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Richard Hanks, 7, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 7
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 07 Jun 1847
Date of death: 07 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Severe burn of the body and upper extremities
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This case is not reported, as the friends would not permit a post mortem examination of the body to be made.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the request of friends
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Stanton, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 09 Jun 1847
Date of death: 07 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of leg. Sloughy stump. Fatty and flabby heart. Dilatation of ventricle. Extensive disease of aortic valves.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with an irregularly shaped, unhealthy looking, dark and very painful ulcer over the tibia about the middle of the left leg.
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

Samuel Ferris, 42, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jul 1849
Date of death: 25 Jul 1849
Disease (transcribed): Sloughing ulcers of the leg. Oedema of the mucous membrane of the glottis & epiglottis. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Edema (Larynx); Bronchitis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in a very weak cachectic state of health with a foul, sloughing ulcer of the leg of some weeks’ duration, but which was rapidly improving udner the use of bark internally & a bark of myrrha lotion to the sore, when, on the 21st of July, he complained of feeling chilly & otherways out of health’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Renshaw, 30, Barman

Occupation or role: Barman
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1847
Date of death: 11 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis. Pleuritis with ulceration of vomica into the cavity. Enlarged heart with dilatation and hypertrophy. Aneurismal dilatation of aorta and aneurysm pressing on bronchus. Ascites. Granular liver. Enlarged spleen
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Ulcer (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Aneurysm (Arteries); Ascites (Abdomen);Disease (Liver) ; Disease (Spleen)
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 on the 8th July 1846 under the care of Dr Page, suffering from palpitation and pain in the region of the heart.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

[No name], [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 09 Jul 1847
Date of death: 11 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Large apoplectic effusion in brain with extensive disease of cerebral structure. Fracture of skull with extravasation of blood on surface of brain
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain); Disease (Brain); Fracture (Skull); Extravasation (Brain)
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 brought to the Hospital in a state of insensibility. He had been picked up in Sloane Street by the police and was supposed to be drunk. It was found that he had marks of a blow or injury on his head. It appeared that he fell of a seat and probably hit and injured his head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Mary Anne Eales, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 09 Jun 1847
Date of death: 12 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Oedema of lung with hepatisation and purulent infiltration. Blood fluid. Extensive ulceration of mucous membrane of vagina and portion of uterus.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Lung); Disease (Lung); Ulcer (Vagina); Ulcer (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: It appeared from the account which this woman gave of her symptoms, that she had been suffering more or less from uterine derangement for about nine months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Woodward, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Jun 1847
Date of death: 13 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Adhesions of pleura. Pulmonary extravasation and hepatisation of lung. Pericarditis. Enlarged heart with great dilatation. Old peritonitis. Contracted liver. Diseased kidneys. Mucous membrane of stomach very vascular.
Disease (standardised): Adhesions (Pleura); Disease (Lung); Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Liver);Disease (Kidney) ; Disease (Stomach)
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 woman was admitted suffering from palpitation and dyspnoea, accompanied by cough and frequent vomiting, and some little oedema of the lower extremities.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Edwin Conde, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Jun 1847
Date of death: 14 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extravasation of blood in texture of lung. Pericarditis. Enlarged heart with hypertrophy and dilatation. Endocarditis with fibrine on the valves of the left side.
Disease (standardised): Extravasation (Lung); Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart)
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 had suffered from a severe attack of Rheumatic Fever about three years ago, and apparently had it complicated by some cardiac affection.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Shopford, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 09 Jun 1847
Date of death: 17 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Ascites, recent peritonitis. Lining membrane of uterus inflamed with adherent portion of placenta. Malignant tumour in pelvis, partly scirrhus and partly encephaloid.
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Inflammation (Uterus); Adherent (Placenta); Tumour (Pelvis)
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 woman reported that about five months ago she perceived a tumour in the left pelvic region, and had been losing flesh and strength ever since.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Selina Clark, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 05 May 1847
Date of death: 19 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Circumscribed pleurisy and pneumonia with hepatisation. Left kidney granular with numerous calculi in its structure. Right kidney dwindled and granular. Inflamed vagina and bladder. Small cyst of broad ligament
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Disease (Kidney); Calculi (Kidney); Inflammation (Vagina);Inflammation (Bladder) ; Cysts (Broad ligament)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient who was admitted under Dr Nairne, with pains in the limbs of rheumatic character, was transferred to Mr Hawkins in consequence of a discharge from the vagina which she stated she first perceived a week after admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left hip joint
Type of incident: n/a

