Sussex County Hospital: miscellaneous patients (1850s)

The following is an alphabetical list of some patients who were treated at the Sussex County Hospital, mainly in the 1850s. These details have been extracted from three sources: (AThe Association Medical Journal, a forerunner of The British Medical Journal; (B) The Brighton Gazette; and (S) The Sussex Agricultural Express. One or two patients were admitted in 1849.

Surname Firstname Year Age Occupation Place Disease/ injury Outcome Notes Source
BAKER Elizabeth 1854 2 Broken arm Accident B 15/06/1854 p5
BEAURICK James 1854 46 Injury to ankle joint Accident B 15/06/1854 p5
BEST George 1857 Lewes Severely crushed toes, both feet Accident: railway truck passed over feet S 03/10/1857 p4
BLABER William 1854 Fractured collar bone Accident B 15/06/1854 p5
BLAKER Walter 1857 Injury to right eye Accident: spent gun shot S 24/01/1857 p4
BOLSTED Thomas 1855 10 Injury to knee Accident: a fall B 15/02/1855 p5
BOURNE James 1853 Injuries to head, face & arm Accident: knocked down by engine in Balcombe tunnel B 04/08/1853 p5
BOURNE Job 1855 14 9 Essex Cottages Fractured fibula Accident: slipped on ice B 15/02/1855 p5
BRAY Mary 1854 Injury to ankle joint Accident: a fall B 15/06/1854 p5
BRAYTON Alfred 1854 2 Severely burnt Accident B 15/06/1854 p5
BRIMSLEY Caroline 1855 Ebenezer Cottage, London Rd Fractured humerus Accident: sudden jerk when lifiting a pump handle B 01/03/1855 p5
BURGESS Henry 1855 40 Falmer Frost bite, hands Urgent case B 15/02/1855 p5
CAIN Esther 1850 21 Heart disease, anaemia etc Died A 11/02/1853 1(6): 125
CARN Thomas 1854 62 Severe fracture of shoulder blade & scalp wound Accident: fell 12 ft in unfinished house B 03/0801854 p5
CHATER George 1855 Fractured radius Accident: a fall B 15/02/1855 p5
CHILDS Mary 1850 19 Hysteria Recovered A 04/02/1853 1(5): 104
CHIPPING Thomas 1859 Severe eye injury Blow from a piece of timber S 09/05/1857 p4
CHRISTMAS Charles 1855 23 39 William St Severe injury to hand Accident: caused by a turning lathe B 01/03/1855 p5
CLEMENTS James 1850 9 Apoplexy Died A 04/02/1853 1(5): 101
COLBROOK Daniel 1855 17 10 Chapel St Injury to knee joint Accident: a fall B 15/02/1855 p5
DALE 1850 10 Chorea Recovered A 04/02/1853 1(5): 103
DOWDEN Fanny 1851 10 Chorea Recovered A 04/02/1853 1(5): 104
DYER Mary 1850 22 Meningitis Died A 04/02/1853 1(5): 100-01
EACOCK Joseph 1859 Badly contused thigh Railway accident S 03/12/1859 p4
ELPHICK George 1849 28 Cerebral abscess Died A 04/02/1853 1(5): 102
EMERY Benjamin 1850 67 Heart disease Relieved A 11/02/1853 1(6): 125
FUNNELL Emily 1859 Sprained ankle Accident S 09/05/1857 p4
GEERE Samuel 1854 43 Serious injury to hip Accident: fall from a cart B 15/06/1854 p5
GOBLE Julia 1857 17 Servant to Mr Jones, draper Western Rd Severe burns Died Accident: dress caught fire. Inquest S 26/12/1857 p4
GODLEY Henry c1851 23 Accidental poisoning Recovered A 11/02/1853 1(6): 128-29
GOLDSMITH Ann 1854 Injury to leg Caused by a kick B 15/06/1854 p5
GUILDFORD George 1857 Severe concussion Accident: 30 feet fall down a stair well S 24/01/1857 p4
HALLIDAY James 1855 4 Fractured collar bone Accident: a fall B 01/03/1855 p5
HARDMAN Willis 1857 Loss of left hand Accident: caused by circular saw. Amputation higher up his arm S 26/12/1857 p4
HARDY Maria 1855 24 Contusion of foot Accident: a fall from a cart B 01/03/1855 p5
HARRIETT William 1857 Bad scalp wound Accident: thrown from horse S 23/05/1857 p4
HAYLLAR Ann 1857 Fracture of small bone of leg Accident: fall down stairs S 26/12/1857 p4
HAYWOOD Andrew 1857 Servant to Dr Jardine Injury to spine Accident: fall down stairs S 03/10/1857 p4
HUGGETT Benjamin 1855 37 2 Montagu St Scalp wound & back injury Accident: a fall at the water works B 15/02/1855 p5
HUNT Maria 1850 30 Kidney disease Left at own request Died shortly after discharge A 11/02/1853 1(6): 127
JENNER William 1857 Injury to left hip Accident: landslide while excavating at Shoreham S 24/01/1857 p4
KING William 1853 “child” Severe scald Accident B 04/08/1853 p5
KNOWLES James 1854 19 Left wrist cut & much bruised Accident: caused by wheel at [railway?] station B 15/06/1854 p5
KNOWLES James 1857 Severe burn, left ankle Accident: occurred when casting hot metal S 23/05/1857 p4
KNOWLES John 1857 Lewes Compound fracture of right leg Accident. Leg amputated; mortification set in S 20/06/1857 p4
LEONARD Walter 1859 Very severe burns Died Accident S 03/12/1859 p4
