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Ann Attwood, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 64
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Dec 1870
Date of death: 1 Jan 1871
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Bronchitis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Not reported here’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

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

Ellen O'Brien, 46, Lastmaker

Occupation or role: Lastmaker
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1886
Date of death: 6 Jan 1887
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient had enjoyed good health up to '83 when she contracted bronchitis, which had recurred every winter since'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, stomach, intestines, uterus
Illustrations: No
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

John Cripps, 54, Warehouseman

Occupation or role: Warehouseman
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Mar 1883
Date of death: 18 Mar 1883
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: The man was brought to the hospital in a state of complete unconsciousness. He was alleged to have had ‘a fit’ two or three hours previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, trachea, bronchi, heart, liver, spleen, kidney and brain
Type of incident: n/a

William Young, Footman

Occupation or role: Footman
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 May 1871
Date of death: 10 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This man was admitted with profuse haemoptysis from which he had suffered for eight days. There had been a similar attack three years previously. No physical examination was made. He continued to spit up much florid blood & died exhausted two days after admission’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Jane Drake, 22, Kitchen Maid

Occupation or role: Kitchen Maid
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1870
Date of death: 1 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Coagulation of blood in the cerebral and cerebellar arteries, after an attack of acute Rheumatism.
Disease (standardised): Coagulation (Arteries); Rheumatic diseases (Tissues)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient had been ill for four days previous to admission with her first attack of acute articular rheumatism. On admission there was great swelling and redness of the right hand, the knees and feet being also slightly affected.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, organs of generation, cranium and cerebrum
Type of incident: n/a

Ellen Weller, 24, [Child of] Gardener

Occupation or role: [Child of] Gardener
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Mar 1888
Date of death: 16 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Abscess between stomach and diaphragm. Possibly started originally from a gastric ulcer. Bursting of the abscess into the general peritoneal cavity
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Stomach, diaphragm); Ulcer (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The father of the patient said that about a year before she came to St George’s she had an attack of ‘pleurisy’ and was ill for 5 months. The patient herself gave no account of an illness resembling pleurisy, but said she had suffered from palpitations and ‘globus’. When she came into the hospital she complained of pain at the lower part of the thorax’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, ovaries, heart, lungs

Type of incident: n/a

Robert McCleverty, 53, Collector

Occupation or role: Collector
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Sep 1882
Date of death: 19 Mar 1883
Disease (transcribed): Large white kidneys. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Bronchitis (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: During his later years he had attacks of pain in the smaller joints and across the loins. He gave up work owing to ‘lumbago’ and ‘gout’.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Spinks, 1 year 1 month, [Child of] Policeman

Occupation or role: [Child of] Policeman
Age: 1 year 1 month
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Mar 1889
Date of death: 29 Mar 1889
Disease (transcribed): Measles. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Measles (Immune system); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not reported here. See medical notes.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: No post mortem examination
Type of incident: n/a

George Wright, 4, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 4
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Mar 1898
Date of death: 25 Mar 1898
Disease (transcribed): Measles and subsequent laryngitis
Disease (standardised): Measles (Systemic); Laryngitis (Larynx)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: See medical notes
Body parts examined in the post mortem: No examination after death
Type of incident: n/a

Maria Smith, 46, [Wife of] Woodcutter

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Woodcutter
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Mar 1888
Date of death: 18 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of cervix uteri. 2ndary deposit in roof of left lung & in thoracic & cervical glands, causing wasting left laryngeal muscles (& death from laryngeal span?). Other 2ndary growths in liver and pancreas
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Cervix); Deposit (Lungs); Growth (Liver, pancreas)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient gave no history of heritable disease, her parents died she said of old age. She was married twice and had eleven children, five of whom died when young. She had no miscarriages’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Neck, chest, thorax, larynx, lungs, abdomen, uterus, vagina, ovaries, liver, pancreas, spleen, kidneys, brain

