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John Wollard, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1850
Date of death: 12 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis. Kidneys coarse
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); 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 man had been an out patient at the Hospital at the end of the previous year and for more than six months had been constantly suffering from cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Harrington, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jun 1848
Date of death: 17 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Contracted tubercular cavities. Dilated heart. Extensive disease of aorta. Obliteration of one aortic valve.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Arteries)
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 had only become conscious of palpitation of the heart during the last twelve months, but had suffered from cough during two winters.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Hughes, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 May 1852
Date of death: 26 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Carcinomatous state of the uterus involving chiefly the posterior wall and top of the os uteri. Slight disease of the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Uterus); 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 woman stated that she had long suffered from prolapses of the uterus with some sort of discharge.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

William Law, 49, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Apr 1860
Date of death: 28 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
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 in the habit of drinking freely. For the last six weeks, he had had cough with expectoration, never of blood. For the fortnight preceding admission, he had been hoarse’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx, 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

Charles Bailey, 11, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 11
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jul 1850
Date of death: 14 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles and lymph in arachnoid. Ventricles distended with serum. Fornix soft. Tubercles in right pleura and right lung. Few tubercles in spleen.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain); Disease (Brain); Tuberculosis (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Spleen)
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: The previous history of this case was not very distinct. The mother supposed his illness to have been caused by exposure to the sun.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

George Gibbett, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jun 1848
Date of death: 20 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull. Extensive laceration of brain. Apoplectic cyst in brain.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Apoplectic cyst (Brain)
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 man was brought to the Hospital by the officers of police, by whom he had been found in a state of insensibility.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: n/a

James Smith, Enjoiner

Occupation or role: Enjoiner
Gender: Male
Age: 37
Date of admission: 12 Apr 1854
Date of death: 11 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Vomicae. Ulcerated intestines
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Abscess (Leg); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted suffering from diarrhoea which had existed more or less since Xmas. He was enjoiner by trade and had been at that time much exposed to cold’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Charles Cafel, 54, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1848
Date of death: 22 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis. Small ulceration of bowel.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines)
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 stated that he had been suffering chiefly from pain in the stomach and abdomen, which was so severe that he was scarcely able to sit up.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Goldfinch, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Mar 1853
Date of death: 6 Jun 1853
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid carcinoma of liver
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Liver)
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 applied for admission on account of a pain at the region of the epigastrium with tenderness and swelling.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Rodwell, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 May 1846
Date of death: 2 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions. Scattered tubercles in apices of lungs. Scrofulous disease of right kidney, with thickening of its capsule and condensation of the surrounding cellulo-adipose tissue. Chronic inflammation of the large intestine.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Kidney); Inflammation (Intestines)
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 stated that about four years ago, he was knocked down and run over by a cart and he was so severely injured in the right lumbar region that he was obliged to keep to his bed for three months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Robert Penlaze, 54, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 May 1846
Date of death: 3 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis and enlarged heart
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Heart)
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 man who for some little time had been an outpatient of the Hospital, reported that for the last three of four months he had had a slight hacking cough and six weeks before admission he experienced considerable dyspnoea with pain in the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Zouche, 63, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Apr 1860
Date of death: 30 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Hypertrophy of cranium. Meningeal apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Disease (Brain); Stroke (Brain)
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 patient came into the house with cough, expectoration and other symptoms of phthisis which she had had for 4 months. She took cascarilla with ipecacuan, and wine, and her case did not attract much attention until the 25th when she suddenly lost her power of distinct speech. She looked intelligent and appeared to understand all that was said to her’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, pelvis, neck

Type of incident: n/a

Fanny Brill, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Oct 1847
Date of death: 13 Jan 1848
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Large bed sore. Emphysema and oedema of lungs. Peritonitis. Kidneys diseased and bladder inflamed. Diseased aorta.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Arm); Oedema (Leg); Emphysema (Lung); Oedema (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney);Inflammation (Bladder) ; Disease (Arteries)
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 with dropsy of three months duration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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

William Hyatt, 15, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jun 1853
Date of death: 19 Jun 1853
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Vomicae. Ulceration of the intestine
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: An emaciated tubercular looking boy who had been ailing for three months past but had more particularly suffered from pain in the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Corley, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 May 1846
Date of death: 4 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Universal anasarca. Slight serous effusions into the various serous cavities. Heart dilated and hypertrophied. Aorta with two valves only, one of which ulcerated. Pulmonary apoplexy and oedema. Congestion of other organs.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Universal); Disease (Heart); Ulcer (Aorta); Haemorrhage (Lung); Oedema (Lung)
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 with the exception of an attack of syphilis four years ago, which was not followed by secondary symptoms, he had always enjoyed uninterrupted good health up to four or five months ago, when he began to suffer from palpitation on any exertion and his legs and abdomen began to increase in size.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Connor, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 47
Date of admission: 20 Mar 1854
Date of death: 16 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined, this case is not given’
Post mortem notes: 'The body was not examined’

Type of injury: n/a

James Haynes, [No age stated], [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Apr 1860
Date of death: 5 May 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Martha Johnson, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Jul 1850
Date of death: 27 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Recent vegetations on mitral valve. Effusion in pleura
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Effusion (Pleura)
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: Having been previously out of health, she had taken some medicine, when she was suddenly seized on the following day with severe pain and swelling in the knees and ankles, appearing from description to have been of the nature of Rheumatic Fever.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Matilda Wallis, 16, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Jun 1856
Date of death: 9 Jun 1856
Disease (transcribed): Fever
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This girl had been suffering from fever for a fortnight according to her first account. She subsequently stated that she had been ill only a week. The attack began with sickness, followed by shivering, headache, general languor and congestive pains in all her limbs.
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

Eliza Faunch, 2, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 2
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Jun 1847
Date of death: 18 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Hepatisation of portion of lung. Mucous membrane of stomach thickened and congested.
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Lung); Congestion (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: It was reported that this child had caught a slight cold and become somewhat restless and feverish.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Byrne, 48, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jul 1850
Date of death: 28 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
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: As the body was not examined the case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was removed without examination
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Macpherson, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1847
Date of death: 19 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Purulent effusion in cavity of pleura with compression of lung. Miliary tubercles in lungs. Partial peritonitis. Scrofulous tubercles in omentum.
Disease (standardised): Suppuration (Pleural cavity); Compressed (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Tuberculosis (Abdomen)
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 man was admitted in an almost moribund state. He had been in perfect health two months ago, when he slept one night in a damp bed, and on the following day was seized with rigors and pain on the right side of the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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