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William Mead, 40, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Dec 1848
Date of death: 24 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Stone in the bladder. Inflammation & ulcer of mucous lining of bladder, cysts in bladder. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Calculus (Bladder); Inflammation (Bladder); Ulcer (Bladder); Cyst (Bladder); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'He was a native of Bucks [Buckinghamshire], of spare habit but looked well. For 8 years he had suffered with symptoms of stone in the bladder which during the last 18 months had been more urgent & distressing. On introducing a sound, a calculus of considerable size and rough on the surface was detected. His urine was acid & contained a small quantity of pus, but the bladder was not irritable & the prostate neither enlarged or tender’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Benjamin Burn, 62, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Feb 1849
Date of death: 13 Feb 1849
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of the urethra. Fistula. Abscess. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Urethra); Fistula; Abscess; Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'Several months prior to his last admission, this patient was in the hospital under the care of Mr Hawkins [Caesar Hawkins] for stricture of the urethra, & subsequent to discharge he was in the habit of paying periodical visits to the hospital for the purpose of having a caheter passed. By this means he went on pretty well until the 10th of January last, when he was seized with shivering, which continued more or less for the three or four succeeding days. This was followed by feverishness with thirst & anorexia, and his bowels, which at first were constipated, afterwards became relaxed’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Threepenny, 58, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Feb 1849
Date of death: 18 Feb 1849
Disease (transcribed): Chronic inflammation of the stomach, ulceration & hypertrophy. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Stomach); Ulcer (Stomach); Disease (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: 'This patient stated that he had two years ago suffered a good deal of pain at the pit of the stomach; but his health had been pretty well re-established until 4 months ago when he was again seized with pain of stomach & vomited a quantity of blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Rood, 26, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Jan 1849
Date of death: 20 Feb 1849
Disease (transcribed): Gonorrhoeal rheumatism. Abscess in the neck. Secondary deposits. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Rheumatism (Joints); Gonorrhoea (Urogenital tract); Abscess (Neck); Deposit; Disease (Kidneys)
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 originally admitted with rheumatism of some standing, & probably gonorrhoeal in its origin. He had an attack of it in September for 2 or 3 days, & then it returned in November & he had been confined to bed up to the 8th January. He was better, & able to get about, but still suffering from pain across the sacrum, running down the outside of left leg & affecting both knees’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, larynx, trachea, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Burden, 39, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Jan 1848
Date of death: 13 Mar 1849
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Anasarca. Cirrhosis of the liver. Fatty degeneration of the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Peritoneum); Edema (Systemic); Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Disease (Kidneys)
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 had first suffered from swelling of the feet & ankles about 6 months before admission. It had only been occasional, and had not caused him much trouble until 3[?] months ago since which it had increased very much, & had never left him. The abdomen also about this time began to swell. He stated that he had for some years been subject to palpitation of heart & shortness of breath, but had never had rheumatism; latterly he had suffered from pain across the loins. He had at one time been of rather dissipated habits’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Parsons, 22, Sailor

Occupation or role: Sailor
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Feb 1849
Date of death: 12 Mar 1849
Disease (transcribed): Hematuria. Scrofulous deposit in the kidneys, bladder & urethra. Tubercles in kidneys
Disease (standardised): Hematuria (Urogenital tract); Deposit (Kidneys, bladder, urethra); Tuberculosis (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by:
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that about 3 years previous to the date of his admission he began to experience a sense of weakness, scarcely amounting to pain, in his loins & thighs. He was a sailor & attributed his complaint in part to constant exposure to cold & inclement weather in the exercise of his vocation; but after a time he noticed that he passed water more freuqnetly than normal & in about 12 months from the first occasion of his complaint his urine became more or less coloured with blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Looseley, 63, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Mar 1849
Date of death: 22 Mar 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fractured leg 1 week’s duration. Pneumonia. Extensive deposit of urate of soda in knee & ankle joints. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Pneumonia (Lungs); Deposit (Joints); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a simple oblique fracture of the tibia & fibula of the right side, situated a short distance above the ankle joint. The limb was put up with a splint on either side, & for the two following days he appeared to be doing well; but on the 19th he complained of slight rheumatism, from which he stated he had been a ‘martyr for years’ and the fingers of both his hands exhibited considerable distortion from his previous attacks’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right lower extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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

