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Mary Penson, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Jun 1847
Date of death: 03 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Colloid cancer of stomach. Malignant tubercles in sub-peritoneal cellular tissue. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach); Cancer (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 patient was admitted in a state of great suffering and depression, unwilling or unable to enter into a detailed account of her illness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, 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

John Davies, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Jul 1847
Date of death: 26 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the ribs. Peritonitis with effusion of pus. Rupture of small intestine and escape of faecal matter.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Suppuration (Abdomen); Rupture (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was admitted loquaciously drunk, with a statement to the effect that the wheel of an omnibus had passed over his body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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

William Scannell, 22, Waiter

Occupation or role: Waiter
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 03 Nov 1847
Date of death: 17 Nov 1847
Disease (transcribed): Calcareous matter in lungs. Extensive peritonitis. Perforation of transverse colon with extensive ulceration of the whole of the large intestine.
Disease (standardised): Calcareous matter (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Perforation (Intestines); 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 had enjoyed excellent health up to between two and three months before admission, when she was seized with rigors followed by pain in the abdomen, with diarrhoea and bloody stools.
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

Mary Anne Arnold, 61, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 61
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Jan 1848
Date of death: 25 Jan 1848
Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia. Operation. Pleuritis. Peritonitis. Suppuration in omentum exposed in wound. Intestine that had been strangulated, dark coloured.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Pleura); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Suppuration (Abdomen); Strangulated (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient had been subject to femoral hernia for seventeen years and the day before admission it became strangulated.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and 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

William Ireland, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Jul 1848
Date of death: 28 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Dislocation of symphysis pubis. Ruptured bladder. Retention of urine
Disease (standardised): Dislocation (Pelvis); Rupture (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: On the evening before admission this man fell out a chaise cart and the horse and cart passed over the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Mary Flinn, 22 or 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22 or 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Jul 1848
Date of death: 6 Oct 1848
Disease (transcribed): Chronic peritonitis. Anasarca
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Oedema (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: Dates the commencement of the illness from 24th May when she was suddenly seized with pain in the abdomen and cold sweats.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Matthews, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Oct 1848
Date of death: 21 Oct 1848
Disease (transcribed): Delirium
Disease (standardised): Delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: Stated to have been seized with pain in the head. The following day he began to act strange in his manner and was quite delirious.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Michael Klazkowski, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Nov 1848
Date of death: 26 Nov 1848
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Diseased liver. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Disease (Liver); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: Admitted with ascites said to have commenced about six weeks ago without oedema of the ankles. He had suffered three or four months from cough and spitting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Julia Turner, 15, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Oct 1848
Date of death: 28 Nov 1848
Disease (transcribed): Albuminuria. Facial paralysis
Disease (standardised): Albuminuria (Kidney); Paralysis (Central nervous system)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This girl was stated by her mother to have been ailing for eight months. Her illness began with swelling of the joints.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Sullivan, 28, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Nov 1848
Date of death: 15 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Miliary tubercles. Old adhesions of peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Disease (Peritoneum)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient stated on admission that he had been subject to cough for some years, but had not until lately suffered much inconvenience. He caught cold 8 or 9 weeks previously, and has had a good deal of cough & dyspnoea ever since’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Selina Vials, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Oct 1855
Date of death: 7 Oct 1855
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of Intestines. Peritonitis after remittent fever
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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: No satisfactory history could be obtained of this child. She was suffering at the time of her admission from remittent fever and abdominal pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

James Gower, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Oct 1855
Date of death: 16 Oct 1855
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis. Ulceration of the Caecum
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had only just been discharged from the Small Pox Hospital. Four days after his discharge he was suddenly attacked with severe abdominal pain and feeling of sickness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Hutchinson, 54, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Sep 1855
Date of death: 7 Nov 1855
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis. Fibrin deposit in Liver
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Thrombosis (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: More than two months before admission she was troubled with gradual enlargement of the abdomen, loss of appetite, general languor and pain in the back.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Wood, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Dec 1855
Date of death: 19 Dec 1855
Disease (transcribed): Diseased Heart and Kidneys. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: A week before admission her legs began to swell and she suffered from giddiness and tinnitus with occasional numbness of the hands. She also complained of slight cough and fluttering in the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Clayton, 48, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Jan 1856
Date of death: 27 Jan 1856
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of ovary. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Ovary); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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: This woman stated that her bowels had become more or less relaxed ever since September 1854 when she had an attack of Cholera.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Emily Shrimpton, 16, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Dec 1855
Date of death: 28 Mar 1856
Disease (transcribed): Pelvic abscess
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Pelvis)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman was in the Hospital last year on account of an abscess in the left iliac region which continued to discharge.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Beecham or Beauchamp, 53, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Dec 1855
Date of death: 29 May 1856
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis. Diseased Kidneys
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: During the autumn he had been a patient of Dr Nairne for dropsy and albuminuria. After being under treatment a long time, he went out on family business and caught a severe chill which much aggravated all his symptoms. In addition to the anasarca he had a severe cough and the heart's action was found greatly increased.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Wells, 15, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Aug 1856
Date of death: 14 Aug 1856
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis. Diseased Kidneys
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This girl stated that she was in good health until nine days ago; when without any very obvious cause she was taken with violent abdominal pain and retching. The next day the belly and legs began to swell and she complained of a tingling sensation in the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Harrington, 26, Tin plate worker

Occupation or role: Tin plate worker
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Jul 1856
Date of death: 26 Aug 1856
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Renal disease
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Disease (Kidney); Oedema (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man's health had been good until six weeks ago, then anasarca of the legs and abdomen followed a severe cold.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sophia Savill, 63, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Sep 1856
Date of death: 11 Sep 1856
Disease (transcribed): Femoral Hernia. Operation
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was removed unexamined
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Hubbel, 5 months, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 5 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Feb 1849
Date of death: 25 Feb 1849
Disease (transcribed): Congenital oblique inguinal hernia. Operation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This child was admitted with symptoms of strangulated hernia of several hours’ duration (said to be 24 hours at least). Everything that was given to the child was returned by vomiting; the bowels were constipated & there was pain in the belly’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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