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Walter Gadward, 65, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Apr 1891
Date of death: 28 Apr 1891
Disease (transcribed): Chronic interstitial nephritis
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'This man was a porter. He had for the most part enjoyed good health, and there was no reason to suspect alcoholic excess. In 1883 he had an attack of rheumatism or gout which confined him to bed for eight days. Oedema of the legs appeared for the first time and in a temporary manner about Christmas 1890 at a time when he was laid up for a few days with ‘bronchitis'. A second attack of bronchitis occurred three weeks later and kept him in bed for a month. Since then he had not been free from oedema'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, head, joints

Type of incident: n/a

Edward Isaac, 27, Greengrocer

Occupation or role: Greengrocer
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Apr 1888
Date of death: 4 May 1888
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia of lower lobe of the left lung (delirium tremens)
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain)
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 man said he had had no previous illness except measles when he was a child. When he came in he said he did not take more than 3 half pints of beer daily; but he afterwards admitted that ‘he was not such a f[?] as to decline drinks when they were offered him’. A sister of his said that he drank much beer but did not get drunk’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, thorax, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys

Type of incident: n/a

John Taylor, 54, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 May 1860
Date of death: 7 Jun 1860
Disease (transcribed): Fatty heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A carpenter, of intemperate habits. His health had been generally good until the preceding Christmas, since which he had cough and shortness of breath. The cough usually came in paroxysms and was not attended with much expectoration’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, larynx

Type of incident: n/a

George Newell, 31, Groom

Occupation or role: Groom
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 May 1864
Date of death: 6 Jun 1864
Disease (transcribed): Albuminuria. Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Albuminuria (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Sturges, Octavius
Medical notes: 'This man was a groom, a drinker of porter but of sober habits. He had had cough for eighteen months, but had not given up work till seven weeks before his admission, when the legs became oedematous’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Martin Glover, [No age stated], Groom

Occupation or role: Groom
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 May 1887
Date of death: 23 May 1887
Disease (transcribed): Aortic disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Jervis, A.
Medical notes: 'Not seen by the registrar'
'Brought in dead'
Illustrations: No
Type of incident: n/a

Edith Campbell, 27, Single

Occupation or role: Single
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 May 1881
Date of death: 17 May 1881
Disease (transcribed): Cerebral haemorrhage
Disease (standardised): Haemorrhage (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Medical notes: 'Subject to 'Quinsey' when a child: scarlet fever at 14. She was married in 1878 and had a miscarriage in that year & the year following in 1879 her husband died. She has had one bad sore throat since, and has lost much of her hair. Eyesight has grown defective during the last few months. Nine days ago she had convulsions beginning without a cry; she passed urine & faeces involuntarily (and did not recover power over sphincter for 4 days). She foamed at the mouth, but did not bite her tongue'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, brain

Type of incident: n/a

John Corner, 48, [No occupation]

Occupation or role: [No occupation]
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Nov 1876
Date of death: 9 Jan 1877
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient had been liable all his life to dyspepsia and cough, had drunk about three pints of beer daily, and, during the last ten years and indulged freely in whiskey. His abdomen was swollen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and peritoneum
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Piper, 26, Domestic servant

Occupation or role: Domestic servant
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Jan 1860
Date of death: 20 Jan 1860
Disease (transcribed): Meningitis. Softening of fornix
Disease (standardised): Meningitis (Brain); Softening (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This young woman, who had been a domestic servant, had been subject to headaches for a long time; for a fortnight she had been out of health, suffering at first from pain in the chest only. Six days before admission she became delirious, talking and laughing continually, and frequently vomiting’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of incident: n/a

John Bosberry, 38, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jun 1860
Date of death: 8 Jun 1860
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of the pylorus
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy and Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: 'A painter, of very dissolute habits […] He had been out of health for some time’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Fuller, 51, Baker

Occupation or role: Baker
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: n/a
Date of death: 26 May 1877
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis. Granular kidney. Cardiac hypertrophy.
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: Since working in a snow storm in 1875 he had suffered from cardiac pain. He was admitted with an attack of gout of a fortnights duration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen and peritoneum.
Type of incident: n/a

[No name] Scott, 72, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 72
Gender: Female
Date of admission: May 1881
Date of death: May 1881
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of the rectum. Stricture
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Rectum); Constriction (Rectum)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Medical notes: 'No history of heritable disease. When living (at 25) in 1834 when living near Richmond, Yorkshire on high ground near no malarious district, she had 'cholera', severe fever with deliriusm and diarrhoea. Ever since then she has been liable to frequent attacks of diarrhoea with much abdominal pain. For the last two years the diarrhoea has been less constant but more severe, and during the year before last has been accompanied by vomiting & severe abdominal pain with flatus'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, intestines
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Nichols, 25, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 May 1887
Date of death: 26 May 1887
Disease (transcribed): Pleuropneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Slater, Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: des Voeux, Harold Antoine
Medical notes: 'Patient was a labourer, with a healthy family & personal history. His habits were said to be temperate'

