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Henry Mills, 26, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Dec 1859
Date of death: 12 Jan 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man was sent to the hospital by a general practitioner in order that he might be treated for a supposed strangulated hernia. His antecedents were as follows. For three years he had been getting thin and suffering from cough, emaciation and occasional haemoptysis. He had been for three months in the hospital for consumption’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Metcalf, 35, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1855
Date of death: 30 Mar 1855
Disease (transcribed): Injury to the head. Arachinitis. Pus in left lateral sinuses. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Injury (Head); Arachnoiditis (Meninges); Suppuration (Nose); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man was originally admitted on 1st March following a kick from a horse, which had inflicted two wounds on the scalp which exposed the bone.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and right shoulder joint.
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Minns, 30, Gamekeeper

Occupation or role: Gamekeeper
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jan 1853
Date of death: 8 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Amputation after injury to the knee joint. Secondary pneumonia. Pus in the superficial veins of the leg
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Injury (Leg); Pneumonia (Lung); Suppuration (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He applied for admission on account of a swelling near the left knee which had appeared nine months before his admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left thigh, abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Brazier, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 20
Date of admission: 1 Feb 1854
Date of death: 8 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Strumous disease of bones of the right wrist. Phthisis. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Wrist); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitting doctor: Cutler, Edward
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man, who was extremely pale & thin & had all the aspect of a consumptive patient, was admitted under the surgeon’s care in consequence of strumous disease of the right wrist, which had existed according to his account for more than a year’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Wrist joint, abdomen, thorax

Type of injury: n/a

George F. Joy, [No age stated], Railway porter

Occupation or role: Railway porter
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1860
Date of death: 11 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A railway porter. He had pretty good health until 10 weeks before admission, when he began to suffer from cough and expectoration, never of blood. He had occasional bleeding at the nose during his illness’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, larynx

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Lock, 43, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1860
Date of death: 11 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward and Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James and Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This woman was admitted into the Wellington ward March 31st with a small scalp wound situated about an inch above the nose, & erysipelas of the head & face. It appeared that the woman was of drunken habits & was a week before her admission knocked down by her husband, who was also drunk’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Howard, 19, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Feb 1881
Date of death: 2 Apr 1881
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Amputation of foot for caries of metatarsus
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Amputation (Foot); Caries (Foot)

Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
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: n/a

John Ayliff, 41, Plate glass cutter

Occupation or role: Plate glass cutter
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Feb 1858
Date of death: 20 Apr 1858
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of kidneys & lungs
Disease (standardised): Malignant disease (Kidneys, lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A plate glass cutter, of steady habits, who had always enjoyed good health until six months before admission. He then found himself growing gradually languid & falling off in flesh to a considerable extent. He could not account for it in any way & still continued his work for two months when he was obliged to give in & stay at home. About the same time he became subject to frequent night sweats which had persisted ever since’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Anderson, 24, Groom

Occupation or role: Groom
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1858
Date of death: 21 Apr 1858
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys. Incipient phthisis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A groom who was admitted in a depressed condition somewhat akin to the first stage of fever. He was taken ill a week previous with chillings & vertigo as he was going across the park. On reaching his home, which he accomplished with great difficulty, he was seen & prescribed for by a medical man. The urine passed the following morning was almost like pure blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Turp, 13, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 13
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 May 1856
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Lacerated lungs.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Laceration (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This boy had been run over by a loaded van.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Manser, 52, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Apr 1860
Date of death: 18 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A porter, of sallow and somewhat bloated aspect; he had been in the habit of living freely, taking half a pint of gin ‘with fish, flesh and fowl, every day of his life’ ‘
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Vicary , 76, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 76
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Apr 1870
Date of death: 6 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Slight stricture of urethra. Cystitis. Pyelitis. Bronchitis.
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Urethra); Cystitis (Bladder); Pyelitis (Kidney); Bronchitis (Lung)
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 patient when admitted was in an extremely exhausted condition and was unable to pass his water.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and bladder
Type of incident: n/a

John Barman, 49, Stonemason

Occupation or role: Stonemason
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Apr 1858
Date of death: 21 Apr 1858
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of elbow joint. Pyaemia. Secondary pneumonia & pleurisy. Dislocation of the shoulder
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Elbow); Sepsis (Systemic); Pneumonia (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs); Dislocation (Shoulder)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Cooper, George Frederick and Hart, Ernest Abraham
Medical notes: Stone-mason by trade. Just before his admission he fell from a height of about 30 feet on to some stones. On examination it was found he had a compound, comminuted fracture of elbow-joint & dislocation of head of humerus upwards & forwards with probable fracture of coracoid process of scapula’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, cranium, abdomen, left elbow, left shoulder

