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John Thompson, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Sep 1851
Date of death: 27 Sep 1851
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the kidneys. Heart hypertrophied & dilated on the left side & dilated on the right side
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'A man with a most remarkable colour of skin, evidently very anaemic, but with a greyish tinge, white contrasted with a slight tinge of yellow in the eys. His report of himself was that he had first been attacked by what he called a bilious fever 12 months before admission, that at that time he had brought up a little blood, & also passed some by stool, but it did not appear that he had lost any large amount’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Richard Pearshall, n/a, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: n/a
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Oct 1851
Date of death: 3 Oct 1851
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the kidneys. Hypertrophy of the heart. Aortic valves consisting of but two flaps which were rigid, & unpliable. Congestion of the liver. Old double pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys, heart); Pleurisy (Lungs); Congestion (Liver)

Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a very dusky complexion & remarkably blue lips, suffering from cough and shortness of breath. He was stated to have been ailing since Xmas, complaining of pains down both arms, equally affecting both; it was believed to be a slight cold with rheumatism’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Harrison, n/a, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: n/a
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Oct 1851
Date of death: 3 Oct 1851
Disease (transcribed): Delirium & stupor. ‘Wet brain’ & much sub-arachnoid fluid. Miliary tubercular deposits in both lungs. Old double pleurisy. Recent pleurisy on the right side. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Delirium (Nervous system); Disease (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'Was admitted in a state of perfect unconsciousness, but very noisy & excited. Of the nature of his previous illness no distinct account was obtained, but it was alleged that having been out of health for 4 or 5 months he had been rather suddenly seized on the day before his admission with delirium and had been insensible ever since’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Cater, n/a, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: n/a
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Oct 1851
Date of death: 4 Oct 1851
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Pleurisy & bronchitis. Soft & dilated heart. Fibrinous deposit on the flaps of the aortic valves
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Pleurisy (Lungs); Bronchitis (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Deposit (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This man was brought to the hospital in a moribund state. His illness was said to be of 4 months’ standing. His body generally was much swelled, & the legs were very oedematous’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Bevan, n/a, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: n/a
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Sep 1851
Date of death: 12 Oct 1851
Disease (transcribed): Death by coma & delirium. Jaundice. Almost universal destruction of the true texture of the liver accompanied by the deposition of much fat
Disease (standardised): Coma (Systemic); Delirium (Nervous system); Jaundice (Skin); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William and Bence Jones, Henry
Medical notes: 'This lad stated that his illness was only of a week’s duration, during which he had suffered from sickness & pain at the pit of the stomach and his skin had been of a yellow hue, his water had been of a darker colour than usual, he believed as long as a fortnight’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Robert Brett, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Oct 1851
Date of death: 13 Oct 1851
Disease (transcribed): Dilated kidneys. Hypertrophy & dilatation of the heart. Pericarditis. Chronic pleurisy & pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys, heart); Pericarditis (Heart); Pleurisy (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with considerable pain in the chest and urgent dyspnoea, stating that his attack had first commenced about 4 months ago, with great difficulty of breathing, & symptoms similar to those under which he was now labouring, he had been very greatly relieved by treatment, but had been very much worse again during the last 7 weeks’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Amelia Phillips, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Oct 1851
Date of death: 19 Oct 1851
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Bronchitis. Congestion of the lungs & liver &c. Peritonitis. Ulceration of the mucous membrane of the small intestines
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Bronchitis (Lungs); Congestion (Lungs, liver); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George and Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a report of having been out of sorts for 3 weeks & laid up entirely during a fortnight. She complained of headache & pain in the back which was especially accompanied by a feeling of chilliness and great feeling of weakness’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Susanna Mears, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Nov 1851
Date of death: 22 Nov 1851
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia of three days’ standing. Operation. The strangulated parts found to be congested but not more affected. Sac of hernia in a very sloughy condition. Disease of the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Thigh); Operation (Thigh); Congestion (Thigh); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in the evening of the 18th of Nov, having apparently laboured under strangulated hernia for 3 days. The history she gave was the following. At 11 o’clock in the evening of the 15th she was taken with great pain in the belly & vomiting. The bowels had acted at 6 o’clock the same afternoon. There had been a tumour at the upper part of the left thigh for 4 or 5 years, the nature of which she was not aware of’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Hannah Noonan, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Nov 1851
