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Rebecca Parry, 66, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 66
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Dec 1847
Date of death: 31 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with symptoms of strangulated femoral hernia. There was a hernial tumour in the right thigh of about the size of a hen's egg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Emma Stapp, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Dec 1847
Date of death: 12 Jan 1848
Disease (transcribed): Secondary abscess of lung, shoulder and hip joints. Fistula in ano. Inflammation of rectal veins. Inflammation of mucous membrane of the rectum.
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Lung, Shoulder, Hip); Fistula (Anal canal); Inflammation (Veins); Inflammation (Rectum)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient stated that she had a fistula in ano for six or seven years but that it had caused little inconvenience until three years after its first appearance when it became inflamed. Six weeks previously to her admission she miscarried.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and joints
Type of incident: n/a

John Deezkiamz, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1847
Date of death: 23 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Purpura of both legs. Extensive pleurisy with considerable purulent effusion. Lung greatly compressed. Dilatation of cavities of heart. Slight hour glass contraction of stomach
Disease (standardised): Purpura (Leg); Pleurisy (Pleura); Compressed (Lung); Disease (Heart); Contraction (Stomach); Suppuration (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: It appeared from the meagre account which could be obtained of his symptoms, that he had long been suffering from could and cough, and on one or two occasions had had slight haemoptysis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Dibley, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1848
Date of death: 18 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia with abscess in lung. Pleuritis. Ascites. Anasarca. Fluid blood.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Abscess (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Ascites (Abdomen); Oedema (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient stated that she she had enjoyed very good health up to twelve months ago, when the catamenia seemed to decrease in quantity, and finally disappeared entirely in the course of two or three months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Risley, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Apr 1847
Date of death: 25 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Blood tinged fluid in abdomen. Recent peritonitis. Twisting and strangulation of small intestine after reduction of inguinal hernia.
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Strangulation (Intestines); Hernia (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 patient was brought to the Hospital with symptoms of strangulated inguinal hernia. When admitted he was in a dying state.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Turner, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Nov 1846
Date of death: 28 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Psoas abscess
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Psoas muscles)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Case omitted as the body was not examined after death.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
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

George Waldron, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 09 Dec 1846
Date of death: 06 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of leg followed by secondary abscess in cavity of knee joint and pus in iliac veins. Enlarged and thickened liver.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Abscess (Leg); Suppuration (Veins); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient stated that the disease for which he was admitted had gradually appeared during the last four years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and extremities
Type of incident: n/a

William Wynne, 62, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Apr 1846
Date of death: 9 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Wound in hand. Secondary abscesses in joints and in brachialis anticus. Congestive pneumonia. Heart dilated and atrophied. Disease of left kidney? Blood fluid.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Hand); Abscess (Joints); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart); 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 suffering from the effects of fracture of the first phalanx of the thumb in December 1842.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and extremities
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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

Joseph Dawson, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 May 1847
Date of death: 15 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Acute peritonitis and escape of faecal matter after rupture of intestine.
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Rupture (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: On the evening of May 12th this patient while drunk and in a quarrel received a violent kick from a heavy booted foot on the hypogastrium.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Homicide/murder

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

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

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

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

Robert Roberts, 6, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 May 1847
Date of death: 28 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound and extensive fracture of skull. Perforation of the dura mater. Suppuration in cavity of arachnoid. Extravasation of blood and extensive laceration of surface of the brain.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Fracture (Skull); Perforation (Brain); Suppuration (Brain); Extravasation (Brain); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This boy was admitted perfectly comatose and warm, having been picked up at the bottom on some stone stairs, down which it is imagined he had fallen, how and when is not known.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident?

William Price, 57, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 57
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 May 1848
Date of death: 9 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Pus in cavity of pericardium and pleura. Condensed lung.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Suppuration (Heart); Suppuration (Pleura); Condensed (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Copestake, Thomas Goodall
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with a compound fracture of the left leg caused by a fall from a pair of steps.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Richard Thornton, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jan 1848
Date of death: 13 Jan 1848
Disease (transcribed): Great congestion of the lungs. Flabby heart. Liver very soft and spleen large. Diffuse suppuration of thigh.
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Liver); Disease (Spleen); Suppuration (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: When this patient was admitted he was in an exceedingly low state and there was an enormous abscess at the upper and back part of the left thigh, which had existed for eight or nine days. He stated that twenty years ago he was shot in the thigh, and that some of the shot remained ever since.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left lower extremity
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

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

Fanny Brill, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Oct 1847
Date of death: 13 Jan 1848
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Large bed sore. Emphysema and oedema of lungs. Peritonitis. Kidneys diseased and bladder inflamed. Diseased aorta.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Arm); Oedema (Leg); Emphysema (Lung); Oedema (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney);Inflammation (Bladder) ; Disease (Arteries)
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 with dropsy of three months duration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Hand, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1846
Date of death: 15 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Old disease of the knee joint. Sloughing phagedaena. Secondary abscess?
Disease (standardised): Disease (Knee joint); Phagadaena (Leg); Abscess (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
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 urgent request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a

William Mundin, 47, Wheelwright

Occupation or role: Wheelwright
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Apr 1870
Date of death: 12 May 1870
Disease (transcribed): Femoral aneurysm. Ligature of the external iliac artery. Pyaemia.
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Arteries); Ligature (Arteries); 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: Ten months before his admission to the Hospital, he suffered a severe strain in the right groin by being pushed backwards while his foot was fixed in a hole. It gave him much pain at the time, and he noticed immediately afterwards a small pulsating tumour in the groin.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, bones and joints
Type of incident: n/a

Johanna Leary, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 09 Jun 1847
Date of death: 18 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles and vomicae of lungs. Tubercles in subperitoneal cellular tissue. Peritonitis. Extensive ulcers of lower portion of large intestine and abscesses in connection with them. Tubercles in submucous cellular tissue.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines); Abscess (Intestines)
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, 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

Frederick Macpherson, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1847
Date of death: 19 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Purulent effusion in cavity of pleura with compression of lung. Miliary tubercles in lungs. Partial peritonitis. Scrofulous tubercles in omentum.
Disease (standardised): Suppuration (Pleural cavity); Compressed (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Tuberculosis (Abdomen)
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 was admitted in an almost moribund state. He had been in perfect health two months ago, when he slept one night in a damp bed, and on the following day was seized with rigors and pain on the right side of the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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