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Anne Hawkins, 25, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Apr 1845
Date of death: 26 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Abscess in breast. Erysipelas over the breast and chest. Puerpural mania
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Breast); Erysipelas (Breast, chest); Postpartum depression (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in consequence of abscesses in the right breast and was delivered of a fully developed child on the following day. After her delivery she lost a considerable quantity of blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

William Hyles, 65, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 May 1845
Date of death: 10 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Erysipelas with oedema of scalp, & diffuse cellular inflammation of neck & mediastinum. Larynx oedematous, with increased vascularity. Large quantities of fluid in the ventricles of the brain with perforation, in several places, of septum lucidum
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Erysipelas (Skin); Edema (Scalp); Inflammation (Neck, chest); Edema (Larynx); Wound (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Was first brought to the hospital on the 2nd of May with a wound about an inch in length, situated immediately above the right superciliary ridge and not exposing the bone. He was sensible and able to answer questions but his manner was excited. He was said to have been stunned by a blow, and had not been sick after the accident. He declared his intention of leaving the hospital, but was ultimately reduced to go to bed’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John Clarke, 45, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 May 1845
Date of death: 25 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Large scalp wound, followed by matter between the dura mater & bone as well as by matter in the cavity of the arachnoid and in the sub-arachnoid tissue & pia mater. Trephine applied. 2ndary deposits in lung. Pericardium adherent. Heart dilated & soft
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Wound (Brain); Trephining; Deposit (Lungs); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'John Clark, admitted with a very large scalp wound, extending nearly the whole length of the head upon the right side, in a semicircular direction, and exposing considerable portion of the right temporal occipital, and frontal bones […] The wound was filled with dirt. It was not ascertained in what manner the wound had been inflicted as he was found in a state of insensibility in a cellar & could give no account of the way in which he got there’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

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

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

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

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

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

John Sims, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 06 Sep 1847
Date of death: 06 Sep 1847
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the cervical vertebrae. Compression of chord. Sudden death after a few hours.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Compression (Spinal cord); Death, sudden (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: On examination it was found that the whole body and extremities up to the clavicles were completely paralysed. These symptoms had followed a fall from a cab.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Neck, spinal chord, blood and kidneys
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Doyle, 38, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jul 1845
Date of death: 28 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the spine with softening of the spinal chord. Extensive ruptures, perfectly united, about the liver and right kidney
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Softening (Spinal cord); Rupture (Liver, kidney)
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 reported to have been subject to fits of giddiness for several years and it was supposed to be during one of these that he walked forwards off a hay rick about 30 feet high. He was reported to have fallen upon his back across a large piece of wood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spine, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Bednell, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Sep 1847
Date of death: 14 Sep 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of skull. Extensive extravasation of blood internally with laceration of brain.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Extravasation (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: On admission this patient was in a state of complete insensibility. The injury was caused by his falling from a scaffold about eight feet from the ground, upon which his head struck.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head and heart
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Henry Westlake, 38, Waiter

Occupation or role: Waiter
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Jun 1877
Date of death: 30 Jun 1877
Disease (transcribed): Injury to ankle. Delirium Tremens. Cerebral and pulmonary congestion. Granular kidney. Fatty heart.
Disease (standardised): Injury (Ankle); Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium (Brain); Congestion (Brain); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Congestion (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: On the day before admission the patient was kicked by another man on the right ankle.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, brain and spinal cord
Type of incident: Homicide/murder

James Bryant, 20, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jul 1844
Date of death: 8 Aug 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound and denudation of bone. Extensive inflammation between the bone and the dura mater with effusion of pusiform fluid both in the cavity of the arachnoid & in the sub-arachnoid tissue. Suppuration in the orbits. Softening of brain. 2ndary deposits in lungs. Kidneys mottled
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Inflammation (Brain); Suppuration (Brain); Softening (Brain); Deposit (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys)
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 fell from a scaffold about 32 feet high and was stunned for half an hour after the fall. When admitted, a lacerated wound presented itself upon the right temple’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, orbits, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Michael Greamy, 65, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jun 1877
Date of death: 3 July 1877
Disease (transcribed): Fractured Tibia. Delirium Tremens
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

