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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

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

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

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

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

Frederick Unitt, 24, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1845
Date of death: 5 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis with red & grey hepatisation. Old adhesions. Ascites. Cirrhosis of the liver. Spleen very large & soft
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Hepatisation (Lungs); Ascites (Peritoneum); Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Disease (Spleen)
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 man who had long been accustomed to drink freely, was in the hospital about a year ago suffering from delirium tremens. He stated on admission this time that about two months ago his abdomen began to swell, and had continued gradually to increase in size ever since’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, 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 Matthews, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1851
Date of death: 20 Apr 1851
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca & ascites. Enlarged & fatty heart. Dilatation of the cavities. Enlargement of auriculo-ventricular orifices, specially the left one but without much valvular affection. Old pericarditis & also old pleurisy on left side. Congested liver
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Ascites (Peritoneum); Disease (Heart); Pericarditis (Heart); Pleurisy (Lungs); Congestion (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 with dropsy, the legs having begun to swell about a week previously. He had had frequent attacks during 2 years past from which he had always more or less perfectly recovered; and had begun to suffer much from palpitation and dyspnoea, which had become more severe during the last month or 6 weeks accompanied by cough’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Grieves, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 03 Mar 1847
Date of death: 26 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pleuritis. Compressed lung from thickening of pleura. Specs of atheroma on aorta. Cirrhosis of liver with ascites.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Compressed (Lung); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries); Cirrhosis (Liver); Ascites (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur. Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient whose whole appearance was indicative of ill-health was admitted with an abscess over the sacrum, the result of an injury received some time previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
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

Jane Spicer, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Apr 1846
Date of death: 9 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Arachnitis and inflammation of sub arachnoid tissues. Substance of brain congested. Effusion in the lateral ventricles. Congestion of membrane of mastoid cells. Congestive pneumonia. Miliary tubercles. Blood fluid. Peritonitis. Disease of fallopian tubes
Disease (standardised): Arachnoiditis (Brain ); Disease (Brain); Congestion (Skull); Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen);Disease (Fallopian tubes)
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: The patient was admitted in an insensible semicomatose state. It appeared that she was taken with severe rigors followed by vomiting and pain in the head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John King , 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Mar 1843
Date of death: 28 Apr 1843
Disease (transcribed): Ascites.
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen)
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 Nicholls, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1851
Date of death: 15 Apr 1851
Disease (transcribed): Ascites & anasarca, Contracted granular & mottled kidneys. Hypertrophy of heart without valvular disease. Recent pericarditis. Inflammation of areolar tissue & under the fasciae of neck about the larynx & oesophagus. Congestion & oedema of the lungs. Effusion into subarachnoid tissue & ventricles of brain
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Peritoneum); Edema (Systemic); Disease (Kidneys, heart); Inflammation (Neck, throat); Congestion (Lungs); Effusion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur and Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient was twice admitted at no very distant intervals into the hospital; first under Dr Page [William Emanuel Page] on the 12th February complaining of pain across the epigastrium & headache with some oedema of the ankles, and a very sallow aspect when it was ascertained that he was labouring under disease of the kidney with albuminous urine; and next under Dr Wilson [James Arthur Wilson] on 26th March with chronic rheuamtism, pain in head, & some confusion of ideas’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, trachea, pharynx, larynx, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Margaret Forbes, 6 , [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1851
Date of death: 14 Jan 1851
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles in lungs & in pleura costatis, under peritoneum, in spleen, kidney & intestines
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs, chest, spleen, kidneys, intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'A pale cachectic-looking child, was stated by its mother to have enjoyed good health up to 6 weeks ago, since which it has suffered from cough supposed by her to be whooping cough, and had latterly lost flesh very much. Bowels said to be relaxed’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Eleanor Rees, 26, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Sep 1844
Date of death: 6 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca with mottled degeneration of the kidneys in one of which was a large patch of scrofulous deposit. Pleurisy. Peritonitis. Chronic inflammation of bones of the skull with scrofulous deposits in various parts of these bones
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Kidneys); Pleurisy (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Inflammation (Skull); Deposit (Skull)
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: 'She stated that she had suffered from headache more or less severe above three years, from swelling of the abdomen, feet and legs during the last 3 months, and that the catamenia [menstruation] had been absent during nearly the same period’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Smith, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1856
Date of death: 2 Apr 1856
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of Stomach bursting into Peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Ulcer (Abdomen)
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 stated that three years ago he was kicked by a horse on the chest which fractured one or two ribs under the axilla. It was followed by dyspnoea and haemoptysis, from which he had partially recovered, when he met with another accident, falling from his horse on to the back of his head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Mark Pearson, 44, Gentleman's Servant

Occupation or role: Gentleman's Servant
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Mar 1850
Date of death: 30 Apr 1850
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. False membrane lining peritoneum studded with tubercles. Old adhesions of pleura. Ulcers in small intestine. Tubercle in kidney
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Adhesions (Pleura); Ulcer (Intestines); Tuberculosis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This man stated on his admission that he had been more of less out of health for two years past. He had suffered a good deal form pain at the epigastrium and flatulent distension.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

William Teed, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1852
Date of death: 25 Mar 1852
Disease (transcribed): Obstruction. Peritonitis?
Disease (standardised): Obstruction (Indeterminate); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 this case is not given
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was removed unexamined
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Drewett, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Mar 1846
Date of death: 1 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse cellular inflammation of the neck, larynx and anterior mediastinum. Old adhesions of pleurae and pericardium. Pneumonia. Chronic bronchitis. Oedema of lungs. Fibrinous vegetations on valves. Heart enlarged. Kidneys mottled.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Neck, Larynx, Mediastinum); Pneumonia (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung); Oedema (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
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: It appeared that during the last eight or ten years the patient had been suffering more or less from chronic cough, and that during the last year his legs had occasionally becomes anasarcous.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Neck, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Butler, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 May 1846
Date of death: 11 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous glands in neck. Tubercles in both lungs. Scrofulous peritonitis with obliteration of peritoneal cavity. Tubercles in kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Neck); Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Tuberculosis (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 patient was admitted under the care of the Surgeons, suffering from strumous abscess in the neck.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and throat
Type of incident: n/a

Matilda Yall, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 27
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1854
Date of death: 8 Mar 1854
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Chronic peritonitis. Thickened great omentum
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Peritoneum); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Thickening (Abdomen)
Admitting doctor: Wilson, James Arthur
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'A single woman, who had never born children, catamenia [menstruation] quite regular, who said that she had enjoyed perfectly good health up to 3 weeks ago. She was then attacked by sickness which was quickly followed by enlargement of the abdomen’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

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

Samuel Young, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Mar 1846
Date of death: 18 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of the liver, stomach and omentum. Peritonitis. Congestive pneumonia. Other organs, nothing
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Liver, Stomach, Omentum); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pneumonia (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: The patient stated that about nine months ago his health began to fail without any obvious reason. He began to suffer greatly from dyspeptic symptoms, frequently accompanied by considerable pain in the epigastric region, became subject to pyrosis, and occasional vomiting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

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