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Alice Carter, 74, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 74
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1847
Date of death: 18 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Slight peritonitis. Gangrene of the gut.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Gangrene (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The history stated that this patient had suffered from a severe cough for some time.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Wheatley, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1847
Date of death: 04 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Fractured pelvis. Separation of the bones. Ruptured urethra. Extensive extravasation of urine.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Rupture (Urethra); Extravasation (Urethra)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted slightly collapsed, having been jammed a short time previously between a cart wheel and a post.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Joseph Dawson, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 May 1847
Date of death: 15 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Acute peritonitis and escape of faecal matter after rupture of intestine.
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Rupture (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: On the evening of May 12th this patient while drunk and in a quarrel received a violent kick from a heavy booted foot on the hypogastrium.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Homicide/murder

Rachael Freeman, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Jun 1847
Date of death: 15 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse sloughing of cellular tissue of pelvis and left nates.
Disease (standardised): Sloughing (Pelvis); Sloughing (Buttocks)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: No history of this case was obtained. The patient was admitted in a moribund state, and died the following day.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Davies, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Jul 1847
Date of death: 26 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the ribs. Peritonitis with effusion of pus. Rupture of small intestine and escape of faecal matter.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Suppuration (Abdomen); Rupture (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was admitted loquaciously drunk, with a statement to the effect that the wheel of an omnibus had passed over his body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Sarah Barker, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Sep 1845
Date of death: 15 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous ulceration of the vagina spreading to the uterus, and infiltration of scirrhous matter into the cellular tissue of the pelvis. Encephaloid tubercle in liver. Bladder and rectum inflamed. Mottling degeneration of left kidney
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Vagina, Uterus, Pelvis, Liver); Inflammation (Bladder, Rectum); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a large tumour situated on the wall of the vagina.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

William Dolbear, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Oct 1845
Date of death: 1 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of the sigmoid flexure of the colon and of the upper part of the rectum, spreading to the pelvic cellular tissue and to the bladder. Encephaloid disease of the prostate, liver and mesenteric glands. Abscesses in kidneys. Lungs spumous with partial red heptisation.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Intestines); Cancer (Pelvis); Cancer (Bladder); Cancer (Prostate, Liver, Mesenteric glands); Abscess (Kidney); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted complaining of frequent micturition of small quantities of water, haemorrhage from the urethra and pain referred to the prostate. Also occasional pain in the loins.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Egin, 59, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 May 1846
Date of death: 20 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Caries of the sternum and left scapula. Abscess in the anterior mediastinum. Pleurisy on the right side with inflammation and suppuration of the portion of the right lung. Old adhesions left side.
Disease (standardised): Caries (Sternum); Caries (Scapula); Abscess (Thoracic cavity); Pleurisy (Pleura); Inflammation (Lung); Suppuration (Lung);Adhesions (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with a fluctuating tumour about the size of a pigeon’s egg on the left side of the sternum near its centre.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax. The examination was not carried further, at the request of the son
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Mott, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Jul 1846
Date of death: 29 Jul 1846
Disease (transcribed): Extensive rupture of liver and effusion of blood into the cavity of the peritoneum. Convolutions of intestines glued to each other by thin layers of coagulated fibrine, without any increased vascularity. Run over by a cart.
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Liver); Effusion (Abdomen); Fibrin (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This boy, in getting down from the back rail of a cab in which he had been riding, fell on his belly and while lying so, the wheel of another cab passed over his back.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Madeline Latham, 48, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Aug 1846
Date of death: 10 Aug 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of the thyroid gland. Encephaloid deposit in glands of neck, in anterior and posterior mediastinum, along the aorta into the abdomen and in the muscular structure of the heart.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Thyroid gland); Cancer (Lymph nodes); Cancer (Thoracic cavity); Cancer (Arteries); Cancer (Abdomen); Cancer (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: No history could be obtained of this case. On admission the patient’s countenance presented the peculiar hue of the malignant cachexia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Neck, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Fuller, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Oct 1846
Date of death: 24 Nov 1846
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis after removal of fibrous polypus from uterus. Abscess of right ovary. Small ovarian cyst in left mucous membrane of uterus inflamed.
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Polyps (Uterus); Operation (Uterus); Abscess (Ovary); Cysts (Ovary); Inflammation (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was transferred from the care of the Physician to Mr Hawkins. She stated that for two and a half years she had been subject to flooding.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Eales, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Feb 1846
Date of death: 17 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse cellular inflammation of the head, neck and pharynx. Tubercules and cretaceous deposits in the lungs. Old peritonitis. Suppurating gland in the groin. Great cul de sac digested by the gastric juice.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Head, Neck, Pharynx); Tuberculosis (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Suppuration (Groin)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with enlarged glands in the left groin and the skin over them was somewhat inflamed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, pharynx, larynx, thorax and left groin
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Gayleard, 67, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 67
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1846
Date of death: 2 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated obturator hernia. Old hernial sac in left groin, issuing through the inguinal canal
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Pelvis); Hernia (Groin)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient had had an inguinal hernia on the left side for seven years, and always worn a truss. On March 27th it descended behind the truss and immediately was followed by intense pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Strangeman, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Feb 1846
Date of death: 21 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of the posterior mediastinum enveloping the large vessels, trachea, bronchi and oesophagus and spreading to the structure of the left lung, mucous membrane of trachea and bronchi contaminated. Other organs healthy. Old adhesions
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Thoracic cavity); Cancer (Trachea); Cancer (Lung); Cancer (Oesophagus)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry. Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: From the account given by this patient it appeared that last December a swelling about the size of a marble formed in the right leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Timblett, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Jun 1846
Date of death: 9 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Large calculi in bladder and right ureter. Inflammation of bladder and of sub peritoneal tissue of left loin and iliac fossa. Kidneys extensively absorbed. Uterus, pelvis etc much dilated.
Disease (standardised): Calculi (Bladder); Calculi (Ureter); Inflammation (Bladder); Inflammation (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney); Dilated (Uterus);Dilated (Pelvis)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient stated that he suddenly felt acute pain from the loins to the region of the bladder. After being free from pain for two years after, he then passed a stone by the urethra and the pain returned.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Dinah Green, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 May 1846
Date of death: 30 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of sternum, of pelvis, of left leg and of left arm. Secondary deposits in various parts. Suppuration about some of the fractures. Pleuropneumonia.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Sternum); Fracture (Pelvis); Fracture (Leg); Fracture (Arm); Suppuration (Fractures); Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient threw himself from the window of a fifth story building and fell on her side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left inferior extremity, left superior extremity, right forearm and sternum
Type of incident: Suicide

