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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

Charles Golfe, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Apr 1844
Date of death: 1 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Extensive abscess of the thigh and leg communicating with the cavity of the knee joint.
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: There was no clear history attached to the case, but he stated that the knee had been swollen and painful for about two months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right inferior extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Hyder, 55, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 55
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Feb 1866
Date of death: 30 Mar 1866
Disease (transcribed): Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Systemic)
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 was admitted with abscess in the elbow joint.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Flora Macdonald, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Apr 1846
Date of death: 17 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Large scrofulous abscesses about neck and axilla. Scrofulous deposit in bronchial glands, upon the surface of the diaphragm, in the glands of the abdomen, in the right kidney, uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries. Recent and old peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Neck); Tuberculosis (Arm); Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Tuberculosis (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Uterus, Fallopian Tubes, Ovary);Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: It appeared that during the last year the patient had been suffering from scrofulous abscesses in various parts of the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Weaver, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Mar 1846
Date of death: 17 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Circumscribed empyema, right side. Two large cavities, resembling vomicae, in lower lobe of right lung. Cretaceous deposit in apex of left, hepatisation of lower left lobe. Recent pericarditis and endocarditis. Hypertrophy of liver.
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Lung); Disease (Lung); Pericarditis (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient stated that he had an attack of acute rheumatism three years ago. Seven weeks before admission he had an attack of pleurisy on the right side, and from that time he had never been well.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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

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

Owen Rogers, 75, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 75
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Mar 1865
Date of death: 26 Mar 1865
Disease (transcribed): Perineal abscess. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Perineum); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not entered
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

John Burns, 15, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Nov 1843
Date of death: 24 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Necrosis. Operation. Secondary abscess in the Lungs and Liver, and in the opposite thigh and knee joint.
Disease (standardised): Necrosis (Leg); Operation (Leg); Abscess (Lung); Abscess (Liver); Abscess (Leg)
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 came into the Hospital with an abscess under the Periosteum of the right Tibia which had been caused by a blow received a short time before.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right inferior extremity and left leg
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Jane Hitch, 16, Schoolgirl

Occupation or role: Schoolgirl
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Jan 1862
Date of death: 27 Mar 1862
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of thigh. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Sepsis (Systemic)
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 girl was admitted with disease of the knee.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen and stump
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Cooper, 56, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1874
Date of death: 18 Mar 1874
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of the urethra. Sloughing of penis. Cellulitis
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Urethra); Sloughing (Penis); Cellulitis (Scrotum)
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 stated that he had had difficulty in passing his urine for the last twelve months and about a week ago his penis commenced to swell.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, urethra and bladder
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

John Jordan , 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 February 1844
Date of death: 30 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Psoas Abscess
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Psoas)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
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: The body was not examined, at the request of her friends
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Spicer, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Apr 1846
Date of death: 9 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Arachnitis and inflammation of sub arachnoid tissues. Substance of brain congested. Effusion in the lateral ventricles. Congestion of membrane of mastoid cells. Congestive pneumonia. Miliary tubercles. Blood fluid. Peritonitis. Disease of fallopian tubes
Disease (standardised): Arachnoiditis (Brain ); Disease (Brain); Congestion (Skull); Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen);Disease (Fallopian tubes)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted in an insensible semicomatose state. It appeared that she was taken with severe rigors followed by vomiting and pain in the head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
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

Henry Higgs, 48, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jan 1875
Date of death: 8 Jan 1875
Disease (transcribed): Cellulitis of leg. Abscess of knee joint
Disease (standardised): Cellulitis (Leg); Abscess (Knee)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Thrupp, James Godfrey
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: On admission he was suffering from diffuse cellular inflammation involving the foot, leg and lower part of the left thigh.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and joints
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Brown, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1846
Date of death: 5 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis. Pleurisy and circumscribed empyema. Pneumonia, and great oedema of the lungs. Slight hypertrophy of left ventricle, with dilatation of right cavities. Blood semi fluid. Pus in anterior mediastinum.
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Pleurisy (Pleura); Empyema (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Oedema (Lung); Disease (Heart);Suppuration (Thorax)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient stated that he had been in good health until he was suddenly seized three days before admission with severe rigors and acute pain in the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Saunders, 11, School boy

Occupation or role: School boy
Age: 11
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jun 1866
Date of death: 30 Mar 1867
Disease (transcribed): Disease of hip. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Hip); Sepsis (Systemic)
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: Two and a half years before his admission this boy had fallen off the back of a large dog, on which he was riding and hurt his right hip.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and thigh
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Elizabeth Parritt, 69, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 69
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Apr 1848
Date of death: 8 Apr 1848
Disease (transcribed): Umbilical hernia. Operation. Peritonitis. Suppuration in substance of omentum.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Suppuration (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner. Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with symptoms of strangulated hernia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary A Hughes, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Oct 1842
Date of death: 19 Nov 1842
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis. Cirrhosis.
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Liver cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
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: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Ridley, 53, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1874
Date of death: 7 Mar 1874
Disease (transcribed): Caries of vertebrae. Psoas abscess. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Abscess (Psoas muscles); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Fenwick, John Charles James
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: Nine weeks ago he was attacked with pain in the right hip extending down to the knee.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and vertebrae
Type of incident: n/a

Margaret Hutchinson, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Dec 1845
Date of death: 22 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid deposit of liver, and gastro hepatic omentum, and of large intestine. Peritonitis. Pleurisy. Encephaloid disease of absorbents and of bronchial glands. Lymphatics of lungs filled, apparently with encephaloid deposit.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Liver, Omentum, Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Pleura); Cancer (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted complaining of diarrhoea accompanied occasionally by a little blood in the stools.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

John Wilkinson, 9, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 9
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Feb 1848
Date of death: 31 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of leg. Secondary abscess in lung and empyema. Pus in sterno-clavicular joints and elbow joint. Pus in femoral vein.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Abscess (Lung); Empyema (Lung); Suppuration (Sterno-clavicular joints); Suppuration (Elbow); Suppuration (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas. Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This boy was admitted with scrofulous disease of the knee joint of four years duration, said to arise from a blow a short time previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Sterno-clavicular joint, thorax, abdomen, stump and superior extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Chalis, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 February 1844
Date of death: 5 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Large sloughy abscess of the lung. Fistulous opening in the Rectum.
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Lung); Fistula (Rectum)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert. Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a common fistula in ano which had originated in an abscess by the side of the Rectum.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Wightman, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: n/a
Date of death: 13 Jun 1842
Disease (transcribed): Softening of spinal marrow. Malignant disease of Testicle and lumbar glands. Inflammation and suppuration of Kidney, Ureter and Bladder.
Disease (standardised): Softening (Spine); Malignancy (Testicle, Lymph Nodes); Inflammation (Kidney, Ureter, Bladder); Suppuration (Kidney, Ureter, Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
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: Cranium, spinal cord, abdomen and testicle
Type of incident: n/a

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