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Abel Mead, 58, Builder

Occupation or role: Builder
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Sep 1916
Date of death: 28 Sep 1916
Disease (transcribed): Inguinal herniotomy. Haematoma behind peritoneum. Suppuration. Cellulitis of retroperitoneal tissues. Peritonitis. Hypostatic pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Herniotomy (Abdomen); Haematoma (Abdomen); Suppuration (Abdomen); Cellulitis (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Back, Ivor Gordon
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He had a left inguinal hernia for seven years which was getting bigger and painful.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, prostate, alimentary canal and appendix
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

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

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 Holmes, 29, Barman

Occupation or role: Barman
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jul 1916
Date of death: 14 Sep 1916
Disease (transcribed): Acute haemorrhagic pancreatitis. Fat necrosis. Acute appendicitis
Disease (standardised): Haemorrhage (Pancreas); Pancreatitis (Pancreas); Necrosis (Fat); Appendicitis (Appendix)
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: He had pain in the epigastrium for the last twenty four hours with diarrhoea and vomiting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Pittingale, 18, Milk carrier

Occupation or role: Milk carrier
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Jun 1894
Date of death: 30 Jun 1894
Disease (transcribed): Sloughing appendix caeci. General peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Sloughing (Appendix); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Owen, Herbert Isambard and Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Fyffe, William Kington
Medical notes: 'On Sunday June 24th he was seized with sharp pain at the umbilicus he sweated - On the 25th and 26th he was better and did his work - On the 27th the pain returned with redoubled vigour and there was some swelling in the belly - On the 25th he vomited green material - As the pain still persisted he came to the hospital on the 29th'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alexander Rutherford, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Oct 1842
Date of death: 15 Oct 1842
Disease (transcribed): Heart soft. Cirrhosis.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Liver cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Aldridge, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 45
Date of admission: 23 Aug 1854
Date of death: 23 Sep 1854
Disease (transcribed): Diseased liver with peculiar deposit of fat
Disease (standardised): Disease (Liver)
Admitting doctor: Page, William Emanuel
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This man stated that he had suffered from an attack of cold with pain in chest and in right side’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of injury: n/a

Alfred Bevan, n/a, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: n/a
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Sep 1851
Date of death: 12 Oct 1851
Disease (transcribed): Death by coma & delirium. Jaundice. Almost universal destruction of the true texture of the liver accompanied by the deposition of much fat
Disease (standardised): Coma (Systemic); Delirium (Nervous system); Jaundice (Skin); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William and Bence Jones, Henry
Medical notes: 'This lad stated that his illness was only of a week’s duration, during which he had suffered from sickness & pain at the pit of the stomach and his skin had been of a yellow hue, his water had been of a darker colour than usual, he believed as long as a fortnight’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Bott, 37, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Nov 1887
Date of death: 9 Nov 1887
Disease (transcribed): Obstruction of the bowels. Volvulus of ascending colon. Colotomy etc
Disease (standardised): Obstruction (Bowel); Volvulus (Colon); Colostomy (Colon)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Slater, Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient was a labourer who had served in the army & been in India, but while there had been free from dysentery'

Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Clifford, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jan 1852
Date of death: 6 Feb 1852
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous caries of the dorsal vertebrae with softening of the cervical bones. Abscesses in connection with the spinal column at posterior part of thorax. Urgent dyspnoea and dysphagia
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Tuberculosis (Spine); Abscess (Spine); Dyspnoea (Lung); Deglutition disorders (Oesophagus)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He had been subject for many years to a scrofulous affection and there were marks of old ulceration in the neck and under the angle of the jaw.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, interior surfaces of cervical vertebrae and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Collins, 14, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 14
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Mar 1853
Date of death: 1 Apr 1853
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous peritonitis. Perforation of intestines. Diseased mesenteric glands
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Perforation (Intestines); Disease (Lymph nodes)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: The boy belonged to a scrofulous family.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Davis, 23, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Apr 1905
Date of death: 17 Apr 1905
Disease (transcribed): Acute duodenitis. Acute follicular enteritis. Acute general peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Duodenitis (Duodenum); Enteritis (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Jaffrey, Francis
Medical examination performed by: Symes-Thompson, Henry Edmund
Post mortem examination performed by: Jones, Lawrence
Medical notes: 'On April 14th, the man felt absolutely well, but woke up on April 15th with severe pain in right side and back; this was immediately followed by vomiting’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred J Nicholls, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Mar 1850
Date of death: 29 May 1850
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of stomach. Liver small. Capsule thickened.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Stomach); Small (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 man presented very much the appearance of cachexia and anaemia commonly accompanying any form of malignant disease.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
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

