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William Thorn, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1852
Date of death: 15 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophied heart. Diseased kidneys. Atheroma of aorta. Old double pleural adhesions. Cheese like scrofulous matter in apices of both lungs
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries); Adhesions (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: He was in the hospital for a short period last August with swelled leg. Despite treatment e was never entirely free from dropsy, but of late the swelling had much increased.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sidney Blatchford, 46, Coffee maker

Occupation or role: Coffee maker
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Apr 1888
Date of death: 4 Apr 1888
Disease (transcribed): Aneurism of first part of arch of aorta, bursting into the pulmonary artery. Oedema of lungs
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Heart); Edema (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient said he was in good health till within a few weeks of his admission, when he began to suffer from dyspnoea. Eight days before he came in this symptom was worse, but he gradually became ill’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Lungs, heart, spleen, liver, kidneys, stomach, brain

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Fisher, 49, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 49
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 May 1846
Date of death: 23 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Universal anasarca. Great dilatation of heart. Valves healthy. Kidneys granular.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Universal); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: It appeared that in November the patient began to suffer from palpitation and dyspnoea, increased by exercise, but not accompanied by pain , when taking a deep inspiration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Baker, 58, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 May 1845
Date of death: 17 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Red & gray hepatisation running on in several places to suppuration & forming circumscribed abscesses. Bronchitis. Cavities of heart dilated with atrophy of their walls, the muscular structure of which was soft. Old peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hepatisation (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs); Bronchitis (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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, a stout man, stated that for the last five or six years he had suffered from winter cough which usually left him at the beginning of summer. That during last winter his cough returned as usual, but that he had nothing to complain of till the 3rd of May when he was taken with rigors and acute cutting pain just below the nipple on the left side’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Frances Grove, 29, Charwoman

Occupation or role: Charwoman
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Feb 1870
Date of death: 16 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Syphiloma of liver. Ulcerative Endocarditis.
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Tumour (Liver); Endocarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient had been ill for two months with a cough, dyspnoea and dropsy. She had been under Mr Hewett's care 12 months previously for rupia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, larynx, spleen, kidneys and liver
Type of incident: n/a

John Snaith, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jun 1850
Date of death: 8 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Heart large. Kidneys granular
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Enlarged (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
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: This man, who had an excessively cachectic appearance, stated that he had been subject to gout for eighteen or nineteen years, but that he had only become dropsical during the last six weeks.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Price, 57, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 57
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 May 1848
Date of death: 9 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Pus in cavity of pericardium and pleura. Condensed lung.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Suppuration (Heart); Suppuration (Pleura); Condensed (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Copestake, Thomas Goodall
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with a compound fracture of the left leg caused by a fall from a pair of steps.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Savory, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 May 1841
Date of death: 28 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of the thoracic aorta. Pressure upon the left recurrent nerve and left bronchus
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This patient, some time previous to his death, made a very strange noise when breathing; I cannot characterise the sound but it was loudest during expiration. There was no pulse at the left wrist’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax

Type of incident: n/a

William Shocknesey, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Nov 1843
Date of death: 9 Jan 1844
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of pleura, lungs and pericardium. Slight inflammation of the peritoneum.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Pleura, Lungs, Heart); Inflammation (Abdomen)
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 come into the Hospital with an eruption of syphilitic Rupia and had shortly afterwards suffered from an attack of Idiopathic Erysepelas.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Harrison, 45, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Dec 1844
Date of death: 13 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of liver, with colloid deposit in the pylorus. Old pericarditis and pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Encephaloid disease (Liver); Deposit (Stomach); Pericarditis (Heart); Pleurisy (Lungs)

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: 'Stated that the catamenia [menstruation] ceased about 4 months prior to admission, and that just at the first returning period she vomited about a pint of dark-coloured blood, and since that time, the catamenia having re-appeared, her nose has bled considerably at the end of each successive month’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Varney, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Dec 1845
Date of death: 11 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Old adhesions. Extensive ulceration of the larynx and trachea, destroying the cartilages. Ulceration of small intestine. White patch on heart. Atheroma in aorta
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Larynx); Ulcer (Trachea); Ulcer (Intestines); Disease (Heart); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a state of exhaustion and extreme debility, consequent upon disease of the lungs of long duration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Jack Philpot, 17, Hall boy

