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Charles Perkins, 51, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Aug 1841
Date of death: 25 Aug 1841
Disease (transcribed): Disease of kidneys. Effusion on brain
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Effusion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Babington, George Gisborne
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This patient had been mercurialized for an affection of the eyes. He never rallied from the effect of the salivation; during the time that he was in the house he never complained of any pain in the loins’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

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

John Wright, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Aug 1841
Date of death: 26 Aug 1841
Disease (transcribed): Miliary tubercles. Circumscribed hepatization of the lung
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Hepatization (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This patient had, some 3 weeks back, suffered from a very severe attack of haemoptysis; it was reckoned that he lost during the attack about 6 pints of blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Robinson, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jun 1856
Date of death: 16 Jun 1856
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Calculi in Kidneys. Abscess in knee
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Calculi (Kidney); Abscess (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man was admitted with acute pain and swelling of the right knee which he said he had suffered from for ten days. There was every appearance of suppuration going on within the joint.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Storey, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Jun 1844
Date of death: 4 Jul 1844
Disease (transcribed): Anaemia. Oedema of lungs at back part. Viscera healthy. Gall bladder divided into two sacculi, one of which contained two calculi and some inspissated bile, the other a colourless fluid. No coagular of blood.
Disease (standardised): Anaemia (Systemic); Oedema (Lung); Divided (Gallbladder); Calculi (Gallbladder)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted complaining of a constant sensation of sickness and occasional vomiting of a greenish fluid.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Cain, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Jul 1853
Date of death: 15 Jul 1853
Disease (transcribed): Epilepsy. Extravasation of blood on the surface of the brain
Disease (standardised): Epilepsy (Brain); Extravasation (Brain)
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 was seized on the morning of her admission with epileptic fits, which continued at intervals throughout the day.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Pack, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 48
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1854
Date of death: 5 Jun 1854
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Cirrhosis of liver. Chronic peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Fibrosis (Liver); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitting doctor: Wilson, James Arthur
Surgeon: Gray, Henry and Holmes, Timothy
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that after having ‘brain fever’ 23 years ago he had enjoyed remarkably good health until the last 8 months, and that he had been a man of temperate habits’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Thomas Lively, 18, Waiter

Occupation or role: Waiter
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1856
Date of death: 20 Jun 1856
Disease (transcribed): Fever
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: A waiter at the Oxford and Cambridge Club who had been ill ten or eleven days before coming to the Hospital. It appeared that he got chilled which caused headache, sore throat and stiff neck at first, and then rigor.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Benjamin Grove, 17, Fishmonger

Occupation or role: Fishmonger
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Mar 1844
Date of death: 7 Jul 1844
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular phthisis with extensive red hepatisation of the lung. Old adhesions. Glandular aggregate enlarged, as well as mesenteric glands.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Hepatisation (Lung); Enlarged (Gland)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient had been subject to a cough with occasional slight spitting of blood during the winter months only of the three previous years. On the 2nd of March he was seized with a fit of coughing and immediately brought up a large quantity of blood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Ireland, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1841
Date of death: 26 Aug 1841
Disease (transcribed): Effusion into the left pleura. Hypertrophy of left ventricle. Vegetations of the valves. Thickening of peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Vegetation (Blood vessels); Disease (Peritoneum)
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

Gustavus Corbet, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Jul 1844
Date of death: 9 Jul 1844
Disease (transcribed): Delirium Tremens.
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain )
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This was the patient’s second attack of Delirium Tremens, having been accustomed to drink freely for several years. He was brought to the Hospital in a very excited and nervous state.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Keys, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jul 1852
Date of death: 13 Jul 1852
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis. Old pleural adhesions on the right side
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Adhesions (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: This patient was admitted under the care of the surgeon complaining that he had had pain at the lower part of the abdomen and inability to pass his urine.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Clements, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jul 1853
Date of death: 16 Jul 1853
Disease (transcribed): Abscess between the bone and dura mater. Inflammation of dura mater. Pus in cavity of arachnoid
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Skull); Abscess (Brain); Inflammation (Brain); Suppuration (Brain)
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 was admitted in a depressed state unable to give any account of himself.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Emma Marsham, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Jun 1846
Date of death: 2 Jul 1846
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy and thickening of bones of skull. Exostosis on left side of frontal. Effusion in brain. Softening of fornix. Congestion of brain. Old adhesions of lung. Patches of extravasated blood in pulmonary tissue. Blood fluid.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Skull); Exostosis (Skull); Effusion (Brain); Disease (Brain); Adhesions (Lung); Extravasation (Lung)
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: It appeared that the patient had been ill about ten days, suffering from constant and most severe pain in the head and constant sickness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Smallpiece, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Nov 1843
Date of death: 14 Jan 1844
Disease (transcribed): Slight inflammation of lungs. Caries and necrosis of Trochanter Major. Erysipelas.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Lung); Necrosis (Leg); Erysipelas (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry. Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a large chronic abscess of nine months standing situated in the right thigh.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and thigh
Type of incident: n/a

