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BRITISH COLUMBIAN HOSPITALS

1878

extracted by Hugh Armstrong
 



 


NOTE: Each Hospital listed slightly different information.


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Patients in the Royal Hospital, Victoria, January 1st, 1878
Return of 19 patients who were in the Royal Hospital, Victoria, B.C., on January 1st, 1878, and who represent 2260 days institution during the year 1878, as will be seen by the following return. 8 of these were incurable, 11 were under treatment. 

NAME, Age, Birth-Place, Profession, Religion, Pay or Free, Disease, Date Admitted, Date Discharged or Died
1. Matthew SPEIGHT, 52, England, Miner, Episcopal, Free, Paralysis, 13th Feb 1867, In Hospital 
2. W.R. HARDIE, 62, Scotland, Blacksmith, Presbyterian, Free, Injury to the spine, 24th Nov 1874, died 24th Apr 1878 
3. James MOORE, 45, Ireland, Miner, Catholic, Free, Syphilis, 16th Nov 1875, 4th Apr 1878 
4. Peter JOHNSON, 53, Denmark, Cook, Baptist, Free, Injury to the brain, 26th Jun 1876, 6th Apr 1878 
5. Charles MCCALLUM, 47, Nova Scotia, Packer, Presbyterian, Free, Paralysis, 21st Aug 1877, 9th Nov 1878 
6. Thomas LEWIS, 26, Wales, Miner, Episcopal, Pay Partial, Diseased knee joint, 4th Sep 1877, 10th Jun 1878 
7. Samuel B. ASKEW, 37, England, Lighthouseman, Episcopal, Free, Softening of the brain, 28th Sep 1877, In Hospital 
8. Robert FOSTER, 47, England, Stonecutter, Episcopal, Pay, Fractured leg, 4th Oct 1877, 5th Jan 1878 
9. Augustus GRANT, 42, United States, Miner, Methodist, Free, Diseased knee & leg amputated, 12th Oct 1877, 18th Mar 1878 10. Richard NIXON, 53, United States, Miner, Methodist, Free, Fistula, 25th Oct 1877, 22nd Apr 1878 
11. Archibald MCGLIVRAY, 48, Scotland, Labourer, Presbyterian, Free, Abscess in groin, 25th Oct 1877, 20th Jun 1878 
12. John CLARK, 33, England, Carpenter, Episcopal, Free, Syphilis, 1st Nov 1877, 5th Jan 1878 
13. John MCKINNON, 70, Scotland, Steward, Presbyterian, Free, Sciatica, 10th Nov 1877, 15th Apr 1878 
14. Mary FOXHALL, 48, Ireland, Servant, Catholic, Free, Fractured arm, 12th Nov 1877, 7th Jan 1878 
15. Thomas MILLER, 34, Nova Scotia, Sailor, Methodist, Free, Abscess of groin & thigh, 14th Nov 1877, 22nd Apr 1878 
16. Philipe MITCHELL, 24, England, Sallor, Episcopal, Free, Syphilis, 17th Nov 1877, 29th Jan 1878 
17. Jean COSTEAN, 26, Austria, Sailor, Catholic, Free, Abscess in thigh, &c., 21st Nov 1877, 12th Feb 1878 
18. N.T. SMITH, 58, United States, Miner, Free, Methodist, Softening of the brain, 4th Dec 1877, 20th Feb 1878 
19. Wm. B. HUNTER, 41, Scotland, Miner, Presbyterian, Free, Neuralgia, 5th Dec 1877, 4th Feb 1878 



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Patients Admitted into the Royal Hospital, Victoria, 1878
Return of the number of patients admitted into the Royal Hospital, Victoria, from 1st January to 31st December 1878.

