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Eliza Thomas, 39 or 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39 or 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Dec 1858
Date of death: 3 Jan 1859
Disease (transcribed): Colloid cancer of the peritoneum and intestines
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: This patient had been ill for eight weeks previous to admission. She was said to have been exposed to cold and then to have had rigors, headache with pain in the abdomen and constant vomiting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ellen Lutford, 2, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 2
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1859
Date of death: 5 Jan 1859
Disease (transcribed): Croupy inflammation of bronchi and lower part of the trachea
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Lung); Inflammation (Trachea)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: The child was first observed to be out of health nine days previous to her death, when elevated spots appeared upon her face and a pustule or small boil upon her neck.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Fauces, trachea and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Denson, 70, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 70
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Nov 1858
Date of death: 5 Jan 1859
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys. Old gout
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Gout (Joints)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: This man had had repeated attacks of gout during the last forty years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Michael Mead, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Dec 1858
Date of death: 6 Jan 1859
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Therefore the case is not given
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

John Shave, 54, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Nov 1858
Date of death: 7 Jan 1859
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy. Hypertrophy of the heart. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: For the last three days he had suffered from headache, nausea and pains in the loins.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Townsend, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Dec 1858
Date of death: 7 Jan 1859
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Diseased kidneys. Pneumonia. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Oedema (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney); Pneumonia (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: When this man was admitted he stated that he had been subject to shortness of breath from childhood, and that during the last six months he had had cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and larynx
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Purches, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Dec 1858
Date of death: 7 Jan 1859
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: When this woman was admitted her chief complaint was of pain in the left hypochondriac region which was attributed to dyspepsia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary A Wallis, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Dec 1858
Date of death: 8 Jan 1859
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung)
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 therefore the case is not given
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

James Vine, 67, Bricklayer

Occupation or role: Bricklayer
Age: 67
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Dec 1858
Date of death: 16 Jan 1859
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of the oesophagus, liver
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Oesophagus); Cancer (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: He appeared to have had no symptoms of his complaint until six months before admission when he first observed that his swallowing became difficulty and painful.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Carpenter, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Oct 1858
Date of death: 25 Jan 1859
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of the uterus, vagina, liver, tibia
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Uterus); Cancer (Vagina); Cancer (Liver); Cancer (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: She attributed her complaint to falling down stairs and alighting upon her sacrum eighteen months ago.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis and left knee
Type of incident: n/a

William Morrison, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jan 1859
Date of death: 26 Jan 1859
Disease (transcribed): Purpura
Disease (standardised): Purpura (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: When this man was admitted his symptoms were of a doubtful character.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Worthy White, 22, Hotel porter

Occupation or role: Hotel porter
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Nov 1858
Date of death: 29 Jan 1859
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: The complaint began about two months previous to his admission when while suffering from what he supposed to be a severe cold, he had almost continued cramp in the feet which prevented his walking.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Jefkins, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Jan 1859
Date of death: 4 Feb 1859
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: When this man was admitted his chief complaint was of rheumatic pains in the knees and ankles.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, knee joint, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Jane McDonall, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Feb 1859
Date of death: 10 Feb 1859
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Diseased liver
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: For a considerable number of years this woman had suffered occasionally from attacks of acute pains chiefly referred to the right loin.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Nash, 21, Blacksmith

Occupation or role: Blacksmith
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Oct 1858
Date of death: 11 Feb 1859
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: Six weeks before admission he was seized with pains in the calves of the legs like cramp.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Naomi Master, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Feb 1859
Date of death: 11 Feb 1859
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: This person was attacked ten days before admission with erysipelas of the face and neck.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Susannah Harvey, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Feb 1859
Date of death: Before admission
Disease (transcribed): Brought in dead
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: n/a
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: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Hamilton, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Jan 1859
Date of death: 12 Feb 1859
Disease (transcribed): Hemiplegia. Peculiar deposit in the brain
Disease (standardised): Hemiplegia (Brain); Deposit (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: When this patient was admitted she was unable to give any account of herself. It was ascertained that she had been out of health for the last six months and that a fortnight ago she had some kind of fit followed by hemiplegia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Roberts, 69, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 69
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Nov 1858
Date of death: 13 Feb 1859
Disease (transcribed): Ovarian disease (malignant) and ascites. Malignant disease of gall bladder
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Ovary); Ascites (Abdomen); Cancer (Gall bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: This woman had suffered from cough for the last ten months, and had been an out patient for some time, being treated for bronchitis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

William Dart, 50 or 39, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 50 or 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Feb 1859
Date of death: 13 Feb 1859
Disease (transcribed): Delirium tremens
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: Three months ago he lost his place. Since then his drinking had been excessive. During the last fortnight he had taken a bottle of gin to bed with him every night and finished it before the morning.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Harriet R Allen, 9, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 9
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Feb 1859
Date of death: 13 Feb 1859
Disease (transcribed): Diphtheria
Disease (standardised): Diphtheria (Pharynx)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: This child was said to have had a sore throat for a fortnight before she was brought to the hospital.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Jackson, 7, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 7
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Feb 1859
Date of death: 16 Feb 1859
Disease (transcribed): Scarlatina
Disease (standardised): Scarlet fever (Systemic)
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 child was brought to the hospital it was said that four days previously she had returned from school with sore throat, and that two days later a red eruption appeared upon the skin.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The fauces and parts in the neck were alone 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

Priscilla Morgan, 70, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 70
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Feb 1859
Date of death: 19 Feb 1859
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of pelvis and kidney
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Pelvis); Inflammation (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
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

Jane Toulster, 54, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Dec 1858
Date of death: 20 Feb 1859
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: Two years ago this woman became subject to rheumatic gout and had had it more or less ever since. Six weeks ago sore throat came on, with cough and expectoration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, larynx, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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