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Elizabeth Etherington, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Jan 1846
Date of death: 18 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions of right lung. Pleurisy and pneumonia on left side. Scirrhous ulceration of uterus and vagina spreading to bladder. Circumscribed abscess in pelvis communicating with rectum. Left ovary converted into a cyst.
Disease (standardised): Adhesions (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Cancer (Uterus, Vagina, Bladder); Ulcer (Uterus, Vagina, Bladder); Abscess (Pelvis, Rectum);Cysts (Ovary)
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 with symptoms of uterine disease.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Taylor , 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1846
Date of death: 29 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Stone in bladder. Lithotripsy. Pleurisy and pneumonia?
Disease (standardised): Calculi (Bladder); Lithotripsy (Bladder); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas. Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The case was not entered as there was not a post mortem examination of the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The friends would not allow the body to be examined
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Armes, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Apr 1846
Date of death: 26 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Ulceration of larynx and necrosis of arytenoid cartilages. Pleurisy. Pneumonia. Ulceration of large and small intestines. Tubercular deposit in bronchial and mesenteric glands. Old adhesions of liver.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Larynx); Necrosis (Larynx); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines);Tuberculosis (Lymph nodes) ; Adhesions (Liver)
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 an advanced stage of Phthisis Pulmonalis, together with affection of the larynx.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Lucy Brookes, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 May 1846
Date of death: 22 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pleurisy. Old adhesions. Pneumonia. Fatty liver. Old peritonitis. Other organs healthy.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Liver); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted under the care of the Surgeon’s, but was shortly transferred to the Physicians for symptoms of chest disease.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Pitcher, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1846
Date of death: 16 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Old and recent pleurisy. Miliary tubercles and vomicae in lungs, extensive red hepatisation of these organs. Old pericarditis. Pericardium adherent to right side. Heart dilated. Spleen adherent. One ulceration in caput coli.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Lung); Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Adherent (Spleen);Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient stated that he was taken ill in the beginning of the previous November with acute pain in the chest, referred chiefly to the left side, a cough and thin, frothy expectoration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, 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

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

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

William Tanner, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Apr 1846
Date of death: 23 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg. Amputation of thigh. Pleurisy on both sides, with secondary deposits in both lungs. Other organs healthy. Inflammation of extremity of femoral vein.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Amputation (Leg); Pleurisy (Pleura, Lung); Inflammation (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The accident in consequence of which this man was admitted, was caused by a heavy fall from a horse which bolted with with him and crashed violently against a cart.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and stump
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Henry Isaacs, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1846
Date of death: 21 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Mania. Cut throat. Inflammation of sub mucous tissues of larynx. Pleurisy. Extensive inflammation and gangrene of arms.
Disease (standardised): Bipolar Disorder; Wound (Throat); Inflammation (Larynx); Pleurisy (Pleura); Inflammation (Arm); Gangrene (Arm)
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 first admitted on March 25th under Mr Cutler’s care in a state of collapse, insensible and with several small superficial wounds of the throat which had been inflicted by himself a short time before admission. He was re-admitted having again cut his throat.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax, abdomen and superior extremities
Type of incident: Suicide

John Appleton, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Apr 1846
Date of death: 20 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis Pulmonalis. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: As the body was removed without examination, no history of the case is given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined, at the request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Weaver, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Mar 1846
Date of death: 17 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Circumscribed empyema, right side. Two large cavities, resembling vomicae, in lower lobe of right lung. Cretaceous deposit in apex of left, hepatisation of lower left lobe. Recent pericarditis and endocarditis. Hypertrophy of liver.
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Lung); Disease (Lung); Pericarditis (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient stated that he had an attack of acute rheumatism three years ago. Seven weeks before admission he had an attack of pleurisy on the right side, and from that time he had never been well.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Stout, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1846
Date of death: 11 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Enormous dilatation and hypertrophy of the heart with disease of the valves. Pulmonary apoplexy and red hepatisation
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Haemorrhage (Lung); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted labouring under ascites with anasarca, and violent palpitation of the heart.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Geary, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1846
Date of death: 10 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid tumour in post-peritoneal cellular tissue. Red hepatisation of lungs. Encephaloid disease of mediastinal glands.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Abdomen); Disease (Lung); Cancer (Lymph nodes)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient stated that for last three or four months she had been gradually losing her health and strength without any very obvious cause.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Spicer, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Apr 1846
Date of death: 9 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Arachnitis and inflammation of sub arachnoid tissues. Substance of brain congested. Effusion in the lateral ventricles. Congestion of membrane of mastoid cells. Congestive pneumonia. Miliary tubercles. Blood fluid. Peritonitis. Disease of fallopian tubes
Disease (standardised): Arachnoiditis (Brain ); Disease (Brain); Congestion (Skull); Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen);Disease (Fallopian tubes)
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: The patient was admitted in an insensible semicomatose state. It appeared that she was taken with severe rigors followed by vomiting and pain in the head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

