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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Edward Marshall, 48, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Mar 1870
Date of death: 5 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Pyaemia.
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Scalp)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient had suffered from a cough for three months, and four days before admission he had severe rigors. On admission he was jaundiced and there was tenderness over the hepatic region and liver.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones and joints, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Wheeler, 39, Auction Porter

Occupation or role: Auction Porter
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1870
Date of death: 6 Feb 1870
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Apoplexy.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Stroke (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The man was brought in comatose with a history of a fit immediately before admission. He was stated to be a hard drinker and had complained of pain in his head, on which he was accustomed to carry considerable weights.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Jessie Kidd, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 May 1871
Date of death: 23 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Metritis. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Metritis (Uterus); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'It was stated that this woman had complained of pain in the left side & cough for a fortnight. About four days before her admission there was much pain in the head, left knee & foot, followed by swelling of the face & foot’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, joints, thorax, abdomen, organs of generation, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Collina McInnes, 46, Nurse

Occupation or role: Nurse
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Mar 1870
Date of death: 7 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of the Rectum. Contraction of the cicatrix and stricture of the bowel.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Intestines); Contraction (Intestines); Contraction (Intestines)
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 seized six weeks before her admission with abdominal pain unaccompanied by diarrhoea or vomiting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneysand intestines
Type of incident: n/a

William Smith, 50, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Dec 1887
Date of death: 7 Jan 1888
Disease (transcribed): Morbus cordis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Turton, Robert Straker
Post mortem examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Medical notes: 'This man had been in the hospital on many previous occasions, suffering from morbus cordis & its complications. Ten days before coming here his feet began to swell & severe dyspnoea came on’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder

Type of incident: n/a

Stephen Calaher, Schoolboy

Occupation or role: Schoolboy
Age: 8
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jan 1871
Date of death: 7 Jan 1871
Disease (transcribed): Scarlatinal nephritis. Effusion into the pleurae & peritoneum. General dropsy
Disease (standardised): Scarlet fever (Systemic); Nephritis (Kidney); Effusion (Pleurae, peritoneum); Edema (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This child, having had scarlatina, was permitted to go out during desquamation three weeks before admission, & became dropsical’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Ewens, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Apr 1871
Date of death: 25 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Dysentery. Hepatic abscess communicating with the right lung. Peritonitis (circumscribed)
Disease (standardised): Dysentery (Intestines); Abscess (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen)

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 returned from India, where he had long been, in 1867. While there he suffered much from diarrhoea & frequent hepatic pain, but said his motions had never contained blood. Three months ago he was seized with diarrhoea & at the same time very violent pain in the right side, so that he could not move his right arm owing to the severity of the pain. About ten days later cough came on & he spat up a quantity of thick yellow matter mixed with blood’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Daniel Mepham, 35, Commissionaire

Occupation or role: Commissionaire
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Mar 1888
Date of death: 23 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Bright’s disease
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Not reported’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Robert Foker, 42, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1870
Date of death: 7 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Plugging of both vertebral arteries. Aneurysm like dilatation and plugging of left internal carotid artery with channelling of clot. Plugging of right internal carotid artery. Tumour of Dura Mater.
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Arteries); Tumour (Meninges)
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 a fit a fortnight before admission which was stated to have lasted some hours. He lost sensation completely and on recovering found that he was paralysed on the left side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, cerebrum, bones and vessels of brain
Type of incident: n/a

William Copeland, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1870
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Fibrous growth in the walls of the heart.
Disease (standardised): Leiomyoma (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 was not seen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

William Bray, 54, Surveyor

Occupation or role: Surveyor
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jan 1870
Date of death: 10 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Pulmonary phthisis (miliary tubercles).
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
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 was admitted with a history of 12 months cough and loss of flesh, following Enteric Fever.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Warren, Schoolgirl

Occupation or role: Schoolgirl
Age: 14
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Apr 1871
Date of death: 27 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Enteric fever. Perforation of intestine. Circumscribed peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Typhoid fever (Systemic); Perforation (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 girl had been ill fifteen days with abdominal pain, diarrhoea & sickness’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, organs of generation

Type of incident: n/a

John Godfrey , 37, Waiter

Occupation or role: Waiter
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Feb 1870
Date of death: 10 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular Pleurisy and Pneumonia.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient had been ill for a month, complaining of a cough, pain in the chest and weakness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

George Douglas, Paper stainer

Occupation or role: Paper stainer
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 May 1871
Date of death: 27 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Morbus brightii
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidneys)

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 said that he had been suffering for 9 weeks with cough, swelling of the abdomen & legs’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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