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John Brown , 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Sep 1843
Date of death: 29 Dec 1843
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema.
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung)
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

Thomas Hindley, 50, [No occupation]

Occupation or role: [No occupation]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Jan 1877
Date of death: 18 Jan 1877
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Haemothorax. Luxation of spine
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Haemothorax (Thorax); Luxation (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: A Dray on which the patient was riding upset throwing his violently to the ground and one of the horses which had also fallen, then rolled on him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Charlotte Hearney, 26, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Nov 1877
Date of death: 29 Nov 1877
Disease (transcribed): Double pleuropneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient had been suffering from cough and expectoration, frontal headache, nausea, attacks of vomiting, pain in the chest and catching of the breath.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, intestine, brain and uterus which contained a female foetus
Type of incident: n/a

George Eaton, 59, Bedell

Occupation or role: Bedell
Gender: Male
Age: 59
Date of admission: 23 Oct 1878
Date of death: 28 Oct 1878
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis, emphysema. Chronic pneumonia. Dilated heart
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Cardiomyopathy, dilated (Heart);
Admitting doctor: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: n/a
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in a condition which precluded examination'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, kidneys, spleen, liver, peritoneum
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Cullingford, 28, Plumber

Occupation or role: Plumber
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1879
Date of death: 4 Jan 1879
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient was quite well till midnight of December 28th to 29th, when he was suddenly attacked with pain about the nipple, catching his breath. He passed a sleepless night and the next morning had cough, headache, vomiting, diarrhoea and shivering.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys and spleen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Morgan, 65, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1879
Date of death: 7 Mar 1879
Disease (transcribed): Chronic bronchitis. Emphysema. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient was admitted in a condition which precluded examination.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys and spleen
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Newnham, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1879
Date of death: 10 Apr 1879
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Pulmonary emphysema. Dilated heart
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Blake, Henry. Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: Cough and dyspnoea gradually commenced about two years before admission, more severe at first and never left him afterwards, and aggravated by cold weather.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

John Jones, 50, Commercial traveller

Occupation or role: Commercial traveller
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Sep 1879
Date of death: 15 Sep 1879
Disease (transcribed): Gangrenous pneumonia dependent upon tubercle. Tubal nephritis in a granular kidney
Disease (standardised): Gangrene (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Nephritis (Kidney); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: When seen by the Registrar there was great cyanosis. Examination was almost impossible owing to his condition, but at the left apex, loud cavernous breathing was heard behind crackles all over the front of the left lung.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, intestines, kidneys and spleen
Type of incident: n/a

Florence Mary Kilby, 6, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Sep 1879
Date of death: 30 Sep 1879
Disease (transcribed): Membranous laryngitis and tracheitis. Bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Laryngitis (Larynx); Tracheitis (Trachea); Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: On the 18th September she went to school as usual but seemed ill in the evening. Wheezing on the chest was noticed by the mother who gave her a powder and put a poultice on her chest. She began to cough on that evening.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pharynx, larynx, bronchi, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Baines, 25, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Sep 1879
Date of death: 4 Oct 1879
Disease (transcribed): Enteric fever. Low pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Typhoid fever (Systemic); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: For sixth months she had been weak had been complaining of pain in the back for at least six weeks.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Hedger, 28, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Nov 1879
Date of death: 11 Dec 1879
Disease (transcribed): Haemoptysis
Disease (standardised): Haemoptysis (Respiratory tract)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not given here, as the body was not examined.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

John Hunt, 27, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Dec 1879
Date of death: 9 Jan 1880
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculosis of lung. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: This man had averaged four pints of beer daily, spirits occasionally, excesses at times. He was quite well until August last, when he noticed his feet swelled, and this extended to the legs and dyspnoea continued to increase.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, arteries and pericardium, liver, kidneys, spleen and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Edwards, 59, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Feb 1880
Date of death: 22 Feb 1880
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys with hypertrophied heart. Emphysema and bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Emphysema (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: This patient was too ill to give a succinct account of himself, but it appeared that for about the last ten years he had suffered from cough. All winter he had been kept in bed by the fogs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, bronchi, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Jocelyn Shoolbred, 30, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Feb 1880
Date of death: 25 Feb 1880
Disease (transcribed): Mitral stenosis. Infarction of lung. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Infarction (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: Six years ago he entered a cavalry regiment and on his papers the note ‘slight cardiac murmur’ was entered.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, lungs, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

