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Ellen Kelley, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Nov 1846
Date of death: 06 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of lungs with consolidation. Diseased heart. Endocarditis. Kidneys mottled. Tubercles in subperitoneal cellular tissue
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Lung); Disease (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Abdomen)
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 enjoyed good health up to three years ago, when she lost a large quantity of blood by vomiting, and since that time had been rather weak and had suffered at intervals from palpitation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Buttle, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Mar 1847
Date of death: 23 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas of head and neck. Congestion of both lungs. Intestinal glands very much enlarged.
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Congestion (Lung); Enlarged (Intestinal mucosa)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient died under an attack of erysipelas of the scalp of five days standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Anne Legge, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 May 1848
Date of death: 18 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of brain and membranes. Pneumonia and hepatisation of lung. Scrofulous bronchial glands.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Brain); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was said to have been taken ill with severe pain in the head, delirium, and occasionally very noisy and troublesome.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Curzon, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 07 Apr 1847
Date of death: 24 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Vomica and tubercles in lungs. Old pleuritic adhesions. Small ulcers of small intestine.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Adhesions (Pleura); 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 on admission was found to be in the last stages of Phthisis Pulmonalis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Gates, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Apr 1848
Date of death: 21 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis Pulmonalis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (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: This patient having been admitted under the care of Mr Cutler in consequence of an ulcer of the leg of some standing following on the kick of a horse, was transferred to the care of Dr Page with cough, spitting and hoarseness of voice.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Stephen Cook, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Apr 1848
Date of death: 22 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas of face and head. Pleuritis and empyema. Pericarditis. Cysts in kidney.
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Pleurisy (Pleura); Empyema (Pleural cavity); Pericarditis (Heart); Cysts (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient applied for advice regarding a firm tumour of some size adhering to the upper part of the sternum.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Mungean, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1847
Date of death: 06 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration and destruction of epiglottis. Ulcers of mucous membrane of pharynx and posterior wall of trachea. Vomica and tubercles in lungs. Hypertrophy of left ventricle. Aortic valves much diseased and contracted.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Larynx); Ulcer (Pharynx); Ulcer (Trachea); Tuberculosis (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 giving a distinct history of Laryngeal Phthisis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Fauces, larynx, trachea, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Burke, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 May 1848
Date of death: 27 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Scarlatina. Ulceration of tonsils. Oedema of larynx. Inflamed trachea. Congestion of lungs. Fluid blood.
Disease (standardised): Scarlet fever (Systemic); Ulcer (Tonsil); Oedema (Larynx); Inflammation (Trachea); Congestion (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 reported that having slept with his window open, he found himself attacked with shivering and soreness of throat on the following day.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Fauces, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Jones, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 May 1848
Date of death: 30 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis Pulmonalis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
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
Type of incident: n/a

Sophia Brain, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 May 1848
Date of death: 2 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro pneumonia with red hepatisation. Empyema. Fluid blood. Slough over sacrum. Erysipelas.
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Disease (Lung); Empyema (Pleural cavity); Sloughing (Spine); Erysipelas (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Copestake, Thomas Goodall
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a very cachectic state of health, having been both imperfectly fed and and clothed for some time past, and having an eruption on various parts of the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
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

Anne Birch, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 May 1848
Date of death: 6 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Operation for scirrhus of breast. Erysipelas. Pus in elbow joint. Flabby heart. Fluid blood. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Breast); Operation (Breast); Erysipelas (Skin); Suppuration (Elbow); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Copestake, Thomas Goodall
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Admitted with a tumour occupying the right breast, she stated that it began five months ago as a small lump and not very painful, but gradually increased in size.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and upper extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Young, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 May 1847
Date of death: 19 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Poisoning from opium. Tubercles of lungs and oedema of back part. Atheromatous degeneration of mucous membrane of trachea.
Disease (standardised): Poisoning (Systemic); Tuberculosis (Lung); Oedema (Lung); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Trachea)
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 was admitted in a state of insensibility after swallowing a considerable quantity of laudanum.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Trachea and abdomen
Type of incident: Suicide

