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Maria Cole, 39, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1862
Date of death: 14 Apr 1862
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of absorbent glands
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Absorbent glands)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Wadham, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This woman had been out of health since her confinement five months previous to her admission and at that time she lost a good deal of blood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Jones, 60, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Mar 1875
Date of death: 25 Mar 1875
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not reported here
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Clint, Commercial traveller

Occupation or role: Commercial traveller
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Apr 1871
Date of death: 10 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Emphysema of lungs. Dilated heart. Cheesy deposits in kidneys. Enlarged prostate. Cystitis
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Emphysema (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Deposit (Kidneys); Disease (Prostate); Cystitis (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This man stated that he had suffered from severe epigastric pain for about a fortnight. At the same time his urine dribbled away from him. He had been very sick’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Parkhouse, 37, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Mar 1875
Date of death: 25 Mar 1875
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pleurisy. Pneumothorax
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumothorax (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Fenwick, John Charles James
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This man had had cough and spitting for six months, with night sweats and loss of flesh.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and larynx
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel James, 33, Fisherman

Occupation or role: Fisherman
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Mar 1879
Date of death: 15 Mar 1879
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: On March 6th he began to suffer from slight nasal catarrh and oppression of breathing. The next day he began to cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, liver, kidneys and spleen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Hills, 42, Watchman

Occupation or role: Watchman
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Mar 1877
Date of death: 16 Mar 1877
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Pneumonia. Bronchitis. Cardiac hypertrophy and dilatation.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Pneumonia (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (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 patient dated the swelling of the legs from a month before admission, and the cough and dyspnoea from a fortnight previously. He was accustomed to taking about three pints of beer and a glass of spirits daily.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, bronchi, pericardium, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen and 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

Hannah Draper, 25, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1862
Date of death: 14 Apr 1862
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis with cavities in both lungs
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Wadham, William
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This was a case of phthisis with cavities in both lungs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Rose Bickerton, 15, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Mar 1880
Date of death: 27 Mar 1880
Disease (transcribed): Glioma, and cyst, of the cerebellum. Serous apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Glioma (Brain); Cysts (Brain); Stroke (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: The symptoms for which she was admitted commenced in January with sickness which occurred almost every morning and persistent headache.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Stephen Fry, 52, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Apr 1874
Date of death: 7 Apr 1874
Disease (transcribed): Cirrhosis of liver. Granular kidney. Dropsy
Disease (standardised): Cirrhosis (Liver); Disease (Kidney); Oedema (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Fenwick, John Charles James
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This man was said to have vomited much blood, was very weak and had slight jaundice.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, pleurae, lungs, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

James J. Elmore, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Apr 1871
Date of death: 7 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Dilatation of the heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)

Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This man had suffered for three months from abdominal pain, cough & dyspnoea. Shortly before admission his legs swelled. There was no history of previous rheumatism’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Pidding, 40, Attendant asylum

Occupation or role: Attendant asylum
Gender: Male
Age: 40
Date of admission: 11 Mar 1878
Date of death: 3 Apr 1878
Disease (transcribed): Aortic and mitral stenosis etc.
Disease (standardised): Aortic valve stenosis (Heart); Mitral valve stenosis (Heart);
Admitting doctor: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. One sister died of consumption. Scarlatina at 9: 'maltese fever' in 1856: Venereal sore in 1858: no bubo or constl. [constitutional] symptom. A healthy man, without constitutional peculiarity: accustomed to take 2-3 pints of beer daily: spirits on occasions. Subject to coughs for 5 or 6 yrs [years]: Breathing shorter than usual for two. Five weeks before admn [admission], - attacked with cough and pain from the epigastrium to the back, with malaise. After a week, during which he had profuse night sweats, the cough was relieved by treatment. (? diaphoretics) and the pain disappeared, not to return again till admission to St Geo [St George's Hospital]. Urine high coloured and turbid since the cough lessened. Increased cough, dyspnoea, swelling of legs and abdomen, sense of distension after food, and palpitation for a fortnight. Epigastric and interscapular pain returned on admission'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Sear, 62, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Feb 1886
Date of death: 16 Mar 1886
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of the brain
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: On February 20th he did not feel well, with some weakness of the left arm and giddiness. Sitting by the fire, he had an ‘aura’ in the left arm, with twitching, and then he became unconscious.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, aorta, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, pancreas, stomach, intestines, dura mater and spine
Type of incident: n/a

