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Charles Carter, 56, Labourer
406 PM/1903/177 · Item · 13 Jun 1903-22 Jun 1903
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Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Jun 1903
Date of death: 22 Jun 1903
Disease (transcribed): Retroperitoneal sarcoma. Secondary nodules on omentum and peritoneum. Peritonitis. Jejunotomy
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Jejunotomy (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: English, T. Crisp
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: Five months ago the patient strained his left side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, trachea, thyroid, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, adrenals, bladder, testes, alimentary canal and intestines
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1904/3 · Item · 7 Dec 1903-3 Jan 1904
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Occupation or role: Labourer
Gender: Male
Age: 51
Date of admission: 7 Dec 1903
Date of death: 3 Jan 1904
Disease (transcribed): Septic lesion of L. [Left] hand. Prostatic and ischiorectal abscess. Cystitis. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Lesion (Hand); Abscess (Prostate, anus); Cystitis (Bladder); Sepsis (Systemic);
Admitted under the care of: Turner, George Robertson
Medical examination performed by: English, T. Crisp
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: 'History. On Oct [October] 26, a flap of skin was torn off the back of the L. [Left] hand by an iron bolt on a cart wheel, and the 4th metacarpal was also fractured. The patient was treated in the surgery: the wound being scrubbed with carbolic under ether and the flap loosely sewn into place. Suppuration and sloughing followed. He was treated in the O.P.D. [Out-patient Department] for 6 weeks, but no improvement occurred'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1904/18 · Item · 9 Jan 1904-14 Jan 1904
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Occupation or role: Housemaid
Gender: Female
Age: 36
Date of admission: 9 Jan 1904
Date of death: 14 Jan 1904
Disease (transcribed): Suppurative metritis and parametritis, salpingitis and oophoritis. Perimetritis. Laparotomy. Removal of R. [Right] fallopian tube: general peritonitis. Hysterectomy
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Uterus); Parametritis (Uterus); Salpingitis (Fallopian tubes); Laparotomy (Abdomen); Operation (Fallopian tubes); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Hysterectomy (Uterus);
Admitted under the care of: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical examination performed by: English, T. Crisp
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: 'History. Dec [December] 26th, patient took a chill and had sever attack of shivering: during the following week, she felt ill and had 'pains all over'. On Jan [January] 1 a second attack of severe shivering occurred followed by acute pain in the back; vomiting occurred once: lower part of abdomen became very sore. Since then, has been in bed with abdominal pain and dysuria: no further vomiting. Tendency to constipation. No similar attacks before: menstruat. [menstruation] irregular, small quantity'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1907/4 · Item · 3 Jan 1907-3 Jan 1907
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Occupation or role: Police constable
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1907
Date of death: 3 Jan 1907
Disease (transcribed): Acute general perforative peritonitis. Growth in rectum
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Tumour (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: Evans, John Howell
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient experienced violent abdominal pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Partial examination only
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Louisa Bird, 15, Apprentice
406 PM/1904/240 · Item · 26 Jul 1904-27 Jul 1904
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Occupation or role: Apprentice
Gender: Female
Age: 15
Date of admission: 26 Jul 1904
Date of death: 27 Jul 1904
Disease (transcribed): Appendicitis with a perityphlitic abscess. General septic peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Appendicitis (Appendix); Abscess (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Sepsis (Systemic);
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: English, T. Crisp
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: 'History. July 22. Pain in R. [Right] iliac fossa: no apparent cause: gradually became severe: patient took to bed. 23. Vomited in the morning: pain continued. 24. B.O. [Bowels?] slightly after medicine, but never again: No vomiting. 25. Swelling discovered in R. [Right] iliac fossa. No morphia. First attack: no other illnesses'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

William Burt, 26, Packer
406 PM/1905/49 · Item · 21 Feb 1905-22 Feb 1905
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Occupation or role: Packer
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Feb 1905
Date of death: 22 Feb 1905
Disease (transcribed): Cirrhosis of liver. Spleno-megaly. Suppurative cholangitis. Haemorrhage into stomach & intestines
Disease (standardised): Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Splenomegaly (Spleen); Cholangitis (Bile duct); Haemorrhage (Stomach, intestines)
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: 'The patient was not seen by the medical registrar. OP [out-patient] notes. The patient was treated for jaundice Mar-April 1904, & entirely recovered from it. He came up for tratment again Dec 30 1904 […] On Feb 21st he vomited blood, & became an IP [in-patient]’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

John Nolan, 47, Clerk
406 PM/1902/167 · Item · 21 Jun 1902-22 Jun 1902
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Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jun 1902
Date of death: 22 Jun 1902
Disease (transcribed): Blood mass in meso-sigmoid. Rupture of wall. Haemorrhage into peritoneal cavity. Laparotomy. Early general peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Intestines); Haemorrhage (Abdomen); Laparotomy (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: Not seen by Surgical Registrar