Type of incident: n/a

John Cassin , 54, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Mar 1870
Date of death: 3 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Bronchitis. Pleurisy. Fatty heart.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Bronchitis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient had suffered from a cough with slight occasional haemoptysis for the previous three years. He had never had colic, gout, or other symptoms of lead posioning.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Keel, 53, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jan 1886
Date of death: 21 Mar 1886
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of liver, pancreas, peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Liver); Cancer (Pancreas); Cancer (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: The patient’s first illness was bronchitis in 1883 and each winter since he had bronchitis. He emaciated very rapidly and had much constipation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, pancreas, spleen, kidneys, bladder and stomach
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Small, 54, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Mar 1894
Date of death: 1 Apr 1894
Disease (transcribed): Malignant stricture of Sigmoid flexure. Perforation of intestine. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Intestines); Perforation (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Fyffe, William Kington
Medical notes: 'There was little of note in the family history of the patient except that a brother seems to have died of 'cancer of the stomach'- She herself had had acute rheumatism twice when young and twice had suffered from pain in the right side and difficulty breathing, once twenty years ago, and again six weeks ago. For nine months she had had persistent diarrhoea'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Michael J Cleary, 43, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Feb 1883
Date of death: 11 Mar 1883
Disease (transcribed): Thoracic aneurysm
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Thorax)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
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

Frederick Wilson, 22, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Mar 1888
Date of death: 19 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Ulcerative endocarditis. Adherent pericardium. Vegetations on mitral & aortic valves. Hypertrophy & dilatation of left ventricle & auricle. Large gap in the aortic wall between coronary arteries
Disease (standardised): Endocarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Vegetation (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'When young the patient had acute rheumatism. Four and a half years before he came to St George’s Hospital he had a second attack: he was treated in Birmingham Hospital. Twelve weeks before his admission he had rheumatic fever for the third time: he was in bed for about 6 weeks. He then recovered. Three weeks before he came to the hospital he said that on lifting a heavy beam he had sudden, sharp pain in the region of the heart’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Thorax, pericardium, heart, lungs, spleen, kidneys, liver, larynx, brain

Type of incident: n/a

James Shaw, 60, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Feb 1870
Date of death: 3 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Pleuritis. Abscess under pectoral muscles on left side.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Pleurisy (Pleura); Abscess (Pectoralis Muscles)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient was a teetotaller. Seven years before he had suffered from severe lumbar pain and at that time he first noticed that his ankles swelled a little in the evenings. He had had polyuria for many years. For three weeks before admission there had been much oedema of the legs, cough, and dyspnoea on exertion.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and bladder
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Harrington, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 May 1871
Date of death: 18 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Gouty deposit in great toe joint. Phthisis. Tubercular peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Gout (Toe); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This man, who for the last nine years had suffered from frequent attacks of gout was seized five weeks before he came in with cough & much soreness of the throat. He had lost flesh very much. There had been no haemoptysis’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, bones, joints

Type of incident: n/a

Janet Wheatley, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Mar 1893
Date of death: 1 Apr 1893
Disease (transcribed): Intestinal obstruction. Resection of intestine. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Obstruction (Intestines); Resection (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Fyffe, William Kington
Medical notes: This patient was seized, after breakfast, with epigastric pain which assumed a paroxysmal character, and vomiting set in.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, pleurae, lungs, heart, pericardium, abdomen, spleen, kidneys, pancreas, liver, uterus and ovaries
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza King, 22, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Mar 1890
Date of death: 9 Mar 1890
Disease (transcribed): Gastric ulcer with perforation and abscess
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Perforation (Stomach); Abscess (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Bennett, Lawrence Henry
Medical notes: A week before admission she had pain under her sternum and shivering. On the following day she had pains in her shoulder and back.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, alimentary canal and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Ann Greaves, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1871
Date of death: 19 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Intrathoracic lymphadenomatous tumour. Gangrene of the lung
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Salivary glands); Gangrene (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This woman five months before her admission suffered from severe pain in the back & loins. This continued 7 cough soon came on which had latterly become much worse’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, organs of generation

Type of incident: n/a

Louisa Bailey, 14, [Child of] Gardener

Occupation or role: [Child of] Gardener
Age: 14
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Apr 1887
Date of death: 8 Apr 1887
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculosis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Slater, Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'Family history unknown. The patient has been an inmate of an orphan asylum'

Illustrations: No
Type of incident: n/a

Charles New, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Mar 1896
Date of death: 6 Apr 1896
Disease (transcribed): Chronic nephritis. Lymphadenoma of glands in portal fissure etc
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidney); Adenoma (Lymph nodes)

Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Wells, Sydney Russell
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: The patient was admitted prior to the Registrar’s turn of office so no notes were taken.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, lungs, pericardium, oesophagus, heart, liver, spleen, suprarenals, kidneys, bladder, prostate and testes
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick McKenna, 5 months, [Child of] Labourer

Occupation or role: [Child of] Labourer
Age: 5 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Apr 1887
Date of death: 9 Apr 1887
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular meningitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis, meningeal (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Slater, Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'Patient was the child of a patient in the hospital suffering form phthisis'

Illustrations: No
Type of incident: n/a

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