Illustrations: No
Type of incident: n/a

Margaret Griffiths, 47, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 47
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Jun 1864
Date of death: 7 Jun 1864
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Sturges, Octavius
Medical notes: 'This woman was but one day in hospital. On her admission she had been ill two weeks with cough and pain in the left side. The attacks had occurred suddenly with those symptoms and with rigors’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

David Pearman, 26, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Jun 1860
Date of death: 13 Jun 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man, who had been a coachman, stated that excepting a rather severe cold with cough, two months ago, he had good health till within a fortnight of admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax (‘the rest of the body was, by the desire of his friends, left unexamined’)

Type of incident: n/a

William Douglas, 24, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 May 1860
Date of death: 13 Jun 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A gardener, accustomed to working in a hot-house. He had good health, excepting occasional dyspepsia, until 3 weeks before admission when he began to suffer from cough with scanty expectoration, never of blood. Latterly he had night sweats with loss of appetite’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, larynx

Type of incident: n/a

Henry James, 2, [Child of] Labourer

Occupation or role: [Child of] Labourer
Age: 2
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 May 1887
Date of death: 28 May 1887
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Slater, Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: des Voeux, Harold Antoine
Medical notes: 'The child was of healthy parentage but was liable to colds'

Illustrations: No
Type of incident: n/a

John Newport, 22, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 May 1860
Date of death: 14 Jun 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Tubercular peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A stableman. He had good health until 2 months before admission when he caught cold, as he supposed, and had more or less dry cough ever since. He never spat blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Selke, 34, Gas stoker

Occupation or role: Gas stoker
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 May 1881
Date of death: 19 May 1881
Disease (transcribed): Diabetes. Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Diabetes (Pancreas); Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Medical notes: 'His family history is in all respects healthy: no nervous diseases traceable. He is a native of Dantzig [Gdansk, Poland], employed for 6 years 1872-8 in the mercantile service, since then a gas stoker in London. He felt in perfectly good health until about 18 months ago he noticed that he passed an excessive amount of urine and that his appetite and thirst were immoderate. There was no preceding or accompanying mental distress'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, colon, nerve centres, brain

Type of incident: n/a

George Dawson, 32, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 May 1887
Date of death: 31 May 1887
Disease (transcribed): Fibrosis of lungs. Aneurism of left ventricle
Disease (standardised): Fibrosis (Lung); Aneurysm (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: des Voeux, Harold Antoine
Medical notes: 'The patient was a lather, of non-phthisical family and of good personal history'

Illustrations: No
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Mason, 28, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1888
Date of death: 8 May 1888
Disease (transcribed): Rheumatism. Vegetations along free border of mitral valve. Cerebral embolism. Old kidney infarcts
Disease (standardised): Rheumatism (Joints); Vegetation (Heart); Embolism (Blood vessels); Infarction (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'There was no history of rheumatism nor of scarlatina. For nine months before she came to the hospital she suffered much from neuralgia, and for 2 months before she came the pain was very severe. Four months before her admission she ‘grazed’ her left foot, the wound did not heal. For 3 days before she came in she had oedema of the legs’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, thorax, heart, lungs

Type of incident: n/a

Margaret Reed, 50, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 May 1877
Date of death: 30 May 1877
Disease (transcribed): Pulmonary Phthisis. Tubercular ulcers of intestine. Amyloid disease of the abdominal organs.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Intestines); Ulcer (Intestines); Amyloidosis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: This patient, ill nourished, anaemic and sickly, was admitted in a state of delirium of a low type, which prevented a history being obtained.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, peritoneum and intestine
Type of incident: n/a

William Horan, 17, Errand boy

Occupation or role: Errand boy
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 May 1888
Date of death: 9 May 1888
Disease (transcribed): Morbus cordis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Pleurae, lungs, heart, spleen

Type of incident: n/a

Hannah Kelly, 53, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 May 1860
Date of death: 19 Jun 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A married woman, who had borne 8 children. For six months she had had cough with expectoration, latterly conjoined with emaciation, loss of appetite, night sweats and vomiting’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Taber, 19, General servant

Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Jun 1864
Date of death: 11 Jun 1864
Disease (transcribed): Acute rheumatism. Obstruction of pulmonary artery & coagulum
Disease (standardised): Rheumatism (Tissues); Obstruction (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Sturges, Octavius
Medical notes: 'This patient, a fat, healthy-looking girl, was admitted with the symptoms of acute rheumatism of no great severity and without cardiac complication’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, chest, pulmonary artery, heart, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Haw, 55, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jun 1860
Date of death: 19 Jun 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Arachnitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Arachnitis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A gardener, temperate in his habits. His health was apparently good until the 6th of April since which he had cough, without expectoration’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, larynx, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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