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Mary Barrier, 51, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 51
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 May 1846
Date of death: 2 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy?
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain )
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: No history of the case is given, in consequence of the removal of the body without examination.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

William Burke, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 May 1848
Date of death: 27 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Scarlatina. Ulceration of tonsils. Oedema of larynx. Inflamed trachea. Congestion of lungs. Fluid blood.
Disease (standardised): Scarlet fever (Systemic); Ulcer (Tonsil); Oedema (Larynx); Inflammation (Trachea); Congestion (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient reported that having slept with his window open, he found himself attacked with shivering and soreness of throat on the following day.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Fauces, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Chappell, 48, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Dec 1848
Date of death: 10 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid tumour in right thalamus opticus, & in both kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Brain, 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: 'This patient reported that he had been suddenly seized while at work on the forenoon of the 30th ult with loss of power & of sensation coming in left arm, and quickly depriving him also of the use of his leg. He was alone while it occurred, & was some time before obtaining assistance but during that period he feels certain that there was no loss of consciousness. He managed to crawl to the door of the shop & summon a passer-by to his aid. At first the paralysis was complete but now there is some degree of power, but total anaesthenia continues. He says that his speech was also affected at first, but now there is no paralysis of any of the muscles of the face or tongue’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Rebecca Ridgeley, 42, House Keeper

Occupation or role: House Keeper
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1855
Date of death: 14 Jan 1855
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro Pneumonia. Ulcerated Intestines.
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Lung, Pleura); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: She had an emaciated and languid appearance with a dusky colour of face, and it did not appear that her answers were very trustworthy. She seemed confused and she had been wandering a good deal at night.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Moore, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jun 1842
Date of death: 17 Jun 1842
Disease (transcribed): Effusion into the left pleura. Infiltration of Tubercular matter. Vomicae. Softening of Heart.
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Pleura); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Ingham, 40, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Dec 1844
Date of death: 11 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Old and recent pleurisy. Heart thin and dilated. Slight atheroma in aorta. Tubercles in intestine and mesenteric gland etc
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Tuberculosis (Intestines, mesenteric glands)

Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'Stated that he had for many years been particularly subject to catch cold on slight exposure, and that during the last year & half had been annoyed by a slight tickling cough, unaccompanied by expectoration’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Margaret Ithuruldi, 10, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 10
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Dec 1842
Date of death: 23 Jan 1843
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous tumour of cerebellum.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Day , 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Oct 1849
Date of death: 9 Jan 1850
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Morbus Cordis. Albuminous urine
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Disease (Heart); Albuminuria (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient stated that he had first suffered from shortness of breath with palpitation of heart for about six months before admission, and had observed it one day in carrying a load up a hill to which he attributed his subsequent suffering.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Bruce, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Mar 1846
Date of death: 5 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Circumscribed empyema on the left side with purulent infiltration of the lower lobe of the left lung in which were several large cavities containing thick, creamy pus. No tubercular matter in any part of the body. Oedema of the right lung.
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Thorax); Suppuration (Lung); Oedema (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient stated that he had been ailing about six weeks, suffering chiefly from diarrhoea, with some little dyspnoea and debility, up to three weeks before admission when a cough ensued along with acute pain in the epigastrium.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Burr, 63, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Apr 1847
Date of death: 08 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Hydrothorax. Congestion of both lungs. Large and fatty heart with dilatation of cavities. Contracted and granular kidneys. Fibrous tumour of uterus.
Disease (standardised): Hydrothorax (Pleural cavity); Congestion (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Tumour (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient reported that she had been ailing more or less during the last year; that she had been weak and languid, subject to dyspnoea and palpitation on exertion, and generally unequal to her usual amount of exercise.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William White, 62, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jun 1841
Date of death: 14 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Stricture disease of the bladder and kidneys. Effusion upon the brain
Disease (standardised): Disease (Bladder, Kidneys); Effusion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Walker, Robert Benjamin
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, cranium, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Matthew Saunders, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 35
Date of admission: 19 Apr 1854
Date of death: 21 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Vomicae. Ulcerated larynx
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Abscess (Lung); Ulcer (Larynx)
Admitting doctor: Wilson, James Arthur
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This man had been long ill. He was much emaciated & had a large-sized ulceration on the lower eyelid of the right eye, which had eroded superficially the whole eyelid, leaving the muscular structure bare’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

