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Ellen Morse, 4 years 6 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 4 years 6 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Oct 1892
Date of death: 11 Nov 1892
Disease (transcribed): Bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Allingham, Herbert William
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: The child was vaccinated about a month ago. Soon after the vaccination marks became gangrenous.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals, kidneys, bladder, genitals, intestines and stomach
Type of incident: n/a

John Male, 63, Night watchman

Occupation or role: Night watchman
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Nov 1890
Date of death: 19 Dec 1890
Disease (transcribed): Partial enterocele. Peritonitis. Hypertrophy and dilatation of heart
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Heart)
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: This man was a veteran of the Crimean War. His health was robust till near the end of 1888, when he began to suffer from oedema of the legs and shortness of breath. From January to May 1889 he was an inmate of this hospital with some oedema and a very irregular heart, and mitral stenosis was diagnosed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Liver, spleen, suprarenals, pancreas, testes, bladder, kidneys, costal and laryngeal cartilages, pericardium, heart, larynx, thyroid, bronchial glands, head and joints
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Lowther, 58, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jul 1891
Date of death: 28 Jul 1891
Disease (transcribed): Diarrhoea
Disease (standardised): Diarrhoea (Bowels)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'This man was for some years an indoor servant, but had been out of employment for six months before his death. Formerly he had been a ship's steward. He was on board ‘The Challenger' at the time of the American war, and contracted ague in Vera Cruz in 1862. He afterwards voyaged to India, but had no more ague and never suffered from dysentery'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Jane Moss, 48, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Dec 1890
Date of death: 31 Dec 1890
Disease (transcribed): Interstitial nephritis. Dilated heart
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidney); 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: A month before admission she began to suffer from diarrhoea which varied a little but was mostly profuse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, liver, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals, kidneys, bladder, ovaries, pleurae, lungs, larynx, bronchial glands, thyroid, pericardium and heart
Type of incident: n/a

Annie Collins, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Dec 1890
Date of death: 29 Dec 1890
Disease (transcribed): Burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Allingham, Herbert William
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: This woman was subject to epileptic fits. When having a fit she fell upon the fire. The patient was known to take great quantities of morphia daily.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, glottis, tongue, bronchial glands, thyroid, pericardium, heart, aorta, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, uterus, brain and middle ears
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Elizabeth Taylor, 12, General servant

Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 12
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Dec 1890
Date of death: 29 Dec 1890
Disease (transcribed): Abscess in right axilla. Septicaemia
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Arm); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: On December 22nd she vomited a little and was thirsty, but had no pain. She continued to work till December 25th when she complained of pain in the head and in the right shoulder, and was short of breath.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Joints, head, cord, pleurae, lungs, bronchial and thyroid glands, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, stomach, duodenum, liver, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals, kidneys, uterus, ovaries and bladder
Type of incident: n/a

Ellen Keene, 33, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Dec 1890
Date of death: 21 Dec 1890
Disease (transcribed): Anaemia
Disease (standardised): Anaemia (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: She had suffered from flatulent dyspepsia for many years. Three years before her death she was an inmate of St Bartholomew’s Hospital for haematuria, and she was said to be then suffering from gastric ulcer. A fortnight before admission she vomited a large quantity of blood so that she fainted.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, liver, suprarenals, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, ovaries, uterus, pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, bronchial glands, pericardium, heart and limbs
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Hodgson, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Dec 1890
Date of death: 21 Dec 1890
Disease (transcribed): Chronic interstitial nephritis
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: One month before admission she sustained a domestic bereavement, and then began to eat little and to drink freely of spirits. She suffered from delusions, chiefly of an unpleasant nature, and became very tremulous, so that her friends thought she had delirium tremens.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, thyroid gland, bronchial glands, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals, bladder, kidneys and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Coaffee, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Dec 1890
Date of death: 17 Dec 1890
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull and spine
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Fracture (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: Brought in dead. Not seen by Registrar
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, spine, pleurae, lungs, bronchial glands, larynx, thyroid gland, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, intestines, vermiform appendix, liver, spleen, suprarenals, pancreas, kidneys and testes
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Annie Carter, 15, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 15
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Dec 1890
Date of death: 17 Dec 1890
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of faecal concretion out of vermiform appendix. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Appendix); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: On December 11th she rose in the morning feeling quite well, and began to perform her usual work of cleaning fire grates. Suddenly she was seized with severe pain shooting over the whole abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Liver, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals, ovaries, bladder, kidneys, pleurae, lungs, bronchial glands, thyroid, larynx, pericardium, heart, brain and ears
Type of incident: n/a

Henry White, 48, Commissionaire

Occupation or role: Commissionaire
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Dec 1890
Date of death: 15 Dec 1890
Disease (transcribed): Enteritis
Disease (standardised): Enteritis (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: At midnight on December 11th he made a meal from tinned pork, which was not recognised at the time to be unwholesome. At 4 a.m. next day he was seized with violent diarrhoea which continued.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, bronchial glands, larynx, thyroid gland, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, suprarenals, bladder, testes, pancreas, brain, ears and eyes
Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Deane, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Oct 1890
Date of death: 14 Dec 1890
Disease (transcribed): Mitral reflux. Adherent pericardium
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
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: This girl was an inmate of this hospital on twelve or more different occasions during the last four years of her life, and she had also been admitted to other hospitals. In 1880 she had rheumatic fever, followed by repeated attacks, dyspnoea and swelling of the abdomen and legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Liver, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals, bladder, uterus, kidneys, stomach, pleurae, lungs, bronchial glands, larynx, thyroid, pericardium and heart
Type of incident: n/a

