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Sarah Hammond, 47, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 May 1856
Date of death: 9 May 1856
Disease (transcribed): Diseased Brain, Heart and Kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Brain); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: A poor widow who had been for some time attending the Hospital as an out patient for palpitation. On the 5th she had a fit (probably epileptic) and three fits on the 6th before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Ede, 62, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 62
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Mar 1855
Date of death: 4 April 1855
Disease (transcribed): Cardiac, Renal and Pulmonary Disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman had suffered some years from winter cough, and had been laid up twice with rheumatic fever. During last summer she became the subject of pain in the epigastric region after eating. Four months ago her legs began to swell and subsequently her abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Waters, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Jan 1855
Date of death: 4 April 1855
Disease (transcribed): Cardiac and Pulmonary disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: Just before Christmas the patient caught cold, followed by cough and tightness across the chest and obstinate constipation. His legs swelled for a week before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Nathaniel Vincent, 33, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 May 1849
Date of death: 22 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Congenital malformation of the heart. Calcarous deposit in aortic semilunar valves. Atrophied muscular walls. Pulmonary apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Stroke (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'Admitted complaining of pain of abdomen, referred chiefly to right side, which had existed during 5 months, generally acoompanied by pain of head, & constipation of bowels. Appeared a good deal depressed, said he felt very languid: complexion sallow, conjunctive yellowish’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Parsons, 39, Groom

Occupation or role: Groom
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Jan 1856
Date of death: 11 Jan 1856
Disease (transcribed): Cardiac and Pulmonary disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had been ill for six months with cough and shortness of breath. This case presented the appearance of phthisis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Dobson, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 April 1855
Date of death: 13 April 1855
Disease (transcribed): Renal and Cardiac disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had enjoyed good health until the winter of this year when he was working so hard it wore him out, and he was at last unable to take any walking exercise. Subsequently his legs began to swell, and three weeks before admission he brought up a great deal of blood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen. 'For examination of brain see Dr Ogle's notes'
Type of incident: n/a

William Mitcham, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 May 1853
Date of death: 21 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophied and dilatation of heart. Congested liver and spleen
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Congestion (Liver); Congestion (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 patient, after having suffered more or less from cough all winter, had found his legs began to swell about six weeks before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Pearce, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 May 1853
Date of death: 21 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Empyema. Pericarditis. Secondary deposit in lungs and frontal vein
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Pleura); Pericarditis (Heart); Deposits (Lung); Deposits (Veins)
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 had been seized a month before with pain in the left side accompanied by a good deal of cough and shortness of breath.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Brangwin, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 May 1853
Date of death: 25 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Wound of hand. Pleurisy. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Wound (Hand); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: Three weeks before his admission his right hand had been hammed between the wheel and body of a cart, causing a lacerated wound on the dorsum of the hand.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Right upper extremity, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Henry Collins, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 33
Date of admission: 15 Mar 1854
Date of death: 22 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Dilatation & hypertrophy of heart. Valvular disease
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Heart)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This man said his illness had begun three months ago with cough & shortness of breath’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Robert Clarke, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 67
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1854
Date of death: 5 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Hydrothorax. Cardiac & renal disease. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Hydrothorax (Pleura); Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney);
Admitting doctor: Nairne, Robert
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This old man stated that he had been subject to cough for 20 years, but had not had a worse attack for 3 months than he ever remembered before’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

John Hockley, 41, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Jun 1849
Date of death: 23 Jun 1849
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy. False membrane on the internal surface of the arachnoid. Extravasation of blood in the arachnoid cavity. Adhesion between false membrane & visceral arachnoid. Meningitis
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain); False membrane (Brain); Extravasation (Brain); Meningitis (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 man had been in attendance as an OP [out-patient] for upwards of 6 weeks and had been at the hospital for a fresh supply of medicine the same morning. He had applied to Dr Pitman [Henry Pitman] merely with cough & sore throat, and while under his care had an attack of haemoptysis’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Edwin Rich, 19, Brush manufactory worker

