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Ada Morgan, 30, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Jun 1916
Date of death: 18 Jun 1916
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull. Ruptured middle meningeal artery. Compression of brain. Cerebral laceration
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Rupture (Arteries); Compression (Brain); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient was found lying unconscious in a kitchen, with no evidence of an accident having taken place. Apparently merely fell to the ground. She was stated to have been subject to fits.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal, skull, brain and genital organs
Type of incident: n/a

George Jakes, 14 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 14 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jul 1848
Date of death: 18 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the femur. Measles.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Measles (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This child was admitted with a simple fracture of the femur. On the 15th an eruption resembling measles appeared.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left thigh
Type of incident: n/a

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

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

William Woolridge, 64, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1860
Date of death: 20 May 1860
Disease (transcribed): Injury to arm. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Injury (Arm); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: n/a
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: n/a

Joseph Daniel, Cowman

Occupation or role: Cowman
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Jun 1871
Date of death: 4 Jul 1871
Disease (transcribed): Injury of spine. Paraplegia
Disease (standardised): Injury (Spine); Paraplegia (Spine)
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 day before admission he fell off a haystack, about 15 feet to the ground, which he thinks he first struck with his shoulders. He could not move, nor feel his legs after the accident, and had, he said, at first some difficulty in moving arms. He could not pass water, & it was drawn off’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium, spinal cord, organs of generation

Type of incident: n/a

Margaret Balmain, 50, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 May 1860
Date of death: 20 May 1860
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of femur. Fatty heart
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Thigh); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a traumatic fracture of the left femur just below the trochanter, there was considerable displacement. She was very unhealthy in appearance, her complexion being sallow […] She stated that the day before her admission, she had slipped down some steps, striking the outer side of the thigh against the floor’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thigh, cranium, thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Gardener, 26, Goods Guard

Occupation or role: Goods Guard
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 May 1870
Date of death: 25 May 1870
Disease (transcribed): Crushed leg.
Disease (standardised): Injury (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: As the body was not examined, the case if not herein reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Hall , Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Jun 1871
Date of death: 12 Jul 1871
Disease (transcribed): Burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)

Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
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

Charles Gibson, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jun 1842
Date of death: 24 Jun 1842
Disease (transcribed): Burn. Inflammation of mucous membrane of mouth, fauces, pharynx, oesophagus, stomach, duodenum, larynx and wind pipe.
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin); Inflammation (Face, Pharynx, Oesophagus, Stomach, Duodenum, Larynx, Trachea)
Admitted under the care of: Babington, George Gisborne
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: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Caroline Lally, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 4
Date of admission: 27 Dec 1853
Date of death: 13 Jan 1854
Disease (transcribed): Severe burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitting doctor: Johnson, Henry Charles
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This little child had fallen into the fire & was burnt principally about the face, neck, chest & arms, but though the burnt surface was so extensive, the injury did not extent very deeply and she did not seem so much prostrated as might have been expected from so extensive a burn’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Mary Thompson, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Dec 1840
Date of death: Jan 1841
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg, secondary abscesses
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Abscess (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
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, leg

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

George Norris, 32, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jan 1918
Date of death: 17 Jan 1918
Disease (transcribed): Multiple injuries. Ruptured heart, bronchus, iliac vena cava, diaphragm, liver & kidney. Fractured ribs
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Heart, lungs, blood vessels, diaphragm, liver, kidney); Fracture (Ribs)
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Brought in dead’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen, skull

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Joseph Beacham, [Age not stated], [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: [Age not stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jul 1849
Date of death: 19 Jul 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull. Extensive laceration of the brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted at 12pm, having received a severe blow in the mouth from a man’s foot in a drunken broil. On admission, half an hour afterwards, he was insensible apparently from drink, but he was not cold & his pulse nothing remarkable’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Richard Hanks, 7, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 7
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 07 Jun 1847
Date of death: 07 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Severe burn of the body and upper extremities
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This case is not reported, as the friends would not permit a post mortem examination of the body to be made.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the request of friends
Type of incident: n/a

Patrick Dunn, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Aug 1850
Date of death: 24 Aug 1850
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the thigh (amputation). Comminuted fracture of the lower jaw.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Amputation (Leg); Fracture (Jaw)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Howse, Alfred
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the history of the case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Louis Agassiz, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jul 1853
Date of death: 22 Jul 1853
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy and dilatation of heart. Lacerated condition of the mitral valve flaps and chordae tendinae. Fibrin deposits on valves also in substance of kidney and spleen
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Laceration (Heart); Fibrin (Heart); Fibrin (Kidney); Fibrin (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient had been ill about six weeks before admission. He complained chiefly of pain and tightness across the abdomen and pains of a vague ill defined character all over him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Monk, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Aug 1843
Date of death: 3 Aug 1843
Disease (transcribed): Extensive rupture of liver. Laceration of intercostal muscles.
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Liver); Laceration (Intercostal muscles)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Patient died 10 minutes after his admission into the Hospital; the shaft of a cart struck him on the right side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Robert Durand, 62, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jun 1916
Date of death: 27 Jun 1916
Disease (transcribed): Fractured pelvis. Retroperitoneal haemorrhage. Compound fracture of arm
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Haemorrhage (Abdomen); Fracture (Arm)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He fell a distance of about fifteen feet while engaged in cleaning windows.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, aorta, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, scrotum, alimentary canal, skull and brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Axton , 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Jun 1843
Date of death: 7 Aug 1843
Disease (transcribed): Wound of knee joint.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Babington, George Gisborne
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This patient was admitted into the Hospital with an extensive wound into the knee-joint. Extensive haemorrhage came on a day or two before his death.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left inferior extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Bennett, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Jun 1846
Date of death: 9 Jul 1846
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of the anterior part of the bladder from a blow above the pubis. Extravasation of urine into the cellular tissue behind the pubis, detaching the peritoneum extensively from its connexions. Inflammation of bladder.
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Bladder); Extravasation (Bladder); Inflammation (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient stated that he was knocked down and his belly was jumped upon by a man on June 16th.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: Homicide/murder

[No name], [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 09 Jul 1847
Date of death: 11 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Large apoplectic effusion in brain with extensive disease of cerebral structure. Fracture of skull with extravasation of blood on surface of brain
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain); Disease (Brain); Fracture (Skull); Extravasation (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was brought to the Hospital in a state of insensibility. He had been picked up in Sloane Street by the police and was supposed to be drunk. It was found that he had marks of a blow or injury on his head. It appeared that he fell of a seat and probably hit and injured his head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Ann Swan, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 76
Date of admission: 12 Apr 1854
Date of death: 15 Jun 1854
Disease (transcribed): Wound of the leg. Sloughing phagadaena of the leg
Disease (standardised): Wound (Leg); Ulcer (Leg)
Admitting doctor: Johnson, Henry Charles
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This old woman, who was said to be much addicted to drinking, was admitted in consequence of an accident in which she had suffered a [?] wound of the left leg from the wheel of a cab passing over it’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: Trauma / accident

Elizabeth Knill, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Aug 1841
Date of death: 15 Sep 1841
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous affection of lungs etc, and of liver and of uterus
Disease (standardised): Scirrhus (Lungs, liver, uterus)
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: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Hunter, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Aug 1843
Date of death: 9 Aug 1843
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs with lacerated lungs, liver and kidney.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Laceration (Lung); Laceration (Liver); Laceration (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, liver, right kidney and ilium
Type of incident: n/a

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