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Adelena Frischknocht, 37, Ladysmaid

Occupation or role: Ladysmaid
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1895
Date of death: 2 Jul 1895
Disease (transcribed): Red, granular kidneys. Pulmonary infarctions (laparotomy)
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Infarction (Lung); Laparotomy (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: This case never came under the notice of the physicians and was not seen by the Medical Registrar. The Surgical Registrar could not find the notes of this case.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, heart, abdomen, intestines, liver, spleen, pancreas, stomach, kidneys, adrenals, bladder, uterus, arteries and toe joint
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Phipps, 22, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Nov 1879
Date of death: 24 Nov 1879
Disease (transcribed): Puerperal metritis and salpingitis. Limited peritoneal abscess. Bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Puerperal disorders (Urogenital system); Metritis (Uterus); Salpingitis (Fallopian tubes); Abscess (Abdomen); Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Bennett, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient was married twelve months before admission. First child in 42 weeks. The parturition was straightforward and east. She had much niggling pain for twelve days.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, uterus and fallopian tubes
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Pittingale, 18, Milk carrier

Occupation or role: Milk carrier
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Jun 1894
Date of death: 30 Jun 1894
Disease (transcribed): Sloughing appendix caeci. General peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Sloughing (Appendix); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Owen, Herbert Isambard and Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Fyffe, William Kington
Medical notes: 'On Sunday June 24th he was seized with sharp pain at the umbilicus he sweated - On the 25th and 26th he was better and did his work - On the 27th the pain returned with redoubled vigour and there was some swelling in the belly - On the 25th he vomited green material - As the pain still persisted he came to the hospital on the 29th'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Amelia Messenger, 9, [Child of] Horse keeper

Occupation or role: [Child of] Horse keeper
Age: 9
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Nov 1903
Date of death: 1 Nov 1903
Disease (transcribed): Wound of right thigh leading into pelvis. Perforation of both walls of bladder. Puncture of peritoneum. Peritonitis. Laparotomy
Disease (standardised): Wound (Leg); Wound (Pelvis); Perforation (Bladder); Puncture (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Laparotomy (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: English, T. Crisp
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The child fell out of bed injuring the right thigh and abdomen. About three hours later there was acute abdominal pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bladder, genital organs, liver, spleen, pancreas, stomach, intestines, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart and brain
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Ann Dunnings, 44, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Mar 1879
Date of death: 2 Mar 1879
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia (operated). Incipient ulceration
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Ulcer (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Bennett, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient had been ruptured two years. Four days before admission the gut came down and could not be reduced and vomiting almost directly followed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys and spleen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Grey , 64, [No occupation]

Occupation or role: [No occupation]
Age: 64
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Nov 1877
Date of death: 29 Nov 1877
Disease (transcribed): Hernia (operated) Pulmonary oedema. Granular kidney.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Oedema (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
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 had had a hernia as long as she could remember in the right groin of which she took no notice. Three days before admission the lower part of the abdomen became painful and she found the rupture larger than normal. Vomiting came on.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, brain and intestine
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Warren, 8 months, [Child of] Whitesmith

Occupation or role: [Child of] Whitesmith
Age: 8 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Jun 1905
Date of death: 26 Jun 1905
Disease (transcribed): Acute intussusception. Laparotomy
Disease (standardised): Intussusception (Intestines); Laparotomy (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'No necropsy’

Type of incident: n/a

Augustus Harvey, 29, Stoker

Occupation or role: Stoker
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Jul 1903
Date of death: 29 Jul 1903
Disease (transcribed): Appendicitis. General peritonitis. No operation
Disease (standardised): Appendicitis (Appendix); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: English, T. Crisp
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: See surgical notes
Body parts examined in the post mortem: No necropsy
Type of incident: n/a

