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Ellen Moat, 48, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 May 1849
Date of death: 12 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Diseased heart
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
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

Charles Saunders, 49, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 May 1841
Date of death: 28 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Turner, 68, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 68
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Apr 1845
Date of death: 16 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions. Partial, lobular grey hepatisation of the apices of both lungs. Dilatation with thinning of the left ventricle. Slight thickening of the valves on the left side, with atheroma in aorta. Gall stones. Granular kidneys. Fibrous tumours in uterus
Disease (standardised): Hepatisation (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta); Gallstone (Gall bladder); Disease (Kidneys); Tumour (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward and Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted for inflammation of the eye, but immediately transferred to the care of the physician. When the physician saw her, she was in a dying condition, unable to give a distinct account of herself and unfit to undergo any examination. She died in the course of the evening’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Weller, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1847
Date of death: 21 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Disease (hypertrophy) of the heart? Mottled kidneys?
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Indeterminate); Disease (Heart); 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: The body of the patient having been removed without examination, no history of the case is recorded.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the request of friends
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Clint, Commercial traveller

Occupation or role: Commercial traveller
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Apr 1871
Date of death: 10 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Emphysema of lungs. Dilated heart. Cheesy deposits in kidneys. Enlarged prostate. Cystitis
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Emphysema (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Deposit (Kidneys); Disease (Prostate); Cystitis (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This man stated that he had suffered from severe epigastric pain for about a fortnight. At the same time his urine dribbled away from him. He had been very sick’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Julia Miller, 8, [Child of] Shoemaker

Occupation or role: [Child of] Shoemaker
Age: 8
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Dec 1887
Date of death: 15 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Endocarditis. Pericarditis. Pulmonary apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Endocarditis (Heart); Pericarditis (Heart); Stroke (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'She came into the hospital again December 14, 1887. She looked better than when she left the hospital. Her temperature was normal’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Thorax, heart, pericardium, lungs, liver, kidneys, spleen, brain
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Type of incident: n/a

Ann Hanks, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Apr 1853
Date of death: 6 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Endocarditis. Vegetations on the aortic semilunar valves. Fibrinous deposit in the spleen and kidneys
Disease (standardised): Endocarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Fibrin (Spleen); Fibrin (Kidney)
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 woman stated that she had been ill five weeks. She was then seized by pain in the left side passing across the epigastrium and up the sternum with shortness of breath.

Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Sebourne, 45, Housekeeper

Occupation or role: Housekeeper
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Apr 1916
Date of death: 1 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Cerebro-spinal meningitis with pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Meningitis (Brain, Spinal cord); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: She had irritability, drowsiness and vomiting off and on all day on April 29th. An eruption had appeared all over the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, gullet and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Robinson, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Apr 1847
Date of death: 20 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Recent pleurisy. Vomicae and tubercles of both lungs with pneumonia and condensation of pulmonary structure. Oedema of leg and thigh with inflammation of femoral and other veins.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung); Oedema (Leg); Inflammation (Veins); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung)
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 in the last stage of Phthisis Pulmonalis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah French, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Nov 1842
Date of death: 21 Dec 1842
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Old pericarditis. Valves thickened. Endocarditis.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Pericarditis (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Henry Wise, 49, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 May 1849
Date of death: 10 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy. Extravasation of blood in the third & fourth ventricles. Heart hypertrophied. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain); Extravasation (Heart); Disease (Heart, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man was brought to the hospital in a stated of complete unconsciousness. His friends stated that he had been complaining of headache & giddiness for 3 or 4 days previous, but had been able to continue at work till just before his admission, when he complained that the pain had become much more severe; he then began to scream out, became delirious and struggled a a good deal, after which he soon became insensible, and was immediately brought to the hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Eatwell, 10, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 10
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1852
Date of death: 21 Apr 1852
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys. Peritonitis. Pleurisy. Bronchitis. White patch upon the heart. Gangrenous state of inside of the cheek with thickening of the tonsils from the use of mercury apparently
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Pleura); Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Gangrene (Cheek);Thickening (Palatine tonsil)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: The mother said he had been ailing ever since Christmas but did not know what was the matter with him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax, pharynx and mouth
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Head, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 32
Date of admission: 25 Jan 1854
Date of death: 3 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Phagadaena. Ulceration of a wound of leg. Pleurisy. Secondary deposits in lung. Inflammation of pulmonary vein
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Wound (Leg); Pleurisy (Pleura); Deposit (Lung); Inflammation (Blood vessels);
Admitting doctor: Johnson, Henry Charles
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man, whose appearance was tolerably healthy & habits, as far as was known, temperate, was admitted on account of a lacerated wound of the leg (caused by striking it against the step of an omnibus)’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: Trauma / accident

