Catalogue description Medical and surgical journal of the convict ship Lord Lyndoch from 15 May to 11 November...

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Medical and surgical journal of the convict ship Lord Lyndoch from 15 May to 11 November 1833 by David Watson, surgeon, during which time the said ship was employed conveying male convicts to New South Wales.

Folio 1: Francis Cluff, aged 24; case number 1; disease or hurt, catarrh. Put on sick list, 30 May 1833 at sea. Discharged cured.

Folio 1: Thomas Onions, aged [?], convict; case number 2; disease or hurt, catarrh. Put on sick list, 30 May 1833 at sea. Discharged 4 June 1833 cured.

Folios 1-2: Richard Cox, aged 26, convict; case number 3; disease or hurt, pain in head, sense of uneasiness and fullness at the pit end of stomach with dimness of vision. Put on sick list, 3 June 1833 at sea. Discharged 5 June 1833 cured.

Folio 2: Joseph Tathorn, aged 35, convict; case number 4; disease or hurt, pleuritis. Put on sick list, 3 June 1833 at sea. Discharged 5 June 1833 cured.

Folio 2: James Lewis, aged 24, convict; case number 5; disease or hurt, nausea, violent retching and vomiting. Put on sick list, 5 June 1833 at sea. Discharged 10 June 1833 cured.

Folios 2-3: Thomas Walker, aged 26, convict; case number 6; disease or hurt, abscess in the groin region. Put on sick list, 5 June 1833 at sea. Discharged 23 October 1833 to Sydney hospital.

Folio 3: James Wade, aged 37, convict; case number 7; disease or hurt, pleuritis. Put on sick list, 10 June 1833 at sea. Discharged 12 June 1833 cured.

Folio 4: John Price, aged 26, convict; case number 8; disease or hurt, dyspepsia. Put on sick list, 13 June 1833 at sea. Discharged 30 June 1833 cured.

Folio 4: Thomas Osborne, aged 25, seaman, case number 9; disease or hurt, pleuritis. Put on sick list, 14 June 1833 at sea. Discharged 16 June 1833 cured.

Folio 4: William Spencer, aged 34, convict, case number 10; disease or hurt, violent pain at the stomach and spasmodic contractions all over belly. Put on sick list, 18 June 1833 at sea. Discharged 21 June 1833 cured.

Folio 4: Edward Wade, aged 35, convict, case number 11; disease or hurt, pleuritis. Put on sick list, 19 June 1833 at sea. Discharged 27 June 1833 cured.

Folios 4-5: Mark Lukeman, aged 24, convict, case number 12; disease or hurt, asthma. Put on sick list, 20 June 1833 at sea. Died 23 July 1833.

Folio 5: Isaac Castles, aged 21, convict, case number 13; disease or hurt, pleuritis. Put on sick list, 2 July 1833 at sea. Discharged 16 July 1833 cured.

Folio 5: William Herbert, aged 29, convict, case number 14; disease or hurt, debility. Put on sick list, 15 July 1833 at sea. Discharged 30 July 1833 cured.

Folio 6: Mathew Lucas, aged 26, seaman, case number 15; disease or hurt, pleuritis. Put on sick list, 17 July 1833 at sea. Discharged 16 August 1833 cured.

Folio 6: James Brown, aged 27, convict, case number 16; disease or hurt, debility. Put on sick list, 18 July 1833 at sea. Discharged 16 August 1833 cured.

Folios 6-7: William Brown, aged 21, convict, case number 17; disease or hurt, erysipelas. Put on sick list, 26 July 1833 at sea. Discharged 16 August 1833 cured.

Folio 7: Thomas Kent, aged 24, convict, case number 18; disease or hurt, fever. Put on sick list, 4 August 1833 at Rio Janiero. Discharged 26 August 1833 cured.

Folio 7: Joseph Hollows, aged 23, convict, case number 19; disease or hurt, derangement of [primaevia?]. Put on sick list, 6 August 1833 at Rio Janiero. Discharged 26 August 1833 cured.

Folio 7: James Lean, aged 25, convict, case number 20; disease or hurt, fever. Put on sick list, 7 August 1833 at Rio Janiero. Discharged 20 August 1833 cured.

Folio 8: Henry Lindon, aged 23, convict, case number 21; disease or hurt, erysipelas. Put on sick list, 7 August 1833 at Rio Janiero. Discharged 30 August 1833 cured.

Folio 8: Peter Jerome, aged 25, seaman, case number 22; disease or hurt, pleuritis. Put on sick list, 5 September 1833 at sea. Discharged 8 September 1833 cured.

Folio 9: Thomas Haywood, aged 27, seaman, case number 23; disease or hurt, pleuritis. Put on sick list, 14 September 1833 at sea. Discharged 20 September 1833 cured.

Folio 9: John Brown, aged 30, seaman, case number 24; disease or hurt, rheumatism. Put on sick list, 13 September 1833 at sea. Discharged 30 September 1833 cured.

Folio 9-10: Benjamin Hallowell, aged 30, convict, case number 25; disease or hurt, erysipelas. Put on sick list, 26 September 1833 at sea. Died 30 September 1833.

Folio 9-10: Benjamin Skinner, aged 44, convict, case number 26; disease or hurt, pain in lower part of back, with sense of weight at the bottom of belly, much debilitated with a look of great anxiety. Put on sick list, 1 October 1833 at sea. Died 17 October 1833.

Folios 10-11: John Bushell, aged [?], convict, case number 27; disease or hurt, cholera. Put on sick list, 10 November 1833 at sea. Discharged 17 November 1833 cured.

Folio 12: Surgeon's general remarks. The number of male convicts received on board the convict ship Lord Lyndoch in May 1833 were from the Justitia hulk at Woolwich, 100; Retribution hulk at Chatham, 50; Cumberland hulk at Chatham, 130 (total 280 men); and from Euryalus hulk, 50 (lads).

Date: 1833
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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