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Ann Mitchell , 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Nov 1849
Date of death: 6 Jan 1850
Disease (transcribed): Enlargement of the femur. Abscesses in thigh. Diarrhoea
Disease (standardised): Enlargement (Leg); Abscess (Leg); Diarrhoea (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Howse, Alfred
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was not examined at the request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a

William Beauchamp, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 54
Date of admission: 19 Mar 1854
Date of death: 25 Mar 1854
Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia. Operation. Omentum adherent to sac. Sloughing of gut. Incipient peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Thigh); Operation (Thigh); Sloughing (Gut); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitting doctor: Johnson, Henry Charles
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man was admitted on the 19th of March on account of strangulated hernia. It appeared from his account that he had had a hernia for the last 8 years’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Sarah Taylor, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Feb 1853
Date of death: 9 Apr 1853
Disease (transcribed): Schirrus tumour of both mammae, affecting the axillary glands, intercostal muscles, lungs and liver
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Breast); Tumour (Lymph nodes); Tumour (Muscles); Tumour (Lung); Tumour (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: She had noticed swelling of the right breast for eight months and it had been ulcerated for about two months before her admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Wheston, 68, Wood turner

Occupation or role: Wood turner
Age: 68
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Mar 1861
Date of death: 11 Mar 1861
Disease (transcribed): Internal strangulation of the small intestine
Disease (standardised): Strangulation (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Lee, Frederick Fawson
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: The patient stated that eight days ago he strained himself whilst lifting wood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Sarah Legg, 50, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1845
Date of death: 16 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse cellular inflammation of pharynx and larynx with ulcers on the mucous membrane of the latter, and effusion of lymph upon its surface, extending down the trachea. Inflammation of lungs and pleurae. Spleen soft & of a greyish red colour. Fibrous tumour in uterus etc.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Pharynx, larynx, Lungs); Ulcer (Larynx); Disease (Spleen); Tumour (Uterus)

Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted for the disease of the tibia and ulceration of the leg. After she had been in the house a few days she experienced some degree of fever’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Neck, thorax, abdomen, right inferior extremity

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Currie, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 60
Date of admission: 18 Feb 1854
Date of death: 9 Mar 1854
Disease (transcribed): Phagedoena connected with fistula in ano. Congested brain
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Anus); Congestion (Brain)
Admitting doctor: Johnson, Henry Charles
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This man was admitted on the 19th of Feb on account of a fistula in ano, the extreme opening of which had been only recently established’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, pelvis, thorax, cranium

