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Thomas Jones, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jul 1841
Date of death: 19 Aug 1841
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis. Endocarditis. Ulceration of the small intestine. Kidneys mottled with tubercles in left
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart); Ulcer (Intestines); Tuberculosis (Kidneys); Disease (Kidneys)
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

William Clutterbuck, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1847
Date of death: 29 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus tubercles of liver and sub serous cellular tissue of stomach. Scirrhus of pylorus.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Liver); Cancer (Stomach)
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 caught cold about nine or ten weeks ago, when he began to suffer from cough and dyspnoea, and some little pain in the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
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

William Laker, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Apr 1853
Date of death: 8 Jul 1853
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the kidneys. General anasarca. Hydrothorax
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Oedema (General); Hydrothorax (Lung)
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 whose face had rather a pale puffy oedematous appearance, stated that swelling had been coming on in the legs, thighs and scrotum.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Fleetwood, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 May 1856
Date of death: 15 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: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was removed unexamined
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Roberts, 41, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jun 1856
Date of death: 16 Jun 1856
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the Kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney)
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 stated that six months ago he worked for a long time in the damp and that this produced chilliness, pain in his limbs and dropsical enlargement of the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Emma Wilson, 24, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Jun 1845
Date of death: 12 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Recent pleurisy, left side. Phthisis. Ulceration of larynx, epiglottis etc. Tubercular ulceration of small intestine with tubercular deposit in mesenteric glands. Blood for the greater part fluid
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Lungs, mesenteric glands); Ulcer (Larynx, epiglottis, intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of debility, tightness across the chest, and sore throat. The medical man who had attended her at her home, stated that for months she had been subject to cough, accompanied by some little frothy mucus expectoration. That about six weeks ago, she suffered from a severe attack of pneumonia which left her in an extremely weak state’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, larynx, trachea

Type of incident: n/a

Joshua Baxter, 39, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1849
Date of death: 13 Jul 1849
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis pulmonalis. Ulceration of epiglottis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Ulcer (Larynx)
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 with sore throat, great hoarseness & inability to swallow. He had been unable to eat anything he said during the last fortnight. Hil illness he alleged to have been only of 3 weeks’ duration’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Perkins, 51, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Aug 1841
Date of death: 25 Aug 1841
Disease (transcribed): Disease of kidneys. Effusion on brain
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Effusion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Babington, George Gisborne
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This patient had been mercurialized for an affection of the eyes. He never rallied from the effect of the salivation; during the time that he was in the house he never complained of any pain in the loins’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Penson, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Jun 1847
Date of death: 03 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Colloid cancer of stomach. Malignant tubercles in sub-peritoneal cellular tissue. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach); Cancer (Abdomen); 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 was admitted in a state of great suffering and depression, unwilling or unable to enter into a detailed account of her illness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Wright, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Aug 1841
Date of death: 26 Aug 1841
Disease (transcribed): Miliary tubercles. Circumscribed hepatization of the lung
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Hepatization (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This patient had, some 3 weeks back, suffered from a very severe attack of haemoptysis; it was reckoned that he lost during the attack about 6 pints of blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Robinson, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jun 1856
Date of death: 16 Jun 1856
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Calculi in Kidneys. Abscess in knee
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Calculi (Kidney); Abscess (Leg)
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 was admitted with acute pain and swelling of the right knee which he said he had suffered from for ten days. There was every appearance of suppuration going on within the joint.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Cain, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Jul 1853
Date of death: 15 Jul 1853
Disease (transcribed): Epilepsy. Extravasation of blood on the surface of the brain
Disease (standardised): Epilepsy (Brain); Extravasation (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 seized on the morning of her admission with epileptic fits, which continued at intervals throughout the day.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Storey, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Jun 1844
Date of death: 4 Jul 1844
Disease (transcribed): Anaemia. Oedema of lungs at back part. Viscera healthy. Gall bladder divided into two sacculi, one of which contained two calculi and some inspissated bile, the other a colourless fluid. No coagular of blood.
Disease (standardised): Anaemia (Systemic); Oedema (Lung); Divided (Gallbladder); Calculi (Gallbladder)
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 was admitted complaining of a constant sensation of sickness and occasional vomiting of a greenish fluid.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Pack, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 48
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1854
Date of death: 5 Jun 1854
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Cirrhosis of liver. Chronic peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Fibrosis (Liver); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitting doctor: Wilson, James Arthur
Surgeon: Gray, Henry and Holmes, Timothy
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient stated that after having ‘brain fever’ 23 years ago he had enjoyed remarkably good health until the last 8 months, and that he had been a man of temperate habits’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Thomas Lively, 18, Waiter

