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William Clutterbuck, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1847
Date of death: 29 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus tubercles of liver and sub serous cellular tissue of stomach. Scirrhus of pylorus.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Liver); Cancer (Stomach)
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 reported that he had caught cold about nine or ten weeks ago, when he began to suffer from cough and dyspnoea, and some little pain in the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Penson, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Jun 1847
Date of death: 03 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Colloid cancer of stomach. Malignant tubercles in sub-peritoneal cellular tissue. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach); Cancer (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 patient was admitted in a state of great suffering and depression, unwilling or unable to enter into a detailed account of her illness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Davies, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Jul 1847
Date of death: 26 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the ribs. Peritonitis with effusion of pus. Rupture of small intestine and escape of faecal matter.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Suppuration (Abdomen); Rupture (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was admitted loquaciously drunk, with a statement to the effect that the wheel of an omnibus had passed over his body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Henry Hunt, 5, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 08 Sep 1847
Date of death: 23 Sep 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous tubercles in brain and liver
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain); Tuberculosis (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: His father reported that he had been subject to fits of an epileptic character for a period of about two years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Graham, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Sep 1847
Date of death: 30 Sep 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive scald of the body. Ulceration of duodenum.
Disease (standardised): Scald (Skin); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: On the evening of the 23rd this patient fell into a copper containing boiling mash.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Elizabeth Symmonds, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Aug 1847
Date of death: 11 Oct 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pulmonary apoplexy. Diseased heart. Ascites. Diseased liver. Fibrous tumour of the uterus.
Disease (standardised): Haemorrhage (Lung); Disease (Heart); Ascites (Abdomen); Disease (Liver); Tumour (Uterus)
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 woman was admitted complaining of general uneasiness and pain in the right hypochondrium, of oppression at the chest and palpitation on exertion, and of oedema of the legs of about three weeks duration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Peter Mullins, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 06 Oct 1847
Date of death: 29 Oct 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous ulceration of oesophagus into cavity of pleura. Pneumonia and hepatisation of lung.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Oesophagus); Ulcer (Oesophagus); Cancer (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Five months before admission this patient experienced the first symptoms of the disease, in pain of a darting character extending upwards from the epigastrium towards the throat, frequent vomiting, expectoration and dysphagia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Maria Andrews, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Sep 1847
Date of death: 01 Nov 1847
Disease (transcribed): Recto-vaginal fistula. Operation under influence of ether. Pleuro-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Fistula (Intestines); Fistula (Vagina); Operation (); Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This case is not reported, 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

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

Emma Branston, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Nov 1847
Date of death: 06 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas of head. Great congestion of lungs with patches of extravasation. Large heart and diseased mitral valve. Diseased liver and kidney with peculiar alteration of colour.
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Congestion (Lung); Extravasation (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Liver); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This girl was admitted complaining of Amenorrhea, slight cough and palpitation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Fauces, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Hilditch, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Sep 1847
Date of death: 16 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro pneumonia and emphysema of lung. Pericarditis. Diseased heart. Enlarged liver.
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry. Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was admitted suffering from an ulcer on the right leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Osborne, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Dec 1847
Date of death: 24 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis. Peritonitis. Numerous bands of omentum adhering to peritoneum and producing partial strangulation of intestine. Scrofulous tubercles in sub peritoneal cellular tissue.
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Adhering (Intestines); Strangulation (Intestines); Tuberculosis (Abdomen)
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 said that about twelve days before admission after drinking freely and taking a considerable quantity of gin, he was seized with pain of a spasmodic nature around the navel.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Anne Arnold, 61, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 61
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Jan 1848
Date of death: 25 Jan 1848
Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia. Operation. Pleuritis. Peritonitis. Suppuration in omentum exposed in wound. Intestine that had been strangulated, dark coloured.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Pleura); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Suppuration (Abdomen); Strangulated (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient had been subject to femoral hernia for seventeen years and the day before admission it became strangulated.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Day, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Jan 1848
Date of death: 11 Feb 1848
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of the urethra. Ulceration of urethra and abscess in perineum. Suppuration in prostate. Inflamed kidneys. Dead hydatid in the liver.
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Urethra); Ulcer (Urethra); Abscess (Perineum); Suppuration (Prostate); Inflammation (Kidney); Echinococcosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted for retention of urine from stricture which he had had for eight years, following gonorrhoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and wrist joint
Type of incident: n/a

Hannah R Barnes, 54, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1848
Date of death: 11 Apr 1848
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of the thyroid gland. Encephaloid tubercles in lungs and liver.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Thyroid gland); Cancer (Lung); Cancer (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 woman dated her illness from December last. She had at that time suffered from general pain (which she believed to be rheumatic), lost her appetite, and became altogether weak and out of sorts.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Throat, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Jones, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1848
Date of death: 17 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Inguinal hernia. Operation. Peritonitis. Secondary abscesses of liver and lung.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Abscess (Liver); Abscess (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with a congenital scrotal hernia which was in a state of strangulation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ellen Henesey, 57, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 57
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 May 1848
Date of death: 17 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of the stomach
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the history of this case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Cafel, 54, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1848
Date of death: 22 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis. Small ulceration of bowel.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The patient stated that he had been suffering chiefly from pain in the stomach and abdomen, which was so severe that he was scarcely able to sit up.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Kittams, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Jun 1848
Date of death: 28 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Dysentery
Disease (standardised): Dysentery (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This patient having been admitted under the care of the surgeon with simple fracture of the tibia was transferred to Dr Wilson having been attacked with diarrhoea accompanied by some pain in the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Elliott, 69, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 69
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jun 1848
Date of death: 30 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Obstruction of oesophagus
Disease (standardised): Obstruction (Oesophagus)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This patient stated that his illness commenced with an occasional sensation of choking after taking food.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, neck and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Hebert, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Aug 1848
Date of death: 9 Aug 1848
Disease (transcribed): Cardiac dropsy
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This patient had suffered an attack of rheumatic fever with pain in the chest in her twelfth year, and ever since had been subject to palpitation of heart and dyspnoea on exertion.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Michael Klazkowski, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Nov 1848
Date of death: 26 Nov 1848
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Diseased liver. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Disease (Liver); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: Admitted with ascites said to have commenced about six weeks ago without oedema of the ankles. He had suffered three or four months from cough and spitting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Julia Turner, 15, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Oct 1848
Date of death: 28 Nov 1848
Disease (transcribed): Albuminuria. Facial paralysis
Disease (standardised): Albuminuria (Kidney); Paralysis (Central nervous system)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This girl was stated by her mother to have been ailing for eight months. Her illness began with swelling of the joints.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas E. Page, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Nov 1848
Date of death: 21 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Disease of mitral valve. Enlarged heart. Gangrene of legs.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Disease (Heart); Enlarged (Heart); Gangrene (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with anasarca of the legs and some degree of ascites.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Collett, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Dec 1848
Date of death: 27 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): Scarlet fever. Purpura. Haemorrhage from the bowels.
Disease (standardised): Scarlet fever (Systemic); Purpura (Skin); Haemorrhage (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: It appeared that this person, having been ailing more or less for a fortnight, was seized with shivering and an eruption had appeared with a sore throat.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx, oesophagus and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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