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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

George Simcock, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jun 1847
Date of death: 27 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Distorted bones of lower extremities. Scalp wound with diffuse inflammation of cellular tissue. Exposure of skull with extravasation of blood and diffuse inflammation of membranes of brain. Secondary abscesses of lung. Old pericarditis. Enlarged and diseased aorta.
Disease (standardised): Distorted bones (Leg); Wound (Scalp); Inflammation (Scalp); Exposure (Skull); Inflammation (Brain); Abscess (Lung);Pericarditis (Heart) ; Disease (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident?

Joseph Weedon, 79, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 79
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 02 Aug 1847
Date of death: 03 Aug 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the ribs with laceration of lung and blood in cavity of pleura. Diseased aortic valves and aorta, with dilatation and ulceration of latter.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Laceration (Lung); Disease (Arteries); Disease (Arteries); Ulcer (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: This patient was admitted in a state of collapse with fracture of several ribs on the left side, the consequence of a fall under the hoofs of a horse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Charles Hawkes, 11, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 11
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Jun 1847
Date of death: 18 Sep 1847
Disease (transcribed): Disease of left knee and right hip joint. Ulceration of cartilages with caries of bones.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Knee); Disease (Hip); Ulcer (Leg); Caries (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Johnstone, Athol Archibald Wood
Medical notes: On admission an abscess existed at the left knee joint, which extended to the back of the nates. Two years ago a cart wheel went over his leg, but the disease began in the knee joint from four months since.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left lower extremity and right lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident?

William Parker, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 06 Sep 1847
Date of death: 17 Oct 1847
Disease (transcribed): Congested brain. Scrofulous tubercles in substance of 6” nerve and on medulla. Mucous membrane of kidney inflamed and bladder also. Paralysis. Extensive sloughs on sacrum.
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Brain); Tuberculosis (Brain); Inflammation (Kidney); Inflammation (Bladder); Paralysis (Central nervous system); Sloughing (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel. Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a state of almost total insensibility, paraplegia, and paralysed also to a certain extent in his upper extremities. He was reported to have enjoyed excellent health up to seven weeks before admission, when he had a fall from a scaffold.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and spinal chord
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Charles Matthews, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Oct 1847
Date of death: 15 Nov 1847
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg. Diffuse gangrenous inflammation.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Gangrene (Leg); Inflammation (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: As the body was removed without examination the case is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the request of friends
Type of incident: Trauma/accident?

Philip Birch, 25, Gentleman’s servant

Occupation or role: Gentleman’s servant
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Nov 1847
Date of death: 07 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Operation of trephining. Extensive abscess of brain. Sloughing of dura mater. Softening of septum lucidum. Bloody extravasation into pleurae. Congestion of lungs.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Trephining (Skull); Abscess (Brain); Sloughing (Brain); Softening (Brain); Extravasation (Pleura);Congestion (Lung)

Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Three weeks before admission this man was seen by the House Surgeon with a scalp wound which had been inflicted by a shovel on the left side of the head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium and thorax
Type of incident: Homicide/murder

Emma Torode, 4, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 4
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Jan 1848
Date of death: 5 Jan 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fractured jaw. Laceration of the cheek. Laceration of the liver. Extensive fracture and separation of the pelvis.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Jaw); Laceration (Face); Laceration (Liver); Fracture (Pelvis)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was brought to the Hospital in a state of collapse from which he never recovered. The injuries were caused by her being run over.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Mouth, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Patrick Shannasey, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Mar 1848
Date of death: 18 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the skull, hernia cerebri, fracture of the pelvis
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Hernia (Brain); Fracture (Pelvis)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The case is not reported as the body was not examined.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Stockwell, 32, Bricklayer

