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Agnes Anderson, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1843
Date of death: 23 Mar 1843
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of Brain. Apoplexy.
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Brain); Stroke (Brain)
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: Head, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alexander W. Rutherford, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 May 1851
Date of death: 29 May 1851
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Diarrhoea
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Diarrhoea (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: 'As the body was not examined this case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

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

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

Amelia Walters, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Jun 1846
Date of death: 9 Aug 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous infiltration and ulceration of the uterus. Peritonitis of a low character. Other organs not examined.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Uterus); Ulcer (Uterus); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 for the last eight months, she had been suffering from pain in the region of the uterus and pain in the lower part of the back, occasionally shooting down the inside of the thighs with almost constant vaginal discharge.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anderson Collingwood, 20, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 May 1856
Date of death: 14 Jun 1856
Disease (transcribed): Heptization and gangrene of the lung
Disease (standardised): Disease (Lung); Gangrene (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: The history this man gave was that some months ago he over exerted himself working an engine at a fire. Ever since that time he had been feeling weak and unable to carry weights. He then took cold two months after the fire. This settled on his chest and he suffered from a short hacking cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Andre Pierrot, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jan 1843
Date of death: 3 Feb 1843
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Indeterminate)
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 and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Frost, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Feb 1850
Date of death: 20 Apr 1850
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis. Adhesions of left pleura.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Adhesions (Pleura)
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: This patient stated that she had been suffering from cough and spitting ever since October 1848.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Dunn, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 58
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1854
Date of death: 13 Mar 1854
Disease (transcribed): Debilis after jaundice. Erysipelas
Disease (standardised): Jaundice (Skin); Erysipelas (Skin)
Admitting doctor: Wilson, James Arthur
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This woman stated that she had been ailing for over three years, but had been worse during the past 6 or 8 months. She had had an attack of jaundice in summer and had never recovered her strength, but had been in a particularly low & weak state during the winter’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: 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 May, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Dec 1852
Date of death: 16 Mar 1853
Disease (transcribed): Chronic abscess in the right lobe of the liver
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Liver)
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 first observed a swelling in the right side of the abdomen three months before admission.
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 Butler, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Jul 1841
Date of death: 17 Jul 1841
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles in the cerebellum. Softening of the septum lucidum. Tubercles in the lungs
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain); Softening (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lungs)
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: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Collett, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Feb 1842
Date of death: 29 Mar 1842
Disease (transcribed): Coxalgia of the left hip
Disease (standardised): Coxalgia (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Walker, Robert Benjamin
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Hip-joint, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Cooper, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 April 1855
Date of death: 7 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): Cysts connected with inner surface of Dura Mater
Disease (standardised): Cysts (Central Nervous System)
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 had not felt in strong health for a year past, but had been worse since Christmas when she took cold whilst engaged in laundry work. She first had a slight cough, pain in the limbs and general feeling of languor.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spinal canal, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Engall, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Dec 1840
Date of death: 27 Mar 1841
Disease (transcribed): Pleuritis. Kidneys mottled and granular. Malignant disease of bones
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys); Malignant disease (Bone)
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 Lake, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 May 1846
Date of death: 25 Aug 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis. Pleuritis with sero-purulent effusion on left side. Old adhesions on right side. Very large vomicae containing pus. Old peritonitis in region of spleen. Mesenteric glands universally enlarged. Ulcers of small and large intestines. Scrofulous ulceration of mucous membrane of uterus. Large coagula with pus in their interior blocked up the iliac and femoral arteries in left side, having produced oedema of lung during life.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Suppuration (Pleura); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Enlarged (Mesenteric gland); Ulcer (Intestines);Tuberculosis (Uterus) ; Ulcer (Uterus) ; Coagula (Arteries) ; Oedema (Lung)
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 suffering from cough and dyspnoea, and general anasarca. She stated that she was quite well about three weeks ago, when the catamenia ceased rather suddenly and she began to cough and expectorate and to suffer from pain in the chest.
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

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 Pocock, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Oct 1851
Date of death: 7 Dec 1851
Disease (transcribed): Chronic inflammatory thickening of the submucous areolar tissue at the pyloric end of the stomach. Ulceration of the same. Perforation into the abdominal cavity only obviated by adhesion of the liver. Renal disease
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Stomach); Ulcer (Stomach); Perforation (Abdomen); Disease (Kidneys)
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: 'A married woman who had borne 9 children, with a sallow, emaciated appearance, & a quick & feeble pulse, who stated that during more than 2 years past she had suffered from painful sensations, & sinking at the epigastrium, which were especially severe after her food’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Saunders, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 09 Dec 1846
Date of death: 24 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis. Ulceration of the bowels?
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); 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: As the body was not examined after death, the case is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body given up for dissection and consequently not examined.
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

Anne Weaver, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 19
Date of admission: 29 Nov 1854
Date of death: 17 Dec 1854
Disease (transcribed): Extensive ulceration of the large intestine
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitting doctor: Wilson, James Arthur
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This young woman stated that she had been attacked by diarrhoea, accompanied by great pain across the abdomen, & passing of blood by stool, only 9 days before admission. In other respects her health had been perfectly good’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

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