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Ann Bunce, 65, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Apr 1848
Date of death: 21 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Gangrena senilis. Amputation. Gangrene of stump. Ossified arteries. Diseased kidneys and bladder.
Disease (standardised): Senile gangrene (Leg); Amputation (Leg); Ossification (Arteries); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with gangrene senilis of the leg and came to the Hospital to undergo amputation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Beagley, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Mar 1848
Date of death: 3 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat, with wound of trachea. Congestion of brain. Oedema of the lungs.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Throat); Wound (Trachea); Congestion (Brain); Oedema (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with an extensive lacerated wound in the throat. The injury was self-inflicted and the instrument used was a broken knife.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, throat and thorax
Type of incident: Suicide

Anne Newton, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1851
Date of death: 25 Jun 1851
Disease (transcribed): Syphilis. Premature parturition. Inflammation of the lining of the uterus going on to formation of pus. Ulceration of os uteri & of lining membrane of vagina. Disease of kidneys. ‘White patch’ upon heart. Old pleurisy on right side
Disease (standardised): Syphilis (Systemic); Childbirth, premature Inflammation (Uterus); Ulcer (Uterus, vagina); Disease (Kidneys); Pleurisy (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a chancre on the inside of the labium magnum of about the size of a shilling. Black wash was applied & Pil. Hydr. [pilula hydrargyri, mercury-based medication] given twice a day & she soon healed. She was confined to her bed during the time she was under the influence of the mercury, which made her gums slightly tender’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Anne White, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Jun 1851
Date of death: 8 Jul 1851
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the ovaries & fallopian tubes. Pelvic peritonitis. Ulceration of the mucous membrane of the vagina. Recent pleurisy on left side. Old pleurisy on the right side. Engorged lungs
Disease (standardised): Disease (Ovaries, fallopian tubes); Peritonitis (Pelvis); Ulcer (Vagina); Pleurisy (Lungs); Engorgement (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient had been attending for some weeks as an outpatient with flooding & was supposed to labour under some organic disease of the uterus. She was admitted into the house [hospital] owing to her debilitated condition consequent upon the loss of blood which was increased at the time of her admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Anthony Parrott, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Sep 1848
Date of death: 14 Oct 1848
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Diffuse suppuration of membranes of brain.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Suppuration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with an extensive scalp wound, having fallen to the the ground and the wheel of a cab passed over him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Arthur Bamblett, 21, Gunpowder mill worker

Occupation or role: Gunpowder mill worker
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Sep 1848
Date of death: 27 Sep 1848
Disease (transcribed): Caries of atlas and axis. Destruction of transverse ligament
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: The patient said that six months ago he began to be troubled with what he thought was a stiff neck from cold.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Benjamin Collins, 37, Glazier

Occupation or role: Glazier
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Mar 1851
Date of death: 12 Mar 1851
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the skull. Laceration of the brain &c
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient was a glazier; while at work on the second gallery of the building for the Great Exhibition in Hyde Park, he overbalanced himself & fell to the ground, a distance of about 80 feet. In his descent he struck his head 3 times against some iron girders & broke a table by falling on it’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Benjamin R. Brackland, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Feb 1851
Date of death: 2 Feb 1851
Disease (transcribed): Severe wound of the throat, through crico-thyroid membrane
Disease (standardised): Wound (Throat)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This man was brought to the hospital with a wound of the thorax between 2 and 3 inches in length, extending transversely from left to right & terminating over the front of the thyroid cartilage […] He had been found in a field about an hour before he was brought in, & a surgeon in the neighbourhood stated that there was profuse haemorrhage, both venous and arterial from the wound & he had been drinking. No reason was assigned for the deed’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx

Type of incident: Trauma / accident / suicide?

Caroline Hannington, 11, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 11
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Feb 1851
Date of death: 11 Mar 1851
Disease (transcribed): Wound of trachea. Inflammation of trachea & bronchi
Disease (standardised): Wound (Throat); Inflammation (Throat, lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This child, while under the influence of fear from a threat of punishment by her father, ran up stairs & cut her throat with a razor. The wound was situated just below the thyroid cartilage & was between two & three inches in length. Considerable haemorrhage took place from it, which was arrested under the influence of cold. Her voice was scarcely above a whisper. She was propped up in bed, & a wet linen rag was kept constantly applied’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Suicide / trauma / accident

Charles Hawkes, 11, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 11
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Jun 1847
Date of death: 18 Sep 1847
Disease (transcribed): Disease of left knee and right hip joint. Ulceration of cartilages with caries of bones.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Knee); Disease (Hip); Ulcer (Leg); Caries (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Johnstone, Athol Archibald Wood
Medical notes: On admission an abscess existed at the left knee joint, which extended to the back of the nates. Two years ago a cart wheel went over his leg, but the disease began in the knee joint from four months since.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left lower extremity and right lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident?