NAME, Age, Birth-Place, Profession, Religion, Pay/Free, Disease, Date Admitted, Date Discharged or Died
1. John MACHIN, 26, Ireland, Labourer, Catholic, Free, Dropsy, 3rd Jan 1878, 7th Mar 1878 
2. OLECUM (Sooke Indian), 24, British Columbia, Sailor, n/g, Pay, Compound fracture leg, 12th Jan 1878, 7th Apr 1878 
3. Samuel ALTON, 28, Ireland, Fisherman, Episcopal, Free Syphilis 14th Jan 1878, 22nd Jan 1878 
4. Joseph BOYD, 55, England, Ship-carpenter, Presbyterian, Free, Mercurial disease, 16th Jan 1878, 31st Jan 1878 
5. Wm. C. BROWN, 40, Ireland, Baker, Ref. Episcopal, Pay Partial, Fever, 25th Jan 1878, 14th Mar 1878 
6. John PETERSON, 53, Sweden, Farmer, Lutheran, Free, Syphilis, 28th Jan 1878, 18th Feb 1878 
7. James WILSON, 55, Scotland, Servant, Presbyterian, Free, Ucerated toes, 29th Jan 1878, 9th Mar 1878 
8. Alexander CAMPBELL, 47, Scotland, Gardener, Presbyterian, Free, Wounded thumb, 31st Jan 1878, 25th Feb 1878 
9. John QUIN, 35, Ireland, Labourer, Catholic, Free, Ulcerated shin, 6th Feb 1878, 16th Feb 1878 
10. John C. BROWN, 47, England, Farmer (Comox), Episcopal, Free, Phthisis, 12th Feb 1878, died 22nd Apr 1878 
11. Henry WEBB, 57, England, Carpenter, Episcopal, Free, Paralysis, 14th Feb 1878, died 21st Feb 1878 
12. John CLARKE, 33, England, Carpenter, Episcopal, Free, Disease of shin bone, 18th Feb 1878, 10th Jul 1878 
13. A.J. WHITE, 46, United States, Miner, Presbyterian, Free, Phthisis, 1st Mar 1878, 14th May 1878 
14. John WAGNER, 31, Germany, Brewer, Lutheran, Free, Paralysis, 7th Mar 1878, In Hospital 
15. John OXFORD, 60, England, Sailor, Episcopal, Free, Fractured ribs, 15th Mar 1878, 24th Mar 1878 
16. Austin GUIRIN, 24, United States, Packer, Baptist, Free, Iritis, 15th Mar 1878, 20th Apr 1878 
17. A. DeTourgon MONTBAR, 78, France, Army Officer, Methodist, Pay, Retention of urine 16th Mar 1878, died 21st Mar 1878 18. George F. SMITH, 41, New Brunswick, Labourer, Methodist, Free, Paralysis 20th Mar 1878, died 11th Apr 1878 
19. Henry FOSTER, 60, England, Sailor, Episcopal, Free, Rheumatsm, 22nd Mar 1878, 9th Apr 1878 
20. Theodore EATON, 29, United States, Labourer, Methodist, Free, Syphilis 3rd Apr 1878, 8th May 1878 
21. John B. FORD, 33, Africa, Labourer, Catholic, Free, Sham, 6th Apr 1878, 16th Apr 1878 
22. John JAMES, 66, Wales, Miner, Episcopal Pay, Asthma 8th Apr 1878, 15th May 1878 
23. James EARLE, 31, England, Butcher, Methodist, Pay, Phthisis 11th Apr 1878, died 15th Jul 1878 
24. George THOMAS, 23, United States, Sailor, Episcopal Free, Sham 12th Apr 1878, 15th Apr 1878 
25. Michael MADDEN, 27, Ireland, Lather, Catholic, Free, Fracture of leg 19th Apr 1878, 12th Jul 1878 
26. John DEMPSEY, 40, Ireland, Miner, Presbyterian, Free, Disease of brain, 22nd Apr 1878, died 24th Apr 1878 
27. William EGGIE, 29, Scotland, Labourer, Presbyterian, Free, Stricture uretha, 27th Apr 1878, 8th Jul 1878 
28. Thomas HOGAN, 27, Ireland, Labourer, Catholic, Free, Neuralgia, 3rd May 1878, 13th May 1878 
29. James H. HASLEM, 40, England, Gasfitter, Methodist, Free, Pneumonia, 7th May 1878, 31st Jul 1878 
30. Isaac B. JOHNSON, 60, United States, Office cleaner, Methodist, Free, Paralysis, 13th May 1878, 11 Sep 1878 
31. William RICH, 47, Scotland, Labourer, Presbyterian, Free, Pneumonia 14th May 1878, 4th Jun 1878 
32. Hugh DOAK, 42, Canada, Miner, Presbyterian, Free, Syphilis, 21st May 1878, 13th Sep 1878 
33. Cameron MCALISTER, 46, Scotland, Blacksmith, Presbyterian, Free, Pneumonia, 31st May 1878, 25th Jun 1878 
34. E.W. DAVEY, 40, England, Bricklayer, Bible Christian, Free, Synovitis, 31st May 1878, 5th Jul 1878 