George Giles, 43, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Jun 1845
Date of death: 1 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Lacerated wound passing from rectum through both posterior & anterior walls of bladder into the cavity of peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Wound (Rectum, bladder, abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted suffering from much depression. He had fallen from a platform over a chair & stated that one of the legs of the chair had passed up the rectum. There appeared a very slight laceration at the orifice of the anus’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Charles Wright, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jun 1856
Date of death: 5 Jul 1856
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of knee joint. Heptization of lung
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Knee); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had noticed for a considerable time a swelling on the lower part of the right thigh which had been gradually, but slowly, increasing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right knee
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Brucass, 2 years 6 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 2 years 6 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Jul 1847
Date of death: 20 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Case omitted, as the body was not examined after death.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Dillon, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 09 Jan 1847
Date of death: 10 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Great congestion of lung, with apparent extravasation.
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Congestion (Lung)
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 suffering severely from dyspnoea. He had been in India, and had on occasion suffered from inflammation of the liver.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax and 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

William Murch, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jul 1847
Date of death: 22 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat with extensive sloughing of left jugular vein. Wound of carotid artery which had commenced to heal.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Throat); Sloughing (Veins); Wound (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted suffering from the effects of profuse haemorrhage from a wound in the throat inflicted by himself with a penknife.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Throat
Type of incident: Suicide

Martha Elliott, 65, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Jul 1847
Date of death: 24 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive extravasation of blood in sub-arachnoid cellular tissue. Diseased arteries of brain. Hypertrophy of left ventricle. Diseased valves of aorta and mitral valve. Atheromatous deposit in aorta and coronary arteries.
Disease (standardised): Extravasation (Brain); Disease (Arteries); Disease (Brain); Disease (Heart); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries)
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 woman was admitted on the 31st March 1846 after having a fall two days before. She felt quite well up to an hour before admission, when after exerting herself by walking very fast, she was seized with violent pain in the back of the head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident?

James Marshall, 35, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Jun 1845
Date of death: 30 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Laceration of the peritoneum & rupture of the aorta at its division with common iliac arteries
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Abdomen); Rupture (Aorta)

Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: 'This man was brought into the hospital dead, immediately after a fall from a horse, it being said that the horse reared & fell backwards on him’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John Davies, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Jul 1847
Date of death: 26 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the ribs. Peritonitis with effusion of pus. Rupture of small intestine and escape of faecal matter.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Suppuration (Abdomen); Rupture (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was admitted loquaciously drunk, with a statement to the effect that the wheel of an omnibus had passed over his body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

George Simcock, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jun 1847
Date of death: 27 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Distorted bones of lower extremities. Scalp wound with diffuse inflammation of cellular tissue. Exposure of skull with extravasation of blood and diffuse inflammation of membranes of brain. Secondary abscesses of lung. Old pericarditis. Enlarged and diseased aorta.
Disease (standardised): Distorted bones (Leg); Wound (Scalp); Inflammation (Scalp); Exposure (Skull); Inflammation (Brain); Abscess (Lung);Pericarditis (Heart) ; Disease (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident?

John Allen, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 08 Jul 1847
Date of death: 29 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Recent pleurisy and secondary abscesses of lungs. Cartilaginous bodies in sub-pleural cellular tissue.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (leg); Pleurisy (Pleura); Abscess (Lung); Cartilaginous bodies (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient, a man on ‘the tramp’, was admitted shortly after he had been thrown violently to the ground while mounting a vehicle by a violent kick on the leg from the hind hoof of a horse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Sarah Walden, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Jul 1847
Date of death: 30 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Congestion of lungs with extravasation of blood. Enlarged heart with dilated cavities. Thickened and contracted mitral valve. Ascites. Contracted liver. Granular kidneys. Congestion of stomach and blood extravasated into its cavity.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Congestion (Lung); Extravasation (Lung); Disease (Heart); Ascites (Abdomen); Disease (Liver);Disease (Kidney) ; Congestion (Stomach) ; Extravasation (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This woman was admitted almost in a state of collapse. It appeared that she had been confined about three months ago, and that shortly afterwards dropsy occurred.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Bishop, 41, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jun 1845
Date of death: 8 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophied heart. Adherent pericardium. Granular kidneys. Inflamed lung
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart, kidneys); Inflammation (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient, who for many years had been a very free drinker, was admitted complaining of dyspnoea, orthopnoea, palpitation, cough & pain in the chest. He stated that he had suffered more or less from dyspnoea occurring in paroxysms on the slightest exertion, ever since last Christmas’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Pidgeon, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Jul 1847
Date of death: 02 Aug 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive diffuse suppuration of thigh with abscess round knee joint. Blood fluid.
Disease (standardised): Suppuration (Leg); Abscess (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: It appeared that this patient had for some time suffered much trouble and anxiety and lived very poorly. After standing on some damp stones about a week before admission, she was attacked by rigors and pain in the knee.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

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