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Dinah Green, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 May 1846
Date of death: 30 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of sternum, of pelvis, of left leg and of left arm. Secondary deposits in various parts. Suppuration about some of the fractures. Pleuropneumonia.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Sternum); Fracture (Pelvis); Fracture (Leg); Fracture (Arm); Suppuration (Fractures); Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung)
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 threw himself from the window of a fifth story building and fell on her side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left inferior extremity, left superior extremity, right forearm and sternum
Type of incident: Suicide

Thomas Henry, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Jul 1846
Date of death: 25 Aug 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous tubercles in both hemispheres of brain. Large ones in right side of cerebrum, small one in left. Others in both lobes of cerebellum. Tubercles and vomicae in both lungs. Mesenteric glands enlarged.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain ); Tuberculosis (Lung); Enlarged (Mesenteric gland)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The disease began insidiously ten months since, and for two months there was only some slight swelling and uneasiness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Appleton, 47, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jun 1846
Date of death: 28 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas of the arm and chest. Diffuse cellular inflammation of the arm. Old adhesions about the right lung the liver and spleen. Heart flaccid and dilated. Lungs emphysematous. Ribs fractured and united.
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Inflammation (Arm); Disease (Heart); Emphysema (Lung); Fracture (Ribs); Adhesions (Lung);Adhesions (Liver) ; Adhesions (Spleen)
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 patient was first admitted on 5th May with fractured ribs and discharged on 17th June. It appears that the evening after his discharge he went to bed somewhat inebriated and complained the next day of feeling generally unwell, depressed and shivering.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right upper extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Kelley, 33, Fishman

Occupation or role: Fishman
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Mar 1846
Date of death: 29 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat. Pleurisy. Pneumonia of both lungs. Secondary deposits in the right. Bronchitis. Granular liver. Spleen softened and pale. Violent delirium.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Throat); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Liver); Disease (Spleen);Delirium (Nervous system)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: After being intoxicated for many days, this man attempted to commit suicide by cutting his throat with a razor.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Suicide

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

William Roberts, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jul 1847
Date of death: 24 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Diseased liver and enlarged spleen. Abscess of the hip joint with absorption of the cartilages.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Liver); Disease (Spleen); Abscess (Hip)
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 under the physician with Rheumatism from which he had suffered for many years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Varndell, 58, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Nov 1847
Date of death: 01 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat. Phthisis pulmonalis. Numerous cysts in both kidneys. Enlarged mesenteric glands.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Throat); Tuberculosis (Lung); Cysts (Kidney); Enlarged (Mesenteric glands)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was admitted with a large irregular, but superficial wound of the throat which had been inflicted by himself in an attempt at self-destruction.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Suicide

John Miller, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 04 Aug 1847
Date of death: 23 Aug 1847
Disease (transcribed): Old ulcer of leg and necrosed tibia. Granular and scrofulous kidney, liver and spleen.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Necrosis (Leg); Disease (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Liver); Tuberculosis (Spleen)
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 in a state of extreme prostration and debility with a large sloughing looking ulcer on the anterior surface of the left leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Price, 62, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 62
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Nov 1846
Date of death: 27 Nov 1846
Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia. Omentum adherent to femoral ring and to the sac and to descending colon. Peritonitis. Small intestine strangulated. Pus in corresponding portion of mesentery. Pus in peritoneal cavity.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Adherent (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Strangulated (Intestines); Suppuration (Mesentery); Suppuration (Abdomen)
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 woman was admitted with symptoms of strangulated femoral hernia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Tunbridge, 24, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Aug 1846
Date of death: 15 Nov 1846
Disease (transcribed): Old extravasation of blood into cavity of arachnoid. Pleuritis. Puriform fluid in pleura. Abscess of lung. Laceration of diaphragm. Abscess in cavity of abdomen. Rupture of spleen. Peritonitis. Ulceration of bowel with faecal abscesses.
Disease (standardised): Extravasation (Brain ); Pleurisy (Pleura); Suppuration (Pleura); Abscess (Lung); Laceration (Diaphragm); Abscess (Abdomen);Rupture (Spleen) ; Peritonitis (Abdomen) ; Ulcer (Intestines) ; Abscess (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: This man stated to be dyspeptic, was admitted suffering from the consequences of a fall on the hands from a height of twenty feet.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Robert White, 51, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Aug 1847
Date of death: 29 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Cachectic ulcer of the penis. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Penis); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The particulars of this case are not recorded, 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

