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Henry Silber, 40, Electrician

Occupation or role: Electrician
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1913
Date of death: 24 Apr 1913
Disease (transcribed): Bullet wounds of scalp. Depressed compound fracture. Subdural haemorrhage. Laceration of brain
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Fracture (Skull); Haemorrhage (Brain); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Turner, George Robertson
Medical examination performed by: Oram, Evelyn Henry Bardens
Post mortem examination performed by: Turton, James Richard Henry
Medical notes: He was found in Hyde Park with marks of a self inflicted bullet wound.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Scalp, pleurae, lungs, thyroid, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, ureters, bladder, stomach and intestines
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Suicide

James Bailey, 38, Silver polisher

Occupation or role: Silver polisher
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Mar 1883
Date of death: 20 Mar 1883
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull. Laceration of brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain )
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: He fell a distance of fifteen feet through a trap door.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and skull
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Patrick, 27, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Apr 1903
Date of death: 23 Apr 1903
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull. Cerebral compression from sub cranial haemorrhage. Fracture of the left femur into knee joint. Fractured patella.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Compression (Brain); Haemorrhage (Brain); Fracture (Leg); Fracture (Patella)
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: The patient fell twenty five feet from a scaffold onto his feet.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, trachea, thyroid, pericardium, liver, spleen, kidneys, adrenals, bladder, alimentary canal and brain
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Kiff, 25, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Apr 1900
Date of death: 4 Apr 1900
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull. Depression of fragments, rupture of Dura Mater
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Rupture (Meninges)
Admitted under the care of: Turner, George Robertson
Medical examination performed by: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Post mortem examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Medical notes: Not seen by Surgical Registrar.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx and trachea, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, urinary and alimentary tracts, and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Rudolph Duerre, 78, Watchmaker

Occupation or role: Watchmaker
Age: 78
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Apr 1907
Date of death: 20 Apr 1907
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull and ribs. Hypostatic pneumonia. Sarcoma of bronchus
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Fracture (Ribs); Pneumonia (Lung); Cancer (Bronchi)
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: This patient was brought into the hospital by a constable with the indefinite history of having been knocked down by a horse as he was crossing the road.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, alimentary canal, skull and brain
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Edmund Heath, 13, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 13
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1880
Date of death: 6 Apr 1880
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of brain and orbit
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Brain); Abscess (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: Four months before admission the patient struck his right eye against a lamp post. He was insensible for a few minutes and then recovered, but a swelling formed over the orbit.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, lungs, kidneys, liver, spleen and heart
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Janey Hislop, 33, Parlourmaid

Occupation or role: Parlourmaid
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Dec 1907
Date of death: 14 Jan 1908
Disease (transcribed): Compound comminuted fracture of pelvis. Transposition of upper abdominal viscera
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Transposition (Abdomen)
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 was knocked down by a horse omnibus in Grosvenor Gardens.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, abdominal organs, bladder, alimentary tract, skull and brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Vernon, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Apr 1892
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the base of the skull. Dislocation of left hip
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Dislocation (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickson, T.W.
Medical notes: Not seen by surgical registrar. Brought in dead.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Moore, 35, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 May 1912
Date of death: 3 May 1912
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull. Bruised brain. Severe scalp wound. Fracture of transverse pieces of 3rd cervical vertebra. Chronic pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Bruising (Brain); Wound (Scalp); Fracture (Spine); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: Frankau, Claude Howard Stanley
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He was admitted moribund of a very severe head injury.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal, intestines, skull and brain
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Watson, n/a, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: n/a
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Apr 1891
Date of death: 12 Apr 1891
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Allingham, Herbert William
Medical notes: 'There was no history as to the cause of the accident'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, lungs, heart, pericardium, liver, spleen, stomach, intestinal tract, kidneys
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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

