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Abraham Jackson, 62, Messenger

Occupation or role: Messenger
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Apr 1872
Date of death: 23 Apr 1872
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas faciei. Fatty heart. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This man stated that for the last six months he had had pain in the chest which always became much worse after food, and of late he was subject to cough and spitting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Emma Rogers, 40, Salesman

Occupation or role: Salesman
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1873
Date of death: 23 Apr 1873
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This woman was admitted in a moribund and collapsed state.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Emily Heath, 22, Needlewoman

Occupation or role: Needlewoman
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Apr 1872
Date of death: 22 Apr 1872
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous pleuropneumonia. Empyema
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Empyema (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This patient stated that her health had always been quite good up to about three weeks ago when occasional sickness and loss of appetite commenced.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Martin, 11, Schoolboy

Occupation or role: Schoolboy
Age: 11
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Mar 1872
Date of death: 19 Apr 1872
Disease (transcribed): Scrofula. Lardaceous disease
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Amyloidosis (Liver); Amyloidosis (Spleen); Amyloidosis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The history given of the child by his parent was that ever since he was a baby he had had abscesses about his body, and as soon as one healed another would form.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Alexander Donaldson, 49, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Apr 1873
Date of death: 17 Apr 1873
Disease (transcribed): Mitral and tricuspid contraction. Hypertrophy of right ventricle and left auricle. Cirrhosis of liver
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This man stated that he had been in comparatively good health except occasional shortness of breath on any exertion up to about two weeks ago when much pain in the chest commenced. A short time after he spat up much blood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and peritoneum
Type of incident: n/a

George Muir, 40, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Apr 1872
Date of death: 17 Apr 1872
Disease (transcribed): Epilepsy. Intense congestion of the brain. Commencing granular degeneration of the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Epilepsy (Brain); Congestion (Brain); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This man was in the hospital in October of 1870 .The history of his illness then was that one day while at dinner e became suddenly stupid and lost the power on the left side about a week before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Bateman, 52, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Apr 1872
Date of death: 16 Apr 1872
Disease (transcribed): Atheroma. Hypertrophy of heart. Effusion into pleurae and peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries); Disease (Heart); Effusion (Pleura); Effusion (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This man was in the hospital in December of last year with an acute attack of bronchitis and albuminuria.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

James Archer, 58, Sweep

Occupation or role: Sweep
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Mar 1873
Date of death: 14 Apr 1873
Disease (transcribed): Chronic bronchitis. Pleuro-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Pleuropneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This man had long been subject to cough and spitting, always worse in the cold weather. About two weeks back the cough became more severe with shortness of the breath and much spitting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

William Calver, 16, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Apr 1873
Date of death: 13 Apr 1873
Disease (transcribed): Adherent pericardium. Mitral contraction. Hypertrophy and dilatation of ventricles. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Adherent (Heart); Disease (Heart); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This patient first came to the hospital in October of last year complaining of rheumatic pains about the body which had confined him to bed for about three days.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Caroline Holdsworth, 29, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1874
Date of death: 12 Jan 1874
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This woman stated that she was confined five months back and ever since had been out of health with pain about the body, cough and spitting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Isabella Strachan, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Nov 1871
Date of death: 5 Jan 1872
Disease (transcribed): Diabetes mellitus. Abscesses in the apices of both lungs (? Pyaemic)
Disease (standardised): Diabetes mellitus (Pancreas); Abscess (Lung); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The history given by the woman was that at the latter end of the summer she began to feel very weak but she took no notice of it was she was suckling at the time. Six weeks ago she found that she was constantly thirsty.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, organs of generation and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

William Claxton, 40, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Feb 1872
Date of death: 11 Apr 1872
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous disease of the peritoneum. Chronic peritonitis. Miliary tubercles in the lungs
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This patient was in the hospital in May of last year with ascites and was then thought to be dependent on cirrhosis of the liver.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, intestines, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Fairhall, 40, Nurse

