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William James, 47, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Dec 1840
Date of death: 31 Dec 1840
Disease (transcribed): Valvular disease of the heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
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

St George's Hospital Medical School, London

Henry Barton, 25, Bookbinder

Occupation or role: Bookbinder
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Jul 1870
Date of death: 21 Aug 1870
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Congestion of the lungs.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer. Laking, Francis
Medical notes: This man's face and legs had become swelled fifteen days before his admission. There had been thirst, polyuria and night and slight lumbar pain for many years. The case was partly from Dr Laking's notes.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cerebrum, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys. The post mortem was from Mr Laking's notes
Type of incident: n/a

Annie Shepherd, 9, Schoolgirl

Occupation or role: Schoolgirl
Age: 9
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Aug 1870
Date of death: 21 Aug 1870
Disease (transcribed): Constriction of the small intestine by a fibrous band circumscribed. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer. Laking, Francis
Medical notes: A week before admission, the child was seized with sudden violent abdominal pain, since which the bowels had not been open. The case history was taken partly from Dr Laking's notes.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder and intestines. The post mortem was from Mr Laking's notes
Type of incident: n/a

John Carpenter, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jul 1856
Date of death: 12 Jul 1856
Disease (transcribed): Syphilitic disease of Cranium. Abscess of Brain
Disease (standardised): Syphilis (Skull); Abscess (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Jollye, Edward William, Edward William
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man had had syphilis about five years ago. Three years since, he was under treatment in the Hospital for diseased bone of the head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Field, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Jul 1856
Date of death: 17 Jul 1856
Disease (transcribed): Fractured Cervical Vertebrae. Softening of the chord.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Softening (Spinal Cord)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Jollye, Edward William, Edward William
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man had fallen backwards from a railway truck, and he fell on the back of his neck and shoulders.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spinal column and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Harriet Simpson, 2 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 2 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Dec 1849
Date of death: 20 Feb 1850
Disease (transcribed): Subcutaneous naevus. Erysipelas
Disease (standardised): Nevus (Skin); Erysipelas (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Hewitt, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Howse, Alfred
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This infant was born with a large naevus occupying the lower two third of the front and outer part of the arm. When brought to the Hospital the naevus was chiefly subcutaneous and hard as if from inflammation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Hill, 38, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Jun 1860
Date of death: 30 Jun 1860
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: n/a
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Parker, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 4
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Nov 1871
Date of death: 30 Nov 1871
Disease (transcribed): Scarlet fever
Disease (standardised): Scarlet fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
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

Emma Wilson, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Nov 1871
Date of death: 11 Nov 1871
Disease (transcribed): Scarlet fever
Disease (standardised): Scarlet fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
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

Charles May, Footman

Occupation or role: Footman
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Oct 1871
Date of death: 14 Oct 1871
Disease (transcribed): Scarlet fever
Disease (standardised): Scarlet fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
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

Thomas Priest, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Sep 1871
Date of death: 10 Oct 1871
Disease (transcribed): Enteric fever
Disease (standardised): Typhoid fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'The history this man gave was that for the last month [he] had felt ill, with constant pain in chest and back, and occasionally in the belly, almost every night he had shivering. Had had no diarrhoea’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Jane Vereby, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Sep 1871
Date of death: 15 Sep 1871
Disease (transcribed): Enteric fever
Disease (standardised): Typhoid fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
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

Elizabeth Cooper, General servant

Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Aug 1871
Date of death: 28 Aug 1871
Disease (transcribed): Enteric fever. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Typhoid fever (Systemic); Pneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This young woman, a native of Cornwall, had been in London about three months and had had good health up to about a month ago. Eight days before admission she had shivering and pains all over her body with loss of appetite and a little diarrhoea’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Warren, Schoolgirl

Occupation or role: Schoolgirl
Age: 14
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Apr 1871
Date of death: 27 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Enteric fever. Perforation of intestine. Circumscribed peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Typhoid fever (Systemic); Perforation (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This girl had been ill fifteen days with abdominal pain, diarrhoea & sickness’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, organs of generation

