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James Carter, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 2
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 May 1871
Date of death: 21 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Rickets. Scrofula. Scrofulous pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Rickets (Bones); Tuberculosis (Lymph nodes); Pneumonia (Lungs)
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 child had been vaccinated 2 months before admission in three places on left arm. All became sore in a fortnight and remained open six weeks. There was no history of ‘snuffles’. The mother said she had one other child, which was healthy, but that it had a rash about head and face when about seventeen months old. The mother had frontal headache, but no rash, nor other signs of syphilis. Hair not thin. Father said to have died four months before, from ‘consumption’. Before marriage he had eruption on legs’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, bones, joints, glands

Type of incident: n/a

Phillis Naldret, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 58
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 May 1871
Date of death: 22 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs &c
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs)

Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
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

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 Groves, 27, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Feb 1845
Date of death: 1 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive caries of the dorsal vertebrae with a large scrofulous abscess. Small abscess in kidney. Tubercles in the sub-pleural cellular tissue. Slight ulceration of the pharynx. Heart dilated with thin parietes & soft muscular structure
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Abscess (Spine, kidney); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Ulcer (Pharynx); Disease (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: 'About two years previous to admission into the hospital, the patient first experienced pain in the back, and at the expiration of three months, he found his back ‘growing out’. He went on working for twelve months during which time he had occasionally severe fits of pain on the back, but with no diminution of bodily strength’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, spine

Type of incident: n/a

William Weatherstone, 52, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1845
Date of death: 1 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Enlarged prostate, the right lobe of which was ulcerated & covered with calcareous deposit. Stone in the bladder. Chronic inflammation of the bladder, ureters, pelvis etc, spreading to the substance of the kidneys. Lungs slightly inflamed
Disease (standardised): Enlarged (Prostate); Ulcer (Prostate); Calculus (Bladder); Inflammation (Bladder, ureters, pelvis, kidneys, lungs)

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 had attended the hospital occasionally for many years with symptoms of diseased kidneys and enlarged prostate gland, and had during that time been in the habit of introducing a gum elastic catheter himself’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Pusey, 46, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Apr 1845
Date of death: 4 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Fracture of the jaw with diffuse cellular inflammation. Lungs gorged posteriorly. Heart soft & dilated. Blood in a semi-fluid state
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Fracture (Jaw); Inflammation (Jaw); Disease (Lungs); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'On the morning of his admission, this patient was kicked on the mouth by a horse. He was slightly stunned by the blow but soon recovered a tolerable degree of consciousness. Upon admission the lower jaw was found fractured in two placed and a scalp wound was discovered on the posterior part of the scalp, supposed to have been produced by a fall backwards when he was kicked’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Wright, 30, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Apr 1845
Date of death: 7 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of patella. Erysipelas, with diffuse cellular inflammation of leg & suppuration in knee joint. Secondary deposits in lungs with pleurisy & pneumonia, & bronchitis. Deposition, apparently of lymph, in cortical structure of one kidney
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Knee); Erysipelas (Skin); Inflammation (Leg); Deposit (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'He was first admitted on the 4th of March with a transverse fracture of the right patella, caused by direct violence. When admitted there was some swelling but no pain’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right inferior extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Emma Leigh, 33, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1845
Date of death: 8 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Partial inflammation of right lung. Malignant disease of femur with suppuration in the thigh & in the knee joint
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Lungs); Malignant disease (Thigh); Suppuration (Thigh, knee)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Two years ago this patient experienced constant shooting pain down the right thigh which sometimes would keep her awake and at others would wake her from her sleep. These pains were rather relieved by walking’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right inferior extremity

Type of incident: n/a

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

Henry Bateman, 19, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1845
Date of death: 22 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of fibula. Diffuse cellular inflammation of leg and suppuration in knee joint. Inflammation of lungs with 2ndary deposits
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Inflammation (Leg); Suppuration (Knee); Inflammation (Lungs); Deposit (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with his leg presenting all the appearances of having just recovered from an attack of erysipelas, with [...] abscess on the back of the knee and ankle […] It appeared that 9 weeks previously he had fractured his fibula and had walked about for two or three days afterwards. His leg then began to swell and stints were applied’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left inferior extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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

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

Matthew Elmes, 37, Drayman

Occupation or role: Drayman
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jun 1845
Date of death: 15 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Injury of wrist joint, with suppuration and destruction of the joint etc. Secondary deposits in both lungs. Slight effusion in sub-arachnoid cellular tissue. Brain, especially the cortical structure, paler than natural. Mania
Disease (standardised): Injury (Wrist); Suppuration (Wrist); Deposit (Lungs); Effusion (Brain); Mania
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'The patient was reported to have been maniacal for several years. In his occupation, which was that of a drayman, an empty cart rolled over his hand. It did not appear of much consequence at the time, but was succeeded by an attack of diffuse cellular inflammation, which gradually extended up the whole arm’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, wrist joint

