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James Cleghorn, 36, Night porter

Occupation or role: Night porter
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Dec 1916
Date of death: 24 Dec 1916
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Lobar pneumonia. Tuberculous ulceration of the intestines
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Intestines); Ulcer (Intestines)
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: He had increasing cough with expectoration for the last ten weeks or so. There had been night sweats, pain in the abdomen, limbs and back, and rigors at times.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Fanny Wallis, 63, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 63
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Dec 1916
Date of death: 23 Dec 1916
Disease (transcribed): Multiple injuries
Disease (standardised): Injury (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: The patient was knocked down and run over.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: No necropsy
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Elizabeth Whitman, 51, [Wife of] Coach painter

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Coach painter
Age: 51
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Dec 1916
Date of death: 19 Dec 1916
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated umbilical hernia. Intestinal resection
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Resection (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Back, Ivor Gordon
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: For notes see Surgical Register 2496/1916
Body parts examined in the post mortem: No necropsy
Type of incident: n/a

Ivy Watson, 22, Dressmaker

Occupation or role: Dressmaker
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Dec 1916
Date of death: 17 Dec 1916
Disease (transcribed): Perforated appendix. General purulent peritonitis with large intraperitoneal collections of pus viz pelvic, perineal, subphrenic, subheptic and inter-intestinal
Disease (standardised): Perforation (Appendix); Suppuration (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: She had sudden onset of pain seven days ago, with much vomiting and slight haematemesis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Partial examination per abdomen only made
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Howell, 74, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 74
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Dec 1916
Date of death: 17 Dec 1916
Disease (transcribed): Cerebral haemorrhage. Septic pneumonia. Arterio-sclerosis
Disease (standardised): Haemorrhage (Brain); Pneumonia (Lung); Arteriosclerosis (Arteries)
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: He was brought in by police, having been found in the street unconscious. He was vomiting profusely when brought into Surgery.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, bladder, alimentary canal, skull and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Mrs McEwen, 70, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 70
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Dec 1916
Date of death: 12 Dec 1916
Disease (transcribed): Burns
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Back, Ivor Gordon
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: See Surgical Register 2502/1916
Body parts examined in the post mortem: No necropsy
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Vincent, 28, [Wife of] Theatre manager

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Theatre manager
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Nov 1916
Date of death: 11 Dec 1916
Disease (transcribed): (Fall down stairs?) Miscarriage. Septic metritis. Parametritis. Pelvic cellulitis. Septic nephritis and cystitis. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Miscarriage, spontaneous (Uterus); Septic metritis (Uterus); Parametritis (Uterus); Cellulitis (Pelvis); Nephritis (Kidney); Cystitis (Bladder);Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Stabb, Arthur Francis
Medical examination performed by: Roy, Donald Whatley
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with a history of a miscarriage recurring on Friday November 17th.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, uterus, alimentary canal, skull and brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Harry Howes, 5 years 6 months , [Child of] Stoker

Occupation or role: [Child of] Stoker
Age: 5 years 6 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Oct 1916
Date of death: 11 Dec 1916
Disease (transcribed): Tumour of cerebellum
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Brain)
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: For the last two months the child had had increasing headache and vomiting.
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

Edward Slingsby, 28, Brewer's labourer

Occupation or role: Brewer’s labourer
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Nov 1916
Date of death: 8 Dec 1916
Disease (transcribed): Myelocythaemia
Disease (standardised): Myelocythaemia (Blood)
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: This man was first admitted with asthenia, pain in the left side and swelling of the abdomen and legs. The man was told by his friends that he was becoming brown in colour.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, bladder and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Augustus Keegan , 47, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Nov 1916
Date of death: 8 Dec 1916
Disease (transcribed): New growth of bifurcation of trachea. Purulent Bronchiectasis and bronchopneumonia. ? Growth in stomach
Disease (standardised): Tumours (Trachea); Suppuration (Lung); Bronchiectasis (Lung); Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Tumours (Stomach)
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: He had had a chronic winter cough for years. He had lately become very breathless and expectoration had become profuse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, trachea, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals and alimentary canal
Illustrations or photographs: Yes Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Tuck, 45, Munition worker

Occupation or role: Munition worker
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Nov 1916
Date of death: 7 Dec 1916
Disease (transcribed): Tropical abscess of liver. Lobar pneumonia. Septic bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Liver); Pneumonia (Lung); Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: Eleven weeks ago he had a vague illness (malaise and pain about the body), which was diagnosed as influenza. Pleurisy then set in and he had intermittent pain in the right side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Jeanette Crawford, 53, [Wife of] Carpenter

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Carpenter
Age: 53
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Nov 1916
Date of death: 5 Dec 1916
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of transverse colon. Adhesion to anterior abdominal wall. Ulceration into sheath of left rectus. Sloughing of anterior abdominal wall in left side. Recto colic abscess ulcerating into stomach and jejunum.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Intestines); Adhesion (Abdomen); Ulcer (Rectus abdominus); Sloughing (Abdomen); Abscess (Intestines); Ulcer (Stomach);Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: She was seized with a sharp pain in the left side eight weeks ago. She took to bed but the trouble was persistent and she started to vomit.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: A local abdominal examination only was made
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Harley, 60, Actor

