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Catherine Weller, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1847
Date of death: 21 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Disease (hypertrophy) of the heart? Mottled kidneys?
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Indeterminate); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The body of the patient having been removed without examination, no history of the case is recorded.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the request of friends
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 Jeffries, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Apr 1846
Date of death: 18 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy of bones of skull. Congestion of veins of brain. Congestion of lungs. Heart dilated and atrophied. Two aortic valves only with calcareous deposit in their structure. Blood fluid. Abdominal organs, nothing remarkable.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Skull); Disease (Brain); Disease (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with well marked symptoms of Delirium Tremens. No history of the case could be obtained.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Tidman, 51, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 51
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Mar 1847
Date of death: 03 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Umbilical hernia. Ulceration into sac. Abscess in omentum. Dilated heart with fatty walls. Fibrous tumour of uterus
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Ulcer (Abdomen); Disease (Heart); Tumour (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The patient about then months previous to her admission, first perceived a swelling at the umbilicus about the size of a hen’s egg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sampson Maynard, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jan 1848
Date of death: 12 Jan 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro pneumonia, with emphysema. Pericarditis and large quantity of pus in cavity. Dilatation of heart. Diseased liver and kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Liver)
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 man stated that with the exception of an attack of jaundice about fourteen months ago, he had enjoyed excellent health up to about three weeks since when he was seized with rigors and vomiting succeeded by pain in the epigastric and precordial regions.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Sirett, 67, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 67
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1846
Date of death: 9 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Oedema of scalp. Congestion of brain. Effusion of fluid in sub arachnoid tissue. Puriform lymph in the pleurae and in the peritoneum. Lungs loaded with frothy serum. Slight hypertrophy of left ventricle.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Head); Oedema (Head); Congestion (Brain); Effusion (Brain); Lymph (Pleura); Lymph (Abdomen);Serum (Lungs) ; Disease (Heat)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a contused scalp wound on the upper and back part of the head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Mary Anne Rider, 63, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1847
Date of death: 01 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Old pleuritic adhesions. Enlarged heart with dilated aorta. Bronchitis and congested lungs. Congested kidneys
Disease (standardised): Adhesions (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Bronchitis (Lung); Congestion (Lung); Congestion (Kidney)
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 reported that she had enjoyed robust health up to six or seven months ago, when dropsy gradually occurred and dyspnoea shortly afterwards.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Gammon, 24, Shepherd

Occupation or role: Shepherd
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Mar 1847
Date of death: 24 Apr 1848
Disease (transcribed): Disease of hip joint with dislocation of the femur. Inflammation of the femoral and iliac veins and vena cava.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Hip); Dislocation (Leg); Inflammation (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient on admission presented the symptoms of disease of the hip joint of long standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Abraham King, 59, Builder

Occupation or role: Builder
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1866
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of aorta. Blood extravasated into the pericardium
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Arteries); Extravasation (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer. Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This man was brought in having fallen from a scaffold twenty feet high.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Stanmore, 15, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Feb 1847
Date of death: 27 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of the leg. Secondary abscesses of lungs. Inflammation of and pus in the femoral vein. Old disease of hip with dislocation on dorsum ilii and complete ankylosis.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Abscess (Lung); Suppuration (Veins); Disease (Hip); Ankylosis (Hip); Dislocation (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient stated that he had in his occupation, walked much with heavy weights. Two or three weeks before admission, after a hard days work, swelling of the feet and ankles obliged him to lay up, and rigors and pain shortly came on.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Grieves, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 03 Mar 1847
Date of death: 26 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pleuritis. Compressed lung from thickening of pleura. Specs of atheroma on aorta. Cirrhosis of liver with ascites.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Compressed (Lung); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries); Cirrhosis (Liver); Ascites (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur. Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient whose whole appearance was indicative of ill-health was admitted with an abscess over the sacrum, the result of an injury received some time previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

