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William Murray , 42, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jan 1870
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Suicide – Division of right external carotid artery and fracture of lower jaw by a pistol shot.
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Artery); Fracture (Jaw)
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: The man was brought in dead, with the history of having just shot himself with a pistol in Hyde Park.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones and brain. Examination of the rest of the body was not permitted
Type of incident: Suicide

Richard Cornett, 54, Plasterer

Occupation or role: Plasterer
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Apr 1870
Date of death: 16 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg)
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.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Wallace, 70, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 70
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1870
Date of death: 11 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Femoral Hernia. Right. Operation. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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: The patient had been ruptured for 30 years and had sometimes worn a truss.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Tamplin, 30, Solicitor

Occupation or role: Solicitor
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Feb 1869
Date of death: 23 Mar 1869
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
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: n/a

Edward Bensley, 4, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 4
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Mar 1869
Date of death: 19 Mar 1869
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
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: n/a

John Carsten, 28, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Dec 1868
Date of death: 4 Mar 1869
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous abscesses. Amyloid degeneration
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Indeterminate); Abscess (Indeterminate); Amyloidosis (Liver); Amyloidosis (Kidney); Amyloidosis (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: Seven months before admission she noticed swelling in the left side of the neck and abscesses formed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Ann Morgan, 56, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Jan 1869
Date of death: 20 Feb 1869
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
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: n/a

William Cullen, 50, Sawyer

Occupation or role: Sawyer
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Nov 1869
Date of death: 6 Dec 1869
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat
Disease (standardised): Wound (Throat)
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: Suicide?

Mary Hanson, 37, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Aug 1869
Date of death: 11 Nov 1869
Disease (transcribed): Ovariotomy. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Ovariotomy (Ovary); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner. Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This patient had been in the hospital on several previous occasions. On admission she was larger than ever, with constant sickness and constipation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Bagley, 34, Chimney sweep

Occupation or role: Chimney sweep
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Sep 1869
Date of death: 30 Sep 1869
Disease (transcribed): Hernia. Peritonitis. Operation
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This man had been ruptured ten years and had never worn a truss.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Wright, 33, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Sep 1869
Date of death: 26 Sep 1869
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of skull and laceration of brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain)
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?

Robert Nanfan, [No age stated], Railway porter

Occupation or role: Railway porter
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Sep 1869
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: No entry by Surgical Registrar
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Maskell, 45, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jun 1869
Date of death: 23 Sep 1869
Disease (transcribed): Perineal section. Dilatation of pelvis of kidney
Disease (standardised): Section (Perineum); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This man stated that he had suffered from stricture of the urethra for eighteen months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Buck, 10, Errand boy

Occupation or role: Errand boy
Age: 10
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Sep 1869
Date of death: 22 Sep 1869
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
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: n/a

William Greenaway, 66, Husbandman

Occupation or role: Husbandman
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Aug 1869
Date of death: 18 Sep 1869
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Eczema. Gangrenous sore on dorsum of left foot
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Eczema (Skin); Gangrene (Foot)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This man had been subject to eczema for many years and dated his present attack as beginning seven months before.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Bridget Hamil, 47, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 47
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Aug 1869
Date of death: 12 Sep 1869
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull. Operation. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Operation (Skull); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This woman was thrown off a donkey which she was riding and cut the right side of her face.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Dixon, 37, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Aug 1869
Date of death: 29 Aug 1869
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
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: n/a

Josiah Price, [No age stated], Coal porter

Occupation or role: Coal porter
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Aug 1869
Date of death: 26 Aug 1869
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
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: n/a

Charles Smith, 38, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 May 1869
Date of death: 12 Aug 1869
Disease (transcribed): Caries of vertebra. Double psoas abscess. Scrofulous disease of kidneys, ureter and bladder. Acute tuberculosis of lungs
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Abscess (Psoas muscle); Tuberculosis (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Ureter); Tuberculosis (Bladder); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This patient had had pain in the lower part of his back ever since a fall three years ago.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Major, 34, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Jun 1869
Date of death: 10 Jul 1869
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of ovary. Purulent peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Ovary); Suppuration (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Thompson, Reginald Edward
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This woman was first admitted into the surgeons wards with a large tumour of the abdomen. She thought that she was pregnant again although the catamenia had not ceased.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Ford, 59, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Jun 1869
Date of death: 2 Jul 1869
Disease (transcribed): Intra-capsular fracture of neck of femur. One kidney granular the other containing stone. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Disease (Kidney); Calculi (Kidney); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: The history given was that a fortnight before he fell and hurt his left hip while in a fit to which he had been subject.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and hip
Type of incident: n/a

Matilda Halmkin, 48, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Jun 1869
Date of death: 14 Jun 1869
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of rectum
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Rectum)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: Three years ago the catamenia stopped and she noticed great pain in passing faeces and discharge of blood from the rectum.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Reading, 18 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jun 1869
Date of death: 6 Jun 1869
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This child fell from a stable loft window on to his head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Lippett, 40, Publican

Occupation or role: Publican
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Dec 1868
Date of death: 15 Jan 1869
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
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: n/a

Jacob Edwards, 45, Bricklayer

Occupation or role: Bricklayer
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Feb 1869
Date of death: 4 Jun 1869
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of pelvis. Amyloid disease
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Pelvis); Amyloidosis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This man had had stricture for three years and an abscess formed in the perineum for which he was treated in Westminster Hospital.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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