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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

William Williams, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 May 1847
Date of death: 04 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound with fracture of skull and depression of internal table . Watery brain. Flabby heart. Fracture of radius
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Fracture (Skull); Watery (Brain); Disease (Heart); Fracture (Arm)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient, not long returned from India, was admitted noisily drunk and bleeding profusely from a small wound exposing the bone on the right side of the head and the lower extremity of the right radius was fractured. It was not known exactly how the accident had happened, but it seemed probable that he had been struck on the head with a stick and knocked down.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and right upper extremity
Type of incident: Homicide/murder?

George Gibbett, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jun 1848
Date of death: 20 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull. Extensive laceration of brain. Apoplectic cyst in brain.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Apoplectic cyst (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was brought to the Hospital by the officers of police, by whom he had been found in a state of insensibility.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Mortimer, 48, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1849
Date of death: 24 Jun 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fractured spine. Extravasation of blood in spinal canal & in substance of cord. Brain healthy. Fractured sternum. Congested lungs. Heart atrophied. Intestines distended with flatus. Pelvis of kidneys slightly congested
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine, sternum); Extravasation (Spine); Congestion (Lungs); Disease (Heart, intestines, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was at 11am having fallen backwards off a scaffolding from a height of about 9ft & struck the back part of his neck upon a piece of timber laying on the ground below. When picked up he was insensible, but he recovered his consciousness in a few minutes’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Whiting, 39, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 May 1916
Date of death: 22 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of transverse processes of cervical vertebrae. Injury to vessels. Haemorrhage. Fractured ribs and sternum
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Injury (Vessels); Haemorrhage (Neck); Fracture (Ribs); Fracture (Sternum)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient fell off the dickey of a van and struck the left side of his head and neck against the curb stone.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, neck, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, pancreas, alimentary canal and brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Margaret Doherty, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 7
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1853
Date of death: 11 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Disease of cervical vertebrae
Disease (standardised): Disease (Vertebrae)
Admitting doctor: Johnson, Henry Charles
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: n/a
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined, this case is not reported’
Post mortem notes: 'The body was removed unexamined’

Type of injury: n/a

Edward Brown, 40, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1860
Date of death: 29 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Chronic inflammation & hypertrophy of the skull. Chronic arachnitis. Trephining. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Skull); Arachnitis (Brain); Trephining (Skull); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man was at work at the railway bridge at Pimlico, when a stone about the size of a man’s fist fell 30 feet onto his head. He was picked up insensible & conveyed here with as little delay as possible. On admission he was just recovering from his concussion’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Patrick McCarthy, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 01 Jun 1847
Date of death: 13 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg with gangrene of the leg.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Gangrene (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted about an hour and a half after he had been knocked down by a dray, the wheel of which, he stated passed over his leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Hunt, 43, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1849
Date of death: 25 Jun 1849
Disease (transcribed): Jaundice. Old adhesions on the left side of the chest. Fractured intercostal cartilage corresponding side. Enlarged liver. Kidneys congested & flabby. Serous effusion beneath the arachnoid &c
Disease (standardised): Jaundice (Skin); Disease (Chest); Fracture (Ribs); Disease (Liver, kidneys, brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was on his first admission placed under the care of the surgeon as he attributed his illness to a kick he had received from a horse on the left side. On examination however it was soon ascertained that although there had been some displacement of one rib from former accident, several years ago, that there were no symptoms referrible to a recent injury, but that he was labouring under some febrile affection’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

