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Thomas Bird, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Nov 1889
Date of death: 29 Jan 1890
Disease (transcribed): Enormous dilatation of heart and valves. Aortitis. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Aortitis (Aorta); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Bradley, James Edmund Campbell
Medical notes: The patient was in the army from 1880 to 1886 and served in England and Ireland. He contracted syphilis in 1880. Four or five months before his admission he had an attack of diarrhoea. About three weeks before his admission he began to suffer from morning vomiting and oedema of the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and bladder
Type of incident: n/a

John Peachell, 17, Valet

Occupation or role: Valet
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Feb 1890
Date of death: 27 Feb 1890
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Bradley, James Edmund Campbell
Medical notes: The patient lived in St James’ Street, where he said the drains smelt very bad and he slept next door to a water closet downstairs. He was well until eight weeks before his admission. He had an illness which his doctor ascribed to drain poisoning.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Edwin Mandy, 28, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Feb 1890
Date of death: 5 Mar 1890
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Bennett, Lawrence Henry
Medical notes: At the beginning of the year the man said he had influenza and was laid up for a week. On February 12th he felt chilly and on the 13th he had an attack of shivering and began to suffer from cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Florence Elwood, 10 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 10 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Mar 1890
Date of death: 11 Mar 1890
Disease (transcribed): Broncho-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Bradley, James Edmund Campbell
Medical notes: The patient was a child aged 10 months. Her mother brought her to the hospital in the night of the 8th and apparently took no further interest in the case.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs and trachea
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Prince, 73, Time keeper

Occupation or role: Time keeper
Age: 73
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Mar 1890
Date of death: 15 Mar 1890
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Cirrhosis of liver (coarse)
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Bradley, James Edmund Campbell
Medical notes: Two years before his admission the man was laid up for a week with cough. He had no other illness until March 8th when he began to feel weak. The chief symptoms was cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen and stomach
Type of incident: n/a

John Martin, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Jan 1891
Date of death: 12 Feb 1891
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Enteric fever
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Typhoid fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'No family history of disease. The man was a fishmonger. At the age of 3 he had rheumatic fever, but after this his health was very good till he was stricken with his fatal illness. On Jan 28th 1891 he was in his usual health, but at night he sweated and felt ill. Next day he stayed in bed, the throat being a little sore'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

William Tevendale, 54, Engineer

Occupation or role: Engineer
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jun 1893
Date of death: 16 Sep 1893
Disease (transcribed): Bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lung)

Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John. Frost, William Adams
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: His vision had been gradually failing for two months, without obvious cause.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, pancreas, spleen, suprarenals, kidneys and testes
Type of incident: n/a

Sidney O’Gorman, 32, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Mar 1905
Date of death: 13 Mar 1905
Disease (transcribed): Multiple injuries. Ruptured lung. Double pneumothorax. Very extreme surgical emphysema
Disease (standardised): Injury; Rupture (Lungs); Pneumothorax (Lungs); Emphysema (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Turner, George Robertson
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Jones, Lawrence
Medical notes: 'The police brought this man into the hospital, stating that he had been knocked down by a cart while rather the worse for drunk. He was then pale, sweaty and collapsed’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium
Illustrations: Yes [relating to case?]
Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Bruce, 60, Hawker

Occupation or role: Hawker
Gender: Male
Age: 60
Date of admission: 6 Jan 1906
Date of death: 6 Jan 1906
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Fibroid heart (sudden syncope)
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Syncope (Brain);
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen, cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Cox, 38, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jan 1901
Date of death: 25 Jan 1901
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Fatty degeneration of the heart
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Penrose, Francis George
Medical examination performed by: Tucker, William Eldon
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient was too delirious to obtain a history. His lodging house keeper reported that he lived on drink.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, trachea, infratracheal glands, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal and testes
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Swatridge, 37, [Wife of] Labourer

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Labourer
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Jul 1907
Date of death: 5 Aug 1907
Disease (transcribed): Ulcerative endocarditis. Right hemiplegia (thrombosis). Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart); Hemiplegia (Brain); Thrombosis (Blood vessels); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: Golla, Frederick Lucien
Post mortem examination performed by: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical notes: The patient had been in ill health for the past fifteen months and not menstruated. Ten days before admission she was seen to be delirious at night.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, valves, vessels, liver, spleen, alimentary canal, kidneys and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Timothy Marr, 52, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jul 1908
Date of death: 31 Jul 1908
Disease (transcribed): Nephrectomy. Septic pharyngitis and laryngitis. Septic aspiration pnuemonia
Disease (standardised): Nephrectomy (Kidney); Sepsis (Systemic); Pharyngitis (Pharynx); Laryngitis (Larynx); Pneumonia, aspiration (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: Back, Ivor Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient had paroxysmal pain in the right lumbar region for six months, worse after movement but never very severe.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pharynx, soft palate, tonsils, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kdneys and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Digweed, 33, [Wife of] Coalporter

