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Abraham McDonald, 5, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Oct 1844
Date of death: 30 Oct 1844
Disease (transcribed): Extensive burn. Death in a few hours. Viscera healthy.
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
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: Exterior of body, thorax, abdomen, pharynx and larynx
Type of incident: n/a

Abraham Kimpton, 56, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Nov 1845
Date of death: 15 Nov 1845
Disease (transcribed): Thoracic aorta enormously dilated and pressing upon the trachea and bronchi. Aneurysm opening into the left bronchus. Laryngotomy. Heart dilated. Valves healthy. Lungs loaded with red, frothy serum at back part
Disease (standardised): Disease (Aorta); Aneurysm (Aorta); Laryngotomy (Larynx); Disease (Heart, lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient, a stout, healthy-looking man, was admitted complaining of cough & dyspnoea of long duration. He stated that he had been subject to slight cough with occasional paroxysms of dyspnoea, during the last three years & a half, and that about three years ago, while labouring under one of these attacks, accompanied by severe pain in the lower part of the chest, he applied to the hospital for relief and was bled, cupped & blistered in consequence’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx, abdomen

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

Alexander Wilson, 53, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 May 1845
Date of death: 2 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles & vomicae in both lungs, with old & universal adhesions. Peritonitis & tubercular ulceration of intestine. Tubercular deposits in the cortical structure of the kidney
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines); Tuberculosis (Kidneys)

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 was admitted complaining of cough & dyspnoea. He stated that he had suffered more or less from cough during the last six months, and had frequently brought up blood by coughing’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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 Hill, 20, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Sep 1845
Date of death: 31 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular deposits in lungs, in sub-pleural cellular tissue, in intestines, kidneys & mesenteric glands. Extensive inflammation of the sub-arachnoid cellular tissue with white softening of the central part of the brain
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs, tissue, intestines, kidneys, mesenteric glands); Inflammation (Brain); Softening (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that he had ‘caught cold’ in the December before his admission and shortly after an abscess made its appearance without any very evident cause upon the back of the hand. Three months after this some abscesses made their appearance near the right shoulder and a few weeks after the left shoulder became similarly affected’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

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

Alfred Whatman, 34, Joiner

Occupation or role: Joiner
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Oct 1870
Date of death: 31 Oct 1870
Disease (transcribed): Extravasation of blood into a large sac connected with the bladder. Cystitis. Pyelitis.
Disease (standardised): Haemorrhage (Bladder); Cystitis (Bladder); Sepsis (Systemic)
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 man had been out of health for some months and had his arm amputated for disease of the bone. He stated that he had never had any urinary difficulty until the day of his admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Amelia Stead, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Jan 1846
Date of death: 22 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis. Gall bladder filled with gall stones. Congestive pneumonia. Specks of atheroma
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Gallstones (Gall bladder); Pneumonia (Lung); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries)
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 was admitted in a state of collapse, with cold skin, laboured respiration and a scarcely perceptible pulse. There was a tumour in the left groin about the size of a pigeon egg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax and nose
Type of incident: n/a

Amelia Walters, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Jun 1846
Date of death: 9 Aug 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous infiltration and ulceration of the uterus. Peritonitis of a low character. Other organs not examined.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Uterus); Ulcer (Uterus); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 stated that for the last eight months, she had been suffering from pain in the region of the uterus and pain in the lower part of the back, occasionally shooting down the inside of the thighs with almost constant vaginal discharge.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Andrew Grant, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 May 1844
Date of death: 12 Jun 1844
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Secondary abscesses, with a peculiar appearance of the blood.
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: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a compound fracture of the left tibia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left inferior extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Andrew Murray, 40, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jan 1845
Date of death: 13 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of the arch of aorta bursting into oesophagus and trachea. Aorta atheromatous. Old pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta); Plaque, atheroscelerotic (Aorta); Pleurisy (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient, a tailor, dreadfully disfigured by a burn which occurred when he was 18 months old, stated that he had enjoyed excellent health up to last September year, at which time his notice was attracted by a slight pain in the upper part of the back, greatly increased on swallowing’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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 Browning, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 54
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Jul 1871
Date of death: 13 Jul 1871
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of breast. Amputation. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Scirrhus (Breast); Amputation (Breast); Sepsis (Systemic)

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 had suffered pain in right breast nine months, and had observed a tumour in the breast six months. It has gradually and painfully increased. Her father died of cancer of tongue. A paternal aunt of cancer of breast’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, organs of generation

Type of incident: n/a

Ann Dobbins, 13 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 13 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Jul 1870
Date of death: 5 Aug 1870
Disease (transcribed): Scald.
Disease (standardised): Scald (Skin)
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 if not herein reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
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

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, 2 years 6 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 2 years 6 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 February 1844
Date of death: 2 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Cancrum Oris.
Disease (standardised): Noma (Face)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a large sloughing ulcer of the face which had destroyed the cheek and exposed the mouth as far back as the last grinders.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Barnes, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Nov 1844
Date of death: 28 Dec 1844
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
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: The body was 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 Bray, 56, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1845
Date of death: 19 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat
Disease (standardised): Cut (Throat)

Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
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: Suicide

Anne Bridges, 39, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Feb 1845
Date of death: 25 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Circumscribed empyema. Malignant disease of the right ovary with recent peritonitis. Tumour in umbilical region
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Lungs); Malignant disease (Ovary); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Tumour (Abdomen)

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 was admitted in the autumn of last year, complaining of great distension of the abdomen, occasioning dyspnoea and great abdominal uneasiness. She said that the swelling which commenced at the lower part of the abdomen on the right side was first perceived about six months prior to admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Carrell, 22, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Aug 1843
Date of death: 15 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular Phthisis. Cavities of Heart dilated; left ventricle thin.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Dilatation (Heart)
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 with symptoms of Phthisis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
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 Dudley, 53, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 May 1845
Date of death: 28 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Umbilical & femoral hernia. Mortification of small intestine contained in the femoral sac. Extensive hepatisation of lower lobe, left lung. One small vomica in the apex of the right lung
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen, thigh); Mortification (Intestines); Hepatisation (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Anne Dudley, married, the mother of ten children, admitted at 9pm on 26th of May. She stated that she had had an umbilical hernia for thirty years, which first appeared during a difficult parturition. She had always worn a truss which however was not very effectual lately owing to its being out of repair’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

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