Timothy Langham, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Nov 1847
Date of death: 26 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Softened septum and fornix with effusion in ventricles of brain. Scrofulous tubercles in subarachnoid cellular tissue. Phthisis pulmonalis. Pneumonia with hepatisation. Inflammation of bladder. Disease of hip joints.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Brain); Tuberculosis (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Inflammation (Bladder);Disease (Hip)

Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur. Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted for symptoms of acute inflammation of the hip joint.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and left hip joint
Type of incident: n/a

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

James Ratcliff, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Nov 1847
Date of death: 08 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive diffuse inflammation and suppuration of cellular tissue of thigh
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Leg); Suppuration (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was admitted with severe contusions of the right thigh, and a small lacerated wound on its external surface caused by a fall of upwards 20 feet form a scaffold.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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

Richard Frost, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Apr 1847
Date of death: 20 Nov 1847
Disease (transcribed): Compound dislocation of ankle joint. Suppuration of hip and knee joint and foul abscesses of thigh. Inflamed femoral vein. Aneurysm of abdominal aorta.
Disease (standardised): Dislocation (Ankle); Suppuration (Hip); Suppuration (Knee); Abscess (Leg); Inflammation (Veins); Aneurysm (Arteries)
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 was admitted sensible and warm, about a quarter of an hour after he had fallen upwards of twenty two feet from a window to the ground alighting on his feet.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Eliza Colliss, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Oct 1847
Date of death: 13 Nov 1847
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis with purulent effusion. Softening of fimbriated extremities of fallopian tubes.
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Suppuration (Abdomen); Disease (Fallopian tubes)
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 inflamed gland in the left groin.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Lee, 6, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Oct 1847
Date of death: 19 Nov 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound and diffuse cellular inflammation. Secondary abscess of lung and pleurisy. Suppuration of cellular tissue of arm.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Inflammation (Scalp); Abscess (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Suppuration (Arm)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This boy was admitted with a small wound caused a short time previously by a fall down a flight of stairs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and superior extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Henrietta Chart, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Oct 1847
Date of death: 03 Nov 1847
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas ending in gangrene of the leg.
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Gangrene (Leg)
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 recorded, 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

George Watts, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Oct 1847
Date of death: 28 Oct 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive ulceration of rectum, with abscess from ulceration of bowel. Extensive peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Intestines); Abscess (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 was admitted in a very weakly condition with fistula in ano, surrounded by considerable induration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Bishop, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 08 Sep 1847
Date of death: 26 Oct 1847
Disease (transcribed): Inflamed bladder with ulceration through its coats communication with extensive burrowing abscess, which produced disease of hip joint.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Bladder); Ulcer (Bladder); Abscess (Bladder); Disease (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 was admitted in on account of a hard and very defined swelling in the left groin occupying a space of five or six inches in diameter.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Banks, 4, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 4
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Aug 1847
Date of death: 26 Sep 1847
Disease (transcribed): Strumous ophthalmia. Diseased brain?
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Eye); Disease (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Case omitted as the body was removed without examination.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Gilbert, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 04 Aug 1847
Date of death: 10 Sep 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive abscess round the knee joint. Secondary abscesses of lungs. Kidneys enormously enlarged.
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Leg); Abscess (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: This patient was admitted for considerable enlargement of the right knee joint of nine months standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Right extremity, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Stroud, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Aug 1847
Date of death: 23 Aug 1847
Disease (transcribed): Wound of knee joint. Injury of bone. Diffuse suppuration of thigh. Secondary inflammation of pleura and peritoneum.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Leg); Suppuration (Leg); Inflammation (Pleura); Inflammation (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was admitted with a longitudinal lacerated wound caused by an axe he was using glancing off and the edge of it striking the knee.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Barnes, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jul 1847
Date of death: 24 Aug 1847
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of urethra. Ulceration and abscess in perineum. Diseased kidney. Inflammation of brain.
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Urethra); Ulcer (Perineum); Abscess (Perineum); Disease (Kidney); Inflammation (Brain)
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 several warty growths on the penis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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