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William Birmingham, 37, Soldier

Occupation or role: Soldier
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 03 Feb 1847
Date of death: 17 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Acute pericarditis with diseased heart. Peritonitis with ascites. Ulcer. Thin coats of stomach. Kidneys diseased
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ascites (Abdomen); Ulcer (Abdomen); 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 admitted labouring under symptoms of disease of the heart and kidneys.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Stephen Young, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Feb 1847
Date of death: 20 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis. Diseased heart. Pleuritis. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Pleurisy (Pleura); Disease (Kidney)
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 stated that about two months ago he caught cold and became troubled with cough and expectoration. Two days before admission he experienced severe pain on inspiration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Phillips, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Feb 1847
Date of death: 28 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy with extensive extravasation of blood into the left thalamus and corpus striatum, pons and medulla. Great hypertrophy of the left ventricle of heart. Granular kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain); Extravasation (Brain); Disease (Heart); 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 admitted in an insensible state, having been seized with a fit while sitting quietly eating about an hour and a half before.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Hollond, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Feb 1847
Date of death: 01 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Grey hepatisation of lung. Hypertrophy and dilatation of heart. Peritonitis from perforating ulcer of duodenum. Granular kidney.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Lung); Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines); 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 patient was admitted in an almost moribund state, anasarcous, and suffering greatly from dyspnoea and orthopnoea
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
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

John Deezkiamz, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1847
Date of death: 23 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Purpura of both legs. Extensive pleurisy with considerable purulent effusion. Lung greatly compressed. Dilatation of cavities of heart. Slight hour glass contraction of stomach
Disease (standardised): Purpura (Leg); Pleurisy (Pleura); Compressed (Lung); Disease (Heart); Contraction (Stomach); Suppuration (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: It appeared from the meagre account which could be obtained of his symptoms, that he had long been suffering from could and cough, and on one or two occasions had had slight haemoptysis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Bishop, 62, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 May 1847
Date of death: 24 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Recent pleurisy. Secondary abscess of lung. Cysts and congestion of kidney with specs of pus. Lithotripsy. Some calculi impacted in urethra at membranous portion. Sloughing of urethra. Abscess in perineum. Diffuse inflammation of veins.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Abscess (Lung); Cysts (Kidney); Congestion (Kidney); Suppuration (Kidney); Lithotripsy (Kidney);Calculi (Urethra) ; Sloughing (Urethra) ; Abscess (Perineum) ; Inflammation (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with symptoms of stone in the bladder.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Hawkes, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1847
Date of death: 05 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Ascites and anasarca. Old adhesion of pleura. Great congestion of lungs. Pleuritis with extensive effusion of fluid and compressed lungs. Pericarditis. Flabby heart. Dilatation of aorta.
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Oedema (Leg); Adhesion (Pleura); Congestion (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Compressed (Lung);Pericarditis (Heart) ; Disease (Heart) ; Dilatation (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 man who reported that he had been a free drinker, and had suffered from Rheumatic Fever, was admitted suffering from ascites and some little anasarca of the lower extremities.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Simcock, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jun 1847
Date of death: 27 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Distorted bones of lower extremities. Scalp wound with diffuse inflammation of cellular tissue. Exposure of skull with extravasation of blood and diffuse inflammation of membranes of brain. Secondary abscesses of lung. Old pericarditis. Enlarged and diseased aorta.
Disease (standardised): Distorted bones (Leg); Wound (Scalp); Inflammation (Scalp); Exposure (Skull); Inflammation (Brain); Abscess (Lung);Pericarditis (Heart) ; Disease (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident?

Joseph Weedon, 79, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 79
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 02 Aug 1847
Date of death: 03 Aug 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the ribs with laceration of lung and blood in cavity of pleura. Diseased aortic valves and aorta, with dilatation and ulceration of latter.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Laceration (Lung); Disease (Arteries); Disease (Arteries); Ulcer (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a state of collapse with fracture of several ribs on the left side, the consequence of a fall under the hoofs of a horse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Walter Stokes, 14, Chorister

