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Abel Mead, 58, Builder

Occupation or role: Builder
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Sep 1916
Date of death: 28 Sep 1916
Disease (transcribed): Inguinal herniotomy. Haematoma behind peritoneum. Suppuration. Cellulitis of retroperitoneal tissues. Peritonitis. Hypostatic pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Herniotomy (Abdomen); Haematoma (Abdomen); Suppuration (Abdomen); Cellulitis (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Back, Ivor Gordon
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He had a left inguinal hernia for seven years which was getting bigger and painful.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, prostate, alimentary canal and appendix
Type of incident: n/a

Ada Jacks, 49, Nurse

Occupation or role: Nurse
Age: 49
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Jan 1916
Date of death: 30 Jan 1916
Disease (transcribed): Excision of rectum for carcinoma. General peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Excision (Rectum); Cancer (Rectum); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: For ten months she had had a rectal discharge.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Local examination only made
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Ellis, 27, Gas fitter

Occupation or role: Gas fitter
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Oct 1888
Date of death: 22 Oct 1888
Disease (transcribed): Haemorrhage into left pleural & peritoneal cavities. Ruptures of diaphragm, liver & spleen
Disease (standardised): Haemorrhage (Pleura, peritoneum); Rupture (Diaphragm, liver, spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: Davidson, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Not seen by registrar. Was knocked down & run over: was brought in dead’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Heart, pleurae, lungs, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, brain, intestines

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Albert Foley, 17, Brushmaker

Occupation or role: Brushmaker
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Sep 1888
Date of death: 22 Sep 1888
Disease (transcribed): Strumous ulceration of shin. Lardaceous degeneration of viscera following chronic arthritis of left knee which had been removed by amputation
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Degeneration (Internal organs); Arthritis (Knee); Amputation (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'See surgical notes’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'No post mortem examination’

Type of incident: n/a

Alexander Doull, 67, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 67
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Aug 1852
Date of death: 4 Sep 1852
Disease (transcribed): Bloody fluid in the peritoneal, pleural and pericardial cavities. Cysted and fatty kidneys. Dilated and enlarged heart. Enlarged auricular ventricular opening on right side of heart. Extensive atheromatous deposit in the arteries. Fluid blood
Disease (standardised): Extravasation (Abdomen); Extravasation (Pleura); Extravasation (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Cysts (Kidney); Disease (Heart);Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries) ; Fluid (Blood)
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: This man stated that he had been subject to occasional swelling of the legs for years. Two or three weeks ago he suffered from pain across the abdomen and a sense of constriction across the epigastrium.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Alexander Thomas, 18, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Nov 1849
Date of death: 6 Dec 1849
Disease (transcribed): Hydrocephalus. Phthisis. Tubercles & vomicae in both lungs, & beneath the peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Hydrocephalus (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs, peritoneum)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This lad had been an in-patient of the hospital with pain of the head, which it was alleged had existed only a fortnight previously’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alexander Wilson, 53, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 May 1845
Date of death: 2 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles & vomicae in both lungs, with old & universal adhesions. Peritonitis & tubercular ulceration of intestine. Tubercular deposits in the cortical structure of the kidney
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines); 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: 'This patient was admitted complaining of cough & dyspnoea. He stated that he had suffered more or less from cough during the last six months, and had frequently brought up blood by coughing’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Collins, 14, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 14
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Mar 1853
Date of death: 1 Apr 1853
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous peritonitis. Perforation of intestines. Diseased mesenteric glands
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Perforation (Intestines); Disease (Lymph nodes)
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 boy belonged to a scrofulous family.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Cornelius, 14, Greengrocer

Occupation or role: Greengrocer
Age: 14
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Sep 1888
Date of death: 29 Sep 1888
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis. Ulceration of verniform appendix
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Appendix)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington and Dent, Clinton Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: 'Was well ‘till Sept 17th when he struck his right side again a barrow handle. He was an itinerant greengrocer. On Sept 18th [he] was seized with severe pain in the abdomen, for which he took ginger wine. On Sept 20th, he committed several times & was freely dosed with castor oil, after which his bowels were open’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Peritoneum, abdomen, stomach, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, thorax, heart, lungs

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Craig, 39, Window cleaner

Occupation or role: Window cleaner
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 May 1916
Date of death: 9 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of pelvis and ribs. Injury of liver and kidney. Rectoperitoneal haemorrhage
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Fracture (Ribs); Injury (Liver); Injury (Kidney); Haemorrhage (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: While cleaning windows the patient fell a distance of four storeys. His fall was broken by a tree into which he fell.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, ribs, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, adrenals, pancreas, bladder, alimentary tract, stomach and brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Alfred Johnston, 47, Automatic-machine collector

Occupation or role: Automatic-machine collector
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 May 1918
Date of death: 31 May 1918
Disease (transcribed): Perforated gastric ulcer. Duodenal ulcer. Peritonitis. Dilated stomach
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach, duodenum); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: O’Flynn, Elizabeth
Post mortem examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Medical notes: 'History of gastric ulcer. Today at 2pm he was seized with acute abdominal pain’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Lewarne, 43, Sailor. Postman

Occupation or role: Sailor. Postman
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Mar 1916
Date of death: 20 Mar 1916
Disease (transcribed): Primary malignant mucoid endothelioma (carcinoma) of the peritoneum. Ascites
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Abdomen); Ascites (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: There had been gradual increase in size of the abdomen for the last five years, but especially during the last fifteen months. He was discharged from the Navy five years ago with a growth of the rectum.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, bladder, prostate and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Smith, 24, Soldier

