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Robert Gaynor, 52, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Sep 1845
Date of death: 27 Sep 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive laceration of the liver. Rupture of vena cava inferior. Separation of symphysis pubis
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Liver); Rupture (Blood vessels); Injury (Pubis)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Johnstone, Athol Archibald Wood
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'A cart had passed over the body of this patient shortly before his admission into the hospital. When admitted he was in a state of collapse with blanched features, and complained much of pain’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Martha Ann Payne, 58, Governess

Occupation or role: Governess
Age: 58
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Aug 1864
Date of death: 23 Aug 1864
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of uterus
Disease (standardised): Malignant disease (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen, diaphragm

Type of incident: n/a

John Munday, 36, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Sep 1845
Date of death: 28 Sep 1845
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of lungs and pleura. Deposit of matter in lung. Inflammation of mucous membrane of large intestine. Haemorrhoids. Operation
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Lungs, intestines); Haemorrhoids (Anus); Operation
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient had suffered from the usual symptoms of piles for eight years previous to his admission and latterly they had been accompanied with some degree of prolapsus anii’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Esther Polley, 50, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Sep 1845
Date of death: 30 Sep 1845
Disease (transcribed): Lacerated wound of foot. Sloughing of integuments. Inflammation of lung with deposit of matter
Disease (standardised): Wound (Foot); Sloughing (Foot); Inflammation (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with an extensive lacerated wound over the dorsum of the foot caused by a cart wheel passing over it. There was considerable haemorrhage from some of the small arteries at the time and it was subsequently ascertained that one of the metatarsal bones was fractured and a portion of the base separated from the remainder of the bone’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lower extremity, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Reuben Hock, Postman

Occupation or role: Postman
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Jan 1871
Date of death: 17 Jan 1871
Disease (transcribed): Sloughing wound of thumb. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Wound (Thumb); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'A fortnight before admission, he cut the right thumb at the metacarpo-phalangeal joint, with a crowner[?]. The wound was dressed and healed as out-patient, till sloughing & some haemorrhage occurred and he was admitted’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Mary Bailey, 18, [No occupation]

Occupation or role: [No occupation]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Jan 1877
Date of death: 19 Jan 1877
Disease (transcribed): Burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: The case was not reported here.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Susan Harvey, 62, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 62
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Jan 1864
Date of death: 14 Jan 1864
Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia (operation)
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Thigh); Operation
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'In the beginning of December of last year she noticed a small swelling in the right femoral region. This was accompanied by some pain in the lower part of the abdomen, but as it was not severe, she did not place herself under medical treatment’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Mason, 80, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 80
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Sep 1845
Date of death: 1 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the neck of the femur and of the anatomical neck of the humerus, with effusion of blood in the sub-dorsal cellular tissue of the left loin and iliac fossa. Calcerous deposit in aortic valves. Kidneys slightly granular
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Thigh); Effusion (Loins, hip); Deposit (Aorta); Disease (Kidneys)

Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This old gentleman was admitted with the usual symptoms of fracture of the neck of the femur’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left superior extremity, left inferior extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Henry Lacey, 26, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Sep 1845
Date of death: 2 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Fracture of the skull. Inflammation of membranes. Pus in superior longitudinal sinus. Extravasations of blood under both pleurae. Lungs congested and soft in structure. 2Ndary deposits in liver (trephine applied)
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Fracture (Skull); Inflammation (Brain); Suppuration (Brain); Disease (Lungs); Deposit (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'A piece of an iron pipe fell from a height of 40 feet and after striking against a projection bounded upon the patient’s head. He was stunned for about two minutes but was quite sensible half an hour afterwards when admitted into the hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Elizabeth Purvis, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Apr 1856
Date of death: 10 Oct 1856
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of Uterus
Disease (standardised): Malignancy (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: Copious details of the daily condition of this patient will be found in Dr Lee's clinical book. She was a married woman with a family of nine children. She had been ill for nineteen weeks.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Michael Dalton, 29, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Oct 1845
Date of death: 3 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Laceration of the left auricle and of one of the pulmonary veins, with effusion of blood into the pericardium. Laceration of the liver. Patches of ecchymosis in the sub-pleural cellular tissue
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Ear, lungs, liver); Ecchymosis (Lungs)

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 reported to have fallen from a ladder, but as nobody was present at the time the exact distance or the part upon which he fell was not ascertained. When admitted his face was blue and much congested’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Henry Mills, 16, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Jul 1844
Date of death: 24 Oct 1844
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Anasarca. Effusion of fluid into thoracic serous cavities. Dilatation of heart without hypertrophy. Extensive inflammation of lung and pulmonary apoplexy.
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Oedema (Leg, Foot); Effusion (Thorax); Dilatation (Heart); Inflammation (Lung); Haemorrhage (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: The patient was admitted complaining of a palpitation of the heart and an acute pain in the region of the organ which appeared to occupy a larger space than natural.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ellen Rooke, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Jun 1856
Date of death: 6 Oct 1856
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of Uterus and Ovaries
Disease (standardised): Malignancy (Uterus); Malignancy (Ovaries)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman had been ill three months with pain and swelling in the right side of the abdomen, coming on after a cold.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Leader, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Sep 1844
Date of death: 24 Sep 1844
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of arm. Purulent infiltration of bone. Inflammation of veins. Pus in shoulder joint. Pleurisy and secondary deposits in lungs. Old adhesions of the right lung. Tubercular matter in bronchial glands.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Arm); Suppuration (Arm); Inflammation (Veins); Pleurisy (Pleura); Deposits (Lung); Adhesions (Lung);Tuberculosis (Lung);
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Bold, 53, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Aug 1845
Date of death: 6 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of antrum, extending to dura mater
Disease (standardised): Malignant disease (Brain)

Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient when admitted was in a state of much nervous irritability and weakness. The left cheek was swollen and the left eye appeared to be pushed forward’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Beasley, 79, [No occupation]

Occupation or role: [No occupation]
Age: 79
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Aug 1877
Date of death: 28 Aug 1877
Disease (transcribed): Hernia. Operation without opening the sac. Fatty heart
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: Six months ago she noticed a small lump in the left groin which disappeared when she laid down and gave her no pain until four days before admission when she also noticed the swelling was larger than normal and vomiting commenced.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, brain and intestine
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Meeds, 18, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Aug 1845
Date of death: 8 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse inflammation of the arachnoid at the base of the brain. Injury of leg. Erysipelas. Loose cartilages in knee joint
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Brain); Injury (Leg); Erysipelas (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted under the care of the surgeon for a small wound on the outside of the knee, for which he had attended for as an out-patient. He was in an extremely listless state with a very low pulse’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, right inferior extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Marie Wedeker, 26, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Dec 1844
Date of death: 21 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Old pleurisy. Phthisis. Calculus in left kidney producing both in this organ and in the neighbouring cellular tissue, extensive suppuration
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Calculus (Kidney); Suppuration (Kidney, tissues)

Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'When admitted, this patient was supposed to be labouring under disease of the spine. The symptoms of phthisis rapidly supervened, and the treatment was directed exclusively to the chest. No correct history consequently was obtained of the disease in the back’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Donovan, 2 years 6 months, [No occupation]

Occupation or role: [No occupation]
Age: 2 years 6 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Jan 1877
Date of death: 20 Jan 1877
Disease (transcribed): Burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: The case was not reported here.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

John Price, 46, Watchman

Occupation or role: Watchman
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jan 1864
Date of death: 15 Jan 1864
Disease (transcribed): Stricture. Perforation of urethra. Extravasation of urine
Disease (standardised): Stricture (Urethra); Perforation (Extravasation); Bladder
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'Had suffered from stricture for many years; on the evening of January 8th he noticed that the scrotum was rather longer than natural, and during the night it increased rapidly in size and he was admitted on the following day with extravasation of urine into the scrotum’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Duck, 65, Messenger

Occupation or role: Messenger
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Aug 1877
Date of death: 29 Aug 1877
Disease (transcribed): Suppression of urine. ? Uraemia
Disease (standardised): Suppression or urine (Urinary tract); Uraemia (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: Three days before admission the patient noticed that he could pass no urine.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: In this case permission was given for an examination of the urinary organs only
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Pollett, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1855
Date of death: 18 Aug 1855
Disease (transcribed): Abscess in iliac fossa after parturition communicating with intestine
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Pelvis)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman was confined for five weeks before her admission. The labour was tolerably easy but on the seventh day her right leg was drawn up and she could not straighten it.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

William Greenwood, 25, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Oct 1845
Date of death: 20 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fissure of the skull with extensive laceration of the brain and haemorrhage into the cavity of the arachnoid
Disease (standardised): Fissure (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Haemorrhage (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient had been knocked down whilst in a state of intoxication on the evening of the 14th and had been left in the station house during the night. When conveyed home on the morning of the 15th, he was reported to have been drowsy and his wife had made frequent attempts to keep him awake by ‘shaking him’. When admitted there was a graze about the size of a shilling on the back part of the right side of the head’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

George Nicholls, 29, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Oct 1845
Date of death: 20 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive comminuted fracture of the skull with laceration of the brain & haemorrhage into the cavity of the arachnoid, into the ventricles and into the orbits
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Haemorrhage (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient shortly before his admission fell from one of the trees in the park, a distance of 14 feet upon his head. When admitted there was ecchymosis of both eyelids, and of the cellular membrane beneath the conjunctiva. He was in a state of complete coma with apparent paralysis and complete loss of sensation’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Bramwhite, 35, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Oct 1845
Date of death: 21 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of the urethra. Disease of the bladder and kidneys. Extensive red hepatisation of both lungs with slight pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Stricture (Urethra); Disease (Bladder, kidneys); Hepatisation (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs)

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 sent into the hospital upon the supposition that he had a stricture through which no instrument could be passed. He remained in bed until the 17th when no 7 catheter was passed with very little difficulty and upwards of a pint of pale urine containing some mucous flocculi was drawn off’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

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