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Alexander Philpott, 49, Horsekeeper

Occupation or role: Horsekeeper
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Apr 1894
Date of death: 12 Apr 1894
Disease (transcribed): Subastragaloid dislocation. D. [Delirium] tremens
Disease (standardised): Joint dislocation (Foot); Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Ward, Arthur H.
Medical notes: 'Patient slipped and twisted his foot under him. Had good health as a rule. On admission - H.S. [House surgeon] reports - was drunk. There was a dislocation of the foot on the left side. He was tremulous and incontinent'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium, testicles
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Alexander Smith, 45, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Dec 1887
Date of death: 9 Dec 1887
Disease (transcribed): Delirium tremens
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: '[No history] could be obtained, save that though previously abstemious, he had been drinking heavily for some weeks. He could not give any account of himself, but thinks he fell down'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, stomach, intestines, brain
Illustrations: NoChart
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Lee, 40, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Jun 1905
Date of death: 10 Jun 1905
Disease (transcribed): Lobar pneumonia. Fatty & dilated heart. Fatty liver. Alcoholism. Follicular enteritis
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Heart, liver); Alcoholism (Enteritis); Intestines
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical notes: 'The patient was brought to the hospital with high fever & delirium on June 8th, and died on June 9th without having been able at any time to respond to questions: he barely recognised his own wife. His wife stated that he had been invalided out of the army at 17 for ‘heart disease’; she was not aware that he had ever had rheumatism […] She had rarely seen him intoxicated, but did not know much about his habitual consumption of alcohol’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Amy Cherington, [No age stated], [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: n/a
Date of death: 26 Aug 1894
Disease (transcribed): Surgical kidney - Alcoholism
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidney); Alcoholism (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Elliott, Harry Scott
Medical notes: 'Died at Atkinson Morley Hospital [...] Admitted March 16 1894 - For 6 months has had shooting pains in front of leg and thigh of both legs - No paralysis but weaks about ankles, no pins and needles but numbess of finger tips has existed 6 months. On admission, aspect and voice suggest excessive alcohol'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Bargery, 58, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 58
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Jun 1888
Date of death: 26 Jul 1888
Disease (transcribed): Umbilical hernia. Peripheral neuritis (alcoholic)
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Neuritis (Nervous system)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'For about 3 months before she came to the hospital the patient had some swelling in her legs and for 2 months she had been unable to walk. The memory was defective for 3 weeks before she was admitted. She came in under Mr Bennett [William Henry Bennett] for hernia, but after consultation with Dr Ewart [William Ewart] she was transferred’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, thorax, heart, lungs, spleen, kidneys, liver, gall bladder, stomach, intestines

Type of incident: n/a

Annie Pringle, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Mar 1891
Date of death: 27 Mar 1891
Disease (transcribed): Poisoning by carbolic acid
Disease (standardised): Poisoning (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Penrose, Francis George
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'This woman was brought to the hospital at 12.30pm by a policeman who reported that when summoned to her, an hour and a half before, he found her insensible. She was said to have taken to drink through grief for the recent death of her husband, and on the morning of he day of her death she drank a large quantity of carbolic acid with suicidal intent. A bottle was produced by the policeman'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pharynx, stomach, small intestine, caecum, thorax

Type of incident: n/a Suicide

Arthur Harwood, 46, R. [Railway] porter

Occupation or role: R. [Railway] porter
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Nov 1897
Date of death: 12 Nov 1897
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas of face. Delirium tremens
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Face); Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain) ()
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'See surgical notes'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'No post mortem examination'

Type of incident: n/a

Benjamin George, 51, Pot boy

Occupation or role: Pot boy
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Dec 1845
Date of death: 1 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Delirium Tremens. Brain wet. Slight extravasation of blood in arachnoid. Heart dilated and atrophied with flaccid muscular structure. Patches of atheroma about valves and aorta. Blood fluid. Lungs congested. Liver fatty.
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain ); Disease (Brain); Disease (Heart); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries); Disease (Lung); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient had lost his appetite, unable to sleep well and had become extensively nervous.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Caroline Cooper, 26, [Wife of] Baker

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Baker
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Dec 1887
Date of death: 13 Dec 1887
Disease (transcribed): Aortic rheumatism. Delirium tremens
Disease (standardised): Rheumatism (Heart); Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Slater, Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient was of a rheumatic family and had had rheumatism 13 years previously. She was liable to rheumatic pains'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: lungs, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, brain
Illustrations: No
Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Calman, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Nov 1841
Date of death: 26 Jan 1842
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of thigh followed by phthisis
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Thigh); Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, stump (leg)

Type of incident: n/a

Cecilia Creese, 39, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 May 1894
Date of death: 10 May 1894
Disease (transcribed): Cirrhosis of liver (alcoholic) - Alcoholism
Disease (standardised): Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Alcoholism (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Cf. medical notes'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'No examination made post mortem'
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Macnamara, 37, Gentleman's Servant

