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Joseph Weedon, 79, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 79
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 02 Aug 1847
Date of death: 03 Aug 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the ribs with laceration of lung and blood in cavity of pleura. Diseased aortic valves and aorta, with dilatation and ulceration of latter.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Laceration (Lung); Disease (Arteries); Disease (Arteries); Ulcer (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a state of collapse with fracture of several ribs on the left side, the consequence of a fall under the hoofs of a horse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Walter Stokes, 14, Chorister

Occupation or role: Chorister
Age: 14
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Jul 1847
Date of death: 04 Aug 1847
Disease (transcribed): Recent pleurisy. Numerous abscesses of lungs and pneumonia. Diseased valves of aorta. Diffuse suppuration of leg. Pus in ankle joint.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Abscess (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart); Suppuration (Leg)
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 transferred from the care of the Surgeons to Dr Wilson, stated that after singing at St Paul’s Cathedral he almost immediately began to complain of pain in the ankles which soon became swelled and inflamed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Allen, 58, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jun 1870
Date of death: 12 Jun 1870
Disease (transcribed): Perineal section.
Disease (standardised): Operation (Perineum)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient had complained of difficulty of micturition and pain about the penis for a month.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, spleen, liver, kidneys, organs of generation, bladder and glands
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Winkworth, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Dec 1846
Date of death: 10 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive burn of upper extremities. Tetanus
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin); Tetanus (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This woman was admitted with an extensive burn of the upper extremities and back, caused by a hot cinder falling on her dress while she was sitting by the fire.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: All the viscera were natural
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Mary Martin, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Dec 1847
Date of death: 16 Jan 1848
Disease (transcribed): Diseased heart. False membrane covering and contracting lung. Diseased kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Heart (Disease); False membrane (Lung); 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 woman had been in the Hospital once before this under under the care of Dr Nairne suffering from an attack of hemiplegia. From this she recovered, and remained in tolerable health up to about six weeks ago when she began to suffer from cough and shortness of breath and her legs began to swell towards evening.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Searle, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 May 1847
Date of death: 09 Aug 1847
Disease (transcribed): Hydrothorax. Old pleurisy and contracted lung. Fluid in pericardium. Fatty heart, dilatation and hypertrophy of left ventricle. Thickening of peritoneum and recent peritonitis. Ascites. Contracted liver and granular kidneys. Cyst containing white cheesy matter.
Disease (standardised): Hydrothorax (Pleural cavity); Pleurisy (Pleura); Disease (Lung); Extravasation (Heart); Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen);Ascites (Abdomen) ; Disease (Liver) ; Disease (Kidney) ; Cysts (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 man was first admitted on the 8th July 1846 suffering from slight anasarca with evident symptoms of heart disease.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Lewis, 52, Grocer

Occupation or role: Grocer
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Jun 1870
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Crushed legs.
Disease (standardised): Injury (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: The patient was brought in dead.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Ernest Howes, 16, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Mar 1847
Date of death: 10 Aug 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive and numerous bed sores with necrosis of sacrum. Ulceration of appendix caeci and extensive faecal abscess with external openings. Ulcers of caecum.
Disease (standardised): Pressure ulcer (Skin); Necrosis (Spine); Ulcer (Appendix); Abscess (Intestines); Ulcer (Intestines)
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 boy stated that he had been taken ill on the morning before admission with rigors, pain in the abdomen, particularly in caecal region, and vomiting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Sherley, 67, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 67
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jul 1845
Date of death: 16 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive compound fracture of the leg, extending into the ankle-joint, with suppuration in the joint
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Suppuration (Ankle)

Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient fell from the top of a hay rick, alighting upon his feet and was brought to the hospital, a distance of 14 miles in a cart’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, lower extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Redworth, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 02 Jul 1847
Date of death: 10 Aug 1847
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles in both lungs with recent pneumonia. Hypertrophy with dilatation of left ventricle. Small ulcer in the caecum.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was admitted suffering from profuse haemoptysis. It had come on suddenly a few hours before after a severe fit of coughing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Johnson, 49, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 May 1847
Date of death: 10 Aug 1847
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
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 was admitted complaining of loss of appetite and gradually increasing debility. He had suffered severely from cough about Christmas last, and had been ailing more or less ever since that time.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Turner, 45, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jun 1845
Date of death: 16 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Large abscess in the neighbourhood of the shoulder, communicating with that joint. Viscera healthy
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Shoulder)

Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of gout principally affecting the feet & knees, and of slight cough, & sore back. He stated that he had suffered from gout during the last eight months, but that during the last three weeks, he had felt so weak & unwell as to be induced to keep to his bed, and that during this period, his back had become quite sore’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Susan Frith, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Aug 1847
Date of death: 14 Aug 1847
Disease (transcribed): Vomicae and tubercles in both lungs. Adhesions of both pleurae. Scrofulous disease of kidneys. Ulceration of mucous membrane of bladder. Fistula in ano.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Adhesions (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Kidney); Ulcer (Bladder); Fistula (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 was admitted in a moribund state. It appeared that she was confined prematurely about six months ago, and from that time had been gradually getting thinner and weaker.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Martha Meade, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Apr 1846
Date of death: 31 Jul 1846
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Fluid in pleurae and pericardium. Heart dilated and hypertrophied. Disease of mitral and aortic valves. Kidneys granular. Lungs congested and oedematous. Fibrous tumours in uterus. Other organs healthy.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Effusion (Pleura); Effusion (Heart); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Congestion (Lung);Oedema (Lung) ; Cancer (Uterus)
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 was admitted suffering from violent epistaxis. It appeared that she had always enjoyed excellent healthy up to seven or eight years ago when she twice within a few months suffered from jaundice.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Higgie, 1, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 1
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Aug 1847
Date of death: 16 Aug 1847
Disease (transcribed): Burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This case is not reported as the body was removed without examination.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Mary Anne Phillips, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 03 Jun 1847
Date of death: 16 Aug 1847
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: As there was no post mortem investigation, the history of the case during life is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

William Keeping, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Jun 1846
Date of death: 4 Aug 1846
Disease (transcribed): Extensive scrofulous deposit in the axilla and between the pectoral muscles. Few, scattered tubercles in apices of lungs.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Arm); Tuberculosis (Pectoralis muscles); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: On admission he complained principally of partial loss of power over the lower extremities and pain across the loins.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Peter Manger, Shipwright

Occupation or role: Shipwright
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 May 1871
Date of death: 8 Aug 1871
Disease (transcribed): Stricture & ulceration of rectum. Passage of a bougie. Perforation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Stricture (Rectum); Ulcer (Rectum); Dilation (Rectum); Peritonitis (Abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'For ten months he had suffered pain with defecation, and had had a sore[?] discharging near anus, left after the bursting of an abscess’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen (‘the weather was very hot’)

Type of incident: n/a

John Grainger, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Aug 1847
Date of death: 16 Aug 1847
Disease (transcribed): Miliary tubercles in right lung. Peritonitis. Ulceration and sloughing of appendix caeci, with faecal abscess in cavity of peritoneum.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Appendix); Sloughing (Appendix); Abscess (Abdomen)
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 man was admitted suffering from symptoms of local peritonitis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Rye, 74, Plumber

Occupation or role: Plumber
Age: 74
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jun 1870
Date of death: 20 Jun 1870
Disease (transcribed): Lithotrity. Abscess in the vesical walls. Pyelitis.
Disease (standardised): Operation (Bladder); Abscess (Bladder); Pyelitis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient had suffered for three years from vesical imitation, haematuria and occasional sudden stopping of stream of urine.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Hopkins, 19, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1845
Date of death: 19 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Disease of knee joint. Amputation of thigh. Low pneumonia and incipient 2ndary deposit in spleen
Disease (standardised): Disease (Knee); Amputation (Thigh); Pneumonia (Lungs); Deposit (Spleen)

Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that 12 months before her admission she struck her knee, and it was then followed by slight swelling of the joint. Six weeks ago she again struck and it became again swollen and painful. It was never sufficiently painful to cause her to discontinue using it’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Philip Lynch, Slater

Occupation or role: Slater
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jul 1871
Date of death: 13 Aug 1871
Disease (transcribed): Syphilis. Lardaceous disease
Disease (standardised): Syphilis; Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'Two years before admission had what he described as acute rheumatism. Six months before admission pains in joints. He took to bed & had not been up since’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Humphries, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Aug 1847
Date of death: 18 Aug 1847
Disease (transcribed): Fever
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: As the body of this patient was not examined after death, the history of the case is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the request of friends
Type of incident: n/a

Rachel Green, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 15
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Aug 1871
Date of death: 14 Aug 1871
Disease (transcribed): Cervical abscess. Sloughing of neck. Exhaustion
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Uterus); Sloughing (Uterus); Exhaustion

Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined, the case is not herein reported’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Ives, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1847
Date of death: 21 Aug 1847
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis. Enlarged mesenteric glands. Inflammation of veins.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Enlarged (Mesenteric glands); Inflammation (Veins)
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 was admitted presenting well marked symptoms of Phthisis Pulmonalis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower extremities
Type of incident: n/a

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