Type of injury: n/a

Mary Thomas, 65, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Mar 1856
Date of death: 15 Mar 1856
Disease (transcribed): Femoral Hernia. Operation. Gangrene of Intestine
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Gangrene (Intestines)
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 woman had had a hernial tumour in the right groin for seven years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Ann Holden, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 14
Date of admission: 16 Feb 1854
Date of death: 27 Feb 1854
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous deposit beneath pericranium & skull. Disease of the liver, spleen and kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Skull); Disease (Liver); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Spleen)
Admitting doctor: Johnson, Henry Charles
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This child, when admitted, was in a state of extreme scrofulous cachexia, with a large sloughy sore over the forehead exposing the bone of the cranium’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Charlotte Scutt, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 February 1844
Date of death: 12 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of the Rectum. Fatal Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Rectum); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient had been suffering from a simple stricture of the Rectum for many years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Teasdale, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Feb 1853
Date of death: 18 Feb 1853
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of the intestine. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had fallen off a scaffold, a height of about ten feet, and a heaving mass of bricks, which fell with him, struck him of the left side of the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Nunan, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 3
Date of admission: 23 Nov 1853
Date of death: 10 Dec 1854
Disease (transcribed): Severe burn. Cicatrized ulcer in duodenum. Intestinal glands enlarged
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin); Ulcer (Duodenum); Disease (Intestines)
Admitting doctor: Johnson, Henry Charles
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This little boy was admitted on account of an accident, from his [?] gown catching fire. He was deeply burned over the chest & right arm’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Charles Tarrent, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Jan 1855
Date of death: 30 Jan 1855
Disease (transcribed): Carbuncular inflammation of lip. Purulent deposits in lungs, heart, pericardium, rectum, abdominis muscle
Disease (standardised): Carbuncle (Mouth); Deposits (Lung, Heart, Abdomen, Intestines)
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 man was admitted on account of carbuncular inflammation of the lower lip which had come on about four days before his admission without any known cause.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Neck and face, thorax, larynx and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Parker, 52, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Jan 1863
Date of death: 6 Feb 1863
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of rectum
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Rectum)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: For the last year and a half the patient had been suffering much from diarrhoea and much pain referred to the sacrum.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Rebecca Page, 56, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Dec 1858
Date of death: 16 Dec 1858
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of the intestine. Rupture of the gut
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Intestines); Rupture (Gut)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Cooper, George Frederick
Medical notes: 'She was admitted with symptoms of obstruction in the bowels, not having had a motion for 10 days, though she had taken all forms of purgative medicines, & for several days past she had had constant vomiting’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Collins, 47, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Nov 1861
Date of death: 4 Nov 1861
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of liver and kidney
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Liver); Rupture (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Venning, Edgcombe
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: The patient was admitted following a kick from a horse in the eight hypochondriac region.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Samuel Hersell, 60, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Sep 1862
Date of death: 13 Sep 1862
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of an deposit (malignant?) in pharynx
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Pharynx); Cancer (Pharynx)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This man stated that for some time he had been unable to swallow solid food on account of sore throat.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Adams, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 2 ¾
Date of admission: 26 Aug 1854
Date of death: 26 Aug 1854
Disease (transcribed): Cholera
Disease (standardised): Cholera (Intestines)
Admitting doctor: Johnson, Henry Charles
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'The mother of this child said that it had been taken with purging & watery vomiting at 10 o’clock on the previous evening. When brought to the hospital about one o’clock midday he was pulseless, cold, quite blue, and the skin was shrivelled’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Cornelius Hunt, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Aug 1855
Date of death: 2 Aug 1855
Disease (transcribed): Pharyngitis. Laryngitis. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Pharyngitis (Pharynx); Laryngitis (Larynx); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man was admitted complaining of sore throat, for which he was put under the charge of the surgeon as there was some obscure history of syphilis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pharynx, larynx, trachea, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Linford, 73, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 73
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Aug 1857
Date of death: 5 Sep 1857
Disease (transcribed): Contusion of chest and loins. Fractured clavicle. Bruise of intestine
Disease (standardised): Contusion (Thorax); Contusion (Abdomen); Fracture (Clavicle); Bruising (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left clavicle, cranium, thorax, abdomen, pelvis and vessels
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Prior, 43, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jan 1860
Date of death: 26 Jan 1860
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat
Disease (standardised): Cut (Throat)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'Shortly before admission, this patient cut his throat with a razor. On admission, a wound about 5 inches from side to side was seen’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: Suicide

Daniel McCarthy, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 43
Date of admission: 2 Aug 1854
Date of death: 5 Aug 1854
Disease (transcribed): Intussusception of the colon. Perforation of intestine
Disease (standardised): Intussusception (Colon); Perforation (Intestines)
Admitting doctor: Johnson, Henry Charles
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined in the hospital, the case is not reported. The lower part of the large intestine was examined at the patient’s residence, & was removed for preservation in the museum’
Post mortem notes: 'The body was removed unexamined’

Type of injury: n/a

Alice Nightingale, 21 months, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 21 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Dec 1859
Date of death: 23 Jan 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Mesenteric disease. Incipient rickets. Diseased liver. Old burn
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Disease (Abdomen); Rickets (Bones); Disease (Liver); Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This child was admitted with an extensive burn of the left arm, extending from the shoulder to the back of the hand. It was cut very deep, except in one part about the middle of forearm. She was also evidently suffering from tabies mesentericus which was supposed to have existed for 6 months’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium., left arm, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Bromage, 46, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1862
Date of death: 20 Jun 1862
Disease (transcribed): Laceration of liver. Extravasation of bile
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Liver); Extravasation (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This man was admitted with a punctured wound of the abdomen. He stated that half an hour before admission, whilst he was walking along some planks from a barge to the shore, his foot slipped and he fell upon a crow bar.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Wound, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Martha Wilson, 46, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Feb 1845
Date of death: 7 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous disease of the rectum, spreading to the glands of the pelvis and neighbouring cellular tissue
Disease (standardised): Scirrhus (Rectum)

Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Twelve months before her admission into the hospital this patient complained of difficulty in passing her motions. She suffered at the same time from occasional accumulations of faecal matter in the colon, and consequent attacks of diarrhoea’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen (‘the other viscera […] were not examined on account of the advanced decomposition’

Type of incident: n/a

Lancross Briggs, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jul 1857
Date of death: 11 Jul 1857
Disease (transcribed): Delirium tremens. Cut throat. Erysipelas. Diffuse inflammation
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain); Cut (Throat); Erysipelas (Skin); Inflammation (Neck)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Wintle, Frederic J.W.
Post mortem examination performed by: Hastings, Cecil William
Medical notes: This man had in a fit of delirium tremens attempted to cut his throat.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: Suicide

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