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Abel Broad, 42, Hair dresser

Occupation or role: Hair dresser
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Feb 1862
Date of death: 17 Feb 1862
Disease (transcribed): Granular degeneration of the kidney
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Wadham, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This man was admitted with anasarca of the legs, penis and scrotum. The abdomen was also considerably distended and he had a distressing cough and very considerable dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Abraham Broadhurst, 22, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Dec 1861
Date of death: 15 Dec 1851
Disease (transcribed): Arachinitis. Congestion of Brain.
Disease (standardised): Arachnoiditis (Brain); Congestion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Wadham, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: The patient had felt out of health and complained of a severe pain across his head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Ada Pennacchini, 4 years 6 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 4 years 6 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Oct 1883
Date of death: 27 Oct 1883
Disease (transcribed): Endocarditis
Disease (standardised): Endocarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: About four months before admission she had measles which left her weak and listless. During the three or four weeks before admission there was a good deal of cough and increasing dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Chapman, 23, Kitchenmaid

Occupation or role: Kitchenmaid
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Nov 1886
Date of death: 17 Dec 1886
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Encysted empyema. Pericarditis. Diphtheria
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Empyema (Pleura); Cysts (Pleura); Pericarditis (Heart); Diphtheria (Pharynx)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: The patient was well up to the night of the 26th November when she had a rigor and cough came on with pain in the left side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, uterus and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Downing, 18, Barmaid

Occupation or role: Barmaid
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Nov 1881
Date of death: 12 Nov 1881
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis. Mitral stenosis. Hypertrophy
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Zimmermann, Benjamin Frazier
Post mortem examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Medical notes: 'In 1874 she had an attack of acute rheumatism; the pain chiefly in the knees and hands. No history of cardiac symptoms or sequelae. About Christmas 1879 she again had rheumatism affecting more joints but less severe. She was laid up about a month but since then has been able to work as a barmaid without discomfort. No dyspnoea or oedema noticed'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys

Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Griffiths, 17, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Mar 1876
Date of death: 25 Apr 1876
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous gland of mesentery. Acute tuberculosis of lungs
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Mesentery); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Fenwick, John Charles James
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: This girl said that she had had pain in the left side with cough and spitting, wasting and diarrhoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys and mesentery
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Robinson, 28, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1882
Date of death: 11 May 1882
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Medical notes: In April 1880 she first began to notice various nervous symptoms. There was constant slight tremor of the head and insecurity of gait, slight weakness of the hands and frequent headache.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, brain and spinal cord
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Weekey, 37, Wife

Occupation or role: Wife
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Sep 1884
Date of death: 4 Oct 1884
Disease (transcribed): Tubercle in lungs
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical notes: She had been in very poor circumstances since Christmas 1883 and had gradually acquired a cough and lost much flesh.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, kidneys, liver and spleen
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Borrett, 24, Engine driver

Occupation or role: Engine driver
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Oct 1882
Date of death: 15 Feb 1883
Disease (transcribed): Empyema. Peritonitis. Miliary tubercle
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Pleura); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: On October 6th he began to notice a cough and complained of feverishness. In a few days the right side became painful especially when he breathed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Coggins, 50, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Dec 1886
Date of death: 24 Dec 1886
Disease (transcribed): Intestinal obstruction. Abdominal section. Band. Structure natural. Death from shock. Congestion of the lungs
Disease (standardised): Obstruction (Intestines); Section (Abdomen); Shock (Systemic); Congestion (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: He was well up to the 20th when he had some abdominal pain when at dinner. The pain increased and was referred to the right side of the umbilicus and vomiting commenced.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, intestines, stomach, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys and bladder
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Elliott, 23, Footman

Occupation or role: Footman
Gender: Male
Age: 23
Date of admission: 24 Sep 1878
Date of death: 4 Oct 1878
Disease (transcribed): Enteric fever; bronchopneumonia and pulmonary congestion
Disease (standardised): Typhoid fever (Systemic); Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Congestion (Lung);
Admitting doctor: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. Was delicate and constantly ailing in childhood. 12 years ago fell from a cart and, as he thinks, consequently up to 3 yrs [years] ago passed from time to time blood intimately mixed with his urine. Has often experienced pain across his loins. Since childhood has been subject to pain on left side between lower ribs and hip. Pain relieved by resting on that side. For 2 or 3 months past has resided in Paris. 8 days ago caught cold in a Railway station. 4 nights ago had an attack of shivers, repeated constantly since. Has felt very giddy lately. Has been taking purgatives character of [?] variable. Complains also of headache and pain between shoulders'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, intestine
Type of incident: n/a

Albert English, 13 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 13 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Jun 1879
Date of death: 27 Jun 1879
Disease (transcribed): Membranous laryngitis and tracheitis. Pulmonary atelectasis
Disease (standardised): Laryngitis (Larynx); Tracheitis (Trachea); Atelectasis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: This child was one of six brothers and sisters attacked with similar symptoms in the same house, and diagnosed in all cases as diphtheria. The mother also came in with slight membranous affection of the tonsils.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, lungs and tonsils
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Hall, 9, [No occupation]

