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Francis Flemming, 32, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Mar 1868
Date of death: 15 Apr 1868
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of leg. Pyaemia.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This man was knocked down by a train which passed over his right leg and foot.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Chapman, 21, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Mar 1867
Date of death: 24 Apr 1867
Disease (transcribed): Excision of knee. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Excision (Knee); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Ring, Edmund Cuthbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This patient stated that eight or nine years ago whilst engaged in ploughing the right knee became painful and swelling of the joint ensued.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and joint
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Wickham, 60, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1869
Date of death: 31 Mar 1869
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated hernia. Operation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This woman had been ruptured for 40 years and had never worn a truss.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Fish, 5 , [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 May 1845
Date of death: 20 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Stone in bladder. Lithotomy. Diffuse cellular inflammation of pelvis. Peritonitis. Pleurisy on both sides. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Calculus (Bladder); Lithotomy; Inflammation (Pelvis); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Lungs); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'George Fish, at 5 ½, admitted into the hospital on the 7th of May. No distinct history of his complaint could be procured, but it was stated that he had had some pain in making water and had been in the habit of pulling his prepuce for four months’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

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

William Barry, 5, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1869
Date of death: 24 Apr 1869
Disease (transcribed): Excision of hip. Death from shock
Disease (standardised): Excision (Hip); Shock (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This child had been suffering from hip disease for some years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and hip joint
Type of incident: n/a

Louisa Delisle, 23, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 May 1845
Date of death: 3 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis of a low character. Pleurisy on both sides, with congestion of the lungs. Petechial spots on the heart, the internal membrane of which was deeply bloodstained. Blood semi-fluid
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Thigh); Operation; Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Lungs); Purpura (Heart)
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 was admitted with a large excessively tender tumor in the right femoral region, accompanied by tenderness of abdomen, and anxiety of countenance. Her manner was much depressed: she said that she had been subject to hernia for some time and had worn a truss. 3 or 4 hours previous to admission the hernia came down, while her truss was on’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Anne Westcott, 63, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 May 1845
Date of death: 3 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Caecum & omentum in the sac. Peritonitis of a low character. Foul suppuration in the sac and in neighbouring cellular tissue. Gut thickened. Pleurisy on both sides
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Thigh); Operation; Peritonitis (Abdomen); Suppuration (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert and Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a large soft tumor in the right femoral region with some impulse on coughing and by the side of this was another small swelling which could be reduced into the abdomen without difficulty’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, hernial sac, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Carpenter, 57, Lodging house keeper

  • Occupation or role: Lodging house keeper
    Age: 57
    Gender: Male
    Date of admission: 20 Mar 1872
    Date of death: 11 Jun 1872
    Disease (transcribed): Disease ankle joint. Amputation of foot and ankle. Gangrene of flaps. Pyaemia
    Disease (standardised): Disease (Ankle); Amputation (Foot); Gangrene (Leg); Sepsis (Systemic)
    Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
    Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
    Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
  • Laking, Francis Henry
    Medical notes: This man was admitted with chronic disease of the left ankle joint.
    Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and bladder
    Type of incident: n/a

George Cowdery, 35, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Dec 1844
Date of death: 14 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Amputation. Recent pleurisy, pericarditis & peritonitis. Atheroma in aorta
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Amputation (Leg); Pleurisy (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'A wheel of a cart passed over the leg of this patient and upon admission it was found that the tibia was exposed and fractured, but that the portions of bone were not at all displaced’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, stump

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Robert Jones, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 81
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1871
Date of death: 7 Jul 1871
Disease (transcribed): Fibrous tumour of testicle. Castration. Exhaustion
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Testicle); Castration; Exhaustion

Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
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: n/a

Prudence Heritage, Housekeeper

Occupation or role: Housekeeper
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Jul 1871
Date of death: 20 Jul 1871
Disease (transcribed): Syphilitic contraction of rectum. Passage of bougie. Perforation of rectum. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Syphilis (Rectum); Dilation (Rectum); Perforation (Rectum); Peritonitis (Abdomen)

