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Margaret Reece, 42, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Jan 1845
Date of death: 23 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Malignant ulceration of the stomach, producing perforation of that organ & peritonitis. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient, with the peculiar aspect of malignant disease, complained of pain in the left hypochondriac region, of about 2 years’ duration. On being questioned on the subject, she stated that during the whole of this period the pain had been constantly present, was not aggravated after eating, but was much worse after long continued exercise, and was to a certain extent relieved by a recumbent position’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Cooper, 46, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Dec 1845
Date of death: 7 Dec 1845
Disease (transcribed): Two chronic perforating ulcers of the stomach. Peritonitis both old and recent, producing circumscribed cavities in the peritoneum. Hypertrophy of the body of the uterus. Diaphragmatic and pulmonary pleurisy with inflammation of the lungs
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Uterus); Pleurisy (Lungs, diaphragm); Inflammation (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in a state almost of collapse, but reaction soon ensued, and her skin became extremely hot & dry & her countenance flushed; she complained of excessive pain in the epigastrium, and in both hypochondriac regions, as also of pain of a less acute nature over the whole abdomen’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Anne Vangay, 59, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 59
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Nov 1845
Date of death: 30 Nov 1845
Disease (transcribed): Heart dilated and soft in structure. Lungs gorged at back part. Incipient cirrhosis of liver. Kidneys dwindled & granular
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Lungs); Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Disease (Kidneys)

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: 'This patient was admitted almost in a state of collapse, unable to give any collected account of herself. There was urgent dyspnoea, and her lips were quite blue. Her face & extremities were anasarcous and had been so about three weeks’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Riley, 13, Schoolboy

Occupation or role: Schoolboy
Age: 13
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Oct 1872
Date of death: 9 Nov 1872
Disease (transcribed): Caries of vertebra. Psoas abscess (double). Lardaceous disease. Pyaemia. (Pleurisy)
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Abscess (Psoas muscle); Amyloidosis (Liver); Amyloidosis (Spleen); Amyloidosis (Kidney); Sepsis (Systemic);Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This boy was admitted with angular curvature of the spine in the dorsal region of ten years duration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, muscles, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Meads, 55, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Nov 1845
Date of death: 30 Nov 1845
Disease (transcribed): Low peritonitis. Cirrhosis of liver. Kidneys dwindled. Low pericarditis. Lungs congested & soft. Old ulcers
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Disease (Kidney); Pericarditis (Heart); Congestion (Lungs); Ulcer
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry and Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with an ulcer on each side of the left ankle and two smaller ulcers in the same situation upon the right side. The first appearance of the ulcers was seven years previous to admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Lucy Sutton , 21, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Nov 1845
Date of death: 30 Nov 1845
Disease (transcribed): Chronic ulcer of the stomach, blocked up by the pancreas, the adhesions to which had partially given. Extensive peritonitis. Pleurisy. Pneumonia. Other viscera healthy
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of pain in the left hypochondriac region, not increased on pressure, and not aggravated by the deepest inspiration. She stated that for many years she had been subject to pain on the left side, and occasionally also on the right, and that about four years ago, she had a violent attack of haematemesis’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

John Govier, 52, Waiter

Occupation or role: Waiter
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jun 1867
Date of death: 25 Oct 1867
Disease (transcribed): Necrosis of sacrum. Amyloid disease
Disease (standardised): Necrosis (Spine); Amyloidosis (Liver); Amyloidosis (Spleen); Amyloidosis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This patient had been in the physicians wards with sciatica. Last November he slipped down and fell on to the nates. Ten days after a slight swelling came on.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Anne Wretch, 62, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 62
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Apr 1842
Date of death: 6 Jul 1842
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Anasarca. Hypertrophy of left Ventricle. Peritonitis. Large gallstone in duct
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Oedema (Indeterminate); Hypertrophy (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Gallstones (Gallbladder)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
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: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Rachel Pease, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Jan 1846
Date of death: 28 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Tubercular deposits in supra-renal capsule and in pyramids of both kidneys. Ulceration of large intestine. Tubercular deposit in mesenteric glands. Other viscera, nothing remarkable.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Kidneys); Ulcer (Intestines); Tuberculosis (Mesenteric gland)
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: This patient was admitted in the last stage of Phthisis Pulmonalis. She stated that she had suffered from cough above eight months, and about six months ago coughed up a considerable quantity of florid blood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Green , 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Nov 1844
Date of death: 5 Dec 1844
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of the Thigh. Extensive suppuration of the stump with inflammation of the veins. Fatty degeneration of the liver.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Inflammation (Veins); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
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, abdomen and stump
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Daffey, 42, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Oct 1845
Date of death: 17 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Internal haemorrhoids. Ligature. Phlebitis. Secondary abscesses in liver and lung. Pleurisy. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Haemorrhoids (Anus); Ligature; Phlebitis (Blood vessels); Abscess (Liver, lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted for an indurated venereal sore upon the upper surface of the skin of the penis’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left inferior extremity

Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Smith , 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Oct 1844
Date of death: 29 Nov 1844
Disease (transcribed): Jaundice and secondary deposits following amputation of the leg for a compound fracture, with simple fracture of the opposite tibia. Liver, heart and kidneys congested and riddled with holes. Scrotum enormously distended with air.
Disease (standardised): Jaundice (Skin); Fracture (Leg); Amputation (Leg); Congestion (Liver, Heart, Kidney); Distended (Scrotum)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
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, abdomen and inferior extremities
Type of incident: n/a

