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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 Brown, 5, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1890
Date of death: 2 Mar 1890
Disease (transcribed): Potts disease
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis, spinal (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: See Surgical notes
Body parts examined in the post mortem: No post mortem examination
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Alexander Albert, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jul 1891
Date of death: 14 Jul 1891
Disease (transcribed): Bullet wound of skull and brain
Disease (standardised): Wound (Skull, brain)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Died a few minutes after admission. Not seen by surgical registrar'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, thorax, abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Trauma / accident / suicide

Alfred Davis, 31, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jan 1866
Date of death: 17 Mar 1866
Disease (transcribed): Valvular disease of heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Thompson, Reginald Edward
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer. Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This man’s illness began with swelling of the feet accompanied by pain in the loins, vomiting and shivering.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Hatch, 67, Shopkeeper

Occupation or role: Shopkeeper
Gender: Male
Age: 67
Date of admission: 24 Jul 1878
Date of death: 7 Aug 1878
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidney. Atheroma. Dilatation of the heart. Pleural effusion
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidney); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta); Cardiomyopathy, dilated (Heart); Pleural effusion (Lung);
Admitting doctor: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. Ague for 12 mo [months] at 15: otherwise healthy and temperate. Quite well till 12 mo [months] before admission, when he was attacked suddenly one evening as he was walking home, with dyspnoea and epigastric pain; both of which steadily increased thence forward, the latter being most severe after meals. Swelling of legs for 6 mo [months] before admission. Lungs noticed in epigastrium for three. Anorexia for 3 wks [weeks]. Much increase of dyspnoea for two. Cough for 7 or 10 days'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, peritoneum
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Smith, 41, Messenger

Occupation or role: Messenger
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jul 1882
Date of death: 18 Sep 1882
Disease (transcribed): Tumour in brain
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: Two months before admission he had sudden syncope without spasm or paralysis and since then had lain in a dull heavy state, able to move, but indifferent to his surroundings.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and brain
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Smith, 57, Estate agent

Occupation or role: Estate agent
Age: 57
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Apr 1890
Date of death: 19 Jun 1890
Disease (transcribed): Lymphadenoma
Disease (standardised): Adenoma (Lymph nodes)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: He had not had scarlatina nor rheumatism and gave no history of ague. For four months he had been getting very weak.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spleen, liver, intestines, pancreas, supra-renals, semilunar ganglia, kidneys, bladder, testes, pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, bronchial glands, pericardium and heart
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Whitlock, 5, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Nov 1894
Date of death: 20 Dec 1894
Disease (transcribed): Tubercle of lungs and kidneys and spleen
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Fyffe, William Kington
Medical notes: 'The history of this case was to the effect that for the last three months the patient had been losing flesh rapidly, had sweated much at night, and had suffered from constant diarrhoea - He had never brought up blood - He had had 'pleurisy' on the left side a year and a half ago - An operation had been done at great ormond st. and fluid let out - He had a tube in his side - This completely healed - On admission he was found to be an extremely emaciated boy complaining of pain in the stomach'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, vertebrae
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Byford, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Jan 1880
Date of death: 27 Feb 1880
Disease (transcribed): Cerebral haemorrhage. Granular kidneys and atheroma of cerebral arteries
Disease (standardised): Haemorrhage (Brain); Disease (Kidney); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: This patient was transferred to the physician’s wards in a state of coma and died. No notes were therefore taken by the medical registrar.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and brain
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Davey, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Oct 1889
Date of death: 17 Oct 1889
Disease (transcribed): Fatty heart. Collapsed lung. Ovarian tumour and ascites
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Atelectasis (Lung); Cancer (Ovary); Ascites (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Bradley, James Edmund Campbell
Medical notes: About three months before she came to St George’s the woman fell down and hurt herself. She was pregnant at the time but her attention was called to the fact that her abdomen was of abnormal size.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, ovaries, liver, spleen, kidneys, uterus, pleurae, lungs and heart
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Duncombe, 25, Stillroom maid

Occupation or role: Stillroom maid
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Dec 1896
Date of death: 2 Jan 1897
Disease (transcribed): Endocarditis. Ecchymosis in brain and elsewhere. 'Chorea'
Disease (standardised): Endocarditis (Heart); Ecchymosis (Skin); Chorea (Central nervous system) ()
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Wells, Sydney Russell
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: 'Family history nothing of importance. No previous chorea, no scarlet fever, Rheumatic fever twice. 1st when 7 years old, 2nd 5 years ago. Present illness began 3 weeks before admission with pain in back and head went to bed at once and remained there till admission. The choreic movements began 2 or 3 days before admission 'all over her' and gradually became worse'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium, blood, joints
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Amelia Burr, 60, Needlewoman

