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Richard Rogers, 18, Farm labourer

Occupation or role: Farm labourer
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Feb 1864
Date of death: 5 Mar 1864
Disease (transcribed): Stone in bladder (vesical calculi)
Disease (standardised): Calculus (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'Admitted on 17th of February with the following history. As long ago as he can remember he has passed gravel in the urine and at times has suffered much pain on micturition; has never noticed that the water stopped suddenly, but he has been much troubled with irritation of the foreskin and glans penis’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Chalis, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 February 1844
Date of death: 5 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Large sloughy abscess of the lung. Fistulous opening in the Rectum.
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Lung); Fistula (Rectum)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert. Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a common fistula in ano which had originated in an abscess by the side of the Rectum.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Thompson, 23, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Feb 1845
Date of death: 18 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis?
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)

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: 'No history of the case is given, in consequence of the removal of the body without examination’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined, as it was to be removed to the dissecting room’

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Windsor, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Dec 1845
Date of death: 8 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Spleen enormously hypertrophied. Liver hypertrophied. Veins much dilated. Peculiar state of the blood. Heart dilated. Old adhesions. Congestive pneumonia. Thickening and ulceration of mucous membrane of caput coli.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Spleen); Disease (Liver); Dilated (Veins); Disease (Heart); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted complaining of a tumour in his belly, which he first perceived about the beginning of last May.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Wightman, [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: 13 Jun 1842
Disease (transcribed): Softening of spinal marrow. Malignant disease of Testicle and lumbar glands. Inflammation and suppuration of Kidney, Ureter and Bladder.
Disease (standardised): Softening (Spine); Malignancy (Testicle, Lymph Nodes); Inflammation (Kidney, Ureter, Bladder); Suppuration (Kidney, Ureter, Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
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, spinal cord, abdomen and testicle
Type of incident: n/a

Susan Williams, 50, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Oct 1844
Date of death: 5 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous and encephaloid deposits in various parts of the body, with ulceration of breast and vagina
Disease (standardised): Deposit; Ulcer (Breast, vagina)
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: 'It appears from the patient’s account that she had enjoyed very good health up to within the last two years, about the commencement of which period she began to experience uneasiness, amounting sometimes to absolute pain in the loins, an d occasionally extending down the thighs. Six months since the catamenia [menstruation] ceased’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Atteridge, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Nov 1843
Date of death: 5 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of the pericranium, caries of the cranial bones at some joints. Fatal Laryngitis. Phthisis. Pneumonia. Tubercles in Kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Skull); Caries (Skull); Laryngitis (Larynx); Tuberculosis (Lung, Kidney); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with inflammation of the Pericranium covering the vertex and sides of the skull. The head presented an hydrocephalic appearance.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, larynx, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Dawes, 12, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1845
Date of death: 18 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis?
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)

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: 'No history as there was no examination’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was removed by the friends before it could be examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Young, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Mar 1846
Date of death: 18 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of the liver, stomach and omentum. Peritonitis. Congestive pneumonia. Other organs, nothing
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Liver, Stomach, Omentum); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pneumonia (Lung)
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 stated that about nine months ago his health began to fail without any obvious reason. He began to suffer greatly from dyspeptic symptoms, frequently accompanied by considerable pain in the epigastric region, became subject to pyrosis, and occasional vomiting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Eales, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Feb 1846
Date of death: 17 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse cellular inflammation of the head, neck and pharynx. Tubercules and cretaceous deposits in the lungs. Old peritonitis. Suppurating gland in the groin. Great cul de sac digested by the gastric juice.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Head, Neck, Pharynx); Tuberculosis (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Suppuration (Groin)
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 with enlarged glands in the left groin and the skin over them was somewhat inflamed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, pharynx, larynx, thorax and left groin
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Legg, 50, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1845
Date of death: 16 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse cellular inflammation of pharynx and larynx with ulcers on the mucous membrane of the latter, and effusion of lymph upon its surface, extending down the trachea. Inflammation of lungs and pleurae. Spleen soft & of a greyish red colour. Fibrous tumour in uterus etc.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Pharynx, larynx, Lungs); Ulcer (Larynx); Disease (Spleen); Tumour (Uterus)

Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted for the disease of the tibia and ulceration of the leg. After she had been in the house a few days she experienced some degree of fever’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Neck, thorax, abdomen, right inferior extremity

