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George Livermore, 21, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1862
Date of death: 5 Jan 1862
Disease (transcribed): Tetanus. Lacerated wound of hand
Disease (standardised): Tetanus (Systemic); Laceration (Hand)
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 tetanus, following a lacerated wound of the hand.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Digby, 18, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 May 1862
Date of death: 21 Jul 1862
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular disease of vertebrae. Spinal cord softened
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Spine); Softening (Spinal cord)
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 boy was admitted in the first place for necrosed bone of stump. He stated that his leg had been amputated twelve months previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, spinal canal, spinal cord, vertebrae, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Hollanby, 17, General servant

Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Dec 1862
Date of death: 12 Mar 1863
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular disease of vertebrae
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: She had suffered pain in her back when she was fourteen years old, but this soon subsided, and she did not again notice pain until six months ago, when for the first time she noticed her back was curved considerably.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen and spine
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Taylor, 22, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Feb 1851
Date of death: 7 Feb 1851
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Ulceration & perforation of intestines. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Ulcer (Intestines); Perforation (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner and Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This man dated the commencement of his illness to his having been engaged, in his business of gardener, in pulling up some decayed vegetables, the smell of which was very offensive, ten days before his admission. He was seized with sickness, & found himself unable to return to his work, and two days after was attacked by diarrhoea which continued up to his admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Tomas, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Jan 1851
Date of death: 12 Jan 1851
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Diarrhoea. Right lung hepatized. Ulceration of mucous membrane of caecum & peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Diarrhoea (Intestines); Hepatization (Lungs); Ulcer (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner and Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient said she had been ailing about a [fortnight] commencing with cough, headache, pains in the limbs &c. 5 days before admission she had a severe shivering followed by great heat of skin, but not perspiration. She complaining of a feeling of general debility with loss of appetite and much thirst, & pain in the abdomen. The bowels have acted 9 times during the last 24 hours’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Timothy Smith, 78, Cordwainer

Occupation or role: Cordwainer
Age: 78
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jan 1872
Date of death: 21 Jan 1872
Disease (transcribed): Calculous pyelitis. Abscess surrounding left kidney. Partial of obstruction of the ureter. Erysipelas
Disease (standardised): Pyelitis (Kidney); Calculi (Kidney); Abscess (Kidney); Obstruction (Ureter); Erysipelas (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This man was admitted for retention of urine from enlarged prostate gland.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and bladder
Type of incident: n/a

Maude Hudkeley, 37, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Aug 1866
Date of death: 4 Oct 1866
Disease (transcribed): Rupia
Disease (standardised): Rupia (Skin); Syphilis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Ring, Edmund Cuthbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This woman was admitted having had rupial ulcers for some two months, but lately they had been increasing in number and size.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Prew, 29, Metal turner

Occupation or role: Metal turner
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Nov 1866
Date of death: 10 Dec 1866
Disease (transcribed): Disease of spine. Psoas and lumbar abscess. Phthsis. Amyloid degeneration
Disease (standardised): Disease (Spine); Abscess (Psoas muscle); Abscess (Lumbar); Tuberculosis (Lung); Amyloidosis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Ring, Edmund Cuthbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: Two and a half years ago he was quite well, but shortly after an abscess formed in the back, since which his health had been deteriorating.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Smith, 38, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 May 1869
Date of death: 12 Aug 1869
Disease (transcribed): Caries of vertebra. Double psoas abscess. Scrofulous disease of kidneys, ureter and bladder. Acute tuberculosis of lungs
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Abscess (Psoas muscle); Tuberculosis (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Ureter); Tuberculosis (Bladder); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This patient had had pain in the lower part of his back ever since a fall three years ago.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Haman, 48, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Aug 1870
Date of death: 2 Sep 1870
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of finger. Pyaemia.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Hand); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: As the body was not examined, the case if not herein reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Mayes, 37, Coach Painter

Occupation or role: Coach Painter
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Oct 1870
Date of death: 12 Oct 1870
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculosis. Peritonitis. Morbus genii.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer. Cavafy, John
Medical notes: This man had had pain in the right knee for six years. It gradually enlarged with increasing pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, intestines, bones and joints, and glands. The post mortem was from Dr Cavafy's notes
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Pratt, 51, Shoemaker

Occupation or role: Shoemaker
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 May 1868
Date of death: 28 Sep 1868
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculosis. Pneumonia. Cancer of prostate
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Cancer (Prostate)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This patient had been admitted into the medical wards with phthisis. He complained also of great pain in the right hip for which the surgeons saw him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Houghton, 5, School boy

