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Edward Duffey, 66, Messenger

Occupation or role: Messenger
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Feb 1918
Date of death: 18 Feb 1918
Disease (transcribed): Lobar pneumonia. Morbus cordis. Syphilitic mesaortitis & atheroma
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Syphilis; Mesaortitis (Aorta); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: 'Patient has had increasing shortness of breath with occasional attacks of abdominal pain for the last 2 years. For the last 3 weeks he has had attacks of angimoid pain. Cough for 6 months’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Edward Ford, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Feb 1853
Date of death: 25 Feb 1853
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull. Ruptured membrane tympanic. Blood between bone and dura mater. Bruising of the brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Rupture (Ear); Extravasation (Skull); Bruising (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had fallen from a height it was said of about forty feet.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Sarah Evans, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Oct 1845
Date of death: 11 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Pulmonary apoplexy. Dilatation of heart with hypertrophy of its walls. Serum and lymph in pericardium. Coagula of long standing in left ventricle. Hypertrophy of liver. Kidneys granular and atrophied. Atheroma in aorta.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Haemorrhage (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Liver); Disease (Kidney); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient, who for about three months had been attending the hospital as an outpatient, reported that she had been suffering from dyspepsia and general weakness along with oedema of the lower extremities.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Kandering, 41, Chimney sweep

Occupation or role: Chimney sweep
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Dec 1848
Date of death: 5 Mar 1849
Disease (transcribed): Chimney sweep’s cancer of the scrotum. Sloughing ulceration of glands in groin. Secondary deposits in the lungs
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Scrotum); Ulcer (Groin); Deposit (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient, a chimney sweep by trade, was admitted with a cancerous ulcer situated on the right side & lower part of the scrotum. About 3 years before, there first appeared, in the situation now occupied by the ulcer, a small warty excrescence which enlarged very slowly & without pain. This in about two years began to ulcerate, but as it gave him no inconvenience he did not seek medical aid. In the course of another three months a gland in the right groin began to enlarge and finally wen on to ulceration’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, scrotum, penis, inguinal regions

Type of incident: n/a

George Smith, 70, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 70
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Feb 1848
Date of death: 4 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Aneurismal dilatation of the left ventricle. Pericarditis. Old false membrane contracting lung.
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Heart); Pericarditis (Heart); False membrane (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was admitted under the care of Dr Page on the 14th April 1847. He was then suffering from bronchitis of some weeks duration, together with dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary R. Damon, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 5
Date of admission: 1 Feb 1854
Date of death: 12 Feb 1854
Disease (transcribed): Scarlet fever. Sloughing of the tonsils. Congested cerebral vessels
Disease (standardised): Scarlet fever (Systemic); Sloughing (Tonsils); Congestion (Brain)
Admitting doctor: Nairne, Robert
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This child was brought to the hospital because she had attained the age of 5 years without ever having been able to walk. She was very diminutive, but had not otherwise the aspect of disease. Her teeth it was remarked were small & ill-developed, and her manner indicated some degree of imbecility’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium & spine, pharynx & larynx, thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

William Bowl, 10, [Child of] Provision merchant

Occupation or role: [Child of] Provision merchant
Age: 10
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Feb 1916
Date of death: 22 Feb 1916
Disease (transcribed): Gangrenous appendicitis with abscess. Removal. General peritonitis. Obstruction of ileum by adhesions
Disease (standardised): Gangrene (Appendix); Appendicitis (Appendix); Abscess (Appendix); Removal (Appendix); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Adhesions
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He had general pain in the abdomen a week ago with vomiting the first two days. The pain had been getting worse and the abdomen swelling.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, adrenals, kidneys, bladder and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

