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Anne Sherman, 43, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1845
Date of death: 14 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Mottling degeneration of kidneys. Peritonitis. Anasarca. Erysipelas. Specks of atheroma in aortic valves
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Edema (Systemic); Erysipelas (Skin); Plaque, atheroscelerotic (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: 'Stated that during the last four or five months she had been troubled with pain across the loins, which increased so much at the beginning of November last, that she got but little sleep owing to its severity’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Silk , 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 May 1855
Date of death: 29 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): Diseased Kidneys. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Pneumonia (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 woman attempted to drown herself by jumping into the Thames. When admitted she was in a low and desponding way and talked incoherently, often moaning and complaining of pain in the precordial region.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Suicide

John Walker, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 43
Date of admission: 27 May 1854
Date of death: 9 Jun 1854
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis. Pleurisy. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Pericardium); Pleurisy (Pleura); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Nairne, Robert
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a very severe attack of acute [?], which he said had commenced 3 days before, after he had felt very stiff in his joints for a week previously. He had experienced a similar attack of the same kind 24 years before’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Louis Agassiz, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jul 1853
Date of death: 22 Jul 1853
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy and dilatation of heart. Lacerated condition of the mitral valve flaps and chordae tendinae. Fibrin deposits on valves also in substance of kidney and spleen
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Laceration (Heart); Fibrin (Heart); Fibrin (Kidney); Fibrin (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient had been ill about six weeks before admission. He complained chiefly of pain and tightness across the abdomen and pains of a vague ill defined character all over him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Maria Ratigan, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Jul 1846
Date of death: 7 Jul 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pneumonia. Old adhesions. One tubercular deposit in right kidney
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: It appeared from the account of the patient’s mother, that for two months she had been suffering from debility, cough and some little dyspnoea, and within the last fortnight had been delirious at night, and occasionally also during the day.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

David Davis, 35, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Jun 1845
Date of death: 22 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Lungs oedematous, partial red hepatisation. Heart soft & dilated. Blood fluid. Valves slightly thickened. Atheroma in aorta. Liver granular & contracted. Kidneys congested with superficial depressions on their surfaces. Effusion on the brain
Disease (standardised): Edema (Lungs); Hepatisation (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta); Disease (Liver, kidneys); Effusion (Brain)
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, an habitual drunkard, was admitted in a state of great excitement. It appeared that about four years ago he had an attack of delirium tremens, and a second, about six weeks since. That since that time, he has had anasarca of the lower extremities’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Howe, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jul 1853
Date of death: 24 Jul 1853
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Increased amount of fluid in the ventricles of the brain. Enlarged glands of the small intestines. Enlarged mesenteric glands. Congestion of the lungs
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Fluid (Brain); Enlarged (Intestines); Enlarged (Lymph nodes); Congestion (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man was reported to have been ill only two days. He had been attacked by shivering with hot skin, much thirst, and other symptoms of fever.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Birchall, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Jul 1844
Date of death: 18 Jul 1844
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse cellular inflammation of pharynx. Soft palate and tonsils very much congested. Great congestion of lungs at back part. Congestion of other organs. Effusion in sub arachnoid tissue.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Pharynx); Congestion (Palate); Congestion (Tonsil); Congestion (Lung); Effusion (Brain )
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
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: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and pharynx
Type of incident: n/a

James Steel, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Aug 1841
Date of death: 18 Sep 1841
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull. Inflammation of the membranes and brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Inflammation (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This boy was admitted into the house with a compound fracture of the skull with depression of bone but without symptoms; he was trephined shortly after his admission. Did very well for several days until inflammatory action was set up in the cavity of the cranium’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John Tucker, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Jun 1856
Date of death: 28 Jun 1856
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: n/a
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was removed unexamined
Type of incident: n/a

