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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

George Pritson, 29, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Jun 1868
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull. Laceration of lateral sinus. Compression of brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Transverse sinuses); Compression (Brain)
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 had fallen off a scaffold.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
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

James Holloway, 64, Shoemaker

Occupation or role: Shoemaker
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jan 1875
Date of death: 25 Jan 1875
Disease (transcribed): Compound comminuted fracture of tibia and fibula
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg)
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. See compound fracture table.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

George W Smith, 30, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Nov 1874
Date of death: 27 Nov 1874
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull, lower jaw, ribs and radius
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Fracture (Jaw); Fracture (Ribs); Fracture (Arm)
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 man fell down a pumping shaft about forty feet.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, brain, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, lower jaw, ribs and forearm
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Gormes, 35, Drover

Occupation or role: Drover
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Nov 1874
Date of death: 14 Nov 1874
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull. Lacerated brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (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 man was knocked down and run over by a vehicle.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, brain, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Joseph Bethel, 65, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Oct 1874
Date of death: 16 Oct 1874
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg and fractured base [of skull]
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Fracture (Skull)
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

John Newington, 50, Plasterer

Occupation or role: Plasterer
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Sep 1874
Date of death: 4 Oct 1874
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the base of the skull, and of the clavicle
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Fracture (Clavicle)
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 man fell about sixteen feet off a scaffold on to his head and left shoulder.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, brain, pleurae, lungs, heart, spine, liver, spleen, kidneys, bones and joints
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

Charles Ridley, 53, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1874
Date of death: 7 Mar 1874
Disease (transcribed): Caries of vertebrae. Psoas abscess. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Abscess (Psoas muscles); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Fenwick, John Charles James
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: Nine weeks ago he was attacked with pain in the right hip extending down to the knee.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and vertebrae
Type of incident: n/a

John Robins, 18, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1874
Date of death: 5 Mar 1874
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the base of the skull, of the ribs, and of the pelvis. Rupture of the liver
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Fracture (Ribs); Fracture (Pelvis); Rupture (Liver)
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 man fell about twenty feet from a scaffold.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, brain, pleurae, lungs, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys and bones
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Mary Noble, 75, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 75
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Feb 1874
Date of death: 15 Feb 1874
Disease (transcribed): Compound dislocation of ungual phalanx of right thumb. Fracture of radius. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Dislocation (Hand); Fracture (Arm); Bronchitis (Lung)
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 patient fell off a chair which caused a compound dislocation of the right thumb.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, organs of generation and bones
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Greenaway, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Oct 1874
Date of death: 8 Feb 1874
Disease (transcribed): Fractured leg. Exhaustion
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Exhaustion (Systemic)
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: Trauma/accident?

Samuel Casson, 23, Footman

Occupation or role: Footman
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Feb 1874
Date of death: 6 Feb 1874
Disease (transcribed): Fractured base of skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
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: Trauma/accident?

John Casey, 22, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Nov 1873
Date of death: 14 Nov 1873
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
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

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

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

Robert Mills, 64, Bricklayer

Occupation or role: Bricklayer
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Apr 1873
Date of death: 13 Apr 1873
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Bronchitis. Exhaustion
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Bronchitis (Lung); Exhaustion (Systemic)
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: Trauma/accident

Womesh Chunder Mazumdar, 28, Barrister

Occupation or role: Barrister
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Feb 1873
Date of death: 9 Feb 1873
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
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

James Riley, 13, Schoolboy

Occupation or role: Schoolboy
Age: 13
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Oct 1872
Date of death: 9 Nov 1872
Disease (transcribed): Caries of vertebra. Psoas abscess (double). Lardaceous disease. Pyaemia. (Pleurisy)
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Abscess (Psoas muscle); Amyloidosis (Liver); Amyloidosis (Spleen); Amyloidosis (Kidney); Sepsis (Systemic);Pleurisy (Pleura)
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 boy was admitted with angular curvature of the spine in the dorsal region of ten years duration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, muscles, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
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

James Norris, 29, No occupation

Occupation or role: No occupation
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Oct 1872
Date of death: 13 Oct 1872
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull (base)
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
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 brought into the hospital in a state of complete insensibility, bleeding from both ears.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, bones, thorax, abdomen and organs of generation
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Samuel Evans, 30, Butcher

Occupation or role: Butcher
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jun 1872
Date of death: 22 Aug 1872
Disease (transcribed): Caries of spine, do elbow joint
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Caries (Elbow)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Lacy, Charles De Lacy
Medical notes: This man was in the hospital at first for enlargement of the cervical glands of several years duration, which after an attack of erysipelas disappeared.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, joints, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Clark, 42, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jul 1872
Date of death: 8 Aug 1872
Disease (transcribed): Compound comminuted fracture of the leg. Extensive suppuration. Exhaustion. Syphilis
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Suppuration (Leg); Exhaustion (Systemic); Syphilis (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 was thrown out of a cart, and fell with the left leg bent under him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, joints, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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