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Elizabeth Page, 51, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 51
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Dec 1874
Date of death: 2 Jan 1875
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of pleura (after amputation of cancerous breast). Empyema
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Pleura); Cancer (Breast); Amputation (Breast); Empyema (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Thrupp, James Godfrey
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This woman was readmitted after a scirrhus tumour was removed from the left breast.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs and heart
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Bradshaw, 69, Shoemaker

Occupation or role: Shoemaker
Age: 69
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Mar 1874
Date of death: 16 Mar 1874
Disease (transcribed): Enlarged prostate. Dilated bladder. Cystitis. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Enlarged (Prostate); Dilatation (Bladder); Cystitis (Bladder); 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: For the last six months he had complained of his urine dribbling from him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder and prostate
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Ridley, 53, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1874
Date of death: 7 Mar 1874
Disease (transcribed): Caries of vertebrae. Psoas abscess. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Abscess (Psoas muscles); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Fenwick, John Charles James
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: Nine weeks ago he was attacked with pain in the right hip extending down to the knee.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and vertebrae
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Noble, 75, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 75
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Feb 1874
Date of death: 15 Feb 1874
Disease (transcribed): Compound dislocation of ungual phalanx of right thumb. Fracture of radius. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Dislocation (Hand); Fracture (Arm); Bronchitis (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 fell off a chair which caused a compound dislocation of the right thumb.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, organs of generation and bones
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Charles Hart, 48, Shoemaker

Occupation or role: Shoemaker
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Dec 1873
Date of death: 20 Jan 1874
Disease (transcribed): Wound of leg. Congestion of lungs
Disease (standardised): Wound (Leg); Congestion (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 man stated that he had bruised his right leg falling from a loft three weeks ago.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Joseph Gibbs, 74, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 74
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Aug 1873
Date of death: 13 Jan 1874
Disease (transcribed): Injury to hip. Granular kidneys. Hydrothorax
Disease (standardised): Injury (Hip); Disease (Kidney); Hydrothorax (Pleura)
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 had had a fit and fell off the curb stone on to his right hip.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder and femur
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

George Whitty, 54, Shoemaker

Occupation or role: Shoemaker
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Sep 1873
Date of death: 1 Oct 1873
Disease (transcribed): Tumour of arm. Removal. Cellulitis. Pleurisy. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Arm); Removal (Arm); Cellulitis (Arm); Pleurisy (Pleura); Disease (Kidney)
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: Eight months ago this man noticed a small swelling on the front of the arm about the size of a walnut.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Baxter, 46, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Jul 1873
Date of death: 29 Jul 1873
Disease (transcribed): Laryngitis. Tracheotomy. Bronchitis. Pleurisy. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Laryngitis (Larynx); Tracheotomy (Trachea); Bronchitis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pericarditis (Heart)
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: The patient had been quite well up to the day before when she felt unwell and had some difficulty in breathing which increased.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, larynx, trachea, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

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

Robert Mills, 64, Bricklayer

Occupation or role: Bricklayer
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Apr 1873
Date of death: 13 Apr 1873
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Bronchitis. Exhaustion
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Bronchitis (Lung); Exhaustion (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

Catherine Pillage, 74, House keeper

Occupation or role: House keeper
Age: 74
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1873
Date of death: 14 Mar 1873
Disease (transcribed): Caseous pneumonia. Granular kidneys. Prolapsus ani
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Kidney); Prolapsed (Anal canal)
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: The patient stated that she had suffered from prolapsus ani for the last thirty years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

James Riley, 13, Schoolboy

Occupation or role: Schoolboy
Age: 13
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Oct 1872
Date of death: 9 Nov 1872
Disease (transcribed): Caries of vertebra. Psoas abscess (double). Lardaceous disease. Pyaemia. (Pleurisy)
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Abscess (Psoas muscle); Amyloidosis (Liver); Amyloidosis (Spleen); Amyloidosis (Kidney); Sepsis (Systemic);Pleurisy (Pleura)
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 admitted with angular curvature of the spine in the dorsal region of ten years duration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, muscles, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Martha Maceabe, 49, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 49
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Aug 1872
Date of death: 30 Sep 1872
Disease (transcribed): Caries and necrosis of 1st phalanx of toe. Pyaemia. (Pleurisy and disorganization of upper lobe of left lung. Nephritis)
Disease (standardised): Caries (Toe); Necrosis (Toe); Sepsis (Systemic); Pleurisy (Pleura); Disorganisation (Lung); 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: For four years this patient had had ulceration of the right foot, and three years ago the second and third toes were amputated in the hospital.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Matilda Copeman, 38, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 May 1872
Date of death: 15 Aug 1872
Disease (transcribed): Cancerous infiltration of glands of axilla. Cancer of lung and pericardium. Pericarditis. Cancer of forearm. Amputation
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Lymph nodes); Cancer (Lung); Cancer (Heart); Pericarditis (Heart); Cancer (Arm); Amputation (Arm)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Lacy, Charles De Lacy
Medical notes: Sixteen years before admission she severely cut the right forearm and the injury was followed by flexure of fingers and consequent impairment of the use of the hand.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

John Taylor, 61, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Apr 1872
Date of death: 7 May 1872
Disease (transcribed): Caries and necrosis of ribs. Empyema
Disease (standardised): Caries (Ribs); Necrosis (Ribs); Empyema (Pleura)
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: For four years this patient had had a sinus discharging at the lower part of the right chest. Three months before admission some bone was removed from the rib.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Martin, 68, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 68
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Apr 1872
Date of death: 11 Apr 1872
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Pneumonia (Lung)
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 had been hemiplegic for ten years. The day of admission he became giddy and fell, bruising the right hip.
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

George Wood, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 May 1871
Date of death: 31 Jul 1871
Disease (transcribed): Ulcers of legs. Double pleuritic effusion. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Legs); Effusion (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys)

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 was admitted for old ulcers of both legs, which under the influence of rest and stimulant lotion were healing, when on July 24 he was attacked with double pleurisy, which proved fatal’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

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

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

William Usher, 6, Schoolboy

Occupation or role: Schoolboy
Age: 6
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Dec 1870
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Laceration of lung.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Laceration (Lung)
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 child was brought in dead.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, lungs, heart, abdomen and cranium
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

Mary Bradley, 37, General Servant

Occupation or role: General Servant
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Jun 1870
Date of death: 9 Jun 1870
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema and Bronchitis. Large cyst formed by dilatation of the back of the pelvis of the right kidney.
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Kidney); Cysts (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: On admission, the patient stated that she was suffering from the effects of being knocked down by a cab a fortnight previously and that she had had pain in the abdomen ever since. The accident apparently first called her attention to an abdominal tumour.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, bones and joints, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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

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