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James Ward, 64, Pipe maker
406 PM/1869/52 · Item · 2 Feb 1869-22 Feb 1869
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Occupation or role: Pipe maker
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Feb 1869
Date of death: 22 Feb 1869
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of pylorus. Secondary cancer of liver and pancreas. ‘Coal mucous’ lung
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach); Cancer (Liver); Cancer (Pancreas); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Thompson, Reginald Edward
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This man had for some time been in the habit of carrying coals and supplying the kilns with coals, but he had given this employment up three years before admission and had been employed in filling balloons with gas.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1869/61 · Item · 27 Feb 1869-27 Feb 1869
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Occupation or role: Nurse
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Feb 1869
Date of death: 27 Feb 1869
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of sigmoid flexure. Secondary cancer of liver
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Intestines); Cancer (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Thompson, Reginald Edward
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: A nurse, single, who had been ill for six months before admission with spasms of pain in the belly, dyspepsia and flatulence.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1869/70 · Item · 24 Feb 1869-5 Mar 1869
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Occupation or role: Wood cutter
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Feb 1869
Date of death: 5 Mar 1869
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of pylorus
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Thompson, Reginald Edward
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: He was said to have been ill since May, the first symptom being diarrhoea, which was followed by vomiting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1905/308 · Item · 11 Oct 1905-12 Oct 1905
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Occupation or role: Dressmaker
Age: 62
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Oct 1905
Date of death: 12 Oct 1905
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of the cardiac end of stomach with perforation of the posterior wall of that viscera. Secondary deposits in the liver and rectoperitoneal glands. General peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Malignant disease (Stomach); Deposit (Liver, peritoneum); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Douglas, James Sholto Cameron
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, alimentary canal

Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1906/103 · Item · 14 Mar 1906-5 Apr 1906
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Occupation or role: Needlewoman
Gender: Female
Age: 61
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1906
Date of death: 5 Apr 1906
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of the liver – Endothelioma
Disease (standardised): Disease (Liver); Carcinoma (Liver);
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Golla, Frederick Lucien
Post mortem examination performed by: Douglas, James Sholto Cameron
Medical notes: 'Admitted complaining of swelling of abdomen. Shortness of breath. P.H. [Previous History] No definite alcoholic history. No history of previous illness. P.I. [Present Illness] Nausea a month ago. Says that about that time she took a dislike to food. About same time swelling of abdomen noticed. Had been getting thinner for several weeks'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1905/147 · Item · 11 May 1905-22 May 1905
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Occupation or role: [Wife of] Carman
Age: 55
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 May 1905
Date of death: 22 May 1905
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of the body of the uterus. Secondary deposits in the brain. Hydrosalpinx
Disease (standardised): Malignant disease (Uterus); Deposit (Brain); Hydrosalpinx (Fallopian tubes)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Symes-Thompson, Henry Edmund
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium, organs of generation

Type of incident: n/a

King French, 56, Porter
406 PM/1908/351 · Item · 16 Nov 1908-3 Dec 1908
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Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Nov 1908
Date of death: 3 Dec 1908
Disease (transcribed): Primary carcinoma of the liver. Portal cirrhosis. Jaundice. Ascites
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Liver); Cirrhosis (Liver); Jaundice (Skin); Ascites (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: Torrens, James Aubrey
Medical notes: The patient was admitted complaining of abdominal tightness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, lungs, pericardium, heart, aorta, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, spleen, kidneys and suprarenals
Type of incident: n/a

