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Arthur Hickey, 1 year 4 months, [Child of] Labourer

Occupation or role: [Child of] Labourer
Age: 1 year 4 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Oct 1900
Date of death: 31 Oct 1900
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Abscess in upper lobe of the right lung
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Abscess (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Penrose, Francis George
Medical examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This child was an inpatient in April with varicella, thrush, corneal opacities, purulent ophthalmia and anterior staplylomata. He later attended the hospital as an outpatient for malnutrition, severe vomiting and diarrhoea. He was admitted on this occasion with in a wasted condition with the same symptoms.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, trachea and tubes, lungs, heart, abdomen, stomach, alimentary canal, liver, spleen, kidneys, urinary tract and adrenals
Type of incident: n/a

[No name] [No name], [No age], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Oct 1900
Date of death: 25 Oct 1900
Disease (transcribed): Bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (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: Brought in dead
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, lungs, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, urinary tract, alimentary canal and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Parnell, 59, Harness maker

Occupation or role: Harness maker
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Oct 1900
Date of death: 20 Oct 1900
Disease (transcribed): Chronic nephritis. Bronchitis and Emphysema
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidney); Bronchitis (Lung); Emphysema (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
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

Ada Heath, 14, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 14
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Jul 1900
Date of death: 12 Oct 1900
Disease (transcribed): Mitral stenosis. Recent Pericarditis and Pleurisy. Cerebral embolism and softening
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Pericarditis (Heart); Pleurisy (Lung); Embolism (Brain); Softening (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Post mortem examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Medical notes: A fairly well nourished child with ‘cardiac aspect’, purplish cheeks and blue lips. The breathing was rapid and there was a frequent cough
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, urinary tract, alimentary canal and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Walter Wakely, 27, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Sep 1900
Date of death: 26 Sep 1900
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia (grey hepatization)
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Post mortem examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Medical notes: Patient had a strongly tubercular family history, but was too ill to give an account of himself.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, urinary tract and alimentary tract
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Thain , 4 years six months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 4 years six months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Sep 1900
Date of death: 19 Sep 1900
Disease (transcribed): Broncho-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
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

Henry Edwards, 23, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Sep 1900
Date of death: 26 Sep 1900
Disease (transcribed): Necrosis of laryngeal cartilage. Ulceration (epitheliomatous) of pharynx. Purulent Bronchitis. Bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Necrosis (Larynx); Ulcer (Pharynx); Bronchitis (Lung); Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Post mortem examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Medical notes: On admission the patient was emaciated, breathing with difficulty and sweating profusely.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, phraynx, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, intestinal tract and testes
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Smead, 1 year 4 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 1 year 4 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Sep 1900
Date of death: 19 Sep 1900
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
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

Joseph Simmons, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Sep 1900
Date of death: 10 Sep 1900
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Turner, George Robertson
Medical examination performed by: Keyser, Charles Ralph
Post mortem examination performed by: Grunbaum, Otto Fritz Frankau
Medical notes: This man had been run over by a horse and cart.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, vessels, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary canal, skull and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Savage, 34, Waiter

Occupation or role: Waiter
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Apr 1900
Date of death: 9 Aug 1900
Disease (transcribed): Chronic mediastinitis. Obliteration of uperior vena cava. Ulceration and early stenosis of trachea and left bronchus
Disease (standardised): Mediastinitis (Thorax); Obliteration (Veins); Ulceration (Trachea); Ulceration (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical examination performed by: Dickson, T.W.
Post mortem examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Medical notes: The patient has suffered from Bronchitis for the last two winters. Also severe pain in the back and behind the sternum. Sometimes when he coughs he loses consciousness. Occasionally he coughed up blood, had severe epistaxis and was breathless on the slightest exertion.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, trachea and larynx, heart, glands, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, testes, urinary tract and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Collins, 40, Policeman

Occupation or role: Policeman
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Aug 1900
Date of death: 6 Aug 1900
Disease (transcribed): Old appendicitis. Pelvic abscess. Perforation into bladder. Pylephlebitis. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Appendicitis (Appendix); Abscess (Pelvis); Perforation (Bladder); Pylephlebitis (Veins); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical examination performed by: Dickson, T.W.
Post mortem examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Medical notes: This patient was not seen by the Medical Registrar. He was admitted in 1898 and 1899 and was diagnosed to be suffering from appendicitis, but no typical abdominal signs were found.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, urinary tract, alimentary canal, rectum and small intestine
Type of incident: n/a

George Blackwell, 43, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jul 1900
Date of death: 30 Jul 1900
Disease (transcribed): Pleural Effusion
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
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

Geoffrey Kingham, 9 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 9 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jul 1900
Date of death: 15 Jul 1900
Disease (transcribed): Marasmus. Bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Protein-Energy Malnutrition (Systemic); Bronchopneumonia (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: On admission the baby was ‘miserably thin’. The large bones of the skull were all separate. The ends of the long bones were enlarged and a rickety rosary was present.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Maclachlan, 66, Housekeeper