35. Austin GUERIN, 24, United States, Packer, Baptist, Free, Paralysis, 3rd Jun 1878, 27th Jul 1878 
36. John P. HUGHES, 42, Wales, Mariner, Methodist, Free, Epilepsy, 5th Jun 1878, 8th Jun 1878 
37. Thomas ANKERS, 68, England, Ship-carpenter, Episcopal, Free, Stricture and fistula, 7th Jun 1878, 1st Aug 1878 
38. Daniel MEANEY, 40, Ireland, Miner, Catholic, Free, Syphilis, 10th Jun 1878, 12th Jul 1878 
39. William MANNING, 25, England, Labourer, Methodist, Free, Syphilis, 11th Jun 1878, 24th Jun 1878 
40. Charles CRANE, 63, England, Carpenter, Independent, Free, Paralysis, 19th Jun 1878, 10th Aug 1878 
41. Desire VACHEZ, 47, France, Miner, Catholic, Free, Heart disease, 28th Jun 1878, died 11th Jul 1878 
42. Martin R. JOHNS, 28, Sandwich Islands, Cook, Methodist, Free, Neuralgia, 29th Jun 1878, 19th Jul 1878 
43. James FRANCIS, 46, England, Farmer, Episcopal, Free, Fractured leg &c., 1st Jul 1878, died 1st Jul 1878 
44. Richard DRUARY, 51, England, Steward, Episcopal, Free, Fractured ribs, 6th Jul 1878, 30th Jul 1878 
45. John FICKEN, 40, German, Farmer, Lutheran, Free, Paralysis 8th Jul 1878, 19th Aug 1878 
46. John MCDONNELL, 35, Sydney, N.S.W., Miner, Freethinker, Free, Syphilis, 10th Jul 1878, 30th Sep 1878 
47. August DAVIDSON, 33, Norway, Sailor, Episcopal, Free, Paralysis, 10th Jul 1878, 30th Sep 1878 
48. J.U. SMITH, 41, Scotland, Trader, Presbyterian, Pay, Delirium tremens, 20th Jul 1878, 12th Aug 1878 
49. Geo BATTERSBY, 27, England, Logger, Episcopal, Free, Rheumatisim, 22nd Jul 1878, 20th Aug 1878 
50. Leo ESTHER, 24, France, Sailor, Catholic, Free, Wounded toe, 30th Jul 1878, 1st Aug 1878 
51. Daniel MEANEY, 40, Ireland, Labourer, Catholic, Free, Iritis, 6th Aug 1878, 2nd Sep 1878 
52. Daniel HACKET, 34, Ireland, Labourer, Catholic, Free, Brights disease, 12th Aug 1878, 15th Sep 1878 
53. Charles LAGACIE, 37, British Columbia, Labourer, Catholic, Free, Disease of spine, 17th Aug 1878, 19th Oct 1878 
54. George THOMPSON, 45, Canada, Farmer, Methodist, Free, Intermittent fever 19th Aug 1878, 3rd Sep 1878 
55. Joseph HUTCHINGS, 36, Wales, Sailor, Methodist, Free, Disease of tibla, 24th Aug 1878, 18th Sep 1878 
56. Elizabeth PICKERING, 48, England, Servant, Episcopal, Free, Syphilis, 29th Aug 1878, 2nd Oct 1878 
57. WILLIAM (Cowichan Indian), 28, Cowichan, B.C., Farmer, Catholic, Pay, Fistula, 31st Aug 1878, 23rd Nov 1878 
58. John JOHNSON, 29, Scotland, Tinsmith, Presbyterian, Free, Syphilis, 5th Sep 1878, 5th Oct 1878 
59. Walter HERSCKFELD, 23, England, Photographer, Episcopal, Free, Syphilis, 9th Sep 1878, 30th Sep 1878 
60. Edward STARKE, 41, Canada, Blacksmith, Presbyterian, Free, Chronic rheumatism, 12th Sep 1878, 22nd Sep 1878 
61. Thomas ANKERS, 68, England, Shipwright, Episcopal, Free, Disease of prostrate gland, 16th Sep 1878, died 27th Dec 1878 62. Thomas HOGAN, 27, Ireland, Labourer, Catholic, Free, Synovitis, 16th Sep 1878, 14th Oct 1878 63. Christopher BENSON, 28, Norway, Labourer, Lutheran, Free, Fungus of testicle, 25th Sep 1878, 5th Nov 1878 
64. Bernard MCGUIRE, 47, Ireland, Longshoreman, Catholic, Free, Paralysis, 27th Sep 1878, 2nd Oct 1878 
65. Edward BRU, 22, Canada, Sailor, Catholic, Free, Syphilis, 27th Sep 1878, 23rd Oct 1878 
66. Thomas GALL, 32, England, Miner, Methodist, Free, Paralysis, 28th Sep 1878, In Hospital 
67. William SELLS, 28, England, Labourer, Episcopal, Free, Stabbed in back &c., 29th Sep 1878, 2nd Nov 1878 
68. Charles WAINRIGHT, 54, United States, Labourer, Quaker, Free, Disease metatarsal bones, 30th Sep 1878, 8th Dec 1878 
69. George LIVINGSTONE, 31, United States, Miner, Episcopal, Free, Phthisis &c., &c., 1st Oct 1878, In Hospital 
