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Dinah Green, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 May 1846
Date of death: 30 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of sternum, of pelvis, of left leg and of left arm. Secondary deposits in various parts. Suppuration about some of the fractures. Pleuropneumonia.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Sternum); Fracture (Pelvis); Fracture (Leg); Fracture (Arm); Suppuration (Fractures); Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung)
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: This patient threw himself from the window of a fifth story building and fell on her side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left inferior extremity, left superior extremity, right forearm and sternum
Type of incident: Suicide

Thomas Henry, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Jul 1846
Date of death: 25 Aug 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous tubercles in both hemispheres of brain. Large ones in right side of cerebrum, small one in left. Others in both lobes of cerebellum. Tubercles and vomicae in both lungs. Mesenteric glands enlarged.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain ); Tuberculosis (Lung); Enlarged (Mesenteric gland)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The disease began insidiously ten months since, and for two months there was only some slight swelling and uneasiness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Appleton, 47, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jun 1846
Date of death: 28 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas of the arm and chest. Diffuse cellular inflammation of the arm. Old adhesions about the right lung the liver and spleen. Heart flaccid and dilated. Lungs emphysematous. Ribs fractured and united.
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Inflammation (Arm); Disease (Heart); Emphysema (Lung); Fracture (Ribs); Adhesions (Lung);Adhesions (Liver) ; Adhesions (Spleen)
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 patient was first admitted on 5th May with fractured ribs and discharged on 17th June. It appears that the evening after his discharge he went to bed somewhat inebriated and complained the next day of feeling generally unwell, depressed and shivering.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right upper extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Kelley, 33, Fishman

Occupation or role: Fishman
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Mar 1846
Date of death: 29 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat. Pleurisy. Pneumonia of both lungs. Secondary deposits in the right. Bronchitis. Granular liver. Spleen softened and pale. Violent delirium.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Throat); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Liver); Disease (Spleen);Delirium (Nervous system)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: After being intoxicated for many days, this man attempted to commit suicide by cutting his throat with a razor.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Suicide

William Dolbear, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Oct 1845
Date of death: 1 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of the sigmoid flexure of the colon and of the upper part of the rectum, spreading to the pelvic cellular tissue and to the bladder. Encephaloid disease of the prostate, liver and mesenteric glands. Abscesses in kidneys. Lungs spumous with partial red heptisation.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Intestines); Cancer (Pelvis); Cancer (Bladder); Cancer (Prostate, Liver, Mesenteric glands); Abscess (Kidney); Disease (Lung)
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 admitted complaining of frequent micturition of small quantities of water, haemorrhage from the urethra and pain referred to the prostate. Also occasional pain in the loins.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

William Cowen, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Aug 1847
Date of death: 24 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of the thigh under the influence of ether. Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This case is not recorded, as the body was removed without examination.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Maria Andrews, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Sep 1847
Date of death: 01 Nov 1847
Disease (transcribed): Recto-vaginal fistula. Operation under influence of ether. Pleuro-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Fistula (Intestines); Fistula (Vagina); Operation (); Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This case is not reported, as the body was removed without examination.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the request of friends
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Wright, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jul 1848
Date of death: 27 Aug 1848
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of testicle, lumbar glands, liver and lungs
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Testis); Cancer (Lumbar glands); Cancer (Liver); Cancer (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This man who was admitted under the care of the physicians for general derangement of health, was transferred to the surgeon for the removal of an old necrosis of the lower jaw.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower jaw
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Varndell, 58, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Nov 1847
Date of death: 01 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat. Phthisis pulmonalis. Numerous cysts in both kidneys. Enlarged mesenteric glands.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Throat); Tuberculosis (Lung); Cysts (Kidney); Enlarged (Mesenteric glands)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was admitted with a large irregular, but superficial wound of the throat which had been inflicted by himself in an attempt at self-destruction.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Suicide

James Tunbridge, 24, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Aug 1846
Date of death: 15 Nov 1846
Disease (transcribed): Old extravasation of blood into cavity of arachnoid. Pleuritis. Puriform fluid in pleura. Abscess of lung. Laceration of diaphragm. Abscess in cavity of abdomen. Rupture of spleen. Peritonitis. Ulceration of bowel with faecal abscesses.
Disease (standardised): Extravasation (Brain ); Pleurisy (Pleura); Suppuration (Pleura); Abscess (Lung); Laceration (Diaphragm); Abscess (Abdomen);Rupture (Spleen) ; Peritonitis (Abdomen) ; Ulcer (Intestines) ; Abscess (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man stated to be dyspeptic, was admitted suffering from the consequences of a fall on the hands from a height of twenty feet.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Francis Hedgley, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Oct 1846
Date of death: 28 Oct 1846
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Laceration of lungs with effusion of blood into pleuritic cavities. Laceration of spleen and peritoneal covering of liver. Effused blood into cavity of peritoneum.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Laceration (Lung); Effusion (Pleural cavity); Laceration (Spleen); Laceration (Liver); Effusion (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Admitted dead, having been run over during a fog.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Timothy Langham, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Nov 1847
Date of death: 26 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Softened septum and fornix with effusion in ventricles of brain. Scrofulous tubercles in subarachnoid cellular tissue. Phthisis pulmonalis. Pneumonia with hepatisation. Inflammation of bladder. Disease of hip joints.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Brain); Tuberculosis (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Inflammation (Bladder);Disease (Hip)

Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur. Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted for symptoms of acute inflammation of the hip joint.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and left hip joint
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Tuck, 25, Valet

