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Sophie Perkins, 34, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Oct 1845
Date of death: 8 Dec 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'As there was no examination, no history of the case is given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined, at the request of the sister’

Type of incident: n/a

Edwin Wooster, 18, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Oct 1845
Date of death: 27 Nov 1845
Disease (transcribed): Diabetes mellitus. Gangrene of the right lower extremity
Disease (standardised): Diabetes mellitus (Pancreas); Gangrene (Leg)

Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This was a case of diabetes mellitus, with the supervention of gangrene of the right lower extremity. The history of the case is not given, in consequence of there being no postmortem examination’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined, at the request of the friends’

Type of incident: n/a

Susan Cartwright, 60, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Nov 1845
Date of death: 26 Nov 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive apoplexy of the left hemisphere and of the pons. Arteries of the brain atheromatous. Concentric hypertrophy of left ventricle
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain); Plaque, atheroscelerotic (Blood vessels); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in a state of insensibility, having been taken suddenly with a fit of an apoplectic character about half an hour prior to admission. When brought to the hospital she was apparently perfectly insensible, her breathing was slow and oppressed, her pupils dilated, her extremities apparently perfectly paralyzed’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Evans, n/a, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: n/a
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Nov 1845
Date of death: 3 Nov 1845
Disease (transcribed): Enormous congestion of the various organs which were otherwise healthy. Blood fluid
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Internal organs)

Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was found dead in his cart at 5am on the morning of admission. He was found dead by the police. No history was brought with him, nor could any be obtained
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, pharynx, larynx, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Susan Webb, 45, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Oct 1845
Date of death: 26 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy right side. Large aneurysm of the ascending aorta, spontaneously cured. Aorta atheromatous. Fluid in left pleura and in the pericardium. Liver much congested. Fibrous tumours in the uterus
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Lungs); Aneurysm (Aorta); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta); Disease (Lungs, heart, liver); Tumour (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of dyspnoea & some pain in the right side of the chest. She stated that about the end of August she was seized with rigors, succeeded by acute pain on the right side of the chest, much increased on deep inspiration’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Bond, 36, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Sep 1845
Date of death: 21 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised):

Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'As there was no examination after death, no report is given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined, at the request of the friends’

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Browning, 28, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Sep 1845
Date of death: 19 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Anasarca. Cirrhosis. Calculus in kidney with inflammation of mucous membrane of pelves of both these organs. Extensive sloughing of the skin over the abdomen, loins, inside of thighs & parts in neighbourhood of vagina
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Peritoneum); Edema (Systemic); Liver cirrhosis (Calculus); Kidneys (Inflammation); Liver, kidneys (Sloughing); Skin
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in a state of great debility, labouring under ascites and general anasarca. She stated that the dropsical swelling first began about six months prior to the date of admission, and had gradually increased ever since’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Smith, 60, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Oct 1845
Date of death: 9 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Fluid in the various serous cavities. Heart hypertrophied and dilated. Aorta atheromatous. Pulmonary apoplexy. Granular degeneration of the kidneys. White patches on on the heart, liver and spleen. Liver congested
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Heart); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta); Stroke (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys, heart, liver, spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was brought to the hospital in a moribund state. His friends stated that he had not enjoyed good health for above a year, as during the period he had suffered from palpitation and dyspnoea, pain in the loins, and great general debility’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Jonathan Edwards, 22, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Sep 1845
Date of death: 3 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas. Heart dilated & soft. Old peritonitis & dropsy. Capsule of liver thickened. Mottling degeneration of kidneys. Hypertrophy of spleen, soft and grumous. Scars of ulcers about root of tongue & tonsils
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Edema (Systemic); Disease (Liver, kidneys, spleen); Ulcer (Tongue, tonsils)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with sloughing ulceration of the throat for which he was put under the care of the surgeon. He was in a very cachectic condition, but no syphilitic history was obtained’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, larynx

