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Alfred Tanner, 16 months, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 16 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1860
Date of death: 9 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Acute bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined, this case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

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

Agnes Weston, 7, [Child of] Builder

Occupation or role: [Child of] Builder
Age: 7
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Apr 1918
Date of death: 30 Apr 1918
Disease (transcribed): Bronchopneumonia. Toxic encephalitis
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lungs); Encephalitis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: 'Patient was quite well until 5 days ago, when she complained of pain in the head and chest. She has been in bed since then. On the day before admission she vomited several times and occasionally the vomit regurgitated through the nose’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, 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

William Balster, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1853
Date of death: 7 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Extensive bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He was admitted with cough of more than two years standing and spitting yellow phlegm.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
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

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

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

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

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 Sparrow, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Mar 1852
Date of death: 21 Apr 1852
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular peritonitis. Tubercles of lungs?
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: As the body was not examined this case is not given
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was removed unexamined
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Hill, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Feb 1850
Date of death: 2 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Emphysema. Paracentesis
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Emphysema (Lung); Paracentesis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient had passed through a very severe attack of confluent small pox only seven weeks before admission, and his convalescence was scarcely complete when he began to have cough and severe pain in the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Letitia Mawby, 5, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1848
Date of death: 12 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Hooping cough. Purulent bronchitis.
Disease (standardised): Whooping cough (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: As the body was not examined, the history of this case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the request of friends
Type of incident: n/a

John Stevens, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Apr 1844
Date of death: 30 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis Pulmonalis. Haemoptysis. Scrofulous Kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Haemoptysis (Respiratory tract); 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: At his admission he had a cough with purulent expectoration tinged with blood; there was considerable difficulty of breathing with severe pain extending across the chest and down the back.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Wallis, 61, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Apr 1845
Date of death: 14 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of the urethra. Chronic affection of the bladder, ureter etc. with mottling & granular degeneration of the kidneys. Large foul abscess in the left loin & extensing along the psoas, into the groin. Recent pleurisy & peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Urethra); Disease (Bladder, ureter, kidneys); Abscess (Loin, groin); Pleurisy (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This person had attended the hospital occasionally for many years past, and had been in the habit of having catheters introduced as an out-patient. When he applied in the 9th of April he was suffering from the usual symptoms of retention of urine and stated that he had not passed any water for twenty four hours’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Fanny Hill, 59, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 59
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1855
Date of death: 28 Mar 1855
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Both Lungs
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: A month before admission she went to attend a neighbour in confinement and caught cold by remaining up all night. A fortnight before admission the cold became even more severe, a cough with slight expectoration came on, and then her appetite began to fail. She had shivering and pain in the loins.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Fuller, 36, Postman

Occupation or role: Postman
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Mar 1916
Date of death: 24 Apr 1916
Disease (transcribed): Subphrenic abscess. Empyema
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Abdomen); Empyema (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: He had been treated for pain in the left chest for the past month. Apparently the trouble followed an attack on influenza.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, pancreas, bladder, alimentary canal and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

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

Edward Dixon, 59, Butcher

Occupation or role: Butcher
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1870
Date of death: 27 Mar 1870
Disease (transcribed): Hydatid cysts in the substance of the sacrum and deep muscles of the back. Pneumonia.
Disease (standardised): Echinococcosis (Spine); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient had a swelling form over the back of the right thigh, which gradually increased without pain and burst three months before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, bones and muscles
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Turner, 39, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Apr 1849
Date of death: 4 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Ozaena. Extensive syphilitic caries of the nasal topae, & of the bones at the base of the skull
Disease (standardised): Rhinitis, atrophic (Nose); Syphilis (Nose); Caries (Skull)
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 stated that in June last he became affected with symptoms of secondary syphilis, the most important of which was pain in the left ear, with loss of hearing, & a scanty discharge from the meatus. During the September & October following he was put on a course of mercury and profusely salivated. Soon afterwards he became subject to epistaxis, sometimes to a large amount’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, larynx, pharynx

Type of incident: n/a

John Pendergast, 3, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 3
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1847
Date of death: 12 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro pneumonia. Convulsions previous to death. Grey hepatisation of lungs.
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Seizures (Brain); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The mother of this child stated that on the 29th she had reason to believe it fell backwards from a chair.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident?

Mary Anne Wadman, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1852
Date of death: 20 Apr 1852
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous deposits in the lungs. Old and recent pleurisy. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This person stated that she had suffered from cough and spitting during the previous twelve months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Appleton, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Apr 1846
Date of death: 20 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis Pulmonalis. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
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 not examined, at the request of the friends
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

John Sullivan, 58, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 May 1848
Date of death: 12 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: As the body was not examined, the history of this case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the request of friends
Type of incident: n/a

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