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Nell Hudson, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: [No age stated]
Date of admission: 14 Feb 1899
Date of death: 14 Feb 1899
Disease (transcribed): Congestion and oedema of lungs
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Lung); Oedema (Lung);
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Belcher Hickman, H. R.
Medical notes: 'Brought in dead'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, brain
Type of incident: n/a

Lily Smith, 3 ½, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 3 ½
Date of admission: 16 Feb 1899
Date of death: 18 Feb 1899
Disease (transcribed): Bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lung);
Admitted under the care of: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Post mortem examination performed by: Lazarus-Barlow, Walter Sydney
Medical notes: 'Quite well up to 9 days before admission when cough began again after an attack of pertussis. There had been diarrhoea for 6 nights. No further history was obtainable'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Taylor, 54, [Wife of] Hatter

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Hatter
Gender: Female
Age: 54
Date of admission: 18 Jan 1899
Date of death: 27 Jan 1899
Disease (transcribed): Pulmonary embolism. Ovarian cyst
Disease (standardised): Pulmonary embolism (Lung); Cyst (Ovary);
Admitted under the care of: Dakin, William Radford
Medical examination performed by: Gayer, Reginald Courtenay
Post mortem examination performed by: Lazarus-Barlow, Walter Sydney
Medical notes: 'Patient admitted with abdominal tumour nearly completely filling abdominal cavity, fairly smooth in outline and slightly tender. History of eight years slow growth. No menorrhagia. Menopause six years ago. Apparently in good health'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Matilda Morley, 37, [Wife of] Policeman

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Policeman
Gender: Female
Age: 37
Date of admission: 26 Jan 1899
Date of death: 31 Jan 1899
Disease (transcribed): Acute mania following pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Mania (Brain); Pneumonia (Lung);
Admitted under the care of: Penrose, Francis George
Medical examination performed by: Powell, Llewellyn
Post mortem examination performed by: Lazarus-Barlow, Walter Sydney
Medical notes: 'This patient had an attack of acute pneumonia which ended by crisis on Jan [January] 22nd. On the 25 she became maniacal and was admitted here on the 26th. She had had a brother who committed suicide during an attack of religious mania, her mother attempted to drown herself and she had a sister who is of weak intellect. She was wildly delirious on admission and had to be shackled'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head
Type of incident: n/a

Louisa Winters, 49, Charwoman

Occupation or role: Charwoman
Gender: Female
Age: 49
Date of admission: 30 Dec 1898
Date of death: 25 Jan 1899
Disease (transcribed): Chronic bronchitis: Oedema and collapse of lungs. Fatty degeneration of heart
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Oedema (Lung); Collapse (Lung); Disease (Heart);
Admitted under the care of: Penrose, Francis George
Medical examination performed by: Powell, Llewellyn
Post mortem examination performed by: Belcher Hickman, H. R.
Medical notes: 'Patient was admitted complaining of swelling of legs and cough. The legs had been swollen 1 week; the cough she had had as long as she could remember, always worse in the winter. Legs were so painful that she could not walk. Had been retching in the mornings for some time past. Alcohol stout and gin'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Harry Warren, 5, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 5
Date of admission: 23 Jan 1899
Date of death: 25 Jan 1899
Disease (transcribed): Diphtheria: Bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Diphtheria (Pharynx); Bronchopneumonia (Lung);
Admitted under the care of: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical examination performed by: Powell, Llewellyn
Post mortem examination performed by: Belcher Hickman, H. R.
Medical notes: 'The child was noticed to have a cold on the 20th Jan [January]. A sore throat developed next day (21st). Vomited on 22nd. He was a fat pale boy and on admission was drowsy and had some difficulty in breathing, chiefly pharyngeal and nasal'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, head
Type of incident: n/a

James Richard, 69, Mangling

Occupation or role: Mangling
Gender: Male
Age: 69
Date of admission: 9 Jan 1899
Date of death: 17 Jan 1899
Disease (transcribed): Gangrene L. [Left] leg. Hypostatic pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Gangrene (Leg); Pneumonia (Lung);
Admitted under the care of: Turner, George Robertson
Medical examination performed by: Collard, Frederic Stuartson
Post mortem examination performed by: Belcher Hickman, H. R.
Medical notes: 'History unreliable and vague: Pt [Patient] feeble – intellect is distraught: ? Spontaneous origin of oedema of L [Left] leg: 1 week before admn [admission] without history of accident or any injury – Referred from O.P. [Out-patient] Dr'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William J. Heaton, 4, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 4
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1899
Date of death: 14 Jan 1899
Disease (transcribed): Pertussis. Bronchopneumonia with cavities (ac. Bronchiectasis) – Diphtheria
Disease (standardised): Whooping cough (Lung); Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Bronchiectasis (Lung); Dipheria (Pharynx);
Admitted under the care of: Penrose, Francis George
Medical examination performed by: Powell, Llewellyn
Post mortem examination performed by: Lazarus-Barlow, Walter Sydney
Medical notes: 'In the first week in December patient developed a severe cold, was taken to the Children's hospital but did not continue to attend as an O.P. [Out-patient]. Began to whoop about Dec [December] 18th. Had previously had a mild attack of bronchitis. Had 3 sisters at home with whooping cough'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Bernard Clark, 16, [Child of] Labourer