John Butlin, 33, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1849
Date of death: 18 Apr 1849
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of the urethra, canal behind dilated, stricture. Ulceration of mucous membrane of the bladder. Dilatation of the ureters & pelvices of both kidneys
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Urethra); Ulcer (Bladder); Disease (Ureters, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan and Johnson, Henry Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This man, who had been an out-patient under the care of Mr Johnson [Henry Charles Johnson] since July last for a stricture of the urethra of several years’ duration, after having had a catheter passed on the 24th of March, relieved home & experienced a rather severe rigor. On the following day Mr Johnson was requested to see him & found him suffering from the premonitory symptoms of common fever, for which he was treated by a medical man at his own home’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

George Kettley, 48, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Mar 1849
Date of death: 19 Apr 1849
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia & abscess in both lungs. Old pericardial adhesions. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs); Disease (Heart, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte and Keate, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was originally admitted under the care of Mr Keate [Robert Keate] with fracture of 2 or 3 ribs on the right side from accident (probably the 3rd, 4th & 5th). He had some cough, and complained of pain on the right side for two or three days, in consequence of which it was thought necessary, after applying a few leeches, to take blood from the arm, by which his more urgent symptoms were greatly relieved’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Jesse Smith, 3, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 3
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Mar 1849
Date of death: 19 Apr 1849
Disease (transcribed): Stone in the bladder. Operation. Scarlet fever. Sloughing of the cellular tissue between bladder & rectum. Peritonitis. Dilated ureters & pelvis of kidneys, which were congested & full of fat. Wet brain
Disease (standardised): Calculus (Bladder); Operation (Bladder); Scarlet fever (Systemic); Sloughing (Bladder, rectum); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Ureters, 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 child was admitted with symptoms of vesical calculus, which first began to make their appearance soon after birth, & on introducing a sound into the bladder, a stone of considerable magnitude was easily detected’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Ayres, 46, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Sep 1848
Date of death: 1 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Hydrothorax. Compressed lung. Old pericarditic adhesions. Old pleuritic adhesions. Anasarca. Nutmeg liver. Granular kidney
Disease (standardised): Hydrothorax (Lungs); Disease (Heart, lungs); Edema (Systemic); Disease (Liver, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'The period of this man’s illness had extended to 6 months before his admission. He stated that it had commenced with sickness & vomiting, followed by swelling of ankles, distention of abdomen, giving in to shortness of breath & a sense of constriction across the chest. There was at his admission some oedema of ankles, the distention of the abdomen consisted chiefly of flatus. His complexion was of a yellowing cast’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Henry Wise, 49, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 May 1849
Date of death: 10 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy. Extravasation of blood in the third & fourth ventricles. Heart hypertrophied. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain); Extravasation (Heart); Disease (Heart, 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: This man was brought to the hospital in a stated of complete unconsciousness. His friends stated that he had been complaining of headache & giddiness for 3 or 4 days previous, but had been able to continue at work till just before his admission, when he complained that the pain had become much more severe; he then began to scream out, became delirious and struggled a a good deal, after which he soon became insensible, and was immediately brought to the hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Johnson, 32, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Aug 1849
Date of death: 28 Aug 1849
Disease (transcribed): Morbus brightii. Anasarca. Heart healthy. Old pleuritic adhesions. Ulceration of the cartilages of the left elbow
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Edema (Systemic); Disease (Lungs); Ulcer (Elbow)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient had been suffering from pains in the joints which he supposed to be rheumatic for about a month[?]. There had been swelling of the wrists, and the knees had also been painful, but it was now chiefly limited to the left elbow, which he could not move without pain’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left upper extremity

