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Harriet Pettit, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Gender: Female
Age: 15
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1854
Date of death: 23 Jun 1854
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Brain soft & dripping with serum. Ulceration of caecum & colon. Oedema of both lungs. Sloughs on the sacrum & trochanter
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Disease (Brain); Ulcer (Intestines); Edema (Lung); Sloughing (Pelvis, hip);
Admitting doctor: Nairne, Robert
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This girl was admitted labouring under a very severe attack of fever. She stated that she had been ailing during 3 months past while in service at Richmond, but had only felt so ill as to keep her [in] bed during ten days’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of injury: n/a

Edmund Stack, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Jul 1848
Date of death: 3 Aug 1848
Disease (transcribed): Cardiac dropsy
Disease (standardised): Oedema (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: 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
Type of incident: n/a

John Hitch , 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jul 1844
Date of death: 27 Jul 1844
Disease (transcribed): Old Arachinitis. Ventricles of brain distended. Softening of fornix and septum lucidum and of anterior lobes of brain. Tubercles in lungs. Old adhesions and recent pleurisy.
Disease (standardised): Arachnoiditis (Brain ); Softening (Brain ); Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted into the Hospital complaining of a severe pain in the head which he had had about a week, and had been under treatment for it. The mouth and breath bore evidences of mercurial action.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

William Everett, 75, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 75
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Jun 1845
Date of death: 6 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Effusion in sub-arachnoid tissue & in the ventricles. Softening of central white parts of the brain. Apoplectic clot in cerebellum: arteries atheromatous throughout. Lungs congested, large portion at back part hepatized. Heart dilated & hypertrophied. Blood fluid. Kidneys with cysts
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Brain); Softening (Brain); Apoplexy (Brain); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta); Disease (Lungs, heart); Cyst (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that in November last, he was suddenly taken with vertigo and weakness of the limbs, but that the fit was not attended by loss of consciousness or by any absolute paraplegia. That ever since that time, he had suffered greatly from pain in the head, vertigo, weakness in the lower extremities and a sensation of numbness principally on the right side, and that occasionally his speech had been somewhat impeded’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Solly, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jul 1852
Date of death: 20 Aug 1852
Disease (transcribed): Enlarged spleen (weighing 5 ¾ lbs). Adherent coagula in splenic vein and portal. Fluid blood. Diseased liver
Disease (standardised): Enlarged (Spleen); Coagula (Veins); Fluid (Blood); Disease (Liver)
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 patient stated that the enlargement of his abdomen had commenced some nine months previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Higgins, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jul 1841
Date of death: 8 Oct 1841
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular phthisis. Kidneys mottled. Liver large and hard
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys, liver)
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 Tyler, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Jul 1848
Date of death: 4 Aug 1848
Disease (transcribed): Anaemia. Menorrhagia
Disease (standardised): Anaemia (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This woman presented on admission a most remarkably blood less aspect.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Daniel Brommage, 60, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 May 1856
Date of death: 14 Jul 1856
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man was much exposed to all weather during the winter. He had generally had good health, but early in the spring he began to fail; becoming troubled with dyspnoea after exertion.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Burton, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 28
Date of admission: 24 Jun 1854
Date of death: 25 Jun 1854
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy & dilatation of the heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitting doctor: Nairne, Robert
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted into the hospital with general anasarca in April 1852 which seemed to come on as a consequence of simple anaemia after his being in a cachectic state for some six weeks previous’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