Occupation or role: [Child of] Labourer
Gender: Male
Age: 16
Date of admission: 19 Dec 1898
Date of death: 16 Jan 1899
Disease (transcribed): Cardiac disease. Lobar pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Pneumonia (Lung);
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Post mortem examination performed by: Lazarus-Barlow, Walter Sydney
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of pain in the Right ankle and left knee, which had come on since Dec [December] 15th. He gave a history of being convalescent after an attack of acute inflammation for which he had been lying up for 5 months past. He had had 'Heart disease' for 11 years, but did not know of any Rheumatism or Chorea except as referred to above. He had been I.P. [In-patient] here 5 years ago for M.C[? Morbus cordis?] Family Hist [History] Nil'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

David Digby, 73, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Gender: Male
Age: 73
Date of admission: 28 Dec 1898
Date of death: 8 Jan 1899
Disease (transcribed): Fractured thigh. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Pneumonia (Leg);
Admitted under the care of: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Collard, Frederic Stuartson
Post mortem examination performed by: Lazarus-Barlow, Walter Sydney
Medical notes: 'Denied alcoholic excess. Dec [December] 27: Fr. [Fracture] of L. [Left] femur (neck) occurred: pt [patient] was thrown from a cart onto hip. Delirium tremens occurred: Jan [January] 3: T [Temperature]: 103.5. Much cough with frothy expectoration'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranial cavity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Sarah Mathias, 49, Charwoman

Occupation or role: Charwoman
Age: 49
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1901
Date of death: 3 Jan 1901
Disease (transcribed): Fractured spine. Extensive fracture of ribs on both sides. Fractured sternum. Haemothorax. Hydronephrosis. Effusion of blood on surface of the brain beneath the membranes and into both lateral ventricles.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Fracture (Ribs); Fracture (Sternum); Haemothorax (Lung); Hydronephrosis (Kidney); Effusion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Keyser, Charles Ralph
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient was brought in dead.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, gall bladder, portal vein, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal, brain and spine
Type of incident: n/a

Lilian Smith, 11 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 11 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Dec 1900
Date of death: 2 Jan 1901
Disease (transcribed): Tracheal obstruction. Collapse of lung
Disease (standardised): Obstruction (Trachea); Atelectasis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: On December 16th the patient had a cough and running at the nose and was kept in bed on the advice of a doctor. The cough became worse and prevented sleep, and there was difficulty breathing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, trachea, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Irene Dwyer, 2, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 2
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Dec 1900
Date of death: 29 Dec 1900
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular meningitis. Tubercles in liver and spleen. Caseation of mesenteric glands. Bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis, Meningeal (Brain); Tuberculosis (Liver); Tuberculosis (Spleen); Caseation (Lymph nodes); Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient had ‘fever in the head’ when fifteen months old, followed by ‘rickets’, inflamed tonsils, bronchitis on three occasions and a squint for one year. She was ‘quite well’ until the evening of December 3rd when she screamed a good deal and frequently put her hand to her head and forehead.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, alimentary canal and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Ruby Davis, 1, [Child of] Carpenter

Occupation or role: [Child of] Carpenter
Age: 1
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Dec 1900
Date of death: 19 Dec 1900
Disease (transcribed): Faucial laryngeal and tracheal and bronchial diphtheria. Collapse of lung
Disease (standardised): Diphtheria (Larynx); Diphtheria (Trachea); Diphtheria (Bronchus); Atelectasis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The child was said to have had a convulsive fit and was very sick on December 15th. On the following day it seemed better but on the 17th she had pains in the head and became very rigid.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx and trachea, heart, pericardium, abdomen, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Jacob Smith, 46, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Dec 1900
Date of death: 18 Dec 1900
Disease (transcribed): Croupous pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Croup (Larynx); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Dickson, T.W.
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient was admitted in a serious condition.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx and trachea, thyroid, pericardium, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Doris Barnes, 10 days, [Child of] Roadman

