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William Stevenson, 40, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Dec 1848
Date of death: 30 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): No apparent disease could be detected
Disease (standardised):

Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This man was lifted from the roof of a stage coach upon which he had mounted in Piccadilly only a few minutes before, apparently in his ordinary state of health. It was stated that attention was called to his condition by his hat dropping off, when he was discovered to be dead. When brought to the hospital life was quite extinct. He was stated to have been a temperate man of rather abstemious habits, and generally indifferent health, but with no special ailment’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Harwood, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Dec 1851
Date of death: 1 Jan 1852
Disease (transcribed): Albuminous urine. Ascites. Dyspnoea. Palpitation. Convulsions. Clot in the ventricles and left optic thalamus of the brain. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Albuminuria (Kidney); Ascites (Abdomen); Dyspnoea (Lung); Palpitation (Heart); Seizures (Brain); Thrombosis (Brain);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: This patient was admitted with considerable anasarca. It appeared that his legs had first begun to swell about twelve months before, and latterly also his abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Entwistle, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Dec 1846
Date of death: 01 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of the liver. Scirrhous deposit round urethra. Inflamed bladder. Scirrhous deposit round sigmoid flexure of rectum and lower part of vagina
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Liver); Cancer (Urethra); Inflammation (Bladder); Cancer (Intestines); Cancer (Vagina)
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 in a semicomatose state, unable to give a collected account of herself.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Weavings, 48, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Nov 1855
Date of death: 1 Jan 1856
Disease (transcribed): Extensive deposit of urate of soda in connection with the joints. Diseased Kidneys
Disease (standardised): Deposits (Joints); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient had suffered from gout more or less eighteen years. He was exposed to damp a good deal during the week preceding his admission, and pain came on in his knees, ankles and shoulder.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium and knee joints
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Elmes, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1854
Date of death: 3 Jan 1855
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro Pneumonia. Stricture of the Urethra
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Lung, Pleura); Constriction (Urethra)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man stated that he had been ill only about a week with cough and cold and pain in the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Durham, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Dec 1851
Date of death: 6 Jan 1852
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Ulceration of intestines. Congestion of the lungs. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Ulcer (Intestines); Congestion (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung)
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 the ordinary history and symptoms of fever. He had been ill a week and confined to bed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Jinneway, 5, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 May 1850
Date of death: 3 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous tubercle in medulla oblong: lymph at base of brain. Miliary tubercles in lung. Facial paralysis. Strabismus
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain); Lymph (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung); Paralysis (Face); Strabismus (Eyes)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This child was brought by its mother to the Hospital for the purpose of having an operation for the cure of strabismus performed and admitted under the care of the surgeon. It was soon evident that it was a consequence of deep seated mischief, and she was transferred.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Anne Legge, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 May 1848
Date of death: 18 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of brain and membranes. Pneumonia and hepatisation of lung. Scrofulous bronchial glands.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Brain); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was said to have been taken ill with severe pain in the head, delirium, and occasionally very noisy and troublesome.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Maria Penny, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Mar 1853
Date of death: 8 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Facial paralysis and hemiplegia produced by a tumour of the pons varolii the result of softened scrofulous matter
Disease (standardised): Paralysis (Face); Hemiplegia (Brain); Tumour (Brain); Tuberculosis (Brain)
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 girl stated that her illness began with slight numbness of the face on the right side, and since that she had had numbness down the left side of the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and pharynx
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Bingham, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1850
Date of death: 7 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles and vomicae in lungs. Old and recent pleurisy. Pneumothorax
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumothorax (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient suffered from cough and hoarseness to such a degree as scarcely to be able to speak in articulated tone.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Freegrove, 58, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Mar 1851
Date of death: 16 May 1851
Disease (transcribed): 'Granular disease’ of the kidney. Double pleurisy. Heart with dilated cavities, also thickening of flaps of the aortic & mitral valves, with mitral orifice contraction. ‘White patch’ on heart’s surface
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Pleurisy (Lungs); Disease (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 woman, who had borne a very large family, stated that she had been subject to cough for 2 or 3 winters, which had been worse during the past year than usual, but had been relieved until 2 days ago. The legs had been observed to swell for 8 days past’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Linstead, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 May 1851
Date of death: 19 May 1851
Disease (transcribed): Granular & atrophied kidneys. Imperfect paraplegia, also partial loss of speech following epileptic fits. Double pleurisy. Death by apnoea. Nothing remarkable in the brain
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Paraplegia (Brain); Epilepsy (Brain); Pleurisy (Lungs); Apnea (Respiratory system)
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: 'The report that was brought with this patient was that since her last confinement which had occurred 3 months previously she had had 3 fits and that in the last which had occurred only a few days before, she had partially lost the use of speech; her mind was evidently confused and it was impossible to obtain from her any distinct account of her own sensations. The child was her third, was a seven-month child, and she had nursed it up to her admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Harriette Cox, 61, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 61
