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Ethel Hawkins, 26, Dining room attendant

Occupation or role: Dining room attendant
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Jun 1918
Date of death: 30 Jun 1918
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculosis of kidneys, ureters & bladder. Nephrectomy. Anuria
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Kidneys, ureters, bladder); Nephrectomy (Kidneys); Anuria (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Post mortem examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Medical notes: 'Pain on micturition, frequency and intermittent haematuria for 13 years. Pain in both loins for 10 years. Bowels very loose. Occasional diarrhoea. Never constipation. Appetite poor. No sweating. Cough all the winter. No vomiting. No history of TB in the family’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Illustrations or photographs: Yes
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

Jane Hull, General servant

Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1871
Date of death: 21 Jul 1871
Disease (transcribed): Morbus cordis. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Not reported here’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’
Illustrations or photographs: Yes (relating to case PM/1871/248)
Type of incident: n/a

George Hogg, 43, Van driver

Occupation or role: Van driver
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: Brought in dead
Date of death: 7 Jul 1916
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of intrapericardial aneurysm. Syphilitic mesaortitis
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Heart); Syphilis (Systemic); Mesaortitis (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
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, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal, skull and brain
Illustrations or photographs: Yes Type of incident: n/a

Ivy Clayton, 16, Shop assistant

Occupation or role: Shop assistant
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Jul 1918
Date of death: 14 Aug 1918
Disease (transcribed): Cerebral tumour
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'For notes of this case see Medical register 83/18’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: ‘No necropsy’

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Mundy, 63, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Aug 1918
Date of death: 15 Aug 1918
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of gall bladder following cholelithiasis. Metastases in small & large intestine, omentum & liver. Obstruction of ileum
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Gall bladder); Cholelithiasis (Biliary tract); Metastases (Intestines, omentum, liver); Obstruction (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Post mortem examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Medical notes: 'She first had abdominal pain 3 years ago. 6 months ago these became very severe, and were accompanied by vomiting. Vomiting relieved the pain. Neither the pain nor the vomiting appear to have any relation to food. Some diarrhoea for last 6 weeks, but no melaena. Menopause 12 years ago. Slight show 3 months ago. No venereal disease. Getting thinner last 3 months’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Illustrations or photographs: Yes (see PM/1918/167)
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Cook , 54, Collector

Occupation or role: Collector
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Jul 1916
Date of death: 29 Jul 1916
Disease (transcribed): Pyloric ulcer. Stricture of pylorus. Gastrectasia. Visceroptosis. Haematemesis
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Constriction (Stomach); Gastrectasia (Stomach); Visceral prolapse (Viscera); Haematemesis (Gastrointestinal tract)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He had pain in the epigastrium at one time related to food, not not so, that lasted about three to four hours when vomiting gave relief.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder and stomach
Illustrations or photographs: Yes Type of incident: n/a

Edith Byrnand, 32, Lady’s maid

Occupation or role: Lady’s maid
Age: 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Apr 1888
Date of death: 21 May 1888
Disease (transcribed): Leucocythemia
Disease (standardised): Leukemia
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Davidson, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'There was no history of ague. Twelve years before her admission the woman had typhoid fever and was ill for 2 months. She had no other illness of any kind till November 1886 when she vomited dark-coloured fluid ‘like [?] port wine’. At that time she had no pain after food, nor any other symptom pointing to gastric ulcer’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, 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

George Long, 1 ¾, [Child of] Labourer

Occupation or role: [Child of] Labourer
Age: 1 ¾
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 May 1888
Date of death: 31 May 1888
Disease (transcribed): Diphtheria
Disease (standardised): Diphtheria (Pharynx)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
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’
Illustrations or photographs: Yes (relating to case PM/1888/238)
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Pownay, 40, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 May 1888
Date of death: 8 Jun 1888
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of transverse colon
Disease (standardised): Malignant disease (Colon)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'Sixteen years before he came to the hospital he had some serious illness, the nature of which is not clear. He said it was ‘enlargement of the liver and inflammation of the kidneys’. He was in bed for 6 or 8 weeks: oedema of the legs was a prominent symptom. Eighteen months before his admission he began to suffer from pricking pain at the lower part of his abdomen on the left side. A swelling was soon afterwards noticed at the seat of the pain’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, stomach, lungs, heart
Illustrations or photographs: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

George Harrison, 32, Packer

Occupation or role: Packer
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 May 1888
Date of death: 18 Jun 1888
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophic cirrhosis of the liver. Albuminoid change in liver, spleen, stomach & kidneys
Disease (standardised): Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Disease (Liver, spleen, stomach, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Gamgee, Arthur and Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient gave no history of syphilis, nor of having suffered form any disease causing prolonged suppuration. At one time he said he drank a gallon or two of beer daily and 2 or 3 ‘goes’ of spirits, but he said that for 2 ½ years before he came to the hospital he had taken less. For 2 years he had been subjects to attacks of epistaxis’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, testes, stomach, intestines, thorax, heart, lungs, tongue, brain, eyes
Illustrations or photographs: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Hannah Kates, 45, Laundress

