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Abraham Broadhurst, 22, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Dec 1861
Date of death: 15 Dec 1851
Disease (transcribed): Arachinitis. Congestion of Brain.
Disease (standardised): Arachnoiditis (Brain); Congestion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Wadham, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: The patient had felt out of health and complained of a severe pain across his head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Arabella Irving, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 34
Date of admission: 24 May 1854
Date of death: 12 Sep 1854
Disease (transcribed): Obstruction of the intestinal canal. Disease of the ovaries
Disease (standardised): Obstruction (Intestines); Disease (Ovary)
Admitting doctor: Lee, Robert
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Dickinson, William Howship and Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient was a widow, the mother of two children. Her illness began about five years ago, when she found a small swelling in the right side of the hypogastric regions’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of injury: n/a

Susan Haines, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 50
Date of admission: 4 Oct 1854
Date of death: 29 Nov 1854
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of the uterus & vagina
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Uterus, vagina)
Admitting doctor: Lee, Robert
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Dickinson, William Howship and Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient was a widow, with four children, the youngest born twenty years ago. Seven years ago, three years after the cessation of the catamenia [menstruation], a hard tumour grew from the vulva and hung between the thighs. This increased until it had attained the size of the fist, and then ulcerated, and with much discharge and haemorrhage, completely vanished’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of injury: n/a

Elizabeth Buddin, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 40
Date of admission: 18 Oct 1854
Date of death: 29 Nov 1854
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of the uterus
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Uterus)
Admitting doctor: Lee, Robert
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Dickinson, William Howship and Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient was married and had two children of whom the younger was 8 years old. About nine months ago she had an attack of pain and Haemorrhage which she considered to have accompanied a miscarriage’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Mary David, 47, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Dec 1854
Date of death: 11 Jan 1855
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of the uterus. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Malignancy (Uterus); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: The patient was deaf so it was impossible to get a rational account of her illness. It appeared that she was a widow, and had had four children. She complained of pains across the belly, which was continual and of a burning character.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Hannah Hunt, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Jan 1855
Date of death: 27 Jan 1855
Disease (transcribed): Lobular Pneumonia. Diseased Kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient was said to have been ill only three days before admission. She complained of the left hip and underwent leeching and blistering; then giddiness, loss of power in the legs and imperfection in articulation came on.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, hip joint and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Ackhurst, 25, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jan 1855
Date of death: 28 Jan 1855
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro Pneumonia. Jaundice
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Lung, Pleura); Jaundice (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He dated his illness from the 9th of January when he was seized with pains in the right side of the head followed by shivering. He then had sickness and became yellow all over.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas A Goddard, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jan 1855
Date of death: 29 Jan 1855
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: As the body was not examined this case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body at the particular request of the friends was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Eves, 12 years 6 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12 years 6 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jan 1855
Date of death: 1 Feb 1855
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
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

William Irish, 38, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Jan 1855
Date of death: 1 Feb 1855
Disease (transcribed): Diseased Heart and Kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: His disease produced no marked symptoms until five weeks before admission when his stomach became distended and he had some headache and giddiness. At the same time his head and face became considerably puffy.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Hannah Massey, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Jan 1855
Date of death: 2 Feb 1855
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Emphysema
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Emphysema (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman had long suffered from an asthmatic cough which was always worse during the cold months. About eight weeks ago the cough became unusually increased, and she then experienced, for the first time, palpitations and shortness of breath.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Watts, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Jan 1855
Date of death: 4 Feb 1855
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: As the body was not examined this case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was removed unexamined
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Dawson, 20, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Jan 1855
Date of death: 5 Feb 1855
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous meningitis. Phthisis. Peculiar cysts within vertebral canal formed by arachnoid
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis, Meningeal (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung); Cysts (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This girl had a somewhat strumous appearance, but she was said to have been strong and healthy until she came to London four before admission. She had no definite complaint until six weeks ago when she began to suffer from headache and pains in the centre of the spine.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spinal column, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Davies, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jan 1855
Date of death: 6 Feb 1855
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
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

Sarah Miller, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Jan 1855
Date of death: 7 Feb 1855
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Pneumonia. Diseased Kidneys and Heart following Rheumatism
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This woman had been out of health for the last two years since having an attack of Acute Rheumatism. When she was admitted she had a cough with bronchial expectorations and some little dyspnoea, noisy breathing and slight rheumatic pains.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Pitter, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 May 1857
Date of death: 7 Aug 1857
Disease (transcribed): Valvular disease of the heart. Phthisis. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: This woman had been subject to haemoptysis for the last five years which he attributed to an injury of the chest which he received at the commencement of that period.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident?

James McGuire, 16, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Aug 1857
Date of death: 8 Aug 1857
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy and valvular disease of the heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: When this body was admitted he was in a state of considerable dypnoea and distress so that no satisfactory account of the progress of the complaint could be obtained.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Fry, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Aug 1857
Date of death: 8 Aug 1857
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy and valvular disease of the heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: When this man was admitted he was in a sluggish condition and scarcely able to give any account of himself.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Moss, 43, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Aug 1857
Date of death: 10 Aug 1857
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Tubercular disease of supra renal bodies
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Adrenal glands)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: This man stated that he had had an abscess connected with diseased bone in the sternum for the last seventeen years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax, abdomen, sternum and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

John McPherson, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Aug 1857
Date of death: 13 Aug 1857
Disease (transcribed): Perforating ulcer of the stomach
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Perforation (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: This man had been an out patient under Dr Ogle. He had complained of pain in the epigastrium and left hypochondriac region and the case had been treated as one of dyspepsia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Doswell, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Aug 1857
Date of death: 13 Aug 1857
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: It appeared that he had been picked up in the street nearly insensible and coughing up large quantities of blood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, larynx and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Littlefair, 59, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 59
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Dec 1858
Date of death: 20 Dec 1858
Disease (transcribed): Malignant & fibrous tumours of the uterus
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy and Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard and Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'A healthy-looking woman, married, who never was ill until 3 or 4 months ago when she began to pass blood in the urine & suffered some little pain in doing so. For 18 months she had been troubled with incontinence of urine, but she did not take any notice of it until blood appeared’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, pelvis, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

William Gosling, 34, Footman

Occupation or role: Footman
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Nov 1858
Date of death: 21 Dec 1858
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Tubercular peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy and Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A footman who was admitted in an emaciated state with an anxious countenance & cachectic appearance. The pulse was frequent, soft & small. He complained of pain in the abdomen’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Harry Rees, 82, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 82
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Dec 1858
Date of death: 22 Dec 1858
Disease (transcribed): Laryngitis. Diseased kidneys. Prostatic tumours
Disease (standardised): Laryngitis (Larynx); Disease (Kidneys); Tumour (Prostate)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy and Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'This old man was an in-patient three years ago with retention of urine. His present illness began a fortnight since when he passed blood with the urine & had pain during micturition’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Prosser, 51, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 51
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Dec 1858
Date of death: 3 Jan 1859
Disease (transcribed): Renal dropsy
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
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 not examined
Type of incident: n/a

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