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Owen Oakshott, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1852
Date of death: 4 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy and dilatation of heart. Recent lymph in right pleural sac and abdominal cavity and pericardium. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Lymph (Pleura); Lymph (Abdomen); Lymph (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man was admitted originally in January stating that his legs had swelled for three or four months and he complained of cough, tightness of the chest and palpitation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Pevey , 64, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 64
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Mar 1852
Date of death: 6 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the upper part of the thigh bone. Old pleural adhesion and soft dilated heart. Kidneys slightly diseased
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Adhesions (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This woman was admitted a short time after the occurrence of an accident by which she had broken her thigh. She fell down two stairs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left femur, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Sarah Wilkie, 6, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Apr 1852
Date of death: 16 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the hip joint and femur. Effusion of fluid and lymph under the arachnoid at the base of the brain. Fluid in ventricles. Death by coma and convulsions
Disease (standardised): Disease (Hip); Disease (Leg); Effusion (Brain); Lymph (Brain); Coma (Brain); Seizures (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: The child had been ill for about a year, her symptoms being referred to the left hip.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and hip joint
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Rodd, 45, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1852
Date of death: 17 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Death by coma and convulsions. Nothing but effusion of fluid in the ventricles and the sub-arachnoid tissues found, with numerous bloody puncta
Disease (standardised): Coma (Brain); Seizures (Brain); Effusion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man was a coachman to an English nobleman resident abroad, and about six months before admission had to drive some hours from Berlin to Vienna during very hot weather. On his arrival at Vienna he felt very unwell.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Good, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 May 1852
Date of death: 23 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous deposits in the lungs and kidneys. Double pleural adhesions and diseased kidneys. Effusion of purulent fluid and lymph in the sub-arachnoidean tissues of the brain
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Kidney); Adhesions (Pleura); Disease (Kidney); Suppuration (Brain); Lymph (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient had been ailing about six months, and had certainly been losing flesh.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Benson, 43, Literary man

Occupation or role: Literary man
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1852
Date of death: 26 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Fibrinous effusions into peritoneal and pleural cavities. Diseased kidneys and spleen with old pleural adhesions. Fluid blood
Disease (standardised): Fibrin (Abdomen); Fibrin (Pleura); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Spleen); Adhesions (Pleura); Fluid (Blood)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He was admitted complaining of rheumatism of a subacute form.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax, cranium and blood
Type of incident: n/a

