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Charles Haslet, 15, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Nov 1856
Date of death: 1 Dec 1856
Disease (transcribed): Acute rheumatism. Pleuro pneumonia. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Rheumatic Diseases (Joints); Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lungs); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This boy had been ill four days with acute rheumatism which came on after riding a long way in a cart during a keen wind. Six years ago he had a similar attack.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, neck, abdomen and joints
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Stokes, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1853
Date of death: 27 Dec 1853
Disease (transcribed): Epileptic attacks. Peculiar cyst on surface of the brain producing atrophy of convolutions
Disease (standardised): Epilepsy (Brain); Cysts (Brain); Atrophy (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: A person of rather diminutive size who stated that she had been suffering five or six months from fits of some sort in which she stated that she was entirely unconscious.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Susan Randall, 26, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Sep 1860
Date of death: 5 Oct 1860
Disease (transcribed): Vegetations on valves of heart. Fibrinous block in spleen. Secondary lobular pneumonia. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Vegetations (Heart); Disease (Spleen); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This young woman had had pain and swelling in the left hand, which was believed to be rheumatic, for a week before admission. This could not be traced to any injury but appeared to have been the result of exposure to cold. She admitted indeed, after many leading questions and much cross-examination, that about a fortnight previously she had pricked her hand with a pin but there did not appear to be any reason for connecting this with the present swelling’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Smith, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Sep 1855
Date of death: 5 Oct 1855
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was removed unexamined
Type of incident: n/a

John Williams, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 18
Date of admission: 31 Aug 1854
Date of death: 14 Sep 1854
Disease (transcribed): Cholera
Disease (standardised): Cholera (Intestines)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: n/a
Physician: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Post mortem notes: n/a

Type of injury: n/a

Esther F. Perry, 4, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 4
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Jan 1860
Date of death: 1 Feb 1860
Disease (transcribed): Croup
Disease (standardised): Croup (Larynx)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, 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 Watkins, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jan 1853
Date of death: 7 Feb 1853
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Vomicae. Disease of the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
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 stated that he had for some time suffered from cough with occasional haemoptysis and that during the last four weeks his legs had become anasarcous.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Susan Pinn, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Jan 1848
Date of death: 17 Feb 1848
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis with scrofulous ulceration of larynx and trachea.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Larynx); Ulcer (Larynx); Tuberculosis (Trachea); Ulcer (Trachea)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This girls was admitted complaining of sore throat which on examination was found to be ulceration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Parsons, 73, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 73
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Jan 1849
Date of death: 10 Feb 1849
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Heart hypertrophied & dilated, diseased mitral & aortic valves
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Heart)
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 stated that he had been suffering 4 months from cough, dropsy & palpitation of the heart, that he caught cold lately in consequence of which his sufferings had become much increased, that previously he had enjoyed remarkably good health, and never had suffered from rheumatism of any sort. Both legs were considerably oedematous on admission and the abdomen was distended’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Hartnell, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Nov 1856
Date of death: 15 Dec 1856
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was removed unexamined
Type of incident: n/a

William Fowler, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Dec 1856
Date of death: 18 Dec 1856
Disease (transcribed): Sore of a finger. Secondary inflammation of lungs
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Hand); Inflammation (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man was admitted in a dying condition and quite delirious. A month ago he poisoned his right thumb.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium and parotid gland
Type of incident: Trauma/accident?

Nehemiah Norton, 50, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Aug 1860
Date of death: 29 Oct 1860
Disease (transcribed): Valvular disease & hypertrophy of the heart. Diseased liver & kidneys. Dropsy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Liver); Disease (Kidneys); Edema (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man who had had rheumatic fever in his youth, had been out of health for 18 months before his admission, suffering from dropsy, shortness of breath, and scantiness of urine’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Rider, 18, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Dec 1856
Date of death: 20 Dec 1856
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of Liver. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Liver); Pleurisy (Pleura)
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 been suffering for five weeks from cough and diarrhoea. Lately he was an in patient at St Mary’s Hospital for syphilis, of which he endeavoured for some time to cure himself.

Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Horatio Ellis, 33, Shoemaker

Occupation or role: Shoemaker
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Oct 1855
Date of death: 31 Oct 1855
Disease (transcribed): Fibroid deposit in muscular structure of heart
Disease (standardised): Leiomyoma (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 stated that he lived in North America some ten years ago and ever since had been weakly. He had been suffering from occasional cough ever since the winter, during the whole of which he worked in a damp and cold room. Ten days before admission he spat a blood and had a succession of fainting fits.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Williams, 52, Bell hanger

Occupation or role: Bell hanger
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Oct 1860
Date of death: 1 Nov 1860
Disease (transcribed): Valvular disease & dilatation of the heart. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A bell hanger. He had pretty good health until within between 4 and 5 years of his death, when he caught cold by sleeping in a damp bed and had much shortness of breath with cough and palpitations’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Ackhurst, 25, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jan 1855
Date of death: 28 Jan 1855
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro Pneumonia. Jaundice
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Lung, Pleura); Jaundice (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He dated his illness from the 9th of January when he was seized with pains in the right side of the head followed by shivering. He then had sickness and became yellow all over.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Amess, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Jan 1850
Date of death: 3 Feb 1850
Disease (transcribed): Acute Rheumatism. Delirium
Disease (standardised): Rheumatic diseases (Tissues); Delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient stated that she had first taken ill on the 17th and had been under medical care since the 19th suffering from Rheumatic Fever.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, pelvis and lower extremities
Type of incident: n/a

John Lynn, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: n/a
Date of death: 5 Feb 1856
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

William Startin, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Nov 1856
Date of death: 25 Dec 1856
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Scrofulous deposit In lung
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man was admitted as a Surgeon's patient with angular curvature of the spine and general debility. It soon transpired that he was in the last stages of phthisis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Herbert, 48, Tinman

Occupation or role: Tinman
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Nov 1860
Date of death: 6 Nov 1860
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship and Jones, ?
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A tinman. A short time before admission, while at work, he was seized with pain in the head which caused him to exclaim, this was accompanied with tremblings of the limbs and immediately followed by total loss of consciousness’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary A Johnson, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Dec 1856
Date of death: 26 Dec 1856
Disease (transcribed): Extensive disease of Kidneys. Calculi in Kidney
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Calculi (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This woman was confined nine months ago. Soon after getting about she caught cold and had never felt well since. About a month after confinement her legs, hands and face began to swell.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Louisa Clarke, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 47
Date of admission: 23 Nov 1853
Date of death: 1 Jan 1854
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Vomicae
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Abscess (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This poor woman had been for some time subject to cough, but had suffered more severely than usual during 3 months past’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

John Martin, 58, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Dec 1846
Date of death: 02 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Acute pleuritis. Emphysema. Bronchitis. Soft and flabby heart, with dilated cavities
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Emphysema (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient had suffered more or less from cough for several years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Lowe, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Jan 1852
Date of death: 5 Feb 1852
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis. Slight ulceration of the caecum. Pleurisy on the right side. Cretaceous deposits in both lungs and inflammation with abscesses in the right one. Soft and thinned heart
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines); Pleurisy (Pleura); Deposits (Lung); Abscess (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: An Irishman who had reached London the day before Christmas and had kept to his bed from that time up to his admission. He had been subject to diarrhoea which was attended with pain across the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Selina Owen, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Oct 1855
Date of death: 7 Nov 1855
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous disease of the Kidney (left)
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis, Lymph Node (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was sent to kinnerton street
Type of incident: n/a

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