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Henry Harrington, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 May 1871
Date of death: 18 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Gouty deposit in great toe joint. Phthisis. Tubercular peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Gout (Toe); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen)

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, who for the last nine years had suffered from frequent attacks of gout was seized five weeks before he came in with cough & much soreness of the throat. He had lost flesh very much. There had been no haemoptysis’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, bones, joints

Type of incident: n/a

George F. Joy, [No age stated], Railway porter

Occupation or role: Railway porter
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1860
Date of death: 11 Apr 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: 'A railway porter. He had pretty good health until 10 weeks before admission, when he began to suffer from cough and expectoration, never of blood. He had occasional bleeding at the nose during his illness’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, larynx

Type of incident: n/a

Richard White, 34, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 May 1849
Date of death: 19 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Abscess in right kidney. Circumscribed abscess in peritoneal cavity. Left kidney enormously hypertrophied. Tuberculosis of the peritoneum. Extensive peritonitis. Scrotal hernia
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Kidneys, peritoneum); Disease (Kidneys); Tuberculosis (Peritoneum); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Hernia (Scrotum)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert and Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a scrotal hernia of the left side of 17 years’ duration, never wholly reducible. He had always worn a truss which had prevented the hernia increasing in size until the 3rd of May, when he observed it rather larger than usual, but free form pain. In the evening of the 3rd he had vomiting once, & the bowels acted scantily on the following morning; & then, not again till the evening of the 7th, by injection’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Risley, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Apr 1847
Date of death: 25 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Blood tinged fluid in abdomen. Recent peritonitis. Twisting and strangulation of small intestine after reduction of inguinal hernia.
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Strangulation (Intestines); Hernia (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was brought to the Hospital with symptoms of strangulated inguinal hernia. When admitted he was in a dying state.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Violet Emery, 24, Shop assistant

Occupation or role: Shop assistant
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Apr 1918
Date of death: 6 May 1918
Disease (transcribed): Ulcerative colitis. Perforation. Commencing peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Colitis (Intestines); Ulcer (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield and Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Post mortem examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Medical notes: '6 months ago she passed bright red blood after the motions, which were accompanied by pain in the lower part of the back. In the course of 2-3 months this got better, but the abdomen used to feel full, and as though it were ‘working about inside’. Bowel costive all the time’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Kimble, 23, Butcher

Occupation or role: Butcher
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1870
Date of death: 4 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Urinary calculus. Cystitis. Pyelitis with dilatation of pelvis and coxes. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Urinary Calculi (Urinary Tract); Cystitis (Bladder); Pyelitis (Kidney); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: When admitted, the patient had much cystitis and diarrhoea, and was very weak and ill so that no operation could be attempted.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, intestines, peritoneum and bladder
Type of incident: n/a

Sophia Gray, 41, Laundry worker

Occupation or role: Laundry worker
Age: 41
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 May 1856
Date of death: 9 May 1856
Disease (transcribed): Arachinitis acute and chronic
Disease (standardised): Arachnoiditis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman was admitted with every symptom of laryngitis. The origin was presumed to be syphilitic but on examination no venereal sores were discovered. She had complained of choking in the throat and vertigo.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, pharynx and larynx, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Peter Haynes, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Nov 1842
Date of death: 30 Dec 1842
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular deposit in lungs, kidneys, ureter and Bladder and back part of urethra.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Kidney, ureter, bladder, urethra)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Turner, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Nov 1846
Date of death: 28 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Psoas abscess
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Psoas muscles)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Case omitted as the body was not examined after death.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Charles O’Connor, 58, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Apr 1918
Date of death: 8 May 1918
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of stomach following gastric ulcer. Grave anaemia. Severe atheroma of aorta
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Stomach); Ulcer (Stomach); Anaemia; Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Medical notes: 'March 1917 frequent fainting attacks. Oct 1917 treated for anaemia at Charing Cross. Nov 1917 severe pain in the abdomen. Convalescent Home. Since then he has had the pain on and off. Bowels regular. No melaena. Micturition frequent. No haematuria. No swelling of the legs. Great weakness’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Waters, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Jan 1855
Date of death: 4 April 1855
Disease (transcribed): Cardiac and Pulmonary disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: Just before Christmas the patient caught cold, followed by cough and tightness across the chest and obstinate constipation. His legs swelled for a week before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Anne Harrison, 14, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 14
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Apr 1845
Date of death: 25 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Rheumatic pericarditis and vegetations on valves. Pneumonia & old adhesions. Rheumatic affection of joint
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Vegetation (Heart); Pneumonia (Lungs); Rheumatism (Joints)

