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Richard Wylder, 17, Shepherd

Occupation or role: Shepherd
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Sep 1887
Date of death: 15 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Shock following amputation through right hip joint. Ankylosis of bones of both lower limbs. Anaemia
Disease (standardised): Shock; Amputation (Hip); Ankylosis (Legs); Anaemia (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: 'As a child good health. Eight weeks before admission he got ‘acute rheumatism’ & was an IP [in-patient] in Savernake Cottage Hospital. He came from there to St George’s’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Right lower limb, brain, liver, kidneys, lungs, heart

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

Annie Pringle, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Mar 1891
Date of death: 27 Mar 1891
Disease (transcribed): Poisoning by carbolic acid
Disease (standardised): Poisoning (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Penrose, Francis George
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'This woman was brought to the hospital at 12.30pm by a policeman who reported that when summoned to her, an hour and a half before, he found her insensible. She was said to have taken to drink through grief for the recent death of her husband, and on the morning of he day of her death she drank a large quantity of carbolic acid with suicidal intent. A bottle was produced by the policeman'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pharynx, stomach, small intestine, caecum, thorax

Type of incident: n/a Suicide

John Edgar, 52, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1897
Date of death: 10 Apr 1897
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of stomach
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Penrose, Francis George
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

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

John Wahlstrom, 35, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1896
Date of death: 12 Apr 1897
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Penrose, Francis George
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 post mortem examination'

Type of incident: n/a

Sarah George, 30, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Mar 1888
Date of death: 20 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Perforation of a gastric ulcer. Early general peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The history the patient gave was that two years before she came to the hospital she vomited up a considerable quantity of black blood. She at first mentioned 2 quarts as the probable amount, she was sure it was more than a tea-cup full’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, peritoneum, intestines, stomach, spleen, kidneys, liver, larynx, trachea, brain

Type of incident: n/a

William Clark, 45, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Apr 1905
Date of death: 19 Apr 1905
Disease (transcribed): Cirrhosis of the liver. Adenoma of the liver
Disease (standardised): Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Adenoma (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Penrose, Francis George
Medical examination performed by: Symes-Thompson, Henry Edmund
Post mortem examination performed by: Davis Taylor, E.J.
Medical notes: 'Admitted complaining of swelling of the ankles & legs, April 10. Swelling came on suddenly on April 8. The right ankle was red & painful. No sickness of abdominal pain. No head ache. Pale, anaemic-looking man’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Wheaton, 55, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 55
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Mar 1888
Date of death: 20 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Bronchiectasis with large foul-smelling cavities in lower lobes of both lungs. Dilatation of right side of the heart
Disease (standardised): Bronchiectasis (Lungs); Cavities (Lungs); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'For 3 winters the patient had suffered severely from bronchitis, and during the year 1887 she was not free from it even in the summer. From September 1887 her cough was very troublesome’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Thorax, lungs, heart, spleen, uterus

Type of incident: n/a

Frances Dyball, 48, Tailoress

Occupation or role: Tailoress
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Jan 1888
Date of death: 21 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Pyaemia. Abscesses in muscles, lungs, liver, spleen. Dilatation of common bile duct
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Systemic); Abscess (Muscles, lungs, liver, spleen); Disease (Bile duct)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'Two of the patient’s sisters died of phthisis. There is no other family history of disease. The patient has had 4 children, one of whom died of bronchitis. She had scarlatina when a child and two attacks of rheumatic fever, the last 29 years before she came to St George’s. She was in King’s College Hospital about 7 years ago. The nature of her illness was not clear’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, lungs, heart, brain

Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Young, 34, General servant

Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Feb 1888
Date of death: 21 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Morbus cordis. Vegetations on the mitral valve, with vegetations also on the aortic valves, one of which has ulcerated
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Vegetation (Heart); Ulcer (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient had acute rheumatism when about 14 years of age. She was laid up (in bed) for about 9 weeks. Six months before admission she had oedema of the legs. About nine weeks before she came in she had vomiting and on the following day sharp pain in her left side, and some cough’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, spleen, kidneys, liver, heart, lungs, brain, eyes

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Shields, 37, General servant

Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Mar 1888
Date of death: 22 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Old mitral disease. Pulmonary emphysema & bronchitis. Recent acute nephritis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Emphysema (Lungs); Bronchitis (Lungs); Nephritis (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'When 13 years of age the patient had scarlatina. She occasionally had rheumatic pains in her shoulders. For some time, she could not say how long, she had been disturbed about twice during the night to pass water’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, abdomen, thorax, heart, spleen, kidneys, liver, stomach, eyes

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Purcell, 54, [Wife of] Coachman

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Coachman
Age: 54
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Mar 1888
Date of death: 22 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy of left ventricle. Chronic interstitial nephritis. Pulmonary bronchitis and emphysema (Erysipelas)
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Nephritis (Kidneys); Bronchitis (Lungs); Emphysema (Lungs); Erysipelas (Skin)
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 had three children and three miscarriages. There was no history of gout. Occasionally she had rheumatic pains. In a year before she came in she suffered much from dyspnoea. For some months she had been disturbed at night about twice to pass urine. From Christmas time she had oedema of the legs & ascites’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Right leg, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, stomach, brian, lungs, heart

