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James Jeffries, 36, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Apr 1858
Date of death: 17 Apr 1858
Disease (transcribed): Delirium tremens. Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A butler who was admitted on account of delirium tremens. He had been under medical care four days, but previous to the attack his health had been impaired. For two months he had complained of sore throat & cold & the week before his admission he spat a little blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Morrison, 30, Former soldier

Occupation or role: Former soldier
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Dec 1857
Date of death: 14 Apr 1858
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Dysentery
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Dysentery (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A pallid & somewhat emaciated individual, who had been ill eight months with diarrhoea & had at times passed a little blood in the motions. He had formerly served in the Army, & this illness led to his discharge’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Robert Fowler, 20, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1858
Date of death: 14 Apr 1858
Disease (transcribed): Disease of heart & kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
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

Richard Davis, 29, Coffee house keeper

Occupation or role: Coffee house keeper
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1858
Date of death: 13 Apr 1858
Disease (transcribed): Dilated heart. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Pleurisy (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'This man who was a coffee house keeper had been ailing some five months with cough & aphonia, but he had only kept his bed nine weeks, & this was on account of an attack of acute rheumatism’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Christopher Hodson, 50, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Feb 1858
Date of death: 6 Apr 1858
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of liver, lungs & lumbar glands
Disease (standardised): Malignant disease (Liver, lungs, lumbar glands)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A painter who had been under medical care during the past 5 or 6 months, with sickness after meals & pain at the epigastrium. He had suffered twice from colic, the last time in 1849. There was a faint blue line on the gums, in other respects nothing unusual was observed in his appearance’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

David Hardy, 69, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 69
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Mar 1858
Date of death: 5 Apr 1858
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy of the heart. Old aneurism of the abdominal aorta. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Aneurysm (Aorta); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'This man had suffered more or less for 16 months with cough, shortness of breath & pain in the chest. The legs had also been apt to show signs of oedema. During the summer months he was better, but as his old symptoms returned towards the close of last year he came as out-patient & attended for nearly 8 weeks’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas James, 26, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Dec 1857
Date of death: 9 Jan 1858
Disease (transcribed): Fever
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic)
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

Lydia Benford, 3, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 3
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1858
Date of death: 1 Apr 1858
Disease (transcribed): Croup. Tracheotomy
Disease (standardised): Croup (Larynx); Tracheotomy (Throat)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'This child had been suffering for 6 days from cold with occasional sickness, & had been kept away from school on that account. It was not until the morning of the day of admission that any difficulty of breathing manifested itself, & then the medical attendant recommended the parents to take the child to the hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Nayle, 7, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 7
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Mar 1858
Date of death: 30 Mar 1858
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Hooping cough
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Whooping cough (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'About a month ago this child had an attack of measles followed by cough & difficulty of breathing. The lips & face were dusky, the respiration frequent, & he expectorated frothy mucopurulent matter streaked with a little blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Charman, 37, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Mar 1858
Date of death: 26 Mar 1858
Disease (transcribed): Cystic disease of the kidney
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'This man was admitted cold & blue, almost like a person in the collapse of cholera. Although sensible at times, his statements generally were not to be depended upon. His pulse was scarcely perceptible, tongue dry & furred & he complained of pain in the right loin’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary McNamara, 24, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Jan 1858
Date of death: 23 Mar 1858
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A pale, emaciated young woman who had not menstruated for three months. The cessation of the catamenial discharge was followed by cough & haemoptysis & profuse frothy expectoration. For many weeks she was troubled with aphonia & for two months had experienced pain under both clavicles’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Taylor, 3, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 3
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Mar 1858
Date of death: 22 Mar 1858
Disease (transcribed): Croup
Disease (standardised): Croup (Larynx)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'This child had been ill two days; at first with aphonia & coryza; the breathing not becoming stridulous until the evening of the second day when he was almost immediately brought to the hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Trachea, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Clarke, 35, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Jan 1858
Date of death: 21 Mar 1858
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of uterus & vagina
Disease (standardised): Malignant disease (Uterus, vagina)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A married woman who stated that the catamenia [menstruation] left her about twelve months ago & that at that time she suffered with very severe pains in the head & constant sickness for upwards of a fortnight. Six months ago she noticed a very offensive discharge from the uterus & experienced also shooting pains down the back & across the loins which became more aggravated at night & disturbed her rest’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

