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Gabriel Smith, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jun 1871
Date of death: 13 Jun 1871
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Not reported here’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Evans, 51, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1845
Date of death: 24 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Effusion of fluid in sub-arachnoid tissue. Lung congested posteriorly. Two aortic valves only, the surfaces of which were covered with fibrinous & calcareous deposits. Slight irregular depressions on surfaces of kidneys. Small calculus in pelvis of kidney
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Brain); Deposit (Aorta); Congestion (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Calculus (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of pain in the chest, & cough said to be of ten days’ duration. The respiration was very quick & catching, & the pain in the chest was much increased on deep inspiration’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Francis Steap, 65, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 April 1855
Date of death: 2 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): Renal, Cardiac and Pulmonary disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: For seven weeks he had felt plain in the right side, accompanied with shortness of breath and bad cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Taylor, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 May 1844
Date of death: 4 Jun 1844
Disease (transcribed): Enlarged Prostate. Chronic inflammation of Bladder and Kidneys. Pneumonia.
Disease (standardised): Enlarged (Prostate); Inflammation (Bladder); Inflammation (Kidney); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: On admission the patient stated that he had been suffering from cough and expectoration occasionally streaked with blood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Hart , 2 years 8 months , [Child of] Greengrocer

Occupation or role: [Child of] Greengrocer
Age: 2 years 8 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 May 1916
Date of death: 25 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Broncho-pneumonia. Rickets
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Rickets (Bones)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: Three weeks ago a cough developed, the child was off his food and the bowels were constipated. He was treated as an out patient until March 24th, when the condition was very much worse, the former bronchitis having developed into a broncho pneumonic condition.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thymus, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, bladder and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

James Cook , 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jun 1847
Date of death: 14 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema. Tubercles and red hepatisation of left lung. Grey hepatisation of right lung. Slight pericarditis. Fractured ribs with pus effused round the broken extremities. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Lung); Pericarditis (Heart); Fracture (Ribs); Suppuration (Extremities);Disease (Kidney)

Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted complaining of considerable pain on the right side of the chest during inspiration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Frank Faizey, 39, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Apr 1888
Date of death: 10 Apr 1888
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia of left lower lobe. Effusion of lymph into the membranes of the brain
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Effusion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient was said by his wife to be a ‘free drinker’, but not a drunkard. He was well till about a week before his admission when he began to suffer to aching of the legs, abdominal pain and vomiting’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, lungs, heart, spleen, kidneys, bladder, liver, intestines, spinal cord

Type of incident: n/a

William Davis, Engine driver

Occupation or role: Engine driver
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1871
Date of death: 16 Jun 1871
Disease (transcribed): Epithelioma of the oesophagus. Pressure of cancerous glands on root of left lung. Gangrene. Hydropneumothorax
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Oesophagus); Disease (Lungs); Gangrene Hydropneumothorax (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This man had good health till 5 or 6 months before admission, when he noticed a soreness on the gullet when swallowing solid food’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Dean, 54, Foreman

Occupation or role: Foreman
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 May 1918
Date of death: 17 Jun 1918
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of colon. Enteretomy. Aspiration pneumonia. Fatty heart
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Colon); Enterotomy; Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: n/a
Medical examination performed by: O’Flynn, Elizabeth
Post mortem examination performed by: Dancy, John Horace
Medical notes: 'Pain in stomach, worse after food, occasional vomiting for 2 months. Ingravescent constipation. No action for 5 days’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Andrew Murray, 40, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jan 1845
Date of death: 13 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of the arch of aorta bursting into oesophagus and trachea. Aorta atheromatous. Old pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta); Plaque, atheroscelerotic (Aorta); Pleurisy (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient, a tailor, dreadfully disfigured by a burn which occurred when he was 18 months old, stated that he had enjoyed excellent health up to last September year, at which time his notice was attracted by a slight pain in the upper part of the back, greatly increased on swallowing’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

[No name] Macnamara, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: [No gender stated]
Date of admission: 27 Apr 1842
Date of death: 24 Jun 1842
Disease (transcribed): Effusion in left pleura. Phthisis. Granular liver. Tubercules in Kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung); Granular (Liver); Tuberculosis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
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