70. Johnny WEHER (Indian), 30, Qn. Charlotte Isd., Labourer, Methodist, Pay, Bitten finger, 1st Oct 1878, 8th Oct 1878 
71. Charles FENTON, 52, United States, Butcher, Presbyterian, Free, Syphilis, 4th Oct 1878, In Hospital 
72. Carl HANSON, 37, Norway, Lumberman, Lutheran, Free, Hernia of testicle, 4th Oct 1878, 5th Nov 1878 
73. John MCKINNON, 71, Scotland, Steward, Presbyterian, Free, Sciatica, 5th Oct 1878, In Hospital 
74. S.D. POPE, 36, United States, School Teacher, Presbyterian, Free, Delirium tremens, 7th Oct 1878, 22nd Oct 1878 
75. Alexander LUMSDEN, 40, Scotland, Longshoreman, Presbyterian, Free, Iritis, 9th Oct 1878, 20th Oct 1878 
76. George WILKINSON, 55, England, Labourer, Episcopal, Free, Injury to brain 11th Oct 1878, 16th Oct 1878 
77. James POLLOCK, 36, Ireland, Labourer, Catholic, Free, Syphilis 17th Oct 1878, 6th Nov 1878 
78. Hugh DOAK, 42, Canada, Miner, Presbyterian, Free, Syphilis, 22nd Oct 1878, 13th Dec 1878 
79. William RILEY, 29, Ireland, Labourer, Methodist, Free, Syphilis, 23rd Oct 1878, 31st Oct 1878 
80. George WILKINSON, 55, England, Labourer, Episcopal, Free, Injury to brain, 28th Oct 1878, 19th Nov 1878 
81. George WILLIAMS, 47, Italy, Fisherman, Catholic, Free, Dyspepsia, 4th Nov 1878, 21st Nov 1878 
82. John G.M. LAMB, 40, Ireland, Sheep Farmer, Episcopal, Pay, Carbuncle, 5th Nov 1878, 24th Nov 1878 
83. Daniel CLEUSSEN, 19, California, Labourer, Lutheran, Free, Congestion of liver, 6th Nov 1878, 9th Nov 1878 
84. David GRAHAM, 30, Ireland, Miner, Presbyterian, Free, Orchitis 11th Nov 1878, 21st Dec 1878 
85. Annie SHERWOOD, 40, England, Domestic servant, Episcopal, Free, Paralysis, 16th Nov 1878, In Hospital 
86. Patrick QUIRK, 45, Ireland, Miner, Catholic, Free, Syphilis, 19th Nov 1878, In Hospital 
87. Philip HUGHES, 45, Ireland, Cook, Catholic, Free, Sciatica, 20th Nov 1878, 30th November 
88. Antonio RADIS, 30, Italy, Fisherman, Catholic, Free, Neuralgia, 25th Nov 1878, 9th Dec 1878 
89. Hugh CARSON, 33, Ireland, Miner, Presbyterian, Free, Free, Neuralgia, 25th Nov 1878, In Hospital 
90. Robert PIKE, 65, Ireland, Miner, Catholic, Free, Diseased base of skull, 25th Nov 1878, In Hospital 
9l. Peter GREENISH, 48, France, Miner, Catholic, Free, Disease of heart, 25th Nov 1878, 8th Dec 1878 
92. Martin KEELEY, 30, Ireland, Fireman, Catholic, Free, Syphilis, 1st Dec 1878, In Hospital 
93. Daniel D. HOUSE, 55, United States, Brickmaker, Free, Presbyterian, Rheumatism, 3rd Dec 1878, In Hospital 
94. John L. TAYLOR, 51, Canada, Saloonkeeper, Freethinker, Free, Paralysis, 9th Dec 1878, 17th Dec 1878 
95. Charles L. LAMPRAY, 31, Canada, Miner, Catholic, Free, Syphilis, 12th Dec 1878, 24th Dec 1878 
96. John FRASER, 45, Scotland, Sailor, Catholic, Free, Softening of brain, 12th Dec 1878, In Hospital 
97. Emanuel WILES, 48, Wales, Labourer, Episcopal, Free, Rheumatism, 14th Dec 1878, 15th Dec 1878 
98. Peter de RIDDER, 48, Holland, Carpenter, Lutheran, Free, Fractured ribs, arms &c., 17th Dec 1878, In Hospital 
99. Robert BLAKE, 27, Scotland, Labourer, Presbyterian, Free, Syphilis, 17th Dec 1878, In Hospital 
100. Clarles PAGDEN, 40, England, Clerk, Presbyterian, Pay, Neuralgia, 20th Dec 1878, In Hospital 
10l. Charles H.F. BLAKE, 47, United States, Sailmaker, Presbyterian, Free, Fractured leg, 25th Dec 1878, In Hospital 
102. Edward LEWER, 47, England, Cook, Episcopal, Free, Rheumatism, 26th Dec 1878, In Hospital 
103. Henry WINTERS, 29, Germany, Labourer, Catholic, Free, Wound of foot, 28th Dec 1878, In Hospital 
104. David WILSON, 41, Scotland, Blacksmith, Presbyterian, Free, Wound of knee joint &c., 31st Dec 1878, In Hospital

