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Sullivan Bartholomew, 27, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Apr 1845
Date of death: 29 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Lacerated wound of the leg. Diffuse cellular inflammation of the whole limb, with partial mortification of the skin. Vessels of the limbs healthy. Specks of atheroma at the root of the aorta. Blood, for the greater part, fluid
Disease (standardised): Wound (Leg); Inflammation (Leg); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a long lacerated wound upon the inner side of the right leg, immediately behind the tibia and extending through the fascia […] The wound he stated had been caused in consequence of his leg having become jammed between two heavy pieces of iron. It was also stated that he had been in the habit of drinking’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right inferior extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John Groves, 27, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Feb 1845
Date of death: 1 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive caries of the dorsal vertebrae with a large scrofulous abscess. Small abscess in kidney. Tubercles in the sub-pleural cellular tissue. Slight ulceration of the pharynx. Heart dilated with thin parietes & soft muscular structure
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Abscess (Spine, kidney); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Ulcer (Pharynx); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'About two years previous to admission into the hospital, the patient first experienced pain in the back, and at the expiration of three months, he found his back ‘growing out’. He went on working for twelve months during which time he had occasionally severe fits of pain on the back, but with no diminution of bodily strength’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, spine

Type of incident: n/a

William Pusey, 46, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Apr 1845
Date of death: 4 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Fracture of the jaw with diffuse cellular inflammation. Lungs gorged posteriorly. Heart soft & dilated. Blood in a semi-fluid state
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Fracture (Jaw); Inflammation (Jaw); Disease (Lungs); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'On the morning of his admission, this patient was kicked on the mouth by a horse. He was slightly stunned by the blow but soon recovered a tolerable degree of consciousness. Upon admission the lower jaw was found fractured in two placed and a scalp wound was discovered on the posterior part of the scalp, supposed to have been produced by a fall backwards when he was kicked’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Thomas Shields, 50, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1845
Date of death: 5 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Oedema of both legs with petechial spots. Hearts dilated & very flaccid. Blood semi-fluid. Lungs loaded with frothy serum
Disease (standardised): Edema (Leg); Disease (Heart); Disease (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient had intermittent fever three months previous to his admission. This left him in a very debilitated state and he subsequently complained of much difficulty of breathing, especially after exertion’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium, larynx

Type of incident: n/a

George Fish, 5 , [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 May 1845
Date of death: 20 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Stone in bladder. Lithotomy. Diffuse cellular inflammation of pelvis. Peritonitis. Pleurisy on both sides. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Calculus (Bladder); Lithotomy; Inflammation (Pelvis); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Lungs); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'George Fish, at 5 ½, admitted into the hospital on the 7th of May. No distinct history of his complaint could be procured, but it was stated that he had had some pain in making water and had been in the habit of pulling his prepuce for four months’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

John Clarke, 45, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 May 1845
Date of death: 25 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Large scalp wound, followed by matter between the dura mater & bone as well as by matter in the cavity of the arachnoid and in the sub-arachnoid tissue & pia mater. Trephine applied. 2ndary deposits in lung. Pericardium adherent. Heart dilated & soft
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Wound (Brain); Trephining; Deposit (Lungs); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'John Clark, admitted with a very large scalp wound, extending nearly the whole length of the head upon the right side, in a semicircular direction, and exposing considerable portion of the right temporal occipital, and frontal bones […] The wound was filled with dirt. It was not ascertained in what manner the wound had been inflicted as he was found in a state of insensibility in a cellar & could give no account of the way in which he got there’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Thomas E Houseley, 58, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Feb 1877
Date of death: 16 Apr 1877
Disease (transcribed): Fibroplastic tumour of back, granular kidney, fatty heart, endarteritis.
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Back); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Endarteritis (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: This patient had been in the Hospital on four previous occasions, and had on each occasion had a tumour or portion of tumour removed from his back.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, bronchi, heart, liver, kidneys and spleen.
Type of incident: n/a

George Cowdery, 35, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Dec 1844
Date of death: 14 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Amputation. Recent pleurisy, pericarditis & peritonitis. Atheroma in aorta
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Amputation (Leg); Pleurisy (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'A wheel of a cart passed over the leg of this patient and upon admission it was found that the tibia was exposed and fractured, but that the portions of bone were not at all displaced’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, stump

