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Abigail Powley, 56, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Feb 1860
Date of death: 8 Mar 1860
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This patient had had several attacks of bronchitis, the first of these occurred three years ago. She recovered and remained pretty well until last spring, when she had a second attack, and again another in the following September’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Abraham Broadhurst, 22, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Dec 1861
Date of death: 15 Dec 1851
Disease (transcribed): Arachinitis. Congestion of Brain.
Disease (standardised): Arachnoiditis (Brain); Congestion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Wadham, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: The patient had felt out of health and complained of a severe pain across his head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Abraham Coble, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Jan 1861
Date of death: 1 Feb 1861
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: The patient was brought having been struck with apoplexy about an hour before. He was unable to swallow.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Way, 40, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Dec 1865
Date of death: 12 Jan 1866
Disease (transcribed): Lumbar abscess. Cirrhosis of liver
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Lumbar); Cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Thompson, Reginald Edward
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: The history of this case was obscure. Except for an attack of bronchitis she appeared to have had no illness up to four months before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Martin, 21, Cab driver

Occupation or role: Cab driver
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Aug 1865
Date of death: 13 Sep 1865
Disease (transcribed): Morbus cordis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Sturges, Octavius
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: In February last cough commenced and he began to fall away in flesh and strength.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Amos, 36, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Feb 1860
Date of death: 19 Feb 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'For 12 months this man had suffered from cough, expectoration and increasing debility. For three or four months he had had habitual night sweats’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Balcombe, 25, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jan 1866
Date of death: 18 Jan 1866
Disease (transcribed): Delirium tremens
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Thompson, Reginald Edward
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: A coachman of intemperate habits, a beer drinker, reported to be generally in a fuddled state, refusing his food and supplying its place with beer.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Culverwell, 7, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 7
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Apr 1860
Date of death: 6 May 1860
Disease (transcribed): Strumous meningitis
Disease (standardised): Meningitis (Brain); Tuberculosis
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This child, who had long eyelashes and light hair and was of obviously tubercular aspect, became a surgeon’s patient for stiffness of neck Feb 29th, and on the 10th of the following month was transferred to the physicians. He had been under-fed, complained of pain in the belly, and stiffness of the neck, and pains about the occiput’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Hutton, 9, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 9
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Aug 1859
Date of death: 23 Aug 1859
Disease (transcribed): Diphtheria
Disease (standardised): Diphtheria (Pharynx)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Sturgess, Octavius
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: Two days before admission he had begun to complain of languor and had some trifling difficulty in swallowing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Mouth, larynx, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Kingsmore, 56, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Oct 1865
Date of death: 5 Nov 1865
Disease (transcribed): Valvular disease of heart. Bronchitis. Emphysema
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Bronchitis (Lung); Emphysema (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Thompson, Reginald Edward
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This case was admitted under Mr Hewitt with an ulcer of the leg and was transferred to the Physician’s with extreme dyspnoea and orthopnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen and thyroid
Type of incident: n/a

Amelia Port, 48, Tailoress

Occupation or role: Tailoress
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Jan 1862
Date of death: 4 Feb 1862
Disease (transcribed): Valvular disease of the heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This patient was admitted suffering from severe dyspnoea and general dropsy and cough with slight bronchial expectoration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Amy Stewart, 5, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Mar 1857
Date of death: 12 Mar 1857
Disease (transcribed): Croup. Tracheotomy
Disease (standardised): Croup (Larynx); Tracheotomy (Trachea)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This girl was admitted with croup in a very advanced stage.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Brown , 60, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Dec 1858
Date of death: 9 Dec 1858
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'This woman had been ailing some time & had during previous seasons suffered from winter cough. She had been worse for a fortnight previous to admission & was moribund when taken into the hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Ann Brown, 17, Nursery maid

Occupation or role: Nursery maid
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Apr 1860
Date of death: 17 May 1860
Disease (transcribed): Meningitis
Disease (standardised): Meningitis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A nursery maid. Subject from her earliest years to pain in the head, this was relieved, during her childhood, by occasional bleeding’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

Ann Coleman, 40, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Aug 1858
Date of death: 21 Aug 1858
Disease (transcribed): Fever
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined'

Type of incident: n/a

Ann Hill, 60, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Jan 1864
Date of death: 23 Jan 1864
Disease (transcribed): Renal calculi
Disease (standardised): Calculus (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Sturges, Octavius
Medical notes: 'This woman of healthy appearance and well-nourished, had been suffering a week from abdominal pain and tenderness with relaxed bowels and scanty flow of thick, high-coloured urine. The pain was paroxysmal with short intervals of comparative ease’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Ann Long, 34, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Jul 1863
Date of death: 15 Aug 1863
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Sturges, Octavius
Post mortem examination performed by: Freeman, Samuel George
Medical notes: When admitted she had been three months ill, her complaint commencing rather suddenly with dyspeptic symptoms, vomiting after food and confined bowels.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, pleural cavities, lungs, spleen, liver and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Love, 40, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Jun 1865
Date of death: 7 Jun 1865
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Sturges, Octavius
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: This woman was brought in at the point of death. She was said to have been neglected and beaten by a drunken husband.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: Homicide/Murder

Ann Parfitt, 49, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 49
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1863
Date of death: 29 Jun 1863
Disease (transcribed): Aneurism of aorta. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Harvey, Edward Robinson
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This patient had for years been subject to winter cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Parker, 22, General servant

Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Dec 1861
Date of death: 5 Jan 1862
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Wadham, William
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This was a case of phthisis in the last stages.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Quelch, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Jul 1859
Date of death: 24 Jul 1859
Disease (transcribed): Ovarian dropsy. Paracentesis
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Ovary); Paracentesis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Sturgess, Octavius
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Thomas
Medical notes: This woman had been out of health for the last five years, losing flesh, suffering from cough and general weakness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Washer, 68, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 68
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Apr 1860
Date of death: 5 Jun 1860
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Hypertrophy of the heart. Diseased liver. Dropsy
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lungs); Disease (Heart, liver); Edema (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'The mother of 14 children. Except an attack of rheumatic fever 40 years before, she had good health until within 4 weeks of admission, when she ‘caught cold in the chest’, since which she suffered from cough with expectoration, occasional swelling of the legs and dyspnoea on exertion’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Pritchard, 58, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 58
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Oct 1865
Date of death: 11 Dec 1865
Disease (transcribed): Valvular disease of heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Thompson, Reginald Edward
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: She had had several attacks of rheumatism some years before. Her present illness was of five weeks and had begun with weakness, want of appetite and followed by swelling of the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Scoltock, 11, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 11
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Apr 1858
Date of death: 9 Jun 1858
Disease (transcribed): Valvular disease of the heart. Diseased bone in pelvis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Pelvis)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A pallid, scrofulous child admitted with dropsy of the legs & abdomen, said to have existed for a fortnight. A large abscess was also found on the back in the neighbourhood of the left ilium. She was stated to have suffered with this for five years’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Sizmur, 58, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 58
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 May 1862
Date of death: 17 May 1862
Disease (transcribed): Disease of heart. Albuminuria
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Albuminuria (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

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