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Katherine Elliot, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Aug 1871
Date of death: 29 Aug 1871
Disease (transcribed): Renal calculus. Large abscess of right kidney
Disease (standardised): Kidney stones (Kidneys); Abscess (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'For the last ten weeks this woman had complained of intense pain in the back and loin with loss of appetite. Two months previously had been treated by a medical man for some lung disease which he said was pleurisy’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen (‘the post mortem examination was postponed for twenty four hours at Dr Dickinson’s [William Howship Dickinson] request’

Type of incident: n/a

George Gee, Soldier

Occupation or role: Soldier
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Aug 1871
Date of death: 8 Sep 1871
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Ulceration of bowels
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Ulcer (Bowels)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This man, a pensioner who had lost a leg in the Crimea from a wound by a shell, had suffered since December from continuous diarrhoea, […] much cough with thick expectoration and occasional vomiting’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Harrigan, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Aug 1871
Date of death: 13 Sep 1871
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Not reported here’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Louis Panizza, Courier

Occupation or role: Courier
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Sep 1871
Date of death: 20 Sep 1871
Disease (transcribed): (Malignant???) disease of liver. Haemorrhage into bowels
Disease (standardised): Disease (Liver); Haemorrhage (Bowels)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer and Foster Palmer, James
Medical notes: 'The history this man gave was that for the last two months he had lost his appetite and that he had got very much thinner with constant hickup, considerable diarrhoea and occasional vomiting, passing more urine than formerly. He had been a great smoker’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Ann Hancock, Schoolgirl

Occupation or role: Schoolgirl
Age: 13
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Sep 1871
Date of death: 26 Sep 1871
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis. Acute rheumatism
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Rheumatism (Joints)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer and Foster Palmer, James
Medical notes: 'A fortnight previous to her admission had anan attack of shivering, subsequently pain commenced in leg and shoulders. Two years ago had an attack of rheumatic fever and had never been perfectly free from pain and well since’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Walter Rawlins, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Jul 1871
Date of death: 26 Oct 1871
Disease (transcribed): Morbus brightii. Broncho-pleuro-pneumonia. Hypertrophied & dilated heart
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidneys); Bronchopleuropneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Heart)

Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This man stated that last Christmas [he] had a bad cold lasting him some time from which he dated his illness. He had been able to do his work up to four months ago, when he had to give up on account of his breath getting so short, passing very bad nights not being able to lie down, with some amount of swelling of the legs. Suffered a good deal from constipation of the bowels and vomiting after his food’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Coyle, Dentist

Occupation or role: Dentist
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Sep 1871
Date of death: 4 Nov 1871
Disease (transcribed): Cirrhosis of liver
Disease (standardised): Liver cirrhosis (Liver)

Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Not reported here’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

George Streamer, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Nov 1871
Date of death: 29 Nov 1871
Disease (transcribed): Valvular disease of the heart, with hypertrophy. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Pneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'For eleven weeks this man had had pain in the chest. He first noticed it while he was at work. He was taken suddenly with giddiness, sweating and fainting, which passed off after lying down for a short time. Daily the attacks became more frequent, and at a weeks’ time from the first attack they recurred so often that he gave up work’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Pratt, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Nov 1871
Date of death: 29 Nov 1871
Disease (transcribed): Fatty heart. Ecchymosis & congestion of kidneys. Enlarged spleen
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Ecchymosis (Skin); Congestion (Kidneys); Enlarged (Spleen)

Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'For the last ten months this man had had pain and swelling in the belly. Three weeks before he came into the hospital, his legs began to swell and the pain got worse [so] that he had to leave off work. Last year [he] was working on a railway in Hungary, where he was confined to his bed with a fever ague. He had to return to England and since that has had constant shivering fits. Had no previous illness and said he was a temperate man. Attended at this hospital for some short time as an out-patient’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Clarke, Baker

Occupation or role: Baker
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Dec 1871
Date of death: 16 Dec 1871
Disease (transcribed): Acute tuberculosis. Old vomicae. Rupture of pleura. Hydropneumothorax
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Vomica (Lungs); Rupture (Pleura); Hydropneumothorax (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This patient had been subject to a cough with spitting for the last 10 years. For the last three months the cough had been much worse and he had had more expectoration. Two days before admission in a fit of coughing, had a sudden pain taken him in the left side, giving him much pain to breathe and causing a constant little cough with hardly any expectoration. He was a very free drinker, and after his death a bottle of rum was found in his locker’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Lockman, Fishmonger

