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Flora Macdonald, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Apr 1846
Date of death: 17 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Large scrofulous abscesses about neck and axilla. Scrofulous deposit in bronchial glands, upon the surface of the diaphragm, in the glands of the abdomen, in the right kidney, uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries. Recent and old peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Neck); Tuberculosis (Arm); Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Tuberculosis (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Uterus, Fallopian Tubes, Ovary);Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: It appeared that during the last year the patient had been suffering from scrofulous abscesses in various parts of the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Weaver, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Mar 1846
Date of death: 17 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Circumscribed empyema, right side. Two large cavities, resembling vomicae, in lower lobe of right lung. Cretaceous deposit in apex of left, hepatisation of lower left lobe. Recent pericarditis and endocarditis. Hypertrophy of liver.
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Lung); Disease (Lung); Pericarditis (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient stated that he had an attack of acute rheumatism three years ago. Seven weeks before admission he had an attack of pleurisy on the right side, and from that time he had never been well.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Bryning, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Apr 1846
Date of death: 15 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Two knuckles of intestine in one sac, separated from each other by a band running across the mouth of the sac. One knuckle of intestine in a state of mortification. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Mortification (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 patient had suffered from hernia for two or three years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Simpson, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1846
Date of death: 13 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of the uterus and left fallopian tube after parturition. Peritonitis of a low character. Small lacerated wound in anterior part of vagina. Other viscera healthy. Veins healthy.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Uterus); Inflammation (Fallopian tubes); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Wound (Vagina)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was delivered about ten days before admission of a nine months child. The labour lasted sixteen hours during which time she was convulsed and insensible. She remembered nothing of the labour but its commencement.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Jessup, 48, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Apr 1844
Date of death: 25 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Acute Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted complaining of great pain and tenderness of the abdomen with prostration and restlessness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Spicer, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Apr 1846
Date of death: 9 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Arachnitis and inflammation of sub arachnoid tissues. Substance of brain congested. Effusion in the lateral ventricles. Congestion of membrane of mastoid cells. Congestive pneumonia. Miliary tubercles. Blood fluid. Peritonitis. Disease of fallopian tubes
Disease (standardised): Arachnoiditis (Brain ); Disease (Brain); Congestion (Skull); Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen);Disease (Fallopian tubes)
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: The patient was admitted in an insensible semicomatose state. It appeared that she was taken with severe rigors followed by vomiting and pain in the head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary A Hughes, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Oct 1842
Date of death: 19 Nov 1842
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis. Cirrhosis.
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Liver cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
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

William Kelley, 33, Fishman

Occupation or role: Fishman
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Mar 1846
Date of death: 29 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat. Pleurisy. Pneumonia of both lungs. Secondary deposits in the right. Bronchitis. Granular liver. Spleen softened and pale. Violent delirium.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Throat); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Liver); Disease (Spleen);Delirium (Nervous system)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: After being intoxicated for many days, this man attempted to commit suicide by cutting his throat with a razor.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Suicide

Margaret Hutchinson, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Dec 1845
Date of death: 22 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid deposit of liver, and gastro hepatic omentum, and of large intestine. Peritonitis. Pleurisy. Encephaloid disease of absorbents and of bronchial glands. Lymphatics of lungs filled, apparently with encephaloid deposit.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Liver, Omentum, Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Pleura); Cancer (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted complaining of diarrhoea accompanied occasionally by a little blood in the stools.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Windsor, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Dec 1845
Date of death: 8 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Spleen enormously hypertrophied. Liver hypertrophied. Veins much dilated. Peculiar state of the blood. Heart dilated. Old adhesions. Congestive pneumonia. Thickening and ulceration of mucous membrane of caput coli.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Spleen); Disease (Liver); Dilated (Veins); Disease (Heart); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted complaining of a tumour in his belly, which he first perceived about the beginning of last May.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Young, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Mar 1846
Date of death: 18 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of the liver, stomach and omentum. Peritonitis. Congestive pneumonia. Other organs, nothing
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Liver, Stomach, Omentum); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pneumonia (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: The patient stated that about nine months ago his health began to fail without any obvious reason. He began to suffer greatly from dyspeptic symptoms, frequently accompanied by considerable pain in the epigastric region, became subject to pyrosis, and occasional vomiting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Eales, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Feb 1846
Date of death: 17 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse cellular inflammation of the head, neck and pharynx. Tubercules and cretaceous deposits in the lungs. Old peritonitis. Suppurating gland in the groin. Great cul de sac digested by the gastric juice.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Head, Neck, Pharynx); Tuberculosis (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Suppuration (Groin)
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 with enlarged glands in the left groin and the skin over them was somewhat inflamed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, pharynx, larynx, thorax and left groin
Type of incident: n/a