Alfred Mackett, 3, [Child of] Newsagent’s assistnat

Occupation or role: [Child of] Newsagent’s assistnat
Age: 3
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Aug 1917
Date of death: 20 Aug 1917
Disease (transcribed): Ulcerative colitis. Bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Colitis (Intestines); Bronchopneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: '4 days ago he began to have cough with expectoration. Diarrhoea supervened 2 days later & he has been passing much blood & slime. He is drowsy & listless but does not have much pain. No vomiting or convulsions. He lives in the same street as 4 other children who are now in hospital with the same complaint’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Smith, 24, Soldier

Occupation or role: Soldier
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Aug 1888
Date of death: 17 Aug 1888
Disease (transcribed): Dysentery. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Dysentery (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The man gave no history of having had rheumatism, nor of scarlatina. He was a soldier and in 1884 was in South Africa where he said he had dysentery. He was not however laid up in bed. His bowels acted 11 or 12 times a day’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, intestines, peritoneum, kidneys

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Taylor, 11, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 11
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Dec 1844
Date of death: 8 Dec 1844
Disease (transcribed): Stone in the bladder. Lithotomy. Diffuse cellular inflammation of the Pelvis and Peritonitis. Right kidney wasted with dilated pelvis and infundibula. Left kidney enlarged. Pelvis and infundibula dilated.
Disease (standardised): Calculi (Bladder); Lithotomy (Bladder); Inflammation (Pelvis); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney); Dilatation (Pelvis);Dilatation (Pituitary gland)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Carter, 74, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 74
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1847
Date of death: 18 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Slight peritonitis. Gangrene of the gut.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Gangrene (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The history stated that this patient had suffered from a severe cough for some time.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Gooch, 35, Dressmaker

Occupation or role: Dressmaker
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Sep 1897
Date of death: 19 Oct 1897
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis and collapse following removal of double pyo-salpinx
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Collapse (Systemic); Abscess (Fallopian tubes) ()
Admitted under the care of: Dakin, William Radford
Medical examination performed by: Thomas, Walwyn
Post mortem examination performed by: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical notes: 'The patient was a single woman. Some years ago she had suffered from an attack of abdominal pain for which she was admitted into the London Hospital. Since then she as suffered from pain after fluids and a yellow discharge. The present attack commenced two weeks before admission'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alice Nightingale, 21 months, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 21 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Dec 1859
Date of death: 23 Jan 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Mesenteric disease. Incipient rickets. Diseased liver. Old burn
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Disease (Abdomen); Rickets (Bones); Disease (Liver); Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This child was admitted with an extensive burn of the left arm, extending from the shoulder to the back of the hand. It was cut very deep, except in one part about the middle of forearm. She was also evidently suffering from tabies mesentericus which was supposed to have existed for 6 months’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium., left arm, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alice Peppiatt, 19, Ironer

Occupation or role: Ironer
Age: 19
Date of admission: 5 Oct 1920
Date of death: 8 Oct 1920
Disease (transcribed): Acute nephritis. Haematemesis. Uraemia
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidney); Haematemesis (Intestines);
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Bull, Henry Cecil Herbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Edwards, Harpur Vernon
Medical notes: 'History. She was confined 10 weeks ago, subsequently she developed a breast abscess and 5 weeks ago began to vomit which has continued ever since. Admitted having vomited about a pint of blood'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, peritonal cavity, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, supra renals, urinary tract, alimentary canal, brain

Type of incident: n/a

Alice Price, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Nov 1847
Date of death: 19 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Aneurismal dilatation of right auricle. Extensive disease of heart. Granular kidneys. Contracted liver.
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Heart); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This woman stated that a fortnight ago, without apparent cause, anasarca and ascites made their appearance. Three days before admission palpitation commenced and a distressing amount of dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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