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Edward Gee, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jan 1841
Date of death: 27 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles in cerebellum, lungs, kidneys, neck & abdomen
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain, lungs, kidneys, neck, 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: Cranium, spinal canal, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Apr 1841
Date of death: 22 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Ulceration of small intestines. Kidneys mottled & granular
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Ulcer (Intestines); 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

William Geach, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jan 1841
Date of death: 18 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Cirrhosis. Ascites. Haemorrhage in peritoneum after tapping
Disease (standardised): Fibrosis (Liver); Ascites (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: 'This patient had been twice tapped’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Sarah McLuid, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Nov 1842
Date of death: 18 Dec 1842
Disease (transcribed): Ulcer of stomach producing abscess in right hypochondrium voided by ulceration into bronchi
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Abscess (Abdomen); Ulcer (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 and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Geary, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1846
Date of death: 10 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid tumour in post-peritoneal cellular tissue. Red hepatisation of lungs. Encephaloid disease of mediastinal glands.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Abdomen); Disease (Lung); Cancer (Lymph nodes)
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 stated that for last three or four months she had been gradually losing her health and strength without any very obvious cause.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

[No name], [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: n/a
Date of death: n/a
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis. Malignant disease of Peritoneum. Mucous polyps.
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Malignancy (Abdomen); Polyps (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 and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Wooley, 34, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jan 1845
Date of death: 30 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis, with tubercular ulceration and perforation of the small intestine with effusion into the peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Ulcer (Intestines); Effusion (Abdomen)
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 was admitted complaining of pain in the abdomen accompanied by diarrhoea, which had continued more or less during the whole of the last year. In answer to our questions, he stated that his wife and 7 children had all died of consumption, and that he himself had been annoyed by constant cough & profuse expectoration during a period of 2 months’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Westbury , 49, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Mar 1843
Date of death: 14 Apr 1843
Disease (transcribed): Abscess in abdomen.
Disease (standardised): Abscess (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: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Foy, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Mar 1843
Date of death: 15 Apr 1843
Disease (transcribed): Hydatid cysts in abdomen.
Disease (standardised): Cysts (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: 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

[No name], [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: Apr 1841
Date of death: Apr 1841
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis. Strangulated hernia. Abortion. Uterine haemorrhage
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Hernia; Miscarriage; Haemorrhage (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This patient was three months gone in the family way when she was brought into the house for strangulated hernia. She was operated upon by Mr Cutler [Edward Cutler]; abortion came on after the operation and this was followed by uterine haemorrhage; she died the 2nd day after the operation’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen ('The uterus was about the size of the egg of an ostrich; its tissue and the ovaries were apparently healthy. They were not examined as Dr Lee [Robert Lee] wished to have them so as to prepare the uterine nerves and vessels’)

Type of incident: n/a

Mary A Harris, 9, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 9
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Mar 1844
Date of death: 26 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Peritonitis. Necrosis of the rami of the Ischium and Pubis.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Lung); Necrosis (Pelvis); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert. 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 small tumour situated in the labium and apparently connected with the ramus of the pubis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Holmes, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Feb 1841
Date of death: 1 Apr 1841
Disease (transcribed): Ulcers of stomach & small intestines. Peculiar deposit in abdomen
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach, Intestines); Deposit (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: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Isaac Dobson, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Aug 1842
Date of death: 28 Oct 1842
Disease (transcribed): Dilatation of both ventricles. Atheromatous deposit in aortic valves and aorta. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Dilatation (Heart); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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

Mary Smith, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Mar 1841
Date of death: 30 Mar 1841
Disease (transcribed): Secondary inflammations after a puncture wound of the finger
Disease (standardised): Wound (Hand); Inflammation (Hand)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Three weeks previous to the admission of this patient she had pricked the end of her middle finger. Inflammation of the arm etc followed’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, knee-joint, right arm

