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Mary Shine, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Oct 1842
Date of death: 16 Oct 1842
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Hypertrophy of left ventricle.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
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

Robert Kelly, 28, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Mar 1845
Date of death: 4 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Recent pleuritis. Red & grey hepatisation of a large portion of lung. Patch of tubercles in lung. Slight congestion of brain
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Lungs); Hepatisation (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Congestion (Brain)

Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'It was reported that this patient had for some years been a very free drinker, but that having been our of place for about 9 months, he had, up to the last fortnight when he again obtained a situation, been unable to obtain his usual quantity of stimulus […] the night previous to admission, he was violently delirious. That on the day of admission, he was quite sensible, said that he felt ill all over, and complained as much as ever of pain in the chest. He nevertheless drove his master out in the morning, but felt so ill that he was soon obliged to return. It was said that he had not been drinking since he regained his situation’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Howes, 41, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jan 1846
Date of death: 27 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Old arachnitis. Diffuse cellular inflammation of neck. Heart slightly enlarged. Specks of atheroma in the aorta. Blood fluid. Kidneys granular and wasted.
Disease (standardised): Arachnoiditis (Brain ); Inflammation (Neck); Disease (Heart); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This man was admitted in a state bordering closely on delirium tremens.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Druitt, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 February 1844
Date of death: 21 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular Phthisis with extensive grey hepatisation of the lungs. Ulceration on the mucous surface of the lower part of the small intestine.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Intestine, Small)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted into the Hospital with well marked symptoms of Phthisis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Ross, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Dec 1845
Date of death: 1 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Old adhesions. Pneumonia. Tubercular deposits in sub costal pleural cellular tissue, in large and small intestines, and in appendix, with extensive ulceration. Tubercular deposit also in mesenteric glands. Heart dilated. Other organs, nothing.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Pleura, Intestines, Appendix, Mesenteric glands); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient had suffered more of less from cough and shortness of breath about six months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Watson, Carter

Occupation or role: Carter
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1871
Date of death: 15 Mar 1871
Disease (transcribed): Fractured base of skull. Laceration of brain?
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
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’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Hall, 65, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Jan 1845
Date of death: 1 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas of head. Diarrhoea. Congestion, in patches, of large intestine. Other organs pretty healthy
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Head); Diarrhoea (Intestines); Congestion (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that about nine days previous to admission, he was taken with severe rigors, soon followed by erysipelatous swelling of the head & neck. That he underwent treatment, and took much purgative medicine’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Smith , 78, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 78
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Dec1843
Date of death: 20 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Thickening of the arachnoid and pia mater. Dilatation of the ventricles of the brain. Condensation of a portion of lung. Hypertrophy of left ventricle. Mottling and granular degeneration of one kidney.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Brain ); Disease (Heart); Disease (Lung); Mottled, Granular (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted into the Hospital with fever and in a state of great debility.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Simminton, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 February 1844
Date of death: 20 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Disease of Lung.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
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: The body was not examined, at the request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a

William Sewell, 49, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Feb 1846
Date of death: 26 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy of right hemisphere. Vessels of brain healthy. Heart hypertrophied. Kidneys granular and dwindled. Liver with round margins and congested. Admitted into the hospital as an injury of the head, having fallen from a gig.
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain ); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This man was admitted almost comatose, with a yellow countenance.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Lintott, 2, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 2
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Mar 1845
Date of death: 1 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)

Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Elizabeth Westley, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 59
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Mar 1871
Date of death: 14 Mar 1871
Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Thigh); Operation; Peritonitis (Abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner and Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'She had had a rupture 2 years, & worn a truss for a time but not for the last 3 months. No distinct history of when the bowel came down’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Peter Byles, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Feb 1846
Date of death: 21 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the skull with haemorrhage from the ear, nose and mouth. Extravasation of blood between the bone and dura mater, in the cavity of the arachnoid and in the sub arachnoid tissues. Extensive laceration and bruising of brain.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Haemorrhage (Head); Extravasation (Brain); Laceration (Brain); Bruising (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This man was admitted in a comatose state having been thrown violently from a gig.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

