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Henry Snowden, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 43
Date of admission: 15 Feb 1854
Date of death: 18 Feb 1854
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Atheroma of aorta & valves of heart
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Blood vessels, heart)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This man was admitted in a very low & depressed state with cough of 12 months’ standing’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx, abdomen, cranium

Type of injury: n/a

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

George Akass, 46, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Feb 1858
Date of death: 25 Feb 1858
Disease (transcribed): Diseased heart. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Bronchitis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined the case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined'

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

Anne Rivers, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 25
Date of admission: 18 Feb 1854
Date of death: 25 Feb 1854
Disease (transcribed): Diseased heart. Fibrin in pleural sacs. Coagulated fibrin in pelvic veins
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Thrombosis (Pleura); Thrombosis (Pelvis)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient was originally admitted on the 28th Sept 1853 with anasarca of the lower extremities and considerable enlargement of the abdominal cavity. She stated that in the beginning of May when in the 3rd month of pregnancy, she had got a fright, & was seized with hysterical paroxysm, which was followed by a cough’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of injury: 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

William Wood, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Feb 1853
Date of death: 15 Mar 1853
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Emphysema. Ulcerated intestines. Small heart
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines); 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: The patient had been suffering from cough and spitting for twelve months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ellen Morriety, 49, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 49
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Mar 1850
Date of death: 2 Apr 1850
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Heart slightly hypertrophied. No alb. Kidneys healthy, congested. Pulmonary apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Disease (Heart); Haemorrhage (Lung)
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: Admitted with general dropsy affecting both arms and legs, as well as in the peritoneal sac, the face being also slightly oedematous.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
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 Wood, 66, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jul 1846
Date of death: 26 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Diseased heart. Peritonitis with ascites.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ascites (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 patient was admitted under the care of the Surgeon’s, suffering from cataract of both eyes.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Darke, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 47
Date of admission: 23 Nov 1853
Date of death: 4 Mar 1854
Disease (transcribed): Dyspnoea. Anasarca. Diseased heart & aorta
Disease (standardised): Dyspnoea (Lung); Edema (Systemic); Disease (Blood vessels, heart)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient was first admitted into the hospital on the 19th of October suffering from cough, dyspnea & anasarca, which had come on gradually during 3 months before admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

James Smith , 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jan 1852
Date of death: 14 Mar 1852
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular infiltration of both lungs, especially the right one. Old standing double pleurisy and recent with formation of sacs containing turbid fluid on the right side. White patch on heart
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); 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 admitted with cough and spitting of only two months duration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
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

William Ashwood, 35, Gentleman’s coachman

Occupation or role: Gentleman’s coachman
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Feb 1851
Date of death: 30 Mar 1851
Disease (transcribed): Large heart. Disease of aortic valves. Atheroma & calcerous deposit in aorta. Lungs congested & emphysematous. Commencing pericarditis & peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta); Emphysema (Lungs); Pericarditis (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte and Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'A gentleman’s coachman, who complained of cough & shortness of breath with pain in the chest, from which he had been suffering for about a fortnight. He had not been subject to cough, and generally enjoyed pretty good health. He had been under treatment, & felt better than when first taken ill, but was unable to continue his employment’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

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

William Chilton, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 03 Jan 1847
Date of death: 03 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Congestion of brain. Tubercles and vomicae of lungs. Emphysema. Fatty and diseased heart. Diseased aorta.
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Arteries)
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, and died about ten minutes after admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

James Jones, 47, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Apr 1850
Date of death: 20 Apr 1850
Disease (transcribed): Brought in dead. Phthisis and diseased heart ?
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Heart)
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: The body not having been examined, this case is not given
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Pearson, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Mar 1852
Date of death: 19 Mar 1852
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous deposit in both lungs. Old double pleurisy and bronchitis. Soft and hypertrophied heart. Calcareous state of the mitral valve
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Bronchitis (Lung); 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 admitted in a very low state, with cough and dyspnoea said to be of eight months duration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
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

Theresa Grant, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Mar 1856
Date of death: 24 Mar 1856
Disease (transcribed): Diseased Heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: The patient stated that she had suffered some time from biliousness with cough and scanty thin expectoration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Bramwell, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Apr 1850
Date of death: 28 Apr 1850
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy of Heart. Disease of aortic and mitral valves. Emphysema. Excessive dyspnoea
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Emphysema (Lung); Dyspnoea (Lung)
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 brought from his work to the Hospital, attacked suddenly two hours previously with dyspnoea, from which he had said that he had frequently suffered before.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
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

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