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Alfred Argent, 26, Waterman

Occupation or role: Waterman
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 May 1864
Date of death: 16 Sep 1864
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of spine
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: 'Case not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Alfred Brown, 52, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Apr 1866
Date of death: 20 Apr 1866
Disease (transcribed): Laceration of brain. Fracture of skull
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Brain); Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer. Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This patient fell about twenty feet off a scaffold ladder on to his head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Alfred Bryant, 32, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Nov 1872
Date of death: 16 Dec 1872
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
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: Not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Alfred Clifford, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jan 1852
Date of death: 6 Feb 1852
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous caries of the dorsal vertebrae with softening of the cervical bones. Abscesses in connection with the spinal column at posterior part of thorax. Urgent dyspnoea and dysphagia
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Tuberculosis (Spine); Abscess (Spine); Dyspnoea (Lung); Deglutition disorders (Oesophagus)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He had been subject for many years to a scrofulous affection and there were marks of old ulceration in the neck and under the angle of the jaw.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, interior surfaces of cervical vertebrae and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Digby, 18, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 May 1862
Date of death: 21 Jul 1862
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular disease of vertebrae. Spinal cord softened
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Spine); Softening (Spinal cord)
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 boy was admitted in the first place for necrosed bone of stump. He stated that his leg had been amputated twelve months previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, spinal canal, spinal cord, vertebrae, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Taylor, 11, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 11
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Dec 1844
Date of death: 8 Dec 1844
Disease (transcribed): Stone in the bladder. Lithotomy. Diffuse cellular inflammation of the Pelvis and Peritonitis. Right kidney wasted with dilated pelvis and infundibula. Left kidney enlarged. Pelvis and infundibula dilated.
Disease (standardised): Calculi (Bladder); Lithotomy (Bladder); Inflammation (Pelvis); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney); Dilatation (Pelvis);Dilatation (Pituitary gland)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
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

Alice Challis, 5 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Sep 1873
Date of death: 15 Sep 1873
Disease (transcribed): Depressed fracture of the skull, and laceration of the brain. Meningitis
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Meningitis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Rowland, Edward Roger
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This child was kicked by a horse on the head while in its mother’s arms.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium and brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Andrew Wright, 3, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 3
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Sep 1845
Date of death: 10 Sep 1845
Disease (transcribed): Hydrocephalus. Congestion of the pia mater and brain. Softening of the central white parts. Lungs congested. Caries of spine
Disease (standardised): Hydrocephalus (Brain); Congestion (Brain, lungs); Caries (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'It appeared that this child had been ailing about three weeks, had lost his appetite, become restless, flushed in the face, & had slight convulsive movements in the limbs, with twitchings of the muscles of the face. He was very thirsty, extremely heavy & drowsy, yet unable to obtain any quick sleep, for when dozing, he constantly started, and occasionally screamed violently. His bowels had been much confined’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Ann Beckett, 29, Needlewoman

Occupation or role: Needlewoman
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Apr 1873
Date of death: 30 Apr 1873
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of the rectum. Colotomy. Caries of temporal bone
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Intestines); Colotomy (Intestines); Caries (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner. Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Rowland, Edward Roger
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This patient had suffered from diarrhoea for the last four or five months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, peritoneum, intestines, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Hollis, 16, General servant

Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Oct 1867
Date of death: 18 Nov 1867
Disease (transcribed): Caries of spine. Psoas abscess. Amyloid degeneration
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Abscess (Psoas muscle); Amyloidosis (Liver); Amyloidosis (Spleen); 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: About eighteen months ago the patient noticed a swelling in the right thigh which burst ten months later. Four months ago she noticed a swelling in the left thigh which was opened.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Mitchell, 61, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 61
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1843
Date of death: 30 Dec 1843
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg. Diffuse cellular inflammation of the limb. Amputation.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Amputation (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
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: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Rogers, 69, Single

Occupation or role: Single
Age: 69
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Oct 1872
Date of death: 27 Oct 1872
Disease (transcribed): Fall from staircase. Fractured forearms. Intracranial extravasation
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Arm); Extravasation (Brain)
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: This patient fell down a staircase and was found in a state of insensibility.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, joints, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, organs of generation, hernia and cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Ann Rudland, 74, Pensioned nurse

Occupation or role: Pensioned nurse
Age: 74
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Feb 1874
Date of death: 12 Mar 1874
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of neck of femur. Bed sore
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Pressure ulcer (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not reported here
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Battersball, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Jul 1844
Date of death: 20 Aug 1844
Disease (transcribed): Caries of the Lumbar Vertebrae producing Psoas abscesses and angular curvature.
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Abscess (Psoas); Curvature (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
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, thorax and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Cook , 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Mar 1844
Date of death: 13 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Jaundice. Necrosis of frontal bone. Pleurisy. Pneumonia. Liver very large but healthy. A large scrofulous deposit connected with the liver and spleen. Kidneys mottled and mammilated.
Disease (standardised): Jaundice (Skin); Necrosis (Skull); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Liver, Spleen); Mottled (Kidney)
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 in a cachectic state with ulcers and varicose veins of the leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Hogg, 32, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Dec 1845
Date of death: 20 Dec 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fits of an epileptic character. Great congestion of the brain & its membranes. Pointed exostosis growing from the occipital
Disease (standardised): Epilepsy (Brain); Congestion (Brain); Exostoses (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner and Cowell, Thomas William
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with fits of an epileptic character, occurring about every two minutes. It was reported that epilepsy was common in the family, and that one of her brothers, as also one of her sisters, had suffered severely from it. This patient was attacked for the first time three days before admission, and when first seen by the medical man, it was judged advisable to bleed her’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium (‘in consequence of the relations having called, late in the afternoon, to remove the body. The head was the only part examined’)

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

Arthur Atteridge, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Nov 1843
Date of death: 5 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of the pericranium, caries of the cranial bones at some joints. Fatal Laryngitis. Phthisis. Pneumonia. Tubercles in Kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Skull); Caries (Skull); Laryngitis (Larynx); Tuberculosis (Lung, Kidney); Pneumonia (Lung)
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 inflammation of the Pericranium covering the vertex and sides of the skull. The head presented an hydrocephalic appearance.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, larynx, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Aurelius Braine, 22, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 May 1865
Date of death: 5 Oct 1865
Disease (transcribed): Disease of vertebra. Amyloid infiltration
Disease (standardised): Disease (Spine); Amyloidosis (Liver); Amyloidosis (Kidney); Amyloidosis (Spleen)
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 patient was admitted with most extensive angular curvature which gave him a most distorted appearance.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Benjamin Brown, 50, Confectioner

Occupation or role: Confectioner
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Apr 1864
Date of death: 18 Apr 1864
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull and spine. Perforation of carotid
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull, spine); Perforation (Carotid arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'The broughman, in which this gentleman was riding, came into violent collision with the pole of an omnibus, which, crashing through the side of the carriage, struck the unfortunate gentleman on the head, he vomited a large quantity of blood immediately, and died in a few seconds’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, spine, trunk

Type of incident: n/a

Benjamin Buck, 65, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Oct 1865
Date of death: 8 Nov 1865
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg)
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: A cab ran up against a light cart he was driving and threw him out. He fell with his leg doubled under him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen and shoulder joints
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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

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

Butter Evans, 24, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Feb 1872
Date of death: 18 Feb 1872
Disease (transcribed): Fractured spine
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine)
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 recorded.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Catherine Kent, 17, General servant

Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Oct 1865
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of 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: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This patient was brought in dead having fallen out of a window.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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