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Alexander Reid, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Aug 1853
Date of death: 20 Aug 1853
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Vomicae. Fatty heart and kidneys. Intestines ulcerated
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Ulcer (Intestines)
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: This man was admitted in an advanced stage of phthisis, stating that he had never suffered from cough up to six months before, when it had commenced in consequence of exposure to cold and wet.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Burr, 63, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Apr 1847
Date of death: 08 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Hydrothorax. Congestion of both lungs. Large and fatty heart with dilatation of cavities. Contracted and granular kidneys. Fibrous tumour of uterus.
Disease (standardised): Hydrothorax (Pleural cavity); Congestion (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Tumour (Uterus)
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 reported that she had been ailing more or less during the last year; that she had been weak and languid, subject to dyspnoea and palpitation on exertion, and generally unequal to her usual amount of exercise.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Price, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Nov 1847
Date of death: 19 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Aneurismal dilatation of right auricle. Extensive disease of heart. Granular kidneys. Contracted liver.
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Heart); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Liver)
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 stated that a fortnight ago, without apparent cause, anasarca and ascites made their appearance. Three days before admission palpitation commenced and a distressing amount of dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Amelia Swift, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Jan 1842
Date of death: 8 Feb 1842
Disease (transcribed): Rheumatic pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart)
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

Ann Hanks, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Apr 1853
Date of death: 6 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Endocarditis. Vegetations on the aortic semilunar valves. Fibrinous deposit in the spleen and kidneys
Disease (standardised): Endocarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Fibrin (Spleen); Fibrin (Kidney)
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 woman stated that she had been ill five weeks. She was then seized by pain in the left side passing across the epigastrium and up the sternum with shortness of breath.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Sears, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Feb 1847
Date of death: 25 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Diseased heart. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart); 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 moribund state. It was reported that she had been greatly addicted to drinking.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Bishop, 44, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1849
Date of death: 29 Jun 1849
Disease (transcribed): Meningeal apoplexy. Blood effused beneath the arachnoid & pia mater. Atheromarous deposit in the arteries of the brain & in the aorta
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain); Effusion (Brain); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta, brain)
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 patient, a single woman, who gained her livelihood by needlework, was admitted complaining of headache, dizziness & general debility. She presented a pale, sallow complexion, was somewhat emaciated & confessed that for some time back, she had not had sufficient nourishment’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Pain , 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 February 1844
Date of death: 15 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Jaundice. Cirrhosis of the Liver. Slight hypertrophy of left ventricle of the heart. Spleen of enormous size, congested and quite hard. Ascites with flakes of lymph.
Disease (standardised): Jaundice (Skin); Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Disease (Heart); Disease (Spleen); Ascites (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with an accumulation of fluid in the abdomen of two years duration and a solid tumour in the left hypochondrium. She was of intemperate habits and had indulged freely in spirits.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Pinchin, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Feb 1841
Date of death: 12 Apr 1841
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of the superior mesenteric artery. Jaundice
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Blood vessels); Jaundice (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'In this case the secretion from the salivary glands was of a yellowish colour; a fortnight previous to her death the patient menstruated, the linen that she then made use of was stained of a yellowish colour’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax, cranium, knee-joint

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Walker, 64, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 64
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Sep 1841
Date of death: 12 Oct 1841
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy and dilatation of left ventricle. Granular degeneration of kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); 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

Anne Watson, 63, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Oct 1845
Date of death: 6 Nov 1845
Disease (transcribed): Large ovarian cyst, with growths, apparently of an encephaloid nature, springing form its internal surface. Lungs emphysematous anteriorly and loaded posteriorly with red frothy serum. Slight hypertrophy of heart. Atheroma in aorta
Disease (standardised): Cyst (Ovaries); Emphysema (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta)

