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Henry Lacey, 26, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Sep 1845
Date of death: 2 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Fracture of the skull. Inflammation of membranes. Pus in superior longitudinal sinus. Extravasations of blood under both pleurae. Lungs congested and soft in structure. 2Ndary deposits in liver (trephine applied)
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Fracture (Skull); Inflammation (Brain); Suppuration (Brain); Disease (Lungs); Deposit (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'A piece of an iron pipe fell from a height of 40 feet and after striking against a projection bounded upon the patient’s head. He was stunned for about two minutes but was quite sensible half an hour afterwards when admitted into the hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Henry Isaacs, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1846
Date of death: 21 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Mania. Cut throat. Inflammation of sub mucous tissues of larynx. Pleurisy. Extensive inflammation and gangrene of arms.
Disease (standardised): Bipolar Disorder; Wound (Throat); Inflammation (Larynx); Pleurisy (Pleura); Inflammation (Arm); Gangrene (Arm)
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 first admitted on March 25th under Mr Cutler’s care in a state of collapse, insensible and with several small superficial wounds of the throat which had been inflicted by himself a short time before admission. He was re-admitted having again cut his throat.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax, abdomen and superior extremities
Type of incident: Suicide

Henry Akehurst, 35, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jul 1845
Date of death: 6 Sep 1845
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease affecting the glands and cellular tissue of the groin and spreading into the pelvis and along the abdominal glands in the course of the large vessels and also in both mediastina. Chronic ulcer of the stomach, on its anterior wall
Disease (standardised): Encephaloid disease (Groin, pelvis, abdomen); Ulcer (Stomach)

Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient presented himself with an oval tumor in the right groin connected in some degree with the subjacent parts. It was of a tolerably form consistence with the exception of an ulcerated part in the middle, which presented a fungoid appearance’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Inferior extremities, abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Hewett, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Jul 1844
Date of death: 10 Jul 1844
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Slight Peritonitis. Effusion of lymph on mucous surface of intestine. Peculiar condition of hernial sac.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Effusion (Intestines)
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 had been subject to a femoral hernia for many years. It had not been down for many years until the 6th when it descended and could not be returned.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and hernial sac
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Hewer, 14, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 14
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Sep 1861
Date of death: 13 Sep 1861
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of liver
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Venning, Edgcombe
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: The patient had been hit by a cart, the wheel passing over the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Harriet Day, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Sep 1842
Date of death: 23 Sep 1842
Disease (transcribed): Fever with ulceration of the intestines. Blood fluid.
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Ulcer (Intestines)
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 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

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

George Winffield, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Oct 1842
Date of death: 5 Nov 1842
Disease (transcribed): Psoas abscess. Caries of vertebrae and of ? Recent inflammation of Peritoneal covering of liver.
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Psoas); Caries (Spine); Inflammation (Liver)
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: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Varney, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Dec 1845
Date of death: 11 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Old adhesions. Extensive ulceration of the larynx and trachea, destroying the cartilages. Ulceration of small intestine. White patch on heart. Atheroma in aorta
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Larynx); Ulcer (Trachea); Ulcer (Intestines); Disease (Heart); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a state of exhaustion and extreme debility, consequent upon disease of the lungs of long duration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Tolley, n/a, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: n/a
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Aug 1845
Date of death: 31 Aug 1845
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis. Hypertrophy of left ventricle. Mottling degeneration of the kidneys. Erysipelas and inflammation of pharynx & larynx
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart, kidneys, liver); Erysipelas (Skin); Inflammation (Pharynx, larynx)

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 who had been attending the hospital at intervals as out-patient for many months, suffering from enlargement of the heart, & diseased kidney with albuminous urine, was admitted in a state of collapse, his extremities cold, his pulse almost imperceptible. It appeared from the friends’ account that during the last three weeks he had been extremely ill’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pharynx, larynx, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Todd, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Aug 1842
Date of death: 2 Sep 1842
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Pneumonia. Hypertrophy of Left Ventricle. Two semilunar aortic valves – soft vegetation of their surface and on the mitral. Liver and kidneys granular.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart); Granular (Liver); Granular (Kidney)
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: Cranium, 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

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

George Ross, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Dec 1845
Date of death: 1 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Old adhesions. Pneumonia. Tubercular deposits in sub costal pleural cellular tissue, in large and small intestines, and in appendix, with extensive ulceration. Tubercular deposit also in mesenteric glands. Heart dilated. Other organs, nothing.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Pleura, Intestines, Appendix, Mesenteric glands); Disease (Heart)
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 had suffered more of less from cough and shortness of breath about six months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Pankhurst, 63, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Oct 1853
Date of death: 9 Oct 1853
Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia. Intestine strangulated and gangrenous. Faecal effusion in peritoneal cavity. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Strangulated (Intestines); Gangrene (Intestines); Faecal effusion (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 femoral hernia on the right side for many years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Murram, 20, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jun 1845
Date of death: 20 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles & vomicae in both lungs, with pneumo-thorax (left side). Ulceration of intestine, especially of appendix coeci
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pneumothorax (Lungs); Ulcer (Intestines)
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 dyspnoea, ocugh & pain in the chest. He stated that he had suffered from cough during the last six months, but that the great pain in the chest & dyspnoea had only existed about three weeks’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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

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

George Cook , 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jan 1846
Date of death: 16 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pneumonia. Old adhesions. Dilatation and atrophy of heart. Ulcers of larynx laying bare the arytenoid cartilages. Tubercular deposit in right kidney. Left kidney all but destroyed. Ulceration of caecum.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart); Ulcer (Larynx); Tuberculosis (Kidney); Ulcer (Intestines)
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 man reported that at the beginning of the winter he caught cold, and had a severe attack of cough and pain in the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Boyle, 61, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Dec 1871
Date of death: 17 Jan 1872
Disease (transcribed): Superficial abscess in back of neck (remains of a carbuncle). Erysipelas. Hydatid cyst in liver
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Neck); Carbuncle (Neck); Erysipelas (Skin); Echinococcosis (Liver)
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 a carbuncle on the nape of the neck which was discharging freely through several openings.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

George Bond, 45, Dealer

Occupation or role: Dealer
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Dec 1868
Date of death: 8 Jan 1869
Disease (transcribed): Cirrhosis of liver. Diffuse cellular inflammation of arm. Pyaemia.
Disease (standardised): Cirrhosis (Liver); Inflammation (Arm); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This patient was pushed down by two policemen on to his left elbow.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

George Troutbeck, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jan 1844
Date of death: 9 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Pericarditis. Bicuspid valve thickened. Ascites and dropsy of the extremities. Liver large and puckered, with a peculiar yellow deposit.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Pericarditis (Heart); Ascites (Abdomen); Oedema (Extremities); Disease (Liver)
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 after suffering from palpitations and difficulty breathing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

George Neale, 15, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Sep 1844
Date of death: 8 Oct 1844
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular Phthisis with tubercular deposits in the small intestine, the coats of which were extensively ulcerated and in one or two spots perforated giving rise to effusion of feculent fluid into the peritoneum. Peritonitis.

Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Intestines); Effusion (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Green , 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Nov 1844
Date of death: 5 Dec 1844
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of the Thigh. Extensive suppuration of the stump with inflammation of the veins. Fatty degeneration of the liver.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Inflammation (Veins); Disease (Liver)
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: Thorax, abdomen and stump
Type of incident: n/a

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