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[No name] [No name], [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 01 May 1847
Date of death: 02 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive apoplectic effusion with softening of the brain. Cyst of ophthalmic vein with calcareous walls. Great hypertrophy of left ventricle. Blood fluid
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain); Effusion (Brain); Cysts (Eye); Calcareous deposit (Eye); Disease (Brain)
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 man was brought into the Hospital by the Police, having been picked up in the street a short time previously in a state of complete insensibility.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Barrier, 51, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 51
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 May 1846
Date of death: 2 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy?
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain )
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: No history of the case is given, in consequence of the removal of the body without examination.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Chappell, 48, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Dec 1848
Date of death: 10 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid tumour in right thalamus opticus, & in both kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Brain, 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 patient reported that he had been suddenly seized while at work on the forenoon of the 30th ult with loss of power & of sensation coming in left arm, and quickly depriving him also of the use of his leg. He was alone while it occurred, & was some time before obtaining assistance but during that period he feels certain that there was no loss of consciousness. He managed to crawl to the door of the shop & summon a passer-by to his aid. At first the paralysis was complete but now there is some degree of power, but total anaesthenia continues. He says that his speech was also affected at first, but now there is no paralysis of any of the muscles of the face or tongue’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Margaret Ithuruldi, 10, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 10
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Dec 1842
Date of death: 23 Jan 1843
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous tumour of cerebellum.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain)
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: Head, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William White, 62, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jun 1841
Date of death: 14 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Stricture disease of the bladder and kidneys. Effusion upon the brain
Disease (standardised): Disease (Bladder, Kidneys); Effusion (Brain)
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: Abdomen, cranium, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Wilson , 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 May 1844
Date of death: 14 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy from left corpus striatum and thalamus. Enormous hypertrophy of left ventricle. Disease of cerebral arteries.
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain ); Hypertrophy (Brain ); Disease (Arteries)
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 long been an out patient of the Hospital with symptoms of hypertrophy of the heart, and had been subject to headaches.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Moses Larner, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1852
Date of death: 10 Jan 1852
Disease (transcribed): Paraplegia attended by difficult and laboured respiration. Ecchymosis of blood into the spinal cord opposite the 10th dorsal vertebra, also into the middle part of the left side of the medulla oblongata at about one inch from the lower margin of the pons varolii
Disease (standardised): Paraplegia (Brain); Ecchymosis (Spinal cord); Ecchymosis (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: The patient reported that on the 25th he had found himself unable to walk, and it turned out that he had suffered from pain in the head for two months previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spinal column, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Good, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 May 1852
Date of death: 23 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous deposits in the lungs and kidneys. Double pleural adhesions and diseased kidneys. Effusion of purulent fluid and lymph in the sub-arachnoidean tissues of the brain
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Kidney); Adhesions (Pleura); Disease (Kidney); Suppuration (Brain); Lymph (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: This patient had been ailing about six months, and had certainly been losing flesh.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Johnson, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Apr 1841
Date of death: 8 Jul 1841
Disease (transcribed): Pericardium adherent. Congestion of the liver. Mottled & granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Pericardium); Congestion (Liver); 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

Emma Stead, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Jul 1841
Date of death: 9 Jul 1841
Disease (transcribed): Softening of brain; effusion of turbid serum into the ventricles
Disease (standardised): Softening (Brain); Effusion (Brain)
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, 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

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

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

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

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

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 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

Sarah Brocksopp, 49, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 49
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Jun 1853
Date of death: 30 Jun 1853
Disease (transcribed): Oedema. Disease of brain?
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Indeterminate); Disease (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: As the body was not examined this case is not given.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body at the request of the friends was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Julia Lonagan, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Jun 1844
Date of death: 15 Jun 1844
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of Brain
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (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: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined, at the request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Goldsmith, 72, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 72
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Jun 1841
Date of death: 14 Aug 1841
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid
Disease (standardised): Encephalitis (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: Abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Cooper, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 April 1855
Date of death: 7 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): Cysts connected with inner surface of Dura Mater
Disease (standardised): Cysts (Central Nervous System)
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: This woman had not felt in strong health for a year past, but had been worse since Christmas when she took cold whilst engaged in laundry work. She first had a slight cough, pain in the limbs and general feeling of languor.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spinal canal, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Fanny Needham, 47, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 May 1844
Date of death: 18 Jun 1844
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy from the left thalamus making its way into the ventricles. Coagulum of blood, of some standing, enveloped in a transparent cyst, in the cavity of the left ventricle. Arteries diseased. Hypertrophy of heart.
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain ); Cysts (Brain ); Disease (Arteries); Hypertrophy (Heart)
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 some loss of power over the right side of the body. She was in a very weak state, and the powers of the mind were very feeble and the memory imperfect.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Lillwall, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jun 1847
Date of death: 28 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Congestion of vessels of brain and much serum in its substance. Heart flabby. Atheroma on aorta. Blood fluid.
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Brain); Disease (Heart); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries)
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 labouring under Delirium Tremens.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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