Catalogue description Medical and surgical journal of the Ann and Amelia convict ship for 22 July 1824 to 5...

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Medical and surgical journal of the Ann and Amelia convict ship for 22 July 1824 to 5 January 1825 by James Lawrence, surgeon and superintendent, during which time the said ship was employed in a passage from England to Ireland and from Ireland to New South Wales.

Folios 1-3: Michael Fallon, aged 21, soldier; disease or hurt, severe cough with copious gross expectoration and slight pain in the breast. Put on sick list, 11 September 1824. Discharged 1 October 1824 to duty.

Folio 3: Thomas Ryan, aged 22, prisoner; disease or hurt, fixed pain in the abdomen. Put on sick list, 11 September 1824. Discharged 17 September 1824.

Folios 3-4: Cornelius Connell, aged 60, prisoner; disease or hurt, cough and severe pain under the right breast. Put on sick list, 17 September 1824. Discharged 22 September 1824.

Folios 4-5: Patrick Noonan, aged 30; disease or hurt, troublesome cough, headache and pain of breast. Put on sick list, 17 September 1824. Discharged 1 October 1824.

Folios 5-6: Hugh Cash, aged 40, prisoner; disease or hurt, complains of great dyspnea. Put on sick list, 26 September 1824. Discharged 30 September 1824 well.

Folios 6-9: John Curley, aged 29; disease or hurt, on both legs several unhealthy looking ulcers with irregular edges and the integuments surrounding them are of a livid appearance. Has also on his legs and thighs several small boils and livid blotches. His gums are spongy and bleed upon pressure and is a good deal debilitated. Put on sick list, 29 October 1824. Discharged 3 January 1825 to the hospital at Sydney.

Folios 9-16: Michael Doyle, aged 27, prisoner; disease or hurt, severe pain in the right hypochondrium accompanied with dyspnea and severe cough. Put on sick list, 15 October 1824. Discharged 3 January 1825 to the hospital at Sydney.

Folio 17: William Halfpenny, aged 24, prisoner; disease or hurt, complains of pain in the umbilical region with frequent calls to stool attended with tormina and tenesmus. Put on sick list, 14 October 1824. Discharged 19 October 1824 cured.

Folios 17-18: Jeremy Toomey, aged 25, prisoner; disease or hurt, complains of frequent purging attended with tormina and tenesmus. Put on sick list, 23 October 1824. Discharged 29 October 1824 cured.

Folios 18-19: Michael Jourdan, aged 19, prisoner; disease or hurt, severe headache and a pain in the abdomen. Put on sick list, 7 November 1824. Discharged 23 November 1824 cured.

Folios 19-21: William Baine, aged 18, prisoner; disease or hurt, severe headache, sickness at stomach, pain of the back and loins, prostration of strength and general uneasiness. Put on sick list, 18 November 1824. Discharged 11 December 1824 cured.

Folios 21-22: Patrick Smith, aged 29, prisoner; disease or hurt, frequent calls to stool attended with tormina and tenesmus. Put on sick list, 23 November 1824. Discharged 26 November 1824 cured.

Folio 22: Barney Malone, aged 18, prisoner; disease or hurt, fell on the deck and fractured left clavicle. Put on sick list, 2 December 1824. Discharged 30 December 1824 cured.

Folio 22: Hugh Cash, aged 40, prisoner; disease or hurt, complains of being costive two days back. Put on sick list, 8 December 1824. Discharged 11 December 1824 cured.

Folios 22-23: John Haynes, aged 20, soldier; disease or hurt, headache, vertigo, general uneasiness and of pain of internal [?] with very difficult deglutition. Put on sick list, 9 December 1824. Discharged 14 December 1824 cured.

Folio 23: John Tiernan, aged 22, convict; disease or hurt, headache, pain in back, loins and breast and of general uneasiness. Put on sick list, 11 December 1824. Discharged 16 December 1824 cured.

Folio 23: Patrick Fitzsimmons, aged 19, convict; disease or hurt, headache, oppression of the chest and imperfect respiration also of pain in loins and back and increased secretion of mucus from the nose. Put on sick list, 21 December 1824. Discharged 28 December 1824 cured.

Folios 24-25: John Cronin, aged 24, convict; disease or hurt, headache and sense of burning heat and severe pain in the throat, copious excretion of saliva and inability to swallow. Put on sick list, 21 December 1824. Discharged 2 January 1825 cured.

Folio 25: Thomas Fitzpatrick, aged 30, convict; disease or hurt, headache, great pain and difficulty in swallowing. Put on sick list, 22 December 1824. Discharged 26 December 1824 cured.

Folios 25-26: John Treman, aged 22, convict; disease or hurt, headache, vertigo, loss of appetite and pain in every part of the body. Put on sick list, 23 December 1824. Discharged 30 December 1824 cured.

Folio 26: John Clifford, aged 56, convict; disease or hurt, scalded left foot and ankle. Put on sick list, 25 December 1824. Discharged 3 January 1825 cured.

Folio 27: James Brady, aged 26, convict; disease or hurt, left leg is swelled and discoloured by a number of reddish and livid streakes. Complains of pain over the inner border of the soleus and in the ham. Gums are spongy and bleed upon pressure. Put on sick list, 27 December 1824. Discharged 3 January 1825 cured.

Folio 27: John Murphy, aged 28, convict; disease or hurt, pain in right side. Put on sick list, 30 December 1824. Discharged 3 January 1825 to the hospital.

Folios 28-34: Blank.

Folio 35: A numerical abstract of the medical cases mentioned in the journal.

Folio 35: Surgeon's general remarks.

Folio 36: Blank.

Date: 1824-1825
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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