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Edmund J Turner, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1848
Date of death: 29 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema of lungs. Hypertrophy and dilatation of heart. Diseased aortic valves. Ascites. Diseased liver, spleen and granular kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Disease (Heart); Ascites (Abdomen); Disease (Liver); Disease (Spleen); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was brought to the Hospital in a moribund state. He had been suffering for a long time from Dropsy, cough and dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Lake, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 May 1846
Date of death: 25 Aug 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis. Pleuritis with sero-purulent effusion on left side. Old adhesions on right side. Very large vomicae containing pus. Old peritonitis in region of spleen. Mesenteric glands universally enlarged. Ulcers of small and large intestines. Scrofulous ulceration of mucous membrane of uterus. Large coagula with pus in their interior blocked up the iliac and femoral arteries in left side, having produced oedema of lung during life.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Suppuration (Pleura); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Enlarged (Mesenteric gland); Ulcer (Intestines);Tuberculosis (Uterus) ; Ulcer (Uterus) ; Coagula (Arteries) ; Oedema (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted suffering from cough and dyspnoea, and general anasarca. She stated that she was quite well about three weeks ago, when the catamenia ceased rather suddenly and she began to cough and expectorate and to suffer from pain in the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Bielinienz, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Aug 1846
Date of death: 25 Aug 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Ulceration of mucous membrane lining trachea and larynx. Thickening of corde vocales. Old pleuritis. Lungs filled with vomicae. Ascites with lymph in fluid. Tubercular deposits on attached surfaces of peritoneum. Liver rounded and puckered. Kidneys granular. Spleen large and soft.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Trachea); Ulcer (Larynx); Thickening (Vocal cords); Pleurisy (Pleura); Suppuration (Lung);Ascites (Abdomen) ; Tuberculosis (Abdomen) ; Disease (Liver) ; Disease (Kidney) ; Disease (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in the last stage of Phthisis Pulmonalis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Murrell, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1853
Date of death: 21 Apr 1853
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of the large intestine showing itself at first as colic. Carcinoma of the mesenteric glands
Disease (standardised): Disease (Intestines); Colic (Abdomen); Cancer (Lymph nodes)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This woman had been under treatment at a Dispensary suffering from great pain in the abdomen and constant diarrhoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Barnes, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Dec 1852
Date of death: 18 Jan 1853
Disease (transcribed): Phthysis. Scrofulous deposit in the lungs in various stages. Diseased liver. Thickened capsule of the spleen
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Liver); Thickening (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a very weak and depressed stated, with a dusky colour of the face, cough and nervous anxiety.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Brittan, 58, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Nov 1851
Date of death: 8 Nov 1851
Disease (transcribed): Haemoptysis. Anasarca. Ascites. Extravasation of blood into the lower lobe of right lung with pleurisy on the same side & coagula in the pulmonary arteries. Hypertrophied heart with some degree of thickening of the flaps of the aortic & mitral valves. Disease of the kidneys & liver
Disease (standardised): Haemoptysis (Lungs); Edema (Systemic); Ascites (Peritoneum); Pleurisy (Lungs); Disease (Heart, kidneys, liver)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in a very depressed state. She stated that she had been suffering from dropsy since April, the legs having first begun to swell & afterwards the abdomen. Latterly she had experienced great difficulty in breathing, and for the last month had been spitting blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Dennis Cronan, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 May 1851
Date of death: 28 Jun 1851
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca & ascites. Extensive disease of the kidney. Peritonitis. Pleurisy on the left side. Latent tubercle at the apices of the lungs & bronchitis. Considerable disease of the liver
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Ascites (Peritoneum); Disease (Kidneys); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Lungs); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that he had been suffering from cough some 3 or 4 years, though never so badly as now. His legs had for some time back shown a tendency to swell towards night, but he had paid no attention to it; six weeks ago his abdomen had also begun to swell, and the dropsy of the legs had never abated entirely since’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Flinn, 22 or 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22 or 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Jul 1848
Date of death: 6 Oct 1848
Disease (transcribed): Chronic peritonitis. Anasarca
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Oedema (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: Dates the commencement of the illness from 24th May when she was suddenly seized with pain in the abdomen and cold sweats.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Kelly, 26, Policeman

