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Lewis Lomax, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1850
Date of death: 19 May 1850
Disease (transcribed): Lacerated wound on left tibia. Secondary deposits
Disease (standardised): Wound (Leg); Deposits (Indeterminate)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient had a lacerated wound of the left leg caused by the wheel of a carriage.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left shoulder and left lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Alfred J Nicholls, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Mar 1850
Date of death: 29 May 1850
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of stomach. Liver small. Capsule thickened.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Stomach); Small (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This man presented very much the appearance of cachexia and anaemia commonly accompanying any form of malignant disease.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Layard, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 May 1850
Date of death: 2 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Malignant fever? With pustular eruption
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Suppuration (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: No satisfactory history of this case was obtained. He was supposed to have been labouring under Rheumatic Fever but no evidence of this was obtained and his joints were free from swelling and pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Hill, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Feb 1850
Date of death: 2 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Emphysema. Paracentesis
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Emphysema (Lung); Paracentesis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient had passed through a very severe attack of confluent small pox only seven weeks before admission, and his convalescence was scarcely complete when he began to have cough and severe pain in the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Cook, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Apr 1850
Date of death: 8 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles and vomicae in lungs. Diseased kidneys. Albuminuria. Granular liver
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Kidney); Albuminuria (Kidney); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient stated that having been some years subject to winter cough, he had been seized five days before Christmas with a more severe attack than usual accompanied by haemoptysis, and had never been well since.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Curtis, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Feb 1850
Date of death: 12 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus ulceration of the mouth
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Mouth)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: About six months before this patient was admitted, she discovered a small ulcer on the inside of the right cheek not larger than a sixpence.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Face, thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Thomas, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 May 1850
Date of death: 22 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Diseased kidneys. Dilated heart. Emphysema of lungs.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Emphysema (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient had begun to suffer from swelling of the legs about Christmas. The abdomen had subsequently swollen and latterly sometimes her face and hands. She suffered from dyspnoea and complained of palpitation of the heart.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Throat, thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Price, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Jun 1850
Date of death: 30 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Hereditary gout. Recent pleurisy and pneumonia. Large heart. Lithate of soda on valves. Specks of [lithate of soda] in larynx. Large deposits in joints
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Gout (Joints); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart); Deposits (Larynx)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient had been in the Hospital about five years previously labouring under gout with albuminous urine. He applied on the present occasion for admission in consequence of epistaxis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, thorax, abdomen and joints
Type of incident: n/a

William Mead, 40, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Dec 1848
Date of death: 24 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Stone in the bladder. Inflammation & ulcer of mucous lining of bladder, cysts in bladder. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Calculus (Bladder); Inflammation (Bladder); Ulcer (Bladder); Cyst (Bladder); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'He was a native of Bucks [Buckinghamshire], of spare habit but looked well. For 8 years he had suffered with symptoms of stone in the bladder which during the last 18 months had been more urgent & distressing. On introducing a sound, a calculus of considerable size and rough on the surface was detected. His urine was acid & contained a small quantity of pus, but the bladder was not irritable & the prostate neither enlarged or tender’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Robert Hubbel, 5 months, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 5 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Feb 1849
Date of death: 25 Feb 1849
Disease (transcribed): Congenital oblique inguinal hernia. Operation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This child was admitted with symptoms of strangulated hernia of several hours’ duration (said to be 24 hours at least). Everything that was given to the child was returned by vomiting; the bowels were constipated & there was pain in the belly’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Ann Pearce, 45, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Mar 1849
Date of death: 14 Mar 1849
Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Thigh); Operation (Thigh); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with symptoms of strangulated hernia of 4 days’ duration. A femoral hernia of the right side had existed for more than two years, but she had never worn a truss or experienced any inconvenience from it until the 8th of March. She was then seized with vomiting, & griping pains in the belly’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Looseley, 63, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Mar 1849
Date of death: 22 Mar 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fractured leg 1 week’s duration. Pneumonia. Extensive deposit of urate of soda in knee & ankle joints. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Pneumonia (Lungs); Deposit (Joints); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a simple oblique fracture of the tibia & fibula of the right side, situated a short distance above the ankle joint. The limb was put up with a splint on either side, & for the two following days he appeared to be doing well; but on the 19th he complained of slight rheumatism, from which he stated he had been a ‘martyr for years’ and the fingers of both his hands exhibited considerable distortion from his previous attacks’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right lower extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Mary Horlock, 42, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Mar 1849
Date of death: 8 Apr 1849
Disease (transcribed): Extensive ulceration of the vagina with sinus leading to dead bone involving rami of ischium & pubis. Tubercles & vomicae in the lungs
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Vagina); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in a state of very great debility for a purulent discharge from the vagina, but she was in fact dying of phthisis pulmonalis, the apex of the right lung being much consolidated while in that of the left there existed a vomica of considerable extent. She stated that 9 months before she had been attacked by pain, deeply seated in the left side of the pelvis, which extended down the thigh of that side in the course of the great sciatic nerve & for which she was treated as sciatica by cupping, leeches, blisters &c’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

