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Abraham Kimpton, 56, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Nov 1845
Date of death: 15 Nov 1845
Disease (transcribed): Thoracic aorta enormously dilated and pressing upon the trachea and bronchi. Aneurysm opening into the left bronchus. Laryngotomy. Heart dilated. Valves healthy. Lungs loaded with red, frothy serum at back part
Disease (standardised): Disease (Aorta); Aneurysm (Aorta); Laryngotomy (Larynx); Disease (Heart, lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient, a stout, healthy-looking man, was admitted complaining of cough & dyspnoea of long duration. He stated that he had been subject to slight cough with occasional paroxysms of dyspnoea, during the last three years & a half, and that about three years ago, while labouring under one of these attacks, accompanied by severe pain in the lower part of the chest, he applied to the hospital for relief and was bled, cupped & blistered in consequence’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Ada Morgan, 30, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Jun 1916
Date of death: 18 Jun 1916
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull. Ruptured middle meningeal artery. Compression of brain. Cerebral laceration
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Rupture (Arteries); Compression (Brain); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient was found lying unconscious in a kitchen, with no evidence of an accident having taken place. Apparently merely fell to the ground. She was stated to have been subject to fits.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal, skull, brain and genital organs
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Moody, 53, [Wife of] Smith

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Smith
Age: 53
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Oct 1888
Date of death: 24 Oct 1888
Disease (transcribed): No evidence as to cause of death found post mortem (probably fatty degeneration of the heart)
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Davidson, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The woman had been married for 22 years and had borne four children, all of whom were alive when she came into the hospital. Her husband said that 12 years before she came in she had attended the Hospital for Women. She was treated as an out-patient, and it was supposed that she had a ‘floating tumour’. A month before she came in she had rheumatic fever, and was in bed for a month’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, heart, pleurae, lungs, liver, kidneys, intestines, bladder, uterus

Type of incident: n/a

Albert Bentley, 37, Waiter

Occupation or role: Waiter
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jan 1888
Date of death: 11 Feb 1888
Disease (transcribed): Morbus cordis (adherent pericardium. Mitral stenosis. Aortic stenosis and incompetence. Hypertrophy and dilatation of left and right auricle and ventricle)
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient first came into the hospital November 8th 1883m but he was treated in 1869 at University College Hospital. He was then suffering from aortic rheumatism of which he had a severe attack in 1876’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, stomach, intestines, lungs, heart

Type of incident: n/a

Albert Joiner, 23, Soldier

Occupation or role: Soldier
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jul 1916
Date of death: 12 Aug 1916
Disease (transcribed): Mitral stenosis and reflux. Tricuspid reflux. Aortic stenosis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He was admitted cyanosed, breathless and slightly jaundiced.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Alexander Doull, 67, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 67
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Aug 1852
Date of death: 4 Sep 1852
Disease (transcribed): Bloody fluid in the peritoneal, pleural and pericardial cavities. Cysted and fatty kidneys. Dilated and enlarged heart. Enlarged auricular ventricular opening on right side of heart. Extensive atheromatous deposit in the arteries. Fluid blood
Disease (standardised): Extravasation (Abdomen); Extravasation (Pleura); Extravasation (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Cysts (Kidney); Disease (Heart);Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries) ; Fluid (Blood)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man stated that he had been subject to occasional swelling of the legs for years. Two or three weeks ago he suffered from pain across the abdomen and a sense of constriction across the epigastrium.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Alexander Reid, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Aug 1853
Date of death: 20 Aug 1853
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Vomicae. Fatty heart and kidneys. Intestines ulcerated
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man was admitted in an advanced stage of phthisis, stating that he had never suffered from cough up to six months before, when it had commenced in consequence of exposure to cold and wet.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alexander Rutherford, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Oct 1842
Date of death: 15 Oct 1842
Disease (transcribed): Heart soft. Cirrhosis.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Liver cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Pettit, 44, Bus conductor

