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406 PM/1903/138 · Item · 12 May 1903-13 May 1903
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Occupation or role: [Child of] Greengrocer
Age: 10 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 May 1903
Date of death: 13 May 1903
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculous lymphadenitis. Rupture of caseous gland into oesophagus and right bronchus. Inhalation tuberculous broncho-pneumonia. Generalized miliary tuberculosis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lymph nodes); Lymphadenitis (Lymph nodes); Rupture (Oesophagus); Tuberculosis (Lung); Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Penrose, Francis George
Medical examination performed by: Pearson, Sidney Vere
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He was a markedly marasmic infant, who according to the mother had suffered from cough and had wasted since the age of four weeks old.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, gall bladder, portal vein, pancreas, spleen, kidneys, adrenals, bladder, alimentary tract and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Carter, 56, Labourer
406 PM/1903/177 · Item · 13 Jun 1903-22 Jun 1903
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Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Jun 1903
Date of death: 22 Jun 1903
Disease (transcribed): Retroperitoneal sarcoma. Secondary nodules on omentum and peritoneum. Peritonitis. Jejunotomy
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Jejunotomy (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: English, T. Crisp
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: Five months ago the patient strained his left side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, trachea, thyroid, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, adrenals, bladder, testes, alimentary canal and intestines
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

John Bantin, 39, Newsagent
406 PM/1903/192 · Item · 20 Jun 1903-4 Jul 1903
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Occupation or role: Newsagent
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1903
Date of death: 4 Jul 1903
Disease (transcribed): Gastric ulcer. Excision of a portion of the ulcer
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Excision (Stomach)
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: He was an in patient in March and April 1901, having had several attacks of haematemesis and tenderness just below the ensiform cartilage. Since this time he had several bouts of epigastric pain and vomiting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal, stomach and testes
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1903/200 · Item · 26 Jun 1903-9 Jul 1903
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Occupation or role: [Wife of] Valet
Age: 43
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Jun 1903
Date of death: 9 Jul 1903
Disease (transcribed): Duodenal ulcer. Haemorrhage into alimentary tract. Gastrectasia. Hypostatic pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Duodenum); Haemorrhage (Gastrointestinal tract); Gastrectasia (Stomach); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Ascherson, William Lawrence
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient was admitted on June 26th complaining of vomiting blood and passing blood in the stools.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, stomach, liver, gall bladder, portal veins, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, uterus and ovaries
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1903/275 · Item · 5 May 1903-1 Oct 1903
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Occupation or role: House maid
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 May 1903
Date of death: 1 Oct 1903
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease (columnar celled carcinoma) disease of gall bladder infiltrating liver and bile passages. Jaundice. Gall stones. Dilated stomach
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Gall bladder); Cancer (Liver); Cancer (Bile ducts); Jaundice (Skin); Gall stones (Gall bladder); Dilated (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Pearson, Sidney Vere
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: Early in April 1903 this patient had a sudden pain in the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen only examined
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1903/299 · Item · 31 Oct 1903-2 Nov 1903
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Occupation or role: [Child of] Labourer
Age: 1
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Oct 1903
Date of death: 2 Nov 1903
Disease (transcribed): Gastro-enteritis. Broncho-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Gastroenteritis (Stomach); Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Ascherson, William Lawrence
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a history of a fortnight’s diarrhoea and sickness. Cough had been noticed for a week.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, alimentary canal, liver, spleen, kidneys and bladder
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1903/317 · Item · 16 Nov 1903-20 Nov 1903
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Occupation or role: Dressmaker
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Nov 1903
Date of death: 20 Nov 1903
Disease (transcribed): Infective endocarditis. Sero-fibrinous pericarditis. Infarcts in heart wall, spleen, kidney and gut
Disease (standardised): Endocarditis (Heart); Pericarditis (Heart); Infarction (Heart); Infarction (Spleen); Infarction (Kidney); Infarction (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Ascherson, William Lawrence
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient was admitted complaining of abdominal pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, trachea, thyroid, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, gall bladder, portal vein, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, uterus and appendages, alimentary canal and stomach
