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John Walker, 68, Furnace repairer

Occupation or role: Furnace repairer
Age: 68
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Apr 1856
Date of death: 16 Jun 1856
Disease (transcribed): Diseased Kidneys. Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Lung)
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 was employed in repairing furnaces and was constantly exposed to varying temperatures. By this means he caught cold three weeks before admission. He began to cough, his arms and legs swelled and his water became dark.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mark Brand, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 44
Date of admission: 24 May 1854
Date of death: 31 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of urethra. Abscess of prostate. Diseased heart
Disease (standardised): Stricture (Urethra); Abscess (Prostate); Disease (Heart)
Admitting doctor: Cutler, Edward
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man was admitted in consequence of difficulty of making water, the result of stricture of the urethra. On examination with an instrument, a stricture was discovered’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, larynx & trachea, thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Patrick Maddigan, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jul 1853
Date of death: 15 Jul 1853
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Endocarditis. Typhus
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Endocarditis (Heart); Typhus, epidemic louse-borne (Systemic)
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 was admitted labouring under the worst form of fever with great depression.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Robinson, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jun 1856
Date of death: 16 Jun 1856
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Calculi in Kidneys. Abscess in knee
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Calculi (Kidney); Abscess (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man was admitted with acute pain and swelling of the right knee which he said he had suffered from for ten days. There was every appearance of suppuration going on within the joint.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Cain, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Jul 1853
Date of death: 15 Jul 1853
Disease (transcribed): Epilepsy. Extravasation of blood on the surface of the brain
Disease (standardised): Epilepsy (Brain); Extravasation (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This patient was seized on the morning of her admission with epileptic fits, which continued at intervals throughout the day.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Pack, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 48
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1854
Date of death: 5 Jun 1854
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Cirrhosis of liver. Chronic peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Fibrosis (Liver); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitting doctor: Wilson, James Arthur
Surgeon: Gray, Henry and Holmes, Timothy
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that after having ‘brain fever’ 23 years ago he had enjoyed remarkably good health until the last 8 months, and that he had been a man of temperate habits’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Thomas Lively, 18, Waiter

Occupation or role: Waiter
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1856
Date of death: 20 Jun 1856
Disease (transcribed): Fever
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: A waiter at the Oxford and Cambridge Club who had been ill ten or eleven days before coming to the Hospital. It appeared that he got chilled which caused headache, sore throat and stiff neck at first, and then rigor.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Hamlet, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 42
Date of admission: 16 May 1854
Date of death: 7 Jun 1854
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis. Ulceration of the intestinal canal
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Gray, Henry and Holmes, Timothy
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This man was admitted with an attack of diarrhoea which had lasted nearly 3 weeks. He had slight cough’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Hannah Horland, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 May 1853
Date of death: 15 Jul 1853
Disease (transcribed): Malignant ulceration of chest. Sloughing cavity of abscess on the right side of the abdomen
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Thorax); Ulcer (Thorax); Sloughing (Abdomen); Abscess (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Wyndowe, Samuel Jardine
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This patient was admitted on account of ulceration of the skin in the left pectoral region.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Walter Smith, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jul 1853
Date of death: 16 Jul 1853
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Vomicae. Ulceration of the intestines
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines)
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 been ill seven or eight days. He was in a low and depressed state.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Martha Lewis, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 64
Date of admission: 10 May 1854
Date of death: 8 Jun 1854
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of the ovaries. Chronic peritonitis. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Encephaloid disease (Ovary); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This woman stated that her legs had been swelling for 4 months past, up to which time she had enjoyed very good health. On the 4th she had been seized with shivering, sickness & diarrhoea, followed by inflammation in the legs’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Henry Clements, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jul 1853
Date of death: 16 Jul 1853
Disease (transcribed): Abscess between the bone and dura mater. Inflammation of dura mater. Pus in cavity of arachnoid
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Skull); Abscess (Brain); Inflammation (Brain); Suppuration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a depressed state unable to give any account of himself.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Gunn, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 May 1856
Date of death: 23 Jun 1856
Disease (transcribed): Diseased knee. Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Leg); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: Five weeks before admission this man had begun to suffer from swelling and stiffness in the left knee.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right knee
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Mathews, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 49
Date of admission: 8 Feb 1854
Date of death: 9 Jun 1854
Disease (transcribed): Malignant ulcerations of the uterus. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Malignant ulcer (Uterus); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitting doctor: Lee, Robert
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This woman had been married some 30 or 40 years, had borne 4 children, the last 14 years ago. The menses continued regular & her general health good up to 6 months ago’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Thomas Thoday, 65, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jan 1853
Date of death: 19 Jan 1853
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the kidneys. Ligature to femoral artery for aneurism
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Ligature (Arteries); Aneurysm (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man when admitted presented the usual symptoms of fractured femur. He was at his front door when he bent to pick up the key and heard something snap in his leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and left lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Caroline Lally, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 4
Date of admission: 27 Dec 1853
Date of death: 13 Jan 1854
Disease (transcribed): Severe burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitting doctor: Johnson, Henry Charles
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This little child had fallen into the fire & was burnt principally about the face, neck, chest & arms, but though the burnt surface was so extensive, the injury did not extent very deeply and she did not seem so much prostrated as might have been expected from so extensive a burn’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Thomas Price, 30, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Dec 1848
Date of death: 13 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Cachexia, miliary tubercles & vomicae in the lungs. Diseased liver
Disease (standardised): Cellulitis (Skin); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'He presented on admission a state of extreme cachexia. His countenance was pallid & blotched, his muscular system lax & flabby, his pulse frequent and very feeble. On his forehead, about the centre of the os frontis, was a large phagedaenic ulcer two or three inches in diameter, which had all the appearance of being of a syphalitic character. The surface was foul & secreting a copious & very offensive discharge. He stated that it had commenced four or five months back as a small pimple which he repeatedly picked until it at length became an ulcer. His habits had been drunken & dissipated, and he acknowledged having had a primary syphalitic sore about the middle of November last, which healed without the employment of mercury’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Gilbert, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jun 1856
Date of death: 23 Jun 1856
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body at the request of the friends was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Ellen Spence, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Apr 1853
Date of death: 17 Jul 1853
Disease (transcribed): Morbus coxarius. Bedsores
Disease (standardised): Disease (Hip); Pressure ulcer (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was removed by the friends before an examination could take place.
Type of incident: n/a

