Print preview Close

Showing 4663 results

Archival description
Torso
Print preview View:

3988 results with digital objects Show results with digital objects

Anne Webber, 71, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 71
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Dec 1857
Date of death: 3 Jan 1858
Disease (transcribed): Operation for strangulated hernia. Peritonitis. Inflammation of intestine which had slipped down again into the sac. ?Renewed strangulation
Disease (standardised): Hernia; Operation; Peritonitis (Abdomen); Inflammation (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy and Hastings, Cecil William
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

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

William Russell, 41, Omnibus conductor

Occupation or role: Omnibus conductor
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Dec 1873
Date of death: 2 Jan 1874
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of liver. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Liver); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This man stated that he had been out of health for six months with loss of appetite, sickness and a sensation of weakness and losing flesh.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Emile Bruck, 35, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Dec 1897
Date of death: 1 Jan 1898
Disease (transcribed): Perforated duodenal ulcer. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Duodenum); Perforation (Duodenum); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Hayward, John Warrington. Allingham, Herbert William
Medical examination performed by: Jaffrey, Francis
Post mortem examination performed by: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical notes: The patient complained of pain in the abdomen in the region of the umbilicus.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, testicles and toe joints
Type of incident: n/a

George Fooks, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Dec 1907
Date of death: 1 Jan 1908
Disease (transcribed): Sepsis cavi retzii
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Jones, Lawrence
Medical examination performed by: Back, Ivor Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical notes: A few days before admission the patient consulted his local doctor on account of difficult micturition and retention.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, tonsils, thyroid gland, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, gall bladder, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, prostate, prostatic urethra, oesophagus, stomach, small intestines and testes
Type of incident: n/a

[Name redacted], 44, [Wife of] Cook

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Cook
Gender: Female
Age: 44
Date of admission: 11 Oct 1926
Date of death: 1 Jan 1927
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of small intestine; gastro-jejunal obstruction; peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Intestines); Obstruction (Stomach, intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen);
Admitted under the care of: Back, Ivor Gordon
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Nicholls, Marriott Fawckner
Medical notes: 'History. Persistent vomiting for a fortnight after every meal. Pain immediately after food returned by vomiting. No haematemesis. Lost 1 stone in 3 weeks. Con [Condition]. Very washed. Mass felt in epigastrium. 18.10.26. Opn [Operation]. Stomach nil. Neoplasm of jejunum 1 [inch] from duodenal jejunal flexure. This was resected and the proximal end closed'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, ventricles, coronary vessels, aorta, abdomen, intestines, liver, gall-bladder, pancreas, spleen, kidneys, suprarenals, ovaries
Type of incident: n/a

William Hill, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Oct 1852
Date of death: 4 Jan 1853
Disease (transcribed): Imperfect paraplegia. Scrofulous deposits in the lungs, bronchial glands, peritoneal cavity and spleen. Ulcerated intestines
Disease (standardised): Paraplegia (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Bronchial glands); Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Tuberculosis (Spleen); Ulcer (Intestines)
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: He was admitted in a condition of imperfect paraplegia which commenced after severe exposure.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium and spinal cord
Type of incident: n/a

Emily Powell, 35, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Dec 1871
Date of death: 1 Jan 1872
Disease (transcribed): Muscular fibrous tumours of the uterus. Ascites. Peritonitis. Congested patches in the liver, in one of which pus was found
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Uterus); Ascites (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Congestion (Liver); Suppuration (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Clarke, John
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

John Sullivan, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Nov 1881
Date of death: 1 Jan 1882
Disease (transcribed): Cirrhosis. Ascites
Disease (standardised): Cirrhosis (Liver); Ascites (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Fisher, Frederick Charles
Medical notes: He noticed ascites about four months before admission, his appetite and strength had failed and for the month before he came in there was oedema of the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Ellen Rogers, 23, Parlourmaid

Occupation or role: Parlourmaid
Gender: Female
Age: 23
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1904
Date of death: 2 Jan 1904
Disease (transcribed): Perforated gastric ulcer. General peritonitis. Laparotomy
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Perforation (Stomach); 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: 'History. Dec [December] 27th onset of sudden severe pain across the centre of the abdomen: no vomiting: patient took to bed. 28th pain rather better. 29th pain increasing. 31st pain very acute: vomiting commenced. Morphine given: bowels constipated. Treated for 1 month previously for dyspepsia'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

[Name redacted], 27, Electrician

Occupation or role: Electrician
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Dec 1927
Date of death: 2 Jan 1928
Disease (transcribed): Generalized peritonitis. Pleural effusion (sero purulent). Upper surface of liver coated with pus. Gastric ulcer not found
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Effusion (Pleura); Suppuration (Pleura); Suppuration (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Back, Ivor Gordon
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Marnham, Ralph
Medical notes: He had acute abdominal pain on the day of admission. During operation a perforated gastric ulcer was found, and much fluid in the peritoneal cavity. The ulcer was sutured, and the peritoneum drained. The patient went downhill and died.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, valves, vessels, peritoneum, kidneys, urinary tract, alimentary canal, stomach, intestines, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals and gall bladder
Type of incident: n/a

