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James Stacey, 64, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 May 1849
Date of death: 16 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Laceration of the lung. Emphysema. Two old clots in the brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Laceration (Lungs); Emphysema (Lungs); Clot (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was brought to the hospital on the afternoon of the 14th of May having been knocked down by a cart & thrown upon his chest against the curb stone’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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

Jane Short, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1855
Date of death: 3 April 1855
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated Femoral Hernia. Operation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
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: 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

Isaac Lass, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 February 1844
Date of death: 2 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy and ascites. Subperitoneal cellular tissue of the liver very much thickened; liver compressed but not otherwise diseased. Mottled Kidneys. Hypertrophy of left ventricle.
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Compressed (Liver); Mottled (Kidney); Hypertrophy (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with ascites and anasarca of two months standing apparently dependent upon a diseased state of the kidneys.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Whale, 23, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1845
Date of death: 22 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis & pneumonia. Old adhesions. Dropsy of pericardium. Heart itself healthy. Old peritonitis. Amputation of toe for scrofulous disease of joint
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Edema (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Amputation (Toe); Scrofulous disease (Toe)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert and Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'Ten months before his admission into the hospital, he perceived a slight swelling of the ball of the left great toe, attended with much pain upon walking. Four months afterwards this swelling was punctured and a small quantity of matter discharged.’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Whitchurch, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 May 1841
Date of death: 31 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy of the left ventricle. Effusion of blood in pleura and pericardium. Liver granular. Ascites
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Effusion (Pleura, pericardium); Disease (Liver); Ascites (Peritoneum)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
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

Type of incident: n/a

John Curtis , 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Dec 1842
Date of death: 27 Dec 1842
Disease (transcribed): Abscesses in various parts.
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Surface of body, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Cassin , 54, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Mar 1870
Date of death: 3 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Bronchitis. Pleurisy. Fatty heart.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Bronchitis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient had suffered from a cough with slight occasional haemoptysis for the previous three years. He had never had colic, gout, or other symptoms of lead posioning.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Bartley, 47, Cabman

Occupation or role: Cabman
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Apr 1860
Date of death: 10 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Fracture (simple) of the cranium. Laceration of middle meningeal artery. Scalp wound. Diffuse inflammation of the scalp
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Wound (Scalp); Inflammation (Scalp)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man was brought into the hospital perfectly insensible, apparently from the combined effects of gin & concussion he had been upset off a cab which he was driving’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Ann Bunce, 65, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Apr 1848
Date of death: 21 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Gangrena senilis. Amputation. Gangrene of stump. Ossified arteries. Diseased kidneys and bladder.
Disease (standardised): Senile gangrene (Leg); Amputation (Leg); Ossification (Arteries); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with gangrene senilis of the leg and came to the Hospital to undergo amputation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Anderson, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 60
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1854
Date of death: 8 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Gangrene of the lung
Disease (standardised): Gangrene (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Nairne, Robert
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in a state of extreme exhaustion with quick & feeble pulse, dusky skin, shortness of breath & cough’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Mary Dunn, 44, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Feb 1845
Date of death: 22 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions. Phthisis. Upper lobe, left lung, converted into one large vomica. Pneumonia. Tubercular ulceration of intestines
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Vomica (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Intestines); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient complained of great debility, which had been gradually coming on during the last six months. The catamenia [menstruation] had been absent during this period, and she attributed her ill health to this circumstance. She was much emaciated, and her countenance was extremely anxious, he complexion pallid.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Wilson, 22, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Mar 1888
Date of death: 19 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Ulcerative endocarditis. Adherent pericardium. Vegetations on mitral & aortic valves. Hypertrophy & dilatation of left ventricle & auricle. Large gap in the aortic wall between coronary arteries
Disease (standardised): Endocarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Vegetation (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'When young the patient had acute rheumatism. Four and a half years before he came to St George’s Hospital he had a second attack: he was treated in Birmingham Hospital. Twelve weeks before his admission he had rheumatic fever for the third time: he was in bed for about 6 weeks. He then recovered. Three weeks before he came to the hospital he said that on lifting a heavy beam he had sudden, sharp pain in the region of the heart’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Thorax, pericardium, heart, lungs, spleen, kidneys, liver, larynx, brain

Type of incident: n/a

John Evans, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Nov 1842
Date of death: 22 May 1843
Disease (transcribed): Chronic inflammation of bladder and diseased kidney from stricture.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Bladder); Disease (Kidney); Constriction (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
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, kidneys and bladder
Type of incident: n/a

James Shaw, 60, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Feb 1870
Date of death: 3 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Pleuritis. Abscess under pectoral muscles on left side.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Pleurisy (Pleura); Abscess (Pectoralis Muscles)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient was a teetotaller. Seven years before he had suffered from severe lumbar pain and at that time he first noticed that his ankles swelled a little in the evenings. He had had polyuria for many years. For three weeks before admission there had been much oedema of the legs, cough, and dyspnoea on exertion.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and bladder
Type of incident: n/a

William Sandover, 66, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1916
Date of death: 2 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Malignant growth of left bronchus invading left lung. Bronchiectasis. Ruptured aneurysm of pulmonary artery. Haemoptysis. Malformation of liver
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Lung); Bronchiectasis (Lung); Aneurysm (Arteries); Haemoptysis (Respiratory tract); Malformation (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He was admitted complaining of pain in the left chest, weakness, anorexia and loss of weight for some months past.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, bladder, alimentary canal and intestines
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

Samuel Risley, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Apr 1847
Date of death: 25 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Blood tinged fluid in abdomen. Recent peritonitis. Twisting and strangulation of small intestine after reduction of inguinal hernia.
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Strangulation (Intestines); Hernia (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was brought to the Hospital with symptoms of strangulated inguinal hernia. When admitted he was in a dying state.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 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

William Kimble, 23, Butcher

Occupation or role: Butcher
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1870
Date of death: 4 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Urinary calculus. Cystitis. Pyelitis with dilatation of pelvis and coxes. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Urinary Calculi (Urinary Tract); Cystitis (Bladder); Pyelitis (Kidney); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: When admitted, the patient had much cystitis and diarrhoea, and was very weak and ill so that no operation could be attempted.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, intestines, peritoneum and bladder
Type of incident: n/a

Charles O’Connor, 58, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Apr 1918
Date of death: 8 May 1918
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of stomach following gastric ulcer. Grave anaemia. Severe atheroma of aorta
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Stomach); Ulcer (Stomach); Anaemia; Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Medical notes: 'March 1917 frequent fainting attacks. Oct 1917 treated for anaemia at Charing Cross. Nov 1917 severe pain in the abdomen. Convalescent Home. Since then he has had the pain on and off. Bowels regular. No melaena. Micturition frequent. No haematuria. No swelling of the legs. Great weakness’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Curtis, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Feb 1850
Date of death: 12 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus ulceration of the mouth
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Mouth)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: About six months before this patient was admitted, she discovered a small ulcer on the inside of the right cheek not larger than a sixpence.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Face, thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

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