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Emma Stapp, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Dec 1847
Date of death: 12 Jan 1848
Disease (transcribed): Secondary abscess of lung, shoulder and hip joints. Fistula in ano. Inflammation of rectal veins. Inflammation of mucous membrane of the rectum.
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Lung, Shoulder, Hip); Fistula (Anal canal); Inflammation (Veins); Inflammation (Rectum)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient stated that she had a fistula in ano for six or seven years but that it had caused little inconvenience until three years after its first appearance when it became inflamed. Six weeks previously to her admission she miscarried.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and joints
Type of incident: n/a

William Trenchard, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 May 1848
Date of death: 18 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Lobulated fibrous tumour connected with sphenoid bone. Operation. Removal of superior maxillary of malar bones
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Skull); Operation (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner. Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient reported that about six years ago he was first troubled with a polypus of the nose, which was extracted by forceps, and shortly afterwards the left cheek became very prominent, the swelling extending upward to the eye.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: face and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

John Gorman, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1871
Date of death: 15 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)

Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
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

Frederick Turner, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Nov 1846
Date of death: 28 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Psoas abscess
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Psoas muscles)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Case omitted as the body was not examined after death.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Preedy, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Apr 1847
Date of death: 05 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive slough on sacrum. Inflammation of membranes of brain. Numerous puncta of blood in brain. Blood very fluid
Disease (standardised): Sloughing (Spine); Haemorrhage (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient had been taken to Bethlehem Hospital, but was refused admission on the ground that he was suffering from Phthisis Pulmonalis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Saunders, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Apr 1847
Date of death: 06 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Jaundice. Perforation of both corneae from sloughing. Considerable slough on the sacrum. Blood fluid. Ascites and effusion of lymph. Contracted liver. Gall bladder much distended.
Disease (standardised): Jaundice (Skin); Perforation (Eye); Sloughing (Eye); Sloughing (Spine); Ascites (Abdomen); Effusion (Abdomen);Disease (Liver) ; Distended (Gall bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in an almost moribund state. She had been ailing it appeared between two or three months, suffering from dyspepsia in an aggravated form.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
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?

William Wynne, 62, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Apr 1846
Date of death: 9 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Wound in hand. Secondary abscesses in joints and in brachialis anticus. Congestive pneumonia. Heart dilated and atrophied. Disease of left kidney? Blood fluid.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Hand); Abscess (Joints); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
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 admitted suffering from the effects of fracture of the first phalanx of the thumb in December 1842.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and extremities
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Sophia Brain, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 May 1848
Date of death: 2 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro pneumonia with red hepatisation. Empyema. Fluid blood. Slough over sacrum. Erysipelas.
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Disease (Lung); Empyema (Pleural cavity); Sloughing (Spine); Erysipelas (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Copestake, Thomas Goodall
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a very cachectic state of health, having been both imperfectly fed and and clothed for some time past, and having an eruption on various parts of the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Francis Hodgson, 11, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 11
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 05 May 1847
Date of death: 12 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Blood infiltrated into scalp. Extravasation external and internal to dura mater. Extravasation into substance of brain in the interior. Laceration of surface. Fracture of skull.
Disease (standardised): Extravasation (Brain); Laceration (Brain); Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: About four hours before admission the patient fell about 22 feet, pitching on the right side. The accident happened in Ealing Park.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Cornelius Burke, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jan 1848
Date of death: 4 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis with great effusion. Aneurysm of aorta. Ulceration of cartilages of shoulder joint after rheumatism.
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Effusion (Heart); Aneurysm (Arteries); Ulcer (Shoulder); Rheumatic diseases (Joints)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with supposed paralysis of the left arm, stating that he had also loss of sensation from the elbow downwards.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and shoulder joint.
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Johnson, 64, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 May 1848
Date of death: 8 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas of face. Sloughing of sub mucous cellular tissue of tongue. Fracture of leg and union
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Sloughing (Tongue); Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient having been admitted under the care of Mr Cutler with simple fracture of right leg, was transferred to Dr Page. He had complained of soreness of throat, with difficulty of swallowing and tenderness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Mouth, fauces, thorax, abdomen and lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Dawber, General manager

Occupation or role: General manager
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1871
Date of death: 30 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Compound dislocation of ankle. Compound fracture of radius & ulna. Fractured femur. Pyaemia (pleurisy). Fractured skull
Disease (standardised): Dislocation (Ankle); Fracture (Arm, thigh, skull); Sepsis (Systemic)

Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'He fell 50 feet from a scaffold which gave way’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, joints, cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Robert Roberts, 6, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 May 1847
Date of death: 28 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound and extensive fracture of skull. Perforation of the dura mater. Suppuration in cavity of arachnoid. Extravasation of blood and extensive laceration of surface of the brain.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Fracture (Skull); Perforation (Brain); Suppuration (Brain); Extravasation (Brain); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This boy was admitted perfectly comatose and warm, having been picked up at the bottom on some stone stairs, down which it is imagined he had fallen, how and when is not known.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident?