Type of incident: n/a

James Clark, 47, Coachman
406 PM/1903/343 · Item · 12 Dec 1903-12 Dec 1903
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Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Dec 1903
Date of death: 12 Dec 1903
Disease (transcribed): Cirrhosis of the liver. Commencing pneumonia. Fatty heart. Mitral regurgitation
Disease (standardised): Cirrhosis (Liver); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Pearson, Sidney Vere
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: On admission the patient complained of weakness, headache and giddiness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, abdomen, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal and brain
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1903/351 · Item · 8 Dec 1903-17 Dec 1903
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Occupation or role: [Wife of] Labourer
Age: 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Dec 1903
Date of death: 17 Dec 1903
Disease (transcribed): Wound of oesophagus perforating all the coats (removal of hooked tooth plate). Gangrene of retro oesophageal tissues from pharynx to diaphragm. Broncho-pneumonia (septic), Hydatid cyst in liver
Disease (standardised): Wound (Oesophagus); Perforation (Oesophagus); Gangrene (Pharynx); Gangrene (Diaphragm); Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Sepsis (Lung);Echinococcosis (Liver)
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: The patient swallowed a tooth plate holding four artificial teeth, and having a sharp iron hook. This occurred whilst she was asleep.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal and brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Vaughan, 53, Watchman
406 PM/1903/360 · Item · 29 Nov 1903-25 Dec 1903
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Occupation or role: Watchman
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Nov 1903
Date of death: 25 Dec 1903
Disease (transcribed): Gangrenous appendicitis. Pericaecal abscess. Pylephlebitis. Multiple abscesses in liver. Pyaemic abscesses in lungs
Disease (standardised): Appendicitis (Appendix); Gangrene (Appendix); Abscess (Intestines); Pylephlebitis (Veins); Abscess (Liver); Sepsis (Lung);Abscess (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, liver, spleen, bladder, lungs, pericardium and heart
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1904/3 · Item · 7 Dec 1903-3 Jan 1904
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Occupation or role: Labourer
Gender: Male
Age: 51
Date of admission: 7 Dec 1903
Date of death: 3 Jan 1904
Disease (transcribed): Septic lesion of L. [Left] hand. Prostatic and ischiorectal abscess. Cystitis. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Lesion (Hand); Abscess (Prostate, anus); Cystitis (Bladder); Sepsis (Systemic);
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. On Oct [October] 26, a flap of skin was torn off the back of the L. [Left] hand by an iron bolt on a cart wheel, and the 4th metacarpal was also fractured. The patient was treated in the surgery: the wound being scrubbed with carbolic under ether and the flap loosely sewn into place. Suppuration and sloughing followed. He was treated in the O.P.D. [Out-patient Department] for 6 weeks, but no improvement occurred'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Stokeley, 36, Fitter
406 PM/1904/10 · Item · 23 Dec 1903-7 Jan 1904
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Occupation or role: Fitter
Gender: Male
Age: 36
Date of admission: 23 Dec 1903
Date of death: 7 Jan 1904
Disease (transcribed): Lobar pneumonia. Empyema. Pleurisy with effusion. Pyaemia. Chronic ulcer of stomach. Dilatation of stomach
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Empyema (Lung); Pleurisy (Lung); Pleural effusion (Lung); Sepsis (Systemic); Ulcer (Stomach); Dilatation (Stomach);
Admitted under the care of: Penrose, Francis George
Medical examination performed by: Pearson, Sidney Vere
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: 'History – I.P. [In-patient] Nov [November] 30 – Dec [December] 16th for gastric ulcer: see medical notes no. 1730.03. Present illness started suddenly on Dec [December] 19th; a rigor and dyspnoea occurred: and on Dec [December] 21st feverishness and pain in the right side was noticed'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1904/18 · Item · 9 Jan 1904-14 Jan 1904
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Occupation or role: Housemaid
Gender: Female
Age: 36
Date of admission: 9 Jan 1904
Date of death: 14 Jan 1904
Disease (transcribed): Suppurative metritis and parametritis, salpingitis and oophoritis. Perimetritis. Laparotomy. Removal of R. [Right] fallopian tube: general peritonitis. Hysterectomy
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Uterus); Parametritis (Uterus); Salpingitis (Fallopian tubes); Laparotomy (Abdomen); Operation (Fallopian tubes); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Hysterectomy (Uterus);
Admitted under the care of: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical examination performed by: English, T. Crisp
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: 'History. Dec [December] 26th, patient took a chill and had sever attack of shivering: during the following week, she felt ill and had 'pains all over'. On Jan [January] 1 a second attack of severe shivering occurred followed by acute pain in the back; vomiting occurred once: lower part of abdomen became very sore. Since then, has been in bed with abdominal pain and dysuria: no further vomiting. Tendency to constipation. No similar attacks before: menstruat. [menstruation] irregular, small quantity'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

James Southwick, 53, Painter
406 PM/1904/21 · Item · 6 Jan 1904-17 Jan 1904
