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Samuel Durby, 65, Farm labourer

Occupation or role: Farm labourer
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Dec 1887
Date of death: 1 Jan 1888
Disease (transcribed): Pleuropneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Slater, Charles
Medical notes: 'A healthy man, who for a fortnight has had a cough with considerable expectoration. Six days before admission he grew worse & had severe rigors, pain in the point of the chest, some diarrhoea, much dyspnoea’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, stomach, intestines

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Williams, 46, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Dec 1863
Date of death: 1 Jan 1864
Disease (transcribed): Necrosis of cricoid cartilage
Disease (standardised): Necrosis (Trachea)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte and Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'Admitted, as a patient under the care of the physician, on the evening of December 31, with great dyspnoea; he was seen at 11pm by the house surgeon who found the difficulty of breathing rather diminished. […] He suffered from primary syphilis in 1837, but the sore does not appear to have been followed by any secondary symptoms till the end of 1862 when he had sore throat’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Mills, 26, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Dec 1859
Date of death: 12 Jan 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man was sent to the hospital by a general practitioner in order that he might be treated for a supposed strangulated hernia. His antecedents were as follows. For three years he had been getting thin and suffering from cough, emaciation and occasional haemoptysis. He had been for three months in the hospital for consumption’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Robert Driver, 48, Driver

Occupation or role: Driver
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1846
Date of death: 8 Apr 1864
Disease (transcribed): Abscess near bladder bursting into urethra
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'About one year ago an abscess formed by the side of the rectum close to the anus; it was opened, discharged and has never remained healed for any length of time together’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Annie Green, 25, Dressmaker

Occupation or role: Dressmaker
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1887
Date of death: 9 Apr 1887
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Diphtheria
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Diphtheria (Pharynx)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Slater, Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient, who was a dressmaker, was of a non-tubercular family and had had good health until 7 months before admission'

Illustrations: No
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Brown, 50, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Apr 1860
Date of death: 10 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Diseased heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined, this case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

James Harmsworth, 36, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Mar 1864
Date of death: 11 Apr 1864
Disease (transcribed): Disease of heart. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Sturges, Octavius
Medical notes: 'This man was a butler, whose health had been generally good till six weeks before admission, when he caught cold, as he supposed, from exposure to wet’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Brown, 44, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1881
Date of death: 28 Mar 1881
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Medical notes: 'No family history of phthisis. He has spent 22 years in the Navy and Merchant Service and during that time had very good health. Four months ago he gave up his sea life and came to live in London. Since then he has never been free from cough and has lost flesh rapidly. His sputa have become very profuse and purulent and his dyspnoea constant'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys

Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Bonner, 47, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Apr 1864
Date of death: 11 Apr 1864
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema. Bronchitis. Disease of kidneys
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Sturges, Octavius
Medical notes: 'This man was admitted with orthopnea and severe distress from difficulty of breathing, the legs being dropsical and some general oedema existing. He had been short of breath for five years’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Green, 40, General servant

Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Mar 1864
Date of death: 13 Apr 1864
Disease (transcribed): Valvular disease of heart. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Sturges, Octavius
Medical notes: 'This woman had been a patient of Dr Page’s [William Page] in March 1863 for dropsy and diseased heart, she had left the hospital on the 10th of that month relieved. Oedema reappeared the end of last year and she now again sought relief in much the same condition as at first’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George F. Joy, [No age stated], Railway porter

Occupation or role: Railway porter
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1860
Date of death: 11 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A railway porter. He had pretty good health until 10 weeks before admission, when he began to suffer from cough and expectoration, never of blood. He had occasional bleeding at the nose during his illness’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, larynx

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Lock, 43, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1860
Date of death: 11 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward and Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James and Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This woman was admitted into the Wellington ward March 31st with a small scalp wound situated about an inch above the nose, & erysipelas of the head & face. It appeared that the woman was of drunken habits & was a week before her admission knocked down by her husband, who was also drunk’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Dalee, 26, Milkwoman

Occupation or role: Milkwoman
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Apr 1864
Date of death: 14 Apr 1864
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Emphysema
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Emphysema (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Sturges, Octavius
Medical notes: 'This patient, an Irishwoman, was brought into the hospital in a dying state by friends who did not remain to be questioned. She was herself too far gone to say much and answered vaguely and uncertainly […] She was by occupation a milk woman and was said to have carried her pails about up to three days before admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen, blood vessels

Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Joy, 28, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Apr 1860
Date of death: 11 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of the ovary
Disease (standardised): Malignant disease (Ovaries)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This young woman attributed her complaint to sudden cessation of the catamenial discharge [menstruation], caused by fright four years ago. It appeared that an eel was suddenly twisted round her neck during one of the monthly periods, which was followed by a sudden suppression of the discharge, which never reappeared’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Richard Jackson, 50, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Apr 1864
Date of death: 17 Apr 1864
Disease (transcribed): Typhus
Disease (standardised): Typhus (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Sturges, Octavius
Medical notes: 'This man was admitted with bronchial catarrh and cough of a month’s duration. He had wasted during the attack and at the time of admission was without appetite’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen, blood

Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Young, 34, General servant

Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Feb 1888
Date of death: 21 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Morbus cordis. Vegetations on the mitral valve, with vegetations also on the aortic valves, one of which has ulcerated
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Vegetation (Heart); Ulcer (Heart)
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 patient had acute rheumatism when about 14 years of age. She was laid up (in bed) for about 9 weeks. Six months before admission she had oedema of the legs. About nine weeks before she came in she had vomiting and on the following day sharp pain in her left side, and some cough’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, spleen, kidneys, liver, heart, lungs, brain, eyes

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Denton, 13, Child

Occupation or role: Child
Age: 13
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Apr 1864
Date of death: 17 Apr 1864
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular meningitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Sturges, Octavius
Medical notes: 'The patient was a well grown, healthy-looking girl. On her admission she had been ill a week, rigors, vomiting, vertigo and what she called sick headache being the main symptoms. She had not entirely kept her bed but used to get up for dinner’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Benjamin Brown, 50, Confectioner

Occupation or role: Confectioner
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Apr 1864
Date of death: 18 Apr 1864
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull and spine. Perforation of carotid
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull, spine); Perforation (Carotid arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'The broughman, in which this gentleman was riding, came into violent collision with the pole of an omnibus, which, crashing through the side of the carriage, struck the unfortunate gentleman on the head, he vomited a large quantity of blood immediately, and died in a few seconds’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, spine, trunk

Type of incident: n/a

John Manser, 52, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Apr 1860
Date of death: 18 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A porter, of sallow and somewhat bloated aspect; he had been in the habit of living freely, taking half a pint of gin ‘with fish, flesh and fowl, every day of his life’ ‘
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Shields, 37, General servant

Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Mar 1888
Date of death: 22 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Old mitral disease. Pulmonary emphysema & bronchitis. Recent acute nephritis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Emphysema (Lungs); Bronchitis (Lungs); Nephritis (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'When 13 years of age the patient had scarlatina. She occasionally had rheumatic pains in her shoulders. For some time, she could not say how long, she had been disturbed about twice during the night to pass water’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, abdomen, thorax, heart, spleen, kidneys, liver, stomach, eyes

Type of incident: n/a

Robert Skinner, 60, Bricklayer

Occupation or role: Bricklayer
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Apr 1864
Date of death: 19 Apr 1864
Disease (transcribed): Disease of heart and kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Sturges, Octavius
Medical notes: 'This patient had been laid up for two months with a ‘cold’ by which he meant general muscular weakness, dyspnoea and a lightness across the chest’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Scott, 39, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Dec 1863
Date of death: 8 Jan 1864
Disease (transcribed): Hydatid cysts in liver
Disease (standardised): Echinococcosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Sturges, Octavius
Medical notes: 'This patient, a healthy-looking man, was admitted with the following history. Nine weeks before admission he had a sudden acute pain across the epigastrium which lasted for 3 or 4 days and disappeared as suddenly as it had begun, similar paroxysms of pain, varying in duration, had occurred several times since’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Daniel Galvin, 34, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Mar 1860
Date of death: 18 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined, this case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Noah Smith, [No age stated], Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Apr 1864
Date of death: 21 Apr 1864
Disease (transcribed): Typhus? Scarlet fever?
Disease (standardised): Typhus (Systemic); Scarlet fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Steward, George William and Sturges, Octavius
Medical notes: 'This patient was brought into the hospital in a semicomatose state by a friend, who could give no more account of him than that he had been ill for 3 or 4 days’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen, pharynx

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Day, 38, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Apr 1860
Date of death: 19 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy and Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: 'This man had been ill for a year and 11 weeks. His complaint dated from a blow on the right side of the chest from a horse. About six months ago he spat a small quantity of blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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