Catalogue description Medical and surgical journal of HM transport Royal Admiral for 28 June to 22 November...

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Medical and surgical journal of HM transport Royal Admiral for 28 June to 22 November 1830 by G S Rutherford, surgeon, during which time the said ship was employed in a voyage to New South Wales.

Folio 1: A list of sick male convicts and troops on board the Royal Admiral convict ship, David Fotheringham, master, for 31 July to 9 November 1830. Abel Garrod, put on sick list, 31 July 1830; discharged 6 September 1830. John Bryant, put on sick list, 21 August 1830; discharged 25 September 1830. James Stanton, put on sick list, 24 August 1830; discharged 13 September 1830. Henry Hughes, put on sick list, 17 September 1830; discharged 29 October 1830. Jeremiah Minchin, put on sick list, 25 September 1830; discharged 4 October 1830. James Sullivan, put on sick list, 26 September 1830; discharged 4 October 1830. John Lloyd, put on sick list, 28 September 1830; discharged 14 October 1830. William Davis, put on sick list, 4 October 1830; discharged 21 October 1830. John Black, put on sick list, 19 October 1830; discharged 9 November 1830. Signed by G.S. Rutherford and David Fotheringham, master.

Folio 2: James York, aged 26, convict; case number 1; disease or hurt, catarrh. Put on sick list, 28 June 1830 at Spithead. Discharged 5 July 1830 cured.

Folio 3: William Smith, aged 23, convict; case number 2; disease or hurt, diarrhoea. Put on sick list, 4 July 1830 at Spithead. Discharged 8 July 1830 cured.

Folios 3-4: John Lloyd, aged 29, convict; case number 3; disease or hurt, ulcus on right leg. Put on sick list, 4 July 1830 at Spithead. [12 August] continues to heal.

Folio 4: Mr Hunter, chief mate; case number 4; disease or hurt, syphilis. Put on sick list, 17 July 1830 at sea. Discharged 3 August 1830 to duty.

Folios 4-5: John Davis, aged 18, convict; case number 5; disease or hurt, prurigo. Put on sick list, 22 July 1830 at sea. Discharged 5 August 1830 cured.

Folio 5: James Stanton, aged 27, soldier; case number 6; disease or hurt, pneumonia. Put on sick list, 25 July 1830 at sea. Discharged 3 August 1830 to duty.

Folio 6: Henry Hughes, aged 22, convict; case number 7; disease or hurt, diarrhoea. Put on sick list, 21 August 1830 at sea. Discharged 27 August 1830 cured. The following were treated for the same complaint; William Birkhill; William Thompson; Michael Sheen; James Folks; Charles Gritton; James Stephens; William Taines; Edward Neves; Richard Watts; James Owen; J Silvester; J Higgons; William Udell; J Edwards; William James (2).

Folios 6-7: Able Garrard, aged 23, convict; case number 8; disease or hurt, hepatitis. Put on sick list, 29 July 1830 at sea. Discharged 6 September 1830 cured.

Folio 8: John Bryant, aged 18, convict; case number 9; disease or hurt, phthysis pulmonalis. Put on sick list, 20 August 1830 at sea. Discharged 25 September 1830 cured.

Folios 8-9: James Stanton, aged 27, soldier; case number 10; disease or hurt, rheumatismus chronicus. Put on sick list, 23 August 1830 at sea. Discharged 14 September 1830 to duty.

Folios 9-10: Robert Ardley, aged 17, convict; case number 11; disease or hurt, cynanche tonsillaris. Put on sick list, 3 September 1830 at sea. Discharged 13 September 1830 cured.

Folio 10: Jeremy Mynahan, aged 24, soldier; case number 12; disease or hurt, syphilis. Put on sick list, 16 September 1830 at sea. Discharged 16 October 1830 cured.

Folios 10-11: James Sullivan, aged 26, soldier; case number 13; disease or hurt, pneumonia. Put on sick list, 25 September 1830 at sea. Discharged 4 October 1830 to duty.

Folio 11: John Lloyd, aged 30, convict; case number 14; disease or hurt, peripneumonia. Put on sick list, 27 September 1830 at sea. Discharged 14 October 1830 cured.

Folios 11-12: William Davis, aged 26, convict; case number 15; disease or hurt, pneumonia. Put on sick list, 28 September 1830 at sea. Discharged 22 October 1830 cured.

Folios 12-13: Henry Hughes, aged 22, convict; case number 16; disease or hurt, ophthalmia. Put on sick list, 31 August 1830 at sea. Discharged 29 October 1830 cured.

Folios 13-14: Robert Tower, aged 26, boatswain; case number 17; disease or hurt, catarrhus. Put on sick list, 3 October 1830 at sea. Discharged 24 October 1830 cured.

Folio 14: George Hatt, aged 22, joiner; case number 18; disease or hurt, left knee joint affection. Put on sick list, 21 October 1830 at sea. Discharged 31 October 1830 to duty.

Folio 14: John Stunt, aged 23, convict; case number 19; disease or hurt, hernia humoralis. Put on sick list, 28 October 1830 at sea. Discharged 3 November 1830 cured.

Folio 15: John Black, aged 28, soldier; case number 20; disease or hurt, catarrhus. Put on sick list, 15 October 1830 at sea. Discharged 7 November 1830 to duty.

Folios 16-17: Formulas of medicines noticed in the journal.

Folio 18: a numerical abstract of the medical cases mentioned in the journal.

Folio 19: Surgeon's general remarks. 192 male convicts were embarked on board at Portsmouth on 25 June 1830 in good health for a passage to New South Wales.

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

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