Bernard Flanagan, 77, No occupation

Occupation or role: No occupation
Age: 77
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jul 1903
Date of death: 11 Aug 1903
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated hernia. Operation. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: English, T. Crisp
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: See surgical notes
Body parts examined in the post mortem: No necropsy
Type of incident: n/a

Bessie Hodges, 29, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Jul 1881
Date of death: 8 Sep 1881
Disease (transcribed): Ovariotomy. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Ovariotomy (Ovaries); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Zimmermann, Benjamin Frazier
Post mortem examination performed by: Turner, George Robertson
Medical notes: 'A married woman. Confined 9 years ago. Catamenia [menstruation] regular until within 6 weeks of admission. It was at that time she first noticed an abdominal swelling on the left side. This tumour had increased rapidly in size and she had lost a great deal of flesh. No history of cancer or tumours in the family'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Caroline Catchpole, 47, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 47
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Jul 1879
Date of death: 17 Jul 1879
Disease (transcribed): Inguinal hernia. Operation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: Bennett, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Tidswell, Herbert Henry
Medical notes: Two months before admission a tumour was noticed quite suddenly in the right groin. Some sickness followed. The tumour returned spontaneously and the sickness ceased.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, abdomen and uterus
Type of incident: n/a

Charles H. Fowle, 14, Baker's apprentice

Occupation or role: Baker's apprentice
Gender: Male
Age: 14
Date of admission: 19 Dec 1878
Date of death: 12 Aug 1878
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the hip joint. Lardaceous disease. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Hip); Amyloidosis (Kidney); Peritonitis (Abdomen);
Admitting doctor: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bennett, William Henry
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. Ten days before admission severe rigors – In four days pain about right hip and thigh – Groin soon became tender. Symptom Dec [December] 19. Patient flushed – Temp [Temperature] 100 – Pulse 92. Small tongue fairly clean. Right lower limb flexed – Any attempt at extension very painful – Thigh a little tender – No redness'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Hip joint, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, peritoneum
Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Gibbs, 34, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Gender: Female
Age: 34
Date of admission: 7 Jun 1899
Date of death: 24 Jun 1899
Disease (transcribed): Recurrent perityphlitis: laparotomy
Disease (standardised): Perityphlitis (Caecum); Laparotomy (Abdomen);
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Collard, Frederic Stuartson
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'See surgical notes'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'No autopsy'
Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Knaggs, 67, [No occupation]

  • Occupation or role: [No occupation]
    Age: 67
    Gender: Female
    Date of admission: 23 Jan 1877
    Date of death: 26 Jan 1877
    Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia; operation; peritonitis. Fatty and dilated heart
    Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Heart)
    Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
    Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
    Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
  • Owen, Herbert Isambard
    Medical notes: Four days before admission the patient noticed a pain in the left groin and found a swelling. The same day vomiting came on.
    Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen and abdomen. The post mortem was taken from Dr Owens notes
    Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Stansfield, 31, Florist

Occupation or role: Florist
Age: 31
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Jun 1879
Date of death: 28 Jun 1879
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia (operation). Gangrene. Faecal fistula. Fatty heart
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Gangrene (Abdomen); Fistula (Abdomen); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Stirling, Edward Charles
Medical examination performed by: Bennett, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient had been ruptured on the right side for twelve years. Four days before admission the rupture came down suddenly.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, uterus, peritoneum and hernia
Type of incident: n/a

Edmund Dunkerton, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Nov 1890
Date of death: 28 Nov 1890
Disease (transcribed): Perforation of duodenal ulcer. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Perforation (Duodenum); Ulcer (Duodenum); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: This man had always had good health until three months before admission when he had a fall which rendered him unconscious for a time. Since then he had not been himself.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Liver, pancreas, spleen, suprarenals, bladder, prostate, testes, kidneys, pleurae, bronchial glands, lungs, larynx, thyroid gland, pericardium, heart, brain and middle ears
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Edward Davis, 68, Horse dealer

