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A Maud Williams, 3, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 3
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 May 1883
Date of death: 31 May 1883
Disease (transcribed): Diphtheria
Disease (standardised): Diphtheria (Pharynx)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: Three days before its admission a slight dry cough began which gradually grew more laryngeal in tone.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pharynx, pleurae, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Aaron Gatheridge, 53, Carpet layer

Occupation or role: Carpet layer
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Oct 1887
Date of death: 6 Jan 1888
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of pylorus
Disease (standardised): Malignant disease (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Turton, Robert Straker
Post mortem examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Medical notes: 'This man had been a carpet layer & swallowed many nails & tacks. His family history was unremarkable. He was a healthy man up to Xmas ‘86 when cold brough on rheumatic pains’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, stomach, intestines

Type of incident: n/a

Abigail Wareham, 50, Laundress

Occupation or role: Laundress
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Nov 1866
Date of death: 5 Dec 1866
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of pylorus
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Thompson, Reginald Edward
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: The first symptoms of the illness were pains in the stomach after food, accompanied by vomiting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Absolom Adams, 31, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Sep 1866
Date of death: 8 Oct 1866
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Cirrhosis of liver. Hydrothorax
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Cirrhosis (Liver); Hydrothorax (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Thompson, Reginald Edward. Bright, George Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: He had suffered from liver complaint for three years, with vomiting and passing blood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ada Carey, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Dec 1894
Date of death: 18 Feb 1895
Disease (transcribed): Diabetes
Disease (standardised): Diabetes mellitus (Pancreas)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Fyffe, William Kington
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: Six months before admission she noticed that she began to pass very large quantities of water and she could not satisfy her hunger.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, stomach, duodenum, kidneys, adrenals, bladder, uterus, ovaries, brain, pancreas and joints
Type of incident: n/a

Ada Dicks, 22, Chemist’s assistant

Occupation or role: Chemist’s assistant
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Jan 1895
Date of death: 8 Feb 1895
Disease (transcribed): Small white kidney on left side. Right kidney atrophied. Parotiditis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Parotitis (Parotid gland)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Fyffe, William Kington
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: The only history to be elicited was that for a fortnight the patient had suffered with marked symptoms of dyspepsia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, pleurae, pericardium, heart, aorta, oesophagus, peritonuem, liver, spleen, pancreas, suprarenal bodies, bladder, uterus, ureters and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Ada Jacks, 49, Nurse

Occupation or role: Nurse
Age: 49
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Jan 1916
Date of death: 30 Jan 1916
Disease (transcribed): Excision of rectum for carcinoma. General peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Excision (Rectum); Cancer (Rectum); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: For ten months she had had a rectal discharge.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Local examination only made
Type of incident: n/a

Ada Romagnoli, 21 months, [Child of] Waiter

Occupation or role: [Child of] Waiter
Age: 21 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Feb 1888
Date of death: 25 Feb 1888
Disease (transcribed): Diphtheria
Disease (standardised): Diphtheria (Pharynx)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Adelaide Pinner, 4, [Child of] Soldier

Occupation or role: [Child of] Soldier
Age: 4
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Dec 1917
Date of death: 29 Dec 1917
Disease (transcribed): Generalized tuberculosis. Tuberculous ulcers of intestine. Tubercular meningitis. Choroidal tubercles
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs, intestines, brain); Ulcer (Intestine); Meningitis (Brain); Tuberculosis (Eye)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: 'The child has been ailing since the September air raids, the chief complaints being headache & pain in the chest. She is very listless, the appetite is bad & she has wasted considerably’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, skull, eyes

Type of incident: n/a

Adelaide Tivlen, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1891
Date of death: 9 Apr 1891
Disease (transcribed): Sarcoma of gall-bladder. Ulceration into colon
Disease (standardised): Sarcoma (Gallbladder); Ulcer (Colon)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Allingham, Herbert William
Medical notes: 'Was in hospital about 6 months ago with a swelling over the region of the gallbladder'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Adeliza Whiting, 55, Ladysmaid

Occupation or role: Ladysmaid
Age: 55
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Jan 1895
Date of death: 9 Jan 1895
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of pylorus. Rapid phthisis
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Stomach); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: The patient was not seen by the Medical Registrar. She died a few hours after admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, suprarenals, uterus and ovaries
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Alderton, 21, Kitchenmaid

Occupation or role: Kitchenmaid
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Oct 1891
Date of death: 25 Oct 1891
Disease (transcribed): Perforation of a gastric ulcer
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'This girl was a housemaid who became a kitchenmaid about a year before her death because, being anaemic, she found herself unable to run up and down stairs. There was a history of some dyspeptic pains for the last year, but none of haematemesis. The anaemia continued in some degree, though the bowels acted daily, and the catamenia [menstruation], though scanty, were regular'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Davies, 21, Saleswoman

Occupation or role: Saleswoman
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 May 1891
Date of death: 19 May 1891
Disease (transcribed): Perforating gastric ulcer. Subdiaphragmatic abscess
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Abscess (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'This was a saleswoman about whom a complete history was not obtained. It was ascertained, however, that she had suffered from dyspeptic pains for some years and that since the beginning of 1891 these pains had been severe. She denied having ever vomited blood. On the afternoon of May 12th she was seized with sudden vuilentn pain which was referred to the right side of the abdomen, the catamenia [menstruation] being present at the time'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Frost, 20, Dressmaker

