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Hannah Frost, 36, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Gender: Female
Age: 36
Date of admission: 22 Jan 1878
Date of death: 29 Jan 1878
Disease (transcribed): Pulmonary tubercle. Fatty heart
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Heart);
Admitting doctor: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'No heritable disease. No previous illness: no ailment but occasional diarrhoea: diaphoresis habitually profuse. Catamenia (from 12 yrs [years] old) profuse and frequent; - 3 to 4 wkly [weekly]; with abdominal and lumbar pain. Malaise for 16 mo [months]: - Frequent abdominal pain, 2-4 monthly catamenia, accompanied by much abdominal pain for the first eight. - Amenorrhoea, with cessation of the pains, progressive weakness and wasting; occasional morning retching, occasional scantiness of urine; and increased diaphoresis for the last eight'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pericardium, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, stomach, uterus, ovaries
Type of incident: n/a

George Eaton, 59, Bedell

Occupation or role: Bedell
Gender: Male
Age: 59
Date of admission: 23 Oct 1878
Date of death: 28 Oct 1878
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis, emphysema. Chronic pneumonia. Dilated heart
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Cardiomyopathy, dilated (Heart);
Admitting doctor: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: n/a
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in a condition which precluded examination'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, kidneys, spleen, liver, peritoneum
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Newnham, 34, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1879
Date of death: 10 Apr 1879
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Pulmonary emphysema. Dilated heart
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Blake, Henry. Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: Cough and dyspnoea gradually commenced about two years before admission, more severe at first and never left him afterwards, and aggravated by cold weather.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Edwards, 59, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Feb 1880
Date of death: 22 Feb 1880
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys with hypertrophied heart. Emphysema and bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Emphysema (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: This patient was too ill to give a succinct account of himself, but it appeared that for about the last ten years he had suffered from cough. All winter he had been kept in bed by the fogs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, bronchi, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Jocelyn Shoolbred, 30, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Feb 1880
Date of death: 25 Feb 1880
Disease (transcribed): Mitral stenosis. Infarction of lung. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Infarction (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: Six years ago he entered a cavalry regiment and on his papers the note ‘slight cardiac murmur’ was entered.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, lungs, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

James Ferguson, 34, Cabinet maker

Occupation or role: Cabinet maker
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1880
Date of death: 26 Feb 1880
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophied heart. Dropsy and bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Oedema (Leg); Oedema (Scrotum); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: For the last twelve years the patient had been subject to cough, always in the winter, and varying in duration according to the state of the weather.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

James Hayward, 29, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Mar 1880
Date of death: 19 Mar 1880
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophied and dilated heart. Atheroma of aorta. ‘Pulmonary apoplexy’
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta); Haemorrhage (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: About the beginning of Feburary, while one day working at a drain when he had thrown earth up some distance, he felt a pain in the left side and the breath became very short. He was obliged to go to a medical man the next day and was told that he had heart disease.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, aorta, liver, spleen, kidneys and lungs
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Tisner, 20, Packer

Occupation or role: Packer
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1880
Date of death: 25 Mar 1880
Disease (transcribed): Large white kidneys, with atrophy of cortex. Hypertrophy of heart. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: About the beginning of January he noticed that the sight of the right eye was dim, everything appeared as though enveloped in a fog. For the last three to four months he had passed much water.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and brain
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Hannah Sutton, 22, General servant

Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Feb 1880
Date of death: 28 Mar 1880
Disease (transcribed): Disease of heart valves (mitral stenosis). Dilatation of heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: For several years she had been subject to a cough in the winter and profuse night sweats. On the morning of February 8th she felt more short of breath than usual and applied for relief from a medical man who sent her to the Hospital at once.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidney
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Flaxman, 10, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 10
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Mar 1880
Date of death: 28 Mar 1880
Disease (transcribed): Malformation of heart. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Malformation (Heart); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: All her life the patient was subject to cough and every winter it became worse and in foggy weather. She had always had palpitation on exertion and soon lost her breath.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Jesse Underwood, 47, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Mar 1880
Date of death: 4 Apr 1880
Disease (transcribed): Ulcerative endocarditis
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: About January 1879 while walking quietly in the street, he suddenly lost the power of speech. About the same time as the aphasia he noticed shortness of breath with attacks of fainting and giddiness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, lungs, liver, spleen, kidneys, brain and meninges
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Annie Whittington, 17, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Apr 1880
Date of death: 8 May 1880
Disease (transcribed): Somewhat obscure. Originating after operation for a navoid growth, and possibly septicaemic. Thrombosis of the heart alone found. Ecchymosis of the right pleura
Disease (standardised): Operation (Torso); Sepsis (Systemic); Thrombosis (Heart); Ecchymosis (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: The patient had a congenital tumour of the right side, and when admitted it was the size of an adult fist.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Back, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Allwright, 18, Still room maid

Occupation or role: Still room maid
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Nov 1880
Date of death: 28 Nov 1880
Disease (transcribed): Endocarditis. Old and recent perinephritis
Disease (standardised): Endocarditis (Heart); Perinephritis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: The patient had her first attack of rheumatism in 1874 and was admitted in 1878. In November 1880 she awoke with a violent headache and in the course of the day, rheumatic pains appeared.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Walter Guest, 50, Salesman

Occupation or role: Salesman
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Aug 1880
Date of death: 1 Dec 1880
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of the caecum. Slight endocarditis
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Intestines); Endocarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: Case obscured
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

Peter McManus, 43, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Nov 1880
Date of death: 8 Dec 1880
Disease (transcribed): Old and recent endocarditis. Infarcts
Disease (standardised): Endocarditis (Heart); Infarction (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: In July 1880 he was taken ill with nausea and vomiting after food and persistent aching pain in the left flank, much increased by movement.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, brain and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

William Parish, 19, Coal porter

Occupation or role: Coal porter
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1880
Date of death: 7 Jan 1881
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Pleurisy. Pericarditis. Infarction of kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs); Pericarditis (Heart); Infarct (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Harper, Gerald Samuel and Myers, Arthur Thomas
Medical notes: 'No known family diseases. Patient's first illness. Constantly exposed to wet & cold draughts. Three days ago became suddenly ill with rigors & sweating, & pain in left side round to the back'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys

Type of incident: n/a

Richard Gavin, 21, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Feb 1881
Date of death: 14 Feb 1881
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculosis. Disease of heart valves
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Medical notes: 'No history of family disease. He felt himself quite well until about 6 months ago, when he complained of lassitude & a slight cough, and for the last 4 months, has not been strong enough to do any work'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, liver, spleen, kidneys, peritoneum, pleurae, intestines, brain, heart

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Pickard, 42, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Feb 1881
Date of death: 21 Feb 1881
Disease (transcribed): Thrombosis. Congestion of the lungs
Disease (standardised): Thrombosis (Heart); Congestion (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Medical notes: 'He could give no history of heritable disease. He had very good health as a boy, joined the 17th Lancers in 1857 at 19, & served with them until 1869. He passed 8 years in India, & had a few attacks of fever without rigors. Joined the army hospital corps at Malta in 1869, leaving in 1879 without any further illness. Throughout these 18 years he had kept to very temperate habits and had not been invalided for more than a week'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, veins, liver, spleen, kidneys, intestines

Type of incident: n/a

Ann Beveridge, 20, Tailoress

Occupation or role: Tailoress
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Mar 1881
Date of death: 17 Mar 1881
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Medical notes: 'Two years ago she had rheumatic fever, since then she has felt weaker, & had some shortness of breath, but no oedema. She has been working lately long hours, 8.15am to 6.30pm with a military tailor, and has felt for the last 7 or 8 weeks shifting pains in right wrist, shoulder & elbow; no swelling but slight redness; much headache & loss of appetite.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys

Type of incident: n/a

Kate Gleeson, 11, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 11
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Mar 1881
Date of death: 29 Apr 1881
Disease (transcribed): Adherent pericardium. Hypertrophy & dilatation of the heart. Dropsy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Edema (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Medical notes: 'Family history healthy. No history of rheumatism or previous illness. Healthy & active as a child. Has had measles & whooping cough; no scarlet fever. Two months ago she is described by her father as having a red patchy rash on her legs, not noticed elsewhere, not accompanied by any considerable pain. She lay in bed for 2 days; she got up to look at the snow storm on Jan 18 & is said to have caught cold'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Liver, lungs, heart, spleen, kidneys

Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Youngman, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 May 1881
Date of death: 18 Jun 1881
Disease (transcribed): Disease of heart valves. Lardaceous infiltration. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Lardaceous disease; Pneumonia (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Medical notes: 'His father is said to have died of dropsy consequent upon heart disease; he had had several attacks of rheumatism. The rest of the family are reported not to be strong but no definite disease is described. He had frequent attacks of Quinsey when a boy, none after 21. Syphilis at 20. No history of rheumatism. He has been in the habit of drinking large quantities of spirits until 18 months ago when he became a teetotaler'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, intestines

Type of incident: n/a

Annie Leigh, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Jun 1881
Date of death: 1 Jul 1881
Disease (transcribed): Cerebral congestion. Endocarditis. Granular kidneys (infarct)
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Brain); Endocarditis (Heart); Disease (Kidneys); Infarct (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Willis, Arthur Keith
Post mortem examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Medical notes: 'She had rheumatic fever at 10; no subsequent oedema. In Jan 1880 she had syphilis with marked secondary symptoms in throat & skin. She was for 6 months under treatment. Five weeks ago she felt pains in her legs & left shoulder, with some shivering & loss of appetite; much headache; some palpitation felt. She could walk without difficulty. The next morning she found she could not stand'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, brain

Type of incident: n/a

Ambrose Morgan, 22, Footman

Occupation or role: Footman
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jul 1881
Date of death: 18 Jul 1881
Disease (transcribed): Mitral disease. Hypertrophy. Adherent pericardium
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Willis, Arthur Keith
Post mortem examination performed by: ? and Myers, Arthur Thomas
Medical notes: 'Seven years ago he had rheumatic fever; some oedema of legs followed, which disappeared after convalescence. He began to feel rheumatic pains in right calf of leg, then in left, about 13-14 days before admission'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, brain

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Brady, 50, Hawker

Occupation or role: Hawker
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Jul 1881
Date of death: 8 Aug 1881
Disease (transcribed): Ovarian tumour. Lungs compressed. Aortic disease
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Ovaries); Compression (Lungs); Disease (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Willis, Arthur Keith
Post mortem examination performed by: Zimmermann, Benjamin Frazier and Myers, Arthur Thomas
Medical notes: 'No heritable disease; 7 children; 3 died of cramp. Menstruation ceased 13 years ago: no vaginal discharge. Since Xmas 1880 has felt pain on right side of abdomen which has increased since. Gave up work two months ago: felt pain in right hypochondrium on carrying a basket'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Herbert Hutchings, 25, Plateman

Occupation or role: Plateman
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Aug 1881
Date of death: 20 Sep 1881
Disease (transcribed): Pulmonary congestion. Adherent pericardium. Rheumatism acuta
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Rheumatism (Joints)

Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Zimmermann, Benjamin Frazier
Post mortem examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Medical notes: 'In 1876 he had an acute attack of rheumatism of the larger joints, from which he completely recovered in 3 months. No subsequent history of cardiac disease. Habits temperate. Exposed to much wet & cold in an iron foundry. About 3 weeks before admission he began to feel pain in knees and ankles. These gradually increased and he took to his bed two days before admission'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, brain

Type of incident: n/a

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