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Robert Joyce, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: Brought in dead
Date of death: 30 Nov 1919
Disease (transcribed): Gunshot wound through skull and brain (suicide)
Disease (standardised): Wound (Skull); Wound (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Skull, brain, pleurae, lungs, trachea, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary canal, genitalia and testicles
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Suicide

Walter Robinson, 22, Cab fetcher

Occupation or role: Cab fetcher
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Nov 1890
Date of death: 10 Nov 1890
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Right apex. Meningitis
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Meningitis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: On November 5th he complained of feeling cold and of pain in one side but there was no rigor. He took to bed the next day, and was a little light headed on November 8th. On November 9th he came up to the hospital with signs at the right apex resembling those of phthisis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, tonsils, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, intestines, liver, spleen, suprarenals, kidneys, testes, bladder, prostate, penis, brain and ears
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Hawkins, 46, Chair packer

Occupation or role: Chair packer
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Oct 1890
Date of death: 6 Nov 1890
Disease (transcribed): Aortic aneurysm
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: For about twelve months he had noticed a knob on the sternum about the size of a walnut, though this gave him no inconvenience or anxiety, and he continued to work as usual. At the beginning of August of this year the tumour began to rapidly increase in size.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, pericardium, heart, pleurae, bronchial glands, thyroid, larynx, lungs, peritoneum, intestines, vermiform appendix, pancreas, suprarenals, testes, liver, spleen, kidneys, toe joints, brain and ears
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Stark, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Sep 1890
Date of death: 25 Oct 1890
Disease (transcribed): Leucocythaemia
Disease (standardised): Leukaemia (Blood, bone marrow)
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: The woman had rheumatism in 1884, but had no other serious illness. She was married nine months before her first admission, but was never pregnant, and the catamenia were regular till six weeks before she came to the hospital, when they ceased. She seems to have been ailing somewhat for about two years, when at Christmas 1889 she first noticed swelling of the left side of the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals, bladder, ovaries, intestines, vermiform appendix, kidneys, brain and ears
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

John Hickey, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Jun 1890
Date of death: 17 Jul 1890
Disease (transcribed): Gangrene of left foot
Disease (standardised): Gangrene (Foot)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: Cotes, Charles Edward Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: Five weeks back whilst having his corns cut by a chiropodist, he cut the 4th left toe near the nail.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, bronchial glands, laryngeal cartilages, thyroid gland, pericardium, heart, liver, gall bladder, spleen, pancreas, bladder, suprarenals, kidneys, prostate, testes and brain
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Wolffe, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 May 1890
Date of death: 6 Jul 1890
Disease (transcribed): Sarcoma of the peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Abdomen)
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: The man had had rheumatic fever four or five times. He had been losing flesh for a year and the bowels had been rather confined for six months. The legs had been swelling for two months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid gland, pericardium, heart, abdomen, stomach, pancreas, liver, suprarenals, bladder, prostate, testes, spleen, kidneys and glands
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

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

Thomas McNamara, 2, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 2
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jun 1890
Date of death: 7 Jun 1890
Disease (transcribed): Intussusception. Follicular enteritis
Disease (standardised): Intussesception (Intestines); Enteritis (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Newton, Reginald Frederick Henry
Medical notes: She had generally had good health but had been subject to attacks of diarrhoea. On June 6th the child was on the door step and he suddenly cried out that he had pain in the belly.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, pericardium, abdomen, liver, spleen and kidneys
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

George Harris or Davis, 5, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 May 1890
Date of death: 10 May 1890
Disease (transcribed): Severe burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Case not reported here. See Surgical notes.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: No post mortem examination
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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

Thomas Burchnell, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jan 1890
Date of death: 31 Mar 1890
Disease (transcribed): Caries of spine. Double psoas abscess. Right iliac abscess. Amyloid disease
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Abscess (Psoas muscle); Abscess (Ilium); Amyloidosis (Liver); Amyloidosis (Spleen); Amyloidosis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Cotes, Charles Edward Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: The patient was in the Hospital in May last, suffering from diseased vertebra in the lumbar region and a large abscess of the left side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, pleurae, lungs, thyroid and larynx
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

James Farr, 62 or 59, Smith

Occupation or role: Smith
Age: 62 or 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Feb 1890
Date of death: 23 Feb 1890
Disease (transcribed): Volvulus
Disease (standardised): Volvulus (Intestines)
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: On February 21st the man was well, with the exception of a slight cough from which he had been subject since Christmas. About midday he had sudden abdominal pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, abdomen, liver, kidneys and spleen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Holden, 50, Engineer

Occupation or role: Engineer
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Oct 1889
Date of death: 18 Jan 1890
Disease (transcribed): Epithelioma of stomach
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Delepine, Sheridan
Medical notes: The patient was in the iron trade. He gave no history of having suffered from any form of lead poisoning. For eight weeks before he came to St George’s Hospital, he had much vomiting and he steadily lost flesh.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Skin, sternum, pleurae, lungs, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys and alimentary canal
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Broad, 45, Coach builder