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John Lyndsey, 34, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 May 1864
Date of death: 31 May 1864
Disease (transcribed): Concussion of spinal cord. Fractured spine?
Disease (standardised): Concussion (Spinal cord); Fracture (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'Case not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Ellen Rawlinson, 18, General servant

Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Mar 1864
Date of death: 1 Jun 1864
Disease (transcribed): Disease of knee joint
Disease (standardised): Disease (Knee)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'Always enjoyed good health and performed domestic work as a housemaid till 24 March, when in the evening without any previous warning, her right knee became very painful, and the next morning she found it was much swollen’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen, knee

Type of incident: n/a

Joseph George, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jul 1871
Date of death: 24 Jul 1871
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull. Extravasation of blood into & compression of brain. Pyaemia?
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Extravasation (Brain); Compression (Brain); Sepsis (Systemic)

Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'He fell head foremost down the height of 15 steps to the ground. On admission was quite insensible’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Henry Foghill, 8, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 8
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jul 1845
Date of death: 7 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the skull, with extensive contusions and laceration of the cerebrum. Other parts healthy
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain)

Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'About an hour and a half before admission this patient was running behind a carriage, when he suddenly lost his hold and fell with great violence upon the road. Another carriage which was passing immediately afterwards passed over his leg but it was said did not touch his head’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

George Smith , 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jul 1844
Date of death: 27 Jul 1844
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the Ilium, suppuration between fragments. Kidneys granular. Old adhesions of pericardium and pleura.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Suppuration (Pelvis); Granular (Kidney); Adhesions (Heart); Adhesions (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: In consequence of a fall from some steps about 8 feet in height, the patient received a fracture of the crest of the Ilium.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Frederick Trottman, Iron fitter

Occupation or role: Iron fitter
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Jul 1871
Date of death: 28 Jul 1871
Disease (transcribed): Depressed fracture of the skull. Trephine applied. Bone found in brain substance. Extravasation of blood. Softening
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Trephining (Skull); Extravasation (Brain); Softening (Brain)

Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'An iron bolt about 4 tons fell from a height of 50 feet on to vertex of skull’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium (‘permission to examine the rest of the body was refused’)

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Joseph Sherley, 67, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 67
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jul 1845
Date of death: 16 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive compound fracture of the leg, extending into the ankle-joint, with suppuration in the joint
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Suppuration (Ankle)

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 fell from the top of a hay rick, alighting upon his feet and was brought to the hospital, a distance of 14 miles in a cart’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, lower extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

George Garrard, 52, Milkman

Occupation or role: Milkman
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 May 1870
Date of death: 16 Jun 1870
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg. Pyaemia.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Sepsis (Systemic)
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 man had lived intemperately and had had delirium tremens several times, the last attack three months before the accident. He was kicked on the left leg by a horse, producing a compound comminuted fracture of the left tibia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and suprarenal capsule
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Henry Astley, 25, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jun 1877
Date of death: 6 Jun 1877
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not seen by the Registrar.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

James Connor, 28, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Jul 1845
Date of death: 19 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull with extensive laceration of the cerebrum & cerebellum, produced by a chisel
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain)

Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Admitted at a quarter to three PM. It appeared that a chisel had fallen upon his head a distance of 70 or 80 feet, and that the point had penetrated almost perpendicularly into the brain. A portion of the brain protruded upon his admission, and there was some oozing of blood from the wound. He was in a state of complete collapse’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Mary Hopkins, 19, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1845
Date of death: 19 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Disease of knee joint. Amputation of thigh. Low pneumonia and incipient 2ndary deposit in spleen
Disease (standardised): Disease (Knee); Amputation (Thigh); Pneumonia (Lungs); Deposit (Spleen)

Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that 12 months before her admission she struck her knee, and it was then followed by slight swelling of the joint. Six weeks ago she again struck and it became again swollen and painful. It was never sufficiently painful to cause her to discontinue using it’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John Salter, 14, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 14
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Jul 1845
Date of death: 25 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the skull, with laceration of the brain. Tubercular & setaceous deposits in mesenteric glands
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Tuberculosis (Mesenteric glands)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This lad was thrown from a horse shortly before his admission and was reported immediately afterwards to have been sick’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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