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John Sullivan, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Nov 1881
Date of death: 1 Jan 1882
Disease (transcribed): Cirrhosis. Ascites
Disease (standardised): Cirrhosis (Liver); Ascites (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Fisher, Frederick Charles
Medical notes: He noticed ascites about four months before admission, his appetite and strength had failed and for the month before he came in there was oedema of the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

John Brown, 41, Taxi driver

Occupation or role: Taxi driver
Age: 41
Date of admission: 1 Dec 1919
Date of death: 2 Jan 1920
Disease (transcribed): Empyema. Gangrenous lung
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Lung); Gangrene (Lung);

Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Bull, Henry Cecil Herbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Neighbour, Philip Morgan
Medical notes: 'No clinical record was kept. P. [Patient] was admitted with empyema, right side. A rib was resected and pus - containing a variety of organisms, chiefly cocci - was drained away. He made good progress for 3 weeks but subsequently went downhill, developed gangrene of lung and died'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Weavings, 48, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Nov 1855
Date of death: 1 Jan 1856
Disease (transcribed): Extensive deposit of urate of soda in connection with the joints. Diseased Kidneys
Disease (standardised): Deposits (Joints); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient had suffered from gout more or less eighteen years. He was exposed to damp a good deal during the week preceding his admission, and pain came on in his knees, ankles and shoulder.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium and knee joints
Type of incident: n/a

John Lloyd, 2 ½, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 2 ½
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Dec 1859
Date of death: 1 Jan 1860
Disease (transcribed): Burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: ‘The body was not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Carpenter, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Nov 1849
Date of death: 31 Dec 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the femur. Sudden death
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Howse, Alfred
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with simple fracture of the left femur caused a few hours previously by a kick from a horse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and left femur
Type of incident: n/a

Rebecca Parry, 66, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 66
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Dec 1847
Date of death: 31 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with symptoms of strangulated femoral hernia. There was a hernial tumour in the right thigh of about the size of a hen's egg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Philadelphia Catt, 16, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 May 1876
Date of death: 31 Dec 1876
Disease (transcribed): Diseased knee: amputation:thrombosis of veins
Disease (standardised): Disease (Knee); Amputation (Knee); Thrombosis (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a history of having had a diseased knee for eleven years. Eleven weeks before admission she fell down and injured the knee. The case was taken from Mr Morgan's notes.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, uterus and intestines
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Elizabeth Anthony Jones, [No age stated], [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Jan 1918
Date of death: 2 Jan 1918
Disease (transcribed): Ruptured liver, spleen, right kidney & adrenal. Haemothorax. Haemoperitoneum. Fractured ribs
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Liver, kidney, adrenal gland); Haemothorax (Lungs); Haemoperitoneum (Abdomen); Fracture (Ribs)
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Medical notes: 'Knocked down by a motor, and rendered unconscious. Brought in by police’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Mary A McManus, 7, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 7
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Jan 1843
Date of death: 3 Jan 1843
Disease (transcribed): Extensively burnt.
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Babington, George Gisborne
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body was not examined.
Type of incident: n/a

William Walker, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Apr 1842
Date of death: 6 Jun 1842
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular Phthisis. Mottled Kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Mottled (Kidneys)
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

Maria Beard, 54, Shopkeeper

Occupation or role: Shopkeeper
Age: 54
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Dec 1886
Date of death: 1 Jan 1887
Disease (transcribed): Intestinal obstruction. Peritonitis. Omental hernia. Congestion of the lungs
Disease (standardised): Obstruction (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Hernia (Abdomen); Congestion (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'With the exception of rheumatic fever in '62, the patient had been well, & had had no constipation up to the 17th December'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, aorta, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, peritoneum, stomach, uterus
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Maria Snell, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Dec 1843
Date of death: 30 Dec 1843
Disease (transcribed): Umbilical Hernia. Operation. Peritonitis with inflammation of the ascending colon and caecum.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient had suffered from an umbilical hernia for the previous 30 years, which during the last five or six had attained the size of a child’s head. She had been subject to habitual constipation and choliky pains in the abdomen and occasionally inflammation of the bowels. During a fit of coughing on the morning of admission, she experienced a sudden increase in the size of tumour.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

William Jacobs, 65, Shop keeper

Occupation or role: Shop keeper
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Dec 1879
Date of death: 2 Jan 1880
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis – tubercular
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: The patient was too ill to give an account of himself. He was coughing and spitting up bright red blood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Archibald Jackson, 34, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Nov 1861
Date of death: 1 Jan 1862
Disease (transcribed): Albuminuria
Disease (standardised): Albuminuria (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Wadham, William
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This man was transferred from the Surgeons on account of Albuminuria
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