James J. Elmore, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Apr 1871
Date of death: 7 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Dilatation of the heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)

Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This man had suffered for three months from abdominal pain, cough & dyspnoea. Shortly before admission his legs swelled. There was no history of previous rheumatism’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alice Elliott, 9, [Child of] Gamekeeper

Occupation or role: [Child of] Gamekeeper
Age: 9
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Feb 1888
Date of death: 10 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Vegetations of the mitral valve. Stenosis of the mitral valve. Embolism of the right middle cerebral artery
Disease (standardised): Vegetation (Heart); Disease (Heart); Embolism (Blood vessels)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The child lived at a village near Amersham in Buckinghamshire. She was in good health till July 1887 when she had acute rheumatism. On Christmas day 1887 she suddenly lost the power of moving her left arm and leg. She recovered power in her left leg so that she was able to walk about: the arm improved more slowly’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, spinal cord, abdomen, thorax, heart, spleen, kidneys, liver, stomach

Type of incident: n/a

Maud Dudfield, 35, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1870
Date of death: 27 Mar 1870
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Morbus Cordis.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient stated that she had suffered from disease of the heart for a year, and for the last month had had dropsy of the legs and abdomen. She had had acute rheumatism three times, the last attack 20 years before.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, pericardium, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

John Skelton, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Mar 1855
Date of death: 28 Mar 1855
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Hypertrophy and dilatation of Heart
Disease (standardised): Tetanus (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had enjoyed excellent health until eighteen months ago when he was attacked with what he called 'slight bronchitis' which he had never been able to shake off.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx, heart and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Goodwin, 25, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Mar 1845
Date of death: 13 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Kidneys mottled and granular. Brain wet. Fluid in pleurae. Pneumonia. Pericarditis. Hypertrophy of left ventricle. No anasarca
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Disease (Brain, Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart)
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 could give but an imperfect account of his case. It appeared however from the evidence of the friends that he had been under treatment during the last two or three months for pain in the loins, for which he had been cupped. That he had never had dropsy. That the day before, and on the morning of admission, he had had fits, during which he was violently convulsed, foamed at the mouth, and bit his tongue severely’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Moses Martin, 70, Bar Keeper

Occupation or role: Bar Keeper
Age: 70
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Mar 1870
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Fatty Heart.
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient was not seen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Dora Gibson, 34, [Wife of] Butler

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Butler
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1916
Date of death: 22 Apr 1916
Disease (transcribed): Malignant endocarditis
Disease (standardised): Endocarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: She had pains in the limbs and painful swelling of the joints for the past six weeks. The illness was ushered in by vomiting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, bladder, alimentary canal, stomach and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Rose, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 27
Date of admission: 22 Mar 1854
Date of death: 5 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Disease of the heart
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Heart)
Admitting doctor: Wilson, James Arthur
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient presented a remarkable blueness of the lips, nose & cheeks which contrasted strangely with a yellow colour of the eyes & of those parts of the face which were not so congested’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

William Skelton, 48, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Nov 1842
Date of death: 18 Dec 1842
Disease (transcribed): Open foramen ovale. Pericarditis. Hypertrophy and dilatation of Heart. Liver and kidneys granular.
Disease (standardised): Foramen ovale, patent (Heart); Pericarditis (Heart); Hypertrophy (Heart); Dilatation (Heart); Granular (Liver, Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Osborne, 45, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Feb 1888
Date of death: 9 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Old mitral disease. Enlarged right ventricle. Dilated pulmonary artery and many of its branches in both lungs containing an antemortem clot
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'When 18 years of age the patient worked with lead. He was then a stone keeper. This occupation lasted only a year, but during that time he had colic. He had always been accustomed to drink beer, avoiding the weaker kinds and drinking chiefly ‘six ale’, and some spirits. The average quantity of beer was 5 or 6 pints daily’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, abdomen, lungs, heart, spleen, kidneys, liver, stomach

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Hopkins, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Jan 1843
Date of death: 13 May 1843
Disease (transcribed): Ossification of arteries with gangrene senilis of foot.
Disease (standardised): Ossification (Arteries); Gangrene (Foot)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and arteries
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Grinaway, 35, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Mar 1870
Date of death: 23 Mar 1870
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Abscess of lung. Pericarditis.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Abscess (Lung); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The man was reported to have been ill a month before admission, suffering from pain in the chest and cough. On admission he was very drowsy and heavy and did not pass urine for 24 hours. There was slight anasarca of the whole body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

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