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John Davis, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jul 1846
Date of death: 10 Jul 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Extensive fracture of skull with separation of suture. Small quantity of blood between the bone and dura mater. Laceration and contusion of brain with slight extravasation of blood in the cavity of the arachnoid.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Head); Fracture (Skull); Contusions (Brain); Extravasation (Brain )
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: It was stated that this man fell about ten feet, struck his head against some stone flags and was immediately stunned.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

George Patrick , 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1846
Date of death: 2 Jul 1846
Disease (transcribed): Thick deposit of concrete, tubercular matter on the posterior surface of the theca of the spinal marrow at the upper part of the dorsal region. Chord compressed and softened. Caries of the laminae and transverse processes on the left side.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Spine); Softening (Spinal cord); Caries (Spine)
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: It appeared that the patient had ben suffering for about two months from pain and a sense of constriction across the upper part of the chest, shooting through to the back.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Emma Marsham, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Jun 1846
Date of death: 2 Jul 1846
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy and thickening of bones of skull. Exostosis on left side of frontal. Effusion in brain. Softening of fornix. Congestion of brain. Old adhesions of lung. Patches of extravasated blood in pulmonary tissue. Blood fluid.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Skull); Exostosis (Skull); Effusion (Brain); Disease (Brain); Adhesions (Lung); Extravasation (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: It appeared that the patient had been ill about ten days, suffering from constant and most severe pain in the head and constant sickness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Dinah Green, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 May 1846
Date of death: 30 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of sternum, of pelvis, of left leg and of left arm. Secondary deposits in various parts. Suppuration about some of the fractures. Pleuropneumonia.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Sternum); Fracture (Pelvis); Fracture (Leg); Fracture (Arm); Suppuration (Fractures); Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, 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 threw himself from the window of a fifth story building and fell on her side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left inferior extremity, left superior extremity, right forearm and sternum
Type of incident: Suicide

John Appleton, 47, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jun 1846
Date of death: 28 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas of the arm and chest. Diffuse cellular inflammation of the arm. Old adhesions about the right lung the liver and spleen. Heart flaccid and dilated. Lungs emphysematous. Ribs fractured and united.
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Inflammation (Arm); Disease (Heart); Emphysema (Lung); Fracture (Ribs); Adhesions (Lung);Adhesions (Liver) ; Adhesions (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was first admitted on 5th May with fractured ribs and discharged on 17th June. It appears that the evening after his discharge he went to bed somewhat inebriated and complained the next day of feeling generally unwell, depressed and shivering.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right upper extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Richard Egin, 59, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 May 1846
Date of death: 20 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Caries of the sternum and left scapula. Abscess in the anterior mediastinum. Pleurisy on the right side with inflammation and suppuration of the portion of the right lung. Old adhesions left side.
Disease (standardised): Caries (Sternum); Caries (Scapula); Abscess (Thoracic cavity); Pleurisy (Pleura); Inflammation (Lung); Suppuration (Lung);Adhesions (Lung)
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 patient was admitted with a fluctuating tumour about the size of a pigeon’s egg on the left side of the sternum near its centre.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax. The examination was not carried further, at the request of the son
Type of incident: n/a

