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Charles Curzon, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 07 Apr 1847
Date of death: 24 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Vomica and tubercles in lungs. Old pleuritic adhesions. Small ulcers of small intestine.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Adhesions (Pleura); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient on admission was found to be in the last stages of Phthisis Pulmonalis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Salisbury, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 May 1853
Date of death: 8 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous state of cervical glands. Deposits in the lungs and spleen. Adherent pericardium
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lymph nodes); Deposits (Lung); Deposits (Spleen); Adherent (Heart)
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 presented himself for admission on account of a tumour which had been growing at the back of his neck for about two months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Walbroke, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Dec 1845
Date of death: 26 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis Pulmonalis. Ulceration of the intestines
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The body was not examined after death, and consequently no history of the case is recorded.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was removed before it was examined
Type of incident: n/a

Hilda Gordon, 15, Laundress

Occupation or role: Laundress
Age: 15
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Apr 1918
Date of death: 2 May 1918
Disease (transcribed): Generalized tuberculosis. Tubercular meningitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Meningitis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: 'Began 3 weeks ago with headache, in spite of this patient went on with her work until a week ago when she began to vomit and her mother noticed that she was squinting and talking nonsense. Since then she has been getting more comatose and delirious at time. She has incontinence of sphincters’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

William Brazier, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 20
Date of admission: 1 Feb 1854
Date of death: 8 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Strumous disease of bones of the right wrist. Phthisis. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Wrist); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitting doctor: Cutler, Edward
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man, who was extremely pale & thin & had all the aspect of a consumptive patient, was admitted under the surgeon’s care in consequence of strumous disease of the right wrist, which had existed according to his account for more than a year’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Wrist joint, abdomen, thorax

Type of injury: n/a

James Jolley, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1852
Date of death: 28 Apr 1852
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not given
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was removed unexamined
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Bingham, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1850
Date of death: 7 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles and vomicae in lungs. Old and recent pleurisy. Pneumothorax
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumothorax (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient suffered from cough and hoarseness to such a degree as scarcely to be able to speak in articulated tone.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Cook, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Apr 1850
Date of death: 8 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles and vomicae in lungs. Diseased kidneys. Albuminuria. Granular liver
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Kidney); Albuminuria (Kidney); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient stated that having been some years subject to winter cough, he had been seized five days before Christmas with a more severe attack than usual accompanied by haemoptysis, and had never been well since.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George F. Joy, [No age stated], Railway porter

Occupation or role: Railway porter
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1860
Date of death: 11 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A railway porter. He had pretty good health until 10 weeks before admission, when he began to suffer from cough and expectoration, never of blood. He had occasional bleeding at the nose during his illness’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, larynx

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Harrington, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 May 1871
Date of death: 18 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Gouty deposit in great toe joint. Phthisis. Tubercular peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Gout (Toe); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen)

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 for the last nine years had suffered from frequent attacks of gout was seized five weeks before he came in with cough & much soreness of the throat. He had lost flesh very much. There had been no haemoptysis’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, bones, joints

Type of incident: n/a

Sidney Field, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Apr 1846
Date of death: 26 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of small intestine, cicatrisation and contraction of the gut, reducing its canal to the size of a small quill. Dilatation of gut above. Stercoraceous vomiting. Tubercular and cretaceous deposit in mesenteric glands, but no where else.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Intestines); Cicatrix (Gastrointestinal tract); Contraction (Gastrointestinal tract); Fecal vomiting (Intestines); Tuberculosis (Mesenteric gland); Cretaceous deposit (Mesenteric gland)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient presented himself for admission stating that his bowels had not acted for nine days, and that he felt heavy and unwell.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Richard White, 34, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 May 1849
Date of death: 19 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Abscess in right kidney. Circumscribed abscess in peritoneal cavity. Left kidney enormously hypertrophied. Tuberculosis of the peritoneum. Extensive peritonitis. Scrotal hernia
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Kidneys, peritoneum); Disease (Kidneys); Tuberculosis (Peritoneum); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Hernia (Scrotum)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert and Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a scrotal hernia of the left side of 17 years’ duration, never wholly reducible. He had always worn a truss which had prevented the hernia increasing in size until the 3rd of May, when he observed it rather larger than usual, but free form pain. In the evening of the 3rd he had vomiting once, & the bowels acted scantily on the following morning; & then, not again till the evening of the 7th, by injection’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Violet Emery, 24, Shop assistant

