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Samuel Bonner, 28, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Jan 1880
Date of death: 14 Feb 1880
Disease (transcribed): Empyema. Perforation of the diaphragm
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Pleura); Perforation (Diaphragm)
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: Three weeks before admission, after much exposure to the wet and cold, he felt a sudden pain in the left side. He had suffered from cough for a week or so before this.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleural cavities and lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and brain
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Edwards, 59, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Feb 1880
Date of death: 22 Feb 1880
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys with hypertrophied heart. Emphysema and bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Emphysema (Lung); Bronchitis (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: This patient was too ill to give a succinct account of himself, but it appeared that for about the last ten years he had suffered from cough. All winter he had been kept in bed by the fogs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, bronchi, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Jocelyn Shoolbred, 30, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Feb 1880
Date of death: 25 Feb 1880
Disease (transcribed): Mitral stenosis. Infarction of lung. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Infarction (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: Six years ago he entered a cavalry regiment and on his papers the note ‘slight cardiac murmur’ was entered.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, lungs, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

James Ferguson, 34, Cabinet maker

Occupation or role: Cabinet maker
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1880
Date of death: 26 Feb 1880
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophied heart. Dropsy and bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Oedema (Leg); Oedema (Scrotum); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: For the last twelve years the patient had been subject to cough, always in the winter, and varying in duration according to the state of the weather.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Shaw, 29, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Dec 1879
Date of death: 27 Feb 1880
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of brain. Inflammation of mastoid cells. Cirrhosis. Bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Brain); Inflammation (Skull); Cirrhosis (Liver); Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: Three years before admission a scaly eruption appeared all over the body. Under treatment it disappeared, but was followed by loss of hair, headache and pains in the limbs. Two years later he had ulcerated legs and severe sore throat.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Mastoid region, dura mater, brain, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, urinary apparatus
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

John Morton, 29, Whitesmith

Occupation or role: Whitesmith
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Feb 1880
Date of death: 29 Feb 1880
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis, with fibrosis and tubercles. Large, white, lardaceous kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Fibrosis (Lung); Amyloidosis (Kidney)
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: For the last three months of life he had been losing his health, getting weaker, cough growing worse, sputum more profuse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

William Biddle, 29, Waiter

Occupation or role: Waiter
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Mar 1880
Date of death: 8 Mar 1880
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophic cirrhosis
Disease (standardised): Cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: On admission the patient was semi-delirious, the abdomen was much swollen and there was marked dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Liver, kidneys, heart, lungs, blood and arteries
Type of incident: n/a

George Pattison, 4 years 6 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 4 years 6 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Mar 1880
Date of death: 13 Mar 1880
Disease (transcribed): 'Large white kidneys’. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: A fortnight before admission his mother had noticed a rash all over his body, accompanied with a little soreness of throat, feverishness and discharge from the ears. Three days before admission dropsy was noticed, and he complained of headache and pain in the back.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and peritoneum
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Alexander, 19, Bottler

Occupation or role: Bottler
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Feb 1880
Date of death: 13 Mar 1880
Disease (transcribed): Traumatic tetanus
Disease (standardised): Tetanus (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: A bottle broke in his hands and inflicted a deep wound in the palm of the left hand.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Hand, brain, spinal cord, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Hayward, 29, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Mar 1880
Date of death: 19 Mar 1880
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophied and dilated heart. Atheroma of aorta. ‘Pulmonary apoplexy’
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta); Haemorrhage (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: About the beginning of Feburary, while one day working at a drain when he had thrown earth up some distance, he felt a pain in the left side and the breath became very short. He was obliged to go to a medical man the next day and was told that he had heart disease.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, aorta, liver, spleen, kidneys and lungs
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Tisner, 20, Packer

Occupation or role: Packer
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1880
Date of death: 25 Mar 1880
Disease (transcribed): Large white kidneys, with atrophy of cortex. Hypertrophy of heart. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Pneumonia (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: About the beginning of January he noticed that the sight of the right eye was dim, everything appeared as though enveloped in a fog. For the last three to four months he had passed much water.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and brain
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Hannah Sutton, 22, General servant

Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Feb 1880
Date of death: 28 Mar 1880
Disease (transcribed): Disease of heart valves (mitral stenosis). Dilatation of heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: For several years she had been subject to a cough in the winter and profuse night sweats. On the morning of February 8th she felt more short of breath than usual and applied for relief from a medical man who sent her to the Hospital at once.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidney
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Flaxman, 10, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 10
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Mar 1880
Date of death: 28 Mar 1880
Disease (transcribed): Malformation of heart. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Malformation (Heart); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: All her life the patient was subject to cough and every winter it became worse and in foggy weather. She had always had palpitation on exertion and soon lost her breath.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

George Barlow, 53, Baker

Occupation or role: Baker
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1880
Date of death: 4 Apr 1880
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: This man was taken ill with shivering, vertigo, vomiting, a dull pain in the right side of the chest and right shoulder, and cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Jesse Underwood, 47, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Mar 1880
Date of death: 4 Apr 1880
Disease (transcribed): Ulcerative endocarditis
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: About January 1879 while walking quietly in the street, he suddenly lost the power of speech. About the same time as the aphasia he noticed shortness of breath with attacks of fainting and giddiness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, lungs, liver, spleen, kidneys, brain and meninges
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Herbert Murrel, 29, Milkman

Occupation or role: Milkman
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1880
Date of death: 10 Apr 1880
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of the stomach and neighbourhood. Perforation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach); Perforation (Stomach); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: In January 1879 he began to fail in strength and found that ‘he could not lift things as he used to’. He was later attacked with pain in the left loin, profuse perspiration and difficulty in ‘keeping food down’.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, heart, lungs, prostate and testes
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

James Barton, 68, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 68
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1880
Date of death: 14 Apr 1880
Disease (transcribed): Cerebral haemorrhage. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Haemorrhage (Brain); Disease (Kidney)
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: While at work on the morning of April 8th he fell down suddenly, became unconscious and partially lost the use of his left side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Emma Tibbs, 33, Charwoman

Occupation or role: Charwoman
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Apr 1880
Date of death: 20 Apr 1880
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney)
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: When seventeen years old she was subject to fits accompanied by cessation of the catamenia and she was moved to an asylum for some time. For ‘three months at least’ she had felt out of sorts and complained of rheumatic pains in the legs, headaches, vertigo, slight oedema of the legs and frequent nocturnal micturition.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and urinary tract
Type of incident: n/a

Annie Bourne, 36, Housekeeper

Occupation or role: Housekeeper
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1880
Date of death: 21 Apr 1880
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: Of late she was subject to rheumatic and neuralgic pains in the head and neck, also to frequent attacks of indigestion, pains between the shoulders, much flatulence and bowels generally costive.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Serous membranes, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, intestinal tract, kidneys, generative organs and subserous tissue
Type of incident: n/a

Annie Beasley, 20, General servant

Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Apr 1880
Date of death: 25 Apr 1880
Disease (transcribed): Membranous disease of the pharynx, fauces and (?) air passages
Disease (standardised): Disease (Pharynx); Disease (Respiratory tract)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: It was gathered that the patient was quite well until the morning of the 14th April when she was unable to get up, having been taken ill in the night.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Air passages, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Leo Richardson, 6, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1880
Date of death: 28 Apr 1880
Disease (transcribed): Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: This child received a blow on the hand from a cane a week previous to admission. Possibly from this cause, the right forearm began to swell and grew red and painful.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Right arm, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Elizabeth Marsh, 41, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 41
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 May 1880
Date of death: 7 May 1880
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: The patient had not been feeling well for some days. On the 29th April she had rigor with great pain in the right side. She fainted but did not lose consciousness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Annie Whittington, 17, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Apr 1880
Date of death: 8 May 1880
Disease (transcribed): Somewhat obscure. Originating after operation for a navoid growth, and possibly septicaemic. Thrombosis of the heart alone found. Ecchymosis of the right pleura
Disease (standardised): Operation (Torso); Sepsis (Systemic); Thrombosis (Heart); Ecchymosis (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: The patient had a congenital tumour of the right side, and when admitted it was the size of an adult fist.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Back, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

William Gibbs, 8, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 8
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Dec 1879
Date of death: 15 May 1880
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid cancer
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: The patient was admitted in November 1879 for incontinence of urine and phimosis. Circumcision was performed. Six weeks later he was readmitted as the incontinence continued. The true nature of the case was not then suspected.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, malignant tumours
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Emily Martin, 16, Laundress

Occupation or role: Laundress
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Dec 1879
Date of death: 2 Jun 1880
Disease (transcribed): Caries of ilium. Abscess
Disease (standardised): Caries (Pelvis); Abscess (Pelvis)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

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