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Kate Whitehead, 23, [Wife of] Labourer

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Labourer
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1886
Date of death: 9 Jan 1887
Disease (transcribed): Endocarditis. Cerebral softening. Embolism of spleen
Disease (standardised): Endocarditis (Heart); Softening (Brain); Embolism (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient had acute rheumatism in '82, none since. She had had frontal headache for 4

Luther Baker, 27, Commissionaire

Occupation or role: Commissionaire
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Sep 1887
Date of death: 22 Feb 1888
Disease (transcribed): Sarcoma occupying the whole of the left half of the chest and bulging over two inches beyond the median line
Disease (standardised): Sarcoma (Chest)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: 'An old soldier: no history of heritable disease. In 1882 he had a chancre which was followed by constitutional syphilis for which he was treated in Army with mercury. In 1884 he got a wound in the palm of the right hand: this healed at once […] In August 1885, the right forearm was amputated in Belfast Military Hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, heart, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, testicles
Illustrations or photographs: Yes (see PM/1888/68)
Type of incident: n/a

William Egleton, 62, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Dec 1887
Date of death: 13 Feb 1888
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lungs)
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’
Illustrations or photographs: Yes (relating to case PM/1888/76)
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Brown, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Apr 1890
Date of death: 9 Apr 1890
Disease (transcribed): Otitis media. Cerebellar abscess. Thrombosis of lateral sinus
Disease (standardised): Otitis media (Ear); Abscess (Brain); Thrombosis (Transverse sinuses)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: Twelve years before her admission the patient said she had a tumour behind her right jaw. This was removed. For twelve years the woman had deafness of her right ear. Six months before her admission she began to have an offensive discharge from her right ear.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, larynx, oesophagus, thyroid, lungs, heart, peritoneum, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, uterus and ovaries
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Parsons, 47, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1906
Date of death: 27 Jan 1907
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of liver (sarcoma)
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Golla, Frederick Lucien
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient was admitted complaining of enlargement of the abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, bladder, vesiculae seminales, prostate, testes, epididymus, brain, thyroid and skin
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Brown, 5, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1890
Date of death: 2 Mar 1890
Disease (transcribed): Potts disease
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis, spinal (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: See Surgical notes
Body parts examined in the post mortem: No post mortem examination
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

George Hayward, 32, Greengrocer's assistant

Occupation or role: Greengrocer's assistant
Gender: Male
Age: 32
Date of admission: 27 Apr 1899
Date of death: 7 Jul 1899
Disease (transcribed): Recklinghausen's disease complicated with a sarcomatous growth involving the brachial plexus
Disease (standardised): Neurofibromatosis 1 (Nervous system); Sarcoma (Brachial plexus);
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy, Turner, George Robertson
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Lazarus-Barlow, Walter Sydney
Medical notes: 'A man, aged 32 years, had had all his life a mass of molluscum fibrosum covering the back of the left side of the head and neck and upper part of the left front of the chest and left shoulder. This growth had not increased in size except in so far as it had developed equally with the rest of the patient's body. The skin of the body was generally brownish, but scattered all over the trunk, limbs, head, and neck there were areas where the pigmentation was concentrated either into patches of considerable size, as large as a shilling or in a few instances larger, or in small discrete patches resembling freckles'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: External examination, lungs, pleurae, heart, great vessels, great systemic vessels, larynx, trachea, abdominal organs
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Reginald Stepney, 5, [Child of] Railway guard

Occupation or role: [Child of] Railway guard
Age: 5
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Aug 1913
Date of death: 31 Oct 1913
Disease (transcribed): Anaemia ? (aplastic clinically). Acute leukaemia
Disease (standardised): Anaemia (Systemic); Leukaemia (Bone marrow, Blood)
Admitted under the care of: Frankau, Claude Howard Stanley
Medical examination performed by: Oram, Evelyn Henry Bardens
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He had pain in the back for a month. He fell out of a cart some months ago.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, thymus, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal, skull, eyes, bones and marrow
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Trauma/accident