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Ann Pearce, 45, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Mar 1849
Date of death: 14 Mar 1849
Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Thigh); Operation (Thigh); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with symptoms of strangulated hernia of 4 days’ duration. A femoral hernia of the right side had existed for more than two years, but she had never worn a truss or experienced any inconvenience from it until the 8th of March. She was then seized with vomiting, & griping pains in the belly’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Looseley, 63, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Mar 1849
Date of death: 22 Mar 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fractured leg 1 week’s duration. Pneumonia. Extensive deposit of urate of soda in knee & ankle joints. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Pneumonia (Lungs); Deposit (Joints); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a simple oblique fracture of the tibia & fibula of the right side, situated a short distance above the ankle joint. The limb was put up with a splint on either side, & for the two following days he appeared to be doing well; but on the 19th he complained of slight rheumatism, from which he stated he had been a ‘martyr for years’ and the fingers of both his hands exhibited considerable distortion from his previous attacks’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right lower extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Cook, 22, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Dec 1848
Date of death: 22 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Caries & abscess of the hip joint
Disease (standardised): Caries (Hip); Abscess (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'About the middle of September last this patient contracted syphilis & became in consequence an out-patient of the Lock Hospital. He had a primary sore on the penis & a bubo in each groin. He was put under the influence of mercury & five weeks afterwards (his mouth being still sore), he began to feel pain in the left hip & knee & walked lame. Five or six days afterwards he became disabled & was made an in-patient at the Lock. In about a fortnight afterward some enlargement had taken place around the joint, & an issue was made just behind the trochanter major’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

H.S. Garman, 50, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 50
Gender: n/a
Date of admission: 9 Jul 1849
Date of death: 25 Sep 1849
Disease (transcribed): Compound comminuted fracture of the leg. Extensive suppuration, sloughing of post-tibial artery. Haemorrhage
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Suppuration (Leg); Haemorrhage (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined, the history of this case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'This body was not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Bleach, 16, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Aug 1849
Date of death: 27 Sep 1849
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation & abscess of the tibia. Ulcerated cartilage of the right knee. Amputation. Inflammation & pus in femoral vein. Pleurisy. Secondary deposits in the right lung
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Leg); Abscess (Leg); Ulcer (Knee); Amputation (Leg); Pleurisy (Lungs); Deposit (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This boy struck his right knee against a pitcher which he was carrying in his hand. He felt but little pain at the time but the next day the knee was painful & swollen & he was brought to the hospital. He had then much fever, his pulse very frequent but without power. His mother stated that three weeks before he was laid up with erysipelas and that he was still in bad health at the time of the accident’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right thigh

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Ann King, 36, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Oct 1849
Date of death: 1 Oct 1849
Disease (transcribed): Effusion of blood into the spinal canal. Fracture of the pelvis. Fracture of the femur
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Spinal canal); Fracture (Pelvis, thigh)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This woman threw herself out of the attic window of a two-sory house and was picked up insensible but on admission shortly after the receipt of the injury she had completely recovered her sense, but she was cold & collapsed, her pulse scarcely perceptible’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax, pelvis, right lower extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident / suicide

Charles Rowe, 12, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Sep 1849
Date of death: 6 Oct 1849
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the pelvis. Rupture of the anterior wall of the bladder. Extravasation of urine in both thighs
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Rupture (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This boy was admitted in collapse at 11 1/2am having early in the morning of the preceding day received a severe contusion across the hypogastrium & left groin. It appeared that in climbing some iron railings they gave way & caused him to fall with the railings’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Mary Ann Lloyd, 37, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Oct 1849
Date of death: 8 Oct 1849
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of the thigh. No disease of the vertebrae, hip or sacro-iliac joints
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Thigh)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient, a thin, unhealthy-looking woman, was admitted with a very large abscess situated in the right gluteal region. It had been forming for about three weeks or a month’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

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

Michael Cushion, 42, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Oct 1850
Date of death: 15 Oct 1850
Disease (transcribed): Lacerated wound of the scrotum, perineum and thigh. Diffuse cellular inflammation
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scrotum); Wound (Perineum); Wound (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Howse, Alfred
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient was standing at the bottom of a foundation and was struck down and buried by a mass of loose earth and bricks falling on him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Lee, 57, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 57
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Oct 1850
Date of death: 6 Nov 1850
Disease (transcribed): Abscess over the knee. Erysipelas
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Leg); Erysipelas (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Howse, Alfred
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: The body not being examined the history of the case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