William Price, 57, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 57
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 May 1848
Date of death: 9 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Pus in cavity of pericardium and pleura. Condensed lung.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Suppuration (Heart); Suppuration (Pleura); Condensed (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Copestake, Thomas Goodall
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with a compound fracture of the left leg caused by a fall from a pair of steps.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Wallace, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 May 1847
Date of death: 26 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Laceration of lung with rupture of the bronchus. Laceration of liver without the peritoneal coat being injured.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Laceration (Lung); Rupture (Lung); Laceration (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient, the wheel of a heavily laden cart having passed over the thorax, was admitted pale, cold and gasping for breath.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Stevenson, 34, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Apr 1870
Date of death: 18 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the anterior and upper margin of the seventh cervical vertebrae. Rupture of the ligaments. Dislocation of sixth vertebra. Pressure on spinal cord.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Rupture (Spine); Dislocation (Spine); Pressure (Spinal Cord)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient was brought from the country, with the history that ten days previously he had fallen from a scaffold onto his back, that immediately afterwards his lower limbs were paralysed, and there was some loss of power in the arms.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, spinal cord and bones
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Perkins, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1871
Date of death: 8 Jun 1871
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'He fell off a window sill, about 20 feet to the ground. When admitted was much collapsed, he was bruised about back & chest, there were several ribs fractured on the left side’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Archibald Cullen, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 07 May 1847
Date of death: 04 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Compound dislocation of ankle joint with fracture of the fibula. Pleuritis and commencement of secondary abscess in lung
Disease (standardised): Dislocation (Ankle); Fracture (Leg); Pleurisy (Pleura); Abscess (Lung)
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 admitted noisily drunk with a fracture of the fibula and dislocation of the tibia. The accident had resulted from a fall off a cab five hours previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower extremities
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Williams, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 May 1847
Date of death: 04 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound with fracture of skull and depression of internal table . Watery brain. Flabby heart. Fracture of radius
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Fracture (Skull); Watery (Brain); Disease (Heart); Fracture (Arm)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient, not long returned from India, was admitted noisily drunk and bleeding profusely from a small wound exposing the bone on the right side of the head and the lower extremity of the right radius was fractured. It was not known exactly how the accident had happened, but it seemed probable that he had been struck on the head with a stick and knocked down.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and right upper extremity
Type of incident: Homicide/murder?

George Gibbett, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jun 1848
Date of death: 20 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull. Extensive laceration of brain. Apoplectic cyst in brain.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Apoplectic cyst (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was brought to the Hospital by the officers of police, by whom he had been found in a state of insensibility.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Patrick McCarthy, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 01 Jun 1847
Date of death: 13 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg with gangrene of the leg.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Gangrene (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted about an hour and a half after he had been knocked down by a dray, the wheel of which, he stated passed over his leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Phillips, 58, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jun 1847
Date of death: 14 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Cartilaginous stricture. Recto-vesical fistula. Extravasation of urine.
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Cartilage); Fistula (Rectum); Fistula (Bladder); Extravasation (Bladder)
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 case is not reported, as the body was removed without examination.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the urgent request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Cooper, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jun 1871
Date of death: 13 Jun 1871
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of both legs. Amputation
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Legs); Amputation (Legs)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George and Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'A railway carriage passed over both legs; one was completely severed, the other hung by a piece of skin. Mr Pick [Thomas Pickering Pick] amputated when he had somewhat recovered from the shock, but he never rallied much & sank in a few hours’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

James Cook , 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jun 1847
Date of death: 14 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema. Tubercles and red hepatisation of left lung. Grey hepatisation of right lung. Slight pericarditis. Fractured ribs with pus effused round the broken extremities. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Lung); Pericarditis (Heart); Fracture (Ribs); Suppuration (Extremities);Disease (Kidney)

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 admitted complaining of considerable pain on the right side of the chest during inspiration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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