Occupation or role: Laundress
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Jun 1888
Date of death: 22 Jun 1888
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of the pyloric end of stomach. Perforation of stomach wall. Passage of faeces into peritoneum. Peritonitis. Partial kinking of transverse colon, causing obstruction of the lumen of the gut, with great dilatation of the immediately preceding portion
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach); Perforation (Stomach); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Obstruction (Colon, gut)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The woman was married when she was 25 years of age. She had 3 children, 2 of whom died of ‘consumption’. She said that she had generally had good health and had never been laid up before’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Peritoneum, stomach, intestines, kidneys, spleen, liver, thorax, lungs, heart, brain
Illustrations or photographs: Yes
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

William Naish, 34, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jun 1888
Date of death: 27 Jun 1888
Disease (transcribed): ?Septicaemia. Fits. Parotid buboes
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Systemic); Seizure; Swelling (Parotid glands)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient’s mind was not clear, a history was obtained with difficulty and the man’s statements did not appear to be very reliable. Six days before he came in he said he had vomiting, headache and pain in his chest. He was however able to get about till the day of his admission. The man’s wife thought he had been injured, but there was no clear evidence of this, and there was no objective sign of it. The patient said he drank only a pint of beer a day, except when he ‘had company’ ‘
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Skull, brain, thorax, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, stomach, intestines, pancreas, mesenteric glands, shoulder joint, left hip
Illustrations or photographs: Yes (see PM/1888/202)
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

Mary Flanagan, 56, [Wife of] Foreman

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Foreman
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Jun 1888
Date of death: 26 Jul 1888
Disease (transcribed): Gall stone impacted in common bile duct. Biliary obstruction and hepatic abscesses
Disease (standardised): Gallstone (Gallbladder); Abscess (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Le Cronier, Maxwell
Medical notes: 'Had never left Britain. In early life lived amongst the Cambrian Mountains. No history of ague. For 11[?] years had had attacks, the symptoms of which point to the passage of gall stones, altogether she had 4 or 5 such attacks’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, liver, lungs, heart, spleen, kidneys, stomach, bladder
Illustrations or photographs: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Stockley, 24, Groom

Occupation or role: Groom
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Jan 1870
Date of death: 24 Jan 1870
Disease (transcribed): Fractured bone of skull.
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: The patient had been thrown from a horse in Hyde Park and was brought into the Hospital insensible.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Joseph Walker, 64, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Dec 1918
Date of death: 11 Dec 1918
Disease (transcribed): Lacerated wound of back. Fracture of spine, pelvis & rib. Tubercle of liver & spleen
Disease (standardised): Wound (Back); Fracture (Spine, pelvis, rib); Tuberculosis (Liver, spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Post mortem examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Medical notes: A cylinder in connection with a vulcanizing machine burst, and he was hit in the back by a piece of metal'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium
Illustrations or photographs: Yes
Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Kate O'Dowd, 40, [Wife of] Soldier

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Soldier
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Oct 1916
Date of death: 29 Nov 1916
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of transverse colon. Removal. End to end anastomosis. Local peritonitis. Dilatation of stomach due to obstruction by band
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Intestines); Operation (Intestines); Anastomosis (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Dilatation (Stomach); Obstruction (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: She had not been in good health for a year. She had swelling in the left side of the abdomen for six weeks, becoming larger and more painful.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen only examined
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

Robert Grimley, 50, Waterman

Occupation or role: Waterman
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Oct 1888
Date of death: 5 Dec 1888
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of pyloric end of stomach
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient was a waterman. He had been a healthy man. He had scarlatina when a child and small pox when he was 19: he had no other illness. He came to St George’s in august 1888. He complained of constipation, abdominal pain and flatulence. He was under the care of Dr Whipham [Thomas Tillyer Whipham]. His abdomen was rather distended, but was not tender. His recti muscles contracted when he was examined, and no abdominal tumour was found’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, tongue, oesophagus, liver, spleen, kidneys, pancreas, thorax, heart
Illustrations or photographs: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

William Adsell, 24, Policeman

Occupation or role: Policeman
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1888
Date of death: 5 Jan 1888
Disease (transcribed): Perforation of the vermiform appendix. Abscess behind the caecum. General peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Perforation (Appendix); Abscess (Cecum); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship and Turner, George Robertson
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Medical notes: 'Some fifteen months before coming here the man had had an attack of constipation lasting 5 days. At that time he vomited much. With that exception he had always been quite well up to Dec 30 when he partook of liver & pastry for dinner. On that evening he began to feel some dragging pain about the umbilicus. Had porridge for supper’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, stomach, colon, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder
Illustrations or photographs: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

William Egleton, 62, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Dec 1887
Date of death: 13 Feb 1888
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’
Illustrations or photographs: Yes (relating to case PM/1888/76)
Type of incident: n/a

Luther Baker, 27, Commissionaire

Occupation or role: Commissionaire
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Sep 1887
Date of death: 22 Feb 1888
Disease (transcribed): Sarcoma occupying the whole of the left half of the chest and bulging over two inches beyond the median line
Disease (standardised): Sarcoma (Chest)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: 'An old soldier: no history of heritable disease. In 1882 he had a chancre which was followed by constitutional syphilis for which he was treated in Army with mercury. In 1884 he got a wound in the palm of the right hand: this healed at once […] In August 1885, the right forearm was amputated in Belfast Military Hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, heart, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, testicles
Illustrations or photographs: Yes (see PM/1888/68)
Type of incident: n/a

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