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William Cranbrook, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1846
Date of death: 23 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Miliary tubercles. Ulceration of intestines.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines)
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 reported that he had been ill about six months, suffering almost constantly from diarrhoea with gradual wasting and extreme debility. His illness began with a fistula in ano.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Morris, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Apr 1852
Date of death: 24 Apr 1852
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis. Partial gangrene of intestines
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Gangrene (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Two days before admission she had begun to vomit and had continued to do so up to that time.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Bartlett, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Feb 1855
Date of death: 31 Mar 1855
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Peritonitis. Fibrinous deposit thickening the stomach
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Thickening (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man stated that five weeks before admission he became subject to gripping pains in the umbilical region with tenderness. His appetite failed and he always had a feeling of weight in the chest after eating.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Jones, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1848
Date of death: 17 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Inguinal hernia. Operation. Peritonitis. Secondary abscesses of liver and lung.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Abscess (Liver); Abscess (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with a congenital scrotal hernia which was in a state of strangulation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ernest Hill, 39, Reporter

Occupation or role: Reporter
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Apr 1918
Date of death: 30 Apr 1918
Disease (transcribed): Dysphagia. Influenzal pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Deglutition disorders (Throat); Pneumonia (Lungs); Influenza
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: 'For the last fortnight patient has had attacks of pain in the chest, he has been able to go on with his work. 2 days ago he suddenly found that he was unable to swallow anything, even fluids. His doctor sent him to hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Isaacs, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1846
Date of death: 21 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Mania. Cut throat. Inflammation of sub mucous tissues of larynx. Pleurisy. Extensive inflammation and gangrene of arms.
Disease (standardised): Bipolar Disorder; Wound (Throat); Inflammation (Larynx); Pleurisy (Pleura); Inflammation (Arm); Gangrene (Arm)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was first admitted on March 25th under Mr Cutler’s care in a state of collapse, insensible and with several small superficial wounds of the throat which had been inflicted by himself a short time before admission. He was re-admitted having again cut his throat.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax, abdomen and superior extremities
Type of incident: Suicide

William Elliott, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Mar 1855
Date of death: 29 Mar 1855
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Scrofulous deposit in Liver and Kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Liver); Tuberculosis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: Thought evidently dying of Phthisis, this man was admitted by the Apothecary on account of his extensively exhausted state, he being scarecely able to stand.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ellen Lagrasse, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1843
Date of death: 17 May 1843
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of Liver.
Disease (standardised): Malignancy (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Strangeman, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Feb 1846
Date of death: 21 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of the posterior mediastinum enveloping the large vessels, trachea, bronchi and oesophagus and spreading to the structure of the left lung, mucous membrane of trachea and bronchi contaminated. Other organs healthy. Old adhesions
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Thoracic cavity); Cancer (Trachea); Cancer (Lung); Cancer (Oesophagus)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry. Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: From the account given by this patient it appeared that last December a swelling about the size of a marble formed in the right leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Hawkins, 33, Gentleman’s servant

Occupation or role: Gentleman's servant
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 May 1853
Date of death: 5 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Poisoning by sulphuric acid. Corrosion of the oesophagus and stomach. Also of the duodenum
Disease (standardised): Poisoning (Systemic); Corrosion (Oesophagus); Corrosion (Stomach); Corrosion (Duodenum)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: A gentleman’s servant who had lost money by betting on a horse race. He was observed to stagger and fall in the street.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, oesophagus, tongue, larynx and thorax
Type of incident: Suicide

Mary Webber, 18, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Feb 1849
Date of death: 7 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Pneumothorax. Empyema. Tubercles & vomicae in the left lung. Congested liver. Fibrinous block in the spleen
Disease (standardised): Pneumothorax (Lungs); Empyema (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs); Congestion (Liver)
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 girl stated that she had been only ill during 3 weeks previous to her admission, that she had enjoyed good health up to the period, and although having a delicate complexion was in pretty good condition. She complained of catching pain under the left breast, which interfered with her coughing or drawing a deep breath, & said she could not lye on that side at night’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John McKew, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 May 1853
Date of death: 4 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Chronic inflammation of the caecum and ascending colon with ulceration. Peritonitis

Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Inflammation (Intestines); Ulcer (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had been in a state of great destitution and for many night had not had a bed to sleep on before his admission into the hospital.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sidney Wilkins, 30, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Apr 1918
Date of death: 28 Apr 1918
Disease (transcribed): Hernia of small gut into mesentery. Obstruction. Peritonitis. Lateral anastomosis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Intestines); Obstruction (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Anastomosis
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Post mortem examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Medical notes: '3 days ago he was seized with sudden acute abdominal pain, and vomited. He has vomited intermittently, and the pain has persisted since. The bowels have not been opened, and he was given an enema without result. 9 years ago appendix abscess, and subsequent removal’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Esther Harbour, 6, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1846
Date of death: 20 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Extensive burn. Effusion of fluid in sub arachnoid tissues and in ventricles. Three ulcers in duodenum. Mottling degeneration of the kidneys. Other organs healthy.
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin); Effusion (Brain); Ulcer (Duodenum); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This girl was admitted in a state of collapse and suffering from a severe burn after her clothes caught fire
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, larynx, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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

Sarah Waller, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Feb 1848
Date of death: 7 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Extensive chronic ulceration of tongue, epiglottis and glottis. Pneumonia and grey hepatisation.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Tongue); Ulcer (Larynx); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient, who was apparently of a scrofulous habit, was admitted into the Hospital with extensive ulceration of the soft palate.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Mouth and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Seals, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Apr 1853
Date of death: 29 Apr 1853
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of liver
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, 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: This body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Davis, 14, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 14
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1852
Date of death: 18 Apr 1852
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated inguinal hernia with operation. Removal of portion of omentum and the appendix caeci which was ulcerated, by ligature. Fatal peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Ulcer (Appendix); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He was admitted with symptoms of strangulated hernia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Loveland, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Feb 1855
Date of death: 24 Mar 1855
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Ulcerated Larynx and Intestines
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Larynx); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man had been very intemperate, having had no less than seven attacks of delirium tremens. His general health had been good, but there was a family predisposition to Phthisis. Four months ago he had been seized with a violent fit of coughing and brought up a great deal of blood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Bissell, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Apr 1848
Date of death: 1 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Extensive ulceration of bowels. Slight congestion of lungs. Calcareous substances in choroid plexus.
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Ulcer (Intestines); Congestion (Lung); Calcareous substances (Brain)
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 patient was admitted with fever of about three weeks duration. She had been seized in the first instance with rigors, headache and sickness, rapidly followed by complete muscular prostration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Hall, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 76
Date of admission: 27 Mar 1854
Date of death: 2 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Sloughing of intestine
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Thigh); Operation (Thigh); Sloughing (Intestines)
Admitting doctor: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This old woman was admitted on account of strangulated femoral hernia, which had excited for 2 days. She had never observed any tumour in the groin before the above date’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Edward Walden, 52, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Apr 1916
Date of death: 22 Apr 1916
Disease (transcribed): Streptococcal meningitis. Epithelioma of the tongue
Disease (standardised): Meningitis (Brain); Epithelioma (Tongue)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: In December 1915 Mr Pendlebury performed a Whitehead's operation for epithelioma of the tongue. In January and March 1916 he was readmitted for removal of glands of neck. He was readmitted again on account of intermittent temperature and general condition of malaise.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, bladder, alimentary canal, stomach, intestines and brain
Type of incident: n/a

William Rouse, 34, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Apr 1845
Date of death: 12 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis with old & recent pleurisy. Lungs congested. Heart dilated. Tubercular ulceration of small intestine
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs); Congestion (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Tuberculosis (Intestines); Ulcer (Intestines)
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 in a partial state of collapse, stating that he had suffered from cough for months, and had frequent haemoptysis. He was too weak to undergo a stethoscopic examination’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Upstone, 8, [Child of] Blindmaker

Occupation or role: [Child of] Blindmaker
Age: 8
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Feb 1888
Date of death: 8 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Ruptured spleen. Abdominal section. Purulent peritonitis. Ruptured intestines.
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Spleen, intestines); Section (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: '[No history] of any importance previous to the accident. The boy was knocked down & the wheel of a carriage passed over his abdomen’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, liver, spleen, stomach, intestines, kidneys, lungs, heart

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Birch, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Apr 1841
Date of death: 22 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Ulceration of small intestines. Kidneys mottled & granular
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Ulcer (Intestines); Disease (Kidneys)
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, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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