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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

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

James King, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jun 1850
Date of death: 2 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Dysentery. Ulceration of colon. Perforation? Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Dysentery (Intestines); Ulcer (Colon); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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: When admitted the patient was not able to give an account of himself. His wife stated that his illness had begun five weeks before which had confined him to bed where he became delirious.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
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

Michael Flanegan, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jul 1850
Date of death: 13 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Disease of liver. Jaundice and ascites
Disease (standardised): Disease (Liver); Jaundice (Skin); Ascites (Abdomen)
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: As the body was not examined the case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the request of the friends
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

Lydia Bradford, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Jul 1850
Date of death: 15 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular inflammation of brain and tubercles in lungs and in peritoneum. Ulceration of intestine
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines)
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 she had an attack of Rheumatism about the months previously, from which she had never perfectly recovered. She was complaining on her admission chiefly of pain in the back across the hips and extending down the back part of the left thigh.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Lamden, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 May 1850
Date of death: 26 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions of peritoneum. Recent lymph. Contracted liver.
Disease (standardised): Adhesions (Abdomen); Contraction (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 she had had four children, the last about seventeen months ago, and that for six months past the abdomen had begun to swell and she had not menstruated since she left off suckling her last child, and she had supposed herself to be pregnant. However, during the last months she had increased to such a size which made such an idea unlikely.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Macnamara, 37, Gentleman's Servant

Occupation or role: Gentleman's Servant
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Jul 1850
Date of death: 30 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Delirium tremens. Jaundice. Brain rather wet. Liver soft-bile stained
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain); Jaundice (Skin); Wet (Brain ); Disease (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 patient was brought to the Hospital in a state of Delirium, and unable to give any account of himself. It was at first reported that he had had several attacks of Delirium Tremens, but this was afterwards denied.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Smith, 65, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Jul 1850
Date of death: 1 Aug 1850
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of liver. Scirrhus of stomach. Bloody serum in peritoneal cavity
Disease (standardised): Disease (Liver); Cancer (Liver); Cancer (Stomach); Effusion (Abdomen)
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, when he presented himself for admission, had a very emaciated appearance and an unhealthy aspect.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
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

Sarah Wheatley, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Jul 1850
Date of death: 7 Aug 1850
Disease (transcribed): Tumour in connexion with liver?
Disease (standardised): Tumour (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: As the body was not examined this case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was removed by the friends without examination
Type of incident: n/a

William Davies, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Aug 1850
Date of death: 8 Aug 1850
Disease (transcribed): Acute rheumatism. Suppuration in and round joints. Delirium (with tremor). Ventricles of brain full, congested. Liver loaded. Incipient pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Rheumatic diseases (Tissues); Suppuration (Joints); Delirium (Brain ); Disease (Brain); Disease (Liver); Pericarditis (Heart)
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 case presented on admission very much the character of Acute Rheumatism.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and articulations
Type of incident: n/a

William Scivier, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jul 1850
Date of death: 15 Aug 1850
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of the rectum
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Intestines)
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 stated that twenty five years before his admission he had a fistula ano which was divided. He was very ill after the operation and had diffuse cellular inflammation in the neighbourhood of the rectum.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

John Carlini, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Aug 1850
Date of death: 23 Aug 1850
Disease (transcribed): Abscess near rectum
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with an abscess in he right nates.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Price, 30, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Dec 1848
Date of death: 13 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Cachexia, miliary tubercles & vomicae in the lungs. Diseased liver
Disease (standardised): Cellulitis (Skin); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'He presented on admission a state of extreme cachexia. His countenance was pallid & blotched, his muscular system lax & flabby, his pulse frequent and very feeble. On his forehead, about the centre of the os frontis, was a large phagedaenic ulcer two or three inches in diameter, which had all the appearance of being of a syphalitic character. The surface was foul & secreting a copious & very offensive discharge. He stated that it had commenced four or five months back as a small pimple which he repeatedly picked until it at length became an ulcer. His habits had been drunken & dissipated, and he acknowledged having had a primary syphalitic sore about the middle of November last, which healed without the employment of mercury’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, 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 Glynn, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Aug 1850
Date of death: 13 Sep 1850
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of the pylorus. Ulcerated opening from stomach to intestine
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach); Ulcer (Stomach); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: A married woman who had three children, the catamenia ceased six months ago and the illness began soon after. In the course of some months she discovered a hardness in the region of the umbilicus.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen. This patient died at her own residence one day after she had left the hospital at her own request. The abdomen only was permitted to be examined.
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Redding, 25, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Aug 1849
Date of death: 17 Aug 1849
Disease (transcribed): Cholera maligna. Thoracic viscera healthy. Gall bladder distended. Solitary glands very prominently marked throughout the whole length of the large intestine
Disease (standardised): Cholera (Intestines); Disease (Gallbladder, glands)
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 chronic inflammation of the synovial membrane of the right knee. The joint was enlarged & had lost its natural form; it was puffy & elastic to the feel, but there was no fluctuation & not much pain. She stated that it had been bad about 4 years […] On the afternoon of the 16th at 6 1/2pm she was seized with vomiting & purging’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left knee joint

Type of incident: n/a

Emma Galer, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Aug 1850
Date of death: 25 Sep 1850
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of the rectum. Perforation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Rectum); Perforation (Rectum); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Howse, Alfred
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient was admitted, under Dr Wilson and transferred to the surgeon and condyloma of the vagina and anus and ulceration of the mucous membrane of the lower part of the rectum.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined:thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Emily Lucas, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Aug 1850
Date of death: 27 Sep 1850
Disease (transcribed): Chronic rheumatism. Phthisis. Ulcer of intestine
Disease (standardised): Rheumatic diseases (Tissues); Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines)
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 girl applied for relief of pains of a rheumatic nature affecting especially the left hip and knee joints and the left arm.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Limb, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Aug 1850
Date of death: 28 Sep 1850
Disease (transcribed): Ascites – from disease of liver?
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Disease (Liver)
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: As the body was not examined this case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

James Coulson, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Aug 1850
Date of death: 1 Oct 1850
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis. Cirrhosis of liver. Ascites. Peritonitis after paracentesis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Cirrhosis (Liver); Ascites (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Paracentesis (Abdomen)
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 stated that he had been suffering from cough and general derangement of health for three years past but his cough had become more severe during the last six months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Booker, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Aug 1850
Date of death: 3 Oct 1850
Disease (transcribed): Ascites and anasarca. Cirrhosis of liver. Adherent pericardium
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Oedema (Leg); Cirrhosis (Liver); Adherent (Heart)
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 man, who stated that he had had no previous illness of any sort, acknowledged himself to have been a hard drinker, and had latterly become liable to what he called bilious attacks with sickness, headaches and an enlarged abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Maria Hill, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Oct 1850
Date of death: 10 Oct 1850
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Fluid in pleurae, pericardium and peritoneum. Liver large congested. Kidneys large, pale, mottled
Disease (standardised): Oedema (General); Effusion (Pleura); Effusion (Heart); Effusion (Abdomen); Disease (Liver); 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: Having passed through her first confinement only three months ago, this patient had first suffered from dropsy in the latter part of her pregnancy and about six months before admission, having commenced with swelling of the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

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