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Harriet Ashdown, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Oct 1847
Date of death: 26 Nov 1847
Disease (transcribed): Softening of the cerebrum and calcareous deposit in the cortical structure and on surface of corpus striatum. Pneumonia with hepatisation. Large vegetations on mitral valve. Large white deposit in spleen.
Disease (standardised): Softening (Brain); Calcareous deposit (Brain); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: About five months ago this girl began to suffer from pain in the loins accompanied by much languor and general debility.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Stemp, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Jan 1848
Date of death: 15 Jan 1848
Disease (transcribed): Tracheotomy. Diffuse suppuration in cellular tissue of the neck. Oedema of glottis.
Disease (standardised): Tracheotomy (Trachea); Suppuration (Neck); Oedema (Larynx)
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 she thought herself in perfect health up to the 28th December last, when she was seized with rigors and sore throat with headache and symptoms of fever.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Neck
Type of incident: n/a

Mathew Bowman, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1848
Date of death: 8 Feb 1848
Disease (transcribed): Ulcer in the neck. Pneumonia with abscesses of lungs. Secondary abscess in kidney. Adherent pericardium
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Neck); Pneumonia (Lung); Abscess (Lung); Abscess (Kidney); Adherent (Heart)
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 who for some years past had been suffering from diabetes, was admitted suffering from dyspnoea and pain in the chest and epigastrium.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Sparrow, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Jan 1848
Date of death: 25 Feb 1848
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous tubercles in subpleural cellular tissue and subperitoneal cellular tissue. Scirrhous disease surrounding and producing stricture of bowel. Diseased uterus. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Pleura); Cancer (Abdomen); Cancer (Intestines); Constriction (Bowel); Disease (Uterus); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 woman first made application to and was admitted into the Hospital on the 3rd November last year. She was then suffering from diarrhoea, pain, tumour and induration in the right iliac region.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Ann McNamara, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 May 1848
Date of death: 6 Aug 1848
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis Pulmonalis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This patient gave on admission the usual history of phthisis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Smith, 16, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Dec 1848
Date of death: 24 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): Congestion and oedema of lungs. Old and recent pericarditis and universal adhesions. Very large heart with great dilatation of left ventricle.
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Lung); Oedema (Lung); Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart)
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 was admitted suffering from symptoms of Rheumatic Fever, together with disease of the heart.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Rose, 19, Groom

Occupation or role: Groom
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Dec 1848
Date of death: 27 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): Hydrothorax. Congestion and inflammation of lungs. Considerable hypertrophy and dilatation of heart with extensive disease of the aortic valves.
Disease (standardised): Hydrothorax (Pleural cavity); Congestion (Lung); Inflammation (Lung); Disease (Heart)
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, stated that two months ago he began to suffer from slight cough, dyspnoea and pain in the chest referred to the cardiac region.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and 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

Mary Ann Blackman, 7, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 7
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Aug 1849
Date of death: 12 Sep 1849
Disease (transcribed): Membranes of the brain & sinuses loaded with blood. Old pleuritic and pericardial adhesions. Intestinal canal vascular. Ulceration of mucous membrane near the lower end of the ileum
Disease (standardised): Disease (Brain, sinuses); Adhesion (Pleurae, pericardium); Disease (Intestines); Ulcer (Intestines)
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 child was admitted with considerable ascites, & general anasarca. It did not appear that she had had scarlet fever. It was stated that she had a fever last autumn, but it was not accompanied by any eruption, and that her present illness had commenced last Xmas with diarrhoea which had continued to the time of her admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Evans, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Oct 1851
Date of death: 13 Nov 1851
Disease (transcribed): Inflamed & ulcerated haemorrhoids. Coagula in haemorrhoidal & other branches of the internal iliac veins. Double pleurisy. Congestion of both lungs & secondary lobular pneumonia & coagula in some of the pulmonary arteries of the right lung. Instance of ‘single kidney’ in body
Disease (standardised): Haemorrhoid (Anus); Coagulum (Blood vessels); Pleurisy (Lungs); Congestion (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Single kidney (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'He had been previously ailing he said for years, but was under medical treatment during the last 5 weeks for pain at the epigastrium. On the 5th inst he was seized with burning sensation in the abdomen, headache, loss of appetite, thirst & inability to sleep. He had kept his bed since the 10th’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Robert Jones, 65, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Nov 1851
Date of death: 2 Dec 1851
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Old & recent pleurisy on the right side with compression of the lung. Congestion of left lung. Heart hypertrophied. Disease of the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Pleurisy (Lungs); Congestion (Lungs); Disease (Heart, kidneys)
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 old man stated that he had suffered from an attack of diarrhoea in summer, which was followed by rheumatism; since which the legs had occasionally swelled, but for some time had been permanently oedematous. For two months past he had had cough & spitting. He was rather emaciated, his face was pale, and his legs were enormously swelled’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Matthews, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Oct 1851
Date of death: 5 Dec 1851
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
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