George Angliss, 40, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1868
Date of death: 29 Mar 1868
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull. Rupture of lateral sinus
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Rupture (Transverse sinuses)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This patient was reported to have been thrown out of a cart on to his head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Joshua Grover, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Mar 1847
Date of death: 19 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro pneumonia with grey hepatisation of lung. Pericarditis.
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Disease (Lung); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: A very indistinct account could be obtained of this man’s illness, but it appeared that he had been ailing for some length of time, suffering from slight cough with symptoms of fever.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Holland, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Feb 1848
Date of death: 12 Apr 1848
Disease (transcribed): Extensive slough over the sacrum. Pericarditis and endocarditis.
Disease (standardised): Sloughing (Spine); Pericarditis (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart)
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 man was admitted in a state of great exhaustion with two large sloughing sores on his back. He had been suffering severely from Rheumatism for several months and for the last five weeks had been in the Chelsea Workhouse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Waring, 73, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 73
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Mar 1867
Date of death: 26 Mar 1867
Disease (transcribed): Oedema of lungs. Fatty heart. Fluid in brain
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Lung); Disease (Heart); Fluid (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Ring, Edmund Cuthbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: No history could be obtained from this patient. The dorsum of the foot and great toe were red and swollen, and his manner was very strange.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Mullinger, 56, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Gender: Male
Age: 56
Date of admission: 28 Feb 1878
Date of death: 8 Mar 1878
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs, pneumonia. Fatty heart, etc
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart);
Admitting doctor: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Bennett, William Henry
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. Patient stated that he had fallen down some days before admission and struck his side – Could give no other information. Symptoms Feb [February] 28. Tremulous – Cyanosed – Sweating – Pulse quick and feeble – Tongue foul – Complained of Pain over middle of 6 and 7 ribs on right side – No fracture detected – Bronchitis throughout both lungs – Urine albuminous'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, peritoneum, stomach, ribs
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Richard Turner, 64, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Mar 1877
Date of death: 1 Mar 1877
Disease (transcribed): Hernia. Intestinal haemorrhage, fatty heart, emphysema. Granular kidney.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Haemorrhage (Intestines); Disease (Heart); Emphysema (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The night before admission the rupture on the right side came down and could not be reduced.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, bronchi, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, peritoneum, intestine and hernia
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Knight, 58, Omnibus Driver

Occupation or role: Omnibus Driver
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Mar 1848
Date of death: 1 Apr 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pleuropneumonia with empyema. Pericarditis with effusion of bloody serum. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Empyema (Pleural cavity); Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man had been seized about six weeks before admission with acute catching pain on the right side of the chest accompanied by the usual symptoms of febrile disturbance.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Wilkinson, 9, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 9
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Feb 1848
Date of death: 31 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of leg. Secondary abscess in lung and empyema. Pus in sterno-clavicular joints and elbow joint. Pus in femoral vein.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Abscess (Lung); Empyema (Lung); Suppuration (Sterno-clavicular joints); Suppuration (Elbow); Suppuration (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas. Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This boy was admitted with scrofulous disease of the knee joint of four years duration, said to arise from a blow a short time previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Sterno-clavicular joint, thorax, abdomen, stump and superior extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Chilton, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 03 Jan 1847
Date of death: 03 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Congestion of brain. Tubercles and vomicae of lungs. Emphysema. Fatty and diseased heart. Diseased aorta.
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Arteries)
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 in a moribund state, and died about ten minutes after admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

George Jordan, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: n/a
Date of death: n/a
Disease (transcribed): Morbus cordis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Edmund J Turner, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1848
Date of death: 29 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema of lungs. Hypertrophy and dilatation of heart. Diseased aortic valves. Ascites. Diseased liver, spleen and granular kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Disease (Heart); Ascites (Abdomen); Disease (Liver); Disease (Spleen); Disease (Kidney)
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 man was brought to the Hospital in a moribund state. He had been suffering for a long time from Dropsy, cough and dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Ann Lane, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Mar 1848
Date of death: 29 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of the breast for scirrhus. Inflammation of veins of arm.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Breast); Cancer (Breast); Inflammation (Veins); Inflammation (Arm)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The history of the case is not recorded as the body was not examined.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the request of friends
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Atkinson, 11, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 11
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Aug 1846
Date of death: 05 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of leg. Secondary abscess in lungs. Femoral and iliac veins contained pus without indications of inflammation
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Abscess (Lung); Suppuration (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This girl was admitted in a weakly emaciated condition with necrosis and caries of the left leg, reported of a month’s standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

James Malcolm, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jul 1847
Date of death: 28 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of leg. Secondary abscess of lung. Pleuritis and empyema. Inflammation of femoral vein and pus in its cavity.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Abscess (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Empyema (Pleura); Inflammation (Veins); Suppuration (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient on admission was suffering under ulceration of the cartilages of the left knee joint apparently of an acute character.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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