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Eliza White, 40, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1851
Date of death: 31 Jan 1851
Disease (transcribed): Liver enlarged, ‘nutmeg’. Coagulum of blood in gall bladder (with ulceration). Granular kidneys. Recent pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Liver); Coagulum (Gallbladder); Ulcer (Gallbladder); Disease (Kidneys); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This person applied for admission in consequence of pain in the right hypochondriac region, which had been gradually supervening since November, and was aggravated after food. She had been obliged to leave her situation, that of a cook, about a fortnight before admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Etherington, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Jan 1846
Date of death: 18 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions of right lung. Pleurisy and pneumonia on left side. Scirrhous ulceration of uterus and vagina spreading to bladder. Circumscribed abscess in pelvis communicating with rectum. Left ovary converted into a cyst.
Disease (standardised): Adhesions (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Cancer (Uterus, Vagina, Bladder); Ulcer (Uterus, Vagina, Bladder); Abscess (Pelvis, Rectum);Cysts (Ovary)
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: This patient was admitted with symptoms of uterine disease.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Harrison, 72, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 72
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Nov 1844
Date of death: 28 Nov 1844
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca and ascites. Thickening and contraction of mitral and aortic valves. Liver and Kidneys granular.
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Oedema (Leg); Thickening, Contraction (Heart); Granular (Liver); Granular (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
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: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Horn , 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Apr 1842
Date of death: 8 Jun 1842
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Emphysema of lung. Effusion into the left pleura. Pericardium adherent. Mottled Kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Effusion (Pleura); Adherent (Pericardium); Mottled (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
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: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Kearney, 71, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 71
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Jun 1856
Date of death: 19 Jul 1856
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
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 woman had long been in a poor state of health and for many years had been subject to winter cough. She had constant dyspnoea and her legs became anasarcous.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorx and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth King, 66, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 66
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Jan 1855
Date of death: 5 Feb 1855
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the Kidneys. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Bronchitis (Lung)
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 pale emaciated woman, who had suffered for years with a bad winter cough. Seven weeks before her admission she was laid up with an attack of influenza, which was followed by swelling of the legs, constant sickness and loss of appetite.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Middleton, 49, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 49
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Nov 1856
Date of death: 3 Nov 1856
Disease (transcribed): Poisoning from Laudanum
Disease (standardised): Poisoning (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: This woman was alleged to have swallowed a teacupful of laudanum about an hour before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Suicide?

Elizabeth Mosdale, 70, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 70
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Feb 1855
Date of death: 6 Mar 1855
Disease (transcribed): Red and grey hepatization of lungs. Diseased Heart and Kidneys. Growth from the Dura Mater
Disease (standardised): Disease (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Tumour (Meninges)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This woman was the mother of thirteen children, and had been exposed to cold and damp in the low parts of Rotherhithe. Three weeks before Christmas her breathing became very short, accompanied with violent cough. She had been subject for six years to palpitations, but had never suffered from any difficulty of breathing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Norman, 48, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Apr 1843
Date of death: 6 May 1843
Disease (transcribed): Diseased Heart and Kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
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 Poskett, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Sep 1843
Date of death: 23 Oct 1843
Disease (transcribed): General dropsy.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Systemic)
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: Right leg, abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Roberts, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Aug 1844
Date of death: 7 Aug 1844
Disease (transcribed): Exostosis of inner table of frontal bone. Effusion in subarachnoid tissue. Congestion of brain. Heart thin and dilated. Kidneys granular. Inflammation of pelvis of kidney and bladder. Fibrous tumours of uterus. Gall bladder and cystic duct obliterated.
Disease (standardised): Exostoses (Skull); Effusion, Congestion (Brain ); Disease (Heart); Granular (Kidney); Inflammation (Kidney, Bladder); Tumour (Uterus);Obliterated (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: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Bishop, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Oct 1851
Date of death: 8 Nov 1851
Disease (transcribed): Dilated heart. Dyspnoea
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Dyspnea (Throat)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
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

Elizabeth Bock, 48, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Sep 1845
Date of death: 29 Sep 1845
Disease (transcribed): Adherent pericardium. Dilatation of cavities of heart. Effusion into cavities of pleurae. Ascites. Anasarca. Granular disease of kidney. Thickening of peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Effusion (Lungs); Ascites (Peritoneum); Edema (Systemic); Disease (Kidneys, peritoneum)
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 was admitted complaining of ascites & anasarca, of palpitation & great dyspnoea on taking any exertion. She stated that for two years she had suffered from dropsy of the belly’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, 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

