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William Ayres, 46, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Sep 1848
Date of death: 1 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Hydrothorax. Compressed lung. Old pericarditic adhesions. Old pleuritic adhesions. Anasarca. Nutmeg liver. Granular kidney
Disease (standardised): Hydrothorax (Lungs); Disease (Heart, lungs); Edema (Systemic); Disease (Liver, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'The period of this man’s illness had extended to 6 months before his admission. He stated that it had commenced with sickness & vomiting, followed by swelling of ankles, distention of abdomen, giving in to shortness of breath & a sense of constriction across the chest. There was at his admission some oedema of ankles, the distention of the abdomen consisted chiefly of flatus. His complexion was of a yellowing cast’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Jeremiah Zebedee, 47, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Oct 1848
Date of death: 4 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Tubercles & vomicae in both lungs. Ulceration of the epiglottis & chordae vocales
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs); Ulcer (Larynx)
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 patient, whose occupation caused him to be very much exposed to wet & cold, stated that having been frequently subject to cough on former occasions, he had suffered from it constantly during the last 4 or 5 months, and for the last few weeks he had also had night sweats & become much emaciated. He had never spit blood. His expectoration was abundant & had become thick & yellowish for 2 or 3 weeks. He had given up work a fortnight’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Baker, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Oct 1848
Date of death: 21 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Fatal haemorrhage.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Haemorrhage (Lung)
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 got wet through on the 24th September after which he was seized with cold shivers and pain in both sides of chest followed by cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Sullivan, 28, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Nov 1848
Date of death: 15 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Miliary tubercles. Old adhesions of peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Disease (Peritoneum)
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 on admission that he had been subject to cough for some years, but had not until lately suffered much inconvenience. He caught cold 8 or 9 weeks previously, and has had a good deal of cough & dyspnoea ever since’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Perry, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Dec 1848
Date of death: 22 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Pain of head and deafness. Delirium.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Pain (Head); Deafness (Ear); Delirium (Brain)
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 patient presented on admission all the appearance of an ordinary case of fever. He was exceedingly deaf, which he said dated only from the commencement of his present illness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Catharine Doyley, 17, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Dec 1848
Date of death: 3 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis. Disease of aortic & mitral valves. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Pleurisy (Lungs)
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 patient was admitted for the third time into the hospital labouring as on former occasions under an attack of acute rheumatism. She stated that she had had a fainting fit on the 11th inst, that she had been ailing ever since, and was hysterical & out of sorts, with fits of laughing, crying, fainting &c on the 13th till the joints became red & swollen & painful on 17th. This appearance had entirely subsided on her admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Floyd, 35, Gentleman’s servant

Occupation or role: Gentleman’s servant
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Dec 1848
Date of death: 1 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Pneumonia. Dilated heart. Fatty liver & kidney
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Heart, liver, kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'A gentleman’s servant, who stated that when with the family in the country about a month ago, he had been seized with pain in the region of the heart, commencing gradually & remaining continuously, which was soon followed by palpitations & dyspnoea’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Price, 30, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Dec 1848
Date of death: 13 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Cachexia, miliary tubercles & vomicae in the lungs. Diseased liver
Disease (standardised): Cellulitis (Skin); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'He presented on admission a state of extreme cachexia. His countenance was pallid & blotched, his muscular system lax & flabby, his pulse frequent and very feeble. On his forehead, about the centre of the os frontis, was a large phagedaenic ulcer two or three inches in diameter, which had all the appearance of being of a syphalitic character. The surface was foul & secreting a copious & very offensive discharge. He stated that it had commenced four or five months back as a small pimple which he repeatedly picked until it at length became an ulcer. His habits had been drunken & dissipated, and he acknowledged having had a primary syphalitic sore about the middle of November last, which healed without the employment of mercury’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Bonfield Bryant, 48, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1849
Date of death: 5 Mar 1849
Disease (transcribed): Subacute rheumatism (gout?). Pneumonia. Spotted fever
Disease (standardised): Rheumatism (Joints); Gout (Joints); Pneumonia (Lungs); Spotted fever (Systemic)
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 patient was originally admitted with sub-acute rheumatism affecting chiefly the knee joints, from which he said he had then been suffering nearly a month. His first attack of a rheumatic character which he designated ‘fever’ had occurred about 18 years ago, and he had been in the hospital before with a similar attack to the present’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, knee joints

Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Jeffrey, 31, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jan 1849
Date of death: 31 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Vomicae. Blind fistula. Peritoneal inflammation. Ulceration of ileum
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs); Fistula; Inflammation (Peritoneum); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'Was admitted under the care of the surgeon with fistula in ano, for the purpose of operation. He was sent on the 26th to see the physician to enquire into the state of his chest, when he was found to have had cough & shortness of breath for some time [and] to be much emaciated, with night-sweats, and all the ordinary symptoms of phthisis’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Read, 16, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jan 1849
Date of death: 1 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles in the membranes of the brain, in the right hemisphere, & in both lobes of the cerebellum. Tubercles in the lungs & in the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain, lungs, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This boy scalded his leg in May 1847 & for some months was an inpatient of the hospital, but the sore never healed, and on one or two occasions took on an unhealthy action and bled a good deal. In the summer of 1848 he was at Marget [Margate] but returned in the autumn & in Jan 7 last was readmitted, his health having improved but the sore had become indolent & still occupied a very considerable surface of the limb’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John Sharp, 42, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Jan 1849
Date of death: 8 Feb 1849
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Semipurulent fluid in pleural cavity. Old adhesions. Hypertrophy & dilated heart
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Lungs); Disease (Lungs); Disease (Heart)
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 patient who had suffered from palpitation of heart for five years was admitted complaining of darting pain shooting through the praecordium to the back, with increased palpitation & shortness of breath’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Warby, 43, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Feb 1849
Date of death: 4 Feb 1849
Disease (transcribed): Delirium tremens. Congestion of membranes & substance of the brain. Pulmonary apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain); Congestion (Brain); Stroke (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'Presenting the quick, agitated manner of delirium a potu, although not very incoherent. Answering questions readily, but when left to himself beginning to mutter, and soon becoming very talkative. His nights were sleepless’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, cranium, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Mayer, 52, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Feb 1849
Date of death: 16 Apr 1849
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Cirrhosis of the liver, old pleuritic adhesions. Thickening of the great omentum
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Peritoneum); Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Disease (Lungs); Disease (Peritoneum)
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 person who was rather stout & with a florid complexion was admitted complaining of pain of abdomen, chiefly referred to the right hypochondrium & thence extending into right iliac fossa, with swelling of legs & abdomen. She stated that she had an attack of acute rheumatism 7 years previously, that the menses had now ceased 8 months, but she had enjoyed good [health] till 3 months ago when the legs began to swell. Since then she had suffered from cough, palpitation, shortness of breath, and had observed the abdomen also swelled’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Michael Bowler, 16, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Feb 1849
Date of death: 14 Feb 1849
Disease (transcribed): Acute bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
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

