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Joseph Dawson, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 May 1847
Date of death: 15 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Acute peritonitis and escape of faecal matter after rupture of intestine.
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Rupture (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: On the evening of May 12th this patient while drunk and in a quarrel received a violent kick from a heavy booted foot on the hypogastrium.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Homicide/murder

Frances Austin , 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Apr 1844
Date of death: 11 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca and ascites. Thickening of the mitral and aortic valves with enlargement of the Heart. Liver large and gorged with blood.
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Disease (Heart); Disease (Liver); Oedema (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with great distention of the abdomen and oedema of the lower extremities and a cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Hertner, 48, Kitchen clerk

Occupation or role: Kitchen clerk
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Apr 1918
Date of death: 24 May 1918
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of oesophagus. Ulceration into bronchus
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Oesophagus); Ulcer (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: 'Present illness began 6 weeks ago with pain in the back and coughing, the pain subsided a week ago but the cough got gradually worse and he has had slight difficulty in swallowing, all food ‘is vomited’. Appetite good. He has been losing weight. Cough for the last 2 years’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Edith M McInnes, 2 years 11 months , [Child of] Soldier

Occupation or role: [Child of] Soldier
Age: 2 years 11 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 May 1916
Date of death: 9 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Cerebro-spinal meningitis. Purulent bronchitis. Pus in pharynx. Hypopyon
Disease (standardised): Meningitis (Brain, Spinal cord); Bronchitis (Lung); Suppuration (Lung); Suppuration (Pharynx); Hypopyon (Eye)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The child had measles one week ago. On May the 3rd vomiting started and the child appeared feverish.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary canal and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Woodman, PC

Occupation or role: PC
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1871
Date of death: 28 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid cancer of the liver. Oedema of right leg from pressure
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Liver); Edema (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This man was first admitted on March 2. He then stated that his health had been good until last Xmas, when he was laid up for eight days with slight jaundice, nausea & pain in the right hypochondrium. From this he recovered completely & was able to return to his work’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, veins

Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Leath, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Jun 1841
Date of death: 22 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pleuritis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pleurisy (Pleura)
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, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Wood, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 32
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1854
Date of death: 26 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Dysentery. Extensive ulceration of the cacum, colon and rectum (large intestine)
Disease (standardised): Dysentery (Intestines); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitting doctor: Page, William Emanuel
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient had been suffering from looseness of the bowels for 3 weeks before admission, and during that time he had passed much blood by stool’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

William Mitcham, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 May 1853
Date of death: 21 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophied and dilatation of heart. Congested liver and spleen
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Congestion (Liver); Congestion (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This patient, after having suffered more or less from cough all winter, had found his legs began to swell about six weeks before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Craig, 39, Window cleaner

Occupation or role: Window cleaner
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 May 1916
Date of death: 9 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of pelvis and ribs. Injury of liver and kidney. Rectoperitoneal haemorrhage
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Fracture (Ribs); Injury (Liver); Injury (Kidney); Haemorrhage (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: While cleaning windows the patient fell a distance of four storeys. His fall was broken by a tree into which he fell.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, ribs, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, adrenals, pancreas, bladder, alimentary tract, stomach and brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Bridget Crane, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 May 1844
Date of death: 16 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Ulcer of leg. Heart soft and lacerable with thickening of the valves and deposit of calcareous matter in the aorta. Deposits, apparently of scirrhous nature, in the Liver.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Disease (Heart); Calculus (Arteries); Cancer (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a sloughing phagedenic ulcer of the leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Harris, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 May 1841
Date of death: 23 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Ulcerations of the small intestine
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward 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: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Bibby, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 49
Date of admission: 12 Apr 1854
Date of death: 26 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Circumscribed pleurisy. Phthisis. Tubercles & vomicae in lungs. Ulceration of the intestines
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines); Abscess (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of pain in left side of 6 weeks’ standings, accompanied by cough & shortness of breath’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Alfred Johnston, 47, Automatic-machine collector

Occupation or role: Automatic-machine collector
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 May 1918
Date of death: 31 May 1918
Disease (transcribed): Perforated gastric ulcer. Duodenal ulcer. Peritonitis. Dilated stomach
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach, duodenum); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: O’Flynn, Elizabeth
Post mortem examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Medical notes: 'History of gastric ulcer. Today at 2pm he was seized with acute abdominal pain’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Ann Shepherd, 28, Needlewoman

