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Alfred Bingham, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1850
Date of death: 7 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles and vomicae in lungs. Old and recent pleurisy. Pneumothorax
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumothorax (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient suffered from cough and hoarseness to such a degree as scarcely to be able to speak in articulated tone.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Walker, 25, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jun 1856
Date of death: 10 Sep 1856
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung)
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 stated that five weeks before his admission he cut his little toe and violent inflammation followed which rapidly spread up the thigh. His health was enfeebled and a slight cough came on with dropsy of the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Alice Moran, 3, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 3
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Sep 1850
Date of death: 5 Oct 1850
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles after measles. Pneumonia.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Measles (Systemic); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Howse, Alfred
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 removed by the friends without examination
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Amess, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Jan 1850
Date of death: 3 Feb 1850
Disease (transcribed): Acute Rheumatism. Delirium
Disease (standardised): Rheumatic diseases (Tissues); Delirium (Brain)
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 first taken ill on the 17th and had been under medical care since the 19th suffering from Rheumatic Fever.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, pelvis and lower extremities
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Botterell, 16, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Oct 1850
Date of death: 8 Nov 1850
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Enlarged intestinal follicles. Ulceration of lower end of ileum extending to transverse colon
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Ulcer (Intestines)
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: It was reported that she had been ill about a week, and the presented on admission all the appearances of an aggravated form of fever.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Connor, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 22
Date of admission: 15 May 1854
Date of death: 2 Jul 1854
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Disease of the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Kidney)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This girl stated that her legs had been swelled for 2 months before her admission, and her abdomen had subsequently also become enlarged’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Ann Hughes, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 May 1852
Date of death: 26 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Carcinomatous state of the uterus involving chiefly the posterior wall and top of the os uteri. Slight disease of the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Uterus); 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 woman stated that she had long suffered from prolapses of the uterus with some sort of discharge.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Jones, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Feb 1848
Date of death: 28 Apr 1848
Disease (transcribed): Ovarian dropsy.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Ovary)
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 particulars of her case are not recorded.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the request of friends
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Lincoln, 32, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1860
Date of death: 25 Mar 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined, this case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Ann Russ, 30, Prostitute

Occupation or role: Prostitute
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1860
Date of death: 22 Jun 1860
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of the brain
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This woman was said to have been a prostitute and much given to drinking. For the two days preceding her admission she had been in a state of continued intoxication. She was supposed to have been insensible in the night of the 15th as she was found in that state on the following morning. She was not known to have had any previous cerebral symptoms’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Ann Shepherd, 28, Needlewoman

Occupation or role: Needlewoman
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 May 1853
Date of death: 21 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Typhus fever. Ulceration of caecum. Ovarian cyst containing brain
Disease (standardised): Typhoid fever (Systemic); Ulcer (Intestines); Teratoma (Ovary)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: She had been taken ill with shivering, headache, much thirst and great feeling of weakness and depression.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Beard, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 07 Oct 1846
Date of death: 02 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Empyema. Abscess in lung. Pneumonia. Scattered tubercles in lungs. Scrofulous bronchial glands. Gall stones. Ulceration of bowels connected with abscess of cellular tissue. Abscesses of both ovaries.
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Lung); Abscess (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Gall stones (Gall Bladder); Ulcer (Intestines);Abscess (Intestines) ; Abscess (Ovary)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: It appeared from the patient's account, that she was seized with rigors about the middle of September and since that time had suffered from cough and expectoration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Chamberlain, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Aug 1853
Date of death: 6 Sep 1853
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous peritonitis. Old cretaceous deposit in the lungs. Fibrin in the pericardium. Ulcerated intestines
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Deposits (Lung); Fibrin (Heart); Ulcer (Intestines)
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 stated that she had menstruated regularly until last May, but since the commencement of this illness they had not reappeared.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Connor, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 47
Date of admission: 20 Mar 1854
Date of death: 16 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined, this case is not given’
Post mortem notes: 'The body was not examined’

Type of injury: n/a

Anne Culling, 7, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 7
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Feb 1855
Date of death: 16 Feb 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: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: As the body was not examined this case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was removed unexamined
Type of incident: n/a

Anne James, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 May 1846
Date of death: 6 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis of a very low character. Heart dilated and thin. Other viscera healthy.
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted complaining of pain in the loins extending up the back to the head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Lines, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 50
Date of admission: 3 Sep 1854
Date of death: 4 Sep 1854
Disease (transcribed): Cholera
Disease (standardised): Cholera (Intestines)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: n/a
Physician: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Post mortem notes: n/a

Type of injury: n/a

Anne Marshall, 60, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Sep 1860
Date of death: 24 Nov 1860
Disease (transcribed): General paralysis. Effusion in spinal canal
Disease (standardised): Paralysis (Brain); Effusion (Spinal canal)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was sent to the dissecting room, unexamined’

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

Anne Streat, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 01 Dec 1847
Date of death: 11 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema of lungs. Diseased heart. Disease of coronary arteries and aorta. Contraction of arch of aorta from deposit of bone. Ulceration of inner coat
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Arteries); Ulcer (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 woman was admitted suffering from palpitation with general anasarca.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Taylor, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 55
Date of admission: 25 Oct 1854
Date of death: 2 Dec 1854
Disease (transcribed): Ovarian disease. Paracentesis. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Ovary); Paracentesis (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This woman, who had never borne children, stated that she had enjoyed very good health until 2 years ago, when the abdomen had begun to swell’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Anne Turner, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 45
Date of admission: 18 Mar 1854
Date of death: 24 Mar 1854
Disease (transcribed): Ligature of a uterine polypus. Fibrin coagulaum in veins
Disease (standardised): Ligature (Uterus); Polyps (Uterus); Thrombosis (Blood vessels)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This person was originally admitted into the hospital on the 19th Oct 1853 and was taken charge of by Dr Lee, at the desire of Dr Page. She was admitted with large uterine polypus, and gave the history that she had borne 3 children, the last having been still-born about 7 years ago. The catamenia [menstruation] had at no time been very regular, but twice then she had suffered from one or two severe floodings, and during the last 4 years had been free from red or colourful discharge’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, iliac veins

Type of injury: n/a

Anne Wells, 15, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Aug 1856
Date of death: 14 Aug 1856
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis. Diseased Kidneys
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney)
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 girl stated that she was in good health until nine days ago; when without any very obvious cause she was taken with violent abdominal pain and retching. The next day the belly and legs began to swell and she complained of a tingling sensation in the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Archibald Borrie, [No age stated], Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Nov 1859
Date of death: 17 Jan 1860
Disease (transcribed): Softening of the brain. Pleurisy. Lobular pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Softening (Brain); Pleurisy (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man was a carpenter, his was of robust aspect and temperate habits. He had enjoyed vigorous health until within a fortnight of his admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium., thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Barnabus Gaskoyne, 36, Gentleman's servant

Occupation or role: Gentleman's servant
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jan 1853
Date of death: 26 Jan 1853
Disease (transcribed): Ptosis with peculiar fixedness of both eye balls. Sudden dyspnoea and other peculiar symptoms. Disease of the sphenoid bone
Disease (standardised): Blepharoptosis (Eye); Dyspnoea (Lung); Disease (Skull)
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 suffering from paralysis of certain of the cranial nerves.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium and lungs
Type of incident: n/a

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