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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

Elizabeth Dibley, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1848
Date of death: 18 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia with abscess in lung. Pleuritis. Ascites. Anasarca. Fluid blood.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Abscess (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Ascites (Abdomen); Oedema (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient stated that she she had enjoyed very good health up to twelve months ago, when the catamenia seemed to decrease in quantity, and finally disappeared entirely in the course of two or three months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Whale, 23, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1845
Date of death: 22 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis & pneumonia. Old adhesions. Dropsy of pericardium. Heart itself healthy. Old peritonitis. Amputation of toe for scrofulous disease of joint
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Edema (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Amputation (Toe); Scrofulous disease (Toe)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert and Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'Ten months before his admission into the hospital, he perceived a slight swelling of the ball of the left great toe, attended with much pain upon walking. Four months afterwards this swelling was punctured and a small quantity of matter discharged.’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

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

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

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

John Jones, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 31
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1854
Date of death: 24 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Hydrothorax. Tubercles & vomicae in lungs
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Hydrothorax (Pleura); Abscess (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Nairne, Robert
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient when admitted alleged that he had only been suffering from cough during about 6 weeks. He had lost flesh, was liable to night-sweats, but had never spit blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx & trachea, thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

William Jordan, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Mar 1856
Date of death: 20 May 1856
Disease (transcribed): Haemoptysis. Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Haemoptysis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man stated that his general health had been very good until a month ago when he began to spit blood in small quantities.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Esther Clarke, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 May 1841
Date of death: 16 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Mottled and granular degeneration of the kidneys. Left lung gorged with blood at its posterior part
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Effusion (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This patient previous to her death had well marked symptoms of apoplexy, stertorous breathing etc’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

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

Agnes Leath, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Jun 1841
Date of death: 22 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pleuritis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pleurisy (Pleura)
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

Ann Platt, 64, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 64
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Jun 1850
Date of death: 3 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Purulent pneumonia of upper lobe of right lung. Emphysema. Coarse kidneys
Disease (standardised): Suppuration (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Emphysema (Lung); 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 woman was reported to have been met with some ill usage. On the 17th she had been been brought down in the in the street, had her hand cut, and still bore the remains if a black eye on her admission. She said that she had been out of sorts ever since.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Lucy Brookes, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 May 1846
Date of death: 22 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pleurisy. Old adhesions. Pneumonia. Fatty liver. Old peritonitis. Other organs healthy.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Liver); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 was admitted under the care of the Surgeon’s, but was shortly transferred to the Physicians for symptoms of chest disease.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Dunnett, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 February 1844
Date of death: 27 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Phthisis. Pneumonia.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung)
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 a cough, mucous expectoration, shortness of breath and pain in the right axillary region.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
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

James Blake, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 May 1848
Date of death: 11 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pleuropneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry. Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
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 at the request of friends
Type of incident: 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

John Jeffries, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 May 1853
Date of death: 29 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Pyaemia from abscess in the finger. Secondary lobular pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Systemic); Abscess (Fingers); Pneumonia (Lung)
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 was reported to have had a sore finger for three weeks and suffered from cough all the time.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Right hand and arm, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Harry, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 28
Date of admission: 2 May 1854
Date of death: 7 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Nairne, Robert
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in the beginning of March 1853 with a very severe attack of bronchitis. He stated that he had been subject to cough & shortness of breath for 5 years, but having caught fresh cold was much worse then than usual; he had spit blood during this attack, but there was no evidence of tubercular deposit in the lungs’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Daniel Wyatt, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 May 1843
Date of death: 22 Jun 1843
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema.
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung)
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

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

Susan Coombes, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Oct 1845
Date of death: 12 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pleurisy. Pneumonia. Scrofulous deposits about peritoneum. Ulceration of small intestine. Liver fatty
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted complaining of a cough and pain in the chest of about six weeks duration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Cullins, 45, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 May 1852
Date of death: 5 Jun 1852
Disease (transcribed): Phthysis. Scrophulous deposits (miliary) in both lungs. Vomica in right lung communicating with a bronchial tube and opening into pleural sac causing pneumothorax. Recent pleurisy. Recent fibrinous granulations on aortic valve flaps
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pneumothorax (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Fibrin (Heart)
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 had been subject to coughs for some time, and had spit blood two or three years ago from hard drinking. His breathing was a good deal oppressed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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