[Name redacted], 34, A.R.P

Occupation or role: A.R.P
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Dec 1941
Date of death: 2 Jan 1942
Disease (transcribed): Intestinal obstruction by abdominal adhesions
Disease (standardised): Obstruction (Intestines); Adhesions (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Darte Logue, Valentine
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Severe abdominal pain came on while at work, of a griping nature. It began as indigestion and rapidly grew worse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Maria Snell, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Dec 1843
Date of death: 30 Dec 1843
Disease (transcribed): Umbilical Hernia. Operation. Peritonitis with inflammation of the ascending colon and caecum.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient had suffered from an umbilical hernia for the previous 30 years, which during the last five or six had attained the size of a child’s head. She had been subject to habitual constipation and choliky pains in the abdomen and occasionally inflammation of the bowels. During a fit of coughing on the morning of admission, she experienced a sudden increase in the size of tumour.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Rebecca Parry, 66, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 66
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Dec 1847
Date of death: 31 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with symptoms of strangulated femoral hernia. There was a hernial tumour in the right thigh of about the size of a hen's egg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Frances Day, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Nov 1890
Date of death: 1 Jan 1891
Disease (transcribed): Perforating gastric ulcer. Splenic and subdiaphragmatic abscesses
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Abscess (Spleen, abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'Family history good. The girl was a servant who had never before been laid up. For some time she had suffered from pallor, constipation, and scanty and irregular menstruation. For about 15 months she had suffered from epigastric pain and vomiting after food. These symptoms had been lately severe'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William King, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Oct 1894
Date of death: 1 Jan 1895
Disease (transcribed): Sarcoma
Disease (standardised): Sarcoma (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical examination performed by: Fyffe, William Kington
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: The patient was first an inpatient in 1894 suffering with enlargement of the liver of three months standing, vomiting and hypochondrial pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Liver, bladder, prostate, testes, spleen, stomach, oesophagus, pancreas, kidneys, suprarenals, lungs, larynx and heart
Type of incident: n/a

Frank Pavey, 14, [Child of] Photographer

Occupation or role: [Child of] Photographer
Age: 14
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Dec 1885
Date of death: 1 Jan 1886
Disease (transcribed): Purulent peritonitis and pleurisy. Penetrating wound of the abdomen
Disease (standardised): Suppuration (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Pleura); Wound (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: While walking along the streets, he caught his foot against a railing and fell.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, aorta, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, pancreas, stomach and small intestines
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Maria Beard, 54, Shopkeeper

Occupation or role: Shopkeeper
Age: 54
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Dec 1886
Date of death: 1 Jan 1887
Disease (transcribed): Intestinal obstruction. Peritonitis. Omental hernia. Congestion of the lungs
Disease (standardised): Obstruction (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Hernia (Abdomen); Congestion (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'With the exception of rheumatic fever in '62, the patient had been well, & had had no constipation up to the 17th December'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, aorta, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, peritoneum, stomach, uterus
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Webb, 59, Instrument maker

Occupation or role: Instrument maker
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jan 1911
Date of death: 3 Jan 1911
Disease (transcribed): Urethral stricture. Prostatic abscess. False passages in prostate. Cystitis. Pyelitis. Consecutive nephritis. Bruising of root of mesentery. Gall stones
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Urethra); Abscess (Prostate); False passage (Prostate); Cystitis (Bladder); Pyelitis (Kidney); Nephritis (Kidney);Bruising (Mesentery) ; Gall stones (Gall bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Frankau, Claude Howard Stanley
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He was admitted in a moribund condition. No history was obtainable except that for some weeks he had been catheterized by his doctor for retention.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Bye, 16, Van boy

Occupation or role: Van boy
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Dec 1896
Date of death: 2 Jan 1897
Disease (transcribed): Hernia of liver, stomach, and omentum through the diaphragm – Strangulation – Rupture of stomach
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Liver); Hernia (Stomach); Hernia (Omentum); Hernia (Diaphragm); Constriction (Indeterminate); Rupture (Stomach); ()
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Wells, Sydney Russell
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: 'Father died of 'rheumatics, heart disease, and pleurisy'. Six years ago patient fell from a house and broke his wrist, thigh and jaw. I.P. [In-patient] here, no special note[?] as to abdomen. Quite well since then till present illness, Dec [December] 26th Had '2 or 3 little drops or Port wine' which made him sick, pains in belly, vomited two or three times every day since'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax, surface

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Anne Legg, 36, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Dec 1880
Date of death: 1 Jan 1881
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated umbilical hernia
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Not reported here'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined'
Illustrations: Yes (relating to PM/1881/26)
Type of incident: n/a

James Howard, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Oct 1843
Date of death: 5 Jan 1844
Disease (transcribed): Secondary deposits in the lung following a slight injury of the foot and suppuration in the groin.
Disease (standardised): Injury (Foot); Suppuration (Abdomen); Deposits (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a small abscess on the dorsum of the foot followed by inflamed absorbents. Abscesses formed in the thigh and groin and on the 23rd December he was seized with rigors, vomiting and profuse perspirations and complained of pain in the situation of the lower part of the left lung.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and groin
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Allen, 75, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 75
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jan 1917
Date of death: 13 Jan 1917
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated umbilical hernia. Herniotomy. Resection of small gut
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Herniotomy; Resection (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
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

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

Lucy Goodman, 49, Needlewoman

Occupation or role: Needlewoman
Age: 49
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Nov 1874
Date of death: 9 Jan 1875
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of uterus and peritoneum. Peritonitis. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Uterus); Cancer (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Clarke, John
Medical examination performed by: Lacy, Charles De Lacy
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: Six weeks before admission she first noticed a swelling of the abdomen which she thought began on the right side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, peritoneum, glands, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Results 1 to 25 of 4663