Occupation or role: Coach builder
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Jan 1889
Date of death: 18 Jan 1890
Disease (transcribed): Intestinal obstruction. Epithelioma of sigmoid flexure. Operation for relief of obstruction
Disease (standardised): Obstruction (Intestines); Cancer (Intestines); Operation (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Bradley, James Edmund Campbell
Medical notes: He was well until January 9th when he had pain of griping character across the upper part of his abdomen. He said he felt as if his bowels would act, but they did not.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Maria Ware, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Dec 1889
Date of death: 14 Jan 1890
Disease (transcribed): Pulmonary phthisis. Beginning tuberculosis of intestines
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Delepine, Sheridan
Medical notes: She was married and had had four children and three miscarriages. For eleven years before her admission the woman had suffered every winter from a cough. A fortnight before she came to the hospital the woman had a child, and the cough and dyspnoea from which she had suffered during her pregnancy became worse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, stomach and ileum
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Case, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Dec 1889
Date of death: 10 Jan 1890
Disease (transcribed): Ulcerative endocarditis. Perforation of wall of heart into pericardium
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart); Perforation (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Bradley, James Edmund Campbell
Medical notes: The patient began to suffer from gout when he was eighteen years old. For three months before his admission the patient suffered from pains in his shins, thighs and big toes.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pericardium, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Emma Mann, 52, Care taker

Occupation or role: Care taker
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Jan 1890
Date of death: 11 Jan 1890
Disease (transcribed): Epithelimatous stricture of the lower part of the sigmoid flexure of the colon
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Intestines); Constriction (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Lancaster, Ernest Le Cronier
Post mortem examination performed by: Delepine, Sheridan
Medical notes: For the last fifteen years she had suffered from constipation, and sometimes went for fourteen days without an action of the bowels. Six months ago she had acute diarrhoea with passing of blood, slime and matter.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Faircloth, 14, [Child of] Carpenter

Occupation or role: [Child of] Carpenter
Age: 14
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jan 1890
Date of death: 6 Jan 1890
Disease (transcribed): Hydrophobia
Disease (standardised): Rabies (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Lancaster, Ernest Le Cronier
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: On October 4th 1889 the boy was bitten by a dog above the right wrist. One hour later nitrate of silver was applied to the wounds at St George’s Hospital. The dog was certified by a veterinary surgeon to be suffering from rabies, and when destroyed a cork, part of a champagne bottle and half a lucifer match was found in its stomach.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Skin, pleurae, lungs, thyroid body, thymus, heart, vessels, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pharynx and fauces
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Bryant, 47, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Dec 1889
Date of death: 4 Jan 1890
Disease (transcribed): Double empyema. Pneumonia. Purulent bronchitis and tracheitis
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Suppuration (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung); Tracheitis (Trachea)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Delepine, Sheridan
Medical notes: He complained of severe pain in his inframammary regions on both sides. His tongue was dry and of a brownish colour.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pupils, pleurae, trachea, bronchi, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys and intestines
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

James Reynolds, 60, Manager

Occupation or role: Manager
Gender: Male
Age: 60
Date of admission: 28 Oct 1904
Date of death: 28 Oct 1904
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull. Bruising and laceration of the brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Contusions (Brain); Lacerations (Brain);
Admitted under the care of: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Roland Charles
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Trauma/accident? Violence?

Man unknown, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: [No age stated]
Date of admission: 10 Oct 1904
Date of death: 10 Oct 1904
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull (base). Alcoholism
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Alcoholism (Systemic);
Admitted under the care of: Turner, George Robertson
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Balk, 33, [Wife of] Bricklayer

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Bricklayer
Gender: Female
Age: 33
Date of admission: 11 Jul 1904
Date of death: 4 Sep 1904
Disease (transcribed): Sarcoma of the pituitary body. Acromegaly. Tubercle of the peritoneum, pericardium, and lymphatic glands. Serous effusions
Disease (standardised): Sarcoma (Pituitary gland); Acromegaly (Pituitary gland); Tuberculosis (Peritoneum, pericardium, lymph nodes); Effusion (Brain);
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Ascherson, William Lawrence
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Roland Charles
Medical notes: 'Patient had been in the hospital seven years before her present admission for acromegaly and, since that time, had been attending regularly as an Out-patient. The hands fat and facial bones had been slowly increasing in size and there had been severe and continuous occipital headache. For some time she had been troubled with cough and had been becoming progressively weaker and thinner. On July 11th she was admitted on the surgical side of the hospital for glands in the neck'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

David Foster, 1, [Child of] Greengrocer's assistt [assistant]

Occupation or role: [Child of] Greengrocer's assistt [assistant]
Gender: Male
Age: 1
Date of admission: 23 Aug 1904
Date of death: 3 Sep 1904
Disease (transcribed): Rickets
Disease (standardised): Rickets (Bones);
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'See med. [medical] notes'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'No Necropsy'
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

William Clifford, 30, Railway labourer

Occupation or role: Railway labourer
Gender: Male
Age: 30
Date of admission: 23 Aug 1904
Date of death: 23 Aug 1904
Disease (transcribed): Fractures of the skull and ribs. Traumatic amputation of the left arm. Haemothorax. Slight bruising and lacerations of the lungs
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull, ribs); Amputation, traumatic (Arm); Haemothorax (Lung); Contusions (Lung); Lacerations (Lung);
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: English, T. Crisp
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Roland Charles
Medical notes: 'History. Knocked down by a train: found unconscious on the line'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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