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Elizabeth Mirfield, 74, Needlewoman

Occupation or role: Needlewoman
Age: 74
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Dec 1865
Date of death: 30 Dec 1865
Disease (transcribed): Granular degeneration of kidneys. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Bronchitis (Lung)
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 admitted in a moribund condition with bronchitis and an ulcer of the leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Horney, 26, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Aug 1865
Date of death: 13 Nov 1865
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Slight ‘amyloid’ affection of kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Amyloidosis (Kidney)
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 admitted in August with old standing disease of the knee which had commenced nine months previous with pain and swelling.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Gearing, 18 months , Infant

Occupation or role: Infant
Age: 18 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jul 1865
Date of death: 13 Jul 1865
Disease (transcribed): Scald of throat. Asphyxia. Laryngotomy. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Scald (Pharynx); Asphyxia (Lung); Laryngotomy (Larynx); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Case not entered
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Edward Tomey, 37, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Mar 1865
Date of death: 25 Mar 1865
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Oedema of glottis. Laryngotomy
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Oedema (Larynx); Laryngotomy (Larynx)
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 admitted with eczema of three weeks standing which was situated on the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, larynx, abdomen and heart
Type of incident: n/a

Dinah Green, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 May 1846
Date of death: 30 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of sternum, of pelvis, of left leg and of left arm. Secondary deposits in various parts. Suppuration about some of the fractures. Pleuropneumonia.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Sternum); Fracture (Pelvis); Fracture (Leg); Fracture (Arm); Suppuration (Fractures); Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, 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: This patient threw himself from the window of a fifth story building and fell on her side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left inferior extremity, left superior extremity, right forearm and sternum
Type of incident: Suicide

Richard Bradshaw, 69, Shoemaker

Occupation or role: Shoemaker
Age: 69
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Mar 1874
Date of death: 16 Mar 1874
Disease (transcribed): Enlarged prostate. Dilated bladder. Cystitis. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Enlarged (Prostate); Dilatation (Bladder); Cystitis (Bladder); Pneumonia (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: For the last six months he had complained of his urine dribbling from him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder and prostate
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

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

Joseph Gibbs, 74, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 74
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Aug 1873
Date of death: 13 Jan 1874
Disease (transcribed): Injury to hip. Granular kidneys. Hydrothorax
Disease (standardised): Injury (Hip); Disease (Kidney); Hydrothorax (Pleura)
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 had had a fit and fell off the curb stone on to his right hip.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder and femur
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Morris, 42, Laundress

Occupation or role: Laundress
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Sep 1873
Date of death: 10 Nov 1873
Disease (transcribed): Syphilis. Broncho-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Syphilis (Systemic); Bronchopneumonia (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 stated that about six weeks ago she scratched her second finger and it became poisoned.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

George Whitty, 54, Shoemaker

Occupation or role: Shoemaker
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Sep 1873
Date of death: 1 Oct 1873
Disease (transcribed): Tumour of arm. Removal. Cellulitis. Pleurisy. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Arm); Removal (Arm); Cellulitis (Arm); Pleurisy (Pleura); Disease (Kidney)
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: Eight months ago this man noticed a small swelling on the front of the arm about the size of a walnut.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Baxter, 46, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Jul 1873
Date of death: 29 Jul 1873
Disease (transcribed): Laryngitis. Tracheotomy. Bronchitis. Pleurisy. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Laryngitis (Larynx); Tracheotomy (Trachea); Bronchitis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pericarditis (Heart)
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: The patient had been quite well up to the day before when she felt unwell and had some difficulty in breathing which increased.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, larynx, trachea, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Porter, 48, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Apr 1873
Date of death: 19 May 1873
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of breast. Erysipelas. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Breast); Erysipelas (Skin); Pneumonia (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 woman had a cystic tumour of the breast removed by Mr Tatum about five years ago.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
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

Catherine Pillage, 74, House keeper

Occupation or role: House keeper
Age: 74
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1873
Date of death: 14 Mar 1873
Disease (transcribed): Caseous pneumonia. Granular kidneys. Prolapsus ani
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Kidney); Prolapsed (Anal canal)
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: The patient stated that she had suffered from prolapsus ani for the last thirty years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

John Butter, 48, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Apr 1869
Date of death: 21 Apr 1869
Disease (transcribed): Punctured wound of chest. Fractured ribs. Wound of lung. Pneumonia.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Thorax); Fracture (Ribs); Wound (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung)
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 man had slipped off a wall about six feet high on to a spiked railway.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Vidler, 40, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Mar 1869
Date of death: 2 Apr 1869
Disease (transcribed): Death from chloroform. Fatty heart. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Anaesthetic death (Systemic); Disease (Heart); Bronchitis (Lung)
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 going down into a cellar on a ladder when the lid of the cellar fell and struck him on his left forearm. The arm was set but he came to the hospital two months after the accident to see if the arm could be put in a better position and chloroform was administered.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Parker, 26, Groom

Occupation or role: Groom
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Nov 1868
Date of death: 29 Nov 1868
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of neck. Bronchitis. Pyaemia?
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Neck); Bronchitis (Lung); 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 man had fallen down out of the window sixteen days before admission. He got almost well but three days ago his neck began to swell and get red.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Pratt, 51, Shoemaker

Occupation or role: Shoemaker
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 May 1868
Date of death: 28 Sep 1868
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculosis. Pneumonia. Cancer of prostate
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Cancer (Prostate)
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 been admitted into the medical wards with phthisis. He complained also of great pain in the right hip for which the surgeons saw him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Rouse, 40, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1868
Date of death: 7 May 1868
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Scrofulous kidney. Cystitis.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Kidney); Cystitis (Bladder)
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 admitted with her urine loaded with pus and in a very emaciated condition.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Metcalf, 58, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 58
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Aug 1867
Date of death: 20 Dec 1867
Disease (transcribed): Senile gangrene. Pleuro-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Gangrene (Foot); Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Smith, 67, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 67
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Nov 1867
Date of death: 3 Dec 1867
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: His legs had been swelling for about twelve months and for the last three months an eczematous eruption had come out on them.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and scrotum
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Wakeham, 15, Factory boy

Occupation or role: Factory boy
Age: 15
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Oct 1867
Date of death: 29 Oct 1867
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung)
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 crossing from one barge to another across a plank when he fell into the water.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Robert Brown, 32, Groom

Occupation or role: Groom
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jun 1867
Date of death: 16 Jun 1867
Disease (transcribed): Fistula in perineo. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Fistula (Perineum); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Ring, Edmund Cuthbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This patient was transferred from the physician, with a fistula in the perineum and symptoms of pneumonia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Deer, 19, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Oct 1865
Date of death: 22 May 1866
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of spine. Pleuro-pneumonia. Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This man was admitted with angular curvature of the spine and paraplegia. The disease of the spine he attributed to an injury received some years previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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