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Charles Knight, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jul 1843
Date of death: 1 Aug 1843
Disease (transcribed): Mania.
Disease (standardised): Mania
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: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Isaacs, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1846
Date of death: 21 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Mania. Cut throat. Inflammation of sub mucous tissues of larynx. Pleurisy. Extensive inflammation and gangrene of arms.
Disease (standardised): Bipolar Disorder; Wound (Throat); Inflammation (Larynx); Pleurisy (Pleura); Inflammation (Arm); Gangrene (Arm)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was first admitted on March 25th under Mr Cutler’s care in a state of collapse, insensible and with several small superficial wounds of the throat which had been inflicted by himself a short time before admission. He was re-admitted having again cut his throat.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax, abdomen and superior extremities
Type of incident: Suicide

Jessy Pryer, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1847
Date of death: 30 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Fever and delirium
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This body was removed without examination, and the history of the case therefore is not recorded.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined at the request of friends
Type of incident: n/a

James Parker, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jun 1848
Date of death: 20 Oct 1848
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous disease of sacro-iliac joint. Peritonitis. Pneumonia. Small secondary abscess.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Pelvis); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pneumonia (Lung); Abscess (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with an abscess the size of an orange situated over the right sacro-iliac joint.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right sacro-iliac joint
Type of incident: n/a

George Matthews, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Oct 1848
Date of death: 21 Oct 1848
Disease (transcribed): Delirium
Disease (standardised): Delirium (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: Stated to have been seized with pain in the head. The following day he began to act strange in his manner and was quite delirious.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Joanna Walsh, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Dec 1848
Date of death: 15 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): Syncope. Debility after delirium.
Disease (standardised): Syncope (Brain); Delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This patient was reported never to have recovered strength since her last confinement about a month ago.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Neck, larynx, thorax, abdomen and right lower limb
Type of incident: n/a

Edward North, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Dec 1848
Date of death: 14 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Acute pleurisy and pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pericarditis (Heart)
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 stated that he had been seized with shivering and pains over the whole of his limbs about five or six days before his admission, followed by cough and shortness of breath.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Adams, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Dec 1848
Date of death: 17 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): Acute rheumatism. Endo and pericarditis. Fatty heart.
Disease (standardised): Rheumatic diseases (Tissues); Endocarditis (Heart); Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This patient stated that her illness had commenced with pain and swelling of the right knee and that she had been confined to bed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Styles, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Dec 1848
Date of death: 19 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): Delirium. Pneumonia. Miliary tubercles.
Disease (standardised): Delirium (Brain); Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: It was only known that his illness was of about five days duration and that he had complained of headache and vertigo.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Baker, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Oct 1848
Date of death: 21 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Fatal haemorrhage.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Haemorrhage (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This patient stated that he had got wet through on the 24th September after which he was seized with cold shivers and pain in both sides of chest followed by cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Perry, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Dec 1848
Date of death: 22 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Pain of head and deafness. Delirium.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Pain (Head); Deafness (Ear); Delirium (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 presented on admission all the appearance of an ordinary case of fever. He was exceedingly deaf, which he said dated only from the commencement of his present illness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Purdy, 34, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Feb 1849
Date of death: 6 Mar 1849
Disease (transcribed): Mania. Membranes & substance of brain congested. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Mania (Brain); Congestion (Brain); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient presented on admission the appearance of approaching mania or insanity rather than delirium. She could give very little account of herself, and yet seemed fully to understand the questions put to her, put out her tongue, sat up in bed &c just as she was ordered. She was reported by her friends to be a married woman, having had 3 children, with easy labours, & 4 miscarriages since, the last of which occurring about Xmas was attended with a good deal of flooding, and she had continued to have a red discharge more or less ever since. When at chapel on 25th inst. she created a disturbance by talking incoherently; she has been strange in her manner ever since, and occasionally very noisy & troublesome’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Tussens, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jan 1855
Date of death: 22 Feb 1855
Disease (transcribed): Convulsions. Delirium. Purulent deposits in lungs, pleural sac, pectoral muscle and other parts.
Disease (standardised): Seizures (Brain); Delirium (Brain); Purulent deposits (Lung, Pleura); Purulent deposits (Pectoralis Muscles)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He was said to have been seized with convulsions on the sixth day before admission, which subsequently passed into delirium and then total insensibility.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Wolver, 65, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Feb 1856
Date of death: 17 Feb 1856
Disease (transcribed): Dementia. Sores on the legs. Viscid fluid under arachnoid.
Disease (standardised): Dementia (Brain); Ulcer (Leg); Fluid (Meninges)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man had been a sailor. He was admitted on account of ulcers of the legs of about five weeks standing. He was also in a state of senile dementia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Costello, [No age stated], Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Dec 1869
Date of death: 9 Jan 1870
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis – alcohol
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Alcoholism (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Siggins, 79, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 79
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jan 1870
Date of death: 29 Mar 1870
Disease (transcribed): Fractured leg. Senile delirium.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: As the body was not examined, the case is not herein reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Philip Perry , 40, Whitesmith