Occupation or role: Actor
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Dec 1916
Date of death: 5 Dec 1916
Disease (transcribed): Fractured base
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: See Surgical Register 2452/1916
Body parts examined in the post mortem: No necropsy
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Rose Chiytmans, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Nov 1916
Date of death: 4 Dec 1916
Disease (transcribed): Parametritis following abortion. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Parametritis (Uterus); Abortion, spontaneous (Uterus); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Stabb, Arthur Francis
Medical examination performed by: Roy, Donald Whatley
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with a temperature of 105 degrees following a miscarriage about two weeks previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, suparenals, bladder, alimentary canal, uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Wells, 50, Motor bus driver

Occupation or role: Motor bus driver
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Dec 1916
Date of death: 4 Dec 1916
Disease (transcribed): Bilateral otitis media. Purulent meningitis. Trephining
Disease (standardised): Otitis media (Ear); Meningitis (Brain); Suppuration (Brain); Trephining (Skull)
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 had pain on top of the head and behind the ears for nine weeks with vomiting and delirium.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal, skull and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Samuels, 83, Ball furnisher

Occupation or role: Ball furnisher
Age: 83
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Dec 1916
Date of death: 4 Dec 1916
Disease (transcribed): Pontine haemorrhage. Fall. Fractured base of skull. Meningeal haemorrhage. Compression of brain
Disease (standardised): Haemorrhage (Brain); Fracture (Skull); Haemorrhage (Meninges); Compression (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: This man was found unconscious on the pavement and was at once brought up to the hospital.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal, skull and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Ruscetta, 6, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Dec 1916
Date of death: 1 Dec 1916
Disease (transcribed): Gangrenous and membranous pharyngitis, tonsillitis and laryngitis. Oedema glottidis. Diphtheria
Disease (standardised): Gangrene (Pharynx); Pharyngitis (Pharynx); Tonsillitis (Palatine tonsils); Laryngitis (Larynx); Oedema (Glottis); Diphtheria (Pharynx)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Mouth, pleurae, lungs, infratracheal glands, larynx, thymus, pericardium, aorta, peritoneum, liver, gall bladder, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, bladder, stomach and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Dennis, 44, Milk carrier

Occupation or role: Milk carrier
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Nov 1916
Date of death: 30 Nov 1916
Disease (transcribed): Chronic bronchitis. Acute bronchitis. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This was a case of chronic bronchitis and emphysema with superadded acute bronchitis and pneumonia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: No necropsy
Type of incident: n/a

Marion Briggs, 8 months , [Child of] Charwoman

Occupation or role: [Child of] Charwoman
Age: 8 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Oct 1916
Date of death: 30 Nov 1916
Disease (transcribed): Broncho-pneumonia. Marasmus. Impetigo contagiosa
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Protein-energy malnutrition (Systemic); Impetigo (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: For the last four days she had been short of breath, sleepless and off her food. A cough also developed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, thymus, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, suprarenals and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

James Miller, 53, Munition worker

Occupation or role: Munition worker
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Nov 1916
Date of death: 29 Nov 1916
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of base of skull (middle anterior fossa). Septic meningitis
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Meningitis (Brain)
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: The patient appeared to have been knocked down the day before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal, skull and brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Kate O'Dowd, 40, [Wife of] Soldier

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Soldier
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Oct 1916
Date of death: 29 Nov 1916
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of transverse colon. Removal. End to end anastomosis. Local peritonitis. Dilatation of stomach due to obstruction by band
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Intestines); Operation (Intestines); Anastomosis (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Dilatation (Stomach); Obstruction (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: She had not been in good health for a year. She had swelling in the left side of the abdomen for six weeks, becoming larger and more painful.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen only examined
Illustrations or photographs: Yes Type of incident: n/a

George Truscott, 1 hour, [Child of] Portress

Occupation or role: [Child of] Portress
Age: 1 hour
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Nov 1916
Date of death: 28 Nov 1916
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Stabb, Arthur Francis
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

Caroline Lancaster, 56, [Wife of] Bookseller

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Bookseller
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Nov 1916
Date of death: 28 Nov 1916
Disease (transcribed): Lobar pneumonia. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: A week ago she caught cold and complained of a pain in the right side. She felt that she wanted to cough but the pain was aggravated thereby.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal, intestines and uterus
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Francis, 76, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 76
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Nov 1916
Date of death: 27 Nov 1916
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of right leg. Bruise on abdomen. Obstructed hernia. Phlegmonous caecitis. Perforation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Bruising (Abdomen); Hernia (Abdomen); Typhlitis (Intestines); Perforation (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 was knocked down by a taxi, which ran over him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary canal, skull and brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Ellen Neal, 14, [Child of] Labourer

Occupation or role: [Child of] Labourer
Age: 14
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Nov 1916
Date of death: 26 Nov 1916
Disease (transcribed): Acute appendicitis
Disease (standardised): Appendicitis (Appendix)
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: See Surgical Register 2283/1916
Body parts examined in the post mortem: No necropsy
Type of incident: n/a

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