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George Harrison, 53, Packer

Occupation or role: Packer
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1876
Date of death: 1 Apr 1876
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of sternum. Pneumothorax and haemorrhage into the right pleural cavity
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Sternum); Pneumothorax (Lung); Haemorrhage (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Morgan, John Hammond
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: This patient was admitted having fallen down in a fit. He was epileptic.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Skull, sternum, lungs, heart, kidneys and liver
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Robinson, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Apr 1847
Date of death: 20 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Recent pleurisy. Vomicae and tubercles of both lungs with pneumonia and condensation of pulmonary structure. Oedema of leg and thigh with inflammation of femoral and other veins.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung); Oedema (Leg); Inflammation (Veins); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in the last stage of Phthisis Pulmonalis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Letitia Mawby, 5, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1848
Date of death: 12 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Hooping cough. Purulent bronchitis.
Disease (standardised): Whooping cough (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: 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

Edward Dixon, 59, Butcher

Occupation or role: Butcher
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1870
Date of death: 27 Mar 1870
Disease (transcribed): Hydatid cysts in the substance of the sacrum and deep muscles of the back. Pneumonia.
Disease (standardised): Echinococcosis (Spine); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient had a swelling form over the back of the right thigh, which gradually increased without pain and burst three months before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, bones and muscles
Type of incident: n/a

John Pendergast, 3, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 3
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1847
Date of death: 12 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro pneumonia. Convulsions previous to death. Grey hepatisation of lungs.
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Seizures (Brain); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The mother of this child stated that on the 29th she had reason to believe it fell backwards from a chair.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident?

John Sullivan, 58, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 May 1848
Date of death: 12 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
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

Sarah Waller, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Feb 1848
Date of death: 7 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Extensive chronic ulceration of tongue, epiglottis and glottis. Pneumonia and grey hepatisation.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Tongue); Ulcer (Larynx); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient, who was apparently of a scrofulous habit, was admitted into the Hospital with extensive ulceration of the soft palate.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Mouth and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

James Francis, 2, Child

Occupation or role: Child
Age: 2
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Apr 1862
Date of death: 10 Apr 1862
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of cheek. Lobular pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Cheek); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This child was admitted with extensive ulceration of the mouth and cheek.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Jeffries, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Apr 1846
Date of death: 18 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy of bones of skull. Congestion of veins of brain. Congestion of lungs. Heart dilated and atrophied. Two aortic valves only with calcareous deposit in their structure. Blood fluid. Abdominal organs, nothing remarkable.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Skull); Disease (Brain); Disease (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with well marked symptoms of Delirium Tremens. No history of the case could be obtained.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Jones, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Dec 1847
Date of death: 30 Apr 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pleuritis with enormous effusion of purulent fluid into the cavity of the pleura. Amputation of the leg.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Suppuration (Pleural cavity); Amputation (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur. Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Stevens, 68, Farm labourer

Occupation or role: Farm labourer
Age: 68
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Mar 1857
Date of death: 21 Apr 1857
Disease (transcribed): Arachinitis. Low pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Arachnoiditis (Brain); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Wintle, Frederic J.W.
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: This man was admitted to have a small tumour removed from the right side of the nose.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spinal cord, cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sampson Maynard, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jan 1848
Date of death: 12 Jan 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro pneumonia, with emphysema. Pericarditis and large quantity of pus in cavity. Dilatation of heart. Diseased liver and kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Pericarditis (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 man stated that with the exception of an attack of jaundice about fourteen months ago, he had enjoyed excellent health up to about three weeks since when he was seized with rigors and vomiting succeeded by pain in the epigastric and precordial regions.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Edwards, 27, Sweep