Ellen Davis, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1842
Date of death: 5 Feb 1843
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Indeterminate)
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 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

Eliza Walker, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Aug 1850
Date of death: 24 Aug 1850
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of oesophagus. Foul abscesses in lung. Tubercles in kidney
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Oesophagus); Abscess (Lung); Tuberculosis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient was admitted complaining of haematemesis which she reported that she had been occasionally subject ever since Christmas last.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Crosby, 5, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Jul 1848
Date of death: 20 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Congestion of brain
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Congestion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This child, who was in a very reduced state when brought to the Hospital, was stated by her mother to have been ill only since the middle of last week.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Patrick Mackie, 69, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 69
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jul 1844
Date of death: 10 Jul 1844
Disease (transcribed): Scattered miliary tubercles. Pneumonia. Heart soft and flaccid. Valves thickened. Dilatation of aorta. Kidneys containing calculi – both organs mottled, granular and extensively absorbed. Ureters blocked up by firm coagula.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Systemic); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart); Dilatation (Arteries); Calculi (Kidney); Blocked (Ureter)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: There was no history attached to the case. The patient was known to be labouring under disease of the heart and kidneys. He died suddenly on his way to the Hospital.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Patrick , 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1846
Date of death: 2 Jul 1846
Disease (transcribed): Thick deposit of concrete, tubercular matter on the posterior surface of the theca of the spinal marrow at the upper part of the dorsal region. Chord compressed and softened. Caries of the laminae and transverse processes on the left side.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Spine); Softening (Spinal cord); Caries (Spine)
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: It appeared that the patient had ben suffering for about two months from pain and a sense of constriction across the upper part of the chest, shooting through to the back.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Caroline Darvill, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Aug 1841
Date of death: 6 Sep 1841
Disease (transcribed): Carcinomatous affection of breast and spine. Effusion into the pleurae. Fibrous tumours of uterus
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Breast, spine); Effusion (Pleura); Tumour (Uterus)
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: Cranium, spine, right breast, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Margaret Kane, 19, Milkwoman

Occupation or role: Milkwoman
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Jul 1849
Date of death: 21 Jul 1849
Disease (transcribed): Cholera maligna. Brain healthy. Lungs healthy, clots found in the heart. Peyers glands very prominent, solitary glands less so. Great intestine healthy
Disease (standardised): Cholera (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient, who was admitted in the evening of the 19th July, was stated to have had no previous illness, and although she alleged that she had suffered from loss of appetite, it appeared that she had eaten a very hearty dinner of salmon on the day on which she was seized. She was a milkwoman, residing in Chelsea, and engaged in her business in Belgrave Square, when she was suddenly seized with vomiting, purging & cramps’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Davis, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 May 1848
Date of death: 21 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Erysipelas (paracentesis thoracic)
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Erysipelas (Skin); Paracentesis (Thorax)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: With great difficulty of breathing and excessive pain of the left side of the chest, a constant slight cough, which has the character of emphysema of the lungs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Murram, 20, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jun 1845
Date of death: 20 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles & vomicae in both lungs, with pneumo-thorax (left side). Ulceration of intestine, especially of appendix coeci
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pneumothorax (Lungs); 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 was admitted complaining of dyspnoea, ocugh & pain in the chest. He stated that he had suffered from cough during the last six months, but that the great pain in the chest & dyspnoea had only existed about three weeks’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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