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406 PM/1919/257 · Item · 8 Sep 1919-1 Oct 1919
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Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Sep 1919
Date of death: 1 Oct 1919
Disease (transcribed): Hour-glass stomach with chronic ulceration. Perforation with localised peritoneal abscess. Septic absorption
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Stomach); Ulcer (Stomach); Perforation (Abdomen); Abscess (Abdomen); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Post mortem examination performed by: Ellis, Harold
Medical notes: She had acute abdominal pain for three days and vomited once. She had indigestion for twenty years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, valves, vessels, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, pancreas, alimentary canal, urinary tract and miscellaneous
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1919/244 · Item · 10 Sep 1919-11 Sep 1919
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Occupation or role: Commercial traveller
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Sep 1919
Date of death: 11 Sep 1919
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of the head of the pancreas. Obstruction of the common bile duct. Jaundice. Acute suppurative cholangitis. Rupture of the gall bladder. General peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Pancreas); Obstruction (Common bile duct); Jaundice (Skin); Cholangitis (Bile ducts); Rupture (Gall bladder); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: He had been jaundiced for two weeks and had had indefinite pain in the epigastrium and intermittent vomiting. He had been getting more and more constipated and the abdomen had been swelling for two days.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, spleen, kidneys and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1919/237 · Item · 3 Sep 1919-4 Sep 1919
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Occupation or role: Retired police inspector
Age: 73
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Sep 1919
Date of death: 4 Sep 1919
Disease (transcribed): Perforated gangrenous appendicitis. Generalised peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Gangrene (Appendix); Appendicitis (Appendix); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Frankau, Claude Howard Stanley
Medical examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Post mortem examination performed by: Ellis, Harold
Medical notes: He had been ill for five days with pain in the right iliac fossa, and vomiting for one day.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, valves, vessels, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys and brain
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1919/235 · Item · 29 Aug 1919-2 Sep 1919
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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Aug 1919
Date of death: 2 Sep 1919
Disease (transcribed): Acute appendicitis. Generalised peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Appendicitis (Appendix); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Back, Ivor Gordon
Medical examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Post mortem examination performed by: Ellis, Harold
Medical notes: He had sudden acute pain on the right side of the abdomen six days ago, which had increased. He vomited the night before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, valves, vessels, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1919/233 · Item · 29 Aug 1919-30 Aug 1919
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Occupation or role: [Child of] Tram conductor
Age: 13
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Aug 1919
Date of death: 30 Aug 1919
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of right temporo-sphenoid lobe of brain. Otorrhoea of right ear. Tuberculous peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Brain ); Otorrhoea (Ear); Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Colledge, Lionel
Medical examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Post mortem examination performed by: Ellis, Harold
Medical notes: Seven days ago the patient went away on holiday. Two days later she had pain in the right ear and discharge. She had been ill ever since, and had acute pain in the back of the head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, thyroid, pericardium, heart, valves, vessels, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal and brain
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1919/230 · Item · 28 Aug 1919-29 Aug 1919
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Occupation or role: Grocer’s assistant
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Aug 1919
Date of death: 29 Aug 1919
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of pancreas, ulcerating into duodenum. Perforation with generalised peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Pancreas); Ulcer (Duodenum); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Back, Ivor Gordon
Medical examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Post mortem examination performed by: Ellis, Harold
Medical notes: He had indigestion for many years. He was seized with violent pain in the upper abdomen after taking a cup of tea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, thyroid, pericardium, heart, valves, vessels, peritoneum, liver, pancreas, spleen, kidneys, alimentary tract, stomach, duodenum and miscellaneous
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Hazell, 16, Driller
406 PM/1919/225 · Item · 23 Aug 1919-23 Aug 1919
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Occupation or role: Driller
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Aug 1919
Date of death: 23 Aug 1919
Disease (transcribed): Generalised peritonitis. Perityphlitis
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Appendicitis (Appendix)
Admitted under the care of: Frankau, Claude Howard Stanley
Medical examination performed by: Evans, Griffith Ivor
Post mortem examination performed by: Ellis, Harold
Medical notes: No clinical notes recorded.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, urinary tract, stomach, duodenum, small gut, caecum and ascending colon
Type of incident: n/a