John Green, 16, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Nov 1888
Date of death: 24 Nov 1888
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of right thigh & left foot. Shock
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Thigh, foot); Shock
Admitted under the care of: Turner, George Robertson
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: 'Railway accident. Right thigh & left foot were severed from body. Double amputations were performed but the lad did not rally from shock of accident. Died in 8 hours’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'No post mortem examination’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John Francis, 32, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Oct 1888
Date of death: 28 Nov 1888
Disease (transcribed): Necrosis of ilium. Lardaceous degeneration of viscera
Disease (standardised): Necrosis (Hip); Degeneration (Internal organs)
Admitted under the care of: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'See surgical notes’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'No post mortem examination’

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Dyer, 6, [Child of] Carpenter

Occupation or role: [Child of] Carpenter
Age: 6
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Nov 1888
Date of death: 30 Nov 1888
Disease (transcribed): Diabetes. Coma
Disease (standardised): Diabetes mellitus (Pancreas); Coma
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Davidson, William Marshall
Medical notes: 'Brother of preceding case [see PM/1888/434]. The boy complained of feeling ill, & sore throat on the 24th inst’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, thorax, larynx, cervical glands, liver, spleen, kidneys, stomach, intestines

Type of incident: n/a

Caroline Wadie, 57, [Wife of] Instrument worker

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Instrument worker
Age: 57
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Nov 1888
Date of death: 3 Dec 1888
Disease (transcribed): Hemorrhagic cystitis and surgical kidneys. Pyaemic pneumonia of left lower lobe
Disease (standardised): Cystitis (Bladder); Surgical kidneys (Kidneys); Pneumonia (Lungs); Pyaemia (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 woman had been married and had 12 or 14 children. She was not certain as to the exact number. She drank alcoholic liquers rather freely. For 4 or 5 winters before her admission she suffered from bronchitis. In May 1888 she had bronchitis and was laid up in bed and spent most of her time in bed after she recovered from the bronchitic attack. During her illness she had two fits which were called hysterical by her doctor’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, knee joints, abdomen, bladder, kidneys, spleen, liver, thorax, lungs, stomach, intestines

Type of incident: n/a

Elsie Rohelder, [No age stated], Lady’s maid

Occupation or role: Lady’s maid
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Oct 1888
Date of death: 4 Dec 1888
Disease (transcribed): Hemiplegia (right). Old cerebral softening of basal ganglia of left hemisphere. Recent cortical hemorrhage from rupture of left middle cerebral artery
Disease (standardised): Hemiplegia (Brain); Softening (Brain); Haemorrhage (Brain)
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 was brought up by her landlady who knew little about her. She said however that the woman had of late complained much of headache and had vomited’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, abdomen, bladder, kidneys, liver, spleen, thorax, heart, eyes

Type of incident: n/a

William Davis, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Aug 1842
Date of death: 12 Sep 1842
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Mottling degeneration of kidneys. Peritonitis. Cirrhosis.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Indeterminate); Mottling degeneration (Kidney); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Liver cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Cane, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Jan 1846
Date of death: 11 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Extensive injury of foot. Mortification of toes. Oedema of leg. Puriform fluid in femoral vein. Congestive pneumonia. Heart dilated and hypertrophied, with soft muscular structure, etc. Hypertrophy of thyroid gland etc.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Foot); Mortification (Foot); Oedema (Leg); Suppuration (Veins); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart);Disease (Thyroid gland)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted pale and cold and suffering from the effects of an engine wheel having fallen on his left foot.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, neck, abdomen and left inferior extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Daniel Brown, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 03 Feb 1847
Date of death: 13 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Congestion of the vessels of dura mater and brain
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted complaining of intense pain in the head, and of severe and constant cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: n/a

