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Alfred Dolman, 35, No occupation

Occupation or role: No occupation
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Oct 1891
Date of death: 15 Oct 1891
Disease (transcribed): Epilepsy
Disease (standardised): Epilepsy (Brain)
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 man had suffered from epilepsy for upwards of fifteen years. He was well known in the surgery of this hospital where he was in the habit of applying for treatment after the fits, and he had been prescribed for here within a week of his death. He was never more than half-witted and could follow no occupation. The fits increased in frequency and the man became more nearly idiotic. On Oct 15th he was found dead, having fallen across a fire place'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, throat, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Ellis, 30, Horse keeper

Occupation or role: Horse keeper
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Aug 1892
Date of death: 22 Aug 1892
Disease (transcribed): Haemorrhage around pancreas. “Fat necrosis”
Disease (standardised): Haemorrhage (Pancreas); Necrosis (Fats)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This man declared that about eighteen months before admission a cart wheel passed over his abdomen, but that at the time he was not laid up on account of the accident.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, abdomen, spleen, suprarenals, kidneys, bladder, prostate, vesicula seminalis, testes and liver
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Alfred J Penston, 29, General dealer

Occupation or role: General dealer
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jan 1884
Date of death: 22 Jan 1884
Disease (transcribed): Chronic meningitis
Disease (standardised): Meningitis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: He was admitted in a state of unconsciousness after several violent convulsions.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, skull and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Keegan, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Mar 1882
Date of death: 25 May 1882
Disease (transcribed): Ulcerative endocarditis. Cerebral embolism
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart); Embolism (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Medical notes: Three months before admission, when acting as a waiter at the new university club, he was struck accidentally on the head by a piece of coal.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, lungs, heart, liver and spleen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Alfred Lang, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Apr 1871
Date of death: 20 Apr 1871
Disease (transcribed): Calculous pyelitis
Disease (standardised): Pyelitis (Kidneys)

Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This man had lithotomy performed by Mr Pollock [George Pollock] in the hospital, on which occasion two stones were removed from the bladder. Two years later he was again a patient suffering from severe abdominal pain. Three weeks ago he noticed his water to be very turbid & had severe pain in back & abdomen’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Lay, 29, Horse keeper

Occupation or role: Horse keeper
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Mar 1898
Date of death: 5 Apr 1898
Disease (transcribed): Typhoid fever
Disease (standardised): Typhoid fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: See medical notes
Body parts examined in the post mortem: No examination after death
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Marshfield, 41, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Feb 1886
Date of death: 23 Feb 1886
Disease (transcribed): Heart disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Reported elsewhere. See Notes of Medical Register No. 213
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred McLeod, 31, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Nov 1883
Date of death: 2 Dec 1883
Disease (transcribed): Typhoid fever
Disease (standardised): Typhoid fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: A month before admission he had a violent rigor followed by headache and loss of appetite, followed by some constipation and slight abdominal pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Mills, 20, Footman

Occupation or role: Footman
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jul 1885
Date of death: 11 Jul 1885
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia (after immersion)
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Case reported by Medical Registrar No 919
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Newport, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Aug 1889
Date of death: 30 Aug 1889
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Lancaster, Ernest Le Cronier
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: The House Physician found the physical signs of phthisis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: No post mortem examination
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Oxley, 39, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jul 1885
Date of death: 7 Jul 1885
Disease (transcribed): Dilatation of the heart. Mitral thickening
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: He had Rheumatic Fever four years previous to admission and his health breath was always short after that. The abdomen and legs were swollen and his urine scanty.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder and stomach
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Parr, 21, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Nov 1892
Date of death: 14 Nov 1892
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: So far as could be proved, the first attack of rheumatism occurred in July 1884, but it is at least probable that there was some previous cardiac inflammation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid body, bronchial glands, pericardium, heart, aortic valves, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals, kidneys, bladder, prostate, testes and liver
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Pitkin, 43, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Dec 1897
Date of death: 27 Dec 1897
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'No examination after death'

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Reed, 25, Footman

Occupation or role: Footman
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jul 1884
Date of death: 7 Jul 1884
Disease (transcribed): Perforation of appendix caeci. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Perforation (Appendix); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 June 29th he ate a plentiful dinner with no discomfort immediately following. The next day he had a rigor, pain began in the abdomen and he had some vomiting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Rowe, 19, Mason

