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Sarah Buttle, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Mar 1847
Date of death: 23 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas of head and neck. Congestion of both lungs. Intestinal glands very much enlarged.
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Congestion (Lung); Enlarged (Intestinal mucosa)
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 died under an attack of erysipelas of the scalp of five days standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Wright, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1846
Date of death: 24 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous disease of the kidney, bladder and urethra. Phthisis and old adhesions. Other organs healthy.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Bladder); Tuberculosis (Urethra)
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 stated that he had been ailing for several years, and had been suffering from a considerable number of blood in the urine.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Risley, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Apr 1847
Date of death: 25 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Blood tinged fluid in abdomen. Recent peritonitis. Twisting and strangulation of small intestine after reduction of inguinal hernia.
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Strangulation (Intestines); Hernia (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 patient was brought to the Hospital with symptoms of strangulated inguinal hernia. When admitted he was in a dying state.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Turner, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Nov 1846
Date of death: 28 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Psoas abscess
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Psoas muscles)
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 not examined after death.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Collins, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1846
Date of death: 2 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phlebitis after accouchement. Abscess in knee joint and in back. Large slough over sacrum. Kidneys mottled.
Disease (standardised): Phlebitis (Veins); Abscess (Leg); Sloughing (Spine); Disease (Kidney)
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: The patient was confined about a month before admission, the labour having been a very severe one, attended with violent delirium and followed by phlebitis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right inferior extremity
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

William Wynne, 62, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Apr 1846
Date of death: 9 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Wound in hand. Secondary abscesses in joints and in brachialis anticus. Congestive pneumonia. Heart dilated and atrophied. Disease of left kidney? Blood fluid.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Hand); Abscess (Joints); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
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 suffering from the effects of fracture of the first phalanx of the thumb in December 1842.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and extremities
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Miller, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Apr 1846
Date of death: 12 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Fistula in ano. Tubercles and vomicae in lungs. Old adhesions of pleurae with circumscribed collections of matter
Disease (standardised): Fistula (Intestines); Tuberculosis (Lung); Adhesions (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Spitta, Robert JohnJ
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a state of great emaciation and debility with hectic symptoms induced by very old rectal disease.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Dawson, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 May 1847
Date of death: 15 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Acute peritonitis and escape of faecal matter after rupture of intestine.
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Rupture (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: On the evening of May 12th this patient while drunk and in a quarrel received a violent kick from a heavy booted foot on the hypogastrium.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Homicide/murder

Martha Grace, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Apr 1847
Date of death: 16 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis with effusion of pus after removal of a large ovarian cyst
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Suppuration (Abdomen); Cysts (Ovary)
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 with considerable swelling of the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 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

Thomas Baggett, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jan 1846
Date of death: 22 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Lumbar abscesses and caries of spine. Caries of the left iliac bone. Dislocation of hip and extensive destruction both of the head of the femur and of the cotyloid cavity. Viscera healthy
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Spine); Caries (Spine); Caries (Pelvis); Dislocation (Hip); Destruction (Leg)
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 stated that for the last nine months he had been subject to the formation of abscesses in various parts of the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, spine, pelvis and left hip joint
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Roberts, 6, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 May 1847
Date of death: 28 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound and extensive fracture of skull. Perforation of the dura mater. Suppuration in cavity of arachnoid. Extravasation of blood and extensive laceration of surface of the brain.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Fracture (Skull); Perforation (Brain); Suppuration (Brain); Extravasation (Brain); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This boy was admitted perfectly comatose and warm, having been picked up at the bottom on some stone stairs, down which it is imagined he had fallen, how and when is not known.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident?

