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Hewett, Prescott Gardner Digestive system diseases
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Emily Brown, 56, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Feb 1874
Date of death: 10 Feb 1874
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated umbilical hernia. (operation). Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 been suffering from an umbilical rupture for the last two years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Jones, 39, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Nov 1874
Date of death: 16 Nov 1874
Disease (transcribed): Wound of knee-joint. Cirrhosis of liver. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Wound (Knee); Cirrhosis (Liver); 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: This woman had been in the Hospital a few days before with a fracture of the left patella. She stated that she fell down and cut her left knee.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, organs of generation, bones and joints
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Holmes, 54, Glover

Occupation or role: Glover
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 May 1874
Date of death: 6 May 1874
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated congenital inguinal hernia (operation). Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 suffered from a hernia since boyhood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, peritoneum, intestines, hernia, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Dickinson, 70, House keeper

Occupation or role: House keeper
Age: 70
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Oct 1873
Date of death: 20 Oct 1873
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated umbilical hernia. Operation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 suffered from an umbilical rupture for the last ten years. For the last six months it increased in size.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Hernia, pleurae, lungs, heart, peritoneum, intestines, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Atkinson, 1 year 10 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 1 year 10 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Dec 1871
Date of death: 23 Feb 1872
Disease (transcribed): Stone in the bladder. Operation (suprapubic). Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Calculi (Bladder); Operation (Bladder); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner. Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This child was admitted with the history that he had been cut for stone in another hospital, but no stone was extracted.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder and bones
Type of incident: n/a

Martha Foster, 60, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1872
Date of death: 18 Dec 1872
Disease (transcribed): Caries of ileum. Abscess of thigh. Peritonitis (pyaemia?). Peritoneal carcinoma (encephaloid). Cancer of liver
Disease (standardised): Caries (Hip); Abscess (Leg); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Sepsis (Systemic); Cancer (Abdomen); Cancer (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: When admitted this patient had noticed a swelling of the left thigh. No injury was known.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, organs of generation, bones and joints
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Rogers, 55, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 55
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Jul 1872
Date of death: 31 Jul 1872
Disease (transcribed): Left inguinal hernia. Strangulated. Operation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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: The patient had had a rupture for eighteen months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Hernia, pleurae, lungs, heart, intestines, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Mayes, 37, Coach Painter

Occupation or role: Coach Painter
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Oct 1870
Date of death: 12 Oct 1870
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculosis. Peritonitis. Morbus genii.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer. Cavafy, John
Medical notes: This man had had pain in the right knee for six years. It gradually enlarged with increasing pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, intestines, bones and joints, and glands. The post mortem was from Dr Cavafy's notes
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Ford, 37, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Sep 1870
Date of death: 30 Sep 1870
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated inguinal hernia. Operation. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 if not herein reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Ann Small, 43, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 43
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Aug 1870
Date of death: 6 Sep 1870
Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia (right). Operation. Adhesions in the pelvis of the strangulated bowel. Rupture of the adhesions and gut. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Adhesions (Intestines); Rupture (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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: The patient had had a right femoral rupture for fourteen years, following (in the first instance) a confinement.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Plurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, peritoneum and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Wallace, 70, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 70
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1870
Date of death: 11 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Femoral Hernia. Right. Operation. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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: The patient had been ruptured for 30 years and had sometimes worn a truss.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Hanson, 37, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Aug 1869
Date of death: 11 Nov 1869
Disease (transcribed): Ovariotomy. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Ovariotomy (Ovary); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner. Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This patient had been in the hospital on several previous occasions. On admission she was larger than ever, with constant sickness and constipation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Bagley, 34, Chimney sweep

Occupation or role: Chimney sweep
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Sep 1869
Date of death: 30 Sep 1869
Disease (transcribed): Hernia. Peritonitis. Operation
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This man had been ruptured ten years and had never worn a truss.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Major, 34, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Jun 1869
Date of death: 10 Jul 1869
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of ovary. Purulent peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Ovary); Suppuration (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Thompson, Reginald Edward
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This woman was first admitted into the surgeons wards with a large tumour of the abdomen. She thought that she was pregnant again although the catamenia had not ceased.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Holly, 28, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Jun 1869
Date of death: 4 Jun 1869
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated hernia. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 woman had been ruptured for years but it had always been reducible and she had never worn a truss.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
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

Daniel McCarthy, 20, Potman

Occupation or role: Potman
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Aug 1868
Date of death: 29 Aug 1868
Disease (transcribed): Dilatation of caecum. Perforation of gut. Peritonitis. Cyst of mesentery containing purulent fluid.
Disease (standardised): Dilatation (Intestines); Perforation (Gastrointestinal tract); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Cysts (Mesentery)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This patient complained of inability to pass urine.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Atkinson, 27, Railway man

Occupation or role: Railway man
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Sep 1866
Date of death: 28 Sep 1866
Disease (transcribed): Hernia. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 man had been ruptured for six years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Burton, 46, Shop keeper

Occupation or role: Shop keeper
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jun 1866
Date of death: 10 Jun 1866
Disease (transcribed): Hernia. Perforation of bowel. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Perforation (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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, about a week before his admission, had pain in the right groin and a swelling appeared there.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Owen Rogers, 75, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 75
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Mar 1865
Date of death: 26 Mar 1865
Disease (transcribed): Perineal abscess. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Perineum); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not entered
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Anna Carey, 22, Kitchenmaid

Occupation or role: Kitchenmaid
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Nov 1864
Date of death: 20 Dec 1864
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of breast. Enteritis. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Breast); Enteritis (Intestines); Pleurisy (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with the history that she was confined a month ago, she suckled her child for a ten days. Ten days after her confinement, from the nipple having been sore, she gave up suckling & the breasts became enlarged & painful. They afterwards burst’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Thompson, 56, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Aug 1863
Date of death: 6 Sep 1863
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of thigh. Pyaemia. Dysentery
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Sepsis (Systemic); Dysentery (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a fracture of the left thigh and right leg, occasioned by a fall from a ladder.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen, thighs and veins
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Mary Page, 26, Companion

Occupation or role: Companion
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Jul 1862
Date of death: 19 Jul 1862
Disease (transcribed): Hernia. Operation. Enteritis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Enteritis (Intestines)
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 was a case of strangulated femoral hernia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Morrison, 23, Traveller

Occupation or role: Traveller
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Apr 1862
Date of death: 19 Apr 1862
Disease (transcribed): Stone in the bladder. Abscess bursting into peritoneal cavity. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Calculi (Bladder); Abscess (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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’s symptoms were on an exceedingly obscure nature. It appeared that he had had some curious symptoms about the bladder for some years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 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

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