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Joseph Wall, 43, Shoemaker

Occupation or role: Shoemaker
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Apr 1860
Date of death: 27 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Bronchitis (Lungs)
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 shoemaker of very drunken habits. He had had more or less cough for 6 months, always attended with some degree of expectoration’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, 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

James Blake, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 May 1848
Date of death: 11 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pleuropneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry. Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
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 friends
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Atwell, 48, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 May 1847
Date of death: 29 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat. Wound into the larynx. Bronchitis. Lungs gorged with blood.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Throat); Bronchitis (Lung); Gorged (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This woman, who had suffered from from fistulous disease of the rectum and phthisical symptoms which rendered her life a burden, was admitted with a wound between the thyroid and cricoid cartilage, inflicted by herself with a razor.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Throat and abdomen
Type of incident: Suicide

Harriett Jones, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Apr 1856
Date of death: 3 May 1856
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Emphysema. Pus finding its way externally
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Emphysema (Lung); Suppuration (Indeterminate)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This woman stated that ten days before admission she was attacked with violent pain in the right side for which she was leeched and blistered.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Jeffries, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 April 1855
Date of death: 28 April 1855
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Dilated Heart
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: For a long time this woman had been subject to a winter cough. She attributed her present attack to exposure during the foggy weather at the beginning of the winter.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

John Webbing, 46, Brewer’s man

Occupation or role: Brewer’s man
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Apr 1860
Date of death: 27 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Hydrothorax
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lungs); Hydrothorax (Lungs)
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 brewer’s man. In the habit of drinking two gallons a day of porter, turgid and bloated in appearance. About six years ago he spat up a tablespoonful of blood, but his health remained unaffected. For some months before admission he had been ailing’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Cookman, 52, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Apr 1870
Date of death: 20 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Broncho-pleuro-pneumonia. Granular kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
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 was admitted in a moribund state, cyanosed with great dyspnoea. He was delirious and could give no clear account of himself.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Armes, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Apr 1846
Date of death: 26 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Ulceration of larynx and necrosis of arytenoid cartilages. Pleurisy. Pneumonia. Ulceration of large and small intestines. Tubercular deposit in bronchial and mesenteric glands. Old adhesions of liver.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Larynx); Necrosis (Larynx); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines);Tuberculosis (Lymph nodes) ; Adhesions (Liver)
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 in an advanced stage of Phthisis Pulmonalis, together with affection of the larynx.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Baker, 73, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 73
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Mar 1888
Date of death: 6 Apr 1888
Disease (transcribed): Small-lunged emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Recent operation for right inguinal strangulated hernia. Recovery
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lungs); Bronchitis (Lungs); Operation (Groin); Hernia (Groin)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry and Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The woman was a widow and had had 3 children and no miscarriage. She had suffered from bronchitis for 20 years’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, abdomen, lungs, heart, spleen, kidneys, liver, stomach, intestines

Type of incident: n/a

John Jeffries, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 May 1853
Date of death: 29 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Pyaemia from abscess in the finger. Secondary lobular pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Systemic); Abscess (Fingers); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man was reported to have had a sore finger for three weeks and suffered from cough all the time.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Right hand and arm, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Michael Kelley, 59, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 May 1847
Date of death: 30 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions of pleura. Pneumonia with red hepatisation. Enlarged heart, with hypertrophy and dilatation and diseased valves. Dilated aorta with large deposits of atheroma. Granular kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Adhesions (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Disease (Heart); Dilated (Arteries); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries);Disease (Kidney)

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 reported that he had been suffering about nine or ten weeks from symptoms of severe dyspepsia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Harrington, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jun 1848
Date of death: 17 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Contracted tubercular cavities. Dilated heart. Extensive disease of aorta. Obliteration of one aortic valve.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient had only become conscious of palpitation of the heart during the last twelve months, but had suffered from cough during two winters.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Harry, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 28
Date of admission: 2 May 1854
Date of death: 7 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Nairne, Robert
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in the beginning of March 1853 with a very severe attack of bronchitis. He stated that he had been subject to cough & shortness of breath for 5 years, but having caught fresh cold was much worse then than usual; he had spit blood during this attack, but there was no evidence of tubercular deposit in the lungs’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

John Neale, 41, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 May 1916
Date of death: 20 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Penile and scrotal cellulitis. Aspiration pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Cellulitis (Penis); Cellulitis (Scrotum); Pneumonia, aspiration (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He had swelling of the penis and scrotum for the last four days with increasing pain. During the last day black patches had appeared on the skin.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, adrenals, kidneys, bladder, urethra and scrotum
Type of incident: n/a

Josiah Temple, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 May 1848
Date of death: 17 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pulmonary extravasation and emphysema. Diseased heart with aneurismal dilatation of left ventricle.
Disease (standardised): Extravasation (Lung); Emphysema (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 stated that ten months before admission he had a severe illness accompanied by sharp pain in the chest for which he was bled, and since then he had palpitations and dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anthony Vasey, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jun 1843
Date of death: 17 Jun 1843
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung)
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
Type of incident: n/a

Lilian Spooner, 19 months, [Child of] Labourer

Occupation or role: [Child of] Labourer
Age: 19 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 May 1918
Date of death: 9 Jun 1918
Disease (transcribed): Bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: ‘No necropsy’

Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Taylor , 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1846
Date of death: 29 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Stone in bladder. Lithotripsy. Pleurisy and pneumonia?
Disease (standardised): Calculi (Bladder); Lithotripsy (Bladder); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas. Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The case was not entered as there was not a post mortem examination of the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The friends would not allow the body to be examined
Type of incident: n/a

Daniel Wyatt, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 May 1843
Date of death: 22 Jun 1843
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema.
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
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

Henry Purchase, 33, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Feb 1870
Date of death: 25 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Syphilitic affection of the larynx and liver. Nephritis.
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Syphilis (Larynx, Liver); Nephritis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient had contracted syphilis ten years before. Two years before admission, ulceration of the throat commenced which had never healed and a tumour on the side of the neck.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, larynx, spleen, kidneys, bladder and liver
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Jones, 63, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 May 1852
Date of death: 26 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Effusion of fibrin into left pleural sac with white patches on surface of heart, liver and spleen. Hepatization of left lung. Diseased kidneys and liver. Atheroma of aorta
Disease (standardised): Fibrin (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Disease (Liver); Disease (Spleen); Disease (Lung); Disease (Kidney);Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: She was admitted suffering from cough and dyspnoea with swelling of the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Davis, 18, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 April 1855
Date of death: 1 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Pericarditis. Diseased Kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: A fortnight before admission this woman caught cold and in a few days lost her voice, felt tightness across her chest and had considerable dyspnoea, but no cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

William Weston, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Mar 1844
Date of death: 4 Jun 1844
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema of the lung. Large aneurysm of the abdominal aorta making its way through the diaphragm into the left lung by small, ulcerated openings. Kidneys mottled. Amputation of leg.
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Aneurysm (Arteries); Mottled (Kidney); Amputation (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: On the 11th April the patient underwent amputation below the knee on account of a chronic disease of the ankle joint, the result of an injury about three years previous.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and stump
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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