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James Brooks, 75, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 75
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jan 1841
Date of death: 15 Jan 1841
Disease (transcribed): Hernia. Inflammation of the gut and peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Hernia Inflammation (Gut, peritoneum)
Admitted under the care of: Walker, Robert Benjamin
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 Axain, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Jul 1840
Date of death: 22 Jan 1841
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Chronic peritonitis. Ulcers of intestines. Fatty liver
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
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

Maria Hill, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Oct 1850
Date of death: 10 Oct 1850
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Fluid in pleurae, pericardium and peritoneum. Liver large congested. Kidneys large, pale, mottled
Disease (standardised): Oedema (General); Effusion (Pleura); Effusion (Heart); Effusion (Abdomen); Disease (Liver); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: Having passed through her first confinement only three months ago, this patient had first suffered from dropsy in the latter part of her pregnancy and about six months before admission, having commenced with swelling of the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

William Daniells, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Oct 1850
Date of death: 29 Oct 1850
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Heart enlarged. Nutmeg liver. Kidneys granular, cysted.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Enlarged (Heart); Disease (Liver); 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 patient was originally admitted under the care of Dr Bence Jones on the 7th August last when it appeared that his legs had been swelling for some time.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Matilda Shew, 7, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 7
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Nov 1850
Date of death: 24 Nov 1850
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Intestinal glands ulcerated with sloughs in centre of each. Perforation. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Ulcer (Intestines); Perforation (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This child was said to have been ill in bed for a week before her admission. She had suffered much pain in the abdomen. She had shivering and great heat of skin, and had an attack of vomiting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza White, 40, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1851
Date of death: 31 Jan 1851
Disease (transcribed): Liver enlarged, ‘nutmeg’. Coagulum of blood in gall bladder (with ulceration). Granular kidneys. Recent pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Liver); Coagulum (Gallbladder); Ulcer (Gallbladder); Disease (Kidneys); Pericarditis (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: 'This person applied for admission in consequence of pain in the right hypochondriac region, which had been gradually supervening since November, and was aggravated after food. She had been obliged to leave her situation, that of a cook, about a fortnight before admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Hennesay, 54, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Feb 1851
Date of death: 15 Feb 1851
Disease (transcribed): Deep burn of thighs, abdomen & arms. Congestion of intestines
Disease (standardised): Burn (Thighs, abdomen, arms); Congestion (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'While dressing on the morning of her entrance to the hospital she fainted, & in doing so happened to fall on a candle which was burning in her room by which her clothes became ignited, & she much burnt over the thighs, hips, abdomen and arms. The arms were burnt so much as to be nearly hard’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Mary Anne Pigott, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Feb 1851
Date of death: 6 Feb 1851
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Pelvic abscess communicating with rectum. Abscesses in liver. Effusion in right pleura &c
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Abscess (Pelvis, rectum, liver); Effusion (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient, a married woman, but who had never borne children, was stated to have been out of health two months, though able to continue at work until 3 weeks ago. She was first attacked by headache & sickness, & pain in the back, and had not menstruated since, but no further particulars were learned of her history. On the 19th January while at work, she was again seized with sickness & vomiting accompanied by diarrhoea, and she had been confined to bed nearly ever since’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax (‘this body was examined earlier & should have been entered as No 25, but was omitted accidentally’)

Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Lobey, 39, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Feb 1851
Date of death: 20 Feb 1851
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Ulceration of intestines. Nutmeg liver
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Ulcer (Intestines); Disease (Liver)

Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This patient, a poor married woman, who had borne 11 children and had been suckling the youngest for 8 months prior to the commencement of her illness, had been attacked about 3 weeks before her admission, with pains in the limbs, cold chills, shivering fits, [?] & loss of appetite, and had been attended from a dispensary but for want of proper comforts at home was sent to the hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

