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Eliza Sale, 70, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 70
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Oct 1842
Date of death: 29 Oct 1842
Disease (transcribed): Starvation. Effusion upon Brain and in the Lungs
Disease (standardised): Starvation (Systemic); Effusion (Brain); Effusion (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 found by some policeman and brought to the hospital. She died a few hours after her admission. She was insensible when admitted and remained so up to the time of her demise.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Cox, 102, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 102
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Mar 1845
Date of death: 7 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive burn of the head and neck
Disease (standardised): Burn (Head, neck)

Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'The patient died a few hours after her admission into the hospital, in a state of collapse’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Sophia Carling, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Jan 1846
Date of death: 13 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Granular degeneration of the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Indeterminate); Disease (Kidney)
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 history of this case is omitted, in consequence of there having been no post mortem investigation
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the earnest request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a

Susan Brown, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Mar 1844
Date of death: 26 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Extensive burn of the trunk and extremities.
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
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 in a state of collapse with an extensive burn over the trunk and extremities.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx and pharynx, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Robert Jill, 3, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 3
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Mar 1845
Date of death: 7 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised):

Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'The patient died a short time after his admission into the hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Rosabella Link, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Mar 1871
Date of death: 23 Mar 1871
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of rectum. Peritonitis. Caries of skull
Disease (standardised): Stricture (Rectum); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Caries (Skull)

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: 'Nine years ago she had syphilis, and has since had rupial sores, sore throat, & caries of sagittal maxilla, the hair has also fallen out. Four years ago [she] first began to suffer from confined bowels & increasing difficulty of passing motions’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, organs of generation

Type of incident: n/a

Isaac Dobson, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Aug 1842
Date of death: 28 Oct 1842
Disease (transcribed): Dilatation of both ventricles. Atheromatous deposit in aortic valves and aorta. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Dilatation (Heart); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
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

Ellen Powers, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Oct 1842
Date of death: 23 Oct 1842
Disease (transcribed): Fever with enlarged glandulae aggregate.
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Enlarged (Lymph nodes)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
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

Caroline Collins, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1846
Date of death: 7 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pleurisy. Pneumonia. Tubercular ulceration of intestines with small abscesses in sub mucous tissue. Liver nutmeg. Spleen studded with innumerable transparent corpuscles. Mottling degeneration of kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines); Abscess (Intestines); Disease (Liver);Disease (Spleen) ; 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 complaining of diarrhoea of a long time standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Walker, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Oct 1843
Date of death: 25 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of the cartilages with caries and necrosis of the bones of the shoulder joint. Extensive tubercular phthisis.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Cartilage); Necrosis (Shoulder Joint); Tuberculosis (Lung)
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 disease of the left shoulder joint and an abscess at the lower part of the arm.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Shoulder joint and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Ellkins, [No age stated], [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Mar 1845
Date of death: 8 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Effusion in the cranium. Arteries of brain atheromatous. Lungs gorged with red, frothy serum and soft in texture. Cavities of head dilated: muscular structure soft; valves slightly diseased, as well as aorta. Blood fluid
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Brain); Plaque, atheroscelerotic (Brain); Disease (Lungs); Disease (Head); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'The patient was found to be dead when brought to the hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen (‘the contents of the stomach were carefully examined but no poison was detected’)

Type of incident: Trauma / accident?

William Galliers, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Dec 1845
Date of death: 6 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis Pulmonalis?
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (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: As there was no post mortem examination, no history of this case is given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined, at the earnest request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Evans, 59, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 59
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1845
Date of death: 7 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Dilatation of the heart, without hypertrophy. Disease of the tricuspid, mitral & aortic valves & of the aorta. Pulmonary apoplexy. Ascites and anasarca
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Stroke (Lungs); Ascites (Peritoneum); Edema (Systemic)

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: 'Admitted in a state of collapse, with general anasarca & great ascites, her face, lips & hands quite livid & cold. Warm beef tea & diffusible stimulants were given, and after a time she became warm & to use her own expression, ‘tolerably comfortable’ ‘
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Clarke, 46, Fitter