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Occupation or role: Painter
Gender: Male
Age: 53
Date of admission: 6 Jan 1904
Date of death: 17 Jan 1904
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy and dilatation of heart (? alcoholic). Infarcts in lungs and spleen. Decomposition. Streptococcus infectus. Interstitial cardiac myositis. Fibroma in kidney
Disease (standardised): Hypertrophy (Heart); Cardiomyopathy, dilated (Heart); Cardiomyopathy, alcoholic (Heart); Infarction (Lung, spleen); Streptococcus (Lung, spleen); Myositis (Heart); Fibroma (Kidney);
Admitted under the care of: Penrose, Francis George
Medical examination performed by: Pearson, Sidney Vere
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: 'James Southwick was a painter and decorator who had never worked much in lead. He had never had gout or syphilis. He drank alcohol moderately ('about 2 ½ pints' of ale a day): had never suffered from morning retching or vomiting. Fam. Hst. [Family history] and hist [history] of past illness – negative. History Present Illness – Loss of flesh for 4 months. Swelling of the legs for 6 weeks. Dyspnoea on and off for 4 months. No work for 1 month, in bed for 3 weeks. He complained of dyspnoea and pain in the stomach and of shortness of breath. The pain was a constant [?] one, worse on standing up'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Louisa Topp, 21, Parlourmaid
406 PM/1904/26 · Item · 20 Jan 1904-22 Jan 1904
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Occupation or role: Parlourmaid
Gender: Female
Age: 21
Date of admission: 20 Jan 1904
Date of death: 22 Jan 1904
Disease (transcribed): (Intussusception). Resection, with subsequent anastomosis of bowel. Leakage. General septic peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Intussusception (Intestines); Operation (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Sepsis (Abdomen);
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. H.S. [House Surgeon] – patient had been ailing for the last 7 years: constant bilious attacks: bowels regular. On Jan [January] 18th, sudden onset of abdominal pain and vomiting. These symptoms continued up to time of admission. On the 20th, the pain became very severe, being situated in the R. [Right] iliac fossa. No diarrhoea, no blood or mucus in the stools: no constipation'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Intestines
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Cook, 76, Widow
406 PM/1904/65 · Item · 4 Feb 1904-15 Feb 1904
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Occupation or role: Widow
Gender: Female
Age: 76
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1904
Date of death: 15 Feb 1904
Disease (transcribed): Malignant stricture of upper part of oesophagus. Inhalation broncho-pneumonia. Gall stones
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Oesophagus); Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Gallstones (Bladder);
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Ascherson, William Lawrence
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: 'Patient was admitted on Feb [February] 4 1904 with an 8 months history of progressive dysphagia. There had been regurgitation of blood on one occasion. On admission she was an aged woman of striking appearance; profuse growth of grey hair. She was emaciated and the skin was atrophic'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1904/66 · Item · 8 Feb 1904-16 Feb 1904
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Occupation or role: [Child of] Labourer
Gender: Female
Age: 10/11 days
Date of admission: 8 Feb 1904
Date of death: 16 Feb 1904
Disease (transcribed): Septic infection of umbilicus. General peritonitis. Thickening of inner coats of rectum
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Umbilicus); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Rectum);
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: 'History. Sent up from York Road dying-in Hospital, as a case of imperforate anus. The child had had no action of the bowels since birth, and had vomited 3 times, the vomit being said to have ressembled [sic] meconium. No other symptoms'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1904/92 · Item · 15 Mar 1904-15 Mar 1904
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Occupation or role: [Wife of] Army pensioner
Gender: Female
Age: 58
Date of admission: 15 Mar 1904
Date of death: 15 Mar 1904
Disease (transcribed): Morbus cordis (mitral stenosis) with ruptured compensation. 'Tight laced' liver. Gall stones
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Mitral valve stenosis (Heart); Tightlaced (Liver); Gallstones (Bladder);
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Ascherson, William Lawrence
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: 'Patient was admitted in great distress from dyspnoea etc after a 14 months illness of gradual shortness of breath. Oedema of the legs was noticed first only a week before admission. There had also been some haemoptysis. Urine had been scanty and diarrhoea present for a week'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1904/104 · Item · 23 Mar 1904-29 Mar 1904
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Occupation or role: Charwoman
Gender: Female
Age: 42
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1904
Date of death: 29 Mar 1904
Disease (transcribed): Removal of R. [Right] ovary. General septic peritonitis. Erosions of stomach. Septic broncho-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Operation (Ovary); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Sepsis (Systemic); Erosion (Stomach); Bronchopneumonia (Lung);
Admitted under the care of: Dakin, William Radford
Medical examination performed by: Smith, George Frederick Darwall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: '3 weeks before admission pain began in lower part of abdomen. 1 week [before admission] vomiting started. 2 weeks [before admission] diarrhoea started with passage of blood. All present on admission. Pain and difficulty with micturition also present on admission. Also Bronchitis – no history of any menstrual abnormality. No uterine troubles before. No previous attack like this'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Drew, 41, Labourer