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary canal and testes
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Bayley, 64, Housekeeper
406 PM/1901/85 · Item · 17 Feb 1901-13 Mar 1901
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Occupation or role: Housekeeper
Age: 64
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Feb 1901
Date of death: 13 Mar 1901
Disease (transcribed): Cystic growth (mixed celled sarcoma) of the liver. Secondary growths in the lumbar glands and left lung. Thrombosis of both external iliac veins. Bronchitis and oedema of lungs
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Liver); Cancer (Lymph nodes); Cancer (Lung); Thrombosis (Veins); Bronchitis (Lung); Oedema (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Turner, George Robertson
Medical examination performed by: Keyser, Charles Ralph
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: Since October 1900 the patient had noticed a lump in her right side, which gradually increased in size and caused her a good deal of pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, trachea, pericardium, heart, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals, kidneys, ureters, alimentary canal and genital organs
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1901/343 · Item · 14 Sep 1901-21 Oct 1901
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Occupation or role: [Wife of] Labourer
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Sep 1901
Date of death: 21 Oct 1901
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Tuberculous ulceration of larynx, trachea and bowels
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Larynx); Tuberculosis (Trachea); Tuberculosis (Intestines); Ulcer (Larynx); Ulcer (Trachea);Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Roland Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: Her illness began six weeks before admission with a bad cough and a good deal of expectoration. The night sweats became worse but there was no haemoptysis. Two weeks ago she lost her voice and could only speak in a whisper.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, trachea, larynx, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary canal and uterus
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Lizzie Steele, 27, Cook
406 PM/1901/403 · Item · 18 Nov 1901-18 Dec 1901
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Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Nov 1901
Date of death: 18 Dec 1901
Disease (transcribed): Perforated duodenal ulcer. Subdiaphragmatic emypema. Rupture into right lung. Gangrene of lung
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Duodenum); Perforation (Duodenum); Empyema (Pleura); Rupture (Lung); Gangrene (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Stokes, Whitley Bland
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: On admission the patient complained of pain in the right side and that it hurt her to talk. There was slight cyanosis and some dyspnoea with inspiratory catch.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, pancreas, alimentary canal and stomach
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Cook , 54, Collector
406 PM/1916/178 · Item · 18 Jul 1916-29 Jul 1916
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Occupation or role: Collector
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Jul 1916
Date of death: 29 Jul 1916
Disease (transcribed): Pyloric ulcer. Stricture of pylorus. Gastrectasia. Visceroptosis. Haematemesis
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Constriction (Stomach); Gastrectasia (Stomach); Visceral prolapse (Viscera); Haematemesis (Gastrointestinal tract)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He had pain in the epigastrium at one time related to food, not not so, that lasted about three to four hours when vomiting gave relief.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder and stomach
Illustrations or photographs: Yes Type of incident: n/a

Charles Cook , 61, Signalman
406 PM/1916/236 · Item · 12 Oct 1916-12 Oct 1916
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Occupation or role: Signalman
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Oct 1916
Date of death: 12 Oct 1916
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of rectum. Piece of bone in rectum causing ulceration and perforation. General peritonitis. Enlarged prostate. Cystitis
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Rectum); Ulcer (Rectum); Perforation (Rectum); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Enlarged (Prostate); Cystitis (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient had not been well for three weeks. Two days ago he had acute pain in the epigastrium, vomiting and constipation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder and alimentary canal
Illustrations or photographs: Yes Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1914/35 · Item · 29 Dec 1913-30 Jan 1914
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Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Dec 1913
Date of death: 30 Jan 1914
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of stomach. Aspiration pneumonia. Aortic reflux. Specific aortitis
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach); Pneumonia, aspiration (Lung); Disease (Heart); Aortitis (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Waller, Wathen Ernest
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient had epigastric pain for five months, worse during the last six weeks and with some wasting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys and alimentary canal
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1917/276 · Item · 30 Oct 1917-4 Nov 1917
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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 68
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Oct 1917
Date of death: 4 Nov 1917
Disease (transcribed): Perforated duodenal ulcer
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Ellison, J.