Occupation or role: Bus conductor
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Aug 1916
Date of death: 21 Sep 1916
Disease (transcribed): Morbus cordis. Aortic and mitral reflux. Infective endocarditis leading to infective aneurysm of aorta projecting into right auricle
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart); Aneurysm (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He was admitted in 1911 for weakness and cough in evidence for fourteen days. He had history of Rheumatic Fever.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Soper, Cabman

Occupation or role: Cabman
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Aug 1871
Date of death: 13 Sep 1871
Disease (transcribed): Syphilis. Ulcerative endocarditis. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Syphilis; Endocarditis (Heart); Pleurisy (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This history taken form notes taken by Mr Noad [Henry Carden Noad] in the absence of the medical registrar. This man had been ill for three months with pain in the praecordial region, with much expectoration of thick mucus but never blood or in anyway at all tinged. There was a family history of phthisis, and syphilis of his own acquiring’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, organs of generation, tonsils

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Vance alias Stevens, 50, Singer

Occupation or role: Singer
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Dec 1888
Date of death: 26 Dec 1888
Disease (transcribed): Aortic stenosis and incompetence
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Brought in dead [‘The Great Vance’, died suddenly after a Music Hall performance]
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, thorax, heart, lungs, kidneys, liver, spleen, brain, stomach, intestines

Type of incident: n/a

Alice Berry, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Jul 1855
Date of death: 27 Jul 1855
Disease (transcribed): Renal disease. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman attributed her illness to a severe cold caught three months ago which brought on dyspnoea and a sense of oppression at the epigastrium. Her legs and abdomen then enlarged.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Burr, 63, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Apr 1847
Date of death: 08 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Hydrothorax. Congestion of both lungs. Large and fatty heart with dilatation of cavities. Contracted and granular kidneys. Fibrous tumour of uterus.
Disease (standardised): Hydrothorax (Pleural cavity); Congestion (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Tumour (Uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient reported that she had been ailing more or less during the last year; that she had been weak and languid, subject to dyspnoea and palpitation on exertion, and generally unequal to her usual amount of exercise.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Elliott, 9, [Child of] Gamekeeper

Occupation or role: [Child of] Gamekeeper
Age: 9
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Feb 1888
Date of death: 10 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Vegetations of the mitral valve. Stenosis of the mitral valve. Embolism of the right middle cerebral artery
Disease (standardised): Vegetation (Heart); Disease (Heart); Embolism (Blood vessels)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The child lived at a village near Amersham in Buckinghamshire. She was in good health till July 1887 when she had acute rheumatism. On Christmas day 1887 she suddenly lost the power of moving her left arm and leg. She recovered power in her left leg so that she was able to walk about: the arm improved more slowly’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, spinal cord, abdomen, thorax, heart, spleen, kidneys, liver, stomach

Type of incident: n/a

Alice Harvey, 48, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Sep 1918
Date of death: 20 Sep 1918
Disease (transcribed): Myelogenous leukaemia
Disease (standardised): Leukaemia (Bone marrow, blood)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: O’Flynn, Elizabeth
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: 'For the last six weeks patient has noticed swelling of the legs and breathlessness. Vomited once 5 days ago. No haematemesis. Bowels rather loose. She does not appear to have noticed any tumour in the abdomen’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alice Jones, 32, [Wife of] Soldier

