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William Moseley, 72, Sweep

Occupation or role: Sweep
Age: 72
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Aug 1882
Date of death: 27 Aug 1882
Disease (transcribed): Comminuted fracture of femur at neck and great trochanter. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: Two days before admission he fell from the pavement onto the road, alighting on his right hip.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and thigh
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

George Morcom, 57, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 57
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Sep 1882
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Haemoptysis. Aneurism of aorta. Congestion of lungs. Probable compression of pulmonary veins
Disease (standardised): Haemoptysis (Respiratory tract); Aneurysm (Arteries); Congestion (Lung); Compression (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: Brought in dead
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and stomach
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Thompson, 62, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 62
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Sep 1882
Date of death: 1 Oct 1882
Disease (transcribed): Double pleuritis. Pneumonia of left apex
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: Three days before her admission she had a sudden onset of acute symptoms, with a feeling of chilliness and vomiting. She had soreness over the apex of the left lung.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

James F Henton, 3, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 3
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Sep 1882
Date of death: 5 Oct 1882
Disease (transcribed): Purulent pericarditis. Double pleuritis. Congestion of lungs
Disease (standardised): Suppuration (Heart); Pericarditis (Heart); Pleurisy (Pleura); Congestion (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: His mother said he had measles a year before and chicken pox a month before admission. She described a rash noticed two days before admission, chiefly around the throat and then spreading all over the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Gater, 24, Messenger

Occupation or role: Messenger
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Oct 1882
Date of death: 18 Oct 1882
Disease (transcribed): Typhoid fever. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Typhoid fever (Systemic); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: He had been too weak for the year before admission to do any work and had had constant cough with trifling sputa.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Alice E Howard, 17, General servant

Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Sep 1882
Date of death: 12 Nov 1882
Disease (transcribed): Hodgkins disease. Pleuritis and effusion
Disease (standardised): Hodgkin disease (Lymph nodes, Spleen); Pleurisy (Pleura); Effusion (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: Eight months before admission the glands on the left side of the neck commenced to enlarge, followed by those of the right side and under the left arm.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, adenoid tissue and pericardium
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Callaman, 28, Writer

Occupation or role: Writer
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Oct 1882
Date of death: 27 Nov 1882
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Pleuritis. Vomica. Miliary tubercles
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: He had good health and served in the army until 1878 when he had haemoptysis and was discharged from the service with a diagnosis of phthisis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, bronchi, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Potty, 36, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Nov 1882
Date of death: 27 Nov 1882
Disease (transcribed): Pneumothorax. Miliary tubercle. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumothorax (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a phthisical history in a state of such extreme collapse that no examination was considered advisable.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

George Garrett, 72, Bus driver

Occupation or role: Bus driver
Age: 72
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Nov 1882
Date of death: 8 Dec 1882
Disease (transcribed): Malignant growth in urethra. Pleuritis. Bronchitis. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Urethra); Pleurisy (Pleura); Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: He had often had gonorrhoea in youth and had suffered for seventeen years from a stricture.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder and urethra
Type of incident: n/a

George R Chidgey, 15 months , [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Dec 1882
Date of death: 29 Dec 1882
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Cystic disease (hygroma) of neck
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Lymphangioma, Cystic (Neck)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: This was the third occasion of the child’s residence in this hospital.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, bronchi, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Elliott, 27, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1883
Date of death: 1 Jan 1883
Disease (transcribed): Double pleuro-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: He had been in a state of nearly continuous delirium for two days before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and stomach
Type of incident: n/a

George Hands, 37, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jan 1883
Date of death: 21 Jan 1883
Disease (transcribed): Diphtheria. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Diphtheria (Pharynx); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: On January 17th he had slight aching in the limbs and constipation. He later had pain in the chest and brought up much thick sputa.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Goodridge, 47, Iron worker

Occupation or role: Iron worker
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Feb 1883
Date of death: 13 Feb 1883
Disease (transcribed): Pleuropneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: Fourteen days before admission he was wet through and grew very hoarse and he had many ‘staggering fits’.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and brain and spinal cord
Type of incident: n/a

Annie Cheshire, 20, Wife

Occupation or role: Wife
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Feb 1883
Date of death: 21 Feb 1883
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Tubercular pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: There was a phthisical history on both sides of the family. She had been constantly suffering from slight pulmonary symptoms.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Mary White, 63, Wife

Occupation or role: Wife
Age: 63
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Feb 1883
Date of death: 28 Feb 1883
Disease (transcribed): Intra-capsular fracture of left hip. Bronchitis. Dilated heart. Suppurative arachnitis
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Hip); Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Arachnoiditis (Brain); Suppuration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: Five weeks before admission the patient had fallen down in her house and injured her left thigh.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Robert Rider, 37, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Feb 1883
Date of death: 4 Mar 1883
Disease (transcribed): Gangrene of left lung. Pleuritis. Right empyema. Pyaemia. Abscesses in liver and spleen
Disease (standardised): Gangrene (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Empyema (Pleura); Sepsis (Systemic); Abscess (Liver); Abscess (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: About a week before admission he had occasional rigors and much cough with copious sputa.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Lilly Cooper, 20 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Feb 1883
Date of death: 4 Mar 1883
Disease (transcribed): Lobular pneumonia. Ulceration of pharynx, tonsils and larynx
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Ulcer (Pharynx); Ulcer (Palatine tonsil); Ulcer (Larynx)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: Her brother, who had been living in the same house, was admitted on February 24th and died on the same day of laryngeal diphtheria (see PM no 68). She had been taken ill with ‘measles and scarlet fever together’.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pharynx, tonsils, larynx, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Ernest E Wakefield, 3, [Child of] Coachman

Occupation or role: [Child of] Coachman
Age: 3
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Mar 1883
Date of death: 18 Mar 1883
Disease (transcribed): Diphtheria. Catarrhal pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Diphtheria (Pharynx); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: He was a child described by his mother as ‘always liable to have cough when he had a cold’.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Tonsils, fauces, larynx, trachea, bronchi, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

William Storme, 50, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Mar 1883
Date of death: 1 Apr 1883
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: He served in the army for twenty one years. Four days before admission he had had a severe rigor, followed by graudal onset of cough causing him much epigastric pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Windsor, 23, Bricklayer

Occupation or role: Bricklayer
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1883
Date of death: 6 Apr 1883
Disease (transcribed): Pleuritis
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: Three days before admission, from no obvious cause, he had a severe rigor and felt sharp pain in his left side, with painful cough and scanty sputa mixed with blood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Nicholls, 40, Bricklayer

Occupation or role: Bricklayer
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 May 1883
Date of death: 14 May 1883
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: For about a month previous to admission he had felt malaise with some slight shivering. He then had a violent rigor and pain in the left flank.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Maria Thomas, 33, No occupation

Occupation or role: No occupation
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 May 1883
Date of death: 18 May 1883
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro-pneumonia. Empyema
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Empyema (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: Her pulmonary symptoms began three days before admission with a rigor and sharp cutting pain in the right side. Cough was frequent and extremely painful.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Barrett, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Feb 1884
Date of death: 9 Mar 1884
Disease (transcribed): Typhoid fever. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Typhoid fever (Systemic); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: This patient had been suffering from continuous otorrhoea for four or five weeks and some indefinite malaise. He had a rigor, diarrhoea and was slightly delirious.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, alimentary canal and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Ricord, 27, Railway porter

Occupation or role: Railway porter
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Jun 1884
Date of death: 30 Jun 1884
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: He was said to have had ‘a swoon’ and told a fellow lodger he was going to lie down as he felt giddy and ill. He was heard to fall heavily and cut his head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a