Occupation or role: Chorister
Age: 14
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Jul 1847
Date of death: 04 Aug 1847
Disease (transcribed): Recent pleurisy. Numerous abscesses of lungs and pneumonia. Diseased valves of aorta. Diffuse suppuration of leg. Pus in ankle joint.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Abscess (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart); Suppuration (Leg)
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 was transferred from the care of the Surgeons to Dr Wilson, stated that after singing at St Paul’s Cathedral he almost immediately began to complain of pain in the ankles which soon became swelled and inflamed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Butcher, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jul 1847
Date of death: 01 Sep 1847
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema and oedema of lungs. Endocarditis. Ulceration of mitral valve and tendinous chords. Heart very large with hypertrophy and great dilatation of left ventricle.
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Oedema (Lung); Endocarditis (Heart); Ulcer (Heart); Disease (Heart)
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 suffering from ascites and anasarca, with considerable pain in the region of the liver, and dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Dixon, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jul 1847
Date of death: 12 Sep 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pleuritic adhesions of hydrothorax. Dilatation and hypertrophy of left ventricle and fatty heart. Ascites. Thickened peritoneum. Liver diseased. Kidneys granular, the left contracted. Spleen softened.
Disease (standardised): Adhesions (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Ascites (Abdomen); Thickening (Abdomen); Disease (Liver); Disease (Kidney);Disease (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: This man was admitted suffering from anasarca of long duration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Symmonds, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Aug 1847
Date of death: 11 Oct 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pulmonary apoplexy. Diseased heart. Ascites. Diseased liver. Fibrous tumour of the uterus.
Disease (standardised): Haemorrhage (Lung); Disease (Heart); Ascites (Abdomen); Disease (Liver); Tumour (Uterus)
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 woman was admitted complaining of general uneasiness and pain in the right hypochondrium, of oppression at the chest and palpitation on exertion, and of oedema of the legs of about three weeks duration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Anne Phipps, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 01 Sep 1847
Date of death: 23 Oct 1847
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas of head and neck. Diseased heart, old pleuritis and contraction of effused lymph. Diseased kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Disease (Heart); Pleurisy (Pleura); 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 woman was admitted suffering from excessive dyspnoea, palpitation, and anasarca with sloughing of the toes and great inflammation of the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Gymar, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Nov 1847
Date of death: 27 Nov 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive pleuritis and pericarditis. Pneumonia with hepatisation and purulent infiltration. Cyst of kidney.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Pericarditis (Heart); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Suppuration (Lung); Cysts (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 was admitted suffering excessively from dyspnoea and pain in the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Emma Branston, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Nov 1847
Date of death: 06 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas of head. Great congestion of lungs with patches of extravasation. Large heart and diseased mitral valve. Diseased liver and kidney with peculiar alteration of colour.
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Congestion (Lung); Extravasation (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Liver); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This girl was admitted complaining of Amenorrhea, slight cough and palpitation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Fauces, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Stevens, 7, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 7
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 03 Jul 1847
Date of death: 10 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia and hepatisation. Old pericarditis. Ascites and peritonitis. Contracted liver covered with false membranes which also covered the spleen.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Pericarditis (Heart); Ascites (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Liver);Disease (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This body was admitted suffering from enormous enlargement of the abdomen, consequent upon the effusion of fluid into the peritoneal cavity.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Streat, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 01 Dec 1847
Date of death: 11 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema of lungs. Diseased heart. Disease of coronary arteries and aorta. Contraction of arch of aorta from deposit of bone. Ulceration of inner coat
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Arteries); Ulcer (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 woman was admitted suffering from palpitation with general anasarca.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Hilditch, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Sep 1847
Date of death: 16 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro pneumonia and emphysema of lung. Pericarditis. Diseased heart. Enlarged liver.
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry. Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was admitted suffering from an ulcer on the right leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Osborne, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Dec 1847
Date of death: 24 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis. Peritonitis. Numerous bands of omentum adhering to peritoneum and producing partial strangulation of intestine. Scrofulous tubercles in sub peritoneal cellular tissue.
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Adhering (Intestines); Strangulation (Intestines); Tuberculosis (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 man said that about twelve days before admission after drinking freely and taking a considerable quantity of gin, he was seized with pain of a spasmodic nature around the navel.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Emma Hipwell, 23, Milliner

Occupation or role: Milliner
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Dec 1847
Date of death: 18 Feb 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia with great heptisation. Pericarditis and extensive endocarditis. Ascites. Deposits in spleen and kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Pericarditis (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart); Ascites (Abdomen); Deposits (Spleen);Deposits (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 girl reported that she had enjoyed excellent health up to twelve months ago, when she began to work at a Milliners and consequently became much confined to the house. Her health from this time gradually began to fail.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Griffin, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Feb 1848
Date of death: 28 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia with grey hepatisation. Flabby heart. Deposit of atheroma in aorta. Granular kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Disease (Heart); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries); Disease (Kidneys)
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, a thin cachectic looking person, reported that he had been ailing about twelve months. At first he had suffered chiefly from weakness across the loins, but about six months ago he began to vomit occasionally, and his legs began to swell.
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

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

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