George Wilmot, 1 year 6 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 1 year 6 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1874
Date of death: 3 Apr 1874
Disease (transcribed): Croup
Disease (standardised): Croup (Larynx)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not reported here
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

William Brooks, 35, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Jan 1875
Date of death: 24 Mar 1875
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Bronchitis. Dropsy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Bronchitis (Lung); Oedema (Indeterminate)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not reported here
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Willoughby, 46, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Apr 1873
Date of death: 16 Apr 1873
Disease (transcribed): Laryngitis
Disease (standardised): Laryngitis (Larynx)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not reported here
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Anne O'Connor, 45, Dressmaker

Occupation or role: Dressmaker
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Mar 1881
Date of death: 19 Mar 1881
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema. Hypertrophy and fatty degeneration of the heart. Cirrhosis (atrophic)
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Cirrhosis

Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Medical notes: 'She had whooping cough badly when a child. In 1850 she was in St Bartholomew's Hospital for 3 months where she had typhus fever from which she made a very quick recovery, followed by abscesses about the hip & thigh, to which she attributed her subsequent lameness'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Matson, 28, Bus driver

Occupation or role: Bus driver
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Mar 1869
Date of death: 19 Mar 1869
Disease (transcribed): Syphilis. Rupia. Oedema and emphysema of lungs. Amyloid?
Disease (standardised): Syphilis (Systemic); Rupia (Skin); Oedema (Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Amyloidosis (Liver)
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 was a driver of one of the Putney Buses, had been accustomed to drink freely and had contracted syphilis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Hall, 63, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1882
Date of death: 31 Mar 1882
Disease (transcribed): Intestinal ulceration. Perforation. Peritonitis (typhoid)
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Intestines); Perforation (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Typhoid fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Zimmerman, Benjamin Frazier
Medical notes: Three weeks before admission his dyspnoea became troublesome with cough and increased hoarseness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, brain and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Carter, 23, Kitchenmaid

Occupation or role: Kitchenmaid
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Feb 1881
Date of death: 18 Mar 1881
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculosis of the lungs, kidneys, intestines & peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs, kidneys, intestines, peritoneum)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Medical notes: 'Her mother died of 'consumption' at 46. No further history of pulmonary disease. She has had very good health up to Dec 1880 when her appetite fell off, and she had occasional vomiting & much headache. Menstruation continued regular. In Jan 1881 she had severe vomiting for 3 days; not apparently immediately excited by food; vomit consisted mostly of undigested food; no blood; no cough'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, peritoneum, intestines

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Mitchell, 25, Costermonger

Occupation or role: Costermonger
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jan 1877
Date of death: 11 Mar 1877
Disease (transcribed): Valvular disease (aortic valves). Pleurisy. Pneumonia.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (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 patient, in whose family history gout and epilepsy played a small part, had never been robust or able to digest fat. He had been subject to frontal headaches, to coughs and to vomiting. He had taken two or three pints of beer daily, no spirits. He had suffered from scarlet fever and small pox in infancy, from typhus and from bronchitis after measles.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, kidneys and spleen
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Follett, Publican

Occupation or role: Publican
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Mar 1871
Date of death: 5 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Hypertrophied heart. Pleuritic effusion. Miliary tubercles
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Disease (Heart); Effusion (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This man had suffered from nocturnal polyuria for many years & for the last two or three had noticed his ankles to be slightly oedematous in the evening. He had not however suffered severely till five weeks before admission, when he got a bad cough with gradually increasing dyspnoea’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Ann Dawson, 50, Charwoman

Occupation or role: Charwoman
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1874
Date of death: 29 Mar 1874
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Stroke (Brain )
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Fenwick, John Charles James
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: She was reported to have had an apoplectic stroke nine years ago. On the evening of admission she fell down insensible and was brought into the hospital.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Faulkner, 17, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Mar 1877
Date of death: 11 Mar 1877
Disease (transcribed): Typhoid ulceration of bowel. Perforation. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Typhoid Fever (Systemic); Ulcer (Intestines); Perforation (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient was in failing health, when three weeks or more before admission, commenced cough and nasal catarrh.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, peritoneum and intestine
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Hill, 49, Artist

Occupation or role: Artist
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Mar 1881
Date of death: 17 Mar 1881
Disease (transcribed): Pernicious anaemia
Disease (standardised): Anaemia (Systemic)
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 illness until about a fortnight ago, when he began to feel extremely weak & exhausted: occasional shivering & completely loss of appetite'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, pancreas, spleen, kidneys, suprarenal bodies

Type of incident: n/a

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