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Mary Morris, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Apr 1852
Date of death: 24 Apr 1852
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis. Partial gangrene of intestines
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Gangrene (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: Two days before admission she had begun to vomit and had continued to do so up to that time.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Bartlett, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Feb 1855
Date of death: 31 Mar 1855
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Peritonitis. Fibrinous deposit thickening the stomach
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Thickening (Stomach)
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: This man stated that five weeks before admission he became subject to gripping pains in the umbilical region with tenderness. His appetite failed and he always had a feeling of weight in the chest after eating.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Jones, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1848
Date of death: 17 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Inguinal hernia. Operation. Peritonitis. Secondary abscesses of liver and lung.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Abscess (Liver); Abscess (Lung)
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 a congenital scrotal hernia which was in a state of strangulation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Reid, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 43
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Mar 1871
Date of death: 7 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Ovarian cyst. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Cyst (Ovaries); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Eatwell, 10, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 10
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1852
Date of death: 21 Apr 1852
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys. Peritonitis. Pleurisy. Bronchitis. White patch upon the heart. Gangrenous state of inside of the cheek with thickening of the tonsils from the use of mercury apparently
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Pleura); Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Gangrene (Cheek);Thickening (Palatine tonsil)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: The mother said he had been ailing ever since Christmas but did not know what was the matter with him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax, pharynx and mouth
Type of incident: n/a

James Sparrow, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Mar 1852
Date of death: 21 Apr 1852
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular peritonitis. Tubercles of lungs?
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: As the body was not examined this case is not given
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was removed unexamined
Type of incident: n/a

John Wallis, 61, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Apr 1845
Date of death: 14 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of the urethra. Chronic affection of the bladder, ureter etc. with mottling & granular degeneration of the kidneys. Large foul abscess in the left loin & extensing along the psoas, into the groin. Recent pleurisy & peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Urethra); Disease (Bladder, ureter, kidneys); Abscess (Loin, groin); Pleurisy (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This person had attended the hospital occasionally for many years past, and had been in the habit of having catheters introduced as an out-patient. When he applied in the 9th of April he was suffering from the usual symptoms of retention of urine and stated that he had not passed any water for twenty four hours’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Strangeman, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Feb 1846
Date of death: 21 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of the posterior mediastinum enveloping the large vessels, trachea, bronchi and oesophagus and spreading to the structure of the left lung, mucous membrane of trachea and bronchi contaminated. Other organs healthy. Old adhesions
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Thoracic cavity); Cancer (Trachea); Cancer (Lung); Cancer (Oesophagus)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry. Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: From the account given by this patient it appeared that last December a swelling about the size of a marble formed in the right leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sophia Wheatley, 45, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Mar 1860
Date of death: 6 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Purulent peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This woman was married, but had no children. Three months before Xmas she miscarried during the third month, and suffered much afterwards from menorrhagia. But she did not become seriously ill until a fortnight before her admission, when vomiting came on’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Wendt, 62, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 62
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Apr 1918
Date of death: 29 Apr 1918
Disease (transcribed): ?Carcinoma of omentum. Grave anaemia
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Peritoneum); Anaemia
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'For notes of this case see Medical register 342/18’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: ‘No necropsy’

Type of incident: n/a

Edward Fuller, 36, Postman

Occupation or role: Postman
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Mar 1916
Date of death: 24 Apr 1916
Disease (transcribed): Subphrenic abscess. Empyema
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Abdomen); Empyema (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: He had been treated for pain in the left chest for the past month. Apparently the trouble followed an attack on influenza.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, pancreas, bladder, alimentary canal and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

John McKew, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 May 1853
Date of death: 4 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Chronic inflammation of the caecum and ascending colon with ulceration. Peritonitis

Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Inflammation (Intestines); Ulcer (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had been in a state of great destitution and for many night had not had a bed to sleep on before his admission into the hospital.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Anne Wadman, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1852
Date of death: 20 Apr 1852
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous deposits in the lungs. Old and recent pleurisy. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 person stated that she had suffered from cough and spitting during the previous twelve months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Wybrow, 16, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 May 1841
Date of death: 27 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular deposit in cerebellum, thorax, abdomen & cavity of uterus
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain, thorax, abdomen, uterus)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'In the year 1836 I examined the body of an elderly lady who died of tubercular phthisis; in this case the cavity of the uterus contained about [2 ounces] of purulent scrofulous matter, which was completely enveloped in a kind of cyst’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Sidney Wilkins, 30, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Apr 1918
Date of death: 28 Apr 1918
Disease (transcribed): Hernia of small gut into mesentery. Obstruction. Peritonitis. Lateral anastomosis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Intestines); Obstruction (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Anastomosis
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Post mortem examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Medical notes: '3 days ago he was seized with sudden acute abdominal pain, and vomited. He has vomited intermittently, and the pain has persisted since. The bowels have not been opened, and he was given an enema without result. 9 years ago appendix abscess, and subsequent removal’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Rowena Boddy , 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 February 1844
Date of death: 28 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Fungoid disease of the ovary. Dropsy. Seropurulent effusion in the cavity of the right pleura. Laryngitis with effusion in the sub mucous cellular tissue.
Disease (standardised): Fungoid disease (Ovary); Oedema (Abdomen); Oedema (Leg); Effusion (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with dropsy of the abdomen and oedema of the lower extremities.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax and larynx
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Gee, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jan 1841
Date of death: 27 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles in cerebellum, lungs, kidneys, neck & abdomen
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain, lungs, kidneys, neck, abdomen)
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: Cranium, spinal canal, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Edward Davis, 14, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 14
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1852
Date of death: 18 Apr 1852
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated inguinal hernia with operation. Removal of portion of omentum and the appendix caeci which was ulcerated, by ligature. Fatal peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Ulcer (Appendix); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He was admitted with symptoms of strangulated hernia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Pearce, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Oct 1851
Date of death: 19 Apr 1852
Disease (transcribed): Idiotcy. An increased number with diminished size of the cerebral convolutions. New bone added to the inner plate of the calvaria with obliterated sutures. Disease of the vertebrae, sacrum and pelvis
Disease (standardised): Intellectual disability (Brain); Disease (Brain); Disease (Spine); Disease (Pelvis)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: She was admitted on account of a large fluctuating tumour situated over the region of the left sacro iliac joint.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Harrandine, 78, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 78
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Mar 1847
Date of death: 07 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Incarcerated femoral hernia. Peritonitis. Cyst containing hair and fat in ovary. Ossified coronary arteries. Blood fluid
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Cysts (Ovary); Ossification (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The history stated that a hernial protrusion had existed for forty years and it had been incarcerated twice during that time, causing considerable suffering.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Upstone, 8, [Child of] Blindmaker

Occupation or role: [Child of] Blindmaker
Age: 8
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Feb 1888
Date of death: 8 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Ruptured spleen. Abdominal section. Purulent peritonitis. Ruptured intestines.
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Spleen, intestines); Section (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: '[No history] of any importance previous to the accident. The boy was knocked down & the wheel of a carriage passed over his abdomen’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, liver, spleen, stomach, intestines, kidneys, lungs, heart

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Birch, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Apr 1841
Date of death: 22 May 1841
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Ulceration of small intestines. Kidneys mottled & granular
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Ulcer (Intestines); Disease (Kidneys)
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

Flora Macdonald, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Apr 1846
Date of death: 17 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Large scrofulous abscesses about neck and axilla. Scrofulous deposit in bronchial glands, upon the surface of the diaphragm, in the glands of the abdomen, in the right kidney, uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries. Recent and old peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Neck); Tuberculosis (Arm); Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Tuberculosis (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Uterus, Fallopian Tubes, Ovary);Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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: It appeared that during the last year the patient had been suffering from scrofulous abscesses in various parts of the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Joyce Codd, 14 months , [Child of] Munition worker

Occupation or role: [Child of] Munition worker
Age: 14 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Apr 1916
Date of death: 21 Apr 1916
Disease (transcribed): Generalized tuberculosis. Tuberculous peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (General); Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: There had been increasing painful distension of the abdomen for the past month. The child had been off her food and had had a slight cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary canal and oesophagus
Type of incident: n/a

John Saunders, 56, Stone Mason

Occupation or role: Stone Mason
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jan 1870
Date of death: 21 Mar 1870
Disease (transcribed): Fistulous communication between external parts and the transverse colon at the umbilicus.
Disease (standardised): Fistula (Intestines); Fistula (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: The man had for nine months suffered with abdominal pain and flatulence.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

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