Occupation or role: [No occupation]
Age: 9
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jan 1877
Date of death: 22 Jan 1877
Disease (transcribed): Pyaemia. Myocarditis. Pericarditis.
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Systemic); Myocarditis (Heart); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The boy stated that he had suffered from rheumatism for several years and he had at times suffered from frontal headaches and vomiting after meals. Two days before admission he was attacked with pains in the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Hubbard, 1, [Child of] Shoemaker

Occupation or role: [Child of] Shoemaker
Age: 1
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1886
Date of death: 20 May 1886
Disease (transcribed): Broncho-pneumonia. Measles
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Measles (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: The child was admitted with broncho-pneumonia and was taken away before recovery was complete. His cough came on worse after a fortnight, with diarrhoea for three days, and the child was readmitted.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, alimentary tract and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Jameson, 42, Messenger

Occupation or role: Messenger
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Mar 1887
Date of death: 20 May 1887
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Perforation of ileum. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Perforation (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Slater, Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'The patient was of a healthy family. He had been a ship's steward & had had dysentery 16 years previously but no other illness. He was addicted to alcohol'

Illustrations: No
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Marsh, 3, No occupation

Occupation or role: No occupation
Age: 3
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jul 1884
Date of death: 24 Jul 1884
Disease (transcribed): Malnutrition. Tabes messenterica
Disease (standardised): Malnutrition (Systemic); Tuberculosis (Lymph nodes)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical notes: The child was one of a very sickly family of four of whom two had already died in infancy. He had had measles in April 1884 and since then had wasted rapidly.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, intestines and mesentery
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Pennington, 10, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 10
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Dec 1883
Date of death: 9 Dec 1883
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular meningitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis, meningeal (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: On November 28th he complained of headache on waking and later in the day felt sick and ill and gave up going to school. There had been nightly delirium with much screaming.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Warren, 28, Engineer

Occupation or role: Engineer
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1869
Date of death: 7 Apr 1869
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Thompson, Reginald Edward
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This man had been ill for eight weeks before admission. He had not been living well and had been losing flesh.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alex Humphries, 7, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 7
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Aug 1882
Date of death: 10 Aug 1882
Disease (transcribed): Acute bronchitis. Enlarged peyers patches. Congestion of mucous membrane of small and large intestine
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Enlarged (Peyer’s patches); Congestion (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: His brother, Albert Humphries, died in the hospital of acute capillary Bronchitis following measles on 6th August. This patient had an attack of measles but seemed well until five days before admission when cough and dyspnoea came on.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, trachea, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Alexander Barr, 56, Blacksmith

Occupation or role: Blacksmith
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jan 1885
Date of death: 4 Jan 1885
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema. Dilated heart
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical notes: This man seemed to have had a cough of long standing. He was brought to the hospital after being found lying, semi-unconscious, on the doorstep of a house.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen and stomach
Type of incident: n/a

Alexander Elkin, 3 years 6 months, [Child of] Coachman

Occupation or role: [Child of] Coachman
Age: 3 years 6 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Aug 1886
Date of death: 29 Nov 1886
Disease (transcribed): Large white kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: The child had been quite well up to the 3rd August when he was noticed to be puffy about the face and to have diarrhoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Barnett, 29, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Nov 1882
Date of death: 11 Dec 1882
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Fatty kidneys. Hypertrophy and dilation of left ventricle
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Scrotum ); Oedema (Leg); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: In the summer of 1881 he began to notice polyuria of gradual onset, and in April 1882 he found the scrotum slightly oedematous and subsequently the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Barter, 4 ½, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 4 ½
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Feb 1881
Date of death: 16 Feb 1881
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculosis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Medical notes: 'No history of tubercular or other heritable disease in his family. He was a backward child but has had no severe disease. Since Sep 1880 there has been considerable loss of appetite, frequent screaming at night, & incontinence of urine'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: brain, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, intestines, peritoneum

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Braithwaite, 14, Shop boy

Occupation or role: Shop boy
Age: 14
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Mar 1885
Date of death: 3 Apr 1885
Disease (transcribed): Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical notes: He had pains in the limbs dating from Christmas Day and lasting a week, which returned for a fortnight in the hips and shoulders. He complained of pain in the throat.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, alimentary tract, brain, pharynx, mouth and glands
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Cummings, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jun 1885
Date of death: 16 Jun 1885
Disease (transcribed): Meningitis? Epilepsy
Disease (standardised): Meningitis (Brain ); Epilepsy (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: des Voeux, Harold Antoine. Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical notes: He was brought in on a stretcher by policemen, having been found in the street, unconscious with convulsions.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

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