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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

Mary Barrier, 51, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 51
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 May 1846
Date of death: 2 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy?
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain )
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: No history of the case is given, in consequence of the removal of the body without examination.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Joshua Barratt , 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1841
Date of death: 10 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles and emphysema of the lung. Tubercles in the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Emphysema (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
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, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Ward, 11, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 11
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Apr 1897
Date of death: 17 Apr 1897
Disease (transcribed): Morbus cordis [Mitral]. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Pneumonia (Lung) ()
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Robert Skinner, 60, Bricklayer

Occupation or role: Bricklayer
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Apr 1864
Date of death: 19 Apr 1864
Disease (transcribed): Disease of heart and kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Sturges, Octavius
Medical notes: 'This patient had been laid up for two months with a ‘cold’ by which he meant general muscular weakness, dyspnoea and a lightness across the chest’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Brown , 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 May 1844
Date of death: 8 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Partial pneumonia. Pericarditis. Calcareous deposit in mesenteric gland.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Pericarditis (Heart); Calculus (Lymph nodes)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted in a very low and feeble state with symptoms of fever and no local complication.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Purcell, 54, [Wife of] Coachman

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Coachman
Age: 54
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Mar 1888
Date of death: 22 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy of left ventricle. Chronic interstitial nephritis. Pulmonary bronchitis and emphysema (Erysipelas)
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Nephritis (Kidneys); Bronchitis (Lungs); Emphysema (Lungs); Erysipelas (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient had three children and three miscarriages. There was no history of gout. Occasionally she had rheumatic pains. In a year before she came in she suffered much from dyspnoea. For some months she had been disturbed at night about twice to pass urine. From Christmas time she had oedema of the legs & ascites’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Right leg, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, stomach, brian, lungs, heart

Type of incident: n/a

James Parsons, 39, Groom

Occupation or role: Groom
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Jan 1856
Date of death: 11 Jan 1856
Disease (transcribed): Cardiac and Pulmonary disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); 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 man had been ill for six months with cough and shortness of breath. This case presented the appearance of phthisis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Frances Green, 74, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 74
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Jan 1852
Date of death: 7 Jan 1852
Disease (transcribed): Extravasation of blood into the subarachnoid tissues and ventricles of brain. Vessels of the right corpus striatum. Optic thalamus large. Slight contraction of mitral orifice of the heart. Diseased kidneys. Atheromic state of cerebral arteries and the general arterial system
Disease (standardised): Extravasation (Brain); Disease (Brain); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient was brought to the hospital in a condition of perfect insensibility, with the limbs perfectly flaccid, and apparently paralysed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Ingham, 40, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Dec 1844
Date of death: 11 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Old and recent pleurisy. Heart thin and dilated. Slight atheroma in aorta. Tubercles in intestine and mesenteric gland etc
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Tuberculosis (Intestines, mesenteric glands)

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: 'Stated that he had for many years been particularly subject to catch cold on slight exposure, and that during the last year & half had been annoyed by a slight tickling cough, unaccompanied by expectoration’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Moore, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jun 1842
Date of death: 17 Jun 1842
Disease (transcribed): Effusion into the left pleura. Infiltration of Tubercular matter. Vomicae. Softening of Heart.
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Pleura); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Louie Christmas, 13, [Child of] Musician

Occupation or role: [Child of] Musician
Age: 13
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Jan 1904
Date of death: 14 Jan 1905
Disease (transcribed): Morbus cordis. Mitral stenosis & reflux. Recent endocarditis & pericarditis. Hypostatic congestion of lungs
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart); Pericarditis (Pericardium); Congestion (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Davis Taylor, E.J.
Medical notes: ‘Complains of palpitations of heart. For the last 3 months patient has suffered with cardiac palpitations on the slightest exertion. She also suffers with throbbing of her head. Sometimes she has acute pain in the praecordium’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Smith, 50, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Dec 1887
Date of death: 7 Jan 1888
Disease (transcribed): Morbus cordis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Turton, Robert Straker
Post mortem examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Medical notes: 'This man had been in the hospital on many previous occasions, suffering from morbus cordis & its complications. Ten days before coming here his feet began to swell & severe dyspnoea came on’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder

