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Mary Wood, 48, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Aug 1879
Date of death: 12 Sep 1879
Disease (transcribed): Large liver cirrhosis with jaundice
Disease (standardised): Cirrhosis (Liver); Jaundice (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The present illness commenced two years ago at the menopause. During this period she had frequently spat up or vomited blood and epistaxis occasionally.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, peritoneum and uterus
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Morrow, 46, Seaman

Occupation or role: Seaman
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Nov 1878
Date of death: 15 Sep 1879
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not examined
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Florence Mary Kilby, 6, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Sep 1879
Date of death: 30 Sep 1879
Disease (transcribed): Membranous laryngitis and tracheitis. Bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Laryngitis (Larynx); Tracheitis (Trachea); Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: On the 18th September she went to school as usual but seemed ill in the evening. Wheezing on the chest was noticed by the mother who gave her a powder and put a poultice on her chest. She began to cough on that evening.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pharynx, larynx, bronchi, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Tisner, 20, Packer

Occupation or role: Packer
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1880
Date of death: 25 Mar 1880
Disease (transcribed): Large white kidneys, with atrophy of cortex. Hypertrophy of heart. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: About the beginning of January he noticed that the sight of the right eye was dim, everything appeared as though enveloped in a fog. For the last three to four months he had passed much water.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and brain
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

George Barlow, 53, Baker

Occupation or role: Baker
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1880
Date of death: 4 Apr 1880
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: This man was taken ill with shivering, vertigo, vomiting, a dull pain in the right side of the chest and right shoulder, and cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Annie Beasley, 20, General servant

Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Apr 1880
Date of death: 25 Apr 1880
Disease (transcribed): Membranous disease of the pharynx, fauces and (?) air passages
Disease (standardised): Disease (Pharynx); Disease (Respiratory tract)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: It was gathered that the patient was quite well until the morning of the 14th April when she was unable to get up, having been taken ill in the night.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Air passages, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Marsh, 41, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 41
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 May 1880
Date of death: 7 May 1880
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: The patient had not been feeling well for some days. On the 29th April she had rigor with great pain in the right side. She fainted but did not lose consciousness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

William Gibbs, 8, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 8
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Dec 1879
Date of death: 15 May 1880
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid cancer
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: The patient was admitted in November 1879 for incontinence of urine and phimosis. Circumcision was performed. Six weeks later he was readmitted as the incontinence continued. The true nature of the case was not then suspected.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, malignant tumours
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Emily Martin, 16, Laundress

Occupation or role: Laundress
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Dec 1879
Date of death: 2 Jun 1880
Disease (transcribed): Caries of ilium. Abscess
Disease (standardised): Caries (Pelvis); Abscess (Pelvis)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, 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: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

John Dickenson, 34, Coal porter

Occupation or role: Coal porter
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Apr 1880
Date of death: 7 Jun 1880
Disease (transcribed): Gummata of brain (and liver)
Disease (standardised): Gumma (Brain); Gumma (Liver); Syphilis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: The patient was first admitted in December 1879 for a syphilitic ulcer of the foot and disease of the metatarsal bone. The bone was removed. Soon after his admission to Atkinson Morley Convalescent Hospital his wrist dropped and his speech became impaired.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: , lungs, heart, aorta, liver, spleen and kidneys
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Emily Bannister, 31, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 31
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 May 1877
Date of death: 6 May 1877
Disease (transcribed): Pyaemia. Secondary abscesses. Large perinephritic abscess.
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Systemic); Abscess (Kidney); Perinephritis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: This patient was admitted into the Surgical Wards on 7th February for abscesses on the right leg and the nape of the neck, the former of one, the latter of five weeks standing. The abscess of the leg was opened in the hospital and she was sent to Wimbledon.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, bronchi, heart, liver, abscess, kidneys, spleen, spinal column, brain and uterus.

Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Dodd, 16, Nursemaid

Occupation or role: Nursemaid
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Nov 1877
Date of death: 10 Dec 1877
Disease (transcribed): Spontaneous thrombosis in the cerebral sinuses. Inflammatory disintegration in the right sphenotemporal lobe.
Disease (standardised): Thrombosis (Brain); Inflammation (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient was admitted in a delirious condition. She was well nourished but anaemic to a marked degree. She complained of severe pain about the mastoid process, shooting down into the neck and up into the head, thumping sensations in the chest on exertion, and nausea after drinking anything hot.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, intestinal canal, uterus, skull and meninges
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Bartlett, 17, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Gender: Female
Age: 17
Date of admission: 16 Jan 1878
Date of death: 1 Feb 1878
Disease (transcribed): Typhoid ulcerations. Haemorrhage
Disease (standardised): Typhoid fever (Systemic); Ulcer (Intestines); Haemorrhage (Indeterminate);
Admitting doctor: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. Weakly subject: always 'ailing': constant heavy pain in epigastrium: frequent sore throats and rheumatic pains: occasional diarrhoea, coughs, or headaches: unable to digest fat, which always caused vomiting; occasional pain after food: diaphoresis habitually free: catamenia somewhat irregular. Various pains, in abdomen, flanks of chest and elsewhere from July 1877. […] On Jan [January] 10th, attacked with delirium about noon: headache commenced with it and the appetite failed: the L. [Left] flank became more painful'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, peritoneum, intestine
Type of incident: n/a