Herbert Field, 39, Clerk
406 PM/1916/121 · Item · 15 May 1916-20 May 1916
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Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1916
Date of death: 20 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of duodenum. Growth in glands and lungs. Numerous ulcers in the intestines probably due to new growth. Haemorrhage from ulcers. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Duodenum); Tumours (Lymph nodes); Tumours (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines); Haemorrhage (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient had suffered from heartburn and flatulence since his first admission, and there had been diarrhoea for the past week.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, thyroid, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, adrenals, kidneys, prostate, bladder and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1910/307 · Item · 16 Sep 1910-11 Oct 1910
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Occupation or role: [Child of] Painter
Age: 15
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Sep 1910
Date of death: 11 Oct 1910
Disease (transcribed): Periosteal sarcoma of femur. Pulmonary and renal sarcomatosis
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Leg); Cancer (Lung); Cancer (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: Torrens, James Aubrey
Medical notes: She was an in patient previously as a case of sarcoma of the lower end of the femur. Operation was at first refused, the growth rapidly increased and the child went home. Later the parents desired operation owing to the severity of pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, peritoneum, liver, gall bladder, suprarenal glands and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1911/112 · Item · 27 Apr 1911-27 Apr 1911
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Occupation or role: Chemists manager
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Apr 1911
Date of death: 27 Apr 1911
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma gulae. Fatty degeneration of heart
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Oesophagus); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: Brought in dead
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary canal and brain
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1914/124 · Item · 16 Feb 1914-27 Apr 1914
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Occupation or role: [Wife of] Coachman
Age: 69
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Feb 1914
Date of death: 27 Apr 1914
Disease (transcribed): Extensive peritoneal carcinomatosis. ? Primary growth in right ovary
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Abdomen); Cancer (Ovary)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Waller, Wathen Ernest
Post mortem examination performed by: Turton, James Richard Henry
Medical notes: The patient had increasing abdominal distention for ten weeks, with slight dull pain at times.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, aorta, diaphragm, peritoneum, liver, gall bladder, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, stomach, uterus and mammae
Type of incident: n/a

Frank Kemp, 51, Night porter
406 PM/1917/25 · Item · 26 Jan 1917-27 Jan 1917
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Occupation or role: Night porter
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Jan 1917
Date of death: 27 Jan 1917
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of the oesophagus invading trachea & thyroid. Septic pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Throat); Pneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Medical notes: 'For the last 7 weeks the voice has been hoarse & he has had a cough but has remained at his work as club porter. No history of pain or difficulty during deglutition’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Ranson, 67, Clerk
406 PM/1918/52 · Item · 19 Feb 1918-6 Mar 1918
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Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 67
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Feb 1918
Date of death: 6 Mar 1918
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of pylorus. Gastrectasia. Gastro-jejunostomy
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Stomach); Gastrectasia (Stomach); Gastrojejunostomy (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: 'Patient has been constipated for the last 2 years. 6 months ago he noticed distention of the stomach with subsequent vomiting of large quantities of food, some of which had been taken 2 days previously. The vomiting had no relation to food. He has been losing weight’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1911/282 · Item · 12 Oct 1911-2 Nov 1911
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Occupation or role: Ships steward
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Oct 1911
Date of death: 2 Nov 1911
Disease (transcribed): Malignant ulcer of stomach. Metastases in liver and abdominal glands
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach); Cancer (Liver); Cancer (Lymph nodes)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He had pain in the stomach and back which was worse after meals and of increasing severity for six weeks.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, adrenals and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1918/75 · Item · 26 Mar 1918-4 Apr 1918
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Occupation or role: [Wife of] Plumber
Age: 54
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1918
Date of death: 4 Apr 1918
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of stomach following chronic ulcer. Grave anaemia
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Stomach); Ulcer (Stomach); Anaemia (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: 'Patient has not felt well for the last 12 months. She is tired & run down & has had periodic attacks of pain in the left hypochondrium. Recently she has suffered from palpitation & shortness of breath. No history of haematemesis or melaena’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Patrick Duff, 71, Clerk
406 PM/1918/183 · Item · 27 Aug 1917-3 Sep 1918
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Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 71
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Aug 1917
Date of death: 3 Sep 1918
Disease (transcribed): Severe syphilitic aortitis & arteritis. Aneurysm of abdominal aorta. Leakage into subperitoneal tissues. Gumma of lung
Disease (standardised): Syphilis; Aortitis (Aorta); Arteritis (Arteries); Aneurysm (Aorta); Leak (Peritoneum); Gumma (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: 'Patient was quite well until 10 days ago when he went for a five mile walk. On the following day he was taken ill with severe pain in the back, extending from level of the iliac crests into the thigh. He then noticed a tumour in the abdomen. At first the tumour extended to the bottom of the stomach, but it has decreased in size since then. No pain now. Venereal disease denied’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1918/264 · Item · 4 Dec 1918-5 Dec 1918
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Occupation or role: [Wife of] Soldier
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Dec 1918
Date of death: 5 Dec 1918
Disease (transcribed): n/a
Disease (standardised):
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: For notes see Surgical register 2197'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'No necropsy'

Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Workman, 33, Labourer
406 PM/1919/154 · Item · 24 Apr 1919-20 May 1919
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Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Apr 1919
Date of death: 20 May 1919
Disease (transcribed): Sarcoma of thymus compressing trachea
Disease (standardised): Sarcoma (Thymus gland); Compressed (Trachea)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Davidson, [Unknown]
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: He had had a cough for five or six months and a swelling above the right clavicle for about a month, along with increasing difficulty in swallowing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Harwick, 47, Butler
406 PM/1909/57 · Item · 7 Feb 1909-22 Feb 1909
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Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Feb 1909
Date of death: 22 Feb 1909
Disease (transcribed): Mediastinal sarcoma. Secondary glandular deposits
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Mediastinum); Cancer (Lymph nodes)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: Torrens, James Aubrey
Medical notes: The patient had not felt well for six weeks, and for a fortnight previous to admission, he noticed swelling of the glands in the neck, axillae and groins.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, stomach, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, kidneys, spleen, suprarenals and abdominal glands
Type of incident: n/a

Sidney Adams, 37, Clerk
406 PM/1910/6 · Item · 20 Dec 1909-5 Jan 1910
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Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Dec 1909
Date of death: 5 Jan 1910
Disease (transcribed): Congenital cystic disease of kidneys. Pyonephrosis. Cystitis
Disease (standardised): Congenital disease (Kidney); Cysts (Kidney); Pyonephrosis (Kidney); Cystitis (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril. Turner, George Robertson
Medical examination performed by: Frankau, Claude Howard Stanley
Post mortem examination performed by: Torrens, James Aubrey
Medical notes: The patient was admitted for pain in the left loin which was quite localised. He also had haematuria and frequency of micturition.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, aorta, stomach, intestines, peritoneum, liver, gall bladder and bile ducts, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, ureters, bladder and suprarenals
Type of incident: n/a

John Major, 56, Clerk
406 PM/1919/318 · Item · 26 Nov 1919-2 Dec 1919
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Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Nov 1919
Date of death: 2 Dec 1919
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of rectum. General anasarca
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Rectum); Oedema (General)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Bull, Henry Cecil Herbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: He had symptoms of pain, tenesmus and intermitting constipation coming on gradually in the past six months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, pancreas, bladder, prostate, alimentary canal, intestines and rectum
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Turner, 44, Cook
406 PM/1894/297 · Item · 28 Aug 1894-21 Sep 1894
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Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Aug 1894
Date of death: 21 Sep 1894
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Indeterminate)
Admitted under the care of: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Fyffe, William Kington
Medical notes: 'Her previous history was that she was well up till three months ago when she had left siciatica [sic sciatica] with growing pain in the stomach and loss of flesh - She had had no other symptoms - When admitted she was anaemic and complained of much pain in the left side [...] - She was extremely neurotic'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Tyers, 30, Whitesmith
406 PM/1894/383 · Item · 7 Dec 1894-19 Dec 1894
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Occupation or role: Whitesmith
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Dec 1894
Date of death: 19 Dec 1894
Disease (transcribed): Sarcoma - In brain - lungs - liver - lumbar glands
Disease (standardised): Sarcoma (Brain); Sarcoma (Lungs); Sarcoma (Liver); Sarcoma (Lymph nodes)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Fyffe, William Kington
Medical notes: 'For some years this man had had a winter cough - For the last three months he had been losing flesh. Six weeks ago he was seized with cold and pain in the back and he spat up a little dark blood. Three weeks ago he had severe headache and vomiting after eating anything - For a week he had been in bed delirious and had had profuse night sweats - On admission he was found to be a much emaciated man with right facial paralysis'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1895/11 · Item · 28 Dec 1894-8 Jan 1895
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Occupation or role: Machine worker
Age: 67
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Dec 1894
Date of death: 8 Jan 1895
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of oesophagus (squamous epithelioma). Secondary deposit in lungs etc. Old phthisis
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Oesophagus); Cancer (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: Ward, Arthur Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: Four months before admission the patient first noticed some obstruction in swallowing and severe pain in the lower part of his back.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, lungs ,larynx, heart, oesophagus, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, suprarenals, stomach, testes and joints
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Sullivan, 58, Painter
406 PM/1895/24 · Item · 7 Jan 1895-12 Jan 1895
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Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jan 1895
Date of death: 12 Jan 1895
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of stomach and liver. Perforation of stomach into peritoneal cavity
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach); Cancer (Liver); Perforation (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Fyffe, William Kington
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: For three months he had lost flesh and for four he had had pain at the epigastrium worse after food.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, liver, stomach, kidneys, suprarenals, rectum, intestines, bladder, testes and stomach
Type of incident: n/a