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Mary Sparrow, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Jan 1848
Date of death: 25 Feb 1848
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous tubercles in subpleural cellular tissue and subperitoneal cellular tissue. Scirrhous disease surrounding and producing stricture of bowel. Diseased uterus. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Pleura); Cancer (Abdomen); Cancer (Intestines); Constriction (Bowel); Disease (Uterus); Peritonitis (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 woman first made application to and was admitted into the Hospital on the 3rd November last year. She was then suffering from diarrhoea, pain, tumour and induration in the right iliac region.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Ann Dobbs, 17, Worker at an Army Furnishers

Occupation or role: Worker at an Army Furnishers
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Jul 1848
Date of death: 16 Nov 1848
Disease (transcribed): Sloughing sores after fever?
Disease (standardised): Sloughing (Back); Sloughing (Buttocks); Fever (Systemic)
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: This patient was in an exceedingly debilitated condition, unable to move herself and with her back extensively ulcerated from bed sores. She had been subject to some sort of fits, probably of a 'hysterical nature'.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and knee joints
Type of incident: n/a

Johanna Lyons, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Jan 1852
Date of death: 30 Jan 1852
Disease (transcribed): Chorea. Sloughs on the back
Disease (standardised): Chorea (Nervous system); Sloughing (Back)
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 removed unexamined
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Kent, [No age stated], Laundress

Occupation or role: Laundress
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Feb 1852
Date of death: 27 Feb 1852
Disease (transcribed): Old double pleurisy. Recent also on the left side. Scrofulous matter with surrounding hepatization in the middle of both lungs. Emphysema. The bullae having very peculiar character. Dilatation of right side of heart with hypertrophy. Fibrous tumours of the uterus and surrounding peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Disease (Heart); Cancer (Uterus); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 alleged that she had caught cold in going out of the heated room in which she was in the habit of working about eight weeks before her admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, uterus and appendages
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Arber, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Oct 1853
Date of death: 25 Nov 1853
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the liver, spleen and kidneys. Anasarca. Ascites
Disease (standardised): Disease (Liver); Disease (Spleen); Disease (Kidney); Oedema (Leg); Oedema (Scrotum); Oedema (Penis);Ascites (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with dropsy of the lower extremities.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Pack, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 48
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1854
Date of death: 5 Jun 1854
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Cirrhosis of liver. Chronic peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Fibrosis (Liver); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitting doctor: Wilson, James Arthur
Surgeon: Gray, Henry and Holmes, Timothy
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that after having ‘brain fever’ 23 years ago he had enjoyed remarkably good health until the last 8 months, and that he had been a man of temperate habits’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: 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

Sarah Urvois, 19, Nursemaid

Occupation or role: Nursemaid
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Feb 1856
Date of death: 7 Mar 1856
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of Stomach. Perforation Peritoneal abscess
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Perforation (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 woman had been taken ill the night before admission with a violent stitch in the left side and pain in the abdomen, followed by vomiting and purging.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Jeremiah Thurston, 73, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 73
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Nov 1856
Date of death: 4 Nov 1856
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull. Old gun shot wound of chest
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Wound (Thorax)
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 man died almost immediately and nothing was learned of his history.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, cranium, scapula and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Emma Mitchell, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Nov
Date of death: 7 Oct 1856
Disease (transcribed): Infiltration of pus into areolar tissue of pelvis and abdomen
Disease (standardised): Suppuration (Pelvis); Suppuration (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 illness commenced a week before admission. She was obliged to walk across the park several times a day and had very thin shoes. She was attacked with shivering, pain in the limbs and frequent syncope.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
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

Frances Webster, 18, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1845
Date of death: 28 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Rheumatic pericarditis. Pleurisy & pneumonia in various stages. Partial peritonitis, uniting the liver to the diaphragm. Endocarditis
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Pleurisy (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Endocarditis (Heart)
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 girl, a thin, cachetic person, whose father is a martyr to rheumatism, stated that ever since the 6th instant she had been ailing & suffering with wandering pains, which became worse on the 13th and accompanied by redness & swelling. That she had a similar attack three years ago on recovering from scarlet fever, but at that time had no pain in the chest’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Harrison, 25, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jul 1845
Date of death: 16 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Abscesses in various parts of the body. Extensive sloughing of the soft palate, exposing the bones. Phthisis, with abcesses in the lungs. Pneumonia, with extravasation of blood in the sub-pleural cellular tissue. Recent peritonitis. Glanders?
Disease (standardised): Abscess; Sloughing (Throat); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Glanders
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: 'It appeared from this patient’s account, that ever since Christmas he had been attending to glandered & sick horses, but had remained in very tolerable health up to a fortnight before admission. At that time he experienced severe pain in the loins, accompanied by rigors, loss of appetite and inability to sleep, and that this shortly succeeded by great muscular depression, a sense of constriction & oppression at the chest, and the formation of pustules and tumours in various parts of the body’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Mouth, pharynx, larynx, 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

Matthew Toulan, 47, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Jul 1845
Date of death: 7 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Ascites. Granular Kidney. Thickening of Peritoneum, with a false membrane enveloping and compressing the Liver and Spleen. Fluid in Pleurae with old adhesions. Lungs oedematous and emphysematous. Atheroma in Aorta.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Universal); Ascites (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney); Thickening (Abdomen); Disease (Pleura); Disease (Lung);Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries)
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 who at times had suffered from Anasarca during the last nine years and had always applied to the Hospital for which, again presented himself for admission suffering from universal anasarca, cough and dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
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

Margaret Forbes, 6 , [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1851
Date of death: 14 Jan 1851
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles in lungs & in pleura costatis, under peritoneum, in spleen, kidney & intestines
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs, chest, spleen, kidneys, 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: 'A pale cachectic-looking child, was stated by its mother to have enjoyed good health up to 6 weeks ago, since which it has suffered from cough supposed by her to be whooping cough, and had latterly lost flesh very much. Bowels said to be relaxed’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

John Holman, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Nov 1855
Date of death: 30 Dec 1855
Disease (transcribed): Diseased Kidneys. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); 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 man had been ill for four months. He attributed his complaint to getting wet out hunting. His legs and scrotum first became oedematous but then got better. He then caught a fresh cold and the dropsy returned, the abdomen also swelling.
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

William Birch, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Apr 1841
Date of death: 22 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Ulceration of small intestines. Kidneys mottled & granular
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Ulcer (Intestines); 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

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

Sarah Wybrow, 16, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 May 1841
Date of death: 27 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular deposit in cerebellum, thorax, abdomen & cavity of uterus
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain, thorax, abdomen, uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'In the year 1836 I examined the body of an elderly lady who died of tubercular phthisis; in this case the cavity of the uterus contained about [2 ounces] of purulent scrofulous matter, which was completely enveloped in a kind of cyst’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, 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

Mary Platt, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Jul 1841
Date of death: 17 Jul 1841
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis after operation for strangulated hernia
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Hernia; Operation
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: Abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Powell, 25, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Apr 1846
Date of death: 3 Oct 1846
Disease (transcribed): Secondary abscesses in brain. Abscess in lung. Considerable abscess in liver. One small, one communicating externally. Old and partial peritonitis. Congestion and ulceration of large intestine.
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Brain ); Abscess (Lung); Abscess (Liver); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Congestion (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 was admitted labouring under symptoms greatly resembling painter’s colic.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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