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John Frior, 46, Ex policeman

Occupation or role: Ex policeman
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jan 1867
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Valvular disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Ring, Edmund Cuthbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: Brought in dead having fallen down in the street.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Alexander, 70, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 70
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Jan 1875
Date of death: 28 Jan 1875
Disease (transcribed): Fatty heart. Atheroma. Gangrene (amputation)
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries); Gangrene (Foot); Amputation (Foot)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Thrupp, James Godfrey
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: The patient stated that a week or ten days before she woke up in the morning and found that she had been sleeping with the bed clothes of her left foot which was feeling quite numbed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Baxter, 46, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Jul 1873
Date of death: 29 Jul 1873
Disease (transcribed): Laryngitis. Tracheotomy. Bronchitis. Pleurisy. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Laryngitis (Larynx); Tracheotomy (Trachea); Bronchitis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Rowland, Edward Roger
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: The patient had been quite well up to the day before when she felt unwell and had some difficulty in breathing which increased.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, larynx, trachea, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Matilda Copeman, 38, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 May 1872
Date of death: 15 Aug 1872
Disease (transcribed): Cancerous infiltration of glands of axilla. Cancer of lung and pericardium. Pericarditis. Cancer of forearm. Amputation
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Lymph nodes); Cancer (Lung); Cancer (Heart); Pericarditis (Heart); Cancer (Arm); Amputation (Arm)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Lacy, Charles De Lacy
Medical notes: Sixteen years before admission she severely cut the right forearm and the injury was followed by flexure of fingers and consequent impairment of the use of the hand.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Boddy, 47, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 47
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Feb 1872
Date of death: 8 Mar 1872
Disease (transcribed): Gangrene of foot. Amputation at thigh. Atheroma. Thrombosis of femoral and common iliac veins. Bedsores
Disease (standardised): Gangrene (Foot); Amputation (Leg); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries); Thrombosis (Veins); Pressure ulcer (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This patient a month before admission was suddenly attacked with great pain in the right loin, followed by coldness and pain down the leg and slight swelling.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

William Morris, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Aug 1871
Date of death: 2 Aug 1871
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Hypertrophied heart. Atheroma. Strangulated inguinal hernia. Operation
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Disease (Heart); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta); Hernia (Abdomen); Operation

Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'He had had a rupture 16 years. He wore a truss for 2 years, & then relinquished it, so that none was worn for last 14 years, during which time the bowel frequently came down. July 29 bowel came down after coughing and he could not return it. Bowels had acted that morning, not since’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Whatman, 34, Joiner

Occupation or role: Joiner
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Oct 1870
Date of death: 31 Oct 1870
Disease (transcribed): Extravasation of blood into a large sac connected with the bladder. Cystitis. Pyelitis.
Disease (standardised): Haemorrhage (Bladder); Cystitis (Bladder); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This man had been out of health for some months and had his arm amputated for disease of the bone. He stated that he had never had any urinary difficulty until the day of his admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

John Martyn, 60, Cabinet Maker

Occupation or role: Cabinet Maker
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Apr 1870
Date of death: 21 May 1870
Disease (transcribed): Fatty Heart.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient had fallen off some steps in a garden, his right foot sank into the earth, so that as he fell he was twisted outwards. On admission he was found to have a fracture of both malleoli of the right foot, with displacement of the foot outwards.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and cerebrum
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Robert Ford, 59, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Jun 1869
Date of death: 2 Jul 1869
Disease (transcribed): Intra-capsular fracture of neck of femur. One kidney granular the other containing stone. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Disease (Kidney); Calculi (Kidney); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: The history given was that a fortnight before he fell and hurt his left hip while in a fit to which he had been subject.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and hip
Type of incident: n/a

William Vidler, 40, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Mar 1869
Date of death: 2 Apr 1869
Disease (transcribed): Death from chloroform. Fatty heart. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Anaesthetic death (Systemic); Disease (Heart); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This patient was going down into a cellar on a ladder when the lid of the cellar fell and struck him on his left forearm. The arm was set but he came to the hospital two months after the accident to see if the arm could be put in a better position and chloroform was administered.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Barnfather, 57, Bus driver

Occupation or role: Bus driver
Age: 57
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Jun 1868
Date of death: 9 Jun 1868
Disease (transcribed): Bruising of brain. Blood in arachnoid. Fatty heart.
Disease (standardised): Bruising (Brain); Blood (Brain); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This patient had fallen off a cart was brought in insensible.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Joseph Frost, 73, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 73
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1868
Date of death: 25 Apr 1868
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse cellular inflammation. Morbus cordis. Amyloid kidneys
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Arm); Disease (Heart); Amyloidosis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: Eight days before admission he was gardening, cut and poisoned his right thumb.

Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Tyrell, 34, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1867
Date of death: 7 May 1867
Disease (transcribed): Fatty heart. Fracture of leg. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Fracture (Leg); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Ring, Edmund Cuthbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This man was admitted with a simple oblique fracture of both bones of the right leg and the junction of the middle with the lower third. He stated that the accident had occurred through his slipping off the eddge of the kerb stone.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and right leg
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Pearce, 46, Plumber

Occupation or role: Plumber
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Feb 1867
Date of death: 3 Apr 1867
Disease (transcribed): Aneurism of thoracic aorta. Traumatic aneurism of femoral ligature. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta); Aneurysm (Arteries); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Ring, Edmund Cuthbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This patient had for six months previous to his admission noticed a throbbing in the right ham, and he stated that when coming down a ladder about twelve days ago he missed one rung with his right foot and stepped sharply on to the one below. He felt a sharp twinge above the ham at that time.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and leg
Type of incident: n/a

John Wear, 30, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Nov 1866
Date of death: 18 Jan 1867
Disease (transcribed): Aneurism of abdominal aorta
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Ring, Edmund Cuthbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This man stated that four years ago he fell from a height of fifteen feet, injuring his left shoulder. Three years later he had pain in the small of the back.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Doyle, 62, Charwoman

Occupation or role: Charwoman
Age: 62
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Nov 1864
Date of death: 3 Nov 1864
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: 'The history of the case is very obscure, no accurate report being forthcoming. From the policeman’s report it appears she had been drinking the day before, & that she had fallen down insensible in the house where she was working as charwoman. She was allowed to lay where she fell for some time & was then conveyed to the station, where she was locked up all night. The following morning as she was still unconscious she was brought to the hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Styles, 75, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 75
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Mar 1863
Date of death: 25 Apr 1863
Disease (transcribed): Gangrene of leg. Disease of blood vessels
Disease (standardised): Gangrene (Leg); Disease (Vessels)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: For the last few years he had had a large ulcer over the outer ankle of the right leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Louisa Bourne, 36, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 May 1862
Date of death: 1 Jul 1862
Disease (transcribed): Disease of aorta. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Arteries); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: The history that this patient gave of himself was that eighteen months ago, after a severe illness of inflammation of the heart, she noticed a beating in the right clavicular region.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Young , 72, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 72
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Aug 1861
Date of death: 24 Aug 1861
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs and clavicle. Apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Fracture (Clavicle); Stroke (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Venning, Edgcombe
Post mortem examination performed by: Sturges, Octavius
Medical notes: On admission the patient gave a history that whilst he was standing on a cart he fell off falling upon some sacks.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, cranium, liver, kidneys and spleen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Sarah Pond, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Aug 1846
Date of death: 8 Sep 1846
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis. Dilatation of heart, especially the left ventricle. Endocarditis. Pulmonary apoplexy. Emphysema. Old pleuritis.
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart); Haemorrhage (Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
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: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Caroline Leach, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Jul 1846
Date of death: 7 Aug 1846
Disease (transcribed): Kidneys dwindled, congested and granular. Fibrinous deposits on aortic valves. General anaemia. No dropsy of inferior extremities.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Thrombosis (Heart); Anaemia (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient stated that she had been ailing about two years. During this time she had felt weak and languid and had suffered more or less from pain in the head, from dyspnoea with pyrosis, and from palpitation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Tyler, 64, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jun 1846
Date of death: 4 Aug 1846
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Serous effusion into the pleurae. Disease of the heart.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Effusion (Pleura); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The case is not reported, in consequence of the removal of the body without examination.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

John Dunn, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jun 1846
Date of death: 19 Jul 1846
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis and endocarditis with long, thick fibrinous vegetations. Mitral and aortic valves thickened and contracted. Heart dilated and hypertrophied. Pulmonary apoplexy and congestion. Fibrinous deposit in spleen. Recent pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Haemorrhage (Lung); Congestion (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted suffering from palpitation and severe dyspnoea. At the age of nine he was attacked with acute Rheumatism which caused and red, swollen joints and acute pain on the left side of the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Davies , 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Jun 1846
Date of death: 15 Jul 1846
Disease (transcribed): Coagula, of long standing, in arteries and veins of inferior extremities and in iliac arteries and aorta as well as in iliac veins and lower part of vena cava. Similar coagula in left ventricle and right auricle. Gangrene in inferior extremities.
Disease (standardised): Coagula (Veins); Coagula (Arteries); Gangrene (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient stated that on the 8th of June she was suddenly seized with acute pain in the right foot, which shortly extended up the leg and thigh, and shot sometimes as far up as her loins.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Jeynes, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jul 1846
Date of death: 14 Jul 1846
Disease (transcribed): Acute rheumatism of wrist and elbow joints. Sudden death. Congestion of veins at upper surface of brain. Small quantity of opaque fluid in pericardium. Heart somewhat dilated and flaccid, otherwise healthy. Other viscera congested.
Disease (standardised): Rheumatic diseases (Arm); Congestion (Brain); Dilated (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient stated that in May last he had an attack of scarlet fever, which confined him to the house for about three weeks which left him weakened and his legs oedematous.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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