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John Parsons, 22, Sailor

Occupation or role: Sailor
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Feb 1849
Date of death: 12 Mar 1849
Disease (transcribed): Hematuria. Scrofulous deposit in the kidneys, bladder & urethra. Tubercles in kidneys
Disease (standardised): Hematuria (Urogenital tract); Deposit (Kidneys, bladder, urethra); Tuberculosis (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by:
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that about 3 years previous to the date of his admission he began to experience a sense of weakness, scarcely amounting to pain, in his loins & thighs. He was a sailor & attributed his complaint in part to constant exposure to cold & inclement weather in the exercise of his vocation; but after a time he noticed that he passed water more freuqnetly than normal & in about 12 months from the first occasion of his complaint his urine became more or less coloured with blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Clifford, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jan 1852
Date of death: 6 Feb 1852
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous caries of the dorsal vertebrae with softening of the cervical bones. Abscesses in connection with the spinal column at posterior part of thorax. Urgent dyspnoea and dysphagia
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Tuberculosis (Spine); Abscess (Spine); Dyspnoea (Lung); Deglutition disorders (Oesophagus)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He had been subject for many years to a scrofulous affection and there were marks of old ulceration in the neck and under the angle of the jaw.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, interior surfaces of cervical vertebrae and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Pankhurst, 63, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Oct 1853
Date of death: 9 Oct 1853
Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia. Intestine strangulated and gangrenous. Faecal effusion in peritoneal cavity. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Strangulated (Intestines); Gangrene (Intestines); Faecal effusion (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had had a femoral hernia on the right side for many years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Stevens, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Sep 1859
Date of death: 4 Oct 1859
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Therefore the case is not given
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Andrews, 68, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 68
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jun 1861
Date of death: 8 Jun 1861
Disease (transcribed): Operation for inguinal hernia
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Brodie, George Bernard
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: The patient had had a rupture for 40 years
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Hewer, 14, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 14
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Sep 1861
Date of death: 13 Sep 1861
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of liver
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Venning, Edgcombe
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: The patient had been hit by a cart, the wheel passing over the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Gordon, 35, Bus Conductor

Occupation or role: Bus Conductor
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jun 1861
Date of death: 9 Nov 1861
Disease (transcribed): Strumous disease of ankle
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Ankle)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Venning, Edgcombe
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This case is not given
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Monk, 52, Married woman

Occupation or role: Married woman
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Oct 1861
Date of death: 21 Nov 1861
Disease (transcribed): Strumous disease of glands etc
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lymph nodes)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
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

Martin Connolly, 23, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Dec 1861
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Injury of head
Disease (standardised): Injury (Head)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
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

Samuel Arscott, 64, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1862
Date of death: 5 Jan 1862
Disease (transcribed): Fractured spine
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This was a case of fractured spine, in the lower cervical region.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
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

James Capon, 24, Groom

Occupation or role: Groom
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1862
Date of death: 8 May 1862
Disease (transcribed): Necrosis of vertebrae. Exposure of spinal cord. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Necrosis (Spine); Exposure (Spinal cord); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This man was admitted under the physicians for paralysis. He stated that twelve months ago he sprained his back.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, cord and chest
Type of incident: n/a

George Watson, 26, Bricklayer

Occupation or role: Bricklayer
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 May 1862
Date of death: 22 May 1862
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
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 man fell off a scaffold to the ground.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Gould, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Aug 1862
Date of death: 19 Aug 1862
Disease (transcribed): Internal injuries
Disease (standardised): Injury (Viscera)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Jane Boura, 62, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 62
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Oct 1862
Date of death: 14 Nov 1862
Disease (transcribed): Fistula in ano
Disease (standardised): Fistula (Anal canal)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
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

Priscilla Reid, 70, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 70
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 May 1844
Date of death: 29 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Gangrene senilis. Calcareous and atheromatous deposits in the arteries. Peritonitis. Diseased ovaries.
Disease (standardised): Gangrene (Foot); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Ovary)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with gangrene of the skin over the heel.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left inferior extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Anslow, 61, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 May 1844
Date of death: 30 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous pylorus spreading to the glands. Scirrhous deposits in mesentery.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach); Cancer (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient had enjoyed good health with the exception of slight Dyspeptic complaints, which became very much aggravated three months before and was accompanied by vomiting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Badford, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 May 1844
Date of death: 20 Jun 1844
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse cellular inflammation of the left thigh and leg with extensive mortification of the skin of these parts. Femoral vein containing an adherent coagulum
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Leg); Mortification (Skin); Coagulum (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a fracture of the femur which had occurred about five weeks before.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left inferior extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Henry Hewett, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Jul 1844
Date of death: 10 Jul 1844
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Slight Peritonitis. Effusion of lymph on mucous surface of intestine. Peculiar condition of hernial sac.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Effusion (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient had been subject to a femoral hernia for many years. It had not been down for many years until the 6th when it descended and could not be returned.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and hernial sac
Type of incident: n/a

Jeremiah Stevens, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jul 1844
Date of death: 16 Jul 1844
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis with extensive ulcerations of the mucous membrane of the Larynx.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Larynx)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: About three months before his admission, he seems to have suffered from a severe cold and a cough and expectoration which had continued ever since.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Birchall, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Jul 1844
Date of death: 18 Jul 1844
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse cellular inflammation of pharynx. Soft palate and tonsils very much congested. Great congestion of lungs at back part. Congestion of other organs. Effusion in sub arachnoid tissue.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Pharynx); Congestion (Palate); Congestion (Tonsil); Congestion (Lung); Effusion (Brain )
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and pharynx
Type of incident: n/a

James Davy, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Jul 1844
Date of death: 25 Jul 1844
Disease (transcribed): Asphyxia from drowning. Lungs loaded with red, frothy serum and lacerable. Bronchial membrane much congested. Marks of a blow at the back part of the head.
Disease (standardised): Asphyxia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: Whilst bathing in the Serpentine, a little before 9 o’clock in the evening, he became frightened and sank, remaining under the water between three and four minutes, when he was picked up and taken to the receiving house of the Royal Humane Society.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Loder, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jul 1844
Date of death: 31 Jul 1844
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular phthisis with extensive hepatisation, especially of the left lung.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Hepatisation (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Prior, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Aug 1844
Date of death: 8 Aug 1844
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the Pelvis. Rupture of the bladder, at its apex. Fracture of sacrum and rupture of the ligaments of the sacroiliac articulations on both sides.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Fracture (Spine); Rupture (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was brought to the Hospital shivering and in a state of great collapse. He had fallen off a waggon which was heavily laden but there was no distinct evidence whether the wheels had passed over the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Rowland, 4, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 4
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Aug 1844
Date of death: 20 Aug 1844
Disease (transcribed): Hydrocephalus with softening of the central white parts of the Brain. Tubercular deposits in the Pia Mater, Lungs, Heart, Liver, Spleen, Kidneys, Intestines and Mesenteric Glands.
Disease (standardised): Hydrocephalus (Brain ); Softening (Brain ); Tuberculosis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The child was admitted in a very emaciated state with some symptoms of cerebral affection.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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