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William Cranbrook, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1846
Date of death: 23 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Miliary tubercles. Ulceration of intestines.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines)
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 he had been ill about six months, suffering almost constantly from diarrhoea with gradual wasting and extreme debility. His illness began with a fistula in ano.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Morris, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Apr 1852
Date of death: 24 Apr 1852
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis. Partial gangrene of intestines
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Gangrene (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Two days before admission she had begun to vomit and had continued to do so up to that time.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Jones, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1848
Date of death: 17 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Inguinal hernia. Operation. Peritonitis. Secondary abscesses of liver and lung.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Abscess (Liver); Abscess (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with a congenital scrotal hernia which was in a state of strangulation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Andrew Panton, 65, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Gender: Male
Age: 65
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1878
Date of death: 3 Apr 1878
Disease (transcribed): Old stricture, cystitis; cirrhosis from Biliary obstructions, etc. [?] abscesses in the kidney
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Indeterminate); Cystitis (Bladder); Liver cirrhosis, biliary (Liver); Obstruction (Biliary tract); Abscess (Kidney);
Admitting doctor: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Bennett, William Henry
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. Stricture for many years – For 10 or 12 has been in Habit of passing an instrument – for 4 years, much pain about bladder and urine ill smelling, thick and often bloody – A fortnight before admission passed [?] catheter with difficulty and on withdrawing it found that the point had broken off – for 10 days urine had been dribbling from him. Bladder was aspirated by a Surgeon 2 days before admission'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Liver, gall bladder, pancreas, intestine, spleen, kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Maynan, 44, Jeweller

Occupation or role: Jeweller
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Mar 1875
Date of death: 23 Mar 1875
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat. Suicide
Disease (standardised): Cut (Throat)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not reported here
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: Suicide

Sarah Waller, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Feb 1848
Date of death: 7 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Extensive chronic ulceration of tongue, epiglottis and glottis. Pneumonia and grey hepatisation.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Tongue); Ulcer (Larynx); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient, who was apparently of a scrofulous habit, was admitted into the Hospital with extensive ulceration of the soft palate.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Mouth and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Bissell, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Apr 1848
Date of death: 1 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Extensive ulceration of bowels. Slight congestion of lungs. Calcareous substances in choroid plexus.
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Ulcer (Intestines); Congestion (Lung); Calcareous substances (Brain)
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 with fever of about three weeks duration. She had been seized in the first instance with rigors, headache and sickness, rapidly followed by complete muscular prostration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
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

Jane Earl, 55, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 55
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Mar 1865
Date of death: 26 Mar 1865
Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia. Artificial anus
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Artificial (Anal canal)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This patient had been ruptured for thirteen years, for which she had sometimes worn a truss.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Hernia, chest and abdominal viscera
Type of incident: n/a

Susan Pook, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Apr 1848
Date of death: 21 Apr 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro pneumonia with adhesion of the pleura. Extensive ulceration of bowels. Enlarged mesenteric glands.
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Adhesion (Pleura); Ulcer (Intestines); Enlarged (Mesenteric glands)
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 attacked about a fortnight before with rigors, and all the usual symptoms of fever, followed in a short time by cough and pain in the left side of the chest.
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

Alice Carter, 74, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 74
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1847
Date of death: 18 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Slight peritonitis. Gangrene of the gut.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Gangrene (Intestines)
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 history stated that this patient had suffered from a severe cough for some time.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Dry, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1848
Date of death: 15 Apr 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the 7th rib on the right side with extensive laceration of the right lung and right side of liver.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Laceration (Lung); Laceration (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was admitted suffering acute pain in the chest and abdomen, and urgent dyspnoea so that he gasped for breath. About four hours previous to admission the wheels of a heavily laden cart had passed over his body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Eliza Sims, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Dec 1846
Date of death: 05 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema and inflammation of lung with extravasation and consolidation. Blood fluid. Extensive ulceration of bowels.
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Inflammation (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines)
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 seized about ten days before admission, with the ordinary symptoms of fever. Rigors occurred, and were soon succeeded by cough and pain in the chest, loss of appetite, thirst and a hot dry skin.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Kezia Lathbury, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Apr 1848
Date of death: 13 Apr 1848
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis. Foul abscess in connection with ulceration of the appendix and caeci. Pulmonary extravasation.
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Abscess (Intestines); Ulcer (Intestines); Extravasation (Lung)
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 reported that she was seized about a week since with vomiting, purging and pain in the lower part of the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Hannah R Barnes, 54, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1848
Date of death: 11 Apr 1848
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of the thyroid gland. Encephaloid tubercles in lungs and liver.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Thyroid gland); Cancer (Lung); Cancer (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 woman dated her illness from December last. She had at that time suffered from general pain (which she believed to be rheumatic), lost her appetite, and became altogether weak and out of sorts.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Throat, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Hunt, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jan 1846
Date of death: 2 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Oedema of lungs. Mottling degeneration of the kidneys. Congestion of liver. Oedema of inferior extremities
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Oedema (Lung); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Liver); Oedema (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The patient had been suffering more or less during the last six months from general anasarca which at first was confined entirely to the inferior extremities, but as it gradually increased, involved all parts of the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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

Hannah Mitchell, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 06 Mar 1847
Date of death: 11 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Lacerations of lung and liver
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Laceration (Lung); Laceration (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This woman having been run over by a cab was admitted collapsed and insensible.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Louisa Armitage, 36, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Feb 1870
Date of death: 26 Feb 1870
Disease (transcribed): Compound comminuted fracture of femur and lower jaw. Ulceration of Rectum. Pyaemia.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg, Skull); Ulcer (Intestines); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient had fallen from a second floor window on to the pavement below.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, rectum and cerebrum
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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

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

George Kitching, 61, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Jan 1847
Date of death: 28 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive and recent pleuritis. Hepatisation of lung. Granular kidneys. Cirrhosis of liver
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Disease (Lung); Disease (Kidney); Cirrhosis (Liver)
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 sickly emaciated condition with two sloughing ulcers of the right leg of a fortnight standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Rann, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Feb 1847
Date of death: 27 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Old pleuritic adhesions. Tubercles chiefly in lower lobes of lung and abscess. Peritonitis giving rise to a band of lymph passing in front of small intestine and causing constriction of bowel. Abscess in connection with ulceration of large intestine.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung); Abscess (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Constriction (Intestines); Abscess (Intestines);Ulcer (Intestines)

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 in a cachectic condition. It appeared that about two weeks ago she was suddenly seized with most acute pain at the lower part of the abdomen on the right side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Greasley, Schoolboy

Occupation or role: Schoolboy
Age: 8
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Mar 1871
Date of death: 20 Mar 1871
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of the liver
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Liver)

Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This patient, who had been run over, died immediately after admission, & was not seen by me’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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