Occupation or role: Waiter
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1856
Date of death: 20 Jun 1856
Disease (transcribed): Fever
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: A waiter at the Oxford and Cambridge Club who had been ill ten or eleven days before coming to the Hospital. It appeared that he got chilled which caused headache, sore throat and stiff neck at first, and then rigor.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Benjamin Grove, 17, Fishmonger

Occupation or role: Fishmonger
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Mar 1844
Date of death: 7 Jul 1844
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular phthisis with extensive red hepatisation of the lung. Old adhesions. Glandular aggregate enlarged, as well as mesenteric glands.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Hepatisation (Lung); Enlarged (Gland)
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 been subject to a cough with occasional slight spitting of blood during the winter months only of the three previous years. On the 2nd of March he was seized with a fit of coughing and immediately brought up a large quantity of blood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Ireland, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1841
Date of death: 26 Aug 1841
Disease (transcribed): Effusion into the left pleura. Hypertrophy of left ventricle. Vegetations of the valves. Thickening of peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Vegetation (Blood vessels); Disease (Peritoneum)
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

Gustavus Corbet, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Jul 1844
Date of death: 9 Jul 1844
Disease (transcribed): Delirium Tremens.
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain )
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This was the patient’s second attack of Delirium Tremens, having been accustomed to drink freely for several years. He was brought to the Hospital in a very excited and nervous state.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Keys, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jul 1852
Date of death: 13 Jul 1852
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis. Old pleural adhesions on the right side
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Adhesions (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: This patient was admitted under the care of the surgeon complaining that he had had pain at the lower part of the abdomen and inability to pass his urine.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Clements, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jul 1853
Date of death: 16 Jul 1853
Disease (transcribed): Abscess between the bone and dura mater. Inflammation of dura mater. Pus in cavity of arachnoid
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Skull); Abscess (Brain); Inflammation (Brain); Suppuration (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 admitted in a depressed state unable to give any account of himself.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Emma Marsham, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Jun 1846
Date of death: 2 Jul 1846
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy and thickening of bones of skull. Exostosis on left side of frontal. Effusion in brain. Softening of fornix. Congestion of brain. Old adhesions of lung. Patches of extravasated blood in pulmonary tissue. Blood fluid.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Skull); Exostosis (Skull); Effusion (Brain); Disease (Brain); Adhesions (Lung); Extravasation (Lung)
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: It appeared that the patient had been ill about ten days, suffering from constant and most severe pain in the head and constant sickness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ellen Davis, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1842
Date of death: 5 Feb 1843
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Indeterminate)
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

Sarah Smallpiece, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Nov 1843
Date of death: 14 Jan 1844
Disease (transcribed): Slight inflammation of lungs. Caries and necrosis of Trochanter Major. Erysipelas.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Lung); Necrosis (Leg); Erysipelas (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry. Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a large chronic abscess of nine months standing situated in the right thigh.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and thigh
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Stemp, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Jan 1848
Date of death: 15 Jan 1848
Disease (transcribed): Tracheotomy. Diffuse suppuration in cellular tissue of the neck. Oedema of glottis.
Disease (standardised): Tracheotomy (Trachea); Suppuration (Neck); Oedema (Larynx)
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 she thought herself in perfect health up to the 28th December last, when she was seized with rigors and sore throat with headache and symptoms of fever.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Neck
Type of incident: n/a

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