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Post Mortem Examinations 1841

The volume contains 290 cases, covering the period from Jan 1841 to May 1842. Unlike the later volumes, this volume contains no medical notes pre-mortem, and each case occupies one page only: each image, therefore, includes two cases.

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

John Cooper, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Nov 1840
Date of death: 7 Jan 1841
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of lung. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Lungs); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spinal canal, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

John Franklin, 47, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1841
Date of death: 30 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of the ascending aorta with effusion of bloody fluid in the pericardium
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Blood vessels); Effusion (Pericardium)
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

Thomas Phillips, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Apr 1841
Date of death: 30 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Mottled appearance of the kidneys. Anaemia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Anaemia
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
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

George Whitchurch, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 May 1841
Date of death: 31 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy of the left ventricle. Effusion of blood in pleura and pericardium. Liver granular. Ascites
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Effusion (Pleura, pericardium); Disease (Liver); Ascites (Peritoneum)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
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

Mary Hoyte, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 May 1841
Date of death: 30 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Gum cancer of the stomach and lungs
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach, lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Hope, 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: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

William Hoade, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jun 1841
Date of death: 3 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Delirium tremens
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hope, 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: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Richard Griffiths, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 May 1841
Date of death: 4 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg. Wound of anterior tibial artery. Mortification and diffuse cellular inflammation
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Wound (Blood vessels); Inflammation (Cells)
Admitted under the care of: Walker, Robert Benjamin
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Leg

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Richard Price Hooker, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1841
Date of death: 28 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Tetanus (idiopathic)
Disease (standardised): Tetanus (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Walker, Robert Benjamin
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Had not met with any accident. Illness came on three days before his admission. Has led a very irregular life; has been of late exposed to cold and damp and at night has been sleeping in the fields’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spinal canal, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

[No name], 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender:
Date of admission: Jun 1841
Date of death: Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull; haemorrhage and injury of the brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Injury (Brain); Haemorrhage (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, 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: Cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Robert Simms, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 May 1841
Date of death: 7 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull. Inflammation of the membranes of the brain. Secondary deposits
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Inflammation (Brain); Deposit (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, thigh and hip-joint

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Joshua Barratt , 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1841
Date of death: 10 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles and emphysema of the lung. Tubercles in the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Emphysema (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
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, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

John Lock, 70, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 70
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Dec 1840
Date of death: 5 Jan 1841
Disease (transcribed): [Disease] of the liver and kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Liver); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Hope, 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

Harriet Hebbard, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1841
Date of death: 14 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy of the left ventricle. Cicatrices in the lung. Granular degeneration of the kidney
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Cicatrix (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys)
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

William White, 62, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jun 1841
Date of death: 14 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Stricture disease of the bladder and kidneys. Effusion upon the brain
Disease (standardised): Disease (Bladder, Kidneys); Effusion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Walker, Robert Benjamin
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, cranium, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

William Wills, 5, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jun 1841
Date of death: 15 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Croup. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Croup (Larynx); Bronchitis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, lungs

Type of incident: n/a

Esther Clarke, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 May 1841
Date of death: 16 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Mottled and granular degeneration of the kidneys. Left lung gorged with blood at its posterior part
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Effusion (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This patient previous to her death had well marked symptoms of apoplexy, stertorous breathing etc’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, 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

William Harris, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 May 1841
Date of death: 23 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Ulcerations of the small intestine
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Ulcer (Intestines)
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

Elizabeth Schofield, 8, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 8
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1841
Date of death: 23 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Peculiar deposit in the brain; small tubercles in the pia mater. Scrofulous disease of the elbow & knee
Disease (standardised): Deposit (Brain); Tuberculosis (Brain); Tuberculosis (Arm, leg)
Admitted under the care of: Babington, George Gisborne
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, elbow, knee

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Leary, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Jun 1841
Date of death: 27 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of the ovary. Ascites. Peritonitis after tapping
Disease (standardised): Malignant disease (Ovary); Ascites (Peritoneum); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Bleeding
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

Elizabeth Hughes, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Dec 1840
Date of death: 27 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Dilated air-cells
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lungs); Sinusitis (Head)
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

John Savory, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 May 1841
Date of death: 28 Jun 1841
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of the thoracic aorta. Pressure upon the left recurrent nerve and left bronchus
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This patient, some time previous to his death, made a very strange noise when breathing; I cannot characterise the sound but it was loudest during expiration. There was no pulse at the left wrist’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax

Type of incident: n/a

John Burrow, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Jan 1841
Date of death: 11 Jan 1841
Disease (transcribed): Injury of the brain and laceration of thigh
Disease (standardised): Injury (Brain); Laceration (Thigh)
Admitted under the care of: Walker, Robert Benjamin
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thigh

Type of incident: n/a

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