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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

Elizabeth Burnett, 56, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Jan 1848
Date of death: 24 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Intestines sloughy. Operation. Low peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Thigh); Sloughing (Intestines); Operation; Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'For 4 years she had had a femoral hernia of the right side. At first she wore a truss, but discontinued it at the end of 12 months on account of the pain & distress in the part, and the numbness in the leg which it occasioned. After she discontinued wearing the truss, the hernia became incarcerated, but there is no history of it ever having been strangulated until the 14th of January, when she was seized with pain in the abdomen and vomited several times, the bowels acting only once’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

William Burden, 39, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Jan 1848
Date of death: 13 Mar 1849
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Anasarca. Cirrhosis of the liver. Fatty degeneration of the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Peritoneum); Edema (Systemic); Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient had first suffered from swelling of the feet & ankles about 6 months before admission. It had only been occasional, and had not caused him much trouble until 3[?] months ago since which it had increased very much, & had never left him. The abdomen also about this time began to swell. He stated that he had for some years been subject to palpitation of heart & shortness of breath, but had never had rheumatism; latterly he had suffered from pain across the loins. He had at one time been of rather dissipated habits’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Sophia Lambert, 38, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Jan 1848
Date of death: 27 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Ascites. Dilated heart, diseased mitral & aortic valves. Inflamed lungs
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Ascites (Peritoneum); Disease (Heart); Inflammation (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was first admitted into the hospital under the care of Dr Page on 30 August 1848 with general dropsy which was said to be of 9 weeks’ duration. The legs were very extensively anasarcous, the abdomen gave very distinct fluctuation and the right arm, & surface of chest on right side were also anasarcous. Compexion was very dusky. She had constant cough with purulent expectoration’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Philip Fry, 38, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jul 1848
Date of death: 12 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of the pyloric end of the stomach
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach)
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 patient presented on admission a most unusual condition of anaemia, having been twice in the hospital previously, when no evidence of organic disease was obtained. He stated that he had never lost blood either by vomiting or stool. His appetite has occasionally been very capricious. His chief complaint has always been of weakness, and he gained both flesh & strength each time that he was under treatment, continuing however nearly as sallow as before’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Tarryer, 23, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jul 1848
Date of death: 16 Feb 1849
Disease (transcribed): Extensive caries of the femur & acetabulum with abscess
Disease (standardised): Caries (Thigh, hip); Abscess

Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: ‘The history of this case has not been preserved’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left lower extremity

Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Brown, 16, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Sep 1848
Date of death: 19 Feb 1849
Disease (transcribed): Caries of the mastoid & petrous portions of temporal bone. Inflammation of the dura mater
Disease (standardised): Caries (Skull); Inflammation (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient, at the time of her admission, stated that she had been attacked two months before with inflammation of the right ear, which soon produced partial deafness in that organ; and that the membrana lympani had been twice punctured at the Dean Street Dispensary without affording relief. She has a good deal of pain in the ear & a thin discharge flowed from the internal meatus’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of incident: n/a

William Ayres, 46, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Sep 1848
Date of death: 1 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Hydrothorax. Compressed lung. Old pericarditic adhesions. Old pleuritic adhesions. Anasarca. Nutmeg liver. Granular kidney
Disease (standardised): Hydrothorax (Lungs); Disease (Heart, lungs); Edema (Systemic); Disease (Liver, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'The period of this man’s illness had extended to 6 months before his admission. He stated that it had commenced with sickness & vomiting, followed by swelling of ankles, distention of abdomen, giving in to shortness of breath & a sense of constriction across the chest. There was at his admission some oedema of ankles, the distention of the abdomen consisted chiefly of flatus. His complexion was of a yellowing cast’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Jeremiah Zebedee, 47, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Oct 1848
Date of death: 4 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Tubercles & vomicae in both lungs. Ulceration of the epiglottis & chordae vocales
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs); Ulcer (Larynx)
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 patient, whose occupation caused him to be very much exposed to wet & cold, stated that having been frequently subject to cough on former occasions, he had suffered from it constantly during the last 4 or 5 months, and for the last few weeks he had also had night sweats & become much emaciated. He had never spit blood. His expectoration was abundant & had become thick & yellowish for 2 or 3 weeks. He had given up work a fortnight’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Frances Maybrey, 47, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Oct 1848
Date of death: 26 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of uterus
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Uterus)
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, a married woman who had had three children, the last about fourteen years ago, stated that she had always had bad confinements.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Baker, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Oct 1848
Date of death: 21 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Fatal haemorrhage.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Haemorrhage (Lung)
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 stated that he had got wet through on the 24th September after which he was seized with cold shivers and pain in both sides of chest followed by cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Quelch, 70, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 70
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Oct 1848
Date of death: 21 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the tibia. Sloughs over sacrum and hips.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Sloughing (Spine); Sloughing (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: The history is not given as the body was not examined.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
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

