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Henry Chamberlain, 30, Bailiff

Occupation or role: Bailiff
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Sep 1863
Date of death: 24 Sep 1863
Disease (transcribed): Death from chloroform
Disease (standardised): Anaesthetic death (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Smith, H Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: He was taken into theatre due to a swelling of the leg and chloroform was administered.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, chest, lungs, abdomen and tongue
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Ferris, 22, Groom

Occupation or role: Groom
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Oct 1863
Date of death: 10 Oct 1863
Disease (transcribed): Stricture. Perineal section
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Indeterminate); Section (Perineum)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Moore, 53, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 53
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Aug 1863
Date of death: 1 Dec 1863
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of arm. Ulceration of ulnar artery
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Arm); Ulcer (Arm)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: During the summer months of the present year while suffering from a poisoned finger, she was attacked by phagedaena.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Stump, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Susan Harvey, 62, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 62
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Jan 1864
Date of death: 14 Jan 1864
Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia (operation)
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Thigh); Operation
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'In the beginning of December of last year she noticed a small swelling in the right femoral region. This was accompanied by some pain in the lower part of the abdomen, but as it was not severe, she did not place herself under medical treatment’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Durbin, 50, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jan 1864
Date of death: 25 Mar 1864
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of leg. Caries of pelvis
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Caries (Pelvis)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'A large abscess formed in the calf of the left leg in December 1863, while he was convalescent from an attack of typhoid fever’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Stump (‘the left leg had been amputated at the middle of the thigh’), chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Gantlett, 63, Plumber

Occupation or role: Plumber
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Oct 1864
Date of death: 6 Nov 1864
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated hernia, operation. Diffuse cellular inflammation. Death from exhaustion
Disease (standardised): Hernia ; Operation ; Inflammation (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: 'Case not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Anna Maria Owen, 67, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 67
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Jun 1876
Date of death: 5 Jun 1876
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis following operation for left inguinal hernia
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Hernia (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Morgan, John Hammond
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: The hernia had existed forty years. For seven years it had been irreducible and she had often suffered from vomiting and pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys and spleen
Type of incident: n/a

John Daley, 43, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Jan 1875
Date of death: 16 Feb 1875
Disease (transcribed): Epithelioma of pelvis (removal). Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Epithelioma (Pelvis); Operation (Pelvis); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Thrupp, James Godfrey
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This patient had a malignant tumour the size of a baby’s head occupying the fold of the left groin.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, spleen, kidneys and glands
Type of incident: n/a

William Anderson or Linneker, 45, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jul 1873
Date of death: 14 Jul 1873
Disease (transcribed): Pleuropnemonia. (Old laryngotomy)
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Laryngotomy (Larynx)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rowland, Edward Roger
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This man was operated on for spasm of the glottis in this hospital eight year ago.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, larynx, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Hannah Ridsdale, 52, Housekeeper

Occupation or role: Housekeeper
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Jun 1870
Date of death: 28 Jul 1870
Disease (transcribed): Ovariotomy. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Operation (Ovary); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This patient had noticed a tumour in the left side of the abdomen for ten years which had gradually enlarged, but gave no pain until a year before her admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

William Scrivener, 54, Smith

Occupation or role: Smith
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Nov 1864
Date of death: 23 Nov 1864
Disease (transcribed): Obstruction of bowel. Artificial anus
Disease (standardised): Obstruction (Bowel); Colostomy (Anus)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte and Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted on Nov 12th with the history that for a week before he had had no motion, and none up to the date of the first notes of the case (Nov 18th). Nothing but mucus being passed’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Walker, 52, Ticket examiner

Occupation or role: Ticket examiner
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1865
Date of death: 17 May 1865
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of leg. Secondary deposits in spleen
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Deposits (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with numerous sinuses in foot leading down to extensive disease of the tarsus.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Leg, lungs, heart, spleen, liver, kidneys and veins
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Welch, 34, Excavator

Occupation or role: Excavator
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Oct 1865
Date of death: 31 Oct 1865
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull. Trephining. Arachinitis. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Trephining (Skull); Arachnoiditis (Brain); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This man was admitted with an injury to the head, produced by a load of ‘compo’ falling on it.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Jones, 32, Baker

