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Catherine Fisher, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Apr 1846
Date of death: 3 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Universal anasarca and effusions into the serous cavities. Heart dilated and slightly hypertrophied. Valves healthy. Liver and kidneys congested. Spleen hard and congested. Uterus hypertrophied. Ovaries with cysts.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Universal); Disease (Heart); Congestion (Liver); Congestion (Kidney); Congestion (Spleen); Disease (Uterus);Cysts (Ovary)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient reported that she had been ailing about ten or eleven months; that for the first two months she had no particular pain, but felt languid and uncomfortable, but later had an attack of jaundice.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Connel, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jun 1853
Date of death: 25 Jun 1853
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Vomicae. Ulceration of the larynx. Ulcerated peyer’s glands. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Larynx); Ulcer (Peyer’s patches); Disease (Kidney)
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: This man was admitted in an advanced stage of phthisis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, larynx and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Ashley, 49, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 49
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 May 1852
Date of death: 15 Jun 1852
Disease (transcribed): Carcinomatous deposits in the liver, ovaries and pleura. Ascites
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Liver); Cancer (Ovaries); Cancer (Pleura); Ascites (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: She reported that a tumour had first been observed to the right of and below the umbilicus two months before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Dunn, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Jun 1848
Date of death: 8 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Enlarged heart. Diseased kidneys. Polypus of uterus.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Polyps (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The patient was brought to the hospital suffering under dropsy and great dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Susan Stevans, 34, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Jun 1856
Date of death: 12 Jun 1856
Disease (transcribed): Diseased Heart and Kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (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 had enjoyed good health until last October when she began to suffer from vomiting, chiefly in the morning.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Anderson, 58, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Apr 1860
Date of death: 8 May 1860
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas. Diseased kidneys. Dropsy
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); 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: 'A painter. Except an attack of colic 20 years ago, this man had very good health until 7 weeks before admission. He never had gout, nor any dropsical affection’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Smith, [Age not stated], [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: [Age not stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Jul 1849
Date of death: 11 Jul 1849
Disease (transcribed): Scarlet fever. Anasarca. Hydrothorax. Heart healthy. Kidneys congested
Disease (standardised): Scarlet fever (Systemic); Edema (Systemic); Hydrothorax (Lungs); Congestion (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'Was stated by her friends to have had scarlet fever 2 months ago. Had recovered in about 3 weeks & 1 week after began to swell. Was more lively than normal on the day she was brought to hospital, had travelled in an omnibus from Battersea, and eaten an orage while on the journey. She had gradually lost her cheerfulness & when admitted was in a state of perfect unconsciousness’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Jane Barlow, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Feb 1852
Date of death: 5 Jul 1852
Disease (transcribed): Large ovarian cysts containing other subsidiary ones along with thick gelatinous matter. Purulent fluid. Peritonitis. Bronchitis. Old pleural adhesions. Recent lymph in pleural sac
Disease (standardised): Cysts (Ovaries); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Bronchitis (Lung); Adhesions (Pleura); Lymph (Pleura)
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: This woman was first admitted in July 1851 when she stated that she had been more or less swollen ever since her last confinement which had occurred four years previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Shearing, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 61
Date of admission: 10 May 1854
Date of death: 28 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Ascites. Hydrothorax. Valvular disease, dilatation & hypertrophy of heart. Fibrovascular tumor of the uterus
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Ascites (Peritoneum); Hydrothorax (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Tumour (Uterus);
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This woman was first admitted on the 15th Feb of the present year. She then stated that she had found the abdomen first swelling about 2 months ago, she had since then found the left leg especially to swell, but the other had done so in less degree’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Thomas Howell, 48, Under servant

Occupation or role: Under servant
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Aug 1850
Date of death: 11 Aug 1850
Disease (transcribed): Delirium tremens. Slight serous effusion in brain. Heart flabby. Kidneys congested with spots of ecchymosis and a a few cysts.
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain); Effusion (Brain); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Ecchymosis (Kidney); Cysts (Kidney)
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 man was brought to the Hospital labouring under a well marked attack of Delirium Tremens.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Bornefield, 59, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 59
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Jul 1849
Date of death: 12 Jul 1849
Disease (transcribed): Constipation. Inflammation of the stomach & small intestines. Ulceration of the colon & rectum. Tymphanitis. Gall bladder much distended
Disease (standardised): Constipation (Bowels); Inflammation (Stomach, intestines); Ulcer (Colon, rectum); Tympanitis (Ear); Disease (Gallbladder)
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 dated the commencement of her illness from an attack of stoppage in the bowels about 6 months ago, since which she has suffered more or less from pain & swelling of abdomen. On the last day of June she had more pain than normal, & took some domestic remedy which was followed by vomiting & purging & next day she was seen by a medical man & treated for ‘cholera’ ‘
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Mack , 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 April 1855
Date of death: 11 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): Diseased Heart and Kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (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: A man of rather intemperate habits who dated the commencement of his failing health from last November, when he had a cough and shortness of breath followed by swelling of his legs and thighs, and pain in the hypochondrium. Subsequently his belly enlarged.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Young, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 May 1855
Date of death: 13 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): Diseased Heart and Kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (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: Of this man's history nothing very satisfactory could be gleaned. Two years ago he had a fall and broke his arm. Since the accident he had frequently complained of pain in the head. He had vomited at different times, but whether there was any connection between this and the head affections could not be ascertained.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident?

