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Robert Mills, 26 , [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 May 1843
Date of death: 1 Jun 1843
Disease (transcribed): Concussion. Emphysema.
Disease (standardised): Concussion (Brain); Emphysema (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head and throat
Type of incident: n/a

William White, 62, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jun 1841
Date of death: 14 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Stricture disease of the bladder and kidneys. Effusion upon the brain
Disease (standardised): Disease (Bladder, Kidneys); Effusion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Walker, Robert Benjamin
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, cranium, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Goodwin, 15, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jun 1850
Date of death: 1 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Very numerous miliary tubercles. Inflammation of left apex. Recent pleurisy front of right lung
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Inflammation (Lung); Pleurisy (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: This boy stated when he first applied for relief that he had only been ill a fortnight and that he had suffered from cough, dyspnoea and a pain in the chest and palpitation of the heart.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Jones, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 31
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1854
Date of death: 24 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Hydrothorax. Tubercles & vomicae in lungs
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Hydrothorax (Pleura); Abscess (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Nairne, Robert
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient when admitted alleged that he had only been suffering from cough during about 6 weeks. He had lost flesh, was liable to night-sweats, but had never spit blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx & trachea, thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Jean Lachaize, 65, Engineer

Occupation or role: Engineer
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1888
Date of death: 27 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of the lower end of the oesophagus. Gastrostomy. Hypostatic pneumonia and gangrene of both lungs
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Oesophagus); Gastrostomy; Pneumonia (Lungs); Gangrene (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: 'This man was originally admitted under the care of Mr Dent [Clinton Thomas Dent] at the beginning of 1888 with difficulty in swallowing & rapid emaciation. A diagnosis of oesophagal stricture was made & under treatment he improved, being sent to convalescent home in February. For the first week he gained weight & was free from pain. Afterward he got increased difficulty in swallowing & began again to emaciate’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, thorax, liver, spleen, kidneys, lungs, heart

Type of incident: n/a

Sophia Brain, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 May 1848
Date of death: 2 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro pneumonia with red hepatisation. Empyema. Fluid blood. Slough over sacrum. Erysipelas.
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Disease (Lung); Empyema (Pleural cavity); Sloughing (Spine); Erysipelas (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Copestake, Thomas Goodall
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a very cachectic state of health, having been both imperfectly fed and and clothed for some time past, and having an eruption on various parts of the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Wills, 5, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jun 1841
Date of death: 15 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Croup. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Croup (Larynx); Bronchitis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, lungs

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Cox, 40, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 May 1916
Date of death: 8 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Acute purulent bronchitis. Bronchiolectasis. Miliary abscess of lung. Septic pneumonia. Empyema. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Suppuration (Lung); Bronchiolectasis (Lung); Abscess (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Empyema (Pleura);Pleurisy (Pleura)

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: She had influenza six days ago. Her doctor saw her and diagnosed the condition as pneumonia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, trachea, thyroid, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, bladder, alimentary canal, intestines and uterus
Type of incident: n/a

William Jordan, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Mar 1856
Date of death: 20 May 1856
Disease (transcribed): Haemoptysis. Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Haemoptysis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man stated that his general health had been very good until a month ago when he began to spit blood in small quantities.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Esther Clarke, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 May 1841
Date of death: 16 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Mottled and granular degeneration of the kidneys. Left lung gorged with blood at its posterior part
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Effusion (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This patient previous to her death had well marked symptoms of apoplexy, stertorous breathing etc’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Godfrey , 37, Waiter

Occupation or role: Waiter
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Feb 1870
Date of death: 10 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular Pleurisy and Pneumonia.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient had been ill for a month, complaining of a cough, pain in the chest and weakness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Edith M McInnes, 2 years 11 months , [Child of] Soldier

Occupation or role: [Child of] Soldier
Age: 2 years 11 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 May 1916
Date of death: 9 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Cerebro-spinal meningitis. Purulent bronchitis. Pus in pharynx. Hypopyon
Disease (standardised): Meningitis (Brain, Spinal cord); Bronchitis (Lung); Suppuration (Lung); Suppuration (Pharynx); Hypopyon (Eye)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The child had measles one week ago. On May the 3rd vomiting started and the child appeared feverish.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary canal and brain
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

