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Ada Elston, 1 year 3 months, [Child of] Stoker

Occupation or role: [Child of] Stoker
Age: 1 year 3 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Jan 1886
Date of death: 2 Feb 1886
Disease (transcribed): Deep cellulitis of neck
Disease (standardised): Cellulitis (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not reported here
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Ada Marden, 16, Kitchen maid

Occupation or role: Kitchen maid
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Nov 1892
Date of death: 10 Dec 1892
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis with effusion
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Effusion (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: On November 21st 1892 she was taken ill with rheumatic pains in the ankles and knees.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: , oesophagus, stomach, diaphragm, intestines, liver, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals, bladder, kidneys and ovaries
Type of incident: n/a

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

Albert Hardurg, 32, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Jul 1907
Date of death: 4 Jul 1907
Disease (transcribed): Appendicitis with abscess. Laparotomy. Drainage
Disease (standardised): Appendicitis (Appendix); Abscess (Appendix); Laparotomy (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Jaffray, Francis
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: No necropsy
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Knight, 24, Greengrocer

Occupation or role: Greengrocer
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1896
Date of death: 25 Mar 1896
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated inguinal hernia
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: Ward, Arthur H.
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: Seven days before admission the patient slipped and he thought he ruptured himself then.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, stomach, kidneys, adrenals and toe joint
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Alfred Danielli, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: [No age stated]
Date of admission: 19 Dec 1899
Date of death: 19 Dec 1899
Disease (transcribed): Cardiac hypertrophy. Pulmonary oedema. Slight aortic stenosis. Slight mitral stenosis
Disease (standardised): Hypertrophy (Heart); Oedema (Lung); Aortic valve stenosis (Heart); Mitral valve stenosis (Heart);
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Medical notes: 'Brought in dead'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Doody, 56, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1907
Date of death: 7 Mar 1907
Disease (transcribed): Chronic interstitial nephritis. Gastric ulcer. Haemorrhage from ulcer (haematemesis and malaena)
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidney); Ulcer (Stomach); Haemorrhage (Stomach); Melaena (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Golla, Frederick Lucien
Post mortem examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Medical notes: On the day of admission he went to work as usual but did not feel well. About midday he felt faint and vomited two tablespoonfuls of blood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, trachea, thyroid, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, stomach, pancreas, liver, gall bladder and bile ducts, intestines, spleen, kidneys, suprarenals and genito-urinary organs
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Goad, 28, Stoker

Occupation or role: Stoker
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Apr 1893
Date of death: 24 Jun 1893
Disease (transcribed): Degeneration of the posterior columns of spinal cord. Traumatic
Disease (standardised): Degeneration (Spinal cord)

Admitted under the care of: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: Ward, Arthur H.
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: The patient fell off his engine on to his back.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spine, brain, pleurae, lungs, bronchial glands, larynx, thyroid body, pericardium, heart, aorta, liver, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals, kidneys, bladder and testes
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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 Hearn, 44, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Feb 1886
Date of death: 18 Feb 1886
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull (right side). Laceration of the left tempero-sphenoidal cerebral convolution. Lymph deposit at the base of the brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Lymph (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Allingham, Herbert William. Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: Two days previous to admission the patient came home drunk and fell down stairs. His wife said she found him at the bottom of the stairs quite insensible.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, pancreas, stomach, intestines, cerebral membranes and bone
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Alfred Pollit, 28, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 May 1907
Date of death: 29 May 1907
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat. Pyaemia. Septic broncho-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Wound (Throat); Sepsis (Systemic); Sepsis (Lung); Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Turner, George Robertson
Medical examination performed by: Evans, John Howell
Post mortem examination performed by: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical notes: The patient, the subject of periodic depression, had on a former occasion attempted suicide by drowning. On this occasion suicide was attempted by throat cutting with a razor.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, trachea, peritracheal glands, thyroid, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, gall bladder, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, stomach, intestines and brain
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Suicide

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 Davis, 3 weeks, [Child of] Shunter

