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Thomas Dosseter, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 52
Date of admission: 7 Jun 1854
Date of death: 22 Jun 1854
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pleurisy. Effusion in pleura
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Effusion (Pleura)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This man was admitted in consequence of complaint of pains in all his limbs, which were said to have existed more or less during 6 weeks & to have been accompanied at first by swelling of the ankle and also of the face’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Margaret Stace, 48, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Jul 1852
Date of death: 17 Aug 1852
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of liver? Ascites
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Liver); Ascites (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: As the body was not examined this case is not given
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was removed unexamined
Type of incident: n/a

John Farry, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Aug 1853
Date of death: 4 Aug 1853
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the kidneys and liver. Congestion and extravasation of blood into the lung. Hypertrophy of the heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Liver); Congestion (Lung); Extravasation (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man was admitted with considerable anasarca especially of the lower extremities, and excessive dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Lincoln, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Sep 1850
Date of death: 12 Sep 1850
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Starvation. Erysipelas
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Starvation (Systemic); Erysipelas (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: As the body was not examined this case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Phillis Todd, 19, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Aug 1849
Date of death: 13 Aug 1849
Disease (transcribed): Stone in the bladder. Dilatation of the ureters & pelves of the kidneys. Inflammation of the lining membrane of the bladder, ureters, pelves of both kidneys, with abcesses
Disease (standardised): Calculus (Bladder); Disease (Ureters, kidneys); Inflammation (Bladder, ureters, kidneys); Abscess (Bladder, ureters, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This girl stated that she had been taken ill 3 weeks ago with severe pain in the back, and stiffness in the knee-joints, with straining & scalding in passing water. She had a shivering fit last week and five days ago pain came on in the lower part of the abdomen and for the last 2 or 3 days the bowels had been relaxed’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Jackson, 48, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1855
Date of death: 30 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of the liver
Disease (standardised): Malignancy (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had been an outpatient of the Hospital for some time with Bronchitis. He complained of severe pain in the region of the liver and some aching across the loins.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Smith, 59, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 59
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Aug 1853
Date of death: 12 Aug 1853
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys. Old pleurisy. Thickening of capsule of liver and spleen. Stiffening of valves of heart. Atheromatous aorta and coronary artery. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Pleurisy (Pleura); Thickening (Liver); Thickening (Spleen); Disease (Heart); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries);Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: A woman who was reported to have been of very dissipated habits, admitted with very extensive anasarca and considerable dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Bonfood, 30, Cabman

Occupation or role: Cabman
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Aug 1848
Date of death: 9 Aug 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of cranium. Extravasation of blood on several points of surface of brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Extravasation (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This patient was shortly before his admission thrown forcibly off a cab and stunned.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium and right knee joint
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Riddle, 65, Journeyman baker

Occupation or role: Journeyman baker
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Apr 1860
Date of death: 20 Jun 1860
Disease (transcribed): Dilated aorta. Hypertrophy of heart. Diseased kidneys. Dropsy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Aorta, heart, kidneys); Edema (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man had been a journeyman baker. He had had more or less cough for years, and was subject to gout. He never had had acute rheumatism’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Michael Hellman, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jun 1848
Date of death: 9 Aug 1848
Disease (transcribed): Enlarged heart. Slight dropsy.
Disease (standardised): Enlarged (Heart); Oedema (Face)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This patient was originally admitted on 19th April, suffering from palpitation of the heart and dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Gayton, 23, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Jun 1860
Date of death: 20 Jun 1860
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys. Dropsy. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Edema (Systemic); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A clerk. When 7 years ago he had scarlatina and never was well afterwards, being ‘delicate’ and subject to superficial abscesses, but he never, as far as he knew, had any trace of dropsy until the end of January of the present year’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Seaggars, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Dec 1855
Date of death: 19 Jan 1856
Disease (transcribed): Fever
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had been suffering eleven days from fever. He had pain on pressure over the abdomen and it was ascertained from his friends that his bowels had been relaxed for a week.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Barnabus Gaskoyne, 36, Gentleman's servant