Sarah Kent, [No age stated], Laundress

Occupation or role: Laundress
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Feb 1852
Date of death: 27 Feb 1852
Disease (transcribed): Old double pleurisy. Recent also on the left side. Scrofulous matter with surrounding hepatization in the middle of both lungs. Emphysema. The bullae having very peculiar character. Dilatation of right side of heart with hypertrophy. Fibrous tumours of the uterus and surrounding peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Disease (Heart); Cancer (Uterus); 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: She alleged that she had caught cold in going out of the heated room in which she was in the habit of working about eight weeks before her admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, uterus and appendages
Type of incident: n/a

David White, 36, Baker

Occupation or role: Baker
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jan 1852
Date of death: 3 Mar 1852
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys. Old pleurisy on right side. Recent pleurisy on left and pneumonia. Bronchitis. Hypertrophy of the heart and atheroma of the aorta. Fluid state of the blood
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries); Fluid (Blood)
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 had observed his urine to be more scanty than usual about a month ago, a symptom which was soon followed by swelling of the ankles and scrotum.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Lambert, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1852
Date of death: 30 Mar 1852
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Diarrhoea. Vomiting. Coma. Ulceration of intestines. Engorgement and friable state of the lungs. Fluid blood
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Diarrhoea (Intestines); Vomiting (Stomach); Coma (Brain); Ulcer (Intestines); Disease (Lung);Fluid (Blood)
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 patient had been ill only eight or nine days. He had been seized with shivering, pain in the head and in limbs, with some soreness of throat, diarrhoea and vomiting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Wells, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Jul 1852
Date of death: 5 Aug 1852
Disease (transcribed): Diseased heart with wart-like vegetations on the valves. Fluid in pleural, pericardial sacs. Old left pleural adhesions with white patches on the heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Fluid (Pleura); Fluid (Heart); Adhesions (Pleura); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with palpitation of the heart, dyspnoea, jaundice and anasarca of the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Cushen, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Aug 1852
Date of death: 12 Aug 1852
Disease (transcribed): Heart dilated and hypertrophied with valvular disease. Fibrinous deposit in the hearts walls. Old pleural adhesions and false membrane compressing the lung
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Fibrin (Heart); Adhesions (Pleura); False membrane (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: This man was admitted suffering with intense dyspnoea, with considerable emaciation and great lividity of the countenance.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Groom, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Aug 1852
Date of death: 17 Aug 1852
Disease (transcribed): Delirium tremens. Death after a kind of fit. Much effusion of clear fluid in the ventricles and sub arachnoid tissue found. Dilated heart and old left pleural adhesions. Fluid blood
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain); Seizures (Brain); Effusion (Brain); Disease (Heart); Adhesions (Pleura); Fluid (Blood)
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: A man of very dissipated habits who had been drinking hard during the previous week, was seized with symptoms of nervous derangement, sleeplessness, restlessness, excitement and tremulous movements.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

James Laing, 60, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jul 1852
Date of death: 20 Aug 1852
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid carcinomatous tumours in connection with the ribs outwardly, as well as inwardly pressing considerably upon the lung, also carcinoma of bronchial glands. Enlargement of the right leg with softening coagula within the veins thereof and at lower part of v. cava inf.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Ribs); Cancer (Lung); Enlarged (Leg); Coagula (Veins)
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 admitted that he had been of dissipated habits. His complaint was of pain in the right side with some swelling under the pectoral muscle.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Watson, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jul 1852
Date of death: 27 Aug 1852
Disease (transcribed): Rheumatic fever. Diseased heart and kidneys. Bronchitis. Soft lacerable state of lung. Pleural sacs full of clear fluid and also pericardium
Disease (standardised): Rheumatic fever (Tissues); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Bronchitis (Lung); Softening (Lung); Fluid (Pleura); Fluid (Heart)
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: The commencement of his illness dated from an attack of what had been called by his medical attendant rheumatic gout, which was probably acute or subacute rheumatism.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Haywood, 48, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Aug 1852
Date of death: 3 Nov 1852
Disease (transcribed): General paralysis. Extreme dilatation of ventricles with clear fluid. Softening of white central parts of the brain. Solidification of the lung
Disease (standardised): Paralysis (Brain); Disease (Brain); Solidification (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: This man had been under treatment for some little time on account of stiffness and feeling of weakness and numbness in both legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Barnes, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Dec 1852
Date of death: 18 Jan 1853
Disease (transcribed): Phthysis. Scrofulous deposit in the lungs in various stages. Diseased liver. Thickened capsule of the spleen
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Liver); Thickening (Spleen)
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 patient was admitted in a very weak and depressed stated, with a dusky colour of the face, cough and nervous anxiety.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Taylor, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1853
Date of death: 31 Mar 1853
Disease (transcribed): Debility and haemoptysis. Peculiar and excessive anaemic look. Consolidated lung with oedema. Albuminous urine, but kidneys natural
Disease (standardised): Fraility (Systemic); Haemoptysis (Respiratory tract); Anaemia (Blood); Oedema (Lung); Albuminuria (Urine)
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 lad stated that he had been ailing since October 1851 when he had some slight illness and had never recovered his health since.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

James Copeland, 48, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1853
Date of death: 4 Apr 1853
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: He was admitted complaining of pains chiefly in the shoulders and hands for four days before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Wild, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1853
Date of death: 5 Apr 1853
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Vomicae. Fatty disease of the liver
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (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 patient was admitted in apparently the last stage of phthisis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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