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Thomas Durham, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Dec 1851
Date of death: 6 Jan 1852
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Ulceration of intestines. Congestion of the lungs. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Ulcer (Intestines); Congestion (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with the ordinary history and symptoms of fever. He had been ill a week and confined to bed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Barnett, 68, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 68
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 May 1848
Date of death: 29 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia with red hepatisation. Blood fluid. Diseased kidneys. Fatty heart. Fever?
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient reported that he had been taken suddenly ill seven days before admission with shivering and pain all over his body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Shepherd, 28, Needlewoman

Occupation or role: Needlewoman
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 May 1853
Date of death: 21 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Typhus fever. Ulceration of caecum. Ovarian cyst containing brain
Disease (standardised): Typhoid fever (Systemic); Ulcer (Intestines); Teratoma (Ovary)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: She had been taken ill with shivering, headache, much thirst and great feeling of weakness and depression.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Young, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 May 1847
Date of death: 19 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Poisoning from opium. Tubercles of lungs and oedema of back part. Atheromatous degeneration of mucous membrane of trachea.
Disease (standardised): Poisoning (Systemic); Tuberculosis (Lung); Oedema (Lung); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Trachea)
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 in a state of insensibility after swallowing a considerable quantity of laudanum.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Trachea and abdomen
Type of incident: Suicide

Henry Collins, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 33
Date of admission: 15 Mar 1854
Date of death: 22 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Dilatation & hypertrophy of heart. Valvular disease
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Heart)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This man said his illness had begun three months ago with cough & shortness of breath’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Matilda Wallis, 16, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Jun 1856
Date of death: 9 Jun 1856
Disease (transcribed): Fever
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This girl had been suffering from fever for a fortnight according to her first account. She subsequently stated that she had been ill only a week. The attack began with sickness, followed by shivering, headache, general languor and congestive pains in all her limbs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Anderson, 58, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Apr 1860
Date of death: 8 May 1860
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas. Diseased kidneys. Dropsy
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Disease (Kidneys); Edema (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A painter. Except an attack of colic 20 years ago, this man had very good health until 7 weeks before admission. He never had gout, nor any dropsical affection’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Smith, [Age not stated], [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: [Age not stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Jul 1849
Date of death: 11 Jul 1849
Disease (transcribed): Scarlet fever. Anasarca. Hydrothorax. Heart healthy. Kidneys congested
Disease (standardised): Scarlet fever (Systemic); Edema (Systemic); Hydrothorax (Lungs); Congestion (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'Was stated by her friends to have had scarlet fever 2 months ago. Had recovered in about 3 weeks & 1 week after began to swell. Was more lively than normal on the day she was brought to hospital, had travelled in an omnibus from Battersea, and eaten an orage while on the journey. She had gradually lost her cheerfulness & when admitted was in a state of perfect unconsciousness’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Shearing, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 61
Date of admission: 10 May 1854
Date of death: 28 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Ascites. Hydrothorax. Valvular disease, dilatation & hypertrophy of heart. Fibrovascular tumor of the uterus
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Ascites (Peritoneum); Hydrothorax (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Tumour (Uterus);
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This woman was first admitted on the 15th Feb of the present year. She then stated that she had found the abdomen first swelling about 2 months ago, she had since then found the left leg especially to swell, but the other had done so in less degree’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Sophia Sizmur, 10, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 10
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Jul 1848
Date of death: 15 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Petechial fever
Disease (standardised): Purpura (Skin); Fever (Systemic)
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: It appeared that her illness had only been observed by her friends on Wednesday 12th then a rash came out all over her body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Patrick Maddigan, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jul 1853
Date of death: 15 Jul 1853
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Endocarditis. Typhus
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Endocarditis (Heart); Typhus, epidemic louse-borne (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This patient was admitted labouring under the worst form of fever with great depression.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Michael Welsh, 11, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 11
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jul 1848
Date of death: 18 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Petechial fever. Sloughy marked cerebral symptoms
Disease (standardised): Purpura (Skin); Sloughing (Brain); Fever (Systemic)
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 covered with haemorrhagic petechiae which was not at all elevated.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Lewis, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jun 1848
Date of death: 19 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Ulceration of intestines. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Ulcer (Intestines); 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: This patient was seized before admission with shiverings, pains in the limbs, and other ordinary symptoms of continued fever.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Lincoln, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Sep 1850
Date of death: 12 Sep 1850
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Starvation. Erysipelas
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Starvation (Systemic); Erysipelas (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: As the body was not examined this case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

John Riddle, 65, Journeyman baker

Occupation or role: Journeyman baker
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Apr 1860
Date of death: 20 Jun 1860
Disease (transcribed): Dilated aorta. Hypertrophy of heart. Diseased kidneys. Dropsy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Aorta, heart, kidneys); Edema (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man had been a journeyman baker. He had had more or less cough for years, and was subject to gout. He never had had acute rheumatism’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Edward Gayton, 23, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Jun 1860
Date of death: 20 Jun 1860
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys. Dropsy. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Edema (Systemic); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A clerk. When 7 years ago he had scarlatina and never was well afterwards, being ‘delicate’ and subject to superficial abscesses, but he never, as far as he knew, had any trace of dropsy until the end of January of the present year’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Seaggars, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Dec 1855
Date of death: 19 Jan 1856
Disease (transcribed): Fever
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had been suffering eleven days from fever. He had pain on pressure over the abdomen and it was ascertained from his friends that his bowels had been relaxed for a week.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Connor, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 22
Date of admission: 15 May 1854
Date of death: 2 Jul 1854
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Disease of the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Kidney)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This girl stated that her legs had been swelled for 2 months before her admission, and her abdomen had subsequently also become enlarged’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Sarah Simons, 54, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Jul 1848
Date of death: 11 Aug 1848
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of the rectum
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Rectum)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: The history of this case is not given as the body was not examined.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Ogilvy, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Aug 1848
Date of death: 13 Aug 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fever
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic)
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 patient was admitted in a state of collapse, apparently from continued fever.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and knee joints
Type of incident: n/a

Isabella Cleverly, 16, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Jul 1848
Date of death: 17 Aug 1848
Disease (transcribed): Petechial fever
Disease (standardised): Purpura (Skin); Fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: The friends who accompanied this girl stated that her illness commenced with fever and sore throat, but there had been no eruption of scarlet fever.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Timothy Tierney, 11, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 11
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Aug 1848
Date of death: 17 Aug 1848
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular peritonitis?
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the history of this case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Moran, 3, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 3
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Sep 1850
Date of death: 5 Oct 1850
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles after measles. Pneumonia.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Measles (Systemic); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Howse, Alfred
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: As the body was not examined this case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was removed by the friends without examination
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Toplis, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Aug 1848
Date of death: 18 Aug 1848
Disease (transcribed): Petechial fever with cerebral symptoms
Disease (standardised): Purpura (Skin); Disease (Brain); Fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: Having been only about three weeks discharged from the Hospital, this woman returned complaining of weakness with pain in the forehead and want of sleep.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Faithfull, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Aug 1848
Date of death: 19 Aug 1848
Disease (transcribed): Aneurism of aorta
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Arteries)
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 man had been formerly a patient in the Hospital for the purpose of having some subcutaneous tumours removed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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