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Hannah Arnett, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Jun 1847
Date of death: 21 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Jaundice. Bloody fluid in abdomen. Extravasation of blood into coats of small intestine. Obliteration of cystic ducts. Communication between gallbladder and duodenum.
Disease (standardised): Jaundice (Skin); Extravasation (Abdomen); Extravasation (Intestines); Obliteration (Cystic duct); Communication (Gall bladder, Duodenum)
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 for the first time on the 12th November 1846 under the care of Dr Nairne, suffering from jaundice and severe Bronchitis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Hobbs, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Jul 1848
Date of death: 9 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Miliary tubercles in both lungs and emphysema. Slight ulceration of bowels.
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Tuberculosis (Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The patient was unable to give any account of herself and was lying in a half unconscious state.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Cameron, 51, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 51
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 May 1847
Date of death: 26 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions of pleura. Flabby heart and contracted aortic valves. Ascites and peritonitis. Cirrhosis of liver. Large kidneys with numerous cysts.
Disease (standardised): Adhesions (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Ascites (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Cirrhosis (Liver); Disease (Kidney);Cysts (Kidney)

Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient reported that she had enjoyed tolerable health up to three or four months ago, when her abdomen became enlarged, and has gradually increased in size up to the present time.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anthony McNally, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jan 1846
Date of death: 12 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg with extensive diffuse cellular inflammation of the leg and thigh. Viscera, nothing remarkable
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Inflammation (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a compound fracture of the left leg a little below the middle.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right inferior extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Edward Robinson, 33, Footman

Occupation or role: Footman
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 02 Sep 1846
Date of death: 07 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Stone in the bladder. Lithotrity. Ulceration of urethra with abscess in perineum and secondary abscess of lung.
Disease (standardised): Calculi (Bladder); Lithotrity (Bladder); Ulcer (Urethra); Abscess (Perineum); Abscess (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient had suffered with symptoms of stone in the bladder from childhood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Coomber, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Dec 1847
Date of death: 15 Jan 1848
Disease (transcribed): Abscess at the back of the hand and wrist after an injury. Typhoid fever.
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Hand); Abscess (Wrist); Typhoid fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The case is not given, as the body was not examined.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the request of friends
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Lillwall, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jun 1847
Date of death: 28 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Congestion of vessels of brain and much serum in its substance. Heart flabby. Atheroma on aorta. Blood fluid.
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Brain); Disease (Heart); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted labouring under Delirium Tremens.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Clutterbuck, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1847
Date of death: 29 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus tubercles of liver and sub serous cellular tissue of stomach. Scirrhus of pylorus.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Liver); Cancer (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient reported that he had caught cold about nine or ten weeks ago, when he began to suffer from cough and dyspnoea, and some little pain in the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Joshua Saward, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 May 1847
Date of death: 29 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of leg. Tubercular infiltration of lungs. Tubercular accretion of peritoneum.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: Brought in dead
Date of death: 01 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the base of the skull. Laceration of pons varolii and escape of fluid from oesophagus on to surface of cerebellum
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Extravasation (Oesophagus); Extravasation (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Admitted dead, a cart wheel having passed over the head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Henry Nash, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1846
Date of death: 23 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Old adhesions. Heart dilated and flaccid. Congestion of veins of brain. Softening of fornix, corpus callosum and walls of lateral ventricles with extensive effusion into ventricles.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Brain)
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 in a state of stupor, unable to give any account of himself, and requiring to be roused but then collapsing quickly into his former state.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Margaret Strathern, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1847
Date of death: 03 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pleuritis. Pneumonia with hepatisation. Gangrene and abscesses of lung. Great dilatation of bronchi.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Gangrene (Lung); Abscess (Lung)
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 in an excessively weak state suffering from cough and excessive dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Joshua Baxter, 39, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1849
Date of death: 13 Jul 1849
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis. Ulceration of epiglottis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Ulcer (Larynx)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with sore throat, great hoarseness & inability to swallow. He had been unable to eat anything he said during the last fortnight. Hil illness he alleged to have been only of 3 weeks’ duration’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Penson, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Jun 1847
Date of death: 03 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Colloid cancer of stomach. Malignant tubercles in sub-peritoneal cellular tissue. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach); Cancer (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a state of great suffering and depression, unwilling or unable to enter into a detailed account of her illness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Farmer, 35, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Jul 1849
Date of death: 14 Jul 1849
Disease (transcribed): Cholera maligna. Brain healthy, lungs healthy, heart flabby. Mucous membranes of intestinal canal congested, solitary glands of the intestines very prominently marked
Disease (standardised): Cholera (Intestines); Congestion (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: 'Although suffering from diarrhoea for two days, this patient had gone to his work as usual on the morning of his admission at 6 o’clock, but was very soon obliged to desist, being seized with vomiting and cramps, with increase of diarrhoea, and he was brought to the hospital about 9am in a state of collapse’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Messingham, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 May 1847
Date of death: 04 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Lumbar abscess
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This case is not reported, as the friends would not permit a post mortem examination of the body to be made.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined by the request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a

