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Mary Batchelor, 7, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 7
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 May 1850
Date of death: 2 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Strumous disease of the knee joint. Amputation. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Knee); Amputation (Leg); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with strumous disease of the knee joint which had existed for about three years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

William Armstrong, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Dec 1849
Date of death: 2 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of the femur and lungs
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Leg); Cancer (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with a large tumour extending from about the middle of the left femur.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left thigh
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

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

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

Sarah Holstone, 51, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 51
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Apr 1850
Date of death: 1 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Dilatation with hypertrophy of heart. Thickening of aortic and mitral valves. Diseased and cysted kidneys. General dropsy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Oedema (General)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This person dated the commencement of their illness from Christmas last when she caught cold, and she had been out of health ever since.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Wheeler, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 May 1850
Date of death: 31 May 1850
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia of left lung. General congestion. Tolerably recent lymph in pericardium. Kidneys congested and cysted
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Lymph (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
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 was admitted apparently in an advanced stage of pneumonia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Parkhouse, 23, Pot boy

Occupation or role: Pot boy
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 May 1850
Date of death: 30 May 1850
Disease (transcribed): Abscess round cricoid cartilage. Oedema glottidis. Laryngitis.
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Trachea); Oedema (Glottis); Laryngitis (Larynx)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient had been attacked by hoarseness of voice and dyspnoea about a fortnight, which had not been preceded or accompanied in the first instance by sore throat or difficulty swallowing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Throat, larynx, trachea, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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 Brokenboro, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 May 1850
Date of death: 23 May 1850
Disease (transcribed): Dilated and hypertrophied heart. Puckered liver. Coarse and cysted kidneys. Dropsy.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Liver); Disease (Kidney); Oedema (Leg)
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 he had been ill for nine weeks, which began with a cough and dyspnoea, and followed some weeks later by anasarca.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Mitchell , 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Nov 1849
Date of death: 6 Jan 1850
Disease (transcribed): Enlargement of the femur. Abscesses in thigh. Diarrhoea
Disease (standardised): Enlargement (Leg); Abscess (Leg); Diarrhoea (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Howse, Alfred
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was not examined at the request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a

Joshua Anthony, 41, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Apr 1850
Date of death: 21 May 1850
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of the finger. Amputation. Secondary abscesses in the lungs.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Finger); Amputation (Finger); Abscess (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Howse, Alfred
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This man was admitted with a deep ulcer on the third finger of the right hand, the joints of which were completely destroyed. A crack had formed from some unknown cause and the finger became painful and swollen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Shepperd, 37, Policeman

Occupation or role: Policeman
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 May 1850
Date of death: 19 May 1850
Disease (transcribed): Vomicae and tubercles in lungs. Adhesions of pleurae. Soft spleen
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Adhesions (Pleura); Soft (Spleen)
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 stated that he had had an attack of cough and hoarseness four months previously and since he had left duty in the police force he had emaciated rapidly.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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

George Graves, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1850
Date of death: 19 May 1850
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema and bronchitis. Slight anasarca. Hypertrophy and dilation of right side of heart.
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung); Oedema (Leg); Disease (Heart) ;
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This man was admitted with a dusky complexion, a troublesome cough, considerable dyspnoea and palpitation of the heart.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax
Type of incident: n/a

George Carter, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Mar 1850
Date of death: 19 May 1850
Disease (transcribed): Caries of cranium. Abscess of scalp. Old pleural adhesions, with condensation of lung, and several cavities on right. No tubercles
Disease (standardised): Caries (Skull); Abscess (Scalp); Adhesions (Pleura); Cavities (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert. Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This man applied for admission for relief of cough and spitting with pain on the right side of the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Miller, 39, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Apr 1849
Date of death: 25 Apr 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fractured lamina & body of cervical vertebrae with displacement & encroachment in the spinal canal. Inflammation & softening of the cord. Congested & condensed lungs. Inflamed ileum, kidneys & bladder
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Neck, spine); Inflammation (Spine); Congestion (Lungs); Inflammation (Intestines, kidneys, bladder)
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 into the hospital in consequence of a severe blow on the back of his neck received half an hour before, caused by a fall from a height of about five & twenty feet. He was unable to stand, move his shoulders, or rouse his head erect & complained of pain in the neck. He was not collapsed. His tongue much coated, & his bowels were evacuated involuntarily as the lied upon the bed; but his drunken condition prevented the full extent of his injuries from being ascertained at the time of admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Spain, 54, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Dec 1849
Date of death: 17 May 1850
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Heart large. Slight atheromatous deposit in valves. Cutac. Deposit at apices of both lungs. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Oedema (General); Enlarged (Heart); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries); Deposit (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This man was admitted suffering from general dropsy with its usual concomitant of oppression of the chest, difficulty of breathing and cough, which he stated to have been of about ten weeks duration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Clark, 31, Workman