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Fairweather, 58, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 58
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1888
Date of death: 26 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Right strangulated femoral hernia. Ineffectual taxis. Exploratory abdominal incision. Gangrene of gut. Removal. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Thigh); Taxis; Incision (Abdomen); Gangrene (Gut); Removal; Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: 'A clear history could not be got. Is said to have had a hernia on right side for many years. She was standing up trying to reach something from a shelft when she suddenly was seized with intense pain in the hernia’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, liver, kidneys, bladder, uterus, intestines, lungs, larynx, trachea, heart, brain

Type of incident: n/a

John Baldwin, 1 ¼, [Child of] Wood chopper

Occupation or role: [Child of] Wood chopper
Age: 1 ¼
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Apr 1905
Date of death: 22 Apr 1905
Disease (transcribed): Bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Penrose, Francis George
Medical examination performed by: Symes-Thompson, Henry Edmund
Post mortem examination performed by: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical notes: 'The child had never been strong, and had had an attack of bronchopneumonia three months before it was brought to the hospital with its present (second) attack. The family history was bad, 5 out of 9 children born in 15 years having died, 3 of consumption & one in a fit. Two of the living children are probably tuberculous also
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Jean Lachaize, 65, Engineer

Occupation or role: Engineer
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1888
Date of death: 27 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of the lower end of the oesophagus. Gastrostomy. Hypostatic pneumonia and gangrene of both lungs
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Oesophagus); Gastrostomy; Pneumonia (Lungs); Gangrene (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: 'This man was originally admitted under the care of Mr Dent [Clinton Thomas Dent] at the beginning of 1888 with difficulty in swallowing & rapid emaciation. A diagnosis of oesophagal stricture was made & under treatment he improved, being sent to convalescent home in February. For the first week he gained weight & was free from pain. Afterward he got increased difficulty in swallowing & began again to emaciate’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, thorax, liver, spleen, kidneys, lungs, heart

Type of incident: n/a

Lionel Archer, 70, Tobacconist

Occupation or role: Tobacconist
Age: 70
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1905
Date of death: 23 Apr 1905
Disease (transcribed): [Brought in dead]
Disease (standardised):

Admitted under the care of: Penrose, Francis George
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Brought in dead’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'No necropsy’

Type of incident: n/a

John Blackwell, 53, Watchman

Occupation or role: Watchman
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1897
Date of death: 19 Apr 1897
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Penrose, Francis George
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 post mortem examination'

Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Dallas, 58, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 58
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1894
Date of death: 10 Apr 1894
Disease (transcribed): Pleural effusion. Radical cure of femoral hernia
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Lung); Hernia surgery (Thigh); Operation (Thigh)
Admitted under the care of: Dent, Clinton Thomas and Penrose, Francis George
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Ward, Arthur H.
Medical notes: 'Patient admitted with a strangulated femoral hernia of 4 days standing. There was no impulse. Vomit was faecal. Mr Dent cut down and opened the sac which contained congested omentum and gut, and bloodstained fluid. The constriction was divided and the gut returned'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, heart, lungs, plurae
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Charlotter, 14, Van boy

Occupation or role: Van boy
Age: 14
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1888
Date of death: 2 Apr 1888
Disease (transcribed): Rheumatism with heart disease. Pericarditis. Disease of mitral and aortic valves
Disease (standardised): Rheumatism (Joints); Disease (Heart); Pericarditis (Heart)
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: 'IP [in-patient] 1887. Notes not now at the hospital. After leaving the hospital the patient was able to walk about & was fairly comfortable, but scant of breath. When he came into the hospital, he was very anaemic. The symptoms for which he sought relief were ‘pain at the heart’ and shortness of breath. There was no oedema’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, liver, heart, pericardium, larynx, lungs, spleen, liver, kidneys

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Berridge, 16, Errand boy

Occupation or role: Errand boy
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Mar 1888
Date of death: 2 Apr 1888
Disease (transcribed): Perforation of an ulcer in the vermiform appendix. General peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Appendix); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The boy was generally in good health. On March 21st he had acute abdominal pain. On the 22nd, 23rd & 24th vomiting, on the 25th he was weak, his bowels were open’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, lungs, heart, brain

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Dodd, 66, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 66
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Mar 1888
Date of death: 2 Apr 1888
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema. Bronchitis with collapse of left lower lobe of lung. Fatty heart
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lungs); Bronchitis (Lungs); Collapse (Lung); Disease (Heart)
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 had suffered from rheumatism ‘years ago’. She was not good at dates. Two years before admission she had had bronchitis. For a week before she came in she suffered much from cough and shortness of breath’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, abdomen, pericadium, heart, lungs, kidneys, spleen, liver

Type of incident: n/a

Sidney Blatchford, 46, Coffee maker

Occupation or role: Coffee maker
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Apr 1888
Date of death: 4 Apr 1888
Disease (transcribed): Aneurism of first part of arch of aorta, bursting into the pulmonary artery. Oedema of lungs
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Heart); Edema (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 said he was in good health till within a few weeks of his admission, when he began to suffer from dyspnoea. Eight days before he came in this symptom was worse, but he gradually became ill’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Lungs, heart, spleen, liver, kidneys, stomach, brain

Type of incident: n/a

Rose Allen, 2, [Child of] Porter

Occupation or role: [Child of] Porter
Age: 2
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1888
Date of death: 4 Apr 1888
Disease (transcribed): Bronchopneumonia of both lobes of right lung, and of left lower lobe. Scattered tubercles in lungs, kidneys and liver
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Lungs, kidneys, 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 child was ill 3 weeks before she came to the hospital. Her chief symptoms were cough & dyspnoea’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Thorax, heart, kidneys, spleen, liver

Type of incident: n/a

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