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n/a Hampton, 45, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Mar 1845
Date of death: 11 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Partial pneumonia. Hypertrophy of heart with slight thickening of valves. Kidneys mottled & granular
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that he had been out of health for some time. That he had suffered much from dyspeptic symptoms, pain in the head and epigastrium, with occasional cramps in the legs and other parts’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Edward Carter, 35, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Apr 1845
Date of death: 12 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised):

Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'As there was no examination, no history of the case is given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined, at the request of the friends’

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Dunn, 44, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Feb 1845
Date of death: 22 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions. Phthisis. Upper lobe, left lung, converted into one large vomica. Pneumonia. Tubercular ulceration of intestines
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Vomica (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Intestines); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient complained of great debility, which had been gradually coming on during the last six months. The catamenia [menstruation] had been absent during this period, and she attributed her ill health to this circumstance. She was much emaciated, and her countenance was extremely anxious, he complexion pallid.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Forscutt, 24, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Apr 1845
Date of death: 30 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the femur into the knee joint, with extensive extravasation of blood in the joint. Erysipelas & abscesses in the cellular tissue of the limb. Secondary deposits, with extensive red hepatisation of both lungs
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Thigh); Extravasation (Knee joint); Erysipelas (Skin); Deposit (Lungs); Hepatisation (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient walked to the hospital after a severe injury of the knee joint and upon his admission it was found that there was great pain & swelling of the joint with effusion into the synovial membrane’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, left inferior extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Richard Baker, 58, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 May 1845
Date of death: 17 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Red & gray hepatisation running on in several places to suppuration & forming circumscribed abscesses. Bronchitis. Cavities of heart dilated with atrophy of their walls, the muscular structure of which was soft. Old peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hepatisation (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs); Bronchitis (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient, a stout man, stated that for the last five or six years he had suffered from winter cough which usually left him at the beginning of summer. That during last winter his cough returned as usual, but that he had nothing to complain of till the 3rd of May when he was taken with rigors and acute cutting pain just below the nipple on the left side’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Miller, 32, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Mar 1845
Date of death: 17 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Heart dilated, without hypertrophy. Kidneys mottled & granular. Dropsy. Fluid in pleura. Consolidation of a portion of left lung. Large quantities of serum & lymph in the peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidneys); Edema (Systemic); Disease (Lungs); Disease (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient complained of great pain and swelling in the epigastrium, which had been gradually coming on during the last six months, of palpitation of the heart, & of anasarca of the lower extremities’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Rebecca Thomas, 36, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Mar 1845
Date of death: 21 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas of the head & neck, with suppuration in the neighbourhood of the parotid gland. Inflammation & gangrene of a portion of the right lung. Mottling degeneration of the kidneys. General dropsy
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Suppuration (Salivary glands); Inflammation (Lungs); Gangrene (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys); Edema (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that seven years ago while in the enjoyment of good health, and never having suffered from headache, she was suddenly taken with great pain in the head, and loss of power over the right side, but that at no time did she lose her senses, and the sensation in the parts affected remained unimpaired’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, left ear, neck, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Bateman, 19, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1845
Date of death: 22 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of fibula. Diffuse cellular inflammation of leg and suppuration in knee joint. Inflammation of lungs with 2ndary deposits
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Inflammation (Leg); Suppuration (Knee); Inflammation (Lungs); Deposit (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with his leg presenting all the appearances of having just recovered from an attack of erysipelas, with [...] abscess on the back of the knee and ankle […] It appeared that 9 weeks previously he had fractured his fibula and had walked about for two or three days afterwards. His leg then began to swell and stints were applied’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left inferior extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Joseph Evans, 51, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1845
Date of death: 24 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Effusion of fluid in sub-arachnoid tissue. Lung congested posteriorly. Two aortic valves only, the surfaces of which were covered with fibrinous & calcareous deposits. Slight irregular depressions on surfaces of kidneys. Small calculus in pelvis of kidney
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Brain); Deposit (Aorta); Congestion (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Calculus (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of pain in the chest, & cough said to be of ten days’ duration. The respiration was very quick & catching, & the pain in the chest was much increased on deep inspiration’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Farrow, 45, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1845
Date of death: 28 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous disease of kidneys, bladder & prostate. Tubercles & vomicae in both lungs. Scrofulous enlargement of the cervical & mesenteric glands
Disease (standardised): Scrofulous disease (Kidneys, bladder, prostate); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Disease (Glands)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Before admission he complaining of constant desire to make water accompanied by pain as he did make it. The pain was chiefly situated in the penis, but he also had some pain in the loins. He occasionally passed small clots of blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, testes, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Alexander Wilson, 53, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 May 1845
Date of death: 2 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles & vomicae in both lungs, with old & universal adhesions. Peritonitis & tubercular ulceration of intestine. Tubercular deposits in the cortical structure of the kidney
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines); Tuberculosis (Kidneys)

Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of cough & dyspnoea. He stated that he had suffered more or less from cough during the last six months, and had frequently brought up blood by coughing’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Anne Westcott, 63, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 May 1845
Date of death: 3 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Caecum & omentum in the sac. Peritonitis of a low character. Foul suppuration in the sac and in neighbouring cellular tissue. Gut thickened. Pleurisy on both sides
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Thigh); Operation; Peritonitis (Abdomen); Suppuration (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert and Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a large soft tumor in the right femoral region with some impulse on coughing and by the side of this was another small swelling which could be reduced into the abdomen without difficulty’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, hernial sac, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Esther Smith, n/a, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: n/a
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Jun 1845
Date of death: 4 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the heart?
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)

Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'As there was no examination, no history of the case is given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined, at the request of the friends’

Type of incident: n/a

George Cowdery, 35, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Dec 1844
Date of death: 14 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Amputation. Recent pleurisy, pericarditis & peritonitis. Atheroma in aorta
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Amputation (Leg); Pleurisy (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'A wheel of a cart passed over the leg of this patient and upon admission it was found that the tibia was exposed and fractured, but that the portions of bone were not at all displaced’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, stump

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

James Morris, 63, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 May 1845
Date of death: 26 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised):

Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'As there was no post mortem examination, no history of the case is given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined, at the request of the friends’

Type of incident: n/a

James Tyler, 26, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Oct 1844
Date of death: 28 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions on both sides of the chest. On the left side circumscribed. Recent inflammation. Phthisis. Tubercles in the mesentery. Hypertrophy of the liver
Disease (standardised): Adhesion (Chest); Inflammation (Chest); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of cough & pain in the chest. He stated that he had suffered more or less from cough during the last eight months, but that during the last week, the cough had become much more severe & accompanied by a sharp, cutting pain on the left side of the chest’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, 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

Thomas Dean, 30, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Apr 1845
Date of death: 3 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive necrosis of the iliac bone, with a large foul abscess in the iliac and lumbar regions communicating with the ascending colon, and opening into the groin & lumbar region. Extensive haemorrhage from some of the lumbar arteries
Disease (standardised): Necrosis (Pelvis); Abscess (Pelvis, groin); Haemorrhage
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in a state of great debility consequent on a course of active medical treatment. It appeared that about a month before the patient’s admission, he was seized with rigors and intense pain in the right iliac fossa, and that in a short time, the pain extended over the whole abdomen’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Foghill, 8, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 8
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jul 1845
Date of death: 7 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the skull, with extensive contusions and laceration of the cerebrum. Other parts healthy
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain)

Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'About an hour and a half before admission this patient was running behind a carriage, when he suddenly lost his hold and fell with great violence upon the road. Another carriage which was passing immediately afterwards passed over his leg but it was said did not touch his head’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Martha Wilson, 46, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Feb 1845
Date of death: 7 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous disease of the rectum, spreading to the glands of the pelvis and neighbouring cellular tissue
Disease (standardised): Scirrhus (Rectum)

Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Twelve months before her admission into the hospital this patient complained of difficulty in passing her motions. She suffered at the same time from occasional accumulations of faecal matter in the colon, and consequent attacks of diarrhoea’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen (‘the other viscera […] were not examined on account of the advanced decomposition’

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Jay, 45, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jun 1845
Date of death: 14 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis, with pneumothorax and empyema of the right side. Old adhesions. Other organs healthy
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pneumothorax (Lungs); Empyema (Lungs); Adhesions

Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient, who had lived abroad nearly all his life & appears to have lived in a very free & irregular manner, was admitted in a state of considerable excitement, with much tremor, but without delirium. He stated that during the last week he had entirely lost his appetite, and for three days had been unable to close his eyes, owing to frightful dreams which tormented him whenever he did so’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Rositer, 52, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Jul 1845
Date of death: 17 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of the peritoneum. Pancreas partly converted into a large cyst containing dark coloured fluid. Old adhesions on both sides of the chest. Pericardium adherent. Heart dilated: walls thin, muscular structure soft
Disease (standardised): Encephaloid disease (Peritoneum); Cyst (Pancreas); Adhesions (Chest); Disease (Heart)

Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'It appeared from this patient’s account that though for many years she had been affected with rheumatic gout, and for some years had suffered from palpitation, yet that she was in the enjoyment of her usual health, up to three weeks before admission, at which time she was seized with pain in the loins, & pain, spasms, & a sense of fluttering in the abdomen’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

John Salter, 14, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 14
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Jul 1845
Date of death: 25 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the skull, with laceration of the brain. Tubercular & setaceous deposits in mesenteric glands
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Tuberculosis (Mesenteric glands)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This lad was thrown from a horse shortly before his admission and was reported immediately afterwards to have been sick’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Thomas Stanmore, 52, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jul 1845
Date of death: 30 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions in left pleura. Cartilagious deposits in sub-pleural pulmonary cellular tissue, right side. Coagula of blood in the pericardium covered over by a delicate membrane. Atheroma in coronary arteries and in aorta. Spleen large, soft and grumous
Disease (standardised): Adhesion (Lungs); Deposit (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta); Disease (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that for about three months he had been suffering from wandering pains, more particularly affecting the hands & feet, when about two days before admission, the pains became localized in the feet and were very severe’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William B. Birney, 52, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jul 1845
Date of death: 2 Aug 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pneumonia. Ulceration of larynx and caecum. Pleurisy. Ascites. Cirrhosis of liver. Spleen much congested
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Ulcer (Larynx, caecum); Pleurisy (Lungs); Ascites (Peritoneum); Liver cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted under the care of the surgeon’s, labouring under haemorrhoids. After he had been in the house a short time, he was transferred to the physician for cough and haemoptysis. It then appeared that he had been suffering more or less from cough for a period of nine months’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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