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 patient had had discharge of matter and occasionally of blood from rectum, for three years, with increasing difficulty of passing motions. Two years ago some diseased bone came away from right ulna’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, organs of generation, bones

Type of incident: n/a

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

John Parker, 73, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 73
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Jul 1873
Date of death: 9 Jul 1873
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull. Laceration of the middle meningeal artery. Trephining
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Trephining (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rowland, Edward Roger
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: The patient was thrown from a carriage on to his head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Ann Creid, 70, Nurse

Occupation or role: Nurse
Age: 70
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Oct 1874
Date of death: 1 Nov 1874
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia (operation). Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rowland, Edward Roger
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This woman was ruptured on the right side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, peritoneum, intestines, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Hopkins, 19, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1845
Date of death: 19 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Disease of knee joint. Amputation of thigh. Low pneumonia and incipient 2ndary deposit in spleen
Disease (standardised): Disease (Knee); Amputation (Thigh); Pneumonia (Lungs); Deposit (Spleen)

Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that 12 months before her admission she struck her knee, and it was then followed by slight swelling of the joint. Six weeks ago she again struck and it became again swollen and painful. It was never sufficiently painful to cause her to discontinue using it’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Anderson or Linneker, 45, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jul 1873
Date of death: 14 Jul 1873
Disease (transcribed): Pleuropnemonia. (Old laryngotomy)
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Laryngotomy (Larynx)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rowland, Edward Roger
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This man was operated on for spasm of the glottis in this hospital eight year ago.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, larynx, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Franklin, 53, Dealer

Occupation or role: Dealer
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Nov 1865
Date of death: 21 Jun 1866
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of leg. Pleuro-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Ring, Edmund Cuthbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This man was admitted with ulcers of the leg which had been in existence for a fortnight.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and stump
Type of incident: n/a

Margaret Scannell, 35, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Apr 1868
Date of death: 2 Jul 1868
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of intestine after operation for hernia
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Intestines); Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This patient had been ruptured for three years, but had never worn a truss.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Larking, 55, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 55
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1869
Date of death: 30 Jun 1869
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of breast. Amputation. Cancer in bronchial glands and liver
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Breast); Amputation (Breast); Cancer (Lung); Cancer (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: Nine months before admission this patient noticed a little hard lump in the left breast, which has since rapidly got larger and painful.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Dyer, Brakesman

Occupation or role: Brakesman
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Sep 1871
Date of death: 12 Sep 1871
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Contusions. Amputation
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Contusions (Leg); Amputation (Leg)

Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
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

Hannah Ridsdale, 52, Housekeeper

Occupation or role: Housekeeper
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Jun 1870
Date of death: 28 Jul 1870
Disease (transcribed): Ovariotomy. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Operation (Ovary); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 patient had noticed a tumour in the left side of the abdomen for ten years which had gradually enlarged, but gave no pain until a year before her admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Howard, 33, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Jul 1864
Date of death: 1 Aug 1864
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Amputation
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Amputation (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Bagshawe, Frederic
Post mortem examination performed by: Leigh, William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a compound fracture of both bones of the left leg, a carriage wheel having passed over his leg’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Mary Cornish, 56, Nurse

Occupation or role: Nurse
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 May 1866
Date of death: 26 Jul 1866
Disease (transcribed): Abscess in right mammary region after removal of breast. Large sloughing bed sore. Granular kidneys. Fatty heart
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Breast); Removal (Breast); Pressure ulcer (Skin); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Ring, Edmund Cuthbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering. Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with a tumour in the upper part of the right breast which she first noticed twelve months ago.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charles West, 43, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Jul 1866
Date of death: 3 Aug 1866
Disease (transcribed): Pyaemia. Amputation of thigh. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Systemic); Amputation (Leg); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Wilson, John Henry Parker. Ring, Edmund Cuthbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering. Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This patient had had an ulcer of the right leg for three years, dependant on varicose veins. About a week before admission it began to slough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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