William Payne, 33, Omnibus driver

Occupation or role: Omnibus driver
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Jan 1851
Date of death: 22 Feb 1851
Disease (transcribed): Liver enlarged, capsule thickened. Old peritonitis. Fluid in abdomen & pleura &c
Disease (standardised): Disease (Liver); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Fluid (Abdomen, lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'An omnibus driver who stated that he had never been a man of dissipated habits. He had been ailing for 3 or 4 months, but nearly a month before admission had first found his abdomen enlarging, at first gradually, & then rapidly during a week past. The legs had also swollen latterly. He had no pain in the abdomen at first but now begins to suffer from it’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Beadley, n/a, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: n/a
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Mar 1851
Date of death: 12 Mar 1851
Disease (transcribed): Dysentery. Recent pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Dysentery (Intestines); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient when admitted was so low that he was quite unable to give any account of himself, and the only information obtained was the report made by his friend to the nurse that he had been suffering from cough, shortness of breath & bowel complaint. He rapidly sank and died within a few hours after his admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Shudrick, n/a, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: n/a
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1851
Date of death: 8 Apr 1851
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular infiltration in both lungs, specially in the right one. Vomicae in both lungs. Pleurisy. Ulceration of the mucous membrane covering one of the chordae vocales. Ulceration of the lining membrane of the rectum
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Suppuration (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs); Ulcer (Vocal cords, rectum)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient dated his illness from severe cold 12 months previously. He had never had cough before, & had scarcely been free from it since. He had slight haemoptysis a short time before admission, and during the last 3 weeks had suffered from pain across the epigastrium and frequent vomiting’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Smith, 38, Bus driver

Occupation or role: Bus driver
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jan 1851
Date of death: 13 Apr 1851
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular infiltration throughout almost the whole of both lungs. Vomicae numerous. Double pleurisy. Ulceration of mucous membrane of epiglottis. Atheroma of mitral valves of the heart. Ulceration of the colon & caecum
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Suppuration (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs); Ulcer (Epiglottis); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Heart); Ulcer (Colon, caecum)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'A ‘bus-driver’ & of rather dissipated habits, who stated that he had been ill about 9 or 10 days with pains in the limbs, with a pulse of 120, foul tongue & sweating profusely, & reported by his friends to be light headed. The joints both at wrists & ankles were swollen & painful, with scarcely any redness; the perspiration had rather an acid odour’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Bell, 19, Engineer’s man

Occupation or role: Engineer’s man
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Apr 1851
Date of death: 17 Apr 1851
Disease (transcribed): Scald from the bursting of a cistern. Congestion of the duodenum & ileum found 14 days afterwards. Congestion of the lungs & kidneys
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin); Congestion (Duodenum, ileum, lungs, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient was an engineer’s man, & while engaged with an engine, a cistern burst & he was deluged with boiling water, scalding very severely the trunk, arms & part of the thighs, raising the cuticle into numerous blisters. In his suffering, immediately after the accident, he threw himself into a well containing cold water, & he was soon after this brought to the hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

James Foley, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1851
Date of death: 10 May 1851
Disease (transcribed): Double pleurisy. Miliary tubercles & vomicae on both sides of the chest & slight ulceration of the lining membrane of the caecum & lower part of the ileum. Fatty liver
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Suppuration (Lungs); Ulcer (Caecum, ileum); Disease (Liver)
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: 'Complained of cough of about 6 weeks’ standing with some hoarseness of voice, and considerable emaciation. He would not allow that he had been previously subject to cough, although he ‘might have had occasional colds’, and had never spit blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alexander W. Rutherford, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 May 1851
Date of death: 29 May 1851
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Diarrhoea
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Diarrhoea (Intestines)
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 this case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Edward Clayton, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jun 1851
Date of death: 23 Jun 1851
Disease (transcribed): Lacerated wound of right groin leading into the abdomen. Wound of small intestine, escape of faecal matter. Peritonitis. Laceration of deep epigastric artery
Disease (standardised): Wound (Groin, abdomen, intestine); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Laceration (Abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Blagden, Robert and Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient was brought into the hospital with a lacerated wound of the right groin caused in the following way. While riding round Dean Street as it enters Park Lane, two cabs were coming towards him, & he endeavouring to guide his horse between them, was struck with great violence by the shaft of one of the cabs which broke in consequence & he was borne to the ground’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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

