Catalogue description Medical journal of the Asia , convict ship from 9 July 1829 to 26 January 1830 by...

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Medical journal of the Asia, convict ship from 9 July 1829 to 26 January 1830 by Alexander Nisbet, surgeon, during which time the ship was employed in a voyage to New South Wales.

Folios 1-2: Mary Donnelly, aged 15, convict; sick or hurt, synochus; case number 1; put on sick list, 30 September 1829 at sea. Discharged 11 October 1829 cured.

Folios 2-6, and 47: Margaret Gannon, aged 24, convict; sick or hurt, synochus; case number 2; put on sick list, 5 [February?] 1829 at sea. Discharged 13 [January 1830?] cured.

Folio 7: Eleanor Clendenning, aged 19, convict; sick or hurt, synochus; case number 3; put on sick list, 6 October 1829 at sea.

Folios 8-9: J Byrne, aged 25, convict; sick or hurt, synochus; case number 4; put on sick list, 7 October 1829 at sea. Discharged 30 October 1829 cured.

Folios 9-10: Sarah Corcoran, aged 19, convict; sick or hurt, synochus; case number 5; put on sick list, 9 October 1829 at sea. Discharged 27 October 1829 cured.

Folios 10-12: [Brid?] Brannon, aged 32, convict; sick or hurt, synochus; case number 6; put on sick list, 12 October 1829 at sea. Discharged 19 November 1829 cured.

Folios 12-14: Margaret Irvine, aged 23, convict; sick or hurt, synochus; case number 7; put on sick list, 24 October 1829 at sea. Discharged 6 December 1829 cured.

Folios 14-15: Cath[erine] Cullen, aged 29, convict; sick or hurt, synochus; case number 8; put on sick list, 1 November 1829 at sea. Discharged 15 November 1829 cured.

Folios 15-17: Elizabeth Long, aged 20, convict; sick or hurt, obstipatio obstructorum; case number 9; put on sick list, 8 November 1829 at sea. Discharged 25 November 1829 cured.

Folios 17-19: Eliza Ferris, aged 25, convict; sick or hurt, febris intermittens; case number 10; put on sick list, 13 November 1829 at sea. Discharged 9 December 1829 cured.

Folios 19-20: Esther Collins, aged 20, convict; sick or hurt, synochus; case number 11; put on sick list, 18 November 1829 at sea. Discharged 29 November 1829 cured.

Folios 20-22: Alice Muleaky, aged 22, convict; sick or hurt, dysenteria; case number 12; put on sick list, 17 November 1829 at sea. Discharged 29 November 1829 cured.

Folios 22-24: Catherine Goodwin, aged 20, convict; sick or hurt, dysenteria; case number 13; put on sick list, 23 November 1829 at sea. Discharged 3 January 1830 cured.

Folios 24-25: Mary Heney, aged 40, convict; sick or hurt, pneumonia; case number 14; put on sick list, 26 November 1829 at sea. Discharged 11 December 1829 cured.

Folios 26-30: Sarah Derline, aged 40, convict; sick or hurt, synochus; case number 15; put on sick list, 29 November 1829 at sea. Discharged 13 January 1830 cured.

Folio 30: Mary Flood, aged 30, convict; sick or hurt, dysenteria; case number 16; put on sick list, 2 December 1829 at sea. Discharged 11 December 1829 cured.

Folios 31-32: Margaret Murray, aged 37, convict; sick or hurt, dysenteria; case number 17; put on sick list, 9 December 1829 at sea. Discharged 7 January 1830 cured.

Folio 33: Mary Mayhew, aged 38, convict; sick or hurt, dysenteria; case number 18; put on sick list, 12 December 1829 at sea. Discharged 27 December 1829 cured.

Folios 33-34: Anne McBride, aged 21, convict; sick or hurt, dysenteria; case number 19; put on sick list, 12 December 1829 at sea. Discharged 20 December 1829 cured.

Folios 34-35: Mary Malone, aged 54, convict; sick or hurt, dysenteria; case number 20; put on sick list, 16 December 1829 at sea. Discharged 13 January 1830 cured.

Folios 36-38: Mary Heney, aged 40, convict; sick or hurt, erysipilas; case number 21; put on sick list, 17 December 1829 at sea. Died 22 December 1829.

Folios 38-39: Brid Larkins, aged 20, convict; sick or hurt, dysenteria; case number 22; put on sick list, 23 December 1829 at sea. Discharged 15 January 1830 cured.

Folios 39-42: Rose Macquire, aged 30, convict; sick or hurt, dysenteria; case number 23; put on sick list, 26 December 1829 at sea. Died 6 January 1830.

Folio 43: Rose Gorman, aged 35, convict; sick or hurt, dysenteria; case number 24; put on sick list, 29 December 1829 at sea. Discharged 7 January 1830 cured.

Folio 44: Elizabeth Macdonald, aged 32, convict; sick or hurt, dysenteria; case number 25; put on sick list, 30 December 1829 at sea. Discharged 13 January 1830 cured.

Folios 44-45: Jane Hall, aged 42, convict; sick or hurt, dysenteria; case number 26; put on sick list, 3 January 1830 at sea. Discharged 21 January 1830 cured.

Folios 45-47: Mary Byrne, aged 22, convict; sick or hurt, dysenteria; case number 27; put on sick list, 9 January 1830 at sea. Died 15 January 1830.

Folio 47: A numerical abstract of the medical cases mentioned in the journal.

Folios 48-50: Surgeon's general remarks.

Folios 50-52: Records on a daily basis from 10 September 1829 to 13 January 1830, latitude, longitude, thermometer and barometer readings, wind directions, and general remarks about the weather.

Date: 1829-1830
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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