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Pitman, Henry Male urogenital diseases
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John Atto, 60, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jan 1860
Date of death: 16 Jan 1860
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Diseased kidneys. Sprained ankle
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Kidneys); Sprain (Ankle)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man, who had been a free liver and had had delirium tremens several times, was admitted on the 4th of January into one of the surgical wards with a sprained ankle. Nothing unusual was observed about him until the 14th, when while attempting to get out of bed, he fell down half insensible’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium., thorax, abdomen, right ankle

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John Spratley, 36, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Mar 1860
Date of death: 26 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Diseased heart & kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A carpenter. 24 years ago he suffered from a complaint which was presumed to be pericarditis, per which he was an out-patient at the hospital. He had pain in the left side of the chest and the pericardium bore marks of cupping’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Mead, 42, Gun maker

Occupation or role: Gun maker
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 May 1860
Date of death: 1 Jun 1860
Disease (transcribed): Dilated & hypertrophied heart. Pulmonary apoplexy & pneumonia. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Stroke (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A gun maker. He had rheumatic fever 11 years ago, but remained pretty well until 3 months before admission when, as he supposed, in consequence of taking cold he suffered from cough and loss of appetite. A fortnight before admission he began to get dropsical’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Carruts, 66, Fisherman

Occupation or role: Fisherman
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 May 1860
Date of death: 18 Jul 1860
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of the urethra. Diseased & distended kidneys
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Urethra); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A Thames fisherman of somewhat sallow complexion. He had been in the habit of living freely, drinking half a pint of rum a day, for many years he had been subject to noctural micturition. He never had acute rheumatism’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

Robert Clarke, 60, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Apr 1860
Date of death: 20 Jul 1860
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys & liver. Old gout
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys, liver); Gout (Joints)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man, a coachman, became a patient in the year 1851, under Dr Page [William Emanuel Page]. He was then suffering from gout, which he had had ever since he was 26 years of age. His hads were horribly distorted, and rendered perfectly useless […] A plaster cast of one of the hands was taken and is preserved in the museum’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Benjamin Stanley, 69, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 69
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Aug 1860
Date of death: 3 Sep 1860
Disease (transcribed): Albuminuria. Dropsy
Disease (standardised): Albuminuria (Kidneys); Edema (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, 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

William Ingwood, 25, Farm labourer

Occupation or role: Farm labourer
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Dec 1860
Date of death: 10 Dec 1860
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A farm labourer in Berkshire. He had long been insufficiently fed, living chiefly on toast and tea. Three years ago he began to suffer from vomiting; this seldom occurred except before breakfast. Last August he observed that his ankles were slightly oedematous’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Jennings, 49, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Dec 1863
Date of death: 8 Jan 1864
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Sturges, Octavius
Medical notes: 'This man, a labourer, spare and of bronzed complexion came in complaining of ‘a choking pain about the chest’, dyspnoea and a slight cough with spitting of thin, white, frothy saliva together with frequent thirst. He had left his work nine weeks owing to pains in the knees and small joints from rheumatic gout’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Bull, 47, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Sep 1864
Date of death: 24 Oct 1864
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Sturges, Octavius
Medical notes: 'Not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Richard Horlock, 54, Laundryman

Occupation or role: Laundryman
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jan 1858
Date of death: 21 Mar 1858
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Diseased heart & kidneys
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Heart, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A laundryman who stated that he caught a severe cold whilst sitting up nursing his sick wife. Oedema of the legs rapidly followed this chill & at a later period the abdomen swelled. He suffered severely from rheumatic gout 16 years ago: except this his health had been good until the present illness came on. He formerly lived for years in a hotel, but had always been temperate’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

David Hardy, 69, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 69
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Mar 1858
Date of death: 5 Apr 1858
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy of the heart. Old aneurism of the abdominal aorta. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Aneurysm (Aorta); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'This man had suffered more or less for 16 months with cough, shortness of breath & pain in the chest. The legs had also been apt to show signs of oedema. During the summer months he was better, but as his old symptoms returned towards the close of last year he came as out-patient & attended for nearly 8 weeks’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Isaac Aldridge, 44, Potman

