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Charles Leary, 48, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Jan 1893
Date of death: 20 Feb 1893
Disease (transcribed): Mediastinal sarcoma
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Mediastinum)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphrey Davy
Medical notes: The man began to suffer from shortness of breath at the beginning of 1892. He attended as an out patient and regained his wind for several months, but about a month before his admission as an in patient more serious dyspnoea came on and the breathing grew noisy.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Fox, 34, Wig maker

Occupation or role: Wig maker
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 May 1893
Date of death: 12 May 1893
Disease (transcribed): Bullet wound of chest penetrating aorta
Disease (standardised): Wound (Thorax)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphrey Davy
Medical notes: Brought in dead
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, lungs, larynx, epiglottis, thyroid gland, pericardium, heart, vermiform appendix, liver, spleen, suprarenals, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, vesicula seminales and tests
Type of incident: Suicide? Homicide/murder?

George Laurie, 63, Tobacconist

Occupation or role: Tobacconist
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Jun 1893
Date of death: 17 Jun 1893
Disease (transcribed): Columnar epithelioma of rectum. Obstruction. Laparotomy
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Rectum); Obstruction (Rectum); Laparotomy (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphrey Davy
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a long history of obstruction.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, brain, pleurae, lungs, thyroid body, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, suprarenals, pancreas, bladder, kidneys and testes
Type of incident: n/a

George Speer, 74, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 74
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Dec 1913
Date of death: 22 Dec 1913
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Haemothorax. Ruptured spleen. Haemoperitoneum
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Haemothorax (Lung); Rupture (Spleen); Haemoperitoneum (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Jaffrey, Francis
Medical examination performed by: Oram, Evelyn Henry Bardens
Post mortem examination performed by: Turton, James Richard Henry
Medical notes: He slipped whilst getting into a moving train, falling between the train and platform.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Sternum, ribs, pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, aorta, coronary arteries, oesophagus, peritoneum, liver, gall bladder, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, ureters, stomach, intestines, common iliac vessels, skull and brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Edith Haddon, 42, No occupation

Occupation or role: No occupation
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Nov 1913
Date of death: 4 Dec 1913
Disease (transcribed): Sarcoma of abdominal and thoracic wall
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Abdomen); Cancer (Thorax)
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: Oram, Evelyn Henry Bardens
Post mortem examination performed by: Turton, James Richard Henry
Medical notes: She was an in patient in 1912 with sarcoma of the left flank extending from the nipple line to iliac crest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, oesophagus, intrathoracic lymph glands, abdomen, liver, gall bladder, spleen, kidneys, ureters, bladder, aorta, uterus and adnexa, stomach and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Hugh Owen, 60, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Nov 1913
Date of death: 1 Dec 1913
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of splenic flexure. Perforated stercoral ulcer of colon. General peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Intestines); Ulcer (Intestines); Perforation (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Turton, James Richard Henry
Medical notes: This man was admitted for increasing constipation for one month with abdominal pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, aorta, oesophagus, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, ureters, bladder, stomach, duodenum, intestines and abdominal aorta
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Fox, 53, [Wife of] Carman

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Carman
Age: 53
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Nov 1913
Date of death: 28 Nov 1913
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated umbilical hernia. Gangrene of small intestine. General peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Gangrene (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: Oram, Evelyn Henry Bardens
Post mortem examination performed by: Turton, James Richard Henry
Medical notes: She had an operation for an umbilical hernia at the Cancer Hospital. There was recurrence shortly afterwards.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Partial examination of abdomen only
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Gullick, 54, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Oct 1913
Date of death: 10 Nov 1913
Disease (transcribed): Multi lobular cirrhosis of liver. Psoriasis. Gout. General peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Cirrhosis (Liver); Psoriasis (Skin); Gout (Joints); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: This man had been a very heavy drinker for years. For a considerable time he had had chronic gastritis with morning vomiting and for the last month his abdomen had become increasingly swollen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Joints, pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Keeler, 42, Harness maker

