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Abel Mead, 58, Builder

Occupation or role: Builder
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Sep 1916
Date of death: 28 Sep 1916
Disease (transcribed): Inguinal herniotomy. Haematoma behind peritoneum. Suppuration. Cellulitis of retroperitoneal tissues. Peritonitis. Hypostatic pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Herniotomy (Abdomen); Haematoma (Abdomen); Suppuration (Abdomen); Cellulitis (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Back, Ivor Gordon
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He had a left inguinal hernia for seven years which was getting bigger and painful.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, prostate, alimentary canal and appendix
Type of incident: n/a

Abigail Powley, 56, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Feb 1860
Date of death: 8 Mar 1860
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This patient had had several attacks of bronchitis, the first of these occurred three years ago. She recovered and remained pretty well until last spring, when she had a second attack, and again another in the following September’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Ada Bell , 32, [Wife of] Soldier

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Soldier
Age: 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Aug 1918
Date of death: 31 Oct 1918
Disease (transcribed): Typhoid fever. Influenzal bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Typhoid fever (Systemic); Bronchopneumonia (Lungs); Influenza
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Post mortem examination performed by: O’Flynn, Elizabeth
Medical notes: Pain in right side 9 days ago. Diagnosed by her doctor as pneumonia. For the last 3 days she has been delirious, has coughed a good deal & has diarrhoea'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Leath, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Jun 1841
Date of death: 22 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pleuritis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pleurisy (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: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Weston, 7, [Child of] Builder

Occupation or role: [Child of] Builder
Age: 7
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Apr 1918
Date of death: 30 Apr 1918
Disease (transcribed): Bronchopneumonia. Toxic encephalitis
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lungs); Encephalitis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: 'Patient was quite well until 5 days ago, when she complained of pain in the head and chest. She has been in bed since then. On the day before admission she vomited several times and occasionally the vomit regurgitated through the nose’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Albert Clark, 39, Foreman

Occupation or role: Foreman
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Aug 1905
Date of death: 1 Sep 1905
Disease (transcribed): Posterior basic meningitis. Aspiration bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Meningitis (Brain); Bronchopneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Davis Taylor, E.J.
Medical notes: 'Wife states [that the patient was] first ill one month ago, with pains in the left side, causing him to keep to his bed for a week. On Aug 7 he was worse, had severe pains in his head and neck. He had to give up work and has been in bed every since’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Albert Everest, 39, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Aug 1905
Date of death: 18 Aug 1905
Disease (transcribed): Lobar pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Douglas, James Sholto Cameron
Post mortem examination performed by: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical notes: 'The patient, a burly man who had lived well & been a free drinker until a year before his admission, had had several shivering fits on August 10th & 11th, & was brought to the hospital on the 14th complaining chiefly of pain in the abdomen & loins’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Albert Hack, 43, Butcher

Occupation or role: Butcher
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Dec 1886
Date of death: 3 Jan 1887
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Pleurisy. Congestion of the lungs
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Pleurisy (Lung); Congestion (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'An abstemious man, whose general health had always been good. He was thrown out of a going cart & fell on to his right foot. The foot turned outwards'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, bones
Illustrations: No
Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Albert Kent, 2, Bricklayer

Occupation or role: Bricklayer
Age: 2
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jan 1888
Date of death: 31 Jan 1888
Disease (transcribed): Bronchopneumonia of both lower lobes of lung
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Medical notes: 'The child had been well up to two days before coming here, when it was attacked with severe cough. It was think & pale’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, thorax, lungs, heart, spleen, kidneys, liver, stomach, intestines, mesenteric glands

Type of incident: n/a

Albert Lendois, 1, [Child of] Labourer

Occupation or role: [Child of] Labourer
Age: 1
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jun 1918
Date of death: 6 Jun 1918
Disease (transcribed): Ulcerative stomatitis. Bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Stomatitis (Mouth); Ulcer (Mouth); Bronchopneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: 'Patient has been ailing for the last 2 ½ months. 5 days ago he had a convulsion. No cough, diarrhoea or vomiting’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Albert Strange, 43, Cabman

Occupation or role: Cabman
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Nov 1904
Date of death: 7 Nov 1905
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Douglas, James Sholto Cameron
Post mortem examination performed by: Davis Taylor, E.J.
Medical notes: 'Admitted complaining of cough for 3 weeks, & shortness of breath for one day. Swelling of legs for one week’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Albert Trussler, 55, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Dec 1915
Date of death: 24 Jan 1916
Disease (transcribed): Acute on chronic parenchymatous nephritis. Epistaxis. Death from haemorrhage
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidney); Epistaxis (Nose); Haemorrhage (Indeterminate)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: Since June he had pain in the epigastrium directly after food, anorexia and occasional vomiting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, prostate and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Alexander Emslie, 19, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Sep 1881
Date of death: 30 Sep 1881
Disease (transcribed): Pneumothorax. Pthisis
Disease (standardised): Pneumothorax (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Not reported here'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined'