Occupation or role: Gentleman's Servant
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Jul 1850
Date of death: 30 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Delirium tremens. Jaundice. Brain rather wet. Liver soft-bile stained
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain); Jaundice (Skin); Wet (Brain ); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient was brought to the Hospital in a state of Delirium, and unable to give any account of himself. It was at first reported that he had had several attacks of Delirium Tremens, but this was afterwards denied.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Protheroe, 37, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Jul 1848
Date of death: 31 Jul 1848
Disease (transcribed): Petechial fever (previous delirium tremens)
Disease (standardised): Purpura (Skin); Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain ); Fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: In the early part of the same month this man became a patient under the care of Dr Page with symptoms resembling delirium tremens. He was readmitted with very much the same aspect as before.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Rolph, 31, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Feb 1887
Date of death: 22 Feb 1887
Disease (transcribed): Fractured patella. Delirium tremens. Morphia poisoning
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain); Poisoning
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'See surgical notes'
'Not examined'
Illustrations: No
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Thoroughgood, 53, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Oct 1888
Date of death: 24 Oct 1888
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis (Delirium tremens)
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Davidson, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The man said that he was in good health till four days before his admission when he began to suffer from cough and dyspnoea. He was accustomed to drink alcoholic beverages freely, but the amount he took could not be approximately determined. He told the physician that he did not drink more than he did’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Pleurae, lungs, liver, spleen, kidneys, intestines, bladder, heart

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Warby, 43, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Feb 1849
Date of death: 4 Feb 1849
Disease (transcribed): Delirium tremens. Congestion of membranes & substance of the brain. Pulmonary apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain); Congestion (Brain); Stroke (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'Presenting the quick, agitated manner of delirium a potu, although not very incoherent. Answering questions readily, but when left to himself beginning to mutter, and soon becoming very talkative. His nights were sleepless’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, cranium, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Young, 28, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 May 1849
Date of death: 31 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Delirium tremens
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined, the history of this case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'This body was not examined at the request of the friends’

Type of incident: n/a

Clara Hanson, 19, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Nov 1894
Date of death: 10 Nov 1894
Disease (transcribed): Opium poisoning
Disease (standardised): Poisoning (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'The patient was not seen by the medical Registrar or rather when seen she was much too ill to examine and no history was obtainable except was given at the Coroner's Court - The patient was a servant and the doctor who attended her swore that he had not given any opium in her medicine - Salicylate of soda was said to be the only ingredient - Chemical examination proved that there was Lig: morph [morphine]: to the extent of M xii [12 drops] in each dose!! How it came to be swallowed did not appear'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, head
Type of incident: Trauma/accident? Murder?

Daniel Bennett, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Feb 1871
Date of death: 8 Feb 1871
Disease (transcribed): Alcoholism. Pleuropneumonia. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Alcoholism; Pleuropneumonia (Lungs); Bronchitis (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This man on admission was delirious & light-headed with tremulous hands & tongue, & unable to give any account of himself. It was reported that he had been ill for a week, with delirium, cough, dyspnoea & pain in the chest, & had been drinking hard’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Dorothy Turner, 24, Nurse

Occupation or role: Nurse
Age: 24
Date of admission: 17 Mar 1920
Date of death: 19 Mar 1920
Disease (transcribed): Lysol poisoning. Bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Poisoning (Systemic); Bronchopneumonia (Lung);
Admitted under the care of: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Neighbour, Philip Morgan
Medical notes: 'Lysol poisoning. Patient admitted after drinking lysol. She died within 48 hours'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, aorta, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, ureters, uterus, alimentary canal, stomach, intestines, larynx, trachea, brain
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Suicide

Edward Ayres, 34, Valet

Occupation or role: Valet
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Aug 1905
Date of death: 23 Aug 1905
Disease (transcribed): Lobar pneumonia. Dilated heart. Alcoholism
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Alcoholism
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical notes: 'Case not seen by the medical registrar. The house physician reports that the patient was brought to the hospital in a collapsed & moribund condition, & died a few hours later. He complained only of shortness of breath, and admitted to a free consumption of alcohol during the few months immediately preceding his admission: he appeared to be on the verge of delirium a potu’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Edward Isaac, 27, Greengrocer

Occupation or role: Greengrocer
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Apr 1888
Date of death: 4 May 1888
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia of lower lobe of the left lung (delirium tremens)
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The man said he had had no previous illness except measles when he was a child. When he came in he said he did not take more than 3 half pints of beer daily; but he afterwards admitted that ‘he was not such a f[?] as to decline drinks when they were offered him’. A sister of his said that he drank much beer but did not get drunk’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, thorax, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys

Type of incident: n/a

Elbra Appleby, 51, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Nov 1881
Date of death: 30 Nov 1881
Disease (transcribed): Lead poisoning. Granular kidneys. Ulceration of the bowels
Disease (standardised): Poisoning (Systemic); Disease (Kidneys); Ulcer (Bowels)

Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Zimmermann, Benjamin Frazier
Post mortem examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Medical notes: 'He had been a painter for 35 years; had taken many precautions against absorbing lead; no history of colic or wrist drop previous to the present. He drank spirits in considerable quantities. He gives no history of previous illness. About 3 weeks before admission he was obliged to give up work from wrist drop & concurrent colic. His temper grew exceedingly irritable & his symptoms worse'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, alimentary canal, brain

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Middleton, 49, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 49
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Nov 1856
Date of death: 3 Nov 1856
Disease (transcribed): Poisoning from Laudanum
Disease (standardised): Poisoning (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman was alleged to have swallowed a teacupful of laudanum about an hour before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Suicide?

Elizabeth Boyle, 50, Governess

Occupation or role: Governess
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Jan 1888
Date of death: 13 Jan 1888
Disease (transcribed): Alcoholic cirrhosis of liver and kidneys. Hemorrhage from the mucous membrane of small intestine. Oedema of larynx & lungs
Disease (standardised): Liver cirrhosis (Liver, kidneys); Haemorrhage (Intestines); Edema (Larynx, lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Medical notes: 'She had had acute rheumatism 3 times. Her husband said that drink was her great weakness. For two years past she had had frequent attacks of jaundice & much bilious vomiting’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, stomach, intestines, pleurae, lungs, larynx, heart

Type of incident: n/a

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