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William Harewood, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Oct 1844
Date of death: 12 Oct 1844
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse cellular inflammation of the forearm. Effusion in the subarachnoid cellular tissue.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Arm); Effusion (Brain )
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with symptoms of fever of a low character which had commenced 11 days previous with a rigor followed by heat and sweating. He complained principally of a burning pain at the top of his head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and right superior extremity
Type of incident: n/a

William Hall, 66, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1844
Date of death: 6 Jan 1844
Disease (transcribed): Exhaustion after extensive inflammation of the cellular tissue of the forearm, following an injury of one of the fingers.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Arm); Injury (Hand)
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 had received a wound from a hatchet on the finger which exposed the joint and splintered both bones.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left arm
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Groves, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Sep 1844
Date of death: 2 Oct 1944
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull with extensive laceration of the Cerebrum and Cerebellum and effusion of blood into the cavity of the arachnoid.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Lacerations (Brain )
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was picked up in a state of intoxication and insensibility, with a scalp wound about two inches in length over the posterior part of the cranium.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Galliers, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Dec 1845
Date of death: 6 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis Pulmonalis?
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
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: As there was no post mortem examination, no history of this case is given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined, at the earnest request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a

William Farley, 51, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Jul 1844
Date of death: 17 Oct 1844
Disease (transcribed): Effusion of fluid in the subarachnoideum tissue and in the ventricles of the Brain. Large abscess between the bladder and rectum. Blood in the cavities of both joints.
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Brain ); Abscess (Bladder); Abscess (Rectum)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted under the care of the surgeon for a retention of urine but soon transferred to the Physician as it appeared only secondary to an affection of the brain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spinal cord, thorax, abdomen and knee joints
Type of incident: n/a

William Dormond, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 May 1844
Date of death: 9 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Congestion of Brain with extensive effusion into its ventricles. Pleurisy. Phthisis.
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Brain ); Effusion (Brain ); Pleurisy (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted complaining of severe pain in the temple and forehead greatly aggravated by noise or excitement and relieved when he was lying down.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

William Dolbear, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Oct 1845
Date of death: 1 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of the sigmoid flexure of the colon and of the upper part of the rectum, spreading to the pelvic cellular tissue and to the bladder. Encephaloid disease of the prostate, liver and mesenteric glands. Abscesses in kidneys. Lungs spumous with partial red heptisation.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Intestines); Cancer (Pelvis); Cancer (Bladder); Cancer (Prostate, Liver, Mesenteric glands); Abscess (Kidney); Disease (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: The patient was admitted complaining of frequent micturition of small quantities of water, haemorrhage from the urethra and pain referred to the prostate. Also occasional pain in the loins.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

William Davis, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Aug 1842
Date of death: 12 Sep 1842
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Mottling degeneration of kidneys. Peritonitis. Cirrhosis.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Indeterminate); Mottling degeneration (Kidney); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Liver cirrhosis (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

William Darling , 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Jul 1844
Date of death: 10 Aug 1844
Disease (transcribed): Extensive pleurisy. Old adhesions. Pneumonia. Peculiar spots about trachea with a few ulcerations. Congestion and thickening of the mucous membrane of the Larynx.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Ulcer (Trachea); Congestion (Larynx)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was a man in intemperate habits and had suffered from a cough and occasional asthma for many years. At his admission he stated that he had been suffering from an attack of fever (probably Scarlatina) with a severe pain in the chest and cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx and trachea, and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Crumps, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Aug 1844
Date of death: 22 Aug 1844
Disease (transcribed): Haematemesis. Stomach enormously distended and presenting two ulcers in the pyloric region, one of which was cicatrized. Kidneys mottled and granular. No dropsy.
Disease (standardised): Haematemesis (Gastrointestinal tract); Distended (Stomach); Ulcer (Stomach); Mottled, Granular (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient had been suffering for some months from nausea and vomiting, with pain in the epigastric region.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Cripps, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Dec 1844
Date of death: 30 Dec 1844
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
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: The body was removed before it had been examined
Type of incident: n/a

William Cale, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Dec 1845
Date of death: 10 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
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 removed before it was examined
Type of incident: n/a