Occupation or role: [Child of] Shunter
Age: 3 weeks
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Aug 1907
Date of death: 10 Aug 1907
Disease (transcribed): Icterus
Disease (standardised): Jaundice (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Medical notes: Jaundice came out five days ago and the child was not feeding well.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, trachea, thyroid, thymus, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, gall bladder, bile ducts, gastro-intestinal tract, spleen, kidneys, suprarenals, pancreas, genito-urinary organs and bladder
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

Ambrose Pople, 45, General dealer

Occupation or role: General dealer
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Sep 1901
Date of death: 20 Oct 1901
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Hydropneumothorax. Intestinal ulceration
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Hydropneumothorax (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Roland Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Medical notes: About a year ago a cough commenced which after a month was followed by haemoptysis, at one time profuse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, suprarenals, testes, urinary tract and alimentary canal
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

Amelia Messenger, 9, [Child of] Horse keeper

Occupation or role: [Child of] Horse keeper
Age: 9
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Nov 1903
Date of death: 1 Nov 1903
Disease (transcribed): Wound of right thigh leading into pelvis. Perforation of both walls of bladder. Puncture of peritoneum. Peritonitis. Laparotomy
Disease (standardised): Wound (Leg); Wound (Pelvis); Perforation (Bladder); Puncture (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Laparotomy (Abdomen)
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 child fell out of bed injuring the right thigh and abdomen. About three hours later there was acute abdominal pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bladder, genital organs, liver, spleen, pancreas, stomach, intestines, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart and brain
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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

Anne Rowbottom, 31, [Wife of] Painter

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Painter
Age: 31
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Apr 1907
Date of death: 6 May 1907
Disease (transcribed): ? Appendicitis. Right ovarian cyst. [Laparotomy. Appendicectomy]. Atrophied right kidney due to impaction of calculus in right ureter. Calculous pyonephrosis on left side. Calculous ‘anuria’. Old rheumatic endocarditis of mitral valve, without stenosis or obvious reflux
Disease (standardised): Appendicitis (Appendix); Cysts (Ovary); Laparotomy (Abdomen); Appendicectomy (Appendix); Atrophy (Kidney); Calculi (Ureter);Nephrosis (Kidney) ; Anuria (Urinary tract) ; Endocarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Jaffray, Francis
Medical examination performed by: Evans, John Howell
Post mortem examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Medical notes: The patient had pain in the lower stomach on both sides, especially the left on an off since last August.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, trachea, pericardium, heart, larynx, thyroid, liver, pancreas, spleen, suprarenals, ureters, bladder and genital organs
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

Arthur Hampton, 43, Policeman

Occupation or role: Policeman
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Feb 1886
Date of death: 22 Mar 1886
Disease (transcribed): Caseation of the lower lobe of the right lung. Pneumonia of the lower lobe of the left. Enlarged spleen containing gummata. Syphilis. Gumma of spleen
Disease (standardised): Caseation (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Enlarged (Spleen); Granuloma (Spleen); Syphilis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Allingham, Herbert William. Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard. Delepine, Sheridan
Medical notes: In 1861 he had a chancre followed by bubo in the left groin which was opened. In the year 1871 he had an attack of paralysis of the left arm and leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, brain, bones, lungs and spleen
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Holland, 28, Flower hawker

Occupation or role: Flower hawker
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jan 1909
Date of death: 5 Feb 1908
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of the left middle cerebral artery. Rupture. Haemorrhage into brain. Old tuberculous hip disease. Early lardaceous disease
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Arteries); Rupture (Arteries); Haemorrhage (Brain); Tuberculosis (Hip); Amyloidosis (Spleen); Amyloidosis (Adrenal glands)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: Three days before admission the patient became queer in the head, was put to bed and soon became unconscious.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, stomach, mesenteric glands and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Stevens, 9, [Child of] Stenographer

Occupation or role: [Child of] Stenographer
Age: 9
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Dec 1901
Date of death: 11 Jan 1902
Disease (transcribed): Pyaemia. Congenital morbus cordis
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Systemic); Congenital disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Penrose, Francis George. Turner, George Robertson
Medical examination performed by: Stokes, Whitley Bland
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The boy was sent in for acute rheumatism and endocarditis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary canal, bladder, brain and right hip joint
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?

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