406 PM/1904/116 · Item · 4 Apr 1904-7 Apr 1904
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Occupation or role: Labourer
Gender: Male
Age: 41
Date of admission: 4 Apr 1904
Date of death: 7 Apr 1904
Disease (transcribed): Lobar pneumonia. Oedema of lungs. Distension of intestines
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Oedema (Lung); Distended (Intestines);
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Ascherson, William Lawrence
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: 'Patient was admitted on April 4th for an illness of sudden onset and of three days duration beginning with sudden abdominal pain and shivering. He had had cough for about a fortnight. He had noticed blood in the expectoration on the day before admission'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Hall, 53, Painter
406 PM/1904/127 · Item · 10 Apr 1904-12 Apr 1904
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Occupation or role: Painter
Gender: Male
Age: 53
Date of admission: 10 Apr 1904
Date of death: 12 Apr 1904
Disease (transcribed): Malignant stricture carcinoma of caecum. Metastases in liver, lungs, kidneys, adrenals, spleen, and lymph glands
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Intestines); Neoplasm metastasis (Liver, lung, kidney, adrenal glands, spleen, lymph nodes);
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. For 5 days patient had had abdominal pain and absolute constipation. The onset was sudden and until then he had been in excellent health. The abdomen became distended, but no vomiting occurred until April 8th. Enemata given in vain. 2 years ago, was in St Mary's Hospital for 1 month with similar symptoms: no operation. Bowels regular until present illness: no loss of flesh'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1904/139 · Item · 2 Apr 1904-21 Apr 1904
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Occupation or role: Cab attendt [attendant]
Gender: Male
Age: 34
Date of admission: 2 Apr 1904
Date of death: 21 Apr 1904
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Oedema with ascites, hydrothorax and hydropericardium. Passive congestion and fibrosis of liver
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidney); Oedema (Abdomen); Ascites (Abdomen); Hydrothorax (Lung); Hydropericardium (Heart); Congestion (Liver); Fibrosis (Liver);
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Pearson, Sidney Vere
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: 'This patient was a loafer or cab-attendant who was saturated with the chronic intoxications of syphilis and alcohol. He came into the hospital from time to time, generally on account of dropsy. This affected his right leg to a much greater extent than the left, and he appears to have had some thrombosis about the rt. [right] lower extremity at one time. But besides this cause for oedema albumineria was generally present, and as he had the marks of syphilis about his skin and no very markes cario-vascular changes the question as to the presence of lardaceous disease of the kidneys was discussed, and considered probable. He had a congenitally deformed rt. [right] wrist – a 'club hand'. During one of this stays in the hospital he had an attack of gout'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1904/148 · Item · 25 Apr 1904-28 Apr 1904
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Occupation or role: Labourer
Gender: Male
Age: 50
Date of admission: 25 Apr 1904
Date of death: 28 Apr 1904
Disease (transcribed): Malignant stricture of oesopagus. Inanition
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Oesophagus); Starvation (Systemic);
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. 12 months ago, patient first noticed dysphagia: since then has had intermittent attacks of dysphagia, usually lasting 48 hours. Lately this has been more severe: he has lost 2 stone in 6 months: his voice has become hoarse, and there has been much cough: for 3 weeks, attempts at drinking have induced violent attacks of coughing. Previous history unimportant'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1904/154 · Item · 6 May 1904-8 May 1904
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Occupation or role: Grainer
Gender: Male
Age: 71
Date of admission: 6 May 1904
Date of death: 8 May 1904
Disease (transcribed): Malignant stricture of the rectum. Distension of large gut. Rupture of serous coat of caecum. Bronchitis. Morbus cordis
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Intestines); Distended (Intestines); Rupture (Intestines); Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Heart);
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: 'History. Had been losing flesh for 8 months: otherwise no symptoms until 14 days before admission when motions became hard and scanty and on May 2nd constipation became absolute. Sickness for 12 days: hiccough for 7 days: pain and sense of distension commenced with the onset of constipation. No blood of discharge from rectum. Bowels previously regular. No other illnesses ever'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1904/161 · Item · 9 May 1904-14 May 1904
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Occupation or role: [Child of] Farmer
Gender: Male
Age: 10 weeks
Date of admission: 9 May 1904
Date of death: 14 May 1904
Disease (transcribed): Congenital hypertrophic stenosis of pylorus. Pyloroplasty
Disease (standardised): Pyloric stenosis, hypertrophic (Stomach); Operation (Stomach);
Admitted under the care of: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Permission could not be obtained for a complete necropsy but a local examination through the abdominal wound was allowed'
Type of incident: n/a