(Signed) GILBERT ROBINSON, Superintendent 


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Patients Admitted into the Royal Columbian, New Westminster, 1878

NAME, Age, Social Condition, Occupation, Birth-Place, Date of Admission, Date of Result, Last Abode in Province, Last Abode Out of Province, Nature of Disease, Religion
429. Charles DAVIS, 43, Single, Sailor, Wales, 22nd Jan 1873, n/g, Victoria, California, Paralysis, E.C. 
430. Alex MCDONALD, 60, Single, Lumberman, Nova Scotia, 22nd Jan 1873, n/g, Victoria, Canada, Paralysis, R.C. 
433. John REID, 41, Single, Sailor, London, England, 22nd Jan 1873, n/g, Victoria, Honolulu, Paralysis, E.C. 
601. Ah LOCKE, 50, Married, Miner, China, 19th Jul 1875, n/g, Hope, China, Paralysis, n/g 
680. Henry BATESON, 56, Single, Farmer, Liverpool, Eng., 22nd Feb 1877, 20th Mar 1878, Harrison River, California,
               Rheurnatism, E.C. 
686. William NORTON, 39, Single, Labourer, New York, 5th May 1877, 20th Mar 1878, N. Westminster, California, Secy. Syph.,
              R.C. 
702. William C. LOYE, 33, Single, Shoemaker, Plymouth, Eng., 23rd Jul 1877, 8th May 1878, Yale, England, Paralysis, E.C. 
704. Edwin CARTER, 43, Single, Miner, Germany, 31st Jul 1877, n/g, Cariboo, California, Paralysis, Lutheran 
706. Charles MCMANUS, 60, Single, Carpenter, Indiana, U.S., 3rd Aug 1877, 12th Jun 1878, Burrard Inlet, United States,
              Debility, None 
715. Duncan MCDONALD, 48, Single, Lumberman, Glengarry, Can., 27th Sep 1877, 10th Jan 1878, N. Westminster, Nevada,
              U.S., Contused wrist, Presby. 
716. Isaac WALKER, 52, Married, Miner, Gloucester, Eng., 28th Sep 1877, 15th Jan 1878, N. Westminster, California, 
              Bronchitis, E.C. 
720. Thomas RYAN, 42, Widower, Miner, Galway, Ireland, 4th Nov 1877, 4th Apr 1878, N. Westminster, California, Sec. Syph.
              R.C. 
721. Thomas MILBEAN, 33, Single, Sailor, Sweden, 9th Nov 1877, 4th May 1878, N. Westminster, Chili, Acute rheumatism, 
            Lutheran 
722. John WILSON, 41, Married, Mariner, Devonshire, Eng., 9th Nov 1877, 5th Jun 1878, Sumass, England, Rupture of artery, 
            E.C. 
723. David ROBERTS, 24, Single, Labourer, Belfast, Ireland, 16th Nov 1877, 15th Jan 1878, Victoria, California, Sec. Syph., R.C. 
724. Richard HOY, 53, Married, Labourer, Armagh, Ireland, 22nd Nov 1877, 19th Mar 1878, N. Westminster, Canada, Sec. 
            Syph., E.C. 
726. Mary ROWLING, 46, Married, Farmers wife, Sussex, England, 27th Dec 1877, 20th Apr 1878, N. Westminster, England, 
            Ulcerated leg, E.C. 
727. James HART, 50, Married, Carpenter, New York, 3rd Jan 1878, 6th Mar 1878, Yale, United States, Heart disease, Baptist 
728. Charles FARRIS, 46, Single, Logger, Horton, U.S., 10th Jan 1878, 27th Feb 1878, N. Westminster, Nova Scotia, Bruised 
            femur, Presby. 
729. John FICKIN, 45, Single, Farmer, Germany, 19th Jan 1878, 6th JuIy 1878, Lillooet, Oregon, Paralysis, E.C. 
730. William RICHARDSON, 35, Single, Farmer, Ontario, Canada, 16th Feb 1878, 6th Mar 1878, N. Westminster, California, Cut 
            foot, E.C. 
731 Thomas HOGAN, 27, Single, Labourer, Dublin, 16th Feb 1878, 8th Apr 1878, N. Westminster, Australia, Lumbago, R.C. 
732. James STEWART, 50, Married, Farmer, Canada, 19th Feb 1878, died 7th May 1878, Sumass, Canada, Malignant disease
            un. seat, E.C. 
733. George GOULET, 60, Single, Blacksmith, Canada, 27th Feb 1878, 15th Apr 1878, N. Westminster, California, Debility, E.C. 
734. George F. SMITH, 41, Married, Labourer, New Brunswick, 8th Mar 1878, 13 Mar 1878, Burrard Inlet, Canada, Softening 
            of brain, W.M.C. 
735. Thomas MCWILLIAMS, 40, Single, Farrier, Ireland, 11th Mar 1878, 11th Apr 1878, N. Westminster, Canada, Enlarged 
            heart, Presby. 
736. David ROBERTS, 24, Single, Labourer, Belfast, 16th Mar 1878, 19th Mar 1878, Victôria, Seattle, Sec. Syph., R.C. 
737. Peter MCKELLAR, 34, Single, Farmer Ontario, 16th Mar 1878, 26th Apr 1878, Burrard Inlet, Canada, Tylphoid fever, 
            Presby. 
738. Richard HOY, 55, Married, Farmer, Ireland, 23rd Mar 1878, 7th Jun 1878, N. Westminster, Canada, Sec syph & rheumatism,
            E.C. 
