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Edward Bleadon, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jun 1848
Date of death: 8 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Inguinal hernia. Operation. Sloughing of intestine. Double omental sac.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Sloughing (Intestines); Double (Omental sac)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with an oblique inguinal hernia of the right side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Tierney, 65, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 May 1844
Date of death: 27 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Old apoplectic cyst. Enormous distention of the sigmoid flexure of the colon, the consequence of partial obstruction caused by the gut being inverted upon itself. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Cysts (Brain ); Distention (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted complaining of pain in the loins and left hypogastrium.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Nichols, Potman

Occupation or role: Potman
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 May 1871
Date of death: 30 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous pneumonia. Cirrhosis of liver
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Liver cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This man stated that seven weeks ago he had severe pain in the left side of the chest, soon followed by much cough & dyspnoea. He was pale, sweating profusely, there was much cough & dyspnoea with copious frothy muco-purulent sputa’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Frances Grove, 29, Charwoman

Occupation or role: Charwoman
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Feb 1870
Date of death: 16 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Syphiloma of liver. Ulcerative Endocarditis.
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Tumour (Liver); Endocarditis (Heart)
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 been ill for two months with a cough, dyspnoea and dropsy. She had been under Mr Hewett's care 12 months previously for rupia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, larynx, spleen, kidneys and liver
Type of incident: n/a

Harriett Day, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 May 1853
Date of death: 27 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Sloughing phagadena. Extensive dilatation of stomach
Disease (standardised): Phagedena (Tissues); Dilatation (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman was admitted in a state of extreme collapse, almost like a person in the blue stage of cholera.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

James Sudsbury, 39, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Apr 1849
Date of death: 9 Jun 1849
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Fistula in ano
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Fistula (Anus)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
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

Thomas Bowyer, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 May 1846
Date of death: 24 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas of face and neck. Diffuse cellular inflammation of neck, with extensive effusion of lymph and pus in sub mucous tissue of larynx and parts in the neighbourhood, running on to sloughing. Old adhesions of lung. Incipient cirrhosis.
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Face, Neck); Inflammation (Neck); Effusion (Larynx); Adhesions (Lung); Cirrhosis (Liver)
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 complaining of dyspnoea and pain in the throat, with difficulty of swallowing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Throat, larynx, trachea, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Rose Allen, 2, [Child of] Porter

Occupation or role: [Child of] Porter
Age: 2
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1888
Date of death: 4 Apr 1888
Disease (transcribed): Bronchopneumonia of both lobes of right lung, and of left lower lobe. Scattered tubercles in lungs, kidneys and liver
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Lungs, kidneys, liver)
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 child was ill 3 weeks before she came to the hospital. Her chief symptoms were cough & dyspnoea’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Thorax, heart, kidneys, spleen, liver

Type of incident: n/a

John Savory, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 May 1841
Date of death: 28 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of the thoracic aorta. Pressure upon the left recurrent nerve and left bronchus
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This patient, some time previous to his death, made a very strange noise when breathing; I cannot characterise the sound but it was loudest during expiration. There was no pulse at the left wrist’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Maud Prowse, 33, Grocer’s assistant

Occupation or role: Grocer’s assistant
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 May 1918
Date of death: 4 Jun 1918
Disease (transcribed): Small white kidney. Uraemia. Uraemic ulceration of colon. Parotitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Uraemia (Bladder); Ulcer (Colon); Parotitis (Salivary glands)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: 'Patient has not felt well for the last 6 months and has noticed herself becoming more anaemic. 6 weeks ago she began to vomit after food, she has had diarrhoea with blood in the motions, both dark and bright. Amenorrhoea since March last’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, alimentary canal

Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Connolly, 38, Bombardier

Occupation or role: Bombardier
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Dec 1917
Date of death: 16 Jan 1918
Disease (transcribed): New growth of right eparterial bronchus invading lung. Metastases in liver, ribs, glands, bone & spleen
Disease (standardised): Growth (Lungs); Metastases (Liver, ribs, glands, bones, spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: 'Patient complains of pain in the left thigh, especially from the hip to the knee & has some difficulty in moving the leg. The symptoms began last August but were very much aggravated by his having to remain up to his waist in water in a shell hole 5 weeks ago. Appetite poor, has wasted considerably. No cough. Bowels constipated’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Harrison, 45, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Dec 1844
Date of death: 13 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of liver, with colloid deposit in the pylorus. Old pericarditis and pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Encephaloid disease (Liver); Deposit (Stomach); Pericarditis (Heart); Pleurisy (Lungs)

