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James Briggs, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Nov 1847
Date of death: 25 Nov 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive rupture of the liver and haemorrhage into peritoneal cavity
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Liver); Haemorrhage (Abdomen)
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 shortly after he had been kicked by a horse on the epigastrium.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Sarah Bywater, 59, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 59
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Nov 1847
Date of death: 10 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Removal of breast for scirrhous tumour. Pleuritis. Pneumonia with hepatisation. Peritonitis with purulent effusion.
Disease (standardised): Mastectomy (Breast); Cancer (Breast); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen);Suppuration (Abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This woman was admitted with a schirrhus tumour at the upper part of the right breast, about the size of a pigeon's egg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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

George Watts, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Oct 1847
Date of death: 28 Oct 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive ulceration of rectum, with abscess from ulceration of bowel. Extensive peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Intestines); Abscess (Intestines); Peritonitis (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 patient was admitted in a very weakly condition with fistula in ano, surrounded by considerable induration.
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

Robert White, 51, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Aug 1847
Date of death: 29 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Cachectic ulcer of the penis. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Penis); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The particulars of this case are not recorded, as the body was removed without examination.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the request of friends
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

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

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

Thomas Wild, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 05 May 1847
Date of death: 19 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid tubercles in lungs. Purulent effusion in peritoneal cavity with peritonitis. Encephaloid tubercles in small intestine and encephaloid tumour in abdomen.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Lung); Suppuration (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Cancer (Intestines); Cancer (Abdomen)
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 an enlargement of the left testis which was about the size of an ostrich egg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Martha Grace, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Apr 1847
Date of death: 16 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis with effusion of pus after removal of a large ovarian cyst
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Suppuration (Abdomen); Cysts (Ovary)
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 with considerable swelling of the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Risley, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Apr 1847
Date of death: 25 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Blood tinged fluid in abdomen. Recent peritonitis. Twisting and strangulation of small intestine after reduction of inguinal hernia.
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Strangulation (Intestines); Hernia (Abdomen)
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 brought to the Hospital with symptoms of strangulated inguinal hernia. When admitted he was in a dying state.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 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

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

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

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

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

George Turner, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Jan 1847
Date of death: 07 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia with grey hepatisation. Ulceration of cartilages of both hip joints with enormous collections of pus burrowing up into cavity of abdomen and down both thighs. Diseased knee joint.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Ulcer (Hip joint); Suppuration (Abdomen); Suppuration (Leg); Disease (Knee joint)
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 the Physician with acute Rheumatic inflammation of the knees, the left being much the worst of the two.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
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

Mary Price, 62, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 62
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Nov 1846
Date of death: 27 Nov 1846
Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia. Omentum adherent to femoral ring and to the sac and to descending colon. Peritonitis. Small intestine strangulated. Pus in corresponding portion of mesentery. Pus in peritoneal cavity.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Adherent (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Strangulated (Intestines); Suppuration (Mesentery); Suppuration (Abdomen)
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 woman was admitted with symptoms of strangulated femoral hernia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Francis Hedgley, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Oct 1846
Date of death: 28 Oct 1846
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Laceration of lungs with effusion of blood into pleuritic cavities. Laceration of spleen and peritoneal covering of liver. Effused blood into cavity of peritoneum.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Laceration (Lung); Effusion (Pleural cavity); Laceration (Spleen); Laceration (Liver); Effusion (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Admitted dead, having been run over during a fog.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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

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

William Anderson, 80, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 80
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Oct 1846
Date of death: 6 Oct 1846
Disease (transcribed): Congestion of lungs, chalky deposit in one. Heart flabby. Granular kidneys. Partial peritoneal adhesions. Varicose ulcer. Suppurating gland in the groin.
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Adhesions (Abdomen); Ulcer (Veins); Suppuration (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: A very imperfect history was obtained from this patient. He stated that for ten years he had worn a truss on a tumour in the right groin, and that three days since the tumour enlarged, became painful and red.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Tunbridge, 24, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Aug 1846
Date of death: 15 Nov 1846
Disease (transcribed): Old extravasation of blood into cavity of arachnoid. Pleuritis. Puriform fluid in pleura. Abscess of lung. Laceration of diaphragm. Abscess in cavity of abdomen. Rupture of spleen. Peritonitis. Ulceration of bowel with faecal abscesses.
Disease (standardised): Extravasation (Brain ); Pleurisy (Pleura); Suppuration (Pleura); Abscess (Lung); Laceration (Diaphragm); Abscess (Abdomen);Rupture (Spleen) ; Peritonitis (Abdomen) ; Ulcer (Intestines) ; Abscess (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: This man stated to be dyspeptic, was admitted suffering from the consequences of a fall on the hands from a height of twenty feet.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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