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Coalporter
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Sep 1908
Date of death: 9 Oct 1908
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy and adherent pleurae. Pericarditis and adherent pericardium. Progressive chronic suppurative and fibrosing mediastinitis. Cardiac failure
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Mediastinitis (Mediastinum); Suppuration (Mediastinum); Fibrosis (Mediastinum); Failure (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Medical notes: The patient was first admitted with pain in the chest and oedema of the feet.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: , fauces, larynx, trachea, bronchi, abdomen, stomach and intestines, liver, gall bladder and ducts, suprarenals, pancreas, spleen, kidneys, ureter and bladder
Type of incident: n/a

Victor Haines, 11 Months, [Child of] Painter

Occupation or role: [Child of] Painter
Age: 11 Months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 May 1910
Date of death: 25 May 1910
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculous meningitis. Generalized tuberculosis. Chronic pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis, meningeal (Brain); Tuberculosis (Systemic); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient was said to have developed broncho-pneumonia six weeks before admission. He improved then, but the symptoms returned with some wasting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, adrenals, mesenteric glands, alimentary canal and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Nellie Crockford, 20, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 May 1910
Date of death: 1 Jun 1910
Disease (transcribed): Right apical lobar pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Jaffray, Francis
Medical examination performed by: Oram, Evelyn Henry Bardens
Post mortem examination performed by: Torrens, James Aubrey
Medical notes: The patient had felt out of sorts on May 28th and vomited frequently during the night until midday 29th May. She had some abdominal pain during this period.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, stomach, intestines, appendix, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, spleen, kidneys, suprarenals and genitals
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Matthews, 43, Horsekeeper

Occupation or role: Horsekeeper
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1910
Date of death: 5 Jun 1910
Disease (transcribed): Pyopneumothorax and mediastinal abscess ulcerating into oesophagus. Pyopericardium. Pulmonary thrombosis
Disease (standardised): Pneumothorax (Lung); Abscess (Mediastinum); Ulcer (Oesophagus); Pyopericardium (Heart); Thrombosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Turner, George Robertson. Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: Torrens, James Aubrey
Medical notes: The patient was seized with sudden acute epigastric pain while waling. He was doubled up.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, oesophagus, diaphragm, peritoneum, stomach, intestines, liver, gall bladder, spleen, kidneys, suprarenals, pancreas and pulmonary artery
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Piggott, 55, No occupation

Occupation or role: No occupation
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jun 1910
Date of death: 8 Jun 1910
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Broncho-pneumonia. Meningitis. Cirrhosis of liver
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Meningitis (Brain); Cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The history was indefinite. The patient had influenza and pleurisy ten weeks ago. He went to work soon afterwards, but broke down again after a day or two.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, alimentary canal and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Violet Vernon, 6, [Child of] Train driver

Occupation or role: [Child of] Train driver
Age: 6
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Apr 1911
Date of death: 4 May 1911
Disease (transcribed): Right otitis media and mastoiditis. Septic thrombosis of lateral and other sinuses. Pyaemia with septic infarcts in lungs. Collapse of left lower lobe of lung
Disease (standardised): Otitis media (Ear); Mastoiditis (Skull); Sepsis (Systemic); Thrombosis (Transverse sinuses); Infarction (Lung); Atelectasis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Barwell, Harold Shuttleworth
Medical examination performed by: Frankau, Claude Howard Stanley
Post mortem examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Medical notes: She had her tonsils and adenoids removed. Since that time she had had a bilateral otorrhoea and for for three days had had pain in the right ear with drowsiness and vomiting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, mediastinal glands, tonsils, larynx, trachea, thyroid, thymus, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, gall bladder, spleen, suprarenals, kidneys, pancreas, alimentary tract, genito urinary tract, scalp, meninges, brain, venous sinuses, ears and mastoid
Type of incident: n/a

Sophie Vincent, 4, [Child of] labourer

Occupation or role: [Child of] labourer
Age: 4
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Jul 1911
Date of death: 30 Jul 1911
Disease (transcribed): (Whooping cough) Broncho-pneumonia. Acute nephritis
Disease (standardised): Whooping cough (Lung); Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Nephritis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Medical notes: The child had cough and dyspnoea for four days, followed by diarrhoea and pain in the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, thyroid, thymus, larynx, trachea, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, spleen, suprarenals, kidneys, alimentary tract, meninges and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Percy Clarke, 14, Hairdresser

Occupation or role: Hairdresser
Age: 14
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Jun 1912
Date of death: 18 Jun 1912
Disease (transcribed): Acute and chronic tubal nephritis. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidney); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The boy had abdominal pain for nine days which was attributed to a kick in the belly by another boy.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, bladder and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Reginald Wells, 15, Apprentice

Occupation or role: Apprentice
Age: 15
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jan 1915
Date of death: 20 Apr 1915
Disease (transcribed): Generalized tuberculosis. Blastomycosis. Ulceration and perforation of the intestines. General peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Blastomycosis (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines); Perforation (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: English, T. Crisp
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: A tumour of three or four years growth was removed from the outer side of the right leg twelve months before. Five weeks ago he noticed a swelling in the left forearm, and a week later one in the leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, gall bladder, portal vessels, spleen, pancreas, kidneys and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

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