William Lawson, 77, Engineer
406 PM/1919/212 · Item · 6 Aug 1919-13 Aug 1919
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Occupation or role: Engineer
Age: 77
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Aug 1919
Date of death: 13 Aug 1919
Disease (transcribed): Generalised peritonitis. Gangrene of loop of small gut, following left side strangulated inguinal hernia
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Gangrene (Abdomen); Hernia (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Frankau, Claude Howard Stanley
Medical examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Post mortem examination performed by: Ellis, Harold
Medical notes: He was seized with sudden acute pain in the groin.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Peritoneum, small intestine and appendix
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1919/188 · Item · 3 Jul 1919-12 Jul 1919
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Occupation or role: Parlour maid
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Jul 1919
Date of death: 12 Jul 1919
Disease (transcribed): Uterine myectomy. Infection through uterine cavity. General peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Myectomy (Uterus); Infection (Uterus); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Smith, George Frederick Darwall
Medical examination performed by: Ellison, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: She complained of increasing loss at the periods with clots. On examination the uterus was found to be enlarged with multiple fibroids.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Peritoneum, uterus and ovaries
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1919/177 · Item · 19 May 1919-30 Jun 1919
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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 89
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 May 1919
Date of death: 30 Jun 1919
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Fistula of small intestine
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Fistula (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: Bostock, Marian Noel
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: Three days ago she had acute pain in the right groin accompanied by vomiting. She had persistent colicky pain and vomiting ever since.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, alimentary canal, large gut, liver, gall bladder, spleen, pancreas, kidneys and bladder
Type of incident: n/a

Emily King, 72, Widow
406 PM/1919/173 · Item · 3 Jun 1919-22 Jun 1919
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Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 72
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Jun 1919
Date of death: 22 Jun 1919
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated umbilical hernia. Operation. Cerebral thrombosis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Thrombosis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: Bostock, Marian Noel
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: She had acute epigastric pain the day before admission and vomited throughout the night.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, gall bladder, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary canal, skull and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Daisy Moore, 32, Attendant
406 PM/1919/163 · Item · 2 Jun 1919-12 Jun 1919
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Occupation or role: Attendant
Age: 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Jun 1919
Date of death: 12 Jun 1919
Disease (transcribed): Ovarian abscess. Abortion. General peritonitis. Acute toxic nephritis
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Ovary); Abortion (Uterus); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Nephritis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Davidson, [Unknown]
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: She had sudden onset of abdominal pain and dark coffee-ground vomit with no relief of pain. She was seven months pregnant.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, abdomen, pelvic organs, uterus, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1919/160 · Item · 2 Jun 1919-4 Jun 1919
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Occupation or role: Electrician
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jun 1919
Date of death: 4 Jun 1919
Disease (transcribed): Perforated gastric ulcer. General peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: Bostock, Marian Noel
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: Five days ago he was seized with acute epigastric pain. He had dark vomit for the last two days.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, stomach, intestines and appendix
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth McKenzie, 48, Cook
406 PM/1919/150 · Item · 29 Apr 1919-14 May 1919
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Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Apr 1919
Date of death: 14 May 1919
Disease (transcribed): Chronic gastric ulcer. Erosion of spleen and perigastric tissues. Perforation. Perigastric abscesses. Erosion of blood vessels. Death from haemorrhage
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Erosion (Spleen); Erosion (Stomach); Perforation (Stomach); Abscess (Stomach); Erosion (Vessels);Haemorrhage (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: Bostock, Marian Noel
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: The patient was seized with acute pain situated chiefly in the upper abdomen . She vomited several times. She had suffered from indigestion for several years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, peritoneum, alimentary canal, stomach, intestines, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys and bladder
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1919/145 · Item · 8 May 1919-9 May 1919
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Occupation or role: [Child of] Railway guard
Age: 5
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 May 1919
Date of death: 9 May 1919
Disease (transcribed): Acute general peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Back, Ivor Gordon
Medical examination performed by: Bostock, Marian Noel
Post mortem examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Medical notes: She had sudden acute abdominal pain accompanied by vomiting the day before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

