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Alexander Reid, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Aug 1853
Date of death: 20 Aug 1853
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Vomicae. Fatty heart and kidneys. Intestines ulcerated
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); 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 was admitted in an advanced stage of phthisis, stating that he had never suffered from cough up to six months before, when it had commenced in consequence of exposure to cold and wet.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alexander W. Rutherford, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 May 1851
Date of death: 29 May 1851
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Diarrhoea
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Diarrhoea (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined this case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Alice Price, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Nov 1847
Date of death: 19 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Aneurismal dilatation of right auricle. Extensive disease of heart. Granular kidneys. Contracted liver.
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (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 woman stated that a fortnight ago, without apparent cause, anasarca and ascites made their appearance. Three days before admission palpitation commenced and a distressing amount of dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann May, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Dec 1852
Date of death: 16 Mar 1853
Disease (transcribed): Chronic abscess in the right lobe of the liver
Disease (standardised): Abscess (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 woman stated that she had first observed a swelling in the right side of the abdomen three months before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Worthington, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 37
Date of admission: 7 Sep 1854
Date of death: 13 Sep 1854
Disease (transcribed): Cholera
Disease (standardised): Cholera (Intestines)
Admitting doctor: Wilson, James Arthur
Surgeon: n/a
Physician: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Post mortem notes: n/a

Type of injury: 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

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 Lake, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 May 1846
Date of death: 25 Aug 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis. Pleuritis with sero-purulent effusion on left side. Old adhesions on right side. Very large vomicae containing pus. Old peritonitis in region of spleen. Mesenteric glands universally enlarged. Ulcers of small and large intestines. Scrofulous ulceration of mucous membrane of uterus. Large coagula with pus in their interior blocked up the iliac and femoral arteries in left side, having produced oedema of lung during life.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Suppuration (Pleura); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Enlarged (Mesenteric gland); Ulcer (Intestines);Tuberculosis (Uterus) ; Ulcer (Uterus) ; Coagula (Arteries) ; Oedema (Lung)
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 cough and dyspnoea, and general anasarca. She stated that she was quite well about three weeks ago, when the catamenia ceased rather suddenly and she began to cough and expectorate and to suffer from pain in the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Lane, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Jan 1841
Date of death: 5 Feb 1841
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of peritoneum & uterus. Ulcers in intestines. Abscesses in kidneys
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Abdomen); Inflammation (Uterus); Ulcer (Intestines); Abscess (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

Anne Pain , 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 February 1844
Date of death: 15 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Jaundice. Cirrhosis of the Liver. Slight hypertrophy of left ventricle of the heart. Spleen of enormous size, congested and quite hard. Ascites with flakes of lymph.
Disease (standardised): Jaundice (Skin); Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Disease (Heart); Disease (Spleen); Ascites (Abdomen)
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 an accumulation of fluid in the abdomen of two years duration and a solid tumour in the left hypochondrium. She was of intemperate habits and had indulged freely in spirits.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Pocock, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Oct 1851
Date of death: 7 Dec 1851
Disease (transcribed): Chronic inflammatory thickening of the submucous areolar tissue at the pyloric end of the stomach. Ulceration of the same. Perforation into the abdominal cavity only obviated by adhesion of the liver. Renal disease
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Stomach); Ulcer (Stomach); Perforation (Abdomen); Disease (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: 'A married woman who had borne 9 children, with a sallow, emaciated appearance, & a quick & feeble pulse, who stated that during more than 2 years past she had suffered from painful sensations, & sinking at the epigastrium, which were especially severe after her food’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Saunders, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 09 Dec 1846
Date of death: 24 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis. Ulceration of the bowels?
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: As the body was not examined after death, the case is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body given up for dissection and consequently not examined.
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Weaver, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 19
Date of admission: 29 Nov 1854
Date of death: 17 Dec 1854
Disease (transcribed): Extensive ulceration of the large intestine
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitting doctor: Wilson, James Arthur
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This young woman stated that she had been attacked by diarrhoea, accompanied by great pain across the abdomen, & passing of blood by stool, only 9 days before admission. In other respects her health had been perfectly good’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Bridget Sullivan, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 46
Date of admission: 10 Sep 1854
Date of death: 10 Sep 1854
Disease (transcribed): Cholera
Disease (standardised): Cholera (Intestines)
Admitting doctor: Wilson, James Arthur
Surgeon: n/a
Physician: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Post mortem notes: n/a

Type of injury: n/a

Caroline Darvill, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Aug 1841
Date of death: 6 Sep 1841
Disease (transcribed): Carcinomatous affection of breast and spine. Effusion into the pleurae. Fibrous tumours of uterus
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Breast, spine); Effusion (Pleura); Tumour (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
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, spine, right breast, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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

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

Catherine Mather, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Jan 1847
Date of death: 17 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Hydrothorax. Diseased heart. Ascites. Diseased liver and kidneys
Disease (standardised): Hydrothorax (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Ascites (Abdomen); Disease (Liver); 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 woman, an old nurse of the hospital, was admitted suffering from dropsy with disease of the heart and kidneys.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Redmond, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Jun 1855
Date of death: 17 Jun 1855
Disease (transcribed): Congested Lungs. Diseased Liver
Disease (standardised): Disease (Lungs); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: The patient had had a severe illness two months ago, but of what kind was unknown. From this she had recovered and two days before her admission she fell into a state of stupor from which she never wholly rallied.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Christnet, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Oct 1842
Date of death: 16 Dec 1842
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Tubercular deposits in Bronchial glands. Ulceration of large intestine. Calcareous deposit in falx.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines); Calculi (Spinal cord)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: The patient was admitted into the Hospital for a severe and constant pain in the head. He had not suffered from fits. Some little time after his admission he had fever, of which he ultimately died. The severe pain in the head continued up to the time of his death.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Bullock, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jan 1850
Date of death: 21 Jan 1850
Disease (transcribed): Constant vomiting. Albuminous urine
Disease (standardised): Vomiting (Stomach); Albuminuria (Kidney)
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: This man applied for admission complaining of pains in all his joints, apparently of a rheumatic character, from which he said he had been suffering for six months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Hurrell, 63, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Nov 1853
Date of death: 23 Nov 1853
Disease (transcribed): Cirrhosis of the liver. Disease of the kidneys. Ascites. Anasarca
Disease (standardised): Cirrhosis (Liver); Disease (Kidney); Ascites (Abdomen); Oedema (General)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: A man of rather full habits, with general dropsy and considerable discolouration of the skin of the face, neck and lips.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 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

Dennis Cronan, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 May 1851
Date of death: 28 Jun 1851
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca & ascites. Extensive disease of the kidney. Peritonitis. Pleurisy on the left side. Latent tubercle at the apices of the lungs & bronchitis. Considerable disease of the liver
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Ascites (Peritoneum); Disease (Kidneys); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Lungs); Disease (Liver)
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 stated that he had been suffering from cough some 3 or 4 years, though never so badly as now. His legs had for some time back shown a tendency to swell towards night, but he had paid no attention to it; six weeks ago his abdomen had also begun to swell, and the dropsy of the legs had never abated entirely since’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Edmund Brockett, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 4
Date of admission: 7 Sep 1854
Date of death: 10 Sep 1854
Disease (transcribed): Cholera
Disease (standardised): Cholera (Intestines)
Admitting doctor: Wilson, James Arthur
Surgeon: n/a
Physician: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Post mortem notes: n/a

Type of injury: n/a

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