Susan Coombes, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Oct 1845
Date of death: 12 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pleurisy. Pneumonia. Scrofulous deposits about peritoneum. Ulceration of small intestine. Liver fatty
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted complaining of a cough and pain in the chest of about six weeks duration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Fanny Brill, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Oct 1847
Date of death: 13 Jan 1848
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Large bed sore. Emphysema and oedema of lungs. Peritonitis. Kidneys diseased and bladder inflamed. Diseased aorta.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Arm); Oedema (Leg); Emphysema (Lung); Oedema (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney);Inflammation (Bladder) ; Disease (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with dropsy of three months duration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Phoebe Ecton, General servant

Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Jan 1871
Date of death: 9 Jan 1871
Disease (transcribed): Double pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Not reported here’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Hawkes, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 May 1848
Date of death: 23 Jun 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia with hepatisation. Tubercles and vomicae in lung. Dwindled and granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted under the influence of mercury, with gums and cheeks very much swollen and tender. She stated that her illness had commenced a month ago with general pain, uneasiness, giddiness and faintness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Cullins, 45, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 May 1852
Date of death: 5 Jun 1852
Disease (transcribed): Phthysis. Scrophulous deposits (miliary) in both lungs. Vomica in right lung communicating with a bronchial tube and opening into pleural sac causing pneumothorax. Recent pleurisy. Recent fibrinous granulations on aortic valve flaps
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pneumothorax (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Fibrin (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He had been subject to coughs for some time, and had spit blood two or three years ago from hard drinking. His breathing was a good deal oppressed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Farrow, 45, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1845
Date of death: 28 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous disease of kidneys, bladder & prostate. Tubercles & vomicae in both lungs. Scrofulous enlargement of the cervical & mesenteric glands
Disease (standardised): Scrofulous disease (Kidneys, bladder, prostate); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Disease (Glands)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Before admission he complaining of constant desire to make water accompanied by pain as he did make it. The pain was chiefly situated in the penis, but he also had some pain in the loins. He occasionally passed small clots of blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, testes, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Herbert Ersser, 22 months, [Child of] Soldier

Occupation or role: [Child of] Soldier
Age: 22 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1918
Date of death: 20 Jun 1918
Disease (transcribed): Measles. Bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Measles; Bronchopneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: ‘No necropsy’

Type of incident: n/a

William Tombleson, 58, Window cleaner

Occupation or role: Window cleaner
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 May 1916
Date of death: 27 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of skull. Laceration of brain. Septic pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He fell a distance of about fifteen feet, striking a spiked railing with his head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, adrenals, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal, skull and brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Jane Winter, 26, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 May 1852
Date of death: 12 Jun 1852
Disease (transcribed): Giddiness and pain in the head attended by loss of power in the extremities. Dyspnoea and coma came on without convulsions, before death. No sufficient post mortem appearances found
Disease (standardised): Dizziness (General); Pain (Head); Paralysis (Leg); Paralysis (Arm); Dyspnoea (Lung); Coma (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: This woman had left her situation two years ago because she was unable to walk well and also felt powerless in her arms which rendered her unfit for service.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spinal column, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Elliott, 50, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 May 1860
Date of death: 5 May 1860
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Abscess of the lung
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship and Goldsmith, George Pocock
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'The mother of 15 children. She was said to have had good health until a month previous to admission, when she caught cold, and since suffered from cough’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Martha Taylor, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 April 1855
Date of death: 9 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): Cardiac and Pulmonary disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman had been tolerably well with the exception of occasional coughs. She dated her illness from the middle of last winter when she had more cough and expectoration than at any previous period. Three weeks before admission her legs and abdomen began to enlarge.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Emily Ward, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 May 1843
Date of death: 28 Jun 1843
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pneumothorax.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pneumothorax (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest
Type of incident: n/a

William Allen, 1 month, [Child of] Soldier

Occupation or role: [Child of] Soldier
Age: 1 month
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 May 1916
Date of death: 31 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Bronchiolectasis. Bronchopneumonia. Pulmonary apoplexy. Asphyxia in a convulsion
Disease (standardised): Bronchiolectasis (Lung); Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Haemorrhage (Lung); Asphyxia (Systemic); Seizures (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: A cough developed on May 28th and the child went off its food. He was treated as an out patient until May 31st when the child was brought to the Hospital very much worse, having had convulsions.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thymus, pericardium, heart, liver, gall bladder, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Faunch, 2, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 2
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Jun 1847
Date of death: 18 Jun 1847
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Hepatisation of portion of lung. Mucous membrane of stomach thickened and congested.
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Lung); Congestion (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: It was reported that this child had caught a slight cold and become somewhat restless and feverish.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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