William Beans, 49, Labourer
406 PM/1919/144 · Item · 1 May 1919-8 May 1919
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Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 May 1919
Date of death: 8 May 1919
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated hernia. Resection of gut. Fibroid heart
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Resection (Abdomen); Fibrosis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: English, T. Crisp
Medical examination performed by: Bostock, Marian Noel
Post mortem examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Medical notes: He had acute abdominal pain for two days before admission. This was accompanied by vomiting which persisted.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1919/135 · Item · 7 Apr 1919-3 May 1919
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Occupation or role: Housekeeper
Age: 59
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Apr 1919
Date of death: 3 May 1919
Disease (transcribed): General peritonitis. Multiple aneurysms of the aorta. Perihepatitis
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Aneurysms (Arteries); Perihepatitis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: Bostock, Marian Noel
Post mortem examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Medical notes: She had right sided abdominal pain for six months, which had been worse during the last week.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, vessels, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1919/134 · Item · 1 May 1919-1 May 1919
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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: [No gender stated]
Date of admission: 1 May 1919
Date of death: 1 May 1919
Disease (transcribed): Pulped liver. Lacerated lung. Haemorrhage into peritoneum and pleura
Disease (standardised): Disease (Liver); Laceration (Lung); Haemorrhage (Abdomen); Haemorrhage (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: English, T. Crisp
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: The patient was knocked into an engine pit by a passing engine. Brought in dead.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, trachea, thyroid, thymus, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary canal and brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Richard Price, 60, Labourer
406 PM/1919/131 · Item · 26 Mar 1919-27 Apr 1919
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Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1919
Date of death: 27 Apr 1919
Disease (transcribed): Malignant growth in pelvis
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Pelvis)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: For notes of case see Surgical Register 523
Body parts examined in the post mortem: No necropsy
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1919/118 · Item · 28 Mar 1919-12 Apr 1919
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Occupation or role: Electrician’s assistant
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Mar 1919
Date of death: 12 Apr 1919
Disease (transcribed): Perforated gastric ulcer. Sub hepatic abscess. Haemorrhage into peritoneal cavity
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Abscess (Abdomen); Haemorrhage (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Back, Ivor Gordon
Medical examination performed by: Bostock, Marian Noel
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: He fell down with sudden abdominal pain, and his legs became drawn up.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, suprarenals, bladder, alimentary canal and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1919/112 · Item · 1 Apr 1919-4 Apr 1919
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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1919
Date of death: 4 Apr 1919
Disease (transcribed): Paralysis of gut, following anastomosis for strangulated hernia
Disease (standardised): Paralysis (Abdomen); Anastomosis (Abdomen); Hernia (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: Bostock, Marian Noel
Post mortem examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Medical notes: She had a lump in the right groin for four years. The day before admission it suddenly became very painful and she also had abdominal pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Liver, spleen, kidneys, intestines, stomach and genital organs
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Dale, 63, Merchant
406 PM/1919/82 · Item · 10 Mar 1919-11 Mar 1919
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Occupation or role: Merchant
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Mar 1919
Date of death: 11 Mar 1919
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of rectum. Perforation. General peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Rectum); Perforation (Rectum); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: Bostock, Marian Noel
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: He had had acute epigastric pain with vomiting. All the symptoms pointed to an acute gastric or duodenal perforation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Peritoneum, alimentary canal, stomach, intestines, liver, spleen, pancreas and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

James Edwards, 56, Plumber
406 PM/1919/79 · Item · 4 Mar 1919-8 Mar 1919
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Occupation or role: Plumber
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1919
Date of death: 8 Mar 1919
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of sigmoid. Obstruction. Perforation. General peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Intestines); Obstruction (Intestines); Perforation (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: Bostock, Marian Noel
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: He had had acute abdominal pain for the last three days.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, aorta, abdomen, alimentary canal, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys and bladder
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Truelove, 61, Butler
406 PM/1919/73 · Item · 25 Feb 1919-26 Feb 1919
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Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Feb 1919
Date of death: 26 Feb 1919
Disease (transcribed): General peritonitis. Retro peritoneal cellulitis. Double empyema
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Cellulitis (Abdomen); Empyema (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: Bostock, Marian Noel
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: The patient had been under treatment at home for ‘influenza’. That morning he complained of very severe abdominal pain and was sent by his doctor to the hospital.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary tract and genital organs
Type of incident: n/a

406 PM/1919/61 · Item · 14 Jan 1919-20 Feb 1919
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Occupation or role: [Wife of] Soldier
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Jan 1919
Date of death: 20 Feb 1919
Disease (transcribed): General peritonitis. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: For notes of case see Surgical Register No 99
Body parts examined in the post mortem: No necropsy
Type of incident: n/a