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Charlotte Price, 52, [Wife of] Dairyman

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Dairyman
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Oct 1886
Date of death: 8 Oct 1886
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Bronchitis. Oedema of the lungs. Dilated and hypertrophied heart.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Bronchitis (Lung); Oedema (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: She had suffered from bronchitis for many years and had been ruptured for six months. On September 30th the hernia came down and she was seized with vomiting and intense pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, intestines, stomach, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder and uterus
Type of incident: n/a

George Cranbrook, 49, Cabman

Occupation or role: Cabman
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Aug 1886
Date of death: 14 Aug 1886
Disease (transcribed): Tubercle of lungs. Ulceration of rectum and stricture
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines); Constriction (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Davis, Weston Peel. Delepine, Sheridan
Medical notes: This man was admitted complaining of constant diarrhoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, abdomen, peritoneum, urinary tract and rectum
Type of incident: n/a

William Harris, 36, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Apr 1886
Date of death: 23 Apr 1886
Disease (transcribed): Oedema and congestion of lungs. Cellulitis. Marasmus
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Lung); Congestion (Lung); Cellulitis (Skin); Protein-energy malnutrition (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: Apart from an attack of congestion of lungs six years ago, he had good health. He had been out of work for eleven months. On April 13th he got a sore on the middle finger on the right hand.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, vessels, peritoneum, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

John Ford, 70, Bath proprietor

Occupation or role: Bath proprietor
Age: 70
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Apr 1886
Date of death: 19 Apr 1886
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat. Trachea divided
Disease (standardised): Cut (Throat); Divided (Trachea)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
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: Not examined
Type of incident: Suicide

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

James Lally, 63, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Jan 1886
Date of death: 5 Feb 1886
Disease (transcribed): Oedema and congestion of the lungs. Fracture of the bones of the leg
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Lung); Congestion (Lung); Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: As a young man he worked in a white lead factory and in consequence had weakness of the legs and dropped wrists. He was knocked down by an omnibus, the wheel passing over both legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, stomach, intestines, brain and bones
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James MacBride, 55, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Dec 1885
Date of death: 4 Jan 1886
Disease (transcribed): Surgical kidney. Oedema and congestion of lungs. Abscess of prostate. Fracture of tibia and fibula
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidney); Oedema (Lung); Congestion (Lung); Abscess (Prostate); Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: The patient slipped on a piece of orange peel and fell, fracturing his right leg. He had gonorrhoea forty years and about 1865 suffered from stoppage of water.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, aorta, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, stomach, intestines and bones
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Frank Pavey, 14, [Child of] Photographer

Occupation or role: [Child of] Photographer
Age: 14
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Dec 1885
Date of death: 1 Jan 1886
Disease (transcribed): Purulent peritonitis and pleurisy. Penetrating wound of the abdomen
Disease (standardised): Suppuration (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Pleura); Wound (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: While walking along the streets, he caught his foot against a railing and fell.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, aorta, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, pancreas, stomach and small intestines
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Grace Robinson, 8, No occupation

Occupation or role: No occupation
Age: 8
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Nov 1884
Date of death: 21 Dec 1884
Disease (transcribed): Sloughing tonsil. Gangrenous abscess of lung
Disease (standardised): Sloughing (Palatine tonsil); Gangrene (Lung); Abscess (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical notes: A sickly looking child who had had a painless gradually increasing swelling in the left side of the neck for twelve months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lung, heart, pericardium, liver and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Archibald Finlayson, 33, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Oct 1884
Date of death: 6 Oct 1884
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of urethra. Pulmonary embolism
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Urethra); Embolism (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical notes: A week before admission he had taken to his bed with fever and constipation. He later complained of difficulty in making water.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, urethra and bladder
Type of incident: n/a

Amy Halliday, 9, No occupation

Occupation or role: No occupation
Age: 9
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Apr 1884
Date of death: 29 Jul 1884
Disease (transcribed): Hip disease. Tuberculosis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Hip); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical notes: For two years the child had suffered from hip disease and for nearly a year the joint had been the seat of extensive abscesses.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, intestines and hip
Type of incident: n/a