Occupation or role: Needlewoman
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Jun 1890
Date of death: 6 Jul 1890
Disease (transcribed): Cerebral haemorrhage
Disease (standardised): Haemorrhage (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: On the morning of the day of admission, while eating her dinner, she suddenly lost the use of her left hand, and then fell under the table. There was no loss of consciousness, and no abnormal sensation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, brain, lungs, larynx, thyroid gland, pericardium, heart, abdomen, spleen, liver, suprarenals, bladder, uterus, ovaries, pancreas and kidneys
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Anders Gustafson, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Oct 1871
Date of death: 2 Nov 1871
Disease (transcribed): Yellow atrophy of the liver
Disease (standardised): Atrophy (Liver)

Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'Had complained all the summer of pain in the epigastrium with occasional vomiting after food. Fourteen days before admission the pain got very much worse with sickness after every meal. Sleeping very soundly at night, with general depression of the spirits and the skin began to get yellow. For the last three weeks, the water has been very dark-coloured’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium
Illustrations or photographs: Yes (see PM/1871/154)
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Allen, 33, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Dec 1865
Date of death: 2 May 1866
Disease (transcribed): Fibro-plastic tumours in liver, lungs, lumbar vertebrae and left ileum
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Liver); Tumour (Lung); Tumour (Spine); Tumour (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This woman was first admitted in November 1864 with a large tumour at the back of the thigh.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Phillips, 40, Milliner

Occupation or role: Milliner
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Feb 1866
Date of death: 20 Mar 1866
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease. Encephaloid
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Thompson, Reginald Edward
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer. Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: She had been ill for eight months before admission. At this date she suffered from vaginal discharge followed in a very short time by pain and swelling in the left iliac fossa.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Worsley, 44, [Wife of] Coachman

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Coachman
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Jan 1888
Date of death: 26 Apr 1888
Disease (transcribed): Primary malignant growth of liver
Disease (standardised): Malignant growth (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'There was no history of heritable disease. She had scarlatina when she was a child but gave no account of any other illness. About 18 months before admission her menstruation became irregular. Catamenia appeared about every three weeks, the discharge was considerable. She lost flesh for about a year and a half before she came to the hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, thorax, heart
Illustrations or photographs: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Trapwell, 60, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Jan 1880
Date of death: 30 Mar 1880
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma; scirrhous of uterus and pancreas. Encephaloid of subcutaneous and subserous glands, and of the brain. Melanotic of the brain
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Uterus); Cancer (Pancreas); Cancer (Lymph nodes); Cancer (Brain); Melanoma (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: This patient was admitted originally in June 1879 for a small mushroom shaped growth on the back.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Tumours and morbid growths, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, generative organs and brain
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Trumfield, 40, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Mar 1880
Date of death: 10 Apr 1880
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of cerebral vessels from violence
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: Two days before admission the patient fell down six wooden stairs, sliding on her back as she fell, and injuring that part and her left side. It appeared probable that she was drunk at the time.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Annie Smith, 33, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Gender: Female
Age: 33
Date of admission: 11 Jul 1878
Date of death: 26 Jul 1878
Disease (transcribed): Limited peritonitis with ulceration of the bowel into a limited peritoneal cavity
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines);
Admitting doctor: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. Erysipelas of L. [Left] leg at 15: frequent ulceration from that time: scarlatina in childhood: rheumatic fever at 17. Never robust: bad living till marriage: appetite always small: winter coughs for 8 or 9 years: catamenia scanty. Severe confinement on Dec. [December] 2nd 1876: very weak from that time: lactation scanty. In Novr [November] 1877 severe pain commenced gradually in the R. [Right] side of the abdomen; and increased steadily, being unaffected by period of day, by food or respiration. About the middle of Jan. [January] 1878 on severe paroxysms attacked him suddenly and lasted several hours until relieved by turpentine fomentations. The pain from the first was accompanied by constipation, and by vomiting, which was hardly ever absent for a whole day, and sometimes severe and constant for several. From Xmas she laid up'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, intestine
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Annie Stiles, 33, Nurse

Occupation or role: Nurse
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Apr 1880
Date of death: 27 Apr 1880
Disease (transcribed): Diphtheria
Disease (standardised): Diphtheria (Pharynx)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
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
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

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