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Thomas Warner, 21, Plate Layer

Occupation or role: Plate Layer
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jan 1870
Date of death: 30 Mar 1870
Disease (transcribed): Crushed foot. Amputation. Pyaemia.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Foot); 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.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

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

Henry Isaacs, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1846
Date of death: 21 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Mania. Cut throat. Inflammation of sub mucous tissues of larynx. Pleurisy. Extensive inflammation and gangrene of arms.
Disease (standardised): Bipolar Disorder; Wound (Throat); Inflammation (Larynx); Pleurisy (Pleura); Inflammation (Arm); Gangrene (Arm)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was first admitted on March 25th under Mr Cutler’s care in a state of collapse, insensible and with several small superficial wounds of the throat which had been inflicted by himself a short time before admission. He was re-admitted having again cut his throat.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax, abdomen and superior extremities
Type of incident: Suicide

Thomas Head, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 32
Date of admission: 25 Jan 1854
Date of death: 3 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Phagadaena. Ulceration of a wound of leg. Pleurisy. Secondary deposits in lung. Inflammation of pulmonary vein
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Wound (Leg); Pleurisy (Pleura); Deposit (Lung); Inflammation (Blood vessels);
Admitting doctor: Johnson, Henry Charles
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man, whose appearance was tolerably healthy & habits, as far as was known, temperate, was admitted on account of a lacerated wound of the leg (caused by striking it against the step of an omnibus)’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: 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

George Austin, 3 years 6 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 3 years 6 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Dec 1842
Date of death: 20 Dec 1842
Disease (transcribed): Burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Face, anterior part of abdomen and chest
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

Sophia Reeves, 26, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1860
Date of death: 4 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Traumatic gangrene of the leg & thigh
Disease (standardised): Gangrene (Leg, thigh)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'About an hour before admission she, getting out of an omnibus, when she was knocked down by a van, the […] wheel of which passed over the […] left knee’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left lower extremities

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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

Esther Harbour, 6, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1846
Date of death: 20 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Extensive burn. Effusion of fluid in sub arachnoid tissues and in ventricles. Three ulcers in duodenum. Mottling degeneration of the kidneys. Other organs healthy.
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin); Effusion (Brain); Ulcer (Duodenum); Disease (Kidney)
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 girl was admitted in a state of collapse and suffering from a severe burn after her clothes caught fire
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, larynx, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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

Martha Kendon , 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Apr 1852
Date of death: 16 Apr 1852
Disease (transcribed): Sloughing wound of the knee exposing the patella. No injury to knee joint. Spasmodic dyspnoea. Difficulty in swallowing without producing spasms of muscles of larynx and throat. Rigidity of muscles of neck
Disease (standardised): Wound (Knee); Dyspnoea (Lung); Rigidity (Neck)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: A fortnight before the day of er admission she was thrown by a bull which trampled on her right leg, inflicting a lacerated wound.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Knee, cranium, spinal column, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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

Fanny Kirkman, 18 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 May 1841
Date of death: 21 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Extensive burn. Increased vascularity of brain & its membranes
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin); Vascularity (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
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, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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

Thomas Mason , [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Nov 1842
Date of death: 15 Dec 1842
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Fracture of arm.
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Head); Fracture (Arm)
Admitted under the care of: Walker, Robert Benjamin
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Banister, George
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Isaac Townshend, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 May 1841
Date of death: 21 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Mottled & granular kidneys. Inflammation of trachea. Bronchi-lungs
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Inflammation (Trachea); Bronchitis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
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

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

Bartholomew McGhav, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Dec 1842
Date of death: 13 Dec 1842
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of thigh.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Walker, Robert Benjamin
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Banister, George
Medical notes: The thigh was amputated four hours prior to death.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Ford, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jun 1842
Date of death: 14 Jun 1842
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the Ribs. Emphysema. Extensive contusions and effusion of blood.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Emphysema (Lung); Contusions (Indeterminate)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
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: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

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