Francis Gaziewski, 33, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Sep 1845
Date of death: 15 Nov 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Old adhesions. Serum & lymph in pericardium. Dilatation & hypertrophy of heart. Specks of atheroma about aorta. Ulceration of larynx & trachea. Tubercular spots in kidney & intestines with ulceration of the latter
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta); Ulcer (Larynx, trachea); Tuberculosis (Kidneys, intestines); Ulcer (Intestines)
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: 'This patient, a Pole, was admitted complaining of cough & dyspnoea of four months’ duration. He stated that about the latter end of May he caught cold, and at that time suffered considerably from pain in the chest & cough with profuse expectoration’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Harrison, 72, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 72
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Nov 1844
Date of death: 28 Nov 1844
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca and ascites. Thickening and contraction of mitral and aortic valves. Liver and Kidneys granular.
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Oedema (Leg); Thickening, Contraction (Heart); Granular (Liver); Granular (Kidney)
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

Thomas Burke, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Nov 1844
Date of death: 28 Nov 1844
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of the appendix. Caeci apparently produced by a piece of hardened faeces contained in its cavity. Extensive peritonitis with effusion of lymph. Other organs healthy.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Appendix); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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

Robert Jackson, 26, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Dec 1844
Date of death: 22 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pneumonia (red and grey hepatisation). Old pleurisy. Ulceration in larynx and large intestine. Atheromatous specks in mitral valve and aorta
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs); Ulcer (Larynx, intestines); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that he had never been subject to winter cough, and believed that he had not the slightest cough or shortness of breath before the beginning of last October’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, neck, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Edward Taylor, 22, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Feb 1851
Date of death: 7 Feb 1851
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Ulceration & perforation of intestines. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Ulcer (Intestines); Perforation (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner and Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This man dated the commencement of his illness to his having been engaged, in his business of gardener, in pulling up some decayed vegetables, the smell of which was very offensive, ten days before his admission. He was seized with sickness, & found himself unable to return to his work, and two days after was attacked by diarrhoea which continued up to his admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Bristow, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Jun 1842
Date of death: 5 Aug 1842
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Haemoptysis. Emphysema. Ulceration of small intestine.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Haemoptysis (Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
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

Richard Taylor, 34, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Sep 1866
Date of death: 4 Sep 1866
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull. Meningitis. Rupture of liver
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Meningitis (Brain); Rupture (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Wilson, John Henry Parker
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: The way in which this patient met with his accident is not exactly known, but it was supposed that a heavy rail fell on him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Phillippa Cox, 23, Dressmaker

Occupation or role: Dressmaker
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Sep 1862
Date of death: 18 Sep 1862
Disease (transcribed): Syphilitic ulceration of fauces. Death from exhaustion
Disease (standardised): Syphilis (Systemic); Ulcer (Pharynx); Exhaustion (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This case was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

John Shury, 39, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Oct 1845
Date of death: 3 Nov 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Old adhesions. Tubercular ulcerations of the larynx and small intestine. Mesenteric glands enlarged
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Ulcer (Larynx, intestines); Enlargement (Mesenteric glands)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of hoarseness, or almost total loss of voice, cough, & expectoration with great oppression of the breathing. He stated that ever since Christmas he had suffered more or less from cough with occasional pain in the chest, and during this period had lost flesh and had become extremely weak’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Evans, n/a, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: n/a
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Nov 1845
Date of death: 3 Nov 1845
Disease (transcribed): Enormous congestion of the various organs which were otherwise healthy. Blood fluid
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Internal organs)

Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was found dead in his cart at 5am on the morning of admission. He was found dead by the police. No history was brought with him, nor could any be obtained
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, pharynx, larynx, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Hill, 20, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Sep 1845
Date of death: 31 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular deposits in lungs, in sub-pleural cellular tissue, in intestines, kidneys & mesenteric glands. Extensive inflammation of the sub-arachnoid cellular tissue with white softening of the central part of the brain
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs, tissue, intestines, kidneys, mesenteric glands); Inflammation (Brain); Softening (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that he had ‘caught cold’ in the December before his admission and shortly after an abscess made its appearance without any very evident cause upon the back of the hand. Three months after this some abscesses made their appearance near the right shoulder and a few weeks after the left shoulder became similarly affected’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Daniel McCarthy, 20, Potman

Occupation or role: Potman
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Aug 1868
Date of death: 29 Aug 1868
Disease (transcribed): Dilatation of caecum. Perforation of gut. Peritonitis. Cyst of mesentery containing purulent fluid.
Disease (standardised): Dilatation (Intestines); Perforation (Gastrointestinal tract); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Cysts (Mesentery)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This patient complained of inability to pass urine.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Susan Webb, 45, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Oct 1845
Date of death: 26 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy right side. Large aneurysm of the ascending aorta, spontaneously cured. Aorta atheromatous. Fluid in left pleura and in the pericardium. Liver much congested. Fibrous tumours in the uterus
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Lungs); Aneurysm (Aorta); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta); Disease (Lungs, heart, liver); Tumour (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of dyspnoea & some pain in the right side of the chest. She stated that about the end of August she was seized with rigors, succeeded by acute pain on the right side of the chest, much increased on deep inspiration’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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