Occupation or role: Whitesmith
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jul 1870
Date of death: 10 Jul 1870
Disease (transcribed): Insanity. Compound fracture of both bones of leg.
Disease (standardised): Insanity (Brain); Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: As the body was not examined, the case if not herein reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Hicks, 55, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 55
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Jul 1870
Date of death: 6 Aug 1870
Disease (transcribed): Chronic alcoholism.
Disease (standardised): Alcoholism (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: On admission this woman was unable to give any account of herself. It was reported that for the previous six months she had been in a state of nearly constant drunkenness, and had taken hardly any nourishment.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Charles Bourne, 48, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Sep 1870
Date of death: 6 Sep 1870
Disease (transcribed): Melancholia. Inanition.
Disease (standardised): Depressive Disorder (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: It was stated that this man, who could give no account of himself on admission, had enjoyed good health, with the exception of constipation, and had always been temperate. The case was taken from Dr Laking's notes.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder and peritoneum
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Hawkins, 25, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Apr 1845
Date of death: 26 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Abscess in breast. Erysipelas over the breast and chest. Puerpural mania
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Breast); Erysipelas (Breast, chest); Postpartum depression (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in consequence of abscesses in the right breast and was delivered of a fully developed child on the following day. After her delivery she lost a considerable quantity of blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Matthew Elmes, 37, Drayman

Occupation or role: Drayman
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jun 1845
Date of death: 15 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Injury of wrist joint, with suppuration and destruction of the joint etc. Secondary deposits in both lungs. Slight effusion in sub-arachnoid cellular tissue. Brain, especially the cortical structure, paler than natural. Mania
Disease (standardised): Injury (Wrist); Suppuration (Wrist); Deposit (Lungs); Effusion (Brain); Mania
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'The patient was reported to have been maniacal for several years. In his occupation, which was that of a drayman, an empty cart rolled over his hand. It did not appear of much consequence at the time, but was succeeded by an attack of diffuse cellular inflammation, which gradually extended up the whole arm’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, wrist joint

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Elizabeth Greed, 51, Needlewoman

Occupation or role: Needlewoman
Age: 51
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Mar 1888
Date of death: 11 Apr 1888
Disease (transcribed): Mania & dementia? Ataxic paraplegia
Disease (standardised): Mania; Dementia; Paraplegia
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'When young the patient had hysteria, scarlet fever and acute rheumatism. She married and had five children, 4 of whom were alive when she came into the hospital. One was said to have phthisis, & another to be a ‘cripple’. The patient said that five years before her admission she suddenly lost power in her legs. This happened whilst she was walking in her garden & she soon recovered. In the summer of 1887 she was knocked down in the street. Ever afterwards, she said, she had difficulty in walking’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, spinal cord, lungs, heart, spleen, kidneys, liver, bladder, uterus, stomach

Type of incident: n/a

Jane Pearce, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Oct 1851
Date of death: 19 Apr 1852
Disease (transcribed): Idiotcy. An increased number with diminished size of the cerebral convolutions. New bone added to the inner plate of the calvaria with obliterated sutures. Disease of the vertebrae, sacrum and pelvis
Disease (standardised): Intellectual disability (Brain); Disease (Brain); Disease (Spine); Disease (Pelvis)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: She was admitted on account of a large fluctuating tumour situated over the region of the left sacro iliac joint.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Tucker, 54, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jun 1852
Date of death: 19 Jun 1852
Disease (transcribed): Superficial wound across the elbow, followed by much constitutional disturbance, tremor and low delirium. Violent delirium. Coma preceded death. Pus in the veins. Fluid blood. Softening of a portion of the left cerebral hemisphere and congestion of the membranes. Wet brain
Disease (standardised): Wound (Arm); Tremor (Systemic); Delirium (Brain); Coma (Brain); Suppuration (Veins); Fluid (Blood);Softening (Brain) ; Congestion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: She seemed to have been of very dissipated habits for a long time and had been drinking more than usual for some weeks before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Veins of arm, blood, cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Corpes, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Jun 1852
Date of death: 11 Jul 1852
Disease (transcribed): Delirium and coma preceding death. Pneumonia. Red hepatization. Hypertrophied heart with extreme contraction of the mitral valve orifice although not attended by murmur
Disease (standardised): Delirium (Brain); Coma (Brain); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: This man was admitted in a very peculiar state. His brother reported that he had been ill some three or four months with cough, shortness of breathing, and he had spit some blood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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