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William Walker, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Apr 1842
Date of death: 6 Jun 1842
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular Phthisis. Mottled Kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Mottled (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
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

Ellen Kelley, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Nov 1846
Date of death: 06 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of lungs with consolidation. Diseased heart. Endocarditis. Kidneys mottled. Tubercles in subperitoneal cellular tissue
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Lung); Disease (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Abdomen)
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 she had enjoyed good health up to three years ago, when she lost a large quantity of blood by vomiting, and since that time had been rather weak and had suffered at intervals from palpitation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Gilham , 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Apr 1852
Date of death: 25 Apr 1852
Disease (transcribed): Extravasation of blood in the substance of the lung. Fibrous thickening and consolidation of a portion of the hearts parietes
Disease (standardised): Extravasation (Lung); Disease (Heart)
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 was admitted in a state of extreme exhaustion. She was alleged to have been spitting blood all the week.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax
Type of incident: n/a

John Nash, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 58
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1854
Date of death: 9 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of the stomach. Phthisis & vomicae in lungs
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Stomach); Tuberculosis (Lung); Abscess (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Wilson, James Arthur
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This man stated that he had been gradually falling away during the past 4 months, and during 3 months had also been suffering from sickness’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of injury: n/a

James Paul , 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Nov 1842
Date of death: 26 Dec 1842
Disease (transcribed): Congestive pneumonia. Hypertrophy of left ventricle. Ulceration of large and small intestine. Kidneys granular.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Hypertrophy (Heart); Ulcer (Intestines); Granular (Kidney)
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

George Green , 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Mar 1855
Date of death: 30 Mar 1855
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Lung, Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: The patient stated that he had been ill four times in a similar manner. He attributed his present illness to exposure to cold and wet three weeks before.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Harriett Harper, 7, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 7
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Apr 1856
Date of death: 6 May 1856
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Fever
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Fever (Systemic)
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 friends states that she had been suffering from fever a week. Fever had been in the House for some time and one brother had died of it the week before. Numerous rose coloured spots were found on the chest and abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and 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

James Jolley, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1852
Date of death: 28 Apr 1852
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not given
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was removed unexamined
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Dunn, 44, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Feb 1845
Date of death: 22 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions. Phthisis. Upper lobe, left lung, converted into one large vomica. Pneumonia. Tubercular ulceration of intestines
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Vomica (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); 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 complained of great debility, which had been gradually coming on during the last six months. The catamenia [menstruation] had been absent during this period, and she attributed her ill health to this circumstance. She was much emaciated, and her countenance was extremely anxious, he complexion pallid.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Walters, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Apr 1846
Date of death: 30 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Recent pleurisy and extensive hepatisation of the lung on the left side. Old adhesions on right side. Slight emphysema of both lungs. White patch on heart. Spleen soft and pulpy. Other organs healthy.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Disease (Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Disease (Heart); 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 admitted in a moribund state, unable to give a collection account of himself. It appeared however from his friends account, that they had lost sight of him for several says and found him four days before admission, lying in a room by himself, quite neglected and suffering from cough, dyspnoea and acute pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Morton, 63, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Apr 1848
Date of death: 23 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of the liver. Pneumonia. Cartilaginous deposits under pleura.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Liver); Pneumonia (Lung); Cartilaginous deposits (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The cornea had a yellow tinge and he complained of sickness and pain in the right hypochondrium.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and 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

