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William Muttin, 28, Plasterer

Occupation or role: Plasterer
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Dec 1862
Date of death: 27 Feb 1863
Disease (transcribed): Disease of spine. Cretaceous deposits in peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Disease (Spine); Deposits (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with most, if not all, the symptoms of rheumatism with some symptoms of phthisis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen and spine
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Costellow, 42, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Oct 1863
Date of death: 5 Nov 1863
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull. Laceration of brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This patient was run over by a cab and admitted in a state of insensibility.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Elizabeth Gorham, 77, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 77
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Sep 1863
Date of death: 4 Oct 1863
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of femur
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Joseph Wells, 42, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Aug 1863
Date of death: 1 Oct 1863
Disease (transcribed): Fracture with dislocation of spine
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Dislocation (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Smith, H Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This man fell fifty feet to the ground.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen and spine
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Hambridge, 53, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Aug 1863
Date of death: 22 Sep 1863
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of spine
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Smith, H Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: He fell about six feet with his back across an iron bar.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spine
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Thompson, 56, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Aug 1863
Date of death: 6 Sep 1863
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of thigh. Pyaemia. Dysentery
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Sepsis (Systemic); Dysentery (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a fracture of the left thigh and right leg, occasioned by a fall from a ladder.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen, thighs and veins
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Harte, 56, Coachman

  • Occupation or role: Coachman
    Age: 56
    Gender: Male
    Date of admission: 7 Aug 1863
    Date of death: 7 Aug 1863
    Disease (transcribed): Fracture of base of skull
    Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
    Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
    Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
    Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
  • Lee, Robert James
    Medical notes: While driving he was thrown violently onto his head from the horses running away.
    Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, lungs, liver, kidneys and spleen
    Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Margaret Beeton, 40, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Jan 1863
Date of death: 18 Apr 1863
Disease (transcribed): Synovitis. Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Synovitis (Joints); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: She stated on her admission that she had enjoyed good health until three weeks ago about which time she noticed that her left knee was painful and that it was larger than the other.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen and left knee joint
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Willard, 24, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1863
Date of death: 15 Apr 1863
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Edward Tree, 53, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Mar 1862
Date of death: 2 Apr 1862
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of base of skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This man was admitted with the history that he had fallen from some scaffolding a distance of forty feet to the ground, falling on his head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Samuel Arscott, 64, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1862
Date of death: 5 Jan 1862
Disease (transcribed): Fractured spine
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This was a case of fractured spine, in the lower cervical region.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

James Ashbrook, 27, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1862
Date of death: 4 Mar 1862
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This was a fracture of the skull.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Crawley, 48, Store keeper

Occupation or role: Store keeper
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Nov 1862
Date of death: 13 Nov 1862
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of spine in cervical region
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: It was stated that a short time before admission he was on a scaffold when his foot slipped and he fell to the ground, falling across a piece of timber, a distance of about forty feet.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spine
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Jane Allibon, 50, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Sep 1862
Date of death: 4 Nov 1862
Disease (transcribed): Psoas abscess. Tubercular affection of membranes of brain
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Psoas muscle); Tuberculosis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with the history of caries of the spine of twelve months standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Thomas Lee, 50, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Sep 1862
Date of death: 14 Sep 1862
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull, with depressed bone
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This case was not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Banham, 16, Bricklayer

Occupation or role: Bricklayer
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Aug 1862
Date of death: 27 Aug 1862
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull. Abscess of brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Abscess (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: He had fallen through a sky light, a distance of eleven feet, alighting on his head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, brain and skull
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Sampson, 16, Horse driver

Occupation or role: Horse driver
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jan 1862
Date of death: 17 Jan 1862
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of spine
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: When he was admitted he stated that about an hour ago he was unhooking his horse from a railway van, while in motion, when he slipped and his clothes were caught by the wheel and he was doubled up between the body of the van and the axle.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen and spine
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Chambers, 67, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 67
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Jun 1862
Date of death: 23 Jul 1862
Disease (transcribed): Fractured thigh. Delirium tremens
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This was a case of fractured thigh and delirium tremens.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Alfred Digby, 18, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 May 1862
Date of death: 21 Jul 1862
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular disease of vertebrae. Spinal cord softened
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Spine); Softening (Spinal cord)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This boy was admitted in the first place for necrosed bone of stump. He stated that his leg had been amputated twelve months previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, spinal canal, spinal cord, vertebrae, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Cooper, 30, Bricklayer

Occupation or role: Bricklayer
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 May 1862
Date of death: 20 Jun 1862
Disease (transcribed): Fractured spine
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This was a case of fractured spine.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

George Parsons, 25, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Apr 1862
Date of death: 29 May 1862
Disease (transcribed): Large abscess in lumbar region
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

George Watson, 26, Bricklayer

Occupation or role: Bricklayer
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 May 1862
Date of death: 22 May 1862
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This man fell off a scaffold to the ground.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Capon, 24, Groom

Occupation or role: Groom
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1862
Date of death: 8 May 1862
Disease (transcribed): Necrosis of vertebrae. Exposure of spinal cord. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Necrosis (Spine); Exposure (Spinal cord); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This man was admitted under the physicians for paralysis. He stated that twelve months ago he sprained his back.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, cord and chest
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Neale, 26, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Apr 1862
Date of death: 2 May 1862
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of pelvis. Rupture of urethra
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Rupture (Urethra)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: While twisting a bar of iron by means of pulleys into a cart, the rope broke and the bar, which weight a ton, fell across his hips, knocking him down.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Martha Skipper, 48, Married woman

Occupation or role: Married woman
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Sep 1861
Date of death: 17 Sep 1861
Disease (transcribed): Necrosis of lower jaw
Disease (standardised): Necrosis (Jaw)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Venning, Edgcombe
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This case is not given
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

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