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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

James Holmes, 54, Glover

Occupation or role: Glover
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 May 1874
Date of death: 6 May 1874
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated congenital inguinal hernia (operation). Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 man suffered from a hernia since boyhood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, peritoneum, intestines, hernia, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

James Lucas, 40, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 May 1845
Date of death: 23 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive rupture of the liver with effusion of blood & bile into the peritoneum. Fracture of 4th, 5th, & 6th ribs
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Liver); Effusion (Abdomen); Fracture (Ribs)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient shortly before his admission was knocked down by some horses and the wheel of a carriage passed over his abdomen. Some of the ribs were felt to be fractured upon the side side, and he was in a state of extreme collapse’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Edward Aslett, 15, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 May 1846
Date of death: 31 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Fracture of the skull, depression of the orbital plate of the frontal. Abscess in the anterior lobe of the brain with extensive suppuration in the lateral ventricles and at the base of the brain. Other viscera healthy.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Head); Fracture (Skull); Abscess (Brain); Suppuration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a superficial scalp wound caused about ten minutes previously by a fall of about six feet from a ladder.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Sarah Leigh, 23, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Apr 1845
Date of death: 23 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Ascites from thickening of the capsule of the liver. Tapping. Erysipelas. Dilatation, without hypertrophy, of the heart
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Peritoneum); Bleeding; Erysipelas (Skin); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was stated to have enjoyed very good health up to two years ago, when she suffered from an attack of rheumatic fever, and since that time has always been subject to palpitation on very little bodily exertion. Nine months ago, she was delivered of a fine healthy child, & shortly after her confinement, she suffered from intense pain in the abdomen accompanied by violent diarrhoea’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Weston, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Mar 1844
Date of death: 4 Jun 1844
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema of the lung. Large aneurysm of the abdominal aorta making its way through the diaphragm into the left lung by small, ulcerated openings. Kidneys mottled. Amputation of leg.
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Aneurysm (Arteries); Mottled (Kidney); Amputation (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: On the 11th April the patient underwent amputation below the knee on account of a chronic disease of the ankle joint, the result of an injury about three years previous.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and stump
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Allen, 80, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 80
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 May 1846
Date of death: 31 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
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 case was not entered, as there was no post mortem examination of the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

James Capon, 24, Groom

Occupation or role: Groom
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1862
Date of death: 8 May 1862
Disease (transcribed): Necrosis of vertebrae. Exposure of spinal cord. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Necrosis (Spine); Exposure (Spinal cord); Sepsis (Systemic)
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 man was admitted under the physicians for paralysis. He stated that twelve months ago he sprained his back.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, cord and chest
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Evans, 51, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1845
Date of death: 24 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Effusion of fluid in sub-arachnoid tissue. Lung congested posteriorly. Two aortic valves only, the surfaces of which were covered with fibrinous & calcareous deposits. Slight irregular depressions on surfaces of kidneys. Small calculus in pelvis of kidney
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Brain); Deposit (Aorta); Congestion (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Calculus (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of pain in the chest, & cough said to be of ten days’ duration. The respiration was very quick & catching, & the pain in the chest was much increased on deep inspiration’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Edward Prince, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 May 1844
Date of death: 4 Jun 1844
Disease (transcribed): Fungoid disease of the liver and omentum giving rise to fatal haemorrhage into the cavity of the peritoneum. No malignant disease in any other viscus.
Disease (standardised): Fungoid disease (Liver); Fungoid disease (Abdomen); Haemorrhage (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with an enlargement of the abdomen, fluctuation being readily distinguished at its lower part. There was also some oedema of the lower extremities.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Rodwell, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 May 1846
Date of death: 2 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions. Scattered tubercles in apices of lungs. Scrofulous disease of right kidney, with thickening of its capsule and condensation of the surrounding cellulo-adipose tissue. Chronic inflammation of the large intestine.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Kidney); Inflammation (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient stated that about four years ago, he was knocked down and run over by a cart and he was so severely injured in the right lumbar region that he was obliged to keep to his bed for three months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Tyrell, 34, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1867
Date of death: 7 May 1867
Disease (transcribed): Fatty heart. Fracture of leg. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Fracture (Leg); Sepsis (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 man was admitted with a simple oblique fracture of both bones of the right leg and the junction of the middle with the lower third. He stated that the accident had occurred through his slipping off the eddge of the kerb stone.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and right leg
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Clarke, 45, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 May 1845
Date of death: 25 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Large scalp wound, followed by matter between the dura mater & bone as well as by matter in the cavity of the arachnoid and in the sub-arachnoid tissue & pia mater. Trephine applied. 2ndary deposits in lung. Pericardium adherent. Heart dilated & soft
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Wound (Brain); Trephining; Deposit (Lungs); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'John Clark, admitted with a very large scalp wound, extending nearly the whole length of the head upon the right side, in a semicircular direction, and exposing considerable portion of the right temporal occipital, and frontal bones […] The wound was filled with dirt. It was not ascertained in what manner the wound had been inflicted as he was found in a state of insensibility in a cellar & could give no account of the way in which he got there’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Hannah George, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 May 1846
Date of death: 2 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Ovarian dropsy. Paracentesis. Inflammation of cyst which was extensively adherent to various parts of the peritoneum.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Ovary); Paracentesis (Abdomen); Inflammation (Ovary)
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 patient had repeatedly been in the Hospital during the previous two years, suffering from well marked ovarian dropsy.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Luke Gibney, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 May 1844
Date of death: 6 Jun 1844
Disease (transcribed): Retention of urine from enlarged Prostate gland. Haemorrhage.
Disease (standardised): Enlarged (Prostate); Haemorrhage (Prostate)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted on account of a retention of urine from an enlarged prostate gland.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Bridges, 39, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Feb 1845
Date of death: 25 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Circumscribed empyema. Malignant disease of the right ovary with recent peritonitis. Tumour in umbilical region
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Lungs); Malignant disease (Ovary); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Tumour (Abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in the autumn of last year, complaining of great distension of the abdomen, occasioning dyspnoea and great abdominal uneasiness. She said that the swelling which commenced at the lower part of the abdomen on the right side was first perceived about six months prior to admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Martha Woolverton, 2, Child

