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James Barlow, 49, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Oct 1859
Date of death: 3 Feb 1860
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with an extensive ulcer of the left leg, the whole of the anterior surface of which was involved in the disease’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Throat, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Ann Burt, 8, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 8
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Sep 1859
Date of death: 6 Feb 1859
Disease (transcribed): Diseased hip. Fever (?scarlatina)
Disease (standardised): Disease (Hip); Scarlet fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted into the hospital in September 1859 with a strumous hip joint. She had been out of health for nearly a year, & six months before symptoms of hip disease began to shew themselves’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Hip joint, throat, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Barrett, 10, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 10
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Nov 1859
Date of death: 15 Feb 1860
Disease (transcribed): Diseased hip. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Hip); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'Five days before admission he fell down on his left side whilst playing with another boy, he got up and walked home without pain’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined at the usual time, but afterwards by direction of the Coroner’s Jury, the left hip was examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Elizabeth Cant, 39, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Apr 1860
Date of death: 12 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated hernia. Operation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia Operation Peritonitis (Peritoneum)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This patient had been troubled with a femoral hernia for 6 years, which came on after lifting a heavy weight. She had always worn a truss’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Reynolds, 20, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Aug 1860
Date of death: 19 Sep 1860
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of the hip joint. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Hip); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy and Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: '12 months before admission this patient was attacked with pain & jumping in the left hip joint. He continued to walk about but did so with extreme difficulty’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right hip

Type of incident: n/a

James Pickup, 60, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Oct 1860
Date of death: 9 Oct 1860
Disease (transcribed): Traumatic tetanus
Disease (standardised): Tetanus (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'On the 2nd of October he caught his left hand between the wheel side of a cart, causing an extensive lacerated wound of the back of the hand. He went to a medical man who put in suture, but feeling the hand constantly getting worse he came to the hospital as an OP [out-patient]’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spine, cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John Clare, 6, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Feb 1860
Date of death: 8 Mar 1860
Disease (transcribed): Strumous hydrocephalus and disease of the intestine. Diseased hip.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain); Hydrocephalus (Brain); Disease (Intestines); Disease (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: This patient was admitted into the Hospital with a diseased hip of six weeks standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Manton, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Apr 1861
Date of death: 16 May 1861
Disease (transcribed): Diseased hip and pelvis. Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Hip); Disease (Pelvis); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: About ten months before admission, the patient noticed a swelling in the right groin, which was accompanied by pain in the back and loins.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right side of the pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Westley, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 59
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Mar 1871
Date of death: 14 Mar 1871
Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Thigh); Operation; Peritonitis (Abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner and Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'She had had a rupture 2 years, & worn a truss for a time but not for the last 3 months. No distinct history of when the bowel came down’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Orton, 36, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Sep 1875
Date of death: n/a
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Morgan, John Hammond
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in September last with a fistula in ano. In December he went to Wimbledon where Mr Pick divided the fistula. After three weeks he was attacked with erysipelas.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys and spleen
Type of incident: n/a

Esther Lever, 40, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Gender: Female
Age: 40
Date of admission: 23 Oct 1878
Date of death: 15 Dec 1878
Disease (transcribed): Epithelial cancer of the vagina and lungs, bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Vagina); Carcinoma (Lung); Bronchopneumonia (Lung);
Admitting doctor: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Bennett, William Henry
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. Year before admission fell and cut left groin on a coal scuttle – Wound healed quickly – 3 months later a lump appeared in situation of wound and increased without pain for 6 months. Pain then ensued and skin over tumour gave way. Several open wounds found which have since frequently bled – Never noticed anything wrong with vagina – No bladder symptoms till 2 days before admission when great pain and difficulty in micturition set in – No history of cancer'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, vagina, uterus
Type of incident: n/a

John McKellow, 25, Paperhanger

Occupation or role: Paperhanger
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Nov 1894
Date of death: 30 Dec 1894
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculosis of lungs and meninges. Tubercular osteitis of tarsus
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Meninges); Osteitis (Foot)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ward, Arthur H.
Medical notes: 'Patient had good health till a year ago when he had an attack of 'inflammation of the lungs'. In June last he had a similar attack. Last winter haemoptysis. Is losing flesh and sweating at night'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Francis Mitchell, 43, Messenger

