Catalogue description Medical and surgical journal of the Dick convict ship from 1 September 1820 to 15 March...

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Medical and surgical journal of the Dick convict ship from 1 September 1820 to 15 March 1821 by Robert Armstrong, surgeon and superintendent, during which time the said ship was employed on a voyage to New South Wales.

Folio 1: Samuel Jackson, aged 40, convict: disease or hurt, excoriation of the legs from the friction of the irons. Put on sick list, 24 September 1820. Discharged 28 September 1820.

Folio 1: John Denne, aged 35, convict: disease or hurt, excoriation of the legs from the friction of the irons. Put on sick list, 24 September 1820. Discharged 28 September 1820.

Folio 1: James Russel, aged 23, convict: disease or hurt, complains of headache, loss of appetite, tongue furred. Put on sick list, 26 September 1820 at Sheerness. Discharged 27 September 1820.

Folios 1-2: Daniel Woodhill, aged 19: disease or hurt, has a scurfy eruption on the head with considerable itching. Put on sick list, 7 October 1820 at Sheerness. Discharged 19 October 1820.

Folio 2: James Thompson, aged 24: disease or hurt, diarrhoea. Put on sick list, 12 October 1820. Discharged 16 October 1820.

Folio 2: Bradley, Griffiths, Tonko and Wellington: disease or hurt, have their legs chafed with the irons. Put on sick list, 27 October 1820. Discharged 31 October 1820.

Folios 2-5: Edward Nowell, aged 24, convict: disease or hurt, general languor and loss of appetite, slight headache and general soreness over limbs. Put on sick list, 23 October 1820 at Falmouth. Discharged 8 November 1820.

Folios 2-5: John Forin, aged 27: disease or hurt, soreness of the throat, a pain in swallowing, redness and considerable swelling in the fances. Put on sick list, 23 October 1820 at Falmouth. Discharged Discharged 8 November 1820.

Folios 4-6: Joseph Thompson, aged 40: disease or hurt, rigors succeeded by pains in the abdomen. Put on sick list, 6 November 1820. Discharged 15 November 1820.

Folios 4-6: Charles Tranter, aged 40: disease or hurt, general debility and loss of appetite. Put on sick list, 6 November 1820. Discharged 22 November 1822.

Folios 5-6: John Bradley: disease or hurt, diarrhoea. Put on sick list, 11 November 1820. Discharged 16 November 1820.

Folios 5-6: William Sharpe: disease or hurt, diarrhoea. Put on sick list, 11 November 1820. Discharged 16 November 1820.

Folios 5-6: William Bond, aged 25: disease or hurt, cough and slight pain of breast and headache. Put on sick list, 11 November 1820. Discharged 22 November 1822.

Folios 6-7: John Griffiths, aged 20: disease or hurt, diarrhoea, griping and pain in side. Put on sick list, 20 November 1820. Discharged 1 December 1820.

Folio 7: Edward Bailey, aged 42: disease or hurt, inflammation of left leg. Put on sick list, 27 November 1820. Discharged 6 December 1820.

Folios 7-10: Samuel Tonks, aged 18: disease or hurt, general languor and loss of appetite, bowels particularly costive. Put on sick list, 7 December 1820. Discharged 23 December 1820.

Folios 8-10: Mrs Huff, passenger: disease or hurt, general languor, loss of appetite and diarrhoea. Put on sick list, 10 December 1820. Discharged 23 December 1820.

Folios 8-10: John Hammond, aged 34: disease or hurt, severe pain in the left knee. Put on sick list, 10 December 1820. Discharged 26 December 1820.

Folios 9-11: Mrs Green, aged 26: disease or hurt, hemmorhais. Put on sick list, 10 December 1820. Discharged 31 December 1820.

Folios 10-14: Michael Robins, aged 21: disease or hurt, possible mental derangement. Put on sick list, 26 December 1820. Discharged 15 January 1821.

Folios 12-15: Adam Holmes, aged 28: disease or hurt, old sore on front left tibia with considerable pain. Put on sick list, 1 January 1821. Discharged 22 January 1821.

