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A. Mary Goldie, 60, Housekeeper

Occupation or role: Housekeeper
Gender: Female
Age: 60
Date of admission: 19 Apr 1899
Date of death: 23 Apr 1899
Disease (transcribed): Malignant stricture of sigmoid flexure of colon. General peritonitis. Colotomy
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Colotomy (Colon);
Admitted under the care of: Penrose, Francis George
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Belcher Hickman, H. R.
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Aaron Moore, 59, Manservant

Occupation or role: Manservant
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Sep 1908
Date of death: 8 Oct 1908
Disease (transcribed): Portal cirrhosis. Ascites. Acute nephritis. Dilated heart. Gall stones
Disease (standardised): Cirrhosis (Liver); Ascites (Abdomen); Nephritis (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Gall stones (Gall bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: Torrens, James Aubrey
Medical notes: The patient was admitted for swelling of the legs, thickness of urine and shortness of breath.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, aorta, liver, gall bladder, kidneys, suprarenals, spleen, pancreas and omentum
Type of incident: n/a

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

Abigail Hudnoth, 42, Housekeeper

Occupation or role: Housekeeper
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Aug 1912
Date of death: 28 Aug 1912
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of pylorus. Dilatation of stomach. Multiple chronic gastric ulcers. Gastro enterostomy. Enteritis
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Stomach); Dilatation (Stomach); Ulcer (Stomach); Gastroenterostomy (Stomach); Enteritis (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: Frankau, Claude Howard Stanley
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: She had a laparotomy and suture of a perforated gastric ulcer in 1909. She remained in good health for two years and then gradually showed symptoms of pyloric obstruction.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen only examined
Type of incident: n/a

Abraham Jackson, 62, Messenger

Occupation or role: Messenger
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Apr 1872
Date of death: 23 Apr 1872
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas faciei. Fatty heart. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This man stated that for the last six months he had had pain in the chest which always became much worse after food, and of late he was subject to cough and spitting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
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 Fyrth, 39, [Wife of] Porter

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Porter
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Sep 1907
Date of death: 6 Oct 1907
Disease (transcribed): Parturition. Septic thrombosis of left iliac veins. Septic infarction of spleen. Peritonitis. Septicaemia
Disease (standardised): Parturition (Uterus); Sepsis (Systemic); Thrombosis (Veins); Infarction (Spleen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary canal and uterus
Type of incident: n/a

Ada Hayward, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Dec 1918
Date of death: 5 Jan 1919
Disease (transcribed): Liver abscess. General peritonitis. Pin in appendix
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Liver); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Foreign bodies (Appendix)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Bostock, Marian Noel
Post mortem examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Medical notes: She had ‘influenza’ and ‘congestion’ a month ago. She recovered and was well until the day before admission when she complained of pain in the right side of the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, thymus, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary canal, urinary tract and genital organs
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 Jones, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Dec 1919
Date of death: 2 Dec 1919
Disease (transcribed): Acute appendicitis. General peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Appendicitis (Appendix); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Bull, Henry Cecil Herbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: She had acute abdominal pain with vomiting and diarrhoea eight days before admission, believed to be due to fish poisoning.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary canal and uterus
Type of incident: n/a

Ada Mears, 30, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Gender: Female
Age: 30
Date of admission: 10 Mar 1904
Date of death: 14 Mar 1904
Disease (transcribed): Appendicitis. Appendicectomy. General peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Appendicitis (Appendix); Operation (Appendix); Peritonitis (Abdomen);
Admitted under the care of: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Medical examination performed by: English, T. Crisp
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: 'See surgical notes SR. 452. A case of acute appendicitis, 1st attack – admitted on the 3rd day: immediate operation; gangrenous and perforated appendix, with some pus locally, found: appendix removed. Drainage thro' [through] a counter-incision in the loin. Death on the 4th day from General Peritonitis'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Adelaide Bradley, 59, Housekeeper

Occupation or role: Housekeeper
Age: 59
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Apr 1919
Date of death: 3 May 1919
Disease (transcribed): General peritonitis. Multiple aneurysms of the aorta. Perihepatitis
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Aneurysms (Arteries); Perihepatitis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: Bostock, Marian Noel
Post mortem examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Medical notes: She had right sided abdominal pain for six months, which had been worse during the last week.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, vessels, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Adelaide Clarke, 50, Charwoman

Occupation or role: Charwoman
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1914
Date of death: 17 May 1914
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of bile ducts. Secondary growths in the liver. Cholangiectasis. Jaundice. Gastric ulcer. Haemorrhage into stomach and bowels
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Bile ducts); Cancer (Liver); Cholangiectasis (Bile ducts); Jaundice (Skin); Ulcer (Stomach); Haemorrhage (Stomach);Haemorrhage (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: Ewart, George Arthur
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: For the past five months she had suffered from colicky attacks of pain in the gall bladder region.
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

Adelaide Egan, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Dec 1898
Date of death: 30 Dec 1898
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis after rupture of gastric ulcer
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Jaffrey, Francis
Medical examination performed by: Collard, Frederic Stuartson
Post mortem examination performed by: Lazarus-Barlow, Walter Sydney
Medical notes: The patient had a history of a copious haematemesis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, stomach, heart, lungs, trachea and bronchi
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 Holker, 35, [Wife of] Clerk

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Clerk
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 May 1912
Date of death: 12 Jun 1912
Disease (transcribed): Chronic peritonitis. Intraintestinal abscesses. Faecal fistula. Healed gastric ulcer
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Abscess (Intestines); Fistula (Intestines); Ulcer (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: Frankau, Claude Howard Stanley
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: In February she was operated on for a perforated gastric ulcer.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: A local examination of abdomen only was asked for
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Johnson, 6, [Child of] Porter

Occupation or role: [Child of] Porter
Age: 6
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Aug 1914
Date of death: 21 Aug 1914
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy and peritonitis (pneumococcal)
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Turner, George Robertson
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: Three days before admission, the child seemed drowsy. She would not take her food and complained of abdominal pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, bladder and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Martin, 58, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Gender: Female
Age: 58
Date of admission: 11 Dec 1904
Date of death: 12 Dec 1904
Disease (transcribed): Malignant stricture of colon. Intestinal obstruction. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Intestines); Intestinal obstruction (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen);
Admitted under the care of: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: n/a
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 Borrett, 24, Engine driver

Occupation or role: Engine driver
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Oct 1882
Date of death: 15 Feb 1883
Disease (transcribed): Empyema. Peritonitis. Miliary tubercle
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Pleura); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: On October 6th he began to notice a cough and complained of feverishness. In a few days the right side became painful especially when he breathed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen and kidneys
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 Didcock, 21, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Gender: Male
Age: 21
Date of admission: 28 Aug 1906
Date of death: 29 Aug 1906
Disease (transcribed): General peritonitis. Gangrenous appendicitis
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Appendicitis (Appendix); Gangrene (Appendix);
Admitted under the care of: English, T. Crisp
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'No necropsy'
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Gibbs, 54, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Sep 1898
Date of death: 19 Sep 1898
Disease (transcribed): Cirrhosis of liver
Disease (standardised): Cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Grimes, Leonard
Post mortem examination performed by: Lazarus-Barlow, Walter Sydney
Medical notes: The history dated back six weeks when the patient noticed that his skin became yellow. This was followed by swelling of the stomach and legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, trachea, bronchial glands, heart, abdomen, liver, gall bladder, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, stomach and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

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