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Aaron Moore, 59, Manservant

Occupation or role: Manservant
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Sep 1908
Date of death: 8 Oct 1908
Disease (transcribed): Portal cirrhosis. Ascites. Acute nephritis. Dilated heart. Gall stones
Disease (standardised): Cirrhosis (Liver); Ascites (Abdomen); Nephritis (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Gall stones (Gall bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: Torrens, James Aubrey
Medical notes: The patient was admitted for swelling of the legs, thickness of urine and shortness of breath.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, aorta, liver, gall bladder, kidneys, suprarenals, spleen, pancreas and omentum
Type of incident: n/a

Abraham Denyer, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Sep 1891
Date of death: 30 Sep 1891
Disease (transcribed): Sarcoma of testis. Growth in glands around aorta. Thrombosis of inferior vena cava. Embolism of right pulmonary artery
Disease (standardised): Sarcoma (Testis); Growth (Aorta); Thrombosis (Blood vessels); Embolism (Blood vessels)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'This man was a baker but since April 1891 he had not worked, having been laid up at that time by severe illness in some hospital or infirmary. In June he was able to walk away and was lost sight of by his relations. On the day of his death he spent some hours lying upon the grass in Hyde Park in the company of a casual acquaintance. He complained of feeling unwell, and in particular had no appetite. While on the grass he blacked his own and his companions boots and made a slight alteration in his dress. Upon rising to go, having walked a very few years, he fell to the ground with a cry of pain, pressing his hands to the front of the chest. He became ‘black as jet' in the face and died very speedily, before he could be brought to this hospital'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Ada Allen, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Apr 1890
Date of death: 2 Jan 1891
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of descending part of aortic arch. Rupture into left bronchus
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'There was no direct evidence of syphilis. She had suffered from cough, shortness of breath & pain in the left side of the chest for 3 months. She was a thin, anaemic red-haired woman complaining in a whisper of pain under the left clavicle and mammary region. Friction sounds were hears in the formed place. No particular attention was attracted to the patient, and it was not till some days later that a more complete examination led to a diagnosis of aortic aneurism'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, head, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Ada Clarke, 5, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Mar 1894
Date of death: 18 Mar 1894
Disease (transcribed): Burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ward, Arthur H.
Medical notes: 'Child's nightgown caught fire. On admission she was collapsed. Temp: next day 103. Child was badly burned about left arm, shoulder, neck and face. She was delirious and frequently sick'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Ada Cooley, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Feb 1893
Date of death: 9 Feb 1893
Disease (transcribed): Mitral reflux
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)

Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: This patient attributed her cardiac troubles to an attack of influenza which confined her to bed for two months about the end of 1890.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Liver, spleen, suprarenals, pancreas, kidneys, pleurae, lungs, pericardium and heart
Type of incident: n/a

Ada Elliston, 3, [Child of] Widow

Occupation or role: [Child of] Widow
Age: 3
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 May 1909
Date of death: 4 Jun 1909
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculous meningitis. Caseating mesenteric gland. Aspiration broncho-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis, meningeal (Brain); Caseasting (Lymph nodes); Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: There was onset of illness one week before admission, with headache, vomiting, shivering and constipation, followed by drowsiness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, infratracheal glands, bronchi, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, adrenals, alimentary canal, meninges and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Ada Godfrey, 1 year 1 month, [Child of] Porter

Occupation or role: [Child of] Porter
Age: 1 year 1 month
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Dec 1907
Date of death: 2 Jan 1908
Disease (transcribed): Broncho-pneumonia. Rachitis. Diarrhoea
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Rickets (Bones); Diarrhoea (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: Friend, Gerald Edward
Medical notes: The patient had been ill for one month with history of cough which had been increasing in severity accompanied by dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Teeth, tonsils, larynx, thyroid, trachea, thymus, pericardium, heart, pleurae, lungs, intestines, peritoneum, stomach, spleen, liver, pancreas, kidneys and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Ada Grover, 24, Telephonist