Edwin Cole, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Nov 1890
Date of death: 14 Dec 1890
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculosis of lungs
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: In January 1888 he was an in-patient of this hospital for large haemoptysis, and since then he had frequently spat blood. At the beginning of 1890 he was attacked with influenza, and thenceforth suffered from rapid loss of flesh, harassing cough and profuse night sweating.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, bronchial glands, larynx, thyroid gland, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, suprarenals, pancreas, bladder and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Kate Phillips, 4, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 4
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Dec 1890
Date of death: 10 Dec 1890
Disease (transcribed): Meningitis tubercular
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis, meningeal (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: The child was in good health till sixteen days before admission when it became drowsy and vomited. The bowels were very confined, and three days before admission the drowsiness deepened into a state of semi-insensibility.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, bronchial glands, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, intestines, vermiform appendix, suprarenals, kidneys, spleen, liver, pancreas, ovaries, bladder, mesenteric glands and head
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Turnridge, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Dec 1890
Date of death: 13 Dec 1890
Disease (transcribed): Obstructed orifices of coronary arteries. Dilated heart
Disease (standardised): Obstruction (Arteries); 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 man presented himself in the surgery complaining of shortness of breath, and nothing else was obtained from him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid gland, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals, bladder, testes and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Ernest Partington, 22, Potman

Occupation or role: Potman
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Dec 1890
Date of death: 12 Dec 1890
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung)
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: His health was generally good till Christmas 1889 when he was laid up for a fortnight with his first attack of bronchitis, after which he remained rather short of breath and was never quite free from expectoration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, bronchial glands, larynx, thyroid gland, thymus gland, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals, kidneys, testes, bladder, urethra and vesicula seminalis
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Hitchcock, 53, Shoe maker

Occupation or role: Shoe maker
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Dec 1890
Date of death: 11 Dec 1890
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Oedema of lung
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Oedema (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: For a fortnight he had been very short of breath, and for the most part sitting up in a chair, unable to lie down.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, thyroid gland, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals, kidneys, testes, brain and middle ears
Type of incident: n/a

John Bartlett, 79, [No occupation stated]

  • Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
    Age: 79
    Gender: Male
    Date of admission: 3 Dec 1890
    Date of death: 4 Dec 1890
    Disease (transcribed): Granular kidney
    Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney)
    Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
    Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
    Post mortem examination performed by: Newton, Reginald Frederick Henry
  • Rolleston, Humphry Davy
    Medical notes: He had spent the last twelve months in Chelsea Workhouse, whence he had recently been discharged. He was found in a state of insensibility by a policeman near Chelsea Barracks.
    Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, intestines and brain
    Type of incident: n/a

Emily Dawes, 35, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Nov 1890
Date of death: 3 Dec 1890
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Dilated heart
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: Four years before admission she had a severe attack of bronchitis and pleurisy on the right side, and after this her breath had been short. On November 20th she was suddenly seized with stitch on the left side, and shivered and sweated.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spleen, suprarenals, kidneys, bladder, ovaries, liver, pleurae, bronchial tubes, lungs, larynx, thyroid gland, pericardium, heart and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Lucy Matterface, 2 weeks, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 2 weeks
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Nov 1890
Date of death: 30 Nov 1890
Disease (transcribed): Commencing peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: The child was born on November 16th at the full period of gestation. It was brought to the hospital two days later because no action of the bowels had occurred.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, suprarenals, bladder, pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart and head
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Sellen, 42, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Nov 1890
Date of death: 1 Dec 1890
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia (double)
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: For about a fortnight before admission he had been depressed and complaining of pains in the loins and chest. There was some cough but no real shortness of breath.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, bronchial tubes, bronchial glands, laryngeal cartilages, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals, kidneys, bladder and testes
Type of incident: n/a

William Bishop, 21, Indoor servant

Occupation or role: Indoor servant
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Nov 1890
Date of death: 30 Nov 1890
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: He had haemoptysis for the first time two years before admission, and for the second time a year later. Both trivial in quantity. On November 13th he brought up suddenly a large quantity of blood and was admitted almost immediately afterwards.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid gland, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, suprarenals, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, vesicula seminalis, prostate, bladder, brain and ears
Type of incident: n/a

Edmund Dunkerton, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Nov 1890
Date of death: 28 Nov 1890
Disease (transcribed): Perforation of duodenal ulcer. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Perforation (Duodenum); Ulcer (Duodenum); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: This man had always had good health until three months before admission when he had a fall which rendered him unconscious for a time. Since then he had not been himself.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Liver, pancreas, spleen, suprarenals, bladder, prostate, testes, kidneys, pleurae, bronchial glands, lungs, larynx, thyroid gland, pericardium, heart, brain and middle ears
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

George Rallings, 45, Bricklayer

Occupation or role: Bricklayer
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Nov 1890
Date of death: 29 Nov 1890
Disease (transcribed): Early interstitial nephritis. Dilated heart
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidney); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: In September 1889 he was an inmate of a surgical ward in this hospital for an epithelioma of the lower lip which was excised. At the beginning of September 1890 the feet and genitals swelled a little, but this swelling passed off. For a fortnight before admission he had been short of breath and weak generally.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, aorta, liver, spleen, suprarenals, pancreas, bladder, prostate, kidneys and big toe joint
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Duffin, 36, Waiter

Occupation or role: Waiter
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Aug 1890
Date of death: 24 Nov 1890
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Cirrhosis of liver
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: His health was good till Christmas 1889 when he had influenza and sharp pain in the chest. After this he had much cough and expectoration for three months. For six weeks before admission he had suffered from frequent epistaxis, much cough, blood tinged expectoration and great loss of flesh.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, bronchial glands, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, kidneys, bladder, prostate, vesicula seminalis, testes, suprarenals, pancreas, spleen, intestines and liver
Type of incident: n/a

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