Occupation or role: Shop assistant
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Apr 1918
Date of death: 6 May 1918
Disease (transcribed): Ulcerative colitis. Perforation. Commencing peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Colitis (Intestines); Ulcer (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield and Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Post mortem examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Medical notes: '6 months ago she passed bright red blood after the motions, which were accompanied by pain in the lower part of the back. In the course of 2-3 months this got better, but the abdomen used to feel full, and as though it were ‘working about inside’. Bowel costive all the time’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Peter Haynes, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Nov 1842
Date of death: 30 Dec 1842
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular deposit in lungs, kidneys, ureter and Bladder and back part of urethra.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Kidney, ureter, bladder, urethra)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
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

Sarah George, 30, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Mar 1888
Date of death: 20 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Perforation of a gastric ulcer. Early general peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The history the patient gave was that two years before she came to the hospital she vomited up a considerable quantity of black blood. She at first mentioned 2 quarts as the probable amount, she was sure it was more than a tea-cup full’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, peritoneum, intestines, stomach, spleen, kidneys, liver, larynx, trachea, brain

Type of incident: n/a

William Gates, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Apr 1848
Date of death: 21 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis Pulmonalis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient having been admitted under the care of Mr Cutler in consequence of an ulcer of the leg of some standing following on the kick of a horse, was transferred to the care of Dr Page with cough, spitting and hoarseness of voice.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anthony Littlewort, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Apr 1843
Date of death: 23 May 1843
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and head
Type of incident: n/a

Stephen Cook, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Apr 1848
Date of death: 22 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas of face and head. Pleuritis and empyema. Pericarditis. Cysts in kidney.
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Pleurisy (Pleura); Empyema (Pleural cavity); Pericarditis (Heart); Cysts (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient applied for advice regarding a firm tumour of some size adhering to the upper part of the sternum.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Hawkins, 25, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Apr 1845
Date of death: 26 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Abscess in breast. Erysipelas over the breast and chest. Puerpural mania
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Breast); Erysipelas (Breast, chest); Postpartum depression (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in consequence of abscesses in the right breast and was delivered of a fully developed child on the following day. After her delivery she lost a considerable quantity of blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Richard Griffiths, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 May 1841
Date of death: 4 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg. Wound of anterior tibial artery. Mortification and diffuse cellular inflammation
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Wound (Blood vessels); Inflammation (Cells)
Admitted under the care of: Walker, Robert Benjamin
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Leg

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Thomas Wick, 41, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 May 1856
Date of death: 11 May 1856
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Diseased Kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); 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 man said that he had been complaining of feeling giddy for three weeks. He was evidently dying of phthisis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Price Hooker, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1841
Date of death: 28 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Tetanus (idiopathic)
Disease (standardised): Tetanus (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Walker, Robert Benjamin
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Had not met with any accident. Illness came on three days before his admission. Has led a very irregular life; has been of late exposed to cold and damp and at night has been sleeping in the fields’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spinal canal, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Carter, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 2
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 May 1871
Date of death: 21 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Rickets. Scrofula. Scrofulous pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Rickets (Bones); Tuberculosis (Lymph nodes); Pneumonia (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This child had been vaccinated 2 months before admission in three places on left arm. All became sore in a fortnight and remained open six weeks. There was no history of ‘snuffles’. The mother said she had one other child, which was healthy, but that it had a rash about head and face when about seventeen months old. The mother had frontal headache, but no rash, nor other signs of syphilis. Hair not thin. Father said to have died four months before, from ‘consumption’. Before marriage he had eruption on legs’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, bones, joints, glands

Type of incident: n/a

Edward Marshall, 48, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Mar 1870
Date of death: 5 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Pyaemia.
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Scalp)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient had suffered from a cough for three months, and four days before admission he had severe rigors. On admission he was jaundiced and there was tenderness over the hepatic region and liver.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones and joints, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Frances Dyball, 48, Tailoress

Occupation or role: Tailoress
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Jan 1888
Date of death: 21 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Pyaemia. Abscesses in muscles, lungs, liver, spleen. Dilatation of common bile duct
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Systemic); Abscess (Muscles, lungs, liver, spleen); Disease (Bile duct)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'Two of the patient’s sisters died of phthisis. There is no other family history of disease. The patient has had 4 children, one of whom died of bronchitis. She had scarlatina when a child and two attacks of rheumatic fever, the last 29 years before she came to St George’s. She was in King’s College Hospital about 7 years ago. The nature of her illness was not clear’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, lungs, heart, brain

Type of incident: n/a

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