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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

Lucy Townsend, 6, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Dec 1844
Date of death: 2 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Burn. Lobular pneumonia. Ulcers on chordae vocalis and in duodenum
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin); Pneumonia (Lungs); Ulcer (Larynx, intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: ‘This patient after her admission became gradually weaker and weaker, and finally died of exhaustion’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, 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

Elizabeth Harrison, 72, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 72
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Nov 1844
Date of death: 28 Nov 1844
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca and ascites. Thickening and contraction of mitral and aortic valves. Liver and Kidneys granular.
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Oedema (Leg); Thickening, Contraction (Heart); Granular (Liver); Granular (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Burke, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Nov 1844
Date of death: 28 Nov 1844
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of the appendix. Caeci apparently produced by a piece of hardened faeces contained in its cavity. Extensive peritonitis with effusion of lymph. Other organs healthy.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Appendix); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and 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

George Green , 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Nov 1844
Date of death: 5 Dec 1844
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of the Thigh. Extensive suppuration of the stump with inflammation of the veins. Fatty degeneration of the liver.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Inflammation (Veins); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and stump
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

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

Isaac Reuben, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Oct 1844
Date of death: 14 Dec 1844
Disease (transcribed): Grey semi transparent granules in lungs. Miliary tubercles in these organs, in the liver and kidneys. Chronic Arachinitis with softening of the central white parts of the brain and effusion into the ventricles.
Disease (standardised): Granular (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung, Liver, Kidney); Arachnoiditis (Brain ); Softening (Brain); Effusion (Brain )
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Smith , 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Oct 1844
Date of death: 29 Nov 1844
Disease (transcribed): Jaundice and secondary deposits following amputation of the leg for a compound fracture, with simple fracture of the opposite tibia. Liver, heart and kidneys congested and riddled with holes. Scrotum enormously distended with air.
Disease (standardised): Jaundice (Skin); Fracture (Leg); Amputation (Leg); Congestion (Liver, Heart, Kidney); Distended (Scrotum)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and inferior extremities
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

John Bunning, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Oct 1844
Date of death: 22 Oct 1844
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles and vomicae in lungs with pneumonia and pleurisy. Tubercles in small intestine and mesentery.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Intestines); Tuberculosis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: According to the patient’s own account, the active symptoms of his illness had commenced about seven weeks prior to his admission into the Hospital, with a severe cough with expectoration and a sense of weight in the left side of his chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Neale, 15, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Sep 1844
Date of death: 8 Oct 1844
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular Phthisis with tubercular deposits in the small intestine, the coats of which were extensively ulcerated and in one or two spots perforated giving rise to effusion of feculent fluid into the peritoneum. Peritonitis.

Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Intestines); Effusion (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Rowghan, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Aug 1844
Date of death: 19 Aug 1844
Disease (transcribed): Fatal haematemesis. Large ulcer of the stomach blocked up by the pancreas. Ulcerating process laying open the trunk of the splenic artery.
Disease (standardised): Haematemesis (Gastrointestinal tract); Ulcer (Stomach); Ulcer (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient had been suffering from a sense of pain and weight in the epigastrium, with nausea and faintness. He then began vomiting large quantities of blood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Blackshaw, 26, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Aug 1844
Date of death: 14 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Chronic inflammation of the rectum and neighbouring parts, with ulceration. Chronic inflammation of bladder. Liver fatty
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Rectum, bladder); Ulcer (Rectum, bladder); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that nine years before her admission, she receive ‘an injury’ in the lower part of her back. To this succeeded a discharge from the rectum which continued for twelve months’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Crumps, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Aug 1844
Date of death: 22 Aug 1844
Disease (transcribed): Haematemesis. Stomach enormously distended and presenting two ulcers in the pyloric region, one of which was cicatrized. Kidneys mottled and granular. No dropsy.
Disease (standardised): Haematemesis (Gastrointestinal tract); Distended (Stomach); Ulcer (Stomach); Mottled, Granular (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient had been suffering for some months from nausea and vomiting, with pain in the epigastric region.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Jackson , 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Aug 1844
Date of death: 16 Sep 1844
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles of the lungs with extensive hepatisation of intervening structure. Old adhesions. Cretaceous deposits in mesenteric glands. Polution of stomach by gastric juice.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Hepatisation (Lung); Deposits (Abdomen); Pollution (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Bliss, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Aug 1844
Date of death: 14 Aug 1844
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous deposit in the Pylorus, neighbouring glands and cellular tissue, and in the Liver.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach); Cancer (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Roberts, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Aug 1844
Date of death: 7 Aug 1844
Disease (transcribed): Exostosis of inner table of frontal bone. Effusion in subarachnoid tissue. Congestion of brain. Heart thin and dilated. Kidneys granular. Inflammation of pelvis of kidney and bladder. Fibrous tumours of uterus. Gall bladder and cystic duct obliterated.
Disease (standardised): Exostoses (Skull); Effusion, Congestion (Brain ); Disease (Heart); Granular (Kidney); Inflammation (Kidney, Bladder); Tumour (Uterus);Obliterated (Gallbladder)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Farley, 51, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Jul 1844
Date of death: 17 Oct 1844
Disease (transcribed): Effusion of fluid in the subarachnoideum tissue and in the ventricles of the Brain. Large abscess between the bladder and rectum. Blood in the cavities of both joints.
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Brain ); Abscess (Bladder); Abscess (Rectum)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted under the care of the surgeon for a retention of urine but soon transferred to the Physician as it appeared only secondary to an affection of the brain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spinal cord, thorax, abdomen and knee joints
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Gilbert, 64, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Jul 1844
Date of death: 2 Aug 1844
Disease (transcribed): Extensive wound of leg. Old adhesion of lungs. Kidneys dwindled. Biliary calculi.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Leg); Adhesions (Lung); Dwindled (Kidney); Gallstones (Gallbladder)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: On the 24th Jul 18, being run over by a Gentleman’s cabriolet, she received a large lacerated wound at the back of the leg which divided the fascia and exposed the the muscles of the calf.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and inferior extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William White, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Jul 1844
Date of death: 18 Sep 1844
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular deposit in the brain, lungs and kidneys. Softening of brain. Old adhesions of lungs. Extensive ulceration of large intestine. Scrofulous disease of kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain, Lung, Kidney); Softening (Brain ); Adhesions (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines); Tuberculosis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with diarrhoea, exhaustion and a severe cough with expectoration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Christian , 68, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 68
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jul 1844
Date of death: 6 Aug 1844
Disease (transcribed): Granular disease of kidneys. Left one two ureters. Slight disease of Heart and of capsule of Liver. Ascites and anasarca.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Disease (Liver); Ascites (Abdomen); Oedema (Indeterminate)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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