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Joseph Harwood, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Dec 1851
Date of death: 1 Jan 1852
Disease (transcribed): Albuminous urine. Ascites. Dyspnoea. Palpitation. Convulsions. Clot in the ventricles and left optic thalamus of the brain. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Albuminuria (Kidney); Ascites (Abdomen); Dyspnoea (Lung); Palpitation (Heart); Seizures (Brain); Thrombosis (Brain);Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with considerable anasarca. It appeared that his legs had first begun to swell about twelve months before, and latterly also his abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Simpkins, 23, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Dec 1904
Date of death: 1 Jan 1905
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis. Morbus cordis. Lobar pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Pericardium); Disease (Heart); Pneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Davis Taylor, E.J.
Medical notes: 'Complains of pains in chest and back. Shortness of breath. Three weeks ago patient was taken ill with headache & sickness & had to give up his work […] similar attack 12 months ago, [?] 3 months. Total abstainer’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Lydia Palmer, 29, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Nov 1867
Date of death: 1 Jan 1868
Disease (transcribed): Morbus cordis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Thompson, Reginald Edward
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This woman had rheumatic fever three years before . She suffered from palpitation of the heart and for three months with symptoms of cold, cough and swelling of the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Benjamin George, 51, Pot boy

Occupation or role: Pot boy
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Dec 1845
Date of death: 1 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Delirium Tremens. Brain wet. Slight extravasation of blood in arachnoid. Heart dilated and atrophied with flaccid muscular structure. Patches of atheroma about valves and aorta. Blood fluid. Lungs congested. Liver fatty.
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain ); Disease (Brain); Disease (Heart); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries); Disease (Lung); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient had lost his appetite, unable to sleep well and had become extensively nervous.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Philadelphia Catt, 16, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 May 1876
Date of death: 31 Dec 1876
Disease (transcribed): Diseased knee: amputation:thrombosis of veins
Disease (standardised): Disease (Knee); Amputation (Knee); Thrombosis (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a history of having had a diseased knee for eleven years. Eleven weeks before admission she fell down and injured the knee. The case was taken from Mr Morgan's notes.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, uterus and intestines
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Fanny Wood, 50, Charwoman

Occupation or role: Charwoman
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1893
Date of death: 1 Jan 1894
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Dilated & fatty heart. Angina pectoris causing death. (? Influenza just previous to admission)
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Angina pectoris (Chest); Influenza (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: 'There was a history of, 4 years ago, an attack of inflammation and pleurisy on the left side. Health usually good. A bad headache a fortnight before admission. In bed for 3 days, giddy and weak, then able to go out (?an attack of influenza)’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pleurae, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, ureters, bladder, uterus, ovaries
Type of incident: n/a

James Sessions, 63, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jan 1869
Date of death: 2 Jan 1869
Disease (transcribed): Wound of leg. Disease of kidneys and heart. Cirrhosis of liver. Effusion of serum on brain
Disease (standardised): Wound (Leg); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Cirrhosis (Liver); Effusion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This patient was brought to the Hospital in a dying state and died shortly after.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Dorothy Duncan, 18, [Child of] Confectioner

Occupation or role: [Child of] Confectioner
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Dec 1916
Date of death: 2 Jan 1917
Disease (transcribed): Haemorrhogic fibrinous pericarditis. Purpura
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Purpura (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Medical notes: 'On Dec 6th after a series of colds in the head, she was seized with severe pain across the chest and & pains all over the body’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William James, 47, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Dec 1840
Date of death: 31 Dec 1840
Disease (transcribed): Valvular disease of the heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
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

St George's Hospital Medical School, London

Joseph Jones, 37, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Dec 1865
Date of death: 1 Jan 1866
Disease (transcribed): Laceration of femoral artery
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This man was admitted with the history that the day before he was riding on the shaft of his cart when he slipped off and the wheel passed over his body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Arteries, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Charles Blore, 29, Hosier

Occupation or role: Hosier
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Nov 1904
Date of death: 14 Jan 1905
Disease (transcribed): Ulcerative endocarditis & cardiac aneurysm. Septic arthritis
Disease (standardised): Endocarditis (Heart); Aneurysm (Heart); Arthritis (Joints)
Admitted under the care of: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Jones, Lawrence
Medical notes: 'Originally in the medical wards, admitted with what was apparently acute rheumatism and delirium’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Speight, 60, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Sep 1915
Date of death: 12 Jan 1916
Disease (transcribed): Partial removal of prostate. Cystitis. Pyelitis. Pthisis. Empyema. Morbus cordis
Disease (standardised): Removal (Prostate); Cystitis (Bladder); Pyelitis (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Lung); Empyema (Pleura); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Back, Ivor Gordon
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He had increasing dysuria for a year, with pain and frequency day and night. There was complete retention for ten days necessitating daily catheterisation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Pearson, 34, Hairdresser

