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Louisa Addy , 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Sep 1843
Date of death: 14 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): General dropsy and disease of the heart.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Systemic); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with general anasarca and ascites and symptoms of great impediment to the circulation and palpitations.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Obidiah Fryer, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jan 1844
Date of death: 17 February 1844
Disease (transcribed): Rheumatic Pericarditis. Hypertrophy of the Heart, with extensive disease of the valves. Mottling degeneration of both kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Hypertrophy (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: The patient was admitted into the hospital with anasarca of the lower extremities, fluid effused into the scrotum and slight swelling and fluctuation of the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Emily Le Peake, 65, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Apr 1844
Date of death: 27 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Effusion of fluid in pleura and pericardium. Heart enlarged by dilatation of its cavities with hypertrophy of its walls. Kidneys mottled and dwindled. Calculi in gall bladder, Old adhesions of liver.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (General); Effusion (Pleura); Effusion (Heart); Enlarged (Heart); Mottled (Kidney); Calculi (Gallbladder)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: The patient had been in the Hospital repeatedly during the previous four years, suffering from general anasarca and Dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Mills, 16, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Jul 1844
Date of death: 24 Oct 1844
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Anasarca. Effusion of fluid into thoracic serous cavities. Dilatation of heart without hypertrophy. Extensive inflammation of lung and pulmonary apoplexy.
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Oedema (Leg, Foot); Effusion (Thorax); Dilatation (Heart); Inflammation (Lung); Haemorrhage (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: The patient was admitted complaining of a palpitation of the heart and an acute pain in the region of the organ which appeared to occupy a larger space than natural.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Field, 44, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Oct 1844
Date of death: 26 Feb 1845
Disease (transcribed): Ascites & anasarca. Lobular pneumonia. Hypertrophy of heart. Aorta roughened & dilated. Capsule of liver thickened. Mottling degeneration of kidneys. Bladder inflamed
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Peritoneum); Edema (Systemic); Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Heart, liver, kidneys); Inflammation (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'The patient stated that he had been suffering about 4 months from general anasarca, which at first came on very gradually, but had rapidly increased during the few last weeks’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, head

Type of incident: n/a

Mary King, 15, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Nov 1844
Date of death: 24 Nov 1844
Disease (transcribed): Chorea. Disease of clavicle. Diffuse inflammation in neighbourhood. Old adhesions of right lung. Endocarditis. Large intestine filled with faeces adhering to its coats. Organs of generation congested. Brain and chord natural.
Disease (standardised): Chorea (Central nervous system); Disease (Clavicle); Adhesions (Lung); Endocarditis (Heart); Congestion (Genitalia)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: At the age of 12, before any appearance of catamenia, became affected with chorea which commenced gradually but soon became severe. She was also drowsy and felt pain across the forehead.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and brain
Type of incident: n/a

George Cowdery, 35, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Dec 1844
Date of death: 14 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Amputation. Recent pleurisy, pericarditis & peritonitis. Atheroma in aorta
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Amputation (Leg); Pleurisy (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'A wheel of a cart passed over the leg of this patient and upon admission it was found that the tibia was exposed and fractured, but that the portions of bone were not at all displaced’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, stump

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John Groves, 27, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Feb 1845
Date of death: 1 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive caries of the dorsal vertebrae with a large scrofulous abscess. Small abscess in kidney. Tubercles in the sub-pleural cellular tissue. Slight ulceration of the pharynx. Heart dilated with thin parietes & soft muscular structure
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Abscess (Spine, kidney); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Ulcer (Pharynx); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'About two years previous to admission into the hospital, the patient first experienced pain in the back, and at the expiration of three months, he found his back ‘growing out’. He went on working for twelve months during which time he had occasionally severe fits of pain on the back, but with no diminution of bodily strength’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, spine

Type of incident: n/a

William Lane, 33, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Feb 1845
Date of death: 28 Feb 1845
Disease (transcribed): Circumscribed empyema. Grey hepatisation of the lung. Pericarditis. Hydatid in the liver. Sinus between the coccyx and the rectum not communicating with the gut
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Lungs); Hepatisation (Lungs); Pericarditis (Heart); Cyst (Liver); Disease (Rectum, gut)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient told us that about 10 days previous to admission he was taken with shivering, soon followed by cough, accompanied by pain in the chest, more especially on the right side, within the four last days’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Dodsworth, 72, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 72
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Mar 1845
Date of death: 2 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Compound comminuted fracture of the leg with extensive haemorrhage. Heart dilated. Kidneys granular. Coagula in the heart, very small and loosely coagulated
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Haemorrhage (Leg); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidneys)

Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a compound fracture of the right leg. The bone was broken in two places and the surrounding parts were much contused’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, stump

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Elizabeth Molero, 42, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Mar 1845
Date of death: 3 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Phlebitis of the veins of the opposite extremity. Slight peritonitis and pleurisy. Lungs gorged at back part & soft in texture. Gut of a dark colour, but otherwise healthy
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Thigh); Operation; Phlebitis (Blood vessels); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Lungs); Disease (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Was admitted on the evening of the 22 of March with a small tumor in the left femoral region, tender to the touch, and accompanied by a constant sense of sickness. The pain extends over the abdomen’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, hernial sac, thorax, right inferior extremity