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 the catamenia [menstruation] ceased about 4 months prior to admission, and that just at the first returning period she vomited about a pint of dark-coloured blood, and since that time, the catamenia having re-appeared, her nose has bled considerably at the end of each successive month’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Varney, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Dec 1845
Date of death: 11 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Old adhesions. Extensive ulceration of the larynx and trachea, destroying the cartilages. Ulceration of small intestine. White patch on heart. Atheroma in aorta
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Larynx); Ulcer (Trachea); Ulcer (Intestines); Disease (Heart); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a state of exhaustion and extreme debility, consequent upon disease of the lungs of long duration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Margaret Humphries, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Jan 1843
Date of death: 27 Jan 1843
Disease (transcribed): Abscess. Perforation of stomach.
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Stomach)
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 and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Thornton, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jan 1848
Date of death: 13 Jan 1848
Disease (transcribed): Great congestion of the lungs. Flabby heart. Liver very soft and spleen large. Diffuse suppuration of thigh.
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Liver); Disease (Spleen); Suppuration (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: When this patient was admitted he was in an exceedingly low state and there was an enormous abscess at the upper and back part of the left thigh, which had existed for eight or nine days. He stated that twenty years ago he was shot in the thigh, and that some of the shot remained ever since.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

James Wallace, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 May 1847
Date of death: 26 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Laceration of lung with rupture of the bronchus. Laceration of liver without the peritoneal coat being injured.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Laceration (Lung); Rupture (Lung); Laceration (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient, the wheel of a heavily laden cart having passed over the thorax, was admitted pale, cold and gasping for breath.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Freeman, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jun 1841
Date of death: 4 Jul 1841
Disease (transcribed): Concentric hypertrophy of the left ventricle. Granular state of the liver and kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Liver, kidneys)
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: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Albert Lendois, 1, [Child of] Labourer

Occupation or role: [Child of] Labourer
Age: 1
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jun 1918
Date of death: 6 Jun 1918
Disease (transcribed): Ulcerative stomatitis. Bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Stomatitis (Mouth); Ulcer (Mouth); Bronchopneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: 'Patient has been ailing for the last 2 ½ months. 5 days ago he had a convulsion. No cough, diarrhoea or vomiting’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Moore, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 May 1853
Date of death: 29 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of the small intestine from a kick from a horse
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man was jumping out of a jig which he was driving and the horse of which was kicking.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Richard Anslow, 61, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 May 1844
Date of death: 30 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous pylorus spreading to the glands. Scirrhous deposits in mesentery.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach); Cancer (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient had enjoyed good health with the exception of slight Dyspeptic complaints, which became very much aggravated three months before and was accompanied by vomiting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Atwell, 48, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 May 1847
Date of death: 29 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat. Wound into the larynx. Bronchitis. Lungs gorged with blood.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Throat); Bronchitis (Lung); Gorged (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This woman, who had suffered from from fistulous disease of the rectum and phthisical symptoms which rendered her life a burden, was admitted with a wound between the thyroid and cricoid cartilage, inflicted by herself with a razor.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Throat and abdomen
Type of incident: Suicide

Elizabeth Rivett, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1841
Date of death: 5 Jul 1841
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of the intestine in the reduction of a hernia
Disease (standardised): Hernia; Rupture (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
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

Herbert Field, 39, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1916
Date of death: 20 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of duodenum. Growth in glands and lungs. Numerous ulcers in the intestines probably due to new growth. Haemorrhage from ulcers. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Duodenum); Tumours (Lymph nodes); Tumours (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines); Haemorrhage (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 patient had suffered from heartburn and flatulence since his first admission, and there had been diarrhoea for the past week.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, thyroid, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, adrenals, kidneys, prostate, bladder and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Armes, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Apr 1846
Date of death: 26 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Ulceration of larynx and necrosis of arytenoid cartilages. Pleurisy. Pneumonia. Ulceration of large and small intestines. Tubercular deposit in bronchial and mesenteric glands. Old adhesions of liver.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Larynx); Necrosis (Larynx); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines);Tuberculosis (Lymph nodes) ; Adhesions (Liver)
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 an advanced stage of Phthisis Pulmonalis, together with affection of the larynx.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Reynolds, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1847
Date of death: 30 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Congestion and oedema of the lungs. Enlarged heart with great dilatation of the cavities. Enlarged liver and diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Lung); Oedema (Lung); Disease (Heart); Enlarged (Liver); Disease (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 man was admitted complaining of intense pain in the head, and also slight anasarca of the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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