Occupation or role: Policeman
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Aug 1848
Date of death: 28 Aug 1848
Disease (transcribed): Dysentery
Disease (standardised): Dysentery (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: Having got thoroughly wet through on duty, he was seized with pains in the bowels and tendency to diarrhoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Wright, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 32
Date of admission: 30 Dec 1853
Date of death: 31 Jan 1854
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys. Effusion on brain. Purulent effusion in pleura & peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Effusion (Brain); Effusion (Pleura); Effusion (Abdomen)
Admitting doctor: Wilson, James Arthur
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: n/a
Medical notes: 'Admitted on the evening of the 30th with much cough, laboured breathing, flushed face, & quick pulse, but not much pain in the chest’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Joseph Potter, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Oct 1846
Date of death: 19 Oct 1846
Disease (transcribed): Petechiae. Anasarca of legs. Congestions and oedema of lungs. Blood generally fluid. Large and rounded liver and granular enlarged spleen with abscess and fibrinous deposits in structure.
Disease (standardised): Petechiae (Skin); Oedema (Leg); Congestion (Lung); Oedema (Lung); Disease (Liver); Disease (Spleen);Abscess (Spleen) ; Fibrin (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted suffering from anasarca, cough and dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Thomas, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Aug 1846
Date of death: 20 Sep 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Old adhesions. Recent pleurisy. Pneumonia. Liver fatty. Tubercular deposit in mesenteric glands.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Fatty (Liver); Tuberculosis (Mesenteric gland)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in the last stage of Phthisis Pulmonalis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Laws, 16, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Dec 1845
Date of death: 3 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis, with a large quantity of bloody fluid and thick false membranes. Recent Pleurisy. Lungs congested. Old adhesions of Liver. White corpuscles in Spleen which was soft and grumous.
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Pleurisy (Pleura); Disease (Lung); Disease (Liver); Disease (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was in the Hospital about the beginning of November suffering from the remains of an attack of acute Rheumatism. On the 11th December she was attacked with rigors, pain in the loins and swelling of the joints.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and knee joints
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Pain , 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 February 1844
Date of death: 15 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Jaundice. Cirrhosis of the Liver. Slight hypertrophy of left ventricle of the heart. Spleen of enormous size, congested and quite hard. Ascites with flakes of lymph.
Disease (standardised): Jaundice (Skin); Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Disease (Heart); Disease (Spleen); Ascites (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with an accumulation of fluid in the abdomen of two years duration and a solid tumour in the left hypochondrium. She was of intemperate habits and had indulged freely in spirits.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Phillips, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Apr 1841
Date of death: 30 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Mottled appearance of the kidneys. Anaemia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Anaemia
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

Robert Arber, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Oct 1853
Date of death: 25 Nov 1853
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the liver, spleen and kidneys. Anasarca. Ascites
Disease (standardised): Disease (Liver); Disease (Spleen); Disease (Kidney); Oedema (Leg); Oedema (Scrotum); Oedema (Penis);Ascites (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with dropsy of the lower extremities.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Hurrell, 63, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Nov 1853
Date of death: 23 Nov 1853
Disease (transcribed): Cirrhosis of the liver. Disease of the kidneys. Ascites. Anasarca
Disease (standardised): Cirrhosis (Liver); Disease (Kidney); Ascites (Abdomen); Oedema (General)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: A man of rather full habits, with general dropsy and considerable discolouration of the skin of the face, neck and lips.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Baker, 10, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 10
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Nov 1853
Date of death: 15 Nov 1853
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Peritonitis. Ulceration of intestine with perforation. Consolidation of lungs. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines); Perforation (Intestines); Consolidation (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This child was admitted in an advanced stage of fever and was said to have been ill a fortnight before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

George Williams, 44, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Apr 1853
Date of death: 17 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Vomicae. Peritonitis. Ulcerated intestines
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man presented a remarkably sallow cachectic aspect, with a slight tinge of yellow on the skin.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Daws, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Mar 1853
Date of death: 15 Apr 1853
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Peritonitis. Ulcerated intestines
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This girl reported that her illness had commenced with shivering, pain in the back and severe headache.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

George Wild, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1853
Date of death: 5 Apr 1853
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Vomicae. Fatty disease of the liver
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in apparently the last stage of phthisis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Talbott, 54, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Jan 1853
Date of death: 30 Jan 1853
Disease (transcribed): Diseased heart. Extravasation of blood into the substance of the lungs. Diseased aorta. Granular liver. Enlarged kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Extravasation (Lung); Disease (Liver); Enlarged (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man had long suffered from cough, palpitations and shortness of breath.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Susannah Flinn, 11, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 11
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Oct 1852
Date of death: 8 Dec 1852
Disease (transcribed): Diseased heart and pericardium. Fatty liver. Bed sores causing ulcerative destruction of the coverings of the trochanter of the femur also of the ligamentous tissues producing dislocation
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Liver); Pressure ulcer (Skin); Ulcer (Leg); Dislocation (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This girl was admitted with a fibrile attack which was associated with symptoms of a rheumatic character.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Heston, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Nov 1852
Date of death: 9 Nov 1852
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous deposits in the lungs. Diseased kidneys and liver. Recent lymph and pus in the peritoneal cavity
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Liver); Lymph (Abdomen); Suppuration (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with severe cough and expectoration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Keys, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jul 1852
Date of death: 13 Jul 1852
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis. Old pleural adhesions on the right side
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Adhesions (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: This patient was admitted under the care of the surgeon complaining that he had had pain at the lower part of the abdomen and inability to pass his urine.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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