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Martha Field, 2, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 2
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Mar 1860
Date of death: 7 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Lacerated wound of the arm. Fracture of ulna. Dislocation of radius. Abscesses. ?Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Wound (Arm); Fracture (Arm); Dislocation (Arm); Abscess; Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A few months before admission this child was knocked down by one of Pickfords vans, one of the wheels passing over the left arm’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left arm, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Timothy Brandon, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 May 1841
Date of death: 28 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull. Haemorrhage from meningeal artery
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Haemorrhage (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Babington, George Gisborne
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Edward Siggins, 79, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 79
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jan 1870
Date of death: 29 Mar 1870
Disease (transcribed): Fractured leg. Senile delirium.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
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.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

George Beal , 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Apr 1844
Date of death: 30 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of the membranes of the Brain; slight fracture at the base of the skull. Compound fracture of the thigh, with extensive laceration of the soft parts.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Brain ); Fracture (Skull); Fracture (Leg); Laceration (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: Mr Tatum wanted to perform am amputation of the leg but the patient would not give his consent. The accident had been caused by a fall from a tree whilst engaged in birds nesting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and right thigh
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Jane Cox, 60, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Apr 1845
Date of death: 15 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Diffuse cellular inflammation of the scalp. Extravasations of blood, both in the cavity of the arachnoid, and in the structure of the brain. Fracture of external malleolus with suppuration in joint and in the neighbourhood
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Inflammation (Scalp); Extravasation (Brain); Fracture (Ankle); Suppuration (Ankle)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'When admitted, this patient presented the usual symptoms of concussion and a lacerated scalp wound on the back part of the head. The symptoms of concussion were complicated by those of intoxication, as it was subsequently ascertained that she had drunk a considerable quantity before meeting with her accident’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, left inferior extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Samuel Goodyer, 65, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Apr 1916
Date of death: 24 Apr 1916
Disease (transcribed): Cerebral haemorrhage. Fractured base
Disease (standardised): Haemorrhage (Brain); Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: While carrying a mattress up a flight of stairs the patient fell backwards a distance of about fifteen feet on to the back of his head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium only examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Charles Simmons, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: May 1841
Date of death: 27 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Hope, James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Wallis, 61, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Apr 1845
Date of death: 14 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of the urethra. Chronic affection of the bladder, ureter etc. with mottling & granular degeneration of the kidneys. Large foul abscess in the left loin & extensing along the psoas, into the groin. Recent pleurisy & peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Urethra); Disease (Bladder, ureter, kidneys); Abscess (Loin, groin); Pleurisy (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This person had attended the hospital occasionally for many years past, and had been in the habit of having catheters introduced as an out-patient. When he applied in the 9th of April he was suffering from the usual symptoms of retention of urine and stated that he had not passed any water for twenty four hours’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Edward Dixon, 59, Butcher

Occupation or role: Butcher
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1870
Date of death: 27 Mar 1870
Disease (transcribed): Hydatid cysts in the substance of the sacrum and deep muscles of the back. Pneumonia.
Disease (standardised): Echinococcosis (Spine); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient had a swelling form over the back of the right thigh, which gradually increased without pain and burst three months before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, bones and muscles
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Turner, 39, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Apr 1849
Date of death: 4 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Ozaena. Extensive syphilitic caries of the nasal topae, & of the bones at the base of the skull
Disease (standardised): Rhinitis, atrophic (Nose); Syphilis (Nose); Caries (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This patient stated that in June last he became affected with symptoms of secondary syphilis, the most important of which was pain in the left ear, with loss of hearing, & a scanty discharge from the meatus. During the September & October following he was put on a course of mercury and profusely salivated. Soon afterwards he became subject to epistaxis, sometimes to a large amount’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, larynx, pharynx

Type of incident: n/a

Ellen Gough, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 2
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 May 1871
Date of death: 7 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)

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: Trauma / accident

Peter Parsons, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Mar 1843
Date of death: 15 May 1843
Disease (transcribed): Disease of spinal marrow. Chronic inflammation of Bladder and Kidney.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Spine); Inflammation (Bladder); Inflammation (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spine, brain, abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

