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Sarah Mattey, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Nov 1842
Date of death: 23 Dec 1842
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas. Secondary symptom.
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with secondary syphilitic symptoms. Shortly after her admission she had an attack of erysipelas of which she ultimately died.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Fillers, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 May 1843
Date of death: 19 May 1843
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
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 and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Cranbrook, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1846
Date of death: 23 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Miliary tubercles. Ulceration of intestines.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines)
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 reported that he had been ill about six months, suffering almost constantly from diarrhoea with gradual wasting and extreme debility. His illness began with a fistula in ano.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Bartlett, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Feb 1855
Date of death: 31 Mar 1855
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Peritonitis. Fibrinous deposit thickening the stomach
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Thickening (Stomach)
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 man stated that five weeks before admission he became subject to gripping pains in the umbilical region with tenderness. His appetite failed and he always had a feeling of weight in the chest after eating.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Hanks, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Apr 1853
Date of death: 6 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Endocarditis. Vegetations on the aortic semilunar valves. Fibrinous deposit in the spleen and kidneys
Disease (standardised): Endocarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Fibrin (Spleen); Fibrin (Kidney)
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 woman stated that she had been ill five weeks. She was then seized by pain in the left side passing across the epigastrium and up the sternum with shortness of breath.

Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Balster, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1853
Date of death: 7 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Extensive bronchitis
Disease (standardised): 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: He was admitted with cough of more than two years standing and spitting yellow phlegm.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah French, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Nov 1842
Date of death: 21 Dec 1842
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Old pericarditis. Valves thickened. Endocarditis.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Pericarditis (Heart); Endocarditis (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 and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Kimberlin, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Mar 1843
Date of death: 19 May 1843
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
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 and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Hill, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Feb 1850
Date of death: 2 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Emphysema. Paracentesis
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Emphysema (Lung); Paracentesis (Lung)
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 had passed through a very severe attack of confluent small pox only seven weeks before admission, and his convalescence was scarcely complete when he began to have cough and severe pain in the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Brooks, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 24
Date of admission: 25 Mar 1854
Date of death: 30 Mar 1854
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Wilson, James Arthur
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'The report that was brought in with this man, was that he had been out of work a long time, & starving, that he had recently found employment, and it was supposed he had been unequal to his task. He had been ailing for a fortnight, and had been entirely laid up for a week. No account of the origin & progress was obtained. When admitted he was quite unconscious’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Mary Webber, 18, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Feb 1849
Date of death: 7 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Pneumothorax. Empyema. Tubercles & vomicae in the left lung. Congested liver. Fibrinous block in the spleen
Disease (standardised): Pneumothorax (Lungs); Empyema (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs); Congestion (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 girl stated that she had been only ill during 3 weeks previous to her admission, that she had enjoyed good health up to the period, and although having a delicate complexion was in pretty good condition. She complained of catching pain under the left breast, which interfered with her coughing or drawing a deep breath, & said she could not lye on that side at night’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Anne Wadman, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1852
Date of death: 20 Apr 1852
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous deposits in the lungs. Old and recent pleurisy. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Peritonitis (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 person stated that she had suffered from cough and spitting during the previous twelve months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Skelton, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Mar 1855
Date of death: 28 Mar 1855
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Hypertrophy and dilatation of Heart
Disease (standardised): Tetanus (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had enjoyed excellent health until eighteen months ago when he was attacked with what he called 'slight bronchitis' which he had never been able to shake off.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx, heart and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Wybrow, 16, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 May 1841
Date of death: 27 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular deposit in cerebellum, thorax, abdomen & cavity of uterus
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain, thorax, abdomen, uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'In the year 1836 I examined the body of an elderly lady who died of tubercular phthisis; in this case the cavity of the uterus contained about [2 ounces] of purulent scrofulous matter, which was completely enveloped in a kind of cyst’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Edward Parker, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1847
Date of death: 08 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Acute pleurisy with pneumonia. Red and grey hepatisation of the lung. Kidneys rather large and granular.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical notes: This patient was taken three days before admission with severe rigors, headache, vertigo, and vomiting, accompanied by general pains in the limbs, and by great muscular depression.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Rose, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 27
Date of admission: 22 Mar 1854
Date of death: 5 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Disease of the heart
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Heart)
Admitting doctor: Wilson, James Arthur
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient presented a remarkable blueness of the lips, nose & cheeks which contrasted strangely with a yellow colour of the eyes & of those parts of the face which were not so congested’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Rowena Boddy , 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 February 1844
Date of death: 28 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Fungoid disease of the ovary. Dropsy. Seropurulent effusion in the cavity of the right pleura. Laryngitis with effusion in the sub mucous cellular tissue.
Disease (standardised): Fungoid disease (Ovary); Oedema (Abdomen); Oedema (Leg); Effusion (Pleura)
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 dropsy of the abdomen and oedema of the lower extremities.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax and larynx
Type of incident: n/a

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

Henry Senfield, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Apr 1844
Date of death: 27 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Bronchitis. Pneumonia. Peculiar growths connected with the intervertebral cartilage and by this projection pressing upon the spinal marrow.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Bronchitis (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Tumour (Spine)
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 a complete loss of all power over the lower extremities, the sensation remaining perfect. He attributed it to a strain in the back about 30 months previously whilst drawing a heavy carriage out of the coach house.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium and spinal cord
Type of incident: n/a

William Rouse, 34, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Apr 1845
Date of death: 12 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis with old & recent pleurisy. Lungs congested. Heart dilated. Tubercular ulceration of small intestine
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs); Congestion (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Tuberculosis (Intestines); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in a partial state of collapse, stating that he had suffered from cough for months, and had frequent haemoptysis. He was too weak to undergo a stethoscopic examination’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 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

Hannah Morell, 28, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Mar 1856
Date of death: 29 Apr 1856
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
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 stated that for a year she had been troubled with cough and copious expectoration. When admitted she complained of pain between the shoulders, dyspnoea and of general feeling of weakness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Capon, 57, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 57
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Apr 1844
Date of death: 28 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous disease of the Pharynx and Oesophagus. Fibrous tumour of the Uterus.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Pharynx); Cancer (Oesophagus); Tumour (Uterus)
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 in a state of extreme emaciation depending upon a disease of the oesophagus.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Neck, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

n/a Hampton, 45, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Mar 1845
Date of death: 11 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Partial pneumonia. Hypertrophy of heart with slight thickening of valves. Kidneys mottled & granular
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that he had been out of health for some time. That he had suffered much from dyspeptic symptoms, pain in the head and epigastrium, with occasional cramps in the legs and other parts’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Christnet, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Oct 1842
Date of death: 16 Dec 1842
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Tubercular deposits in Bronchial glands. Ulceration of large intestine. Calcareous deposit in falx.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines); Calculi (Spinal cord)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: The patient was admitted into the Hospital for a severe and constant pain in the head. He had not suffered from fits. Some little time after his admission he had fever, of which he ultimately died. The severe pain in the head continued up to the time of his death.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

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