William Nation, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jul 1853
Date of death: 24 Jul 1853
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Old pleuritic and peritoneal adhesions. Congested lungs. Hypertrophy and dilatation of the heart. Increased fluid in the cerebral ventricles.
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Adhesions (Pleura); Adhesions (Abdomen); Congestion (Lung); Disease (Heart); Fluid (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient was admitted after the hour of visit on the 20th with all the ordinary symptoms of fever, and a good deal of accompanying cerebral excitement.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

James Warner, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Jul 1853
Date of death: 25 Jul 1853
Disease (transcribed): Enlarged and dilated heart. Recent fibrin in the pleural, pericardial and peritoneal cavities. Extravasation of blood into the lungs. Diseased kidneys. Congested liver
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Fibrin (Pleura); Fibrin (Heart); Fibrin (Abdomen); Extravasation (Lung); Disease (Kidney);Congestion (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man stated that he had caught cold after being wet through seven months ago.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Harris, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1856
Date of death: 29 Jun 1856
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: The body was removed unexamined
Type of incident: n/a

John Underwood, 57, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 57
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jul 1841
Date of death: 20 Sep 1841
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Mottling degeneration and tubercles in kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs, Kidneys); Disease (Kidneys)
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

Frederick Baker, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Sep 1841
Date of death: 22 Sep 1841
Disease (transcribed): Tetanus
Disease (standardised): Tetanus (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Walker, Robert Benjamin
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'In the wound, which was situated towards the inner and middle part of the foot, was found a small piece of hard leather’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spinal canal, thorax, abdomen, foot

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Charles Protheroe, 37, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Jul 1848
Date of death: 31 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Petechial fever (previous delirium tremens)
Disease (standardised): Purpura (Skin); Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain ); Fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: In the early part of the same month this man became a patient under the care of Dr Page with symptoms resembling delirium tremens. He was readmitted with very much the same aspect as before.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Madden, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Jun 1841
Date of death: 23 Sep 1841
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Kidneys mottled and with small tubercular deposits
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs, Kidneys); Disease (Kidneys)
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

Susan Lewis, 54, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Jul 1844
Date of death: 21 Jul 1844
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
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: The body was removed by the friends before it was examined
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Ann Clarke, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Jun 1844
Date of death: 23 Jun 1844
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pneumonia. Pleurisy. Old adhesions. Other viscera healthy.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Spitta, Robert John
Medical notes: The patient was admitted having been ill for two months with Phthsis symptoms.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Fanny Heffer, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Aug 1850
Date of death: 7 Sep 1850
Disease (transcribed): Brain wet. Ventricles distended. Miliary tubercles in lungs. Fibrous tumour of uterus
Disease (standardised): Disease (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung); Cancer (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: The patient reported that she had had what was called a Nervous Fever ten years ago, and that six weeks back she had been seized in exactly the same way, with shivering, pain in the head and back, followed by great heat and thirst.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Bailey, 75, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 75
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Jun 1856
Date of death: 5 Jul 1856
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of stomach and other abdominal viscera
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Stomach)
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 woman had fractured her leg two years before and the long subsequent confinement to bed impaired her health.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and blood
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Carter, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: [No age stated]
Date of admission: 21 Jun 1854
Date of death: 22 Jun 1854
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitting doctor: Nairne, Robert
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'A very large, heavy man, who had some degree of oedema of the ankles, and a distended abdomen, with dyspnea, rattling in his breathing, & short cough, in a state of confusion of mind ‘
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: 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

John Cunningham, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jan 1848
Date of death: 15 Jan 1848
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This case is not reported 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

Richard Benham, 40, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jun 1849
Date of death: 20 Aug 1849
Disease (transcribed): Brain wet, anaemic. Spinal cord healthy. Thoracic viscera healthy. Abscesses in both kidneys. Bladder hypertrophied. Inflammation of both knee joints
Disease (standardised): Disease (Brain); Abscess (Kidneys); Disease (Bladder); Inflammation (Knee)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'When this patient was admitted no distinct account could be obtained of his illness. The finger-joints were slightly swollen & red, as well as the wrist, there was effusion in the right knee’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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