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James Hill, 43, Shoemaker

Occupation or role: Shoemaker
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Jun 1849
Date of death: 10 Jul 1849
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of the pylorus. Enlarged glands. Obliteration of the ductus communis choledochus. Dilatation of cystic, hepatic & biliary ducts, & of the gall bladder
Disease (standardised): Scirrhus (Abdomen); Enlargement (Glands); Disease (Ducts, gall bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This man, a shoemaker by trade, stated that his symptoms had been of about 3 months’ duration, having commenced as dyspepsia, followed by vomiting which had latterly become so constant that he brought up almost every thing he ate’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Hall, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 57
Date of admission: 15 May 1854
Date of death: 21 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse suppuration of the cellular tissue of the scrotum & cord. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Suppuration (Genitalia); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Johnson, Henry Charles
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man, whose appearance was that of a person far more advanced in life than the age which he gave, was admitted on account of a swelling on the left side of the scrotum’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Scrotum and spermatic cord, thorax, abdomen, spine

Type of injury: n/a

Thomas Hazeland, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1853
Date of death: 2 Jul 1853
Disease (transcribed): Loose cartilaginous (looking) bodies in the left pleural cavity. Disease of the kidneys and bladder
Disease (standardised): Deposits (Pleura); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man was originally admitted on account of pain in making water and other symptoms of inflamed bladder.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Stephen Hurst, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Apr 1856
Date of death: 13 Jun 1856
Disease (transcribed): Diseased Heart and Kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had been out with the fleet to Sevastopol. At the storming of the Redan on 18th June 1855 he received three wounds. One of those, on the back of the left thigh, had not healed when he came to the Hospital. He had been home about five months and soon after his return he took cold.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Reeve, 58, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Jun 1853
Date of death: 4 Jul 1853
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus tubercles in the lung. Scirrhus disease of the pancreas and duodenum partially obliterating the excreting ducts. Jaundice
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Lung); Cancer (Pancreas); Cancer (Duodenum); Jaundice (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This patient stated that he had enjoyed perfectly good health until two years before when his ailment had begun with pain on the left side of the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Smith, 29 , [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Jun 1849
Date of death: 10 Jul 1849
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis. Tubercles in both lungs. Vomicae in the left one. Heart healthy. Liver enlarged but healthy
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'Admitted on account of a recent attack of haemoptysis. She had suffered form cough for more than 12 months & had first spit up a little blood last August’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Philip Fry, 38, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jul 1848
Date of death: 12 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of the pyloric end of the stomach
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach)
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 presented on admission a most unusual condition of anaemia, having been twice in the hospital previously, when no evidence of organic disease was obtained. He stated that he had never lost blood either by vomiting or stool. His appetite has occasionally been very capricious. His chief complaint has always been of weakness, and he gained both flesh & strength each time that he was under treatment, continuing however nearly as sallow as before’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Downing, 66, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Jan 1855
Date of death: 15 Jan 1855
Disease (transcribed): Fractured Ribs. Hypertrophy and Dilatation of the Heart
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man was admitted on account of fractured ribs. The injury was received on the day of admission from a cab. He had an old cough and complained a good deal of difficulty breathing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Harriet Smith, [Age not stated], [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: [Age not stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Jul 1849
Date of death: 11 Jul 1849
Disease (transcribed): Scarlet fever. Anasarca. Hydrothorax. Heart healthy. Kidneys congested
Disease (standardised): Scarlet fever (Systemic); Edema (Systemic); Hydrothorax (Lungs); Congestion (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: 'Was stated by her friends to have had scarlet fever 2 months ago. Had recovered in about 3 weeks & 1 week after began to swell. Was more lively than normal on the day she was brought to hospital, had travelled in an omnibus from Battersea, and eaten an orage while on the journey. She had gradually lost her cheerfulness & when admitted was in a state of perfect unconsciousness’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Anderson, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Dec 1855
Date of death: 14 Jun 1856
Disease (transcribed): Large tumour of the mamma and chest
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Mammary Glands); Tumour (Thorax)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: Two years before she had noticed a small tumour in the right breast. By the month of June before her admission it had grown rapidly.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Skip, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jun 1853
Date of death: 5 Jul 1853
Disease (transcribed): Comminuted fracture of the leg. Secondary deposits in the left shoulder
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Deposits (Shoulder)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This patient was admitted on account of a fracture of the leg which had been caused by a fall in the street.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and right leg
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Naomi Hardwick, 45, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Jul 1849
Date of death: 11 Jul 1849
Disease (transcribed): Purulent deposit in the synovial cavities of both wrist joints with inflammation of those joints
Disease (standardised): Deposit (Wrist); Inflammation (Wrist)
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 admitted in a semi-comatose state, so that it was impossible to obtain any very connected account of her symptoms from her. It appeared that she had been ill 3 weeks, and that 9 days ago she had been at the hospital to have a tooth extracted when her face was much swollen & she appeared to suffer much pain’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Ivey, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Gender: Male
Age: 35
Date of admission: 23 May 1854
Date of death: 26 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Gangrene of the right foot & leg. Inflammation of both saphena & popliteal veins. Secondary deposits in the lungs
Disease (standardised): Gangrene (Leg); Inflammation (Leg); Deposit (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man, a strong labourer of healthy appearance, on application at the hospital gave the following history: […] In the course of his work, he let a heavy stone drop on his right foot, striking its outer part. This did not produce much pain or swelling at the time, & he was able to walk a distance of 2 or 3 miles that day’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right inferior extremities