William Tooty, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jul 1846
Date of death: 8 Jul 1846
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated hernia. The strangulation being produced by the internal abdominal ring, and the hernia not passing down further than the inguinal canal. Gut of a dark colour and covered with fibrine, otherwise healthy
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Disease (Gastrointestinal tract)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a state of great depression with a pale, anxious countenance and small pulse. In the right inguinal region was a hernial tumour about the size of the fist.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Goodenough, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Oct 1846
Date of death: 5 Dec 1846
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid tumour in the abdomen, surrounding abdominal aorta and inferior cava, which latter was blocked up. Encephaloid tumour of the left testicle.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Abdomen); Blockage (Veins); Cancer (Testis)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Johnstone, Athol Archibald Wood
Medical notes: This patient stated that his urine had been thick, he had pain during micturition and occasionally he ‘was unable to hold his water’.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and testicle
Type of incident: n/a

James Swift, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Dec 1846
Date of death: 04 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Bronchocele. Excision. Pus in posterior mediastinum. Ulceration of intestinal jugular vein. Secondary abscess of lungs. Pleuritis.
Disease (standardised): Bronchocele (Lung); Excision (Lung); Suppuration (Thorax); Ulcer (Veins); Abscess (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was admitted with a tumour about the size of a hen's egg of eleven years standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Throat, fauces, thyroid gland and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Grieves, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 03 Mar 1847
Date of death: 26 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pleuritis. Compressed lung from thickening of pleura. Specs of atheroma on aorta. Cirrhosis of liver with ascites.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Compressed (Lung); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries); Cirrhosis (Liver); Ascites (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur. Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient whose whole appearance was indicative of ill-health was admitted with an abscess over the sacrum, the result of an injury received some time previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Tidman, 51, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 51
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Mar 1847
Date of death: 03 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Umbilical hernia. Ulceration into sac. Abscess in omentum. Dilated heart with fatty walls. Fibrous tumour of uterus
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Ulcer (Abdomen); Disease (Heart); Tumour (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The patient about then months previous to her admission, first perceived a swelling at the umbilicus about the size of a hen’s egg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Harrandine, 78, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 78
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Mar 1847
Date of death: 07 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Incarcerated femoral hernia. Peritonitis. Cyst containing hair and fat in ovary. Ossified coronary arteries. Blood fluid
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Cysts (Ovary); Ossification (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The history stated that a hernial protrusion had existed for forty years and it had been incarcerated twice during that time, causing considerable suffering.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Stroud, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Aug 1847
Date of death: 23 Aug 1847
Disease (transcribed): Wound of knee joint. Injury of bone. Diffuse suppuration of thigh. Secondary inflammation of pleura and peritoneum.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Leg); Suppuration (Leg); Inflammation (Pleura); Inflammation (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was admitted with a longitudinal lacerated wound caused by an axe he was using glancing off and the edge of it striking the knee.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Eliza Colliss, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Oct 1847
Date of death: 13 Nov 1847
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis with purulent effusion. Softening of fimbriated extremities of fallopian tubes.
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Suppuration (Abdomen); Disease (Fallopian tubes)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with an inflamed gland in the left groin.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Amelia Stead, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Jan 1846
Date of death: 22 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis. Gall bladder filled with gall stones. Congestive pneumonia. Specks of atheroma
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Gallstones (Gall bladder); Pneumonia (Lung); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a state of collapse, with cold skin, laboured respiration and a scarcely perceptible pulse. There was a tumour in the left groin about the size of a pigeon egg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax and nose
Type of incident: n/a

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