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George Fox, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Sep 1850
Date of death: 6 Sep 1850
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of base of skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a state of insensibility. It was stated that half an hour before he had received a blow on the right side of the head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Daniel Sheils, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Aug 1850
Date of death: 16 Sep 1850
Disease (transcribed): Injury about cervical vertebrae
Disease (standardised): Injury (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient, a short time before his admission, fell from a scaffold thirty feet in height and fell on his face.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis and spinal canal
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

George Pitts, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1850
Date of death: 2 Mar 1850
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the right leg. Tetanus six days after injury
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Tetanus (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient about an hour before his admission, to save himself from falling jumped from a height of ten feet and fell with his right foot twisted under him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Right lower extremity, cranium and spinal canal
Type of incident: n/a

Joshua Searing, 66, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Mar 1850
Date of death: 7 Mar 1850
Disease (transcribed): Comminuted fracture of the pelvis. Rupture of the bladder and dislocation of the femur and compound fracture of the humerus
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Rupture (Bladder); Dislocation (Leg); Fracture (Elbow)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: About two hours before this patient was admitted he was engaged in sawing a tree. Before he could get out of the way it fell on him, striking him across the left thigh and it then rolled over and the whole weight of the tree fell across pubes.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

William Brown, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1850
Date of death: 6 Apr 1850
Disease (transcribed): Compound , comminuted fracture of the leg, and purulent deposits
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Suppuration (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: On the day before admission he was walking and a stick which he had in his hand got between his legs and threw him down twisting his left leg under him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Beckman, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Apr 1850
Date of death: 2 May 1850
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the spine
Disease (standardised): Disease (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: Four years before this patient was admitted into the Hospital, he fell down stairs, striking her back violently.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis, spine and spinal cord
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Henry Bartley, 47, Cabman

Occupation or role: Cabman
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Apr 1860
Date of death: 10 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Fracture (simple) of the cranium. Laceration of middle meningeal artery. Scalp wound. Diffuse inflammation of the scalp
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Wound (Scalp); Inflammation (Scalp)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man was brought into the hospital perfectly insensible, apparently from the combined effects of gin & concussion he had been upset off a cab which he was driving’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Adams, 57, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 57
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Apr 1860
Date of death: 12 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Laceration of the brain. Fractured spine & ribs
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Brain); Fracture (Spine, ribs)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A few month before admission this man fell from a scaffold about 30 feet, falling with his back across a plank, at the same time striking the back part of his head against another’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Henry Burton, 70, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 70
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1860
Date of death: 21 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the acetabulum. Abscess in hip joint. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Abscess (Hip); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This patient was said to have fallen between 8 & 9 feet from a scaffold, but how his leg was placed in the fall no one knew’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left hip

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Edward Brown, 40, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1860
Date of death: 29 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Chronic inflammation & hypertrophy of the skull. Chronic arachnitis. Trephining. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Skull); Arachnitis (Brain); Trephining (Skull); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man was at work at the railway bridge at Pimlico, when a stone about the size of a man’s fist fell 30 feet onto his head. He was picked up insensible & conveyed here with as little delay as possible. On admission he was just recovering from his concussion’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Thomas West, 73, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 73
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 May 1860
Date of death: 11 May 1860
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'Very shortly before admission this patient was getting from the top of an omnibus, when his toe caught in the open part of the step, he could not disengage his foot, the whole weight of the body hanging upon it. As soon as he was removed from this position he was brought to the hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Right leg, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Margaret Balmain, 50, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 May 1860
Date of death: 20 May 1860
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of femur. Fatty heart
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Thigh); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a traumatic fracture of the left femur just below the trochanter, there was considerable displacement. She was very unhealthy in appearance, her complexion being sallow […] She stated that the day before her admission, she had slipped down some steps, striking the outer side of the thigh against the floor’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thigh, cranium, thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Richard Greenaway, 40, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Feb 1860
Date of death: 16 Jun 1860
Disease (transcribed): Diseased vertebrae & hip
Disease (standardised): Disease (Vertebrae, hip)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'Three years before admission this man was attacked with pain in the right knee-joint, after a few weeks it became to severe that he went into St Mary’s Hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right thigh

Type of incident: n/a

John J. Cooper, [No age stated], [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Jun 1860
Date of death: 23 Jun 1860
Disease (transcribed): Fractured spine & ribs. Rupture of the pleura
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine, ribs); Rupture (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in a state of extreme collapse. The wheel of a waggon having passed over his abdomen’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, spine

