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Joseph Carmichael, 12, Schoolboy

Occupation or role: Schoolboy
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Sep 1865
Date of death: 9 Jan 1866
Disease (transcribed): Disease of knee joint
Disease (standardised): Disease (Knee)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This boy was admitted with acute periostitis of the tibia which had commenced six days before with great pain and swelling.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Knee, hip, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Ayres, 64, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Feb 1863
Date of death: 16 Apr 1863
Disease (transcribed): Disease of knee joint probably commencing in the bone
Disease (standardised): Disease (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This man had been subject to attacks of rheumatism for some years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Knee joint, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Styles, 75, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 75
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Mar 1863
Date of death: 25 Apr 1863
Disease (transcribed): Gangrene of leg. Disease of blood vessels
Disease (standardised): Gangrene (Leg); Disease (Vessels)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: For the last few years he had had a large ulcer over the outer ankle of the right leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Lucy Ball, 60, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Jan 1875
Date of death: 10 Jan 1875
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Cirrhosis of liver. Dropsy. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Cirrhosis (Liver); Oedema (Leg); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Fenwick, John Charles James
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: For the last three months she had suffered from severe cough with thick purulent expectoration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Boots, 38, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Mar 1863
Date of death: 6 May 1863
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull, ribs and leg. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Fracture (Ribs); Fracture (Leg); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: While working in a sewer, the earth suddenly gave way and he was knocked down and partly buried under it.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, chest, abdomen and leg
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Atto, 60, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jan 1860
Date of death: 16 Jan 1860
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Diseased kidneys. Sprained ankle
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Kidneys); Sprain (Ankle)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man, who had been a free liver and had had delirium tremens several times, was admitted on the 4th of January into one of the surgical wards with a sprained ankle. Nothing unusual was observed about him until the 14th, when while attempting to get out of bed, he fell down half insensible’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium., thorax, abdomen, right ankle

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Eliza Swoffer, 30, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1865
Date of death: 21 Apr 1865
Disease (transcribed): Disease of hip. ‘Amyloid’ disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Hip); Amyloidosis (Liver); Amyloidosis (Kidney); Amyloidosis (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: Disease of the hip first appeared when she was six years old. After the birth of her youngest child three years ago, an abscess appeared.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Hip, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Brady, 41, Coal porter

Occupation or role: Coal porter
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Apr 1865
Date of death: 23 Apr 1865
Disease (transcribed): Extensive superficial injuries of arms and legs
Disease (standardised): Injury (Arm); Injury (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This man was admitted after a cask of beer fell from a waggon on to this arm and then on to his leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Emma Sawyer, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Mar 1861
Date of death: 8 May 1861
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Diseased heart and kidneys
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: The patient was taken ill five days before her admission with stiffness in the joints soon followed by severe pain, redness and swelling.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

James Sellar, 27, Watchmaker

Occupation or role: Watchmaker
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Dec 1885
Date of death: 14 Apr 1886
Disease (transcribed): Necrosis of vertebrae. Acetabulum hip. Double psoas abscess. Pyo-nephritis. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Necrosis (Spine); Necrosis (Hip); Abscess (Psoas muscle); Nephritis (Kidney); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship. Rouse, James. Dent, Clinton Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: This man was admitted into St George’s on July 13th and remained until August 5th. He was then suffering from rheumatic pains in the right thigh. He was sent to Wimbledon and discharged cured in a month. He was again admitted complaining of pains in the right leg and ankle.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, stomach, intestines, pancreas, muscles, bones, vertebrae, femur, joints and hip
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Brough, 65 or 77, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 65 or 77
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 May 1863
Date of death: 31 May 1863
Disease (transcribed): Ulcer of leg. Erysipelas
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Erysipelas (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: For the last two months she had had a ulcer, the size of the palm of the hand, over the right knee joint.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, blood and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Bridget Gorman, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 May 1861
Date of death: 19 May 1861
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Diseased Kidney. Dropsy
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Kidney); Oedema (Leg)
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 patient had, for 15 months before her admission, suffered from cough and expectoration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Battley, 30, Driver