George Mason, 42, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Jan 1845
Date of death: 2 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Compound comminuted fracture of the metacarpal bones. Erysipelas of the hand & upper extremity. Trismus
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Hand); Erysipelas (Hand, arm); Trismus (Jaw)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient’s hand was caught between the spokes of a wheel and the side of a cart, which he was driving. When admitted a compound comminuted fracture presented itself’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Jemima Collier, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Jan 1844
Date of death: 20 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Dilatation of the left ventricle with thinning of its parietes. Disease of Tricuspid and Mitral Valves. Liver granular. Dropsy.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Granular (Liver); Oedema (Extremities)
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 had been weak and ailing when three weeks before her admission she had violent palpitation of the heart excited by the receipt of a letter which made a great impression on her immediately after the occurrence of the catamenia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Dennis Shanahan, 32, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Feb 1845
Date of death: 1 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis & pleurisy?
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'As the body was taken away without examination, no report is given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

James Maryon, 42, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Feb 1846
Date of death: 21 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy of the right hemisphere and of the pons. Arteries of brain atheromatous. Heart hypertrophied. Slight atheroma about aorta. Lungs congested and soft at back part. Liver fatty. Other organs healthy.
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain ); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries); Disease (Heart); Disease (Lung); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a moribund state. It appeared that just before admission he had been found lying on his back in an insensible state, in a street adjoining Belgrave Square.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Taylor, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Sep 1843
Date of death: 16 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous affection of the scalp. Extensive gangrene of the lung. No malignant disease found in any part of the body but the scalp.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Scalp); Gangrene (Lung)
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 with a disease of the scalp.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Pain , 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 February 1844
Date of death: 15 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Jaundice. Cirrhosis of the Liver. Slight hypertrophy of left ventricle of the heart. Spleen of enormous size, congested and quite hard. Ascites with flakes of lymph.
Disease (standardised): Jaundice (Skin); Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Disease (Heart); Disease (Spleen); Ascites (Abdomen)
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 an accumulation of fluid in the abdomen of two years duration and a solid tumour in the left hypochondrium. She was of intemperate habits and had indulged freely in spirits.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Jones, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Nov 1845
Date of death: 20 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pneumonia. Old adhesions. White patches on heart. Tubercles in liver. Tubercular ulceration of small intestine and caecum.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart); Tuberculosis (Liver); Tuberculosis (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted suffering from cough and pain in the chest. He stated that he had suffered from cough about a month.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Terry , 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Feb 1846
Date of death: 20 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Brain congested. Softening of the central white parts. Ventricles much distended with fluid. Extensive red hepatisation of both lungs, with a small quantity of tubercular deposit in the left, and in the bronchial glands. Heart dilated. Fibrine on valves
Disease (standardised): Disease (Brain ); Disease (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Heart)
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 mother of this boy stated that he had been ill about five weeks, suffering from rheumatic pains in the limbs, but there was no redness or swelling of the joints.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Bayford, 26, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Feb 1845
Date of death: 26 Feb 1845
Disease (transcribed): Ascites and general dropsy. Mottling degeneration of both kidneys. Other viscera healthy in structure
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Peritoneum); Edema (Systemic); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that he had suffered from general anasarca during the last nine months. That between four & five months ago, he was admitted into King’s College Hospital, but was discharged about a fortnight since without experiencing any relief’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Crowe, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Aug 1842
Date of death: 29 Sep 1842
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Tuberculosis (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: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Francis, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Feb 1846
Date of death: 17 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy of left hemisphere and of pons. Pleurisy. Pneumonia. Slight hypertrophy of left ventricle. Patches of atheroma about aorta. Kidneys granular and dwindled. No dropsy.
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain ); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries); Disease (Kidney)
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: The only history which could be obtained of this man was that he was out walking, and feeling uncomfortable and dizzy, went into a ‘Doctor’s Shop’ and asked for a black draught. Before that could be prepared, the dizziness increased, and he fell down in a fit which was soon followed by paralysis of the right side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Mitchell, 61, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 61
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1843
Date of death: 30 Dec 1843
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg. Diffuse cellular inflammation of the limb. Amputation.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Amputation (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
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: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

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