William Wills, 5, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jun 1841
Date of death: 15 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Croup. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Croup (Larynx); Bronchitis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, lungs

Type of incident: n/a

James King, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jun 1850
Date of death: 2 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Dysentery. Ulceration of colon. Perforation? Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Dysentery (Intestines); Ulcer (Colon); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: When admitted the patient was not able to give an account of himself. His wife stated that his illness had begun five weeks before which had confined him to bed where he became delirious.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Wilson , 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 May 1844
Date of death: 14 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy from left corpus striatum and thalamus. Enormous hypertrophy of left ventricle. Disease of cerebral arteries.
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain ); Hypertrophy (Brain ); Disease (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient had long been an out patient of the Hospital with symptoms of hypertrophy of the heart, and had been subject to headaches.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Gately, 11, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 11
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1847
Date of death: 18 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous glands of neck. Phthisis pulmonalis with grey hepatisation of lung. Enlarged mesenteric glands.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Neck); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Lung); Enlarged (Mesenteric glands)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The account this girl gave of her illness was that for some time she had been suffering in her health, and had more particularly been affected with glandular enlargement about the neck, with cough and slight pain occasionally in the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Caroline Phillips, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 May 1844
Date of death: 17 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Anasarca. Fluid in both pleura. Disease of Liver and Kidneys – the veins of these organs being blocked up by firm coagula containing in their centre a puriform fluid.
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Fluid (Pleura); Disease (Liver); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with general anasarca and ascites and was in a state of great exhaustion having been brought out of her bed to which she had been confined for eleven weeks previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Sprat, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 41
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1854
Date of death: 29 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Vomicae. Ulcerated intestines
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Abscess (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitting doctor: Wilson, James Arthur
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'A man with a remarkably pale face, and quick & weak pulse, with slight hoarseness of voice, & a good deal of emaciation’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Thomas Rockett, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 April 1855
Date of death: 23 April 1855
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: He had felt pain in his head for thirteen days before admission. On the 8th of this month he was clandestinely married, and the same day he complained to his wife of severe pain in the temples and giddiness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: n/a
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Gardiner, 15, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 May 1845
Date of death: 11 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Dilated bronchial tubes with extensive effusion of lymph upon the free surface of the mucous membrane of these tubes. Mucous membrane of the trachea of a dark red colour, but without lymph. Larynx healthy
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Lungs); Disease (Throat)

Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in an extremely weak state, exhibiting great anxiety of countenance, and suffering from urgent dyspnoea, and frequent cough accompanied by profuse purulent expectoration’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

W A Seeley, 21, Worker in army clothier’s establishment

Occupation or role: Worker in army clothier’s establishment
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 May 1856
Date of death: 24 May 1856
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man stated that six weeks ago he got a chill and from that time had been troubled with cough and expectoration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ferenez Borsko, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 April 1855
Date of death: 24 April 1855
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Caries of Temporal Bone
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man was admitted in the last stage of Phthisis, and his great reluctance to give answers on account of his dyspnoea made it almost impossible to learn particulars of his history.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, glands of neck and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Baker, 58, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 May 1845
Date of death: 17 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Red & gray hepatisation running on in several places to suppuration & forming circumscribed abscesses. Bronchitis. Cavities of heart dilated with atrophy of their walls, the muscular structure of which was soft. Old peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hepatisation (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs); Bronchitis (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient, a stout man, stated that for the last five or six years he had suffered from winter cough which usually left him at the beginning of summer. That during last winter his cough returned as usual, but that he had nothing to complain of till the 3rd of May when he was taken with rigors and acute cutting pain just below the nipple on the left side’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Sudsbury, 39, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Apr 1849
Date of death: 9 Jun 1849
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Fistula in ano
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Fistula (Anus)
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

John Savory, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 May 1841
Date of death: 28 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of the thoracic aorta. Pressure upon the left recurrent nerve and left bronchus
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This patient, some time previous to his death, made a very strange noise when breathing; I cannot characterise the sound but it was loudest during expiration. There was no pulse at the left wrist’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax

Type of incident: n/a

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