David Joyce, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Jun 1851
Date of death: 15 Aug 1851
Disease (transcribed): Infiltration of tubercular matter through the greater part of both lungs with vomicae at their apices. Recent pleurisy on left side, older on the right. Enlargement of & slight ulceration of intestinal glands
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Suppuration (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs); Ulcer (Intestinal glands)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: 'This patient reported that he had enjoyed good health until 4 years ago, and that subsequently he had been subject to winter cough and had spit blood on one or two occasions, but never to any extent. His cough had returned more severely in February, and he had never been free from it since’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Eales, 62, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 62
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Feb 1851
Date of death: 17 Aug 1851
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of the liver affecting also the gall bladder & cystic duct & this making the latter impervious
Disease (standardised): Scirrhus (Liver, gallbladder, cystic duct)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: 'In its early stages this case presented chiefly the character of aggravated dyspepsia. She said she had been ill 2 months before her admission, that she had experienced an almost constant sensation of beating at the pit of the stomach, which was accompanied by pain especially on pressure’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Blake, 10, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 10
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Sep 1851
Date of death: 20 Sep 1851
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular peritonitis. Scrofulous deposits in most of the lymphatic glands of the abdomen & thorax, also under the mucous membrane of the ileum
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Deposit (Abdomen, thorax, intestines)

Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'A very cachectic & rather emaciated child, with swollen cheeks, rather brilliant eyes, & long eye lashes, but of a very dark complexion & black hair, was brought to the hospital with the report that she had been out of health more or less for 3 months, with irregularity of bowels, & want of appetite, with loss of strength, but that 3 weeks ago her abdomen had begun to swell, and she had complained of almost constantly of pain in the abdomen’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Robert Watts, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Sep 1851
Date of death: 6 Oct 1851
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound followed by sloughing. Symptoms of compression of brain [?], attributable to the formation of pus within the cranium. Trephining resorted to. Pus & ‘lymphy gradation’, fluid between the dura mater & bone, also in arachnoid cavity, & among the meshes of pia mater. Also in cavity & of orbit & frontal sinuses. Secondary lobular pneumonia & hepatitis
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Suppuration (Scalp, brain); Trephining (Skull); Pneumonia (Lungs); Hepatitis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy and Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This man was first seen as an out-patient. He had had a glass thrown at him in some drunken quarrel which had inflicted a pretty severe wound on the fore part of his scalp. There was a good deal of bleeding’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident / violence

John Bryant, n/a, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: n/a
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Sep 1851
Date of death: 8 Oct 1851
Disease (transcribed): Congestion of the lungs, liver, stomach & intestines. Heart hypertrophied on the left side & dilated on the right. Disease of the kidneys. ‘White patches’ on the heart’s surface
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Lungs, liver, stomach, intestines); Disease (Heart, 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 man, a short-winded bloated-looking individual was admitted suffering from dropsy, which he said had commenced in the right leg about 2 months before, the other leg had swelled soon after, and subsequently the abdomen’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Hockley, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Oct 1851
Date of death: 10 Oct 1851
Disease (transcribed): Fever with ulceration of the mucous membrane of the ileum. Congestion of the lungs
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Ulcer (Intestines); Congestion (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William and Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: 'It was difficult to obtain any distinct account of his symptoms from this patient. His manner was hesitating and his speech slow, his face flushed, expression of countenance dull & heavy, pulse 136, skin inclined to be cold. It appeared that he had come up from the country about 3 months before, had been ailing ever since, & had some sort of illness 3 or 4 weeks ago by which he had been confined to bed’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

John Bussy, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Oct 1851
Date of death: 31 Oct 1851
Disease (transcribed): Old pleural adhesions on both sides. Tubercular deposits in both lungs. Vomicae in the right one posteriorly. Fatty liver. Cysts in the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Adhesion (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Suppuration (Lungs); Disease (Liver); Cyst (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry and Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This man was first seen by Dr Pitman [Henry Pitman] as an out-patient on the 10th Oct when he said that he had been ill 7 days. The tongue was furred, bowels confined. He was complaining of cough & pain in the chest and shortness of breath’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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