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Elizabeth Strangeman, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Feb 1846
Date of death: 21 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of the posterior mediastinum enveloping the large vessels, trachea, bronchi and oesophagus and spreading to the structure of the left lung, mucous membrane of trachea and bronchi contaminated. Other organs healthy. Old adhesions
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Thoracic cavity); Cancer (Trachea); Cancer (Lung); Cancer (Oesophagus)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry. Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: From the account given by this patient it appeared that last December a swelling about the size of a marble formed in the right leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Harrandine, 78, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 78
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Mar 1847
Date of death: 07 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Incarcerated femoral hernia. Peritonitis. Cyst containing hair and fat in ovary. Ossified coronary arteries. Blood fluid
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Cysts (Ovary); Ossification (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The history stated that a hernial protrusion had existed for forty years and it had been incarcerated twice during that time, causing considerable suffering.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Wheatley, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1847
Date of death: 04 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Fractured pelvis. Separation of the bones. Ruptured urethra. Extensive extravasation of urine.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Rupture (Urethra); Extravasation (Urethra)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted slightly collapsed, having been jammed a short time previously between a cart wheel and a post.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Sarah Tidman, 51, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 51
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Mar 1847
Date of death: 03 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Umbilical hernia. Ulceration into sac. Abscess in omentum. Dilated heart with fatty walls. Fibrous tumour of uterus
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Ulcer (Abdomen); Disease (Heart); Tumour (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The patient about then months previous to her admission, first perceived a swelling at the umbilicus about the size of a hen’s egg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Bryning, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Apr 1846
Date of death: 15 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Two knuckles of intestine in one sac, separated from each other by a band running across the mouth of the sac. One knuckle of intestine in a state of mortification. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Mortification (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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: This patient had suffered from hernia for two or three years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Simpson, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1846
Date of death: 13 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of the uterus and left fallopian tube after parturition. Peritonitis of a low character. Small lacerated wound in anterior part of vagina. Other viscera healthy. Veins healthy.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Uterus); Inflammation (Fallopian tubes); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Wound (Vagina)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was delivered about ten days before admission of a nine months child. The labour lasted sixteen hours during which time she was convulsed and insensible. She remembered nothing of the labour but its commencement.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Grieves, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 03 Mar 1847
Date of death: 26 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pleuritis. Compressed lung from thickening of pleura. Specs of atheroma on aorta. Cirrhosis of liver with ascites.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Compressed (Lung); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries); Cirrhosis (Liver); Ascites (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur. Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient whose whole appearance was indicative of ill-health was admitted with an abscess over the sacrum, the result of an injury received some time previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Carter, 74, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 74
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1847
Date of death: 18 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Slight peritonitis. Gangrene of the gut.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Gangrene (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The history stated that this patient had suffered from a severe cough for some time.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Rosa Day, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Mar 1846
Date of death: 4 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Chronic inflammation of the rectum with stricture, extensive ulceration and sinuses leading with the pelvis and peritoneum. Ulceration of the mucous membrane of the sigmoid flexure. Pedunculated bodies about margins of anus
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Rectum); Constriction (Rectum); Ulcer (Pelvis); Ulcer (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines); Cysts (Intestines)
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: This woman stated that she had suffered for many years from bleeding piles, costive bowels and occasionally severe bearing down pains.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Gayleard, 67, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 67
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1846
Date of death: 2 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated obturator hernia. Old hernial sac in left groin, issuing through the inguinal canal
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Pelvis); Hernia (Groin)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient had had an inguinal hernia on the left side for seven years, and always worn a truss. On March 27th it descended behind the truss and immediately was followed by intense pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Eales, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Feb 1846
Date of death: 17 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse cellular inflammation of the head, neck and pharynx. Tubercules and cretaceous deposits in the lungs. Old peritonitis. Suppurating gland in the groin. Great cul de sac digested by the gastric juice.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Head, Neck, Pharynx); Tuberculosis (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Suppuration (Groin)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with enlarged glands in the left groin and the skin over them was somewhat inflamed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, pharynx, larynx, thorax and left groin
Type of incident: n/a

George Turner, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Jan 1847
Date of death: 07 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia with grey hepatisation. Ulceration of cartilages of both hip joints with enormous collections of pus burrowing up into cavity of abdomen and down both thighs. Diseased knee joint.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Ulcer (Hip joint); Suppuration (Abdomen); Suppuration (Leg); Disease (Knee joint)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted the Physician with acute Rheumatic inflammation of the knees, the left being much the worst of the two.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Adams, 57, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 57
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1846
Date of death: 15 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Ulcer on the shin. Pneumonia. Phthisis. Heart atrophied and dilated. Blood fluid. Old and recent peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with large varicose ulcers of the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left inferior extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Dinah Smith, 76, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 76
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Feb 1846
Date of death: 1 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis (very slight). Granular kidneys. Congestive pneumonia. Other organs healthy in structure.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: It was stated that this patient had suffered with a femoral hernia for two years, during which time the intestine had descended several times and always been reduced without difficulty till the last appearance before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

