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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

Matthew Toulan, 47, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Jul 1845
Date of death: 7 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Ascites. Granular Kidney. Thickening of Peritoneum, with a false membrane enveloping and compressing the Liver and Spleen. Fluid in Pleurae with old adhesions. Lungs oedematous and emphysematous. Atheroma in Aorta.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Universal); Ascites (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney); Thickening (Abdomen); Disease (Pleura); Disease (Lung);Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries)
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: This patient who at times had suffered from Anasarca during the last nine years and had always applied to the Hospital for which, again presented himself for admission suffering from universal anasarca, cough and dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Woolley, 13, Hawkboy

Occupation or role: Hawkboy
Age: 13
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Mar 1867
Date of death: 16 Mar 1867
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: Not given
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Hayes, 4, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 4
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Mar 1844
Date of death: 22 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Extensive burn, with redness and slight oedema of the parts in the neighbourhood of the Larynx.
Disease (standardised): Burns (Systemic); Oedema (Larynx)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a superficial burn over the upper part of the body from her clothes having taken fire.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium, larynx and pharynx
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Robert Stone, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jan 1846
Date of death: 1 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the thigh (ununited). Diffuse cellular inflammation of the leg and foot, with excoriations. Heart dilated and very much atrophied – soft in structure. Congestive pneumonia. Other organs healthy in structure.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Inflammation (Leg); Disease (Heart); Pneumonia (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 man was admitted with an oblique fracture of the femur caused by a fall down some area steps. The same bone had been fractured about nine years previously a little below the neck.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left inferior extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Gilbert, 58, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Dec 1844
Date of death: 7 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Old adhesions of the pleurae. Lymph in pericardium. Atheroma in aorta & mitral valve. Tubercular spots in various parts of the intestines with ulceration of the mucous membrane. Mesenteric glands enlarged
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Disease (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta); Tuberculosis (Intestines); Disease
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: 'This man stated that he had suffered from slight cough for many months, and that nine weeks before admission it became much worse, accompanied by rigors, pain in the chest, and profuse worthy expectoration’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Emily Osborn, 13, Cloak maker

Occupation or role: Cloak maker
Age: 13
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Feb 1863
Date of death: 7 Mar 1863
Disease (transcribed): Poisoned finger. Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Poisoned (Finger); Tuberculosis (Lung)
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

Alexander Rutherford, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Oct 1842
Date of death: 15 Oct 1842
Disease (transcribed): Heart soft. Cirrhosis.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Liver cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
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, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

William Manning, 40, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Feb 1845
Date of death: 6 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Old adhesions. Red hepatisation. Emphysema. Hydatid in liver containing a vermilion-coloured substance
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Adhesion (Lungs); Hepatisation (Lungs); Emphysema (Lungs); Cyst (Liver)
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: 'This patient stated that about a month ago, he was taken with rigors & severe pain in the chest, accompanied by cough, which had continued more or less up to the present time’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Benjamin Woodland, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jan 1844
Date of death: 21 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Fistula in ano; haemorrhoids. Kidneys mottled and granular. Dilatation of left ventricle and thinning of its parietes. Muscular structure of heart easily lacerated.
Disease (standardised): Fistula (Anal canal); Haemorrhoids (Rectum); Disease (Kidney); Dilatation (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with internal and external piles and a fistulous sinus connecting with the Rectum, the result of an abscess originating in a blow received in the Perineum about twelve months before.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Dinah Smith, 76, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 76
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Feb 1846
Date of death: 1 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis (very slight). Granular kidneys. Congestive pneumonia. Other organs healthy in structure.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: It was stated that this patient had suffered with a femoral hernia for two years, during which time the intestine had descended several times and always been reduced without difficulty till the last appearance before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth James, 57, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 57
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Feb 1868
Date of death: 22 Feb 1868
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

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

James Ashbrook, 27, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1862
Date of death: 4 Mar 1862
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This was a fracture of the skull.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Purton, 62, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Feb 1873
Date of death: 28 Feb 1873
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg)
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 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 Hampton, [No age stated], Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1867
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: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
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

Catherine Stracey, 2 years 6 months, Child

Occupation or role: Child
Age: 2 years 6 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Feb 1862
Date of death: 3 Mar 1862
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of vulva. Congestion of supra renal capsules
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Vulva); Congestion (Adrenal glands)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This child was admitted in an almost moribund condition from extreme emaciation. There was a deep ulcer on the labia, which she was stated to have had from birth.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen and skin
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

Fred Viner, 40, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Mar 1863
Date of death: 6 Mar 1863
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull. Meningitis
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Meningitis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: He had a number of bricks fall on his head and shoulders.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, skull and dura mater
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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

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