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William Sandover, 66, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1916
Date of death: 2 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Malignant growth of left bronchus invading left lung. Bronchiectasis. Ruptured aneurysm of pulmonary artery. Haemoptysis. Malformation of liver
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Lung); Bronchiectasis (Lung); Aneurysm (Arteries); Haemoptysis (Respiratory tract); Malformation (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He was admitted complaining of pain in the left chest, weakness, anorexia and loss of weight for some months past.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, bladder, alimentary canal and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

William Waters, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Jan 1855
Date of death: 4 April 1855
Disease (transcribed): Cardiac and Pulmonary disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: Just before Christmas the patient caught cold, followed by cough and tightness across the chest and obstinate constipation. His legs swelled for a week before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Hawks, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 May 1853
Date of death: 12 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Head symptoms. Diseased kidneys. Enormously dilated ventricle of brain. Enlarged heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Brain); Disease (Kidney); 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: He was admitted in a state of great confusion of mind with tremulous movements and a large oedematous tongue, having the appearance of salivation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Stephen Cook, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Apr 1848
Date of death: 22 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas of face and head. Pleuritis and empyema. Pericarditis. Cysts in kidney.
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Pleurisy (Pleura); Empyema (Pleural cavity); Pericarditis (Heart); Cysts (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient applied for advice regarding a firm tumour of some size adhering to the upper part of the sternum.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

[No name] [No name], [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 01 May 1847
Date of death: 02 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive apoplectic effusion with softening of the brain. Cyst of ophthalmic vein with calcareous walls. Great hypertrophy of left ventricle. Blood fluid
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain); Effusion (Brain); Cysts (Eye); Calcareous deposit (Eye); Disease (Brain)
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 man was brought into the Hospital by the Police, having been picked up in the street a short time previously in a state of complete insensibility.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Allen, 71, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 71
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 May 1850
Date of death: 18 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Large heart. Right kidney hypertrophied and congested. Left kidney atrophied.
Disease (standardised): Enlarged (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient had considerable congestion of the face and difficulty of breathing. He stated that his present illness had began at Christmas last, with cough, shortness of breath and his legs had begun to swell.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Vender, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 May 1843
Date of death: 24 May 1843
Disease (transcribed): Diseased Heart.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
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: Thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Walters, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Apr 1846
Date of death: 30 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Recent pleurisy and extensive hepatisation of the lung on the left side. Old adhesions on right side. Slight emphysema of both lungs. White patch on heart. Spleen soft and pulpy. Other organs healthy.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Disease (Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Spleen)
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 was admitted in a moribund state, unable to give a collection account of himself. It appeared however from his friends account, that they had lost sight of him for several says and found him four days before admission, lying in a room by himself, quite neglected and suffering from cough, dyspnoea and acute pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Nathaniel Vincent, 33, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 May 1849
Date of death: 22 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Congenital malformation of the heart. Calcarous deposit in aortic semilunar valves. Atrophied muscular walls. Pulmonary apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Stroke (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'Admitted complaining of pain of abdomen, referred chiefly to right side, which had existed during 5 months, generally acoompanied by pain of head, & constipation of bowels. Appeared a good deal depressed, said he felt very languid: complexion sallow, conjunctive yellowish’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Robert Foster, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Apr 1844
Date of death: 7 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Partial pleurisy. Pneumonia. Heart very soft with dilated cavities and thin walls.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with oedematous swelling of the lower extremities.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Colven, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Apr 1846
Date of death: 1 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Ascites and anasarca. Hypertrophy and dilatation of heart. Lungs puckered from condensation of the pleura and the interlobular cellular tissue. Emphysema and oedema of these organs. Slight recent peritonitis. Circumscribed cavity between uterus and rectum
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Oedema (General); Disease (Heart); Disease (Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Oedema (Lung);Peritonitis (Abdomen) ; Cavity (Uterus, Rectum)
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 was admitted in January suffering from general anasarca dependent upon diseased heart.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Florence Stokes, 32, Laundry hand

Occupation or role: Laundry hand
Age: 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Feb 1916
Date of death: 4 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Appendicitis. Recto colic and pelvic abscess. Pylephlebitis
Disease (standardised): Appendicitis (Appendix); Abscess (Intestines); Abscess (Pelvis); Pylephlebitis (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Back, Ivor Gordon
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: Right sided abdominal pain with vomiting and diarrhoea commenced a week ago.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal, uterus and adnexa
Type of incident: n/a

