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George Golding, 12, Brickmaker

Occupation or role: Brickmaker
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Jan 1859
Date of death: 21 Feb 1859
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy and dilatation of the heart. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: His illness, dropsy and palpitation, commenced about the 1st of March and was attributed to having caught cold by falling into a brook two or three weeks before.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Roberts, 47, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Feb 1859
Date of death: 23 Feb 1859
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of the liver
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Liver)
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 man came in complaining of pain beneath the ensiform cartilage of a dull character, always made worse by a full meal.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Hawkins, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jan 1859
Date of death: 24 Feb 1859
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
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 man belonged to a phthisical race, his father and all his father’s brothers and sisters died of consumption.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, larynx, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Tustin, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Dec 1858
Date of death: 27 Feb 1859
Disease (transcribed): Pyaemia (?)
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Systemic)
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 came into the hospital suffering from haematuria and varicocele.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, knees, ankle joints and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Lodge, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Mar 1859
Date of death: 2 Mar 1859
Disease (transcribed): Fever
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: This woman was said to have been ill a week and to have conducted herself strangely, eating rat’s poison.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Grace Scully, 10, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 10
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Feb 1859
Date of death: 4 Mar 1859
Disease (transcribed): Chorea
Disease (standardised): Chorea (Central nervous system)
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 this case is not given
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Peter Pride, 33, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jan 1859
Date of death: 6 Mar 1859
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Fistula in ano
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Fistula (Anal canal)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: It appeared that for the last twelve years he had been subject to bleeding at the nose. He also had a fistula which occasioned at times intolerable pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Throat, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Osborne, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1859
Date of death: 14 Mar 1859
Disease (transcribed): Pyaemia (? spontaneous)
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: Four days previous to admission this patient had been exposed to cold while attending his father’s funeral, this was followed by pain in the hips and knees which he supposed to be rheumatic.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right wrist
Type of incident: n/a

John Moyes, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Feb 1859
Date of death: 16 Mar 1859
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (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: This patient was admitted as he had a small scalp wound which had been inflicted three weeks before.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Mary A Crittenden, 23, General servant

Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Jan 1859
Date of death: 19 Mar 1859
Disease (transcribed): Arachinitis. Tubercles in lungs
Disease (standardised): Arachnoiditis (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: She said that two months ago she had vomited a quart of dark blood, and she still appeared to be suffering from the effects.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Woodroffe, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Mar 1859
Date of death: 22 Mar 1859
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
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 patient said she had been well until three months previous to admission when she began to suffer from cough, with rapidly increasing expectoration, as she supposed in consequence of having caught cold.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Francis Hays, 64, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Feb 1859
Date of death: 26 Mar 1859
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of the liver
Disease (standardised): 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: Seven or eight weeks previous to admission his bely began to swell and is breath became short.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Tatam, 54, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Nov 1858
Date of death: 27 Mar 1859
Disease (transcribed): Dilated heart. Dropsy. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Oedema (General); 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: This woman said that she had had a cough for many years, but it never was troublesome until lately.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Broadbridge, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1859
Date of death: 31 Mar 1859
Disease (transcribed): Disease of aortic valves
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: Her health was pretty good until the preceding May when she supposes that she took cold for she began to suffer from attacks of spasmodic dyspnoea, and had some cough with expectoration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Spence, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Feb 1859
Date of death: 2 Apr 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: 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

Charlotte Tricky, 10, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 10
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Feb 1859
Date of death: 5 Apr 1859
Disease (transcribed): Valvular disease of the heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
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 the case is not given
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Harris, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Apr 1859
Date of death: 7 Apr 1859
Disease (transcribed): Fever (?)
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: It appeared from her own statement that this patient had been taken ill with acute rheumatism six weeks ago.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Cotterell, 15, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Feb 1859
Date of death: 8 Apr 1859
Disease (transcribed): Chronic peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: This patient had been losing flesh and had pain in the belly especially on the left side with gradually increasing swelling, for about two months previous to admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Webster, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Feb 1859
Date of death: 9 Apr 1859
Disease (transcribed): Albuminuria
Disease (standardised): Albuminuria (Kidney)
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 the case is not given
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

John Brooks, 43, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1859
Date of death: 9 Apr 1859
Disease (transcribed): Valvular disease of the heart. Pneumonia. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Pneumonia (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: He had been much exposed to weather in following his vocation. Three weeks before he became a patient he caught cold and his breathing became much embarrassed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Fanny Eliot, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1859
Date of death: 9 Apr 1859
Disease (transcribed): Croup. Cirrhosed liver. Enlarged spleen
Disease (standardised): Croup (Larynx); Cirrhosis (Liver); Enlarged (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: This child had scarlet fever a month before admission, and it was said that her abdomen had begun to swell a fortnight afterwards.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Throat, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Honora Barry, 5, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Apr 1859
Date of death: 9 Apr 1859
Disease (transcribed): Neglect and starvation (?)
Disease (standardised): Starvation (Systemic)
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

Sarah A Stone, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Apr 1859
Date of death: 10 Apr 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: For five or six months this patient had been subject to cough with trifling expectoration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and larynx
Type of incident: n/a

Louisa Atkins, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Mar 1859
Date of death: 12 Apr 1859
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy of heart. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: This patient’s disease was not preceded by any well marked attack of rheumatism but it appeared that three years ago she had an illness of uncertain nature.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Matilda A Woodhatch, 8, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 8
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1859
Date of death: 13 Apr 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: It was said that this child had been ill three days previous to admission with sore throat and some external swelling of the neck.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Throat, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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