John Walker, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 43
Date of admission: 27 May 1854
Date of death: 9 Jun 1854
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis. Pleurisy. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Pericardium); Pleurisy (Pleura); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Nairne, Robert
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a very severe attack of acute [?], which he said had commenced 3 days before, after he had felt very stiff in his joints for a week previously. He had experienced a similar attack of the same kind 24 years before’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

John Read, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 13
Date of admission: 19 Apr 1854
Date of death: 14 Jun 1854
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of thigh. Abscess in femur. Inflamed profunda & femoral veins. Secondary deposits of lung, empyema
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Thigh); Abscess (Thigh); Inflammation (Blood vessels); Deposit (Lung); Empyema (Pleura);
Admitting doctor: Johnson, Henry Charles
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This boy was originally admitted with a view to his being forwarded to Margate [the Royal Sea Bathing Hospital at Margate], on account of strumous disease of the knee, but on his admission the disease was found to be in too active a state to justify that measure. There was very considerable pain in the joint’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, ‘the stump’ (‘the right thigh had been recently amputated about the middle’)

Type of injury: n/a

Charles Headley, 3, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 3
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 May 1855
Date of death: 16 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

George Dyer, 56, Wharfinger

Occupation or role: Wharfinger
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 May 1856
Date of death: 27 Jun 1856
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man was exposed to the cold and damp of the river constantly. He came in suffering from cough, profuse night sweats and copious expectoration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Christopher Cummings, Gentleman’s servant

Occupation or role: Gentleman’s servant
Gender: Male
Age: 42
Date of admission: 9 Jun 1854
Date of death: 15 Jun 1854
Disease (transcribed): Abscess in the prostate. Pleurisy. Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Prostate); Pleurisy (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Johnson, Henry Charles
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man had been a gentleman’s servant & had lived a luxurious & dissipated life. On admission into the hospital he was extremely weak, & in fact evidently in a dying state’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of injury: n/a

Eliza Fairbrother, 57, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 57
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 May 1855
Date of death: 16 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia. Artificial anus. Inguinal hernia. Omental Sac
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman had had a hernia for about a year. It had been strangulated five days before admission and had remained so, although she had been under the care of a medical man.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

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