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Mary Morris, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Apr 1852
Date of death: 24 Apr 1852
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis. Partial gangrene of intestines
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Gangrene (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Two days before admission she had begun to vomit and had continued to do so up to that time.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Jones, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1848
Date of death: 17 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Inguinal hernia. Operation. Peritonitis. Secondary abscesses of liver and lung.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Abscess (Liver); Abscess (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with a congenital scrotal hernia which was in a state of strangulation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Harrandine, 78, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 78
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Mar 1847
Date of death: 07 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Incarcerated femoral hernia. Peritonitis. Cyst containing hair and fat in ovary. Ossified coronary arteries. Blood fluid
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Cysts (Ovary); Ossification (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The history stated that a hernial protrusion had existed for forty years and it had been incarcerated twice during that time, causing considerable suffering.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sampson Maynard, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jan 1848
Date of death: 12 Jan 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro pneumonia, with emphysema. Pericarditis and large quantity of pus in cavity. Dilatation of heart. Diseased liver and kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Liver)
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 stated that with the exception of an attack of jaundice about fourteen months ago, he had enjoyed excellent health up to about three weeks since when he was seized with rigors and vomiting succeeded by pain in the epigastric and precordial regions.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Christopher Cartlege, 47, Cooper

Occupation or role: Cooper
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1866
Date of death: 28 Mar 1866
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer. Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This man was admitted with a strangulated inguinal hernia on the right side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and 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

Alice Carter, 74, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 74
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1847
Date of death: 18 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Slight peritonitis. Gangrene of the gut.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Gangrene (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The history stated that this patient had suffered from a severe cough for some time.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Kezia Lathbury, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Apr 1848
Date of death: 13 Apr 1848
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis. Foul abscess in connection with ulceration of the appendix and caeci. Pulmonary extravasation.
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Abscess (Intestines); Ulcer (Intestines); Extravasation (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This woman reported that she was seized about a week since with vomiting, purging and pain in the lower part of the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Hunt, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jan 1846
Date of death: 2 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Oedema of lungs. Mottling degeneration of the kidneys. Congestion of liver. Oedema of inferior extremities
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Oedema (Lung); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Liver); Oedema (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The patient had been suffering more or less during the last six months from general anasarca which at first was confined entirely to the inferior extremities, but as it gradually increased, involved all parts of the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Blackman , 46, Bathman

Occupation or role: Bathman
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Mar 1861
Date of death: 11 Mar 1861
Disease (transcribed): Operation for hernia. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Lee, Frederick Fawson
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: This man stated that nine days previous to admission, whilst attending to his occupation as a bathman, an old hernia on the right side descended.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 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

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

John Hollond, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Feb 1847
Date of death: 01 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Grey hepatisation of lung. Hypertrophy and dilatation of heart. Peritonitis from perforating ulcer of duodenum. Granular kidney.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Lung); Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines); 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 patient was admitted in an almost moribund state, anasarcous, and suffering greatly from dyspnoea and orthopnoea
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Kitching, 61, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Jan 1847
Date of death: 28 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive and recent pleuritis. Hepatisation of lung. Granular kidneys. Cirrhosis of liver
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Disease (Lung); Disease (Kidney); Cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a sickly emaciated condition with two sloughing ulcers of the right leg of a fortnight standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Patterson, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Jan 1848
Date of death: 25 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis. Gangrenous condition of lung. Scrofulous tubercles in subperitoneal cellular tissue. General peritonitis with secretion of scrofulous matter into peritoneum.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Gangrene (Lung); Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted suffering from symptoms of acute bronchitis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Rann, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Feb 1847
Date of death: 27 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Old pleuritic adhesions. Tubercles chiefly in lower lobes of lung and abscess. Peritonitis giving rise to a band of lymph passing in front of small intestine and causing constriction of bowel. Abscess in connection with ulceration of large intestine.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung); Abscess (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Constriction (Intestines); Abscess (Intestines);Ulcer (Intestines)

Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This woman was admitted in a cachectic condition. It appeared that about two weeks ago she was suddenly seized with most acute pain at the lower part of the abdomen on the right side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Wood, 66, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jul 1846
Date of death: 26 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Diseased heart. Peritonitis with ascites.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ascites (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
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 Surgeon’s, suffering from cataract of both eyes.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Price, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Nov 1847
Date of death: 19 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Aneurismal dilatation of right auricle. Extensive disease of heart. Granular kidneys. Contracted liver.
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Heart); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Liver)
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 woman stated that a fortnight ago, without apparent cause, anasarca and ascites made their appearance. Three days before admission palpitation commenced and a distressing amount of dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Fairhead, 36, Soldier

Occupation or role: Soldier
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1848
Date of death: 18 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis. Enormous distention of sigmoid flexure of rectum. Extensive ulceration of large intestine. Dysentery
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Distention (Rectum); Ulcer (Intestines); Dysentery (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient had suffered repeated attacks of Dysentery in the West Indies from the year 1830 to 1839. He then returned to England and remained in tolerable health up to the year 1845 when while stationed in Ireland he was again attacked with his old complaint and suffered again severely the following year.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Mather, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Jan 1847
Date of death: 17 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Hydrothorax. Diseased heart. Ascites. Diseased liver and kidneys
Disease (standardised): Hydrothorax (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Ascites (Abdomen); Disease (Liver); 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 woman, an old nurse of the hospital, was admitted suffering from dropsy with disease of the heart and kidneys.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Birmingham, 37, Soldier

Occupation or role: Soldier
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 03 Feb 1847
Date of death: 17 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Acute pericarditis with diseased heart. Peritonitis with ascites. Ulcer. Thin coats of stomach. Kidneys diseased
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ascites (Abdomen); Ulcer (Abdomen); 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 admitted labouring under symptoms of disease of the heart and kidneys.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Savage, 65, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Feb 1874
Date of death: 17 Feb 1874
Disease (transcribed): Congenital inguinal hernia. Granular kidneys. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Rowland, Edward Roger
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This patient had been ruptured on the left side for more than twenty years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, peritoneum, intestines, hernia, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Taylor, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Feb 1848
Date of death: 9 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro pneumonia and empyema. Peritonitis. Ulceration and perforation of gall bladder apparently from presence of calculi. Ulceration of duodenum.
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Empyema (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Gall bladder); Perforation (Gall bladder); Calculi (Gall bladder);Ulcer (Duodenum)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This woman was admitted suffering from Pyrosis and other dyspeptic symptoms, and from painful and excessive contraction of the flexor muscles of the extremities rendering her hands and feet perfectly useless.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Beard, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 07 Oct 1846
Date of death: 02 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Empyema. Abscess in lung. Pneumonia. Scattered tubercles in lungs. Scrofulous bronchial glands. Gall stones. Ulceration of bowels connected with abscess of cellular tissue. Abscesses of both ovaries.
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Lung); Abscess (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Gall stones (Gall Bladder); Ulcer (Intestines);Abscess (Intestines) ; Abscess (Ovary)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: It appeared from the patient's account, that she was seized with rigors about the middle of September and since that time had suffered from cough and expectoration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Helen Penny, 36, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Gender: Female
Age: 36
Date of admission: 9 Dec 1878
Date of death: 27 Dec 1878
Disease (transcribed): Fissure of anus – Iliac abscess
Disease (standardised): Fissure in ano (Intestines); Abscess (Hip);
Admitting doctor: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: n/a
PM performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Not reported here'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined'
Type of incident: n/a

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