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Ada Holland, 4, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 4
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1890
Date of death: 2 Apr 1890
Disease (transcribed): Pneumothorax (right side). Bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumothorax (Lung); Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: The child was anaemic but well nourished. She suffered from cough and dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, larynx, thyroid, oesophagus, intestines, liver, spleen, kidneys, suprarenals, bladder, pancreas and bones
Type of incident: n/a

Ada Noyce, 14, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 14
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Jan 1898
Date of death: 22 Mar 1898
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculosis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Bottomley, Francis Carr
Post mortem examination performed by: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical notes: This patient was first admitted on 8th April 1897. She had then been ill for three weeks with pain across the lower part of the stomach and diarrhoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, lungs, heart and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Parker, 22, [Wife of] Postman

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Postman
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Jan 1888
Date of death: 26 Jan 1888
Disease (transcribed): Chronic Bright’s disease. Acute serous effusion into the tongue and larynx
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidneys); Effusion (Tongue, larynx)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Medical notes: 'She was in this hospital last year suffering from albuminuria, the result of scarlet fever (Notes are being bound). After leaving the hospital her headaches continued with much nausea & vomiting’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, eyes, neck, tongue, larynx, lungs, heart, spleen, kidneys, liver, stomach

Type of incident: n/a

Albert Coomber, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Nov 1870
Date of death: 4 Jan 1871
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Diabetes
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Diabetes mellitus (Pancreas)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This man stated that for 7 or 8 months he had suffered from frequent & profuse diarrhoea. Ten weeks before his admission he went to a hospital & was told there that he had diabetes. There had been cough for 3 weeks with scanty nummular sputa’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cerebrum

Type of incident: n/a

Albert Humphries, 2 years 6 months , [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 2 years 6 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Aug 1882
Date of death: 6 Aug 1882
Disease (transcribed): Broncho-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: Ten days before admission he was laid up with measles with much coryza and cough. He had been kept in bed, the the cough had grown worse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Perrin, 2 ½, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 2 ½
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jan 1894
Date of death: 9 Jan 1894
Disease (transcribed): Broncho-pneumonia. Commencing tuberculosis.
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: 'This child had measles shortly before last Christmas - and suffered from cough, continually, since then - no hooping had been noticed, although a brother was suffering from Hooping Cough. There was no history of tubercular symptoms in the family. The child had never had fits nor any previous illness. […] Soon after admission a general convulsion took place. The child died shortly afterwards'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Bertout, 30, Engine fitter

Occupation or role: Engine fitter
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 May 1891
Date of death: 8 May 1891
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'There was no family history of phthisis. The patient was a Frenchman, an engine-fitter, who had lived mostly in England. He stated that his health was good till about the end of 1889 when he ‘caught a cold' which he did not get rid of. He began to cough and expectorate freely, and lost flesh rapidly. There was never any haemoptysis. For the last six months he had been in poor circumstances, and for two months he had not tasted meat. He continued to work till admitted'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Dobbs, 9, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 9
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Oct 1883
Date of death: 29 Oct 1883
Disease (transcribed): Diphtheria
Disease (standardised): Diphtheria (Pharynx)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: A month before admission he began to seem out of sorts and there had been some swelling of the glands of the neck. He began to complain of sore throat and dyspnoea, and seemed in danger of constant choking.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Fauces, larynx, pleura, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Mills, 20, Footman

Occupation or role: Footman
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jul 1885
Date of death: 11 Jul 1885
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia (after immersion)
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Case reported by Medical Registrar No 919
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Newport, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Aug 1889
Date of death: 30 Aug 1889
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Lancaster, Ernest Le Cronier
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: The House Physician found the physical signs of phthisis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: No post mortem examination
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Rowe, 19, Mason

Occupation or role: Mason
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Oct 1882
Date of death: 12 Nov 1882
Disease (transcribed): Miliary tubercle in lungs, pleurae, peritoneum, liver, spleen and kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Tuberculosis (Liver); Tuberculosis (Spleen); Tuberculosis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: For the last month he had been growing much weaker, with increasing and troublesome cough, frequent flushing and profuse perspiration at night.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Spinks, 1 year 1 month, [Child of] Policeman