Occupation or role: Telephonist
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Sep 1905
Date of death: 25 Sep 1905
Disease (transcribed): Miliary tuberculosis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Douglas, James Sholto Cameron
Post mortem examination performed by: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical notes: 'The patient was admitted complaining of pains in the abdomen & of vomiting. The past medical history of the patient shewed that she had suffered from yearly attacks of ‘anaemia’, cured by the exhibition of iron, since her 17th year’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, genital tract

Type of incident: n/a

Ada Holland, 4, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 4
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1890
Date of death: 2 Apr 1890
Disease (transcribed): Pneumothorax (right side). Bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumothorax (Lung); Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: The child was anaemic but well nourished. She suffered from cough and dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, larynx, thyroid, oesophagus, intestines, liver, spleen, kidneys, suprarenals, bladder, pancreas and bones
Type of incident: n/a

Ada Jones, 29, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Gender: Female
Age: 29
Date of admission: 13 Dec 1906
Date of death: 23 Dec 1906
Disease (transcribed): (Influenza) Basal meningitis. Hypostatic congestion of lungs
Disease (standardised): Influenza, human (Respiratory tract); Meningitis (Brain); Congestion (Lung);
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spinal cord, thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ada Stewart, 9 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 9 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Nov 1902
Date of death: 2 Dec 1902
Disease (transcribed): ? Tuberculous meningitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis, meningeal (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Roland Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Medical notes: The child was admitted with a history of fits
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head only examined
Type of incident: n/a

Ada Wise, 8, [Child of] Labourer

Occupation or role: [Child of] Labourer
Age: 8
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Jun 1912
Date of death: 9 Aug 1912
Disease (transcribed): Morbus cordis. Mitral and tricuspid stenosis. Acute simple vegetative endocarditis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: This child had pain in the left hip for four days.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thymus, pericardium ,heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, adrenals, kidneys, bladder and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Ada Wright, 6 months, [Child of] Labourer

Occupation or role: [Child of] Labourer
Age: 6 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Jan 1902
Date of death: 23 Jan 1902
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Roland Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Medical notes: A well nourished pale child with a somewhat dusky cyanosed appearance. Respiration was suggestive of pulmonary affection.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, thymus, liver, spleen, kidneys, urinary tract and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Adam Parsons, 42, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Dec 1892
Date of death: 21 Jan 1893
Disease (transcribed): Enteric fever
Disease (standardised): Typhoid fever (Systemic)

Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: He took to bed on December 27th having lost all the use of his limbs, but for an indefinite length of time before this he had been ailing, complaining chiefly of pain in the back and cold shivers.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid body, bronchial glands, pericardium, heart, abdomen, spleen, pancreas, liver, suprarenals, kidneys, bladder and testes
Type of incident: n/a

Adelaide Cleveley, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Sep 1893
Date of death: 5 Sep 1893
Disease (transcribed): Gangrenous cellulitis. Septicaemia
Disease (standardised): Gangrene (Skin); Cellulitis (Skin); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Ward, Arthur H.
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: The patient ran the prong of a fork into her hand five days before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals, kidneys and bladder
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Adelaide Parkins, 2, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 2
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Jan 1893
Date of death: 6 Jan 1893
Disease (transcribed): Bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lung)

Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: On January 5th there was a series of convulsions and the child was brought to the hospital. When admitted it was very blue and breathing rapidly.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Skull, brain, pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder and genitals
Type of incident: n/a

Adelaide Tivlen, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1891
Date of death: 9 Apr 1891
Disease (transcribed): Sarcoma of gall-bladder. Ulceration into colon
Disease (standardised): Sarcoma (Gallbladder); Ulcer (Colon)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Allingham, Herbert William
Medical notes: 'Was in hospital about 6 months ago with a swelling over the region of the gallbladder'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Adèle de Gournier, 62, Dressmaker

