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George Somers, 36, Shopman

Occupation or role: Shopman
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Sep 1894
Date of death: 15 Sep 1894
Disease (transcribed): Pernicious anaemia
Disease (standardised): Anaemia (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Fyffe, William Kington
Medical notes: 'The family history in this case was to the effect that the mother died of ?? [phthisis] - The patient's wife had had several miscarriages - The patient denied syphilitic taint - When a child he had smallpox and scarlet fever - Since then he had been well up till two years ago when he began to suffer from slight haemorrhage (bright red blood) from the rectum [...] For two years he had been getting progressively weaker, till latterly he has been unable to work or walk - He has been short of breath on exertion'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, head, spinal cord
Type of incident: n/a

James Howell, Grocer

Occupation or role: Grocer
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Oct 1870
Date of death: 11 Apr 1871
Disease (transcribed): Diabetes mellitus. Scrofulous pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Diabetes mellitus (Pancreas); Pneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte and Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This boy, a grocer’s assistant, stated that he was overworked & had frequently to lift weights beyond his strength. He began to suffer from frequent headache & weakness & in February 1869 was obliged to give up his work, & it was then found that he had diabetes. He was an undersized boy, the breath had a characteristic sickly smell, the skin was harsh& dry & he weighed on admission 7 st 1 lb’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium, spinal cord

Type of incident: n/a

John Bligh, 22, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Sep 1894
Date of death: 8 Nov 1894
Disease (transcribed): Endocarditis (vegetative)
Disease (standardised): Endocarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Fyffe, William Kington
Medical notes: 'The patient's father and mother both suffered from rheumatism - He himself had acute rheumatism at 14 and occasionally since then he had had attacks of slight pain in the joints - For the last five weeks he has had pain in the joints - This was preceeded by four or five rigors - Swelling began in the ankles two weeks ago'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, vessels, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Walter Ede, 26, Greengrocer

Occupation or role: Greengrocer
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Jul 1894
Date of death: 29 Sep 1894
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Lardaceous disease. Tubercular peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Amyloidosis (Kidney); Peritonitis, tuberculous (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Fyffe, William Kington
Medical notes: 'The history of this man was to the effect that his father, mother and one brother died of ?? [phthisis]. Three months ago his feet, legs and face began to swell at the same time he passed very scanty urine which was thick and muddy and, he thought, contained blood. For the last two months the quantity of urine has increased and it has been clear. For some time he has been short of breath and has had a cough but the other symptoms of [phthisis] have been conspicuous by their absence'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, generative organs
Type of incident: n/a

Walter Wood, 44, Paper maker

Occupation or role: Paper maker
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Sep 1894
Date of death: 6 Oct 1894
Disease (transcribed): Leukhemia - with enlarged lymphatic glands. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Leukaemia (Bone marrow); Leukaemia (Blood); Disease (Lymph nodes); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Fyffe, William Kington
Medical notes: 'The patient was first in the hospital two months ago - He gave a history of gradually increasing weakness and enlarged glands all over the body - These were present on his admission - He was anaemic and breathless - The lungs were then free - Under arsenic the patient got better and the glands decreased in size - though occasionally he had an attack of laryngeal dyspnoea - He was sent to Wimbledon [...] and was readmitted here on Sept 26th - The glands had grown, particularly in the neck'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a