Medical notes: 'Indigestion ½ hour after food for last 2 years. Acute pain in upper abdomen 24 hours before admission, growing steadily worse’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1909/137 · Item · 14 Apr 1909-16 Apr 1909
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Occupation or role: Coach painter
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1909
Date of death: 16 Apr 1909
Disease (transcribed): Intestinal obstruction. Recurrent malignant growth at hepatic flexure. Rupture of ascending colon
Disease (standardised): Obstruction (Intestines); Cancer (Intestines); Rupture (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: Back, Ivor Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient was admitted in October 1906 with constipation of a fortnight’s duration and vomiting which had become faecal.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen only examined
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1909/70 · Item · 23 Feb 1909-2 Mar 1909
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Occupation or role: Scullery man
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Feb 1909
Date of death: 2 Mar 1909
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of hepatic flexure of colon ulcerating into duodenum. Gall stones
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Intestines); Ulcer (Duodenum); Gall stones (Gall bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient said he felt well until a month before admission. Then he first noticed a pain in his abdomen. Two weeks later the pain became more severe and diarrhoea commenced.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1909/192 · Item · 5 Jun 1909-7 Jun 1909
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Occupation or role: No occupation
Age: 70
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jun 1909
Date of death: 7 Jun 1909
Disease (transcribed): Obstruction of ileum with a gall stone. Ulceration between gall bladder and duodenum. General peritonitis. Laparotomy. Opening of ileum. Carcinoma of rectum. Aspiration pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Gall stone (Intestines); Ulcer (Gall bladder); Ulcer (Duodenum); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Laparotomy (Abdomen); Cancer (Rectum);Pneumonia, aspiration (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: Back, Ivor Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: Five days before admission he had begun to have difficulty in defaecation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, adrenals, alimentary canal, prostate and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1910/42 · Item · 11 Jan 1910-5 Feb 1910
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Occupation or role: [Wife of] Butler
Age: 41
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Jan 1910
Date of death: 5 Feb 1910
Disease (transcribed): Appendicular abscess. Laparotomy. General and local peritonitis. Pericolitis sinistra. Ulceration of sigmoid with rupture. Pulmonary embolism
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Appendix); Laparotomy (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Appendicitis (Appendix); Ulcer (Intestines); Rupture (Intestines);Embolism (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Jaffray, Francis
Medical examination performed by: Frankau, Claude Howard Stanley
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: Fifteen days ago she had an attack of pain in the right iliac fossa with vomiting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, gall bladder, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal and large bowel
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1904/230 · Item · 11 Jul 1904-13 Jul 1904
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Occupation or role: [Child of] Carpenter
Gender: Male
Age: 8
Date of admission: 11 Jul 1904
Date of death: 13 Jul 1904
Disease (transcribed): Gangrenous appendicitis. General peritonitis. Appendicectomy
Disease (standardised): Gangrene (Appendix); Appendicitis (Appendix); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Appendectomy (Appendix);
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: English, T. Crisp
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: 'History. July 9. Pain in R. [Right] iliac fossa and vomiting: no apparent cause. 10. Pain continued: vomited twice. 11. Pain worse: no further vomiting. Bowels opened once each day naturally. No previous attacks: no previous illnesses'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1908/36 · Item · 24 Jan 1908-31 Jan 1908
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Occupation or role: [Child of] Porter
Age: 4 weeks
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Jan 1908
Date of death: 31 Jan 1908
Disease (transcribed): Congenital hypertrophic stensosis of pylorus. Hypertrophy and dilatation of lower end of oesophagus. Pyloroplasty. Inanition
