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Aaron Bundock, 65, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Jan 1903
Date of death: 25 Mar 1903
Disease (transcribed): Columnar celled carcinomatous stricture of the rectum and ulceration of the colon. Dilatation of the whole aorta. Saccular aneurysm on transverse arch. Hypostatic pneumonia. Aortic disease. Urethral stricture. Cystitis
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Intestines); Ulcer (Intestines); Dilatation (Aorta); Aneurysm (Aorta); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Aorta);Constriction (Urethra) ; Cystitis (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: English, T. Crisp
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Roland Charles
Medical notes: The patient was in hospital the previous year, suffering from aortic aneurysm. He was admitted into the surgical wards with urethral stricture and cystitis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Peritoneum, alimentary canal, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, genito-urinary tract, pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart and aorta
Type of incident: n/a

Ada Clarke, 5, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Mar 1894
Date of death: 18 Mar 1894
Disease (transcribed): Burn
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ward, Arthur H.
Medical notes: 'Child's nightgown caught fire. On admission she was collapsed. Temp: next day 103. Child was badly burned about left arm, shoulder, neck and face. She was delirious and frequently sick'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Ada Hendey, 10, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 10
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Sep 1898
Date of death: 3 Sep 1898
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Collard, Frederic Stuartson
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: See surgical notes
Body parts examined in the post mortem: No autopsy
Type of incident: n/a

Ada M Cook, 11 months , [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 11 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Aug 1898
Date of death: 8 Aug 1898
Disease (transcribed): Infarction of shrimp in right bronchus. Collapse of lung. Inflammatory oedema of glottis
Disease (standardised): Foreign body (Lung); Pulmonary atelectasis (Lung); Oedema (Glottis)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Collard, Frederic Stuartson
Post mortem examination performed by: Lazarus-Barlow, Walter Sydney
Medical notes: The child was admitted suffering from urgent dyspnoea. The history related that she had inhaled some portions of shrimps which she was eating for tea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, respiratory tract, trachea, bronchus and lungs
Type of incident: n/a

Adelaide Tivlen, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1891
Date of death: 9 Apr 1891
Disease (transcribed): Sarcoma of gall-bladder. Ulceration into colon
Disease (standardised): Sarcoma (Gallbladder); Ulcer (Colon)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Allingham, Herbert William
Medical notes: 'Was in hospital about 6 months ago with a swelling over the region of the gallbladder'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Adelaide Willis, 31, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 31
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Aug 1894
Date of death: 7 Sep 1894
Disease (transcribed): Ovarian tumour
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Ovary)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Ward, Arthur H.
Medical notes: 'Patient had noticed an abdominal swelling for about 7 mos [months]. No pain on bending-down. […] On admission there was an abdominal tumour lying in the right iliac region. It was hard and dull'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Adelena Frischknocht, 37, Ladysmaid

Occupation or role: Ladysmaid
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1895
Date of death: 2 Jul 1895
Disease (transcribed): Red, granular kidneys. Pulmonary infarctions (laparotomy)
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Infarction (Lung); Laparotomy (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: This case never came under the notice of the physicians and was not seen by the Medical Registrar. The Surgical Registrar could not find the notes of this case.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, heart, abdomen, intestines, liver, spleen, pancreas, stomach, kidneys, adrenals, bladder, uterus, arteries and toe joint
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Phipps, 22, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Nov 1879
Date of death: 24 Nov 1879
Disease (transcribed): Puerperal metritis and salpingitis. Limited peritoneal abscess. Bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Puerperal disorders (Urogenital system); Metritis (Uterus); Salpingitis (Fallopian tubes); Abscess (Abdomen); Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Bennett, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient was married twelve months before admission. First child in 42 weeks. The parturition was straightforward and east. She had much niggling pain for twelve days.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, uterus and fallopian tubes
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Sage, 33, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Gender: Female
Age: 33
Date of admission: 31 Jul 1878
Date of death: 13 Nov 1878
Disease (transcribed): Rodent ulcer resulting from injury to the Tympanum (Epitheliomatous)
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma, basal cell (Ear);
Admitting doctor: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Bennett, William Henry
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. 12 wks [weeks] before admission a polyp was extracted from the left ear – Profuse otorrhoea followed – Since that occasional acute pain but not long continuing till 5 wks [weeks] ago when persistent acute earache came on – Parts over mastoid bone became swollen and tender – Fortnight ago skin over swelling gave way and some blood matter came away. […] No history of cancer'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, uterus, brain, ulcer
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Bower, 5, [Child of] Book binder

