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John Muller, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Oct 1842
Date of death: 14 Oct 1842
Disease (transcribed): Jaundice. Malignant disease of liver and lung spreading to the glands
Disease (standardised): Jaundice (Skin); Malignancy (Liver, Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Mash, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Oct 1842
Date of death: 22 Oct 1842
Disease (transcribed): Inguinal hernia. Operation.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Walker, Robert Benjamin
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Laws, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Oct 1842
Date of death: 22 Oct 1842
Disease (transcribed): Bubo in left groin. Enlarged spleen. Extravasation of blood in brain.
Disease (standardised): Bubo (Abdomen); Enlarged (Spleen); Extravasation (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Babington, George Gisborne
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, lungs, heart, abdomen and blood
Type of incident: n/a

John Gilbertson , 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Sep 1842
Date of death: 29 Oct 1842
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg – haemorrhage.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Haemorrhage (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left leg, lungs
Type of incident: n/a

William Rhodes, 66, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Oct 1842
Date of death: 6 Nov 1842
Disease (transcribed): Infected hand. Diffuse suppuration of cellular tissue.
Disease (standardised): Infection (Hand); Suppuration (Tissue)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left hand and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Margaret Runacus, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Aug 1842
Date of death: 13 Dec 1842
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous disease of foot and knee joint.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Foot, Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Amputation performed on 8th December 1842
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Leg and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

George Austin, 3 years 6 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 3 years 6 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Dec 1842
Date of death: 20 Dec 1842
Disease (transcribed): Burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Face, anterior part of abdomen and chest
Type of incident: Trauma/accident?

William Franklin, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Dec 1842
Date of death: 12 Jan 1843
Disease (transcribed): Abscess in knee joint.
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The abscesses were the consequence of acute inflammation of the knee of less than a months duration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Knee joint
Type of incident: n/a

Lydia Hart, 47, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Sep 1843
Date of death: 5 February 1844
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of the Rectum. Phthisis.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Rectum); Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: At his admission there were several fistulous sinuses passing up by the side of the Rectum and accompanied by a condensed and brawny state of the skin and cellular membrane around the anus.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Cannons, 48, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 February 1844
Date of death: 13 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Schirrhous disease of the Rectum.
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Rectum)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The patient had been subject to disease of the Rectum for two years previous to his admission but until lately had entirely neglected it, believing it to be merely piles.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
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

James Marshall, 35, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Jun 1845
Date of death: 30 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Laceration of the peritoneum & rupture of the aorta at its division with common iliac arteries
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Abdomen); Rupture (Aorta)

Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: 'This man was brought into the hospital dead, immediately after a fall from a horse, it being said that the horse reared & fell backwards on him’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Bishop, 41, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jun 1845
Date of death: 8 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophied heart. Adherent pericardium. Granular kidneys. Inflamed lung
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart, kidneys); Inflammation (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient, who for many years had been a very free drinker, was admitted complaining of dyspnoea, orthopnoea, palpitation, cough & pain in the chest. He stated that he had suffered more or less from dyspnoea occurring in paroxysms on the slightest exertion, ever since last Christmas’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Sherley, 67, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 67
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jul 1845
Date of death: 16 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive compound fracture of the leg, extending into the ankle-joint, with suppuration in the joint
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Suppuration (Ankle)

Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient fell from the top of a hay rick, alighting upon his feet and was brought to the hospital, a distance of 14 miles in a cart’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, lower extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Thomas Turner, 45, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jun 1845
Date of death: 16 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Large abscess in the neighbourhood of the shoulder, communicating with that joint. Viscera healthy
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Shoulder)

Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of gout principally affecting the feet & knees, and of slight cough, & sore back. He stated that he had suffered from gout during the last eight months, but that during the last three weeks, he had felt so weak & unwell as to be induced to keep to his bed, and that during this period, his back had become quite sore’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Hopkins, 19, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1845
Date of death: 19 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Disease of knee joint. Amputation of thigh. Low pneumonia and incipient 2ndary deposit in spleen
Disease (standardised): Disease (Knee); Amputation (Thigh); Pneumonia (Lungs); Deposit (Spleen)

Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that 12 months before her admission she struck her knee, and it was then followed by slight swelling of the joint. Six weeks ago she again struck and it became again swollen and painful. It was never sufficiently painful to cause her to discontinue using it’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Susan Woraker, 68, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 68
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Jul 1845
Date of death: 26 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive burn. Mucous surface of duodenum slightly increased in vascularity. Other viscera healthy
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)

Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with an extensive burn situated upon the right arm, right side of the chest, neck and face, and apparently in many places having destroyed the whole thickness of the skin. Her clothes had caught fire shortly before her admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John Wilkinson, 66, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 May 1845
Date of death: 28 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg, with extensive suppuration. Pleurisy in right side, and 2ndary deposits in both lungs
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Suppuration (Leg); Pleurisy (Lungs); Deposit (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was reported to be in the habit of drinking. Whilst in a state of intoxication he fell down stairs, and was brought to the hospital stunned by the fall and with a compound fracture of the right tibia’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Right lower extremity, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Elizabeth Stoner, 24, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Jul 1845
Date of death: 28 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Jaundice, without any obstruction of any of the gall ducts. Intense inflammation of the mucous membrane of the large intestine. Spleen large and very hard
Disease (standardised): Jaundice (Skin); Inflammation (Intestines); Disease (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'It appeared from this patient’s statement that she was in perfect health up to five weeks ago, at which time she had slight rigors and headache, throbbing in the epigastrium and some little sickness. In the course of a few days these symptoms subsided, but she became slightly jaundiced, & out of spirits, but not so as to prevent her following her vocation’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, lower extremity

Type of incident: n/a

Jane Watts, 43, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Jul 1845
Date of death: 9 Sep 1845
Disease (transcribed): Ascites & anasarca. Lungs congested. Fluid with lymph in peritoneum. Cirrhosis of liver. Ovaries adherent to sides of pelvis
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Peritoneum); Edema (Systemic); Congestion (Lungs); Liver cirrhosis (Liver)

Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that she had long been suffering from dyspnoea, but with that exception, had enjoyed very tolerable health up to three weeks before admission, when her abdomen began to swell very rapidly, and she experienced very considerable pain, more especially in the region of the liver’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Connor, 34, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Aug 1845
Date of death: 21 Sep 1845
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions of the pleurae. Phthisis. Ulceration of small intestine. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Adhesion (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Ulcer (Intestines); Pneumonia (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted labouring under cough of nine months’ duration, accompanied by profuse purulent globular expectoration, haemoptysis, diarrhoea, night sweats and extreme emaciation & debility. She was very hoarse & reported that she had been so about three months’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Harris, 32, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Sep 1845
Date of death: 24 Sep 1845
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Mortification. Adhesion of pleura. Inflammation of lung
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Mortification (Leg); Adhesions (Lungs); Inflammation (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Shortly before the admission of this patient a cart had passed over his leg making a wound over the upper part of the tibia, from which a considerable quantity of blood escaped. It was subsequently ascertained that the tibia and fibula had also been fractured by the accident. He was in a state of much debility in consequence of having lived very badly for some time previous to his admission in to the hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Right lower extremity, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John Gill, 67, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 67
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Sep 1845
Date of death: 24 Sep 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Effused blood into both cavities of pleura. Ruptured kidney. Effused blood behind peritoneum. Rupture of brain with effused blood into its substance. Effusion of blood into arachnoid cavity. Dislocation of hip-joint
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Effusion (Lungs, abdomen); Rupture (Kidneys, brain); Dislocation (Hip)

Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'A roll of lead had fallen upon this patient shortly before his admission, and knocked him through a trap door into a cellar. When admitted he was partially sensible but in a state of great collapse’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, left lower extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Thomas Walter, 30, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Sep 1845
Date of death: 25 Sep 1845
Disease (transcribed): Aneurism of femoral artery. Diffuse inflammation of cellular tissue behind peritoneum in left iliac and lumbar region, after operation
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Thigh); Inflammation (Abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Upon admission an oval pulsatory tumor presented itself, immediately below Pouparts ligament upon the left side. The tumor could be almost entirely emptied by pressure, but filled again immediately by successive pulsations as soon as the pressure was removed’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Munday, 36, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Sep 1845
Date of death: 28 Sep 1845
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of lungs and pleura. Deposit of matter in lung. Inflammation of mucous membrane of large intestine. Haemorrhoids. Operation
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Lungs, intestines); Haemorrhoids (Anus); Operation
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient had suffered from the usual symptoms of piles for eight years previous to his admission and latterly they had been accompanied with some degree of prolapsus anii’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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