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Hannah Eversfield, 64, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 64
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Jul 1861
Date of death: 8 Jul 1861
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the sigmoid flexure. Vaginal hernia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Intestines); Hernia (Vagina)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Venning, Edgcombe
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: Ten years prior to admission she first noticed a swelling at the mouth of the vagina. She was also suffering from vomiting and constipation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Little, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Dec 1845
Date of death: 15 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Dilatation of heart with atrophy of its muscular structure. Aorta dilated and atheromatous. Other viscera, nothing remarkable, except slight congestion of the mucous membrane of the stomach
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries); Congestion (Stomach)
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 complaining of pain in the epigastrium which increased after taking food.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Hannah Craig, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Nov 1841
Date of death: 1 Jul 1842
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Emphysema of lung. Effusion into pleura. Ulceration of Intestines.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Effusion (Pleura); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
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

Alexander George Ritchie, [No age stated], Engraver

Occupation or role: Engraver
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jul 1867
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat
Disease (standardised): Cut (Throat)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not entered
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: Suicide

George Knight, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jul 1856
Date of death: 28 Jul 1856
Disease (transcribed): Melanosis of the Brain, Heart, Pancreas
Disease (standardised): Melanosis (Brain ); Melanosis (Heart); Melanosis (Pancreas)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man was originally admitted on account of tumours in various parts of the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Susan Godden, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Jul 1846
Date of death: 5 Aug 1846
Disease (transcribed): Large abscess between the uterus and rectum with condensation of cellular tissue of pelvis. Matter extending into the right iliac fossa through the whole of the psoas muscle, over the crest of the ilium and among the muscles of the abdomen. Sinuses in pelvis and ulcers in rectum. Viscera generally healthy.
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Uterus); Abscess (Rectum); Condensation (Pelvis); Sinus (Pelvis); Ulcer (Rectum)
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, unable to give a collected account of herself. It appeared that she began to suffer during the last summer from severe pain within the loins, which had continued more or less ever since.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Bliss, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Aug 1844
Date of death: 14 Aug 1844
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous deposit in the Pylorus, neighbouring glands and cellular tissue, and in the Liver.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach); Cancer (Liver)
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

George Spicer, 45, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jul 1845
Date of death: 17 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Meningeal apoplexy. Fluid on the surface of the brain. Bloody fluid in the ventricles. Heart dilated, walls thin and flaccid. Blood fluid in the cavities of the heart. Kidneys granular. Liver slightly hypertrophied
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain); Disease (Heart, kidneys, liver)

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 appeared from the friend’s account, that this man who was employed in the Duke of Wellington’s kitchen, had occasionally been subject to fits during the last 20 years. That about two years ago he had a fit of an apoplectic character, which was followed by partial hemiplegia’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Mott, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Jul 1846
Date of death: 29 Jul 1846
Disease (transcribed): Extensive rupture of liver and effusion of blood into the cavity of the peritoneum. Convolutions of intestines glued to each other by thin layers of coagulated fibrine, without any increased vascularity. Run over by a cart.
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Liver); Effusion (Abdomen); Fibrin (Intestines)
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 boy, in getting down from the back rail of a cab in which he had been riding, fell on his belly and while lying so, the wheel of another cab passed over his back.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Elizabeth Roberts, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Aug 1844
Date of death: 7 Aug 1844
Disease (transcribed): Exostosis of inner table of frontal bone. Effusion in subarachnoid tissue. Congestion of brain. Heart thin and dilated. Kidneys granular. Inflammation of pelvis of kidney and bladder. Fibrous tumours of uterus. Gall bladder and cystic duct obliterated.
Disease (standardised): Exostoses (Skull); Effusion, Congestion (Brain ); Disease (Heart); Granular (Kidney); Inflammation (Kidney, Bladder); Tumour (Uterus);Obliterated (Gallbladder)
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: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Mann, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 May 1846
Date of death: 29 Jul 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pneumothorax. Effusion in pleura compressing lung. Large tubercles in the spleen. Other organs, nothing. One small ulcer in the mucous membrane of the stomach.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pneumothorax (Pleural cavity); Effusion (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Spleen); Ulcer (Stomach)
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 was admitted labouring under all the usual symptoms of fever.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Stockwell, 58, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Oct 1854
Date of death: 18 Jan 1855
Disease (transcribed): Femoral Hernia. Artificial Anus. Sloughing of gut
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Intestines); Sloughing (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had had a scrotal hernia for over twenty years, and he had noticed that the hernia had become much larger during the three previous days and he had not been able to reduce it.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spleen, kidneys, heart and lungs
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Burton, 46, Shop keeper

Occupation or role: Shop keeper
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jun 1866
Date of death: 10 Jun 1866
Disease (transcribed): Hernia. Perforation of bowel. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Perforation (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Ring, Edmund Cuthbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This patient, about a week before his admission, had pain in the right groin and a swelling appeared there.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Peter Day, 37, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Apr 1870
Date of death: 10 Jun 1870
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of the thoracic lumbar and inguinal glands and liver and kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Lymph nodes); Cancer (Liver); Cancer (Kidney)
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 noticed a lump in the right groin, with swelling of the right lower extremity for two months. There was no history of cancer in the family.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, head, liver, spleen, kidneys, glands and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

