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Charles Elmes, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1854
Date of death: 3 Jan 1855
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro Pneumonia. Stricture of the Urethra
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Lung, Pleura); Constriction (Urethra)
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 man stated that he had been ill only about a week with cough and cold and pain in the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

James Gelley, 38, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 May 1849
Date of death: 16 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles & vomicae in both lungs. Pulmonary haemorrhage. Tubercular deposit in the intestines with ulceration of the small & large intestines
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs); Haemorrhage (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Intestines); Ulcer (Intestines)
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 applied for relief in consequence of diarrhoea, & pain in the stomach from which he had been suffering more than a month. On further enquiry it appeared that he was also subject to cough, had suffered from it more particularly since Xmas, & had spit blood only about a fortnight before his admission. But the cough was not particularly troublesome, & he had no night sweats’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Green , 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Mar 1855
Date of death: 30 Mar 1855
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Lung, Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: The patient stated that he had been ill four times in a similar manner. He attributed his present illness to exposure to cold and wet three weeks before.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Stacey, 64, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 May 1849
Date of death: 16 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Laceration of the lung. Emphysema. Two old clots in the brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Laceration (Lungs); Emphysema (Lungs); Clot (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was brought to the hospital on the afternoon of the 14th of May having been knocked down by a cart & thrown upon his chest against the curb stone’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Mary Ede, 62, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 62
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Mar 1855
Date of death: 4 April 1855
Disease (transcribed): Cardiac, Renal and Pulmonary Disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman had suffered some years from winter cough, and had been laid up twice with rheumatic fever. During last summer she became the subject of pain in the epigastric region after eating. Four months ago her legs began to swell and subsequently her abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard White, 34, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 May 1849
Date of death: 19 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Abscess in right kidney. Circumscribed abscess in peritoneal cavity. Left kidney enormously hypertrophied. Tuberculosis of the peritoneum. Extensive peritonitis. Scrotal hernia
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Kidneys, peritoneum); Disease (Kidneys); Tuberculosis (Peritoneum); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Hernia (Scrotum)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert and Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a scrotal hernia of the left side of 17 years’ duration, never wholly reducible. He had always worn a truss which had prevented the hernia increasing in size until the 3rd of May, when he observed it rather larger than usual, but free form pain. In the evening of the 3rd he had vomiting once, & the bowels acted scantily on the following morning; & then, not again till the evening of the 7th, by injection’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Waters, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Jan 1855
Date of death: 4 April 1855
Disease (transcribed): Cardiac and Pulmonary disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: Just before Christmas the patient caught cold, followed by cough and tightness across the chest and obstinate constipation. His legs swelled for a week before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Hicks, 23, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1849
Date of death: 21 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid cancer of the breast, subpleural surface of the lung, liver, uterus & ovaries
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Breast, lungs, liver, uterus, ovaries)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This woman, the mother of 6 children, was admitted with encephaloid disease of the left breast. It appears that 4 days after her last confinement 6 months prior to her admission, the breast became inflamed & an abscess formed, which broke at the end of a month, & discharged pus copiously. At the end of 6 or 7 weeks it healed & a similar abscess formed in the right breast. The child was then reapplied to the left breast & the flow of milk again became established, but ulceration taking place around the nipple continuing to increase, the child at length refused to suckle. A few days after the child was weaned, some hard lumps were discovered at the lower part of the gland, which gradually increased in size without much pain. She was then seized with rheumatic fever, acute in the befinningm but subsequently chronic’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Nathaniel Vincent, 33, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 May 1849
Date of death: 22 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Congenital malformation of the heart. Calcarous deposit in aortic semilunar valves. Atrophied muscular walls. Pulmonary apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Stroke (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'Admitted complaining of pain of abdomen, referred chiefly to right side, which had existed during 5 months, generally acoompanied by pain of head, & constipation of bowels. Appeared a good deal depressed, said he felt very languid: complexion sallow, conjunctive yellowish’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Pearse, 23, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 May 1849
Date of death: 22 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Brain congested, serous effusion in the ventricles. Tubercles in the cerebellum, the lungs, liver & kidneys
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Brain); Tuberculosis (Brain, lungs, liver, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry and Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This man, who have a very obscure account of his symptoms, stated that he had been constantly exposed to cold in his work while perspiring and that without any particular cause of illness he had been so weak as to be unable to return to work after the 3rd inst. He had been OP [out-patient for some time under Dr Pitman [Henry Pitman], and had been confined to bed for 3 or 4 days before his admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Caroline Patrick, 44, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 May 1849
Date of death: 23 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of the thyroid body. Constriction of the trachea
Disease (standardised): Encephaloid disease (Neck); Constriction (Trachea)
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 was admitted with an enlargement of the thyroid gland of 6 months’ duration. At first its growth was very gradual & unattended by pain, but in the course of a few weeks pain in the left side of the head & face & in the left shoulder were experienced’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Trachea, thyroid gland, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Maria White, 25, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 May 1849
Date of death: 24 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Tubercles & vomicae in both lungs. Tubercular deposit, & ulceration of the intestines. Liver large. Kidneys granular
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs); Deposit (Intestines); Ulcer (Intestines); Disease (Liver, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'Appearing much out of health, with an expression of considerable anxiety, the surface was marked especially the arms with small brownish spots, where she said small sores had been. She was considerably emaciated, but stated that she had no night sweats. She reported that she had been travelling in a 3rd class carriage on 24th December, and during the journey caught so severe a cold that she was unable to articulate when she reached her destination’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Parsons, 39, Groom

