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William Stevenson, 40, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Dec 1848
Date of death: 30 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): No apparent disease could be detected
Disease (standardised):

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 man was lifted from the roof of a stage coach upon which he had mounted in Piccadilly only a few minutes before, apparently in his ordinary state of health. It was stated that attention was called to his condition by his hat dropping off, when he was discovered to be dead. When brought to the hospital life was quite extinct. He was stated to have been a temperate man of rather abstemious habits, and generally indifferent health, but with no special ailment’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Chappell, 48, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Dec 1848
Date of death: 10 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid tumour in right thalamus opticus, & in both kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Brain, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient reported that he had been suddenly seized while at work on the forenoon of the 30th ult with loss of power & of sensation coming in left arm, and quickly depriving him also of the use of his leg. He was alone while it occurred, & was some time before obtaining assistance but during that period he feels certain that there was no loss of consciousness. He managed to crawl to the door of the shop & summon a passer-by to his aid. At first the paralysis was complete but now there is some degree of power, but total anaesthenia continues. He says that his speech was also affected at first, but now there is no paralysis of any of the muscles of the face or tongue’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Cruden, 50, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Nov 1848
Date of death: 12 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Diseased kidneys. Congestion of liver. Congestion & softening of brain
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Kidneys); Congestion (Liver, brain); Softening (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with considerable anasarca & ascites. She stated that she had suffered for 2 years past from shortness of breath. Dropsy commenced in the legs 3 months ago, abdomen swelled soon after. [She] had been confined to bed ever since’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Philip Fry, 38, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jul 1848
Date of death: 12 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of the pyloric end of the stomach
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient presented on admission a most unusual condition of anaemia, having been twice in the hospital previously, when no evidence of organic disease was obtained. He stated that he had never lost blood either by vomiting or stool. His appetite has occasionally been very capricious. His chief complaint has always been of weakness, and he gained both flesh & strength each time that he was under treatment, continuing however nearly as sallow as before’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Sullivan, 28, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Nov 1848
Date of death: 15 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Miliary tubercles. Old adhesions of peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Disease (Peritoneum)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient stated on admission that he had been subject to cough for some years, but had not until lately suffered much inconvenience. He caught cold 8 or 9 weeks previously, and has had a good deal of cough & dyspnoea ever since’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Bonnett, 37, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jan 1848
Date of death: 15 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fever? Congestion of brain. Diseased heart
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Congestion (Brain); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This man was said to have been seized about 14 days before admission with shivering, diarrhoea & vomiting: the stools were dark & watery, & on previous evening, having been seized with pain of head & giddiness, he was bled with relief, and a blister applied to the nape of the neck’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Mead, 40, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Dec 1848
Date of death: 24 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Stone in the bladder. Inflammation & ulcer of mucous lining of bladder, cysts in bladder. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Calculus (Bladder); Inflammation (Bladder); Ulcer (Bladder); Cyst (Bladder); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'He was a native of Bucks [Buckinghamshire], of spare habit but looked well. For 8 years he had suffered with symptoms of stone in the bladder which during the last 18 months had been more urgent & distressing. On introducing a sound, a calculus of considerable size and rough on the surface was detected. His urine was acid & contained a small quantity of pus, but the bladder was not irritable & the prostate neither enlarged or tender’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Selina Vials, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Oct 1855
Date of death: 7 Oct 1855
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of Intestines. Peritonitis after remittent fever
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: No satisfactory history could be obtained of this child. She was suffering at the time of her admission from remittent fever and abdominal pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Selman, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Sep 1855
Date of death: 12 Oct 1855
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of Intestines. Fibrin in abdominal veins
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Intestines); Thrombosis (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This woman stated that for eight months she had suffered from pain in the bowels for which she often had recourse to strong aperient medicines.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

James Gower, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Oct 1855
Date of death: 16 Oct 1855
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis. Ulceration of the Caecum
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had only just been discharged from the Small Pox Hospital. Four days after his discharge he was suddenly attacked with severe abdominal pain and feeling of sickness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Horatio Ellis, 33, Shoemaker

Occupation or role: Shoemaker
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Oct 1855
Date of death: 31 Oct 1855
Disease (transcribed): Fibroid deposit in muscular structure of heart
Disease (standardised): Leiomyoma (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 stated that he lived in North America some ten years ago and ever since had been weakly. He had been suffering from occasional cough ever since the winter, during the whole of which he worked in a damp and cold room. Ten days before admission he spat a blood and had a succession of fainting fits.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Hutchinson, 54, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Sep 1855
Date of death: 7 Nov 1855
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis. Fibrin deposit in Liver
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Thrombosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: More than two months before admission she was troubled with gradual enlargement of the abdomen, loss of appetite, general languor and pain in the back.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Allen, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Sep 1855
Date of death: 11 Nov 1855
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration, probably malignant, of the nates. Rheumatism
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Buttocks); Rheumatic Diseases (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: As the body was not examined, the case is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was removed unexamined
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Perkins, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Oct 1855
Date of death: 18 Nov 1855
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of arm. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Arm); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man was admitted on account of an extensive gun shot injury of the arm. It seemed that on the morning of admission he had been accidentally shot by a fowling piece.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Stump, right foot, left foot, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Mary Stichall, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Oct 1855
Date of death: 9 Nov 1855
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was removed to kinnerton street
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Field, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Oct 1855
Date of death: 5 Nov 1855
Disease (transcribed): Severe burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

John Pritchard, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Nov 1855
Date of death: 28 Nov 1855
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was sent to kinnerton street
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Thomas, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Oct 1855
Date of death: 30 Nov 1855
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
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 was suffering from slight fever and erythema of the legs when admitted. He soon recovered from these but a cough from which he had suffered for five months continued.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Sweetlove, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Nov 1855
Date of death: 4 Dec 1855
Disease (transcribed): Diseased Kidneys and Heart
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: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: Two months before admission this woman had caught cold, and for a time 'doctored' herself, but as her legs became oedematous and her breathing very short, she applied as an outpatient to the Hospital.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Chadney, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Dec 1855
Date of death: 8 Dec 1855
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was removed unexamined
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Cosh, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Dec 1855
Date of death: 16 Dec 1855
Disease (transcribed): Fatty Heart. Congested lungs.
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: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This woman was admitted in a dying state and she could not be prevailed upon to answer questions. Five weeks ago she had had a fit, after which she had lost the use of her left side. Six days before her admission she had a milder seizure.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Pooke, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Dec 1855
Date of death: 18 Dec 1855
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull. Laceration of Brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man had fallen down and was admitted in a state of perfect insensibility from which he never recovered.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Charlotte Wood, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Dec 1855
Date of death: 19 Dec 1855
Disease (transcribed): Diseased Heart and Kidneys. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: A week before admission her legs began to swell and she suffered from giddiness and tinnitus with occasional numbness of the hands. She also complained of slight cough and fluttering in the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Neldrett, 30, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Nov 1855
Date of death: 19 Dec 1855
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis. Fibroid deposits in muscular structure of Heart
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Leiomyoma (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man stated that his health had always been excellent until last summer when he suffered much from haemorrhoids and lost a good deal of blood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Crocker, 50, Ordnance Labourer

Occupation or role: Ordnance Labourer
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Dec 1855
Date of death: 21 Dec 1855
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man was almost dying when admitted and nothing more could be learnt apart from that he was an Ordnance Labourer at the Tower. He had been much exposed to cold and damp for three weeks had been suffering from cough and dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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