Type of incident: n/a

Jane Evans, 59, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 59
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1845
Date of death: 7 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Dilatation of the heart, without hypertrophy. Disease of the tricuspid, mitral & aortic valves & of the aorta. Pulmonary apoplexy. Ascites and anasarca
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Stroke (Lungs); Ascites (Peritoneum); Edema (Systemic)

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: 'Admitted in a state of collapse, with general anasarca & great ascites, her face, lips & hands quite livid & cold. Warm beef tea & diffusible stimulants were given, and after a time she became warm & to use her own expression, ‘tolerably comfortable’ ‘
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Gibson, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jun 1840
Date of death: 24 Mar 1841
Disease (transcribed): Pleuritis. Extensive suppuration about pelvis & spine
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Lungs); Suppuration (Pelvis, spine)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
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

Thomas Field, 44, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Oct 1844
Date of death: 26 Feb 1845
Disease (transcribed): Ascites & anasarca. Lobular pneumonia. Hypertrophy of heart. Aorta roughened & dilated. Capsule of liver thickened. Mottling degeneration of kidneys. Bladder inflamed
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Peritoneum); Edema (Systemic); Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Heart, liver, kidneys); Inflammation (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'The patient stated that he had been suffering about 4 months from general anasarca, which at first came on very gradually, but had rapidly increased during the few last weeks’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, head

Type of incident: n/a

Julia Little, 24, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Nov 1844
Date of death: 18 Feb 1845
Disease (transcribed): Large ulcer of the stomach blocked up by the pancreas. Peritonitis both recent & of long-standing
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Peritonitis (Abdomen)

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 stated that for some months previous to admission she had experienced considerable pain in the epigastrium, increased on taking food. That this pain was constant, and that within the last few weeks she had been unable to retain anything on her stomach, vomiting shortly after each meal’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

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

George Dark, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jan 1846
Date of death: 6 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Enormous enlargement of the heart, from dilatation of its cavities and hypertrophy of their walls. Disease of mitral and aortic valves. Ascites. Anasarca. Fluid in both pleurae. Other organs very much congested.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Ascites (Abdomen); Oedema (Universal); Effusion (Pleura)
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: It appeared that about four years ago this man underwent a severe attack of rheumatic fever. This attack left him in an extensively weak state and suffering very considerably from palpitation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Wells, 36, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jan 1845
Date of death: 5 Feb 1845
Disease (transcribed): Mottling degeneration of kidneys. Anasarca. Effusion in peritoneum. Peculiar deposit in liver. Spleen large & hard
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Edema (Systemic); Effusion (Abdomen); Deposit (Liver); Disease (Spleen)
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 stated that he had generally enjoyed very good health, but that about eight months ago, he began to perceive a dull aching pain across the loins, which was constantly present’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Neck, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Margaret Reece, 42, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Jan 1845
Date of death: 23 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Malignant ulceration of the stomach, producing perforation of that organ & peritonitis. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Peritonitis (Abdomen); 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, with the peculiar aspect of malignant disease, complained of pain in the left hypochondriac region, of about 2 years’ duration. On being questioned on the subject, she stated that during the whole of this period the pain had been constantly present, was not aggravated after eating, but was much worse after long continued exercise, and was to a certain extent relieved by a recumbent position’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Sophia Crompton, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Nov 1844
Date of death: 10 Dec 1844
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis of a very lower character. Viscera in abdomen and thorax healthy.
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert. 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, abdomen and right inferior extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Lucy Sutton , 21, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Nov 1845
Date of death: 30 Nov 1845
Disease (transcribed): Chronic ulcer of the stomach, blocked up by the pancreas, the adhesions to which had partially given. Extensive peritonitis. Pleurisy. Pneumonia. Other viscera healthy
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Lungs); Pneumonia (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 was admitted complaining of pain in the left hypochondriac region, not increased on pressure, and not aggravated by the deepest inspiration. She stated that for many years she had been subject to pain on the left side, and occasionally also on the right, and that about four years ago, she had a violent attack of haematemesis’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

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