Print preview Close

Showing 174 results

Archival description
Bence Jones, Henry Digestive system
Advanced search options
Print preview View:

173 results with digital objects Show results with digital objects

George Cook, 57, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 57
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Jan 1850
Date of death: 31 Jan 1850
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Anasarca. Slight hypertrophy of heart with some disease of aortic and mitral valves. Liver contracted.
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Oedema (Leg); Disease (Heart); Contraction (Liver)
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 applied for admission with cough and shortness of breath and swollen legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Williams, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 18
Date of admission: 31 Aug 1854
Date of death: 14 Sep 1854
Disease (transcribed): Cholera
Disease (standardised): Cholera (Intestines)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: n/a
Physician: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Post mortem notes: n/a

Type of injury: n/a

Elizabeth Sharpe, 53, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Oct 1858
Date of death: 1 Dec 1858
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of the stomach
Disease (standardised): Malignant disease (Stomach)
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 the case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined'

Type of incident: n/a

Nehemiah Norton, 50, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Aug 1860
Date of death: 29 Oct 1860
Disease (transcribed): Valvular disease & hypertrophy of the heart. Diseased liver & kidneys. Dropsy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Liver); Disease (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 who had had rheumatic fever in his youth, had been out of health for 18 months before his admission, suffering from dropsy, shortness of breath, and scantiness of urine’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Rider, 18, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Dec 1856
Date of death: 20 Dec 1856
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of Liver. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Liver); Pleurisy (Pleura)
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 for five weeks from cough and diarrhoea. Lately he was an in patient at St Mary’s Hospital for syphilis, of which he endeavoured for some time to cure himself.

Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Vinson, 33, Cab driver

Occupation or role: Cab driver
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Nov 1858
Date of death: 9 Dec 1858
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Cirrhosis. Delirium tremens
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Peritoneum); Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A cab driver who had been ill three weeks. His habits were very intemperate & in May last he had an attack of delirium tremens. He attributed his present illness to cold; having been exposed to the rain for 16 hours. For three weeks he had been troubled with vomiting after meals’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Lowe, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Jan 1852
Date of death: 5 Feb 1852
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis. Slight ulceration of the caecum. Pleurisy on the right side. Cretaceous deposits in both lungs and inflammation with abscesses in the right one. Soft and thinned heart
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines); Pleurisy (Pleura); Deposits (Lung); Abscess (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: An Irishman who had reached London the day before Christmas and had kept to his bed from that time up to his admission. He had been subject to diarrhoea which was attended with pain across the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Tomas, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Jan 1851
Date of death: 12 Jan 1851
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Diarrhoea. Right lung hepatized. Ulceration of mucous membrane of caecum & peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Diarrhoea (Intestines); Hepatization (Lungs); Ulcer (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner and Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient said she had been ailing about a [fortnight] commencing with cough, headache, pains in the limbs &c. 5 days before admission she had a severe shivering followed by great heat of skin, but not perspiration. She complaining of a feeling of general debility with loss of appetite and much thirst, & pain in the abdomen. The bowels have acted 9 times during the last 24 hours’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Miller, 52, Lamplighter

Occupation or role: Lamplighter
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Oct 1860
Date of death: 7 Dec 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Epithelial cancer of the oesophagus
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Cancer (Oesophagus)
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 lamplighter, always temperate in his habits. He had never had very good health, for 30 years he had had more or less cough, and had twice had what he called ‘inflammation of the lungs’. 7 weeks before his admission he began to vomit solid food’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Holmes, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 64
Date of admission: 27 Sep 1854
Date of death: 22 Oct 1854
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of lungs, liver, pericardium &c
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Lung); Carcinoma (Liver); Carcinoma (Pericardium)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of pains in the loins & cough which he said had been coming on about 18 weeks’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of injury: n/a

Jane Oxenbridge, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 40
Date of admission: 27 Sep 1854
Date of death: 25 Oct 1854
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of pylorus & rectum. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Stricture (Stomach, rectum); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that she had been ailing since the previous Xmas. She had had much pain across the abdomen and had lost flesh’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Thomas Moon, 2, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 2
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Jan 1847
Date of death: 03 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Congestion of brain. Tubercles in both lungs. Scrofulous matter in subpleural cellular tissue and bronchial glands and also in substance of the liver, spleen, kidneys and subperitoneal cellular tissue. Ulcer of bowels
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Liver); Tuberculosis (Spleen); Tuberculosis (Kidney);Tuberculosis (Abdomen) ; Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This boy's mother brought him to the hospital complaining that for four months he had been suffering from cough and frequent diarrhoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Duck, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 21
Date of admission: 25 Oct 1854
Date of death: 7 Nov 1854
Disease (transcribed): Continued fever. Ulcerated intestines
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient had been attacked on the 17th with continued fever. He had no particular shivering, but general mal air’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