William Adams, 57, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 57
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1846
Date of death: 15 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Ulcer on the shin. Pneumonia. Phthisis. Heart atrophied and dilated. Blood fluid. Old and recent peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with large varicose ulcers of the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left inferior extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Loveday, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1846
Date of death: 14 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pleurisy. Inflammation of pulmonary tissue. Brain wet, but healthy in structure. Heart atrophied and dilated. Blood fluid. Liver and kidneys congested. Other organs, nothing
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Inflammation (Lung); Disease (Brain); Disease (Heart); Disease (Liver);Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a state of delirium, unable to give any account of himself. It appeared from the statement of his friends that for about two months he had been suffering from an incessant cough, occasional haemoptysis and profuse puriform expectoration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary A Harris, 9, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 9
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Mar 1844
Date of death: 26 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Peritonitis. Necrosis of the rami of the Ischium and Pubis.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Lung); Necrosis (Pelvis); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert. Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a small tumour situated in the labium and apparently connected with the ramus of the pubis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Isaac Dobson, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Aug 1842
Date of death: 28 Oct 1842
Disease (transcribed): Dilatation of both ventricles. Atheromatous deposit in aortic valves and aorta. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Dilatation (Heart); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
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

Caroline Collins, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1846
Date of death: 7 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pleurisy. Pneumonia. Tubercular ulceration of intestines with small abscesses in sub mucous tissue. Liver nutmeg. Spleen studded with innumerable transparent corpuscles. Mottling degeneration of kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines); Abscess (Intestines); Disease (Liver);Disease (Spleen) ; Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted complaining of diarrhoea of a long time standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alexander Rutherford, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Oct 1842
Date of death: 15 Oct 1842
Disease (transcribed): Heart soft. Cirrhosis.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Liver cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
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, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Benjamin Woodland, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jan 1844
Date of death: 21 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Fistula in ano; haemorrhoids. Kidneys mottled and granular. Dilatation of left ventricle and thinning of its parietes. Muscular structure of heart easily lacerated.
Disease (standardised): Fistula (Anal canal); Haemorrhoids (Rectum); Disease (Kidney); Dilatation (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with internal and external piles and a fistulous sinus connecting with the Rectum, the result of an abscess originating in a blow received in the Perineum about twelve months before.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Dinah Smith, 76, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 76
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Feb 1846
Date of death: 1 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis (very slight). Granular kidneys. Congestive pneumonia. Other organs healthy in structure.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: It was stated that this patient had suffered with a femoral hernia for two years, during which time the intestine had descended several times and always been reduced without difficulty till the last appearance before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

William Sewell, 49, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Feb 1846
Date of death: 26 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy of right hemisphere. Vessels of brain healthy. Heart hypertrophied. Kidneys granular and dwindled. Liver with round margins and congested. Admitted into the hospital as an injury of the head, having fallen from a gig.
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain ); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This man was admitted almost comatose, with a yellow countenance.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Maryon, 42, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Feb 1846
Date of death: 21 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy of the right hemisphere and of the pons. Arteries of brain atheromatous. Heart hypertrophied. Slight atheroma about aorta. Lungs congested and soft at back part. Liver fatty. Other organs healthy.
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain ); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries); Disease (Heart); Disease (Lung); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
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. It appeared that just before admission he had been found lying on his back in an insensible state, in a street adjoining Belgrave Square.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Pain , 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 February 1844
Date of death: 15 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Jaundice. Cirrhosis of the Liver. Slight hypertrophy of left ventricle of the heart. Spleen of enormous size, congested and quite hard. Ascites with flakes of lymph.
Disease (standardised): Jaundice (Skin); Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Disease (Heart); Disease (Spleen); Ascites (Abdomen)
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 with an accumulation of fluid in the abdomen of two years duration and a solid tumour in the left hypochondrium. She was of intemperate habits and had indulged freely in spirits.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Olive Chatfield, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Dec 1845
Date of death: 6 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pleurisy. Pneumonia. Liver slightly fatty. Tubercle in Spleen. Ulceration of Intestine (large). Ovarian cyst.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Liver); Tuberculosis (Spleen); Ulcer (Intestines);Cysts (Ovary)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in the last stages of Phthisis Pulmonalis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Scutt, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 February 1844
Date of death: 12 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of the Rectum. Fatal Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Rectum); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient had been suffering from a simple stricture of the Rectum for many years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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