LESTER George 1854 Injury to face Accident: caused by stones. Admitted with Kitty McCarhty B 15/06/1854 p5
LOADER Thomas 1857 Injury to nose & eyes Accident: brick fell on him from scaffolding S 26/12/1857 p4
LYONS William 1854 43 Compound fracture of left thigh with serious bruises & contusions about face & arms Accident: caused by wheel at [railway?] station B 15/06/1854 p5
MARCHANT Charles 1855 16 Contusion of elbow Accident: blow from a stone B 01/03/1855 p5
MARSH 1849 18 Epilepsy Recovered A 04/02/1853 1(5): 103
McCARTHY Kitty 1854 Injury to face Accident: caused by stones. Admitted with George Lester B 15/06/1854 p5
MEADS Sarah c1851 9 Cerebellum disease Recovered A 04/02/1853 1(5): 103
MITCHELL James 1850 12 Chorea Recovered A 04/02/1853 1(5): 103-04
MOORE Peter 1855 25 104 St George’s Rd Scalded foot Accident: caused by boiling water B 01/03/1855 p5
NUNN Peter 1855 25 2 Rock St Fractured arm Accident: a fall B 01/03/1855 p5
PARIS John 1854 “young man” Severe scalp wound Accident: fall during a dispute B 03/0801854 p5
PARKER Ann 1857 Badly cut hand Accident: cut by piece of glass S 20/06/1857 p4
PARKER Robert 1855 6mths 13 Sussex Sq Severely scalded Accident B 15/02/1855 p5
PAUL Richard 1854 21 Crushed in the loins Accident: caught between a cart & a wall B 15/06/1854 p5
PEERS Edward 1855 11 Preston Serious injury to left hand Accident: explosion of pistol (see also William Sutton – same incident) B 15/02/1855 p5
PELLETT James 1855 62 31 Hanover Terrace Injured knee joint Accident B 15/02/1855 p5
PENFOLD Thomas 1857 Bruised chest & back Accident: struck by a cow S 20/06/1857 p4
PHILLIPS Murray 1857 Preston Severe laceration of muscles of right leg & injury of small bone Accident: entangled in thrashing machine S 20/06/1857 p4
PLANNER Charles 1857 Severe back injury Accident: fall from scaffold S 20/06/1857 p4
RANDALL Francis 1854 Injury to lower jaw Accident B 15/06/1854 p5
RDLEY Thomas 1857 Deep incised wound, left side Accident: received in a scuffle S 03/10/1857 p4
ROGER James 1857 Fractured forearm & severe bruising Accident: fell 40 ft from tree S 03/12/1859 p4
ROWLAND Edwin 1854 16 Fracture of base of skull Accident: fall a height B 15/06/1854 p5
SIBNEY 1851 42 Domestic nurse Haematemesis Recovered A 11/02/1853 1(6): 126
SMITH Henry 1855 44 6 Hereford St Burns Accident: fell 20 ft in quicklime B 15/02/1855 p5
STAGLE Eliz. 1850 61 Intestinal obstruction Died A 11/02/1853 1(6): 126
STANDING William 1855 44 Fractured ribs etc Accident: fall at Church St Brewery B 15/02/1855 p5
STAPLETON John 1853 Injury to stomach Died Blow to stomach B 04/08/1853 p5
STEPHENS Francis 1857 Severe bruise, right hip & thigh Accident: large box fell in him S 23/05/1857 p4
SUNWELL William 1853 Slight injury Accident: fell from a horse while exercising it on the race-hill B 04/08/1853 p5
SURTEES Thomas 1857 15 Severe injury to hand Accident: caught in machinery S 23/05/1857 p4
SUTTON William 1855 16 Preston Injury to left arm Accident: pistol shot (see also Edward Peers – same incident) B 15/02/1855 p5
TAYLER Albert 1855 15 133 Sussex St Fractured humerous Accident: fell 15 ft down a well in Sydney St B 15/02/1855 p5
TIDY James 1851 34 Farm labourer Albuminuria Recovered A 11/02/1853 1(6): 128
TUCKER Henry 1854 13 Dislocated elbow joint & fractured arm Accident: a fall B 15/06/1854 p5
TUCKER James 1857 6 Fractured both thighs & other severe injuries Accident: entangled in the wheel of a fly S 23/05/1857 p4
TURRELL Catherine 1849 18 Albuminuria Died A 11/02/1853 1(6): 126-27
TYRRELL John 1857 Severe wrist wound Accident: happened when cleaning a pain of glass S 03/12/1859 p4
VINCENT Ebenezer c1851 10 Struma Recovered A 04/02/1853 1(5): 100
VINE Richard 1855 38 2 Edward St Contusion of shoulder Accident: a fall B 01/03/1855 p5
VIRGO William 1854 Fractured foot Accident: run over by cart wheel B 15/06/1854 p5
WELLER Reuben 1851 12 Chorea Recovered A 04/02/1853 1(5): 104
WHEATLEY Stephen 1851 29 Farm labourer Albuminuria Recovered A 11/02/1853 1(6): 127-28
WHITE Frederick 1855 52 41 Albion St Compound fracture of radius Accident: Run over by a truck at the railway B 01/03/1855 p5
WILSON James 1857 Workman at Hullett & Abbey’s brewery Severe injury to left knee Accident: 18 gallon cask fell on his leg S 03/10/1857 p4
WITHINDEN Jane 1853 Accident: fall from a swing B 04/08/1853 p5
WREN Ellen 1855 11 Shoulder injury Accident: caused by pump handle B 15/02/1855 p5

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