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Emily Le Peake, 65, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Apr 1844
Date of death: 27 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Effusion of fluid in pleura and pericardium. Heart enlarged by dilatation of its cavities with hypertrophy of its walls. Kidneys mottled and dwindled. Calculi in gall bladder, Old adhesions of liver.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (General); Effusion (Pleura); Effusion (Heart); Enlarged (Heart); Mottled (Kidney); Calculi (Gallbladder)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: The patient had been in the Hospital repeatedly during the previous four years, suffering from general anasarca and Dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Smith , 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jul 1844
Date of death: 27 Jul 1844
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the Ilium, suppuration between fragments. Kidneys granular. Old adhesions of pericardium and pleura.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Suppuration (Pelvis); Granular (Kidney); Adhesions (Heart); Adhesions (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: In consequence of a fall from some steps about 8 feet in height, the patient received a fracture of the crest of the Ilium.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Ellen Webb, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 04 Aug 1847
Date of death: 07 Sep 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pleuritis. Flabby heart. Medullary disease of bronchial glands and lungs. Ascites. Small malignant tubercles under peritoneum. General peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Disease (Lung); Ascites (Abdomen); Cancer (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: This patient was admitted suffering from ascites. She had suckled her child up to two months ago, when gradually increasing debility warned her that it was necessary to give up suckling. About this time her legs began to swell.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Dixon, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jul 1847
Date of death: 12 Sep 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pleuritic adhesions of hydrothorax. Dilatation and hypertrophy of left ventricle and fatty heart. Ascites. Thickened peritoneum. Liver diseased. Kidneys granular, the left contracted. Spleen softened.
Disease (standardised): Adhesions (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Ascites (Abdomen); Thickening (Abdomen); Disease (Liver); Disease (Kidney);Disease (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: This man was admitted suffering from anasarca of long duration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Westlake, 38, Waiter

Occupation or role: Waiter
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Jun 1877
Date of death: 30 Jun 1877
Disease (transcribed): Injury to ankle. Delirium Tremens. Cerebral and pulmonary congestion. Granular kidney. Fatty heart.
Disease (standardised): Injury (Ankle); Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium (Brain); Congestion (Brain); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Congestion (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: On the day before admission the patient was kicked by another man on the right ankle.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, brain and spinal cord
Type of incident: Homicide/murder

John Jolliff, 32, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Aug 1845
Date of death: 17 Aug 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive laceration of the spleen, from a fall, with slight laceration of the liver, and effusion of blood into the peritoneum. Lungs loaded with red, frothy serum and partially solidified. Other viscera healthy, except slight thickening of mitral & aortic valves
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Spleen, liver); Effusion (Abdomen); Disease (Lungs, heart)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was reported to have fallen a distance of twenty feet and to have struck his side against a pole. After the injury he remained insensible for some time’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Webb, 76, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 76
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Jul 1845
Date of death: 17 Aug 1845
Disease (transcribed): Ulcers on leg. Red hepatisation of inferior lobe, left lung. Dilatation with softening of heart. Old umbilical hernia. Kidneys granular with chronic inflammation and effusion of a patch of lymph in one of the pyramids of Malpighi
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Hepatisation (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Hernia (Abdomen); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Spitta, Robert John
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with an ulcer near the great toe of the right foot and erysipelalous inflammation of the skin of the leg. There were also several abscesses in the cellular membrane of the limb’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Simmons, 36, Turf seller

