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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

Richard White, 34, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 May 1849
Date of death: 19 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Abscess in right kidney. Circumscribed abscess in peritoneal cavity. Left kidney enormously hypertrophied. Tuberculosis of the peritoneum. Extensive peritonitis. Scrotal hernia
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Kidneys, peritoneum); Disease (Kidneys); Tuberculosis (Peritoneum); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Hernia (Scrotum)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert and Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a scrotal hernia of the left side of 17 years’ duration, never wholly reducible. He had always worn a truss which had prevented the hernia increasing in size until the 3rd of May, when he observed it rather larger than usual, but free form pain. In the evening of the 3rd he had vomiting once, & the bowels acted scantily on the following morning; & then, not again till the evening of the 7th, by injection’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Hicks, 23, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1849
Date of death: 21 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid cancer of the breast, subpleural surface of the lung, liver, uterus & ovaries
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Breast, lungs, liver, uterus, ovaries)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This woman, the mother of 6 children, was admitted with encephaloid disease of the left breast. It appears that 4 days after her last confinement 6 months prior to her admission, the breast became inflamed & an abscess formed, which broke at the end of a month, & discharged pus copiously. At the end of 6 or 7 weeks it healed & a similar abscess formed in the right breast. The child was then reapplied to the left breast & the flow of milk again became established, but ulceration taking place around the nipple continuing to increase, the child at length refused to suckle. A few days after the child was weaned, some hard lumps were discovered at the lower part of the gland, which gradually increased in size without much pain. She was then seized with rheumatic fever, acute in the befinningm but subsequently chronic’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Allen, 71, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 71
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 May 1850
Date of death: 18 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Large heart. Right kidney hypertrophied and congested. Left kidney atrophied.
Disease (standardised): Enlarged (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 patient had considerable congestion of the face and difficulty of breathing. He stated that his present illness had began at Christmas last, with cough, shortness of breath and his legs had begun to swell.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
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

William Shaw, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jun 1850
Date of death: 27 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles in lungs. Left kidney sacculated containing pus. Ureter blocked up. Tubercles in right kidney. Haematuria
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Suppuration (Kidney); Obstruction (Ureter); Tuberculosis (Kidney); Haematuria (Kidney)
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 was admitted under the care of the surgeon, and said to have been suffering for some time from stricture and passing blood in his urine.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Day , 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Oct 1849
Date of death: 9 Jan 1850
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Morbus Cordis. Albuminous urine
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Disease (Heart); Albuminuria (Kidney)
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 stated that he had first suffered from shortness of breath with palpitation of heart for about six months before admission, and had observed it one day in carrying a load up a hill to which he attributed his subsequent suffering.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
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

George Cooper, 30, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 May 1849
Date of death: 29 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fractured laminae, spinous process & bodies of the 5th, 6th cervical vertebrae. Laceration of the cord. Congested lungs & kidneys
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Laceration (Spine); Congestion (Lungs, kidneys)
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 at 2 1/4am, with what was presumed to be fracture of the cervical portion of the vertebral column. He had also fracture of the lower fourth of the right femur & a wound of the integument at the upper part of the forehead. He had been drinking largely during the preceding day & went to bed intoxicated, but awoke during the night & fancied he heard thieves breaking into the house, whereupon he got out on the roof & in leaning over the parapet, lost his balance, & fell into the street below, a distance of 40ft’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax, abdomen, right lower extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

George Savage, 55, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 May 1849
Date of death: 30 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of the urethra. Chronic inflammation of the bladder. Cysts in the bladder. Dilated ureters. Inflamed kidneys
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Urethra); Inflammation (Bladder); Cyst (Bladder); Inflammation (Kidneys)
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 incontinence of urine & pain in the hypogastric region, increased by making pressure. His urine was alkaline & highly charged with foetid pus. He look ill & was much emaciated’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

Ann Platt, 64, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 64
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Jun 1850
Date of death: 3 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Purulent pneumonia of upper lobe of right lung. Emphysema. Coarse kidneys
Disease (standardised): Suppuration (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Emphysema (Lung); 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 woman was reported to have been met with some ill usage. On the 17th she had been been brought down in the in the street, had her hand cut, and still bore the remains if a black eye on her admission. She said that she had been out of sorts ever since.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Wood, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1850
Date of death: 5 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Albuminuria. Cirrhosis of liver. Cysts in kidneys
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Albuminuria (Kidney); Cirrhosis (Liver); Cysts (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: With an enormously large abdomen, he stated that he had first observed a marked increase in its size with considerable inconvenience to himself about Christmas last, and since then there had been gradual wasting of his limbs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