Occupation or role: Potman
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Apr 1858
Date of death: 5 May 1858
Disease (transcribed): Epilepsy. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Epilepsy (Brain); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A potman, who was stated to have had ‘fits’ of an epileptic character during the week preceding his admission, but how many of them was not ascertained. He had been ailing for some months whilst down in the country, & was treated by a medical gentleman for ‘languor & debility’. Two days before admission he had a severe seizure, & for a short time lost the power of his right side’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Gilbert, 45, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Mar 1858
Date of death: 10 May 1858
Disease (transcribed): Aneurism of the aorta. Diseased kidneys. Dropsy
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta); Disease (Kidneys); Edema (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A carpenter who was in the hospital last winter with ascites & what was supposed to be valvular disease of the heart. He was made out-patient after a time & got better; then in February he caught a fresh cold, & the legs became anasarcous’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Neller, 31, Purveyor of cats’ meat

Occupation or role: Purveyor of cats’ meat
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Apr 1858
Date of death: 14 May 1858
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys. Anasarca. Angular curvature of the spine
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Edema (Systemic); Scoliosis (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A purveyor of cats’ meat who was taken ill nine days before admission with pain in the epigastrium, which was soon followed by swelling of the legs & abdomen. All the winter he had suffered from cold & cough, & he had had numerous scrofulous abscesses, the scars of which were everywhere seen. There was also angular curvature of the spine about the middle of the dorsal region’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Greenwood, 32, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 May 1858
Date of death: 4 Jun 1858
Disease (transcribed): Diseased heart & kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A stableman who was ill three weeks before admission. He caught cold whilst coming up to town from Yorkshire & had much pain in the limbs followed by oedema of the legs, some swelling of the abdomen & subsequently by the appearance of dark petechial spots on the lower limbs’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Stephen Bradford, 31, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Jun 1858
Date of death: 10 Jul 1858
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Albuminuria
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Albuminuria (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined the case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined'

Type of incident: n/a

Edward Adams, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Feb 1859
Date of death: 17 Feb 1859
Disease (transcribed): Diseased lungs. Hypertrophy of the heart. Granular kidneys. Purpura
Disease (standardised): Disease (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Purpura (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: When this man was admitted he said that he had been subject to cough ever since childhood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower extremities
Type of incident: n/a

William Molly, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Aug 1859
Date of death: 9 Sep 1859
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Albuminuria
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Albuminuria (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not given
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

William Chubb, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Aug 1859
Date of death: 16 Sep 1859
Disease (transcribed): Albuminuria
Disease (standardised): Albuminuria (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not given
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Knight, 13, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 13
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Aug 1860
Date of death: 4 Jan 1861
Disease (transcribed): Diseased liver and kidneys. Peritonitis. Old burn
Disease (standardised): Disease (Liver); Disease (Kidney); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Burn (Skin)

Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: The boy was severely burnt about the shoulder and chest three years before his admission, and it was still discharging. He had begun to become enlarged without any other symptom and this was followed by oedema of the legs. The abdomen was swollen, the tongue very red, the pulse 100.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

George Tice, 30, Malster

Occupation or role: Malster
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 May 1861
Date of death: 13 Jun 1861
Disease (transcribed): Insanity. Delirium Tremens. Cystitis
Disease (standardised): Insanity (Brain); Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain); Cystitis (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: The patient was much addicted to ‘old ale’ and had been ‘long of dissolute character’. Eight weeks before he came into the hospital he discovered a considerable loss in business which ‘preyed upon his spirits’ and he ‘became eccentric in his behaviour’.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Dogharty, 62, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Aug 1861
Date of death: 19 Aug 1861
Disease (transcribed): Granular Kidneys. Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Wadham, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Sturges, Octavius
Medical notes: The patient had suffered from considerable dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Coppice, 25, Baker

Occupation or role: Baker
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Nov 1861
Date of death: 13 Nov 1861
Disease (transcribed): Granular degeneration of kidney. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Pericarditis (Heart)
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, on admission, had hot skin and a dry tongue. He complained of pain in his joints and of discomfort and pain in the region of the heart.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Kemp, 70, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 70
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Feb 1857
Date of death: 25 Feb 1857
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man presented himself for admission on account of swelling of the feet and metacarpal joints.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

James Moore, [No age stated], Pensioner

Occupation or role: Pensioner
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 May 1857
Date of death: 30 May 1857
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: This man had been out at drill the day before his admission and appeared, according to his wife’s account, to have been tolerably well on his return home.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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