Emily Inkster, 38, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Gender: Female
Age: 38
Date of admission: 27 Jun 1878
Date of death: 8 Jul 1878
Disease (transcribed): Tetanus from extensive cutaneous burn
Disease (standardised): Tetanus (Central nervous system); Burn (Skin);
Admitting doctor: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bennett, William Henry
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. Contents of lighted Paraffin lamp were upset over Patient. Symptoms. Much collapse – Cold – Shivering – Both arms, lower extremities and greater part of abdomen red and vesicated – In parts epidermis wanting – In parts skin white and leathery'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, intestine, brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Mary Reilly, 24, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Jan 1884
Date of death: 26 Jan 1884
Disease (transcribed): Typhoid fever. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Typhoid fever (Systemic); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: Three weeks before admission she had a slight rash which her medical adviser called German Measles. She recovered unsatisfactorily and continued to feel ill. She noticed the day before admission that she was deaf.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Barrett, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Feb 1884
Date of death: 9 Mar 1884
Disease (transcribed): Typhoid fever. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Typhoid fever (Systemic); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: This patient had been suffering from continuous otorrhoea for four or five weeks and some indefinite malaise. He had a rigor, diarrhoea and was slightly delirious.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, alimentary canal and brain
Type of incident: n/a

William Howells, 31, Groom

Occupation or role: Groom
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Apr 1884
Date of death: 5 Apr 1884
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: Two days before admission he had confined bowels, slight malaise and took ‘dandelion pills’. The next day he began to vomit and have diarrhoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, abdomen, alimentary canal, liver, spleen, kidneys and bladder
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Mason, 24, Whitesmith

Occupation or role: Whitesmith
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 May 1884
Date of death: 4 Jun 1884
Disease (transcribed): Typhoid fever. Perforation of intestine
Disease (standardised): Typhoid fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: This man had been ill since January 1884 with pain in the abdomen, diarrhoea, delirium and vomiting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

George Hutton, 22, Barman

Occupation or role: Barman
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Aug 1884
Date of death: 11 Aug 1884
Disease (transcribed): Purpuric spots on body. Great congestion of all the viscera
Disease (standardised): Purpura (Skin); Congestion (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical notes: On 6th August he noticed some purpuric patches on his body and felt much pain in his feet and ankles.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, brain and joints
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Marks, 20, General servant

Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Dec 1884
Date of death: 3 Dec 1884
Disease (transcribed): Acute rheumatism?
Disease (standardised): Rheumatic diseases (Tissues)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical notes: About a fortnight before admission she noticed pains in her hands, knees and feet; and after a few days slight swelling. The day before admission she began to feel pain over the heart.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, brain, spleen, liver, intestines and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Hannah Green, 47, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 47
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Nov 1884
Date of death: 4 Dec 1884
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical notes: She fell down a flight of stone steps.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Florence Retford, 23, Parlour maid

Occupation or role: Parlour maid
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Sep 1890
Date of death: 6 Oct 1890
Disease (transcribed): Enteric fever. Perforation
Disease (standardised): Typhoid fever (Systemic); Perforation (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: There was a sudden onset of this disease. On the afternoon of September 15th she shivered and felt headache. The same day profuse diarrhoea began and this continued till admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, spleen, liver, suprarenals, kidneys, bladder, ovaries, pleurae, lungs, bronchial glands, pericardium and heart
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Harwood, 34, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jan 1886
Date of death: 31 Jan 1886
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of the spleen. Fracture of ribs. Left pleural effusion. Compression of the left lung
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Spleen); Fracture (Ribs); Effusion (Pleura); Compression (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: The patient was driving a furniture van and remembered nothing more until he found himself in the hospital.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, vessels, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, stomach, intestines, brain, generative organs and bones
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Elizabeth Bragg, 73, No occupation

Occupation or role: No occupation
Age: 73
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Feb 1886
Date of death: 2 Mar 1886
Disease (transcribed): Laceration of the brain
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Allingham, Herbert William. Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Weller, G.C. Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: The patient was run over by a butcher’s cart.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Permission was only obtainable to examine the head
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Henry Lewis, 52, Cabinet maker

Occupation or role: Cabinet maker
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Feb 1887
Date of death: 3 Mar 1887
Disease (transcribed): Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Slater, Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'Has generally had good health but 12 months ago attended here as OP [out-patient] & was told he had disease of his kidneys. He had been worried & out of work of late'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, stomach, intestines, knee joint
Illustrations: NoChart
Type of incident: n/a

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