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Elizabeth Cartwright, 18, Married woman

Occupation or role: Married woman
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1861
Date of death: 21 Jun 1861
Disease (transcribed): Puerperal Fever
Disease (standardised): Puerpera (Uterus); Fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was not examined
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

Thomas Leader, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Sep 1844
Date of death: 24 Sep 1844
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of arm. Purulent infiltration of bone. Inflammation of veins. Pus in shoulder joint. Pleurisy and secondary deposits in lungs. Old adhesions of the right lung. Tubercular matter in bronchial glands.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Arm); Suppuration (Arm); Inflammation (Veins); Pleurisy (Pleura); Deposits (Lung); Adhesions (Lung);Tuberculosis (Lung);
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Lucy Townsend, 6, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Dec 1844
Date of death: 2 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Burn. Lobular pneumonia. Ulcers on chordae vocalis and in duodenum
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin); Pneumonia (Lungs); Ulcer (Larynx, intestines)
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 after her admission became gradually weaker and weaker, and finally died of exhaustion’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax, 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

Elizabeth Batchelor, 60, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Jan 1845
Date of death: 25 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull. Laceration of brain, with effusion of blood into the arachnoid cavity. Fracture of clavicle
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Fracture (Collarbone)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'The day before her admission she fell down stairs, a distance of about eight feet. She was taken up insensible, bleeding from the nose and mouth’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, shoulder

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Lane, 33, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Feb 1845
Date of death: 28 Feb 1845
Disease (transcribed): Circumscribed empyema. Grey hepatisation of the lung. Pericarditis. Hydatid in the liver. Sinus between the coccyx and the rectum not communicating with the gut
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Lungs); Hepatisation (Lungs); Pericarditis (Heart); Cyst (Liver); Disease (Rectum, gut)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient told us that about 10 days previous to admission he was taken with shivering, soon followed by cough, accompanied by pain in the chest, more especially on the right side, within the four last days’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Dodsworth, 72, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 72
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Mar 1845
Date of death: 2 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Compound comminuted fracture of the leg with extensive haemorrhage. Heart dilated. Kidneys granular. Coagula in the heart, very small and loosely coagulated
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Haemorrhage (Leg); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidneys)

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 was admitted with a compound fracture of the right leg. The bone was broken in two places and the surrounding parts were much contused’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, stump

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

James Watson, 50, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Mar 1845
Date of death: 2 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound & fracture of the skull, with extensive laceration of the brain. Diffuse cellular inflammation of the scalp & oedema of the face with inflammation of the cellular tissue of the neck, & oedema of the larynx
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Inflammation (Scalp, neck); Edema (Face, larynx)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Shortly before his admission, this patient was thrown from a cart. When brought to the hospital he was quite insensible and in a state of collapse. There was a small wound at the posterior part of the scalp not exposing the bone, and some blood flowed from the left ear’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John London, 15, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Apr 1845
Date of death: 21 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of right kidney. Extensive haemorrhage into, and behind, peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Kidneys); Haemorrhage (Abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Johnstone, Athol Archibald Wood
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in a dying condition, having been run over by a cart a short time previously’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Weatherstone, 52, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1845
Date of death: 1 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Enlarged prostate, the right lobe of which was ulcerated & covered with calcareous deposit. Stone in the bladder. Chronic inflammation of the bladder, ureters, pelvis etc, spreading to the substance of the kidneys. Lungs slightly inflamed
Disease (standardised): Enlarged (Prostate); Ulcer (Prostate); Calculus (Bladder); Inflammation (Bladder, ureters, pelvis, kidneys, lungs)

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 had attended the hospital occasionally for many years with symptoms of diseased kidneys and enlarged prostate gland, and had during that time been in the habit of introducing a gum elastic catheter himself’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Wright, 30, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Apr 1845
Date of death: 7 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of patella. Erysipelas, with diffuse cellular inflammation of leg & suppuration in knee joint. Secondary deposits in lungs with pleurisy & pneumonia, & bronchitis. Deposition, apparently of lymph, in cortical structure of one kidney
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Knee); Erysipelas (Skin); Inflammation (Leg); Deposit (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'He was first admitted on the 4th of March with a transverse fracture of the right patella, caused by direct violence. When admitted there was some swelling but no pain’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right inferior extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Matthew Elmes, 37, Drayman

Occupation or role: Drayman
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jun 1845
Date of death: 15 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Injury of wrist joint, with suppuration and destruction of the joint etc. Secondary deposits in both lungs. Slight effusion in sub-arachnoid cellular tissue. Brain, especially the cortical structure, paler than natural. Mania
Disease (standardised): Injury (Wrist); Suppuration (Wrist); Deposit (Lungs); Effusion (Brain); Mania
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'The patient was reported to have been maniacal for several years. In his occupation, which was that of a drayman, an empty cart rolled over his hand. It did not appear of much consequence at the time, but was succeeded by an attack of diffuse cellular inflammation, which gradually extended up the whole arm’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, wrist joint

