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Thomas E. Page, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Nov 1848
Date of death: 21 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Disease of mitral valve. Enlarged heart. Gangrene of legs.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Disease (Heart); Enlarged (Heart); Gangrene (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with anasarca of the legs and some degree of ascites.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Quelch, 70, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 70
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Oct 1848
Date of death: 21 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the tibia. Sloughs over sacrum and hips.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Sloughing (Spine); Sloughing (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: The history is not given as the body was not examined.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Perry, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Dec 1848
Date of death: 22 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Pain of head and deafness. Delirium.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Pain (Head); Deafness (Ear); Delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This patient presented on admission all the appearance of an ordinary case of fever. He was exceedingly deaf, which he said dated only from the commencement of his present illness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Collett, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Dec 1848
Date of death: 27 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): Scarlet fever. Purpura. Haemorrhage from the bowels.
Disease (standardised): Scarlet fever (Systemic); Purpura (Skin); Haemorrhage (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: It appeared that this person, having been ailing more or less for a fortnight, was seized with shivering and an eruption had appeared with a sore throat.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx, oesophagus and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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

Henry Chappell, 48, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Dec 1848
Date of death: 10 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid tumour in right thalamus opticus, & in both kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Brain, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient reported that he had been suddenly seized while at work on the forenoon of the 30th ult with loss of power & of sensation coming in left arm, and quickly depriving him also of the use of his leg. He was alone while it occurred, & was some time before obtaining assistance but during that period he feels certain that there was no loss of consciousness. He managed to crawl to the door of the shop & summon a passer-by to his aid. At first the paralysis was complete but now there is some degree of power, but total anaesthenia continues. He says that his speech was also affected at first, but now there is no paralysis of any of the muscles of the face or tongue’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Cruden, 50, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Nov 1848
Date of death: 12 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Diseased kidneys. Congestion of liver. Congestion & softening of brain
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Kidneys); Congestion (Liver, brain); Softening (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with considerable anasarca & ascites. She stated that she had suffered for 2 years past from shortness of breath. Dropsy commenced in the legs 3 months ago, abdomen swelled soon after. [She] had been confined to bed ever since’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Philip Fry, 38, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jul 1848
Date of death: 12 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of the pyloric end of the stomach
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient presented on admission a most unusual condition of anaemia, having been twice in the hospital previously, when no evidence of organic disease was obtained. He stated that he had never lost blood either by vomiting or stool. His appetite has occasionally been very capricious. His chief complaint has always been of weakness, and he gained both flesh & strength each time that he was under treatment, continuing however nearly as sallow as before’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Sullivan, 28, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Nov 1848
Date of death: 15 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Miliary tubercles. Old adhesions of peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Disease (Peritoneum)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient stated on admission that he had been subject to cough for some years, but had not until lately suffered much inconvenience. He caught cold 8 or 9 weeks previously, and has had a good deal of cough & dyspnoea ever since’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Bonnett, 37, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jan 1848
Date of death: 15 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fever? Congestion of brain. Diseased heart
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Congestion (Brain); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This man was said to have been seized about 14 days before admission with shivering, diarrhoea & vomiting: the stools were dark & watery, & on previous evening, having been seized with pain of head & giddiness, he was bled with relief, and a blister applied to the nape of the neck’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Mead, 40, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Dec 1848
Date of death: 24 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Stone in the bladder. Inflammation & ulcer of mucous lining of bladder, cysts in bladder. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Calculus (Bladder); Inflammation (Bladder); Ulcer (Bladder); Cyst (Bladder); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'He was a native of Bucks [Buckinghamshire], of spare habit but looked well. For 8 years he had suffered with symptoms of stone in the bladder which during the last 18 months had been more urgent & distressing. On introducing a sound, a calculus of considerable size and rough on the surface was detected. His urine was acid & contained a small quantity of pus, but the bladder was not irritable & the prostate neither enlarged or tender’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Cannell, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Dec 1852
Date of death: 6 Jan 1853
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy of heart. Albuminuria. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Albuminuria (Kidney); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
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 Thoday, 65, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jan 1853
Date of death: 19 Jan 1853
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the kidneys. Ligature to femoral artery for aneurism
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Ligature (Arteries); Aneurysm (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man when admitted presented the usual symptoms of fractured femur. He was at his front door when he bent to pick up the key and heard something snap in his leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and left lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

