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Elizabeth Strangeman, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Feb 1846
Date of death: 21 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of the posterior mediastinum enveloping the large vessels, trachea, bronchi and oesophagus and spreading to the structure of the left lung, mucous membrane of trachea and bronchi contaminated. Other organs healthy. Old adhesions
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Thoracic cavity); Cancer (Trachea); Cancer (Lung); Cancer (Oesophagus)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry. Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: From the account given by this patient it appeared that last December a swelling about the size of a marble formed in the right leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Harrandine, 78, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 78
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Mar 1847
Date of death: 07 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Incarcerated femoral hernia. Peritonitis. Cyst containing hair and fat in ovary. Ossified coronary arteries. Blood fluid
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Cysts (Ovary); Ossification (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The history stated that a hernial protrusion had existed for forty years and it had been incarcerated twice during that time, causing considerable suffering.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Tidman, 51, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 51
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Mar 1847
Date of death: 03 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Umbilical hernia. Ulceration into sac. Abscess in omentum. Dilated heart with fatty walls. Fibrous tumour of uterus
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Ulcer (Abdomen); Disease (Heart); Tumour (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The patient about then months previous to her admission, first perceived a swelling at the umbilicus about the size of a hen’s egg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

F. William Reinicke, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Oct 1845
Date of death: 9 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Congestive pneumonia. Encephaloid disease of kidneys, lumbar vertebrae, sacrum, of a innominate and cellular tissue
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Cancer (Kidney); Cancer (Spine); Cancer (Tissue)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a very weak state complaining principally of pain in the loins. There was also great tenderness over the back and sacrum, numbness of the lower extremities and incontinence of urine.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and spinal marrow
Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Parker, 58, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Jan 1847
Date of death: 21 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Malignant tumour of the neck
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Neck)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The case is not reported, as the body was removed without a post mortem examination being made.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the urgent request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a

Rosa Day, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Mar 1846
Date of death: 4 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Chronic inflammation of the rectum with stricture, extensive ulceration and sinuses leading with the pelvis and peritoneum. Ulceration of the mucous membrane of the sigmoid flexure. Pedunculated bodies about margins of anus
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Rectum); Constriction (Rectum); Ulcer (Pelvis); Ulcer (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines); Cysts (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This woman stated that she had suffered for many years from bleeding piles, costive bowels and occasionally severe bearing down pains.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Rivers, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Jan 1847
Date of death: 15 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Fractured thigh. Malignant disease?
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Cancer (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Case omitted, owing to the removal of the body without examination.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Bone, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Feb 1847
Date of death: 05 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Gangrene of lung and haemorrhage and grey hepatisation. Multilocular cysts of left ovary
Disease (standardised): Gangrene (Lung); Haemorrhage (Lung); Disease (Lung); Cysts (Ovary)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This woman was admitted in a cachectic condition with symptoms indicating the presence of an ulcer low down in the pharynx.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Cowens, 16, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Dec 1846
Date of death: 24 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Fungoid tumour and ulceration at the back of the head and neck
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Head); Ulcer (Head); Ulcer (Neck)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Case omitted, owing to the removal of the body without examination.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a

William Dolbear, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Oct 1845
Date of death: 1 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of the sigmoid flexure of the colon and of the upper part of the rectum, spreading to the pelvic cellular tissue and to the bladder. Encephaloid disease of the prostate, liver and mesenteric glands. Abscesses in kidneys. Lungs spumous with partial red heptisation.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Intestines); Cancer (Pelvis); Cancer (Bladder); Cancer (Prostate, Liver, Mesenteric glands); Abscess (Kidney); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted complaining of frequent micturition of small quantities of water, haemorrhage from the urethra and pain referred to the prostate. Also occasional pain in the loins.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

John Goodenough, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Oct 1846
Date of death: 5 Dec 1846
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid tumour in the abdomen, surrounding abdominal aorta and inferior cava, which latter was blocked up. Encephaloid tumour of the left testicle.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Abdomen); Blockage (Veins); Cancer (Testis)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Johnstone, Athol Archibald Wood
Medical notes: This patient stated that his urine had been thick, he had pain during micturition and occasionally he ‘was unable to hold his water’.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and testicle
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Bywater, 59, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 59
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Nov 1847
Date of death: 10 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Removal of breast for scirrhous tumour. Pleuritis. Pneumonia with hepatisation. Peritonitis with purulent effusion.
Disease (standardised): Mastectomy (Breast); Cancer (Breast); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen);Suppuration (Abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This woman was admitted with a schirrhus tumour at the upper part of the right breast, about the size of a pigeon's egg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Fuller, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Oct 1846
Date of death: 24 Nov 1846
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis after removal of fibrous polypus from uterus. Abscess of right ovary. Small ovarian cyst in left mucous membrane of uterus inflamed.
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Polyps (Uterus); Operation (Uterus); Abscess (Ovary); Cysts (Ovary); Inflammation (Uterus)
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 transferred from the care of the Physician to Mr Hawkins. She stated that for two and a half years she had been subject to flooding.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Varndell, 58, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Nov 1847
Date of death: 01 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat. Phthisis pulmonalis. Numerous cysts in both kidneys. Enlarged mesenteric glands.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Throat); Tuberculosis (Lung); Cysts (Kidney); Enlarged (Mesenteric glands)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was admitted with a large irregular, but superficial wound of the throat which had been inflicted by himself in an attempt at self-destruction.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Suicide

