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Mary A Walker, 42, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Dec 1876
Date of death: 28 Dec 1876
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of the intestines
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Intestine)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: On admission she complained of pain in the epigastrium, hypogastrium and loins, in the interscapular region, knees and feet. She had frontal headache and slight cough with great weakness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, lungs, heart, liver, suprarenals, spleen, bladder and spinal cord
Type of incident: n/a

William H Knight, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: n/a
Date of death: n/a
Disease (transcribed): Cerebral haemorrhage
Disease (standardised): Haemorrhage (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: This patient, who was anaemic, sickly and puffy under the eyes, was admitted in a condition of insensibility.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, heart, liver and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

John Taylor, 28, Footman

Occupation or role: Footman
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Sep 1876
Date of death: 8 Dec 1876
Disease (transcribed): Diabetes
Disease (standardised): Diabetes mellitus (Pancreas)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: This patient was admitted as a surgical case and no notes therefore kept.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

George Reason, 34, Bricklayer

Occupation or role: Bricklayer
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Nov 1876
Date of death: 10 Nov 1876
Disease (transcribed): Extensive cerebral apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: On the morning of his entrance he complained of slight abdominal pain. An hour later he fell down unconscious.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Turver, 24, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Oct 1876
Date of death: 7 Nov 1876
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculosis of lungs. Amyloid liver and kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Amyloidosis (Liver); Amyloidosis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: Early in the present year, being in service at a hotel in Margate, he had to sleep in a room which was flooded by high tides. In February he was attacked by a coryza.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidney and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

John Lambert, 61, Groom

Occupation or role: Groom
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Oct 1876
Date of death: 22 Oct 1876
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema and granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: This patient stated that he had been troubled with dyspeptic pains for two years. Seven weeks before admission he lost his appetitie, and began to cough and spit greenish phlegm.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, bladder and bronchial tubes
Type of incident: n/a

John Ashby, 55, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Oct 1876
Date of death: 22 Oct 1876
Disease (transcribed): Mitral contraction. Pneumonia and old cerebral haemorrhage
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Pneumonia (Lung); Haemorrhage (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a state of delirium, talking at random and trying to get away as soon as he was put to bed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Greenland, 75, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 75
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Sep 1876
Date of death: 10 Oct 1876
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of the liver
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: The patient had been well and strong until seven or eight months before admission, when she first noticed the tumour. About this time she hurt herself by a fall and after the accident the urine became high coloured.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Horton, 30, Platelayer

Occupation or role: Platelayer
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jun 1876
Date of death: 16 Oct 1876
Disease (transcribed): Spinal disease with empyema and pleurisy from communication with the thorax on the right side
Disease (standardised): Disease (Spine); Empyema (Pleura); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Fenwick, John Charles James
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: Six months before admission the patient was attacked with sickness and general malaise, and for a short time had pain in the right iliac region and some diarrhoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, abdomen and peritoneum
Type of incident: n/a

John Killock, 72, Gate keeper

Occupation or role: Gate keeper
Age: 72
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Oct 1876
Date of death: 9 Oct 1876
Disease (transcribed): Schirrhus of liver
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: No history could be obtained of this patient, on account of deafness. On Admission he was considerably emaciated and tinged deeply with yellow.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys and spleen
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Page, 21, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Sep 1876
Date of death: 4 Oct 1876
Disease (transcribed): Aneurism of innominate
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, lungs, liver, kidneys and spleen
Type of incident: n/a

Annie Mallery, 4, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 4
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Oct 1876
Date of death: 5 Oct 1876
Disease (transcribed): Post pharyngeal abscess
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Pharynx)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: Nine days before admission the child complained of drowsiness. After a sleep of several hours she awoke, suffering from sore throat with dysphagia and some dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Trachea, oesophagus, larynx, heart, kidneys, spleen and glands of abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Childs, 14, Nurse maid

Occupation or role: Nurse maid
Age: 14
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Sep 1876
Date of death: 16 Sep 1876
Disease (transcribed): Typhoid ulceration of the bowel
Disease (standardised): Typhoid fever (Systemic); Ulcer (Intestine)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Walker, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: This patient had had a cough for the last two years with frothy sputa. A month before death, she had headache, pain in the abdomen and diarrhoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

James Angell, 31, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Sep 1876
Date of death: 16 Sep 1876
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculosis of both lungs
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Walker, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: He had gonorrhoea and syphilis followed by secondary symptoms. Two years ago, after a heave day of marching, he caught cold and had cough and blood spitting since.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Gillett, 75, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 75
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Sep 1876
Date of death: 13 Sep 1876
Disease (transcribed): Cirrhosis. Dropsy
Disease (standardised): Cirrhosis (Liver); Oedema (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Walker, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: Jaundice, polyuria and dropsy began with pains in the limbs. The lower eyelids were swollen and she was wasting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Day, 31, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 31
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Aug 1876
Date of death: 10 Sep 1876
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis. Cirrhosis of the liver
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

Francis Asdel, 57, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 57
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Sep 1876
Date of death: 9 Sep 1876
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Walker, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: He was brought into the surgery in a kind of fit of an epileptiform character.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys and spleen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Hart, 55, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Oct 1875
Date of death: 15 Aug 1876
Disease (transcribed): Cardiac hypertrophy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: Previous notes to the binder’s
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Collard, 13, Schoolboy

Occupation or role: Schoolboy
Age: 13
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Aug 1876
Date of death: 10 Aug 1876
Disease (transcribed): Perforation of appendix vermiform. General peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Perforation (Appendix); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: A fortnight before admission the patient was seized suddenly with pains in the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, abdomen and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Susannah Chivers, 45, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Aug 1876
Date of death: 11 Aug 1876
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular disease of the lungs
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: There was a family history of consumption. She had suffered all her life from cough and loss of flesh dated from December last.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen and uterus
Type of incident: n/a

Emily B Morris, 39, Singer

Occupation or role: Singer
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Jun 1876
Date of death: 1 Aug 1876
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the spinal cord
Disease (standardised): Disease (Spinal cord)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: Power of movement was lost in the lower limbs on December 25th previously. Control over the sphincters was complete on admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys and spinal cord
Type of incident: n/a

Susannah Chivers, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Aug 1876
Date of death: 11 Aug 1876
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was emaciated
Type of incident: n/a

William Pantin, 40, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jul 1876
Date of death: 1 Aug 1876
Disease (transcribed): Aneurism of the descending aorta
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: He had suffered from dyspnoea and hoarseness for nine months before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, kidneys and spleen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Luetchford, 24, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Jul 1876
Date of death: 26 Jul 1876
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia (suppurative) of the right lung
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Suppuration (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a fit. The next morning he became noisy and had a second fit.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen and brain
Type of incident: n/a

George Joinerwood, 29, Butcher

Occupation or role: Butcher
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jun 1876
Date of death: 29 Jun 1876
Disease (transcribed): Cardiac hypertrophy. Mitral contraction. Pulmonary congestion
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Congestion (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Fenwick, John Charles James
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: This man was first admitted in December 17th 1873 with acute rheumatism.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

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