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Philip Birch, 25, Gentleman’s servant

Occupation or role: Gentleman’s servant
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Nov 1847
Date of death: 07 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Operation of trephining. Extensive abscess of brain. Sloughing of dura mater. Softening of septum lucidum. Bloody extravasation into pleurae. Congestion of lungs.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Trephining (Skull); Abscess (Brain); Sloughing (Brain); Softening (Brain); Extravasation (Pleura);Congestion (Lung)

Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Three weeks before admission this man was seen by the House Surgeon with a scalp wound which had been inflicted by a shovel on the left side of the head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium and thorax
Type of incident: Homicide/murder

Sarah Bywater, 59, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 59
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Nov 1847
Date of death: 10 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Removal of breast for scirrhous tumour. Pleuritis. Pneumonia with hepatisation. Peritonitis with purulent effusion.
Disease (standardised): Mastectomy (Breast); Cancer (Breast); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen);Suppuration (Abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This woman was admitted with a schirrhus tumour at the upper part of the right breast, about the size of a pigeon's egg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Maria Andrews, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Sep 1847
Date of death: 01 Nov 1847
Disease (transcribed): Recto-vaginal fistula. Operation under influence of ether. Pleuro-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Fistula (Intestines); Fistula (Vagina); Operation (); Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This case is not reported, as the body was removed without examination.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the request of friends
Type of incident: n/a

William Cowen, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Aug 1847
Date of death: 24 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of the thigh under the influence of ether. Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This case is not recorded, as the body was removed without examination.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Stanton, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 09 Jun 1847
Date of death: 07 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of leg. Sloughy stump. Fatty and flabby heart. Dilatation of ventricle. Extensive disease of aortic valves.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with an irregularly shaped, unhealthy looking, dark and very painful ulcer over the tibia about the middle of the left leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Bishop, 62, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 May 1847
Date of death: 24 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Recent pleurisy. Secondary abscess of lung. Cysts and congestion of kidney with specs of pus. Lithotripsy. Some calculi impacted in urethra at membranous portion. Sloughing of urethra. Abscess in perineum. Diffuse inflammation of veins.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Abscess (Lung); Cysts (Kidney); Congestion (Kidney); Suppuration (Kidney); Lithotripsy (Kidney);Calculi (Urethra) ; Sloughing (Urethra) ; Abscess (Perineum) ; Inflammation (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with symptoms of stone in the bladder.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Carter, 74, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 74
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1847
Date of death: 18 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Slight peritonitis. Gangrene of the gut.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Gangrene (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The history stated that this patient had suffered from a severe cough for some time.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Stanmore, 15, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Feb 1847
Date of death: 27 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of the leg. Secondary abscesses of lungs. Inflammation of and pus in the femoral vein. Old disease of hip with dislocation on dorsum ilii and complete ankylosis.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Abscess (Lung); Suppuration (Veins); Disease (Hip); Ankylosis (Hip); Dislocation (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient stated that he had in his occupation, walked much with heavy weights. Two or three weeks before admission, after a hard days work, swelling of the feet and ankles obliged him to lay up, and rigors and pain shortly came on.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Swift, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Dec 1846
Date of death: 04 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Bronchocele. Excision. Pus in posterior mediastinum. Ulceration of intestinal jugular vein. Secondary abscess of lungs. Pleuritis.
Disease (standardised): Bronchocele (Lung); Excision (Lung); Suppuration (Thorax); Ulcer (Veins); Abscess (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was admitted with a tumour about the size of a hen's egg of eleven years standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Throat, fauces, thyroid gland and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

George Waldron, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 09 Dec 1846
Date of death: 06 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of leg followed by secondary abscess in cavity of knee joint and pus in iliac veins. Enlarged and thickened liver.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Abscess (Leg); Suppuration (Veins); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient stated that the disease for which he was admitted had gradually appeared during the last four years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and extremities
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Fuller, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Oct 1846
Date of death: 24 Nov 1846
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis after removal of fibrous polypus from uterus. Abscess of right ovary. Small ovarian cyst in left mucous membrane of uterus inflamed.
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Polyps (Uterus); Operation (Uterus); Abscess (Ovary); Cysts (Ovary); Inflammation (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was transferred from the care of the Physician to Mr Hawkins. She stated that for two and a half years she had been subject to flooding.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Robinson, 33, Footman