Occupation or role: School boy
Age: 5
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Dec 1867
Date of death: 31 Dec 1867
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular hydrocephalus
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain); Hydrocephalus (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: n/a

William Horen, 55, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Oct 1864
Date of death: 12 Nov 1864
Disease (transcribed): Exploratory operation for supposed strangulated hernia. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Operation ; Hernia ; Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
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

Catherine Lynes, 9, School girl

Occupation or role: School girl
Age: 9
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Apr 1865
Date of death: 22 Apr 1865
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular meningitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis, meningeal (Brain)
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 patient fell down stairs on the 14th of April and struck the back of his head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Shearer, 35, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Sep 1872
Date of death: 10 Oct 1872
Disease (transcribed): Circumcision. Erysipelas. Sloughing of the penis and scrotum
Disease (standardised): Circumcision (Penis); Erysipelas (Skin); Sloughing (Penis); Sloughing (Scrotum)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner. Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This man was admitted with a congenital phimosis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, intestines and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

George Eden, 38, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Dec 1863
Date of death: 3 Feb 1864
Disease (transcribed): Necrosis of skull. Empyema
Disease (standardised): Necrosis (Skull); Empyema (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'Contracted syphilis in 1858, & was not put under the mercurial treatment: a secondary eruption appeared in 1860, and in 1862 several nodes formed in various parts of the skull, but disappeared under treatment. He was salivated in 1859 for a sore on the penis’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Kinder, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Oct 1848
Date of death: 10 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of arm. Miliary tubercles in lungs and spleen. Pneumonia. Hydrocephalus.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Arm); Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Spleen); Pneumonia (Lung); Hydrocephalus (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner. Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Horlock, 42, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Mar 1849
Date of death: 8 Apr 1849
Disease (transcribed): Extensive ulceration of the vagina with sinus leading to dead bone involving rami of ischium & pubis. Tubercles & vomicae in the lungs
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Vagina); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in a state of very great debility for a purulent discharge from the vagina, but she was in fact dying of phthisis pulmonalis, the apex of the right lung being much consolidated while in that of the left there existed a vomica of considerable extent. She stated that 9 months before she had been attacked by pain, deeply seated in the left side of the pelvis, which extended down the thigh of that side in the course of the great sciatic nerve & for which she was treated as sciatica by cupping, leeches, blisters &c’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

John Dyer, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jan 1846
Date of death: 26 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Old and extensive adhesions. Heart dilated and atrophied. Old peritonitis. Ulceration of intestine. Tubercular deposit in cortical structure of left kidney and in pelvis and ureter. Other viscera healthy. Tubercular deposit in omentum.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines); Tuberculosis (Kidney, Pelvis, Ureter); Tuberculosis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This man was admitted in a state of extreme exhaustion. He stated that he had suffered from cough about nine months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Thomas, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jan 1846
Date of death: 1 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Vomicae, with very few tubercles, in apices of both lungs, the structure of which was compressed and very oedematous. Old adhesions. Scirrhus of the pylorus, with encephaloid glands. Other viscera, nothing remarkable
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Cancer (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: It appeared from the man’s account, that he was in the Hospital about two years before with slight cough and haemoptysis, and that since that time his cough had never entirely left him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Galliers, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Dec 1845
Date of death: 6 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis Pulmonalis?
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: As there was no post mortem examination, no history of this case is given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined, at the earnest request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a

Emma Cooper, 15, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Jan 1846
Date of death: 7 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Cleft palate operation. Subsequently to which, erysipelas of the head and neck, of which she died.
Disease (standardised): Operation (Jaw); Erysipelas (Head); Erysipelas (Neck)
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: The case is not given as there was no post mortem examination of the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined, at the earnest request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a

Flora Macdonald, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Apr 1846
Date of death: 17 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Large scrofulous abscesses about neck and axilla. Scrofulous deposit in bronchial glands, upon the surface of the diaphragm, in the glands of the abdomen, in the right kidney, uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries. Recent and old peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Neck); Tuberculosis (Arm); Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Tuberculosis (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Uterus, Fallopian Tubes, Ovary);Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: It appeared that during the last year the patient had been suffering from scrofulous abscesses in various parts of the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Wright, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1846
Date of death: 24 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous disease of the kidney, bladder and urethra. Phthisis and old adhesions. Other organs healthy.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Bladder); Tuberculosis (Urethra)
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 patient stated that he had been ailing for several years, and had been suffering from a considerable number of blood in the urine.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

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