James Gearing, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 55
Date of admission: 24 Nov 1854
Date of death: 25 Nov 1854
Disease (transcribed): Pyrosis. Sudden abdominal pain. Perforating ulcer of stomach
Disease (standardised): Heartburn (Oesophagus); Pain (Abdomen); Ulcer (Stomach)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient had been in the hospital under the care of Dr Bence Jones [Henry Bence Jones] just 12 months previously, when his chief complaint was of pyrosis & pain across the abdomen with constipation. Under treatment he quickly got well, but continued to be of the same costive habit’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Mary Newland, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Jan 1852
Date of death: 14 Feb 1852
Disease (transcribed): Diarrhoea. Phthisis. Foul abscess in lungs?
Disease (standardised): Diarrhoea (Intestines); Tuberculosis (Lung); Abscess (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
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: This body was removed unexamined
Type of incident: n/a

W J Donelly, 13, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 13
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Nov 1851
Date of death: 2 Jan 1852
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis. Extensive ulceration of great and small intestines. Vomicae in both lungs. Double pleural adhesions. Scrofulous deposits in the spleen
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines); Vomicae (Lung); Adhesions (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Spleen)
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 boy had been ill for three months with pain in the abdomen and the bowels had been relaxed three or four times a day.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Beard, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 07 Oct 1846
Date of death: 02 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Empyema. Abscess in lung. Pneumonia. Scattered tubercles in lungs. Scrofulous bronchial glands. Gall stones. Ulceration of bowels connected with abscess of cellular tissue. Abscesses of both ovaries.
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Lung); Abscess (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Gall stones (Gall Bladder); Ulcer (Intestines);Abscess (Intestines) ; Abscess (Ovary)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: It appeared from the patient's account, that she was seized with rigors about the middle of September and since that time had suffered from cough and expectoration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Payne, 33, Omnibus driver

Occupation or role: Omnibus driver
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Jan 1851
Date of death: 22 Feb 1851
Disease (transcribed): Liver enlarged, capsule thickened. Old peritonitis. Fluid in abdomen & pleura &c
Disease (standardised): Disease (Liver); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Fluid (Abdomen, lungs)

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: 'An omnibus driver who stated that he had never been a man of dissipated habits. He had been ailing for 3 or 4 months, but nearly a month before admission had first found his abdomen enlarging, at first gradually, & then rapidly during a week past. The legs had also swollen latterly. He had no pain in the abdomen at first but now begins to suffer from it’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Etherington Bates, 36, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Jan 1858
Date of death: 18 Feb 1858
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Diseased liver & kidneys
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Liver, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'This man came under the care of the physician after being admitted as a surgeon’s patient for necrosis of the humerus. It appeared that 14 years ago he had syphilis very badly; in other respects his health had been good. Seven weeks before admission he said he caught cold & very soon his legs became anasarcous & his belly much enlarged. He had also cough & some pain in the right side’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Susan Grace, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Feb 1852
Date of death: 25 Feb 1852
Disease (transcribed): Extensive ulceration of intestines with contraction of the cavity of the caecum. Deposition of scrofulous matter in the mesenteric glands, also in the ovaries and fallopian tubes. Gritty masses in various parts of the lungs
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Intestines); Tuberculosis (Lymph nodes); Tuberculosis (Ovaries); Tuberculosis (Fallopian tubes); Disease (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: She was admitted complaining chiefly of pain in the abdomen. She had been ill nearly two ears and described it as having begun with sickness and constipation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Taylor, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Feb 1848
Date of death: 9 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro pneumonia and empyema. Peritonitis. Ulceration and perforation of gall bladder apparently from presence of calculi. Ulceration of duodenum.
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Empyema (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Gall bladder); Perforation (Gall bladder); Calculi (Gall bladder);Ulcer (Duodenum)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This woman was admitted suffering from Pyrosis and other dyspeptic symptoms, and from painful and excessive contraction of the flexor muscles of the extremities rendering her hands and feet perfectly useless.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Burden, 39, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Jan 1848
Date of death: 13 Mar 1849
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Anasarca. Cirrhosis of the liver. Fatty degeneration of the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Peritoneum); Edema (Systemic); Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Disease (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 patient had first suffered from swelling of the feet & ankles about 6 months before admission. It had only been occasional, and had not caused him much trouble until 3[?] months ago since which it had increased very much, & had never left him. The abdomen also about this time began to swell. He stated that he had for some years been subject to palpitation of heart & shortness of breath, but had never had rheumatism; latterly he had suffered from pain across the loins. He had at one time been of rather dissipated habits’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Leighton, 23, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Feb 1856
Date of death: 7 Mar 1856
Disease (transcribed): Cirrhosis of Liver. Enlarged Spleen
Disease (standardised): Cirrhosis (Liver); Enlarged (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: Three years ago this man had inflammation and abscess in his left side from which he recovered, but never thoroughly regained his health. He had suffered from erysipelas of the face for a week and he spat blood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Osbourne, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jan 1853
Date of death: 1 Mar 1853
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Vomicae. Congested kidneys. Ulcerated intestine. Epileptic fit had occurred
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Congestion (Kidney); Ulcer (Intestines); Epilepsy (Brain)
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 had been ill three weeks and confined to bed a week. His illness had commenced with headache and shivering, loss of appetite and thirst.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Ward, 54, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Jan 1847
Date of death: 20 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis. Diseased kidneys. Ulceration of bowels.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Kidney); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient who had for the last three years suffered severely from winter cough, was admitted in the last stage of Phthisis Pulmonalis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Results 126 to 150 of 174