Type of incident: n/a

Stewart Litta, 37, Milliner

Occupation or role: Milliner
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Jan 1844
Date of death: 3 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis with grey hepatisation of both lungs. Liver fatty. Tubercles in Liver and Kidneys and small intestine.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung, Liver, Kidney, Intestines); Hepatisation (Lung)
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 during an attack of Rheumatic Gout.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Winffield, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Oct 1842
Date of death: 5 Nov 1842
Disease (transcribed): Psoas abscess. Caries of vertebrae and of ? Recent inflammation of Peritoneal covering of liver.
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Psoas); Caries (Spine); Inflammation (Liver)
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: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Brown, 51, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Mar 1845
Date of death: 15 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of the urethra with extravasation of urine into the scrotum, penis etc. Granular kidneys (old stricture)
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Urethra); Disease (Kidneys)

Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'The whole of the stem of the penis and scrotum in this patient were black and mortified, when he was admitted. He was then in a dying condition and his case was therefore not taken. He had been a patient under the care of Mr Hawkins [Caesar Hawkins] four years ago, for stricture. Since that period he had been in the habit of attending occasionally to have a catheter passed and ten days before his admission had had No 8 catheter passed’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

William Adams, 57, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 57
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1846
Date of death: 15 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Ulcer on the shin. Pneumonia. Phthisis. Heart atrophied and dilated. Blood fluid. Old and recent peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with large varicose ulcers of the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left inferior extremity
Type of incident: n/a

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

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: [No gender stated]
Date of admission: n/a
Date of death: n/a
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
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, at the earnest request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a

William Blunden, 39, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Mar 1845
Date of death: 13 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the pelvis and rupture of the inter-pubic ligament, with extensive rupture of the urethra, and effusion of urine
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Rupture (Pelvis, urethra)

Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Was admitted at 3pm, having been jammed between a heavy stone and an iron spindle. He was in a state of collapse’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Mary Carrington, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1844
Date of death: 31 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia. Operation. Large quantities of pus found in the coagula of the heart and of several veins.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Suppuration (Heart); Suppuration (Veins)
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 had been subject to a reducible femoral hernia for five years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Gage, 53, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Feb 1845
Date of death: 12 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of the pylorus producing great contraction of that opening and consequent enormous distension of the stomach. Other viscera healthy
Disease (standardised): Scirrhus (Stomach)

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 been ailing for many months, but that during the last nine weeks, she had been troubled with constant nausea & vomiting which became almost incessant at night; that she had rapidly lost flesh, and had no appetite’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Robert Weeks, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1846
Date of death: 15 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Fungoid tumour of the brain, with inflammation and softening of the neighbouring cerebral structure. No other carcinomatous disease found in the body. Lungs soft and congested at back part. Atheroma in aorta.
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Brain ); Disease (Lung); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in an unconscious state, paralytic of the left side. It appeared that after having for some time been in a ‘strange forgetful state’, a fit of an apoplectic character occurred, and paralysis of the left side of the body was found to have ensued.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Hedges, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 February 1844
Date of death: 30 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the inner malleolus; suppuration of the ankle joint; diffuse cellular inflammation of leg; fatal from profuse discharge; secondary deposit in the liver.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ankle); Suppuration (Ankle); Inflammation (Leg); Deposit (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted after being thrown down whilst wrestling, with his foot under him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left inferior extremity, abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: Homicide/murder

Mary Horlock, 42, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Mar 1849
Date of death: 8 Apr 1849
Disease (transcribed): Extensive ulceration of the vagina with sinus leading to dead bone involving rami of ischium & pubis. Tubercles & vomicae in the lungs
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Vagina); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in a state of very great debility for a purulent discharge from the vagina, but she was in fact dying of phthisis pulmonalis, the apex of the right lung being much consolidated while in that of the left there existed a vomica of considerable extent. She stated that 9 months before she had been attacked by pain, deeply seated in the left side of the pelvis, which extended down the thigh of that side in the course of the great sciatic nerve & for which she was treated as sciatica by cupping, leeches, blisters &c’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

Ellen Steele, 52, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Jan 1845
Date of death: 12 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of the uterus
Disease (standardised): Scirrhus (Uterus)

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: 'No history of the case is given, because there was no examination after death’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was removed before it could be examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Loveday, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1846
Date of death: 14 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pleurisy. Inflammation of pulmonary tissue. Brain wet, but healthy in structure. Heart atrophied and dilated. Blood fluid. Liver and kidneys congested. Other organs, nothing
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Inflammation (Lung); Disease (Brain); Disease (Heart); Disease (Liver);Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a state of delirium, unable to give any account of himself. It appeared from the statement of his friends that for about two months he had been suffering from an incessant cough, occasional haemoptysis and profuse puriform expectoration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary A Harris, 9, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 9
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Mar 1844
Date of death: 26 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Peritonitis. Necrosis of the rami of the Ischium and Pubis.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Lung); Necrosis (Pelvis); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert. 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 small tumour situated in the labium and apparently connected with the ramus of the pubis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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