William Burgess, 44, Sailor

Occupation or role: Sailor
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1844
Date of death: 23 Aug 1844
Disease (transcribed): Large encephaloid growth in the soft parts of the thigh. Neither the thoracic nor the abdominal viscera or the glands were in the least affected.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry James Wolfenden
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: About three years before admission, the patient noticed a small moveable lump under the skin of the right thigh.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and inferior extremity
Type of incident: n/a

William Burden , 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 May 1842
Date of death: 24 Jun 1842
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Ulceration of Larynx.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Larynx)
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

William Benson, 59, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Aug 1870
Date of death: 7 Aug 1870
Disease (transcribed): Sloughing of leg. Exhaustion.
Disease (standardised): Sloughing (Leg); Exhaustion (Systemic)
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

William Ballard, 69, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 69
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 February 1844
Date of death: 11 February 1844
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated inguinal hernia. Operation followed by fatal peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Groin); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 had been subject to a ventral hernia for 30 years which he had been in the habit of returning for himself whenever it occurred. On the 9th February whilst engaged at the mangle, the intestine came down.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Badford, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 May 1844
Date of death: 20 Jun 1844
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse cellular inflammation of the left thigh and leg with extensive mortification of the skin of these parts. Femoral vein containing an adherent coagulum
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Leg); Mortification (Skin); Coagulum (Veins)
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 fracture of the femur which had occurred about five weeks before.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left inferior extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Apted, 54, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Sep 1844
Date of death: 3 Oct 1844
Disease (transcribed): Comminuted fracture of the head and neck of the Humerus with extensive suppuration of the parts in the neighbourhood. Heart dilated and very soft. Kidneys slightly granular
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Arm); Suppuration (Arm); Dilatation (Heart); Granular (Kidney)
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 fracture of the neck of the right Humerus in consequence of a fall through the floor of a house into the rooms below where he alighted on his shoulder. He had received several contusions and a fracture of the left little finger.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Right superior extremity, cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Walter Oliver, 54, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Dec 1866
Date of death: 23 Dec 1866
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

Walter Bath, 25, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Sep 1845
Date of death: 23 Dec 1845
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised):

Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'As there was no examination after death, no history of the case is given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined, at the request of the friends’

Type of incident: n/a

Timothy Smith, 78, Cordwainer

Occupation or role: Cordwainer
Age: 78
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jan 1872
Date of death: 21 Jan 1872
Disease (transcribed): Calculous pyelitis. Abscess surrounding left kidney. Partial of obstruction of the ureter. Erysipelas
Disease (standardised): Pyelitis (Kidney); Calculi (Kidney); Abscess (Kidney); Obstruction (Ureter); Erysipelas (Skin)
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 was admitted for retention of urine from enlarged prostate gland.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and bladder
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Young , 72, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 72
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Aug 1861
Date of death: 24 Aug 1861
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs and clavicle. Apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Fracture (Clavicle); Stroke (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Venning, Edgcombe
Post mortem examination performed by: Sturges, Octavius
Medical notes: On admission the patient gave a history that whilst he was standing on a cart he fell off falling upon some sacks.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, cranium, liver, kidneys and spleen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Windsor, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Dec 1845
Date of death: 8 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Spleen enormously hypertrophied. Liver hypertrophied. Veins much dilated. Peculiar state of the blood. Heart dilated. Old adhesions. Congestive pneumonia. Thickening and ulceration of mucous membrane of caput coli.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Spleen); Disease (Liver); Dilated (Veins); Disease (Heart); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Intestines)
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 complaining of a tumour in his belly, which he first perceived about the beginning of last May.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Wells, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Apr 1844
Date of death: 11 Oct 1844
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of the Thigh. Secondary inflammation and abscesses. Kidneys larger and coarser than natural, of a slightly mottled colour, but without any apparent deposit in the cortical structure and perfectly smooth.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Inflammation (Leg); Abscess (Leg); Large, Coarse, Mottled (Kidney)
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: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Warner, 21, Plate Layer

Occupation or role: Plate Layer
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jan 1870
Date of death: 30 Mar 1870
Disease (transcribed): Crushed foot. Amputation. Pyaemia.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Foot); Sepsis (Systemic)
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: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

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