Occupation or role: Footman
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 02 Sep 1846
Date of death: 07 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Stone in the bladder. Lithotrity. Ulceration of urethra with abscess in perineum and secondary abscess of lung.
Disease (standardised): Calculi (Bladder); Lithotrity (Bladder); Ulcer (Urethra); Abscess (Perineum); Abscess (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient had suffered with symptoms of stone in the bladder from childhood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Quigley, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Aug 1846
Date of death: 4 Sep 1846
Disease (transcribed): Compound dislocation of both wrist joints. Removal of semilunar bones during life. Fracture of styloid process of ulna on left side. Secondary abscess in right lung.
Disease (standardised): Dislocation (Arm); Removal (Bones); Fracture (Arm); Abscess (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient fell from a scaffold about sixty feet in height and alighted on the palms of his hands.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and superior extremities
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Anne Atkinson, 11, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 11
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Aug 1846
Date of death: 05 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of leg. Secondary abscess in lungs. Femoral and iliac veins contained pus without indications of inflammation
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Abscess (Lung); Suppuration (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This girl was admitted in a weakly emaciated condition with necrosis and caries of the left leg, reported of a month’s standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Smith, 51, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 51
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Jul 1846
Date of death: 25 Jul 1846
Disease (transcribed): Umbilical hernia. Omental sac containing a portion of small intestine. Peritonitis of a low character (operation)
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient stated that she had an irreducible umbilical hernia of about the size of a hen’s egg for the last fifteen or sixteen years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Shaw, 65, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jul 1846
Date of death: 31 Jul 1846
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of humerus into elbow joint. Amputation. Secondary deposits and inflammation of lung. Pleurisy.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Arm); Amputation (Arm); Inflammation (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
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: This man fell from a scaffolding and on his descent his arm struck the extremity of an iron rail.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and stump
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Sarah Bryning, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Apr 1846
Date of death: 15 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Two knuckles of intestine in one sac, separated from each other by a band running across the mouth of the sac. One knuckle of intestine in a state of mortification. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Mortification (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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: This patient had suffered from hernia for two or three years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Taylor , 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1846
Date of death: 29 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Stone in bladder. Lithotripsy. Pleurisy and pneumonia?
Disease (standardised): Calculi (Bladder); Lithotripsy (Bladder); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas. Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The case was not entered as there was not a post mortem examination of the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The friends would not allow the body to be examined
Type of incident: n/a

William Tanner, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Apr 1846
Date of death: 23 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg. Amputation of thigh. Pleurisy on both sides, with secondary deposits in both lungs. Other organs healthy. Inflammation of extremity of femoral vein.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Amputation (Leg); Pleurisy (Pleura, Lung); Inflammation (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The accident in consequence of which this man was admitted, was caused by a heavy fall from a horse which bolted with with him and crashed violently against a cart.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and stump
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Dinah Smith, 76, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 76
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Feb 1846
Date of death: 1 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis (very slight). Granular kidneys. Congestive pneumonia. Other organs healthy in structure.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: It was stated that this patient had suffered with a femoral hernia for two years, during which time the intestine had descended several times and always been reduced without difficulty till the last appearance before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Amelia Stead, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Jan 1846
Date of death: 22 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis. Gall bladder filled with gall stones. Congestive pneumonia. Specks of atheroma
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Gallstones (Gall bladder); Pneumonia (Lung); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries)
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: This patient was admitted in a state of collapse, with cold skin, laboured respiration and a scarcely perceptible pulse. There was a tumour in the left groin about the size of a pigeon egg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax and nose
Type of incident: n/a

Emma Cooper, 15, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Jan 1846
Date of death: 7 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Cleft palate operation. Subsequently to which, erysipelas of the head and neck, of which she died.
Disease (standardised): Operation (Jaw); Erysipelas (Head); Erysipelas (Neck)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The case is not given as there was no post mortem examination of the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined, at the earnest request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a