Type of incident: n/a

Alexander Moore, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jul 1846
Date of death: 12 Oct 1846
Disease (transcribed): Fungus haematodes of the left antrum. Recent pleuritis. Inflammation of lungs with purulent infiltration
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Face); Pleurisy (Pleura); Inflammation (Lung); Suppuration (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Face, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Allnutt, 53, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jan 1888
Date of death: 6 Jan 1888
Disease (transcribed): Haemoptysis
Disease (standardised): Haemoptysis (Respiratory tract)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Turton, Robert Straker
Post mortem examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Medical notes: 'This patient was not seen by the registrar. He was brought in spitting up blood profusely & died 2 hours later’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, alimentary canal

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Bankes, 46, Hall porter

Occupation or role: Hall porter
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 May 1916
Date of death: 15 Jul 1916
Disease (transcribed): Actinomycosis. Suppuration in left lateral sinus. Abscess in lungs. Pyopneumothorax. Resulting pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Actinomycosis (Head); Suppuration (Head); Abscess (Lung); Pyopneumothorax (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Back, Ivor Gordon
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He had two teeth extracted seven weeks ago. Three days later he had great pain and swelling in the left side of the face.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, bladder, stomach, intestines, skull and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Bingham, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1850
Date of death: 7 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles and vomicae in lungs. Old and recent pleurisy. Pneumothorax
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumothorax (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient suffered from cough and hoarseness to such a degree as scarcely to be able to speak in articulated tone.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Clifford, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jan 1852
Date of death: 6 Feb 1852
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous caries of the dorsal vertebrae with softening of the cervical bones. Abscesses in connection with the spinal column at posterior part of thorax. Urgent dyspnoea and dysphagia
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Tuberculosis (Spine); Abscess (Spine); Dyspnoea (Lung); Deglutition disorders (Oesophagus)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He had been subject for many years to a scrofulous affection and there were marks of old ulceration in the neck and under the angle of the jaw.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, interior surfaces of cervical vertebrae and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Colyer, 62, Dustman

Occupation or role: Dustman
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Mar 1918
Date of death: 12 Mar 1918
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of oesophagus opening the right bronchus. Aspiration pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Oesophagus); Pneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Medical notes: 'Difficulty in swallowing for 2 months. Could not swallow even fluids for last week. Getting very thin. He worked until 5 days ago, when he felt too weak to go on. No pain. Slight cough. Bowels regular’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Heath, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Jun 1856
Date of death: 3 Jul 1856
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of the Urethra. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Urethra); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man had had stricture of the urethra for six or seven years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Lee, 40, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Jun 1905
Date of death: 10 Jun 1905
Disease (transcribed): Lobar pneumonia. Fatty & dilated heart. Fatty liver. Alcoholism. Follicular enteritis
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Heart, liver); Alcoholism (Enteritis); Intestines
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical notes: 'The patient was brought to the hospital with high fever & delirium on June 8th, and died on June 9th without having been able at any time to respond to questions: he barely recognised his own wife. His wife stated that he had been invalided out of the army at 17 for ‘heart disease’; she was not aware that he had ever had rheumatism […] She had rarely seen him intoxicated, but did not know much about his habitual consumption of alcohol’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Peat, 1 year 10 months , [Child of] Brass polisher

Occupation or role: [Child of] Brass polisher
Age: 1 year 10 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jan 1916
Date of death: 11 Jan 1916
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculous lymphadenitis. Phthisis. Bronchiectasis. Generalized tuberculosis with meningitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis lymphadenitis (Lymph nodes); Tuberculosis (Lung); Bronchiectasis (Lung); Meningitis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The child was fretful and off its food for the past fortnight with vomiting five days ago. The day before admission the child became semi-comatose.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, bladder, alimentary canal and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Soper, Cabman

Occupation or role: Cabman
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Aug 1871
Date of death: 13 Sep 1871
Disease (transcribed): Syphilis. Ulcerative endocarditis. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Syphilis; Endocarditis (Heart); Pleurisy (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This history taken form notes taken by Mr Noad [Henry Carden Noad] in the absence of the medical registrar. This man had been ill for three months with pain in the praecordial region, with much expectoration of thick mucus but never blood or in anyway at all tinged. There was a family history of phthisis, and syphilis of his own acquiring’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, organs of generation, tonsils

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Tanner, 16 months, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 16 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1860
Date of death: 9 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Acute bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined, this case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Walker, 25, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jun 1856
Date of death: 10 Sep 1856
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man stated that five weeks before his admission he cut his little toe and violent inflammation followed which rapidly spread up the thigh. His health was enfeebled and a slight cough came on with dropsy of the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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