Occupation or role: Hall boy
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jan 1916
Date of death: 21 Jan 1916
Disease (transcribed): Morbus cordis. Aortic and mitral reflux
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: Four days ago the patient looked pale and ill. The next day he vomited and took to bed, where cough, dyspnoea and haemoptysis developed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

George Morlidge, 80, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 80
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jan 1853
Date of death: 18 Jan 1853
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous deposits in the lungs in its very early stage. Aneurysmal dilatation of the descending thoracic aorta. Scrofulous deposits in the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Aneurysm (Arteries); Tuberculosis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient stated that he had begun to suffer from cough and palpitation since the previous July. He attributed his illness to exposure to wet and cold at that time.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Margaret Boulton, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Dec 1846
Date of death: 06 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema with congestion of lungs. Extravasation of blood. Diseased valves of heart. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Extravasation (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
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 patient on admission was in a state of collapse. When she was somewhat recovered she stated that she had been subject to cough for four or five years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Daniel Sutherland, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 May 1842
Date of death: 20 Jun 1842
Disease (transcribed): Thickening of Mitral Valve with vegetations.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
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

Richard Thornton, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jan 1848
Date of death: 13 Jan 1848
Disease (transcribed): Great congestion of the lungs. Flabby heart. Liver very soft and spleen large. Diffuse suppuration of thigh.
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Liver); Disease (Spleen); Suppuration (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: When this patient was admitted he was in an exceedingly low state and there was an enormous abscess at the upper and back part of the left thigh, which had existed for eight or nine days. He stated that twenty years ago he was shot in the thigh, and that some of the shot remained ever since.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Miller, 32, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Mar 1845
Date of death: 17 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Heart dilated, without hypertrophy. Kidneys mottled & granular. Dropsy. Fluid in pleura. Consolidation of a portion of left lung. Large quantities of serum & lymph in the peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidneys); Edema (Systemic); Disease (Lungs); Disease (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient complained of great pain and swelling in the epigastrium, which had been gradually coming on during the last six months, of palpitation of the heart, & of anasarca of the lower extremities’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Edgler, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 May 1846
Date of death: 25 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Fungoid disease of brain with extravasation of blood, and softening of the surrounding structure. Other organs healthy in structure. Old adhesions about pleurae, pericardium and peritoneum.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Brain ); Adhesions (Pleura); Adhesions (Heart); Adhesions (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted about five months before this admission, suffering from intense pain in the head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Priscilla Reid, 70, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 70
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 May 1844
Date of death: 29 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Gangrene senilis. Calcareous and atheromatous deposits in the arteries. Peritonitis. Diseased ovaries.
Disease (standardised): Gangrene (Foot); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Ovary)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with gangrene of the skin over the heel.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left inferior extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Emma Painter, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Jun 1848
Date of death: 9 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro pneumonia with hepatisation. Fluid in pericardium. Dilatation of heart
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Disease (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was brought to the Hospital almost in a moribund state and died the following morning.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Freeman, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jun 1841
Date of death: 4 Jul 1841
Disease (transcribed): Concentric hypertrophy of the left ventricle. Granular state of the liver and kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Liver, kidneys)
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

Robert Clarke, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 67
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1854
Date of death: 5 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Hydrothorax. Cardiac & renal disease. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Hydrothorax (Pleura); Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney);
Admitting doctor: Nairne, Robert
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This old man stated that he had been subject to cough for 20 years, but had not had a worse attack for 3 months than he ever remembered before’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Henry Carter, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 May 1871
Date of death: 31 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of an aneurysm of the hepatic artery
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Blood vessels)

Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'Not seen by me’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, cranium, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Fish, 5 , [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 May 1845
Date of death: 20 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Stone in bladder. Lithotomy. Diffuse cellular inflammation of pelvis. Peritonitis. Pleurisy on both sides. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Calculus (Bladder); Lithotomy; Inflammation (Pelvis); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Lungs); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'George Fish, at 5 ½, admitted into the hospital on the 7th of May. No distinct history of his complaint could be procured, but it was stated that he had had some pain in making water and had been in the habit of pulling his prepuce for four months’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Franklin, 26, Fishmonger

Occupation or role: Fishmonger
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Apr 1870
Date of death: 20 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Hydro-pleura. Hydropericardium. Morbus Cordis. Ulcerative Endocarditis.
Disease (standardised): Hydrothorax (Pleura); Hydropericardium (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient had been ill for ten weeks with cough, pain in the chest and dyspnoea. About a fortnight before admission his legs became oedematous.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

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