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

[No name], [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 May 1912
Date of death: 10 May 1912
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull and ribs. Lungs full of inspired blood
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Fracture (Ribs); Inspired blood (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Turner, George Robertson
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, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, uterus, skull and brain
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Edwin Smithes, 13, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 13
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Apr 1901
Date of death: 25 Apr 1901
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of base of skull. Subdural haemorrhage. Bruising of brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Haemorrhage (Brain); Bruising (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical examination performed by: Keyser, Charles Ralph
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient was said to have been knocked down by a cab.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, pancreas, spleen, kidneys, alimentary canal and cranium
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Lees, 35, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 May 1903
Date of death: 22 May 1903
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fractures of the skull. Lacerations of the brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Medical examination performed by: English, T. Crisp
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Roland Charles
Medical notes: The patient was knocked down by a motor car.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, pleurae, lungs, larynx, trachea, thyroid, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, gall bladder, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, suprarenals, alimentary canal and genito-urinary tract
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Allum, 60, Fireman

Occupation or role: Fireman
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 May 1905
Date of death: 27 May 1905
Disease (transcribed): Fractured base. Subdural and subarachnoid haemorrhage. Laceration of right tempero-sphenoidal lobe
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Haemorrhage (Brain); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical examination performed by: Symes-Thompson, Henry Edmund
Post mortem examination performed by: Jones, Lawrence
Medical notes: 'The accident, in which the patient was thrown on to his head from a carriage, occurred on May 21st. He was stunned, but recovered enough to walk to a cab, in which he went home’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Charles Watson, 26, Plate layer

Occupation or role: Plate layer
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jul 1872
Date of death: 5 Jul 1872
Disease (transcribed): Railway accident. Fractured skull. Brought in dead
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: As the body was not examined, the case is not herein reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Aslett, 61, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Apr 1880
Date of death: 4 May 1880
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of ribs and leg (Granular kidneys)
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Fracture (Leg); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: On the day of admission the wheel of a heavily-laden waggon caught against a post and swung round. The shaft struck him in the sternum and threw him down. While lying on the ground, the horse trod on his left leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Bridget Shea, 60, Housekeeper

  • Occupation or role: Housekeeper
    Gender: Female
    Age: 60
    Date of admission: 17 Apr 1878
    Date of death: 8 Jun 1878
    Disease (transcribed): Calcifying tumour in the right iliac fossa, psoas abscess, perforation into caecum and into peritoneum
    Disease (standardised): Tumour (Hip); Psoas abscess (Psoas muscles); Perforation (Intestines); Perforation (Abdomen);
    Admitting doctor: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
    Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
    PM performed by: Ewart, William
  • Wilson, E.
    Medical notes: 'History. No hereditary history. Previous history of good health: meat three times a day, disgust to fat: dislike to butter: bowels open about once in three days. Loss of appetite about 21 months. Tumour found in R. [Right] inguinal region for about 18 mo [months]. Pain about the tumour, and loss of flesh from May 1877. Much costiveness of bowels: hardly any action without purgations: vomiting seldom: (Woman unintelligent: account by no means clear)'
    Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, tumour
    Illustrations: Yes
    Type of incident: n/a

George Charker, 34, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jun 1908
Date of death: 4 Jun 1908
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
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 had fallen twelve feet from a scaffolding at the South Kensington Natural History Museum. He fell on to his head on a stone floor.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, liver, lungs, trachea, larynx, pericardium, heart, aorta, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal and brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Frank Payton, 53, Gentleman

Occupation or role: Gentleman
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 May 1886
Date of death: 9 May 1886
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of the liver. Bruising of right kidney. Fracture of ribs
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Liver); Bruising (Kidney); Fracture (Ribs)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: Not seen by Surgical Registrar. Died fourteen hours after admission
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, stomach, intestines, brain and bones
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Tempero, 34, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Nov 1874
Date of death: 17 Jan 1875
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of kidney, spine and lumbar glands. Pleuro pneumonia. Pelvic abscess. Ulceration of rectum
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Kidney); Cancer (Spine); Cancer (Lymph nodes); Abscess (Pelvis); Ulcer (Rectum)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Fenwick, John Charles James
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This man had pains across the loins for six months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, peritoneum, intestines, liver, spleen, kidneys, spine and cord
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

George Evans, 65, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 May 1880
Date of death: 12 May 1880
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull (base)
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: A heavy mass of timber fell on him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, brain, lungs, heart, liver and kidneys
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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

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