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Mary Dunn, 44, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Feb 1845
Date of death: 22 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions. Phthisis. Upper lobe, left lung, converted into one large vomica. Pneumonia. Tubercular ulceration of intestines
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Vomica (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Intestines); Ulcer (Intestines)
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 complained of great debility, which had been gradually coming on during the last six months. The catamenia [menstruation] had been absent during this period, and she attributed her ill health to this circumstance. She was much emaciated, and her countenance was extremely anxious, he complexion pallid.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Ede, 62, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 62
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Mar 1855
Date of death: 4 April 1855
Disease (transcribed): Cardiac, Renal and Pulmonary Disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman had suffered some years from winter cough, and had been laid up twice with rheumatic fever. During last summer she became the subject of pain in the epigastric region after eating. Four months ago her legs began to swell and subsequently her abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Harriette Cox, 61, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 61
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Apr 1853
Date of death: 11 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys and liver. Cartaligeniform state of splenic capsule. Dilated and fatty heart. Scrofulous deposits in the lungs
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Liver); Disease (Spleen); Disease (Heart); Tuberculosis (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: This patient was first admitted on 22nd January 1851 with dropsy of two months standing and bronchitis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

James Shaw, 60, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Feb 1870
Date of death: 3 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Pleuritis. Abscess under pectoral muscles on left side.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Pleurisy (Pleura); Abscess (Pectoralis Muscles)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient was a teetotaller. Seven years before he had suffered from severe lumbar pain and at that time he first noticed that his ankles swelled a little in the evenings. He had had polyuria for many years. For three weeks before admission there had been much oedema of the legs, cough, and dyspnoea on exertion.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and bladder
Type of incident: n/a

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

Mary Lock, 43, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1860
Date of death: 11 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward and Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James and Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This woman was admitted into the Wellington ward March 31st with a small scalp wound situated about an inch above the nose, & erysipelas of the head & face. It appeared that the woman was of drunken habits & was a week before her admission knocked down by her husband, who was also drunk’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Anne Harrison, 14, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 14
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Apr 1845
Date of death: 25 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Rheumatic pericarditis and vegetations on valves. Pneumonia & old adhesions. Rheumatic affection of joint
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Vegetation (Heart); Pneumonia (Lungs); Rheumatism (Joints)

Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient, a cachetic-looking girl, whose mother had suffered greatly from rheumatism, stated that on the 12th instant she first began to feel wandering pains, which soon became localized in her feet, knees & wrists, and in a short time were accompanied by redness & swelling of the parts affected. That at the same time she began to cough, and the cough had continued ever since’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, joints

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Goodenough, 48, Public house manager

Occupation or role: Public house manager
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Apr 1916
Date of death: 3 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Lobar pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: Four days ago the patient experienced sudden sharp pain in the right chest, aggravated by breathing and coughing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, suprarenals, bladder, prostate, alimentary canal, oesophagus, stomach and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

George Cator, 66, Manager

Occupation or role: Manager
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Apr 1916
Date of death: 3 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma gulae opening left bronchus. Septic pneumonia. Gangrene of lung. Pyo-pneumo-thorax
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Oesophagus); Pneumonia (Lung); Gangrene (Lung); Pyopneumothorax (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He had increasing dysphagia for four months. He was able to take solids until three days ago, but since then liquids have passed only.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder and alimentary canal
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

Henry Burr, Shoemaker

Occupation or role: Shoemaker
Age: 67
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 May 1871
Date of death: 20 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Epithelioma of tongue. Operation. Exhaustion. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Tongue); Operation; Exhaustion; Pleurisy (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'Three months before admission he first noticed pain on left side of tongue when eating. This increased and a tumour appeared and grew rapidly in that position. No history of cancer in family. No history of syphilis. Health generally good’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Mouth, fauces, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Anna Blake, 34, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Feb 1870
Date of death: 4 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Pleuritis.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Clarke, John
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Wheaton, 55, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 55
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Mar 1888
Date of death: 20 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Bronchiectasis with large foul-smelling cavities in lower lobes of both lungs. Dilatation of right side of the heart
Disease (standardised): Bronchiectasis (Lungs); Cavities (Lungs); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'For 3 winters the patient had suffered severely from bronchitis, and during the year 1887 she was not free from it even in the summer. From September 1887 her cough was very troublesome’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Thorax, lungs, heart, spleen, uterus

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

Charlotte Smith, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1846
Date of death: 1 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Nodes on the forehead. Inflammation of larynx and trachea, with inflammation of sub mucous tissue. Lungs emphysematous and oedematous posteriorly. Abortion at six months.
Disease (standardised): Nodes (Head); Inflammation (Larynx); Inflammation (Trachea); Emphysema (Lung); Oedema (Lung); Abortion (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: When admitted, there were three soft nodes at the upper part of the forehead of this patient. When admitted she was four months gone with child.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Carter, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 2
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 May 1871
Date of death: 21 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Rickets. Scrofula. Scrofulous pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Rickets (Bones); Tuberculosis (Lymph nodes); Pneumonia (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This child had been vaccinated 2 months before admission in three places on left arm. All became sore in a fortnight and remained open six weeks. There was no history of ‘snuffles’. The mother said she had one other child, which was healthy, but that it had a rash about head and face when about seventeen months old. The mother had frontal headache, but no rash, nor other signs of syphilis. Hair not thin. Father said to have died four months before, from ‘consumption’. Before marriage he had eruption on legs’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, bones, joints, glands

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

Robert Morton, 63, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Apr 1848
Date of death: 23 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of the liver. Pneumonia. Cartilaginous deposits under pleura.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Liver); Pneumonia (Lung); Cartilaginous deposits (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The cornea had a yellow tinge and he complained of sickness and pain in the right hypochondrium.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Frances Webster, 18, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1845
Date of death: 28 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Rheumatic pericarditis. Pleurisy & pneumonia in various stages. Partial peritonitis, uniting the liver to the diaphragm. Endocarditis
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Pleurisy (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Endocarditis (Heart)
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 girl, a thin, cachetic person, whose father is a martyr to rheumatism, stated that ever since the 6th instant she had been ailing & suffering with wandering pains, which became worse on the 13th and accompanied by redness & swelling. That she had a similar attack three years ago on recovering from scarlet fever, but at that time had no pain in the chest’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Rowe, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 30
Date of admission: 15 Feb 1854
Date of death: 11 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Haemoptysis. Obsolete scrofulous deposit in the lungs. Chronic pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Haemoptysis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient had been suffering from cough for two years, and had spit blood in the commencement of his illness’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Richard Wiggins, 58, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jun 1850
Date of death: 19 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Granules of lymph(?) on surface of pleura. Disease of liver, with cysts containing coagulated blood throughout the substance. Brain wet.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Lymph (Pleura); Disease (Liver); Disease (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 he had been ill about six weeks and had commenced with pain in the back and numbness of the legs after exposure to the cold and wet.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spine, 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

Charles Deacon, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 May 1853
Date of death: 18 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Haematemesis. Diseased liver. Peculiar condition of the mucous membrane of the oesophagus
Disease (standardised): Haematemesis (Upper gastrointestinal tract); Disease (Liver); Disease (Oesophagus)
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 attacked by haematemesis between six or seven on the morning of admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, oesophagus and abdomen
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

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