739. Isaac WALKER, 53, Married, Miner, England, 23rd Mar 1878, 11th May 1878, Victoria, Seattle, Heart disease, E.C. 
740. William RILEY, 28, Single, Sailor, England, 25th Mar 1878, 18th Apr 1878, Langley, California, Diseased liver, E.C. 
741. Frances GREEN, 34, Married, Farmers wife, England, 4th Apr 1878, 3rd May 1878, N. Westminster, England, Anaemia, E.C.
742. Daniel BURNS, 29, Single, Seaman, England, 8th Apr 1878, 23rd Apr 1878, Burrard Inlet, Sea, Lumbago, Baptist 
743. Alexander G. SMITH, 38, Single, Farmer, Scotland, 8th Apr 1878, 24th Apr 1878, N. Westminster, Canada, Sprained hip, 
            Presby. 
744. Charles FARRIS, 47, Single, Logger, Horton, U.S., 10th Apr 1878, 26th May 1878, Burrard Inlet, Nova Scotia, Ulcerated 
            leg, Presby. 
745. Joseph LONO, 39, Single, Millhand, Honolulu, 15th Apr 1878, died 17th May 1878, Burrard Inlet, Puget Sound, Phthisis, 
            E.C. 
746. Michael CRANE, 40, Single, Labourer, Ireland, 18th Apr 1878, 6th Jun 1878, Burrard Inlet, California, Crushed fingers, R.C. 
747. William BARRETT, 32, Single, Labourer, England, 20th Apr 1878, 18th May 1878, N. Westminster, Canada, Pleura 
            pleumonia, E.C. 
748. Ellen PONTING, 26, Married, Farmers wife, England, 22nd Apr 1878, 8th Jun 1878, N. Westminster, Canada, Anaemia, 
            W.M.C. 
749. James W. COTTON, 45, Married, Farmer, England, 26th Apr 1878, 19th Jun 1878, Chilliwhack, California, Neuralgia, R.C. 750. James KELLY, 24, Single, Sailor, United States, 2nd May 1878, died 13th Aug 1878, Burrard In1et, California, Phthisis, E.C. 751. Joseph JOHNSTON, 46, Single, Miner, United States, 3rd May 1878, 21st Sep 1878, Spences Bridge, California, Abscess, 
            none 
752. Alexander MOFFET, 40, Single, Carpenter, Canada, 3rd May 1878, 26th Jun 1878, Yale District, California, Paralysis, E.C. 
753. John PETERSON, 52, Married, Farmer, Sweden, 7th May 1878, 26th May 1878, Sumass, Puget Sound, Syphilis, Lutheran 754. Ebenezer STETSON, 73, Married, Seaman, United States, 13th May 1878, died 12th Jun 1878, N. Westminster, California, 
            Rheumatism, Presby.
755. Charles FORD, 46, Single, Cook, Estt Indies, 19th May 1878, died 29th May 1878, Burrard Inlet, Australia, Tert. Syph., E.C.
756. William DONALDSON, 58, Single, Farmer, Scotland, 19th May 1878, 10th Aug 1878, Okanagan, Scotland, Tumor, Presby. 
757. William DINEEN, 25, Single, Logger, New Brunswick, 24th May 1878, 23rd Jun 1878, Burrard Inlet, Minnesota, Wounded 
            abdomen, R.C. 
758. Martin MILLANDER, 42, Single, Farmer, Finland, 25th May 1878, died 5th Aug 1878, N. Westminster, Sea, Phthisis, 
            Lutheran 
759. Robert WOOD, 30, Single, Logger, New York, 29th May 1878, 22nd Jun 1878, Mud Bay, Puget Sound, Typhoid fever, 
            W.M.C. 
760. John BROUGH, 51, Single, Farmer, Scotland, 30th May 1878, 20th Jun 1878, N. Westminster, Australia, Softening of brain, 
            E.C. 
761. John TRICKEY, 24, Single, Labourer, Canada, lst Jun 1878, 12th Jun 1878, Matsqui, Canada, Pleurisy, Presby, 
762. William SAUNDERS, 22, Single, Cook, England, 1st Jun 1878, 15th Jun 1878, N. Westminster, England, Lumbago, E.C. 
763. Tompkins BREW, 47, Single, Engineer, Ireland, 7th Jun 1878, 8th July 1878, Burrard Inlet, Sciatica, E.C. 
764. William J. BAKER, 48, Married, Stevedore, New Brunswick, 7th Jun 1878 17th Jul 1878, Burrard Inlet, United States, Renal 
            catarrh, R.C. 
765. J.W. COOUCH, 55, Single, Miner, New York, 7th Jun 1878, 23rd Sept 1878, Osoyoos, California, Aneurism of aorta, none 
766. John SHELFORD, 54, Widower, Farmer, England, 10th Jun 1878, 21st June 1878, Chilliwhack, England, Perricardibis, E.C. 
767. George T. BENNETT, 36, Married, Butcher, England, 11th Jun 1878, 11th July 1878, N. Westminster, Canada, Syph. 
            rheumatism, E.C. 
768. John MCMURPHY, 62, Married, Clerk, Scotland, 15th Jun 1878, 27th June 1878, N. Westminster, Scotland, General 
            debility, Presby 
769. Charles HILLIER, 36, Single, Carpenter, Newfoundland, 25th Jun 1878, 23rd Jul 1878, N. Westminster, Canada, Out leg, 
            E.C. 
770. Francis GAMIES, 20, Single, Labourer, California, 1st Jul 1878, 16th Jul 1878, N. Westminster, California, Contused 
            bruises, R.C. 