Agnes Leath, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Jun 1841
Date of death: 22 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pleuritis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pleurisy (Pleura)
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

William Wright, 30, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Apr 1845
Date of death: 7 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of patella. Erysipelas, with diffuse cellular inflammation of leg & suppuration in knee joint. Secondary deposits in lungs with pleurisy & pneumonia, & bronchitis. Deposition, apparently of lymph, in cortical structure of one kidney
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Knee); Erysipelas (Skin); Inflammation (Leg); Deposit (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'He was first admitted on the 4th of March with a transverse fracture of the right patella, caused by direct violence. When admitted there was some swelling but no pain’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right inferior extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Ann Platt, 64, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 64
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Jun 1850
Date of death: 3 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Purulent pneumonia of upper lobe of right lung. Emphysema. Coarse kidneys
Disease (standardised): Suppuration (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Disease (Kidney)

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 woman was reported to have been met with some ill usage. On the 17th she had been been brought down in the in the street, had her hand cut, and still bore the remains if a black eye on her admission. She said that she had been out of sorts ever since.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Gately, 11, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 11
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1847
Date of death: 18 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous glands of neck. Phthisis pulmonalis with grey hepatisation of lung. Enlarged mesenteric glands.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Neck); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Lung); Enlarged (Mesenteric glands)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The account this girl gave of her illness was that for some time she had been suffering in her health, and had more particularly been affected with glandular enlargement about the neck, with cough and slight pain occasionally in the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Bibby, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 49
Date of admission: 12 Apr 1854
Date of death: 26 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Circumscribed pleurisy. Phthisis. Tubercles & vomicae in lungs. Ulceration of the intestines
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines); Abscess (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of pain in left side of 6 weeks’ standings, accompanied by cough & shortness of breath’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

John Boult, 59, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Jun 1850
Date of death: 5 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg. Fractured ribs and old bronchitis.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Fracture (Ribs); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This man was admitted with a compound fracture of the tibia and fibular of the right leg and two wounds.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Matthews, 64, Waterman

Occupation or role: Waterman
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Mar 1888
Date of death: 2 Apr 1888
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of left thigh. Simple fracture of left leg. Hypostatic pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Thigh, leg); Pneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'See surgical notes’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Hyles, 65, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 May 1845
Date of death: 10 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Erysipelas with oedema of scalp, & diffuse cellular inflammation of neck & mediastinum. Larynx oedematous, with increased vascularity. Large quantities of fluid in the ventricles of the brain with perforation, in several places, of septum lucidum
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Erysipelas (Skin); Edema (Scalp); Inflammation (Neck, chest); Edema (Larynx); Wound (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Was first brought to the hospital on the 2nd of May with a wound about an inch in length, situated immediately above the right superciliary ridge and not exposing the bone. He was sensible and able to answer questions but his manner was excited. He was said to have been stunned by a blow, and had not been sick after the accident. He declared his intention of leaving the hospital, but was ultimately reduced to go to bed’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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 Baggott, 48, Waterman

Occupation or role: Waterman
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1860
Date of death: 26 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Diseased heart
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lungs); Disease (Heart)
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 waterman. He first became a patient on the 1st of Feb /60, when it appeared that for two months he had suffered from shortness of breath with cough and expectoration, never of blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Leary, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Jun 1841
Date of death: 27 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of the ovary. Ascites. Peritonitis after tapping
Disease (standardised): Malignant disease (Ovary); Ascites (Peritoneum); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Bleeding
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
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

Thomas Bishop, 62, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 May 1847
Date of death: 24 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Recent pleurisy. Secondary abscess of lung. Cysts and congestion of kidney with specs of pus. Lithotripsy. Some calculi impacted in urethra at membranous portion. Sloughing of urethra. Abscess in perineum. Diffuse inflammation of veins.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Abscess (Lung); Cysts (Kidney); Congestion (Kidney); Suppuration (Kidney); Lithotripsy (Kidney);Calculi (Urethra) ; Sloughing (Urethra) ; Abscess (Perineum) ; Inflammation (Veins)
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 with symptoms of stone in the bladder.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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