. Examination of the rest of the body was not permitted
Type of incident: Suicide

Charles Miller, 32, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Mar 1845
Date of death: 17 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Heart dilated, without hypertrophy. Kidneys mottled & granular. Dropsy. Fluid in pleura. Consolidation of a portion of left lung. Large quantities of serum & lymph in the peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidneys); Edema (Systemic); Disease (Lungs); Disease (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient complained of great pain and swelling in the epigastrium, which had been gradually coming on during the last six months, of palpitation of the heart, & of anasarca of the lower extremities’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Edgler, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 May 1846
Date of death: 25 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Fungoid disease of brain with extravasation of blood, and softening of the surrounding structure. Other organs healthy in structure. Old adhesions about pleurae, pericardium and peritoneum.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Brain ); Adhesions (Pleura); Adhesions (Heart); Adhesions (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted about five months before this admission, suffering from intense pain in the head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Priscilla Reid, 70, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 70
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 May 1844
Date of death: 29 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Gangrene senilis. Calcareous and atheromatous deposits in the arteries. Peritonitis. Diseased ovaries.
Disease (standardised): Gangrene (Foot); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Ovary)
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 with gangrene of the skin over the heel.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left inferior extremity
Type of incident: n/a

George Fish, 5 , [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 May 1845
Date of death: 20 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Stone in bladder. Lithotomy. Diffuse cellular inflammation of pelvis. Peritonitis. Pleurisy on both sides. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Calculus (Bladder); Lithotomy; Inflammation (Pelvis); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Lungs); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'George Fish, at 5 ½, admitted into the hospital on the 7th of May. No distinct history of his complaint could be procured, but it was stated that he had had some pain in making water and had been in the habit of pulling his prepuce for four months’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Anne Hamlin, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Apr 1846
Date of death: 25 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Diseased heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
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: As the body was not examined, the case is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Anslow, 61, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 May 1844
Date of death: 30 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous pylorus spreading to the glands. Scirrhous deposits in mesentery.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach); Cancer (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient had enjoyed good health with the exception of slight Dyspeptic complaints, which became very much aggravated three months before and was accompanied by vomiting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Rebecca Thomas, 36, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Mar 1845
Date of death: 21 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas of the head & neck, with suppuration in the neighbourhood of the parotid gland. Inflammation & gangrene of a portion of the right lung. Mottling degeneration of the kidneys. General dropsy
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Suppuration (Salivary glands); Inflammation (Lungs); Gangrene (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys); Edema (Systemic)
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 stated that seven years ago while in the enjoyment of good health, and never having suffered from headache, she was suddenly taken with great pain in the head, and loss of power over the right side, but that at no time did she lose her senses, and the sensation in the parts affected remained unimpaired’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, left ear, neck, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Armes, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Apr 1846
Date of death: 26 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Ulceration of larynx and necrosis of arytenoid cartilages. Pleurisy. Pneumonia. Ulceration of large and small intestines. Tubercular deposit in bronchial and mesenteric glands. Old adhesions of liver.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Larynx); Necrosis (Larynx); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines);Tuberculosis (Lymph nodes) ; Adhesions (Liver)
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: This patient was admitted in an advanced stage of Phthisis Pulmonalis, together with affection of the larynx.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Benjamin Rook , 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1844
Date of death: 1 Jun 1844
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease in right auricle. Amputation of leg for encephaloid disease of foot. Pus in one of the post tibial veins. Secondary inflammation affecting left pleura and pericardium.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Ear); Amputation (Leg); Cancer (Foot); Suppuration (Veins); Inflammation (Pleura); Inflammation (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: On the 25th May the patient underwent amputation below the knee on account of fungus haematodes of the heel.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left inferior extremity and stump
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Newell, 2, Child

Occupation or role: Child
Age: 2
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1870
Date of death: 21 Apr 1870
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: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Davis, 52, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Apr 1845
Date of death: 22 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Heart dilated and thin. Aortic valves thickened with calcareous matter. Blood fluid. Dropsy of pleurae, peritoneum & cellular tissue. Kidneys mottled. Other viscera very much congested. Fibrous tumours in uterus & in cellular tissue of fallopian tube
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart, aorta); Edema (Lungs, abdomen, tissues); Disease (Kidneys); Tumour (Uterus, fallopian tube)

Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that she had enjoyed tolerably good health till four months ago, when she began to feel languid & unequal to any exertion, and suffered greatly from palpitation. Since that time the palpitation had been gradually increasing in severity, and about six weeks since she was taken with epistaxis, which recurred at very short intervals, during a whole month’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Edward Kenrick, 61, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Apr 1844
Date of death: 2 Jun 1844
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous disease of the Pharynx. Tubercles and vomicae in both lungs. No malignant disease in any of the viscus.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Pharynx); Tuberculosis (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 admitted on account of a difficulty in swallowing which had commences about nine months previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Throat, abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Bryers Bullen, 66, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Apr 1846
Date of death: 29 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Anasarca. Colloid cancer of the lesser curvature of the stomach with extensive colloid and encephaloid deposit on the free surface of the peritoneum and in the sub peritoneal cellular tissue. Encephaloid deposit on diaphragm.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Ascites (Abdomen); Cancer (Stomach); Cancer (Diaphragm)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient stated that he had enjoyed excellent health up to six weeks before admission when he began to experience uneasiness in the epigastric region, and to suffer after every meal from flatulent distension.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Bateman, 19, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1845
Date of death: 22 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of fibula. Diffuse cellular inflammation of leg and suppuration in knee joint. Inflammation of lungs with 2ndary deposits
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Inflammation (Leg); Suppuration (Knee); Inflammation (Lungs); Deposit (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with his leg presenting all the appearances of having just recovered from an attack of erysipelas, with [...] abscess on the back of the knee and ankle […] It appeared that 9 weeks previously he had fractured his fibula and had walked about for two or three days afterwards. His leg then began to swell and stints were applied’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left inferior extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Robert Herbert, 29, Waterman

Occupation or role: Waterman
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 May 1844
Date of death: 1 Jun 1844
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Effusion into pleura. Heart enlarged by dilatation without hypertrophy.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Indeterminate); Effusion (Pleura); Enlarged (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: About eight weeks before his admission, the patient was taken ill with pain in the region of the heart and palpitations with Dyspnoea. He appeared to have been delirious and was treated with leeches and cold applications to the heart.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Taylor , 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1846
Date of death: 29 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Stone in bladder. Lithotripsy. Pleurisy and pneumonia?
Disease (standardised): Calculi (Bladder); Lithotripsy (Bladder); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas. Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The case was not entered as there was not a post mortem examination of the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The friends would not allow the body to be examined
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Riddle, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Apr 1844
Date of death: 3 Jun 1844
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous disease of the uterus spreading to the neighbouring parts. Scirrhous tubercles in liver.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Uterus); Cancer (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a hard, circumscribed tender tumour in the abdomen occupying the left iliac, lumbar and umbilical regions and extending over to the right side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Purchase, 33, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Feb 1870
Date of death: 25 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Syphilitic affection of the larynx and liver. Nephritis.
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Syphilis (Larynx, Liver); Nephritis (Kidney)
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: The patient had contracted syphilis ten years before. Two years before admission, ulceration of the throat commenced which had never healed and a tumour on the side of the neck.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, larynx, spleen, kidneys, bladder and liver
Type of incident: n/a

James Lucas, 40, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 May 1845
Date of death: 23 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive rupture of the liver with effusion of blood & bile into the peritoneum. Fracture of 4th, 5th, & 6th ribs
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Liver); Effusion (Abdomen); Fracture (Ribs)
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 shortly before his admission was knocked down by some horses and the wheel of a carriage passed over his abdomen. Some of the ribs were felt to be fractured upon the side side, and he was in a state of extreme collapse’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Edward Aslett, 15, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 May 1846
Date of death: 31 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Fracture of the skull, depression of the orbital plate of the frontal. Abscess in the anterior lobe of the brain with extensive suppuration in the lateral ventricles and at the base of the brain. Other viscera healthy.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Head); Fracture (Skull); Abscess (Brain); Suppuration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a superficial scalp wound caused about ten minutes previously by a fall of about six feet from a ladder.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Sarah Leigh, 23, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Apr 1845
Date of death: 23 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Ascites from thickening of the capsule of the liver. Tapping. Erysipelas. Dilatation, without hypertrophy, of the heart
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Peritoneum); Bleeding; Erysipelas (Skin); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was stated to have enjoyed very good health up to two years ago, when she suffered from an attack of rheumatic fever, and since that time has always been subject to palpitation on very little bodily exertion. Nine months ago, she was delivered of a fine healthy child, & shortly after her confinement, she suffered from intense pain in the abdomen accompanied by violent diarrhoea’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Weston, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Mar 1844
Date of death: 4 Jun 1844
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema of the lung. Large aneurysm of the abdominal aorta making its way through the diaphragm into the left lung by small, ulcerated openings. Kidneys mottled. Amputation of leg.
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Aneurysm (Arteries); Mottled (Kidney); 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: On the 11th April the patient underwent amputation below the knee on account of a chronic disease of the ankle joint, the result of an injury about three years previous.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and stump
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Allen, 80, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 80
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 May 1846
Date of death: 31 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The case was not entered, as there was no post mortem examination of the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

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