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, a cachetic-looking girl, whose mother had suffered greatly from rheumatism, stated that on the 12th instant she first began to feel wandering pains, which soon became localized in her feet, knees & wrists, and in a short time were accompanied by redness & swelling of the parts affected. That at the same time she began to cough, and the cough had continued ever since’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, joints

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Lock, 43, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1860
Date of death: 11 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward and Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James and Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This woman was admitted into the Wellington ward March 31st with a small scalp wound situated about an inch above the nose, & erysipelas of the head & face. It appeared that the woman was of drunken habits & was a week before her admission knocked down by her husband, who was also drunk’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Sarah George, 30, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Mar 1888
Date of death: 20 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Perforation of a gastric ulcer. Early general peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The history the patient gave was that two years before she came to the hospital she vomited up a considerable quantity of black blood. She at first mentioned 2 quarts as the probable amount, she was sure it was more than a tea-cup full’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, peritoneum, intestines, stomach, spleen, kidneys, liver, larynx, trachea, brain

Type of incident: n/a

Anthony Littlewort, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Apr 1843
Date of death: 23 May 1843
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
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 and head
Type of incident: n/a

William Gates, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Apr 1848
Date of death: 21 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis Pulmonalis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
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 having been admitted under the care of Mr Cutler in consequence of an ulcer of the leg of some standing following on the kick of a horse, was transferred to the care of Dr Page with cough, spitting and hoarseness of voice.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Peat, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 May 1844
Date of death: 6 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Kidneys mottled and granular. Inflammation and thickening of the caecum, ascending and part of the transverse colon.
Disease (standardised): Mottled, Granular (Kidney); Inflammation (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with chronic rheumatism and considerable pain and oppression at the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Ann Greaves, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1871
Date of death: 19 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Intrathoracic lymphadenomatous tumour. Gangrene of the lung
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Salivary glands); Gangrene (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This woman five months before her admission suffered from severe pain in the back & loins. This continued 7 cough soon came on which had latterly become much worse’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, organs of generation

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Hicks, 23, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1849
Date of death: 21 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid cancer of the breast, subpleural surface of the lung, liver, uterus & ovaries
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Breast, lungs, liver, uterus, ovaries)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This woman, the mother of 6 children, was admitted with encephaloid disease of the left breast. It appears that 4 days after her last confinement 6 months prior to her admission, the breast became inflamed & an abscess formed, which broke at the end of a month, & discharged pus copiously. At the end of 6 or 7 weeks it healed & a similar abscess formed in the right breast. The child was then reapplied to the left breast & the flow of milk again became established, but ulceration taking place around the nipple continuing to increase, the child at length refused to suckle. A few days after the child was weaned, some hard lumps were discovered at the lower part of the gland, which gradually increased in size without much pain. She was then seized with rheumatic fever, acute in the befinningm but subsequently chronic’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Hoade, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jun 1841
Date of death: 3 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Delirium tremens
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hope, 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: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Kerry, Nurse

Occupation or role: Nurse
Gender: Female
Age: 62
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1854
Date of death: 10 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Carcinomatous disease of the stomach & neighbouring lymphetic glands
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Stomach); Carcinoma (Lymph nodes)
Admitting doctor: Nairne, Robert
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'An elderly woman, whose employment had been as monthly nurse, who was much out of health, & considerably emaciated, who stated that she had been attacked by some sort of erysipelas of the foot about 12 months before’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Robert Rushley, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1846
Date of death: 28 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation and suppuration of left tympanum and other parts of temporal bone. Ulceration of membrane tympani. Diffuse inflammation and suppuration of sub arachnoid cellular tissue. Puriform effusion in ventricles.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Skull); Suppuration (Skull); Inflammation (Brain); Suppuration (Brain); Effusion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient stated that for the last five weeks he had suffered from pain in the neck and passing to the shoulders. The pain commenced, according to his account, as a ‘cold and sore throat’.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Cook, 22, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Dec 1848
Date of death: 22 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Caries & abscess of the hip joint
Disease (standardised): Caries (Hip); Abscess (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'About the middle of September last this patient contracted syphilis & became in consequence an out-patient of the Lock Hospital. He had a primary sore on the penis & a bubo in each groin. He was put under the influence of mercury & five weeks afterwards (his mouth being still sore), he began to feel pain in the left hip & knee & walked lame. Five or six days afterwards he became disabled & was made an in-patient at the Lock. In about a fortnight afterward some enlargement had taken place around the joint, & an issue was made just behind the trochanter major’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Winter, 1 ¾, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 1 ¾
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 May 1844
Date of death: 5 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the ribs with ecchymosis of the Lungs and Heart. Rupture of the Liver.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Ecchymosis (Lungs, Heart); Rupture (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The child was admitted in a state of collapse having fallen from a height of 15 feet from a loft into a stable and it was believed was afterwards trod upon the abdomen by a horse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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