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Charles Snell, 40, Packer

Occupation or role: Packer
Gender: Male
Age: 40
Date of admission: 12 Dec 1877
Date of death: 30 Dec 1877
Disease (transcribed): Low pneumonia. Cystic disease of kidneys. Syphilitic disease of liver
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Kidney diseases, cystic (Kidney); Syphilis (Liver);
Admitting doctor: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. No heritable disease in the family. Suffered from 'brain fever' in childhood: from 'rheumatics' in 1857, from occasional sore throats. Venereal sore in 1857 (after the rheumatism) […] A temperate man. Languor and want of appetite, with some loss of flesh for about a month. Attacked with shivering about noon 12 days before admn [admission]: had to leave work and go home. Pain in L [Left] hypochondrium, increased at night, after food, or on inspiration; cough, dyspnoea, and occasional palpitation commenced, and continued. Shivering lasted two days. Bowels costive: urine as usual'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, brain
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

John Merrick, 55, Shoemaker

Occupation or role: Shoemaker
Gender: Male
Age: 55
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1878
Date of death: 8 Apr 1878
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous cancer of the head of the Pancreas; biliary obstruction
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Pancreas); Obstruction (Biliary tract);
Admitting doctor: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. One brother died of cancer in the throat. Patient never robust: appetite moderate: digestion naturally sound: no idiosyncrasy. Diaphoresis profuse: very temperate man. Otherwise healthy. Costiveness of bowels, open only twice or thrice a week, for 15 yrs [years]: nausea accompanying constipation. Urine high coloured from Feb. [February] 1877: icterus and pale faeces from a fortnight later. Wasting since April or May. Bowels costive as usual : several attacks of diarrhoea for a day or two'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, peritoneum, liver, pancreas, spleen, kidneys, stomach
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Tee, 2, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 2
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1894
Date of death: 5 Apr 1894
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculosis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: 'No history of tubercle amongst relations. This child, fed always by hand, but, apparently, in a proper manner, without previous signs of syphilis or of rickets, had been wasting for over a year - with cough of late, without any hooping or vomiting, and diarrhoea for the last 6 months - but not severe during the last 3 months. On admission (March 5) the child was anaemic, thin, cold, with marked depression of the anterior fontanelle; suffering from cough, but not in any distress'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Sharp, 24, Machinist

Occupation or role: Machinist
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Feb 1877
Date of death: 26 Mar 1877
Disease (transcribed): Leukaemia. Cancer of spleen and of liver. Pulmonary and cerebral congestion, from the formation of white blood clots.
Disease (standardised): Leukaemia (Blood, Bone Marrow); Cancer (Spleen); Cancer (Liver); Congestion (Lung, Brain); Thrombosis (Lung, Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: From August 1876 the patient had noticed a lump in the lower part of the right side of the abdomen, increasing in size, and from September a lump in the left side also. He suffered from nausea and vomiting, frontal headaches, cough, palpitations, anorexia and slight haematemesis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, bronchi, pulmonary vessels, heart, vascular system, liver, kidneys, spleen, brain, bones, lymphatic system, thyroid and tonsils
Illustration or photograph: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

William Boyce, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1895
Date of death: 7 Mar 1895
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Fyffe, William Kington
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: For the last fourteen years he had had a winter cough and generally an attack of bronchitis in the winter. He had had his usual winter cough this year but had never shaken it off.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, stomach, kidneys and bones
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Joyce, 41, Married

  • Occupation or role: Married
    Gender: Female
    Age: 41
    Date of admission: 13 Feb 1878
    Date of death: 12 Apr 1878
    Disease (transcribed): Mitral stenosis: pulmonary oedema
    Disease (standardised): Mitral valve stenosis (Heart); Oedema (Lung);
    Admitting doctor: Dickinson, William Howship
    Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
    PM performed by: Ewart, William
  • Byam, W.
    Medical notes: 'History. Rheumatic fever 16 yrs. [years] before admission: four attacks in the following 12 years, all following parturitn [Parturition]. Subject to diarrhoea: very subject to sick headaches: had lived badly from 23 to 36: had a strong disgust to fat: diaphoresis habitually profuse. The last attacks of rheumatic fever began about Xmas 1873: she was in bed till the middle of March 1874: From that time she suffered from palpitation on the least exertion. The pains lasted till Mar. [March] 1875, and returned every time she tried to work. At the end of Oct. [October] 1877 she was suddenly ceased [sic] with cardiac pain, increased on movement: hepatic and epigastric pains occurring at irregular intervals and persistent vomiting. The skin became yellow, the bowels costive. A week later the legs swelled and the perspiration[?] increased. Vomiting continued every five minutes for five weeks: after that about twice or thrice a day after meals, pain being increased by the ingestion of food'
    Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, ascites
    Illustrations: Yes
    Type of incident: n/a