Occupation or role: Housekeeper
Age: 66
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Jun 1900
Date of death: 8 Jul 1900
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Recurrent scirrhus mamma
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Cancer (Breast)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
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: N/a
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Pearson, 67, Blacksmith

Occupation or role: Blacksmith
Age: 67
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jun 1900
Date of death: 26 Jun 1900
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Arteritis deformens. Cardiac hypertrophy. Emphysema. Pleurisy. Perisplenitis
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Arteritis (Arteries); Disease (Heart); Emphysema (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Perisplenitis (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Penrose, Francis George
Medical examination performed by: Dickson, T.W.
Post mortem examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Medical notes: In August 1898 this patient had a severe attack of ‘influenza’ followed by a cough which had persisted ‘off and on’ up to the time of admission. He complained that his head ‘felt dull. Like a block of wood.’ His foot had been amputated by Mr Pollock 25 years ago.
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 Mosson, 34, Jockey

Occupation or role: Jockey
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Jun 1900
Date of death: 27 Jun 1900
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia (Red Heptization) Liver intensely fatty (alcoholic)
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Post mortem examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Medical notes: Not seen by Surgical Registrar. Patient died in the Surgery within a few minutes of being admitted.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, urinary tract, alimentary canal and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Tompkins, 16, Laundryman

Occupation or role: Laundryman
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1900
Date of death: 24 Jun 1900
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis. Dilated Heart. Acute simple endocarditis. Old pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Penrose, Francis George
Medical examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Post mortem examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Medical notes: The patient had had two attacks of rheumatism about six and three years ago. On February 16th his feet and ankles became painful and swollen and he had to keep in bed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, valves, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

John Macey, 33, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 May 1900
Date of death: 8 Jun 1900
Disease (transcribed): Pleuropneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
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

Albert Stamp, 1 year 10 months, [Child of] Porter

Occupation or role: [Child of] Porter
Age: 1 year 10 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Apr 1900
Date of death: 9 Jun 1900
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculous Bronchopneumonia, glands and intestine
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lymph nodes); Tuberculosis (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Penrose, Francis George
Medical examination performed by: Dickson, T.W.
Post mortem examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Medical notes: This patient was admitted suffering from laryngitis. During the time he was in the hospital it was noticed that the submaxillary glands on the right side were swollen and hard. He was readmitted in April.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, liver, peritoneum, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, intestine and urinary tract
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Shea, 56, [Wife of] Clerk

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Clerk
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 May 1900
Date of death: 7 Jun 1900
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
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

John Gale, 39, Potman

Occupation or role: Potman
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jun 1900
Date of death: 7 Jun 1900
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Red and grey heptaisation.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Post mortem examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Medical notes: He was taken suddenly ill a few hours previous to admission, with pains in the neck, left shoulder and side, and apparently a rigor. He had had a cough for a week or two.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, aorta, liver, pancreas, spleen, kidneys, urinary and alimentary tracts
Type of incident: n/a

Martin Vale, 29, French Polisher

Occupation or role: French Polisher
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 May 1900
Date of death: 1 Jun 1900
Disease (transcribed): Obliteration of aorta at point of junction of ductus arteriosus. Cardiac hypertrophy and dilatation. Pleurisy. Pulmonary apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Pleurisy (Pleura); Haemorrhage (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Post mortem examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Medical notes: In February 1898 he had a severe attack of influenza, lasting three weeks and ever since he had had pain and palpitation of the heart and ‘cramping’ pain in the ‘stomach’ with a dragging pain in the throat and a ‘roaring noise like the sea’ in the right side of his head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

William Viney, 40, Furniture Remover

Occupation or role: Furniture Remover
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 May 1900
Date of death: 29 May 1900
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia (red and grey hepatisation)
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Medical notes: Not seen by Medical Registrar.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, lungs, heart, valves, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, urinary and alimentary tracts and testes
Type of incident: n/a

John Wixon, 51, Bar House Keeper

Occupation or role: Bar House Keeper
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 May 1900
Date of death: 23 May 1900
Disease (transcribed): Fusiform aneurism of right part of aorta. Fatty heart. Pneumonia. Pulmonary apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta); Disease (Heart); Pneumonia (Lung); Haemorrhage (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: The patient had felt ill for the past five or six months. The breath gradually became shorter with feelings of choking in the throat and pain across the upper part of the chest. His legs later swelled.

Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Hampson, 26, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Apr 1900
Date of death: 22 May 1900
Disease (transcribed): Stenosis of Trachea and Bronchi. Purulent Bronchitis. Atresia of glottis
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Trachea); Constriction (Lung); Suppuration (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung); Atresia (Glottis)
Admitted under the care of: Penrose, Francis George. Dent, Clinton Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Dickson, T.W.
Post mortem examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Medical notes: The patient suffered from syphilis in 1893. He was an out patient in 1898 for ‘glands in the neck’ and in 1899 he was admitted suffering from dyspnoea. He was admitted this time suffering from dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, trachea, larynx, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, urinary and alimentary tracts
Type of incident: n/a

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