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Mary Anne Hamlin, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Apr 1846
Date of death: 25 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Diseased heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: As the body was not examined, the case is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Rivett, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1841
Date of death: 5 Jul 1841
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of the intestine in the reduction of a hernia
Disease (standardised): Hernia; Rupture (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
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

Mary Price, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Jun 1848
Date of death: 15 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Compressed lung. Fatty degeneration of heart. Diseased kidneys. Fibrous tumour of uterus
Disease (standardised): Compression (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Tumour (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient dated the commencement of her ailments to an attack of remittent fever in South American four years ago.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Jeffries, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 April 1855
Date of death: 28 April 1855
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Dilated Heart
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: For a long time this woman had been subject to a winter cough. She attributed her present attack to exposure during the foggy weather at the beginning of the winter.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Ernest Kelly, 58, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1918
Date of death: 7 Jun 1918
Disease (transcribed): Pyaemic abscesses of kidneys. Peri-nephric abscess. Pyaemic abscess of pleura. Fatty heart
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Kidneys, pleura); Sepsis; Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: O’Flynn, Elizabeth
Post mortem examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Medical notes: 'Nov 1917 ischio-rectal abscess. Feb 1918 IP [in-patient] with swelling of the left knee joint. Osteo-myelitis of the lower end of the femur with septic arthritis. Periosteum drained. Subsequently the leg was amputated above the knee joint’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Benjamin Rook , 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1844
Date of death: 1 Jun 1844
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease in right auricle. Amputation of leg for encephaloid disease of foot. Pus in one of the post tibial veins. Secondary inflammation affecting left pleura and pericardium.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Ear); Amputation (Leg); Cancer (Foot); Suppuration (Veins); Inflammation (Pleura); Inflammation (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: On the 25th May the patient underwent amputation below the knee on account of fungus haematodes of the heel.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left inferior extremity and stump
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Reynolds, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1847
Date of death: 30 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Congestion and oedema of the lungs. Enlarged heart with great dilatation of the cavities. Enlarged liver and diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Lung); Oedema (Lung); Disease (Heart); Enlarged (Liver); 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 man was admitted complaining of intense pain in the head, and also slight anasarca of the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Lane, 59, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 May 1916
Date of death: 20 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Arteriosclerosis. Heart failure
Disease (standardised): Arteriosclerosis (Arteries); Failure (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: He had shortness of breath, headaches which kept him awake at night, pains in the legs and abdomen, which were first noticed one month before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, adrenals and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

William Fraser, 42, Pensioner

Occupation or role: Pensioner
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jun 1849
Date of death: 14 Jun 1849
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Tubercles & vomicae in both lungs. Mitral valve thick & opaque. Scrofulous tubercular deposit in the subperitoneal tissue & substance of liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys &c
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Deposit (Peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'An old pensioner who had been at a review on 1st June, when he said he had sweated a great deal & caught fresh cold. He had however had cough 3 weeks, but denied that he was in the habit of perspiring very freely, or that he had ever spit blood. Was complaining of great weakness so as to be unable to sit up in bed’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Johnson, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Apr 1841
Date of death: 8 Jul 1841
Disease (transcribed): Pericardium adherent. Congestion of the liver. Mottled & granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Pericardium); Congestion (Liver); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
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

Richard Beacham, Bargeman

Occupation or role: Bargeman
Gender: Male
Age: 27
Date of admission: 8 Mar 1854
Date of death: 7 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Popliteal aneurism
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Knee)
Admitting doctor: Tatum, Thomas
Surgeon: n/a
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man was a bargeman and seemed to have lived a tolerably free life, but had never had any serious illness before the time of his admission’
Post mortem notes: External examination only

Type of injury: n/a

Emma Stead, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Jul 1841
Date of death: 9 Jul 1841
Disease (transcribed): Softening of brain; effusion of turbid serum into the ventricles
Disease (standardised): Softening (Brain); Effusion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Davis, 52, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Apr 1845
Date of death: 22 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Heart dilated and thin. Aortic valves thickened with calcareous matter. Blood fluid. Dropsy of pleurae, peritoneum & cellular tissue. Kidneys mottled. Other viscera very much congested. Fibrous tumours in uterus & in cellular tissue of fallopian tube
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart, aorta); Edema (Lungs, abdomen, tissues); Disease (Kidneys); Tumour (Uterus, fallopian tube)

Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that she had enjoyed tolerably good health till four months ago, when she began to feel languid & unequal to any exertion, and suffered greatly from palpitation. Since that time the palpitation had been gradually increasing in severity, and about six weeks since she was taken with epistaxis, which recurred at very short intervals, during a whole month’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Michael Kelley, 59, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 May 1847
Date of death: 30 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions of pleura. Pneumonia with red hepatisation. Enlarged heart, with hypertrophy and dilatation and diseased valves. Dilated aorta with large deposits of atheroma. Granular kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Adhesions (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Disease (Heart); Dilated (Arteries); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries);Disease (Kidney)

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 reported that he had been suffering about nine or ten weeks from symptoms of severe dyspepsia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Logan, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jun 1871
Date of death: 10 Jun 1871
Disease (transcribed): Aortic disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)

Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Not reported here’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

William Harrington, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jun 1848
Date of death: 17 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Contracted tubercular cavities. Dilated heart. Extensive disease of aorta. Obliteration of one aortic valve.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient had only become conscious of palpitation of the heart during the last twelve months, but had suffered from cough during two winters.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Josiah Temple, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 May 1848
Date of death: 17 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pulmonary extravasation and emphysema. Diseased heart with aneurismal dilatation of left ventricle.
Disease (standardised): Extravasation (Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient stated that ten months before admission he had a severe illness accompanied by sharp pain in the chest for which he was bled, and since then he had palpitations and dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Herbert, 29, Waterman

Occupation or role: Waterman
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 May 1844
Date of death: 1 Jun 1844
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Effusion into pleura. Heart enlarged by dilatation without hypertrophy.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Indeterminate); Effusion (Pleura); Enlarged (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: About eight weeks before his admission, the patient was taken ill with pain in the region of the heart and palpitations with Dyspnoea. He appeared to have been delirious and was treated with leeches and cold applications to the heart.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Ham, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 May 1853
Date of death: 4 Jun 1853
Disease (transcribed): Gangrene of the foot. Atheromatous state of the femoral arteries to a slight extent. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Gangrene (Foot); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: Six weeks before his admission he noticed a small sore between the second and third toes of the left foot.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Blood vessels of the lower extremities, abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

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

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 May 1847
Date of death: 04 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound with fracture of skull and depression of internal table . Watery brain. Flabby heart. Fracture of radius
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Fracture (Skull); Watery (Brain); Disease (Heart); Fracture (Arm)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient, not long returned from India, was admitted noisily drunk and bleeding profusely from a small wound exposing the bone on the right side of the head and the lower extremity of the right radius was fractured. It was not known exactly how the accident had happened, but it seemed probable that he had been struck on the head with a stick and knocked down.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and right upper extremity
Type of incident: Homicide/murder?

Anne Jones, 63, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 May 1852
Date of death: 26 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Effusion of fibrin into left pleural sac with white patches on surface of heart, liver and spleen. Hepatization of left lung. Diseased kidneys and liver. Atheroma of aorta
Disease (standardised): Fibrin (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Disease (Liver); Disease (Spleen); Disease (Lung); Disease (Kidney);Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: She was admitted suffering from cough and dyspnoea with swelling of the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Davis, 18, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 April 1855
Date of death: 1 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Pericarditis. Diseased Kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: A fortnight before admission this woman caught cold and in a few days lost her voice, felt tightness across her chest and had considerable dyspnoea, but no cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

John Horton, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 44
Date of admission: 6 May 1854
Date of death: 9 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Hypertophy & dilatation of heart, diseased valves. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitting doctor: Page, William Emanuel
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient presented on admission a remarkable degree of emaciation of the face & upper part of the body, with considerable anasarca of the lower extremities & superficial ulceration of the skin’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

William Cook, Fitter

Occupation or role: Fitter
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 May 1871
Date of death: 12 Jun 1871
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Hypertrophied heart. Recent nephritis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Disease (Heart); Nephritis (Kidneys)

Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'Six weeks before his admission this man fell & struck his right loin severely. He kept at his work for a few days when he was attacked with haematemesis’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Mortimer, 48, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1849
Date of death: 24 Jun 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fractured spine. Extravasation of blood in spinal canal & in substance of cord. Brain healthy. Fractured sternum. Congested lungs. Heart atrophied. Intestines distended with flatus. Pelvis of kidneys slightly congested
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine, sternum); Extravasation (Spine); Congestion (Lungs); Disease (Heart, intestines, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was at 11am having fallen backwards off a scaffolding from a height of about 9ft & struck the back part of his neck upon a piece of timber laying on the ground below. When picked up he was insensible, but he recovered his consciousness in a few minutes’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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