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

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

Edward Aslett, 15, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 May 1846
Date of death: 31 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Fracture of the skull, depression of the orbital plate of the frontal. Abscess in the anterior lobe of the brain with extensive suppuration in the lateral ventricles and at the base of the brain. Other viscera healthy.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Head); Fracture (Skull); Abscess (Brain); Suppuration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a superficial scalp wound caused about ten minutes previously by a fall of about six feet from a ladder.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Bryers Bullen, 66, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Apr 1846
Date of death: 29 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Anasarca. Colloid cancer of the lesser curvature of the stomach with extensive colloid and encephaloid deposit on the free surface of the peritoneum and in the sub peritoneal cellular tissue. Encephaloid deposit on diaphragm.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Ascites (Abdomen); Cancer (Stomach); Cancer (Diaphragm)
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 stated that he had enjoyed excellent health up to six weeks before admission when he began to experience uneasiness in the epigastric region, and to suffer after every meal from flatulent distension.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Baggett, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jan 1846
Date of death: 22 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Lumbar abscesses and caries of spine. Caries of the left iliac bone. Dislocation of hip and extensive destruction both of the head of the femur and of the cotyloid cavity. Viscera healthy
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Spine); Caries (Spine); Caries (Pelvis); Dislocation (Hip); Destruction (Leg)
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 for the last nine months he had been subject to the formation of abscesses in various parts of the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, spine, pelvis and left hip joint
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Collins, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1846
Date of death: 2 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phlebitis after accouchement. Abscess in knee joint and in back. Large slough over sacrum. Kidneys mottled.
Disease (standardised): Phlebitis (Veins); Abscess (Leg); Sloughing (Spine); Disease (Kidney)
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: The patient was confined about a month before admission, the labour having been a very severe one, attended with violent delirium and followed by phlebitis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right inferior extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Rushley, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1846
Date of death: 28 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation and suppuration of left tympanum and other parts of temporal bone. Ulceration of membrane tympani. Diffuse inflammation and suppuration of sub arachnoid cellular tissue. Puriform effusion in ventricles.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Skull); Suppuration (Skull); Inflammation (Brain); Suppuration (Brain); Effusion (Brain)
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 stated that for the last five weeks he had suffered from pain in the neck and passing to the shoulders. The pain commenced, according to his account, as a ‘cold and sore throat’.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Tanner, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Apr 1846
Date of death: 23 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg. Amputation of thigh. Pleurisy on both sides, with secondary deposits in both lungs. Other organs healthy. Inflammation of extremity of femoral vein.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Amputation (Leg); Pleurisy (Pleura, Lung); Inflammation (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The accident in consequence of which this man was admitted, was caused by a heavy fall from a horse which bolted with with him and crashed violently against a cart.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and stump
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Jane Cox, 60, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Apr 1845
Date of death: 15 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Diffuse cellular inflammation of the scalp. Extravasations of blood, both in the cavity of the arachnoid, and in the structure of the brain. Fracture of external malleolus with suppuration in joint and in the neighbourhood
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Inflammation (Scalp); Extravasation (Brain); Fracture (Ankle); Suppuration (Ankle)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'When admitted, this patient presented the usual symptoms of concussion and a lacerated scalp wound on the back part of the head. The symptoms of concussion were complicated by those of intoxication, as it was subsequently ascertained that she had drunk a considerable quantity before meeting with her accident’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, left inferior extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John Wallis, 61, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Apr 1845
Date of death: 14 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of the urethra. Chronic affection of the bladder, ureter etc. with mottling & granular degeneration of the kidneys. Large foul abscess in the left loin & extensing along the psoas, into the groin. Recent pleurisy & peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Urethra); Disease (Bladder, ureter, kidneys); Abscess (Loin, groin); Pleurisy (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This person had attended the hospital occasionally for many years past, and had been in the habit of having catheters introduced as an out-patient. When he applied in the 9th of April he was suffering from the usual symptoms of retention of urine and stated that he had not passed any water for twenty four hours’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Jane Wood, 25, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Feb 1845
Date of death: 6 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles, for the greater part, in the lower lobes of the lungs, the upper lobes being comparatively free from this disease. Red hepatisation of the pulmonary structure. Empyema. Left arytenoid-epiglottic ligament containing an abscess, right one thickened
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Hepatisation (Lungs); Empyema (Lungs); Abscess (Larynx)

Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'Stated that she had for many years been subject to winter cough, which she never got rid of till the succeeding summer. That during the last five years she has occasionally had slight haemoptysis, and that this occurrence has become much more frequent of late’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John George Pratt, 25, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Apr 1845
Date of death: 4 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive laceration of the right lung with a large extravasation of blood into the cavity of the pleura. Separation of several cartilages of the ribs, right side, from the sternum. Rupture of the liver. Fracture of arm & leg
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Lungs); Extravasation (Lungs); Separation (Chest); Rupture (Liver); Fracture (Arm, leg)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was perfectly sensible when admitted, but presented ex-sanguine features and scarcely any pulse. He died after having been in the hospital an hour, having never rallied in any degree from his state of collapse’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left superior extremity, left inferior extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

James Watson, 50, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Mar 1845
Date of death: 2 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound & fracture of the skull, with extensive laceration of the brain. Diffuse cellular inflammation of the scalp & oedema of the face with inflammation of the cellular tissue of the neck, & oedema of the larynx
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Inflammation (Scalp, neck); Edema (Face, larynx)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Shortly before his admission, this patient was thrown from a cart. When brought to the hospital he was quite insensible and in a state of collapse. There was a small wound at the posterior part of the scalp not exposing the bone, and some blood flowed from the left ear’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Dodsworth, 72, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 72
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Mar 1845
Date of death: 2 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Compound comminuted fracture of the leg with extensive haemorrhage. Heart dilated. Kidneys granular. Coagula in the heart, very small and loosely coagulated
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Haemorrhage (Leg); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidneys)

Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a compound fracture of the right leg. The bone was broken in two places and the surrounding parts were much contused’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, stump

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Eleanor Rees, 26, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Sep 1844
Date of death: 6 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca with mottled degeneration of the kidneys in one of which was a large patch of scrofulous deposit. Pleurisy. Peritonitis. Chronic inflammation of bones of the skull with scrofulous deposits in various parts of these bones
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Kidneys); Pleurisy (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Inflammation (Skull); Deposit (Skull)
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: 'She stated that she had suffered from headache more or less severe above three years, from swelling of the abdomen, feet and legs during the last 3 months, and that the catamenia [menstruation] had been absent during nearly the same period’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Blunden, 39, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Mar 1845
Date of death: 13 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the pelvis and rupture of the inter-pubic ligament, with extensive rupture of the urethra, and effusion of urine
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Rupture (Pelvis, urethra)

Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Was admitted at 3pm, having been jammed between a heavy stone and an iron spindle. He was in a state of collapse’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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?

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

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

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