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William Garrett, 20, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Mar 1886
Date of death: 17 Mar 1886
Disease (transcribed): Fibroid phthisis. Dilatation of the right side of the heart. Hypertrophy of the right ventricle and advanced fatty degeneration of its muscle
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Fibrosis (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: The patient attributed his illness to lying down on a haystack after cutting chaff. He had intense dyspnoea and had periodic attacks of cough in the winter since.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

Walter Taylor, 48, Drover

Occupation or role: Drover
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Feb 1889
Date of death: 28 Mar 1889
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pulmonary and laryngeal
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Larynx)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Medical notes: For a year before his admission the man had been unable to work and had suffered from cough and dyspnoea, and for six months he had lost flesh.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, larynx, liver, stomach and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Holyday, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Feb 1890
Date of death: 4 Mar 1890
Disease (transcribed): Dilatation and incompetency of aortic valves. Dilatation of aorta. Pulmonary infarcts and bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Dilatation (Aorta); Infarction (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Bradley, James Edmund Campbell
Medical notes: The patient who was deaf and dumb had long been without occupation. He was treated as an inpatient in St George’s Hospital in 1888 for morbus cordis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys and stomach
Type of incident: n/a

Julia Miller, 8, [Child of] Shoemaker

Occupation or role: [Child of] Shoemaker
Age: 8
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Dec 1887
Date of death: 15 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Endocarditis. Pericarditis. Pulmonary apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Endocarditis (Heart); Pericarditis (Heart); Stroke (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'She came into the hospital again December 14, 1887. She looked better than when she left the hospital. Her temperature was normal’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Thorax, heart, pericardium, lungs, liver, kidneys, spleen, brain
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Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Tarbox, 24, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Mar 1887
Date of death: 3 Apr 1887
Disease (transcribed): Mitral stenosis. Cerebral softening. Pulmonary apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Stenosis (Heart); Softening (Brain); Stroke (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Slater, Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient had had no illness since she had measles when quite young. There was no history of rheumatism. 4 years ago she had been severely frightened by a fellow servant threatening to kill her & since then she states that she has suffered from severe palpitations'

Illustrations: No
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Angel, 40, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Mar 1886
Date of death: 17 Mar 1886
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: The patient was an intemperate butler, who came into hospital on the 4th day of his illness which commenced with a rigor. Expectoration became copious and blood stained on the morning of admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, aorta, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, stomach and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Dimmock, 42, Ironer

Occupation or role: Ironer
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Mar 1889
Date of death: 27 Mar 1889
Disease (transcribed): Morbus cordis. Aortic obstruction with mitral regurgitation
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Medical notes: She came up from Westgate for a day’s holiday and was exposed to cold. Two or three days later she had attacks of shivering and began to suffer from dyspnoea and sharp pain in the left side of her chest followed by oedema of the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, heart, lungs, spleen, kidneys, ureters, eyes, stomach and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

Ernest Tytherleigh, 7 years 6 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 7 years 6 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Feb 1890
Date of death: 4 Mar 1890
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular meningitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis, meningeal (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: She was one of a family of five, of whom one had recently died of some cerebral disease. The child was quite well until a fortnight before his admission when his bowels became constipated and did not act after senna and grey powder.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Sear, 62, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Feb 1886
Date of death: 16 Mar 1886
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of the brain
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: On February 20th he did not feel well, with some weakness of the left arm and giddiness. Sitting by the fire, he had an ‘aura’ in the left arm, with twitching, and then he became unconscious.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, aorta, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, pancreas, stomach, intestines, dura mater and spine
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Delve, 42, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Mar 1890
Date of death: 3 Mar 1890
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Bradley, James Edmund Campbell
Medical notes: The man was in good health until February 26th when he began to have abdominal and thoracic pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Elliott, 9, [Child of] Gamekeeper

Occupation or role: [Child of] Gamekeeper
Age: 9
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Feb 1888
Date of death: 10 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Vegetations of the mitral valve. Stenosis of the mitral valve. Embolism of the right middle cerebral artery
Disease (standardised): Vegetation (Heart); Disease (Heart); Embolism (Blood vessels)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The child lived at a village near Amersham in Buckinghamshire. She was in good health till July 1887 when she had acute rheumatism. On Christmas day 1887 she suddenly lost the power of moving her left arm and leg. She recovered power in her left leg so that she was able to walk about: the arm improved more slowly’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, spinal cord, abdomen, thorax, heart, spleen, kidneys, liver, stomach

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Corby, 44, [Wife of] Porter

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Porter
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Mar 1887
Date of death: 31 Mar 1887
Disease (transcribed): Pleuropneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Slater, Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient's mother & brother died of phthisis. She herself had had severe rheumatic fever 7 years ago and was subject to chronic cough but on the whole had good health'

Illustrations: No
Type of incident: n/a

James Saunders, 32, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Feb 1889
Date of death: 27 Mar 1889
Disease (transcribed): Chronic Brights disease. Uraemia from large white left kidney. Calculus impacted in right ureter. Great dilatation of right ureter with atrophy of kidney
Disease (standardised): Glomerulonephritis (Kidney); Uraemia (Kidney); Calculi (Ureter); Dilatation (Ureter); Atrophy (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Medical notes: A week before Christmas 1888 he had pain and swelling in his left foot and ankle, and two or three days later his right ankle became swollen and painful and he had headache, vomiting and pain in his hands.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx, heart, kidneys, stomach, brain, eyes, liver and spleen
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick alias Frederick John Chivers alias Hayward, 2 weeks, [Child of] Waitress