Occupation or role: Child
Age: 2
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Jan 1862
Date of death: 8 Jan 1862
Disease (transcribed): Scald
Disease (standardised): Scald (Skin)
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 severe scald.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Andrew Murray, 40, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jan 1845
Date of death: 13 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of the arch of aorta bursting into oesophagus and trachea. Aorta atheromatous. Old pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta); Plaque, atheroscelerotic (Aorta); Pleurisy (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient, a tailor, dreadfully disfigured by a burn which occurred when he was 18 months old, stated that he had enjoyed excellent health up to last September year, at which time his notice was attracted by a slight pain in the upper part of the back, greatly increased on swallowing’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

[No name] Macnamara, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: [No gender stated]
Date of admission: 27 Apr 1842
Date of death: 24 Jun 1842
Disease (transcribed): Effusion in left pleura. Phthisis. Granular liver. Tubercules in Kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung); Granular (Liver); Tuberculosis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Bond, 45, Dealer

Occupation or role: Dealer
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Dec 1868
Date of death: 8 Jan 1869
Disease (transcribed): Cirrhosis of liver. Diffuse cellular inflammation of arm. Pyaemia.
Disease (standardised): Cirrhosis (Liver); Inflammation (Arm); Sepsis (Systemic)
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 was pushed down by two policemen on to his left elbow.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Susan Coombes, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Oct 1845
Date of death: 12 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pleurisy. Pneumonia. Scrofulous deposits about peritoneum. Ulceration of small intestine. Liver fatty
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted complaining of a cough and pain in the chest of about six weeks duration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Cornwall , 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jan 1844
Date of death: 11 Jan 1844
Disease (transcribed): Delirium Tremens.
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Central nervous system)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted in a state of great restlessness and loss of sleep and delirium.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Weale, 56, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jan 1845
Date of death: 27 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis with old adhesions in both pleurae. Small tubercular deposits in the cortical structure of the kidney
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs, kidneys)

Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that he had suffered more or less from cough during the last 12 months, but had not ceased to work till within the last six weeks, when his cough became extremely troublesome, accompanied by profuse expectoration & pain in the chest’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Laidley, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jun 1844
Date of death: 6 Jun 1844
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis Pulmonalis.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted in a state of great exhaustion and debility and evidently in the last stage of Phthisis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, wind pipe and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Fisher, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Apr 1846
Date of death: 3 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Universal anasarca and effusions into the serous cavities. Heart dilated and slightly hypertrophied. Valves healthy. Liver and kidneys congested. Spleen hard and congested. Uterus hypertrophied. Ovaries with cysts.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Universal); Disease (Heart); Congestion (Liver); Congestion (Kidney); Congestion (Spleen); Disease (Uterus);Cysts (Ovary)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient reported that she had been ailing about ten or eleven months; that for the first two months she had no particular pain, but felt languid and uncomfortable, but later had an attack of jaundice.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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