Occupation or role: Mason
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Oct 1882
Date of death: 12 Nov 1882
Disease (transcribed): Miliary tubercle in lungs, pleurae, peritoneum, liver, spleen and kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Tuberculosis (Liver); Tuberculosis (Spleen); Tuberculosis (Kidney)
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 the last month he had been growing much weaker, with increasing and troublesome cough, frequent flushing and profuse perspiration at night.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Smith, 41, Messenger

Occupation or role: Messenger
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jul 1882
Date of death: 18 Sep 1882
Disease (transcribed): Tumour in brain
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: Two months before admission he had sudden syncope without spasm or paralysis and since then had lain in a dull heavy state, able to move, but indifferent to his surroundings.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and brain
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Spicer, 25, Potter

Occupation or role: Potter
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Jul 1897
Date of death: 7 Sep 1897
Disease (transcribed): Diabetes
Disease (standardised): Diabetes mellitus (Pancreas)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'V. [Vide] Medical notes'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'No examination post mortem'

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Spinks, 1 year 1 month, [Child of] Policeman

Occupation or role: [Child of] Policeman
Age: 1 year 1 month
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Mar 1889
Date of death: 29 Mar 1889
Disease (transcribed): Measles. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Measles (Immune system); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not reported here. See medical notes.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: No post mortem examination
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Taylor, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1895
Date of death: 24 Mar 1895
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Fyffe, William Kington
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: The patient was too ill to be examined. His friends gave a history of the symptoms of phthisis extending over four years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, heart, abdomen, appendix, intestines, liver, spleen, stomach, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, bladder, testes, cranium, brain and joints
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Taylor, 42, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Jul 1894
Date of death: 26 Jul 1894
Disease (transcribed): Aortic disease of valves
Disease (standardised): Disease (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Colvin-Smith, Robert Curzon Mollison
Medical notes: 'No family history. Denies ? [syphilis]. Five weeks ago attacked with dyspnoea coming on gradually. Some slight cough with frothy phlegm. He has had much palpitation with pain running down the left arm. Alcohol four ale viii per diem. No spirits'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Walding, 11 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 11 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Feb 1891
Date of death: 26 Feb 1891
Disease (transcribed): Bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'The mother of the patient is not robust, but there is no family history of tuberculosis. The child had had no measles, whooping-cough, chicken-pox or scarlatina. Three months before admission it had an attack of bronchitis. On Feb 20th the breathing was noticed to be rapid, and there was feverishness. It was unweaned'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, head, spinal cord

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Washington, 39, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Sep 1896
Date of death: 7 Feb 1897
Disease (transcribed): Aortic and mitral stenosis and incompetence
Disease (standardised): Aortic valve stenosis (Heart); Mitral valve stenosis (Heart); Aortic Valve insufficiency (Heart); Mitral valve insufficiency (Heart) ()
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Wells, Sydney Russell
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: 'Mother died of consumption, Rheumatic fever in 1875 laid up 2 months, Enteric fever 1878, Quite well till last Christmas when he caught a bad cold and cough, since then somewhat short of breath, never any swelling of legs, kept at work till a fortnight before admission when he 'got a little more beer than usual', breath then got much worse, palpitations of heart at night, Bowels regular as a rule'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, joints

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Whitlock, 5, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Nov 1894
Date of death: 20 Dec 1894
Disease (transcribed): Tubercle of lungs and kidneys and spleen
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Fyffe, William Kington
Medical notes: 'The history of this case was to the effect that for the last three months the patient had been losing flesh rapidly, had sweated much at night, and had suffered from constant diarrhoea - He had never brought up blood - He had had 'pleurisy' on the left side a year and a half ago - An operation had been done at great ormond st. and fluid let out - He had a tube in his side - This completely healed - On admission he was found to be an extremely emaciated boy complaining of pain in the stomach'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, vertebrae
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Wilsher, 53, Paperhanger

Occupation or role: Paperhanger
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Oct 1883
Date of death: 13 Nov 1883
Disease (transcribed): Anaemia
Disease (standardised): Anaemia (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: Five or six years ago he began to vomit blood and at the same he passed some which was very dark with his water.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Barstable, 2, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 2
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Nov 1870
Date of death: 21 Nov 1870
Disease (transcribed): Lobular pneumonia.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: It was stated by the friends of this child that she had been ill for six weeks with a severe cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

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