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Rice Evans, 46, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1845
Date of death: 18 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Circumscribed empyema, left side. Old adhesions, right side. Bronchitis & pneumonia. Slight thickening of the valves on the left side. Heart with atheromatous deposit in the aorta. Old peritonitis. Tubercular matter in kidneys etc
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Lungs); Bronchitis (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Tuberculosis (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'Stated that during the last eight months he had suffered from constant and violent cough, attended by profuse expectoration, and night sweats. That he had lately become extremely shortbreathed and unable to take any exercise, or make the slightest exertion, and that he was in consequence very weak & languid’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Jane Cantrick , [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1852
Date of death: 25 Apr 1852
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the heart and valves. Extravasated blood in the substance of the lungs. Fibrinous deposits in the spleen. Softening of the structure of the uterus with gangrenous state of its mucous membrane
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Extravasation (Lung); Fibrin (Spleen); Softening (Uterus); Gangrene (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The patient stated that she had been occasionally dropsical in the legs for several years. Two months before her last confinement, which occurred five weeks before admission, her legs had again begun to swell.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Isaac Lass, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 February 1844
Date of death: 2 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy and ascites. Subperitoneal cellular tissue of the liver very much thickened; liver compressed but not otherwise diseased. Mottled Kidneys. Hypertrophy of left ventricle.
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Compressed (Liver); Mottled (Kidney); Hypertrophy (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with ascites and anasarca of two months standing apparently dependent upon a diseased state of the kidneys.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

William Waters, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Jan 1855
Date of death: 4 April 1855
Disease (transcribed): Cardiac and Pulmonary disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: Just before Christmas the patient caught cold, followed by cough and tightness across the chest and obstinate constipation. His legs swelled for a week before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Allen, 71, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 71
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 May 1850
Date of death: 18 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Large heart. Right kidney hypertrophied and congested. Left kidney atrophied.
Disease (standardised): Enlarged (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient had considerable congestion of the face and difficulty of breathing. He stated that his present illness had began at Christmas last, with cough, shortness of breath and his legs had begun to swell.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Nathaniel Vincent, 33, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 May 1849
Date of death: 22 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Congenital malformation of the heart. Calcarous deposit in aortic semilunar valves. Atrophied muscular walls. Pulmonary apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Stroke (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'Admitted complaining of pain of abdomen, referred chiefly to right side, which had existed during 5 months, generally acoompanied by pain of head, & constipation of bowels. Appeared a good deal depressed, said he felt very languid: complexion sallow, conjunctive yellowish’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Robert Foster, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Apr 1844
Date of death: 7 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Partial pleurisy. Pneumonia. Heart very soft with dilated cavities and thin walls.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with oedematous swelling of the lower extremities.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Cheary, 7, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 7
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 May 1843
Date of death: 26 May 1843
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis. Dropsy.
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Oedema (Indeterminate)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
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 and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Joshua Barratt , 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1841
Date of death: 10 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles and emphysema of the lung. Tubercles in the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Emphysema (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
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, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Frances Green, 74, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 74
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Jan 1852
Date of death: 7 Jan 1852
Disease (transcribed): Extravasation of blood into the subarachnoid tissues and ventricles of brain. Vessels of the right corpus striatum. Optic thalamus large. Slight contraction of mitral orifice of the heart. Diseased kidneys. Atheromic state of cerebral arteries and the general arterial system
Disease (standardised): Extravasation (Brain); Disease (Brain); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient was brought to the hospital in a condition of perfect insensibility, with the limbs perfectly flaccid, and apparently paralysed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Hebbard, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1841
Date of death: 14 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy of the left ventricle. Cicatrices in the lung. Granular degeneration of the kidney
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Cicatrix (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
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 Price, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Jun 1850
Date of death: 30 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Hereditary gout. Recent pleurisy and pneumonia. Large heart. Lithate of soda on valves. Specks of [lithate of soda] in larynx. Large deposits in joints
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Gout (Joints); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart); Deposits (Larynx)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient had been in the Hospital about five years previously labouring under gout with albuminous urine. He applied on the present occasion for admission in consequence of epistaxis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, thorax, abdomen and joints
Type of incident: n/a