Occupation or role: Fitter
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Jan 1864
Date of death: 24 Feb 1864
Disease (transcribed): Extravasation of urine. Stricture of urethra
Disease (standardised): Extravasation (Bladder); Stricture (Urethra)
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 brought to the hospital with an irregular scalp wound on the right frontal eminence about three inches in length’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: urethra, chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Jones, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Mar 1844
Date of death: 24 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular Phthisis. Malformation of the aortic valves, there being only two.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Malformation (Heart)
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 symptoms of a low typhoid character, with general tremor and a peculiar excited manner.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Harmann, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Jun 1842
Date of death: 13 Jun 1842
Disease (transcribed): Arachinitis spreading to the substance of Brain. Kidneys slightly mottled.
Disease (standardised): Arachnoiditis (Meninges, Brain); Mottled (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
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 and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Stevens, 46, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Dec 1844
Date of death: 4 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse cellular inflammation of both arms with matter in one elbow joint. A few scattered tubercles in the apices of the lungs. Other appearances most probably, for the greater part, cadaveric
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Arms); Tuberculosis (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: ‘Three weeks before his admission he punctured his right hand whilst opening a rabbit. When he presented himself the hand was much swollen and the skin inflamed’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, super extremities

Type of incident: n/a

Matthew Toulan, 47, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Jul 1845
Date of death: 7 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Ascites. Granular Kidney. Thickening of Peritoneum, with a false membrane enveloping and compressing the Liver and Spleen. Fluid in Pleurae with old adhesions. Lungs oedematous and emphysematous. Atheroma in Aorta.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Universal); Ascites (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney); Thickening (Abdomen); Disease (Pleura); Disease (Lung);Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries)
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: This patient who at times had suffered from Anasarca during the last nine years and had always applied to the Hospital for which, again presented himself for admission suffering from universal anasarca, cough and dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Stone, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jan 1846
Date of death: 1 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the thigh (ununited). Diffuse cellular inflammation of the leg and foot, with excoriations. Heart dilated and very much atrophied – soft in structure. Congestive pneumonia. Other organs healthy in structure.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Inflammation (Leg); Disease (Heart); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This man was admitted with an oblique fracture of the femur caused by a fall down some area steps. The same bone had been fractured about nine years previously a little below the neck.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left inferior extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Catherine Hayes, 4, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 4
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Mar 1844
Date of death: 22 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Extensive burn, with redness and slight oedema of the parts in the neighbourhood of the Larynx.
Disease (standardised): Burns (Systemic); Oedema (Larynx)
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 a superficial burn over the upper part of the body from her clothes having taken fire.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium, larynx and pharynx
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Gilbert, 58, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Dec 1844
Date of death: 7 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Old adhesions of the pleurae. Lymph in pericardium. Atheroma in aorta & mitral valve. Tubercular spots in various parts of the intestines with ulceration of the mucous membrane. Mesenteric glands enlarged
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Disease (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta); Tuberculosis (Intestines); Disease
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: 'This man stated that he had suffered from slight cough for many months, and that nine weeks before admission it became much worse, accompanied by rigors, pain in the chest, and profuse worthy expectoration’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alexander Rutherford, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Oct 1842
Date of death: 15 Oct 1842
Disease (transcribed): Heart soft. Cirrhosis.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Liver cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
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, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

William Manning, 40, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Feb 1845
Date of death: 6 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Old adhesions. Red hepatisation. Emphysema. Hydatid in liver containing a vermilion-coloured substance
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Adhesion (Lungs); Hepatisation (Lungs); Emphysema (Lungs); Cyst (Liver)
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: 'This patient stated that about a month ago, he was taken with rigors & severe pain in the chest, accompanied by cough, which had continued more or less up to the present time’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Dinah Smith, 76, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 76
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Feb 1846
Date of death: 1 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis (very slight). Granular kidneys. Congestive pneumonia. Other organs healthy in structure.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: It was stated that this patient had suffered with a femoral hernia for two years, during which time the intestine had descended several times and always been reduced without difficulty till the last appearance before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Benjamin Woodland, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jan 1844
Date of death: 21 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Fistula in ano; haemorrhoids. Kidneys mottled and granular. Dilatation of left ventricle and thinning of its parietes. Muscular structure of heart easily lacerated.
Disease (standardised): Fistula (Anal canal); Haemorrhoids (Rectum); Disease (Kidney); Dilatation (Heart)
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 internal and external piles and a fistulous sinus connecting with the Rectum, the result of an abscess originating in a blow received in the Perineum about twelve months before.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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