Disease (standardised): Congenital constriction, pathologic (Stomach); Hypertrophy (Oesophagus); Dilatation (Oesophagus); Pyloroplasty (Stomach); Exhaustion (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Back, Ivor Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient was brought up for wasting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, oesophagus, alimentary canal and liver
Type of incident: n/a

Jessie Smith, 25, Housemaid
406 PM/1908/53 · Item · 29 Jan 1908-17 Feb 1908
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Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Jan 1908
Date of death: 17 Feb 1908
Disease (transcribed): Caecal faecal fistula. Suture of caecal opening. Double calculus pyelitis. Cystitis
Disease (standardised): Fistula (Intestines); Suture (Intestines); Calculi (Kidney); Pyelitis (Kidney); Cystitis (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: Back, Ivor Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient was operated on at Leicester on January 3rd 1906 for appendix abscess.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, heart, stomach, liver, spleen, pancreas and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Crush, 59, Butler
406 PM/1908/209 · Item · 12 Jul 1908-18 Jul 1908
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Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jul 1908
Date of death: 18 Jul 1908
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of oesophagus. Gastrostomy
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Oesophagus); Gastrostomy (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Turner, George Robertson
Medical examination performed by: Back, Ivor Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient gave a history of progressive oesophageal obstruction.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1903/170 · Item · 14 Jun 1903-14 Jun 1903
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Occupation or role: Distillery man
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jun 1903
Date of death: 14 Jun 1903
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat. Aortic aneurysm
Disease (standardised): Wound (Throat); Aneurysm (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: English, T. Crisp
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient was under treatment for cough and pain in the chest. The doctor informed him that he was suffering from consumption of the throat. The patient thereupon picked up a razor and cut his throat.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, thyroid, larynx, trachea, infratracheal glands, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, bladder, testes, alimentary tract and brain
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Suicide

Rebecca Woodward, 64, Cook
406 PM/1903/273 · Item · 9 Sep 1903-25 Sep 1903
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Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 64
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Sep 1903
Date of death: 25 Sep 1903
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease (diffuse carcinoma, much inflamed) of the stomach. Gastro-jejunostomy. Sero-fibrinous peritonitis. Localized suppuration below the laparotomy wound. Fibrosis of left lung. Commencing bronchiectasis
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach); Gastrojejunostomy (Stomach); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Suppuration (Abdomen); Fibrosis (Lung); Bronchiectasis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: English, T. Crisp
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: For three months, the patient had had indigestion, pain, and vomiting occurred about twice daily.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, trachea, pericardium, heart, abdomen, stomach, liver, biliary passages and gall bladder, portal vein, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals and genitals
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Prince, 60, Labourer
406 PM/1903/288 · Item · 12 Oct 1903-22 Oct 1903
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Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Oct 1903
Date of death: 22 Oct 1903
Disease (transcribed): Acute intestinal obstruction from impaction of indigestible material and fruit stones at ileo-caecal junction. Appendicitis from foreign bodies. Chronic obstruction from malignant stricture of descending colon. Oedema of lungs with early aspiration pneumonia.
Disease (standardised): Obstruction (Intestines); Foreign bodies (Intestines); Appendicitis (Appendix); Cancer (Intestines); Oedema (Lung); Pneumonia, aspiration (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Turner, George Robertson
Medical examination performed by: English, T. Crisp
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The symptoms fated from about six months before admission. There was gradual onset of abdominal swelling, pains and rumblings with marked tendency to constipation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, infratreacheal glands, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, gall bladder, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, bladder and alimentary tract
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a