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John Hyd, 37, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Mar 1860
Date of death: 17 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Abscess in buttock
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Abscess (Buttocks)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted under Mr Tatum [Thomas Tatum] with two abscesses (which were discharging unhealthy pus), situated in the left buttock. They had existed for about 10 days’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, larynx, left thigh

Type of incident: n/a

Lydia Bishop, 36, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Oct 1876
Date of death: 28 Mar 1877
Disease (transcribed): Ulcerating cancer of breast. Pericardium and pleura implicated: serous effusions.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Breast); Cancer (Heart); Cancer (Pleura); Effusion (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient had had a tumour from the right breast removed the previous January. The right breast was later removed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, douglas' pouch, uterus and lymphatics
Type of incident: n/a

Jabez Gray, 20, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jan 1858
Date of death: 12 Jan 1858
Disease (transcribed): Laryngitis. Inflammation of the trachea, bronchi & lungs
Disease (standardised): Laryngitis (Larynx); Inflammation (Trachea, bronchi, lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy and Gray, Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A labouring man who had been ill 11 days. The first week it was simply a cold, then he began to have pain in the throat, swelling at the angles of the jaws & difficulty in swallowing’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Emma Byrne, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 May 1853
Date of death: 18 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Malignant ulceration and stricture of oesophagus, having an ulcerated opening leading into the pleural cavity and left bronchus
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Oesophagus); Ulcer (Oesophagus); Constriction (Oesophagus); Ulcer (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman had laboured for some time under stricture of the oesophagus which from her aspect was evidently of a malignant nature.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Trachea and oesophagus
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Day, 38, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Apr 1860
Date of death: 19 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy and Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: 'This man had been ill for a year and 11 weeks. His complaint dated from a blow on the right side of the chest from a horse. About six months ago he spat a small quantity of blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Sarah McCulloch, 38, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Apr 1858
Date of death: 24 Apr 1858
Disease (transcribed): 'Cirrhosis’ of the lung. Dilated heart
Disease (standardised): Cirrhosis (Lungs); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'This woman was in the house during a considerable portion of last autumn with bronchitis & symptoms of dilated heart. She went out much relieved and continued in tolerably good health until nine weeks ago when he cough returned accompanied with much more difficulty of breathing & copious expectoration’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

George Elger, 58, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Jan 1858
Date of death: 25 Apr 1858
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Strumous disease of the testicle
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Testicles)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, thorax, abdomen, left testicle

Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Edwards, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Apr 1852
Date of death: 6 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Injury from the wheel of a railway truck. Fracture of the pelvis. Laceration of the urethra. Fracture of one rib and the clavicle. Bruised condition of the lung
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Laceration (Urethra); Fracture (Rib); Fracture (Clavicle); Bruising (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This boy was at play in a railroad truck which was set in motion. He jumped out of the truck and fell under the wheel.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Sarah Pevey , 64, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 64
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Mar 1852
Date of death: 6 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the upper part of the thigh bone. Old pleural adhesion and soft dilated heart. Kidneys slightly diseased
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Adhesions (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This woman was admitted a short time after the occurrence of an accident by which she had broken her thigh. She fell down two stairs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left femur, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Edward Perryman, 28, Firewood cutter

Occupation or role: Firewood cutter
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Apr 1860
Date of death: 22 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Meningitis. Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Meningitis (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A firewood cutter of exceedingly drunken habits. From the account obtained from his wife, it appeared that he was taken ill on the 9th of April, having been continuously intoxicated for the previous week. He was seized with pains in the head and aching in the thighs’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

John Baggott, 48, Waterman

Occupation or role: Waterman
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1860
Date of death: 26 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Diseased heart
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lungs); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A waterman. He first became a patient on the 1st of Feb /60, when it appeared that for two months he had suffered from shortness of breath with cough and expectoration, never of blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Brangwin, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 May 1853
Date of death: 25 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Wound of hand. Pleurisy. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Wound (Hand); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: Three weeks before his admission his right hand had been hammed between the wheel and body of a cart, causing a lacerated wound on the dorsum of the hand.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Right upper extremity, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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