Peter Mullins, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 06 Oct 1847
Date of death: 29 Oct 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous ulceration of oesophagus into cavity of pleura. Pneumonia and hepatisation of lung.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Oesophagus); Ulcer (Oesophagus); Cancer (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Five months before admission this patient experienced the first symptoms of the disease, in pain of a darting character extending upwards from the epigastrium towards the throat, frequent vomiting, expectoration and dysphagia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Madeline Latham, 48, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Aug 1846
Date of death: 10 Aug 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of the thyroid gland. Encephaloid deposit in glands of neck, in anterior and posterior mediastinum, along the aorta into the abdomen and in the muscular structure of the heart.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Thyroid gland); Cancer (Lymph nodes); Cancer (Thoracic cavity); Cancer (Arteries); Cancer (Abdomen); Cancer (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: No history could be obtained of this case. On admission the patient’s countenance presented the peculiar hue of the malignant cachexia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Neck, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Wright, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jul 1848
Date of death: 27 Aug 1848
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of testicle, lumbar glands, liver and lungs
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Testis); Cancer (Lumbar glands); Cancer (Liver); Cancer (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This man who was admitted under the care of the physicians for general derangement of health, was transferred to the surgeon for the removal of an old necrosis of the lower jaw.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower jaw
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Willis, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 May 1847
Date of death: 28 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Right kidney converted into cyst. Inflammation of ilium with exostosis. Disease of hip joint.
Disease (standardised): Cysts (Kidney); Inflammation (Hip); Exostosis (Hip); Disease (Hip joint)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with a chronic abscess about the size of an ostrich egg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Barker, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Sep 1845
Date of death: 15 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous ulceration of the vagina spreading to the uterus, and infiltration of scirrhous matter into the cellular tissue of the pelvis. Encephaloid tubercle in liver. Bladder and rectum inflamed. Mottling degeneration of left kidney
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Vagina, Uterus, Pelvis, Liver); Inflammation (Bladder, Rectum); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a large tumour situated on the wall of the vagina.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Selina Clark, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 05 May 1847
Date of death: 19 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Circumscribed pleurisy and pneumonia with hepatisation. Left kidney granular with numerous calculi in its structure. Right kidney dwindled and granular. Inflamed vagina and bladder. Small cyst of broad ligament
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Disease (Kidney); Calculi (Kidney); Inflammation (Vagina);Inflammation (Bladder) ; Cysts (Broad ligament)
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 who was admitted under Dr Nairne, with pains in the limbs of rheumatic character, was transferred to Mr Hawkins in consequence of a discharge from the vagina which she stated she first perceived a week after admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left hip joint
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Wild, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 05 May 1847
Date of death: 19 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid tubercles in lungs. Purulent effusion in peritoneal cavity with peritonitis. Encephaloid tubercles in small intestine and encephaloid tumour in abdomen.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Lung); Suppuration (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Cancer (Intestines); Cancer (Abdomen)
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 man was admitted with an enlargement of the left testis which was about the size of an ostrich egg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Bishop, 62, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 May 1847
Date of death: 24 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Recent pleurisy. Secondary abscess of lung. Cysts and congestion of kidney with specs of pus. Lithotripsy. Some calculi impacted in urethra at membranous portion. Sloughing of urethra. Abscess in perineum. Diffuse inflammation of veins.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Abscess (Lung); Cysts (Kidney); Congestion (Kidney); Suppuration (Kidney); Lithotripsy (Kidney);Calculi (Urethra) ; Sloughing (Urethra) ; Abscess (Perineum) ; Inflammation (Veins)
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 with symptoms of stone in the bladder.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Martha Grace, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Apr 1847
Date of death: 16 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis with effusion of pus after removal of a large ovarian cyst
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Suppuration (Abdomen); Cysts (Ovary)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with considerable swelling of the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ruth Green, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Dec 1846
Date of death: 07 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of the femur?
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This case is not reported, as a post mortem examination of the body was not permitted by the friends.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the request of friends
Type of incident: n/a

James Butt, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Apr 1847
Date of death: 06 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of the penis
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Penis)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This case is not reported, as the body was removed without examination.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the request of friends
Type of incident: n/a