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Mary Gilpin, 40, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 May 1849
Date of death: 14 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Atrophied & granular degeneration of the kidneys. Wet brain. Cysts in both ovaries
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys, brain); Cyst (Ovaries)
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 had been under the care of Dr Page [William Emanuel Page] about 2 months previously, when she appeared to be in a cachectic state, with sallow complexion, confined bowels, bilious vomiting & headache. She complained of continual noise in her head, and always said that she felt she should go out of her mind. She left the hospital considerably relieved, but was unable to return to her work. She was brought to the hospital with a report that she had had a fit on the previous day, in which she had become quite unconscious, and since that had been violently delirious’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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

Maria White, 25, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 May 1849
Date of death: 24 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Tubercles & vomicae in both lungs. Tubercular deposit, & ulceration of the intestines. Liver large. Kidneys granular
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs); Deposit (Intestines); Ulcer (Intestines); Disease (Liver, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'Appearing much out of health, with an expression of considerable anxiety, the surface was marked especially the arms with small brownish spots, where she said small sores had been. She was considerably emaciated, but stated that she had no night sweats. She reported that she had been travelling in a 3rd class carriage on 24th December, and during the journey caught so severe a cold that she was unable to articulate when she reached her destination’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Zlumper, 44, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1849
Date of death: 21 Jun 1849
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Renal disease
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (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: 'As the body was not examined, the history of this case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

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

Catherine Weston, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 26
Date of admission: 24 May 1854
Date of death: 31 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Disease of the kidneys. Phthisis. Tubercles & vomicae in both lungs
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Lung); Abscess (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Nairne, Robert
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This woman reported that her illness had begun with cough & shortness of breath 4 or 5 months before, her legs had been swelled about a fortnight’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Phillis Todd, 19, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Aug 1849
Date of death: 13 Aug 1849
Disease (transcribed): Stone in the bladder. Dilatation of the ureters & pelves of the kidneys. Inflammation of the lining membrane of the bladder, ureters, pelves of both kidneys, with abcesses
Disease (standardised): Calculus (Bladder); Disease (Ureters, kidneys); Inflammation (Bladder, ureters, kidneys); Abscess (Bladder, ureters, kidneys)
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 girl stated that she had been taken ill 3 weeks ago with severe pain in the back, and stiffness in the knee-joints, with straining & scalding in passing water. She had a shivering fit last week and five days ago pain came on in the lower part of the abdomen and for the last 2 or 3 days the bowels had been relaxed’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Margaret Barclay, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 May 1855
Date of death: 11 Jun 1855
Disease (transcribed): Renal, Cardiac and Pulmonary disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); 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: This woman had been a patient of the Hospital in February. She was then suffering from cough and palpation and had a livid countenance. When she was readmitted she said that she had overexerted herself in walking from her residence to Regent's Park a fortnight ago.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Connor, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 22
Date of admission: 15 May 1854
Date of death: 2 Jul 1854
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Disease of the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Kidney)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This girl stated that her legs had been swelled for 2 months before her admission, and her abdomen had subsequently also become enlarged’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Isatt Burcher, 82, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 82
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Dec 1848
Date of death: 20 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fractured neck of left femur within the capsular ligament. Abscess communicating with joint, slough on sacrum. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Thigh); Abscess (Leg); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'She was brought to the hospital at 7 o’clock in the evening having a short time before been knocked down by a cart while crossing the street. She was unable to stand and experienced great pain in the left hip. The limb was shortened about an inch & a half, but extension readily restored it to the same length as its fellow; the foot was everted; there was free motion in all directions, but it was painful, more especially on performing adduction’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left inferior extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Ann Barr, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Sep 1853
Date of death: 20 Sep 1853
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the heart (Valvular on both sides). Disease of the kidneys. General anasarca
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Oedema (General)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman who had been suffering from general anasarca and shortness of breath during the whole summer, stated that she had experiences an attack of rheumatic fever at fifteen years of age.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Nicholson, 40, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Sep 1849
Date of death: 9 Oct 1849
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This person, who had rather a florid aspect, stated that she had observed her legs swell during the last 3 or 4 months, but was not aware that she was ‘dropsical’ until a fortnight ago when they had swelled very much more than ever, and within 4 days the skin of one had burst from distension, giving exit to a quantity of colourless fluid’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alice Berry, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Jul 1855
Date of death: 27 Jul 1855
Disease (transcribed): Renal disease. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman attributed her illness to a severe cold caught three months ago which brought on dyspnoea and a sense of oppression at the epigastrium. Her legs and abdomen then enlarged.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Pope, 40, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Aug 1849
Date of death: 31 Aug 1849
Disease (transcribed): Prolapsus uteri. Semi-purulent fluid in the peritoneal cavity
Disease (standardised): Prolapse (Uterus); Suppuration (Peritoneum)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with prolapsus uteri from which she suffered for several months. The greater portion of the organ was lying external to the labiae vaginae and enormously enlarged’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Clapton, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Aug 1855
Date of death: 15 Aug 1855
Disease (transcribed): Ovarian disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Ovary)
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 was in the Hospital in April, having then been ill for twelve months. She first perceived a swelling in the right iliac region then the whole abdomen enlarged and she passed very little urine.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Tooley, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Oct 1853
Date of death: 2 Dec 1853
Disease (transcribed): Encysted dropsy. Ovarian disease
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Abdomen); Disease (Ovary)
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 first admitted on the 5th July complaining of swelling of the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
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

