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Frederick Hawkins, 51, Labourer

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

Bridget O'Neill, 36, Housemaid

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

Frederick Read, 63, Door keeper

Occupation or role: Door keeper
Gender: Male
Age: 63
Date of admission: 16 Dec 1903
Date of death: 21 Jan 1904
Disease (transcribed): Gastric ulcer. Laparotomy. Gastro enterostomy. Leakage. General peritonitis. Septic inhalation Bronchopneumonia with oedema of lungs
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Laparotomy (Abdomen); Gastroenterostomy (Stomach, intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Sepsis (Lung); Oedema (Lung);
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. I.P. [In-patient] in June last under Dr Rolleston: see M.R. [Medical Register] 826.03 [1903]. Readmitted under Dr Ewart on Dec [December] 16. Patient's illness practically dated from 9 years before admission. He then first began to suffer from epigastric pain and vomiting. During the 9 years he had had about 12 attacks, lasting from 3-4 weeks. The pain came on 3 hours after food and was relieved by vomiting. Early in November, the pain and vomiting recurred. On [December] 12, he vomited about Oiss [1.5 pints] of coffee ground material, ¼ hour after taking some warm milk'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Elsie Milson, 16, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Gender: Female
Age: 16
Date of admission: 15 Apr 1904
Date of death: 20 Apr 1904
Disease (transcribed): Perforated gastric ulcer. Septic peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Perforation (Stomach); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Sepsis (Systemic);
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. Apr. [April] 12. Evening. Pain in R. [Right] side commenced: no vomiting. Apr. [April] 15. 2.30 pm. Pain suddenly became acute, ½ hour after taking a cup of tea. Caused her to double up: no vomiting. Two tabloids given which eased the pain and caused her to sleep. Had been anaemic and dyspeptic for several months: pain immediately after food, lasting about 2 hours. No constipation'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Frank Hilyer, 45, Timekeeper

Occupation or role: Timekeeper
Gender: Male
Age: 45
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1904
Date of death: 27 Apr 1904
Disease (transcribed): Colloid carcinoma of colon
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Intestines);
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: English, T. Crisp
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: 'History. For 1 year, patient had had pain in the L. [Left] hypochondrium rather more marked after food. For three months, his general health had been failing, he had been losing flesh and was becoming progressively weaker. Obstinate constipation during the same period, though the bowels had been regular before: aperients used habitually for this: no blood, slime etc. In the motions. Occasional nausea, no vomiting. Past History unimportant'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Brett, 24, Groom

Occupation or role: Groom
Gender: Male
Age: 24
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1904
Date of death: 17 Jun 1904
Disease (transcribed): Perforated duodenal ulcer. Gastric ulcers. Septic peritonitis. Laparotomy. Suture of ulcer. Large cyst in the duodenum in connection with bile papilla
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Intestines, stomach); Perforation (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Sepsis (Systemic); Suture (Abdomen); Cyst (Intestines);
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: 'History. For 14 days, has had continual pain after food, and also vomiting. No haematemesis: has been under medical treatment. Previously had had 'dyspepsia' for several years. June 15. 10 a.m. Pain became very severe: vomited several times. Bowels remained confined. Treated for acute gastroenteritis. Symptoms continued'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Townsend, 44, Platelayer

Occupation or role: Platelayer
Gender: Male
Age: 44
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1904
Date of death: 20 Jun 1904
Disease (transcribed): Multiple injuries. Hypertrophy of oesophagus
Disease (standardised): Injury (Systemic); Hypertrophy (Oesophagus);
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. Found in a railway-tunnel, having been run over by a train. On admission. Deeply comatose: mucus rattling in throat: P [Pulse]= 136, feeble and irregular'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Skull, thorax, abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Trauma/accident? Suicide?