Martha Lewis, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 64
Date of admission: 10 May 1854
Date of death: 8 Jun 1854
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of the ovaries. Chronic peritonitis. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Encephaloid disease (Ovary); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This woman stated that her legs had been swelling for 4 months past, up to which time she had enjoyed very good health. On the 4th she had been seized with shivering, sickness & diarrhoea, followed by inflammation in the legs’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Mary Conroy, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Dec 1846
Date of death: 08 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of glottis. Lungs congested. Peritonitis and ascites. Kidneys enlarged and much diseased. Uterus enlarged and flabby with dark coloured lining membrane.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Larynx); Congestion (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ascites (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Uterus)
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 was admitted suffering from dropsy, reported to be four months duration. She had been confined and gave birth to a healthy child about ten months before, though in the latter months of gestation her legs had swelled.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Maria Lee, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Jan 1856
Date of death: 18 Jan 1856
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Pregnant Uterus.
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Pregnancy (Uterus)
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 had bourne twelve children, all of them prematurely. She was engaged in giving errands for her husband who is a tailor, and during the damp foggy November weather was often compelled to wear wet shoes all day. Towards the end of the months she caught a violent cold and then a cough and her breathing became affected.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen. The uterus contained a healthy looking foetus.
Type of incident: n/a

William Pigeon, 54, Manservant

Occupation or role: Manservant
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jun 1850
Date of death: 28 Aug 1850
Disease (transcribed): General dropsy. Adherent pericardium. Diseased valves. Old peritonitis. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Oedema (General); Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney)
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 his present illness was of six weeks or two months duration, and that it had begun with swelling of the abdomen followed by general dropsy.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Farry, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Aug 1853
Date of death: 4 Aug 1853
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the kidneys and liver. Congestion and extravasation of blood into the lung. Hypertrophy of the heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Liver); Congestion (Lung); Extravasation (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: This man was admitted with considerable anasarca especially of the lower extremities, and excessive dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Phillis Todd, 19, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Aug 1849
Date of death: 13 Aug 1849
Disease (transcribed): Stone in the bladder. Dilatation of the ureters & pelves of the kidneys. Inflammation of the lining membrane of the bladder, ureters, pelves of both kidneys, with abcesses
Disease (standardised): Calculus (Bladder); Disease (Ureters, kidneys); Inflammation (Bladder, ureters, kidneys); Abscess (Bladder, ureters, kidneys)
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 girl stated that she had been taken ill 3 weeks ago with severe pain in the back, and stiffness in the knee-joints, with straining & scalding in passing water. She had a shivering fit last week and five days ago pain came on in the lower part of the abdomen and for the last 2 or 3 days the bowels had been relaxed’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Smith, 59, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 59
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Aug 1853
Date of death: 12 Aug 1853
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys. Old pleurisy. Thickening of capsule of liver and spleen. Stiffening of valves of heart. Atheromatous aorta and coronary artery. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Pleurisy (Pleura); Thickening (Liver); Thickening (Spleen); Disease (Heart); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries);Pneumonia (Lung)
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 woman who was reported to have been of very dissipated habits, admitted with very extensive anasarca and considerable dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Riddle, 65, Journeyman baker

Occupation or role: Journeyman baker
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Apr 1860
Date of death: 20 Jun 1860
Disease (transcribed): Dilated aorta. Hypertrophy of heart. Diseased kidneys. Dropsy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Aorta, heart, 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 had been a journeyman baker. He had had more or less cough for years, and was subject to gout. He never had had acute rheumatism’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Edward Gayton, 23, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Jun 1860
Date of death: 20 Jun 1860
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys. Dropsy. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Edema (Systemic); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 clerk. When 7 years ago he had scarlatina and never was well afterwards, being ‘delicate’ and subject to superficial abscesses, but he never, as far as he knew, had any trace of dropsy until the end of January of the present year’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Skeins, 60, Household servant

Occupation or role: Household servant
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Aug 1853
Date of death: 17 Aug 1853
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of the peritoneum, pylorus of the stomach and pancreas. Dilated heart and emphysema of the lungs. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Abdomen); Cancer (Stomach); Cancer (Pancreas); Disease (Heart); Emphysema (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
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: The history of this case was that he had suffered for two or three years from indigestion, flatulence and constipation, with pain in the stomach after food.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Connor, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 22
Date of admission: 15 May 1854
Date of death: 2 Jul 1854
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Disease of the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Kidney)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This girl stated that her legs had been swelled for 2 months before her admission, and her abdomen had subsequently also become enlarged’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Susan Frith, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Aug 1847
Date of death: 14 Aug 1847
Disease (transcribed): Vomicae and tubercles in both lungs. Adhesions of both pleurae. Scrofulous disease of kidneys. Ulceration of mucous membrane of bladder. Fistula in ano.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Adhesions (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Kidney); Ulcer (Bladder); Fistula (Intestines)
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 was admitted in a moribund state. It appeared that she was confined prematurely about six months ago, and from that time had been gradually getting thinner and weaker.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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