William Lee, 45, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jul 1849
Date of death: 15 Jul 1849
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis?
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined, the history of this case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

James Hawkes, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1847
Date of death: 05 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Ascites and anasarca. Old adhesion of pleura. Great congestion of lungs. Pleuritis with extensive effusion of fluid and compressed lungs. Pericarditis. Flabby heart. Dilatation of aorta.
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Oedema (Leg); Adhesion (Pleura); Congestion (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Compressed (Lung);Pericarditis (Heart) ; Disease (Heart) ; Dilatation (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 man who reported that he had been a free drinker, and had suffered from Rheumatic Fever, was admitted suffering from ascites and some little anasarca of the lower extremities.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Emma Baker, 4, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 4
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Jul 1849
Date of death: 15 Jul 1849
Disease (transcribed): Abscess after periostitis. Secondary abscesses of lung
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Periosteum); Periostitis (Periosteum); Abscess (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: 'This child was admitted with the right leg put up in splints in consequence of a supposed fracture of the tibia, but the only account that could be learnt from the parents was the the little patient was supposed to have hurt his [sic] leg while playing with some other children. On removing the splints no fracture could be detected but the limb from the knee downwards was much swelled & inflamed. There was considerable fever & much restlessness’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, right lower extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident?

Jessie Davis, 63, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 63
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Jul 1849
Date of death: 17 Jul 1849
Disease (transcribed): Extravasation of blood in the arachnoid cavity, adherent to the dura mater. Brain healthy. Cholera maligna
Disease (standardised): Extravasation (Brain); Cholera (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: 'This woman who was to have been the widow of a physician and to have been at one time in good circumstances, had latterly been almost destitute. She stated that she had been in very bad health and had had much trouble of late, and also mentioned that she had received not very long ago, a severe blow on the head; in consequence of all this, she had been suffering for a month past from almost constant diarrhoea, and also occasional sickness’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident?

Mary Lenard, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 02 Jun 1847
Date of death: 06 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The history of this case is omitted, in consequence of the removal of the body without examination.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the request of friends
Type of incident: n/a

James Gunner, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Dec 1845
Date of death: 12 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Trismus. Pleuritis. Pericarditis. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Trismus (Jaw); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pericarditis (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The patient was admitted into the Hospital complaining of pain in the face, chiefly the right side, inability to open the mouth, some difficulty in swallowing and a sense of stiffness in the back part of the neck.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium and spinal chord
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Conroy, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Dec 1846
Date of death: 08 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of glottis. Lungs congested. Peritonitis and ascites. Kidneys enlarged and much diseased. Uterus enlarged and flabby with dark coloured lining membrane.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Larynx); Congestion (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ascites (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Uterus)
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 suffering from dropsy, reported to be four months duration. She had been confined and gave birth to a healthy child about ten months before, though in the latter months of gestation her legs had swelled.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Stemp, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Jan 1848
Date of death: 15 Jan 1848
Disease (transcribed): Tracheotomy. Diffuse suppuration in cellular tissue of the neck. Oedema of glottis.
Disease (standardised): Tracheotomy (Trachea); Suppuration (Neck); Oedema (Larynx)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient reported that she thought herself in perfect health up to the 28th December last, when she was seized with rigors and sore throat with headache and symptoms of fever.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Neck
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Beacham, [Age not stated], [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: [Age not stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jul 1849
Date of death: 19 Jul 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull. Extensive laceration of the brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted at 12pm, having received a severe blow in the mouth from a man’s foot in a drunken broil. On admission, half an hour afterwards, he was insensible apparently from drink, but he was not cold & his pulse nothing remarkable’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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