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Thomas Warner, 21, Plate Layer

Occupation or role: Plate Layer
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jan 1870
Date of death: 30 Mar 1870
Disease (transcribed): Crushed foot. Amputation. Pyaemia.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Foot); Sepsis (Systemic)
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.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

George Beal , 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Apr 1844
Date of death: 30 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of the membranes of the Brain; slight fracture at the base of the skull. Compound fracture of the thigh, with extensive laceration of the soft parts.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Brain ); Fracture (Skull); Fracture (Leg); Laceration (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: Mr Tatum wanted to perform am amputation of the leg but the patient would not give his consent. The accident had been caused by a fall from a tree whilst engaged in birds nesting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and right thigh
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Henry Isaacs, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1846
Date of death: 21 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Mania. Cut throat. Inflammation of sub mucous tissues of larynx. Pleurisy. Extensive inflammation and gangrene of arms.
Disease (standardised): Bipolar Disorder; Wound (Throat); Inflammation (Larynx); Pleurisy (Pleura); Inflammation (Arm); Gangrene (Arm)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was first admitted on March 25th under Mr Cutler’s care in a state of collapse, insensible and with several small superficial wounds of the throat which had been inflicted by himself a short time before admission. He was re-admitted having again cut his throat.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax, abdomen and superior extremities
Type of incident: Suicide

Ellen Gough, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 2
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 May 1871
Date of death: 7 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)

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

Esther Harbour, 6, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1846
Date of death: 20 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Extensive burn. Effusion of fluid in sub arachnoid tissues and in ventricles. Three ulcers in duodenum. Mottling degeneration of the kidneys. Other organs healthy.
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin); Effusion (Brain); Ulcer (Duodenum); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This girl was admitted in a state of collapse and suffering from a severe burn after her clothes caught fire
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, larynx, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Robert Mills, 64, Bricklayer

Occupation or role: Bricklayer
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Apr 1873
Date of death: 13 Apr 1873
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Bronchitis. Exhaustion
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Bronchitis (Lung); Exhaustion (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not reported here
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Joseph Ford, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jun 1842
Date of death: 14 Jun 1842
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the Ribs. Emphysema. Extensive contusions and effusion of blood.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Emphysema (Lung); Contusions (Indeterminate)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Clara Jane Page, 4 years 6 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 4 years 6 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Jan 1873
Date of death: 10 Jan 1873
Disease (transcribed): Burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
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

William Sirett, 67, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 67
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1846
Date of death: 9 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Oedema of scalp. Congestion of brain. Effusion of fluid in sub arachnoid tissue. Puriform lymph in the pleurae and in the peritoneum. Lungs loaded with frothy serum. Slight hypertrophy of left ventricle.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Head); Oedema (Head); Congestion (Brain); Effusion (Brain); Lymph (Pleura); Lymph (Abdomen);Serum (Lungs) ; Disease (Heat)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a contused scalp wound on the upper and back part of the head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Edward Tree, 53, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Mar 1862
Date of death: 2 Apr 1862
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of base of skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This man was admitted with the history that he had fallen from some scaffolding a distance of forty feet to the ground, falling on his head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Matthew Burt, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1844
Date of death: 25 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the cranium and depression of bone. Trephined. Fatal Meningitis.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Trephining (Skull); Meningitis (Brain )
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The man had received a blow on the head from a quoit thrown a distance of about seventeen yards.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Mary Simpson, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1846
Date of death: 13 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of the uterus and left fallopian tube after parturition. Peritonitis of a low character. Small lacerated wound in anterior part of vagina. Other viscera healthy. Veins healthy.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Uterus); Inflammation (Fallopian tubes); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Wound (Vagina)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was delivered about ten days before admission of a nine months child. The labour lasted sixteen hours during which time she was convulsed and insensible. She remembered nothing of the labour but its commencement.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

James Hillyer, 25, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1862
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Internal injury
Disease (standardised): Injury (Indeterminate)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This was a case of some internal injury.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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

Charles Bilson, 32, Omnibus Driver

Occupation or role: Omnibus Driver
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1844
Date of death: 23 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of an aneurysmal pouch at the root of the aorta and extensive effusion of blood into the pericardium.
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Arteries); Effusion (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The man had fallen suddenly from the box of the omnibus he was driving and was picked up dead.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Verling, 8, Schoolboy

Occupation or role: Schoolboy
Age: 8
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Mar 1870
Date of death: 12 Mar 1870
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs)
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.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Turner, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Apr 1844
Date of death: 24 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Extensive suppuration of the sub-cutaneous and intermuscular cellular tissue following a wound of the ulnar artery.
Disease (standardised): Suppuration (Tissue); Wound (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was a man of drunken habits and in a fall upon some stone, received a wound on the wrist which divided the ulnar artery. He lost a considerable quantity of blood and was in a state of collapse when admitted into the Hospital.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Right superior extremities and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Tillett , 47, Plate Layer

Occupation or role: Plate Layer
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Mar 1870
Date of death: 10 Mar 1870
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Dislocated ankle.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Dislocation (Foot)
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.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Katherine F Lloyd, 8, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 8
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Apr 1872
Date of death: 7 Apr 1872
Disease (transcribed): Burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
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.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Miles, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1846
Date of death: 6 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the neck of the humerus. Diffuse cellular inflammation of both arms. Extensive hepatisation and congestive pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Arm); Inflammation (Arm); Disease (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: On admission there was immense swelling and an extensive bruise over the right shoulder joint, caused by a fall down a flight of stairs the previous day.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and upper extremities
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Samuel Arscott, 64, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1862
Date of death: 5 Jan 1862
Disease (transcribed): Fractured spine
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This was a case of fractured spine, in the lower cervical region.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Maria Fox, 58, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 58
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Mar 1864
Date of death: 19 Mar 1864
Disease (transcribed): Burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
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

Ezekiel Holt, 43, Brewer

Occupation or role: Brewer
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Feb 1870
Date of death: 5 Mar 1870
Disease (transcribed): Compound comminuted fracture of both bones of the left leg. Exhaustion.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Exhaustion (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: The patient was climbing to the seat of a high waggon when the horses stalled and he fell, the wheels passing over the left leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones and joints, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys and intestines
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Ann Rudland, 74, Pensioned nurse

Occupation or role: Pensioned nurse
Age: 74
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Feb 1874
Date of death: 12 Mar 1874
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of neck of femur. Bed sore
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Pressure ulcer (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not reported here
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Anson, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Mar 1844
Date of death: 7 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Sloughing wound of the left inferior extremity. Extensive deposit of calcareous matter in various parts of the arterial tissue. Liver granular.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Leg); Calculus (Arteries); Granular (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a large sloughing ulcer at the back of the leg which had exposed a considerable portion of the Tendo Achilles.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left leg
Type of incident: n/a

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