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Alfred Lewarne, 43, Sailor. Postman

Occupation or role: Sailor. Postman
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Mar 1916
Date of death: 20 Mar 1916
Disease (transcribed): Primary malignant mucoid endothelioma (carcinoma) of the peritoneum. Ascites
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Abdomen); Ascites (Abdomen)
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: There had been gradual increase in size of the abdomen for the last five years, but especially during the last fifteen months. He was discharged from the Navy five years ago with a growth of the rectum.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, bladder, prostate and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Salmon, 60, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Jan 1860
Date of death: 7 Mar 1860
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A painter. He had for a great many years been subject to rheumatic gout; of this he had an attack four months ago, which has kept him confined to bed since. He never had any other complaint’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Henry North, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Mar 1871
Date of death: 27 Mar 1871
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wounds. Erysipelas. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Erysipelas (Skin); 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 man received a blow on the forehead from a poker, & attended as out-patient for the scalp wound caused thereby. March 7 erysipelas set in, and he was admitted next day. There was then redness & swelling of face, eyelids & neck, and oedema of anterior part of scalp’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Edwin Lower, 4, [Child of] Painter

Occupation or role: [Child of] Painter
Age: 4
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Mar 1918
Date of death: 18 Mar 1918
Disease (transcribed): Bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury and Bornfield, Paul
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: 'Began 4 days ago with cough & diarrhoea. No vomiting. Patient has been getting steadily worse since’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Howard, 4, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 4
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1853
Date of death: 30 Mar 1853
Disease (transcribed): Burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: As the body was not examined, the case is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was removed unexamined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Janet Fair , 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1843
Date of death: 6 Apr 1843
Disease (transcribed): Calculi in right kidney. Softened Heart.
Disease (standardised): Calculi (Kidney); Softening (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Breasts, lungs and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Bainbridge, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Mar 1843
Date of death: 8 Apr 1843
Disease (transcribed): Scarlet Fever
Disease (standardised): Scarlet fever (Systemic)
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: Head, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Abigail Powley, 56, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Feb 1860
Date of death: 8 Mar 1860
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This patient had had several attacks of bronchitis, the first of these occurred three years ago. She recovered and remained pretty well until last spring, when she had a second attack, and again another in the following September’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Jordan , 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Mar 1843
Date of death: 8 Apr 1843
Disease (transcribed): Simple fracture of Leg, became C. Secondary deposits.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
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, thorax and kidney
Type of incident: n/a

[No name], [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: [No gender stated]
Date of admission: n/a
Date of death: n/a
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
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: The body was not examined, at the earnest request of the friends
Type of incident: n/a

Hannah Robinson, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Mar 1841
Date of death: 7 Apr 1841
Disease (transcribed): Apoplectic cyst. Small medullary tumour at the upper part of medulla
Disease (standardised): Cyst (Brain); Tumour (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This patient was brought into the house on account of extensive burn of which she died. Her friends reported that she had lost, some nine years back, the use of the right side of the body. The mouth was drawn to the left side’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Albert Simmonds, Pattern maker

Occupation or role: Pattern maker
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Feb 1871
Date of death: 28 Mar 1871
Disease (transcribed): Scrofula
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lymph nodes)

Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This man was first a patient in Nov 1870 with tubercular peritonitis, there being at that time no evidence of pulmonary disease. There was much abdominal pain & tenderness & fluid in the peritoneal cavity. Under treatment he improved greatly & was discharged free from pain on Dec 14th, & went to the Convalescent Institution at Walton. While there he got a bad cough, with much expectoration, sweated at night, lost flesh & the abdominal pain returned’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Hassett, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1852
Date of death: 15 Mar 1852
Disease (transcribed): Disease of heart. Hemiplegia. Bed sores
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Hemiplegia (Brain); Pressure ulcer (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: As the body was not examined this case is not given
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was removed unexamined
Type of incident: n/a