Occupation or role: Horse dealer
Age: 68
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Oct 1879
Date of death: 18 Oct 1879
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs and sternum. Laceration of the second intercostal space (not implicating the integument)
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Fracture (Sternum); Laceration (Thorax)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bennett, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient was knocked down and trodden on by a cab horse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys and spleen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Edwin Dowden, 28, Plumber

Occupation or role: Plumber
Gender: Male
Age: 28
Date of admission: 15 Nov 1878
Date of death: 20 Nov 1878
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse peritoneal cancer. Cancerous stricture in the transverse colon. Gastrotomy
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Abomden); Constriction (Intestines); Operation (Stomach);
Admitting doctor: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Bennett, William Henry
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'One brother gouty: no other heritable disease in the family. Gonorrhoea and orchitis in 1870: disgust to fat: three or four pints of beer daily. Nothing else worthy of mark in the previous history. Malaise. From Xmas 1877, his appetite was deficient. Wasting. For about 6 mo [months] before admission he had been losing flesh. Pain and constipation. Otherwise he was quite well till 28 days before admission, where he woke with severe pain in the hypogastrium and abdomnen generally; the bowels being confined. […] About a fortnight before admission he suddenly began to vomit clear green'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, peritoneum, artificial anus, cancerous mass, stricture, liver, kidneys, spleen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Edwin Sayers, 30, Cabman

Occupation or role: Cabman
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 May 1902
Date of death: 7 May 1902
Disease (transcribed): Perforating duodenal ulcer. Slight peritonitis. Laparotomy. Shock
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Duodenum); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Laparotomy (Abdomen); Shock (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Bennet, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Keyser, Charles Ralph
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient had sudden acute pain in the epigastrium, felt faint and sick.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and testes
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Groom, 48, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Sep 1890
Date of death: 27 Sep 1890
Disease (transcribed): Obstruction. Operation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Obstruction (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Le Cronier, Maxwell
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: Six days before admission the patient went to bed quite well, but woke at 2 a.m. with sudden pain referred to the umbilicus. She took some tea and vomited it.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals, bladder, kidneys, vagina, uterus, pleurae, lungs, bronchial glands and heart
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Sturch, 67, Mangler

Occupation or role: Mangler
Age: 67
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1901
Date of death: 26 Mar 1901
Disease (transcribed): Umbilical hernia
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Keyser, Charles Ralph
Post mortem examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Medical notes: She had had an umbilical hernia for thirty years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Partial examination of abdomen only
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Thompson, 40, [Wife of] Omnibus conductor

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Omnibus conductor
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Sep 1901
Date of death: 13 Sep 1901
Disease (transcribed): Operation. Early general peritonitis. Much bloodstained fluid in peritoneal cavity
Disease (standardised): Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Keyser, Charles Ralph
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient had sudden, severe pain in the abdomen and felt very ill. Swelling of the abdomen was gradual, more rapid for three weeks.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen only examined
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Wright, 71, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 71
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Oct 1894
Date of death: 28 Oct 1894
Disease (transcribed): Pericolitis sinistra. Bronchitis. S. [Strangulated] Fem [Femoral]: Hernia. Herniotomy
Disease (standardised): Pericolitis sinistra (Abdomen); Bronchitis (Lung); Hernia (Thigh); Herniotomy (Thigh)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ward, Arthur H.
Medical notes: 'Patient had had a femoral hernia for many years. A month before admission she had diarrhoea. All last week abdominal pains. The hernia increased in size and became very painful. She was a little sick. The bowels acted yesterday'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Freestone, 24, [No occupation]

Occupation or role: [No occupation]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Sep 1877
Date of death: 7 Oct 1877
Disease (transcribed): Lumbar abscess. Tubercular peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Spine); Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: Four years before admission a swelling came on the outer side of the right hip which increased moderately rapidly.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, peritoneum, spinal canal, spinal cord, spinal column and lumbar abscess
Type of incident: n/a

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