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Caroline Green , 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Dec 1842
Date of death: 23 Jan 1843
Disease (transcribed): Dysentery
Disease (standardised): Dysentery (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Nash, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 58
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1854
Date of death: 9 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of the stomach. Phthisis & vomicae in lungs
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Stomach); Tuberculosis (Lung); Abscess (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Wilson, James Arthur
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This man stated that he had been gradually falling away during the past 4 months, and during 3 months had also been suffering from sickness’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of injury: n/a

Thomas Phillips, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Apr 1841
Date of death: 30 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Mottled appearance of the kidneys. Anaemia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Anaemia
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Whitchurch, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 May 1841
Date of death: 31 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy of the left ventricle. Effusion of blood in pleura and pericardium. Liver granular. Ascites
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Effusion (Pleura, pericardium); Disease (Liver); Ascites (Peritoneum)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Dunn, 44, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Feb 1845
Date of death: 22 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions. Phthisis. Upper lobe, left lung, converted into one large vomica. Pneumonia. Tubercular ulceration of intestines
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Vomica (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Intestines); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient complained of great debility, which had been gradually coming on during the last six months. The catamenia [menstruation] had been absent during this period, and she attributed her ill health to this circumstance. She was much emaciated, and her countenance was extremely anxious, he complexion pallid.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Gambell, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Apr 1853
Date of death: 14 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous carcinoma of the rectum seven inches from the anus
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Rectum)
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 was admitted with obstruction of the bowels of about nine days standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Morton, 63, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Apr 1848
Date of death: 23 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of the liver. Pneumonia. Cartilaginous deposits under pleura.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Liver); Pneumonia (Lung); Cartilaginous deposits (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The cornea had a yellow tinge and he complained of sickness and pain in the right hypochondrium.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Williams, 44, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Apr 1853
Date of death: 17 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Vomicae. Peritonitis. Ulcerated intestines
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines)
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 presented a remarkably sallow cachectic aspect, with a slight tinge of yellow on the skin.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Evans, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 May 1853
Date of death: 20 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Diseased kidneys. Effusion into serous cavities. Thickened capsules of liver and spleen. Atheromatous state of the aorta
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Disease (Kidney); Thickening (Liver); Thickening (Spleen); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries)
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 whose breathing was so laboured that she was scarcely able to five a detailed account of herself.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Rebecca Ridgeley, 42, House Keeper

Occupation or role: House Keeper
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1855
Date of death: 14 Jan 1855
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro Pneumonia. Ulcerated Intestines.
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Lung, Pleura); Ulcer (Intestines)
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 had an emaciated and languid appearance with a dusky colour of face, and it did not appear that her answers were very trustworthy. She seemed confused and she had been wandering a good deal at night.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Ingham, 40, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Dec 1844
Date of death: 11 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Old and recent pleurisy. Heart thin and dilated. Slight atheroma in aorta. Tubercles in intestine and mesenteric gland etc
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Tuberculosis (Intestines, mesenteric glands)

Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'Stated that he had for many years been particularly subject to catch cold on slight exposure, and that during the last year & half had been annoyed by a slight tickling cough, unaccompanied by expectoration’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James King, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jun 1850
Date of death: 2 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Dysentery. Ulceration of colon. Perforation? Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Dysentery (Intestines); Ulcer (Colon); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: When admitted the patient was not able to give an account of himself. His wife stated that his illness had begun five weeks before which had confined him to bed where he became delirious.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Caroline Phillips, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 May 1844
Date of death: 17 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Anasarca. Fluid in both pleura. Disease of Liver and Kidneys – the veins of these organs being blocked up by firm coagula containing in their centre a puriform fluid.
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Fluid (Pleura); Disease (Liver); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with general anasarca and ascites and was in a state of great exhaustion having been brought out of her bed to which she had been confined for eleven weeks previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Sprat, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 41
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1854
Date of death: 29 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Vomicae. Ulcerated intestines
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Abscess (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitting doctor: Wilson, James Arthur
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'A man with a remarkably pale face, and quick & weak pulse, with slight hoarseness of voice, & a good deal of emaciation’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

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

John Savory, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 May 1841
Date of death: 28 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of the thoracic aorta. Pressure upon the left recurrent nerve and left bronchus
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This patient, some time previous to his death, made a very strange noise when breathing; I cannot characterise the sound but it was loudest during expiration. There was no pulse at the left wrist’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Harrison, 45, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Dec 1844
Date of death: 13 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of liver, with colloid deposit in the pylorus. Old pericarditis and pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Encephaloid disease (Liver); Deposit (Stomach); Pericarditis (Heart); Pleurisy (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'Stated that the catamenia [menstruation] ceased about 4 months prior to admission, and that just at the first returning period she vomited about a pint of dark-coloured blood, and since that time, the catamenia having re-appeared, her nose has bled considerably at the end of each successive month’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Freeman, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jun 1841
Date of death: 4 Jul 1841
Disease (transcribed): Concentric hypertrophy of the left ventricle. Granular state of the liver and kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Liver, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Rivett, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1841
Date of death: 5 Jul 1841
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of the intestine in the reduction of a hernia
Disease (standardised): Hernia; Rupture (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Armes, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Apr 1846
Date of death: 26 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Ulceration of larynx and necrosis of arytenoid cartilages. Pleurisy. Pneumonia. Ulceration of large and small intestines. Tubercular deposit in bronchial and mesenteric glands. Old adhesions of liver.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Larynx); Necrosis (Larynx); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines);Tuberculosis (Lymph nodes) ; Adhesions (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in an advanced stage of Phthisis Pulmonalis, together with affection of the larynx.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Johnson, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Apr 1841
Date of death: 8 Jul 1841
Disease (transcribed): Pericardium adherent. Congestion of the liver. Mottled & granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Pericardium); Congestion (Liver); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Hunt, 43, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1849
Date of death: 25 Jun 1849
Disease (transcribed): Jaundice. Old adhesions on the left side of the chest. Fractured intercostal cartilage corresponding side. Enlarged liver. Kidneys congested & flabby. Serous effusion beneath the arachnoid &c
Disease (standardised): Jaundice (Skin); Disease (Chest); Fracture (Ribs); Disease (Liver, kidneys, 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 was on his first admission placed under the care of the surgeon as he attributed his illness to a kick he had received from a horse on the left side. On examination however it was soon ascertained that although there had been some displacement of one rib from former accident, several years ago, that there were no symptoms referrible to a recent injury, but that he was labouring under some febrile affection’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

John Layton, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 April 1855
Date of death: 2 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): Chronic ulceration of stomach
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: He had always enjoyed good health until 18 months before admission when he used occasionally to feel twinges of pain in his stomach which became more frequent during the last three months. No vomiting came on until a fortnight before his admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Butler, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Jul 1841
Date of death: 17 Jul 1841
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles in the cerebellum. Softening of the septum lucidum. Tubercles in the lungs
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain); Softening (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Braybrook, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1852
Date of death: 12 Jan 1852
Disease (transcribed): Fungus form of carcinoma connected with the dura mater in two places appearing in the place externally and considered during life to be a sebaceous tumour. Carcinomatous growths in pancreas and kidneys and in pleurae
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Brain); Cancer (Pancreas); Cancer (Kidneys); Cancer (Pleura)
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: Illness had been gradually coming on ever since her last confinement about one and a half years ago. Her chief complaint was of pain at the left side of the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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