Charles Stone, 58, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Feb 1848
Date of death: 5 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Ulcers of the legs. Chronic bronchitis?
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The case is not reported as the body was not examined.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Emmerson, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Apr 1851
Date of death: 4 Aug 1851
Disease (transcribed): Extirpation of the right mammary gland for scirrhus thereof, & followed by collections of pus under the integument & among the muscles of the left thigh. Inflammation of the external iliac veins & purulent collections under iliac fascia. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Excision (Breast); Scirrhus (Breast); Suppuration (Thigh); Inflammation (Pelvis); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy and Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This woman was admitted with a scirrhous tumour of the right breast which was removed on the 8th of May. She gradually recovered from this operation, but the wound did not heal kindly, the discharge being offensive & [?], & there being a good deal of confinement of matter, requiring the opening to be constantly kept free’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lower extremities, abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Clara Watts, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Feb 1851
Date of death: 4 Mar 1851
Disease (transcribed): Secondary deposits in joints & in lungs, following parturition
Disease (standardised): Deposit (Joints, lungs); Childbirth
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'On admission this patient presented the following points for observation. The expression of the face (which was much emaciated) was anxious, the pulse 160. There was a large slough on the back of the right foot, & pain aggravated by motion was complained of in the knee & ankle of the same side which was generally swollen. There was also great pain & swelling of the left knee & ankle, any motion of these joints causing agony. On the back of the right hand & forearm there was also an abscess which was opened soon after her entrance to the hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Edmund Hammond, 66, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Aug 1848
Date of death: 23 Aug 1848
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse suppuration in sub mucous tissue around epiglottis.
Disease (standardised): Suppuration (Larynx)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This history of this case is not given, as no notes were taken, owing to illness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Neck, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Edmund Winter, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jun 1851
Date of death: 6 Jun 1851
Disease (transcribed): Contused & lacerated wound of the integuments & deeper structures at the lower & inner part of the thigh. Gangrene of the neighbouring parts followed. Death with typhoid symptoms
Disease (standardised): Wound (Thigh); Gangrene (Thigh); Typhoid fever (Systemic)

Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte and Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'While driving a cart containing several sacks of flour to the amount of two tens weight, the horse went off the road & the driver was thrown from his seat to the ground, the wheel passing over his right leg & thigh causing a lacerated & contused wound three inches long over the inner side of the thigh, commencing on a level with the upper border of the patella’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Edward Bleadon, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jun 1848
Date of death: 8 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Inguinal hernia. Operation. Sloughing of intestine. Double omental sac.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Sloughing (Intestines); Double (Omental sac)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with an oblique inguinal hernia of the right side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Clayton, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jun 1851
Date of death: 23 Jun 1851
Disease (transcribed): Lacerated wound of right groin leading into the abdomen. Wound of small intestine, escape of faecal matter. Peritonitis. Laceration of deep epigastric artery
Disease (standardised): Wound (Groin, abdomen, intestine); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Laceration (Abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Blagden, Robert and Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient was brought into the hospital with a lacerated wound of the right groin caused in the following way. While riding round Dean Street as it enters Park Lane, two cabs were coming towards him, & he endeavouring to guide his horse between them, was struck with great violence by the shaft of one of the cabs which broke in consequence & he was borne to the ground’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Edward Maloney, 3, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 3
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jun 1848
Date of death: 8 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of pelvis from a wheel passing over abdomen
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: As the body was not examined, the case is not entered.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Edward Mills, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Apr 1851
Date of death: 11 Jul 1851
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the right tibia & fibula followed by erysipelatous & diffuse areolar inflammation. ‘Phlegmasia dolens’ of both legs. Inflammation & variable occlusion of the femoral, iliac & other pelvic veins, & also vena cava inferior by coagula. Lobular secondary pneumonia & pleurisy on right side. Old pleurisy on left side. ‘White patch’ on heart
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Inflammation (Tissue); Thrombophlebitis (Blood vessels / Leg); Pneumonia (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy and Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'He was admitted on account of compound fracture of the leg caused by some pieces of iron falling on him. The wound was very small, situated on the outer part of the leg. He went on very well for 10 days, until the 26th June oedema of the leg was observed & the wound assumed an unhealthy appearance’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Edward Randell, 5, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 07 Sep 1847
Date of death: 14 Sep 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound with extensive suppuration and fracture of the base of the skull.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Head); Suppuration (Head); Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: This patients injuries were caused by a wheel of a heavily laden cart passing over the side of the head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Eliza Palmer, n/a, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: n/a
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Mar 1851
Date of death: 7 Mar 1851
Disease (transcribed): Burn of face & extremities
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This child was burnt very extensively all over the surface of the body with the exception of the left leg. Her face & lips were most severely injured. Respiration was laboured form the very commencement & there was great restlessness’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Elizabeth Gundry, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Jul 1848
Date of death: 15 Oct 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fracture and dislocation of 6th cervical vertebra. Cord divided.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Laceration (Spinal cord)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This patient had fallen off a waggon loaded with hay, and a man who was also on the waggon fell upon her.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spine, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Elizabeth Hennesay, 54, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Feb 1851
Date of death: 15 Feb 1851
Disease (transcribed): Deep burn of thighs, abdomen & arms. Congestion of intestines
Disease (standardised): Burn (Thighs, abdomen, arms); Congestion (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'While dressing on the morning of her entrance to the hospital she fainted, & in doing so happened to fall on a candle which was burning in her room by which her clothes became ignited, & she much burnt over the thighs, hips, abdomen and arms. The arms were burnt so much as to be nearly hard’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Elizabeth Ombler, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Feb 1848
Date of death: 23 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Gangrena senilis. Flabby heart. Calcareous deposits in aorta. Inflammation of and perfect obstruction of femoral and profunda arteries
Disease (standardised): Senile gangrene (Foot); Disease (Heart); Calcareous deposits (Arteries); Inflammation (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This woman was admitted with a small indolent ulcer existing in the cleft between the great toe and the second on the left foot.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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

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