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James Hawkes, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1847
Date of death: 05 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Ascites and anasarca. Old adhesion of pleura. Great congestion of lungs. Pleuritis with extensive effusion of fluid and compressed lungs. Pericarditis. Flabby heart. Dilatation of aorta.
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Oedema (Leg); Adhesion (Pleura); Congestion (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Compressed (Lung);Pericarditis (Heart) ; Disease (Heart) ; Dilatation (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man who reported that he had been a free drinker, and had suffered from Rheumatic Fever, was admitted suffering from ascites and some little anasarca of the lower extremities.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Simcock, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jun 1847
Date of death: 27 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Distorted bones of lower extremities. Scalp wound with diffuse inflammation of cellular tissue. Exposure of skull with extravasation of blood and diffuse inflammation of membranes of brain. Secondary abscesses of lung. Old pericarditis. Enlarged and diseased aorta.
Disease (standardised): Distorted bones (Leg); Wound (Scalp); Inflammation (Scalp); Exposure (Skull); Inflammation (Brain); Abscess (Lung);Pericarditis (Heart) ; Disease (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident?

Joseph Weedon, 79, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 79
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 02 Aug 1847
Date of death: 03 Aug 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the ribs with laceration of lung and blood in cavity of pleura. Diseased aortic valves and aorta, with dilatation and ulceration of latter.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Laceration (Lung); Disease (Arteries); Disease (Arteries); Ulcer (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a state of collapse with fracture of several ribs on the left side, the consequence of a fall under the hoofs of a horse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Walter Stokes, 14, Chorister

Occupation or role: Chorister
Age: 14
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Jul 1847
Date of death: 04 Aug 1847
Disease (transcribed): Recent pleurisy. Numerous abscesses of lungs and pneumonia. Diseased valves of aorta. Diffuse suppuration of leg. Pus in ankle joint.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Abscess (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart); Suppuration (Leg)
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 who was transferred from the care of the Surgeons to Dr Wilson, stated that after singing at St Paul’s Cathedral he almost immediately began to complain of pain in the ankles which soon became swelled and inflamed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Butcher, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jul 1847
Date of death: 01 Sep 1847
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema and oedema of lungs. Endocarditis. Ulceration of mitral valve and tendinous chords. Heart very large with hypertrophy and great dilatation of left ventricle.
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Oedema (Lung); Endocarditis (Heart); Ulcer (Heart); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted suffering from ascites and anasarca, with considerable pain in the region of the liver, and dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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

Mary Anne Phipps, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 01 Sep 1847
Date of death: 23 Oct 1847
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas of head and neck. Diseased heart, old pleuritis and contraction of effused lymph. Diseased kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Disease (Heart); Pleurisy (Pleura); Disease (Kidney)
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 suffering from excessive dyspnoea, palpitation, and anasarca with sloughing of the toes and great inflammation of the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Gymar, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Nov 1847
Date of death: 27 Nov 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive pleuritis and pericarditis. Pneumonia with hepatisation and purulent infiltration. Cyst of kidney.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Pericarditis (Heart); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Suppuration (Lung); Cysts (Kidney)
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 man was admitted suffering excessively from dyspnoea and pain in the chest.
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

Anne Streat, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 01 Dec 1847
Date of death: 11 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema of lungs. Diseased heart. Disease of coronary arteries and aorta. Contraction of arch of aorta from deposit of bone. Ulceration of inner coat
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Arteries); Ulcer (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This woman was admitted suffering from palpitation with general anasarca.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 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

John Griffin, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Feb 1848
Date of death: 28 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia with grey hepatisation. Flabby heart. Deposit of atheroma in aorta. Granular kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Disease (Heart); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man, a thin cachectic looking person, reported that he had been ailing about twelve months. At first he had suffered chiefly from weakness across the loins, but about six months ago he began to vomit occasionally, and his legs began to swell.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Gibbett, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jun 1848
Date of death: 20 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull. Extensive laceration of brain. Apoplectic cyst in brain.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Apoplectic cyst (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was brought to the Hospital by the officers of police, by whom he had been found in a state of insensibility.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: n/a

William Bonfood, 30, Cabman

Occupation or role: Cabman
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Aug 1848
Date of death: 9 Aug 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of cranium. Extravasation of blood on several points of surface of brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Extravasation (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This patient was shortly before his admission thrown forcibly off a cab and stunned.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium and right knee joint
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Michael Hellman, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jun 1848
Date of death: 9 Aug 1848
Disease (transcribed): Enlarged heart. Slight dropsy.
Disease (standardised): Enlarged (Heart); Oedema (Face)
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 was originally admitted on 19th April, suffering from palpitation of the heart and dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ferdinand Voyt, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jun 1848
Date of death: 28 Aug 1848
Disease (transcribed): Aneurism of the aorta and of the popliteal arteries.
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: On admission there was an aneurismal tumour in each popliteal space, that of the right leg was as large as a man’s fist.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower extremities
Type of incident: n/a

David Mullinson, 48, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Sep 1848
Date of death: 23 Sep 1848
Disease (transcribed): Petechial fever
Disease (standardised): Purpura (Skin); Fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This man had been in the Hospital on two previous occasions with gout. It was observed that he had a blue line round his gums, and he stated that he had several time suffered from colic but never had palsy.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Flinn, 22 or 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22 or 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Jul 1848
Date of death: 6 Oct 1848
Disease (transcribed): Chronic peritonitis. Anasarca
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Oedema (Leg)
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: Dates the commencement of the illness from 24th May when she was suddenly seized with pain in the abdomen and cold sweats.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Twyford, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Oct 1848
Date of death: 6 Nov 1848
Disease (transcribed): Atrophy and cystic transformation of kidneys. Anaemia. Subarachnoid effusion.
Disease (standardised): Atrophy (Kidney); Disease (Kidney); Anaemia (Systemic); Effusion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This man was in a very weak, anaemic condition on admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Joanna Walsh, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Dec 1848
Date of death: 15 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): Syncope. Debility after delirium.
Disease (standardised): Syncope (Brain); Delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This patient was reported never to have recovered strength since her last confinement about a month ago.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Neck, larynx, thorax, abdomen and right lower limb
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Adams, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Dec 1848
Date of death: 17 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): Acute rheumatism. Endo and pericarditis. Fatty heart.
Disease (standardised): Rheumatic diseases (Tissues); Endocarditis (Heart); Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This patient stated that her illness had commenced with pain and swelling of the right knee and that she had been confined to bed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 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

William Bonnett, 37, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jan 1848
Date of death: 15 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fever? Congestion of brain. Diseased heart
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Congestion (Brain); Disease (Heart)
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 man was said to have been seized about 14 days before admission with shivering, diarrhoea & vomiting: the stools were dark & watery, & on previous evening, having been seized with pain of head & giddiness, he was bled with relief, and a blister applied to the nape of the neck’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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