Type of incident: n/a

William Lovell, 21, Pot boy

Occupation or role: Pot boy
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Mar 1845
Date of death: 2 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound, oedema of scalp. Diffuse cellular inflammation of neck, spreading down the mediastina. Inflammation of mucous membrane of air passages, & of left lung. Seropurulent fluid in pleurae and pericardium. Kidneys large & mottled
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Edema (Scalp); Inflammation (Neck, Lungs); Disease (Lungs, Heart); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'William Lovell, at 21, a pot boy, reported to be subject of epileptic fits, was admitted on 25th of March with a small scalp wound over the occiput, which did not expose the bone. When brought to the hospital he was still in a fit, during which the scalp wound had been produced’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Thomas Shields, 50, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1845
Date of death: 5 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Oedema of both legs with petechial spots. Hearts dilated & very flaccid. Blood semi-fluid. Lungs loaded with frothy serum
Disease (standardised): Edema (Leg); Disease (Heart); Disease (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient had intermittent fever three months previous to his admission. This left him in a very debilitated state and he subsequently complained of much difficulty of breathing, especially after exertion’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium, larynx

Type of incident: n/a

William Pusey, 46, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Apr 1845
Date of death: 4 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Fracture of the jaw with diffuse cellular inflammation. Lungs gorged posteriorly. Heart soft & dilated. Blood in a semi-fluid state
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Fracture (Jaw); Inflammation (Jaw); Disease (Lungs); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'On the morning of his admission, this patient was kicked on the mouth by a horse. He was slightly stunned by the blow but soon recovered a tolerable degree of consciousness. Upon admission the lower jaw was found fractured in two placed and a scalp wound was discovered on the posterior part of the scalp, supposed to have been produced by a fall backwards when he was kicked’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John Clarke, 45, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 May 1845
Date of death: 25 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Large scalp wound, followed by matter between the dura mater & bone as well as by matter in the cavity of the arachnoid and in the sub-arachnoid tissue & pia mater. Trephine applied. 2ndary deposits in lung. Pericardium adherent. Heart dilated & soft
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Wound (Brain); Trephining; Deposit (Lungs); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'John Clark, admitted with a very large scalp wound, extending nearly the whole length of the head upon the right side, in a semicircular direction, and exposing considerable portion of the right temporal occipital, and frontal bones […] The wound was filled with dirt. It was not ascertained in what manner the wound had been inflicted as he was found in a state of insensibility in a cellar & could give no account of the way in which he got there’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

George Fish, 5 , [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 May 1845
Date of death: 20 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Stone in bladder. Lithotomy. Diffuse cellular inflammation of pelvis. Peritonitis. Pleurisy on both sides. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Calculus (Bladder); Lithotomy; Inflammation (Pelvis); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Lungs); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'George Fish, at 5 ½, admitted into the hospital on the 7th of May. No distinct history of his complaint could be procured, but it was stated that he had had some pain in making water and had been in the habit of pulling his prepuce for four months’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

John Munday, 36, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Sep 1845
Date of death: 28 Sep 1845
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of lungs and pleura. Deposit of matter in lung. Inflammation of mucous membrane of large intestine. Haemorrhoids. Operation
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Lungs, intestines); Haemorrhoids (Anus); Operation
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient had suffered from the usual symptoms of piles for eight years previous to his admission and latterly they had been accompanied with some degree of prolapsus anii’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Dixon, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jul 1847
Date of death: 12 Sep 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pleuritic adhesions of hydrothorax. Dilatation and hypertrophy of left ventricle and fatty heart. Ascites. Thickened peritoneum. Liver diseased. Kidneys granular, the left contracted. Spleen softened.
Disease (standardised): Adhesions (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Ascites (Abdomen); Thickening (Abdomen); Disease (Liver); Disease (Kidney);Disease (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: This man was admitted suffering from anasarca of long duration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ellen Webb, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 04 Aug 1847
Date of death: 07 Sep 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pleuritis. Flabby heart. Medullary disease of bronchial glands and lungs. Ascites. Small malignant tubercles under peritoneum. General peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Disease (Lung); Ascites (Abdomen); Cancer (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: This patient was admitted suffering from ascites. She had suckled her child up to two months ago, when gradually increasing debility warned her that it was necessary to give up suckling. About this time her legs began to swell.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Emma Walkley, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1857
Date of death: 7 Jun 1857
Disease (transcribed): Circumscribed peritonitis. Phlebitis. Abscess of ovary
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Phlebitis (Veins); Abscess (Ovary)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: Her illness commenced five weeks ago with pain in the right side of the abdomen, sickness and general febrile symptoms.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, femoral and iliac veins
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Pendle, 29, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Jan 1858
Date of death: 12 Feb 1858
Disease (transcribed): Pleuropneumonia. Pulmonary apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Lungs); Stroke (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'This woman was suffering from extreme debility after confinement which took place a month before her admission. After delivery she was attacked with rigors lasting some hours. These continued every day more or less & were still apt to come on slightly after she was admitted’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

Susan Taylor, 39, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Feb 1858
Date of death: 28 Feb 1858
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of the uterus, vagina & bladder. Distension of the ureters & kidneys. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Malignant disease (Uterus, vagina, bladder); Distension (Ureters, kidneys); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard and Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'A married woman with puffy, sallow face, who was admitted suffering from slight cough & considerable dyspnoea. There was pain over the left breast, loud mucous rates over both lungs & a loud murmur at the apex of the heart’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

Jane Brown , 59, Married woman

Occupation or role: Married woman
Age: 59
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Aug 1861
Date of death: 23 Sep 1861
Disease (transcribed): Valvular disease of heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Flannigan, 40, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Feb 1862
Date of death: 22 Apr 1862
Disease (transcribed): Uterine phlebitis
Disease (standardised): Phlebitis (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Smith, E
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Woolard, 30, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Oct 1864
Date of death: 24 Oct 1864
Disease (transcribed): Wound of hand. Phlebitis. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Wound (Hand); Phlebitis (Blood vessels); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: 'Case not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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