William Withers, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Jun 1852
Date of death: 23 Jun 1852
Disease (transcribed): Injury from the fall of earth. Fracture of the pelvis. Bruising of the intestines. Extravasation into the substance of the lung. Diseased kidneys. Old peritoneal and peritoneal adhesions
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Bruising (Intestines); Extravasation (Lung); Disease (Kidney); Adhesions (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man was working on a railroad near a bank of earth which fell and completely buried him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax, cranium, spinal column and left shoulder
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Ellen Walland, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 May 1852
Date of death: 28 Jun 1852
Disease (transcribed): Old double pleurisy. Recent also on the right side. Bronchitis. The entire liver of a bright gamboge hue
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Liver)
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 her illness had been of four months duration. It had commenced like a fever, with shivering, pains in the loins and severe cold.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Barlow, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Feb 1852
Date of death: 5 Jul 1852
Disease (transcribed): Large ovarian cysts containing other subsidiary ones along with thick gelatinous matter. Purulent fluid. Peritonitis. Bronchitis. Old pleural adhesions. Recent lymph in pleural sac
Disease (standardised): Cysts (Ovaries); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Bronchitis (Lung); Adhesions (Pleura); Lymph (Pleura)
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 was first admitted in July 1851 when she stated that she had been more or less swollen ever since her last confinement which had occurred four years previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Lewis Meredith, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Jun 1852
Date of death: 9 Jul 1852
Disease (transcribed): Congenital tumour containing fluid at the lower part of the back which after being punctured, inflamed suppuration was set into within and inflammation with suppuration of the spinal membrane and softening of the spinal cord. Opisthotonous and coma preceded death
Disease (standardised): Congenital tumour (Back); Inflammation (Spine); Suppuration (Spine); Softening (Spinal cord); Opisthotonus (Muscles); Coma (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: From the account his friends gave of his case, it seemed that a tumour had been observed at the lower part of the sacral region at the time of his birth.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spinal column, cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Silver, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Jul 1852
Date of death: 6 Jul 1852
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Disease of heart
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Indeterminate); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The friends objected to any examination
Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Archer, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Jul 1852
Date of death: 19 Jul 1852
Disease (transcribed): Fall out of a window. Extensive fracture of the cranium with bruising of the brain at both its upper and lower surface
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Bruising (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: An hour before admission this child fell out of a window.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Mary Anne Wood, 10 years 7 months , [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 10 years 7 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Jun 1852
Date of death: 19 Jul 1852
Disease (transcribed): Scarlet fever with albuminous urine. Diseased kidneys. Old double pleurisy. Wet brain
Disease (standardised): Scarlet fever (Systemic); Albuminuria (Kidney); Disease (Kidney); Pleurisy (Pleura); Disease (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: A sister was also admitted suffering from scarlet fever. The brother died a few hours after admission (number 131 in this volume).
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Susan Johnson, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Jul 1852
Date of death: 25 Jul 1852
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma uteri. Diseased kidneys. Peritonitis. Carcinoma of the mesenteric glands
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Uterus); Disease (Kidney); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Carcinoma (Lymph nodes)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: She was admitted on account of ulcers on the leg, and after her admission mentioned that she had a profuse bloody discharge from the vagina.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, pelvic contents and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Monk, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Jul 1852
Date of death: 30 Jul 1852
Disease (transcribed): Jaundice. Hydatids of the liver and omentum. Bile tinged condition of various fluids. Peritoneal inflammation preceded death
Disease (standardised): Jaundice (Skin); Echinococcosis (Liver); Echinococcosis (Intestines); Inflammation (Abdomen)
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 stated that jaundice had been gradually coming on for seven weeks, but had during the last few days become much more marked.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Ignatius Gabrielski, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jul 1852
Date of death: 5 Aug 1852
Disease (transcribed): Phthysis. Extensive deposit in both lungs. Firm double pleural adhesions. Extensive intestinal ulceration
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Adhesions (Pleura); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: A Polish man who could speak no English. He had been suffering for some time from cough, emaciation and latterly had lost his voice.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Anne Levell, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Jul 1852
Date of death: 23 Aug 1852
Disease (transcribed): Pelvic abscess opening into the rectum and vagina. Hectic
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Pelvis); Abscess (Rectum); Abscess (Vagina)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Underwood, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1852
Date of death: 27 Aug 1852
Disease (transcribed): Rheumatic gout. General tuberculosis. Deposits of scrofulous matter in lungs, kidneys, intestinal glands and spleen. Exceedingly small heart
Disease (standardised): Gout (Joints); Tuberculosis (General); Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Intestinal mucosa); Tuberculosis (Spleen); Small (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This girl had been suffering from a severe form of rheumatic gout almost constantly during two years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Summers, 15, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Aug 1852
Date of death: 27 Aug 1852
Disease (transcribed): Delirium and coma. Much fluid in the ventricles and under the arachnoid. Scrofulous deposits in the lungs, spleen and bronchial glands. Vomicae in the lung. Ulcerated intestines
Disease (standardised): Delirium (Brain); Coma (Brain); Fluid (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Spleen); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This patient had been ill a week and was admitted with a hot and dry skin, foul tongue and in a state of stupor and drowsiness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Cheeseman, 49, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Jun 1852
Date of death: 30 Aug 1852
Disease (transcribed): Phthysis. Both lungs containing scrofulous matter and vomicae. Diseased kidneys. Ulcerated intestinal glands
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Kidney); Ulcer (Intestinal mucosa)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He stated that he had suffered from cough during three months past and that he was very much emaciated.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Isaac Brown, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Aug 1852
Date of death: 1 Sep 1852
Disease (transcribed): Tetanus following a lacerated wound of the hand. Post mortem effects found were softening of the fornix of the brain and of entire spinal chord to some extent (PM results?)
Disease (standardised): Tetanus (Systemic); Laceration (Hand); Softening (Brain); Softening (Spinal cord)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: Six days before his admission he applied as an out patient on account of a lacerated wound of the hand caused by chaff cutting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spinal column, cranium, abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Herbert, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Aug 1852
Date of death: 1 Sep 1852
Disease (transcribed): Extravasation of urine. Stricture. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Extravasation or urine (Bladder); Constriction (Indeterminate); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
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

Edward Westwood, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Aug 1852
Date of death: 2 Sep 1852
Disease (transcribed): Injuries from a fall the result of a blow. Extensive fracture of the cranium with extravasation of blood and laceration of the brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Extravasation (Skull); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: It appeared that on the evening of admission this man, who was at the time very drunk, was quarrelling with a person who struck him a heavy blow on the left side of the mouth.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Homicide/murder

William Gay, 6, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 May 1852
Date of death: 25 Sep 1852
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous deposits in the right cerebral hemisphere, also in the lungs. Hepatized lung. Disease of the hip joint with dislocation of the head of the bone. Diseased os innominatum
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Lung); Disease (Hip); Dislocation (Hip); Disease (Pelvis)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: On admission it was stated that this boy had been lame for a long while and he ad kept to his bed for the last five months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and left hip
Type of incident: n/a

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