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Charles Williams, 35, Bootmaker

Occupation or role: Bootmaker
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jun 1856
Date of death: 24 Jun 1856
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Pleuropneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); 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: Eight days before his admission he was seized with violent pain in the bowels which was supposed by his medical attendant to result from constipation as he had had no evacuation for five days.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Ashford, 65, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Sep 1841
Date of death: 13 Sep 1841
Disease (transcribed): Carcinomatous affection of liver and peritoneum. Mottling degeneration of kidneys
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Liver, peritoneum); 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

Thomas Kittams, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Jun 1848
Date of death: 28 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Dysentery
Disease (standardised): Dysentery (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This patient having been admitted under the care of the surgeon with simple fracture of the tibia was transferred to Dr Wilson having been attacked with diarrhoea accompanied by some pain in the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Harvey, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Apr 1856
Date of death: 27 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 given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body at the request of the friends was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Ignatius Gabrielski, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jul 1852
Date of death: 5 Aug 1852
Disease (transcribed): Phthysis. Extensive deposit in both lungs. Firm double pleural adhesions. Extensive intestinal ulceration
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Adhesions (Pleura); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: A Polish man who could speak no English. He had been suffering for some time from cough, emaciation and latterly had lost his voice.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Hugh Hurley, 65, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 May 1845
Date of death: 26 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Large petechial spots on the skin. Old adhesions of lungs & liver. Liver hypertrophied, structure condensed, cellular membrane thickened. Stomach filled with black fluid. No blood in the heart, except a small, fibrinous clot
Disease (standardised): Purpura (Skin); Disease (Lungs, liver, stomach)

Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Spitta, Robert John
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient, an habitual free drinker, was admitted complaining of cough, pain in the region of the liver, some slight ascites, and anasarca of the lower extremities. He stated that during the last two years he had frequently suffered from acute pain in the region of the liver’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Mathews, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 64
Date of admission: 7 Jun 1854
Date of death: 16 Jun 1854
Disease (transcribed): Fibrous tumor of the dura mater, projecting through the skull, and onto the surface of the brain. Gangrene of the lung
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Brain); Gangrene (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Wilson, James Arthur
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'The patient had been for long under the observation of the surgeons of the hospital on account of a tumour on the top of the head; and was directed to apply immediately in the event of any illness recurring to him’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Mary Robinson, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Jul 1844
Date of death: 19 Jul 1844
Disease (transcribed): Abortion. Phlebitis. Diffuse inflammation about Pelvis. Peritonitis. Pleurisy. Secondary abscesses.
Disease (standardised): Abortion (Uterus); Phlebitis (Veins); Inflammation (Pelvis); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Pleura); Abscess (Indeterminate)
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 with symptoms of acute abdominal inflammation which had commenced about three weeks before after a miscarriage of a child.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax and axilla
Type of incident: n/a

John Murgatroyd, 53, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jul 1848
Date of death: 30 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis Pulmonalis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This man stated that he had suffered from pains of a rheumatic nature for some months past, and he had gradually been losing flesh.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Christian Spencer, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jul 1843
Date of death: 12 Aug 1843
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis.
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: Lungs and heart
Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Wells, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Jul 1852
Date of death: 5 Aug 1852
Disease (transcribed): Diseased heart with wart-like vegetations on the valves. Fluid in pleural, pericardial sacs. Old left pleural adhesions with white patches on the heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Fluid (Pleura); Fluid (Heart); Adhesions (Pleura); Disease (Heart)
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 with palpitation of the heart, dyspnoea, jaundice and anasarca of the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

