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Eleanor Rees, 26, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Sep 1844
Date of death: 6 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca with mottled degeneration of the kidneys in one of which was a large patch of scrofulous deposit. Pleurisy. Peritonitis. Chronic inflammation of bones of the skull with scrofulous deposits in various parts of these bones
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Kidneys); Pleurisy (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Inflammation (Skull); Deposit (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'She stated that she had suffered from headache more or less severe above three years, from swelling of the abdomen, feet and legs during the last 3 months, and that the catamenia [menstruation] had been absent during nearly the same period’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Mitchell, 47, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Sep 1844
Date of death: 20 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Effusion in sub-arachnoid cellular tissue. Arteries of brain extensively thickened by atheroma. Diffuse cellular inflammation of the neck, spreading to the mediastina. Old pericarditis. Heart dilated. Kidneys granular
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Brain); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Brain); Inflammation (Neck); Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'Stated that about 10 months ago, he began to experience much giddiness & uneasiness in the head, which had gone on increasing up to the time of admission. That he never had a fit, but at times had found his limbs numb and weaker than usual, & his extremities cold, more especially on the left side’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Tyler, 26, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Oct 1844
Date of death: 28 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions on both sides of the chest. On the left side circumscribed. Recent inflammation. Phthisis. Tubercles in the mesentery. Hypertrophy of the liver
Disease (standardised): Adhesion (Chest); Inflammation (Chest); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of cough & pain in the chest. He stated that he had suffered more or less from cough during the last eight months, but that during the last week, the cough had become much more severe & accompanied by a sharp, cutting pain on the left side of the chest’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Field, 44, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Oct 1844
Date of death: 26 Feb 1845
Disease (transcribed): Ascites & anasarca. Lobular pneumonia. Hypertrophy of heart. Aorta roughened & dilated. Capsule of liver thickened. Mottling degeneration of kidneys. Bladder inflamed
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Peritoneum); Edema (Systemic); Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Heart, liver, kidneys); Inflammation (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'The patient stated that he had been suffering about 4 months from general anasarca, which at first came on very gradually, but had rapidly increased during the few last weeks’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, head

Type of incident: n/a

James Forrester, 43, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Oct 1844
Date of death: 15 Feb 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of the pylorus region of the stomach. Effusion of puriform fluid in the peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Scirrhus (Stomach); Effusion (Abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted into the hospital in November 1843, complaining of a tumour in the abdomen accompanied by a sense of tension and by pyrosis. The tumour had existed for some time previous to admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Susan Williams, 50, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Oct 1844
Date of death: 5 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous and encephaloid deposits in various parts of the body, with ulceration of breast and vagina
Disease (standardised): Deposit; Ulcer (Breast, vagina)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'It appears from the patient’s account that she had enjoyed very good health up to within the last two years, about the commencement of which period she began to experience uneasiness, amounting sometimes to absolute pain in the loins, an d occasionally extending down the thighs. Six months since the catamenia [menstruation] ceased’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Maria Thomas, 44, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Nov 1844
Date of death: 14 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pleurisy. Ulceration of the small and large intestine with enlargement and scrofulous deposits in the mesenteric glands. Liver fatty
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs); Ulcer (Intestines); Deposit (Stomach); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'Stated that having always enjoyed very good health, and having always been perfectly regular, the catamenia [menstruation] suddenly ceased about 9 months ago. That she then without any pain, began to get weaker & weaker, and that she had continued gradually wasting up to the present time’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Julia Little, 24, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Nov 1844
Date of death: 18 Feb 1845
Disease (transcribed): Large ulcer of the stomach blocked up by the pancreas. Peritonitis both recent & of long-standing
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Peritonitis (Abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that for some months previous to admission she had experienced considerable pain in the epigastrium, increased on taking food. That this pain was constant, and that within the last few weeks she had been unable to retain anything on her stomach, vomiting shortly after each meal’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Clarke, 17, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Nov 1844
Date of death: 2 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis. Pneumothorax
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pneumothorax (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'She stated on admission, that for many months past she had been troubled with a short, dry, hacking cough, and with shortness of breath on making any exertion, but more particularly on going up stairs’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Robert Jackson, 26, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Dec 1844
Date of death: 22 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pneumonia (red and grey hepatisation). Old pleurisy. Ulceration in larynx and large intestine. Atheromatous specks in mitral valve and aorta
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs); Ulcer (Larynx, intestines); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that he had never been subject to winter cough, and believed that he had not the slightest cough or shortness of breath before the beginning of last October’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, neck, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Richards, [No age stated], Weigher at Custom House

Occupation or role: Weigher at Custom House
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Dec 1844
Date of death: 19 Feb 1845
Disease (transcribed): Dilatation of heart with fibrinous & calcareous deposit in the mitral valve & fibrinous deposit on the inner surface of the left auricle. Pulmonary apoplexy. Mottled kidneys. Fluid in the serous cavities & in the cellular tissue
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Deposit (Heart); Stroke (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys); Edema (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient, who had been employed in weighing at the Custom House, & was ruptured from lifting heavy weights, had enjoyed very good health up to August last, at which time he began to feel palpitations, and was troubled with shortness of breath’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Smith, 17, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Dec 1844
Date of death: 22 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'As the body was removed without examination, no history of the case is given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was removed by the friends before it was examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Richard Ingham, 40, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Dec 1844
Date of death: 11 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Old and recent pleurisy. Heart thin and dilated. Slight atheroma in aorta. Tubercles in intestine and mesenteric gland etc
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Tuberculosis (Intestines, mesenteric glands)

Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'Stated that he had for many years been particularly subject to catch cold on slight exposure, and that during the last year & half had been annoyed by a slight tickling cough, unaccompanied by expectoration’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Harrison, 45, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Dec 1844
Date of death: 13 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of liver, with colloid deposit in the pylorus. Old pericarditis and pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Encephaloid disease (Liver); Deposit (Stomach); Pericarditis (Heart); Pleurisy (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'Stated that the catamenia [menstruation] ceased about 4 months prior to admission, and that just at the first returning period she vomited about a pint of dark-coloured blood, and since that time, the catamenia having re-appeared, her nose has bled considerably at the end of each successive month’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Gilbert, 58, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Dec 1844
Date of death: 7 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Old adhesions of the pleurae. Lymph in pericardium. Atheroma in aorta & mitral valve. Tubercular spots in various parts of the intestines with ulceration of the mucous membrane. Mesenteric glands enlarged
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Disease (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta); Tuberculosis (Intestines); Disease
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This man stated that he had suffered from slight cough for many months, and that nine weeks before admission it became much worse, accompanied by rigors, pain in the chest, and profuse worthy expectoration’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Gatrill, 50, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Dec 1844
Date of death: 18 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Pneumonia. Tumours of a peculiar nature in the liver. Chronic inflammation of mucous membranes of intestines. Kidneys mottled
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Tumour (Liver); Inflammation (Intestines); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'Stated that she had been subject to spasmodic cough during the last 7 years, which has become rather worse within the few last months. About eight months ago, she began to be troubled with constant pain at the epigastrium, accompanied by frequent nausea’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Stubbs, 30, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Dec 1844
Date of death: 9 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Meningeal apoplexy. Abscess in neck opening into the internal jugular vein. Bloody fluid in both pleurae and in the pericardium. Heart dilated and slightly hypertrophical, with a small, unhealthy coagulum in its right auricle
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain); Abscess (Neck); Disease (Lungs, heart)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'The account this patient gave was that about a year ago he began to perceive palpitations of the heart, & was troubled with constant pain in the head, & occasional nausea’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Laurie Hay, 13, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 13
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Dec 1844
Date of death: 3 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Acute rheumatism and pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Rheumatism; Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'Between a fortnight and three weeks previous to admission, this patient was attacked with bronchitis, for which leeches were applied to the chest, and full doses of antimony were exhibited’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Sherman, 43, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1845
Date of death: 14 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Mottling degeneration of kidneys. Peritonitis. Anasarca. Erysipelas. Specks of atheroma in aortic valves
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Edema (Systemic); Erysipelas (Skin); Plaque, atheroscelerotic (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'Stated that during the last four or five months she had been troubled with pain across the loins, which increased so much at the beginning of November last, that she got but little sleep owing to its severity’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Whale, 23, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1845
Date of death: 22 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis & pneumonia. Old adhesions. Dropsy of pericardium. Heart itself healthy. Old peritonitis. Amputation of toe for scrofulous disease of joint
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Edema (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Amputation (Toe); Scrofulous disease (Toe)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert and Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'Ten months before his admission into the hospital, he perceived a slight swelling of the ball of the left great toe, attended with much pain upon walking. Four months afterwards this swelling was punctured and a small quantity of matter discharged.’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Wells, 36, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jan 1845
Date of death: 5 Feb 1845
Disease (transcribed): Mottling degeneration of kidneys. Anasarca. Effusion in peritoneum. Peculiar deposit in liver. Spleen large & hard
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Edema (Systemic); Effusion (Abdomen); Deposit (Liver); Disease (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that he had generally enjoyed very good health, but that about eight months ago, he began to perceive a dull aching pain across the loins, which was constantly present’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Neck, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Wooley, 34, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jan 1845
Date of death: 30 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis, with tubercular ulceration and perforation of the small intestine with effusion into the peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Ulcer (Intestines); Effusion (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of pain in the abdomen accompanied by diarrhoea, which had continued more or less during the whole of the last year. In answer to our questions, he stated that his wife and 7 children had all died of consumption, and that he himself had been annoyed by constant cough & profuse expectoration during a period of 2 months’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Andrew Murray, 40, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jan 1845
Date of death: 13 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of the arch of aorta bursting into oesophagus and trachea. Aorta atheromatous. Old pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta); Plaque, atheroscelerotic (Aorta); Pleurisy (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient, a tailor, dreadfully disfigured by a burn which occurred when he was 18 months old, stated that he had enjoyed excellent health up to last September year, at which time his notice was attracted by a slight pain in the upper part of the back, greatly increased on swallowing’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Margaret Reece, 42, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Jan 1845
Date of death: 23 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Malignant ulceration of the stomach, producing perforation of that organ & peritonitis. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient, with the peculiar aspect of malignant disease, complained of pain in the left hypochondriac region, of about 2 years’ duration. On being questioned on the subject, she stated that during the whole of this period the pain had been constantly present, was not aggravated after eating, but was much worse after long continued exercise, and was to a certain extent relieved by a recumbent position’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Harris, 26, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Jan 1845
Date of death: 11 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Chorea. Brain congested. Uterus hypertrophied and remarkably hard, with superficial ulceration of the os uteri
Disease (standardised): Chorea (Central nervous system); Congestion (Brain); Ulcer (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient, a married woman who had had 2 children, the youngest 4 years old, was reported by her husband to have suffered frequently since her last confinement from pain in the head. Shortly after the birth of her last child, she began to experience twitchings and slight jactitations principally affecting the left side’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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