John Dennie, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Sep 1871
Date of death: 9 Sep 1871
Disease (transcribed): Depressed fracture of the frontal bone. Laceration of the brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (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: 'This man fell from a scaffold & was brought in dead’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones (‘the viscera were all extremely decomposed & for this reason […] a partial examination was made’)

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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

Henry Lacey, 26, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Sep 1845
Date of death: 2 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Fracture of the skull. Inflammation of membranes. Pus in superior longitudinal sinus. Extravasations of blood under both pleurae. Lungs congested and soft in structure. 2Ndary deposits in liver (trephine applied)
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Fracture (Skull); Inflammation (Brain); Suppuration (Brain); Disease (Lungs); Deposit (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'A piece of an iron pipe fell from a height of 40 feet and after striking against a projection bounded upon the patient’s head. He was stunned for about two minutes but was quite sensible half an hour afterwards when admitted into the hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Michael Dalton, 29, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Oct 1845
Date of death: 3 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Laceration of the left auricle and of one of the pulmonary veins, with effusion of blood into the pericardium. Laceration of the liver. Patches of ecchymosis in the sub-pleural cellular tissue
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Ear, lungs, liver); Ecchymosis (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 was reported to have fallen from a ladder, but as nobody was present at the time the exact distance or the part upon which he fell was not ascertained. When admitted his face was blue and much congested’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Joseph Bold, 53, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Aug 1845
Date of death: 6 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of antrum, extending to dura mater
Disease (standardised): Malignant disease (Brain)

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 when admitted was in a state of much nervous irritability and weakness. The left cheek was swollen and the left eye appeared to be pushed forward’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Meeds, 18, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Aug 1845
Date of death: 8 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse inflammation of the arachnoid at the base of the brain. Injury of leg. Erysipelas. Loose cartilages in knee joint
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Brain); Injury (Leg); Erysipelas (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted under the care of the surgeon for a small wound on the outside of the knee, for which he had attended for as an out-patient. He was in an extremely listless state with a very low pulse’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, right inferior extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Greenwood, 25, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Oct 1845
Date of death: 20 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fissure of the skull with extensive laceration of the brain and haemorrhage into the cavity of the arachnoid
Disease (standardised): Fissure (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Haemorrhage (Brain)
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 had been knocked down whilst in a state of intoxication on the evening of the 14th and had been left in the station house during the night. When conveyed home on the morning of the 15th, he was reported to have been drowsy and his wife had made frequent attempts to keep him awake by ‘shaking him’. When admitted there was a graze about the size of a shilling on the back part of the right side of the head’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

George Nicholls, 29, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Oct 1845
Date of death: 20 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive comminuted fracture of the skull with laceration of the brain & haemorrhage into the cavity of the arachnoid, into the ventricles and into the orbits
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Haemorrhage (Brain)
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 shortly before his admission fell from one of the trees in the park, a distance of 14 feet upon his head. When admitted there was ecchymosis of both eyelids, and of the cellular membrane beneath the conjunctiva. He was in a state of complete coma with apparent paralysis and complete loss of sensation’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Charles Kentfield, 8, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 8
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Oct 1845
Date of death: 28 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound and fracture of the base of the skull with extensive bruising of the brain, and extravasation of blood in the pia mater. Fracture of the lower jaw and of the left leg
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Fracture (Skull); Bruise (Brain); Extravasation (Brain); Fracture (Jaw, leg)
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 lad was reported to have been knocked down by the shaft of a cart striking him upon the back of the head, whilst the cart was proceeding at a rapid rate. He was admitted with a large scalp wound at the back of the head, which had not however exposed the bone’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, lower jaw, left lower extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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