James Tyler, 26, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Oct 1844
Date of death: 28 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions on both sides of the chest. On the left side circumscribed. Recent inflammation. Phthisis. Tubercles in the mesentery. Hypertrophy of the liver
Disease (standardised): Adhesion (Chest); Inflammation (Chest); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Disease (Liver)
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 was admitted complaining of cough & pain in the chest. He stated that he had suffered more or less from cough during the last eight months, but that during the last week, the cough had become much more severe & accompanied by a sharp, cutting pain on the left side of the chest’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Edwin Conde, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Jun 1847
Date of death: 14 Jul 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extravasation of blood in texture of lung. Pericarditis. Enlarged heart with hypertrophy and dilatation. Endocarditis with fibrine on the valves of the left side.
Disease (standardised): Extravasation (Lung); Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart)
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 had suffered from a severe attack of Rheumatic Fever about three years ago, and apparently had it complicated by some cardiac affection.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Hubert Ignatius, 48, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jun 1843
Date of death: 14 Aug 1843
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis.
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
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Clifford, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jun 1853
Date of death: 29 Jul 1853
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy, recent, as well as of older standing. Congestion of the lungs. Compressed lung from pleural effusion
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Congestion (Lung); Compressed (Lung); Effusion (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: This man had been suffering from cough for six weeks before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Cushen, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Aug 1852
Date of death: 12 Aug 1852
Disease (transcribed): Heart dilated and hypertrophied with valvular disease. Fibrinous deposit in the hearts walls. Old pleural adhesions and false membrane compressing the lung
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Fibrin (Heart); Adhesions (Pleura); False membrane (Lung)
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 man was admitted suffering with intense dyspnoea, with considerable emaciation and great lividity of the countenance.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Lawrence Cole, 42, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jul 1845
Date of death: 3 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Chronic ulcer of the stomach, in the lesser curvature, 3 inches from the oesophagus. Fatal haemorrhage. Cirrhosis of the liver
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Hemorrhage; Liver cirrhosis (Liver)
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 was admitted with swelling of the abdomen, reported to be of only a fortnight’s duration. He stated that a fortnight ago, being in tolerably good health, he flet a great weight in the epigastrium which began to swell’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Groom, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Aug 1852
Date of death: 17 Aug 1852
Disease (transcribed): Delirium tremens. Death after a kind of fit. Much effusion of clear fluid in the ventricles and sub arachnoid tissue found. Dilated heart and old left pleural adhesions. Fluid blood
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain); Seizures (Brain); Effusion (Brain); Disease (Heart); 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: A man of very dissipated habits who had been drinking hard during the previous week, was seized with symptoms of nervous derangement, sleeplessness, restlessness, excitement and tremulous movements.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

James Dillon, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 09 Jan 1847
Date of death: 10 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Great congestion of lung, with apparent extravasation.
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Congestion (Lung)
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 severely from dyspnoea. He had been in India, and had on occasion suffered from inflammation of the liver.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Clementina Davey, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 27
Date of admission: 19 Jun 1854
Date of death: 23 Jun 1854
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Abdomen)
Admitting doctor: Wilson, James Arthur
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'A woman apparently in perfect health, who could assign no cause whatever for her attack. The catamenia [menstruation] had occurred in regular time & manner about a fortnight ago. She was attacked about midnight of the 14th with severe pain in the abdomen, beginning at the lower part & spreading all over it. Towards morning sickness set in’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Edmund Stack, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Jul 1848
Date of death: 3 Aug 1848
Disease (transcribed): Cardiac dropsy
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
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

Henry Haze, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 May 1855
Date of death: 23 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was removed not examined
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

Charlotte Bruce, 67, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 67
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Jul 1853
Date of death: 7 Aug 1853
Disease (transcribed): Ovarian disease. Peculiarly formed uterus owing to the traction of adhesions
Disease (standardised): Disease (Ovary); Adhesions (Uterus)
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 woman had been an inpatient in the hospital two years before when she had been labouring for nine months under an accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

James Turner, 29, Gentleman's Servant

Occupation or role: Gentleman's Servant
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Sep 1850
Date of death: 16 Sep 1850
Disease (transcribed): Delirium tremens
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain )
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 was said to have been first seized with a fit of an epileptic character, in which he had bitten his tongue severely, and that he had subsequently become violently delirious.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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