Richard Horlock, 54, Laundryman

Occupation or role: Laundryman
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jan 1858
Date of death: 21 Mar 1858
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Diseased heart & kidneys
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Heart, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A laundryman who stated that he caught a severe cold whilst sitting up nursing his sick wife. Oedema of the legs rapidly followed this chill & at a later period the abdomen swelled. He suffered severely from rheumatic gout 16 years ago: except this his health had been good until the present illness came on. He formerly lived for years in a hotel, but had always been temperate’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alexander McDonald, 17, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Mar 1858
Date of death: 20 Mar 1858
Disease (transcribed): Softening of the brain. Phthisis. Ulcerated intestines
Disease (standardised): Softening (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'This lad was brought to the hospital in a state which showed that he had been very much neglected. He was then in a dying state, quite delirious, & unable to give any account of his feelings. It appeared that before Christmas he had been in University College Hospital with remittent(?) fever. After leaving the hospital in January he came home & never seemed to rally thoroughly, creeping about the house & existing rather than living. He had no nurse to attend upon him & was consequently in an extremely filthy condition’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Gaines, 36, Lighterman

Occupation or role: Lighterman
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Feb 1858
Date of death: 20 Mar 1858
Disease (transcribed): Valvular disease of the heart. Pulmonary apoplexy. Dropsy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Stroke (Lungs); Edema (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A lighterman, of very intemperate habits, having frequently taken a pint of gin per diem. He had been feeling out of health 5 months but had only laid by for a month. Constant colds taken whilst at work were followed by cough & dyspnoea’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Robert Hunt, 43, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Feb 1858
Date of death: 19 Mar 1858
Disease (transcribed): Cystic degeneration of the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Degeneration (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A tailor who stated that five years ago he was attacked with pain in the region of the right kidney & haematuria. He got cured of this, but five months before admission the same symptoms retured, the pain at first being in the right loin, but afterwards in the left’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Robert Rudland, 28, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Dec 1857
Date of death: 18 Mar 1858
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
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

Sarah Norwood, 60, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Mar 1858
Date of death: 18 Mar 1858
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy of heart. Pneumonia. Diseased kidneys. Congenital phrenic hernia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys); Hernia (Diaphragm)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'As in the preceding case, no opportunity was afforded for a history of the progress of the disease being taken’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

William Saviour, 19, Butcher

Occupation or role: Butcher
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1857
Date of death: 8 Jan 1858
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A butcher, who had been in the hospital a twelvemonth ago suffering from bronchitis. This time he had been ill 10 days with the same complaint, but experienced much more dyspnoea’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Jane Burton, 58, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Mar 1858
Date of death: 18 Mar 1858
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Hypertrophy of heart. Dropsy. Malignant disease of the ovary
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys, heart); Edema (Systemic); Malignant disease (Ovaries)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'This woman was admitted in a dying condition & no opportunity presented for taking any history of her previous symptoms’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

John Phillips, 45, Bricklayer

Occupation or role: Bricklayer
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Mar 1858
Date of death: 24 Mar 1858
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A bricklayer who stated that he caught cold two months ago. Ever since that time he had been subject to cough & oppression of breathing which had been worse the last two or three weeks’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

John Downey, 43, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Mar 1858
Date of death: 11 Mar 1858
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
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

William Kent, 6, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Dec 1857
Date of death: 10 Mar 1858
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Tubercular deposit beneath peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs, peritoneum)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'This boy had been always more or less ailing. For some months his appetite had failed, he had become sallow, & the last two weeks there had been much swelling of his belly. His stools were light-coloured& very offensive, tongue furred, pulse weak. He had slight cough’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Bennett, 17, Groom

Occupation or role: Groom
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Mar 1858
Date of death: 10 Mar 1858
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular deposit in lungs, spleen, bronchial glands, cellular tissue of mediastinum, lumbar glands &c. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs, spleen, bronchial glands, mediastinum, lumbar glands); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A groom, who was admitted in a very anaemic condition suffering from dyspnoea & a bad cough. He caught cold eleven weeks ago, & his belly at once began to swell, & he had pain in the right hypochondrium. Oedema of the face did not come on until 9 weeks later’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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