Occupation or role: [Child of] Policeman
Age: 1 year 1 month
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Mar 1889
Date of death: 29 Mar 1889
Disease (transcribed): Measles. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Measles (Immune system); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not reported here. See medical notes.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: No post mortem examination
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Taylor, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1895
Date of death: 24 Mar 1895
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Fyffe, William Kington
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: The patient was too ill to be examined. His friends gave a history of the symptoms of phthisis extending over four years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, heart, abdomen, appendix, intestines, liver, spleen, stomach, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, bladder, testes, cranium, brain and joints
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Walding, 11 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 11 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Feb 1891
Date of death: 26 Feb 1891
Disease (transcribed): Bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'The mother of the patient is not robust, but there is no family history of tuberculosis. The child had had no measles, whooping-cough, chicken-pox or scarlatina. Three months before admission it had an attack of bronchitis. On Feb 20th the breathing was noticed to be rapid, and there was feverishness. It was unweaned'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, head, spinal cord

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Whitlock, 5, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Nov 1894
Date of death: 20 Dec 1894
Disease (transcribed): Tubercle of lungs and kidneys and spleen
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Fyffe, William Kington
Medical notes: 'The history of this case was to the effect that for the last three months the patient had been losing flesh rapidly, had sweated much at night, and had suffered from constant diarrhoea - He had never brought up blood - He had had 'pleurisy' on the left side a year and a half ago - An operation had been done at great ormond st. and fluid let out - He had a tube in his side - This completely healed - On admission he was found to be an extremely emaciated boy complaining of pain in the stomach'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, vertebrae
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Barstable, 2, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 2
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Nov 1870
Date of death: 21 Nov 1870
Disease (transcribed): Lobular pneumonia.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: It was stated by the friends of this child that she had been ill for six weeks with a severe cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Brazier, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 2
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Jan 1871
Date of death: 11 Jan 1871
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This child had had cough for some time, which had latterly got much worse’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alice Coleman, 10, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 10
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 May 1870
Date of death: 18 May 1870
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis.
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: The case was not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Higginbottom, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Mar 1892
Date of death: 10 Apr 1892
Disease (transcribed): Mitral stenosis. Broncho-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickson, T.W.
Medical notes: In September 1877 she was an inmate of this hospital with acute rheumatism. During the attack a systolic and a distolic cardiac murmur developed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder and uterus
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Nelson, 4, No occupation

Occupation or role: No occupation
Age: 4
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Mar 1885
Date of death: 18 Mar 1885
Disease (transcribed): Diphtheria
Disease (standardised): Diphtheria (Pharynx)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical notes: There was no illness in the house, but the closets were defective although no smell of drains. She first complained of slight sore throat and had been failing every day since.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, trachea, bronchi, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Thurwood, 41, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Sep 1897
Date of death: 27 Sep 1897
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'V. [Vide] Medical notes'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'No examination post mortem'

Type of incident: n/a

Amy Brown, 54, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Jan 1895
Date of death: 27 Jan 1895
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, trachea, larynx, heart, spleen, pancreas, duodenum, kidneys, suprarenals, joints and uterus
Type of incident: n/a

Amy Cockerill, 27, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Jun 1897
Date of death: 5 Jun 1897
Disease (transcribed): Thrombosis of internal iliac vein, embolism of pulmonary artery. Pyopneumothorax
Disease (standardised): Thrombosis (Abdomen); Embolism (Heart); Hydropneumothorax (Pleural cavity) ()
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: 'This patient when seen the day after admission was so extremely ill, suffering acutely from dyspnoea, that any history was of necessity, in the absence of friends, very brief. Physical examination being impossible. She had had a miscarriage (at 5 months) 3 weeks before admission, followed in two days by severe pain in the Right chest. She had severe rigors at first, and lost blood, for a fortnight, after the illness began'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Amy Hill, 7, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 7
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Nov 1890
Date of death: 21 Nov 1890
Disease (transcribed): Diphtheria
Disease (standardised): Diphtheria (Pharynx)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: See Medical Notes
Body parts examined in the post mortem: No post mortem examination
Type of incident: n/a

Amy Jackman, 37, General Servant

Occupation or role: General Servant
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Jun 1870
Date of death: 5 Sep 1870
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of the uterus, lumbar glands and right lung.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Uterus); Cancer (Lumbar glands); Cancer (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: Since Christmas 1869 this woman had suffered from severe pain in the left hip, thigh and groin. The case was taken partly from Dr Laking's notes.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

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