Honoria Mahoney, 78, Charwoman

Occupation or role: Charwoman
Gender: Female
Age: 78
Date of admission: 24 Apr 1878
Date of death: 5 May 1878
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of the Pylorus and of the Liver, Biliary obstruction
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach); Cancer (Liver); Obstruction (Biliary tract);
Admitting doctor: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. No very satisfactory information was to be obtained from this patient. She saw that for five years she had been subject to attacks of jaundice, commencing with stoppage of the urine, lasting about a week, and usually relieved by 5 gr [grams?] of calomel. The present attack was of 3 wks [weeks] date: it commenced in the usual manner, but failed to be relieved by treatment. It was accompanied by much costiveness: by vomiting about every other day and by a sense of distension in the waist. The cough complained of was of 2 yrs [years] and 8 mo [months] date; and had succeeded an attack of 'bronchitis'. Dyspnoea had been a constant accompaniment. The legs, she said had been in the habit of swelling all her life'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, kidneys, spleen, stomach, liver, pancreas
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

George Lewis, 65, Chair attendant

Occupation or role: Chair attendant
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Mar 1897
Date of death: 7 May 1897
Disease (transcribed): Aortic aneurysm
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: 'No previous illness. Doubtful history of gout. A brother gouty. While at work on Jan [January] 11th he noticed his breath suddenly 'go', taking some time to recover. Had noticed slight shortness of breath a few days before and complained of a certain 'dull aching of the heart' but never took any notice of it'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

John Carpenter, 28, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Apr 1877
Date of death: 15 May 1877
Disease (transcribed): Cardiac hypertrophy and dilatation. Dilatation of aorta. Granular kidney
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Dilatation (Arteries); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: On admission he was seen to be emaciated, but healthy of aspect. The abdomen was greatly distended, and dull through nearly all its extent. The legs were highly oedematous.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, kidneys and spleen.
Illustration or photograph: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Bridget Shea, 60, Housekeeper

  • Occupation or role: Housekeeper
    Gender: Female
    Age: 60
    Date of admission: 17 Apr 1878
    Date of death: 8 Jun 1878
    Disease (transcribed): Calcifying tumour in the right iliac fossa, psoas abscess, perforation into caecum and into peritoneum
    Disease (standardised): Tumour (Hip); Psoas abscess (Psoas muscles); Perforation (Intestines); Perforation (Abdomen);
    Admitting doctor: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
    Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
    PM performed by: Ewart, William
  • Wilson, E.
    Medical notes: 'History. No hereditary history. Previous history of good health: meat three times a day, disgust to fat: dislike to butter: bowels open about once in three days. Loss of appetite about 21 months. Tumour found in R. [Right] inguinal region for about 18 mo [months]. Pain about the tumour, and loss of flesh from May 1877. Much costiveness of bowels: hardly any action without purgations: vomiting seldom: (Woman unintelligent: account by no means clear)'
    Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, tumour
    Illustrations: Yes
    Type of incident: n/a

Lizzie Ruddy, 25, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Gender: Female
Age: 25
Date of admission: 28 May 1878
Date of death: 25 Jun 1878
Disease (transcribed): Anaemia. Fatty, slightly dilated heart. Inflammatory oedema of lungs
Disease (standardised): Anaemia (Systemic); Disease (Heart); Cardiomyopathy, dilated (Heart); Oedema (Lung);
Admitting doctor: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: n/a
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. No heritable disease. Previous history of good health: was unable to digest fat: which produced vomiting. She came from Ireland to England on Jan. [January] 20th: she grew pale from that time. Frontal headache for five weeks, commencing gradually and steadily increasing in severity. Vomiting after all food, wasting, and profuse sweating for nine days. Confined bowels for six: urine red coloured for five'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, brain, uterus
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

