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Amelia Walters, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Jun 1846
Date of death: 9 Aug 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous infiltration and ulceration of the uterus. Peritonitis of a low character. Other organs not examined.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Uterus); Ulcer (Uterus); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 stated that for the last eight months, she had been suffering from pain in the region of the uterus and pain in the lower part of the back, occasionally shooting down the inside of the thighs with almost constant vaginal discharge.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 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 Pinchin, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Feb 1841
Date of death: 12 Apr 1841
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of the superior mesenteric artery. Jaundice
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Blood vessels); Jaundice (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'In this case the secretion from the salivary glands was of a yellowish colour; a fortnight previous to her death the patient menstruated, the linen that she then made use of was stained of a yellowish colour’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax, cranium, knee-joint

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

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 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

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

Clementina Davey, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 27
Date of admission: 19 Jun 1854
Date of death: 23 Jun 1854
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Abdomen)
Admitting doctor: Wilson, James Arthur
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'A woman apparently in perfect health, who could assign no cause whatever for her attack. The catamenia [menstruation] had occurred in regular time & manner about a fortnight ago. She was attacked about midnight of the 14th with severe pain in the abdomen, beginning at the lower part & spreading all over it. Towards morning sickness set in’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: 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 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

Edward Gee, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jan 1841
Date of death: 27 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles in cerebellum, lungs, kidneys, neck & abdomen
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain, lungs, kidneys, neck, abdomen)
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, spinal canal, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Edward Oliver, 16, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Apr 1849
Date of death: 26 Jun 1849
Disease (transcribed): Extensive peritoneal tuberculosis. Tubercles in the lungs, in the subpleural areolar tissue & in the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Peritoneum, lungs, kidneys)
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 lad, who presented a very cachectic appearance, stated that he had suffered form diarrhoea for about a month, it having latterly become so urgent, that every thing he ate passed t hrough him, in about ¼ hour. He had never passed any blood. Latterly he had become considerably emaciated, but complained of no cough’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Edward Rose, 19, Groom

Occupation or role: Groom
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Dec 1846
Date of death: 27 Dec 1846
Disease (transcribed): Hydro thorax. Congestion and inflammation of lungs. Considerable hypertrophy and dilatation of heart with extensive disease of the aortic valves.
Disease (standardised): Hydrothorax (Pleural cavity); Congestion (Lung); Inflammation (Lung); Disease (Heart)
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 stated that he had enjoyed excellent health up to two months ago, when he began to suffer from slight cough, dyspnoea and pain in chest referred to the cardiac region.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Taylor, 22, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Feb 1851
Date of death: 7 Feb 1851
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Ulceration & perforation of intestines. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Ulcer (Intestines); Perforation (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner and Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This man dated the commencement of his illness to his having been engaged, in his business of gardener, in pulling up some decayed vegetables, the smell of which was very offensive, ten days before his admission. He was seized with sickness, & found himself unable to return to his work, and two days after was attacked by diarrhoea which continued up to his admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Eleanor Rees, 26, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Sep 1844
Date of death: 6 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca with mottled degeneration of the kidneys in one of which was a large patch of scrofulous deposit. Pleurisy. Peritonitis. Chronic inflammation of bones of the skull with scrofulous deposits in various parts of these bones
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Kidneys); Pleurisy (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Inflammation (Skull); Deposit (Skull)
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: 'She stated that she had suffered from headache more or less severe above three years, from swelling of the abdomen, feet and legs during the last 3 months, and that the catamenia [menstruation] had been absent during nearly the same period’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Baker, 10, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 10
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Nov 1853
Date of death: 15 Nov 1853
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Peritonitis. Ulceration of intestine with perforation. Consolidation of lungs. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines); Perforation (Intestines); Consolidation (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung)
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 child was admitted in an advanced stage of fever and was said to have been ill a fortnight before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Etherington, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Jan 1846
Date of death: 18 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions of right lung. Pleurisy and pneumonia on left side. Scirrhous ulceration of uterus and vagina spreading to bladder. Circumscribed abscess in pelvis communicating with rectum. Left ovary converted into a cyst.
Disease (standardised): Adhesions (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Cancer (Uterus, Vagina, Bladder); Ulcer (Uterus, Vagina, Bladder); Abscess (Pelvis, Rectum);Cysts (Ovary)
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 with symptoms of uterine disease.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Harrison, 72, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 72
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Nov 1844
Date of death: 28 Nov 1844
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca and ascites. Thickening and contraction of mitral and aortic valves. Liver and Kidneys granular.
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Oedema (Leg); Thickening, Contraction (Heart); Granular (Liver); Granular (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: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Bock, 48, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Sep 1845
Date of death: 29 Sep 1845
Disease (transcribed): Adherent pericardium. Dilatation of cavities of heart. Effusion into cavities of pleurae. Ascites. Anasarca. Granular disease of kidney. Thickening of peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Effusion (Lungs); Ascites (Peritoneum); Edema (Systemic); Disease (Kidneys, peritoneum)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of ascites & anasarca, of palpitation & great dyspnoea on taking any exertion. She stated that for two years she had suffered from dropsy of the belly’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Daws, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Mar 1853
Date of death: 15 Apr 1853
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Peritonitis. Ulcerated intestines
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); 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 girl reported that her illness had commenced with shivering, pain in the back and severe headache.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Gould, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 May 1851
Date of death: 18 Jun 1851
Disease (transcribed): Ascites & anasarca. Hypertrophy of heart with thickening of the flaps of aortic & mitral valves, & mitral valve constriction. Slight dilatation of the arch & root of aorta. Low double pneumonia. Disease of the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Peritoneum); Edema (Systemic); Disease (Heart); Pneumonia (Lungs); 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: 'This patient, a married woman who had borne 11 children, alleged that her illness was only of about a month’s duration. Since then she had suffered from cough & palpitation & shortness of breath, & 3 weeks ago first the right & then the left leg had swelled, and subsequently the abdomen’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Meads, 55, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Nov 1845
Date of death: 30 Nov 1845
Disease (transcribed): Low peritonitis. Cirrhosis of liver. Kidneys dwindled. Low pericarditis. Lungs congested & soft. Old ulcers
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Disease (Kidney); Pericarditis (Heart); Congestion (Lungs); Ulcer
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry and Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with an ulcer on each side of the left ankle and two smaller ulcers in the same situation upon the right side. The first appearance of the ulcers was seven years previous to admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

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