Occupation or role: [Child of] Book binder
Age: 5
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Feb 1902
Date of death: 28 Feb 1902
Disease (transcribed): Acute periostitis. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Periostitis (Bone); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Bennet, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Keyser, Charles Ralph
Post mortem examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Medical notes: One week ago there was an injury to the thigh. Two days after there was much pain and swelling.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, urinary tract, alimentary canal and brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Albert Cook, 46, Pewterer

Occupation or role: Pewterer
Gender: Male
Age: 46
Date of admission: 24 Jan 1899
Date of death: 28 Mar 1899
Disease (transcribed): Recurrence of epithelioma of tongue: Cervical glands involved
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Tongue, lymph nodes);
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Collard, Frederic Stuartson
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'See Surg. [Surgical] notes'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'No autopsy'
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Fowler, 65, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Gender: Male
Age: 65
Date of admission: 21 Feb 1899
Date of death: 1 Mar 1899
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma oesophagi
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Oesophagus);
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Collard, Frederic Stuartson
Post mortem examination performed by: Belcher Hickman, H. R.
Medical notes: 'General health always good. 2 ½ mths [months] before admon [admission] pt [patient] began to complain of pain 'in the chest' coming on directly after food at first without difficulty in swallowing. Just after Xmas 1898 impediment to the passage of food commenced and anything of a solid nature was at once ejected. Slops could be dealt with comfortably, but on adm: [admission] are only partially retained. No haematemsis until day of admon [admission] when the vomit was copiously admixed with red blood'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Knight, 39, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Aug 1900
Date of death: 3 Aug 1900
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of cervical and dorsal spine
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Keyser, Charles Ralph
Post mortem examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Medical notes: The patient was standing on a wall thirteen feet from the ground when it gave way and he fell to the ground on his back and was unable to move. No pain was felt.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, urinary tract, alimentary canal, brain and spine
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Albert Pittingale, 18, Milk carrier

Occupation or role: Milk carrier
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Jun 1894
Date of death: 30 Jun 1894
Disease (transcribed): Sloughing appendix caeci. General peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Sloughing (Appendix); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Owen, Herbert Isambard and Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Fyffe, William Kington
Medical notes: 'On Sunday June 24th he was seized with sharp pain at the umbilicus he sweated - On the 25th and 26th he was better and did his work - On the 27th the pain returned with redoubled vigour and there was some swelling in the belly - On the 25th he vomited green material - As the pain still persisted he came to the hospital on the 29th'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alexander Moir, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Mar 1890
Date of death: 20 Mar 1890
Disease (transcribed): Acute periostitis with secondary pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Periostitis (Bone); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Cotes, Charles Edward Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Newton, Reginald Frederick Henry
Medical notes: Whilst carrying a heavy bag of coals he slipped and fell with the right knee under him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, kidneys and spleen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Alexander Philpott, 49, Horsekeeper