Type of incident: n/a

William Chidleigh, 33, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Nov 1849
Date of death: 23 Nov 1849
Disease (transcribed): Heart hypertrophied? Congestion of lungs. Haemoptysis. Albuminurious urine
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Congestion (Lungs); Haemoptysis (Lungs); Albuminuria (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined, the history of this case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'This body was not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

William Hughes, 31, Sailor

Occupation or role: Sailor
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Aug 1849
Date of death: 30 Nov 1849
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Pneumonia. Disease of the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'A sailor, of intemperate habits, who reported that on his return from sea, he had walked one day 30 miles in the rain, and had then sat down in a public house in his wet clothes, continuing his debauch till his clothes had dried upon him. Next morning his legs began to swell, and have been anasarcous ever since’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Warwick, 56, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Nov 1849
Date of death: 7 Dec 1849
Disease (transcribed): Vomicae in right lung. Pneumonia. Left lung emphysematous. Vegetations on aortic semilunar valves. Phosphatic calculi in the right kidney
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Emphysema (Lungs); Vegetation (Aorta); Calculus (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This man, from whom it was difficult to obtain any history in consequence of deafness and debility, presented an appearance of very considerable emaciation with a very sallow complexion. His chief complaint was of pain across the epigastrium and general debility’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Roberts, 32, Shoemaker

Occupation or role: Shoemaker
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Dec 1849
Date of death: 20 Dec 1849
Disease (transcribed): Softening of the brain. Granular degeneration of the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Softening (Brain); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient, a shoemaker by trade, was admitted complaining of loss of power both in his arms and legs, which appeared however to affect chiefly the left side’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Docker, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Mar 1855
Date of death: 10 Mar 1855
Disease (transcribed): Extensive cystic disease of both kidneys. Haematuria
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Haematuria (Urinary Tract)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: Seven years before admission he had a fall on his back, and for some time he passed blood in his urine. He then became better but five weeks before admission he fell on his right hip and the symptoms of blood in his urine and pain in his loins returned.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Dobson, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 April 1855
Date of death: 13 April 1855
Disease (transcribed): Renal and Cardiac disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); 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: This man had enjoyed good health until the winter of this year when he was working so hard it wore him out, and he was at last unable to take any walking exercise. Subsequently his legs began to swell, and three weeks before admission he brought up a great deal of blood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen. 'For examination of brain see Dr Ogle's notes'
Type of incident: n/a

Francis Steap, 65, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 April 1855
Date of death: 2 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): Renal, Cardiac and Pulmonary disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: For seven weeks he had felt plain in the right side, accompanied with shortness of breath and bad cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Brown, 67, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 67
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Feb 1855
Date of death: 17 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the Bladder and Kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Bladder); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man was admitted with the symptoms usually connected with enlargement of the prostate gland.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Manson, 53, Sewer worker

Occupation or role: Sewer worker
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1855
Date of death: 2 Jul 1855
Disease (transcribed): Renal disease. Pericarditis. Oedema of Lungs. Serous Effusion on the Brain
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Pericarditis (Heart); Oedema (Lung); Effusion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: A man of intemperate habits who had suffered from acute rheumatism eleven months ago, for which he was under treatment in the Hospital. He dated his illness from five weeks prior to admission when he worked in the sewers at Windsor Castle. He became sick, had shivering fits and pain in all his limbs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Crowley, 45, Shoemaker

Occupation or role: Shoemaker
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1855
Date of death: 16 Jun 1855
Disease (transcribed): Renal and Cardiac disease. Pleuritic Effusion
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Pleural Effusion (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: The patient had been ill for two months with cough and a pain in the chest, originating in a neglected cold. Subsequently his legs and abdomen swelled, but he went on with his work and had no medical advice until compelled by weakness to come to the Hospital.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Brooks, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jul 1855
Date of death: 18 Jul 1855
Disease (transcribed): Renal disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had passed a great part of his life in a cavalry regiment. Since leaving the service he had lived poorly. He caught a violent cold the previous November and suffered from great oedema of the feet. Three weeks before his admission he noticed that his thighs and abdomen began to enlarge and his breathing became affected.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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