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

James Doyle, 38, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jul 1845
Date of death: 28 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the spine with softening of the spinal chord. Extensive ruptures, perfectly united, about the liver and right kidney
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Softening (Spinal cord); Rupture (Liver, kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was reported to have been subject to fits of giddiness for several years and it was supposed to be during one of these that he walked forwards off a hay rick about 30 feet high. He was reported to have fallen upon his back across a large piece of wood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spine, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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

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

John Harris, 32, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Sep 1845
Date of death: 24 Sep 1845
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Mortification. Adhesion of pleura. Inflammation of lung
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Mortification (Leg); Adhesions (Lungs); Inflammation (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Shortly before the admission of this patient a cart had passed over his leg making a wound over the upper part of the tibia, from which a considerable quantity of blood escaped. It was subsequently ascertained that the tibia and fibula had also been fractured by the accident. He was in a state of much debility in consequence of having lived very badly for some time previous to his admission in to the hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Right lower extremity, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Thomas Walter, 30, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Sep 1845
Date of death: 25 Sep 1845
Disease (transcribed): Aneurism of femoral artery. Diffuse inflammation of cellular tissue behind peritoneum in left iliac and lumbar region, after operation
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Thigh); Inflammation (Abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Upon admission an oval pulsatory tumor presented itself, immediately below Pouparts ligament upon the left side. The tumor could be almost entirely emptied by pressure, but filled again immediately by successive pulsations as soon as the pressure was removed’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Mason, 80, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 80
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Sep 1845
Date of death: 1 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the neck of the femur and of the anatomical neck of the humerus, with effusion of blood in the sub-dorsal cellular tissue of the left loin and iliac fossa. Calcerous deposit in aortic valves. Kidneys slightly granular
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Thigh); Effusion (Loins, hip); Deposit (Aorta); Disease (Kidneys)

Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This old gentleman was admitted with the usual symptoms of fracture of the neck of the femur’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left superior extremity, left inferior extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

George Nicholls, 29, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Oct 1845
Date of death: 20 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive comminuted fracture of the skull with laceration of the brain & haemorrhage into the cavity of the arachnoid, into the ventricles and into the orbits
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Haemorrhage (Brain)
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 shortly before his admission fell from one of the trees in the park, a distance of 14 feet upon his head. When admitted there was ecchymosis of both eyelids, and of the cellular membrane beneath the conjunctiva. He was in a state of complete coma with apparent paralysis and complete loss of sensation’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Bramwhite, 35, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Oct 1845
Date of death: 21 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of the urethra. Disease of the bladder and kidneys. Extensive red hepatisation of both lungs with slight pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Stricture (Urethra); Disease (Bladder, kidneys); Hepatisation (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs)

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 was sent into the hospital upon the supposition that he had a stricture through which no instrument could be passed. He remained in bed until the 17th when no 7 catheter was passed with very little difficulty and upwards of a pint of pale urine containing some mucous flocculi was drawn off’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Michael Golding, 36, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Nov 1845
Date of death: 5 Nov 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull with extravasation of blood in the cavity of the arachnoid and in the sub-arachnoid tissue. Extensive injury of brain. Fracture of sternum and of 8th and 9th ribs. Injury of lungs. Rupture of spleen. Fracture of pubis
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Extravasation (Brain); Injury (Brain, lungs); Fracture (Sternum, ribs, pubus); Rupture (Spleen)
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 was said to have fallen from a second story and to have struck his head against a log of wood. When brought to the hospital he was in a state of collapse, perfectly insensible’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

David Griffiths, 34, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Dec 1845
Date of death: 19 Dec 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the spine and of 3 ribs. Compound fracture of the arm. Extensive separation of both sacro-iliac synchondroses. Extensive haemorrhage into the pleura, posterior mediastinum and peritoneum. Laceration of the right lung and of the liver
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine, ribs, arm); Haemorrhage (Lungs, chest, abdomen); Laceration (Lungs, liver)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient fell from a great height upon his back into the street. When brought to the hospital he was in a state of great collapse’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spine, thorax, abdomen, right superior extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Ellen Webb, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 04 Aug 1847
Date of death: 07 Sep 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pleuritis. Flabby heart. Medullary disease of bronchial glands and lungs. Ascites. Small malignant tubercles under peritoneum. General peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Disease (Lung); Ascites (Abdomen); Cancer (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: This patient was admitted suffering from ascites. She had suckled her child up to two months ago, when gradually increasing debility warned her that it was necessary to give up suckling. About this time her legs began to swell.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Bednell, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Sep 1847
Date of death: 14 Sep 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of skull. Extensive extravasation of blood internally with laceration of brain.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Extravasation (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: On admission this patient was in a state of complete insensibility. The injury was caused by his falling from a scaffold about eight feet from the ground, upon which his head struck.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head and heart
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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