F. William Reinicke, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Oct 1845
Date of death: 9 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Congestive pneumonia. Encephaloid disease of kidneys, lumbar vertebrae, sacrum, of a innominate and cellular tissue
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Cancer (Kidney); Cancer (Spine); Cancer (Tissue)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a very weak state complaining principally of pain in the loins. There was also great tenderness over the back and sacrum, numbness of the lower extremities and incontinence of urine.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and spinal marrow
Type of incident: n/a

John Miles, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1846
Date of death: 6 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the neck of the humerus. Diffuse cellular inflammation of both arms. Extensive hepatisation and congestive pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Arm); Inflammation (Arm); Disease (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: On admission there was immense swelling and an extensive bruise over the right shoulder joint, caused by a fall down a flight of stairs the previous day.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and upper extremities
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Frederick Brown, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1846
Date of death: 5 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis. Pleurisy and circumscribed empyema. Pneumonia, and great oedema of the lungs. Slight hypertrophy of left ventricle, with dilatation of right cavities. Blood semi fluid. Pus in anterior mediastinum.
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Pleurisy (Pleura); Empyema (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Oedema (Lung); Disease (Heart);Suppuration (Thorax)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient stated that he had been in good health until he was suddenly seized three days before admission with severe rigors and acute pain in the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Drewett, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Mar 1846
Date of death: 1 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse cellular inflammation of the neck, larynx and anterior mediastinum. Old adhesions of pleurae and pericardium. Pneumonia. Chronic bronchitis. Oedema of lungs. Fibrinous vegetations on valves. Heart enlarged. Kidneys mottled.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Neck, Larynx, Mediastinum); Pneumonia (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung); Oedema (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
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: It appeared that during the last eight or ten years the patient had been suffering more or less from chronic cough, and that during the last year his legs had occasionally becomes anasarcous.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Neck, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Kelley, 33, Fishman

Occupation or role: Fishman
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Mar 1846
Date of death: 29 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat. Pleurisy. Pneumonia of both lungs. Secondary deposits in the right. Bronchitis. Granular liver. Spleen softened and pale. Violent delirium.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Throat); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Liver); Disease (Spleen);Delirium (Nervous system)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: After being intoxicated for many days, this man attempted to commit suicide by cutting his throat with a razor.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Suicide

Margaret Hutchinson, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Dec 1845
Date of death: 22 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid deposit of liver, and gastro hepatic omentum, and of large intestine. Peritonitis. Pleurisy. Encephaloid disease of absorbents and of bronchial glands. Lymphatics of lungs filled, apparently with encephaloid deposit.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Liver, Omentum, Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Pleura); Cancer (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted complaining of diarrhoea accompanied occasionally by a little blood in the stools.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Young, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Mar 1846
Date of death: 18 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of the liver, stomach and omentum. Peritonitis. Congestive pneumonia. Other organs, nothing
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Liver, Stomach, Omentum); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pneumonia (Lung)
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: The patient stated that about nine months ago his health began to fail without any obvious reason. He began to suffer greatly from dyspeptic symptoms, frequently accompanied by considerable pain in the epigastric region, became subject to pyrosis, and occasional vomiting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Weeks, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1846
Date of death: 15 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Fungoid tumour of the brain, with inflammation and softening of the neighbouring cerebral structure. No other carcinomatous disease found in the body. Lungs soft and congested at back part. Atheroma in aorta.
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Brain ); Disease (Lung); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in an unconscious state, paralytic of the left side. It appeared that after having for some time been in a ‘strange forgetful state’, a fit of an apoplectic character occurred, and paralysis of the left side of the body was found to have ensued.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Adams, 57, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 57
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1846
Date of death: 15 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Ulcer on the shin. Pneumonia. Phthisis. Heart atrophied and dilated. Blood fluid. Old and recent peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with large varicose ulcers of the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left inferior extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Loveday, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1846
Date of death: 14 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pleurisy. Inflammation of pulmonary tissue. Brain wet, but healthy in structure. Heart atrophied and dilated. Blood fluid. Liver and kidneys congested. Other organs, nothing
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Inflammation (Lung); Disease (Brain); Disease (Heart); Disease (Liver);Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a state of delirium, unable to give any account of himself. It appeared from the statement of his friends that for about two months he had been suffering from an incessant cough, occasional haemoptysis and profuse puriform expectoration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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