John Viner, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Sep 1841
Date of death: 11 Oct 1841
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of the lung. Disease of liver. Mottling degeneration of kidneys
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Lungs); Disease (Liver, kidneys)
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, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Chelling, 29, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Jun 1845
Date of death: 8 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Acute inflammation of the mucous membrane of the pharynx. Phthisis and old adhesions. Heart dilated and flaccid. Recent peritonitis. Mottling degeneration of the kidneys. Tubercular ulceration of the small intestines
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Pharynx); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Kidneys); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that he had suffered more or less from cough during the last 12 months, and had frequently had slight haemoptysis. That during the last two months he had suffered from fistula in ano, and about the same time from pain across the loins and general anasarca’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pharynx, larynx, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Glynn, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Aug 1850
Date of death: 13 Sep 1850
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of the pylorus. Ulcerated opening from stomach to intestine
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach); Ulcer (Stomach); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: A married woman who had three children, the catamenia ceased six months ago and the illness began soon after. In the course of some months she discovered a hardness in the region of the umbilicus.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen. This patient died at her own residence one day after she had left the hospital at her own request. The abdomen only was permitted to be examined.
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Saunders, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 May 1855
Date of death: 4 Jun 1855
Disease (transcribed): Extensive Endocarditis
Disease (standardised): Endocarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman stated that five weeks ago she was attacked with cough and shortness of breath, followed by some swelling of the legs and abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas H Holmes, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jul 1844
Date of death: 29 Jul 1844
Disease (transcribed): Effusion in subarachnoid tissue. Erysipelas of head. Pulmonary arteries, even to their minute ramifications, filled with fleshy coagular. Patches of extravasated blood in tissue of lungs. Heart healthy.
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Brain ); Erysipelas (Skin); Disease (Arteries); Extravasation (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: On the 9th Jul 18 the patient was attacked with shivering accompanied with loss of appetite and depression of spirits.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, pharynx and larynx
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Walden, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Jul 1847
Date of death: 30 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Congestion of lungs with extravasation of blood. Enlarged heart with dilated cavities. Thickened and contracted mitral valve. Ascites. Contracted liver. Granular kidneys. Congestion of stomach and blood extravasated into its cavity.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Congestion (Lung); Extravasation (Lung); Disease (Heart); Ascites (Abdomen); Disease (Liver);Disease (Kidney) ; Congestion (Stomach) ; Extravasation (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This woman was admitted almost in a state of collapse. It appeared that she had been confined about three months ago, and that shortly afterwards dropsy occurred.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Margaret Barclay, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 May 1855
Date of death: 11 Jun 1855
Disease (transcribed): Renal, Cardiac and Pulmonary disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman had been a patient of the Hospital in February. She was then suffering from cough and palpation and had a livid countenance. When she was readmitted she said that she had overexerted herself in walking from her residence to Regent's Park a fortnight ago.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Eleanor Obourn, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 37
Date of admission: 24 May 1854
Date of death: 29 Jun 1854
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Tubercles & vomicae in both lungs
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Abscess (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Nairne, Robert
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient said she had been quite laid up during the last 7 or 8 weeks, but had had cough for 2 or 3 months previously. Hoarseness had been coming on for about 6 weeks, & 3 weeks before admission she had spit blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Thomas Weewell , 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Aug 1843
Date of death: 28 Aug 1843
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney)
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: Head, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Summers, 15, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Aug 1852
Date of death: 27 Aug 1852
Disease (transcribed): Delirium and coma. Much fluid in the ventricles and under the arachnoid. Scrofulous deposits in the lungs, spleen and bronchial glands. Vomicae in the lung. Ulcerated intestines
Disease (standardised): Delirium (Brain); Coma (Brain); Fluid (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Spleen); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This patient had been ill a week and was admitted with a hot and dry skin, foul tongue and in a state of stupor and drowsiness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Smith, 15, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 April 1855
Date of death: 24 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Diseased Kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: When this patient was admitted she was suffering from slight fever. She had been ill four days and complained of giddiness, want of sleep and headaches which came on towards morning.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

James Coulson, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Aug 1850
Date of death: 1 Oct 1850
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis. Cirrhosis of liver. Ascites. Peritonitis after paracentesis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Cirrhosis (Liver); Ascites (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Paracentesis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient stated that he had been suffering from cough and general derangement of health for three years past but his cough had become more severe during the last six months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Stone, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Jul 1856
Date of death: 22 Jul 1856
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Scrofulous deposits in the Brain
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: According to the account given by the friends, this girl was quite well when she came to London three weeks ago to attend a school in Sloane Street. In little more than a week she began to complain of pain in the head, was sometimes sick and used to scream in the night.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Watson, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Oct 1841
Date of death: 26 Oct 1841
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the base of the skull with depression
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Base of brain had not suffered from the violence’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Peter Haddon , 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Jun 1843
Date of death: 1 Sep 1843
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (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: Lungs, abdomen and larynx
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Cheeseman, 49, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Jun 1852
Date of death: 30 Aug 1852
Disease (transcribed): Phthysis. Both lungs containing scrofulous matter and vomicae. Diseased kidneys. Ulcerated intestinal glands
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Kidney); Ulcer (Intestinal mucosa)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He stated that he had suffered from cough during three months past and that he was very much emaciated.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

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