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George White, 11, [Child of] Soldier

Occupation or role: [Child of] Soldier
Age: 11
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Apr 1916
Date of death: 15 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Cerebro-spinal meningitis. Bronchitis. Broncho-pneumonia. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Meningitis (Brain, Spinal cord); Bronchitis (Lung); Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
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: The patient partook of a heart meal of fried dis the day before admission. He returned home from school complaining of severe headache and soon after vomited.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal, brain and eyes
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Gardiner, 15, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 May 1845
Date of death: 11 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Dilated bronchial tubes with extensive effusion of lymph upon the free surface of the mucous membrane of these tubes. Mucous membrane of the trachea of a dark red colour, but without lymph. Larynx healthy
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Lungs); Disease (Throat)

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 was admitted in an extremely weak state, exhibiting great anxiety of countenance, and suffering from urgent dyspnoea, and frequent cough accompanied by profuse purulent expectoration’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

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

Thomas Brangwin, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 May 1853
Date of death: 25 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Wound of hand. Pleurisy. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Wound (Hand); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: Three weeks before his admission his right hand had been hammed between the wheel and body of a cart, causing a lacerated wound on the dorsum of the hand.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Right upper extremity, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Mary Dodd, 66, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 66
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Mar 1888
Date of death: 2 Apr 1888
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema. Bronchitis with collapse of left lower lobe of lung. Fatty heart
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lungs); Bronchitis (Lungs); Collapse (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient had suffered from rheumatism ‘years ago’. She was not good at dates. Two years before admission she had had bronchitis. For a week before she came in she suffered much from cough and shortness of breath’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, abdomen, pericadium, heart, lungs, kidneys, spleen, liver

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Hughes, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Dec 1840
Date of death: 27 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Dilated air-cells
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lungs); Sinusitis (Head)
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

Joseph Mazotain, 49, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Apr 1845
Date of death: 13 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy of prostate. Chronic inflammation of bladder & kidneys, the structure of which was studded with cysts containing fluid and blood and fibrine. Lungs extensively hepatised at the back part
Disease (standardised): Disease (Prostate); Inflammation (Bladder, kidneys); Cyst (Kidney); Hepatisation (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted under the care of the physician, but transferred to the care of the surgeon upon the 11th of April. At that time his intellect appeared impaired and he did not give a very coherent account of his disease. His chief complaint was pain in the back with some loss of power over the lower extremities’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

James Warner, 38, Engineer

Occupation or role: Engineer
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 May 1916
Date of death: 15 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Large white kidney (contracting). Congenital abscess of left kidney. Uraemia. Anasarca. Oedema of the lungs. Hypostatic pneumonia. Hydrothorax
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Congenital abscess (Kidney); Uraemia (Kidney); Oedema (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Hydrothorax (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: For the past twelve years the right leg had been liable to swell at times, and also the left leg and face during the past year. The patient had vomited off and on for months and he complained of shortness of breath.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, suprarenals, alimentary canal, stomach and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Baker, 58, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 May 1845
Date of death: 17 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Red & gray hepatisation running on in several places to suppuration & forming circumscribed abscesses. Bronchitis. Cavities of heart dilated with atrophy of their walls, the muscular structure of which was soft. Old peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hepatisation (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs); Bronchitis (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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, a stout man, stated that for the last five or six years he had suffered from winter cough which usually left him at the beginning of summer. That during last winter his cough returned as usual, but that he had nothing to complain of till the 3rd of May when he was taken with rigors and acute cutting pain just below the nipple on the left side’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Nichols, Potman

Occupation or role: Potman
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 May 1871
Date of death: 30 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous pneumonia. Cirrhosis of liver
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Liver cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This man stated that seven weeks ago he had severe pain in the left side of the chest, soon followed by much cough & dyspnoea. He was pale, sweating profusely, there was much cough & dyspnoea with copious frothy muco-purulent sputa’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Frances Grove, 29, Charwoman

Occupation or role: Charwoman
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Feb 1870
Date of death: 16 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Syphiloma of liver. Ulcerative Endocarditis.
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Tumour (Liver); Endocarditis (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: The patient had been ill for two months with a cough, dyspnoea and dropsy. She had been under Mr Hewett's care 12 months previously for rupia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, larynx, spleen, kidneys and liver
Type of incident: n/a

William Chesters, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 23
Date of admission: 15 Mar 1854
Date of death: 5 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Syphilitic disease of humerus. Secondary pneumonia & pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Syphilis (Arm); Pneumonia (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitting doctor: Johnson, Henry Charles
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man, who appeared in perfect health & had very florid complexion, was admitted on account of disease of the left humerus […] he had had syphilis about 2 years before admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Rose Allen, 2, [Child of] Porter