James Ferguson, 34, Cabinet maker

Occupation or role: Cabinet maker
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1880
Date of death: 26 Feb 1880
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophied heart. Dropsy and bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Oedema (Leg); Oedema (Scrotum); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: For the last twelve years the patient had been subject to cough, always in the winter, and varying in duration according to the state of the weather.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Shaw, 29, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Dec 1879
Date of death: 27 Feb 1880
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of brain. Inflammation of mastoid cells. Cirrhosis. Bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Brain); Inflammation (Skull); Cirrhosis (Liver); Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: Three years before admission a scaly eruption appeared all over the body. Under treatment it disappeared, but was followed by loss of hair, headache and pains in the limbs. Two years later he had ulcerated legs and severe sore throat.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Mastoid region, dura mater, brain, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, urinary apparatus
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Tisner, 20, Packer

Occupation or role: Packer
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1880
Date of death: 25 Mar 1880
Disease (transcribed): Large white kidneys, with atrophy of cortex. Hypertrophy of heart. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: About the beginning of January he noticed that the sight of the right eye was dim, everything appeared as though enveloped in a fog. For the last three to four months he had passed much water.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and brain
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Flaxman, 10, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 10
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Mar 1880
Date of death: 28 Mar 1880
Disease (transcribed): Malformation of heart. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Malformation (Heart); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: All her life the patient was subject to cough and every winter it became worse and in foggy weather. She had always had palpitation on exertion and soon lost her breath.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

George Barlow, 53, Baker

Occupation or role: Baker
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1880
Date of death: 4 Apr 1880
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: This man was taken ill with shivering, vertigo, vomiting, a dull pain in the right side of the chest and right shoulder, and cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Annie Bourne, 36, Housekeeper

Occupation or role: Housekeeper
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1880
Date of death: 21 Apr 1880
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: Of late she was subject to rheumatic and neuralgic pains in the head and neck, also to frequent attacks of indigestion, pains between the shoulders, much flatulence and bowels generally costive.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Serous membranes, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, intestinal tract, kidneys, generative organs and subserous tissue
Type of incident: n/a

Annie Beasley, 20, General servant

Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Apr 1880
Date of death: 25 Apr 1880
Disease (transcribed): Membranous disease of the pharynx, fauces and (?) air passages
Disease (standardised): Disease (Pharynx); Disease (Respiratory tract)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: It was gathered that the patient was quite well until the morning of the 14th April when she was unable to get up, having been taken ill in the night.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Air passages, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Marsh, 41, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 41
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 May 1880
Date of death: 7 May 1880
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: The patient had not been feeling well for some days. On the 29th April she had rigor with great pain in the right side. She fainted but did not lose consciousness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Jones, 26, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Sep 1880
Date of death: 22 Sep 1880
Disease (transcribed): Typhoid fever. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Typhoid fever (Systemic); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Evans, Arthur Owen
Medical notes: Her friends could only give an imperfect history. On the 8th September she said something to her friends about diarrhoea, and on the 10th diarrhoea and vomiting set in.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, lungs, liver, kidneys, spleen, intestinal canal and mesenteric glands
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Kirkpatrick, 11, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 11
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Oct 1880
Date of death: 17 Oct 1880
Disease (transcribed): Acute nephritis (scarlatinal). Catarrhal pneumonia and pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidney); Scarlet fever (Systemic); Pneumonia (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: His mother noticed a scarlatinal rash all over his body, he had a sore throat and was feverish.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

William Parish, 19, Coal porter

Occupation or role: Coal porter
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1880
Date of death: 7 Jan 1881
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Pleurisy. Pericarditis. Infarction of kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs); Pericarditis (Heart); Infarct (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Harper, Gerald Samuel and Myers, Arthur Thomas
Medical notes: 'No known family diseases. Patient's first illness. Constantly exposed to wet & cold draughts. Three days ago became suddenly ill with rigors & sweating, & pain in left side round to the back'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys

Type of incident: n/a

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