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George Boyle, 61, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Dec 1871
Date of death: 17 Jan 1872
Disease (transcribed): Superficial abscess in back of neck (remains of a carbuncle). Erysipelas. Hydatid cyst in liver
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Neck); Carbuncle (Neck); Erysipelas (Skin); Echinococcosis (Liver)
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: This man was admitted for a carbuncle on the nape of the neck which was discharging freely through several openings.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Evans, 30, Butcher

Occupation or role: Butcher
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jun 1872
Date of death: 22 Aug 1872
Disease (transcribed): Caries of spine, do elbow joint
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Caries (Elbow)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Lacy, Charles De Lacy
Medical notes: This man was in the hospital at first for enlargement of the cervical glands of several years duration, which after an attack of erysipelas disappeared.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, joints, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Matilda Copeman, 38, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 May 1872
Date of death: 15 Aug 1872
Disease (transcribed): Cancerous infiltration of glands of axilla. Cancer of lung and pericardium. Pericarditis. Cancer of forearm. Amputation
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Lymph nodes); Cancer (Lung); Cancer (Heart); Pericarditis (Heart); Cancer (Arm); Amputation (Arm)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Lacy, Charles De Lacy
Medical notes: Sixteen years before admission she severely cut the right forearm and the injury was followed by flexure of fingers and consequent impairment of the use of the hand.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Clark, 42, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jul 1872
Date of death: 8 Aug 1872
Disease (transcribed): Compound comminuted fracture of the leg. Extensive suppuration. Exhaustion. Syphilis
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Suppuration (Leg); Exhaustion (Systemic); Syphilis (Systemic)
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: This man was thrown out of a cart, and fell with the left leg bent under him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, joints, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Elizabeth Rogers, 55, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 55
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Jul 1872
Date of death: 31 Jul 1872
Disease (transcribed): Left inguinal hernia. Strangulated. Operation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 had a rupture for eighteen months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Hernia, pleurae, lungs, heart, intestines, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Taylor, 40, Plasterer

Occupation or role: Plasterer
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Jul 1872
Date of death: 30 Jul 1872
Disease (transcribed): Brought in dead
Disease (standardised): n/a
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: n/a

Mary Howard, 54, Needlewoman

Occupation or role: Needlewoman
Age: 54
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 May 1872
Date of death: 24 Jul 1872
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma (encephaloid) of axillary glands. Ovarian cyst. Muscular tumour of uterus
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Lymph nodes); Cysts (Ovary); Tumour (Uterus)
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: This patient had had an axillary swelling for a month and slight pain in the breast.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

William Meadows, 18, Groom

Occupation or role: Groom
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Jun 1872
Date of death: 22 Jul 1872
Disease (transcribed): Kick from a horse two years previously. Abscess of brain. Suppuration in frontal region from carious bone. Pus in cerebral ventricles. Disorganization of right frontal lobe
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Brain); Suppuration (Skull); Suppuration (Brain)
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: This boy was transferred from the medical wards on account of an abscess discharging from a small opening in the right upper eyelid.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Ives, 49, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Jun 1872
Date of death: 16 Jul 1872
Disease (transcribed): Periostitis of tibia. Bedsores. Exhaustion
Disease (standardised): Periostitis (Leg); Pressure ulcer (Skin); Exhaustion (Systemic)
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: n/a

Charlotte Faber, 25, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 May 1872
Date of death: 14 Jul 1872
Disease (transcribed): Pelvic cellulitis. Abscess. Obstruction to circulation of right leg
Disease (standardised): Cellulitis (Skin); Abscess (Pelvis); Obstruction to circulation (Leg)
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: She was confined three months before admission, and about a month after delivery began to have pain and swelling in the right iliac region.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Gordon, 88, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 88
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Jun 1872
Date of death: 10 Jul 1872
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Senile exhaustion
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Exhaustion (Systemic)
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

George J Jones, 14, Errand boy

Occupation or role: Errand boy
Age: 14
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 May 1872
Date of death: 29 May 1872
Disease (transcribed): Diseased hip. Lardaceous disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Hip); Amyloidosis (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: This boy was admitted first into the medical wards, having been sent up as a case of rheumatism.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, joints, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

John Taylor, 61, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Apr 1872
Date of death: 7 May 1872
Disease (transcribed): Caries and necrosis of ribs. Empyema
Disease (standardised): Caries (Ribs); Necrosis (Ribs); Empyema (Pleura)
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: For four years this patient had had a sinus discharging at the lower part of the right chest. Three months before admission some bone was removed from the rib.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Palmer, 36, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1872
Date of death: 4 May 1872
Disease (transcribed): Ulcerated wound of foot. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Foot); Wound (Foot); Sepsis (Systemic)
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: This man was admitted with swelling and redness of the right foot and lower part of the leg, and a small sloughing wound on the dorsum of the foot.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, organs of special sense, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Jones, 51, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 May 1872
Date of death: 4 May 1872
Disease (transcribed): Fracture and dislocation of sixth cervical verterbrae. Extensive bruising and laceration of the spinal cord
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Bruising (Spinal cord); Laceration (Spinal cord)
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: 'This man died shortly after admission, and was not seen by me.’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, bones, spinal cord, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Ellen Gough, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 2
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 May 1871
Date of death: 7 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)

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’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Rosabella Link, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Mar 1871
Date of death: 23 Mar 1871
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of rectum. Peritonitis. Caries of skull
Disease (standardised): Stricture (Rectum); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Caries (Skull)

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: 'Nine years ago she had syphilis, and has since had rupial sores, sore throat, & caries of sagittal maxilla, the hair has also fallen out. Four years ago [she] first began to suffer from confined bowels & increasing difficulty of passing motions’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, organs of generation

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Watson, Carter

Occupation or role: Carter
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1871
Date of death: 15 Mar 1871
Disease (transcribed): Fractured base of skull. Laceration of brain?
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain)
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’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Elizabeth Westley, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 59
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Mar 1871
Date of death: 14 Mar 1871
Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Thigh); Operation; Peritonitis (Abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner and Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'She had had a rupture 2 years, & worn a truss for a time but not for the last 3 months. No distinct history of when the bowel came down’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen

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

Charles Wallace, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 14
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jan 1871
Date of death: 15 Feb 1871
Disease (transcribed): Inflamed hip joint. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Hip); Sepsis (Systemic)
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’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Johnson, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 2
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Nov 1871
Date of death: 12 Dec 1871
Disease (transcribed): Scald
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’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Maria Daniels, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Nov 1871
Date of death: 16 Nov 1871
Disease (transcribed): Umbilical hernia. Operation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation; Peritonitis (Abdomen)

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: 'This patient had had an umbilical hernia for nine years, had never worn any truss, nor at any time entirely returned the protruded bowel. Nov 14 the tumour became larger, she was seized with violent abdominal pain & sickness. The bowels acted slightly after this, but the vomiting & pain continued’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, organs of generation

Type of incident: n/a

John Noakes, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Nov 1870
Date of death: 12 Nov 1871
Disease (transcribed): Compound depressed fracture of skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)

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’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Hannah J. Wells , [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 7 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Oct 1871
Date of death: 26 Oct 1871
Disease (transcribed): Scald
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’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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