Date of death: 25 Nov 1851
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation, as well recent, as of older standing in various parts of both temporal bones, accompanied by intense delirium. Nothing more than great redness of the minute cerebral vessels found
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Skull); Delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This woman was originally admitted on the 25th June last. She had felt pain about the left ear 9 weeks before that time, and about the same time a swelling showed itself behind the ear, which burst 4 weeks afterwards. The discharge was at first watery, afterwards purulent. The pain was relieved by the establishment of the discharge’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Robert Jones, 65, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Nov 1851
Date of death: 2 Dec 1851
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Old & recent pleurisy on the right side with compression of the lung. Congestion of left lung. Heart hypertrophied. Disease of the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Pleurisy (Lungs); Congestion (Lungs); Disease (Heart, kidneys)
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 old man stated that he had suffered from an attack of diarrhoea in summer, which was followed by rheumatism; since which the legs had occasionally swelled, but for some time had been permanently oedematous. For two months past he had had cough & spitting. He was rather emaciated, his face was pale, and his legs were enormously swelled’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Turner, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Dec 1851
Date of death: 16 Dec 1851
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the kidneys. Hypertrophy & dilatation of the heart. Congestion, almost amounting to ecchymosis, of centre of corpora striata & pons variolii
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys, heart); Congestion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This man was brought to the hospital in a comatose state and nothing of any importance was learned as to his former condition or history’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Bridget Brennan, 76, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 76
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Dec 1851
Date of death: 5 Jan 1852
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys. Old double pleurisy. Cartilaginiform thickening of the capsule of the spleen. Bronchitis. Fracture of the neck of the thigh bone
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Pleurisy (Pleura); Thickening (Spleen); Bronchitis (Lung); Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: She alleged that she had suffered from cough for several years but she had been much worse for the last year and a half.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Carter, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jan 1852
Date of death: 31 Jan 1852
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys. Old pleurisy on the right side. Emphysema and engorgement of the lungs. Appearances as of old pneumonia. Diseased aortic valve. Peculiar patch of soft areolar tissue containing blood in substance of liver
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Pleurisy (Pleura); Emphysema (Lung); Engorgement (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient had only been attacked about a fortnight before admission with tightness of the chest, pains in the limbs, cough and shortness of breath with a good deal of expectoration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Clifford, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jan 1852
Date of death: 6 Feb 1852
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous caries of the dorsal vertebrae with softening of the cervical bones. Abscesses in connection with the spinal column at posterior part of thorax. Urgent dyspnoea and dysphagia
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Tuberculosis (Spine); Abscess (Spine); Dyspnoea (Lung); Deglutition disorders (Oesophagus)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He had been subject for many years to a scrofulous affection and there were marks of old ulceration in the neck and under the angle of the jaw.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, interior surfaces of cervical vertebrae and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Purdy, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1852
Date of death: 16 Feb 1852
Disease (transcribed): Severe burn. Diarrhoea. Vascular condition with slight ulceration of the duodenum. Other parts of the small intestine were also vascular. Old pleurisy. Bronchitis and early stage of pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin); Diarrhoea (Intestines); Ulcer (Duodenum); Vascular (Intestines); Bronchitis (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: She was sitting by the fire when she fell asleep and her clothes caught fire. She did not wake before she had been severely burnt.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Willford, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1852
Date of death: 18 Feb 1852
Disease (transcribed): Old and recent pleurisy on both sides. Tubercles in both lungs. Ulceration of laryngeal mucous membrane and of the ileum and caecum
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Larynx); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This case presented all the ordinary characteristics of tubercular phthisis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Julia Broadbelt, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1852
Date of death: 19 Feb 1852
Disease (transcribed): Passage of a calculus from the rectum. Perforation of the colon found, communicating with the right kidney which was sacculated and contained two or three small calculi
Disease (standardised): Calculi (Rectum); Perforation (Colon); Disease (Kidney); Calculi (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient was first admitted into the Hospital in July 1851 having been ill for about four weeks. Her illness commenced with pain in the abdomen and loins with stoppages in the urine.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Kent, [No age stated], Laundress

