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Ada Bowden, 1, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 1
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Aug 1897
Date of death: 2 Aug 1897
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Not seen by Med. Reg. [Medical Registrar]'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'No examination post mortem'

Type of incident: n/a

Ada Carey, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Dec 1894
Date of death: 18 Feb 1895
Disease (transcribed): Diabetes
Disease (standardised): Diabetes mellitus (Pancreas)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Fyffe, William Kington
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: Six months before admission she noticed that she began to pass very large quantities of water and she could not satisfy her hunger.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, stomach, duodenum, kidneys, adrenals, bladder, uterus, ovaries, brain, pancreas and joints
Type of incident: n/a

Ada Cooley, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Feb 1893
Date of death: 9 Feb 1893
Disease (transcribed): Mitral reflux
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)

Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: This patient attributed her cardiac troubles to an attack of influenza which confined her to bed for two months about the end of 1890.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Liver, spleen, suprarenals, pancreas, kidneys, pleurae, lungs, pericardium and heart
Type of incident: n/a

Ada Coulson, 16, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Dec 1889
Date of death: 18 Dec 1889
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular meningitis. Acute hydrocephalus. General tuberculosis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis, meningeal (Brain); Hydrocephalus (Brain); Tuberculosis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Delepine, Sheridan
Medical notes: The girl began to feel ill on December 3rd. She had attacks of vomiting and felt chilly at intervals. On the 5th she had headache and on the 9th abdominal pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, intestines and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Ada Dicks, 22, Chemist’s assistant

Occupation or role: Chemist’s assistant
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Jan 1895
Date of death: 8 Feb 1895
Disease (transcribed): Small white kidney on left side. Right kidney atrophied. Parotiditis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Parotitis (Parotid gland)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Fyffe, William Kington
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: The only history to be elicited was that for a fortnight the patient had suffered with marked symptoms of dyspepsia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, pleurae, pericardium, heart, aorta, oesophagus, peritonuem, liver, spleen, pancreas, suprarenal bodies, bladder, uterus, ureters and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Ada Holland, 4, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 4
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1890
Date of death: 2 Apr 1890
Disease (transcribed): Pneumothorax (right side). Bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumothorax (Lung); Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: The child was anaemic but well nourished. She suffered from cough and dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, larynx, thyroid, oesophagus, intestines, liver, spleen, kidneys, suprarenals, bladder, pancreas and bones
Type of incident: n/a

Ada Noyce, 14, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 14
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Jan 1898
Date of death: 22 Mar 1898
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculosis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Bottomley, Francis Carr
Post mortem examination performed by: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical notes: This patient was first admitted on 8th April 1897. She had then been ill for three weeks with pain across the lower part of the stomach and diarrhoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, lungs, heart and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ada White, 29, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Nov 1893
Date of death: 18 Nov 1893
Disease (transcribed): Perforation of appendix caeci. Suppuration in peritoneal cavity. Puncture of liver followed by haemorrhage
Disease (standardised): Perforation (Appendix); Suppuration (Abdomen); Puncture (Liver); Haemorrhage (Liver)

Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: A woman of costive habit, who felt well in November 7th and ate a raw apple. She awoke on November 8th with bad pain in the lower abdomen on the right side without relief to the pain. Vomiting and shivering then occurred.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Alderton, 21, Kitchenmaid

Occupation or role: Kitchenmaid
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Oct 1891
Date of death: 25 Oct 1891
Disease (transcribed): Perforation of a gastric ulcer
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'This girl was a housemaid who became a kitchenmaid about a year before her death because, being anaemic, she found herself unable to run up and down stairs. There was a history of some dyspeptic pains for the last year, but none of haematemesis. The anaemia continued in some degree, though the bowels acted daily, and the catamenia [menstruation], though scanty, were regular'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Ash, 52, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Jul 1897
Date of death: 16 Jul 1897
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'No examination post mortem'

Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Fishlock, 17, Nursemaid

Occupation or role: Nursemaid
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Nov 1890
Date of death: 18 Nov 1890
Disease (transcribed): General tuberculosis. Meningitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Systemic); Meningitis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: While in Scotland with her mistress she was taken ill. For three weeks she was out of sorts with no definite symptoms but vomiting, which was sometimes violent. The bowels were irregular and inclined to constipation. The mistress noticed that the tongue was peculiar, and becoming alarmed about her condition sent her to London.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals, bladder, ovaries, kidneys, intestines, brain and ears
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Moody, 53, [Wife of] Smith

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Smith
Age: 53
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Oct 1888
Date of death: 24 Oct 1888
Disease (transcribed): No evidence as to cause of death found post mortem (probably fatty degeneration of the heart)
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Davidson, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The woman had been married for 22 years and had borne four children, all of whom were alive when she came into the hospital. Her husband said that 12 years before she came in she had attended the Hospital for Women. She was treated as an out-patient, and it was supposed that she had a ‘floating tumour’. A month before she came in she had rheumatic fever, and was in bed for a month’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, heart, pleurae, lungs, liver, kidneys, intestines, bladder, uterus

Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Parker, 22, [Wife of] Postman

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Postman
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Jan 1888
Date of death: 26 Jan 1888
Disease (transcribed): Chronic Bright’s disease. Acute serous effusion into the tongue and larynx
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidneys); Effusion (Tongue, larynx)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Medical notes: 'She was in this hospital last year suffering from albuminuria, the result of scarlet fever (Notes are being bound). After leaving the hospital her headaches continued with much nausea & vomiting’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, eyes, neck, tongue, larynx, lungs, heart, spleen, kidneys, liver, stomach