George Nichols, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 2
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Apr 1871
Date of death: 5 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the base of the skull. Fractured femur
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull, femur)

Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'The boy fell from a window 15 feet. When admitted was sensible, there was a bruise over left eyebrow, and subconjunctival ecchymosis on left side. Also a fracture of left femur’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John Brightman, 32, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Apr 1860
Date of death: 3 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the skull. Laceration of the brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Henry Senfield, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Apr 1844
Date of death: 27 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Bronchitis. Pneumonia. Peculiar growths connected with the intervertebral cartilage and by this projection pressing upon the spinal marrow.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Bronchitis (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Tumour (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a complete loss of all power over the lower extremities, the sensation remaining perfect. He attributed it to a strain in the back about 30 months previously whilst drawing a heavy carriage out of the coach house.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium and spinal cord
Type of incident: n/a

William Jeffries, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Apr 1846
Date of death: 18 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy of bones of skull. Congestion of veins of brain. Congestion of lungs. Heart dilated and atrophied. Two aortic valves only with calcareous deposit in their structure. Blood fluid. Abdominal organs, nothing remarkable.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Skull); Disease (Brain); Disease (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with well marked symptoms of Delirium Tremens. No history of the case could be obtained.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Betsy Holt, 37, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Mar 1860
Date of death: 2 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Angular curvature of the spine. Caries of sacrum
Disease (standardised): Spinal curvature (Spine); Caries (Pelvis)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This woman had suffered from weakness of the back for four years before her admission. About 18 months before admission she noticed projection of the spine’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

Susan Tapson, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Mar 1855
Date of death: 24 Mar 1855
Disease (transcribed): Caries of the cones of the palate and upper jaw. Typhoid Fever
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Jaw); Typhoid Fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
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: The body was removed unexamined
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

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

Thomas Heath, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1853
Date of death: 25 Apr 1853
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the spine. Compression of the spinal cord. Extravasation of blood in cord
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Compression (Spinal cord); Extravasation (Spinal cord)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man fell from a scaffold an hour before his admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spine, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James South, 41, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Mar 1860
Date of death: 1 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Chronic rheumatic arthritis of hip. Fatty heart
Disease (standardised): Arthritis (Hip); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man stated that 4 months before his admission he was pushing a carriage into a coach house, when he felt something give way in his left knee. The following morning the left hip was […] swollen, & the thigh became perfectly black, as if from a severe bruise’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, hip joint

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Edwin Weaver, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 70
Date of admission: 26 Dec 1853
Date of death: 1 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Injury from a fall. Fracture of the upper part of the femur. Adherent pericardium. Pleural adhesions & friable condensed state of the lung
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Thigh); Adherent (Pericardium); Disease (Pleura, lung)
Admitting doctor: Johnson, Henry Charles
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This old man was admitted near the close of last year, in consequence of an accident (a fall of about 10ft from a ladder), in which he had injured the left thigh bone’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: Trauma / accident

Charlotte Hallett, Schoolgirl

Occupation or role: Schoolgirl
Age: 7
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 May 1871
Date of death: 1 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Fractured spine
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine)

Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
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: Trauma / accident

Annie Harrison, 52, [Wife of] Engineer

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Engineer
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Feb 1916
Date of death: 18 Apr 1916
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of the head of the pancreas. Secondary growth in ribs, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, peritoneum, intestines and glands. Chylous ascites
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Pancreas); Tumours (Ribs); Tumours (Lung); Tumours (Heart); Tumours (Liver, Spleen); Tumours (Kidney);Tumours (Abdomen) ; Tumours (Intestines) ; Tumours (Lymph nodes) ; Chylous ascites (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: She had been bedridden for the last two months with pains in the shoulders, legs and epigastrium, the latter pain coming on after food and preceded by nausea and distaste.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, ribs, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, bladder, alimentary canal and thoracic duct
Type of incident: n/a

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