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William Shocknesey, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Nov 1843
Date of death: 9 Jan 1844
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of pleura, lungs and pericardium. Slight inflammation of the peritoneum.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Pleura, Lungs, Heart); Inflammation (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 had come into the Hospital with an eruption of syphilitic Rupia and had shortly afterwards suffered from an attack of Idiopathic Erysepelas.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Moses Larner, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1852
Date of death: 10 Jan 1852
Disease (transcribed): Paraplegia attended by difficult and laboured respiration. Ecchymosis of blood into the spinal cord opposite the 10th dorsal vertebra, also into the middle part of the left side of the medulla oblongata at about one inch from the lower margin of the pons varolii
Disease (standardised): Paraplegia (Brain); Ecchymosis (Spinal cord); Ecchymosis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: The patient reported that on the 25th he had found himself unable to walk, and it turned out that he had suffered from pain in the head for two months previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spinal column, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Harrison, 45, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Dec 1844
Date of death: 13 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of liver, with colloid deposit in the pylorus. Old pericarditis and pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Encephaloid disease (Liver); Deposit (Stomach); Pericarditis (Heart); Pleurisy (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'Stated that the catamenia [menstruation] ceased about 4 months prior to admission, and that just at the first returning period she vomited about a pint of dark-coloured blood, and since that time, the catamenia having re-appeared, her nose has bled considerably at the end of each successive month’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Lee, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 April 1855
Date of death: 27 April 1855
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: A pallid emaciated individual who had been out of health for two years having suffered from cough and constant expectoration. He had likewise spit blood several times but had gone on with his work at the Crystal Palace, Sydenham until five months before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Smithers, 30, Navigator

Occupation or role: Navigator
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 May 1856
Date of death: 25 May 1856
Disease (transcribed): Pleuropneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Lung, Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man had been ill for three days. He was taken with catching pain in the right side and short hacking cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Freeman, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jun 1841
Date of death: 4 Jul 1841
Disease (transcribed): Concentric hypertrophy of the left ventricle. Granular state of the liver and kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Liver, kidneys)
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

Mary Anne Hamlin, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Apr 1846
Date of death: 25 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Diseased heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
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: As the body was not examined, the case is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Rivett, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1841
Date of death: 5 Jul 1841
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of the intestine in the reduction of a hernia
Disease (standardised): Hernia; Rupture (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
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 Good, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 May 1852
Date of death: 23 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous deposits in the lungs and kidneys. Double pleural adhesions and diseased kidneys. Effusion of purulent fluid and lymph in the sub-arachnoidean tissues of the brain
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Kidney); Adhesions (Pleura); Disease (Kidney); Suppuration (Brain); Lymph (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient had been ailing about six months, and had certainly been losing flesh.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Armes, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Apr 1846
Date of death: 26 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Ulceration of larynx and necrosis of arytenoid cartilages. Pleurisy. Pneumonia. Ulceration of large and small intestines. Tubercular deposit in bronchial and mesenteric glands. Old adhesions of liver.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Larynx); Necrosis (Larynx); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines);Tuberculosis (Lymph nodes) ; Adhesions (Liver)
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: This patient was admitted in an advanced stage of Phthisis Pulmonalis, together with affection of the larynx.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Johnson, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Apr 1841
Date of death: 8 Jul 1841
Disease (transcribed): Pericardium adherent. Congestion of the liver. Mottled & granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Pericardium); Congestion (Liver); Disease (Kidneys)
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

Emma Stead, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Jul 1841
Date of death: 9 Jul 1841
Disease (transcribed): Softening of brain; effusion of turbid serum into the ventricles
Disease (standardised): Softening (Brain); Effusion (Brain)
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, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Michael Kelley, 59, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 May 1847
Date of death: 30 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions of pleura. Pneumonia with red hepatisation. Enlarged heart, with hypertrophy and dilatation and diseased valves. Dilated aorta with large deposits of atheroma. Granular kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Adhesions (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Disease (Heart); Dilated (Arteries); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries);Disease (Kidney)

Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient reported that he had been suffering about nine or ten weeks from symptoms of severe dyspepsia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Townsend, 27, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 May 1856
Date of death: 31 May 1856
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man enjoyed good health until about eight months ago. He then took a chill which was followed by cough and pain in the chest and muco-purulent expectoration, especially in the morning.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, larynx and trachea
Type of incident: n/a

George Edwards, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1841
Date of death: 14 Jul 1841
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
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, right shoulder-joint

Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Benson, 43, Literary man

Occupation or role: Literary man
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1852
Date of death: 26 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Fibrinous effusions into peritoneal and pleural cavities. Diseased kidneys and spleen with old pleural adhesions. Fluid blood
Disease (standardised): Fibrin (Abdomen); Fibrin (Pleura); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Spleen); Adhesions (Pleura); Fluid (Blood)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He was admitted complaining of rheumatism of a subacute form.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax, cranium and blood
Type of incident: n/a

Honora Crimmens, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Mar 1855
Date of death: 30 April 1855
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman had been in the Hospital during the last winter, having been out of health for a year and troubled with a cough for eight months. She obtained some relief but was readmitted on account of a severe pain in the left side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx and trachea, and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anthony Vasey, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jun 1843
Date of death: 17 Jun 1843
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung)
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
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Zlumper, 44, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1849
Date of death: 21 Jun 1849
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Renal disease
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined, the history of this case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

William Dunford, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Apr 1841
Date of death: 16 Jul 1841
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
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

John Hockley, 41, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Jun 1849
Date of death: 23 Jun 1849
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy. False membrane on the internal surface of the arachnoid. Extravasation of blood in the arachnoid cavity. Adhesion between false membrane & visceral arachnoid. Meningitis
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain); False membrane (Brain); Extravasation (Brain); Meningitis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This man had been in attendance as an OP [out-patient] for upwards of 6 weeks and had been at the hospital for a fresh supply of medicine the same morning. He had applied to Dr Pitman [Henry Pitman] merely with cough & sore throat, and while under his care had an attack of haemoptysis’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Hunt, 43, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1849
Date of death: 25 Jun 1849
Disease (transcribed): Jaundice. Old adhesions on the left side of the chest. Fractured intercostal cartilage corresponding side. Enlarged liver. Kidneys congested & flabby. Serous effusion beneath the arachnoid &c
Disease (standardised): Jaundice (Skin); Disease (Chest); Fracture (Ribs); Disease (Liver, kidneys, brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was on his first admission placed under the care of the surgeon as he attributed his illness to a kick he had received from a horse on the left side. On examination however it was soon ascertained that although there had been some displacement of one rib from former accident, several years ago, that there were no symptoms referrible to a recent injury, but that he was labouring under some febrile affection’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Platt, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Jul 1841
Date of death: 17 Jul 1841
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis after operation for strangulated hernia
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Hernia; Operation
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Layton, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 April 1855
Date of death: 2 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): Chronic ulceration of stomach
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: He had always enjoyed good health until 18 months before admission when he used occasionally to feel twinges of pain in his stomach which became more frequent during the last three months. No vomiting came on until a fortnight before his admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Bailey, 24, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Mar 1849
Date of death: 23 Jun 1849
Disease (transcribed): Abscess on the right side of the pelvic cavity, behind the uterus
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that having been confined at a lying-in hospital about 7 weeks before her admission, & having had an easy labour, & no flooding, she was suddenly seized in a few days after with violent pain, chiefly across the lower part of the abdomen, followed by diarrhoea which had continued ever since’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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