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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

Edward Young, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1846
Date of death: 4 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions. Phthisis. Ulceration of larynx. Kidneys granular. Other organs, nothing remarkable.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Larynx); Disease (Kidney)
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 the last stage of Phthisis Pulmonalis. It appeared that he had been suffering severely since the beginning of the winter from cough and dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Lovell, 41, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Mar 1845
Date of death: 26 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis with congestion of the pulmonary texture
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Congestion (Lungs)

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 admitted in an extremely weak and exhausted state, and unable to give any account of herself. There was some little ascites and general anasarca & her face was puffy’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Ezekiel Holt, 43, Brewer

Occupation or role: Brewer
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Feb 1870
Date of death: 5 Mar 1870
Disease (transcribed): Compound comminuted fracture of both bones of the left leg. Exhaustion.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Exhaustion (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: The patient was climbing to the seat of a high waggon when the horses stalled and he fell, the wheels passing over the left leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones and joints, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys and intestines
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Elizabeth Parritt, 69, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 69
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Apr 1848
Date of death: 8 Apr 1848
Disease (transcribed): Umbilical hernia. Operation. Peritonitis. Suppuration in substance of omentum.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Suppuration (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner. Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with symptoms of strangulated hernia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Archdeacon, 29, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Jan 1845
Date of death: 25 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pneumonia. Old & recent pleurisy. Tubercles in kidneys. Tubercular ulceration of small intestine
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Kidneys, intestines); Ulcer (Intestines)
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 cough of about four months’ duration, which had been ushered in by rather profuse haemoptysis, and had lately been accompanied by pain and tightness of the chest, with shortness of breath, inability to sleep at night, and profuse nocturnal perspirations’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Gayleard, 67, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 67
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1846
Date of death: 2 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated obturator hernia. Old hernial sac in left groin, issuing through the inguinal canal
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Pelvis); Hernia (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: The patient had had an inguinal hernia on the left side for seven years, and always worn a truss. On March 27th it descended behind the truss and immediately was followed by intense pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Charles White, 27, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Mar 1845
Date of death: 25 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions. Phthisis. Bronchitis & pneumonia. Dilatation, without hypertrophy, of the heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Bronchitis (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); 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 admitted in a state of collapse, his countenance and lips especially, quite livid, and his extremities cold. Ether and ammonia were administered, reaction took place, and he then began to expectorate large quantities of thick, tenacious, puriform matter’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Ann Rudland, 74, Pensioned nurse

Occupation or role: Pensioned nurse
Age: 74
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Feb 1874
Date of death: 12 Mar 1874
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of neck of femur. Bed sore
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Pressure ulcer (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not reported here
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Drewett, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Mar 1846
Date of death: 1 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse cellular inflammation of the neck, larynx and anterior mediastinum. Old adhesions of pleurae and pericardium. Pneumonia. Chronic bronchitis. Oedema of lungs. Fibrinous vegetations on valves. Heart enlarged. Kidneys mottled.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Neck, Larynx, Mediastinum); Pneumonia (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung); Oedema (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
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: It appeared that during the last eight or ten years the patient had been suffering more or less from chronic cough, and that during the last year his legs had occasionally becomes anasarcous.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Neck, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Anson, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Mar 1844
Date of death: 7 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Sloughing wound of the left inferior extremity. Extensive deposit of calcareous matter in various parts of the arterial tissue. Liver granular.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Leg); Calculus (Arteries); Granular (Liver)
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 with a large sloughing ulcer at the back of the leg which had exposed a considerable portion of the Tendo Achilles.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left leg
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Carter, 66, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 66
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Mar 1844
Date of death: 6 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Extensive burn. Two ulcers in the Duodenum; none in the other parts of the Intestinal Canal.
Disease (standardised): Burns (Systemic); Ulcer (Duodenum)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with an extensive burn of the upper extremities and over the abdomen and back.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Mary A Hughes, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Oct 1842
Date of death: 19 Nov 1842
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis. Cirrhosis.
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Liver cirrhosis (Liver)
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 Kelley, 33, Fishman