John Nicholls, 55, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1884
Date of death: 27 Jun 1884
Disease (transcribed): Necrosis of the lower jaw. Pleuro-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Necrosis (Jaw); Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: Thirty years ago the man had a number of teeth knocked out and the alveolar border of his lower jaw broken.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Jaw, pleurae, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Vincent, 63, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 May 1884
Date of death: 28 May 1884
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of larynx. Excision
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Larynx); Excision (Larynx )
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: In February last he began to experience a gradually increasing difficulty in swallowing and speaking with severe pain. He had also wasted rapidly.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Herbert Jenkins, 4, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 4
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Apr 1884
Date of death: 21 Apr 1884
Disease (transcribed): Cancrum oris. Broncho-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Noma (Mouth); Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: Three weeks before admission he was attacked with whooping cough. A week later the right side of his face began to swell and a small black speck appeared on the right cheek which increased in size.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Amelia Rolph, 43, Wife

Occupation or role: Wife
Age: 43
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Feb 1884
Date of death: 28 Feb 1884
Disease (transcribed): Death by arrest of the movements of respiration during the inhalation of ether. Fibroma uteri
Disease (standardised): Apnoea (Lung); Fibroma (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: This woman was admitted into the hospital suffering from what was believed to be a uterine cancer.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, pleurae, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and uterus
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Biggs, 15, Milk boy

Occupation or role: Milk boy
Age: 15
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Nov 1883
Date of death: 20 Jan 1884
Disease (transcribed): Osteomyelitis. Abscess in knee joint. Amputation. Tuberculosis
Disease (standardised): Osteomyelitis (Bone); Abscess (Knee); Amputation (Leg); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: Eight months before admission he fell out of a cart and hurt his left knee.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys and brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Harriet Garton, 7 months , Infant

Occupation or role: Infant
Age: 7 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1865
Date of death: 10 Apr 1865
Disease (transcribed): Encephalocele. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Encephalocele (Brain); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This child was admitted with a congenital meningocele.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Brown, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 May 1879
Date of death: 4 Jul 1879
Disease (transcribed): Fistula in ano. Advanced phthisis
Disease (standardised): Fistula (Anal canal); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
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: n/a
Type of incident: n/a

James Manning, 36, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 May 1879
Date of death: 17 May 1879
Disease (transcribed): Cutaneous burn. Delirium tremens. Pulmonary tubercle
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin); Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bennett, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient was burnt in a gas explosion.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lung, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, duodenum and brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Darby, 50, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Apr 1879
Date of death: 20 Apr 1879
Disease (transcribed): Partial sloughing of scrotum after operation for haematocele. Pulmonary oedema
Disease (standardised): Sloughing (Scrotum); Haematocele (Testis); Operation (Testis); Oedema (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bennett, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient’s right testicle had been enlarged since childhood but had given him no trouble. On April 3rd, four days before admission, he noticed that the right side of his scrotum was much more swollen than usual.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Scrotum, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen and abscess
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Elmar, 34, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Mar 1879
Date of death: 18 Mar 1879
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the base of the skull and of the jaw and zygoma. Bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Fracture (Jaw); Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bennett, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William. Wadham, William
Medical notes: The patient fell from a height of fifty feet and alighted on the left side of the head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Skull, brain, lungs and bronchi
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Susan Seyffert, 49, Lodging keeper

Occupation or role: Lodging keeper
Age: 49
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Feb 1879
Date of death: 21 Feb 1879
Disease (transcribed): Inguinal hernia (operated). Sloughing abscess of abdominal wall. Bronchopneumonia. Fatty heart
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Abscess (Abdomen); Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bennett, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient had been ruptured for four years. Four days before admission there was pain in the rupture and it could not be reduced.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Hernia, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and uterus
Type of incident: n/a

Bethia Markelyne, 35, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Aug 1878
Date of death: 5 Feb 1879
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the kidneys. Emphysema. Weak heart (after a cutaneous burn)
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Emphysema (Lung); Disease (Heart); Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bennett, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient was admitted on account of extensive ulceration and deformity of the upper limbs and neck, consequent on a burn some six months before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, lungs, liver, kidneys, brain and uterus
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Edward Fielder, 53, Doorkeeper

Occupation or role: Doorkeeper
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Aug 1876
Date of death: 8 Sep 1876
Disease (transcribed): Disease of metatarsus (removal of 5th). Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Foot); Operation (Foot); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Stirling, Edward Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This man had a bad corn on the outside of the right foot which suppurated.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Merry, 8, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 8
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Feb 1876
Date of death: 16 Apr 1876
Disease (transcribed): General tuberculosis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Morgan, John Hammond
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: This child was admitted in February with disease of the hip. She had been ill for two years, and was of a coarse strumous aspect.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, mesenteric glands and larynx
Type of incident: n/a

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