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James Martin , 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 May 1844
Date of death: 9 Jun 1844
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound, deamidation of bone. Inflammation of sub occipital (muscular) cellular tissue. Suppuration between bone and dura mater and in the corresponding cavity of arachnoid. Fracture of second lumbar vertebrae.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Head); Inflammation (Head); Suppuration (Brain ); Fracture (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
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, abdomen and spine
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Cripp, 14, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 14
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jun 1847
Date of death: 17 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of arch of second cervical vertebra with extensive laceration of spinal chord.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Laceration (Spinal cord)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Admitted dead, having been killed instantaneously by a blow on the back of the neck from the cross piece attached to the piston on a steam engine.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spine
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Elizabeth Greed, 51, Needlewoman

Occupation or role: Needlewoman
Age: 51
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Mar 1888
Date of death: 11 Apr 1888
Disease (transcribed): Mania & dementia? Ataxic paraplegia
Disease (standardised): Mania; Dementia; Paraplegia
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'When young the patient had hysteria, scarlet fever and acute rheumatism. She married and had five children, 4 of whom were alive when she came into the hospital. One was said to have phthisis, & another to be a ‘cripple’. The patient said that five years before her admission she suddenly lost power in her legs. This happened whilst she was walking in her garden & she soon recovered. In the summer of 1887 she was knocked down in the street. Ever afterwards, she said, she had difficulty in walking’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, spinal cord, lungs, heart, spleen, kidneys, liver, bladder, uterus, stomach

Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Jones, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Jul 1841
Date of death: 29 Jul 1841
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Kidneys granular and mottled
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Rymer, 82, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 82
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1856
Date of death: 6 Jun 1856
Disease (transcribed): Fractured femur
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Critcher, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Aug 1845
Date of death: 5 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of the cartilage and caries of the spine. Double psoas abscess. Scrofulous suppuration of left hip joint, with destruction of ligamentem teres and extensive absorption of cartilages. Patch of miliary tubercles in left lung.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Spine); Caries (Spine); Abscess (Psoas muscles); Tuberculosis (Hip); Suppuration (Hip); Tuberculosis (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 patient stated that about five months before admission while apparently in a state of perfect health, he got wet and developed severe pain in the left lumbar region.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Josey, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Jun 1871
Date of death: 22 Jun 1871
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)

Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This man was brought in, insensible, breathing stertorously, pulse scarcely perceptible, and with an extensive fracture of the skull. He died shortly after admission’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Jun 1841
Date of death: 30 Jul 1841
Disease (transcribed): Carcinomatous affection of antrum. Partial arachnitis
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Skull); Arachnoiditis (Brain)
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: Cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Susan Ginman, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 37
Date of admission: 6 May 1854
Date of death: 14 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg into the ankle joint
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg)
Admitting doctor: Tatum, Thomas
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This woman, who seemed to have lived lately in a dissipated manner, was admitted in the evening in consequence of an accident which had occurred shortly before at a few miles from London. The injury was the alleged result of the violence of a man who attacked her in the road & threw her down, jumping on her afterwards, but the correctness of her story appeared very doubtful’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left lower extremities, thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: Trauma / accident

Edward Miles, 29, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 May 1853
Date of death: 28 Jun 1853
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of the ascending aorta pushing the trachea and oesophagus aside and destroying parts of the left clavicle and 1st rib. Pericarditis and bronchitis. Slight hypertrophy of heart
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Arteries); Destruction (Clavicle); Destruction (Ribs); Pericarditis (Heart); Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He was admitted with a tumour evidentally aneurismal situated about the sternal end of the clavicle and left edge of the sternum.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Thomas, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 May 1856
Date of death: 9 Jun 1856
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body at the request of the friends was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Scott, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 6
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1854
Date of death: 17 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the spine (fracture and displacement of the laminae and pedule of the last dorsal vertebra)
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine)
Admitting doctor: Tatum, Thomas
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This little boy had fallen off a large stone [?], on to the top of which he had climbed, & when admitted was found to have entirely lost both sensation & the power of motion in the lower extremities’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, spine

Type of injury: n/a

Archibald Harding, 45, Gentleman's Servant

Occupation or role: Gentleman’s Servant
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 April 1855
Date of death: 9 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): Strumous disease of the Calvaria, Spine, Larynx
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Skull); Tuberculosis (Spine); Tuberculosis (Larynx)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man was admitted on account of caries of the cranium, and he referred to a blow he had received a year before. It appeared however that he had had disease of the left clavicle before the accident.

Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, larynx, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Minnie Shelton, 7, [Child of] Coachman

Occupation or role: [Child of] Coachman
Age: 7
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Apr 1888
Date of death: 14 Apr 1888
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
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: Trauma / accident

Jane Milson, 5, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Jun 1853
Date of death: 27 Jun 1853
Disease (transcribed): Lumbar abscess
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: As the body was not examined, the case is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body at the request of the friends was not examined.
Type of incident: n/a

William Raeburn, 64, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 May 1860
Date of death: 7 May 1860
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Pneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A house-painter, a hard drinker. He had been ill for a month, suffering from boils or superficial abscesses about the nates. In getting out of bed, a week ago, he slipped and broke several ribs on the left side’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Alfred Crump, 43, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1888
Date of death: 14 Apr 1888
Disease (transcribed): Bright’s disease from large white kidneys. Syphilitic thickening of calvarium and scars on liver
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidneys); Syphilis (Skull); Scarring (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'Twenty years before he came to St George’s the patient had a hard chancre on the penis. He was treated for syphilis. He had neither sore throat nor skin eruption. He was accustomed to drink 4 or 5 pints of the stronger varities of beer daily, and he took spirits occasionally’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Heart, brain, abdomen, kidneys, spleen, liver, stomach, larynx

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Steeven, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jun 1841
Date of death: 12 Aug 1841
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular phthisis. Tubercles in the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs, Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Exall, Drayman

Occupation or role: Drayman
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Jun 1871
Date of death: 26 Jun 1871
Disease (transcribed): Compound comminuted fracture of lower jaw. Fractured ribs. Comminuted fracture of right scapula. Pneumothorax
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Jaw, ribs, shoulder); Pneumothorax (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'His horse ran away, and he was thrown under the wheels of a dray, which passed over jaw & right shoulder’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, thorax, abdomen, scapula

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Thomas King, 64, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Jul 1841
Date of death: 12 Aug 1841
Disease (transcribed): Secondary deposits in lung and liver, after amputation for compound fracture of the leg
Disease (standardised): Deposit (Lungs, liver); Amputation (Leg); Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Walker, Robert Benjamin
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, stump (leg)

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Thomas Morrow, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 May 1852
Date of death: 1 Jul 1852
Disease (transcribed): Fracture with extensive displacement of the last dorsal vertebra, with immediate and permanent loss of sensation and the power of motion. Ulceration of the bladder and perforation owing to retention of urine
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Displacement (Spine); Paralysis (Spinal cord); Ulcer (Bladder); Perforation (Bladder); Retention of urine (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man had fallen on the day of his admission a height of about twenty feet from a scaffold.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and spinal column
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Atkins, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jan 1844
Date of death: 14 Jan 1844
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull with depressed bone; trephine applied 12 months after the accident. Erysipelas. Diffuse inflammation of the sub arachnoid cellular tissue.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Erysipelas (Skin); Inflammation (Brain )
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: About 12 months before his admission he received a severe blow on the crown of his head from a fall off a coach.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Anthony McNally, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jan 1846
Date of death: 12 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg with extensive diffuse cellular inflammation of the leg and thigh. Viscera, nothing remarkable
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Inflammation (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a compound fracture of the left leg a little below the middle.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right inferior extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Robert Judd, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Jan 1852
Date of death: 13 Jan 1852
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the ribs. Fracture of the femur, in to the knee joint. Slight rupture of the liver
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Fracture (Leg); Rupture (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient was brought to the hospital having a short time previously fallen out of a window, a height of almost thirty feet.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

George Downing, 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): Fractured Ribs. Hypertrophy and Dilatation of the Heart
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man was admitted on account of fractured ribs. The injury was received on the day of admission from a cab. He had an old cough and complained a good deal of difficulty breathing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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