George Womack, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1852
Date of death: 6 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Effusion of recent lymph into right pleural sac and extensive hepatization of lungs. Recent lymph in pericardium. Hypertrophied heart. Old peritoneal adhesions. Diseased hip joint
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Pleura); Disease (Lung); Lymph (Heart); Disease (Heart); Adhesions (Abdomen); Disease (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He was admitted with a furred tongue, quick pulse and hot skin complaining of pains in his limbs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and hip joint
Type of incident: n/a

George Strange, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Jun 1850
Date of death: 4 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Chorea after rheumatic softening of the spinal chord. Adherent pericardium. Lymph on mitral valves.
Disease (standardised): Chorea (Nervous system); Softening (Spinal cord); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient was unable to stand or walk when brought to the Hospital, and the report of his father who accompanied him was that he had returned from work on the morning of the 20th complaining of pains in the knees, which had since become swollen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, spinal chord and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

John Pitcher, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1846
Date of death: 16 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Old and recent pleurisy. Miliary tubercles and vomicae in lungs, extensive red hepatisation of these organs. Old pericarditis. Pericardium adherent to right side. Heart dilated. Spleen adherent. One ulceration in caput coli.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Lung); Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Adherent (Spleen);Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient stated that he was taken ill in the beginning of the previous November with acute pain in the chest, referred chiefly to the left side, a cough and thin, frothy expectoration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Redwood, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1856
Date of death: 20 May 1856
Disease (transcribed): Diseased Heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This man was admitted with dropsy, cough and copious expectoration. He stated that he had been suffering in this way since the commencement of the year, but that for three years his breathing had been affected. He complained of a sensation of tightness across the epigastric region.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Shearman, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1852
Date of death: 11 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys and heart. Soft lacerable state of the lungs and old pleural adhesions. Recent lymph in the pericardium. Fluid state of the blood
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Softening (Lung); Adhesions (Pleura); Lymph (Heart); Fluid (Blood)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This woman had been subject to cough and shortness of breathing some two years past, but the symptoms of dropsy had only occurred about a fortnight before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

William Thorn, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1852
Date of death: 15 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophied heart. Diseased kidneys. Atheroma of aorta. Old double pleural adhesions. Cheese like scrofulous matter in apices of both lungs
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries); Adhesions (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: He was in the hospital for a short period last August with swelled leg. Despite treatment e was never entirely free from dropsy, but of late the swelling had much increased.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Fisher, 49, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 49
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 May 1846
Date of death: 23 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Universal anasarca. Great dilatation of heart. Valves healthy. Kidneys granular.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Universal); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: It appeared that in November the patient began to suffer from palpitation and dyspnoea, increased by exercise, but not accompanied by pain , when taking a deep inspiration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

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

Ann Jeffries, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 April 1855
Date of death: 28 April 1855
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Dilated Heart
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: For a long time this woman had been subject to a winter cough. She attributed her present attack to exposure during the foggy weather at the beginning of the winter.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Jones, 63, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 May 1852
Date of death: 26 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Effusion of fibrin into left pleural sac with white patches on surface of heart, liver and spleen. Hepatization of left lung. Diseased kidneys and liver. Atheroma of aorta
Disease (standardised): Fibrin (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Disease (Liver); Disease (Spleen); Disease (Lung); Disease (Kidney);Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: She was admitted suffering from cough and dyspnoea with swelling of the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Evans, 51, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1845
Date of death: 24 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Effusion of fluid in sub-arachnoid tissue. Lung congested posteriorly. Two aortic valves only, the surfaces of which were covered with fibrinous & calcareous deposits. Slight irregular depressions on surfaces of kidneys. Small calculus in pelvis of kidney
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Brain); Deposit (Aorta); Congestion (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Calculus (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of pain in the chest, & cough said to be of ten days’ duration. The respiration was very quick & catching, & the pain in the chest was much increased on deep inspiration’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Mumford, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Apr 1852
Date of death: 30 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Anasarca. Blood by the bowels and bladder. Diseased kidneys. Old pleural adhesions. White patch on the heart. Thickening of capsules of the spleen and liver. Nodulated liver. Fatty heart
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Oedema (Leg); Disease (Kidney); Adhesions (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Thickening (Spleen);Thickening (Liver) ; Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man stated that his illness commenced with severe cold at Christmas.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Harwood, 70, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 70
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Jul 1841
Date of death: 23 Jul 1841
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of the pharynx & oesophagus
Disease (standardised): Malignant disease (Pharynx, oesophagus)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
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

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