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 patient who was suffering from dropsy, apparently ovarian, of two years’ duration, was admitted at the latter end of August under the care of Dr Macleod [Roderick Macleod], in a state of considerable exhaustion, with dyspnoea & some little orthopnoea’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Bridget Collins, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Feb 1856
Date of death: 24 Feb 1856
Disease (transcribed): Diseased Heart. Emphysema
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Emphysema (Lung)
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 was in the Hospital a year ago with a severe attack of bronchitis. This had troubled her again in the early part of the winter and a month before her admission dropsical symptoms set in.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Caroline Leach, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Jul 1846
Date of death: 7 Aug 1846
Disease (transcribed): Kidneys dwindled, congested and granular. Fibrinous deposits on aortic valves. General anaemia. No dropsy of inferior extremities.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Thrombosis (Heart); Anaemia (Systemic)
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 stated that she had been ailing about two years. During this time she had felt weak and languid and had suffered more or less from pain in the head, from dyspnoea with pyrosis, and from palpitation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Byrne, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Mar 1855
Date of death: 23 Mar 1855
Disease (transcribed): Diseased Heart. Emphysema of the lungs. Encephaloid disease of the Kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Emphysema (Lung); Cancer (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: When admitted, this woman was anxious and distressed, and far too ill to allow any history of her case being obtained. All that could be learnt was that she had been out of health for eight weeks.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Mather, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Jan 1847
Date of death: 17 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Hydrothorax. Diseased heart. Ascites. Diseased liver and kidneys
Disease (standardised): Hydrothorax (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Ascites (Abdomen); Disease (Liver); 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 woman, an old nurse of the hospital, was admitted suffering from dropsy with disease of the heart and kidneys.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Dudfield, 42, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Oct 1856
Date of death: 23 Nov 1856
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous deposit in Lungs. Heart hypertrophied
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Hypertrophy (Heart)
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 stated that his health had been very good until four months ago when he took cold and violent cough came on.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Hine, 48, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Sep 1849
Date of death: 29 Sep 1849
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy. Extravasation of blood in the right lateral ventricle. Optic thalamus broken up, & the corpus striatum displaced
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain); Extravasation (Brain); Injury (Brain)
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 patient was brought to the hospital having fallen down in a fit, in which he had been quite unconscious, but was not convulsed, and was found to have lost the use of his left side’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Mumford, 13, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 13
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Mar 1856
Date of death: 19 Mar 1856
Disease (transcribed): Cardiac disease. Pneumonia. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Pneumonia (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
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 boy was admitted in a dying state. He had been out of health for eighteen months. An attack of acute rheumatism seized him and left him anasarcous and a great sufferer from dyspnoea and palpitation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Sims, 50, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Feb 1856
Date of death: 18 Mar 1856
Disease (transcribed): Fibrinous deposits in Kidneys and suprarenal capsule
Disease (standardised): Thrombosis (Kidney)
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 exposed to cold for some time during his hours of work. Ten weeks ago he began to suffer from pain in the loins and odemea of the lower extremities.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Vender, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 May 1843
Date of death: 24 May 1843
Disease (transcribed): Diseased Heart.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
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
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Warby, 43, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Feb 1849
Date of death: 4 Feb 1849
Disease (transcribed): Delirium tremens. Congestion of membranes & substance of the brain. Pulmonary apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain); Congestion (Brain); Stroke (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'Presenting the quick, agitated manner of delirium a potu, although not very incoherent. Answering questions readily, but when left to himself beginning to mutter, and soon becoming very talkative. His nights were sleepless’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, cranium, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Ricketts, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Apr 1841
Date of death: 6 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of larynx. Ossification and necrosis of thyroid cartilage
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Larynx); Necrosis (Larynx)
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, larynx, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Sharp, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 30
Date of admission: 11 Sep 1854
Date of death: 12 Sep 1854
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the heart. Vegetations on the tricuspid valves. Pulmonary apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Vegetations (Heart, blood vessels); Stroke (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Wilson, James Arthur
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in a state of extreme exhaustion with great oppression of breathing & duskiness of face. No satisfactory examination of the chest could be made. She said she had been ill with an attack of fever’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Charlotte Wells, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Jul 1852
Date of death: 5 Aug 1852
Disease (transcribed): Diseased heart with wart-like vegetations on the valves. Fluid in pleural, pericardial sacs. Old left pleural adhesions with white patches on the heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Fluid (Pleura); Fluid (Heart); Adhesions (Pleura); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with palpitation of the heart, dyspnoea, jaundice and anasarca of the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

David White, 36, Baker

Occupation or role: Baker
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jan 1852
Date of death: 3 Mar 1852
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys. Old pleurisy on right side. Recent pleurisy on left and pneumonia. Bronchitis. Hypertrophy of the heart and atheroma of the aorta. Fluid state of the blood
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries); Fluid (Blood)
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: He had observed his urine to be more scanty than usual about a month ago, a symptom which was soon followed by swelling of the ankles and scrotum.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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