Folio 13: Thomas Bison, aged 44: disease or hurt, rigors succeeded by pain in the right kidney area, pain in breast. Put on sick list, 1 January 1821.

Folios 13-21: William Veely, aged 16: disease or hurt, general languor and loss of appetite. Put on sick list, 14 January 1821. Discharged 7 February 1821.

Folio 15: Francis Nunkin, aged 37: disease or hurt, symptoms of scurvy. Put on sick list, 11 January 1821. Discharged 21 January 1821.

Folio 15: James Davin, aged 24: disease or hurt, symptoms of scurvy. Put on sick list, 11 January 1821. Discharged 21 January 1821.

Folio 15: James Palmer, aged 24: disease or hurt, symptoms of scurvy. Put on sick list, 11 January 1821. Discharged 21 January 1821.

Folios 15-21: J Finch, aged 18: disease or hurt, general languor, loss of appetite and troublesome diarrhoea. Put on sick list, 22 January 1821. Discharged 7 February 1821.

Folios 16-23: Corporal Potter, aged 25, 24th Regiment: disease or hurt, pain in chest, cough and difficulty of respiration. Put on sick list, 22 January 1821. Discharged 12 February 1821.

Folio 17: John Forin, aged 39: disease or hurt, pain in chest, soreness of gums and general debility. Put on sick list, 14 January 1821.

Folio 17: William Bradley, aged 35: disease or hurt, pain in chest, soreness of gums and general debility. Put on sick list, 14 January 1821.

Folio 17: John Scothern, aged 20: disease or hurt, complains of [?] over back and limbs and difficulty in passing urine. Put on sick list, 28 January 1821.

Folios 19-22: Samuel Jackson, aged 48: disease or hurt, griping pains in bowels. Put on sick list, 28 January 1821. Discharged 8 February 1821.

Folios 20-23: James Hutchens, aged 18: disease or hurt, headache, general soreness of limbs, slight pain of breast and cough. Put on sick list, 3 February 1821. Discharged 14 February 1821.

Folios 22-29: D Smuton, aged 22: disease or hurt, slight pain of breast and troublesome dry cough. Put on sick list, 9 February 1821. Discharged 7 March 1821.

Folio 22: Joseph Priestly, aged 48, passenger: disease or hurt, symptoms of scurvy. Put on sick list, 8 February 1821.

Folios 22: Michael Sullivan, aged 19, prisoner: disease or hurt, symptoms of scurvy. Put on sick list, 8 February 1821.

Folio 22: William Green, aged 31: disease or hurt, symptoms of scurvy. Put on sick list, 8 February 1821.

Folios 23-24: Joseph Goddard, aged 21: disease or hurt, sore throat and pain and difficulty swallowing. Put on sick list, 12 February 1821. Discharged 20 February 1821.

Folios 23-25: Thomas Parrott, aged 24: disease or hurt, headache and general soreness over limbs, cough and diarrhoea. Put on sick list, 15 February 1821. Discharged 21 February 1821.

Folios 25-29: Joseph Finch: disease or hurt, headache, griping pains in the bowels and diarrhoea. Put on sick list, 22 February 1821. Discharged 7 March 1821.

Folio 25: John Williams, aged 42: disease or hurt, talking incoherently and wildness in his looks, complains of giddiness and pain in back. Put on sick list, 22 February 1821. Discharged 7 March 1821.

Folios 26-29: John Ford: disease or hurt, pains in limbs and giddiness and peculiar eccentricity in his conduct. Put on sick list, 24 February 1821. Discharged 7 March 1821.

Folios 28-30: John Griffiths, aged 32: disease or hurt, erysipilolous redness extending over nearly the whole of the right attended with pain and much swelling of the limb. Put on sick list, 28 February 1821. Discharged 14 March 1821 to hospital.

Folio 30: Formulas of medicine used by the Surgeon.

Folio 31: a numerical abstract of the medical cases mentioned in the journal.

Folio 31: Surgeon's general remarks.

Date: 1820-1821
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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