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Caroline Green , 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Dec 1842
Date of death: 23 Jan 1843
Disease (transcribed): Dysentery
Disease (standardised): Dysentery (Intestines)
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: 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

George Whitchurch, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 May 1841
Date of death: 31 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy of the left ventricle. Effusion of blood in pleura and pericardium. Liver granular. Ascites
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Effusion (Pleura, pericardium); Disease (Liver); Ascites (Peritoneum)
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

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

James King, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jun 1850
Date of death: 2 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Dysentery. Ulceration of colon. Perforation? Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Dysentery (Intestines); Ulcer (Colon); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: When admitted the patient was not able to give an account of himself. His wife stated that his illness had begun five weeks before which had confined him to bed where he became delirious.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Caroline Phillips, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 May 1844
Date of death: 17 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Anasarca. Fluid in both pleura. Disease of Liver and Kidneys – the veins of these organs being blocked up by firm coagula containing in their centre a puriform fluid.
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Fluid (Pleura); Disease (Liver); Disease (Kidney)
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 general anasarca and ascites and was in a state of great exhaustion having been brought out of her bed to which she had been confined for eleven weeks previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Rivett, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1841
Date of death: 5 Jul 1841
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of the intestine in the reduction of a hernia
Disease (standardised): Hernia; Rupture (Intestines)
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

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

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

Sarah Storey, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Jun 1844
Date of death: 4 Jul 1844
Disease (transcribed): Anaemia. Oedema of lungs at back part. Viscera healthy. Gall bladder divided into two sacculi, one of which contained two calculi and some inspissated bile, the other a colourless fluid. No coagular of blood.
Disease (standardised): Anaemia (Systemic); Oedema (Lung); Divided (Gallbladder); Calculi (Gallbladder)
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 complaining of a constant sensation of sickness and occasional vomiting of a greenish fluid.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
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

Thomas Kittams, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Jun 1848
Date of death: 28 Jul 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: This patient having been admitted under the care of the surgeon with simple fracture of the tibia was transferred to Dr Wilson having been attacked with diarrhoea accompanied by some pain in the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Robinson, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Jul 1844
Date of death: 19 Jul 1844
Disease (transcribed): Abortion. Phlebitis. Diffuse inflammation about Pelvis. Peritonitis. Pleurisy. Secondary abscesses.
Disease (standardised): Abortion (Uterus); Phlebitis (Veins); Inflammation (Pelvis); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Pleura); Abscess (Indeterminate)
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 symptoms of acute abdominal inflammation which had commenced about three weeks before after a miscarriage of a child.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax and axilla
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Limb, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Aug 1850
Date of death: 28 Sep 1850
Disease (transcribed): Ascites – from disease of liver?
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: As the body was not examined this case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Redmond, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Jun 1855
Date of death: 17 Jun 1855
Disease (transcribed): Congested Lungs. Diseased Liver
Disease (standardised): Disease (Lungs); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: The patient had had a severe illness two months ago, but of what kind was unknown. From this she had recovered and two days before her admission she fell into a state of stupor from which she never wholly rallied.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Amelia Walters, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Jun 1846
Date of death: 9 Aug 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous infiltration and ulceration of the uterus. Peritonitis of a low character. Other organs not examined.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Uterus); Ulcer (Uterus); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 stated that for the last eight months, she had been suffering from pain in the region of the uterus and pain in the lower part of the back, occasionally shooting down the inside of the thighs with almost constant vaginal discharge.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 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

Mary Bailey, 57, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 57
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Oct 1850
Date of death: 25 Oct 1850
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema. Bronchitis. Congestion of lungs. Ulceration of transverse colon, enlarged glands of mucous surface. Fatty liver
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung); Ulcer (Colon); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient was brought to the hospital as an alleged case of paralysis, but on closer enquiry it appeared that she had been already severely ill three weeks before the paralytic seizure.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Daniells, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Oct 1850
Date of death: 29 Oct 1850
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Heart enlarged. Nutmeg liver. Kidneys granular, cysted.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Enlarged (Heart); Disease (Liver); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient was originally admitted under the care of Dr Bence Jones on the 7th August last when it appeared that his legs had been swelling for some time.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and pelvis
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

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

William Dove, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jul 1855
Date of death: 15 Jul 1855
Disease (transcribed): Diseased Heart, Kidneys and Liver. Cyst containing blood and pleural sac communicating with valves of the Heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Liver); Cysts (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: When this man was admitted he was labouring under orthopnoea, with a livid face, blue hands and cold nose, and it was thought that he would sink before being put to bed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
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

Mary Ridley, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Sep 1856
Date of death: 6 Sep 1856
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Diseased Liver and Kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Disease (Liver); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This woman had been ill since the previous February. Her chief ailment had been violent pain at the pit of the stomach, followed in two months by dropsy of the legs and abdomen.
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

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