Occupation or role: Nurse
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1873
Date of death: 11 Apr 1873
Disease (transcribed): Glioma of pons varolii and left crus cerebri
Disease (standardised): Glioma (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This patient had suffered for five months with pain in the head, frequent giddiness and gradual loss of power in the right arm and leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

John Langfear, 45, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Apr 1872
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of the first portion of the arch of the aorta. Rupture into the right pleural cavity
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta); Rupture (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: Brought in dead
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Wanmer, 40, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Mar 1873
Date of death: 9 Apr 1873
Disease (transcribed): Cirrhosis of liver. Ascites. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Cirrhosis (Liver); Ascites (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: Four years ago this man had had a kick from a horse in the belly. In about three hours time e vomited up about two pints of blood, and had ever since been subject to pain in the abdomen with occasional swelling of the leg and frequent diarrhoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Soper, 22, Bricklayer

Occupation or role: Bricklayer
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Feb 1872
Date of death: 11 Apr 1872
Disease (transcribed): Lardaceous disease
Disease (standardised): Amyloidosis (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This man who was a weak looking fellow had suffered from diarrhoea for three or four years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, intestines and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Marcham, 34, Mason

Occupation or role: Mason
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Jan 1873
Date of death: 7 Apr 1873
Disease (transcribed): Caries of femur. Lardaceous disease. Pleurisy. Ascites
Disease (standardised): Caries (Leg); Amyloidosis (Kidney); Pleurisy (Pleura); Ascites (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: For nine years this man had had disease of the right hip and thigh bone with much purulent discharge.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys and bones
Type of incident: n/a

Isaac Copus, 41, Pressman

Occupation or role: Pressman
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1872
Date of death: 10 Apr 1872
Disease (transcribed): Morbus cordis (aortic valves)
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This man stated that for five weeks he had had shortness of breath, some little cough and spitting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Emma Mills, 34, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Feb 1872
Date of death: 7 Apr 1872
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia in cervical region of the spinal cord. Paralysis. Bedsores
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Spinal cord); Paralysis (Brain); Pressure ulcer (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The history given by this patient was that ten months before admission she first felt pain in the right foot. The pain gradually extended upwards to the thigh.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and spinal cord
Type of incident: n/a

William Reynolds, 36, Bricklayer

Occupation or role: Bricklayer
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1873
Date of death: 1 Apr 1873
Disease (transcribed): Ulcerative endocarditis. Hypertrophy and dilatation of heart
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This man had always had good health up to about six months ago when a cough and shortness of breath commenced on any exertion.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, pericardium, liver, spleen and kidneys
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Farmer, 32, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1872
Date of death: 6 Apr 1872
Disease (transcribed): Cirrhosis of liver. Ascites. Pleuritic effusion
Disease (standardised): Cirrhosis (Liver); Ascites (Abdomen); Effusion (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This man, who was in the army for twenty one years, stated that he was always a temperate man. Seventeen weeks ago he first noticed swelling of the legs and some failing of his general health.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Laura Argent, 15, School girl

Occupation or role: School girl
Age: 15
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Oct 1873
Date of death: 11 Jan 1874
Disease (transcribed): Caries of vertebrae. Suppuration. Lardaceous disease
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Suppuration (Spine); Amyloidosis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: The mother of this girl stated that when she was two years old an abscess appeared on the right side of the neck and burst.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, pleurae, lungs, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, organs of generation, intestines and bones
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Smith, 22, Groom

Occupation or role: Groom
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Nov 1871
Date of death: 5 Jan 1872
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not reported here
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas White, 68, Hawker

Occupation or role: Hawker
Age: 68
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Apr 1872
Date of death: 6 Apr 1872
Disease (transcribed): Pleuropneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The day before admission while out of door at his occupation of water cress keeper, he said that pain took him suddenly all over his body with shivering. Two or three hours after a cough commenced.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Gandy, 35, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Mar 1872
Date of death: 6 Apr 1872
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid carcinoma of lumbar glands, liver and stomach
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Lymph nodes); Cancer (Liver); Cancer (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The two months the patient had had pain in the body and distention of the belly with occasional sickness and always constipation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, stomach, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

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