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Soldier
Age: 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Jan 1918
Date of death: 1 Feb 1918
Disease (transcribed): Adherent pericardium. Morbus cordis. Mitral & aortic reflux & stenosis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart, aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: 'Patient was IP [in-patient] here 19 years ago with rheumatic fever. She has suffered frequently with ‘rheumatism’ & was aware that she had a bad heart but was not troubled on that score until a year ago. During the past year she has had frequent attacks of heart failure & has been 3 times in the infirmary. She complains of breathlessness, precordial pain & swelling of the legs & abdomen. Married. 6 children, 3 dead’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alice Killeran, 27, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Sep 1918
Date of death: 13 Oct 1918
Disease (transcribed): Ulcerative endocarditis. Infarction of spleen, kidneys & suprarenal
Disease (standardised): Endocarditis (Heart); Ulcer (Heart); Infarction (Spleen, kidneys, suprarenal)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: O’Flynn, Elizabeth
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Pyrexia for 9 weeks. Pain in shoulders & legs. Weak heart 15 years ago, treated at the Brompton. Scarlet fever at the age of 9'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alice Mason, 28, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1888
Date of death: 8 May 1888
Disease (transcribed): Rheumatism. Vegetations along free border of mitral valve. Cerebral embolism. Old kidney infarcts
Disease (standardised): Rheumatism (Joints); Vegetation (Heart); Embolism (Blood vessels); Infarction (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'There was no history of rheumatism nor of scarlatina. For nine months before she came to the hospital she suffered much from neuralgia, and for 2 months before she came the pain was very severe. Four months before her admission she ‘grazed’ her left foot, the wound did not heal. For 3 days before she came in she had oedema of the legs’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, thorax, heart, lungs

Type of incident: n/a

Alice Maxwell, 39, [Wife of] Tailor

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Tailor
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Jul 1918
Date of death: 23 Aug 1918
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of pancreas. Metastases in glands, lungs, pericardium, ovaries, liver & kidneys & thyroid. Ascites. Hydro-pneumothorax
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Pancreas); Metastases (Glands, lungs, pericardium, ovaries, liver, kidneys, thyroid gland); Ascites (Peritoneum); Hydropneumothorax (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: 'Admitted Mar 18 for abdominal pain of 6 months’ duration, worse after meals and accompanied at times by vomiting. Haemoptysis occurred one month previously, and since t hen there has been cough with sputum. For the last 2 months she has noticed enlarged glands in the neck and a swelling in groin’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alice Price, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Nov 1847
Date of death: 19 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Aneurismal dilatation of right auricle. Extensive disease of heart. Granular kidneys. Contracted liver.
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Heart); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This woman stated that a fortnight ago, without apparent cause, anasarca and ascites made their appearance. Three days before admission palpitation commenced and a distressing amount of dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Allen Street, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Sep 1852
Date of death: 3 Sep 1852
Disease (transcribed): Injury from the fall of earth. Comminuted fracture of the pubic bones. Separation of both sacro-iliac articulations. Laceration of the urethra. Large soft heart
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pubic bone); Laceration (Urethra); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man was working near a wall, at the base of which he was excavating and he brought it down upon himself.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Amelia Hyams, 15, [Child of] General dealer

Occupation or role: [Child of] General dealer
Age: 15
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Jan 1888
Date of death: 16 Feb 1888
Disease (transcribed): Morbus cordis. Embolism of brain and spleen
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Embolism (Blood vessels)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Not reported’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Amelia Stead, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Jan 1846
Date of death: 22 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis. Gall bladder filled with gall stones. Congestive pneumonia. Specks of atheroma
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Gallstones (Gall bladder); Pneumonia (Lung); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a state of collapse, with cold skin, laboured respiration and a scarcely perceptible pulse. There was a tumour in the left groin about the size of a pigeon egg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax and nose
Type of incident: n/a

Amelia Swift, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Jan 1842
Date of death: 8 Feb 1842
Disease (transcribed): Rheumatic pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Andrew Murray, 40, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jan 1845
Date of death: 13 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of the arch of aorta bursting into oesophagus and trachea. Aorta atheromatous. Old pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta); Plaque, atheroscelerotic (Aorta); Pleurisy (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient, a tailor, dreadfully disfigured by a burn which occurred when he was 18 months old, stated that he had enjoyed excellent health up to last September year, at which time his notice was attracted by a slight pain in the upper part of the back, greatly increased on swallowing’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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