Occupation or role: Groom
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Jan 1856
Date of death: 11 Jan 1856
Disease (transcribed): Cardiac and Pulmonary disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had been ill for six months with cough and shortness of breath. This case presented the appearance of phthisis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Emma Byrne, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 May 1853
Date of death: 18 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Malignant ulceration and stricture of oesophagus, having an ulcerated opening leading into the pleural cavity and left bronchus
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Oesophagus); Ulcer (Oesophagus); Constriction (Oesophagus); Ulcer (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman had laboured for some time under stricture of the oesophagus which from her aspect was evidently of a malignant nature.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Trachea and oesophagus
Type of incident: n/a

George Cooper, 30, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 May 1849
Date of death: 29 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fractured laminae, spinous process & bodies of the 5th, 6th cervical vertebrae. Laceration of the cord. Congested lungs & kidneys
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Laceration (Spine); Congestion (Lungs, kidneys)
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 was admitted at 2 1/4am, with what was presumed to be fracture of the cervical portion of the vertebral column. He had also fracture of the lower fourth of the right femur & a wound of the integument at the upper part of the forehead. He had been drinking largely during the preceding day & went to bed intoxicated, but awoke during the night & fancied he heard thieves breaking into the house, whereupon he got out on the roof & in leaning over the parapet, lost his balance, & fell into the street below, a distance of 40ft’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax, abdomen, right lower extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John Jones, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 31
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1854
Date of death: 24 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Hydrothorax. Tubercles & vomicae in lungs
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Hydrothorax (Pleura); Abscess (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Nairne, Robert
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient when admitted alleged that he had only been suffering from cough during about 6 weeks. He had lost flesh, was liable to night-sweats, but had never spit blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx & trachea, thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Susan Hughes, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1853
Date of death: 18 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous tubercles in brain, lungs, kidney, uterus, spine
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Uterus); Tuberculosis (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This girl dated her illness from suppression of menstruation four months previously during the whole of which period she had suffered more or less from pain in the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Pearce, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 May 1853
Date of death: 21 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Empyema. Pericarditis. Secondary deposit in lungs and frontal vein
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Pleura); Pericarditis (Heart); Deposits (Lung); Deposits (Veins)
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 man had been seized a month before with pain in the left side accompanied by a good deal of cough and shortness of breath.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Bibby, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 49
Date of admission: 12 Apr 1854
Date of death: 26 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Circumscribed pleurisy. Phthisis. Tubercles & vomicae in lungs. Ulceration of the intestines
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines); Abscess (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of pain in left side of 6 weeks’ standings, accompanied by cough & shortness of breath’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Thomas Brangwin, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 May 1853
Date of death: 25 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Wound of hand. Pleurisy. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Wound (Hand); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: Three weeks before his admission his right hand had been hammed between the wheel and body of a cart, causing a lacerated wound on the dorsum of the hand.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Right upper extremity, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Sudsbury, 39, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Apr 1849
Date of death: 9 Jun 1849
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Fistula in ano
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Fistula (Anus)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
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: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

William Begley, 44, Soldier

Occupation or role: Soldier
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Dec 1855
Date of death: 11 Jan 1856
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Renal disease. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Disease (Kidney); Bronchitis (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: This man had enjoyed very good health until ten weeks ago when he began to suffer from pain in the head which came on every day. He had cough, dyspnoea and pain in the loins, and his legs became oedematous.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Oates, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 48
Date of admission: 9 Jan 1854
Date of death: 11 Jan 1854
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitting doctor: Cutler, Edward
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man was admitted in the evening of the 9th of January having sustained a fall, in which he bruised his chest severely. A quantity of blood was effused in the cellular tissue’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

John Beeson, 31, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jun 1849
Date of death: 13 Jun 1849
Disease (transcribed): Empyema in left pleural cavity. Lung condensed & solid. Right lung healthy. Bronchial tubes inflamed
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Lungs); Inflammation (Lungs)
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 been taken ill suddenly on the 29th of May, with pain referred chiefly to the cardiac region, but extending over the whole of the left side, accompanied by difficulty of breathing, with cough, which caused him a good deal of pain’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Bower, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Feb 1853
Date of death: 27 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Abscess in kidney and deposit in ureter and bladder
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Abscess (Kidney); Deposits (Ureter); Deposits (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This girl was admitted originally on the 22nd September 1852 with symptoms of inflammation of the bladder.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cavity of the bladder
Type of incident: n/a

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