Occupation or role: Dressmaker
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 May 1894
Date of death: 15 Jun 1894
Disease (transcribed): Retained menses from malformed vagina. Recent peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Haematocolpos (Vagina); Abnormalities (Vagina); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Dakin, William Radford
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Bury, Reginald Frederick
Medical notes: 'Patient admitted never having menstruated. On examination, no vagina found [?] two distinct tumours felt, one on the left side extending as high as umbilicus the tumour on the right side bulges into the rectum. The bladder sound was passed and it was found that there was only a very thin septum between bladder and rectum'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, generative organs
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Leath, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Jun 1841
Date of death: 22 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pleuritis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
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

Type of incident: n/a

Agnes MacDonald, 4 months, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 4 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Jul 1897
Date of death: 23 Jul 1897
Disease (transcribed): Diarrhoea and vomiting
Disease (standardised): Diarrhoea (Intestines); Vomiting (Stomach) ()
Admitted under the care of: Penrose, Francis George
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Vide medical notes'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'No p.m. [post mortem]'

Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Munday, 1 year 3 months, [Child of] Waterman

Occupation or role: [Child of] Waterman
Age: 1 year 3 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Jan 1889
Date of death: 23 Jan 1889
Disease (transcribed): Diphtheria. Tracheotomy
Disease (standardised): Diphtheria (Pharynx); Tracheotomy (Trachea)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Medical notes: The patient came from 2 Robert Street, Commerical Road, Pimlico. It was said that there were no bad smells in the house. A month before admission a member of the family had some sore throat.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, spleen, kidneys, liver, brain and membranes, middle ear, stomach and peyers patches
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes O’Connor, 48, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 May 1917
Date of death: 26 Jun 1917
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of stomach involving liver & pancreas
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Stomach, liver, pancreas)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: '10 months ago patient was in the Weybridge Cottage Hospital for diarrhoea & epigastric pain. No vomiting. She was very anaemic & was told she had an enlarged spleen but she herself noticed no lump’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Way, 40, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Dec 1865
Date of death: 12 Jan 1866
Disease (transcribed): Lumbar abscess. Cirrhosis of liver
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Lumbar); Cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Thompson, Reginald Edward
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: The history of this case was obscure. Except for an attack of bronchitis she appeared to have had no illness up to four months before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

A.J. Mercer, 5 days, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 5 days
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Oct 1897
Date of death: 18 Oct 1897
Disease (transcribed): Imperforate anus: colotomy: peritonitis and early bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Anorectal malformations (Anus); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Bronchopneumonia (Lung) ()
Admitted under the care of: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Jaffrey, Francis
Post mortem examination performed by: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical notes: 'On admission. A puny looking infant and is suffering from imperforate anus. Abdomen distended. Chloroform was administered, Mr Dent examined the position of the anus, there being a depression, an incision was made over it and the parts in the lower part of the pelvis examined'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Chipperfield, 6 months, [Child of] Bootmaker

Occupation or role: [Child of] Bootmaker
Age: 6 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Aug 1905
Date of death: 7 Aug 1905
Disease (transcribed): Follicular enteritis. Anaemia of intestines
Disease (standardised): Enteritis (Intestines); Anaemia (Intestine)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Douglas, James Sholto Cameron
Post mortem examination performed by: Davis Taylor, E.J.
Medical notes: 'Admitted with diarrhoea and vomiting’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Albert Cotton, 9 weeks, [Child of] Greengrocer

Occupation or role: [Child of] Greengrocer
Age: 9 weeks
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Oct 1917
Date of death: 8 Oct 1917
Disease (transcribed): Catarrhal gastroenteritis. Bronchitis. Bronchopneumonia. Wasting
Disease (standardised): Gastroenteritis (Intestines); Bronchitis (Lungs); Bronchopneumonia (Lungs); Wasting
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: 'Diarrhoea & vomiting 3 weeks. Full-term child. Bottle fed’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Albert Dighton, 20, Stone mason

Occupation or role: Stone mason
Age: 20
Date of admission: 28 Dec 1920
Date of death: 29 Dec 1920
Disease (transcribed): Intestinal strangulation by a band
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Intestines);
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Edwards, Harpur Vernon
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, vessels, liver, alimentary tract, kidneys, pancreas, spleen

Type of incident: n/a

Albert Ellis, 27, Gas fitter

Occupation or role: Gas fitter
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Oct 1888
Date of death: 22 Oct 1888
Disease (transcribed): Haemorrhage into left pleural & peritoneal cavities. Ruptures of diaphragm, liver & spleen
Disease (standardised): Haemorrhage (Pleura, peritoneum); Rupture (Diaphragm, liver, spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: Davidson, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Not seen by registrar. Was knocked down & run over: was brought in dead’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Heart, pleurae, lungs, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, brain, intestines

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Albert Foley, 17, Brushmaker

Occupation or role: Brushmaker
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Sep 1888
Date of death: 22 Sep 1888
Disease (transcribed): Strumous ulceration of shin. Lardaceous degeneration of viscera following chronic arthritis of left knee which had been removed by amputation
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Degeneration (Internal organs); Arthritis (Knee); Amputation (Leg)
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’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'No post mortem examination’

Type of incident: n/a

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