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William Brown, 60, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Nov 1885
Date of death: 10 Feb 1886
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of the colon. Colo-umbilical fistula
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Intestines); Fistula (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: Allingham, Herbert William. Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: The patient was under the care of Dr Cavafy with thickening believed to be inflammatory, around the umbilicus. Some time after leaving the hospital the mass burst and had since discharged pus.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, aorta, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder and bones
Type of incident: n/a

John Sims, 45, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 May 1886
Date of death: 31 May 1886
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of tonsil. Sarcoma of tonsil and epiglottis
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Palatine tonsil); Cancer (Epiglottis)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard. Delepine, Sheridan
Medical notes: Six months ago he began to have pain in the throat and was treated by local application for some time and afterwards had each tonsil removed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pharynx, aorta, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, pancreas, stomach, intestines and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Luther Baker, 27, Commissionaire

Occupation or role: Commissionaire
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Sep 1887
Date of death: 22 Feb 1888
Disease (transcribed): Sarcoma occupying the whole of the left half of the chest and bulging over two inches beyond the median line
Disease (standardised): Sarcoma (Chest)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: 'An old soldier: no history of heritable disease. In 1882 he had a chancre which was followed by constitutional syphilis for which he was treated in Army with mercury. In 1884 he got a wound in the palm of the right hand: this healed at once […] In August 1885, the right forearm was amputated in Belfast Military Hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, heart, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, testicles
Illustrations or photographs: Yes (see PM/1888/68)
Type of incident: n/a