Archibald Cullen, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 07 May 1847
Date of death: 04 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Compound dislocation of ankle joint with fracture of the fibula. Pleuritis and commencement of secondary abscess in lung
Disease (standardised): Dislocation (Ankle); Fracture (Leg); Pleurisy (Pleura); 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 was admitted noisily drunk with a fracture of the fibula and dislocation of the tibia. The accident had resulted from a fall off a cab five hours previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower extremities
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Edward Aslett, 15, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 May 1846
Date of death: 31 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Fracture of the skull, depression of the orbital plate of the frontal. Abscess in the anterior lobe of the brain with extensive suppuration in the lateral ventricles and at the base of the brain. Other viscera healthy.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Head); Fracture (Skull); Abscess (Brain); Suppuration (Brain)
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 admitted with a superficial scalp wound caused about ten minutes previously by a fall of about six feet from a ladder.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Cook , 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jun 1847
Date of death: 14 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema. Tubercles and red hepatisation of left lung. Grey hepatisation of right lung. Slight pericarditis. Fractured ribs with pus effused round the broken extremities. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Lung); Pericarditis (Heart); Fracture (Ribs); Suppuration (Extremities);Disease (Kidney)

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 complaining of considerable pain on the right side of the chest during inspiration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Hand, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1846
Date of death: 15 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Old disease of the knee joint. Sloughing phagedaena. Secondary abscess?
Disease (standardised): Disease (Knee joint); Phagadaena (Leg); Abscess (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 reported, as the body was removed without examination.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the urgent request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Critcher, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Aug 1845
Date of death: 5 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of the cartilage and caries of the spine. Double psoas abscess. Scrofulous suppuration of left hip joint, with destruction of ligamentem teres and extensive absorption of cartilages. Patch of miliary tubercles in left lung.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Spine); Caries (Spine); Abscess (Psoas muscles); Tuberculosis (Hip); Suppuration (Hip); Tuberculosis (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 stated that about five months before admission while apparently in a state of perfect health, he got wet and developed severe pain in the left lumbar region.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Wild, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 05 May 1847
Date of death: 19 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid tubercles in lungs. Purulent effusion in peritoneal cavity with peritonitis. Encephaloid tubercles in small intestine and encephaloid tumour in abdomen.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Lung); Suppuration (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Cancer (Intestines); Cancer (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 man was admitted with an enlargement of the left testis which was about the size of an ostrich egg.
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

Nathaniel Demee, 33, Omnibus Driver

Occupation or role: Omnibus Driver
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 May 1847
Date of death: 28 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of legs. Secondary abscesses of lung. Pus in iliac vein. Granular kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Abscess (Lung); Suppuration (Veins); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Medical notes: This patient was admitted warm and sensible with an irregularly transverse fracture of the left tibia and fibular. The accident was caused by a fall from the top of an omnibus.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Robina Crisp, 6, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 May 1846
Date of death: 19 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Chronic inflammation of pericardium with extensive effusion of pus. Pleurisy on both sides. Ulceration of cartilages of elbow joint with extensive suppuration in neighbourhood.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Inflammation (Heart); Suppuration (Heart); Pleurisy (Pleura); Ulcer (Arm); Suppuration (Arm)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: When admitted the patient appeared to be suffering principally from excessive debility.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left superior extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Georgina Leigh, 13, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 13
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 May 1846
Date of death: 20 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Injury of left knee. Suppuration of joint, destruction of cartilages and of articular lamellae. Large abscess on thigh
Disease (standardised): Injury (Leg); Suppuration (Leg); Abscess (Leg)
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 child was admitted having a few minutes previously been knocked down and trodden on by a horse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left inferior extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Richard Egin, 59, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 May 1846
Date of death: 20 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Caries of the sternum and left scapula. Abscess in the anterior mediastinum. Pleurisy on the right side with inflammation and suppuration of the portion of the right lung. Old adhesions left side.
Disease (standardised): Caries (Sternum); Caries (Scapula); Abscess (Thoracic cavity); Pleurisy (Pleura); Inflammation (Lung); Suppuration (Lung);Adhesions (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with a fluctuating tumour about the size of a pigeon’s egg on the left side of the sternum near its centre.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax. The examination was not carried further, at the request of the son
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

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