771. Alfred N.C. KING, 37, Single, Clerk, England, 5th Jul 1878, 11th July 1878, Burrard Inlet, H.M.S. "Darling", Diarrhoea, E.C. 
772. Llewellyn G. ROSS, 30, Single, Teamster, Isle of Man, 22nd Jul 1878, 11th Aug 1878, N. Westminster, Puget Sound, 
            Sub-acute gastritis, Presby. 
773. George REYNARD, 17, Single, Machinist, England, 23rd Jul 1878, 3rd Aug 1878, Burrard Inlet, England, Gastritis, E.C. 
774. Benjamin GARDNER, 32, Single, Logger, Canada, Canada, 24th Jul 1878, 26th Oct 1878, Semiahmoo, Seattle, Rheumatism, 
            R.C. 
775. William MCNATT, 35, Single, Labourer, Ireland, 24th Jul 1878, 27th Jul 1878, N. Westminster, Puget Sound, Pneumonia, 
            Presby. 
776. Thomas HOGAN, 28, Single, Labourer, Ireland, 30th Jul 1878, 9th Sep 1878, N. Westminster, Australia, Opthalmia, R.C. 
777. Lawrence QUILTY, 23, Single, Carpenter, P.E.Island, 2nd Aug 1878, 20th Aug 1878, N. Westminster, California, 
           Haemoptysis, R.C. 
778. Charles HALL, 24, Single, Miner, England, 3rd Aug 1878, 10th Aug 1878, Victoria, Nevada, Rheumatism, Presby. 
779. George CLARK, 29, Single, Mill-hand, New York, 15th Aug 1878, 24th Sep 1878, N. Westminster, Seattle, Phagademic 
           ulcer, E.C. 
780. Peter GUICHON, 32, Single, Farmer, France, l6th Aug 1878, 17th Aug 1878, Nicola, France, Cerebritis, R.C. 
781. Chris. PUMPMAKER, 45, Single, Farmer, Russia, 16th Aug 1878, 18th Aug 1878, Kamloops, Sea, Anaemia, Lutheran 
782. James MORRISSEY, 53, Married, Miner, Ireland, 17th Aug 1878, n/g, Kootenay, California, Ulcerated leg, R.C. 
783. Walter JORDAN, 27, Single, Labourer, West Indies, 20th Aug 1878, 3rd Sep 1878, Victoria, China, Rheumatism, E.C. 
784. Maggie HUTCHINSON, 9, Single, Minor, California, 30th Aug 1878, n/g, N. Westminster, California, Hip disease, E.C. 
785. Edward BRENAN, 27, Single, Seaman, Ireland, 2nd Sep 1878, 10th Sep 1878, N. Westminster, Bark "Whistler", Orchitis, 
           R.C. 
786. William THOMPSON, 39, Single, Logger, Canada, 18th Sep 1878, 22nd Oct 1878, Burrard Inlet, United States, Broken 
           back, Presby. 
787. Andrew ANDERSON, 22, Single, Sailor, Sweden, 24th Sep 1878, 1st Jan 1879, N. Westminster, California, Ague, R.C. 
788. Edward HOGAN, 30, Single, Labourer, Ireland, 25th Sep 1878, 2nd Jan 1878, Burrard Inlet, California, Abdominal tumor, 
            R.C. 
789. John BROUGH, 51, Single, farmer, Scotland, 27th Sep 1878, 11th Oct 1878, N. Westminster, Australia, Paralysis, E.C. 
790. Young THOMSON, 24, Single, Sallor, Norway, 3rd Oct 1878, 9th Oct 1878, N. Westminster, Sea, Intermittent fever, 
            Lutheran 
791. Thomas HANSEN, 46, Single, Labourer, Norway, 9th Oct 1878, 6th Nov 1878, N. Westminster, United States, Orchitis and 
            abscess, Lutheran 
792. Henry COLLINS, 39, Single, Labourer, England, 17th Oct 1878, 17th Nov 1878, N. Westminster, California, Dislocation of 
            thigh, E.C. 
793. Charles ROSS, 16, Single, Clerk, San Juan Island, 22nd Oct 1878, 23rd Nov 1878, N. Westminster, United States, Scarletina,
            E.C. 
794. Rodrick MCDONNELL, 20, Single, Labourer, Canada, 26th Oct 1878, 21st Feb 1879, Nicola, Canada, Phthisis, R.C. 
795. Thomas KINSBURY, 38, Single, Miner, Canada, 31st Oct 1878, 20th Jan 1879, Cariboo, Montana, Paralysis, Presby. 
796. William R. BELCHER, 50, Single, Labourer, United States, 6th Nov 1878, 4th Dec 1878, Yale, Montana, Paralysis, Presby. 
797. Arthur BERRYMAN, 47, Single, Miner, England, 9th Nov 1878, n/g, Okanagan, Puget Sound, Phthisis, E.C. 
798. Thomas HANSON, 40, Single, Labourer, Norway, 20th Nov 1878, n/g, N. Westminster, United States, 
799. Charles MORGAN, 40, Single, Logger, Germany, 28th Nov 1878, n/g, Burrard Inlet, South America, disease not named, 
            Lutheran 
800. Thomas H. PRITCHARD, 46, Single, Barber, England, 10th Dec 1878, n/g, Burrard Inlet, California, Fractured elbow, E.C. 
801. Charles P. HARVIE, 57, Single, Carpenter, Nova Scotia, 13th Dec 1878, n/g, N. Westminster, United States, Fractured 
           femur, Baptist 
802. Loughlin ROSS, 29, Single, Labourer, Canada, 18th Dec 1878, n/g, Chilliwhack, California, Fractured tibia, Presby. 
803. Anne MCMILLAN, 50, Married, Farmer's wife, Scotland, 31st Dec 1878, 15th Jan 1879, N. Westr. Dist., United States, 
           Dropsy, Presby.

