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Abraham Kimpton, 56, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Nov 1845
Date of death: 15 Nov 1845
Disease (transcribed): Thoracic aorta enormously dilated and pressing upon the trachea and bronchi. Aneurysm opening into the left bronchus. Laryngotomy. Heart dilated. Valves healthy. Lungs loaded with red, frothy serum at back part
Disease (standardised): Disease (Aorta); Aneurysm (Aorta); Laryngotomy (Larynx); Disease (Heart, lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient, a stout, healthy-looking man, was admitted complaining of cough & dyspnoea of long duration. He stated that he had been subject to slight cough with occasional paroxysms of dyspnoea, during the last three years & a half, and that about three years ago, while labouring under one of these attacks, accompanied by severe pain in the lower part of the chest, he applied to the hospital for relief and was bled, cupped & blistered in consequence’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Leath, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Jun 1841
Date of death: 22 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pleuritis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Hipps, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Dec 1840
Date of death: 2 Jan 1841
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of the membranes of the brain
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Amelia Swift, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Jan 1842
Date of death: 8 Feb 1842
Disease (transcribed): Rheumatic pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Andrew Murray, 40, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jan 1845
Date of death: 13 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of the arch of aorta bursting into oesophagus and trachea. Aorta atheromatous. Old pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta); Plaque, atheroscelerotic (Aorta); Pleurisy (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient, a tailor, dreadfully disfigured by a burn which occurred when he was 18 months old, stated that he had enjoyed excellent health up to last September year, at which time his notice was attracted by a slight pain in the upper part of the back, greatly increased on swallowing’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Ann Morgan, 17, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Oct 1845
Date of death: 12 Nov 1845
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse cellular inflammation & erysipelas. Circumscribed abscesses in anterior mediastinum and upon lumbar vertebrae. Extensive pleurisy. Chorea. Brain and spinal chord healthy
Disease (standardised): Inflammation; Erysipelas (Skin); Abscess (Chest, spine); Pleurisy (Lungs); Chorea (Central nervous system)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with well-marked symptoms of chorea. Her mother gave the following history. At the age of 14, she began to menstruate and had enjoyed very good health up to April last, at which time she experienced a fright, which for about ten minutes rendered her incapable of either moving or speaking. In about a quarter of an hour she entirely regained her speech, but at the same time slight symptoms of chorea began to manifest themselves, both by the twitching of the muscles of the face and by some little involuntary movements in the upper extremities’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium, spinal chord

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Collard, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Feb 1842
Date of death: 28 Feb 1842
Disease (transcribed): Collection of pus behind the pharynx. Mottled kidneys
Disease (standardised): Suppuration (Pharynx); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pharynx, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Cooke, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Jun 1840
Date of death: 3 Mar 1841
Disease (transcribed): Congestion of pia mater. Softening of brain. Congestion of lungs
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Central nervous system); Softening (Brain); Congestion (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Grantham, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Jul 1841
Date of death: 30 Aug 1841
Disease (transcribed): Congestion of brain. Oedema of lungs. Vegetations on tricuspid valve. Absence of right kidney
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Brain); Edema (Lungs); Vegetation (Blood vessels)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This patient had, for some time past, suffered from chorea brought on by a fright; she was with child’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spinal canal, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Green, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Jan 1842
Date of death: 8 Jun 1842
Disease (transcribed): Pleuritis. Phthisis. Pneumonia. Carcinoma of Uterus, Vagina, Bladder and neighbouring parts
Disease (standardised): Pleuritis (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung) Pneumonia (Lung); Carcinoma (Uterus, Vagina, Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Hilton, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Nov 1840
Date of death: 14 Jan 1841
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pneumo-thorax. Tubercles in peritoneum. Ulcers in intestines
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pneumothorax (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Peritoneum); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Hogg, 32, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Dec 1845
Date of death: 20 Dec 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fits of an epileptic character. Great congestion of the brain & its membranes. Pointed exostosis growing from the occipital
Disease (standardised): Epilepsy (Brain); Congestion (Brain); Exostoses (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner and Cowell, Thomas William
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with fits of an epileptic character, occurring about every two minutes. It was reported that epilepsy was common in the family, and that one of her brothers, as also one of her sisters, had suffered severely from it. This patient was attacked for the first time three days before admission, and when first seen by the medical man, it was judged advisable to bleed her’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium (‘in consequence of the relations having called, late in the afternoon, to remove the body. The head was the only part examined’)

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Hurst, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Feb 1841
Date of death: 23 Apr 1841
Disease (transcribed): Dilatation of heart. Calcareous deposit in aortic valves
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Calculus (Blood vessels)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Benjamin Hill, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jun 1843
Date of death: 3 Sep 1843
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Benjamin Makepeace, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1842
Date of death: 9 Mar 1842
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis trachealis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Trachea)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Bertram Harmer, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Feb 1841
Date of death: 27 Mar 1841
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Kidneys mottled and granular
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Bridget Killacker, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Nov 1841
Date of death: 26 Jan 1842
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Cirrhosis
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Peritoneum); Liver cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This patient had been tapped 5 days previous to her death’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Caroline Collins, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1846
Date of death: 7 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pleurisy. Pneumonia. Tubercular ulceration of intestines with small abscesses in sub mucous tissue. Liver nutmeg. Spleen studded with innumerable transparent corpuscles. Mottling degeneration of kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines); Abscess (Intestines); Disease (Liver);Disease (Spleen) ; Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted complaining of diarrhoea of a long time standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Caroline Darvill, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Aug 1841
Date of death: 6 Sep 1841
Disease (transcribed): Carcinomatous affection of breast and spine. Effusion into the pleurae. Fibrous tumours of uterus
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Breast, spine); Effusion (Pleura); Tumour (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, right breast, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Collins, 40, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Apr 1845
Date of death: 4 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Phthisis?
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'No history as there was no examination’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was removed before it could be examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Smith , 47, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 February 1844
Date of death: 24 February 1844
Disease (transcribed): Empyema. Grey hepatisation of the lung. Granular kidneys. Encephaloid disease of uterus.
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Thorax); Hepatisation (Lung); Cancer (Uterus); Granular (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with anasarcous swelling of the lower extremities and vesications of the right leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen. The examination of this body was not carried on to any extent as the subject was to go to the dissecting room; the kidneys were the only organs which were cut into
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Saunders, 49, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 May 1841
Date of death: 28 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Brookes, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Mar 1841
Date of death: 20 Apr 1841
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous tubercles, skin, liver, sub-peritoneal cellular tissue
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Skin, liver, abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Daniel Campbell, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Aug 1841
Date of death: 17 Oct 1841
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular phthisis. Kidneys healthy
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Edmund Darby, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Dec 1841
Date of death: 24 Feb 1842
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Tubercular deposits in kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs, Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, heart, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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