William Hall, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jul 1850
Date of death: 16 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the femur. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with a fracture of the femur through the great trochanter. He later complained of pain in his abdomen, which was distended.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Louisa Casden, 2 years 6 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 2 years 6 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 May 1856
Date of death: 2 Jun 1856
Disease (transcribed): Lacerated lung. Fractured ribs
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Lung); Fracture (Ribs)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This child was run over by some vehicle during the rejoicing in celebration of the conclusions of peace with Russia. The wheel had passed over her chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Phillips, 58, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jun 1847
Date of death: 14 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Cartilaginous stricture. Recto-vesical fistula. Extravasation of urine.
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Cartilage); Fistula (Rectum); Fistula (Bladder); Extravasation (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This case is not reported, as the body was removed without examination.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the urgent request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Cooper, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jun 1871
Date of death: 13 Jun 1871
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of both legs. Amputation
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Legs); Amputation (Legs)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George and Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'A railway carriage passed over both legs; one was completely severed, the other hung by a piece of skin. Mr Pick [Thomas Pickering Pick] amputated when he had somewhat recovered from the shock, but he never rallied much & sank in a few hours’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Arthur Hart , 2 years 8 months , [Child of] Greengrocer

Occupation or role: [Child of] Greengrocer
Age: 2 years 8 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 May 1916
Date of death: 25 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Broncho-pneumonia. Rickets
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Rickets (Bones)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: Three weeks ago a cough developed, the child was off his food and the bowels were constipated. He was treated as an out patient until March 24th, when the condition was very much worse, the former bronchitis having developed into a broncho pneumonic condition.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thymus, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, bladder and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

James Cook , 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jun 1847
Date of death: 14 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema. Tubercles and red hepatisation of left lung. Grey hepatisation of right lung. Slight pericarditis. Fractured ribs with pus effused round the broken extremities. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Lung); Pericarditis (Heart); Fracture (Ribs); Suppuration (Extremities);Disease (Kidney)

Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted complaining of considerable pain on the right side of the chest during inspiration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Webb, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 May 1843
Date of death: 25 Jun 1843
Disease (transcribed): Lumbar Abscess.
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Babington, George Gisborne
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Hughes, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 04 Jan 1847
Date of death: 06 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Severe compound fracture of leg. Rupture of tendon of patella
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Rupture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: It was stated that this man while intoxicated, was jammed between a beer barrel and the wall.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

George Armitage, 66, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Jan 1855
Date of death: 15 Jan 1855
Disease (transcribed): Extensive comminuted fracture of the skull, with depression
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had been driving a waggon, and by some accident was thrown down under the forewheel which passed over his head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Lang, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: [No age stated]
Date of admission: 10 May 1854
Date of death: 12 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Tubercles & vomicae in both lungs. Ulcerated epiglottis. Ulcerations of the intestines
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Abscess (Leg); Ulcer (Larynx); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitting doctor: Johnson, Henry Charles
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man was admitted under the surgeon by some mistake. He had laboured under pulmonary phthisis for about a year’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Thomas Hand, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1846
Date of death: 15 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Old disease of the knee joint. Sloughing phagedaena. Secondary abscess?
Disease (standardised): Disease (Knee joint); Phagadaena (Leg); Abscess (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This case is not reported, as the body was removed without examination.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the urgent request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Meager, [No age stated], Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: Brought in dead
Date of death: 26 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Fractured pelvis. Head of femur driven into pelvis. Fractured arm. Ruptured gut and internal iliac artery. Haemoperitoneum. Ruptured spleen. Bruised lungs
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Displacement (Femur); Fracture (Arm); Rupture (Intestines); Rupture (Arteries); Haemoperitoneum (Abdomen); Rupture (Spleen); Bruising (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: Brought in dead
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, bladder, alimentary canal and brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Harriet Whitely, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Jan 1870
Date of death: 8 May 1870
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of upper jaw.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
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

Thomas Donovan, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Jun 1848
Date of death: 25 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of skull.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This case is not entered as the body was not examined.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the request of friends
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Tombleson, 58, Window cleaner

Occupation or role: Window cleaner
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 May 1916
Date of death: 27 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of skull. Laceration of brain. Septic pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He fell a distance of about fifteen feet, striking a spiked railing with his head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, adrenals, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal, skull and brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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