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John London, 15, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Apr 1845
Date of death: 21 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of right kidney. Extensive haemorrhage into, and behind, peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Kidneys); Haemorrhage (Abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Johnstone, Athol Archibald Wood
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in a dying condition, having been run over by a cart a short time previously’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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

James Lucas, 40, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 May 1845
Date of death: 23 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive rupture of the liver with effusion of blood & bile into the peritoneum. Fracture of 4th, 5th, & 6th ribs
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Liver); Effusion (Abdomen); Fracture (Ribs)
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 shortly before his admission was knocked down by some horses and the wheel of a carriage passed over his abdomen. Some of the ribs were felt to be fractured upon the side side, and he was in a state of extreme collapse’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

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

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

Prudence Heritage, Housekeeper

Occupation or role: Housekeeper
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Jul 1871
Date of death: 20 Jul 1871
Disease (transcribed): Syphilitic contraction of rectum. Passage of bougie. Perforation of rectum. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Syphilis (Rectum); Dilation (Rectum); Perforation (Rectum); Peritonitis (Abdomen)

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 had had discharge of matter and occasionally of blood from rectum, for three years, with increasing difficulty of passing motions. Two years ago some diseased bone came away from right ulna’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, organs of generation, bones

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 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

Susan Woraker, 68, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 68
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Jul 1845
Date of death: 26 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive burn. Mucous surface of duodenum slightly increased in vascularity. Other viscera healthy
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)

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 was admitted with an extensive burn situated upon the right arm, right side of the chest, neck and face, and apparently in many places having destroyed the whole thickness of the skin. Her clothes had caught fire shortly before her admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 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

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

Hannah Ridsdale, 52, Housekeeper

Occupation or role: Housekeeper
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Jun 1870
Date of death: 28 Jul 1870
Disease (transcribed): Ovariotomy. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Operation (Ovary); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 had noticed a tumour in the left side of the abdomen for ten years which had gradually enlarged, but gave no pain until a year before her admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Akehurst, 35, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jul 1845
Date of death: 6 Sep 1845
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease affecting the glands and cellular tissue of the groin and spreading into the pelvis and along the abdominal glands in the course of the large vessels and also in both mediastina. Chronic ulcer of the stomach, on its anterior wall
Disease (standardised): Encephaloid disease (Groin, pelvis, abdomen); Ulcer (Stomach)

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 presented himself with an oval tumor in the right groin connected in some degree with the subjacent parts. It was of a tolerably form consistence with the exception of an ulcerated part in the middle, which presented a fungoid appearance’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Inferior extremities, abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

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

Elizabeth German, 41, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Jul 1858
Date of death: 2 Sep 1858
Disease (transcribed): Fibrous tumour of the uterus. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Uterus); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard and Hooper, John Henry
Medical notes: 'A single woman who had always enjoyed good health & had led a laborious life. A fortnight before admission she first had difficulty in making water, then pain came on in the lower part of the back, but there was no vaginal discharge. However after she had been in the hospital two days yellowish vaginal discharge appeared & was accompanied by lassitude & aching in all her limbs. A hard mass was felt in the left iliac & hypogastric regions which was not tender to the touch & was immovable’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Uterus

Type of incident: n/a

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

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

Jane Pollett, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1855
Date of death: 18 Aug 1855
Disease (transcribed): Abscess in iliac fossa after parturition communicating with intestine
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Pelvis)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman was confined for five weeks before her admission. The labour was tolerably easy but on the seventh day her right leg was drawn up and she could not straighten it.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Michael Golding, 36, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Nov 1845
Date of death: 5 Nov 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull with extravasation of blood in the cavity of the arachnoid and in the sub-arachnoid tissue. Extensive injury of brain. Fracture of sternum and of 8th and 9th ribs. Injury of lungs. Rupture of spleen. Fracture of pubis
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Extravasation (Brain); Injury (Brain, lungs); Fracture (Sternum, ribs, pubus); Rupture (Spleen)
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 said to have fallen from a second story and to have struck his head against a log of wood. When brought to the hospital he was in a state of collapse, perfectly insensible’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Thomas Daffey, 42, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Oct 1845
Date of death: 17 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Internal haemorrhoids. Ligature. Phlebitis. Secondary abscesses in liver and lung. Pleurisy. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Haemorrhoids (Anus); Ligature; Phlebitis (Blood vessels); Abscess (Liver, lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (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 was admitted for an indurated venereal sore upon the upper surface of the skin of the penis’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left inferior extremity

Type of incident: n/a

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