James Christian , 68, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 68
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jul 1844
Date of death: 6 Aug 1844
Disease (transcribed): Granular disease of kidneys. Left one two ureters. Slight disease of Heart and of capsule of Liver. Ascites and anasarca.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Disease (Liver); Ascites (Abdomen); Oedema (Indeterminate)
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

John Cleghorn, 24, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jun 1845
Date of death: 10 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Extensive ulceration of the larynx and destruction of the thyroid cartilage. Tubercular ulceration of the small intestine. Tubercles in kidneys & mesenteric glands. Old & recent adhesions on both sides of the chest
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Ulcer (Larynx); Tuberculosis (Intestines, kidneys, mesenteric glands); Adhesions (Chest)

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 was admitted complaining of cough, pain in the chest & hoarseness, diarrhoea and debility. He stated that he had suffered more or less form cough during the last ten months, and once or twice had slight haemoptysis, but had altogether been much less troubled by his cough than by the shortness of breath on making the slightest exertion’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Ann Gilbert, 64, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Jul 1844
Date of death: 2 Aug 1844
Disease (transcribed): Extensive wound of leg. Old adhesion of lungs. Kidneys dwindled. Biliary calculi.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Leg); Adhesions (Lung); Dwindled (Kidney); Gallstones (Gallbladder)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: On the 24th Jul 18, being run over by a Gentleman’s cabriolet, she received a large lacerated wound at the back of the leg which divided the fascia and exposed the the muscles of the calf.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and inferior extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Mary Webb, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Jul 1859
Date of death: 18 Jul 1859
Disease (transcribed): Malignant stricture of the rectum
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Rectum)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Cooper, George Frederick
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: This woman was admitted in a moribund state, suffering from a scirrhous tumour of the rectum.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Martha Wilson, 46, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Feb 1845
Date of death: 7 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous disease of the rectum, spreading to the glands of the pelvis and neighbouring cellular tissue
Disease (standardised): Scirrhus (Rectum)

Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Twelve months before her admission into the hospital this patient complained of difficulty in passing her motions. She suffered at the same time from occasional accumulations of faecal matter in the colon, and consequent attacks of diarrhoea’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen (‘the other viscera […] were not examined on account of the advanced decomposition’

Type of incident: n/a

James Chelling, 29, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Jun 1845
Date of death: 8 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Acute inflammation of the mucous membrane of the pharynx. Phthisis and old adhesions. Heart dilated and flaccid. Recent peritonitis. Mottling degeneration of the kidneys. Tubercular ulceration of the small intestines
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Pharynx); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Kidneys); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that he had suffered more or less from cough during the last 12 months, and had frequently had slight haemoptysis. That during the last two months he had suffered from fistula in ano, and about the same time from pain across the loins and general anasarca’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pharynx, larynx, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Williams, 48, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Nov 1845
Date of death: 16 Jul 1846
Disease (transcribed): Extensive eruption of the skin. Right lung consolidated throughout by inflammation. Old adhesions of liver and spleen
Disease (standardised): Eruption (Skin); Inflammation (Lung); Adhesions (Liver); Adhesions (Spleen)
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 was admitted covered with an eruption of about seven weeks duration. The eruption commenced according to the patient, with small vesicles which shortly burst forming scabs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Barker, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Sep 1845
Date of death: 15 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous ulceration of the vagina spreading to the uterus, and infiltration of scirrhous matter into the cellular tissue of the pelvis. Encephaloid tubercle in liver. Bladder and rectum inflamed. Mottling degeneration of left kidney
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Vagina, Uterus, Pelvis, Liver); Inflammation (Bladder, Rectum); 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 admitted with a large tumour situated on the wall of the vagina.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Blackshaw, 26, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Aug 1844
Date of death: 14 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Chronic inflammation of the rectum and neighbouring parts, with ulceration. Chronic inflammation of bladder. Liver fatty
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Rectum, bladder); Ulcer (Rectum, bladder); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that nine years before her admission, she receive ‘an injury’ in the lower part of her back. To this succeeded a discharge from the rectum which continued for twelve months’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Lawrence Cole, 42, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jul 1845
Date of death: 3 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Chronic ulcer of the stomach, in the lesser curvature, 3 inches from the oesophagus. Fatal haemorrhage. Cirrhosis of the liver
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Hemorrhage; Liver cirrhosis (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 was admitted with swelling of the abdomen, reported to be of only a fortnight’s duration. He stated that a fortnight ago, being in tolerably good health, he flet a great weight in the epigastrium which began to swell’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

George Giles, 43, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Jun 1845
Date of death: 1 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Lacerated wound passing from rectum through both posterior & anterior walls of bladder into the cavity of peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Wound (Rectum, bladder, abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted suffering from much depression. He had fallen from a platform over a chair & stated that one of the legs of the chair had passed up the rectum. There appeared a very slight laceration at the orifice of the anus’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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