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Elizabeth Sykes, 55, Charwoman

Occupation or role: Charwoman
Age: 55
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Feb 1886
Date of death: 12 Feb 1886
Disease (transcribed): Umbilical hernia. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: The patient was first admitted into the hospital on January 7th 1886, complaining of pain around and old irreducible hernia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, aorta, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys and bladder
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

Beatrice Haile, 42, [Wife of] Messenger

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Messenger
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Mar 1886
Date of death: 12 Mar 1886
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of the peritoneal coat of the bowel. Peritonitis. Enteritis. Following hernia (which had been relieved by operation)
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Enteritis (Intestines); Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: Allingham, Herbert William. Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: The patient had been ruptured for five or six years. Four days ago the patient was carrying a heavy load and felt the rupture come down.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, aorta, abdomen, liver, kidneys, bladder, pancreas and uterus
Type of incident: n/a