William Sullivan, 28, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Nov 1848
Date of death: 15 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Miliary tubercles. Old adhesions of peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Disease (Peritoneum)
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 stated on admission that he had been subject to cough for some years, but had not until lately suffered much inconvenience. He caught cold 8 or 9 weeks previously, and has had a good deal of cough & dyspnoea ever since’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Cruden, 50, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Nov 1848
Date of death: 12 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Diseased kidneys. Congestion of liver. Congestion & softening of brain
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Kidneys); Congestion (Liver, brain); Softening (Brain)
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 considerable anasarca & ascites. She stated that she had suffered for 2 years past from shortness of breath. Dropsy commenced in the legs 3 months ago, abdomen swelled soon after. [She] had been confined to bed ever since’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Isatt Burcher, 82, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 82
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Dec 1848
Date of death: 20 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fractured neck of left femur within the capsular ligament. Abscess communicating with joint, slough on sacrum. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Thigh); Abscess (Leg); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'She was brought to the hospital at 7 o’clock in the evening having a short time before been knocked down by a cart while crossing the street. She was unable to stand and experienced great pain in the left hip. The limb was shortened about an inch & a half, but extension readily restored it to the same length as its fellow; the foot was everted; there was free motion in all directions, but it was painful, more especially on performing adduction’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left inferior extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Susan Berry, 52, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Dec 1848
Date of death: 25 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised):

Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined, the history of this case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'This body was not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Chappell, 48, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Dec 1848
Date of death: 10 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid tumour in right thalamus opticus, & in both kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Brain, kidneys)
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 patient reported that he had been suddenly seized while at work on the forenoon of the 30th ult with loss of power & of sensation coming in left arm, and quickly depriving him also of the use of his leg. He was alone while it occurred, & was some time before obtaining assistance but during that period he feels certain that there was no loss of consciousness. He managed to crawl to the door of the shop & summon a passer-by to his aid. At first the paralysis was complete but now there is some degree of power, but total anaesthenia continues. He says that his speech was also affected at first, but now there is no paralysis of any of the muscles of the face or tongue’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Cook, 22, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Dec 1848
Date of death: 22 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Caries & abscess of the hip joint
Disease (standardised): Caries (Hip); Abscess (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'About the middle of September last this patient contracted syphilis & became in consequence an out-patient of the Lock Hospital. He had a primary sore on the penis & a bubo in each groin. He was put under the influence of mercury & five weeks afterwards (his mouth being still sore), he began to feel pain in the left hip & knee & walked lame. Five or six days afterwards he became disabled & was made an in-patient at the Lock. In about a fortnight afterward some enlargement had taken place around the joint, & an issue was made just behind the trochanter major’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Henry F. Scoley, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Dec 1848
Date of death: 27 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Enlarged heart. Atheroma of mitral and tricuspid valves.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Enlarged (Heart); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (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: His present illness was stated to have been of about seven months duration but he had long been subject to palpitation of heart and shortness of breath.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Kandering, 41, Chimney sweep

Occupation or role: Chimney sweep
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Dec 1848
Date of death: 5 Mar 1849
Disease (transcribed): Chimney sweep’s cancer of the scrotum. Sloughing ulceration of glands in groin. Secondary deposits in the lungs
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Scrotum); Ulcer (Groin); Deposit (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient, a chimney sweep by trade, was admitted with a cancerous ulcer situated on the right side & lower part of the scrotum. About 3 years before, there first appeared, in the situation now occupied by the ulcer, a small warty excrescence which enlarged very slowly & without pain. This in about two years began to ulcerate, but as it gave him no inconvenience he did not seek medical aid. In the course of another three months a gland in the right groin began to enlarge and finally wen on to ulceration’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, scrotum, penis, inguinal regions

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Perry, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Dec 1848
Date of death: 22 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Pain of head and deafness. Delirium.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Pain (Head); Deafness (Ear); Delirium (Brain)
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 patient presented on admission all the appearance of an ordinary case of fever. He was exceedingly deaf, which he said dated only from the commencement of his present illness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Mead, 40, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Dec 1848
Date of death: 24 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Stone in the bladder. Inflammation & ulcer of mucous lining of bladder, cysts in bladder. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Calculus (Bladder); Inflammation (Bladder); Ulcer (Bladder); Cyst (Bladder); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'He was a native of Bucks [Buckinghamshire], of spare habit but looked well. For 8 years he had suffered with symptoms of stone in the bladder which during the last 18 months had been more urgent & distressing. On introducing a sound, a calculus of considerable size and rough on the surface was detected. His urine was acid & contained a small quantity of pus, but the bladder was not irritable & the prostate neither enlarged or tender’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Richard Styles, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Dec 1848
Date of death: 19 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): Delirium. Pneumonia. Miliary tubercles.
Disease (standardised): Delirium (Brain); Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: It was only known that his illness was of about five days duration and that he had complained of headache and vertigo.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Scott, 2 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 2 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Dec 1848
Date of death: 22 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): Imperforate anus. Retention of faeces.
Disease (standardised): Imperforate (Anus); Retention of faeces (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: The history of this case is not given as the body was not examined.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a

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