Occupation or role: Hairdresser
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jun 1882
Date of death: 8 Jan 1883
Disease (transcribed): Aneurism of aortic arch
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: Fourteen weeks before admission he noticed his feet were swollen, and very soon afterwards began to feel pain in the right axilla and occasional numbness of right arm.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Ellen Kelley, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Nov 1846
Date of death: 06 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of lungs with consolidation. Diseased heart. Endocarditis. Kidneys mottled. Tubercles in subperitoneal cellular tissue
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Lung); Disease (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Abdomen)
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 enjoyed good health up to three years ago, when she lost a large quantity of blood by vomiting, and since that time had been rather weak and had suffered at intervals from palpitation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Hibbert, 45, Soldier

Occupation or role: Soldier
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Nov 1866
Date of death: 9 Jan 1867
Disease (transcribed): Aneurism of arch of aorta
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Thompson, Reginald Edward
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This man had been in the 14th Huzzards and had been in India. The illness for which he was admitted began rather suddenly in the region of the right sternoclavicular joint which was increased on exertion.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Cooper, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Nov 1840
Date of death: 7 Jan 1841
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of lung. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Lungs); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spinal canal, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

John Evans, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Apr 1842
Date of death: 17 Jun 1842
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Softening of Heart. Ulceration of Larynx. Tubercles in Kidney.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Ulcer (Larynx); Tuberculosis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
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, larynx and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Johanna Crow, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Jan 1853
Date of death: 16 Jan 1853
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Ulcerated intestines. Diseased heart. Aortic valve with four flaps
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Ulcer (Intestines); Disease (Heart)
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 patient was admitted labouring under fever of rather severe type.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Warren, 53, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 53
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1862
Date of death: 5 Jan 1862
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the heart. Dropsy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Oedema (Indeterminate)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Wadham, William
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: A case of disease of the heart with dropsy.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Emma Stapp, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Dec 1847
Date of death: 12 Jan 1848
Disease (transcribed): Secondary abscess of lung, shoulder and hip joints. Fistula in ano. Inflammation of rectal veins. Inflammation of mucous membrane of the rectum.
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Lung, Shoulder, Hip); Fistula (Anal canal); Inflammation (Veins); Inflammation (Rectum)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient stated that she had a fistula in ano for six or seven years but that it had caused little inconvenience until three years after its first appearance when it became inflamed. Six weeks previously to her admission she miscarried.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and joints
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Gilham , 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Apr 1852
Date of death: 25 Apr 1852
Disease (transcribed): Extravasation of blood in the substance of the lung. Fibrous thickening and consolidation of a portion of the hearts parietes
Disease (standardised): Extravasation (Lung); Disease (Heart)
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 woman was admitted in a state of extreme exhaustion. She was alleged to have been spitting blood all the week.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Wilking, 70, Married woman

Occupation or role: Married woman
Age: 70
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Apr 1861
Date of death: 11 Apr 1861
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys. Hypertrophy of heart. Hydrothorax
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Hydrothorax (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: The patient had for three of four months suffered from palpitations, cough with expectoration, and slight oedema.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

John Franklin, 47, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1841
Date of death: 30 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of the ascending aorta with effusion of bloody fluid in the pericardium
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Blood vessels); Effusion (Pericardium)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
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

Sarah Greening, 26, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Apr 1867
Date of death: 20 Apr 1867
Disease (transcribed): Anaemia. Weak and flabby heart
Disease (standardised): Anaemia (Systemic); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Thompson, Reginald Edward
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: The only history of illness that could be elicited in this case was an account of inflammation of the lungs in childhood. The catamenia had been absent since Christmas and since that time she had complained of shifting pains with profuse sweats.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Johns, 32, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Mar 1897
Date of death: 9 Apr 1897
Disease (transcribed): Mitral stenosis and oedema of lungs
Disease (standardised): Mitral valve stenosis (Heart); Oedema (Lung) ()
Admitted under the care of: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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