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Susan Webb, 47, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Dec 1846
Date of death: 03 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Softening of brain. Old apoplectic clot. Ossified cerebral arteries. Dilatation of heart with hypertrophy. Granular kidneys with diminution of size
Disease (standardised): Softening (Brain); Thrombosis (Brain); Ossified (Arteries); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
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 an unconscious state, but from her friend's account it was ascertained that about two years ago she had a fit of an apopleptic character, which left her partially paralytic.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Frances Mary Champneys, 47, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Dec 1847
Date of death: 6 Jan 1848
Disease (transcribed): Large fibrous polypus of uterus confined to the vagina. Fibrous tumours in walls of uterus.
Disease (standardised): Polyps (Uterus); Polyp (Vagina); Tumour (Uterus)
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 in a state of great exhaustion, and she gradually sank in the course of a few days.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John T. Beeson, 42, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1860
Date of death: 5 Jan 1860
Disease (transcribed): Pleuropneumonia. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Jones, Henry Bence
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man was admitted in a state much resembling fever. It was said that he had been losing flesh, and had been more or less out of health for three weeks. 10 days ago he had had an attack of shivering, and two or three days afterwards a fit, described as epileptic’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

John Kelly, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Oct 1851
Date of death: 3 Jan 1852
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia and bronchitis. Rheumatic gout of old standing. Physical signs simulating those of a vomica. Old pleurisy on the right and recent pleurisy on the left side. Peritonitis. Deposits of urate of soda within the joints. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung); Gout (Joints); Pleurisy (Pleura); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney)
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 was admitted in a debilitated and cachectic stated alleging that he had cough and spitting for six months, and for the last three months from Rheumatism.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

William Workley, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1850
Date of death: 21 Mar 1850
Disease (transcribed): Haemoptysis. Tubercles and vomicae in left lung opening into a vein. Ulceration in peritoneum and kidneys
Disease (standardised): Haemoptysis (Respiratory tract); Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Abdomen); Ulcer (Kidney) ;
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 patient was admitted with very severe haemoptysis. It had commenced as he said on 7th when he had brought up half a pint, and had continued more or less ever since.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
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

John Brown, 49, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Feb 1852
Date of death: 1 Mar 1852
Disease (transcribed): Kidneys diseased and containing minute acicular crystaline bodied in their substance. Old double pleurisy. Lungs engorged and softened. Cretaceous deposit in one lung. Hypertrophied heart and white patch. Dilated and atheromatous state of the aorta
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Pleurisy (Pleura); Disease (Lung); Disease (Heart); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries)
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: For years he had been subject to gout, with considerable chalky deposits around the joints of his fingers.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 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

Thomas Golding, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Mar 1850
Date of death: 26 Mar 1850
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Pleurisy. Heart hypertrophied. Kidneys large, mottled.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
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 was admitted complaining of pain in the chest, especially on the right side with cough and difficulty of breathing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mark Norman, 40, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Feb 1849
Date of death: 26 Mar 1849
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys. Large abscess in the thigh. Secondary abscess on the chest. Congested lungs. Blood partly fluid
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Abscess (Thigh, chest); Congestion (Lungs)
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 who presented a pale aspect, with puffy oedematous-looking face & swelled legs, stated that dropsy had commenced in the ankles about 4 or 5 weeks before admission. He had caught cold & suffered from slight cough for 3 or 4 months but had experienced no pain in the loins. His urine had sometimes been scanty but was never dark-coloured. The legs and thighs were on admission very much distended’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right lower extremity

Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Lee, 67, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 67
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Mar 1850
Date of death: 3 Apr 1850
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Heart large. Disease of mitral valve. Contracted liver. Kidneys mottled
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Hands); Oedema (Feet); Disease (Heart); Contraction (Liver); Disease (Kidney)
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 patient stated that she had been suffering during the five months past from occasional swelling of the hands and feet. At first the abdomen had also swollen, but had not done so of late.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

William Rose, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Mar 1856
Date of death: 15 Mar 1856
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Diseased Kidneys. Diabetes
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Kidney); Diabetes Mellitus (Pancreas)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man was in the Hospital a few weeks ago suffering from ascites and slight pneumonia. He had two attacks of haematemesis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

John Griffin, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Feb 1848
Date of death: 28 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia with grey hepatisation. Flabby heart. Deposit of atheroma in aorta. Granular kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Disease (Heart); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries); Disease (Kidneys)
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, a thin cachectic looking person, reported that he had been ailing about twelve months. At first he had suffered chiefly from weakness across the loins, but about six months ago he began to vomit occasionally, and his legs began to swell.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Salmon, 60, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Jan 1860
Date of death: 7 Mar 1860
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys)
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 painter. He had for a great many years been subject to rheumatic gout; of this he had an attack four months ago, which has kept him confined to bed since. He never had any other complaint’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Cable, 42, Omnibus conductor

