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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

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

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

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

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

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

Jessie Wilson, 29, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Apr 1905
Date of death: 16 Apr 1905
Disease (transcribed): Acute general peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical examination performed by: Symes-Thompson, Henry Edmund
Post mortem examination performed by: Jones, Lawrence
Medical notes: 'This patient only lived for 1 ½ hours after admission. History could not be obtained owing to gravity of condition. Apparently she had been ill for 10 days, with diarrhoea and vomiting, said to [be] influenza, and had passed no urine for 18 hours’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Rice Evans, 46, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1845
Date of death: 18 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Circumscribed empyema, left side. Old adhesions, right side. Bronchitis & pneumonia. Slight thickening of the valves on the left side. Heart with atheromatous deposit in the aorta. Old peritonitis. Tubercular matter in kidneys etc
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Lungs); Bronchitis (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Tuberculosis (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'Stated that during the last eight months he had suffered from constant and violent cough, attended by profuse expectoration, and night sweats. That he had lately become extremely shortbreathed and unable to take any exercise, or make the slightest exertion, and that he was in consequence very weak & languid’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Phillips, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Apr 1841
Date of death: 30 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Mottled appearance of the kidneys. Anaemia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Anaemia
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

Ellen Weller, 24, [Child of] Gardener

Occupation or role: [Child of] Gardener
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Mar 1888
Date of death: 16 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Abscess between stomach and diaphragm. Possibly started originally from a gastric ulcer. Bursting of the abscess into the general peritoneal cavity
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Stomach, diaphragm); Ulcer (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The father of the patient said that about a year before she came to St George’s she had an attack of ‘pleurisy’ and was ill for 5 months. The patient herself gave no account of an illness resembling pleurisy, but said she had suffered from palpitations and ‘globus’. When she came into the hospital she complained of pain at the lower part of the thorax’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, ovaries, heart, lungs

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Dibley, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1848
Date of death: 18 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia with abscess in lung. Pleuritis. Ascites. Anasarca. Fluid blood.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Abscess (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Ascites (Abdomen); Oedema (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient stated that she she had enjoyed very good health up to twelve months ago, when the catamenia seemed to decrease in quantity, and finally disappeared entirely in the course of two or three months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John London, 15, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Apr 1845
Date of death: 21 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of right kidney. Extensive haemorrhage into, and behind, peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Kidneys); Haemorrhage (Abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Johnstone, Athol Archibald Wood
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in a dying condition, having been run over by a cart a short time previously’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Jane Short, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1855
Date of death: 3 April 1855
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated Femoral Hernia. Operation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was removed unexamined
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Davis, 23, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Apr 1905
Date of death: 17 Apr 1905
Disease (transcribed): Acute duodenitis. Acute follicular enteritis. Acute general peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Duodenitis (Duodenum); Enteritis (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Jaffrey, Francis
Medical examination performed by: Symes-Thompson, Henry Edmund
Post mortem examination performed by: Jones, Lawrence
Medical notes: 'On April 14th, the man felt absolutely well, but woke up on April 15th with severe pain in right side and back; this was immediately followed by vomiting’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Isaac Lass, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 February 1844
Date of death: 2 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy and ascites. Subperitoneal cellular tissue of the liver very much thickened; liver compressed but not otherwise diseased. Mottled Kidneys. Hypertrophy of left ventricle.
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Compressed (Liver); Mottled (Kidney); Hypertrophy (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with ascites and anasarca of two months standing apparently dependent upon a diseased state of the kidneys.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

George Whitchurch, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 May 1841
Date of death: 31 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophy of the left ventricle. Effusion of blood in pleura and pericardium. Liver granular. Ascites
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Effusion (Pleura, pericardium); Disease (Liver); Ascites (Peritoneum)
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

Charles Whale, 23, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1845
Date of death: 22 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis & pneumonia. Old adhesions. Dropsy of pericardium. Heart itself healthy. Old peritonitis. Amputation of toe for scrofulous disease of joint
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Edema (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Amputation (Toe); Scrofulous disease (Toe)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert and Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'Ten months before his admission into the hospital, he perceived a slight swelling of the ball of the left great toe, attended with much pain upon walking. Four months afterwards this swelling was punctured and a small quantity of matter discharged.’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Harrington, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 May 1871
Date of death: 18 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Gouty deposit in great toe joint. Phthisis. Tubercular peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Gout (Toe); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This man, who for the last nine years had suffered from frequent attacks of gout was seized five weeks before he came in with cough & much soreness of the throat. He had lost flesh very much. There had been no haemoptysis’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, bones, joints

Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Risley, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Apr 1847
Date of death: 25 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Blood tinged fluid in abdomen. Recent peritonitis. Twisting and strangulation of small intestine after reduction of inguinal hernia.
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Strangulation (Intestines); Hernia (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was brought to the Hospital with symptoms of strangulated inguinal hernia. When admitted he was in a dying state.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard White, 34, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 May 1849
Date of death: 19 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Abscess in right kidney. Circumscribed abscess in peritoneal cavity. Left kidney enormously hypertrophied. Tuberculosis of the peritoneum. Extensive peritonitis. Scrotal hernia
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Kidneys, peritoneum); Disease (Kidneys); Tuberculosis (Peritoneum); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Hernia (Scrotum)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert and Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a scrotal hernia of the left side of 17 years’ duration, never wholly reducible. He had always worn a truss which had prevented the hernia increasing in size until the 3rd of May, when he observed it rather larger than usual, but free form pain. In the evening of the 3rd he had vomiting once, & the bowels acted scantily on the following morning; & then, not again till the evening of the 7th, by injection’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Kimble, 23, Butcher

Occupation or role: Butcher
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1870
Date of death: 4 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Urinary calculus. Cystitis. Pyelitis with dilatation of pelvis and coxes. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Urinary Calculi (Urinary Tract); Cystitis (Bladder); Pyelitis (Kidney); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: When admitted, the patient had much cystitis and diarrhoea, and was very weak and ill so that no operation could be attempted.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, intestines, peritoneum and bladder
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah George, 30, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Mar 1888
Date of death: 20 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Perforation of a gastric ulcer. Early general peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The history the patient gave was that two years before she came to the hospital she vomited up a considerable quantity of black blood. She at first mentioned 2 quarts as the probable amount, she was sure it was more than a tea-cup full’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, peritoneum, intestines, stomach, spleen, kidneys, liver, larynx, trachea, brain

Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Rogers, 25, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Feb 1855
Date of death: 4 April 1855
Disease (transcribed): Pelvic abscess after parturition
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Pelvis)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This patient had been confined three months before admission, with her second child. The labour had been natural but was followed, very shortly, by pain in the region of the left hip or left iliac region with slight rigors.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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