John Davies, 33, Policeman

Occupation or role: Policeman
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Oct 1862
Date of death: 1 Jan 1863
Disease (transcribed): Encephalitis (tubercular)
Disease (standardised): Encephalitis (Brain); Tuberculosis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This patient was admitted for strumous disease of the ankle of twelve months standing and the leg was amputated.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, chest, abdomen, vertebra and cord
Type of incident: n/a

William King, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Oct 1894
Date of death: 1 Jan 1895
Disease (transcribed): Sarcoma
Disease (standardised): Sarcoma (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical examination performed by: Fyffe, William Kington
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: The patient was first an inpatient in 1894 suffering with enlargement of the liver of three months standing, vomiting and hypochondrial pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Liver, bladder, prostate, testes, spleen, stomach, oesophagus, pancreas, kidneys, suprarenals, lungs, larynx and heart
Type of incident: n/a

Fanny Wood, 50, Charwoman

Occupation or role: Charwoman
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1893
Date of death: 1 Jan 1894
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Dilated & fatty heart. Angina pectoris causing death. (? Influenza just previous to admission)
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Angina pectoris (Chest); Influenza (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: 'There was a history of, 4 years ago, an attack of inflammation and pleurisy on the left side. Health usually good. A bad headache a fortnight before admission. In bed for 3 days, giddy and weak, then able to go out (?an attack of influenza)’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pleurae, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, ureters, bladder, uterus, ovaries
Type of incident: n/a

James Sessions, 63, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jan 1869
Date of death: 2 Jan 1869
Disease (transcribed): Wound of leg. Disease of kidneys and heart. Cirrhosis of liver. Effusion of serum on brain
Disease (standardised): Wound (Leg); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Cirrhosis (Liver); Effusion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This patient was brought to the Hospital in a dying state and died shortly after.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Bye, 16, Van boy

Occupation or role: Van boy
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Dec 1896
Date of death: 2 Jan 1897
Disease (transcribed): Hernia of liver, stomach, and omentum through the diaphragm – Strangulation – Rupture of stomach
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Liver); Hernia (Stomach); Hernia (Omentum); Hernia (Diaphragm); Constriction (Indeterminate); Rupture (Stomach); ()
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Wells, Sydney Russell
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: 'Father died of 'rheumatics, heart disease, and pleurisy'. Six years ago patient fell from a house and broke his wrist, thigh and jaw. I.P. [In-patient] here, no special note[?] as to abdomen. Quite well since then till present illness, Dec [December] 26th Had '2 or 3 little drops or Port wine' which made him sick, pains in belly, vomited two or three times every day since'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax, surface

Type of incident: n/a

Oliver Dorling, 48, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Dec 1914
Date of death: 1 Jan 1915
Disease (transcribed): Cellulitis and sloughing of scalp. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Cellulitis (Scalp); Sloughing (Scalp); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: English, T. Crisp
Medical examination performed by: Ewart, George Arthur
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: Three days ago the patient was thrown from a cart on to his head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal, skull and brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Frances Day, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Nov 1890
Date of death: 1 Jan 1891
Disease (transcribed): Perforating gastric ulcer. Splenic and subdiaphragmatic abscesses
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Abscess (Spleen, abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'Family history good. The girl was a servant who had never before been laid up. For some time she had suffered from pallor, constipation, and scanty and irregular menstruation. For about 15 months she had suffered from epigastric pain and vomiting after food. These symptoms had been lately severe'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Elmes, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1854
Date of death: 3 Jan 1855
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro Pneumonia. Stricture of the Urethra
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Lung, Pleura); Constriction (Urethra)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man stated that he had been ill only about a week with cough and cold and pain in the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

John Slater, 33, Bricklayer

Occupation or role: Bricklayer
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Oct 1869
Date of death: 2 Jan 1870
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Small round celled sarcoma – glioma – involving the medulla oblongata and cervical region of the spinal cord – large cavity in the centre of the cord.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Sarcoma (Spinal Cord); Cavity (Spinal cord)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Thompson, Reginald Edward
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient applied to the Hospital as an outpatient and was treated for lead palsy which affected his hands.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and spinal cord
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Sheate, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 57
Date of admission: 14 Dec 1853
Date of death: 31 Dec 1853
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Vomicae
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Abscess (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Page, William Emanuel
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'Rather a stout, well-built man who said that he had suffered from cough & shortness of breathing during 5 or 6 weeks previous to his admission. He had lost flesh considerably during his illness, but had never spit blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Dorothy Duncan, 18, [Child of] Confectioner

Occupation or role: [Child of] Confectioner
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Dec 1916
Date of death: 2 Jan 1917
Disease (transcribed): Haemorrhogic fibrinous pericarditis. Purpura
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Purpura (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Medical notes: 'On Dec 6th after a series of colds in the head, she was seized with severe pain across the chest and & pains all over the body’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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