Occupation or role: Sweep
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Mar 1879
Date of death: 6 Mar 1879
Disease (transcribed): Malignant tumour of neck. Asphyxia
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Neck); Asphyxia (Respiratory system)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not reported here
Body parts examined in the post mortem: n/a
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Anne Rider, 63, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1847
Date of death: 01 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Old pleuritic adhesions. Enlarged heart with dilated aorta. Bronchitis and congested lungs. Congested kidneys
Disease (standardised): Adhesions (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Bronchitis (Lung); Congestion (Lung); Congestion (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient reported that she had enjoyed robust health up to six or seven months ago, when dropsy gradually occurred and dyspnoea shortly afterwards.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Huntington, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Mar 1848
Date of death: 24 Apr 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro pneumonia. Granular kidneys with cysts. Caries of dorsal and lumbar vertebrae.
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Disease (Kidney); Cysts (Kidney); Caries (Spine)
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 reported that she had an attack of influenza in the December last, and since that time had suffered much from cough and debility.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and vertebrae
Type of incident: n/a

Susan Pook, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Apr 1848
Date of death: 21 Apr 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro pneumonia with adhesion of the pleura. Extensive ulceration of bowels. Enlarged mesenteric glands.
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Adhesion (Pleura); Ulcer (Intestines); Enlarged (Mesenteric glands)
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 attacked about a fortnight before with rigors, and all the usual symptoms of fever, followed in a short time by cough and pain in the left side of the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Grieves, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 03 Mar 1847
Date of death: 26 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pleuritis. Compressed lung from thickening of pleura. Specs of atheroma on aorta. Cirrhosis of liver with ascites.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Compressed (Lung); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries); Cirrhosis (Liver); Ascites (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur. Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient whose whole appearance was indicative of ill-health was admitted with an abscess over the sacrum, the result of an injury received some time previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Moses Ambrose, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Apr 1848
Date of death: 19 Apr 1848
Disease (transcribed): Granular and contracted kidneys. Pneumonia with great congestion. Fluid blood.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was admitted complaining of pains of a rheumatic character in several of his joints, and of swelling and pain in the right hand.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Humphry, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Sep 1847
Date of death: 16 Apr 1848
Disease (transcribed): Caries of 10th dorsal vertebra. Pneumonia. Pus in cavity of pleurae.
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Pneumonia (Lung); Suppuration (Pleural cavity)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with symptoms of incipient disease of the spine.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and spine.
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Vaughan, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Apr 1848
Date of death: 16 Apr 1848
Disease (transcribed): Extensive pneumonia with hepatisation after attempt of drowning.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Drowning
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was brought to the Hospital suffering the effects of submission in the water. He had thrown himself into the water and was shortly after recovered.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Suicide

Joshua Grover, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Mar 1847
Date of death: 19 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro pneumonia with grey hepatisation of lung. Pericarditis.
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Disease (Lung); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: A very indistinct account could be obtained of this man’s illness, but it appeared that he had been ailing for some length of time, suffering from slight cough with symptoms of fever.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Sims, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Dec 1846
Date of death: 05 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema and inflammation of lung with extravasation and consolidation. Blood fluid. Extensive ulceration of bowels.
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Inflammation (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was seized about ten days before admission, with the ordinary symptoms of fever. Rigors occurred, and were soon succeeded by cough and pain in the chest, loss of appetite, thirst and a hot dry skin.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Hunt, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jan 1846
Date of death: 2 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Oedema of lungs. Mottling degeneration of the kidneys. Congestion of liver. Oedema of inferior extremities
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Oedema (Lung); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Liver); Oedema (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The patient had been suffering more or less during the last six months from general anasarca which at first was confined entirely to the inferior extremities, but as it gradually increased, involved all parts of the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Emma Fowler, 11, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 11
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Mar 1848
Date of death: 5 Apr 1848
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of the brain, and arachnoid. Tubercles in lungs. Pneumonia and hepatisation
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The mother of this child reported that she had been suffering about fourteen days with pain in the head and feverish symptoms of a serious nature for which she had called in medical advice.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Mullinger, 56, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Gender: Male
Age: 56
Date of admission: 28 Feb 1878
Date of death: 8 Mar 1878
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs, pneumonia. Fatty heart, etc
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart);
Admitting doctor: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Bennett, William Henry
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. Patient stated that he had fallen down some days before admission and struck his side – Could give no other information. Symptoms Feb [February] 28. Tremulous – Cyanosed – Sweating – Pulse quick and feeble – Tongue foul – Complained of Pain over middle of 6 and 7 ribs on right side – No fracture detected – Bronchitis throughout both lungs – Urine albuminous'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, peritoneum, stomach, ribs
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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