Type of incident: n/a

Andrew Wright, 3, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 3
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Sep 1845
Date of death: 10 Sep 1845
Disease (transcribed): Hydrocephalus. Congestion of the pia mater and brain. Softening of the central white parts. Lungs congested. Caries of spine
Disease (standardised): Hydrocephalus (Brain); Congestion (Brain, lungs); Caries (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'It appeared that this child had been ailing about three weeks, had lost his appetite, become restless, flushed in the face, & had slight convulsive movements in the limbs, with twitchings of the muscles of the face. He was very thirsty, extremely heavy & drowsy, yet unable to obtain any quick sleep, for when dozing, he constantly started, and occasionally screamed violently. His bowels had been much confined’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Jane Watts, 43, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Jul 1845
Date of death: 9 Sep 1845
Disease (transcribed): Ascites & anasarca. Lungs congested. Fluid with lymph in peritoneum. Cirrhosis of liver. Ovaries adherent to sides of pelvis
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Peritoneum); Edema (Systemic); Congestion (Lungs); Liver cirrhosis (Liver)

Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that she had long been suffering from dyspnoea, but with that exception, had enjoyed very tolerable health up to three weeks before admission, when her abdomen began to swell very rapidly, and she experienced very considerable pain, more especially in the region of the liver’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Palmer, 27, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Aug 1845
Date of death: 8 Sep 1845
Disease (transcribed): Slight jaundice. Puriform effusion into joints. Viscera congested, but otherwise healthy. Puriform effusion in sheaths of tendons
Disease (standardised): Jaundice (Skin); Effusion (Joints); Congestion (Internal organs); Effusion (Tendons)

Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient, whose father is a victim of rheumatism, was admitted complaining of wandering rheumatic pains, with slight redness & swelling of the hands & wrists. He stated that eighteen months ago he had an attack of acute rheumatism with pain in the chest & palpitation, from which he entirely recovered, and had enjoyed very good health up to a month ago’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, joints

Type of incident: n/a

George Bell, 53, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Aug 1845
Date of death: 3 Sep 1845
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Adherent pericardium. Heart dilated & atrophied. Laminated coagula in all the cavities resembling the coagula found in aneurysmal sacs. Pulmonary apoplexy. Abdominal viscera congested. Spleen hard and very small
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Heart); Stroke (Lungs); Congestion (Abdomen); Disease (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of ascites & anasarca, and severe palpitation which symptoms, according to his statement, commenced only three weeks prior to admission. He stated that they began rather suddenly, with palpitation, & that the dropsy shortly afterwards ensued. In answering questions, he admitted that he formerly drank & lived freely, but insisted that latterly he had lived soberly and abtemiously’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Okenfull, 33, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Aug 1845
Date of death: 14 Aug 1845
Disease (transcribed): Heart dilated, walls thin. Muscular structure soft. Extensive ulceration of large intestine. Kidneys mottled and granular. Liver large, hard and fatty. Spleen soft and grumous
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Ulcer (Intestines); Disease (Kidneys, liver, spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that being in good health four months ago, but her bowels having been for some time constipated, she was induced to take a dose of salts, and then for the first time perceived blood in her stools’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Stanmore, 52, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jul 1845
Date of death: 30 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions in left pleura. Cartilagious deposits in sub-pleural pulmonary cellular tissue, right side. Coagula of blood in the pericardium covered over by a delicate membrane. Atheroma in coronary arteries and in aorta. Spleen large, soft and grumous
Disease (standardised): Adhesion (Lungs); Deposit (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta); Disease (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that for about three months he had been suffering from wandering pains, more particularly affecting the hands & feet, when about two days before admission, the pains became localized in the feet and were very severe’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Ainscombe, 53, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Jun 1845
Date of death: 23 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Heart dilated with thin walls and soft muscular structure. Recent pleurisy on both sides. Pulmonary apoplexy and pneumonia. Atheroma in aorta
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Pleurisy (Lungs); Stroke (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Plaque, atheroscelerotic (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'It appeared from this patient’s account that during the two last years she had at times been troubled with palpitation, which for about six months had been almost constant, giving rise to dyspnoea and great general distress, preventing her taking any exertion & rendering her unable during the last three weeks to lie down in bed’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Rositer, 52, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Jul 1845
Date of death: 17 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of the peritoneum. Pancreas partly converted into a large cyst containing dark coloured fluid. Old adhesions on both sides of the chest. Pericardium adherent. Heart dilated: walls thin, muscular structure soft
Disease (standardised): Encephaloid disease (Peritoneum); Cyst (Pancreas); Adhesions (Chest); Disease (Heart)

Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'It appeared from this patient’s account that though for many years she had been affected with rheumatic gout, and for some years had suffered from palpitation, yet that she was in the enjoyment of her usual health, up to three weeks before admission, at which time she was seized with pain in the loins, & pain, spasms, & a sense of fluttering in the abdomen’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Turner, 45, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jun 1845
Date of death: 16 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Large abscess in the neighbourhood of the shoulder, communicating with that joint. Viscera healthy
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Shoulder)

Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of gout principally affecting the feet & knees, and of slight cough, & sore back. He stated that he had suffered from gout during the last eight months, but that during the last three weeks, he had felt so weak & unwell as to be induced to keep to his bed, and that during this period, his back had become quite sore’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Morris, 63, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 May 1845
Date of death: 26 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised):

Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'As there was no post mortem examination, no history of the case is given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined, at the request of the friends’

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Milsom, 26, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Jun 1845
Date of death: 17 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Lungs congested with lobular grey hepatisation. Slight pleurisy on both sides. Heart dilated, pale & very thin. Slight peritonitis. Patches of lymph in spleen which was congested. Cyst, containing foul suppuration in cellular tissue of fallopian tube
Disease (standardised): Hepatisation (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Spleen); Cyst (Fallopian tube)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of occasional vomiting, & constant nausea of some months’ duration, of pains in all her limbs, and of pain in the left hypochondriac region, of occasional palpitation, & a slight hacking cough. Her sister stated that these symptoms had existed several months, & her medical man had uniformly told her that they were hysterical’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Edward Saunders, 62, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jun 1845
Date of death: 16 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Universal anasarca. Heart dilated & slightly hypertrophied. Fluid in right pleura. Kidneys granular & coagulated. Spleen congested
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Heart, lungs, kidneys, spleen)

Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in a state of collapse, unable to give a distinct account of himself. He was suffering from urgent dyspnoea, his extremities were perfectly cold’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Rownsley, 40, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1845
Date of death: 7 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Effusion in sub-arachnoid tissue. Recent pleurisy & old adhesions. White patch on heart. Blood fluid. Capsule of liver much thickened. Deposits in cortical structure of kidneys, apparently scrofulous. Pelvis etc inflamed. Pus in urine
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Brain); Pleurisy (Lungs); Disease (Heart, liver, kidneys); Inflammation (Pelvis); Suppuration (Bladder); Syphilis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of almost total paralysis of the lower and partial loss of power over the upper extremities, but without loss of sensation, of great pain in the head, attended by much giddiness, of a ringing noise in the head giving rise to some deafness, of pain in the abdomen, & of pains in all his limbs, but more particularly the shin bones […] It was elicited that during the last six months he had lived a very irregular life, and had suffered greatly from syphilis’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Ratcliffe, 45, Chaffenter

Occupation or role: Chaffenter
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 May 1845
Date of death: 29 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive ulceration of the larynx with warty exerescences and diffuse cellular inflammation of the pharynx & larynx, spreading to the cellular tissue of the neck. Phthisis & pneumonia. Heart dilated, blood fluid. Tubercles in kidneys. Diffuse cellular inflammation of the arm, with spots of ecchymosis in various parts of the body
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Larynx); Inflammation (Pharynx, larynx, neck); Tuberculosis (Lungs, kidneys); Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Ecchymosis (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This man was admitted under the surgeon’s for double hydrocele, which had existed a very considerable period. On the 24th however he was transferred to the physician for cough, shortness of breath, and inability to swallow, when the following history was elicited. It appeared that he was a chaffenter by trade, and about a year ago had coughed up about [6 ounces] of blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Neck, larynx, thorax, abdomen, right superior extremity

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Bridges, 39, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Feb 1845
Date of death: 25 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Circumscribed empyema. Malignant disease of the right ovary with recent peritonitis. Tumour in umbilical region
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Lungs); Malignant disease (Ovary); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Tumour (Abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in the autumn of last year, complaining of great distension of the abdomen, occasioning dyspnoea and great abdominal uneasiness. She said that the swelling which commenced at the lower part of the abdomen on the right side was first perceived about six months prior to admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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