Occupation or role: Gentleman's servant
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jan 1853
Date of death: 26 Jan 1853
Disease (transcribed): Ptosis with peculiar fixedness of both eye balls. Sudden dyspnoea and other peculiar symptoms. Disease of the sphenoid bone
Disease (standardised): Blepharoptosis (Eye); Dyspnoea (Lung); Disease (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient was admitted suffering from paralysis of certain of the cranial nerves.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium and lungs
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Russ, 30, Prostitute

Occupation or role: Prostitute
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1860
Date of death: 22 Jun 1860
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of the brain
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This woman was said to have been a prostitute and much given to drinking. For the two days preceding her admission she had been in a state of continued intoxication. She was supposed to have been insensible in the night of the 15th as she was found in that state on the following morning. She was not known to have had any previous cerebral symptoms’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Ann Connor, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 22
Date of admission: 15 May 1854
Date of death: 2 Jul 1854
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Disease of the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Kidney)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This girl stated that her legs had been swelled for 2 months before her admission, and her abdomen had subsequently also become enlarged’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

John Skeins, 60, Household servant

Occupation or role: Household servant
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Aug 1853
Date of death: 17 Aug 1853
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of the peritoneum, pylorus of the stomach and pancreas. Dilated heart and emphysema of the lungs. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Abdomen); Cancer (Stomach); Cancer (Pancreas); Disease (Heart); Emphysema (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: The history of this case was that he had suffered for two or three years from indigestion, flatulence and constipation, with pain in the stomach after food.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Simons, 54, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Jul 1848
Date of death: 11 Aug 1848
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of the rectum
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Rectum)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: The history of this case is not given as the body was not examined.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Lockington, 6 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jul 1856
Date of death: 22 Jul 1856
Disease (transcribed): Chronic Hydrocephalus
Disease (standardised): Hydrocephalus (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This child had always been sickly and his aspect was strumous and anaemic. His head was large and the mother stated that he had been subject to fits furing the first three months of his life.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Crow, 40, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jul 1849
Date of death: 24 Aug 1849
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles & vomicae in the right lung. Old pericardial, pleuritic & peritoneal adhesions. Fistula in ano
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs); Fistula (Rectum)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was transferred 3 or 4 days after his admission for fistula in ano, presenting all the symptoms of tubercular consumption. He stated that he had enjoyed good health up to the beginning of April, previous to which he had suffered from no chest symptoms at all, since then he had had cough & spitting, with night sweats, and was much emaciated’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Felix Smith, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 42
Date of admission: 7 Jun 1854
Date of death: 6 Jul 1854
Disease (transcribed): Tumor in the right hemisphere of the brain
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Brain)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This man had been ill about 8 or 9 months before his admission. He stated that the first feeling of illness was a peculiar numbness & tingling of the left arm’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of injury: n/a

Harriet Dobell, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Oct 1850
Date of death: 3 Oct 1850
Disease (transcribed): Purpura haemorrhagica
Disease (standardised): Purpura (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: As the body was not examined this case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was not examined at the request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Ogilvy, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Aug 1848
Date of death: 13 Aug 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fever
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a state of collapse, apparently from continued fever.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and knee joints
Type of incident: n/a

William Wilkinson, 35, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Jun 1860
Date of death: 24 Jun 1860
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the brain
Disease (standardised): Disease (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined, this case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Emma Eldred, 28, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Jul 1849
Date of death: 27 Aug 1849
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised):

Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
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 at the request of the friends’

Type of incident: n/a

Ellen Gorman, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Jun 1855
Date of death: 13 Jun 1855
Disease (transcribed): Cardiac disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman stated that she had been ill three months with cough and swelling of the legs and feet. Subsequently the abdomen enlarged and the oedema of the lower extremities disappeared.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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