John Mower, 19, Footman

Occupation or role: Footman
Gender: Male
Age: 19
Date of admission: 6 Jul 1904
Date of death: 7 Jul 1904
Disease (transcribed): Gangrenous appendicitis. Perforation. (Stercolith removed at operation)
Disease (standardised): Appendicitis (Appendix); Gangrene (Appendix); Perforation (Appendix); Fecal impaction (Intestines); Operation (Intestines);
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 June 30th patient was sick several times, and had gradually increasing pain in the R. [Right] iliac fossa: no cause known. Symptoms continued: patient went to bed on July 1st: abdomen gradually became distended, and pain diffused. Constipation since June 29th. 1st attack of appendicitis. Previously healthy'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Philip Burridge, 8, [Child of] Carpenter

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

Louisa Bird, 15, Apprentice

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

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

George Roberts, 68, [No occupation stated]

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

Mary Bayley, 64, Housekeeper

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

Harvey South, 53, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 May 1901
Date of death: 8 May 1901
Disease (transcribed): Fractured sternum and ribs. Ruptured liver. Haemorrhage into the peritoneal cavity
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Sternum); Fracture (Ribs); Rupture (Liver); Haemorrhage (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
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, larynx, trachea, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary canal and brain
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Emily Steele, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Sep 1901
Date of death: 15 Sep 1901
Disease (transcribed): Distended stomach. Faint striation of heart muscle
Disease (standardised): Distension (Stomach); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: Brought in dead
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, uterus, alimentary canal, cranium and brain
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Margaret Berndes, 42, [Wife of] Labourer

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

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

Georgiana Bicknell, 17, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Apr 1902
Date of death: 11 Apr 1902
Disease (transcribed): Perforated gastric ulcer. General septic peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Sepsis (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: Brought in dead
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, peritoneum, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal, intestines and uterus
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

John Nolan, 47, Clerk

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

Duncan McLeod, 49, Draper’s assistant

Occupation or role: Draper’s assistant
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1903
Date of death: 20 Jan 1903
Disease (transcribed): Malignant columnar celled carcinoma of first part of rectum. Loop of jejunum adherent to growth and opened by its colotomy (caecum opened). General peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Rectum); Adherent (Intestines); Colotomy (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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: Twelve months ago he had catarrh of the bowels following a chill which lasted for five months. He had had diarrhoea for twelve months and abdominal pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen only examined by request
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

William Charles Roberts, 53, Waiter

Occupation or role: Waiter
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Mar 1903
Date of death: 5 Mar 1903
Disease (transcribed): ? Diabetic coma and gangrene. Hypostatic congestion of lungs. Bronchitis. ? Aspirated food. Amputation through right thigh
Disease (standardised): Diabetic coma (Systemic); Diabetes mellitus (Pancreas); Congestion (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung); Aspiration (Lung); Amputation (Leg)
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: A corn on the third toe of the right foot had caused trouble for six months and had been frequently cut with razors.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, alimentary tract and bladder
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

William Davis, 52, Distillery man

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

Robert Rhodes, 78, No occupation

Occupation or role: No occupation
Age: 78
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Jun 1903
Date of death: 19 Jun 1903
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat. Septic broncho-pneumonia. Arterio sclerotic kidneys. Fatty degeneration and fibroid disease of heart
Disease (standardised): Wound (Throat); Sepsis (Lung); Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Arteriosclerosis (Kidney); Disease (Heart)
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: Bring the subject of heart disease, and tired of life, the patient attempted to commit suicide by cutting his throat.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, trachea, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, alimentary tract and brain
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Suicide

Charles Carter, 56, Labourer

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

James Roberts, 59, Roadman

Occupation or role: Roadman
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Sep 1903
Date of death: 9 Sep 1903
Disease (transcribed): Diabetes mellitus. Obesity. Fatty infiltration of the pancreas. Chronic parenchymatous nephritis. Chronic pancreatitis (interaciner in type). Hyaline degeneration in the island of langerhans
Disease (standardised): Diabetes mellitus (Pancreas); Obesity (Systemic); Disease (Pancreas); Nephritis (Kidney); Pancreatitis (Pancreas); Disease (Pancreas)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Ascherson, William Lawrence
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient was admitted complaining of pain on the vertex and at the back of the head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, gall bladder, portal vein, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary canal and brain
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

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