Occupation or role: Bricklayer
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Feb 1848
Date of death: 29 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs followed by abscess into pleura. Pneumonia. Fracture into ankle joint and of os calcis.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Abscess (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Fracture (Ankle); Fracture (Foot)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man's injuries were caused by his falling down from a scaffold thirty feet high.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower extremities
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Wilkinson, 9, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 9
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Feb 1848
Date of death: 31 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of leg. Secondary abscess in lung and empyema. Pus in sterno-clavicular joints and elbow joint. Pus in femoral vein.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Abscess (Lung); Empyema (Lung); Suppuration (Sterno-clavicular joints); Suppuration (Elbow); Suppuration (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas. Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This boy was admitted with scrofulous disease of the knee joint of four years duration, said to arise from a blow a short time previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Sterno-clavicular joint, thorax, abdomen, stump and superior extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Henry Humphry, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Sep 1847
Date of death: 16 Apr 1848
Disease (transcribed): Caries of 10th dorsal vertebra. Pneumonia. Pus in cavity of pleurae.
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Pneumonia (Lung); Suppuration (Pleural cavity)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with symptoms of incipient disease of the spine.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and spine.
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Gammon, 24, Shepherd

Occupation or role: Shepherd
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Mar 1847
Date of death: 24 Apr 1848
Disease (transcribed): Disease of hip joint with dislocation of the femur. Inflammation of the femoral and iliac veins and vena cava.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Hip); Dislocation (Leg); Inflammation (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient on admission presented the symptoms of disease of the hip joint of long standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Skinner, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Dec 1847
Date of death: 29 Apr 1848
Disease (transcribed): Psoas abscess.
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Psoas muscle)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This case is not entered as the body was not examined.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

William Trenchard, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 May 1848
Date of death: 18 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Lobulated fibrous tumour connected with sphenoid bone. Operation. Removal of superior maxillary of malar bones
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Skull); Operation (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner. Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient reported that about six years ago he was first troubled with a polypus of the nose, which was extracted by forceps, and shortly afterwards the left cheek became very prominent, the swelling extending upward to the eye.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: face and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

George Gibbett, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jun 1848
Date of death: 20 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull. Extensive laceration of brain. Apoplectic cyst in brain.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Apoplectic cyst (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was brought to the Hospital by the officers of police, by whom he had been found in a state of insensibility.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: n/a

William Bonfood, 30, Cabman

Occupation or role: Cabman
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Aug 1848
Date of death: 9 Aug 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of cranium. Extravasation of blood on several points of surface of brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Extravasation (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This patient was shortly before his admission thrown forcibly off a cab and stunned.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium and right knee joint
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Hearn, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Sep 1848
Date of death: 6 Sep 1848
Disease (transcribed): Comminuted fracture of femur. Extensive laceration of muscles.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Laceration (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This man was admitted following an enormous mass of stone falling on his leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left thigh
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Dawes, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Aug 1848
Date of death: 10 Sep 1848
Disease (transcribed): Enlarged heart. Albuminuria. Pleurisy.
Disease (standardised): Enlarged (Heart); Albuminuria (Kidney); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This patient stated that he had been conscious for some years of shortness of breath, and had latterly felt palpitations of the heart.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Sweetapple, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Sep 1848
Date of death: 11 Sep 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of cranium. Laceration and bruising of brain.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Bruising (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: While walking in the street drunk in the evening, he was knocked down and became insensible and incapable of motion.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Arthur Bamblett, 21, Gunpowder mill worker

Occupation or role: Gunpowder mill worker
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Sep 1848
Date of death: 27 Sep 1848
Disease (transcribed): Caries of atlas and axis. Destruction of transverse ligament
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: The patient said that six months ago he began to be troubled with what he thought was a stiff neck from cold.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Quelch, 70, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 70
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Oct 1848
Date of death: 21 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the tibia. Sloughs over sacrum and hips.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Sloughing (Spine); Sloughing (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: The history is not given as the body was not examined.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Perry, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Dec 1848
Date of death: 22 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Pain of head and deafness. Delirium.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Pain (Head); Deafness (Ear); Delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This patient presented on admission all the appearance of an ordinary case of fever. He was exceedingly deaf, which he said dated only from the commencement of his present illness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Allen, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Sep 1855
Date of death: 11 Nov 1855
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration, probably malignant, of the nates. Rheumatism
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Buttocks); Rheumatic Diseases (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: As the body was not examined, the case is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was removed unexamined
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Pooke, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Dec 1855
Date of death: 18 Dec 1855
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull. Laceration of Brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man had fallen down and was admitted in a state of perfect insensibility from which he never recovered.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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