Type of incident: n/a

Albert Coles, 17, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jan 1883
Date of death: 24 Jan 1883
Disease (transcribed): Acute rheumatism. Adherent pericardium. Vegetation on aortic and mitral valves
Disease (standardised): Rheumatic diseases (Tissues); Adherent (Heart); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: He first felt rheumatic symptoms in 1876. Ever since then he had been short of breath and felt much palpitation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Coomber, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Nov 1870
Date of death: 4 Jan 1871
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Diabetes
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Diabetes mellitus (Pancreas)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This man stated that for 7 or 8 months he had suffered from frequent & profuse diarrhoea. Ten weeks before his admission he went to a hospital & was told there that he had diabetes. There had been cough for 3 weeks with scanty nummular sputa’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cerebrum

Type of incident: n/a

Albert Crini, 16 months , [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 16 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Feb 1898
Date of death: 16 Feb 1898
Disease (transcribed): Leukaemia
Disease (standardised): Leukaemia (Blood)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Includes an article reprinted from The Lancet called ‘A case of Lymphadenoma involving the stomach in a child aged eighteen months complicated by rickets and closely stimulating leukaemia’ by H D Rolleston and A C Latham.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, pleurae, lungs, bronchial glands, thyroid, pericardium, heart, abdomen, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals, liver, kidneys and bladder
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Eaton, 35, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Sep 1897
Date of death: 28 Sep 1897
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'No examination post mortem'

Type of incident: n/a

Albert Humphries, 2 years 6 months , [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 2 years 6 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Aug 1882
Date of death: 6 Aug 1882
Disease (transcribed): Broncho-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: Ten days before admission he was laid up with measles with much coryza and cough. He had been kept in bed, the the cough had grown worse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Perrin, 2 ½, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 2 ½
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jan 1894
Date of death: 9 Jan 1894
Disease (transcribed): Broncho-pneumonia. Commencing tuberculosis.
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: 'This child had measles shortly before last Christmas - and suffered from cough, continually, since then - no hooping had been noticed, although a brother was suffering from Hooping Cough. There was no history of tubercular symptoms in the family. The child had never had fits nor any previous illness. […] Soon after admission a general convulsion took place. The child died shortly afterwards'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Simmonds, Pattern maker

Occupation or role: Pattern maker
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Feb 1871
Date of death: 28 Mar 1871
Disease (transcribed): Scrofula
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lymph nodes)

Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This man was first a patient in Nov 1870 with tubercular peritonitis, there being at that time no evidence of pulmonary disease. There was much abdominal pain & tenderness & fluid in the peritoneal cavity. Under treatment he improved greatly & was discharged free from pain on Dec 14th, & went to the Convalescent Institution at Walton. While there he got a bad cough, with much expectoration, sweated at night, lost flesh & the abdominal pain returned’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alec Kohanooske, 42, Hairdresser

Occupation or role: Hairdresser
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Apr 1893
Date of death: 7 Apr 1893
Disease (transcribed): Calculous suppression of urine
Disease (standardised): Calculi (Ureter); Suppression of urine (Ureter)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John. Dent, Clinton Thomas. Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Wells, Sydney Russell
Medical notes: In April 1892 this man passed a stone by the urethra. In July 1892 he suffered from an attack of pain in the left loin, shooting into the groin, lasting for five days, and accompanied by vomiting and shivering. A fortnight before admission he had a precisely similar attack.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, aorta, liver, intestines, pancreas, spleen, kidneys and bladder
Type of incident: n/a

Alexander Stradling, 22, Baker

Occupation or role: Baker
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Apr 1887
Date of death: 11 Apr 1887
Disease (transcribed): Aortic & mitral disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Slater, Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'He was a delicate-looking man with slight cyanosis, orthopnaea and profuse general sweating'

Illustrations: No
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Bertout, 30, Engine fitter

Occupation or role: Engine fitter
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 May 1891
Date of death: 8 May 1891
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'There was no family history of phthisis. The patient was a Frenchman, an engine-fitter, who had lived mostly in England. He stated that his health was good till about the end of 1889 when he ‘caught a cold' which he did not get rid of. He began to cough and expectorate freely, and lost flesh rapidly. There was never any haemoptysis. For the last six months he had been in poor circumstances, and for two months he had not tasted meat. He continued to work till admitted'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Cowell, 14, Errand boy

Occupation or role: Errand boy
Age: 14
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Feb 1894
Date of death: 2 Mar 1894
Disease (transcribed): Acute necrosis of os calcis. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Necrosis (Foot); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Pick, Thomas Pickering transferred from Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: 'On Feb: 20th this boy twisted his left ankle by falling off a ladder: this was followed by pain for only 3 minutes - no limping resulted. On Feb: 25th he awoke shivering, and with pain in left ankle […] On Feb: 27th his face was very flushed - no rash elsewhere - Much sweating. [...] All joints apeared normal except the left ankle, where there were redness and swelling involving dorsum'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Foot, leg, kidneys, spleen, lungs, pericardium, heart
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Alfred Dobbs, 9, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 9
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Oct 1883
Date of death: 29 Oct 1883
Disease (transcribed): Diphtheria
Disease (standardised): Diphtheria (Pharynx)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: A month before admission he began to seem out of sorts and there had been some swelling of the glands of the neck. He began to complain of sore throat and dyspnoea, and seemed in danger of constant choking.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Fauces, larynx, pleura, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

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