Occupation or role: Horsekeeper
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Apr 1894
Date of death: 12 Apr 1894
Disease (transcribed): Subastragaloid dislocation. D. [Delirium] tremens
Disease (standardised): Joint dislocation (Foot); Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Ward, Arthur H.
Medical notes: 'Patient slipped and twisted his foot under him. Had good health as a rule. On admission - H.S. [House surgeon] reports - was drunk. There was a dislocation of the foot on the left side. He was tremulous and incontinent'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium, testicles
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Alfred Arthur, 38, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jul 1901
Date of death: 4 Jul 1901
Disease (transcribed): Acute septic meningitis. Fracture of petrous portion of right temporal bone
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Systemic); Meningitis (Brain); Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Keyser, Charles Ralph
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient was riding when his horse slipped and fell with him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal, testes, skull and brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Alfred Berry , 1 year 9 months, Infant

Occupation or role: Infant
Age: 1 year 9 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Nov 1877
Date of death: 19 Nov 1877
Disease (transcribed): Oedema of glottis from scald. Laryngotomy
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Larynx); Operation (Larynx)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The child had sucked the spout of a kettle containing boiling water. In half an hour breathing became loud and difficult.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, bronchi, trachea, larynx, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, mesenteric glands and brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Alfred Bryan, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Mar 1889
Date of death: 27 Nov 1889
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of bladder. Obstruction to ureters. Hydronephrosis (Endocarditis ulcerative)
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Bladder); Obstruction (Ureter); Hydronephrosis (Kidney); Endocarditis (Heart); Ulcer (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Cotes, Charles Edward Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Bradley, James Edmund Campbell
Medical notes: The day before admission he noticed his urine was very dark and full of blood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, urinary trach and bladder
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Cairns, 3 ½, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 3 ½
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Dec 1896
Date of death: 10 Jan 1897
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular meningitis. (Drainage of fluid from membranes of the cord)
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis, meningeal (Brain); Fluid (Spinal cord) ()
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William and Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Wells, Sydney Russell
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: 'Mother never attended at times when she could be seen by Medical Registrar so no history obtained. Child complained of pains in abdomen and vomiting. He was very peevish and pointed to umbilicus when asked where it hurt him but there was no abdominal resistance and free abdominal breathing'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium, spinal cord

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Chappell, 49, Greengrocer

Occupation or role: Greengrocer
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jul 1879
Date of death: 14 Aug 1879
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse cellulitis of right leg and thigh
Disease (standardised): Cellulitis (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bennett, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: Two months before admission the patient sprained his right thigh whilst getting into a van. From the injury he seemed not to recover entirely.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, kidneys, spleen and sternum
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Alfred Chinn, 39, Postman

Occupation or role: Postman
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Apr 1900
Date of death: 27 Apr 1900
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Ruptured Liver. Gangrenous pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Rupture (Liver); Gangrene (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, pleurae, lungs, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, vessels, pericardium, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary tract and urinary tract
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Clarke, 50, Woodman

Occupation or role: Woodman
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Oct 1902
Date of death: 10 Feb 1903
Disease (transcribed): Pachypleuritis neoplastica (primary endothelioma of right pleura). Growth by extension into body of 12th dorsal vertebra, lung and diaphragm. Secondary growths gastro-hepatic omentum. Pleurisy. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Pleura); Cancer (Spine); Cancer (Lung); Cancer (Diaphragm); Cancer (Intestines); Pleurisy (Pleura);Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: English, T. Crisp
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with history of pain in the back and abdomen for three months with rapid loss of flesh.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, infratreacheal glands, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, adrenals, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal and spinal column
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Dilloway, 17, Gas fitter

Occupation or role: Gas fitter
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Dec 1895
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of ribs. Haematopneumothorax. Rupture of liver
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Haematopneumothorax (Lung); Rupture (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: Not seen by Medical Registrar.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, lungs, larynx, oesophagus, heart, liver, spleen, stomach, kidneys, adrenals, testes, bladder, brain and spine
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Graham, 36, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Jul 1893
Date of death: 15 Dec 1893
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of spine. Surgical kidneys
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Nephritis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Ward, Arthur H.
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: The Registrar is very sorry to say that these notes have been mislaid in the process of transfer from the House Surgeon to himself.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and spine
Type of incident: n/a

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