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Matthew Bryant, 47, Traveller

Occupation or role: Traveller
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Mar 1858
Date of death: 21 Apr 1858
Disease (transcribed): Cirrhosis of liver. Dropsy
Disease (standardised): Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Edema (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A man of intemperate habits engaged as a traveller. A year ago he had a heavy fall out of a phaeton after which he brought up a good deal of blood on several occasions. He then got better & resumed his work, keeping at it until 10 weeks before his admission when he observed his legs began to swell’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Phoebe Macer, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1855
Date of death: 7 April 1855
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Diseased Liver. Bronchitis.
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Disease (Liver); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: Early in January this woman had a cough and considerable expectoration. Her abdomen began to enlarge and her breathing became short and hurried.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Stephen Brookwell, 47, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1855
Date of death: 11 April 1855
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis. Diseased Liver. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Liver); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man had been exposed to the severe cold of the past winter. He had enjoyed good health until four weeks before admission when he had pain in the left side and a hacking cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

George Sparkes, 26, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 April 1855
Date of death: 22 April 1855
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Ulcerated Intestine
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: His family were subject to chest affections and he always had a cough in the winter. He went into Chelsea Workhouse five months ago with cough, expectoration and pain in all his limbs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Banyard, 51, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 51
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Apr 1858
Date of death: 29 Apr 1858
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of the intestines. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Malignant disease (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'This woman was originally admitted on the 31st March for ‘dyspepsia’ but after being in the house a very short time was sent out & made an out-patient. She again applied for admission on 21st April much enfeebled, pale & very emaciated about the face & neck. There was also an unhealthy tinge of the complexion’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

James Winfield, 46, Fruiterer

Occupation or role: Fruiterer
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Apr 1858
Date of death: 4 May 1858
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of the pylorus
Disease (standardised): Scirrhus (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'This man who was a fruiterer had been ill four months. He was a good deal exposed to wet & cold in his business, & used to feel what he at first considered rheumatic pains about his chest. But this pain presently became fixed at the epigastrium, & was attended by nausea after meals’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary McGlynn, 28, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1858
Date of death: 8 May 1858
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of the stomach, bladder & ovaries. Ascites
Disease (standardised): Malignant disease (Stomach, bladder, ovaries); Ascites (Peritoneum)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A cook who was admitted with oedema of the legs, swelling of the belly & pain in the chest. Her complexion was sallow & features sunken. She had been losing flesh lately, & had taken to her about about three weeks [previously]’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

John Layton, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 April 1855
Date of death: 2 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): Chronic ulceration of stomach
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: He had always enjoyed good health until 18 months before admission when he used occasionally to feel twinges of pain in his stomach which became more frequent during the last three months. No vomiting came on until a fortnight before his admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Wells, 45, Pensioner

Occupation or role: Pensioner
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Mar 1858
Date of death: 9 May 1858
Disease (transcribed): Cirrhosis of the liver. Haematemesis
Disease (standardised): Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Haematemesis (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A pensioner admitted on account of haematemesis, pale & blanched. A year ago he had jaundice & then threw up a large quantity of blood, but felt no inconvenience afterwards until 17 days before his admission when the vomiting returned, & was followed by swelling of the legs. In 1845 he had a bad attack of dysentery in Corfu. In 1852 his liver had been ‘out of order’ & he was jaundiced’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Preston, 12, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Apr 1858
Date of death: 9 May 1858
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Strumous disease of the intestines. Diseased kidneys. Ascites
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Intestines); Disease (Kidneys); Ascites (Peritoneum)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'This lad had been ill three weeks with swelling of the legs & oedema of the scrotum which came on without any assignable cause. He had always been delicate, ever since five years of age having been subject to scrofulous sores & unhealthy abscesses about the neck & axilla’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, larynx, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Nicks, 58, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Apr 1858
Date of death: 9 May 1858
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of the liver
Disease (standardised): Malignant disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined the case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined'

Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Lee, 57, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 57
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 April 1855
Date of death: 9 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): Intestinal obstruction from band of omentum
Disease (standardised): Obstruction (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman stated on admission that she was always strong and well until six weeks ago when she caught a bad cold and did not keep within doors long enough, the weather at that time being very severe. She was soon attacked with violent pain in the bowels and vomiting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Vincent, 25, Shoemaker