James Stewart, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Nov 1850
Date of death: 19 Dec 1850
Disease (transcribed): Lungs emphysematous anteriorly. Congested posteriorly. Heart dilated. Fluid in pericardium. Kidneys small and granular. Dropsy
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Congestion (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Oedema (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: The dropsical symptoms with this patient were only of three weeks date before admission, but he had suffered from palpitation of the heart and shortness of breath during four years past.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Church, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Dec 1850
Date of death: 24 Dec 1850
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Enlarged heart. Granular kidneys. Recent pleurisy, pericarditis and peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Enlarged (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pericarditis (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient who had some time previously been in the Hospital with a similar illness to her present one, stated that she had been now for some weeks suffering from swelling of the legs followed by distention of the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Smith, 63, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Nov 1849
Date of death: 20 Nov 1849
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the pelvis. Laceration of the femoral vein
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Laceration (Thigh)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient, a master builder, whilst superintending the construction of a house, fell from a ladder & was precipitated from a height of nearly 40 feet into the area below. In the fall he struck against the railings which surrounded the area, from the spikes of which the punctured wound which he had received, and are described in the account of the post mortem appearances, were inflicted’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Patrick Roach , 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1849
Date of death: 4 Jan 1850
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Sprain of ankle. Fever. Coma
Disease (standardised): Wound (Head); Sprain (Foot); Fever (Systemic); Coma (Brain) ;
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
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: n/a

Ann Mitchell , 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Nov 1849
Date of death: 6 Jan 1850
Disease (transcribed): Enlargement of the femur. Abscesses in thigh. Diarrhoea
Disease (standardised): Enlargement (Leg); Abscess (Leg); Diarrhoea (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Howse, Alfred
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was not examined at the request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a

James Chaplin, 11, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 11
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1850
Date of death: 2 Mar 1850
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of face and disease of the hip joint
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Face); Disease (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: No history could be obtained of this case. The child was admitted with a very large abscess occupying the whole of the left side of the face.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, thorax, abdomen and right lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

James Winsley, 45, Coal heaver

Occupation or role: Coal heaver
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jan 1850
Date of death: 5 Mar 1850
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the femur (right) and compound fracture of the right leg
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Howse, Alfred
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with a compound fracture of both bones of the right leg and simple comminuted fracture of the femur caused a short time previously by the wheels of a heavily laden waggon passing over the limb.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis and right lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Lewis Lomax, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1850
Date of death: 19 May 1850
Disease (transcribed): Lacerated wound on left tibia. Secondary deposits
Disease (standardised): Wound (Leg); Deposits (Indeterminate)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient had a lacerated wound of the left leg caused by the wheel of a carriage.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left shoulder and left lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Ann Thomas, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 May 1850
Date of death: 22 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Diseased kidneys. Dilated heart. Emphysema of lungs.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Emphysema (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient had begun to suffer from swelling of the legs about Christmas. The abdomen had subsequently swollen and latterly sometimes her face and hands. She suffered from dyspnoea and complained of palpitation of the heart.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Throat, thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Overton, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Jun 1850
Date of death: 5 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Lacerated wounds of the leg. Diffuse cellular inflammation
Disease (standardised): Wound (Leg); Inflammation (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This man was admitted with three lacerated wounds of the leg caused by falling through a sky light.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Snaith, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jun 1850
Date of death: 8 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Heart large. Kidneys granular
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Enlarged (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This man, who had an excessively cachectic appearance, stated that he had been subject to gout for eighteen or nineteen years, but that he had only become dropsical during the last six weeks.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Isatt Burcher, 82, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 82
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Dec 1848
Date of death: 20 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fractured neck of left femur within the capsular ligament. Abscess communicating with joint, slough on sacrum. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Thigh); Abscess (Leg); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'She was brought to the hospital at 7 o’clock in the evening having a short time before been knocked down by a cart while crossing the street. She was unable to stand and experienced great pain in the left hip. The limb was shortened about an inch & a half, but extension readily restored it to the same length as its fellow; the foot was everted; there was free motion in all directions, but it was painful, more especially on performing adduction’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left inferior extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John Miller, 62, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Feb 1849
Date of death: 23 Feb 1849
Disease (transcribed): Popliteal aneurism. Operation. Gangrene
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Knee); Operation; Gangrene

Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient, a healthy-looking man of temperate habits, stated that on the 16th of October last he began to feel some pain at the inner side of his right knee. Two days after, while digging in a field, his foot slipped form the spade, causing him pain in the knee, but it lasted only a minute, & scarcely attracted his attention. He continued to work two days after this occurrence, but on the night of the 21st of October on retiring to bed he found his right foot & leg swelled’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right lower extremity

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Jeffrey, 47, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Mar 1849
Date of death: 16 Mar 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs, pelvis & humerus. Extensive ecchymosis in abdomen & pelvis
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs, pelvis, humerus); Ecchymosis (Abdomen, pelvis)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient, a labourer, while cleaning a window was precipitated from a height of about 30 feet, and fractured the neck of the humerus. A small external wound about big enough to admit a probe communicated with the fracture. When admitted he was in a state of considerable collapse though to a certain extent sensible. There was very sligh haemorrhage from the wound’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis, left shoulder

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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