Occupation or role: Brush manufactory worker
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 May 1856
Date of death: 1 Jun 1856
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the Heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This patient had been in a delicate state of health for a long time, being nervous and very subject to palpitation of the heart. At three different times he had suffered from rheumatic fever. He stated that six weeks ago he was attacked with burning pain in the chest, dyspnoea and frequent sickness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Francis Steap, 65, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 April 1855
Date of death: 2 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): Renal, Cardiac and Pulmonary disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: For seven weeks he had felt plain in the right side, accompanied with shortness of breath and bad cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Bishop, 44, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1849
Date of death: 29 Jun 1849
Disease (transcribed): Meningeal apoplexy. Blood effused beneath the arachnoid & pia mater. Atheromarous deposit in the arteries of the brain & in the aorta
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain); Effusion (Brain); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta, 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, a single woman, who gained her livelihood by needlework, was admitted complaining of headache, dizziness & general debility. She presented a pale, sallow complexion, was somewhat emaciated & confessed that for some time back, she had not had sufficient nourishment’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Martha Taylor, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 April 1855
Date of death: 9 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): Cardiac and Pulmonary disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman had been tolerably well with the exception of occasional coughs. She dated her illness from the middle of last winter when she had more cough and expectoration than at any previous period. Three weeks before admission her legs and abdomen began to enlarge.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Stephen Hurst, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Apr 1856
Date of death: 13 Jun 1856
Disease (transcribed): Diseased Heart and Kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had been out with the fleet to Sevastopol. At the storming of the Redan on 18th June 1855 he received three wounds. One of those, on the back of the left thigh, had not healed when he came to the Hospital. He had been home about five months and soon after his return he took cold.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Downing, 66, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Jan 1855
Date of death: 15 Jan 1855
Disease (transcribed): Fractured Ribs. Hypertrophy and Dilatation of the Heart
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man was admitted on account of fractured ribs. The injury was received on the day of admission from a cab. He had an old cough and complained a good deal of difficulty breathing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Harriet Shearing, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 61
Date of admission: 10 May 1854
Date of death: 28 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Ascites. Hydrothorax. Valvular disease, dilatation & hypertrophy of heart. Fibrovascular tumor of the uterus
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Ascites (Peritoneum); Hydrothorax (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Tumour (Uterus);
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This woman was first admitted on the 15th Feb of the present year. She then stated that she had found the abdomen first swelling about 2 months ago, she had since then found the left leg especially to swell, but the other had done so in less degree’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Mark Brand, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 44
Date of admission: 24 May 1854
Date of death: 31 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of urethra. Abscess of prostate. Diseased heart
Disease (standardised): Stricture (Urethra); Abscess (Prostate); Disease (Heart)
Admitting doctor: Cutler, Edward
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man was admitted in consequence of difficulty of making water, the result of stricture of the urethra. On examination with an instrument, a stricture was discovered’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, larynx & trachea, thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Patrick Maddigan, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jul 1853
Date of death: 15 Jul 1853
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Endocarditis. Typhus
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Endocarditis (Heart); Typhus, epidemic louse-borne (Systemic)
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 patient was admitted labouring under the worst form of fever with great depression.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
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 Walker, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 43
Date of admission: 27 May 1854
Date of death: 9 Jun 1854
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis. Pleurisy. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Pericardium); Pleurisy (Pleura); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Nairne, Robert
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a very severe attack of acute [?], which he said had commenced 3 days before, after he had felt very stiff in his joints for a week previously. He had experienced a similar attack of the same kind 24 years before’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Thomas Carter, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: [No age stated]
Date of admission: 21 Jun 1854
Date of death: 22 Jun 1854
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitting doctor: Nairne, Robert
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'A very large, heavy man, who had some degree of oedema of the ankles, and a distended abdomen, with dyspnea, rattling in his breathing, & short cough, in a state of confusion of mind ‘
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

William Burton, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 28
Date of admission: 24 Jun 1854
Date of death: 25 Jun 1854
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy & dilatation of the heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitting doctor: Nairne, Robert
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted into the hospital with general anasarca in April 1852 which seemed to come on as a consequence of simple anaemia after his being in a cachectic state for some six weeks previous’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

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