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Thomas Smith, 45, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Apr 1874
Date of death: 19 May 1874
Disease (transcribed): Gonorrhoea. Orchitis. Cystitis. Cellulitis. Pyaemia?
Disease (standardised): Gonorrhoea (Urogenital tract); Orchitis (Testis); Cystitis (Bladder); Cellulitis (Tissues); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Rowland, Edward Roger
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This patient was readmitted with acute orchitis of the right testicle and a purulent discharge from the urethra.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Morris, 42, Laundress

Occupation or role: Laundress
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Sep 1873
Date of death: 10 Nov 1873
Disease (transcribed): Syphilis. Broncho-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Syphilis (Systemic); Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Rowland, Edward Roger
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This patient stated that about six weeks ago she scratched her second finger and it became poisoned.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Hearne, 35, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jul 1873
Date of death: 13 Aug 1873
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of ulna. Lacerated wound. Tetanus
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Arm); Wound (Arm); Tetanus (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not reported here
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Anne Porter, 48, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Apr 1873
Date of death: 19 May 1873
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of breast. Erysipelas. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Breast); Erysipelas (Skin); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Rowland, Edward Roger
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This woman had a cystic tumour of the breast removed by Mr Tatum about five years ago.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

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

Joseph Clark, 42, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jul 1872
Date of death: 8 Aug 1872
Disease (transcribed): Compound comminuted fracture of the leg. Extensive suppuration. Exhaustion. Syphilis
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Suppuration (Leg); Exhaustion (Systemic); Syphilis (Systemic)
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 thrown out of a cart, and fell with the left leg bent under him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, joints, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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

George Boyle, 61, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Dec 1871
Date of death: 17 Jan 1872
Disease (transcribed): Superficial abscess in back of neck (remains of a carbuncle). Erysipelas. Hydatid cyst in liver
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Neck); Carbuncle (Neck); Erysipelas (Skin); Echinococcosis (Liver)
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 a carbuncle on the nape of the neck which was discharging freely through several openings.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Sophia Files, 61, Governess

Occupation or role: Governess
Age: 61
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Dec 1871
Date of death: 1 Mar 1872
Disease (transcribed): Bedsores. Abscess in muscles of thigh. Tubercles. Lardaceous disease
Disease (standardised): Pressure ulcer (Skin); Abscess (Leg); Tuberculosis (Lung); Amyloidosis (Liver); Amyloidosis (Kidney)
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: Nine months before admission this patient began to lose power over the lower limbs and bladder, and she gave an incoherent account of herself.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, muscles, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Maria Daniels, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Nov 1871
Date of death: 16 Nov 1871
Disease (transcribed): Umbilical hernia. Operation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation; 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
Medical notes: 'This patient had had an umbilical hernia for nine years, had never worn any truss, nor at any time entirely returned the protruded bowel. Nov 14 the tumour became larger, she was seized with violent abdominal pain & sickness. The bowels acted slightly after this, but the vomiting & pain continued’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, organs of generation

Type of incident: n/a

William Wickson, Schoolboy

Occupation or role: Schoolboy
Age: 13
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Oct 1871
Date of death: 23 Oct 1871
Disease (transcribed): Caries of lumbar vertebrae & sacrum. Lardaceous disease. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine, pelvis); Disease (Kidney); 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
Medical notes: 'This boy was first admitted in March 1870, when he had had pain in left hip for six months. No injury was known. Father dead, several children died young. There was pain and stiffness about left hip, and a sinus discharging at outer side of hip, which had been open a month’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, organs of generation, bones, joints

Type of incident: n/a

Ann Browning, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 54
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Jul 1871
Date of death: 13 Jul 1871
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of breast. Amputation. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Scirrhus (Breast); Amputation (Breast); Sepsis (Systemic)

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 patient had suffered pain in right breast nine months, and had observed a tumour in the breast six months. It has gradually and painfully increased. Her father died of cancer of tongue. A paternal aunt of cancer of breast’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, organs of generation

Type of incident: n/a

Mary A. Sullibank, None

Occupation or role: None
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Jun 1871
Date of death: 31 Jun 1871
Disease (transcribed): Angular curvature of spine. Ulcerated legs. Pyaemia?
Disease (standardised): Spinal curvature (Spine); Ulcer (Legs); Sepsis (Systemic)

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: 'Seven months before admission a swelling formed on right calf & after some weeks burst, ulceration then took place and spread round leg. Curvature of spine of several years’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, bones, muscles, organs of generation

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Westley, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 59
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Mar 1871
Date of death: 14 Mar 1871
Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Thigh); Operation; Peritonitis (Abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner and Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'She had had a rupture 2 years, & worn a truss for a time but not for the last 3 months. No distinct history of when the bowel came down’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Moss, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 68
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Mar 1871
Date of death: 10 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Osteomyelitis. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Osteomyelitis (Bones); Sepsis (Systemic)
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: 'Thirty years before admission this man had received a kick by a horse on right thigh. This was followed by inflammation and necrosis of the bone, portion of which were removed and he apparently recovered. A few weeks before admission it again became painful’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, bones, joints

Type of incident: n/a

Rosabella Link, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Mar 1871
Date of death: 23 Mar 1871
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of rectum. Peritonitis. Caries of skull
Disease (standardised): Stricture (Rectum); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Caries (Skull)

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: 'Nine years ago she had syphilis, and has since had rupial sores, sore throat, & caries of sagittal maxilla, the hair has also fallen out. Four years ago [she] first began to suffer from confined bowels & increasing difficulty of passing motions’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, organs of generation

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Brown, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Feb 1871
Date of death: 21 Feb 1871
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Indentation of outer table of frontal bone. Circumscribed abscess in left pleura. Bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Indentation (Skull); Abscess (Lungs); Bronchopneumonia (Lungs)

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: 'He fell down & struck his head on some steps. On admission there was a small scalp wound over frontal bone, exposing the bone, his face was livid and the respiration rapid’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Charles Wallace, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 14
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jan 1871
Date of death: 15 Feb 1871
Disease (transcribed): Inflamed hip joint. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Hip); 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 is not herein reported’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Osborne Powell, 46, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Dec 1870
Date of death: 24 Dec 1870
Disease (transcribed): Pulmonary Phthisis. Tubercular disease of the kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Kidney)
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 patient had been rapidly emaciating, with cough and expectoration for six months, and for five months had suffered with increasing pain and frequency of micturition.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx and thorax, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
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

William Shell, 21, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Sep 1870
Date of death: 25 Sep 1870
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull. Meningitis (tubercular).
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Tuberculosis, Meningeal (Brain)
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: Two days before this patient was admitted, he was knocked down by a cab and injured his head. This was followed by acute pain in the hear and he became incoherent.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Exterior of body. No other parts of the body was examined. The post mortem was taken from Dr Cavafy's notes
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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 Purchase, 33, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Feb 1870
Date of death: 25 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Syphilitic affection of the larynx and liver. Nephritis.
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Syphilis (Larynx, Liver); Nephritis (Kidney)
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: The patient had contracted syphilis ten years before. Two years before admission, ulceration of the throat commenced which had never healed and a tumour on the side of the neck.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, larynx, spleen, kidneys, bladder and liver
Type of incident: n/a

David Henderson, 35, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Dec 1869
Date of death: 14 Jan 1870
Disease (transcribed): Caries of head of humerus. Excision. Acute Tuberculosis.
Disease (standardised): Caries (Arm); Excision (Arm); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: The patient had for two years had stiffness and pain about the right shoulder, and nine months before admission an abscess had burst below the shoulder. He was also subject to a dry cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
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

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