Occupation or role: Shoemaker
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 May 1855
Date of death: 11 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): Hydatid disease of Liver bursting into the Pleura
Disease (standardised): Echinococcosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man stated that he never felt ill until four months ago when a comrade kicked him in the lower part of the right side. He had felt pain in that spot ever since but had no medical advice, and went on with his work until three days before admission, when the pain became more severe and was accompanied by cough and slight expectoration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Matilda Watts, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 April 1855
Date of death: 10 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Abscess of Liver
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Abscess (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This woman had been under the Surgeon’s care on first coming into the Hospital. When placed in the Medical Wards she appeared to be suffering from slight fever. She complained of some pain in the chest, frequent headache and uneasiness across the loins.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Radix Gisbourne, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 May 1855
Date of death: 10 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of Liver and Lumbar Glands
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Liver); Carcinoma (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: The account this patient gave of his illness was that it commenced with a severe cold at Christmas which was followed by swelling of the abdomen and legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Bunn, 50, Needleworker

Occupation or role: Needleworker
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 May 1855
Date of death: 13 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): Diseased Kidneys. Fibrinous deposit on inner surface of Intestine
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Deposits (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This woman was attacked on the 5th May with pain in the bowels. She was troubled with threadworms and for twelve months had been subject to pain in the epigastrium after eating.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Bailey, 75, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 75
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Jun 1856
Date of death: 5 Jul 1856
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of stomach and other abdominal viscera
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This woman had fractured her leg two years before and the long subsequent confinement to bed impaired her health.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and blood
Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Peek, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 May 1856
Date of death: 6 Jul 1856
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of the Liver
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This woman had been ill for five months with pain in both groins and swelling of the legs and abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Cole, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 May 1855
Date of death: 1 Jun 1855
Disease (transcribed): Dysentery
Disease (standardised): Dysentery (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: Very little could be made out of this man's case. He was admitted by the Apothecary for a supposed recto-vesical fistula but nothing of this kind was found.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Jackson, 48, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1855
Date of death: 30 May 1855
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of the liver
Disease (standardised): Malignancy (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had been an outpatient of the Hospital for some time with Bronchitis. He complained of severe pain in the region of the liver and some aching across the loins.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Lawer, 55, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Apr 1858
Date of death: 19 Jun 1858
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of the liver
Disease (standardised): Malignant disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A tailor of sallow, unhealthy appearance who had been ill six weeks before admission with pain at the pit of the stomach, loss of appetite, inability to perform his work & frequent retching; the latter symptom not coming on until three weeks later. He attributes his failing health to mental anxiety, his wife having just died & business being very bad’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Cox, 54, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 May 1855
Date of death: 7 Jun 1855
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Ulcerated opening between trachea and oesophagus
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Abscess (Trachea); Abscess (Oesophagus)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient had suffered for nine months from difficulty of swallowing and for six weeks from bronchitis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Rosa Blacker, 7, Clergyman’s daughter

Occupation or role: Clergyman’s daughter
Age: 7
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Jun 1858
Date of death: 26 Jun 1858
Disease (transcribed): Sloughing sore throat
Disease (standardised): Sloughing (Throat)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'This little girl was the daughter of a clergyman in the neighbourhood whose family have all had sore throat affection which has proved fatal. On Thursday the 24th three of the children were buried; on the Friday the mother sank; and the subject of the present notice died on Saturday the 26th. She had been four days visiting at Sydenham. When she left home two of the family were already dead’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Throat, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Pace, 60, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Jun 1858
Date of death: 30 Jun 1858
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the mitral & aortic valves. Pulmonary apoplexy. Old hydatid cyst of the liver
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Stroke (Lungs); Cyst (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'This woman was admitted with anasarca of the lower extremities, dyspnoea & livid countenance. She stated that she had been ill 6 weeks with pain at the chest and palpitation. Once or twice she spat a little blood. There was no history of rheumatism, but the action of the heart was violent, & a murmur could be heard’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Redmond, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Jun 1855
Date of death: 17 Jun 1855
Disease (transcribed): Congested Lungs. Diseased Liver
Disease (standardised): Disease (Lungs); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: The patient had had a severe illness two months ago, but of what kind was unknown. From this she had recovered and two days before her admission she fell into a state of stupor from which she never wholly rallied.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

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