Occupation or role: Dressmaker
Age: 62
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1905
Date of death: 16 Apr 1905
Disease (transcribed): Morbus renum. Granular kidneys. Enlarged heart. Suprarenal tumour. Depression of cerebral cortex by tumour of skull
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Disease (Heart); Tumour (Kidneys); Tumour (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Symes-Thompson, Henry Edmund
Post mortem examination performed by: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical notes: 'The patient was admitted to the hospital complaining of kidney disease. Her previous history was devoid of important incidents, medically speaking; she had worked hard as a dressmaker in London for the last 25 years of her life’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, brain, spinal cord, joints

Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Alderton, 21, Kitchenmaid

Occupation or role: Kitchenmaid
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Oct 1891
Date of death: 25 Oct 1891
Disease (transcribed): Perforation of a gastric ulcer
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'This girl was a housemaid who became a kitchenmaid about a year before her death because, being anaemic, she found herself unable to run up and down stairs. There was a history of some dyspeptic pains for the last year, but none of haematemesis. The anaemia continued in some degree, though the bowels acted daily, and the catamenia [menstruation], though scanty, were regular'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Alexander, 60, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Oct 1894
Date of death: 21 Oct 1894
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the leg
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ward, Arthur H.
Medical notes: 'Patient was a fairly healthy woman. She feel into an area into her left leg. On admission H.S. [House surgeon] reports. There was great swelling about the left knee with much tenderness. No certain diagnosis could be made. The next morning the knee joint was acutely distended'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left leg, head, thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Davies, 21, Saleswoman

Occupation or role: Saleswoman
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 May 1891
Date of death: 19 May 1891
Disease (transcribed): Perforating gastric ulcer. Subdiaphragmatic abscess
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Abscess (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'This was a saleswoman about whom a complete history was not obtained. It was ascertained, however, that she had suffered from dyspeptic pains for some years and that since the beginning of 1891 these pains had been severe. She denied having ever vomited blood. On the afternoon of May 12th she was seized with sudden vuilentn pain which was referred to the right side of the abdomen, the catamenia [menstruation] being present at the time'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Fishlock, 17, Nursemaid

Occupation or role: Nursemaid
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Nov 1890
Date of death: 18 Nov 1890
Disease (transcribed): General tuberculosis. Meningitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Systemic); Meningitis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: While in Scotland with her mistress she was taken ill. For three weeks she was out of sorts with no definite symptoms but vomiting, which was sometimes violent. The bowels were irregular and inclined to constipation. The mistress noticed that the tongue was peculiar, and becoming alarmed about her condition sent her to London.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals, bladder, ovaries, kidneys, intestines, brain and ears
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Maclachlan, 66, Housekeeper

Occupation or role: Housekeeper
Age: 66
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Jun 1900
Date of death: 8 Jul 1900
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Recurrent scirrhus mamma
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Cancer (Breast)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: See Medical Notes
Body parts examined in the post mortem: N/a
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Macleish, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Aug 1890
Date of death: 18 Aug 1890
Disease (transcribed): Fatty heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: This patient was brought to the hospital by friends, who said that she had been ill for six months with pain in the head, constant vomiting whenever the head was moved, and loss of flesh. During this time she was pregnant, and was delivered at about Christmas 1889. After one month after delivery she was laid up with ‘white leg’ and continued to keep to her bed until admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, larynx, oesophagus, pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, pancreas, suprarenals, bladder, ovaries, liver, stomach, intestines, vermiform appendix, kidneys, spleen and uterus
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Painter, 20, Dressmaker

Occupation or role: Dressmaker
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Nov 1903
Date of death: 20 Nov 1903
Disease (transcribed): Infective endocarditis. Sero-fibrinous pericarditis. Infarcts in heart wall, spleen, kidney and gut
Disease (standardised): Endocarditis (Heart); Pericarditis (Heart); Infarction (Heart); Infarction (Spleen); Infarction (Kidney); Infarction (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Ascherson, William Lawrence
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient was admitted complaining of abdominal pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, trachea, thyroid, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, gall bladder, portal vein, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, uterus and appendages, alimentary canal and stomach
Type of incident: n/a

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