Occupation or role: Messenger
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Feb 1894
Date of death: 19 Feb 1894
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculosis of lungs
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Ward, Arthur H.
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted as a case of curolid aneurysm: no aneurysm however could be found but the man was in a late stage of pulmonary disease. He was splitting up large quantities of pus and was very dyspnoeic'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thyroid gland, lymphatic gland, plurae, lungs, larynx, trachea, brocnhial gland, tracheal gland, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

John Fook, 19, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Jun 1881
Date of death: 24 Jun 1881
Disease (transcribed): Tetanus
Disease (standardised): Tetanus (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Turner, George Robertson
Medical notes: '12 days before his admission cut his right thumb with a circular saw. Attended as an OP [out-patient] at St George's. Never came again until his admission, 2 days previous to which his neck and shoulders felt stiff and he found he could not open his mouth as well as usual. He then was seized with crampy pain in the abdomen and rigidity of the spinal muscles'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, spinal cord

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Alfred Whipp, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jun 1890
Date of death: 26 Nov 1890
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Newton, Reginald Frederick Henry
Medical notes: The patient was blind. Three weeks before admission he noticed pain in the cervical region. He continued going about for a week, but as the pain increased he was obliged to rest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, pancreas, brain, spinal cord and vertebrae
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Mitson, 66, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Dec 1890
Date of death: 18 Jan 1891
Disease (transcribed): Abscess over lumbar spine. Sclerosis of posterior columns of the cord
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Spine); Sclerosis (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Allingham, Herbert William
Medical notes: 'Had always had good health until about Oct 1890 when he began to feel pains shooting about the limbs. The pains sometimes being very severe. Never had had syphilis'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Arnold, 63, Car proprietor

Occupation or role: Car proprietor
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Nov 1887
Date of death: 5 Nov 1887
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of the rectum. Purulent peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Rectum); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The man had been under Mr Rouse's case for many months. In the spring of '87 he was an IP [in-patient] with a cancerous tumour of the rectum'

Illustrations: No
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Connock, 36, Bricklayer

Occupation or role: Bricklayer
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Aug 1888
Date of death: 16 Aug 1888
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated hernia. Gangrene of gut. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia Gangrene (Gut); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Davidson, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: 'Hernia for many years during which a truss has been worn at times. The hernia came down on 13th & he at once began to vomit. He continued to vomit all day, during which time, tasis was tried with considerable violence on several occasions’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Intestines, liver, spleen, kidneys, heart, lungs

Type of incident: n/a

Adeline Kiddell, 7 weeks , [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 7 weeks
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Dec 1883
Date of death: 21 Dec 1883
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas of face after wound
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Wound (Face)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not reported here
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Moorfield, [No age stated], [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1888
Date of death: 6 Jan 1888
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of neck. Pleuropneumonia
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Neck); Pleuropneumonia (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’

Type of incident: n/a

George Daubly, 35, Valet

Occupation or role: Valet
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 May 1882
Date of death: 3 Jun 1882
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Stricture of urethra
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Constriction (Urethra)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not reported here
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Moon, 7, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 7
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Oct 1884
Date of death: 22 Oct 1884
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular meningitis. Early hip disease
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis, meningeal (Brain); Disease (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical notes: He was admitted with pain and rigidity in the left hip joint. He complained of frontal headache and the abdomen was retracted.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, lungs, heart, kidneys and liver
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Kennedy, 34, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Sep 1892
Date of death: 30 Sep 1892
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull. Syphilis
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Syphilis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: The patient died a few minutes after admission and was not seen by the Surgical Registrar.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, brain, lungs, bronchi, bronchial glands, thyroid, body, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals, kidneys, bladder, prostate, vesicula seminalis and testes
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Elijah Smith, 32, Gas stoker

Occupation or role: Gas stoker
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Dec 1891
Date of death: 13 Dec 1891
Disease (transcribed): Cellulitis of the scalp
Disease (standardised): Cellulitis (Scalp)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Allingham, Herbert William
Medical notes: 'The patient had fallen from a scaffold, a distance of about 30ft onto his head'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Clack, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1850
Date of death: 28 Jul 1850
Disease (transcribed): Lacerated wound of the leg. Erysipelas. Abscess
Disease (standardised): Wound (Leg); Erysipelas (Skin); Abscess (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with a lacerated wound of the right tibia. He had been riding in a cart when his leg became jammed between the cart and a post.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and right lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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