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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

Ann Sergeant, 64, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 64
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Apr 1856
Date of death: 16 Apr 1856
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain)
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 was found in North Row, Park Lane by a policeman. She had been seized with an apoplectic fit and was brought to the Hospital comatose.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, 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 Braybrook, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1852
Date of death: 12 Jan 1852
Disease (transcribed): Fungus form of carcinoma connected with the dura mater in two places appearing in the place externally and considered during life to be a sebaceous tumour. Carcinomatous growths in pancreas and kidneys and in pleurae
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Brain); Cancer (Pancreas); Cancer (Kidneys); Cancer (Pleura)
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: Illness had been gradually coming on ever since her last confinement about one and a half years ago. Her chief complaint was of pain at the left side of the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and 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 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

Charles Christnet, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Oct 1842
Date of death: 16 Dec 1842
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Tubercular deposits in Bronchial glands. Ulceration of large intestine. Calcareous deposit in falx.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines); Calculi (Spinal cord)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: The patient was admitted into the Hospital for a severe and constant pain in the head. He had not suffered from fits. Some little time after his admission he had fever, of which he ultimately died. The severe pain in the head continued up to the time of his death.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Hine, 48, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Sep 1849
Date of death: 29 Sep 1849
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy. Extravasation of blood in the right lateral ventricle. Optic thalamus broken up, & the corpus striatum displaced
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain); Extravasation (Brain); Injury (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 was brought to the hospital having fallen down in a fit, in which he had been quite unconscious, but was not convulsed, and was found to have lost the use of his left side’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Perkins, 51, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Aug 1841
Date of death: 25 Aug 1841
Disease (transcribed): Disease of kidneys. Effusion on brain
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Effusion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Babington, George Gisborne
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This patient had been mercurialized for an affection of the eyes. He never rallied from the effect of the salivation; during the time that he was in the house he never complained of any pain in the loins’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Warby, 43, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Feb 1849
Date of death: 4 Feb 1849
Disease (transcribed): Delirium tremens. Congestion of membranes & substance of the brain. Pulmonary apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain); Congestion (Brain); Stroke (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'Presenting the quick, agitated manner of delirium a potu, although not very incoherent. Answering questions readily, but when left to himself beginning to mutter, and soon becoming very talkative. His nights were sleepless’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, cranium, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Daniel Brown, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 03 Feb 1847
Date of death: 13 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Congestion of the vessels of dura mater and brain
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Brain)
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 complaining of intense pain in the head, and of severe and constant cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Daniel Seymour, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1846
Date of death: 12 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Paraplegia. Spinal chord and brain healthy. Lungs emphysematous anteriorly, loaded with red, frothy serum posteriorly. Heart soft and flaccid, thin and dilated. Abdominal viscera healthy
Disease (standardised): Paraplegia (Central nervous system)
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 with paralysis of the lower extremities, but otherwise apparently in very tolerable health.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spinal column, cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

David Heavens, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1843
Date of death: 3 Mar 1843
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas. Disease of Brain.
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Disease (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: There was severe headache, with extreme unwillingness or inability to answer questions in this case but no paralysis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Edmund Hicks, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 50
Date of admission: 8 Sep 1854
Date of death: 10 Sep 1854
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Albuminuria. Coma
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Albuminuria (Kidney); Coma (Brain)
Admitting doctor: Wilson, James Arthur
Surgeon: n/a
Physician: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Post mortem notes: n/a

Type of injury: n/a

Edmund Reading, 16, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Aug 1851
Date of death: 10 Sep 1851
Disease (transcribed): Chorea
Disease (standardised): Chorea (Nervous system)
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 friends objected to an examination of this body’

Type of incident: n/a

Edward Gee, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jan 1841
Date of death: 27 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles in cerebellum, lungs, kidneys, neck & abdomen
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain, lungs, kidneys, neck, abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
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, spinal canal, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Edward Wiggett, 51, Carrier

Occupation or role: Carrier
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Mar 1844
Date of death: 16 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Extensive meningeal apoplexy. Calcareous deposit in the aortic valves with dilatation of left ventricle.
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Meninges); Calculus (Heart); Dilatation (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: The patient was admitted in a state of insensibility and there was some wandering of the mind. He appeared to have little power over the muscles of the right side and of the left leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Sale, 70, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 70
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Oct 1842
Date of death: 29 Oct 1842
Disease (transcribed): Starvation. Effusion upon Brain and in the Lungs
Disease (standardised): Starvation (Systemic); Effusion (Brain); Effusion (Lung)
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 found by some policeman and brought to the hospital. She died a few hours after her admission. She was insensible when admitted and remained so up to the time of her demise.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Taylor, 15, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Sep 1853
Date of death: 21 Sep 1853
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Serous effusion in the ventricles, and on the surface of the brain. Ulceration of the ileum and caecum
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Effusion (Brain); Ulcer (Intestines)
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 girl had been taken ill on the 3rd with shivering, pain in the back and head and limbs, felt depressed with loss of appetite and much thirst.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Mosdale, 70, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 70
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Feb 1855
Date of death: 6 Mar 1855
Disease (transcribed): Red and grey hepatization of lungs. Diseased Heart and Kidneys. Growth from the Dura Mater
Disease (standardised): Disease (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Tumour (Meninges)
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 was the mother of thirteen children, and had been exposed to cold and damp in the low parts of Rotherhithe. Three weeks before Christmas her breathing became very short, accompanied with violent cough. She had been subject for six years to palpitations, but had never suffered from any difficulty of breathing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Roberts, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Aug 1844
Date of death: 7 Aug 1844
Disease (transcribed): Exostosis of inner table of frontal bone. Effusion in subarachnoid tissue. Congestion of brain. Heart thin and dilated. Kidneys granular. Inflammation of pelvis of kidney and bladder. Fibrous tumours of uterus. Gall bladder and cystic duct obliterated.
Disease (standardised): Exostoses (Skull); Effusion, Congestion (Brain ); Disease (Heart); Granular (Kidney); Inflammation (Kidney, Bladder); Tumour (Uterus);Obliterated (Gallbladder)
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: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Cain, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Jul 1853
Date of death: 15 Jul 1853
Disease (transcribed): Epilepsy. Extravasation of blood on the surface of the brain
Disease (standardised): Epilepsy (Brain); Extravasation (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 was seized on the morning of her admission with epileptic fits, which continued at intervals throughout the day.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Emilia Dawe, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Dec 1841
Date of death: 12 Dec 1841
Disease (transcribed): Endocarditis with unusual deposits in spleen
Disease (standardised): Endocarditis (Heart); Deposit (Spleen)
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

Emma Marsham, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Jun 1846
Date of death: 2 Jul 1846
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy and thickening of bones of skull. Exostosis on left side of frontal. Effusion in brain. Softening of fornix. Congestion of brain. Old adhesions of lung. Patches of extravasated blood in pulmonary tissue. Blood fluid.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Skull); Exostosis (Skull); Effusion (Brain); Disease (Brain); Adhesions (Lung); Extravasation (Lung)
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: It appeared that the patient had been ill about ten days, suffering from constant and most severe pain in the head and constant sickness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Emma Stead, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Jul 1841
Date of death: 9 Jul 1841
Disease (transcribed): Softening of brain; effusion of turbid serum into the ventricles
Disease (standardised): Softening (Brain); Effusion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
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, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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