Occupation or role: [Child of] Roadman
Age: 10 days
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Dec 1900
Date of death: 12 Dec 1900
Disease (transcribed): Partial Atelectasis
Disease (standardised): Atelectasis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: See Medical Notes
Body parts examined in the post mortem: No autopsy
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Berry , 34, Butcher

Occupation or role: Butcher
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Dec 1900
Date of death: 4 Dec 1900
Disease (transcribed): Bronchopneumonia and miliary tuberculosis of lung. Old tubercle at apices. Ulceration of larynx. Tuberculous ulceration of intestine. Scattered tubercles in kidneys and liver.
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Larynx); Tuberculosis (Intestines); Ulcer (Larynx); Tuberculosis (Kidney);Tuberculosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Post mortem examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Medical notes: The patient had been ill for ten days with cough. No definite history was obtained.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, urinary tract, testes, adrenals and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

John Sainsbury, 6 days, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6 days
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Nov 1900
Date of death: 28 Nov 1900
Disease (transcribed): Extravasation of blood on surface and at base of brain. Partial expansion only of lungs
Disease (standardised): Extravasation (Brain); Atelectasis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Penrose, Francis George
Medical examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient was the child of a maternity case. He had been ‘blue’ since birth.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, lungs, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, oesophagus, alimentary canal, brain and spinal cord
Type of incident: n/a

William Brown, 57, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 57
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Oct 1900
Date of death: 16 Nov 1900
Disease (transcribed): Aneurism of 1st and 2nd parts of aorta. Pneumonia. Gangrene of left apex
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta); Pneumonia (Lung); Gangrene (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Post mortem examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Medical notes: Last December the patient said that he caught a cold which never left him. His voice had disappeared at times and had never become normal since. He had also been troubled with cough and shortness of breath.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Morgan, 38, Artist

Occupation or role: Artist
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Oct 1900
Date of death: 6 Nov 1900
Disease (transcribed): Appendicitis. Perforation. General Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Appendicitis (Appendix); Perforation (Appendix); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Turner, George Robertson
Medical examination performed by: Keyser, Charles Ralph
Post mortem examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Medical notes: For eleven days this man had had pain in the abdomen which was not localised to any region in particular.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James St Claire, 38, Chorister

Occupation or role: Chorister
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Nov 1900
Date of death: 8 Nov 1900
Disease (transcribed): Malignant endocarditis. Bronchitis. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Endocarditis (Heart); Bronchitis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient was first admitted on June 30th with an acute attack of rheumatism in the extremities.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, lungs, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, alimentary canal and pancreas
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Harris, 30, Soldier

Occupation or role: Soldier
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Nov 1900
Date of death: 4 Nov 1900
Disease (transcribed): Acute pneumonia. Red and grey hepatization
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Dickson, T.W.
Post mortem examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Medical notes: The patient had been invalided home from South Africa, and three days before admission to St George’s Hospital he had left a military hospital where he had been treated for dysentery.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, urinary tract and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Harrison, 44, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Oct 1900
Date of death: 1 Nov 1900
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia and emphysema – right lung. Endocarditis. Meningitis. Tough pleural adhesions on right side
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Endocarditis (Heart); Meningitis (Brain); Adhesions (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Penrose, Francis George
Medical examination performed by: Dickson, T.W.
Post mortem examination performed by: Bond, Edmund Delafosse
Medical notes: Five weeks before admission this man had a rigor after a severe wetting and since then had suffered from difficulty in breathing, loss of appetite and occasional sweating at night.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, lungs, heart, abdomen, stomach, intestines, liver, spleen, kidneys, brain and joints
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Coombes, 53, Potter

Occupation or role: Potter
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jun 1900
Date of death: 3 Nov 1900
Disease (transcribed): Potters Lungs. Sarcoma of clavicle (endothelioma)
Disease (standardised): Silicosis (Lung); Cancer (Clavicle)
Admitted under the care of: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Keyser, Charles Ralph
Post mortem examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Medical notes: The patient had noticed a swelling over the right collar bone for the last fifteen weeks and he complained of pain shooting down the right arm and forearm, pins and needles in his hand, and loss of grasping power.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, lungs, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, urinary tract and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Squibbs, 39, Nurse

Occupation or role: Nurse
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Oct 1900
Date of death: 31 Oct 1900
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Penrose, Francis George
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not seen by Medical Registrar.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: No autopsy
Type of incident: n/a

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