Occupation or role: Baker
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Feb 1866
Date of death: 5 Feb 1866
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture. Amputation. Death from shock
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Indeterminate); Amputation (Indeterminate); Shock (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not given
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Eliza A Crowe, 53, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 53
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Sep 1866
Date of death: 23 Oct 1866
Disease (transcribed): Amputation. Osteo-myelitis. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Osteomyelitis (Bone); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Ring, Edmund Cuthbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This woman was admitted with an abscess of the knee joint which had been forming for six months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and stump
Type of incident: n/a

William Barry, 5, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1869
Date of death: 24 Apr 1869
Disease (transcribed): Excision of hip. Death from shock
Disease (standardised): Excision (Hip); Shock (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This child had been suffering from hip disease for some years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and hip joint
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Huid, 46, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Dec 1867
Date of death: 8 Dec 1867
Disease (transcribed): Hernia. Operation. Peritonitis. Tumour of ovary
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Tumour (Ovary)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: She had had an umbilical hernia for about one and a half years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Powell, 75, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 75
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Jan 1872
Date of death: 9 Feb 1872
Disease (transcribed): Epithelioma of lower jaw. Removal of portion of lower jaw. Extensive haemorrhage
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Jaw); Removal (Jaw); Haemorrhage (Lip)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: For four or five months he had noticed a painful hardness on the inner side of the cheek on the right side, and of the gum of the lower jaw. She attributed this to the irritation of a jagged tooth.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

William Watson, 63, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Jan 1872
Date of death: 10 Feb 1872
Disease (transcribed): Atheroma. Gangrene of the toes of the left foot. Amputation. Exhaustion
Disease (standardised): Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries); Gangrene (Foot); Amputation (Foot); Exhaustion (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: Six weeks before admission this man had felt some irritation of the skin of the right leg, which became red. This subsided, but soon after he felt much pain in the toes of the left foot.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Margaret Welsh, 7, Schoolgirl

Occupation or role: Schoolgirl
Age: 7
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Jul 1871
Date of death: 11 Feb 1872
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the hip joint. Removal of the head of the femur
Disease (standardised): Disease (Hip); Removal (Femur)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This child was admitted with hip disease of a years duration following a fall.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and peritoneum
Type of incident: n/a

Caroline Blackaby, 5, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Jun 1868
Date of death: 12 Sep 1868
Disease (transcribed): Excision of knee. Osteomyelitis
Disease (standardised): Excision (Knee); Osteomyelitis (Bone)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This child had had disease of the knee about two years and had been in the hospital about eight months previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium and limb
Type of incident: n/a

John Burgess, 27, Hairdresser

Occupation or role: Hairdresser
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Sep 1868
Date of death: 25 Sep 1868
Disease (transcribed): Varicose veins. Operation. Traumatic phlebitis. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Varicose veins (Leg); Operation (Leg); Phlebitis (Veins); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This patient had suffered from varicose veins of the right leg for years and for four months they had been more swollen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium and veins
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Leader, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Sep 1844
Date of death: 24 Sep 1844
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of arm. Purulent infiltration of bone. Inflammation of veins. Pus in shoulder joint. Pleurisy and secondary deposits in lungs. Old adhesions of the right lung. Tubercular matter in bronchial glands.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Arm); Suppuration (Arm); Inflammation (Veins); Pleurisy (Pleura); Deposits (Lung); Adhesions (Lung);Tuberculosis (Lung);
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Molero, 42, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Mar 1845
Date of death: 3 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Phlebitis of the veins of the opposite extremity. Slight peritonitis and pleurisy. Lungs gorged at back part & soft in texture. Gut of a dark colour, but otherwise healthy
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Thigh); Operation; Phlebitis (Blood vessels); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Lungs); Disease (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Was admitted on the evening of the 22 of March with a small tumor in the left femoral region, tender to the touch, and accompanied by a constant sense of sickness. The pain extends over the abdomen’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, hernial sac, thorax, right inferior extremity

Type of incident: n/a

Louisa Delisle, 23, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 May 1845
Date of death: 3 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis of a low character. Pleurisy on both sides, with congestion of the lungs. Petechial spots on the heart, the internal membrane of which was deeply bloodstained. Blood semi-fluid
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Thigh); Operation; Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Lungs); Purpura (Heart)
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 was admitted with a large excessively tender tumor in the right femoral region, accompanied by tenderness of abdomen, and anxiety of countenance. Her manner was much depressed: she said that she had been subject to hernia for some time and had worn a truss. 3 or 4 hours previous to admission the hernia came down, while her truss was on’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

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