Elizabeth Daws, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Mar 1853
Date of death: 15 Apr 1853
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Peritonitis. Ulcerated intestines
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This girl reported that her illness had commenced with shivering, pain in the back and severe headache.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Dyer, 68, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 68
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Feb 1853
Date of death: 26 Feb 1853
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: As the body was not examined this case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was removed unexamined
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Frost, 51, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 51
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Dec 1851
Date of death: 8 Dec 1851
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia on the right side of the chest. Pleurisy on the left [& right] of old standing. Bronchitis. Operation of laryngotomy resorted to to relieve dyspnoea depending on supposed disease near or of the larynx. Disease of kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs); Bronchitis (Lungs); Laryngotomy (Larynx); Dyspnea (Larynx); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted on the evening of the 6th December, stated to have been ill only two days, with severe cold which was chiefly marked by difficulty in swallowing & in breathing. When seen next day, altho’ she persisted in stating that she had the same difficulty in swallowing, nothing of any sort could be seen in the pharynx. Her face was expressive of anxiety, her breathing was very hurried, she was exceedingly restless, tossing about in every direction in order to breathe with greater facility’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth George, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Dec 1852
Date of death: 2 Feb 1853
Disease (transcribed): Mitral disease. Contraction of the left aur ventricles and aortic orifices. Congested lungs. Deposits in spleen
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Congestion (Lung); Deposits (Spleen)
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 stated that she had had spitting of blood during each successive pregnancy during the last six years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Gould, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Jun 1851
Date of death: 11 Jul 1851
Disease (transcribed): Premature parturition. ‘Phlegmasia dolens’. Inflammation of the minute & larger veins within the pelvis of the iliacs, femorals & vena cava inferior &c. Recent pleurisy on the left side. Secondary lobular pneumonia on the left side
Disease (standardised): Childbirth, premature Thrombophlebitis (Blood vessels / Leg); Inflammation (Pelvis); Pleurisy (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'A married woman who had miscarried, as she believed, in the 6th month of pregnancy on the 4th June, which was followed in a few days by intense pain in the abdomen, described as ‘inflammation’ which had been in the first instance accompanied by constipation followed by diarrhoea; 2 or 3 days later, pain began in the calf of the left leg, with some swelling there’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Gould, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 May 1851
Date of death: 18 Jun 1851
Disease (transcribed): Ascites & anasarca. Hypertrophy of heart with thickening of the flaps of aortic & mitral valves, & mitral valve constriction. Slight dilatation of the arch & root of aorta. Low double pneumonia. Disease of the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Peritoneum); Edema (Systemic); Disease (Heart); Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient, a married woman who had borne 11 children, alleged that her illness was only of about a month’s duration. Since then she had suffered from cough & palpitation & shortness of breath, & 3 weeks ago first the right & then the left leg had swelled, and subsequently the abdomen’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Harris, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 37
Date of admission: 17 May 1854
Date of death: 25 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys. Pneumonia. Flabby heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitting doctor: Wilson, James Arthur
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This woman presented an appearance of great emaciation & considerable anaemia. She stated that she had just recovered from a severe illness, which was described as erysipelas with sore throat, in consequence of which she had been much reduced in strength’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Elizabeth Hodges, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Jul 1841
Date of death: 10 Dec 1841
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular phthisis. Extensive ulceration of intestinal canal
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
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

Elizabeth Kemp, 16, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: Feb 1842
Date of death: Feb 1842
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of both ovaries
Disease (standardised): Malignant disease (Ovaries)
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, heart, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Meads, 55, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Nov 1845
Date of death: 30 Nov 1845
Disease (transcribed): Low peritonitis. Cirrhosis of liver. Kidneys dwindled. Low pericarditis. Lungs congested & soft. Old ulcers
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Disease (Kidney); Pericarditis (Heart); Congestion (Lungs); Ulcer
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry and Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with an ulcer on each side of the left ankle and two smaller ulcers in the same situation upon the right side. The first appearance of the ulcers was seven years previous to admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Moore, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Feb 1848
Date of death: 19 Feb 1848
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema of lungs. Pericarditis. Diseased heart. Endocarditis
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (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, who was confined seven weeks ago, was seized with wandering rheumatic pains about three weeks ago, which continued without much aggravation up to the 28th January, when they became so severe that she was obliged to take to her bed where she had remained ever since.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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