John Brown, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jan 1853
Date of death: 28 Jan 1853
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull. Effusion of blood between the bone and dura mater
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Effusion (Skull); Effusion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man was thrown from the box of a cab which he was driving and sustained a severe injury to the head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Joseph Brewer, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jan 1853
Date of death: 2 Feb 1853
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Vomicae. Ulceration of the epiglottis. Fatty liver
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Epiglottis); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man applied for relief in consequence of difficulty of swallowing, pain in the throat and brining up of frothy fluid, as he said from his stomach.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth George, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Dec 1852
Date of death: 2 Feb 1853
Disease (transcribed): Mitral disease. Contraction of the left aur ventricles and aortic orifices. Congested lungs. Deposits in spleen
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Congestion (Lung); Deposits (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This patient stated that she had had spitting of blood during each successive pregnancy during the last six years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Shoebridge, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Feb 1853
Date of death: 3 Feb 1853
Disease (transcribed): Trephining. Comminuted fracture with depressions of the skull. Effusion of blood. Laceration of brain
Disease (standardised): Trephining (Skull); Fracture (Skull); Effusion (Skull); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man was driving a gig when the horse ran away and clashed it against another which was at rest, throwing him out a considerable distance on to his head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Margaret Cooper, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Feb 1853
Date of death: 9 Feb 1853
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous tubercle in the brain. Vomica in apex of left lung. Ulceration of intestine
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain); Vomica (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: She professed to have been tolerably well until a fortnight ago, and that since then she had only suffered from pain in the right side below the diaphragm.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Paul Buckley, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Feb 1853
Date of death: 9 Feb 1853
Disease (transcribed): Comminuted fracture of the skull. Fracture of the jaw. Rupture of the heart. Fractured femur
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Fracture (Jaw); Rupture (Heart); Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This boy was admitted in a dying state having fallen from the fourth story of a large house into the area.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Eliza Bird, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Feb 1853
Date of death: 16 Feb 1853
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the heart. Vegetation on the mitral and semilunar valves. Fibrinous deposit in the spleen
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Deposits (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman was admitted suffering from great dyspnoea, cough and pain in the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Derby Cane, 55, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Oct 1852
Date of death: 28 Feb 1853
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Ascites. Cirrhosis of the liver
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Ascites (Abdomen); Cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: An Irish labourer who thought himself a sober man, but acknowledged that he sometimes exceeded.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Morrell, 61, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jan 1853
Date of death: 7 Mar 1853
Disease (transcribed): Fistulous orifice in urethra communicating with an abscess in the perineum. Disease of the bladder and kidneys
Disease (standardised): Fistula (Urethra); Abscess (Perineum); Disease (Bladder); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had been a patient under the care of Mr Tatum a few months previous to his final admission with difficulty in making water which had existed for about half a year.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Davis, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Mar 1853
Date of death: 1 Apr 1853
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the tibia. Fatty degeneration of the muscular texture of the heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Leg); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: She was admitted on account of disease of the right tibia which had existed for three years and was attributed to a blow received on the part.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right inferior extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Tanner, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1853
Date of death: 12 Apr 1853
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of the thigh. Abscess around stump. Pus in the cancelli of the femur. Pus in the femoral vein. Secondary deposits in the lungs and in left knee
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Abscess (Leg); Suppuration (Leg); Suppuration (Veins); Deposits (Lung); Deposits (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: She was admitted on account of strumous disease of the bones of the right lower extremity.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Stump, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John McKew, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 May 1853
Date of death: 4 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Chronic inflammation of the caecum and ascending colon with ulceration. Peritonitis

Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Inflammation (Intestines); Ulcer (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had been in a state of great destitution and for many night had not had a bed to sleep on before his admission into the hospital.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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