William Jones, 64, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Feb 1849
Date of death: 7 Apr 1849
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid & melanotic tumours in the subcutaneous areolar tissue, in the liver, spleen, mesentery & intestines
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Liver, spleen, mesentery, intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with numerous tubercles, apparently malignant, developed in the subcutaneous cellular tissue over various parts of the body, but most numerous over the abdominal parieties. They were firm but not hard like scirrhus, lobulated on their surface, & not tender when handled. By far the greater number varied in size from that of a split pea to that of a bean, but 5 or 6 were as large or larger than walnuts’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Bell, 40, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Apr 1849
Date of death: 15 Apr 1849
Disease (transcribed): Haemorrhoids, sloughing of the mucous membrane of the rectum. Liver large. Tubercles & vomicae in the lungs
Disease (standardised): Haemorrhoids (Rectum, anus); Sloughing (Rectum); Disease (Liver); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with three large inflamed & strangulated piles, each of them rather bigger than a large nut, & formed by dilated haemorrhoidal veins with very little mucous membrane covering them. They had come down on the preceding day, accompanied by considerable haemorrhage from the bowel, and the spincter having closed around them he was prevented from getting them back. He was a stableman, debilitated & out of health & had suffered for two years from cough & many of the symptoms of advanced phthisis’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Kelly, 3, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 3
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Apr 1849
Date of death: 19 Apr 1849
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised):

Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined, the history of this case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

John Butlin, 33, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1849
Date of death: 18 Apr 1849
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of the urethra, canal behind dilated, stricture. Ulceration of mucous membrane of the bladder. Dilatation of the ureters & pelvices of both kidneys
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Urethra); Ulcer (Bladder); Disease (Ureters, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan and Johnson, Henry Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This man, who had been an out-patient under the care of Mr Johnson [Henry Charles Johnson] since July last for a stricture of the urethra of several years’ duration, after having had a catheter passed on the 24th of March, relieved home & experienced a rather severe rigor. On the following day Mr Johnson was requested to see him & found him suffering from the premonitory symptoms of common fever, for which he was treated by a medical man at his own home’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Turner, 39, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Apr 1849
Date of death: 4 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Ozaena. Extensive syphilitic caries of the nasal topae, & of the bones at the base of the skull
Disease (standardised): Rhinitis, atrophic (Nose); Syphilis (Nose); Caries (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This patient stated that in June last he became affected with symptoms of secondary syphilis, the most important of which was pain in the left ear, with loss of hearing, & a scanty discharge from the meatus. During the September & October following he was put on a course of mercury and profusely salivated. Soon afterwards he became subject to epistaxis, sometimes to a large amount’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, larynx, pharynx

Type of incident: n/a

James Stacey, 64, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 May 1849
Date of death: 16 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Laceration of the lung. Emphysema. Two old clots in the brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Laceration (Lungs); Emphysema (Lungs); Clot (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was brought to the hospital on the afternoon of the 14th of May having been knocked down by a cart & thrown upon his chest against the curb stone’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Cook, 22, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Dec 1848
Date of death: 22 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Caries & abscess of the hip joint
Disease (standardised): Caries (Hip); Abscess (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'About the middle of September last this patient contracted syphilis & became in consequence an out-patient of the Lock Hospital. He had a primary sore on the penis & a bubo in each groin. He was put under the influence of mercury & five weeks afterwards (his mouth being still sore), he began to feel pain in the left hip & knee & walked lame. Five or six days afterwards he became disabled & was made an in-patient at the Lock. In about a fortnight afterward some enlargement had taken place around the joint, & an issue was made just behind the trochanter major’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Caroline Patrick, 44, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 May 1849
Date of death: 23 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of the thyroid body. Constriction of the trachea
Disease (standardised): Encephaloid disease (Neck); Constriction (Trachea)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with an enlargement of the thyroid gland of 6 months’ duration. At first its growth was very gradual & unattended by pain, but in the course of a few weeks pain in the left side of the head & face & in the left shoulder were experienced’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Trachea, thyroid gland, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Robert Wiley, 4, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 4
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1849
Date of death: 16 Jun 1849
Disease (transcribed): Severe & very extensive burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined, the history of this case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Thomas Mortimer, 48, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1849
Date of death: 24 Jun 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fractured spine. Extravasation of blood in spinal canal & in substance of cord. Brain healthy. Fractured sternum. Congested lungs. Heart atrophied. Intestines distended with flatus. Pelvis of kidneys slightly congested
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine, sternum); Extravasation (Spine); Congestion (Lungs); Disease (Heart, intestines, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was at 11am having fallen backwards off a scaffolding from a height of about 9ft & struck the back part of his neck upon a piece of timber laying on the ground below. When picked up he was insensible, but he recovered his consciousness in a few minutes’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Emma Baker, 4, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 4
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Jul 1849
Date of death: 15 Jul 1849
Disease (transcribed): Abscess after periostitis. Secondary abscesses of lung
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Periosteum); Periostitis (Periosteum); Abscess (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: 'This child was admitted with the right leg put up in splints in consequence of a supposed fracture of the tibia, but the only account that could be learnt from the parents was the the little patient was supposed to have hurt his [sic] leg while playing with some other children. On removing the splints no fracture could be detected but the limb from the knee downwards was much swelled & inflamed. There was considerable fever & much restlessness’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, right lower extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident?

Joseph Beacham, [Age not stated], [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: [Age not stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jul 1849
Date of death: 19 Jul 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull. Extensive laceration of the brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted at 12pm, having received a severe blow in the mouth from a man’s foot in a drunken broil. On admission, half an hour afterwards, he was insensible apparently from drink, but he was not cold & his pulse nothing remarkable’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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