William Ryves, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Jan 1846
Date of death: 5 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of the urethra. Ulceration of membranous portion, effusion of urine. False passages. Large circumscribed abscess between bladder and rectum. Opening in rectum. Bladder hypertrophied, with chronic inflammation. Dilatation of ureters with chronic inflammation of the kidneys. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Urethra); Ulcer (Urethra); Abscess (Bladder); Abscess (Rectum); Disease (Bladder); Disease (Ureter);Inflammation (Kidney) ; Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient had suffered for many years from stricture of the urethra, so severe as to cause on several occasions complete retention of urine. He had been operated on ten years previously by Mr Benjamin Brodie.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

James Swift, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Dec 1846
Date of death: 04 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Bronchocele. Excision. Pus in posterior mediastinum. Ulceration of intestinal jugular vein. Secondary abscess of lungs. Pleuritis.
Disease (standardised): Bronchocele (Lung); Excision (Lung); Suppuration (Thorax); Ulcer (Veins); Abscess (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was admitted with a tumour about the size of a hen's egg of eleven years standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Throat, fauces, thyroid gland and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

James Townsend, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jan 1846
Date of death: 2 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Fistula in ano. Operation. Peritonitis. Mottled kidneys. Phthisis. Disease of right iliac bone
Disease (standardised): Fistula (Intestines); Operation (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Pelvis)
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: This patient was admitted with an old opening into the gut, which was first stated to have appeared as an abscess.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax and right iliac bone
Type of incident: n/a

William Dolbear, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Oct 1845
Date of death: 1 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of the sigmoid flexure of the colon and of the upper part of the rectum, spreading to the pelvic cellular tissue and to the bladder. Encephaloid disease of the prostate, liver and mesenteric glands. Abscesses in kidneys. Lungs spumous with partial red heptisation.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Intestines); Cancer (Pelvis); Cancer (Bladder); Cancer (Prostate, Liver, Mesenteric glands); Abscess (Kidney); Disease (Lung)
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 admitted complaining of frequent micturition of small quantities of water, haemorrhage from the urethra and pain referred to the prostate. Also occasional pain in the loins.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Ellen Davies, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Oct 1845
Date of death: 31 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Bronchial glands scrofulous. One crude tubercle in right lung. Large quantities of scrofulous matter in the pelvic cellular tissue in the neighbourhood of the uterus itself and in the fallopian tubes. Lungs congested and in parts condensed. Old adhesions.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Pelvis); Tuberculosis (Uterus, Fallopian tubes); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with an abscess on the foot of nine months standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Robert White, 51, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Aug 1847
Date of death: 29 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Cachectic ulcer of the penis. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Penis); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The particulars of this case are not recorded, as the body was removed without examination.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the request of friends
Type of incident: n/a

John Goodenough, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Oct 1846
Date of death: 5 Dec 1846
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid tumour in the abdomen, surrounding abdominal aorta and inferior cava, which latter was blocked up. Encephaloid tumour of the left testicle.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Abdomen); Blockage (Veins); Cancer (Testis)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Johnstone, Athol Archibald Wood
Medical notes: This patient stated that his urine had been thick, he had pain during micturition and occasionally he ‘was unable to hold his water’.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and testicle
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Bywater, 59, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 59
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Nov 1847
Date of death: 10 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Removal of breast for scirrhous tumour. Pleuritis. Pneumonia with hepatisation. Peritonitis with purulent effusion.
Disease (standardised): Mastectomy (Breast); Cancer (Breast); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen);Suppuration (Abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This woman was admitted with a schirrhus tumour at the upper part of the right breast, about the size of a pigeon's egg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Price, 62, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 62
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Nov 1846
Date of death: 27 Nov 1846
Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia. Omentum adherent to femoral ring and to the sac and to descending colon. Peritonitis. Small intestine strangulated. Pus in corresponding portion of mesentery. Pus in peritoneal cavity.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Adherent (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Strangulated (Intestines); Suppuration (Mesentery); Suppuration (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This woman was admitted with symptoms of strangulated femoral hernia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Fuller, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Oct 1846
Date of death: 24 Nov 1846
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis after removal of fibrous polypus from uterus. Abscess of right ovary. Small ovarian cyst in left mucous membrane of uterus inflamed.
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Polyps (Uterus); Operation (Uterus); Abscess (Ovary); Cysts (Ovary); Inflammation (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was transferred from the care of the Physician to Mr Hawkins. She stated that for two and a half years she had been subject to flooding.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Tunbridge, 24, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Aug 1846
Date of death: 15 Nov 1846
Disease (transcribed): Old extravasation of blood into cavity of arachnoid. Pleuritis. Puriform fluid in pleura. Abscess of lung. Laceration of diaphragm. Abscess in cavity of abdomen. Rupture of spleen. Peritonitis. Ulceration of bowel with faecal abscesses.
Disease (standardised): Extravasation (Brain ); Pleurisy (Pleura); Suppuration (Pleura); Abscess (Lung); Laceration (Diaphragm); Abscess (Abdomen);Rupture (Spleen) ; Peritonitis (Abdomen) ; Ulcer (Intestines) ; Abscess (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man stated to be dyspeptic, was admitted suffering from the consequences of a fall on the hands from a height of twenty feet.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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