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Henry Fenwick, 60, Shopkeeper

Occupation or role: Shopkeeper
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Dec 1871
Date of death: 1 Jan 1872
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of the urethra. Abscess in the perineum. Peritonitis. Cystitis. Pyelitis
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Urethra); Abscess (Perineum); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Cystitis (Bladder); Pyelitis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This patient gave a history of stricture of two years duration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, pleurae, lungs, heart, peritoneum ,liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder and urethra
Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Seabrook, 41, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Dec 1844
Date of death: 18 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of meatus urinarius. Chronic inflammation of bladder, ureters & kidneys
Disease (standardised): Scirrhus (Urethra); Inflammation (Bladder, ureter, kidneys)

Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'About three months before he death she first experienced some pain in the vagina. At the same time there was difficulty in passing her water and when it did pass it ‘appeared to cut her’. These symptoms increased gradually’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Jane Suter, 35, Housekeeper

Occupation or role: Housekeeper
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Jun 1862
Date of death: 23 Jul 1862
Disease (transcribed): Uterus distended with irregular fibrous polypi. Enlarged uterus filled with a sloughing mass discharging per vagina
Disease (standardised): Polyps (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Smith, E
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: For six years before admission the catamenia had been regular but profuse and painful. Three years ago she noticed that her abdomen was enlarged and hard.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Hall, 14, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 14
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Aug 1873
Date of death: 8 Aug 1873
Disease (transcribed): Contusion of thumb. Phlebitis. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Contusion (Thumb); Phlebitis (Veins); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rowland, Edward Roger
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: It was stated that this boy poisoned his right thumb having previously bruised it.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Veins, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Ellen Dowling, 40, Married woman

Occupation or role: Married woman
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Jun 1861
Date of death: 30 Aug 1861
Disease (transcribed): Polypus Uteri. Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Polyps (Uterus); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Lee
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

George J Woodman, 21, Messenger

Occupation or role: Messenger
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 July 1877
Date of death: 15 July 1877
Disease (transcribed): Purulent Peritonitis (Hernia)
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Suppuration (Abdomen); Hernia (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: Five days before admission the patient exerted himself much in playing cricket. On the following day he felt some pain and stiffness across the lower part of the abdomen. Three days before admission he noticed that a rupture, which had troubled him for seven years, was down and much longer than usual.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, peritoneum and intestine
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Randell, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Aug 1857
Date of death: 15 Aug 1857
Disease (transcribed): Ovarian cyst, communicating, by ulceration, with the peritoneal cavity
Disease (standardised): Cysts (Ovary); Ulcer (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: This woman had been in the House for some time last autumn with some ovarian disease and a full account of her case will be found in Dr Lee’s Clinical Book V p.129.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

William Harding, 35, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jul 1845
Date of death: 25 Aug 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the 11th dorsal vertebra. Softening of spinal marrow. Inflammation of mucous membrane of left kidney. Extensive ulceration of bladder; large foul abscess between bladder and rectum with a false passage in the urethra. Red hepatisation of lower lobe of left lung
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Softening (Spine); Inflammation (Kidney); Ulcer (Bladder); Abscess (Bladder, rectum); Hepatisation (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient fell a distance of about 30 feet from a ladder, upon his back and was admitted 24 hours after the accident. Upon examination a depression was discovered at the lower part of the dorsal region in the spinous processes and the complained of much pain at this point’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spine, abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Denis Turner, 46, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Jun 1867
Date of death: 14 Aug 1867
Disease (transcribed): Fractured thigh. Death from exhaustion
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Exhaustion (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: He was at work in a loft and fell down on to some paving stones on to his right side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and hip
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Leonard Leadbeater, 32, Game keeper

Occupation or role: Game keeper
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jun 1875
Date of death: 17 Aug 1875
Disease (transcribed): Caries of the spine
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Thrupp, James Godfrey
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: The patient said that an abscess formed on the under part of the left thigh.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen only examined
Type of incident: n/a

William Bligh, 46, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jun 1869
Date of death: 5 Jul 1869
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse cellular inflammation. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Arm); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This patient two weeks before admission got his little finger of the right hand crushed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Charles, 52, Lamplighter

Occupation or role: Lamplighter
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Nov 1874
Date of death: 28 Nov 1874
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of urethra. Cystitis. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Urethra); Cystitis (Bladder); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rowland, Edward Roger
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: For the last nine months he had passed blood in his urine at different times.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, urethra
Type of incident: n/a

