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William Carpenter, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Nov 1849
Date of death: 31 Dec 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the femur. Sudden death
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Howse, Alfred
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with simple fracture of the left femur caused a few hours previously by a kick from a horse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and left femur
Type of incident: n/a

James Howard, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Oct 1843
Date of death: 5 Jan 1844
Disease (transcribed): Secondary deposits in the lung following a slight injury of the foot and suppuration in the groin.
Disease (standardised): Injury (Foot); Suppuration (Abdomen); Deposits (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a small abscess on the dorsum of the foot followed by inflamed absorbents. Abscesses formed in the thigh and groin and on the 23rd December he was seized with rigors, vomiting and profuse perspirations and complained of pain in the situation of the lower part of the left lung.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and groin
Type of incident: n/a

[No name] Smith , [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: [No gender stated]
Date of admission: 23 Dec 1842
Date of death: 23 Dec 1842
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the base of the skull and separation of the frontal parietal suture with protrusion of Brain. Fractured pelvis and tibia.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Protusion (Brain) Fracture (Pelvis); Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Banister, George
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, pelvis and left knee joint
Type of incident: n/a

John Milton, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Aug 1843
Date of death: 20 May 1843
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous disease of hip joint.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Exterior of body only
Type of incident: n/a

William Tanner, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Apr 1846
Date of death: 23 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg. Amputation of thigh. Pleurisy on both sides, with secondary deposits in both lungs. Other organs healthy. Inflammation of extremity of femoral vein.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Amputation (Leg); Pleurisy (Pleura, Lung); Inflammation (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The accident in consequence of which this man was admitted, was caused by a heavy fall from a horse which bolted with with him and crashed violently against a cart.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and stump
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Richard Wylder, 17, Shepherd

Occupation or role: Shepherd
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Sep 1887
Date of death: 15 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Shock following amputation through right hip joint. Ankylosis of bones of both lower limbs. Anaemia
Disease (standardised): Shock; Amputation (Hip); Ankylosis (Legs); Anaemia (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: 'As a child good health. Eight weeks before admission he got ‘acute rheumatism’ & was an IP [in-patient] in Savernake Cottage Hospital. He came from there to St George’s’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Right lower limb, brain, liver, kidneys, lungs, heart

Type of incident: n/a

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

John Deezkiamz, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1847
Date of death: 23 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Purpura of both legs. Extensive pleurisy with considerable purulent effusion. Lung greatly compressed. Dilatation of cavities of heart. Slight hour glass contraction of stomach
Disease (standardised): Purpura (Leg); Pleurisy (Pleura); Compressed (Lung); Disease (Heart); Contraction (Stomach); Suppuration (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: It appeared from the meagre account which could be obtained of his symptoms, that he had long been suffering from could and cough, and on one or two occasions had had slight haemoptysis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Arthur, 58, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1870
Date of death: 1 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Fractured tibia. Old paraplegia. Bedsore.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Paraplegia (Brain); Pressure Ulcer (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
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.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

James Venables, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1844
Date of death: 2 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of Thigh. Inflammation of Femoral Vein. Secondary abscesses.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Inflammation (Femoral Vein); Abscess (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with symptoms of ulceration of the cartilages of the knee joint. He attributed the disease to a kick from a horse about two years previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, shoulder joints and stump of left thigh
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Elizabeth Dibley, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1848
Date of death: 18 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia with abscess in lung. Pleuritis. Ascites. Anasarca. Fluid blood.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Abscess (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Ascites (Abdomen); Oedema (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient stated that she she had enjoyed very good health up to twelve months ago, when the catamenia seemed to decrease in quantity, and finally disappeared entirely in the course of two or three months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Whale, 23, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1845
Date of death: 22 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis & pneumonia. Old adhesions. Dropsy of pericardium. Heart itself healthy. Old peritonitis. Amputation of toe for scrofulous disease of joint
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Edema (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Amputation (Toe); Scrofulous disease (Toe)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert and Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'Ten months before his admission into the hospital, he perceived a slight swelling of the ball of the left great toe, attended with much pain upon walking. Four months afterwards this swelling was punctured and a small quantity of matter discharged.’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Ann Bunce, 65, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Apr 1848
Date of death: 21 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Gangrena senilis. Amputation. Gangrene of stump. Ossified arteries. Diseased kidneys and bladder.
Disease (standardised): Senile gangrene (Leg); Amputation (Leg); Ossification (Arteries); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with gangrene senilis of the leg and came to the Hospital to undergo amputation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Hoade, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jun 1841
Date of death: 3 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Delirium tremens
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hope, James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Cook, 22, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Dec 1848
Date of death: 22 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Caries & abscess of the hip joint
Disease (standardised): Caries (Hip); Abscess (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'About the middle of September last this patient contracted syphilis & became in consequence an out-patient of the Lock Hospital. He had a primary sore on the penis & a bubo in each groin. He was put under the influence of mercury & five weeks afterwards (his mouth being still sore), he began to feel pain in the left hip & knee & walked lame. Five or six days afterwards he became disabled & was made an in-patient at the Lock. In about a fortnight afterward some enlargement had taken place around the joint, & an issue was made just behind the trochanter major’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Richard Griffiths, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 May 1841
Date of death: 4 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg. Wound of anterior tibial artery. Mortification and diffuse cellular inflammation
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Wound (Blood vessels); Inflammation (Cells)
Admitted under the care of: Walker, Robert Benjamin
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Leg

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Elizabeth Hyday, 70, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 70
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Feb 1855
Date of death: 5 April 1855
Disease (transcribed): Contusion of the leg. Hospital gangrene. Bed sores
Disease (standardised): Contusions (Leg); Gangrene (Leg); Pressure Ulcers (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

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

Ann Thomas, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 May 1850
Date of death: 22 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Diseased kidneys. Dilated heart. Emphysema of lungs.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Emphysema (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient had begun to suffer from swelling of the legs about Christmas. The abdomen had subsequently swollen and latterly sometimes her face and hands. She suffered from dyspnoea and complained of palpitation of the heart.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Throat, thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Collins, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1846
Date of death: 2 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phlebitis after accouchement. Abscess in knee joint and in back. Large slough over sacrum. Kidneys mottled.
Disease (standardised): Phlebitis (Veins); Abscess (Leg); Sloughing (Spine); Disease (Kidney)
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 confined about a month before admission, the labour having been a very severe one, attended with violent delirium and followed by phlebitis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right inferior extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Evans, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 May 1853
Date of death: 20 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Diseased kidneys. Effusion into serous cavities. Thickened capsules of liver and spleen. Atheromatous state of the aorta
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Disease (Kidney); Thickening (Liver); Thickening (Spleen); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient whose breathing was so laboured that she was scarcely able to five a detailed account of herself.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Burnell, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Apr 1844
Date of death: 7 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Compressed dislocation of ankle, followed by Erysipelas and diffuse cellular inflammation.
Disease (standardised): Dislocation (Ankle); Erysipelas (Skin); Inflammation (Ankle)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined, at the request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a

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

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

Mary Ann Lovatt, 75, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 75
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Oct 1847
Date of death: 12 Jan 1848
Disease (transcribed): Ulcer of the leg. Large slough over the sacrum. Fracture of the leg followed by necrosis.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Sloughing (Spine); Fracture (Leg); Necrosis (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted into the Hospital with a transverse fracture of the tibia and a wound below the fracture.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident?

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