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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

George Forscutt, 24, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Apr 1845
Date of death: 30 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the femur into the knee joint, with extensive extravasation of blood in the joint. Erysipelas & abscesses in the cellular tissue of the limb. Secondary deposits, with extensive red hepatisation of both lungs
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Thigh); Extravasation (Knee joint); Erysipelas (Skin); Deposit (Lungs); Hepatisation (Lungs)
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 walked to the hospital after a severe injury of the knee joint and upon his admission it was found that there was great pain & swelling of the joint with effusion into the synovial membrane’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, left inferior extremity

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

Emma Leigh, 33, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1845
Date of death: 8 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Partial inflammation of right lung. Malignant disease of femur with suppuration in the thigh & in the knee joint
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Lungs); Malignant disease (Thigh); Suppuration (Thigh, knee)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Two years ago this patient experienced constant shooting pain down the right thigh which sometimes would keep her awake and at others would wake her from her sleep. These pains were rather relieved by walking’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right inferior extremity

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Bateman, 19, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1845
Date of death: 22 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of fibula. Diffuse cellular inflammation of leg and suppuration in knee joint. Inflammation of lungs with 2ndary deposits
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Inflammation (Leg); Suppuration (Knee); Inflammation (Lungs); Deposit (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with his leg presenting all the appearances of having just recovered from an attack of erysipelas, with [...] abscess on the back of the knee and ankle […] It appeared that 9 weeks previously he had fractured his fibula and had walked about for two or three days afterwards. His leg then began to swell and stints were applied’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left inferior extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Anne Dudley, 53, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 May 1845
Date of death: 28 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Umbilical & femoral hernia. Mortification of small intestine contained in the femoral sac. Extensive hepatisation of lower lobe, left lung. One small vomica in the apex of the right lung
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen, thigh); Mortification (Intestines); Hepatisation (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Anne Dudley, married, the mother of ten children, admitted at 9pm on 26th of May. She stated that she had had an umbilical hernia for thirty years, which first appeared during a difficult parturition. She had always worn a truss which however was not very effectual lately owing to its being out of repair’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Louisa Delisle, 23, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 May 1845
Date of death: 3 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis of a low character. Pleurisy on both sides, with congestion of the lungs. Petechial spots on the heart, the internal membrane of which was deeply bloodstained. Blood semi-fluid
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Thigh); Operation; Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Lungs); Purpura (Heart)
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 was admitted with a large excessively tender tumor in the right femoral region, accompanied by tenderness of abdomen, and anxiety of countenance. Her manner was much depressed: she said that she had been subject to hernia for some time and had worn a truss. 3 or 4 hours previous to admission the hernia came down, while her truss was on’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Anne Westcott, 63, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 May 1845
Date of death: 3 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Caecum & omentum in the sac. Peritonitis of a low character. Foul suppuration in the sac and in neighbouring cellular tissue. Gut thickened. Pleurisy on both sides
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Thigh); Operation; Peritonitis (Abdomen); Suppuration (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert and Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a large soft tumor in the right femoral region with some impulse on coughing and by the side of this was another small swelling which could be reduced into the abdomen without difficulty’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, hernial sac, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Ellen Rawlinson, 18, General servant

Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Mar 1864
Date of death: 1 Jun 1864
Disease (transcribed): Disease of knee joint
Disease (standardised): Disease (Knee)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'Always enjoyed good health and performed domestic work as a housemaid till 24 March, when in the evening without any previous warning, her right knee became very painful, and the next morning she found it was much swollen’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen, knee

Type of incident: n/a

Caroline Leech , 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Nov 1869
Date of death: 30 May 1870
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous disease of femora and tibiae. Also of iliac bones.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Leg); Tuberculosis (Pelvis)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This patient was in hospital in the early part of 1869, and was sent to Margate without improvement. When again admitted, there was contraction of both hips and sinuses discharging over hip and ilium.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and intestine
Type of incident: n/a

Martha Hilder, 62, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 62
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 May 1864
Date of death: 11 Jun 1864
Disease (transcribed): Inflamed legs, with sloughy sores
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Williams, Charles Theodore
Post mortem examination performed by: Leigh, William
Medical notes: 'This patient admitted May 25th with inflamed leg & sloughing of the cuticle’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart

Type of incident: n/a

Caroline Pedder, 23, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Jul 1845
Date of death: 10 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Burn extending over legs, thighs, abdomen etc. Larynx & pharynx only part examined, nothing remarkable
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)

Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'The clothes of this patient caught fire, and when admitted it was found that the whole thickness of the eutis had been destroyed for a great extent upon the legs, thighs, body, arms and neck’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pharynx, larynx

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Joseph Sherley, 67, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 67
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jul 1845
Date of death: 16 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive compound fracture of the leg, extending into the ankle-joint, with suppuration in the joint
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Suppuration (Ankle)

Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient fell from the top of a hay rick, alighting upon his feet and was brought to the hospital, a distance of 14 miles in a cart’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, lower extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Mary Hopkins, 19, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1845
Date of death: 19 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Disease of knee joint. Amputation of thigh. Low pneumonia and incipient 2ndary deposit in spleen
Disease (standardised): Disease (Knee); Amputation (Thigh); Pneumonia (Lungs); Deposit (Spleen)

Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that 12 months before her admission she struck her knee, and it was then followed by slight swelling of the joint. Six weeks ago she again struck and it became again swollen and painful. It was never sufficiently painful to cause her to discontinue using it’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John Wilkinson, 66, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 May 1845
Date of death: 28 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg, with extensive suppuration. Pleurisy in right side, and 2ndary deposits in both lungs
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Suppuration (Leg); Pleurisy (Lungs); Deposit (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was reported to be in the habit of drinking. Whilst in a state of intoxication he fell down stairs, and was brought to the hospital stunned by the fall and with a compound fracture of the right tibia’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Right lower extremity, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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

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

Michael Greamy, 65, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jun 1877
Date of death: 3 July 1877
Disease (transcribed): Fractured Tibia. Delirium Tremens
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, 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: The body was not examined
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

Anne Franklin, 54, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Jun 1845
Date of death: 29 Aug 1845
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas of both inferior extremities with circumscribed abscesses. Viscera healthy in structure, excepting the uterus which contained several fibrous tumours
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Abscess (Tumour); Uterus
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 was admitted with erysipelalous inflammation of both legs accompanied by all the symptoms of much constitutional debility, but without any symptoms indicating disease of any of articular organs’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, inferior extremities

Type of incident: n/a

George Dyer, Brakesman

Occupation or role: Brakesman
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Sep 1871
Date of death: 12 Sep 1871
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Contusions. Amputation
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Contusions (Leg); Amputation (Leg)

Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
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

Richard Howard, 33, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Jul 1864
Date of death: 1 Aug 1864
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Amputation
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Amputation (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Bagshawe, Frederic
Post mortem examination performed by: Leigh, William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a compound fracture of both bones of the left leg, a carriage wheel having passed over his leg’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

James Aitken, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Sep 1871
Date of death: 20 Sep 1871
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of patella (compound). Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Knee); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer and Foster Palmer, James
Medical notes: 'On stepping down from an omnibus he fell forwards and struck the right knee, probably on a sharp stone in the road: he could not get up, and was at once brought to the hospital (about ¼ mile). When admitted, was slightly stupid, apparently from drinking’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, bones, joints

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John Harris, 32, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Sep 1845
Date of death: 24 Sep 1845
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Mortification. Adhesion of pleura. Inflammation of lung
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Mortification (Leg); Adhesions (Lungs); Inflammation (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Shortly before the admission of this patient a cart had passed over his leg making a wound over the upper part of the tibia, from which a considerable quantity of blood escaped. It was subsequently ascertained that the tibia and fibula had also been fractured by the accident. He was in a state of much debility in consequence of having lived very badly for some time previous to his admission in to the hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Right lower extremity, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John Gill, 67, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 67
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Sep 1845
Date of death: 24 Sep 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Effused blood into both cavities of pleura. Ruptured kidney. Effused blood behind peritoneum. Rupture of brain with effused blood into its substance. Effusion of blood into arachnoid cavity. Dislocation of hip-joint
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Effusion (Lungs, abdomen); Rupture (Kidneys, brain); Dislocation (Hip)

Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'A roll of lead had fallen upon this patient shortly before his admission, and knocked him through a trap door into a cellar. When admitted he was partially sensible but in a state of great collapse’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, left lower extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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