George Dyer, Brakesman

Occupation or role: Brakesman
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Sep 1871
Date of death: 12 Sep 1871
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Contusions. Amputation
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Contusions (Leg); Amputation (Leg)

Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
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’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Francis Luscombe, 66, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 66
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Jun 1873
Date of death: 14 Aug 1873
Disease (transcribed): Fractured thigh. Exhaustion
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Exhaustion (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not reported here
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Samuel Jeffreys, 64, Agent

Occupation or role: Agent
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 May 1867
Date of death: 20 Aug 1867
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull. Rupture of middle meningeal artery. Effusion of blood between bone and dura mater
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Rupture (Brain); Effusion (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This patient was at the railway station and was reported to have fallen down in a fit.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Skull, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John H. Gibson, 25, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jan 1845
Date of death: 20 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat. Pleurisy. Pneumonia. Extensive ulceration of the whole of the large intestine
Disease (standardised): Cut (Throat); Pleurisy (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Ulcer (Intestines)

Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'When admitted this patient appeared in an extremely listless and languid condition, so that no satisfactory history could be obtained from him. His faeces and urine passed form him involuntarily […] On the morning of the 18th of January he cut his throat with a razor and lost an immense quantity of arterial blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Throat, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Suicide

George Eggs, 57, Game keeper

Occupation or role: Game keeper
Age: 57
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Aug 1863
Date of death: 4 Sep 1863
Disease (transcribed): Disease of prostate. Suppuration in kidney
Disease (standardised): Disease (Prostate); Suppuration (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: The patient was admitted complaining of pain, during and following, micturition.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary A Robinson, 67, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 67
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Jun 1875
Date of death: 19 Aug 1875
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema and valvular insufficiency
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: This patient had been subject for many years to red and purple patches forming on the feet.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Priscilla Pearce, 32, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Jul 1866
Date of death: 24 Jul 1866
Disease (transcribed): Burn. Granular kidneys. Hypertrophy of left ventricle of heart. Atheromatous arteries especially in brain. Effusion of blood in right ovarium
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries); Effusion (Ovary)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Wilson, John Henry Parker
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering. Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This patient had been under Dr Lee for uterine disease. She was washing some clothes when she was seized with a fit and fell into the fire.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Knight, 40, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Aug 1873
Date of death: 16 Aug 1873
Disease (transcribed): Blood tumour of thigh. Exhaustion
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Leg); Exhaustion (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not reported here
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Porter, 43, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Aug 1872
Date of death: 1 Sep 1872
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Congestion of lung
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Congestion (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Lacy, Charles De Lacy
Medical notes: This patient was admitted into the medical wards with a history of having been been in the hospital three years previously with diarrhoea and dropsy. The symptoms recurred eight months ago.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Watson, 46, Attendant

Occupation or role: Attendant
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Jul 1866
Date of death: 26 Jul 1866
Disease (transcribed): Right inguinal hernia
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Wilson, John Henry Parker
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering. Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: He had had a hernia for twenty years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Cornish, 56, Nurse

Occupation or role: Nurse
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 May 1866
Date of death: 26 Jul 1866
Disease (transcribed): Abscess in right mammary region after removal of breast. Large sloughing bed sore. Granular kidneys. Fatty heart
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Breast); Removal (Breast); Pressure ulcer (Skin); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Ring, Edmund Cuthbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering. Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with a tumour in the upper part of the right breast which she first noticed twelve months ago.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Simmons, 36, Turf seller

Occupation or role: Turf seller
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Aug 1845
Date of death: 5 Aug 1845
Disease (transcribed): Poisoned thumb. Diffuse cellular inflammation of the palm of the hand and forearm. Ulceration of anterior interosseous artery
Disease (standardised): Poisoning (Thumb); Inflammation (Hand, arm); Ulcer (Arm)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient, who was a turf seller, and had lately abstained altogether from any beer or spiritous liquors, had as he said five days previously poisoned his thumb. When admitted the arm was much swollen and tense but without any redness of the skin’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right superior extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Henry Akehurst, 35, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jul 1845
Date of death: 6 Sep 1845
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease affecting the glands and cellular tissue of the groin and spreading into the pelvis and along the abdominal glands in the course of the large vessels and also in both mediastina. Chronic ulcer of the stomach, on its anterior wall
Disease (standardised): Encephaloid disease (Groin, pelvis, abdomen); Ulcer (Stomach)

Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient presented himself with an oval tumor in the right groin connected in some degree with the subjacent parts. It was of a tolerably form consistence with the exception of an ulcerated part in the middle, which presented a fungoid appearance’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Inferior extremities, abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

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