Occupation or role: Laundress
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Feb 1852
Date of death: 27 Feb 1852
Disease (transcribed): Old double pleurisy. Recent also on the left side. Scrofulous matter with surrounding hepatization in the middle of both lungs. Emphysema. The bullae having very peculiar character. Dilatation of right side of heart with hypertrophy. Fibrous tumours of the uterus and surrounding peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Disease (Heart); Cancer (Uterus); 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: She alleged that she had caught cold in going out of the heated room in which she was in the habit of working about eight weeks before her admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, uterus and appendages
Type of incident: n/a

David White, 36, Baker

Occupation or role: Baker
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jan 1852
Date of death: 3 Mar 1852
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys. Old pleurisy on right side. Recent pleurisy on left and pneumonia. Bronchitis. Hypertrophy of the heart and atheroma of the aorta. Fluid state of the blood
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries); Fluid (Blood)
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 had observed his urine to be more scanty than usual about a month ago, a symptom which was soon followed by swelling of the ankles and scrotum.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Fleming, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Mar 1852
Date of death: 7 Mar 1852
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema and bronchitis. Old left pleurisy. Hypertrophy of right side of the heart. Congestion of spleen and kidneys
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Congestion (Spleen); Congestion (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man presented himself, labouring under a severe attack of bronchitis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Francis Dean , 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Mar 1852
Date of death: 18 Mar 1852
Disease (transcribed): Death by coma. Extravasation of blood into the substance of left optic thalamus and both lateral ventricles. Softening of central white parts of the brain. Diseased kidneys. Atheromic state of the arteries in body. Fluid blood
Disease (standardised): Coma (Brain); Extravasation (Brain); Softening (Brain); Disease (Kidney); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries); Fluid (Blood)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: She was reported to have fallen down in a fit while engaged at the washing tub.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Caroline Mann, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1852
Date of death: 28 Mar 1852
Disease (transcribed): Extensive pleurisy on left side. Slight on the right. Consolidated lung from pressure and displacement of the heart. The operation of the paracentesis thoracis had been resorted to
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Consolidated (Lung); Displacement (Heart); Paracentesis (Thorax)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient said she had been suffering from cough three years, which had been much worse lately and was accompanied by weakness and shortness of breath.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Lambert, [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: 30 Mar 1852
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Diarrhoea. Vomiting. Coma. Ulceration of intestines. Engorgement and friable state of the lungs. Fluid blood
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Diarrhoea (Intestines); Vomiting (Stomach); Coma (Brain); Ulcer (Intestines); Disease (Lung);Fluid (Blood)
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 had been ill only eight or nine days. He had been seized with shivering, pain in the head and in limbs, with some soreness of throat, diarrhoea and vomiting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

John Dixon, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Dec 1851
Date of death: 9 Apr 1852
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy following scarlatina. Dilated and enlarged heart. Deposits of firm yellow lymph in the lungs and kidneys. White patch on heart. Fluid state of the blood
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Scarlet fever (Systemic); Disease (Heart); Lymph (Lung); Lymph (Kidney); Fluid (Blood)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with very extensive anasarca, said to have commenced after scarlatina.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Wakely, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Apr 1852
Date of death: 12 Apr 1852
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous deposits in lungs, kidneys, spleen and peritoneum. Effusion into the ventricle of the brain and sub arachnoid tissue. Ulcerated intestines
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Spleen); Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Effusion (Brain); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This girl was admitted in a very depressed state, complaining of pain in the head. She stated that she had been ill about a fortnight with shivering, pains in her limbs, with thirst and loss of appetite.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

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