Occupation or role: Needlewoman
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 May 1853
Date of death: 21 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Typhus fever. Ulceration of caecum. Ovarian cyst containing brain
Disease (standardised): Typhoid fever (Systemic); Ulcer (Intestines); Teratoma (Ovary)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: She had been taken ill with shivering, headache, much thirst and great feeling of weakness and depression.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Caroline Phillips, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 May 1844
Date of death: 17 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Anasarca. Fluid in both pleura. Disease of Liver and Kidneys – the veins of these organs being blocked up by firm coagula containing in their centre a puriform fluid.
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Fluid (Pleura); Disease (Liver); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with general anasarca and ascites and was in a state of great exhaustion having been brought out of her bed to which she had been confined for eleven weeks previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Anna McMillan, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 May 1871
Date of death: 29 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Cirrhosis of liver. Ascites. Fatty heart
Disease (standardised): Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Ascites (Peritoneum); Disease (Heart)

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 woman who in her youth had been accustomed to drink large quantities of spirits, was seized six weeks before her admission with severe pain in the right hypochondrium. She became jaundiced & at the same time the abdomen began to swell. The jaundice subsided but the abdominal swelling increased & in a fortnight her legs also became dropsical’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, organs of generation

Type of incident: n/a

George Sparkes, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 April 1855
Date of death: 22 April 1855
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Ulcerated Intestine
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: His family were subject to chest affections and he always had a cough in the winter. He went into Chelsea Workhouse five months ago with cough, expectoration and pain in all his limbs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Lucy Brookes, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 May 1846
Date of death: 22 May 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pleurisy. Old adhesions. Pneumonia. Fatty liver. Old peritonitis. Other organs healthy.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Liver); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted under the care of the Surgeon’s, but was shortly transferred to the Physicians for symptoms of chest disease.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Sprat, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 41
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1854
Date of death: 29 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Vomicae. Ulcerated intestines
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Abscess (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitting doctor: Wilson, James Arthur
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'A man with a remarkably pale face, and quick & weak pulse, with slight hoarseness of voice, & a good deal of emaciation’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Henry Berridge, 16, Errand boy

Occupation or role: Errand boy
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Mar 1888
Date of death: 2 Apr 1888
Disease (transcribed): Perforation of an ulcer in the vermiform appendix. General peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Appendix); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The boy was generally in good health. On March 21st he had acute abdominal pain. On the 22nd, 23rd & 24th vomiting, on the 25th he was weak, his bowels were open’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, lungs, heart, brain

Type of incident: n/a

Richard Wood, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1850
Date of death: 5 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Albuminuria. Cirrhosis of liver. Cysts in kidneys
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Albuminuria (Kidney); Cirrhosis (Liver); Cysts (Kidney) ;
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: With an enormously large abdomen, he stated that he had first observed a marked increase in its size with considerable inconvenience to himself about Christmas last, and since then there had been gradual wasting of his limbs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Johnson, 64, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 May 1848
Date of death: 8 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas of face. Sloughing of sub mucous cellular tissue of tongue. Fracture of leg and union
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Sloughing (Tongue); Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
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 with simple fracture of right leg, was transferred to Dr Page. He had complained of soreness of throat, with difficulty of swallowing and tenderness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Mouth, fauces, thorax, abdomen and lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

James Camfield, Bricklayer

Occupation or role: Bricklayer
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 May 1871
Date of death: 30 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Acute tuberculosis. Fatal haemoptysis. Cirrhosis of liver
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Haemoptysis (Lungs); Liver cirrhosis (Liver)

Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'Not seen by me’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Dorothy Burgess, 11, [Child of] Hall porter

Occupation or role: [Child of] Hall porter
Age: 11
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 May 1918
Date of death: 1 Jun 1918
Disease (transcribed): Paratyphoid fever. Perforation. General peritonitis. Operation
Disease (standardised): Paratyphoid fever; Perforation; Peritonitis (Abdomen); Operation
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: 'For the last 9 days patient has suffered from headache and general malaise. 3 days ago she complained of abdominal pain and pain in the back which have gradually increased. On the day of admission diarrhoea began’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Blanche Deacon, 54, [Wife of] Engine driver

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Engine driver
Age: 54
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 May 1918
Date of death: 4 Jun 1918
Disease (transcribed): Abdominal abscess. Fatty heart, liver & kidneys. Embolism
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Abdomen); Disease (Heart, liver, kidneys); Embolism (Blood vessels)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: O’Flynn, Elizabeth
Post mortem examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Medical notes: 'Rupture in umbilical region for 27 years. 2 days ago she had severe pain in the abdomen, and vomited all food. Bowels not open for 4 days. Flatus passed’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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