Mark Norman, 40, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Feb 1849
Date of death: 26 Mar 1849
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys. Large abscess in the thigh. Secondary abscess on the chest. Congested lungs. Blood partly fluid
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Abscess (Thigh, chest); Congestion (Lungs)
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 patient who presented a pale aspect, with puffy oedematous-looking face & swelled legs, stated that dropsy had commenced in the ankles about 4 or 5 weeks before admission. He had caught cold & suffered from slight cough for 3 or 4 months but had experienced no pain in the loins. His urine had sometimes been scanty but was never dark-coloured. The legs and thighs were on admission very much distended’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right lower extremity

Type of incident: n/a

William Rowles, 66, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Feb 1849
Date of death: 23 Mar 1849
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Pulmonary emphysema. Hypertrophied heart. Atheroma deposited in coronary arteries. Congested liver. Granular kidney
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Peritoneum); Emphysema (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Coronary arteries); Disease (Liver, kidneys)
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 patient who was a large muscular man, stated that he had first suffered form swelling of the ankle 2 months ago, but that under treatment this had been relieved, and the dropsy had again returned about 3 or 4 weeks before his admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

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

George Kettley, 48, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Mar 1849
Date of death: 19 Apr 1849
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia & abscess in both lungs. Old pericardial adhesions. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs); Disease (Heart, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte and Keate, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was originally admitted under the care of Mr Keate [Robert Keate] with fracture of 2 or 3 ribs on the right side from accident (probably the 3rd, 4th & 5th). He had some cough, and complained of pain on the right side for two or three days, in consequence of which it was thought necessary, after applying a few leeches, to take blood from the arm, by which his more urgent symptoms were greatly relieved’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, 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

Jane Langham, 68, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 68
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Mar 1849
Date of death: 21 Mar 1849
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Ascites. Dilated & hypertrophied heart. Extensive pleural adhesions. Congested kidneys
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Ascites (Peritoneum); Disease (Heart, lungs, kidneys)
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 was admitted with dropsy, which she stated had commenced in the ankles about 6 weeks before admission. Having been ailing for some years, she had latterly suffered form cough & shortness of breath, but had no previous symptoms of dropsy’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Taylor, 28, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Mar 1849
Date of death: 3 Apr 1849
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas. Congested lungs. Blood partially fluid. Cirrhosed liver. Bright’s disease of kidneys. Ulceration and thickening of the tibia. Ulcer of the leg
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Congestion (Lungs); Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Nephritis (Kidneys); Ulcer (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with cachectic abscesses one of which was situated about the middle of the anterior surface of the right leg, and another, which had already opened, a little above the inner condyle of the left humerus’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right lower extremity

Type of incident: n/a

Edward Finch, 19, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Mar 1849
Date of death: 23 Mar 1849
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Tubercles & vomicae in both lungs. Dilated heart. Ulcerations of small intestines. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs); Disease (Heart); 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 lad when admitted presented […] together with excessive emaciation & scrofulous enlargement of the cervical glands, an aspect somewhat unusual in phthisis of great lividity of the countenance, with blue patches on the cheeks & very blue lips. He stated that he had suffered from cough about 4 months, that he had gradually become weaker, but to his knowledge he never had spit blood. His expectoration was copious, and he had night sweats’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Kay, 30, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1849
Date of death: 13 Jun 1849
Disease (transcribed): Empyema. Operation. Lung condensed & solid. Abscess in left kidney. Inflammation of the mucous lining of the tympanic cavity. Ulceration of the membrana tympani
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Lungs); Operation (Lungs); Abscess (Kidneys); Inflammation (Ear); Ulcer (Ear)
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 patient was originally admitted into the hospital with epistaxis of 10 months’ duration, which he alleged had commenced after a fall on the head: this accident however appeared to have been 2 months previous to the first attack, of which there had been seven or eight of great severity. He had lost about ½ pint of blood on the morning before his admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Charlotta Lucas, 75, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 75
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1849
Date of death: 23 Mar 1849
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Fluid in left pleural cavity. Heart hypertrophied. Nutmeg liver. Cysts in both kidneys
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Peritoneum); Disease (Lungs, heart, liver); Cyst (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 patient who was admitted with general dropsy, dusky complexion and considerable dyspnoea, stated that she had suffered occasionally from dropsy in the ankles since September, that the abdomen had been swelled since Xmas, and that she had never been entirely free from it after that time. She gave an indefinite account of previous palpitation and shortness of breath, and stated that she had never had rheumatic fever, nor detailed any other assignable cause’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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