Type of incident: n/a

Harriet Wells , Nursemaid

Occupation or role: Nursemaid
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Mar 1871
Date of death: 30 Apr 1871
Disease (transcribed): Enteric fever. Bed sores
Disease (standardised): Typhoid fever (Systemic); Pressure ulcer (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This girl stated that for three weeks she had been suffering from anorexia, giddiness & faintness, having often fallen down from weakness. She sweated much at night & had lost flesh. There had been slight cough & the bowels had been loose during her illness, but she did not lie up before coming to the hospital’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, organs of generation

Type of incident: n/a

William Rivett, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Feb 1871
Date of death: 25 Apr 1871
Disease (transcribed): Anaemia. Pleuritic effusion. Meningeal apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Anaemia (Systemic); Effusion (Lungs); Stroke (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This man stated that for six weeks his health had been failing & he had been gradually getting extremely weak. He said that on several occasions he had spat up small quantities of blood, & that he had a slight cough, but his main complaint was of loss of flesh, extreme weakness & languor with occasional lumbar pain’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Tapp, Draper’s assistant

Occupation or role: Draper’s assistant
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Mar 1871
Date of death: 30 Mar 1871
Disease (transcribed): Blood poisoning
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Systemic)
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

Mary Ann West , Kitchen maid

Occupation or role: Kitchen maid
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Mar 1871
Date of death: 2 Apr 1871
Disease (transcribed): Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This woman had severe rigors & general malaise on March 25th. She was then, & had for some time been, constipated’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, organs of generation

Type of incident: n/a

Ann Barnes, Night nurse

Occupation or role: Night nurse
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1871
Date of death: 20 Mar 1871
Disease (transcribed): Enteric fever
Disease (standardised): Typhoid fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry 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

Mary A. Meadows, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Jan 1871
Date of death: 11 Jan 1871
Disease (transcribed): Pyaemia post partum
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Systemic); Childbirth
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This woman had been confined on Dec 22nd. A week later she had rigors, much thirst & soon the right hand became swollen & red, the knees also becoming affected a little later’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, organs of generation, bones, joints

Type of incident: n/a

Stephen Calaher, Schoolboy

Occupation or role: Schoolboy
Age: 8
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jan 1871
Date of death: 7 Jan 1871
Disease (transcribed): Scarlatinal nephritis. Effusion into the pleurae & peritoneum. General dropsy
Disease (standardised): Scarlet fever (Systemic); Nephritis (Kidney); Effusion (Pleurae, peritoneum); Edema (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This child, having had scarlatina, was permitted to go out during desquamation three weeks before admission, & became dropsical’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Gunnell, 30, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Nov 1859
Date of death: 12 Jan 1860
Disease (transcribed): Strumous abscesses. Haemorrhage from posterior tibial artery. Amputation of leg
Disease (standardised): Abscess Haemorrhage (Blood vessels); Amputation (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: ‘The body was not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

John Dalton, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Nov 1850
Date of death: 18 Nov 1850
Disease (transcribed): Delirium. Phthisis pulmonalis. Brain wet. Ventricles full. Fornix soft. Lungs congested. Liver pale.
Disease (standardised): Delirium (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Brain ); Congestion (Lung); Pale (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This man whose face bore the mark of hard drinking and was acknowledged to be a man of dissipated habits, was admitted complaining that he felt nervous, low and weak.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Kingstone, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Oct 1850
Date of death: 10 Nov 1850
Disease (transcribed): Caries of the sacrum. Abscess. Hectic. Delirium
Disease (standardised): Caries (Sacrum); Abscess (Sacrum); Delirium (Brain )
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Howse, Alfred
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a hectic and greatly emaciated state. He stated that it had been thirteen months since he had much pain in the lower part of the back and he noticed swelling at the outer part of the right thigh.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

William Davies, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Aug 1850
Date of death: 8 Aug 1850
Disease (transcribed): Acute rheumatism. Suppuration in and round joints. Delirium (with tremor). Ventricles of brain full, congested. Liver loaded. Incipient pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Rheumatic diseases (Tissues); Suppuration (Joints); Delirium (Brain ); Disease (Brain); Disease (Liver); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This case presented on admission very much the character of Acute Rheumatism.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and articulations
Type of incident: n/a

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