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John Pettett, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 May 1851
Date of death: 15 Jun 1851
Disease (transcribed): Double pleurisy. Excessive tubercular infiltration with vomicae at upper parts of both lungs which contained some miliary tubercle throughout their entire substance
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Suppuration (Lungs)

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 man had suffered, he stated, from winter cough during some years, and now had not been free from it for 5 months past, but had given up work only a few days before admission. He was very much emaciated, his voice was rather hoarse, and he had occasionally spit a little blood’
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

Elizabeth Gould, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 May 1851
Date of death: 18 Jun 1851
Disease (transcribed): Ascites & anasarca. Hypertrophy of heart with thickening of the flaps of aortic & mitral valves, & mitral valve constriction. Slight dilatation of the arch & root of aorta. Low double pneumonia. Disease of the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Peritoneum); Edema (Systemic); Disease (Heart); Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys)
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, a married woman who had borne 11 children, alleged that her illness was only of about a month’s duration. Since then she had suffered from cough & palpitation & shortness of breath, & 3 weeks ago first the right & then the left leg had swelled, and subsequently the abdomen’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

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

Mary Turk, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Jun 1848
Date of death: 23 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Affection of brain
Disease (standardised): Disease (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
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

Anne Butler, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Jul 1841
Date of death: 17 Jul 1841
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles in the cerebellum. Softening of the septum lucidum. Tubercles in the lungs
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain); Softening (Brain); 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: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Edward Oliver, 16, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Apr 1849
Date of death: 26 Jun 1849
Disease (transcribed): Extensive peritoneal tuberculosis. Tubercles in the lungs, in the subpleural areolar tissue & in the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Peritoneum, lungs, 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: 'This lad, who presented a very cachectic appearance, stated that he had suffered form diarrhoea for about a month, it having latterly become so urgent, that every thing he ate passed t hrough him, in about ¼ hour. He had never passed any blood. Latterly he had become considerably emaciated, but complained of no cough’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Tout, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1856
Date of death: 2 Jun 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 girl had been under the care of Mr Hawkins until a fortnight before her death for swelling and pain at the lower back, supposed to depend on enlargement of one of the spinous processes of the sacrum. A full account of her case will be found in Clinical Book No. 61. On the 5th May she began to suffer much from cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spine, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Braybrook, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1852
Date of death: 12 Jan 1852
Disease (transcribed): Fungus form of carcinoma connected with the dura mater in two places appearing in the place externally and considered during life to be a sebaceous tumour. Carcinomatous growths in pancreas and kidneys and in pleurae
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Brain); Cancer (Pancreas); Cancer (Kidneys); Cancer (Pleura)
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: Illness had been gradually coming on ever since her last confinement about one and a half years ago. Her chief complaint was of pain at the left side of the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Orgar, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Nov 1840
Date of death: 12 Jan 1841
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis
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: Abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Barnes, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Dec 1852
Date of death: 18 Jan 1853
Disease (transcribed): Phthysis. Scrofulous deposit in the lungs in various stages. Diseased liver. Thickened capsule of the spleen
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Liver); Thickening (Spleen)
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 was admitted in a very weak and depressed stated, with a dusky colour of the face, cough and nervous anxiety.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Weale, 56, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jan 1845
Date of death: 27 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis with old adhesions in both pleurae. Small tubercular deposits in the cortical structure of the kidney
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs, kidneys)

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: 'This patient stated that he had suffered more or less from cough during the last 12 months, but had not ceased to work till within the last six weeks, when his cough became extremely troublesome, accompanied by profuse expectoration & pain in the chest’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Bishop, 44, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1849
Date of death: 29 Jun 1849
Disease (transcribed): Meningeal apoplexy. Blood effused beneath the arachnoid & pia mater. Atheromarous deposit in the arteries of the brain & in the aorta
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain); Effusion (Brain); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta, 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, a single woman, who gained her livelihood by needlework, was admitted complaining of headache, dizziness & general debility. She presented a pale, sallow complexion, was somewhat emaciated & confessed that for some time back, she had not had sufficient nourishment’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Sims, 50, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jul 1850
Date of death: 26 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Hypertrophy of heart. Lymph in pericardium. Vegetation on mitral valve. Diseased kidney
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This man stated that he caught cold four months ago and since then had suffered from cough and dyspnoea and palpitation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Hawkes, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 May 1848
Date of death: 23 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia with hepatisation. Tubercles and vomicae in lung. Dwindled and granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted under the influence of mercury, with gums and cheeks very much swollen and tender. She stated that her illness had commenced a month ago with general pain, uneasiness, giddiness and faintness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Peter Jack, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Mar 1856
Date of death: 2 Jun 1856
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Harriett Mitchell , 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Jun 1843
Date of death: 27 Jun 1843
Disease (transcribed): Struma.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (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 and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Winter, 26, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 May 1852
Date of death: 12 Jun 1852
Disease (transcribed): Giddiness and pain in the head attended by loss of power in the extremities. Dyspnoea and coma came on without convulsions, before death. No sufficient post mortem appearances found
Disease (standardised): Dizziness (General); Pain (Head); Paralysis (Leg); Paralysis (Arm); Dyspnoea (Lung); Coma (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: This woman had left her situation two years ago because she was unable to walk well and also felt powerless in her arms which rendered her unfit for service.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spinal column, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Connell, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jun 1848
Date of death: 25 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fever
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
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 at the request of friends
Type of incident: n/a

James Riley, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Apr 1846
Date of death: 5 Jun 1846
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions of pleurae and pericardium. Hypertrophy and dilatation of heart. Disease of mitral and aortic valves. Endocarditis. Kidneys mottled and granular. Spleen hard and congested.
Disease (standardised): Adhesions (Pleura); Adhesions (Heart); Disease (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Congestion (Spleen)
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 was admitted suffering from anasarca, cough, palpitation and dyspnoea. It appeared from his account that he always enjoyed very excellent health up to seven years ago, when he underwent an attack of acute rheumatism and at that time he had severe pain in the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Martha Taylor, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 April 1855
Date of death: 9 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): Cardiac and Pulmonary disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (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 tolerably well with the exception of occasional coughs. She dated her illness from the middle of last winter when she had more cough and expectoration than at any previous period. Three weeks before admission her legs and abdomen began to enlarge.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Jun 1841
Date of death: 30 Jul 1841
Disease (transcribed): Carcinomatous affection of antrum. Partial arachnitis
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Skull); Arachnoiditis (Brain)
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

Type of incident: n/a

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