Occupation or role: [Child of] Porter
Age: 2
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1888
Date of death: 4 Apr 1888
Disease (transcribed): Bronchopneumonia of both lobes of right lung, and of left lower lobe. Scattered tubercles in lungs, kidneys and liver
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Lungs, kidneys, liver)
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 child was ill 3 weeks before she came to the hospital. Her chief symptoms were cough & dyspnoea’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Thorax, heart, kidneys, spleen, liver

Type of incident: n/a

David Richardson, 36, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 May 1916
Date of death: 18 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Mastoiditis. Otitis media. Osteomyelitis of basiphenoid and basioccipital. Purulent basic meningitis. Purulent bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Mastoiditis (Head); Otitis media (Ear); Osteomyelitis (Bone); Meningitis (Brain); Suppuration (Brain ); Bronchitis (Lung);Suppuration (Lung)
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: Last Christmas the patient complained of running and soreness of the eyes, together with pain in the neck. Since then the pain in the neck never subsided, there was gradually increasing malaise, heavy mentality and wasting. His sight was poor.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, adrenals, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal, skull and brain
Type of incident: n/a

John Dunnett, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 February 1844
Date of death: 27 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Phthisis. Pneumonia.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung)
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 a cough, mucous expectoration, shortness of breath and pain in the right axillary region.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Begley, 44, Soldier

Occupation or role: Soldier
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Dec 1855
Date of death: 11 Jan 1856
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Renal disease. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Disease (Kidney); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had enjoyed very good health until ten weeks ago when he began to suffer from pain in the head which came on every day. He had cough, dyspnoea and pain in the loins, and his legs became oedematous.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Harrison, 45, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Dec 1844
Date of death: 13 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of liver, with colloid deposit in the pylorus. Old pericarditis and pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Encephaloid disease (Liver); Deposit (Stomach); Pericarditis (Heart); Pleurisy (Lungs)

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: 'Stated that the catamenia [menstruation] ceased about 4 months prior to admission, and that just at the first returning period she vomited about a pint of dark-coloured blood, and since that time, the catamenia having re-appeared, her nose has bled considerably at the end of each successive month’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Margaret Boulton, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Dec 1846
Date of death: 06 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema with congestion of lungs. Extravasation of blood. Diseased valves of heart. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Extravasation (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient on admission was in a state of collapse. When she was somewhat recovered she stated that she had been subject to cough for four or five years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Oates, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 48
Date of admission: 9 Jan 1854
Date of death: 11 Jan 1854
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitting doctor: Cutler, Edward
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man was admitted in the evening of the 9th of January having sustained a fall, in which he bruised his chest severely. A quantity of blood was effused in the cellular tissue’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Charles Miller, 32, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Mar 1845
Date of death: 17 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Heart dilated, without hypertrophy. Kidneys mottled & granular. Dropsy. Fluid in pleura. Consolidation of a portion of left lung. Large quantities of serum & lymph in the peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidneys); Edema (Systemic); Disease (Lungs); Disease (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient complained of great pain and swelling in the epigastrium, which had been gradually coming on during the last six months, of palpitation of the heart, & of anasarca of the lower extremities’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

George Smithers, 30, Navigator

Occupation or role: Navigator
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 May 1856
Date of death: 25 May 1856
Disease (transcribed): Pleuropneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Lung, Pleura)
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 man had been ill for three days. He was taken with catching pain in the right side and short hacking cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Sainsbury, 38, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1888
Date of death: 5 Apr 1888
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia of the right lung, with a multiloculated cavity or cavities in the upper lobe
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs)
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 patient, who was a painter, had never suffered from gout, colic nor from dropped wrist. He had formerly drunk about 3 pints of beer a day. He derided ‘foam[?] ale# and drank the varieties known as ‘stout’ and ‘old sin’. His health was good’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, liver, brain

Type of incident: n/a

Emma Painter, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Jun 1848
Date of death: 9 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro pneumonia with hepatisation. Fluid in pericardium. Dilatation of heart
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Disease (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was brought to the Hospital almost in a moribund state and died the following morning.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Clarke, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 67
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1854
Date of death: 5 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Hydrothorax. Cardiac & renal disease. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Hydrothorax (Pleura); Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney);
Admitting doctor: Nairne, Robert
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This old man stated that he had been subject to cough for 20 years, but had not had a worse attack for 3 months than he ever remembered before’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Albert Lendois, 1, [Child of] Labourer

Occupation or role: [Child of] Labourer
Age: 1
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jun 1918
Date of death: 6 Jun 1918
Disease (transcribed): Ulcerative stomatitis. Bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Stomatitis (Mouth); Ulcer (Mouth); Bronchopneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: 'Patient has been ailing for the last 2 ½ months. 5 days ago he had a convulsion. No cough, diarrhoea or vomiting’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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