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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

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 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 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

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 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

Augustus Keegan , 47, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Nov 1916
Date of death: 8 Dec 1916
Disease (transcribed): New growth of bifurcation of trachea. Purulent Bronchiectasis and bronchopneumonia. ? Growth in stomach
Disease (standardised): Tumours (Trachea); Suppuration (Lung); Bronchiectasis (Lung); Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Tumours (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He had had a chronic winter cough for years. He had lately become very breathless and expectoration had become profuse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, trachea, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals and alimentary canal
Illustrations or photographs: Yes Type of incident: n/a

Beatrice Knott, 26, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Aug 1917
Date of death: 3 Sep 1917
Disease (transcribed): Cholesteatoma of cerebellar meninges
Disease (standardised): Cholesteatoma (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Back, Ivor Gordon
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Ellison, J.
Medical notes: 'Patient was admitted under Mr Grimsdale [Harold Barr Grimsdale] & was not seen by SR [surgical registrar] before admission. Examined by Dr Collier [James Stansfield Collier]. Mentally dull. No convulsions, headaches. Optic neuritis in both eyes’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Bernard Chappell, 38, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Aug 1897
Date of death: 9 Aug 1897
Disease (transcribed): Suppurating hydatid of the liver
Disease (standardised): Echinococcosis (Liver); Suppuration (Liver) ()
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
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 examination post mortem'
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Caroline Finch, 30, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Feb 1897
Date of death: 24 May 1897
Disease (transcribed): Large white kidneys: peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidney); Peritonitis (Abdomen) ()
Admitted under the care of: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Post mortem examination performed by: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical notes: 'Patient was subject to oedema[?] as long as she could remember – Three months before admission she began to get short of breath, 8 weeks before she noticed swelling of the legs and belly, and passed bloody water since'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Bourne, 50, Printer

Occupation or role: Printer
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Apr 1897
Date of death: 8 Aug 1897
Disease (transcribed): Aneurism of abdominal aorta
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Penrose, Francis George
Medical examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This patient, who was a printer by trade, was admitted on the 28th April complaining of severe pain in the Right hip [..] Both legs were swollen at the time of admission, the right having been so since the pain in the hip began, the swelling of the latter being more recent'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'See page 244 for notes of this case[…] Abdomen'
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Brooks, [No age stated], [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Mar 1894
Date of death: 19 Jul 1894
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculosis of thigh. Hectic fever. Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Leg); Fever (Systemic); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: '[Died] at Wimbledon […] See surgical notes'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'No examination made post mortem'
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Collins, 29, Machinist

Occupation or role: Machinist
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Mar 1894
Date of death: 6 Mar 1894
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of abdominal aneurysm
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Ward, Arthur H.
Medical notes: 'Last August patient suffered from 'nervous disease'. Was in the London hospital five weeks. Three months ago he thinks he strained himself over a slift machine. A month ago he noticed a painful swelling in the abdomen. No history of syphilis. On admission. There was a pulsating expansile swelling about the size of a cricket ball in the umbilical and hypogastric regions'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, spine, heart
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Cook , 61, Signalman

Occupation or role: Signalman
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Oct 1916
Date of death: 12 Oct 1916
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of rectum. Piece of bone in rectum causing ulceration and perforation. General peritonitis. Enlarged prostate. Cystitis
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Rectum); Ulcer (Rectum); Perforation (Rectum); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Enlarged (Prostate); Cystitis (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient had not been well for three weeks. Two days ago he had acute pain in the epigastrium, vomiting and constipation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder and alimentary canal
Illustrations or photographs: Yes Type of incident: n/a

Charles Hillman, 19, Footman

Occupation or role: Footman
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Mar 1916
Date of death: 25 Aug 1916
Disease (transcribed): Malignant endocarditis. Mitral and aortic reflux. Infarcts of spleen and kidneys. Anasarca
Disease (standardised): Endocarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Infarction (Spleen); Infarction (Kidney); Oedema (Leg); Oedema (Arm)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: The illness started five weeks ago with pains in the legs and malaise. A fortnight later both knee-joints and the right shoulder became painful and swollen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, suprarenals, bladder, alimentary canal, stomach and intestines
Illustrations of photographs: Yes Type of incident: n/a

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