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Richard Huffield, 66, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jun 1860
Date of death: 26 Jun 1860
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Simple fracture of the skull. Laceration of the brain
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'Shortly before admission this patient was knocked down by a cart. On admission he was insensible & collapsed’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Alice Nightingale, 21 months, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 21 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Dec 1859
Date of death: 23 Jan 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Mesenteric disease. Incipient rickets. Diseased liver. Old burn
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Disease (Abdomen); Rickets (Bones); Disease (Liver); Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This child was admitted with an extensive burn of the left arm, extending from the shoulder to the back of the hand. It was cut very deep, except in one part about the middle of forearm. She was also evidently suffering from tabies mesentericus which was supposed to have existed for 6 months’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium., left arm, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Watts, 11, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 11
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 May 1860
Date of death: 2 Jul 1860
Disease (transcribed): Dislocation (from disease) of the odontoid process
Disease (standardised): Dislocation (Vertebrae)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'On the 4th of May whilst walking the street she twisted her left foot inwards, it caused her considerable pain, but she managed to walk home. The following day acute pain came on in the ankle joint’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spine, cranium, thorax, abdomen, left leg

Type of incident: n/a

George Ballard, 30, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jul 1860
Date of death: 12 Jul 1860
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull with depression. Trephining
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Trephining (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted into the hospital in a state of perfect insensibility, a large piece of timber having fallen on his head, & afterwards striking his thigh. The whole of the left side of the head was tense from extravasated blood [and] there were also two small superficial scalp wounds’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

George Coleman, 6, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 May 1860
Date of death: 15 Jul 1860
Disease (transcribed): Meningitis. Tubercle in lungs. Old disease of hip
Disease (standardised): Meningitis (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This child was admitted under Mr Cutler [Edward Cutler] on the 16th of May with strumous disease of the hip. The mother stated that the child had walked slightly lame for 2 months & had occasionally complained of pain in the knee. About a week before admission the pain had been so severe in the knee & also in the hip that the child was obliged to remain in bed’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, right hip

Type of incident: n/a

Christopher Foster, 76, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 76
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jul 1860
Date of death: 19 Jul 1860
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Contusion of the brain. Fractured ribs. Enlarged prostate. Diseased bladder. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Contusion (Brain); Fracture (Ribs); Disease (Prostate, bladder); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted into the hospital with a small scalp wound on the back of the head & to the left side, the bone was exposed t othe extent of a sixpence. He was collapsed but perfectly sensible. He complained of severe pain in the left side of chest & difficulty in breathing. The house surgeon could not detect any fractured ribs. The man who was very deaf stated that he had been knocked down & run over by a gentleman’s carriage’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John Lidguard, 50, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jul 1860
Date of death: 23 Jul 1860
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs, sternum & lower jaw
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs, sternum, jaw)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man while in a drunken state, walked out of a lift. He was found on the ground at 3am of July 20th bleeding from the nose & right ear. On admission at 4.30am he was sensible but somewhat stupid as thought from drink. There were several small cuts about the face & one beneath the chin. Blood was flowing from the right ear’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Philip Lever, 47, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Aug 1860
Date of death: 18 Aug 1860
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg. Delirium tremens
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This patient while drunk attempted to get out of a railway carriage when the train was in motion, in doing so he fell between the carriage & the platform. He was extricated as soon as possible & brought here’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Right leg, thorax, abdomen (‘the body was not examined until five days after death, when the coroner ordered it to be inspected. Decomposition was far advanced’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Henry Reynolds, 20, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Aug 1860
Date of death: 19 Sep 1860
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of the hip joint. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Hip); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy and Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: '12 months before admission this patient was attacked with pain & jumping in the left hip joint. He continued to walk about but did so with extreme difficulty’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right hip

Type of incident: n/a

James Andrews, 40, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Sep 1860
Date of death: 24 Sep 1860
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of pelvis. Laceration of urethra
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Laceration (Urethra)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy and Hastings, Cecil William
Medical notes: 'This patient was driving an empty cart into a yard when the horse shied at a wheelbarrow & drove the cart against a pile of faggots, when the shaft knocked him down & the wheel (a six-inch one) ran over his pelvis’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pelvis

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John Eddy, 60, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Sep 1860
Date of death: 24 Sep 1860
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull. Laceration of the brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy and Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: 'Shortly before admission this man was knocked down by some planks falling on him from a height of 8 feet, he fell down upon the pavement & struck the back of his head’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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