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Charles Allen, 29, Potman

Occupation or role: Potman
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Apr 1888
Date of death: 6 Apr 1888
Disease (transcribed): Numerous pyaemic patches of consolidation in the lungs. The primary source of infection was not found
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer and Gamgee, Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'When he first came to the hospital he told the house physician that six days before admission he had pain in the loins; that he had had neither diarrhoea nor constipation and that that morning he had shivered & felt sick, but had not vomited. He denied having drunk to excess’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, lungs, heart, spleen, kidneys, brain

Type of incident: n/a

George Hone, 51, Fitter

Occupation or role: Fitter
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Jun 1888
Date of death: 4 Jul 1888
Disease (transcribed): ?cause of death. Oedema of lungs. Old pleuritic adhesions, left lung. Enlarged spleen. Old hydatid of liver. Taenia mediocanellata in small intestine
Disease (standardised): Edema (Lungs); Disease (Pleura, spleen, liver); Tapeworm (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The man said he had not suffered from rheumatism nor from gout, that he had burnt his legs about 40 years before he came to the hospital, but that he had never been laid up with any bodily illness. He gave no history pointing to syphilis, and denied having had it. He drank chiefly beer and did not take more than 3 pints a day, as a rule. A week before Christmas 1887 he began to suffer from pain at the lower part of his chest’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Thorax, abdomen, heart, lungs, spleen, liver, kidneys, stomach, intestines

Type of incident: n/a

Robert Nutley, 69, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 69
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Jun 1888
Date of death: 5 Jul 1888
Disease (transcribed): Bright’s disease. Dilated & fatty heart. Pericarditis. Pulmonary apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidneys); Disease (Heart); Pericarditis (Heart); Stroke (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The man was born on the same day as HRH the Queen. He had generally had good health. He said that he had suffered from small pox about 50 years before his admission, that he had never had scarlatina, and that he had not been laid up with any illness for 43 years’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, lungs, larynx, trachea, kidneys, spleen, liver, brain

Type of incident: n/a

John Selley, 45, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jul 1888
Date of death: 24 Jul 1888
Disease (transcribed): Laryngeal and pulmonary phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Larynx, lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient gave no history of having had scarlatina or rheumatism. He said for 11 months [he] had had ‘slow fever’ and had spent 3 or 4 months in bed, and for eight months sore throat (pain in his larynx)’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, thorax, lungs, larynx, heart, spleen, liver, stomach, intestines

Type of incident: n/a

Archie Marshall, 11, [Child of] Bootmaker

Occupation or role: [Child of] Bootmaker
Age: 11
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Jul 1888
Date of death: 25 Jul 1888
Disease (transcribed): Endocarditis. Vegetations on mitral valve. Hypertrophy of both sides of the heart. Splenic & renal infarctions
Disease (standardised): Endocarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Infarction (Spleen, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The boy had had two attacks of rheumatic fever, the first 2 years, the second one year before he came to St George’s. He gave no history of earlier complications during the attacks. He had not had chorea. He began to suffer from cough and dyspnoea and went to the Victoria Hospital for Children where mitral disease was diagnosed. He was treated with digitalis’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Thorax, lungs, heart, spleen, kidneys, liver, stomach, brain, ears

Type of incident: n/a

William Dron, 65, Decorator

Occupation or role: Decorator
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Aug 1888
Date of death: 22 Aug 1888
Disease (transcribed): Actinomycosis
Disease (standardised): Actinomycosis
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer and Gamgee, Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The man had measles and scarlatina when young, and when he was about 25 fell and hurt his spine, but he soon recovered. He denied having had syphilis. In 1887 he had abscesses in his abdominal wall and was treated in University College Hospital by Dr Roberts and Mr Beck. He was in the hospital 4 months […] Two months before he came to St George’s he went to Eastbourne. He stayed there a month’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, brain, spinal cord

Type of incident: n/a

Sophia Stanford, 61, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 61
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Nov 1888
Date of death: 12 Nov 1888
Disease (transcribed): Fatty heart. Caseating tubercles found in the lungs, bronchial glands, suprarenal bodies and intestines
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Tuberculosis (Lungs, kidneys, intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The woman could give no good history of herself. According to her own account she was well till about a week before her admission when she had a ‘fit’, the nature of which she could not explain’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, abdomen, thorax, heart, lungs, liver, spleen, kidneys

Type of incident: n/a

William Welbourn, 45, Confectioner

Occupation or role: Confectioner
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Nov 1888
Date of death: 31 Dec 1888
Disease (transcribed): Tumour of right half of pons and of anterior half of floor of fourth ventricle. Old phthisis. Pericarditis. Hobnailed liver
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pericarditis (Heart); Liver cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient said his father died of ‘drink’; he could give no details. His mother died at the age of 82. There was no family history of neurosis. The man gave no history of syphilis. He had had rheumatism three times. The first attack occurred when he was 25 years of age. He was laid up for 3 months. He had a second attack when he was 32, and was kept in bed then for 2 months. A third attack occurred when he was 40. On the last occasion he was only kept in bed for 3 days, but he had immediately afterwards some illness which he called pneumonia. The symptoms were cough and blood-spitting’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Feet, skull, brain, thorax, heart, liver, kidneys

Type of incident: n/a

Morris Lloyd, 50, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Feb 1888
Date of death: 7 Feb 1888
Disease (transcribed): Suppurative orchitis, pus in the spermatic cords. Suppuration in and about the vesiculae seminales. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Orchitis (Testicles); Suppuration (Spermatic cords, seminal glands); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient’s penis was removed in 1885 at St Thomas’s Hospital. The reason for the operation is not known. No record was kept of the case at that hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, testicles, kidneys, bladder, spleen, liver, thorax, lungs, heart, brain

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Harper, 1 ¾, [Child of] Porter

Occupation or role: [Child of] Porter
Age: 1 ¾
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1888
Date of death: 10 Feb 1888
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The child was in good health till 10 weeks before he came to the hospital. The first symptom noticed by the mother was abdominal swelling; the child appeared to be well, apart from this. He was taken to a dispensary. Dropsy was diagnosed’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, abdomen, spleen, kidneys, liver, stomach, lungs, heart

Type of incident: n/a