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Eliza Walker, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Aug 1850
Date of death: 24 Aug 1850
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of oesophagus. Foul abscesses in lung. Tubercles in kidney
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Oesophagus); Abscess (Lung); Tuberculosis (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 patient was admitted complaining of haematemesis which she reported that she had been occasionally subject ever since Christmas last.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Gould, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Jun 1851
Date of death: 11 Jul 1851
Disease (transcribed): Premature parturition. ‘Phlegmasia dolens’. Inflammation of the minute & larger veins within the pelvis of the iliacs, femorals & vena cava inferior &c. Recent pleurisy on the left side. Secondary lobular pneumonia on the left side
Disease (standardised): Childbirth, premature Thrombophlebitis (Blood vessels / Leg); Inflammation (Pelvis); Pleurisy (Lungs); Pneumonia (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: 'A married woman who had miscarried, as she believed, in the 6th month of pregnancy on the 4th June, which was followed in a few days by intense pain in the abdomen, described as ‘inflammation’ which had been in the first instance accompanied by constipation followed by diarrhoea; 2 or 3 days later, pain began in the calf of the left leg, with some swelling there’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Crosby, 5, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Jul 1848
Date of death: 20 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Congestion of brain
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Congestion (Brain)
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 child, who was in a very reduced state when brought to the Hospital, was stated by her mother to have been ill only since the middle of last week.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Patrick Mackie, 69, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 69
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jul 1844
Date of death: 10 Jul 1844
Disease (transcribed): Scattered miliary tubercles. Pneumonia. Heart soft and flaccid. Valves thickened. Dilatation of aorta. Kidneys containing calculi – both organs mottled, granular and extensively absorbed. Ureters blocked up by firm coagula.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Systemic); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart); Dilatation (Arteries); Calculi (Kidney); Blocked (Ureter)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: There was no history attached to the case. The patient was known to be labouring under disease of the heart and kidneys. He died suddenly on his way to the Hospital.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Patrick , 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1846
Date of death: 2 Jul 1846
Disease (transcribed): Thick deposit of concrete, tubercular matter on the posterior surface of the theca of the spinal marrow at the upper part of the dorsal region. Chord compressed and softened. Caries of the laminae and transverse processes on the left side.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Spine); Softening (Spinal cord); Caries (Spine)
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 ben suffering for about two months from pain and a sense of constriction across the upper part of the chest, shooting through to the back.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax and 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

Margaret Kane, 19, Milkwoman

Occupation or role: Milkwoman
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Jul 1849
Date of death: 21 Jul 1849
Disease (transcribed): Cholera maligna. Brain healthy. Lungs healthy, clots found in the heart. Peyers glands very prominent, solitary glands less so. Great intestine healthy
Disease (standardised): Cholera (Intestines)
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 patient, who was admitted in the evening of the 19th July, was stated to have had no previous illness, and although she alleged that she had suffered from loss of appetite, it appeared that she had eaten a very hearty dinner of salmon on the day on which she was seized. She was a milkwoman, residing in Chelsea, and engaged in her business in Belgrave Square, when she was suddenly seized with vomiting, purging & cramps’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Davis, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 May 1848
Date of death: 21 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Erysipelas (paracentesis thoracic)
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Erysipelas (Skin); Paracentesis (Thorax)
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: With great difficulty of breathing and excessive pain of the left side of the chest, a constant slight cough, which has the character of emphysema of the lungs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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

George Murram, 20, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jun 1845
Date of death: 20 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles & vomicae in both lungs, with pneumo-thorax (left side). Ulceration of intestine, especially of appendix coeci
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pneumothorax (Lungs); Ulcer (Intestines)
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 dyspnoea, ocugh & pain in the chest. He stated that he had suffered from cough during the last six months, but that the great pain in the chest & dyspnoea had only existed about three weeks’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, 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

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

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

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

William Phelps, 30, Policeman

Occupation or role: Policeman
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jul 1851
Date of death: 23 Jul 1851
Disease (transcribed): Fever? Ulceration of peyers glands in the intestine, & about the ileocaecal valve. Thickening of the arachnoid & effusions of opaque fluid underneath
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Ulcer (Intestines); Disease (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: 'A police-man who had been on duty at the Crystal Palace and was alleged to have been there much exposed to the sunshine & to have got a coup de soleil. On enquiry it was ascertained that he had been ailing nearly 3 weeks but had only kept his bed since the 14th. He was delirious when admitted, talking in a rambling confused manner, with considerable tremulousness of the hands and tongue also when protruded’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax, cranium

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

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