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George Troutbeck, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jan 1844
Date of death: 9 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Pericarditis. Bicuspid valve thickened. Ascites and dropsy of the extremities. Liver large and puckered, with a peculiar yellow deposit.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Pericarditis (Heart); Ascites (Abdomen); Oedema (Extremities); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted after suffering from palpitations and difficulty breathing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Schofield, 8, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 8
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1841
Date of death: 23 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Peculiar deposit in the brain; small tubercles in the pia mater. Scrofulous disease of the elbow & knee
Disease (standardised): Deposit (Brain); Tuberculosis (Brain); Tuberculosis (Arm, leg)
Admitted under the care of: Babington, George Gisborne
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, elbow, knee

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Leary, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Jun 1841
Date of death: 27 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of the ovary. Ascites. Peritonitis after tapping
Disease (standardised): Malignant disease (Ovary); Ascites (Peritoneum); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Bleeding
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Jane Wiseman, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Aug 1841
Date of death: 8 Aug 1841
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis. Dilatation of the cavities of the heart. Endocarditis. Valvular apparatus, left side diseased
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This patient had repeatedly suffered from acute rheumatism’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Draper, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1841
Date of death: 19 Aug 1841
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of lung, liver and uterus
Disease (standardised): Encephalitis (Lungs, liver, uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Turner, 16, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Aug 1841
Date of death: 23 Aug 1841
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Grantham, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Jul 1841
Date of death: 30 Aug 1841
Disease (transcribed): Congestion of brain. Oedema of lungs. Vegetations on tricuspid valve. Absence of right kidney
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Brain); Edema (Lungs); Vegetation (Blood vessels)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This patient had, for some time past, suffered from chorea brought on by a fright; she was with child’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spinal canal, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Whitlock, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Sep 1841
Date of death: 3 Sep 1841
Disease (transcribed): Partial hepatisation of lung. Aneurysm of heart. Umbilical hernia. Granular liver
Disease (standardised): Hepatization (Lungs); Aneurysm (Heart); Hernia (Abdomen); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Caroline Darvill, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Aug 1841
Date of death: 6 Sep 1841
Disease (transcribed): Carcinomatous affection of breast and spine. Effusion into the pleurae. Fibrous tumours of uterus
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Breast, spine); Effusion (Pleura); Tumour (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, right breast, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Hilton, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Nov 1840
Date of death: 14 Jan 1841
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pneumo-thorax. Tubercles in peritoneum. Ulcers in intestines
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pneumothorax (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Peritoneum); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Dean, 30, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Apr 1845
Date of death: 3 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive necrosis of the iliac bone, with a large foul abscess in the iliac and lumbar regions communicating with the ascending colon, and opening into the groin & lumbar region. Extensive haemorrhage from some of the lumbar arteries
Disease (standardised): Necrosis (Pelvis); Abscess (Pelvis, groin); Haemorrhage
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in a state of great debility consequent on a course of active medical treatment. It appeared that about a month before the patient’s admission, he was seized with rigors and intense pain in the right iliac fossa, and that in a short time, the pain extended over the whole abdomen’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Cooper, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Aug 1843
Date of death: 1 Sep 1843
Disease (transcribed): Malignant tubercles of Pleura. Effusion into chest.
Disease (standardised): Malignancy (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Pleura); Effusion (Thorax)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and head
Type of incident: n/a

George Clifford, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Dec 1841
Date of death: 28 Dec 1841
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised):
Admitted under the care of: Babington, George Gisborne
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: n/a

Type of incident: n/a

Isaac Boreham, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Sep 1841
Date of death: 29 Dec 1841
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis. Tubercular peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Owen Hogan, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Nov 1841
Date of death: 6 Jan 1842
Disease (transcribed): Mamellated liver. Abdominal dropsy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Liver); Edema (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Farmer, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jan 1842
Date of death: 13 Jan 1842
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis (chronic). Anasarca. Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Edema (Systemic); Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Smith , 70, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 70
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Sep 1844
Date of death: 9 Oct 1844
Disease (transcribed): Dilatation, with slight thickening, of the heart. Universal anasarca, with effusion into the chest.
Disease (standardised): Dilatation (Heart); Oedema (Systemic); Effusion (Thorax)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with general anasarca with dyspnoea and orthopnea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Bridget Killacker, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Nov 1841
Date of death: 26 Jan 1842
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Cirrhosis
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Peritoneum); Liver cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This patient had been tapped 5 days previous to her death’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Gibson, 36, [No occupation stated]

  • Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
    Age: 36
    Gender: Male
    Date of admission: 19 Jan 1842
    Date of death: 26 Jan 1842
    Disease (transcribed): Caries of cervical vertebrae
    Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine)
    Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
  • Keate, Robert
    Medical examination performed by: n/a
    Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
    Medical notes: 'The penis had been amputated some time since’
    Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Dimond, 49, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jun 1844
Date of death: 13 Oct 1844
Disease (transcribed): Ascites and anasarca. Dilatation with hypertrophy of the Heart. Kidneys slightly rough on the surfaces.
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Oedema (General); Dilatation (Heart); Hypertrophy (Heart); Rough surface (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient had lived freely but enjoyed good health until 12 weeks before his admission when his illness commenced with an attack of vomiting and purging.
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

John Day, 52, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Jun 1845
Date of death: 6 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca & ascites. Dilatation & hypertrophy of the heart. Pleurisy. Peritonitis old and recent. Kidneys slightly granular
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Ascites (Peritoneum); Disease (Heart); Pleurisy (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of dyspnoea and anasarca of six weeks’ duration. He stated that the symptoms had begun gradually, without pain or uneasiness of any kind until they were attended by shortness of breath, which within the last week had greatly distressed him’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Collard, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Feb 1842
Date of death: 28 Feb 1842
Disease (transcribed): Collection of pus behind the pharynx. Mottled kidneys
Disease (standardised): Suppuration (Pharynx); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pharynx, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Laura Halliday , 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Nov 1844
Date of death: 27 Nov 1844
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Effusions into thoracic serous cavities. Pulmonary apoplexy. Dilatation and atrophy of Heart, with disease of mitral and aortic valves. Depositions of fibrine in kidneys, which were otherwise healthy.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Hand, Foot); Effusion (Thorax); Haemorrhage (Lung); Disease (Heart); Deposits (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted suffering from severe palpitations of the heart which beat over a widely extended surface. There was great distress of respiration with orthopnea, severe constriction of the chest and copious expectoration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Morgan, 17, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Oct 1845
Date of death: 12 Nov 1845
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse cellular inflammation & erysipelas. Circumscribed abscesses in anterior mediastinum and upon lumbar vertebrae. Extensive pleurisy. Chorea. Brain and spinal chord healthy
Disease (standardised): Inflammation; Erysipelas (Skin); Abscess (Chest, spine); Pleurisy (Lungs); Chorea (Central nervous system)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with well-marked symptoms of chorea. Her mother gave the following history. At the age of 14, she began to menstruate and had enjoyed very good health up to April last, at which time she experienced a fright, which for about ten minutes rendered her incapable of either moving or speaking. In about a quarter of an hour she entirely regained her speech, but at the same time slight symptoms of chorea began to manifest themselves, both by the twitching of the muscles of the face and by some little involuntary movements in the upper extremities’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium, spinal chord

Type of incident: n/a

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