James Malcolm, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jul 1847
Date of death: 28 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of leg. Secondary abscess of lung. Pleuritis and empyema. Inflammation of femoral vein and pus in its cavity.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Abscess (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Empyema (Pleura); Inflammation (Veins); Suppuration (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient on admission was suffering under ulceration of the cartilages of the left knee joint apparently of an acute character.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Ashby, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 20
Date of admission: 8 Mar 1854
Date of death: 11 Mar 1854
Disease (transcribed): Effusion of fluid into cerebral ventricles. Softening of the central white structures of brain
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Brain); Softening (Brain)
Admitting doctor: Page, William Emanuel
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This girl had been suffering from pain in the head for a fortnight before her admission. She had had no shivering or pain elsewhere. No cause for its occurrence could be assigned. She imagined it to be nervous headache, from which she had formerly suffered’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

William Blunden, 39, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Mar 1845
Date of death: 13 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the pelvis and rupture of the inter-pubic ligament, with extensive rupture of the urethra, and effusion of urine
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Rupture (Pelvis, urethra)

Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Was admitted at 3pm, having been jammed between a heavy stone and an iron spindle. He was in a state of collapse’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Anne Atkinson, 11, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 11
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Aug 1846
Date of death: 05 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of leg. Secondary abscess in lungs. Femoral and iliac veins contained pus without indications of inflammation
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Abscess (Lung); Suppuration (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This girl was admitted in a weakly emaciated condition with necrosis and caries of the left leg, reported of a month’s standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

Grace Bullock, 52, Ladysmaid

Occupation or role: Ladysmaid
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Feb 1870
Date of death: 20 Feb 1870
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of axillary glands. Operation for removal. Division of the axillary artery.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Lymph Nodes); Division (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer. Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: The patient had had the left breast amputated 15 months before admission by Mr Holmes, and five months before admission Mr Pollock had removed some axillary glands in which the disease had recurred.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, suprarenal capsules, organs of generation and glands. The post mortem was from Mr Haward's notes
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Smith, 42, Engineer

Occupation or role: Engineer
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Feb 1888
Date of death: 12 Feb 1888
Disease (transcribed): Lobar pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (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 patient was an engineer and had worked with lead, but had never had colic. On February 5th he had vomiting, headache and abdominal pain’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Lungs, pleurae, heart, spleen, liver, brain

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Nye, 22, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Mar 1918
Date of death: 19 Mar 1918
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised):
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'For notes see surgical register 506/18’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: ‘No necropsy’

Type of incident: n/a

Sarah A Cocks, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Feb 1855
Date of death: 24 Feb 1855
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Hepatization of lungs. Ulcerated intestines
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Disease (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This young woman had been suffering from fever for ten days before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Carrington, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1844
Date of death: 31 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia. Operation. Large quantities of pus found in the coagula of the heart and of several veins.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Suppuration (Heart); Suppuration (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient had been subject to a reducible femoral hernia for five years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

John Abbott, 23, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Apr 1849
Date of death: 11 Apr 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fractured base of the skull. Extensive laceration of the liver. Blood in peritoneal cavity
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'The patient was brought to the hospital in a state of collapse having been thrown with violence out of a chaise in Piccadilly. He was cold & bewildered, & unable to answer questions, but he tossed himself about on the bed & complained of violent pain in the abdomen. There was a small wound over the outer angle of the right orbit’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Walter Merrits, 12 months , [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Mar 1916
Date of death: 21 Mar 1916
Disease (transcribed): Hare lip (double). Cleft palate. Operation. Lymphatism
Disease (standardised): Cleft (Lip); Cleft (Palate); Operation (Face); Lymphatic diseases (Lymph nodes)
Admitted under the care of: Back, Ivor Gordon
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient was admitted to the Hospital in August 1915 with a congenital hare lip and cleft palate. The hare lip was operated on and the patient was later readmitted for closure of the broken-down part of the lip.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, tonsils, thyroid, thymus, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

John Greenhill, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Aug 1842
Date of death: 31 Oct 1842
Disease (transcribed): Dilatation of heart. Atheromatous deposit in aorta and valves. Chronic Peritonitis. Kidneys granular.
Disease (standardised): Dilatation (Heart); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Granular (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
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 and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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