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John Gormes, 35, Drover

Occupation or role: Drover
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Nov 1874
Date of death: 14 Nov 1874
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull. Lacerated brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain )
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: This man was knocked down and run over by a vehicle.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, brain, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Alice Challis, 5 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Sep 1873
Date of death: 15 Sep 1873
Disease (transcribed): Depressed fracture of the skull, and laceration of the brain. Meningitis
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Meningitis (Brain)
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: This child was kicked by a horse on the head while in its mother’s arms.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium and brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Henry Lippiatt, 30, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Oct 1872
Date of death: 4 Dec 1872
Disease (transcribed): Softening of spinal cord. Paraplegia. Bedsores
Disease (standardised): Softening (Spinal cord); Paraplegia (Brain); 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: Eighteen months before admission the patient began to lose power in the right leg and subsequently in the left. Six weeks ago he took to his bed and three weeks ago began to pass water involuntarily.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, cranium and spinal cord
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Rogers, 69, Single

Occupation or role: Single
Age: 69
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Oct 1872
Date of death: 27 Oct 1872
Disease (transcribed): Fall from staircase. Fractured forearms. Intracranial extravasation
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Arm); Extravasation (Brain)
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 fell down a staircase and was found in a state of insensibility.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, joints, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, organs of generation, hernia and cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Meadows, 18, Groom

Occupation or role: Groom
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Jun 1872
Date of death: 22 Jul 1872
Disease (transcribed): Kick from a horse two years previously. Abscess of brain. Suppuration in frontal region from carious bone. Pus in cerebral ventricles. Disorganization of right frontal lobe
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Brain); Suppuration (Skull); Suppuration (Brain)
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 boy was transferred from the medical wards on account of an abscess discharging from a small opening in the right upper eyelid.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Robert Jones, 51, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 May 1872
Date of death: 4 May 1872
Disease (transcribed): Fracture and dislocation of sixth cervical verterbrae. Extensive bruising and laceration of the spinal cord
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Bruising (Spinal cord); Laceration (Spinal cord)
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 died shortly after admission, and was not seen by me.’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, bones, spinal cord, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Henry Watson, Carter

Occupation or role: Carter
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1871
Date of death: 15 Mar 1871
Disease (transcribed): Fractured base of skull. Laceration of brain?
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
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

Henry Moore, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Jan 1871
Date of death: 16 Jan 1871
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture and dislocation of lower end of bone of forearm. Delirium tremens
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Arm); Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
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

William Roach, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Aug 1871
Date of death: 26 Aug 1871
Disease (transcribed): Laceration of brain
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Brain)

Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
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

Joseph Daniel, Cowman

Occupation or role: Cowman
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Jun 1871
Date of death: 4 Jul 1871
Disease (transcribed): Injury of spine. Paraplegia
Disease (standardised): Injury (Spine); Paraplegia (Spine)
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 day before admission he fell off a haystack, about 15 feet to the ground, which he thinks he first struck with his shoulders. He could not move, nor feel his legs after the accident, and had, he said, at first some difficulty in moving arms. He could not pass water, & it was drawn off’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium, spinal cord, organs of generation

Type of incident: n/a

Flora Farmer, 2, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 2
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Mar 1870
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull. Extensive injury to the brain. Fracture of left femur.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain ); Fracture (Leg)
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 was brought in dead.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, cranium, cerebrum and pleurae. All the viscera both thoracic and abdominal were natural
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Green , 40, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Nov 1870
Date of death: 20 Nov 1870
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of both thigh bones. Delirium tremens.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Legs); Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium (Central Nervous System)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: As the body was not examined, the case if not herein reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Reuben Hudson, 21, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Sep 1870
Date of death: 15 Oct 1870
Disease (transcribed): Otorrhoea. Suppuration between the D.M. and petrous bone. Abscess in the cerebellum. Softening of corpus callosum and fornix.
Disease (standardised): Otorrhoea (Ear); Suppuration (Skull); Abscess (Brain); Softening (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer. Cavafy, John
Medical notes: This man had had Otorrhoea from the left ear for six months, no cause assigned. For a month before his admission he had suffered with gradually increasing pain in the head, principally in the forehead.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cerebrum, cerebellum, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys. The post mortem was from Dr Cavafy's notes
Type of incident: n/a

William Shell, 21, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Sep 1870
Date of death: 25 Sep 1870
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull. Meningitis (tubercular).
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Tuberculosis, Meningeal (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer. Cavafy, John
Medical notes: Two days before this patient was admitted, he was knocked down by a cab and injured his head. This was followed by acute pain in the hear and he became incoherent.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Exterior of body. No other parts of the body was examined. The post mortem was taken from Dr Cavafy's notes
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Henry Wright, 33, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Sep 1869
Date of death: 26 Sep 1869
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of skull and laceration of brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident?

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

George Pritson, 29, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Jun 1868
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull. Laceration of lateral sinus. Compression of brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Transverse sinuses); Compression (Brain)
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 scaffold.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Parker, 45, Engine driver

Occupation or role: Engine driver
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 May 1868
Date of death: 20 May 1868
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Diffuse arachnitis
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Arachnoiditis (Brain)
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 man was working on a crane with a load and the whole fell down a sewer and he with them.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Swan Tuck, 40, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Apr 1868
Date of death: 16 Apr 1868
Disease (transcribed): Laceration of brain
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident?

Frederick John Froome, 38, Butcher

Occupation or role: Butcher
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Feb 1867
Date of death: 12 Mar 1867
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Abscess of brain
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Abscess (Brain)
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 was thrown from a cart. He remained insensible for about ten minutes when he had vomiting and recovered.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Edward Houghton, 5, School boy

Occupation or role: School boy
Age: 5
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Dec 1867
Date of death: 31 Dec 1867
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular hydrocephalus
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain); Hydrocephalus (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: n/a

George Parker, 34, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Oct 1867
Date of death: 1 Dec 1867
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of brain
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Brain)
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 fell down the steps of a cellar on to the flagstones and struck the left side of the forehead against a loose one.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Richard Taylor, 34, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Sep 1866
Date of death: 4 Sep 1866
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull. Meningitis. Rupture of liver
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Meningitis (Brain); Rupture (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Wilson, John Henry Parker
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: The way in which this patient met with his accident is not exactly known, but it was supposed that a heavy rail fell on him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Alfred Brown, 52, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Apr 1866
Date of death: 20 Apr 1866
Disease (transcribed): Laceration of brain. Fracture of skull
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Brain); Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer. Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This patient fell about twenty feet off a scaffold ladder on to his head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Emma Denman, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Jan 1865
Date of death: 24 Mar 1865
Disease (transcribed): Resection of knee. Amyloid disease of kidneys. Plug in middle cerebella
Disease (standardised): Resection (Knee); Amyloidosis (Kidney); Plug (Brain)
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: This patient was admitted with disease of the knee which had first commenced ten years previously in consequence of an accident.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, head and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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