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A. Beale, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: n/a
Date of admission: 21 Nov 1881
Date of death: 21 Nov 1881
Disease (transcribed): Brought in dead
Disease (standardised):

Admitted under the care of: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Not reported here'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined'

Type of incident: n/a

A. Hallowes, 26, 2nd lieutenant ASC

Occupation or role: 2nd lieutenant ASC
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 May 1917
Date of death: 31 May 1917
Disease (transcribed): Bruising of brain. Rupture of cerebral veins. Haemorrhage onto base of brain & into posterior fossa
Disease (standardised): Bruise (Brain); Rupture (Brain); Haemorrhage (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Shepherd, Alan
Medical notes: 'This patient was riding in the park when his horse kicked[?] & he was thrown onto his head’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium, spine

Type of incident: Accident

'A man unknown', [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Nov 1887
Date of death: 26 Nov 1887
Disease (transcribed): 'Not known. Bullet wound of brain(?)'
Disease (standardised): Wound (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Not seen by registrar'
'Not examined'
Illustrations: No
Type of incident: n/a

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

A Mills, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Jul 1895
Date of death: 3 Jul 1895
Disease (transcribed): Haemorrhage on surface of brain
Disease (standardised): Haemorrhage (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: This patient was on the point of death when seen by the Medical Registrar and was not examined.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, heart, liver, spleen, stomach, kidneys, adrenals, brain and toe joint
Type of incident: n/a

Aaron Cockran, 8, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 8
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jan 1883
Date of death: 15 Jan 1883
Disease (transcribed): Caries of molar teeth. Erysipelas of face
Disease (standardised): Caries (Teeth); Erysipelas (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: In December 1882 he came as a dental out patient to the hospital on account of pain about the lower jaw.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and alimentary canal
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

Abednego Clement, 40, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jan 1885
Date of death: 11 Apr 1885
Disease (transcribed): Cardiac, stricture of urethra
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Constriction (Urethra)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical notes: This man had several times been in the hospital suffering from stricture of the urethra. On the 16th January his penis began to swell, and continued to increase in size up to admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and urethra
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

Abel Broad, 42, Hair dresser

Occupation or role: Hair dresser
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Feb 1862
Date of death: 17 Feb 1862
Disease (transcribed): Granular degeneration of the kidney
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Wadham, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This man was admitted with anasarca of the legs, penis and scrotum. The abdomen was also considerably distended and he had a distressing cough and very considerable dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Abel Ramsay, 56, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jul 1881
Date of death: 9 Sep 1881
Disease (transcribed): Removal of os calcis. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Removal (Heel bone); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: Zimmermann, Benjamin Frazier
Post mortem examination performed by: Turner, George Robertson
Medical notes: 'This man was admitted with disease of the left os calcis of some 8 months' standing. There was some puffiness about the left heel and a scrius leading down to exposed bone'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen

Type of incident: n/a

Abel Upwright, 32, Baker

Occupation or role: Baker
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Oct 1868
Date of death: 21 Dec 1868
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
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

Abigail Barrell, 49, Children’s nurse

Occupation or role: Children’s nurse
Age: 49
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1894
Date of death: 5 May 1894
Disease (transcribed): Addison's disease
Disease (standardised): Addison disease (Adrenal glands)
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 patient could give no details as to disease in her family - The history of her own illness was that for two years she had suffered with pain after food and vomiting - Sometimes this vomiting took place shortly after taking food, at other times it bore no relation to food - For the last three months these symptoms have been aggravated and she has lost much flesh - further she has had a good deal of epigastric pain - She has noticed herself that she has been getting darker during the last three months'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Abigail Powley, 56, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Feb 1860
Date of death: 8 Mar 1860
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This patient had had several attacks of bronchitis, the first of these occurred three years ago. She recovered and remained pretty well until last spring, when she had a second attack, and again another in the following September’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

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

Abraham McDonald, 5, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Oct 1844
Date of death: 30 Oct 1844
Disease (transcribed): Extensive burn. Death in a few hours. Viscera healthy.
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
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: Exterior of body, thorax, abdomen, pharynx and larynx
Type of incident: n/a

Abraham Adams, 55, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Mar 1905
Date of death: 3 Mar 1905
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Rupture of heart wall with rupture of tricuspid valve flap
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Rupture (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Jones, Lawrence
Medical notes: 'This man was struck on the chest by a swinging block of timber about 9am on March 2nd, he thought he was stunned but he recovered sufficiently to walk into the surgery with assistance’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Abraham Aldridge, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 45
Date of admission: 26 Jul 1854
Date of death: 11 Aug 1854
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous deposit in lungs & kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Kidney)
Admitting doctor: Page, William Emanuel
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'This man, who was stout & well-made, had been suffering for 3 months previous to his admission from the effects of a hurt to this back, & had passed blood in his urine for many weeks’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of injury: n/a

Abraham Broadhurst, 22, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Dec 1861
Date of death: 15 Dec 1851
Disease (transcribed): Arachinitis. Congestion of Brain.
Disease (standardised): Arachnoiditis (Brain); Congestion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Wadham, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: The patient had felt out of health and complained of a severe pain across his head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Abraham Coble, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Jan 1861
Date of death: 1 Feb 1861
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: The patient was brought having been struck with apoplexy about an hour before. He was unable to swallow.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Abraham Cocksedge, 46, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 May 1864
Date of death: 23 May 1864
Disease (transcribed): Umbilical hernia, strangulated but relieved by operation. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'Died from a low form of pneumonia. Case not entered’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Abraham Colan, 42, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Nov 1882
Date of death: 7 Dec 1882
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Thickened peritoneum. Gumma in spleen. Congestion of lungs
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Thickened (Abdomen); Gumma (Spleen); Syphilis (Systemic); Congestion (Lung)
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: In 1879 he began to notice much heavy pain in the right flank with much vomiting and dyspepsia. During 1880 there was slight oedema and much tympanitis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Abraham Denyer, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Sep 1891
Date of death: 30 Sep 1891
Disease (transcribed): Sarcoma of testis. Growth in glands around aorta. Thrombosis of inferior vena cava. Embolism of right pulmonary artery
Disease (standardised): Sarcoma (Testis); Growth (Aorta); Thrombosis (Blood vessels); Embolism (Blood vessels)
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 man was a baker but since April 1891 he had not worked, having been laid up at that time by severe illness in some hospital or infirmary. In June he was able to walk away and was lost sight of by his relations. On the day of his death he spent some hours lying upon the grass in Hyde Park in the company of a casual acquaintance. He complained of feeling unwell, and in particular had no appetite. While on the grass he blacked his own and his companions boots and made a slight alteration in his dress. Upon rising to go, having walked a very few years, he fell to the ground with a cry of pain, pressing his hands to the front of the chest. He became ‘black as jet' in the face and died very speedily, before he could be brought to this hospital'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Abraham J Williams, 1 , [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 1
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Sep 1882
Date of death: 26 Sep 1882
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: About two months before admission the child was said to have had whooping cough and recovered completely. A fortnight before admission it had measles followed by cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
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

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