William Mungean, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1847
Date of death: 06 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration and destruction of epiglottis. Ulcers of mucous membrane of pharynx and posterior wall of trachea. Vomica and tubercles in lungs. Hypertrophy of left ventricle. Aortic valves much diseased and contracted.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Larynx); Ulcer (Pharynx); Ulcer (Trachea); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted giving a distinct history of Laryngeal Phthisis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Fauces, larynx, trachea, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Wheeler, 39, Auction Porter

Occupation or role: Auction Porter
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1870
Date of death: 6 Feb 1870
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Apoplexy.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Stroke (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The man was brought in comatose with a history of a fit immediately before admission. He was stated to be a hard drinker and had complained of pain in his head, on which he was accustomed to carry considerable weights.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Young, 34, General servant

Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Feb 1888
Date of death: 21 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Morbus cordis. Vegetations on the mitral valve, with vegetations also on the aortic valves, one of which has ulcerated
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Vegetation (Heart); Ulcer (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient had acute rheumatism when about 14 years of age. She was laid up (in bed) for about 9 weeks. Six months before admission she had oedema of the legs. About nine weeks before she came in she had vomiting and on the following day sharp pain in her left side, and some cough’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, spleen, kidneys, liver, heart, lungs, brain, eyes

Type of incident: n/a

John Taylor, 56, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1852
Date of death: 1 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous deposits and vomicae in both lungs. Hepatized lung on one side. Hypertrophied heart with white patches on its surface. Atheromatous state of the general arterial system. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries); 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: He was admitted reporting himself to have been ill for nine weeks with a bad cough, but having evidently suffered from it for a considerable time previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, trachea and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Grimwood, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 May 1850
Date of death: 21 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Varicose veins of legs. Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Varicose veins (Veins); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This body not being examined, the case is not given
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was removed by the friends without examination
Type of incident: n/a

John Cheary, 7, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 7
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 May 1843
Date of death: 26 May 1843
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis. Dropsy.
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Oedema (Indeterminate)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Thomas, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 May 1850
Date of death: 22 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Diseased kidneys. Dilated heart. Emphysema of lungs.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Emphysema (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient had begun to suffer from swelling of the legs about Christmas. The abdomen had subsequently swollen and latterly sometimes her face and hands. She suffered from dyspnoea and complained of palpitation of the heart.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Throat, thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Collins, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1846
Date of death: 2 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phlebitis after accouchement. Abscess in knee joint and in back. Large slough over sacrum. Kidneys mottled.
Disease (standardised): Phlebitis (Veins); Abscess (Leg); Sloughing (Spine); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was confined about a month before admission, the labour having been a very severe one, attended with violent delirium and followed by phlebitis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right inferior extremity
Type of incident: n/a

George Bankes, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Apr 1852
Date of death: 4 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Rheumatism. Severe epistaxis. Coma. Fluid in the ventricles and sub-arachnoidean tissues. Deposit of bone in the arachnoid membrane. Hypertrophied heart. Adherent pericardium. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Rheumatic diseases (Tissues); Epistaxis (Nose); Coma (Brain); Fluid (Brain); Deposits (Brain); Disease (Heart);Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He was admitted with Rheumatism of rather an acute form which had been coming on for several days.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Rebecca Cox, 72, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 72
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 May 1856
Date of death: 13 May 1856
Disease (transcribed): Diseased Kidneys and Heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (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: A widow woman who stated that she had been suffering from cough and pain in the chest for two months. She was somewhat emaciated and had slight oedema of the legs. She complained of always feeling chilly, had no relish for food and suffered much from flatulence.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Shields, 37, General servant

Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Mar 1888
Date of death: 22 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Old mitral disease. Pulmonary emphysema & bronchitis. Recent acute nephritis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Emphysema (Lungs); Bronchitis (Lungs); Nephritis (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'When 13 years of age the patient had scarlatina. She occasionally had rheumatic pains in her shoulders. For some time, she could not say how long, she had been disturbed about twice during the night to pass water’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, abdomen, thorax, heart, spleen, kidneys, liver, stomach, eyes

Type of incident: n/a

John Ramsey, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 68
Date of admission: 19 Apr 1854
Date of death: 20 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Diseased heart & kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitting doctor: Wilson, James Arthur
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'Reported to have been long ailing but only confined to bed 9 or 10 days, with cough & shortness of breath’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

William Green, 59, Cabman

Occupation or role: Cabman
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 May 1916
Date of death: 7 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Fractured spine. Spondylitis. Purulent bronchitis. Heart failure
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Spondylitis (Spine); Bronchitis (Lung); Suppuration (Lung); Failure (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Back, Ivor Gordon
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: In lowering a heavy trunk from a cab, the patient fell to the ground as the result of it slipping. He fell on his back with the trunk on top.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal, skull, spine and joints
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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