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George Shears, 35, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jan 1870
Date of death: 12 Jan 1870
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull. Bruising of brain. Fractured ribs and clavicle.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Contusions (Brain); Fracture (Ribs); Fracture (Clavicle)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient fell off a ladder 15 feet high and his head struck a stone.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, skull, meninges and cerebrum
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Metcalf, 35, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1855
Date of death: 30 Mar 1855
Disease (transcribed): Injury to the head. Arachinitis. Pus in left lateral sinuses. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Injury (Head); Arachnoiditis (Meninges); Suppuration (Nose); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man was originally admitted on 1st March following a kick from a horse, which had inflicted two wounds on the scalp which exposed the bone.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and right shoulder joint.
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Minns, 30, Gamekeeper

Occupation or role: Gamekeeper
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jan 1853
Date of death: 8 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Amputation after injury to the knee joint. Secondary pneumonia. Pus in the superficial veins of the leg
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Injury (Leg); Pneumonia (Lung); Suppuration (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He applied for admission on account of a swelling near the left knee which had appeared nine months before his admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left thigh, abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Arthur, 58, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1870
Date of death: 1 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Fractured tibia. Old paraplegia. Bedsore.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Paraplegia (Brain); Pressure Ulcer (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
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

Henry Bartley, 47, Cabman

Occupation or role: Cabman
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Apr 1860
Date of death: 10 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Fracture (simple) of the cranium. Laceration of middle meningeal artery. Scalp wound. Diffuse inflammation of the scalp
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Wound (Scalp); Inflammation (Scalp)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man was brought into the hospital perfectly insensible, apparently from the combined effects of gin & concussion he had been upset off a cab which he was driving’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

James Summers, 61, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Apr 1852
Date of death: 28 Apr 1852
Disease (transcribed): Fractured vertebrae and ribs. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Fracture (Ribs); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: He was admitted having a short time previously fallen down while mounting a ladder, a height of about ten feet.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, spinal cord and column
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Adams, 57, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 57
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Apr 1860
Date of death: 12 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Laceration of the brain. Fractured spine & ribs
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Brain); Fracture (Spine, ribs)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A few month before admission this man fell from a scaffold about 30 feet, falling with his back across a plank, at the same time striking the back part of his head against another’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

George Odam, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 May 1856
Date of death: 12 May 1856
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull. Compound comminuted with depression
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This boy had fallen out of the first floor window of a house, a distance of about twenty feet.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and left forearm
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Walter Woodrow, 1, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 1
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Mar 1881
Date of death: 5 Apr 1881
Disease (transcribed): Scald
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
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

Sarah Carrington, 40, Ladies' maid

Occupation or role: Ladies' maid
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Mar 1881
Date of death: 4 Apr 1881
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Concussion. Fracture of radius + olecranon
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Concussion (Brain); Fracture (Arm)

Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
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

George Turp, 13, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 13
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 May 1856
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Lacerated lungs.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Laceration (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This boy had been run over by a loaded van.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

George Field, Fitter

Occupation or role: Fitter
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 May 1871
Date of death: 25 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)

Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
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

James Morton , 31, Drayman

Occupation or role: Drayman
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Apr 1853
Date of death: 18 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Compound comminuted fracture of thigh. Inflamed saphena and femoral veins
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Inflammation (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: On the day of admission he was run over by a dray, which passed over his left thigh.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and left inferior extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Joseph Edwards, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Apr 1852
Date of death: 6 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Injury from the wheel of a railway truck. Fracture of the pelvis. Laceration of the urethra. Fracture of one rib and the clavicle. Bruised condition of the lung
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Laceration (Urethra); Fracture (Rib); Fracture (Clavicle); Bruising (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This boy was at play in a railroad truck which was set in motion. He jumped out of the truck and fell under the wheel.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Henry Burton, 70, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 70
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1860
Date of death: 21 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the acetabulum. Abscess in hip joint. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Abscess (Hip); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This patient was said to have fallen between 8 & 9 feet from a scaffold, but how his leg was placed in the fall no one knew’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left hip

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Sarah Pevey , 64, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 64
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Mar 1852
Date of death: 6 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the upper part of the thigh bone. Old pleural adhesion and soft dilated heart. Kidneys slightly diseased
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Adhesions (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This woman was admitted a short time after the occurrence of an accident by which she had broken her thigh. She fell down two stairs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left femur, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Day, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 May 1871
Date of death: 28 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Fractured pubis. Ruptured urethra. Laceration of hand
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pubis); Rupture (Urethra); Laceration (Hand)

Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy and Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This patient died a few hours after admission & was not seen by me’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, thorax, abdomen, bladder

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Tighe, 26, Gentleman

Occupation or role: Gentleman
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Apr 1887
Date of death: 19 Apr 1887
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound, Fractured base?. Asphyxia
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Fracture (Skull); Asphyxia
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'See surgical notes'
'Not examined'
Illustrations: No
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Brangwin, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 May 1853
Date of death: 25 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Wound of hand. Pleurisy. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Wound (Hand); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: Three weeks before his admission his right hand had been hammed between the wheel and body of a cart, causing a lacerated wound on the dorsum of the hand.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Right upper extremity, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Atto, 60, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jan 1860
Date of death: 16 Jan 1860
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Diseased kidneys. Sprained ankle
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Kidneys); Sprain (Ankle)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man, who had been a free liver and had had delirium tremens several times, was admitted on the 4th of January into one of the surgical wards with a sprained ankle. Nothing unusual was observed about him until the 14th, when while attempting to get out of bed, he fell down half insensible’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium., thorax, abdomen, right ankle

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Charles Moore, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 May 1853
Date of death: 29 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of the small intestine from a kick from a horse
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man was jumping out of a jig which he was driving and the horse of which was kicking.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Whittaker Booth, 54, Messenger

Occupation or role: Messenger
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Jan 1887
Date of death: 23 Apr 1887
Disease (transcribed): Dislocation of left shoulder, perforation of ancillary artery
Disease (standardised): Dislocation (Shoulder); Perforation (Blood vessels)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'In childhood, he was ill from disease of the right hip which left him lame. Otherwise his general health has been good. He was of temperate habits. Three weeks ago, he slipped & fell on to his left shoulder'

Illustrations: No
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Skelton, 54, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 May 1853
Date of death: 30 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Effusion of blood into the pleural sac to a great extent. Friable lung. Slightly diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Effusion (Pleura); Friable (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He had attended for three days as an out patient on account of a fracture of the ribs on the left side which had been caused by the kick of a horse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Louisa Casden, 2 years 6 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 2 years 6 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 May 1856
Date of death: 2 Jun 1856
Disease (transcribed): Lacerated lung. Fractured ribs
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Lung); Fracture (Ribs)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This child was run over by some vehicle during the rejoicing in celebration of the conclusions of peace with Russia. The wheel had passed over her chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

George Armitage, 66, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Jan 1855
Date of death: 15 Jan 1855
Disease (transcribed): Extensive comminuted fracture of the skull, with depression
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had been driving a waggon, and by some accident was thrown down under the forewheel which passed over his head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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