Occupation or role: Harness maker
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Oct 1913
Date of death: 5 Nov 1913
Disease (transcribed): Gangrene of appendix. Appendicectomy. Sloughing of laparotomy wound. Gangrene of scrotum and buttocks
Disease (standardised): Gangrene (Appendix); Appendicectomy (Appendix); Laparotomy (Abdomen); Gangrene (Scrotum); Gangrene (Buttocks)
Admitted under the care of: English, T. Crisp
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: Two nights ago he had a sudden violent pain all over the abdomen with vomiting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Scrotum and abdominal wall
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Bowyer, 58, Motor cabman

Occupation or role: Motor cabman
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Oct 1913
Date of death: 1 Nov 1913
Disease (transcribed): Carcinomatous structure of hepatic flexure. Ulceration. Perforation. General peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Intestines); Ulcer (Intestines); Perforation (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: Oram, Evelyn Henry Bardens
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He had an abscess of the upper half of the right rectus muscle. Since leaving the hospital he had had increasing constipation and attending diarrhoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Woodman, 74, No occupation

Occupation or role: No occupation
Age: 74
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Oct 1913
Date of death: 25 Oct 1913
Disease (transcribed): Mediastinal tumours invading lung
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Mediastinum); Cancer (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: This patient was admitted because of increasing dyspnoea which was attributable to left sided pleural effusion and dry pericarditis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thymus, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, uterus, alimentary canal and sternum
Type of incident: n/a

Herbert Brethwick, 47, Photographer

Occupation or role: Photographer
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Oct 1913
Date of death: 23 Oct 1913
Disease (transcribed): Sarcoma of lung and mediastinum
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Lung); Cancer (Mediastinum)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: This man was first admitted on April 17th with a history of two months pleurisy with effusion.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, gullet, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, alimentary canal and stomach
Type of incident: n/a

William Borthwick, 45, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Aug 1913
Date of death: 19 Oct 1913
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of caecum. Extensive peritoneal metastases. Intestinal obstruction. Aspiration pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Intestines); Cancer (Abdomen); Obstruction (Intestines); Pneumonia, aspiration (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: Oram, Evelyn Henry Bardens
Post mortem examination performed by: Turton, James Richard Henry
Medical notes: This patient had colicky pain in the lower abdomen for eight days and no action of the bowels in spite of medicines.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, trachea, pericardium, heart, aorta, oesophagus, diaphragm, peritoneum, intestines, gall bladder, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, alimentary canal and caecum
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Joyce, 61, Plasterer

Occupation or role: Plasterer
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Oct 1913
Date of death: 18 Oct 1913
Disease (transcribed): Cirrhosis of liver with new growth. Ascites. Jaundice. Parietal thrombosis in portal vein
Disease (standardised): Cirrhosis (Liver); Cancer (Liver); Ascites (Abdomen); Jaundice (Skin); Thrombosis (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: For three weeks this man’s abdomen had been getting larger and for a fortnight there had been abdominal pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, adrenals, bladder, prostate, alimentary canal and toe joints
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Messenger, 25, Railway porter

Occupation or role: Railway porter
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Sep 1913
Date of death: 14 Oct 1913
Disease (transcribed): New growth involving stomach, duodenum, bile duct and gall bladder. Jaundice. Ascites. Hydrothorax
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach); Cancer (Duodenum); Cancer (Bile ducts); Cancer (Gall bladder); Jaundice (Skin); Ascites (Abdomen); Hydrothorax (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Turner, George Robertson. Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: For three weeks this man had vomited about an hour after each meal and he had had considerable abdominal pain of a dull aching nature and referred to the umbilicus with increasing jaundice.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, thyroid, larynx, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, gastro hepatic omentum, hepatic duct, common bile duct, gall bladder, alimentary canal, stomach, pancreas, adrenals, spleen, kidneys, bladder and prostate
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Pye, 51, Engineer

Occupation or role: Engineer
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Oct 1913
Date of death: 15 Oct 1913
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of pelvic colon. Metastases in liver, upper abdominal glands and lungs. General purulent peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Intestines); Cancer (Liver); Cancer (Lymph nodes); Cancer (Lung); Suppuration (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield. English, T. Crisp
Medical examination performed by: Oram, Evelyn Henry Bardens
Post mortem examination performed by: Turton, James Richard Henry
Medical notes: This patient had pain after food and flatulence for many years which had been worse for three months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, oesophagus, intrathoracic lymph glands, diaphragm, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, stomach, duodenum, pelvic colon and lymph glands
Type of incident: n/a