Type of injury: n/a

Elizabeth Hayman, 57, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 57
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 May 1853
Date of death: 5 Jul 1853
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of the liver. Sloughs over the hip and sacrum
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Liver); Sloughing (Hip); Sloughing (Spine)
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 woman had been in the hospital only a short time previously with symptoms of dyspepsia and headache.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Shearing, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 61
Date of admission: 10 May 1854
Date of death: 28 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Ascites. Hydrothorax. Valvular disease, dilatation & hypertrophy of heart. Fibrovascular tumor of the uterus
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Ascites (Peritoneum); Hydrothorax (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Tumour (Uterus);
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This woman was first admitted on the 15th Feb of the present year. She then stated that she had found the abdomen first swelling about 2 months ago, she had since then found the left leg especially to swell, but the other had done so in less degree’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Emily Lamburn, 25, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Jul 1849
Date of death: 11 Jul 1849
Disease (transcribed): Cholera maligna. No fluid in lateral ventricles, vessels & sinuses congested. Thoracic viscera healthy. Small intestine very inflamed, glands conspicuous. Blood dark coloured & semi-fluid
Disease (standardised): Cholera (Intestines); Inflammation (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient had been suffering for 2 or 3 days from diarrhoea and was seized only on the morning of the day of her admission with vomiting, cramps & collapse, about 11am. When admitted at 7 ¼pm the skin was livid, the extremities cold, but the general surface not so’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Groom, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 May 1853
Date of death: 8 Jul 1853
Disease (transcribed): Chronic poisoning by potash. Stricture of the cardiac and pyloric orifices of the stomach

Disease (standardised): Poisoning (Systemic); Constriction (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 about an hour and a half after swallowing a quantity of american potash.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Suicide

William Laker, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Apr 1853
Date of death: 8 Jul 1853
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the kidneys. General anasarca. Hydrothorax
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Oedema (General); Hydrothorax (Lung)
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 man whose face had rather a pale puffy oedematous appearance, stated that swelling had been coming on in the legs, thighs and scrotum.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Bornefield, 59, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 59
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Jul 1849
Date of death: 12 Jul 1849
Disease (transcribed): Constipation. Inflammation of the stomach & small intestines. Ulceration of the colon & rectum. Tymphanitis. Gall bladder much distended
Disease (standardised): Constipation (Bowels); Inflammation (Stomach, intestines); Ulcer (Colon, rectum); Tympanitis (Ear); Disease (Gallbladder)
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 dated the commencement of her illness from an attack of stoppage in the bowels about 6 months ago, since which she has suffered more or less from pain & swelling of abdomen. On the last day of June she had more pain than normal, & took some domestic remedy which was followed by vomiting & purging & next day she was seen by a medical man & treated for ‘cholera’ ‘
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Williams, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 56
Date of admission: 22 Apr 1854
Date of death: 28 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid tumor of the bladder, blocking up the left ureter
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Bladder)
Admitting doctor: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man presented himself as an OP [out-patient], giving the following history. That about Xmas 1852 he first noticed blood in his urine’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Frederick Groombridge, 65, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 May 1855
Date of death: 10 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): Retention of urine. Stricture of Urethra. Puncture of bladder
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Urethra); Puncture (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man was admitted on account of retention of urine which had existed since the previous afternoon. It seemed that he had been labouring under difficulty of making water for about three years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Roberts, 41, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jun 1856
Date of death: 16 Jun 1856
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the Kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney)
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 stated that six months ago he worked for a long time in the damp and that this produced chilliness, pain in his limbs and dropsical enlargement of the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Weston, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 26
Date of admission: 24 May 1854
Date of death: 31 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Disease of the kidneys. Phthisis. Tubercles & vomicae in both lungs
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Lung); Abscess (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Nairne, Robert
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This woman reported that her illness had begun with cough & shortness of breath 4 or 5 months before, her legs had been swelled about a fortnight’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

William Spockman, 23, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Mar 1849
Date of death: 12 Jul 1849
Disease (transcribed): Caries & necrosis of the ilium. Disease of the sacro-iliac joint, Abscess in the left iliac cavity
Disease (standardised): Caries (Hip); Necrosis (Hip); Disease (Hips); Abscess (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This man was admitted with a chronic abscess situated in the left gluteal region which had been some months in forming, but had not prevented him from following his usual employment, which was that of a labourer, more than a week or ten days’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Francis Axtell, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Jun 1853
Date of death: 8 Jul 1853
Disease (transcribed): Abscess in the great toe. Secondary deposits in the anterior mediastinum, lungs, kidneys and right testis
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Toes); Deposits (Thorax); Deposits (Lung); Deposits (Kidney); Deposits (Testis)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man was admitted on account of an abscess in the great toe of the right foot.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right inferior extremity
Type of incident: n/a

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