Occupation or role: Fishman
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Mar 1846
Date of death: 29 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat. Pleurisy. Pneumonia of both lungs. Secondary deposits in the right. Bronchitis. Granular liver. Spleen softened and pale. Violent delirium.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Throat); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Liver); Disease (Spleen);Delirium (Nervous system)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: After being intoxicated for many days, this man attempted to commit suicide by cutting his throat with a razor.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Suicide

William Hazell, 15, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Jan 1845
Date of death: 23 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis with hepatisation of the lung. Old pleurisy & peritonitis. Ulceration of intestines. Mesenteric glands filled with tubercular matter & very much enlarged
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Hepatisation (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines); Tuberculosis
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 lad stated that for the last two months he had been gradually losing flesh, and during the few last days, had suffered greatly from pain in the abdomen. In answer to questions he stated that his bowels had long been very irregular’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Clarke, 47, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Mar 1845
Date of death: 22 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions circumscribing partial empyema. Bronchitis and pneumonia. Chronic pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Lungs); Bronchitis (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Pericarditis (Heart)

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: 'Stated that having been in the previous enjoyment of good health, he was taken three weeks ago with hoarseness & cough, accompanied by pain across the chest & shortness of breath’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Martha Smith, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Mar 1846
Date of death: 26 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Fever, with petechiae. Congestion of the viscera. Blood fluid. Pyerian glands and mesenteric glands larger than usual
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Purpura (Skin); Congestion (Viscera); Enlarged (Lymph nodes)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: It appeared from the account of this patients friends, that about six days prior to admission, she began to complain of languor and headache, which was soon followed by swelling of glands and swollen head and neck.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Pearce, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 February 1844
Date of death: 7 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular deposits in both lungs and in the left kidney. Large aneurysm of the aorta.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Kidney); Aneurysm (Arteries)
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 bronchitis which had followed exposure to wet and cold.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Littlejohn, 14, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 14
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Jan 1845
Date of death: 20 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Chronic pericarditis. Recent pleurisy and peritonitis. Heart enlarged by hypertrophy. Viscera congested
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Pleurisy (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Heart); Congestion
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 girl’s account, which has since been verified by her father, who is a perfect martyr to rheumatism, both in its acute and chronic form, was that about three months previous to admission, she was in perfect health, and had never suffered from rheumatism, shortness of breath or pain in the chest’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Ridley, 53, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1874
Date of death: 7 Mar 1874
Disease (transcribed): Caries of vertebrae. Psoas abscess. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Abscess (Psoas muscles); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Fenwick, John Charles James
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: Nine weeks ago he was attacked with pain in the right hip extending down to the knee.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and vertebrae
Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Gray, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1844
Date of death: 5 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy of right corpus striatum. Heart thin and dilated. Fibrous tumours of the Uterus.
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain ); Dilatation (Heart); Tumours (Uterus)
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 a stout plethoric woman of very intemperate habits; chiefly addicted to spirit drinking. Whilst standing over the wash tub she complained of giddiness and soon fell down in a state of insensibility.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Anne Chilvers, 46, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1864
Date of death: 5 Mar 1864
Disease (transcribed): Ulcer of leg. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Pneumonia (Lung)
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: 'Was admitted on February 22nd with a sloughing ulcer about 5 inches in length over the left tibia. This patient had been confined for about a year in a lunatic asylum, from which place she received her discharge a few days before her admission into this hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Wilkinson, 9, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 9
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Feb 1848
Date of death: 31 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of leg. Secondary abscess in lung and empyema. Pus in sterno-clavicular joints and elbow joint. Pus in femoral vein.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Abscess (Lung); Empyema (Lung); Suppuration (Sterno-clavicular joints); Suppuration (Elbow); Suppuration (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas. Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This boy was admitted with scrofulous disease of the knee joint of four years duration, said to arise from a blow a short time previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Sterno-clavicular joint, thorax, abdomen, stump and superior extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Margaret Hutchinson, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Dec 1845
Date of death: 22 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid deposit of liver, and gastro hepatic omentum, and of large intestine. Peritonitis. Pleurisy. Encephaloid disease of absorbents and of bronchial glands. Lymphatics of lungs filled, apparently with encephaloid deposit.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Liver, Omentum, Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Pleura); Cancer (Lung)
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 was admitted complaining of diarrhoea accompanied occasionally by a little blood in the stools.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

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

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