Occupation or role: Turf seller
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Aug 1845
Date of death: 5 Aug 1845
Disease (transcribed): Poisoned thumb. Diffuse cellular inflammation of the palm of the hand and forearm. Ulceration of anterior interosseous artery
Disease (standardised): Poisoning (Thumb); Inflammation (Hand, arm); Ulcer (Arm)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient, who was a turf seller, and had lately abstained altogether from any beer or spiritous liquors, had as he said five days previously poisoned his thumb. When admitted the arm was much swollen and tense but without any redness of the skin’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right superior extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Thomas Walter, 30, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Sep 1845
Date of death: 25 Sep 1845
Disease (transcribed): Aneurism of femoral artery. Diffuse inflammation of cellular tissue behind peritoneum in left iliac and lumbar region, after operation
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Thigh); Inflammation (Abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Upon admission an oval pulsatory tumor presented itself, immediately below Pouparts ligament upon the left side. The tumor could be almost entirely emptied by pressure, but filled again immediately by successive pulsations as soon as the pressure was removed’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Robert Gaynor, 52, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Sep 1845
Date of death: 27 Sep 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive laceration of the liver. Rupture of vena cava inferior. Separation of symphysis pubis
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Liver); Rupture (Blood vessels); Injury (Pubis)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Johnstone, Athol Archibald Wood
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'A cart had passed over the body of this patient shortly before his admission into the hospital. When admitted he was in a state of collapse with blanched features, and complained much of pain’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John Munday, 36, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Sep 1845
Date of death: 28 Sep 1845
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of lungs and pleura. Deposit of matter in lung. Inflammation of mucous membrane of large intestine. Haemorrhoids. Operation
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Lungs, intestines); Haemorrhoids (Anus); Operation
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient had suffered from the usual symptoms of piles for eight years previous to his admission and latterly they had been accompanied with some degree of prolapsus anii’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Mason, 80, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 80
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Sep 1845
Date of death: 1 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the neck of the femur and of the anatomical neck of the humerus, with effusion of blood in the sub-dorsal cellular tissue of the left loin and iliac fossa. Calcerous deposit in aortic valves. Kidneys slightly granular
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Thigh); Effusion (Loins, hip); Deposit (Aorta); Disease (Kidneys)

Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This old gentleman was admitted with the usual symptoms of fracture of the neck of the femur’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left superior extremity, left inferior extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Michael Dalton, 29, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Oct 1845
Date of death: 3 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Laceration of the left auricle and of one of the pulmonary veins, with effusion of blood into the pericardium. Laceration of the liver. Patches of ecchymosis in the sub-pleural cellular tissue
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Ear, lungs, liver); Ecchymosis (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was reported to have fallen from a ladder, but as nobody was present at the time the exact distance or the part upon which he fell was not ascertained. When admitted his face was blue and much congested’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Henry Mills, 16, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Jul 1844
Date of death: 24 Oct 1844
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Anasarca. Effusion of fluid into thoracic serous cavities. Dilatation of heart without hypertrophy. Extensive inflammation of lung and pulmonary apoplexy.
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Oedema (Leg, Foot); Effusion (Thorax); Dilatation (Heart); Inflammation (Lung); Haemorrhage (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: The patient was admitted complaining of a palpitation of the heart and an acute pain in the region of the organ which appeared to occupy a larger space than natural.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Leader, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Sep 1844
Date of death: 24 Sep 1844
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of arm. Purulent infiltration of bone. Inflammation of veins. Pus in shoulder joint. Pleurisy and secondary deposits in lungs. Old adhesions of the right lung. Tubercular matter in bronchial glands.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Arm); Suppuration (Arm); Inflammation (Veins); Pleurisy (Pleura); Deposits (Lung); Adhesions (Lung);Tuberculosis (Lung);
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Beasley, 79, [No occupation]

Occupation or role: [No occupation]
Age: 79
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Aug 1877
Date of death: 28 Aug 1877
Disease (transcribed): Hernia. Operation without opening the sac. Fatty heart
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: Six months ago she noticed a small lump in the left groin which disappeared when she laid down and gave her no pain until four days before admission when she also noticed the swelling was larger than normal and vomiting commenced.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, brain and intestine
Type of incident: n/a

John Trusty, 37, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Oct 1845
Date of death: 1 Nov 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the skull with extravasation of blood between the bone and the dura mater. Fracture of ribs. Heart dilated with softening of muscular structure
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Extravasation (Brain); Fracture (Ribs); Disease (Heart)

Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Spitta, Robert John
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was brought to the hospital without any history of the way in which he had met with his accident. It was however supposed that he had been struck or run over by a cart’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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