Occupation or role: Omnibus conductor
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Mar 1856
Date of death: 19 Mar 1856
Disease (transcribed): Diseased Heart, Lungs and Kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
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's health had been failing for two years. He was compelled to give up work in consequence of an epileptic fit. The day preceding his admission he had another fit.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Francis Dean , 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Mar 1852
Date of death: 18 Mar 1852
Disease (transcribed): Death by coma. Extravasation of blood into the substance of left optic thalamus and both lateral ventricles. Softening of central white parts of the brain. Diseased kidneys. Atheromic state of the arteries in body. Fluid blood
Disease (standardised): Coma (Brain); Extravasation (Brain); Softening (Brain); Disease (Kidney); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries); Fluid (Blood)
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 reported to have fallen down in a fit while engaged at the washing tub.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Collinson, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Mar 1850
Date of death: 11 Apr 1850
Disease (transcribed): Ulcers of leg. Dropsy. Albuminous urine.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Oedema (Indeterminate); Albuminuria (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry. Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: As the body was not examined this case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

William King, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Oct 1851
Date of death: 20 Mar 1852
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophied and dilated heart. Emphysema pulmonum. Recent lymph in peritoneal and pericardial sacs. Deposits of yellow substance in kidneys which contained numerous cysts
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Emphysema (Lung); Lymph (Abdomen); Lymph (Heart); Deposits (Kidney); Cysts (Kidney)
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 stated that he had suffered more or less from cough and shortness of breath for four years, with occasional swelling of the legs and abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Parker, 79, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 79
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Mar 1853
Date of death: 3 Apr 1853
Disease (transcribed): Hydrothorax. Cardiac disease. General anasarca. Fibro cystic tumour of the uterus
Disease (standardised): Hydrothorax (Lung); Disease (Heart); Oedema (General); Tumour (Uterus)
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 first admitted into the hospital in June 1851 when she reported that she had been ill from the previous February with cough and dyspnoea and that six weeks before her admission her legs had begun to swell.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Melrose, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Mar 1852
Date of death: 20 Mar 1852
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema pulmonum with old cretaceous deposits and bronchitis. White patch on heart. Thick and opaque capsule of liver. Cysts in fallopian tubes and local peritonitis. Fibrous uterine tumours
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Cretaceous deposits (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Liver); Cysts (Fallopian tubes);Peritonitis (Abdomen) ; Cancer (Uterus)
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 woman was admitted with cough and shortness of breathing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Hunt, 43, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Feb 1858
Date of death: 19 Mar 1858
Disease (transcribed): Cystic degeneration of the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Degeneration (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: 'A tailor who stated that five years ago he was attacked with pain in the region of the right kidney & haematuria. He got cured of this, but five months before admission the same symptoms retured, the pain at first being in the right loin, but afterwards in the left’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Harriett Armstrong, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Feb 1852
Date of death: 25 Mar 1852
Disease (transcribed): Extensive disease of the kidneys. Peritonitis. Extensive deposit of soft fibrinous character under the lining surface of the intestine with destruction of the epithelial coat. Old pleurisy. Hypertrophied heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Deposit (Intestines); Pleurisy (Pleura); 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: This patient was said to have been in about a fortnight before admission with cough, shortness of breathing and swelling of the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Purdy, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Nov 1850
Date of death: 11 Apr 1851
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the kidneys which were enlarged & occupied by considerable light yellowish substance. Peritonitis. Enlarged & congested liver. Pleurisy on left side. Left lung in state of chronic pneumonia at lower part. Both lungs congested. Slight hypertrophy of left ventricle of the heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys, liver); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Congestion (Lungs); 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: 'A married woman whose last child was born 6 years ago, in whom the menstrual periods had been becoming irregular for more than 12 months, and had now been entirely absent for 3 months, presented herself for admission with a pale rather bloated face & puffy eyelids. She stated that her legs had been swollen now for 12 weeks, and that the abdomen had become enlarged about a month afterwards’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

John Middleton, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Apr 1850
Date of death: 30 Apr 1850
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of urethra. Dilated pelvis of kidneys. Absorption. Serous effusion in brain. Albuminuria. Coma
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Urethra); Disease (Kidney); Effusion (Brain ); Albuminuria (Kidney); Coma (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry. Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: Having suffered for some time past from stricture, this man was admitted with the intention of having the catheter introduced.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Waldron, 16, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Mar 1860
Date of death: 21 Mar 1860
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Pleurisy (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy and Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: 'This boy, who looked younger than his stated age, was said to have been dropsical for ten weeks. He never had scarlatina. He was in the hospital but for a very short time’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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