Type of incident: n/a

James Day , 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Oct 1849
Date of death: 9 Jan 1850
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Morbus Cordis. Albuminous urine
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Disease (Heart); Albuminuria (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient stated that he had first suffered from shortness of breath with palpitation of heart for about six months before admission, and had observed it one day in carrying a load up a hill to which he attributed his subsequent suffering.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Price, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Jun 1850
Date of death: 30 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Hereditary gout. Recent pleurisy and pneumonia. Large heart. Lithate of soda on valves. Specks of [lithate of soda] in larynx. Large deposits in joints
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Gout (Joints); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart); Deposits (Larynx)
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 been in the Hospital about five years previously labouring under gout with albuminous urine. He applied on the present occasion for admission in consequence of epistaxis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, thorax, abdomen and joints
Type of incident: n/a

George Troutbeck, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jan 1844
Date of death: 9 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Pericarditis. Bicuspid valve thickened. Ascites and dropsy of the extremities. Liver large and puckered, with a peculiar yellow deposit.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Pericarditis (Heart); Ascites (Abdomen); Oedema (Extremities); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted after suffering from palpitations and difficulty breathing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Hebbard, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1841
Date of death: 14 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy of the left ventricle. Cicatrices in the lung. Granular degeneration of the kidney
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Cicatrix (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys)
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, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Robert Foker, 42, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1870
Date of death: 7 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Plugging of both vertebral arteries. Aneurysm like dilatation and plugging of left internal carotid artery with channelling of clot. Plugging of right internal carotid artery. Tumour of Dura Mater.
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Arteries); Tumour (Meninges)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient had a fit a fortnight before admission which was stated to have lasted some hours. He lost sensation completely and on recovering found that he was paralysed on the left side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, cerebrum, bones and vessels of brain
Type of incident: n/a

John Groves, 27, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Feb 1845
Date of death: 1 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive caries of the dorsal vertebrae with a large scrofulous abscess. Small abscess in kidney. Tubercles in the sub-pleural cellular tissue. Slight ulceration of the pharynx. Heart dilated with thin parietes & soft muscular structure
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Abscess (Spine, kidney); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Ulcer (Pharynx); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'About two years previous to admission into the hospital, the patient first experienced pain in the back, and at the expiration of three months, he found his back ‘growing out’. He went on working for twelve months during which time he had occasionally severe fits of pain on the back, but with no diminution of bodily strength’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, spine

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Barnett, 68, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 68
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 May 1848
Date of death: 29 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia with red hepatisation. Blood fluid. Diseased kidneys. Fatty heart. Fever?
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Fever (Systemic)
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 reported that he had been taken suddenly ill seven days before admission with shivering and pain all over his body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Womack, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1852
Date of death: 6 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Effusion of recent lymph into right pleural sac and extensive hepatization of lungs. Recent lymph in pericardium. Hypertrophied heart. Old peritoneal adhesions. Diseased hip joint
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Pleura); Disease (Lung); Lymph (Heart); Disease (Heart); Adhesions (Abdomen); Disease (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He was admitted with a furred tongue, quick pulse and hot skin complaining of pains in his limbs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and hip joint
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Griffiths, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 May 1851
Date of death: 28 May 1851
Disease (transcribed): Miliary tubercles throughout lungs. Extensive old adhesions of pleura on both sides. Atheroma on aortic valves & ascending aorta. Kidneys congested. Intestines ulcerated
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta); Congestion (Kidneys); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte and Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that he had suffered from cough for some years past, but that he had felt himself decidedly worse during the last 6 weeks. He was somewhat emaciated, but had never spit blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Dobson, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 April 1855
Date of death: 13 April 1855
Disease (transcribed): Renal and Cardiac disease
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: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had enjoyed good health until the winter of this year when he was working so hard it wore him out, and he was at last unable to take any walking exercise. Subsequently his legs began to swell, and three weeks before admission he brought up a great deal of blood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen. 'For examination of brain see Dr Ogle's notes'
Type of incident: n/a

William Wynne, 62, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Apr 1846
Date of death: 9 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Wound in hand. Secondary abscesses in joints and in brachialis anticus. Congestive pneumonia. Heart dilated and atrophied. Disease of left kidney? Blood fluid.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Hand); Abscess (Joints); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted suffering from the effects of fracture of the first phalanx of the thumb in December 1842.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and extremities
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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