John Snaith, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jun 1850
Date of death: 8 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Heart large. Kidneys granular
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Enlarged (Heart); 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, who had an excessively cachectic appearance, stated that he had been subject to gout for eighteen or nineteen years, but that he had only become dropsical during the last six weeks.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Wollard, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1850
Date of death: 12 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis. Kidneys coarse
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (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 had been an out patient at the Hospital at the end of the previous year and for more than six months had been constantly suffering from cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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

John Sims, 50, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jul 1850
Date of death: 26 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Hypertrophy of heart. Lymph in pericardium. Vegetation on mitral valve. Diseased kidney
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
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 man stated that he caught cold four months ago and since then had suffered from cough and dyspnoea and palpitation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Newton, 52, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 May 1849
Date of death: 6 Jul 1849
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of the urethra, false passage. Inflamed & ulcerated bladder. Dilated ureters. Abscesses in the kidney
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Urethra); Inflammation (Bladder); Ulcer (Bladder); Abscess (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 an inflamed bursa patella of the right knee with slight effusion into the textures around the joint, which subsided in a short time under ordinary treatment. After he had been a few days in the hospital it was discovered that he laboured under difficulty in passing urine which flowed in a small stream & on the 18th an attempt was made to introduce a catheter into the bladder without success, in consequence of a firm stricture situated about the membranous portion of the urethra’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Holloway, 58, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Jun 1850
Date of death: 4 Aug 1850
Disease (transcribed): Patches of tubercle throughout lower lobes, with firm consolidation round. Adherent pericardium. Dropsy. Nutmeg Liver. Cysted kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Adherent (Heart); Oedema (Arm); Oedema (Leg); Disease (Liver); Cysts (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 patient had been suffering from cough and pain in the chest for a month before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Howell, 48, Under servant

Occupation or role: Under servant
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Aug 1850
Date of death: 11 Aug 1850
Disease (transcribed): Delirium tremens. Slight serous effusion in brain. Heart flabby. Kidneys congested with spots of ecchymosis and a a few cysts.
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain); Effusion (Brain); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Ecchymosis (Kidney); Cysts (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 brought to the Hospital labouring under a well marked attack of Delirium Tremens.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Walker, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Aug 1850
Date of death: 24 Aug 1850
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of oesophagus. Foul abscesses in lung. Tubercles in kidney
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Oesophagus); Abscess (Lung); Tuberculosis (Kidney)
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 was admitted complaining of haematemesis which she reported that she had been occasionally subject ever since Christmas last.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Ingleby, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Aug 1850
Date of death: 27 Aug 1850
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of the uterus, vagina extending to the upper and inner part of the right thigh
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Uterus); Cancer (Vagina); Cancer (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
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

William Pigeon, 54, Manservant

Occupation or role: Manservant
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jun 1850
Date of death: 28 Aug 1850
Disease (transcribed): General dropsy. Adherent pericardium. Diseased valves. Old peritonitis. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Oedema (General); Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen); 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 patient stated that his present illness was of six weeks or two months duration, and that it had begun with swelling of the abdomen followed by general dropsy.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Fanny Heffer, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Aug 1850
Date of death: 7 Sep 1850
Disease (transcribed): Brain wet. Ventricles distended. Miliary tubercles in lungs. Fibrous tumour of uterus
Disease (standardised): Disease (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung); Cancer (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: The patient reported that she had had what was called a Nervous Fever ten years ago, and that six weeks back she had been seized in exactly the same way, with shivering, pain in the head and back, followed by great heat and thirst.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Napoleon Bassett, 5, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Aug 1849
Date of death: 10 Aug 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull. Ruptured meningeal artery. Extravasation of blood beneath the bone & between it & the dura mater. Meningitis. Fractured clavicle. Encysted kidney
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Rupture (Brain); Extravasation (Brain); Meningitis (Brain); Fracture (Collarbone); Cyst (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 child was admitted with fracture of the right clavicle which had been caused by a fall down a pair of stairs a short time before. He had also on admission a tumour situated above the left ear formed of extravasated blood, which was stated by its mother to have been occasioned by a similar fall about a week before, but she had not noticed anything particular about the child in consequence’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, right upper extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

James Stevens, 67, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 67
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Jul 1849
Date of death: 16 Aug 1849
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles & vomicae in the lungs. Scrofulous tubercles in the kidneys. Inflammation of their substance and of the lining membrane of the pelvis infundibulum & ureters. Only slight vascularity of the bladder. Enlarged prostate
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Kidneys); Inflammation (Kidneys); Enlargement (Prostate)
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 in a low feverish state connected with disease of the urinary bladder. He had a hot skin, frequent pulse and dry tongue; & was not in a condition to give any account of his complaint, but it appeared from the information learnt from his friends that he had for some time suffered from disease of the prostate glands, & of late had had much difficulty in passing his urine’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

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