Joseph Johnson, 64, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 May 1848
Date of death: 8 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas of face. Sloughing of sub mucous cellular tissue of tongue. Fracture of leg and union
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Sloughing (Tongue); Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient having been admitted under the care of Mr Cutler with simple fracture of right leg, was transferred to Dr Page. He had complained of soreness of throat, with difficulty of swallowing and tenderness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Mouth, fauces, thorax, abdomen and lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Dawber, General manager

Occupation or role: General manager
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1871
Date of death: 30 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Compound dislocation of ankle. Compound fracture of radius & ulna. Fractured femur. Pyaemia (pleurisy). Fractured skull
Disease (standardised): Dislocation (Ankle); Fracture (Arm, thigh, skull); Sepsis (Systemic)

Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'He fell 50 feet from a scaffold which gave way’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, joints, cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Mary Anne Barrett, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Apr 1847
Date of death: 25 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis, with perforation of pleura and escape of pus into its cavity. Flabby heart. Tubercles in subperitoneal cellular tissue. Tubercle in kidney
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Perforation (Pleura); Suppuration (Pleural cavity); Disease (Heart); Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Tuberculosis (Kidney)
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 in the last stage of Phthisis Pulmonalis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Bowyer, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 May 1846
Date of death: 24 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas of face and neck. Diffuse cellular inflammation of neck, with extensive effusion of lymph and pus in sub mucous tissue of larynx and parts in the neighbourhood, running on to sloughing. Old adhesions of lung. Incipient cirrhosis.
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Face, Neck); Inflammation (Neck); Effusion (Larynx); Adhesions (Lung); Cirrhosis (Liver)
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 was admitted complaining of dyspnoea and pain in the throat, with difficulty of swallowing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Throat, larynx, trachea, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Perkins, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1871
Date of death: 8 Jun 1871
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'He fell off a window sill, about 20 feet to the ground. When admitted was much collapsed, he was bruised about back & chest, there were several ribs fractured on the left side’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Harrington, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jun 1848
Date of death: 17 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Contracted tubercular cavities. Dilated heart. Extensive disease of aorta. Obliteration of one aortic valve.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient had only become conscious of palpitation of the heart during the last twelve months, but had suffered from cough during two winters.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Archibald Cullen, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 07 May 1847
Date of death: 04 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Compound dislocation of ankle joint with fracture of the fibula. Pleuritis and commencement of secondary abscess in lung
Disease (standardised): Dislocation (Ankle); Fracture (Leg); Pleurisy (Pleura); Abscess (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted noisily drunk with a fracture of the fibula and dislocation of the tibia. The accident had resulted from a fall off a cab five hours previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower extremities
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Emma Clays, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 02 Jun 1847
Date of death: 05 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis with pleuritic adhesions. Granular kidneys. Mucous membrane of uterus congested and hypertrophied. Cyst at extremity of fallopian tube
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Adhesions (Pleura); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Uterus); Cysts (Fallopian tube)
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, being in too weak a state to send away from the Hospital.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Cafel, 54, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1848
Date of death: 22 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis. Small ulceration of bowel.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The patient stated that he had been suffering chiefly from pain in the stomach and abdomen, which was so severe that he was scarcely able to sit up.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Penlaze, 54, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 May 1846
Date of death: 3 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis and enlarged heart
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Heart)
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 man who for some little time had been an outpatient of the Hospital, reported that for the last three of four months he had had a slight hacking cough and six weeks before admission he experienced considerable dyspnoea with pain in the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Cook , 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jun 1847
Date of death: 14 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema. Tubercles and red hepatisation of left lung. Grey hepatisation of right lung. Slight pericarditis. Fractured ribs with pus effused round the broken extremities. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Lung); Pericarditis (Heart); Fracture (Ribs); Suppuration (Extremities);Disease (Kidney)

Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted complaining of considerable pain on the right side of the chest during inspiration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
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

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