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Alexander Clephane, 62, Baker

Occupation or role: Baker
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Dec 1885
Date of death: 1 Jan 1886
Disease (transcribed): Ruptured lung. Fractured ribs
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Lung); Fracture (Ribs)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: The patient was said to have been knocked down by a furniture van, one wheel of which passed over his thorax.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, aorta, liver, pancreas, spleen, kidneys, bladder, alimentary tract and bones
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Lace, 13, [Child of] Labourer

Occupation or role: [Child of] Labourer
Age: 13
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jan 1886
Date of death: 12 Jan 1886
Disease (transcribed): Periostitis. Ostitis. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Peritostitis (Bone); Osteitis (Bone); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: On January 6th the boy slipped and fell, striking his left leg joint below the knee. The next day he had an attack of vomiting and loss of appetite.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, stomach, intestines and tibia
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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

William Preston, 18, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1886
Date of death: 4 Feb 1886
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull. Laceration of the brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: This man was brought into the hospital totally unconscious and breathing stertorously. Haemorrhage from the nose, mouth and left ear.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, valves, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, stomach, intestines, pancreas, bones and brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Ellen Dalton, 19, [Wife of] Shoemaker

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Shoemaker
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Feb 1886
Date of death: 18 Feb 1886
Disease (transcribed): Extensive burn of the skin of legs, arms, back. Sub-pericardial ecchymosis
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin); Ecchymosis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Allingham, Herbert William. Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: The patient was standing by the fire and her dress caught alight.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, pancreas, stomach, intestines, brain and uterus
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

Sarah Bowen, 75, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 75
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Feb 1886
Date of death: 5 Mar 1886
Disease (transcribed): Oedema and congestion of the lungs. Fracture of bones of leg
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Lung); Congestion (Lung); Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Allingham, Herbert William. Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: This woman had always had good health. She fell down three or four stairs, her right and left leg striking violently against the last stair.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, aorta, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, peritoneum, intestines and bones
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Joseph Sadler, 74, Cat’s meat man

Occupation or role: Cat’s meat man
Age: 74
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Feb 1886
Date of death: 11 Mar 1886
Disease (transcribed): Vesical calculi. Surgical kidneys
Disease (standardised): Calculi (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Allingham, Herbert William. Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: The patient seemed quite well until fourteen days previous to admission into the hospital. At that time he passed blood in his water and at the same time he suffered a good deal of pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, vessels, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys and bladder
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Hook, 68, Mangler

Occupation or role: Mangler
Age: 68
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Apr 1886
Date of death: 1 May 1886
Disease (transcribed): Gangrene of foot. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Gangrene (Foot); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington. Dent, Clinton Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Davis, Weston Peel. Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: For many years she had an ulcer on the lower third of the right leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, pericardium, valves, vessels, femur and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

William Phillips, 35 or 50, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 35 or 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1886
Date of death: 15 May 1886
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of the stomach and rectum
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach); Cancer (Rectum)
Admitted under the care of: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: The patient was admitted into the Hospital in November 1885. At that time he was much emaciated and vomited after food. Dr Dickinson diagnosed malignant disease of the stomach.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, stomach and rectum
Type of incident: n/a

Alexander Hirsch, 62, Starch maker

Occupation or role: Starch maker
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 May 1886
Date of death: 26 May 1886
Disease (transcribed): Dislocation of 5th from 6th vertebrae. Pressure on spinal cord. Excess of fluid in lateral ventricle
Disease (standardised): Dislocation (Spine); Pressure (Spinal cord)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: While at work in a starch factory his coat caught in some machinery and he was whirled round a shaft several times and then crashed to the ground.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, stomach, pancreas, brain and spinal cord
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Margaret Ward, 6, [Child of] Labourer

Occupation or role: [Child of] Labourer
Age: 6
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Jun 1886
Date of death: 12 Jun 1886
Disease (transcribed): Burns of face, neck, thorax and arms
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard. Ewart, Charles
Medical notes: While standing in front of the fire, she bent forward to try to reach something on the mantel shelf and the flame caught her frock.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pharynx, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, pancreas, stomach and duodenum
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

George Willis, 83, Time keeper

Occupation or role: Time keeper
Age: 83
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 May 1886
Date of death: 22 Jun 1886
Disease (transcribed): Surgical kidney. Stricture of the urethra. Enlarged prostate. Cystitis
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidney); Constriction (Urethra); Enlarged (Prostate); Cystitis (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: He was said to have suffered from difficulty of micturition for many years and to have been frequently catheterised.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, vessels, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, prostate and penis
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Bowley, 6, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 6
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 May 1886
Date of death: 30 May 1886
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis. Hypertrophy of the heart. Rarefying osteitis of axis
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Osteitis (Bone)
Admitted under the care of: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: Allingham, Herbert William. Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: Three or four months previous to admission he had a fall and injured the left side of her head. About six weeks after he had pain in the right side of the head and neck.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleens, kidneys, bladder, stomach, small intestines, cerebral membranes, brain, spinal cord and bones
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Charles Everson, 35, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Sep 1886
Date of death: 16 Sep 1886
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the spine. Haemorrhage. Death from shock
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Haemorrhage (Skull); Shock (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: The patient was said to have fallen from a height of fifty feet.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, stomach, intestines, bones, brain and spinal cord
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Walter Rusk, 39, Potman

