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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

William Searle, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 May 1847
Date of death: 09 Aug 1847
Disease (transcribed): Hydrothorax. Old pleurisy and contracted lung. Fluid in pericardium. Fatty heart, dilatation and hypertrophy of left ventricle. Thickening of peritoneum and recent peritonitis. Ascites. Contracted liver and granular kidneys. Cyst containing white cheesy matter.
Disease (standardised): Hydrothorax (Pleural cavity); Pleurisy (Pleura); Disease (Lung); Extravasation (Heart); Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen);Ascites (Abdomen) ; Disease (Liver) ; Disease (Kidney) ; Cysts (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 first admitted on the 8th July 1846 suffering from slight anasarca with evident symptoms of heart disease.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Scannell, 22, Waiter

Occupation or role: Waiter
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 03 Nov 1847
Date of death: 17 Nov 1847
Disease (transcribed): Calcareous matter in lungs. Extensive peritonitis. Perforation of transverse colon with extensive ulceration of the whole of the large intestine.
Disease (standardised): Calcareous matter (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Perforation (Intestines); Ulcer (Intestines)
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 had enjoyed excellent health up to between two and three months before admission, when she was seized with rigors followed by pain in the abdomen, with diarrhoea and bloody stools.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Roberts, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jul 1847
Date of death: 24 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Diseased liver and enlarged spleen. Abscess of the hip joint with absorption of the cartilages.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Liver); Disease (Spleen); Abscess (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted under the physician with Rheumatism from which he had suffered for many years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

William Perrett, 68, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 68
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Jan 1868
Date of death: 26 Jan 1868
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated hernia. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: He had been ruptured about seven years and had been able to put it back until four months ago.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Patrick, 55, Coach man

Occupation or role: Coach man
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Aug 1872
Date of death: 6 Aug 1872
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated hernia. Operation. Intestine opened. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This man was admitted with the history that he had had a tumour for eighteen years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

William Jeffrey, 50, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1864
Date of death: 20 Jun 1864
Disease (transcribed): Ruptured liver?
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Leigh, William
Medical notes: 'Case not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

William Butler, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 May 1846
Date of death: 11 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous glands in neck. Tubercles in both lungs. Scrofulous peritonitis with obliteration of peritoneal cavity. Tubercles in kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Neck); Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Tuberculosis (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 was admitted under the care of the Surgeons, suffering from strumous abscess in the neck.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and throat
Type of incident: n/a

William Butcher, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Sep 1846
Date of death: 27 Oct 1846
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of mucous membrane of larynx and general thickening extending down trachea. Old pleuritis. Vomicae and tubercles with considerable hepatisation of lungs. Old peritonitis. Fatty liver.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Larynx); Thickening (Trachea); Pleurisy (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung); Suppuration (Lung); Disease (Lung);Peritonitis (Abdomen) ; Fatty (Liver)
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 was admitted suffering from cough and dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Birmingham, 37, Soldier

Occupation or role: Soldier
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 03 Feb 1847
Date of death: 17 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Acute pericarditis with diseased heart. Peritonitis with ascites. Ulcer. Thin coats of stomach. Kidneys diseased
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ascites (Abdomen); Ulcer (Abdomen); 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 man was admitted labouring under symptoms of disease of the heart and kidneys.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Harris, 19, Shopman

Occupation or role: Shopman
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Apr 1877
Date of death: 4 Apr 1877
Disease (transcribed): Hernia (operation). Perforation of the bowel. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Perforation (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient had had a rupture on the right side since he was four years old which had previously always been reduced with ease until the day of admission when it became larger and painful. The right testicle had never descended into the scrotum.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, peritoneum and right testicle. The post mortem was from Mr Golding Collet's notes.
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Wild, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 05 May 1847
Date of death: 19 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid tubercles in lungs. Purulent effusion in peritoneal cavity with peritonitis. Encephaloid tubercles in small intestine and encephaloid tumour in abdomen.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Lung); Suppuration (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Cancer (Intestines); Cancer (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was admitted with an enlargement of the left testis which was about the size of an ostrich egg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Russell, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Jul 1846
Date of death: 26 Aug 1846
Disease (transcribed): Secondary abscesses in right lung. Atheroma on surface of aorta. Enlarged liver with puckered edges and congested and granular texture. Absorption of cortical structure of kidneys
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Lung); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries); Disease (Liver); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man in consequence of having experienced considerable relief in an attack of rheumatism two and a half years since from a course of mercury, frequently took mercurial pills from that time without medical advice or using any of the necessary precautions.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Grieves, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 03 Mar 1847
Date of death: 26 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pleuritis. Compressed lung from thickening of pleura. Specs of atheroma on aorta. Cirrhosis of liver with ascites.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Compressed (Lung); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries); Cirrhosis (Liver); Ascites (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur. Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient whose whole appearance was indicative of ill-health was admitted with an abscess over the sacrum, the result of an injury received some time previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Fairhead, 36, Soldier