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Apr 1853
Date of death: 11 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys and liver. Cartaligeniform state of splenic capsule. Dilated and fatty heart. Scrofulous deposits in the lungs
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Liver); Disease (Spleen); Disease (Heart); Tuberculosis (Lung)
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 first admitted on 22nd January 1851 with dropsy of two months standing and bronchitis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Sidney Field, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Apr 1846
Date of death: 26 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of small intestine, cicatrisation and contraction of the gut, reducing its canal to the size of a small quill. Dilatation of gut above. Stercoraceous vomiting. Tubercular and cretaceous deposit in mesenteric glands, but no where else.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Intestines); Cicatrix (Gastrointestinal tract); Contraction (Gastrointestinal tract); Fecal vomiting (Intestines); Tuberculosis (Mesenteric gland); Cretaceous deposit (Mesenteric gland)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient presented himself for admission stating that his bowels had not acted for nine days, and that he felt heavy and unwell.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

William Hawks, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 May 1853
Date of death: 12 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Head symptoms. Diseased kidneys. Enormously dilated ventricle of brain. Enlarged heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Brain); Disease (Kidney); Disease (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: He was admitted in a state of great confusion of mind with tremulous movements and a large oedematous tongue, having the appearance of salivation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Lock, 43, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1860
Date of death: 11 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward and Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James and Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This woman was admitted into the Wellington ward March 31st with a small scalp wound situated about an inch above the nose, & erysipelas of the head & face. It appeared that the woman was of drunken habits & was a week before her admission knocked down by her husband, who was also drunk’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Stephen Cook, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Apr 1848
Date of death: 22 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas of face and head. Pleuritis and empyema. Pericarditis. Cysts in kidney.
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Pleurisy (Pleura); Empyema (Pleural cavity); Pericarditis (Heart); Cysts (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient applied for advice regarding a firm tumour of some size adhering to the upper part of the sternum.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Kidman, 57, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 57
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1852
Date of death: 29 Apr 1852
Disease (transcribed): Diseased liver. Spleen enlarged and occupied by fibrin deposits. Diseased kidneys. Atheromatous state of the aorta and coronary arteries.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Liver); Enlarged (Spleen); Fibrin (Spleen); Disease (Kidney); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries)
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: Seven months before admission she had an attack of jaundice, followed soon after by swelling of the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Wick, 41, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 May 1856
Date of death: 11 May 1856
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Diseased Kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man said that he had been complaining of feeling giddy for three weeks. He was evidently dying of phthisis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Preedy, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Apr 1847
Date of death: 05 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive slough on sacrum. Inflammation of membranes of brain. Numerous puncta of blood in brain. Blood very fluid
Disease (standardised): Sloughing (Spine); Haemorrhage (Brain)
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 had been taken to Bethlehem Hospital, but was refused admission on the ground that he was suffering from Phthisis Pulmonalis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Rowe, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 30
Date of admission: 15 Feb 1854
Date of death: 11 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Haemoptysis. Obsolete scrofulous deposit in the lungs. Chronic pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Haemoptysis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient had been suffering from cough for two years, and had spit blood in the commencement of his illness’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Richard Wiggins, 58, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jun 1850
Date of death: 19 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Granules of lymph(?) on surface of pleura. Disease of liver, with cysts containing coagulated blood throughout the substance. Brain wet.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Lymph (Pleura); Disease (Liver); Disease (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient stated that he had been ill about six weeks and had commenced with pain in the back and numbness of the legs after exposure to the cold and wet.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spine, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Colven, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Apr 1846
Date of death: 1 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Ascites and anasarca. Hypertrophy and dilatation of heart. Lungs puckered from condensation of the pleura and the interlobular cellular tissue. Emphysema and oedema of these organs. Slight recent peritonitis. Circumscribed cavity between uterus and rectum
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Oedema (General); Disease (Heart); Disease (Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Oedema (Lung);Peritonitis (Abdomen) ; Cavity (Uterus, Rectum)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in January suffering from general anasarca dependent upon diseased heart.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Taylor, 56, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1852
Date of death: 1 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous deposits and vomicae in both lungs. Hepatized lung on one side. Hypertrophied heart with white patches on its surface. Atheromatous state of the general arterial system. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries); Disease (Kidney)
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: He was admitted reporting himself to have been ill for nine weeks with a bad cough, but having evidently suffered from it for a considerable time previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, trachea and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Deacon, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 May 1853
Date of death: 18 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Haematemesis. Diseased liver. Peculiar condition of the mucous membrane of the oesophagus
Disease (standardised): Haematemesis (Upper gastrointestinal tract); Disease (Liver); Disease (Oesophagus)
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 attacked by haematemesis between six or seven on the morning of admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, oesophagus and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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