Jane Leech, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 46
Date of admission: 9 Aug 1854
Date of death: 16 Sep 1854
Disease (transcribed): Haemoptysis. Diseased heart & kidneys
Disease (standardised): Haemoptysis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitting doctor: Wilson, James Arthur
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'About 5 years ago this patient had a severe attack of rheumatism which she described as ‘rheumatic gout’, but otherwise she had enjoyed good health until 2 years ago, since which time she has suffered from weakness, with pain in chest, and palpitation of the heart’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of injury: n/a

Mary Barton, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 46
Date of admission: 14 Dec 1854
Date of death: 21 Dec 1854
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy and dilatation of the heart. Pericarditis. Disease of the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Pericarditis (Pericardium); Disease (Kidney)
Admitting doctor: Page, William Emanuel
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'Admitted with dropsy of 3 weeks’ standing’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Sarah Temple, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 45
Date of admission: 8 Feb 1854
Date of death: 8 Feb 1854
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy. Disease of the heart & kidneys
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart)
Admitting doctor: Page, William Emanuel
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This woman had fallen down in a fit on Hay Hill, & was seen almost immediately by a surgeon in the neighbourhood, who found her comatose’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Elizabeth Purdy, 34, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Feb 1849
Date of death: 6 Mar 1849
Disease (transcribed): Mania. Membranes & substance of brain congested. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Mania (Brain); Congestion (Brain); Disease (Kidneys)
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 presented on admission the appearance of approaching mania or insanity rather than delirium. She could give very little account of herself, and yet seemed fully to understand the questions put to her, put out her tongue, sat up in bed &c just as she was ordered. She was reported by her friends to be a married woman, having had 3 children, with easy labours, & 4 miscarriages since, the last of which occurring about Xmas was attended with a good deal of flooding, and she had continued to have a red discharge more or less ever since. When at chapel on 25th inst. she created a disturbance by talking incoherently; she has been strange in her manner ever since, and occasionally very noisy & troublesome’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth King, 66, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 66
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Jan 1855
Date of death: 5 Feb 1855
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the Kidneys. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Bronchitis (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: A pale emaciated woman, who had suffered for years with a bad winter cough. Seven weeks before her admission she was laid up with an attack of influenza, which was followed by swelling of the legs, constant sickness and loss of appetite.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Saunders, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 70
Date of admission: 8 Feb 1854
Date of death: 20 Feb 1854
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Disease of the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Kidney)
Admitting doctor: Page, William Emanuel
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This old woman reported that she had caught cold about 3 months ago, and she had suffered from cough & dyspnea ever since’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Jane Langham, 68, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 68
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Mar 1849
Date of death: 21 Mar 1849
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Ascites. Dilated & hypertrophied heart. Extensive pleural adhesions. Congested kidneys
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Ascites (Peritoneum); Disease (Heart, lungs, kidneys)
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 dropsy, which she stated had commenced in the ankles about 6 weeks before admission. Having been ailing for some years, she had latterly suffered form cough & shortness of breath, but had no previous symptoms of dropsy’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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