Occupation or role: Soldier
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1848
Date of death: 18 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis. Enormous distention of sigmoid flexure of rectum. Extensive ulceration of large intestine. Dysentery
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Distention (Rectum); Ulcer (Intestines); Dysentery (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient had suffered repeated attacks of Dysentery in the West Indies from the year 1830 to 1839. He then returned to England and remained in tolerable health up to the year 1845 when while stationed in Ireland he was again attacked with his old complaint and suffered again severely the following year.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Bowyer, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 May 1846
Date of death: 24 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas of face and neck. Diffuse cellular inflammation of neck, with extensive effusion of lymph and pus in sub mucous tissue of larynx and parts in the neighbourhood, running on to sloughing. Old adhesions of lung. Incipient cirrhosis.
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Face, Neck); Inflammation (Neck); Effusion (Larynx); Adhesions (Lung); Cirrhosis (Liver)
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 complaining of dyspnoea and pain in the throat, with difficulty of swallowing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Throat, larynx, trachea, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Walden, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Jul 1847
Date of death: 30 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Congestion of lungs with extravasation of blood. Enlarged heart with dilated cavities. Thickened and contracted mitral valve. Ascites. Contracted liver. Granular kidneys. Congestion of stomach and blood extravasated into its cavity.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Congestion (Lung); Extravasation (Lung); Disease (Heart); Ascites (Abdomen); Disease (Liver);Disease (Kidney) ; Congestion (Stomach) ; Extravasation (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This woman was admitted almost in a state of collapse. It appeared that she had been confined about three months ago, and that shortly afterwards dropsy occurred.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Hills, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 03 Dec 1846
Date of death: 11 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia with great congestion. Diseased heart. Enlarged liver. Pus in wrist joint with no ulceration of cartilages.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart); Enlarged (Liver); Suppuration (Wrist)
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 reported to be labouring under severe affection of the heart.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax, abdomen and upper extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Bywater, 59, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 59
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Nov 1847
Date of death: 10 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Removal of breast for scirrhous tumour. Pleuritis. Pneumonia with hepatisation. Peritonitis with purulent effusion.
Disease (standardised): Mastectomy (Breast); Cancer (Breast); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen);Suppuration (Abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This woman was admitted with a schirrhus tumour at the upper part of the right breast, about the size of a pigeon's egg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Gravett, 32, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Dec 1869
Date of death: 28 Jan 1870
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of Vagina and Rectum. Peritonitis. Pleuritis.
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Vagina, Rectum); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient was admitted following her a severe labour with her first child.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, peritoneum and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Savage, 65, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Feb 1874
Date of death: 17 Feb 1874
Disease (transcribed): Congenital inguinal hernia. Granular kidneys. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Rowland, Edward Roger
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This patient had been ruptured on the left side for more than twenty years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, peritoneum, intestines, hernia, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Risley, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Apr 1847
Date of death: 25 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Blood tinged fluid in abdomen. Recent peritonitis. Twisting and strangulation of small intestine after reduction of inguinal hernia.
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Strangulation (Intestines); Hernia (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was brought to the Hospital with symptoms of strangulated inguinal hernia. When admitted he was in a dying state.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Hunt, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jan 1846
Date of death: 2 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Oedema of lungs. Mottling degeneration of the kidneys. Congestion of liver. Oedema of inferior extremities
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Oedema (Lung); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Liver); Oedema (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The patient had been suffering more or less during the last six months from general anasarca which at first was confined entirely to the inferior extremities, but as it gradually increased, involved all parts of the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sampson Maynard, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jan 1848
Date of death: 12 Jan 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro pneumonia, with emphysema. Pericarditis and large quantity of pus in cavity. Dilatation of heart. Diseased liver and kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Liver)
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 man stated that with the exception of an attack of jaundice about fourteen months ago, he had enjoyed excellent health up to about three weeks since when he was seized with rigors and vomiting succeeded by pain in the epigastric and precordial regions.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Robert White, 51, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Aug 1847
Date of death: 29 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Cachectic ulcer of the penis. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Penis); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The particulars of this case are not recorded, as the body was removed without examination.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the request of friends
Type of incident: n/a

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