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William James, 47, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Dec 1840
Date of death: 31 Dec 1840
Disease (transcribed): Valvular disease of the heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
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

St George's Hospital Medical School, London

Mary Harris, 26, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Jan 1845
Date of death: 11 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Chorea. Brain congested. Uterus hypertrophied and remarkably hard, with superficial ulceration of the os uteri
Disease (standardised): Chorea (Central nervous system); Congestion (Brain); Ulcer (Uterus)
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 married woman who had had 2 children, the youngest 4 years old, was reported by her husband to have suffered frequently since her last confinement from pain in the head. Shortly after the birth of her last child, she began to experience twitchings and slight jactitations principally affecting the left side’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Franklin, 47, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1841
Date of death: 30 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of the ascending aorta with effusion of bloody fluid in the pericardium
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Blood vessels); Effusion (Pericardium)
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

John Hooker, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 February 1844
Date of death: 1 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular deposit with vomicae in both lungs. Tubercles in the subperitoneal cellular tissue of the large intestine, with extensive ulceration of its mucous membrane.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Intestine); Ulcer (Intestine)
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 the ordinary symptoms of Phthisis Pulmonalis of 18 months standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Martin Walsh , 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 February 1844
Date of death: 7 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular deposits in Lungs, Liver, Spleen and Intestines with extensive ulceration of the latter.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung, Liver, Spleen, Intestines); Ulcer (Intestines)
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 in an emaciated and debilitated state with symptoms of pulmonary Phthisis of four months duration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Brown , 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 May 1844
Date of death: 8 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Partial pneumonia. Pericarditis. Calcareous deposit in mesenteric gland.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Pericarditis (Heart); Calculus (Lymph nodes)
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 in a very low and feeble state with symptoms of fever and no local complication.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Troutbeck, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jan 1844
Date of death: 9 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Pericarditis. Bicuspid valve thickened. Ascites and dropsy of the extremities. Liver large and puckered, with a peculiar yellow deposit.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Pericarditis (Heart); Ascites (Abdomen); Oedema (Extremities); Disease (Liver)
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 after suffering from palpitations and difficulty breathing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

William Dormond, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 May 1844
Date of death: 9 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Congestion of Brain with extensive effusion into its ventricles. Pleurisy. Phthisis.
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Brain ); Effusion (Brain ); Pleurisy (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung)
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 complaining of severe pain in the temple and forehead greatly aggravated by noise or excitement and relieved when he was lying down.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Cannor, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 May 1844
Date of death: 11 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Fever with abdominal complication.
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic)
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: The body was not examined, at the request of the friends
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

William Arminger, 47, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Apr 1843
Date of death: 3 Jun 1843
Disease (transcribed): Diseased Kidneys and Heart.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart)
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: Head, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 May 1841
Date of death: 23 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Ulcerations of the small intestine
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); 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

Elizabeth Schofield, 8, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 8
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1841
Date of death: 23 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Peculiar deposit in the brain; small tubercles in the pia mater. Scrofulous disease of the elbow & knee
Disease (standardised): Deposit (Brain); Tuberculosis (Brain); Tuberculosis (Arm, leg)
Admitted under the care of: Babington, George Gisborne
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, elbow, knee

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Leary, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Jun 1841
Date of death: 27 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of the ovary. Ascites. Peritonitis after tapping
Disease (standardised): Malignant disease (Ovary); Ascites (Peritoneum); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Bleeding
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

Elizabeth Hughes, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Dec 1840
Date of death: 27 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Dilated air-cells
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lungs); Sinusitis (Head)
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

John Savory, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 May 1841
Date of death: 28 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of the thoracic aorta. Pressure upon the left recurrent nerve and left bronchus
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This patient, some time previous to his death, made a very strange noise when breathing; I cannot characterise the sound but it was loudest during expiration. There was no pulse at the left wrist’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax

Type of incident: n/a

George Varney, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Dec 1845
Date of death: 11 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Old adhesions. Extensive ulceration of the larynx and trachea, destroying the cartilages. Ulceration of small intestine. White patch on heart. Atheroma in aorta
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Larynx); Ulcer (Trachea); Ulcer (Intestines); Disease (Heart); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries)
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 in a state of exhaustion and extreme debility, consequent upon disease of the lungs of long duration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Margaret Humphries, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Jan 1843
Date of death: 27 Jan 1843
Disease (transcribed): Abscess. Perforation of stomach.
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Stomach)
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 and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ellen Hunt, 76, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 76
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Jun 1843
Date of death: 15 Jun 1843
Disease (transcribed): Fever?
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic)
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: Head and left leg
Type of incident: n/a

William Johnson, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Apr 1841
Date of death: 8 Jul 1841
Disease (transcribed): Pericardium adherent. Congestion of the liver. Mottled & granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Pericardium); Congestion (Liver); Disease (Kidneys)
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

Emma Stead, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Jul 1841
Date of death: 9 Jul 1841
Disease (transcribed): Softening of brain; effusion of turbid serum into the ventricles
Disease (standardised): Softening (Brain); Effusion (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, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Robert Herbert, 29, Waterman

Occupation or role: Waterman
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 May 1844
Date of death: 1 Jun 1844
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Effusion into pleura. Heart enlarged by dilatation without hypertrophy.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Indeterminate); Effusion (Pleura); Enlarged (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: About eight weeks before his admission, the patient was taken ill with pain in the region of the heart and palpitations with Dyspnoea. He appeared to have been delirious and was treated with leeches and cold applications to the heart.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Riddle, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Apr 1844
Date of death: 3 Jun 1844
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous disease of the uterus spreading to the neighbouring parts. Scirrhous tubercles in liver.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Uterus); Cancer (Liver)
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 a hard, circumscribed tender tumour in the abdomen occupying the left iliac, lumbar and umbilical regions and extending over to the right side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Taylor, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 May 1844
Date of death: 4 Jun 1844
Disease (transcribed): Enlarged Prostate. Chronic inflammation of Bladder and Kidneys. Pneumonia.
Disease (standardised): Enlarged (Prostate); Inflammation (Bladder); Inflammation (Kidney); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: On admission the patient stated that he had been suffering from cough and expectoration occasionally streaked with blood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax
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

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