Frances Webster, 18, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1845
Date of death: 28 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Rheumatic pericarditis. Pleurisy & pneumonia in various stages. Partial peritonitis, uniting the liver to the diaphragm. Endocarditis
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Pleurisy (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Endocarditis (Heart)
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 girl, a thin, cachetic person, whose father is a martyr to rheumatism, stated that ever since the 6th instant she had been ailing & suffering with wandering pains, which became worse on the 13th and accompanied by redness & swelling. That she had a similar attack three years ago on recovering from scarlet fever, but at that time had no pain in the chest’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Owen Oakshott, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1852
Date of death: 4 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy and dilatation of heart. Recent lymph in right pleural sac and abdominal cavity and pericardium. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Lymph (Pleura); Lymph (Abdomen); Lymph (Heart); Disease (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 was admitted originally in January stating that his legs had swelled for three or four months and he complained of cough, tightness of the chest and palpitation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Burke, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 May 1848
Date of death: 27 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Scarlatina. Ulceration of tonsils. Oedema of larynx. Inflamed trachea. Congestion of lungs. Fluid blood.
Disease (standardised): Scarlet fever (Systemic); Ulcer (Tonsil); Oedema (Larynx); Inflammation (Trachea); Congestion (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient reported that having slept with his window open, he found himself attacked with shivering and soreness of throat on the following day.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Fauces, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Rebecca Ridgeley, 42, House Keeper

Occupation or role: House Keeper
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1855
Date of death: 14 Jan 1855
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro Pneumonia. Ulcerated Intestines.
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Lung, Pleura); 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: She had an emaciated and languid appearance with a dusky colour of face, and it did not appear that her answers were very trustworthy. She seemed confused and she had been wandering a good deal at night.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Moore, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jun 1842
Date of death: 17 Jun 1842
Disease (transcribed): Effusion into the left pleura. Infiltration of Tubercular matter. Vomicae. Softening of Heart.
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Pleura); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
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

Richard Ingham, 40, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Dec 1844
Date of death: 11 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Old and recent pleurisy. Heart thin and dilated. Slight atheroma in aorta. Tubercles in intestine and mesenteric gland etc
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Tuberculosis (Intestines, mesenteric glands)

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: 'Stated that he had for many years been particularly subject to catch cold on slight exposure, and that during the last year & half had been annoyed by a slight tickling cough, unaccompanied by expectoration’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Bruce, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Mar 1846
Date of death: 5 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Circumscribed empyema on the left side with purulent infiltration of the lower lobe of the left lung in which were several large cavities containing thick, creamy pus. No tubercular matter in any part of the body. Oedema of the right lung.
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Thorax); Suppuration (Lung); Oedema (Lung)
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 he had been ailing about six weeks, suffering chiefly from diarrhoea, with some little dyspnoea and debility, up to three weeks before admission when a cough ensued along with acute pain in the epigastrium.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Burr, 63, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Apr 1847
Date of death: 08 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Hydrothorax. Congestion of both lungs. Large and fatty heart with dilatation of cavities. Contracted and granular kidneys. Fibrous tumour of uterus.
Disease (standardised): Hydrothorax (Pleural cavity); Congestion (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Tumour (Uterus)
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 she had been ailing more or less during the last year; that she had been weak and languid, subject to dyspnoea and palpitation on exertion, and generally unequal to her usual amount of exercise.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William White, 62, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jun 1841
Date of death: 14 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Stricture disease of the bladder and kidneys. Effusion upon the brain
Disease (standardised): Disease (Bladder, Kidneys); Effusion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Walker, Robert Benjamin
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, cranium, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Matthew Saunders, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 35
Date of admission: 19 Apr 1854
Date of death: 21 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Vomicae. Ulcerated larynx
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Abscess (Lung); Ulcer (Larynx)
Admitting doctor: Wilson, James Arthur
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This man had been long ill. He was much emaciated & had a large-sized ulceration on the lower eyelid of the right eye, which had eroded superficially the whole eyelid, leaving the muscular structure bare’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

William Wills, 5, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jun 1841
Date of death: 15 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Croup. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Croup (Larynx); Bronchitis (Lungs)
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: Larynx, lungs

Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Gately, 11, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 11
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1847
Date of death: 18 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous glands of neck. Phthisis pulmonalis with grey hepatisation of lung. Enlarged mesenteric glands.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Neck); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Lung); Enlarged (Mesenteric glands)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The account this girl gave of her illness was that for some time she had been suffering in her health, and had more particularly been affected with glandular enlargement about the neck, with cough and slight pain occasionally in the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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