William Tooth, 68, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Gender: Male
Age: 68
Date of admission: 21 Jun 1878
Date of death: 26 Jun 1878
Disease (transcribed): Hepatic cirrhosis
Disease (standardised): Liver cirrhosis (Liver);
Admitting doctor: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. Was in training as a jockey at 15: from that time his bowels acted 3-6 times a day or oftener: He ate meat three times a day, and drank on an average, 3 pints of beer. Was subject to rheumatism and winter coughs. About 1850 he fell over some stones and buried the R. [Right] side: he immediately passed some blood (a great quantity, of red colour) by the bowel, and continued to discharge more or less for a week. At the same time he was seized with severe pain in the abdomen, which laid him up for about a month: he was delirious part of the time: was treated with turpentine fomentations: there was no icterus. From that period he was subject to attacks of vomiting, sometimes bringing up a little blood ('a teaspoonful'). Eleven days before admn [admission], he was attacked with profuse diarrhoea, which continued, with a little vomiting at times'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, peritoneum
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Ruth Howell, 51, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 51
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Oct 1895
Date of death: 26 May 1895
Disease (transcribed): Obstructive jaundice (operation)
Disease (standardised): Jaundice (Skin); Operation (Thorax)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, stomach, pancreas, spleen, liver, kidneys, adrenals, bladder, uterus, lungs, heart
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Clarke, 61, Nurse

Occupation or role: Nurse
Gender: Female
Age: 61
Date of admission: 8 May 1878
Date of death: 14 Jul 1878
Disease (transcribed): Perforating ulcer of the stomach. Limited superficial abscess in the peritoneal cavity and left lobe of liver
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Abscess (Abdomen); Abscess (Liver);
Admitting doctor: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. No heritable disease in the family. Scarlatina at 16: 'gastric fever' at 40: diphtheria at 43: smallpox at 57. Always intolerant of fat; - subject to pain after food in the epigastrium and to sick headaches as long as she remembered: bowels habitually costive and diaphoresis profuse: subject also to palpitation and to glandular swellings in the neck. For two years she had noticed a fulness in the epigastrium. From Dec [December] 1st to 31st she suffered from a dry 'spasmodic' cough, which began suddenly without rigor or nasal catarrh. On Dec [December] 31st it left her suddenly, and she was as suddenly attack with severe vomiting and epigastric pain, which lasted an hour. From that time there was a constant dull pain in the epigastrium, increased after food'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, uterus
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Patrick Duggan, 59, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Gender: Male
Age: 59
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1878
Date of death: 14 Jul 1878
Disease (transcribed): Hepatic cancer
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Liver);
Admitting doctor: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: n/a
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. No history of heritable disease in the family: one sister had had 'fits'. Previous history of good health and temperance: not fond of fat. Quite well till the end of July 1877, when he noticed a lump in the R. [Right] hypochondrium. Nine weeks later he was attacked suddenly with stabbing pain in the L. [Left[ flank, and weakness: he had to give up work at once. Two of three days later the appetite failed: cough and dyspnoea commenced gradually and steadily increased. In the course of another fortnight pain extended to the upper part of chest and L. [Left] shoulder. Early in December the tumour became painful: and some lumps formed in the skin. Early in January, the pain in the tumour became severe: pain appeared also in R. [Right] flank: the bowels, hitherto regular became costive. He began to lose flesh early in March'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas F. Parrott, 29, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Gender: Male
Age: 29
Date of admission: 28 Jun 1878
Date of death: 14 Jul 1878
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophic cirrhosis of liver. Splenic enlargement; exploratory puncture. Fatal haemorrhage into peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Hypertrophy (Liver); Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Disease (Spleen); Haemorrhage (Abdomen);
Admitting doctor: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. Father gouty. Acute rheumatism at 14: Erysipelas of R. [Right] leg in summer of 1877. Never strong: had lived badly: meat 4 days a week: intolerant of fat or butter. Subject to epistaxis: Took 4 pts [pints] of beer daily with occasional excesses. Cough and expectoration ever since he remembered: coughed up ½ pt [pint] of blood in 1873: a few streaks in last 18 mo [months]. Was treated for some urinary affection in 1874: urine dark and hard to pass. Pain in upper part of abdomen, with occasional severe paroxysms, from Novr [November] 1877. Gradually increasing dyspnoea from about January. Tumour noticed in R. [Right] hypochondr [hypochondrium] in March: gradually increased, extending to the L. [Left]. Wasting from this period'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, spleen, liver, kidneys
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Esther Puddiphatt, 4, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 4
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Jun 1892
Date of death: 30 Jun 1892
Disease (transcribed): Diphtheria
Disease (standardised): Diphtheria (Pharynx)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not seen by Medical Registrar
Body parts examined in the post mortem: No postmortem examination
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Brooks, 65, [No occupation]

Occupation or role: [No occupation]
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Dec 1876
Date of death: 31 Dec 1876
Disease (transcribed): Intestinal Obstruction
Disease (standardised): Obstruction (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: This patient had been already three times in the hospital within three of four years with similar symptoms. Three days before admission he got wet through. The next day he was suddenly attacked by vomiting and severe abdominal pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and intestines
Illustration or photograph: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Duncombe, 25, Stillroom maid