Occupation or role: Potman
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Sep 1886
Date of death: 15 Sep 1886
Disease (transcribed): Pyaemia. Carbuncle
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Systemic); Carbuncle (Tissues)
Admitted under the care of: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: No history could be obtained, save that he was a pot man of intemperate habits and had been ill about ten weeks, suffering from a carbuncle on the back of the neck.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid gland, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, stomach, intestines, brain and joint
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Tompkins, 43, Plate layer

Occupation or role: Plate layer
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Oct 1886
Date of death: 2 Oct 1886
Disease (transcribed): Concussion of the brain. Fracture of the skull
Disease (standardised): Concussion (Brain); Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: He was admitted in a totally unconscious condition with profuse haemorrhage from the right ear, having been knocked down by a train.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, alimentary tract, brain, dura mater and skull
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Webb, 18, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Sep 1886
Date of death: 24 Oct 1886
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of leg. Anaemia. Acute periostitis of tibia. Diffuse interstitial nephritis
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Anaemia (Systemic); Periostitis (Leg); Nephritis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard. Delepine, Sheridan
Medical notes: Fourteen days before admission he knocked his left leg which made him fell sick. The next day he was in great pain and went to bed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary tract and left leg
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Edwards, 30, Farm labourer

Occupation or role: Farm labourer
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jun 1886
Date of death: 31 Oct 1886
Disease (transcribed): 'Surgical kidneys’ (Stone in the bladder. Lithotomy)
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidney); Calculi (Bladder); Lithotomy (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: Since childhood the man had suffered from difficulty of micturition which had greatly increased during the last three years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, ureter and bladder
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Brooks, 72, [Wife of] Labourer

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Labourer
Age: 72
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Nov 1886
Date of death: 6 Nov 1886
Disease (transcribed): Shock from accident (Age)
Disease (standardised): Shock (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: It was reported that this woman had a fracture of the pelvis and another of the neck of the thigh bone. No history could be obtained except that she was knocked down and run over.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, uterus, stomach, brain and bones
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Eells, 36, Railway plate layer

Occupation or role: Railway plate layer
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Dec 1886
Date of death: 7 Dec 1886
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of the kidneys and spleen. Fracture of the ribs
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Kidney); Rupture (Spleen); Fracture (Ribs)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: This man was at work on the railway and in attempting to get out of the way of two trains, was knocked over by a third.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, suprarenal bodies, kidneys, brain, bones and ribs
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Robert McGaw, 28, Policeman

Occupation or role: Policeman
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Feb 1887
Date of death: 10 Feb 1887
Disease (transcribed): Laceration of the brain, fracture of the skull
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Brain); Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The man was one of the mounted police. Served in Cyprus & also in Egypt where had had 'fever'. Always very abstemious. He was found insensible in a stable & afterwards explained that his horse had first reared & struck him on the face with his fore-hoofs & knocked him down'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: pleurae, lungs,pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, gastrointestinal tract, bones, brain
Illustrations: No
Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Frederick Epps, 3, [Child of] Barman

Occupation or role: [Child of] Barman
Age: 3
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Feb 1887
Date of death: 13 Feb 1887
Disease (transcribed): Necrosis of vertebra. Lumbar abscess. Haemorrhage into the abscess sac from its walls
Disease (standardised): Necrosis (Spine); Abscess (Central nervous system); Haemorrhage
Admitted under the care of: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The boy was one of 7 children, four of whom had died in infancy. Measles & bronchitis in infancy. A few weeks ago he had a fall & 'in consequence' a swelling formed in the back which was first noticed in December '86; this has rapidly increased in size'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, bones
Illustrations: No
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Paten, 48, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Nov 1886
Date of death: 18 Feb 1887
Disease (transcribed): Epithelioma of phrarynx. Ulceration of thyroid cartilage. Secondary deposits in lung
Disease (standardised): Epithelioma (Pharynx); Ulcer (Larynx); Deposit (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'An abstemious man, whose general health had been good till the summer of '86. He then experienced some soreness in the throat & slight difficulty in swallowing. He got worse & in August came to the OP [out-patient] throat department'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: pleurae, lungs, larynx, trachea, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, stomach
Illustrations: No
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Gilbert, 71, French polisher

Occupation or role: French polisher
Age: 71
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Jan 1887
Date of death: 13 Mar 1887
Disease (transcribed): Epithelimatous stricture of the oesophagus
Disease (standardised): Stricture (Oesophagus)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'His mother had cancer of breast. With the exception of an attack of bronchitis many years ago, he had good health till December 1886 when he began to have difficulty in swallowing, just solids & afterwards of fluids'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: pleurae, lungs,pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, oesophagus, stomach, intestines, brain
Illustrations: No
Type of incident: n/a

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