Occupation or role: Workman
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1849
Date of death: 22 Apr 1849
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg. Fractured humerus. Scrofulous deposits in both lungs & in spleen. Yellow tinge of integument. Liver healthy. Blood fluid & altered form of the blood discs
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg, arm); Deposit (Lungs, spleen); Disease (Skin)
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 a compound fracture of the right tibia & fibula, fracture of right humerus, & a scalp wound 3 inches long, situated on the right side of the vertex of the skull, at the bottom of which the bone could be felt exposed. He was a workman at the New Bridge at Barnes [Barnes Railway Bridge] where some portion of the scaffolding having given way he was precipitated from a height of 40ft’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Lenord Burnham, 65, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Apr 1850
Date of death: 11 May 1850
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse cellular inflammation of the hand and arm from a punctured wound of the throat. Secondary abscess
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Arm); Wound (Pharynx); Abscess (Indeterminate)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: The body not being examined the case is not recorded.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was not examined at the request of the friends
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Benjamin Brook, 44, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Mar 1849
Date of death: 20 Apr 1849
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas. Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the fauces, larynx & trachea. Ulceration of the cartilage of the femur & patella
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Inflammation (Mouth, throat); Ulcer (Thigh, knee)
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 a contusion of the left knee caused by a fall. This was followed by inflammation of the synovial membrane with considerable effusion into the cavity of the joint’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, larynx, trachea, thorax, abdomen, left knee joint

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Johnson, 5, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 May 1850
Date of death: 9 May 1850
Disease (transcribed): Severe burn of the neck and face
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This child was playing with a lighted stick and her dress caught fire and burnt the upper part of the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, throat, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Keep, 47, Distillery worker

Occupation or role: Distillery worker
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Apr 1849
Date of death: 20 Apr 1849
Disease (transcribed): Abscesses & cysts in both kidneys. Abscess of the prostate communicating with the urethra. Extravasation of blood beneath mucous membrane of the bladder. Serous apoplexy. Wet brain
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Kidneys); Cyst (Kidneys); Abscess (Prostate); Extravasation (Bladder); Apoplexy (Brain); Disease (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'No distinct account could be elicited respecting the history of this patient’s complaint, but it appeared that for years he had at intervals experienced some difficulty in passing his urine for which the catheter had occasionally been employed. He had been a pretty free drinker, having been employed at a distillery, and in the beginning his complaint appears to have been occasional attacks of spasmodic stricture, but for the last four months there had been some permanent difficulty in micturition’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Jesse Smith, 3, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 3
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Mar 1849
Date of death: 19 Apr 1849
Disease (transcribed): Stone in the bladder. Operation. Scarlet fever. Sloughing of the cellular tissue between bladder & rectum. Peritonitis. Dilated ureters & pelvis of kidneys, which were congested & full of fat. Wet brain
Disease (standardised): Calculus (Bladder); Operation (Bladder); Scarlet fever (Systemic); Sloughing (Bladder, rectum); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Ureters, 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 child was admitted with symptoms of vesical calculus, which first began to make their appearance soon after birth, & on introducing a sound into the bladder, a stone of considerable magnitude was easily detected’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Thorpe, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Mar 1850
Date of death: 9 May 1850
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis. Left pleura adherent
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Adherent (Pleura)
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 had a cough for about three months, not having previously been subject to winter cough and never having spit blood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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