Occupation or role: Stillroom maid
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Dec 1896
Date of death: 2 Jan 1897
Disease (transcribed): Endocarditis. Ecchymosis in brain and elsewhere. 'Chorea'
Disease (standardised): Endocarditis (Heart); Ecchymosis (Skin); Chorea (Central nervous system) ()
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Wells, Sydney Russell
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: 'Family history nothing of importance. No previous chorea, no scarlet fever, Rheumatic fever twice. 1st when 7 years old, 2nd 5 years ago. Present illness began 3 weeks before admission with pain in back and head went to bed at once and remained there till admission. The choreic movements began 2 or 3 days before admission 'all over her' and gradually became worse'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium, blood, joints
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Patridge, 29, Labourer, ex soldier

Occupation or role: Labourer, ex soldier
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 July 1877
Date of death: 19 July 1877
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Old hepatic abscesses. Amyloid disease
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Abscess (Liver); Amyloidosis (Liver, Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: During the Ashanti war in 1874 he had a fever, and he was invalided in 1875 for pain in the right side of the chest. Early in November he began to cough, shiver, vomit and to experience pain in the right shoulder. He spat green matter and sweated much.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, intestine and brain
Illustration or photograph: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Young, 67, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 67
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Jun 1877
Date of death: 19 July 1877
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular phthisis; granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: This patient was not examined by the Registrar, as her extreme weakness precluded it.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, stomach, uterus and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Annie Smith, 33, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Gender: Female
Age: 33
Date of admission: 11 Jul 1878
Date of death: 26 Jul 1878
Disease (transcribed): Limited peritonitis with ulceration of the bowel into a limited peritoneal cavity
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines);
Admitting doctor: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. Erysipelas of L. [Left] leg at 15: frequent ulceration from that time: scarlatina in childhood: rheumatic fever at 17. Never robust: bad living till marriage: appetite always small: winter coughs for 8 or 9 years: catamenia scanty. Severe confinement on Dec. [December] 2nd 1876: very weak from that time: lactation scanty. In Novr [November] 1877 severe pain commenced gradually in the R. [Right] side of the abdomen; and increased steadily, being unaffected by period of day, by food or respiration. About the middle of Jan. [January] 1878 on severe paroxysms attacked him suddenly and lasted several hours until relieved by turpentine fomentations. The pain from the first was accompanied by constipation, and by vomiting, which was hardly ever absent for a whole day, and sometimes severe and constant for several. From Xmas she laid up'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, intestine
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Pownay, 40, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 May 1888
Date of death: 8 Jun 1888
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of transverse colon
Disease (standardised): Malignant disease (Colon)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'Sixteen years before he came to the hospital he had some serious illness, the nature of which is not clear. He said it was ‘enlargement of the liver and inflammation of the kidneys’. He was in bed for 6 or 8 weeks: oedema of the legs was a prominent symptom. Eighteen months before his admission he began to suffer from pricking pain at the lower part of his abdomen on the left side. A swelling was soon afterwards noticed at the seat of the pain’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, stomach, lungs, heart
Illustrations or photographs: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Woodcock, 44, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Gender: Female
Age: 44
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1878
Date of death: 28 Jul 1878
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of liver
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Liver);
Admitting doctor: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. No heritable disease in the family. Weakly since marriage: rheumatic fever at 33: diaphoresis habitually scanty: fat not tolerated. Previous history of good health and natural functions. Forty seven days before admn [admission], she began to experience slight malaise and aching of limbs. Two days later a degree of icterus was established, which did not vary up to admission. After another two she began to vomit: vomiting from that time occurred on an average once a day: frothy matter vomited. Severe pain in the epigastrium appeared the day after the vomiting: it recurred afterwards at irregular intervals, generally in the evening to last all night. Loss of flesh during the illness: bowels fairly regular'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Hatch, 67, Shopkeeper

Occupation or role: Shopkeeper
Gender: Male
Age: 67
Date of admission: 24 Jul 1878
Date of death: 7 Aug 1878
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidney. Atheroma. Dilatation of the heart. Pleural effusion
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidney); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta); Cardiomyopathy, dilated (Heart); Pleural effusion (Lung);
Admitting doctor: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. Ague for 12 mo [months] at 15: otherwise healthy and temperate. Quite well till 12 mo [months] before admission, when he was attacked suddenly one evening as he was walking home, with dyspnoea and epigastric pain; both of which steadily increased thence forward, the latter being most severe after meals. Swelling of legs for 6 mo [months] before admission. Lungs noticed in epigastrium for three. Anorexia for 3 wks [weeks]. Much increase of dyspnoea for two. Cough for 7 or 10 days'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, peritoneum
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

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