Certified correct copy of Register,
(Signed) ADAM JACKSON, Superintendent R. C. Hospital, New Westminster. 21st February, 1879.



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Patients Admitted into the Nanaimo Hospital, 1878 

NAME, Age, Birth-Place, Occupation, Nature of Disease, Entered, Left or Died
John J. LANDALE, 36, Scotland, C.E., General debility, 23rd Aug 1877, Still in. 
         Note: Londale was a paying patient. C.E. is probably civil engineer. 
Robert DUNN, 38, Scotland, Miner, Typhold fever, 23rd Aug 1877, Left 30th Jan 1878 
John REYNOLDS, 30, England, Mason, Rheumatism, 23rd Aug 1877, Left 5th Jan 1878 
H. JENNER, 26, England, Constable, Pneunionia, 23rd Aug 1877, Left 11th Jan 1878 
H. SMITH, 40, England, Miner, Fractured tibia, 3rd Jan 1878, Left 29th Mar 1878 
Fred MYERS, 41, Germany, Miner, Pneumonia, 15th Feb 1878, Left 29th Jun 1878 
Wm. LEWIS, 30, Australia, Logger, Thoracic aneurism, 27th Feb 1878, Left 20th May 1878 
Ambrose FLETCHER, 36, England, Miner, Hepatitis, 3rd Mar 1878, Left 30th Apr 1878 
Louis BISCHI, 38, Italy, Miner, Crusbed leg, 5th Apr 1878, Left 4th May 1878 
H. JENNER, 26, England, Constable, Typhus fever, 28th Apr 1878, Died 2nd May 1878 
Helena SHOTTER, 6, Vancouver Island, n/g, Membraneous croup, 1st May 1878, Left 1st May 1878 
George TRANFIELD, 58, England, farmer, Phthisis pulmonaris, 16th May 1878, Still in. 
Walter GRIFFITHS, 26, Wales, Miner, Inflammatory rheumatism, 29th May 1878, Left 1st Jul 1878 
Joseph ABBOT, 40, England, Farmer, Varicose veins, 11th Jun 1878, Left 22nd Jul 1878 
John DAVIS, 59, Wales, Miner, Articular rheumatism, 2nd Jul 1878, Left 45th(?) Aug 1878 
Wm. LEWIS, 30, Australia, Miner, Thoracic aneurism, 17th Jun 1878, Died 11th Jul 1878 
Pred STOCKHAM, 48, England, Baker, Orchitis, 27th Aug 1878, Left 15th Sep 1878 
Wm. EAGAN, 42, Ireland, Miner, Fractured scapula, 18th Sep 1878 Left 2nd Nov 1878 
Peter TROY, 19, Tasmania, Mariner, Ostitis, 9th Oct 1878, Still in. 
Edward JONES, 40, Wales, Miner, Nervous debility, 25th Nov 1878, Still in. 
Edward BYRON, 59, Ireland, Labourer, Syphilitic rheum, 27th Nov 1878, Still in.

The above is extracted from the Journal kept in the Hospital and is correct. 
                                                           (Signed) E.B. McKay, Hon. Sec. 



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Patients Admitted into the Royal Cariboo Hospital, 1878
(The patients names were not entered just a number)

No., Age, Nationality, Religion, Disease, When Admitted, When Discharged, General Remarks
1. 54, Irish, Roman Catholic, Miner, Incised wound, Jan 1st, Jan 3rd, Wound arose from the removal of a tumour Dec 1877. 
2. 31, English, Protestant, Miner, Partial paralysis, Jan 8th, Feb 17th, Left for lower Country, not improved. 
3. 48, P.E. Islander, Protestant, Miner, Rheumatism, Jan 15th, Feb 10th, Much improved. 
4. 27, English, Protestant, Sailor, General indisposition, Apr 10th, Apr 14th, Better. 
5. 53, French, Roman Catholic, Miner, Ulcers on leg, Apr 22nd, May 27th, Cured. 
6. 54, English, Protestant, Miner, Inflammation, Apr 26th, May 6th, Better. 
7. 38, Canadian, Roman Catholic, Miner, nil, May 4 th, May 6th, Played sick. 
8. 23, French, Roman Catholic, Labourer, Fracture, May 10th, Jun 14th, Cured. 
9. 51, English, Protestant, Miner, Congested lungs, May 17th, May 24th, no remarks. 
10. 52, French, Roman Catholic, Miner, Bronchitis, May 21st, Jun 7th, Improving, Left of his own accord. 
11. 44, English, Protestant, Baker, Erysipelas, Jun 2nd, Jun 7th, Cured. 
12. 43, English, Protestant, Miner, Pleurisy, Jun 18th, Jun 21st, Cured. 
13. 42, Irish, Roman Catholic, Miner, Compound fractured wrist, Jun 22nd, Nov 25th, Amputated arm. Cured. 
14. 38 Canadian, Protestant, Miner, Fractured leg, Jun 22nd, Aug 23rd, Cured. 
15. 43, English, Protestant, Miner, Injured leg, Jul 20th, Nov 13th, Able to walk; much improved. 
16. 49, Irish, Roman Catholic, Miner, Tumour, Aug 8th, Sep lst, no remarks. 
17. 53, French, Roman Catholic, Carpenter, Congested liver, Oct 3rd, Oct 15th, Much improved. An inebriate. 
18. 54, English, Protestant, Miner, Injured eye, Oct 7th, Oct 24th, Much improved. Sight dim. 
19. 42, American, Roman Catholic, Farmer, Rheumatism, Oct 15th, Nov 25th, Much improved. Very severe case. 
20. 38, Scotch, Presbyterian, Miner, Ulcerated throat, Nov 23rd, -, Nearly well; yet in Hospital. 
21. 30, American, Protestant, Butcher, Incised wound penetrating lung, Nov 24th, -, Nearly well. Very severe case. In Hospital. 
22. 27, Canadian, Protestant, Miner, Injury in chest, Nov 28th, Dec 6th, Cured. 
23. 40, P.E. Islander, Protestant, Miner, Rheumatism, Dec 3rd, Dec 20th, Quite well. 
24. 58, German, Protestant, Miner, Convulsions, Dec 23rd, Jan 2Oth, Cured.

 

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