Occupation or role: [Child of] Waitress
Age: 2 weeks
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Mar 1886
Date of death: 15 Mar 1886
Disease (transcribed): Congestion of the lungs. Atelectasis
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Lung); Atelectasis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Champneys, Francis Henry
Medical examination performed by: Milne, G.H.
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: The child was born in the Hospital on February 28th 1886 and was obviously premature, small and weakly. He was fed by hand and was unable to take more than a few spoonsful of nourishment daily.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, vessels, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, suprarenal bodies, bladder and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Steed, 58, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Mar 1887
Date of death: 30 Mar 1887
Disease (transcribed): Asphyxia (meat in larynx)
Disease (standardised): Asphyxia (Larynx)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'Brought in dead'

Illustrations: No
Type of incident: n/a

George Langton, 5 weeks, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5 weeks
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Mar 1887
Date of death: 30 Mar 1887
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'Brought in dead'

Illustrations: No
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Osborne, 45, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Feb 1888
Date of death: 9 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Old mitral disease. Enlarged right ventricle. Dilated pulmonary artery and many of its branches in both lungs containing an antemortem clot
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'When 18 years of age the patient worked with lead. He was then a stone keeper. This occupation lasted only a year, but during that time he had colic. He had always been accustomed to drink beer, avoiding the weaker kinds and drinking chiefly ‘six ale’, and some spirits. The average quantity of beer was 5 or 6 pints daily’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, abdomen, lungs, heart, spleen, kidneys, liver, stomach

Type of incident: n/a

John Trevier, 1, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 1
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Feb 1890
Date of death: 1 Mar 1890
Disease (transcribed): Broncho-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Bradley, James Edmund Campbell
Medical notes: The patient was the only child of an unmarried girl. He had been put out to nurse. The woman who had charge of him said that he had always been delicate but was not ill until five or six days before his admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Dennesse Mitchell, 40, [Wife of] Plasterer

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Plasterer
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Feb 1889
Date of death: 25 Mar 1889
Disease (transcribed): Morbus cordis. Mitral constriction and sequelae
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Medical notes: This woman had had two attacks of rheumatism. She had suffered from palpitation for ten years and from shortness of breath for five years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, uterus, brain and eyes
Type of incident: n/a

William Smith, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1890
Date of death: 28 Feb 1890
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Bradley, James Edmund Campbell
Medical notes: He was taken ill two days before his admission. He suffered from cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, trachea, bronchi, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

George Fox, 64, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1887
Date of death: 28 Mar 1887
Disease (transcribed): Epithelioma of pancreas
Disease (standardised): Epithelioma (Pancreas)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Slater, Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient was a stable keeper with a good family & personal history with the exception of some alcoholica excess when young'

Illustrations: No
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Andrews, 22, Policeman

Occupation or role: Policeman
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Mar 1889
Date of death: 25 Mar 1889
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular meningitis. Old and recent tubercular disease of lungs and intestines
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis, meningeal (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Medical notes: He came to the hospital with a note from the surgeon of police. It was said that for a week before admission he had suffered much from headache and that he had a squint on the day of admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, lungs, liver, spleen, suprarenals, kidneys, testes, stomach and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Foster, 39, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Mar 1886
Date of death: 14 Mar 1886
Disease (transcribed): Delirium tremens. Congestion of the lungs and kidneys. Fatty liver. Adherent pericardium. Fatty heart
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain); Congestion (Lung); Congestion (Kidney); Disease (Liver); Adherent (Pericardium); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: The patient had always drunk hard, but had had no excesses of late. He had good health with the exception of rheumatic fever in 1856, since when he had been well up to three days before admission when he had a cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, stomach, intestines, dura mater and brain
Type of incident: n/a

James Hitchcock, 2 weeks, [Unmarried child of] Dressmaker

Occupation or role: [Unmarried child of] Dressmaker
Age: 2 weeks
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Mar 1888
Date of death: 8 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Marasmus?
Disease (standardised): Protein-energy malnutrition
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'An emaciated infant of senile aspect who was brought to the hospital in a moribund condition and died soon after admission. The child was one of twins, his brother came in & died on March 4th, see notes 360, post mortem 1888 p.90 [see PM/1888/90]’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen and ‘the other organs of the body’

Type of incident: n/a

Emily Pulson, 2, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 2
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Feb 1890
Date of death: 28 Feb 1890
Disease (transcribed): Diphtheria. Broncho-pneumonia. Tracheotomy
Disease (standardised): Diphtheria (Pharynx); Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Tracheotomy (Trachea)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Bradley, James Edmund Campbell
Medical notes: On February 22nd the child did not seem well. On the 23rd she had some laryngeal stridor.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Soft palate, pharynx, larynx, lungs, heart, kidneys, liver and stomach
Type of incident: n/a

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