George Barry , 4, [Child of] Soldier

Occupation or role: [Child of] Soldier
Age: 4
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Feb 1916
Date of death: 24 Feb 1916
Disease (transcribed): General peritonitis. Appendicectomy (Intussusception) Renal calculus
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Appendicectomy (Appendix); Intussusception (Intestines); Calculi (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient had diarrhoea with colicky pains in the abdomen since the day before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, adrenals, kidneys, bladder, stomach, intestines and mesenteric glands
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Ware, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 45
Date of admission: 1 Feb 1854
Date of death: 14 Feb 1854
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Ulcerated intestines. Large vomicae
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines); Abscess (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Nairne, Robert
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'A married woman who had had 5 miscarriages, the last about 7 or 8 years ago, and had never given birth to a living child. The catamenia [menstruation] had entirely ceased about 6 months before admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Hannah Massey, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Jan 1855
Date of death: 2 Feb 1855
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Emphysema
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Emphysema (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman had long suffered from an asthmatic cough which was always worse during the cold months. About eight weeks ago the cough became unusually increased, and she then experienced, for the first time, palpitations and shortness of breath.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Walter Pigeon, Cab driver

Occupation or role: Cab driver
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Feb 1871
Date of death: 26 Feb 1871
Disease (transcribed): Fibrous thickening of the bronchi & alveolar walls. Hypertrophy & dilatation of the heart. Bronchitis. Congestion of the viscera
Disease (standardised): Disease (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Bronchitis (Lungs); Congestion (Internal organs)

Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This man who had for many years been subject to severe cough in the winter, had been ill for two months with severe cough & dyspnoea & for the last three weeks his legs had swelled’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Tomblin, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Feb 1841
Date of death: 2 Mar 1841
Disease (transcribed): Polypus uteri. Inflammation of uterus & peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Polyps (Uterus); Inflammation (Uterus); Inflammation (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen (‘vid preparation’)

Type of incident: n/a

Evelyn Blows, 5, [Child of] Soldier

Occupation or role: [Child of] Soldier
Age: 5
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Feb 1918
Date of death: 18 Feb 1918
Disease (transcribed): Gangrenous & perforated appendicitis. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Appendicitis (Appendix); Gangrene (Appendix); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: '6 days ago patient was taken ill with abdominal pain & vomiting. She was treated for gastritis but did not improve’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: ‘Local examination only made by request’

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Caswell, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Feb 1852
Date of death: 22 Feb 1852
Disease (transcribed): Paraplegia. Softening of the spinal cord without any indications of an inflammatory condition. Brain unaffected
Disease (standardised): Paraplegia (Brain); Softening (Spinal cord)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient's illness had begun with pain around the umbilicus.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spinal column, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Booth, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jan 1848
Date of death: 5 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of larynx. Phthisis pulmonalis. Pleuritis with empyema
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Larynx); Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Empyema (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: It appeared that this man had been ailing three or four months, suffering from languor and debility with slight cough and hoarseness and aggravated symptoms of dyspepsia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Mossman, 68, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 68
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Jan 1888
Date of death: 29 Jan 1888
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia of the lower lobe of the left lung. Fatty heart. Early renal cirrhosis
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Cirrhosis (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Medical notes: 'She was much disfigured by small pox. Had three healthy children. Her illness began on Jan 22nd with an attack of shivering & vomiting. She had kept her bed up to coming here, suffering chiefly from thirst & fever’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Eyes, abdomen, heart, pleurae, lungs, spleen, kidneys, liver, stomach

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Baynham, 25, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Oct 1888
Date of death: 6 Dec 1888
Disease (transcribed): Chronic Bright’s disease from granular, contracted kidneys. Cardiac hypertrophy. Albuminuric retinitis &c. Aneurism of right middle cerebral artery
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidneys); Disease (Heart); Retinitis (Eye); Aneurysm (Blood vessels)
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 who was a ‘bus [omnibus] driver, said he had not had gout. He drank 2 or 3 glasses of beer daily and took spirits occasionally. He was in good health till March 3rd when he shivered, felt ill, and took to his bed. His doctor diagnosed ‘congestion of the lungs’. His chief symptom was dyspnoea. He kept his bed for 5 weeks. From May to September he was able to work 2 or 3 times a week’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, kidneys, bladder, stomach, intestines, liver, spleen, thorax, lungs, tonsils, brain, eyes

Type of incident: n/a

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