Occupation or role: Driver
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Apr 1865
Date of death: 29 Apr 1865
Disease (transcribed): Injuries to limbs. Amputation of arms
Disease (standardised): Injury (Leg); Injury (Arm); Amputation (Arm)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas. Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This man was crossing the line when he was knocked down by an express train.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Limbs, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Mary Burley, 54, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 54
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 May 1864
Date of death: 18 May 1864
Disease (transcribed): Operation for femoral hernia
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Thigh); Operation (Thigh)
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: 'Had suffered from femoral hernia for twelve months, but had never worn a truss. On the 9th of May she found she was unable to reduce the hernia, which was painful’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Wound (‘there was a wound made for the relief of strangulated femoral hernia in the left groin’)., chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Wakeham, 17, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Gender: Male
Age: 17
Date of admission: 8 May 1878
Date of death: 19 May 1878
Disease (transcribed): Diphtheric paralysis. Bronchitis. Pneumonia (gangrenous)
Disease (standardised): Diphtheria (Pharynx); Paralysis (Legs); Paralysis (Hands); Bronchitis (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Gangrene (Lung);
Admitting doctor: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. Thirty days before admission: - a rigor for two hours; at the end of which time he found his throat sore and the submaxillary region swelled. The soreness and the swelling increased for five days; the latter being considerable, and extending all round the front under the chin. There was no nasal discharge. He was treated for mumps. For a week more the condition remained stationary: then the soreness and swelling began to recede. From that time he was unable to swallow his food properly, as the ingested had a tendency to regurgitate per nares. He took solid food, but it seemed to 'lodge' causing substernal pain, and was generally vomited within half an hour; liquid being retained'.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Mouth, pharynx, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, stomach, brain
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Duplin, 57, Footman

Occupation or role: Footman
Age: 57
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 May 1875
Date of death: 25 May 1875
Disease (transcribed): Pyaemia. Abscesses of lungs secondary to abscesses of knee joint
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Systemic); Abscess (Lung); Abscess (Knee)
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 stated that for two or three years he had been subject to pains in the back and legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, kidneys and liver
Type of incident: n/a

Jane E Howe, 40, Married woman

Occupation or role: Married woman
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Mar 1861
Date of death: 13 Jun 1861
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the heart. Dropsy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Oedema (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: The patient, having one year before a similar attack, was seized with general anasarca. The belly was slightly swollen, the legs much swollen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ellen Rawlinson, 18, General servant

Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Mar 1864
Date of death: 1 Jun 1864
Disease (transcribed): Disease of knee joint
Disease (standardised): Disease (Knee)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'Always enjoyed good health and performed domestic work as a housemaid till 24 March, when in the evening without any previous warning, her right knee became very painful, and the next morning she found it was much swollen’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen, knee

Type of incident: n/a

William Moore, 49, Plasterer

Occupation or role: Plasterer
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jul 1861
Date of death: 10 Jul 1861
Disease (transcribed): Spike wound into hip, fracture of head of femur. Laceration of mesentery
Disease (standardised): Wound (Hip); Fracture (Leg); Laceration (Mesentery)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Venning, Edgcombe
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: The patient was putting a new coping upon a house when the coping gave way and fell upon the scaffolding upon which he and his two sons were standing, knocking it down and hurling them to the ground.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen, hips and ankle
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

George Ballard, 38, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Dec 1862
Date of death: 21 Jan 1863
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of left leg. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with a compound fracture of both bones of the left leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen, bones and veins
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Mortlock, 58, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 May 1862
Date of death: 14 Jul 1862
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of thigh. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: He stated that eighteen months ago he was seized with pain and slight swelling of the right knee.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Stump, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Fanny Alderman, 37, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 May 1864
Date of death: 2 Jul 1864
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of sacrum, leg etc
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis, leg)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Sacrum, leg, chest, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Elizabeth Norman, 60, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Nov 1865
Date of death: 2 Jan 1866
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of legs
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This woman had suffered from ‘bad legs’ for three years, but during the last three months they had been much worse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Femoral veins, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Carpenter, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Oct 1858
Date of death: 25 Jan 1859
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of the uterus, vagina, liver, tibia
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Uterus); Cancer (Vagina); Cancer (Liver); Cancer (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: She attributed her complaint to falling down stairs and alighting upon her sacrum eighteen months ago.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis and left knee
Type of incident: n/a

Peter Gosden , 40, Farm Bailiff

Occupation or role: Farm Bailiff
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Jul 1861
Date of death: 9 Sep 1861
Disease (transcribed): Disease of Liver. Ascites and Anasarca
Disease (standardised): Disease (Liver); Ascites (Abdomen); Oedema (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Wadham, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: A hard working man until three months previous to his admission when his health began to suffer.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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