Occupation or role: Valet
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Nov 1847
Date of death: 10 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg with diffuse superficial gangrene. Pneumonia and hepatisation. Large kidneys
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Gangrene (Leg); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with fracture of the left tibia and fibular into the ankle joint, caused by his slipping off the pavement six hours previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Sarah Bywater, 59, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 59
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Nov 1847
Date of death: 10 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Removal of breast for scirrhous tumour. Pleuritis. Pneumonia with hepatisation. Peritonitis with purulent effusion.
Disease (standardised): Mastectomy (Breast); Cancer (Breast); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen);Suppuration (Abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This woman was admitted with a schirrhus tumour at the upper part of the right breast, about the size of a pigeon's egg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Philip Birch, 25, Gentleman’s servant

Occupation or role: Gentleman’s servant
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Nov 1847
Date of death: 07 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Operation of trephining. Extensive abscess of brain. Sloughing of dura mater. Softening of septum lucidum. Bloody extravasation into pleurae. Congestion of lungs.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Trephining (Skull); Abscess (Brain); Sloughing (Brain); Softening (Brain); Extravasation (Pleura);Congestion (Lung)

Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Three weeks before admission this man was seen by the House Surgeon with a scalp wound which had been inflicted by a shovel on the left side of the head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium and thorax
Type of incident: Homicide/murder

Henry Lee, 6, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Oct 1847
Date of death: 19 Nov 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound and diffuse cellular inflammation. Secondary abscess of lung and pleurisy. Suppuration of cellular tissue of arm.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Inflammation (Scalp); Abscess (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Suppuration (Arm)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This boy was admitted with a small wound caused a short time previously by a fall down a flight of stairs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and superior extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Smith, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 05 Nov 1847
Date of death: 11 Nov 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia with hepatisation. Diffuse cellular inflammation of both arms.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Inflammation (Arm)
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 in a state of great prostration verging upon coma with diffuse cellular inflammation of the left arm. It appeared that about a month since, he was bitten in the arm by a donkey.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and upper extremities
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Lane, 4, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 4
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 06 Oct 1847
Date of death: 08 Nov 1847
Disease (transcribed): Warty vegetation growing from the vocal chords and entirely blocking up the larynx. Pneumonia and extensive emphysema of lungs.
Disease (standardised): Vegetation (Larynx); Pneumonia (Lung); Emphysema (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: It appeared that this patient had for the last two years suffered slightly from difficulty of breathing attended with croupy inspiration, especially during sleep.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Darvell, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Oct 1847
Date of death: 13 Nov 1847
Disease (transcribed): Gangrena senilis. Pleuro pneumonia with hepatisation, diseased heart and coronary arteries. Great quantity of atheroma in coats of aorta.
Disease (standardised): Senile gangrene (Foot); Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Disease (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Arteries); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with senile gangrene affecting the toe of the right foot.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Peter Mullins, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 06 Oct 1847
Date of death: 29 Oct 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous ulceration of oesophagus into cavity of pleura. Pneumonia and hepatisation of lung.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Oesophagus); Ulcer (Oesophagus); Cancer (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Five months before admission this patient experienced the first symptoms of the disease, in pain of a darting character extending upwards from the epigastrium towards the throat, frequent vomiting, expectoration and dysphagia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Gilbert, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 04 Aug 1847
Date of death: 10 Sep 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive abscess round the knee joint. Secondary abscesses of lungs. Kidneys enormously enlarged.
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Leg); Abscess (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: This patient was admitted for considerable enlargement of the right knee joint of nine months standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Right extremity, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Stroud, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Aug 1847
Date of death: 23 Aug 1847
Disease (transcribed): Wound of knee joint. Injury of bone. Diffuse suppuration of thigh. Secondary inflammation of pleura and peritoneum.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Leg); Suppuration (Leg); Inflammation (Pleura); Inflammation (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was admitted with a longitudinal lacerated wound caused by an axe he was using glancing off and the edge of it striking the knee.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Joseph Weedon, 79, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 79
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 02 Aug 1847
Date of death: 03 Aug 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the ribs with laceration of lung and blood in cavity of pleura. Diseased aortic valves and aorta, with dilatation and ulceration of latter.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Laceration (Lung); Disease (Arteries); Disease (Arteries); Ulcer (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a state of collapse with fracture of several ribs on the left side, the consequence of a fall under the hoofs of a horse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Allen, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 08 Jul 1847
Date of death: 29 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Recent pleurisy and secondary abscesses of lungs. Cartilaginous bodies in sub-pleural cellular tissue.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (leg); Pleurisy (Pleura); Abscess (Lung); Cartilaginous bodies (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient, a man on ‘the tramp’, was admitted shortly after he had been thrown violently to the ground while mounting a vehicle by a violent kick on the leg from the hind hoof of a horse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Selina Clark, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 05 May 1847
Date of death: 19 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Circumscribed pleurisy and pneumonia with hepatisation. Left kidney granular with numerous calculi in its structure. Right kidney dwindled and granular. Inflamed vagina and bladder. Small cyst of broad ligament
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Disease (Kidney); Calculi (Kidney); Inflammation (Vagina);Inflammation (Bladder) ; Cysts (Broad ligament)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient who was admitted under Dr Nairne, with pains in the limbs of rheumatic character, was transferred to Mr Hawkins in consequence of a discharge from the vagina which she stated she first perceived a week after admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left hip joint
Type of incident: n/a

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