Occupation or role: Fishmonger
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Dec 1871
Date of death: 27 Dec 1871
Disease (transcribed): Diabetes mellitus
Disease (standardised): Diabetes mellitus (Pancreas)

Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in a moribund state and the only information that could be obtained about the illness was from his father, who knew scarcely anything about him as he did not live at home. He reported that he was of very loose habits and a great drinker. The day before he was admitted he went to his father’s house complaining that he felt very ill, with much pain in the head and barely no appetite, but great thirst’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, bones, mucles, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

James Giddens, 34, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1872
Date of death: 4 Jan 1872
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of aorta. Dilatation of aorta. Atheroma. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta); Dilatation (Aorta); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This man had been in the hospital three times previously with symptoms of aortic disease and dilatation of the aorta.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Smith, 22, Groom

Occupation or role: Groom
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Nov 1871
Date of death: 5 Jan 1872
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not reported here
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Isabella Strachan, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Nov 1871
Date of death: 5 Jan 1872
Disease (transcribed): Diabetes mellitus. Abscesses in the apices of both lungs (? Pyaemic)
Disease (standardised): Diabetes mellitus (Pancreas); Abscess (Lung); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The history given by the woman was that at the latter end of the summer she began to feel very weak but she took no notice of it was she was suckling at the time. Six weeks ago she found that she was constantly thirsty.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, organs of generation and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Strudwick, 23, Dairymaid

Occupation or role: Dairymaid
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Dec 1871
Date of death: 10 Jan 1872
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This patient was admitted suffering from a cough which she had had for two years but had been much worse for the last three months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Ann Hill, 41, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 41
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Jan 1872
Date of death: 14 Jan 1872
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys (one dwindled). Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This woman stated that she had not felt well for two months. Three weeks ago a cough commenced, coming in in violent fits, one of which brought up some blood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Miles, 24, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Feb 1872
Date of death: 13 Feb 1872
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Extensive thickening of the meninges of the cerebellum and spinal cord
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Thickening (Brain); Thickening (Spinal cord)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This patient was in the hospital in October 1870 wit paralysis of the right side and loss of speech from which he got comparatively well.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, cranium, spinal cord and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Susan Whittaker, 33, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Feb 1872
Date of death: 9 Mar 1872
Disease (transcribed): Cirrhosis of liver. Ascites
Disease (standardised): Cirrhosis (Liver); Ascites (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: For more than two years this man had had pain flying about the body and depression of spirits.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

William Nowell, 45, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Mar 1872
Date of death: 11 Mar 1872
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Fibroid consolidation of the lungs. Hypertrophied heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This man had complained of shortness of breath and occasional swelling of the legs for eight years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

William Coney, 46, Pensioner

Occupation or role: Pensioner
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1872
Date of death: 12 Mar 1872
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Nephritis. Pleuropneumonia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Nephritis (Kidney); Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This patient was a discharged solider and stated that for the last nine days he had had continual diarrhoea and cramps in the belly.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, pleurae, lungs, heart, intestines, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Collins, 38, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Mar 1872
Date of death: 15 Mar 1872
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Hypertrophied heart. Pleuropneumonia. Endocarditis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Endocarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This man who could give scarcely any history of himself being somewhat delirious, said that for about a year he had had swelling about the body which of late had much increased with cough and some spitting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Rufus A Bailey, 31, Baker

Occupation or role: Baker
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Mar 1872
Date of death: 16 Mar 1872
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of the thoracic aorta. Erosion of the bodies of the vertebrae. Rupture into the left pleural cavity
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta); Erosion (Spine); Rupture (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'Not seen by me, died three hours after admission.’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Burk alias Beales, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Apr 1872
Date of death: 5 Apr 1872
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This man said that on the 27th of March pain and shivering commenced about his body. He remained much in the same stated until April 1st when a cough and spitting began.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Hernia, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas White, 68, Hawker

Occupation or role: Hawker
Age: 68
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Apr 1872
Date of death: 6 Apr 1872
Disease (transcribed): Pleuropneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The day before admission while out of door at his occupation of water cress keeper, he said that pain took him suddenly all over his body with shivering. Two or three hours after a cough commenced.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

John Langfear, 45, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Apr 1872
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of the first portion of the arch of the aorta. Rupture into the right pleural cavity
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta); Rupture (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: Brought in dead
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

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