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James Paul , 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Nov 1842
Date of death: 26 Dec 1842
Disease (transcribed): Congestive pneumonia. Hypertrophy of left ventricle. Ulceration of large and small intestine. Kidneys granular.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Hypertrophy (Heart); Ulcer (Intestines); Granular (Kidney)
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

George Green , 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Mar 1855
Date of death: 30 Mar 1855
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Lung, 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: The patient stated that he had been ill four times in a similar manner. He attributed his present illness to exposure to cold and wet three weeks before.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Harriett Harper, 7, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 7
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Apr 1856
Date of death: 6 May 1856
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Fever
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Fever (Systemic)
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 friends states that she had been suffering from fever a week. Fever had been in the House for some time and one brother had died of it the week before. Numerous rose coloured spots were found on the chest and abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Dunn, 44, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Feb 1845
Date of death: 22 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions. Phthisis. Upper lobe, left lung, converted into one large vomica. Pneumonia. Tubercular ulceration of intestines
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Vomica (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Intestines); Ulcer (Intestines)
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 complained of great debility, which had been gradually coming on during the last six months. The catamenia [menstruation] had been absent during this period, and she attributed her ill health to this circumstance. She was much emaciated, and her countenance was extremely anxious, he complexion pallid.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Walters, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Apr 1846
Date of death: 30 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Recent pleurisy and extensive hepatisation of the lung on the left side. Old adhesions on right side. Slight emphysema of both lungs. White patch on heart. Spleen soft and pulpy. Other organs healthy.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Disease (Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Spleen)
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 was admitted in a moribund state, unable to give a collection account of himself. It appeared however from his friends account, that they had lost sight of him for several says and found him four days before admission, lying in a room by himself, quite neglected and suffering from cough, dyspnoea and acute pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Morton, 63, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Apr 1848
Date of death: 23 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of the liver. Pneumonia. Cartilaginous deposits under pleura.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Liver); Pneumonia (Lung); Cartilaginous deposits (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The cornea had a yellow tinge and he complained of sickness and pain in the right hypochondrium.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Frances Webster, 18, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1845
Date of death: 28 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Rheumatic pericarditis. Pleurisy & pneumonia in various stages. Partial peritonitis, uniting the liver to the diaphragm. Endocarditis
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Pleurisy (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Endocarditis (Heart)
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 girl, a thin, cachetic person, whose father is a martyr to rheumatism, stated that ever since the 6th instant she had been ailing & suffering with wandering pains, which became worse on the 13th and accompanied by redness & swelling. That she had a similar attack three years ago on recovering from scarlet fever, but at that time had no pain in the chest’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Richard Ingham, 40, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Dec 1844
Date of death: 11 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Old and recent pleurisy. Heart thin and dilated. Slight atheroma in aorta. Tubercles in intestine and mesenteric gland etc
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Tuberculosis (Intestines, mesenteric glands)

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: 'Stated that he had for many years been particularly subject to catch cold on slight exposure, and that during the last year & half had been annoyed by a slight tickling cough, unaccompanied by expectoration’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Moore, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jun 1842
Date of death: 17 Jun 1842
Disease (transcribed): Effusion into the left pleura. Infiltration of Tubercular matter. Vomicae. Softening of Heart.
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Pleura); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Rebecca Ridgeley, 42, House Keeper

Occupation or role: House Keeper
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1855
Date of death: 14 Jan 1855
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro Pneumonia. Ulcerated Intestines.
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Lung, Pleura); 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: She had an emaciated and languid appearance with a dusky colour of face, and it did not appear that her answers were very trustworthy. She seemed confused and she had been wandering a good deal at night.
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

William White, 62, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jun 1841
Date of death: 14 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Stricture disease of the bladder and kidneys. Effusion upon the brain
Disease (standardised): Disease (Bladder, Kidneys); Effusion (Brain)
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: Abdomen, cranium, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

William Wills, 5, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jun 1841
Date of death: 15 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Croup. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Croup (Larynx); Bronchitis (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: Larynx, lungs

Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Gately, 11, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 11
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1847
Date of death: 18 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous glands of neck. Phthisis pulmonalis with grey hepatisation of lung. Enlarged mesenteric glands.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Neck); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Lung); 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: The account this girl gave of her illness was that for some time she had been suffering in her health, and had more particularly been affected with glandular enlargement about the neck, with cough and slight pain occasionally in the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Gardiner, 15, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 May 1845
Date of death: 11 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Dilated bronchial tubes with extensive effusion of lymph upon the free surface of the mucous membrane of these tubes. Mucous membrane of the trachea of a dark red colour, but without lymph. Larynx healthy
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Lungs); Disease (Throat)

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 was admitted in an extremely weak state, exhibiting great anxiety of countenance, and suffering from urgent dyspnoea, and frequent cough accompanied by profuse purulent expectoration’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Richard Baker, 58, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 May 1845
Date of death: 17 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Red & gray hepatisation running on in several places to suppuration & forming circumscribed abscesses. Bronchitis. Cavities of heart dilated with atrophy of their walls, the muscular structure of which was soft. Old peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hepatisation (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs); Bronchitis (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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, a stout man, stated that for the last five or six years he had suffered from winter cough which usually left him at the beginning of summer. That during last winter his cough returned as usual, but that he had nothing to complain of till the 3rd of May when he was taken with rigors and acute cutting pain just below the nipple on the left side’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Harrison, 45, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Dec 1844
Date of death: 13 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of liver, with colloid deposit in the pylorus. Old pericarditis and pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Encephaloid disease (Liver); Deposit (Stomach); Pericarditis (Heart); Pleurisy (Lungs)

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: 'Stated that the catamenia [menstruation] ceased about 4 months prior to admission, and that just at the first returning period she vomited about a pint of dark-coloured blood, and since that time, the catamenia having re-appeared, her nose has bled considerably at the end of each successive month’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Smithers, 30, Navigator

Occupation or role: Navigator
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 May 1856
Date of death: 25 May 1856
Disease (transcribed): Pleuropneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Lung, Pleura)
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 ill for three days. He was taken with catching pain in the right side and short hacking cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Armes, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Apr 1846
Date of death: 26 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Ulceration of larynx and necrosis of arytenoid cartilages. Pleurisy. Pneumonia. Ulceration of large and small intestines. Tubercular deposit in bronchial and mesenteric glands. Old adhesions of liver.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Larynx); Necrosis (Larynx); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines);Tuberculosis (Lymph nodes) ; Adhesions (Liver)
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 was admitted in an advanced stage of Phthisis Pulmonalis, together with affection of the larynx.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Michael Kelley, 59, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 May 1847
Date of death: 30 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions of pleura. Pneumonia with red hepatisation. Enlarged heart, with hypertrophy and dilatation and diseased valves. Dilated aorta with large deposits of atheroma. Granular kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Adhesions (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Disease (Heart); Dilated (Arteries); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries);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 reported that he had been suffering about nine or ten weeks from symptoms of severe dyspepsia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anthony Vasey, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jun 1843
Date of death: 17 Jun 1843
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (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
Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Hawkes, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 May 1848
Date of death: 23 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia with hepatisation. Tubercles and vomicae in lung. Dwindled and granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted under the influence of mercury, with gums and cheeks very much swollen and tender. She stated that her illness had commenced a month ago with general pain, uneasiness, giddiness and faintness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Winter, 26, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 May 1852
Date of death: 12 Jun 1852
Disease (transcribed): Giddiness and pain in the head attended by loss of power in the extremities. Dyspnoea and coma came on without convulsions, before death. No sufficient post mortem appearances found
Disease (standardised): Dizziness (General); Pain (Head); Paralysis (Leg); Paralysis (Arm); Dyspnoea (Lung); Coma (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: This woman had left her situation two years ago because she was unable to walk well and also felt powerless in her arms which rendered her unfit for service.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spinal column, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Martha Taylor, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 April 1855
Date of death: 9 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): Cardiac and Pulmonary disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Lung)
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 woman had been tolerably well with the exception of occasional coughs. She dated her illness from the middle of last winter when she had more cough and expectoration than at any previous period. Three weeks before admission her legs and abdomen began to enlarge.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Margaret Lee, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Jun 1848
Date of death: 30 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Malignant ulceration of vagina and uterus. Slight pleuro pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Vagina); Cancer (Uterus); Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient presented on her admission an extraordinary degree of emaciation. She stated that during the last seven months she had been ailing, and for two months had been confined to her bed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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