John Dunbach , 66, Stoker

Occupation or role: Stoker
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Sep 1913
Date of death: 2 Oct 1913
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated inguinal hernia. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Pneumonia (Lung)
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

Susannah Parr, 48, [Wife of] Dustman

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Dustman
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Jul 1913
Date of death: 3 Oct 1913
Disease (transcribed): Intraperitoneal cyst. Fistula (faecal). Pylephlebitis. Psoas abscess and abscess in gluteal muscles
Disease (standardised): Cysts (Abdomen); Fistula (Intestines); Pylephlebitis (Veins); Abscess (Psoas muscle); Abscess (Muscles)
Admitted under the care of: Frankau, Claude Howard Stanley
Medical examination performed by: Oram, Evelyn Henry Bardens
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The sinus was discharging and on the day of admission continuous vomiting started.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, abdomen, bile duct, hepatic artery, liver, gall bladder, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, bladder, alimentary canal, uterus and adnexa
Type of incident: n/a

Harry Ford, 45, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Sep 1913
Date of death: 26 Sep 1913
Disease (transcribed): Perforated duodenal ulcer. General peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Duodenum); Perforation (Duodenum); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Turner, George Robertson
Medical examination performed by: Oram, Evelyn Henry Bardens
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: Whilst walking he had sudden severe pain in the right hypochondium.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

James Cox, 31, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Sep 1913
Date of death: 24 Sep 1913
Disease (transcribed): Perforated duodenal ulcer. Appendicitis. Laparotomy. Appendicectomy and drainage. Empyema
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Duodenum); Perforation (Duodenum); Appendicitis (Appendix); Laparotomy (Abdomen); Appendicectomy (Appendix); Empyema (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Jaffrey, Francis
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

William Widdersen, 67, Workhouse inmate

Occupation or role: Workhouse inmate
Age: 67
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Sep 1913
Date of death: 4 Sep 1913
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated inguinal hernia. Purulent peritonitis. Cut throat. Hydatid disease of liver and omentum
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Suppuration (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Wound (Throat); Echinococcosis (Liver); Echinococcosis (Omentum)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: Oram, Evelyn Henry Bardens
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He cut his throat with a knife and threw himself into the Serpentine.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, thyroid, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, adrenals, kidneys, bladder and brain
Type of incident: Suicide

Martha Breeze, 49, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 49
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Aug 1913
Date of death: 28 Aug 1913
Disease (transcribed): Acute appendicitis. Peritonitis. Appendicectomy and drainage
Disease (standardised): Appendicitis (Appendix); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Appendicectomy (Appendix); Drainage (Appendix)
Admitted under the care of: English, T. Crisp
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 autopsy
Type of incident: n/a

John Burrows, 8 days, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 8 days
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Aug 1913
Date of death: 29 Aug 1913
Disease (transcribed): Imperforate anus. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Anorectal malformations (Anal canal); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: English, T. Crisp
Medical examination performed by: Oram, Evelyn Henry Bardens
Post mortem examination performed by: Torrens, James Aubrey
Medical notes: There had been no action of the bowels in spite of castor oil.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, pleurae, lungs, abdomen, spleen, liver, kidneys and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

James Kidd, 75, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 75
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Aug 1913
Date of death: 28 Aug 1913
Disease (transcribed): Faecal fistula following strangulated inguinal hernia. Intestinal anastomosis. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Fistula (Intestines); Hernia (Abdomen); Anastomosis (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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 post mortem
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Haley, 58, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Jul 1913
Date of death: 18 Aug 1913
Disease (transcribed): Gastric ulcer. Gastro jejunostomy. Obstruction by adhesion. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Gastric bypass (Stomach); Obstruction (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: English, T. Crisp
Medical examination performed by: Colledge, Lionel
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: Three months before admission the patient had an attack of indigestion and vomited everything. He was taken ill in the street with giddiness and haematemesis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, adrenals, kidneys and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

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