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John Whitehead, 14, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 14
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jun 1848
Date of death: 11 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fever? With sloughy marked affection of brain.
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Sloughing (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: The patient was admitted complaining of pain in the abdomen and sickness, a hot skin, and a quick but soft pulse and furred tongue.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Colvill, 73, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 73
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jun 1848
Date of death: 11 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Sloughs of nates. Enlarged prostate. Bladder reticulated.
Disease (standardised): Sloughing (Buttocks); Enlarged (Prostate); Reticulated (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This man was admitted with a large abscess over the nates of one side. It arose in consequence of a fall down stairs six weeks previously, in which the parts were violently struck.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Richard Hopkins, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jul 1848
Date of death: 12 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of membranes of brain. Consequent on purulent infiltration among orbital muscles.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Brain); Suppuration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This man had been taken ill about eleven days before admission with sore throat, which burst on the following day.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, orbits, thorax, larynx and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Griffiths, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Jul 1848
Date of death: 14 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy and hemiplegia
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain); Hemiplegia (Central nervous system)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This patient reported that he had fallen down the previous evening in the street, in consequence of sudden loss of power.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Trimby, 54, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Jul 1848
Date of death: 15 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated umbilical hernia. Operation.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with an umbilical hernia of about the size of a child's head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sophia Sizmur, 10, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 10
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Jul 1848
Date of death: 15 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Petechial fever
Disease (standardised): Purpura (Skin); Fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: It appeared that her illness had only been observed by her friends on Wednesday 12th then a rash came out all over her body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Margaret Hannah, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Jul 1848
Date of death: 17 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of membranes of brain. Disease of internal ear.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Brain); Disease (Ear)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: Her health had generally been good but she had occasionally suffered from earache accompanied by discharge since childhood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: n/a

George Jakes, 14 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 14 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jul 1848
Date of death: 18 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the femur. Measles.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Measles (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This child was admitted with a simple fracture of the femur. On the 15th an eruption resembling measles appeared.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left thigh
Type of incident: n/a

Michael Welsh, 11, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 11
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jul 1848
Date of death: 18 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Petechial fever. Sloughy marked cerebral symptoms
Disease (standardised): Purpura (Skin); Sloughing (Brain); Fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: Admitted covered with haemorrhagic petechiae which was not at all elevated.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Munns, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Jul 1848
Date of death: 20 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Puerperal peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
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

Thomas Lewis, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jun 1848
Date of death: 19 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Ulceration of intestines. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Ulcer (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This patient was seized before admission with shiverings, pains in the limbs, and other ordinary symptoms of continued fever.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Crosby, 5, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Jul 1848
Date of death: 20 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Congestion of brain
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Congestion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This child, who was in a very reduced state when brought to the Hospital, was stated by her mother to have been ill only since the middle of last week.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Davis, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 May 1848
Date of death: 21 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Erysipelas (paracentesis thoracic)
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Erysipelas (Skin); Paracentesis (Thorax)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: With great difficulty of breathing and excessive pain of the left side of the chest, a constant slight cough, which has the character of emphysema of the lungs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Kittams, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Jun 1848
Date of death: 28 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Dysentery
Disease (standardised): Dysentery (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This patient having been admitted under the care of the surgeon with simple fracture of the tibia was transferred to Dr Wilson having been attacked with diarrhoea accompanied by some pain in the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Ireland, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Jul 1848
Date of death: 28 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Dislocation of symphysis pubis. Ruptured bladder. Retention of urine
Disease (standardised): Dislocation (Pelvis); Rupture (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: On the evening before admission this man fell out a chaise cart and the horse and cart passed over the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Murgatroyd, 53, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jul 1848
Date of death: 30 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis Pulmonalis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This man stated that he had suffered from pains of a rheumatic nature for some months past, and he had gradually been losing flesh.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Elliott, 69, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 69
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jun 1848
Date of death: 30 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Obstruction of oesophagus
Disease (standardised): Obstruction (Oesophagus)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This patient stated that his illness commenced with an occasional sensation of choking after taking food.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, neck and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Protheroe, 37, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Jul 1848
Date of death: 31 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Petechial fever (previous delirium tremens)
Disease (standardised): Purpura (Skin); Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain ); Fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: In the early part of the same month this man became a patient under the care of Dr Page with symptoms resembling delirium tremens. He was readmitted with very much the same aspect as before.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Tozer, 9, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 9
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Nov 1847
Date of death: 31 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous disease of hip joint
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This girl was admitted with symptoms of scrofulous disease of the hip joint which had caused slight shortening of the affected limb.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Right hip joint
Type of incident: n/a

James Streat, 24, Distillery worker

Occupation or role: Distillery worker
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jun 1848
Date of death: 31 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of thigh. Erysipelas. Secondary abscesses in back and shoulders.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Erysipelas (Skin); Abscess (Back); Abscess (Shoulder)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This man was admitted with a lacerated and contused wound of the dorsum of the foot. His foot had been accidentally jammed by a steam engine.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, hip (right), shoulder (left)
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Edmund Stack, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Jul 1848
Date of death: 3 Aug 1848
Disease (transcribed): Cardiac dropsy
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
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

Elizabeth Tyler, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Jul 1848
Date of death: 4 Aug 1848
Disease (transcribed): Anaemia. Menorrhagia
Disease (standardised): Anaemia (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This woman presented on admission a most remarkably blood less aspect.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Murray, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Jun 1848
Date of death: 4 Aug 1848
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis and laryngealis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Larynx)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This patient applied to the Hospital in consequence of a sore throat and hoarseness of voice.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Neck, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Ann McNamara, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 May 1848
Date of death: 6 Aug 1848
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis Pulmonalis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This patient gave on admission the usual history of phthisis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Bird, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Aug 1848
Date of death: 5 Aug 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fever
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
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

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