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Margaret Casey, 4, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 4
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 May 1849
Date of death: 29 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Severe burn. Tetanus
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin); Tetanus (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined, the history of this case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

George Pluthero, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Nov 1856
Date of death: 19 May 1856
Disease (transcribed): Diseased knee. Resection. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Leg); Resection (Leg); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This lad had been a patient in the hospital in the early part of the year, on account of strumous disease of the left knee.
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 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

Charles Edward King, 10, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 10
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1849
Date of death: 2 Jun 1849
Disease (transcribed): Wound of the thigh. Sloughing phagedaena. Tetanus. Congested blood vessels of the membranes of the cord. Cord & brain healthy. Increased vascularity of the nerves
Disease (standardised): Wound (Thigh); Phagedena (Tissues); Tetanus (Systemic); Congestion (Spinal cord)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This boy, in attempting to jump from a bridge over the Paddington Canal into a boat, lacerated his thigh upon an iron spike. He was admitted an hour afterwards, having lost much blood since the accident’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax, abdomen, left lower extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Robert Clarke, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 67
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1854
Date of death: 5 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Hydrothorax. Cardiac & renal disease. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Hydrothorax (Pleura); Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney);
Admitting doctor: Nairne, Robert
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This old man stated that he had been subject to cough for 20 years, but had not had a worse attack for 3 months than he ever remembered before’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Elizabeth Zlumper, 44, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1849
Date of death: 21 Jun 1849
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Renal disease
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (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: 'As the body was not examined, the history of this case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Cruden, 50, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Nov 1848
Date of death: 12 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Diseased kidneys. Congestion of liver. Congestion & softening of brain
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Kidneys); Congestion (Liver, brain); Softening (Brain)
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 was admitted with considerable anasarca & ascites. She stated that she had suffered for 2 years past from shortness of breath. Dropsy commenced in the legs 3 months ago, abdomen swelled soon after. [She] had been confined to bed ever since’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Moss, 5 months, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 5 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Jul 1849
Date of death: 5 Jul 1849
Disease (transcribed): Scarlet fever
Disease (standardised): Scarlet fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined, the history of this case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'This body was removed by the friends previous to its examination’

Type of incident: 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

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

Elizabeth Groom, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 May 1853
Date of death: 8 Jul 1853
Disease (transcribed): Chronic poisoning by potash. Stricture of the cardiac and pyloric orifices of the stomach

Disease (standardised): Poisoning (Systemic); Constriction (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman was admitted about an hour and a half after swallowing a quantity of american potash.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Suicide

Catherine Weston, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 26
Date of admission: 24 May 1854
Date of death: 31 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Disease of the kidneys. Phthisis. Tubercles & vomicae in both lungs
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Lung); Abscess (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Nairne, Robert
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This woman reported that her illness had begun with cough & shortness of breath 4 or 5 months before, her legs had been swelled about a fortnight’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: 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

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

Thomas Lively, 18, Waiter

Occupation or role: Waiter
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1856
Date of death: 20 Jun 1856
Disease (transcribed): Fever
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: A waiter at the Oxford and Cambridge Club who had been ill ten or eleven days before coming to the Hospital. It appeared that he got chilled which caused headache, sore throat and stiff neck at first, and then rigor.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Stannard, 61, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jul 1849
Date of death: 1 Aug 1849
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Anasarca
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Peritoneum); Edema (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined, the history of this case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'At the request of the friends, this body was not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Skivington, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 60
Date of admission: 4 May 1854
Date of death: 21 Jun 1854
Disease (transcribed): Abscess in the palm of hand. Pyaemia. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Hand); Sepsis (Systemic); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitting doctor: Tatum, Thomas
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: n/a
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined, this case is not reported’
Post mortem notes: 'This body was not examined’

Type of injury: n/a

William Dearing, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 April 1855
Date of death: 21 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): Caries of the bones of the elbow. Amputation of the arm. Pyaemia. Old Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Caries (Arm); Amputation (Arm); Sepsis (Systemic); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Pettit, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Gender: Female
Age: 15
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1854
Date of death: 23 Jun 1854
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Brain soft & dripping with serum. Ulceration of caecum & colon. Oedema of both lungs. Sloughs on the sacrum & trochanter
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Disease (Brain); Ulcer (Intestines); Edema (Lung); Sloughing (Pelvis, hip);
Admitting doctor: Nairne, Robert
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This girl was admitted labouring under a very severe attack of fever. She stated that she had been ailing during 3 months past while in service at Richmond, but had only felt so ill as to keep her [in] bed during ten days’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of injury: n/a

Robert Heaver, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 43
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1854
Date of death: 27 Jun 1854
Disease (transcribed): Wound of thumb & forehead. Tetanus
Disease (standardised): Wound (Hand); Wound (Head); Tetanus (Systemic)
Admitting doctor: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man, who had enjoyed good health & appeared to have been of temperate habits, was admitted on account of an accident which had occurred on the day of admission. HE had been thrown down by a restive horse, which he was holding’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spinal cord, thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Sarah Preedy, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Jun 1856
Date of death: 15 Jul 1856
Disease (transcribed): Burn. Pyaemia.
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman was admitted on account of a burn, received from falling into the fire in an epileptic fit.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Elizabeth Luscombe, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 15
Date of admission: 3 May 1854
Date of death: 2 Jul 1854
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Ulceration of the intestines. Bed sores
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Ulcer (Intestines); Pressure ulcer (Skin)
Admitting doctor: Page, William Emanuel
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This girl had been ill some days before her admission, but no exact date could be assigned, and she had been out of sorts previously. She was in a very depressed state with a remarkable dusky flush on each cheek, and a rapid pulse’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

William Bonnett, 37, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jan 1848
Date of death: 15 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fever? Congestion of brain. Diseased heart
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Congestion (Brain); Disease (Heart)
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 man was said to have been seized about 14 days before admission with shivering, diarrhoea & vomiting: the stools were dark & watery, & on previous evening, having been seized with pain of head & giddiness, he was bled with relief, and a blister applied to the nape of the neck’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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