Occupation or role: Soldier
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Aug 1888
Date of death: 17 Aug 1888
Disease (transcribed): Dysentery. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Dysentery (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The man gave no history of having had rheumatism, nor of scarlatina. He was a soldier and in 1884 was in South Africa where he said he had dysentery. He was not however laid up in bed. His bowels acted 11 or 12 times a day’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, intestines, peritoneum, kidneys

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Taylor, 11, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 11
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Dec 1844
Date of death: 8 Dec 1844
Disease (transcribed): Stone in the bladder. Lithotomy. Diffuse cellular inflammation of the Pelvis and Peritonitis. Right kidney wasted with dilated pelvis and infundibula. Left kidney enlarged. Pelvis and infundibula dilated.
Disease (standardised): Calculi (Bladder); Lithotomy (Bladder); Inflammation (Pelvis); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney); Dilatation (Pelvis);Dilatation (Pituitary gland)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Baker, 25, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Feb 1888
Date of death: 16 Feb 1888
Disease (transcribed): Ruptured tubal. Gestation of left Fallopian tube of about 3 months pregnancy. Hemorrhage. Abdominal section. Corpus luteum in right ovary. Hydro-salpinx of right Fallopian tube which is blocked by old firm connective tissue
Disease (standardised): Ectopic pregnancy Haemorrhage (Fallopian tube); Section (Abdomen); Cyst (Ovary); Hydrosalpinx (Fallopian tube)
Admitted under the care of: Champneys, Francis Henry
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, uterus, ovaries, Fallopian tubes, stomach, intestines, liver, spleen, kidneys, lungs, heart

Type of incident: n/a

Alice Carter, 74, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 74
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Mar 1847
Date of death: 18 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Slight peritonitis. Gangrene of the gut.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Gangrene (Intestines)
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 this patient had suffered from a severe cough for some time.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Maxwell, 39, [Wife of] Tailor

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Tailor
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Jul 1918
Date of death: 23 Aug 1918
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of pancreas. Metastases in glands, lungs, pericardium, ovaries, liver & kidneys & thyroid. Ascites. Hydro-pneumothorax
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Pancreas); Metastases (Glands, lungs, pericardium, ovaries, liver, kidneys, thyroid gland); Ascites (Peritoneum); Hydropneumothorax (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: 'Admitted Mar 18 for abdominal pain of 6 months’ duration, worse after meals and accompanied at times by vomiting. Haemoptysis occurred one month previously, and since t hen there has been cough with sputum. For the last 2 months she has noticed enlarged glands in the neck and a swelling in groin’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alice McDonald, 58, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 58
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Dec 1918
Date of death: 29 Dec 1918
Disease (transcribed): Obstruction of small intestine by band. General peritonitis. Operation
Disease (standardised): Obstruction (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Operation
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Post mortem examination performed by: O’Flynn, Elizabeth
Medical notes: Vomiting, constipation, abdominal pain for 6 days. Appendicectomy several years ago'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alice Nightingale, 21 months, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 21 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Dec 1859
Date of death: 23 Jan 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Mesenteric disease. Incipient rickets. Diseased liver. Old burn
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Disease (Abdomen); Rickets (Bones); Disease (Liver); Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This child was admitted with an extensive burn of the left arm, extending from the shoulder to the back of the hand. It was cut very deep, except in one part about the middle of forearm. She was also evidently suffering from tabies mesentericus which was supposed to have existed for 6 months’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium., left arm, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Amelia Cross, 17, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 May 1870
Date of death: 5 Jun 1870
Disease (transcribed): Enteric Fever. Ulceration and perforation of the large intestine. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Typhoid Fever (Systemic); Ulcer (Intestine ); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This girl had been a patient of the Fever Hospital for measles and on her discharge was sent to the servants home. While there she was seized with pain and aching in the limbs and diarrhoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, intestines and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Amelia Stead, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Jan 1846
Date of death: 22 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis. Gall bladder filled with gall stones. Congestive pneumonia. Specks of atheroma
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Gallstones (Gall bladder); Pneumonia (Lung); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a state of collapse, with cold skin, laboured respiration and a scarcely perceptible pulse. There was a tumour in the left groin about the size of a pigeon egg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax and nose
Type of incident: n/a

Amelia Turner, 67, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 67
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 April 1855
Date of death: 17 April 1855
Disease (transcribed): Umbilical Hernia
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman, in a state of senile dementia, was admitted on account on an umbilical hernia which was said to be strangulated.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Amelia Walters, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Jun 1846
Date of death: 9 Aug 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous infiltration and ulceration of the uterus. Peritonitis of a low character. Other organs not examined.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Uterus); Ulcer (Uterus); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient stated that for the last eight months, she had been suffering from pain in the region of the uterus and pain in the lower part of the back, occasionally shooting down the inside of the thighs with almost constant vaginal discharge.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Bargery, 58, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 58
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Jun 1888
Date of death: 26 Jul 1888
Disease (transcribed): Umbilical hernia. Peripheral neuritis (alcoholic)
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Neuritis (Nervous system)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'For about 3 months before she came to the hospital the patient had some swelling in her legs and for 2 months she had been unable to walk. The memory was defective for 3 weeks before she was admitted. She came in under Mr Bennett [William Henry Bennett] for hernia, but after consultation with Dr Ewart [William Ewart] she was transferred’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, thorax, heart, lungs, spleen, kidneys, liver, gall bladder, stomach, intestines

Type of incident: n/a

Ann Conelly, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Aug 1855
Date of death: 23 Aug 1855
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman stated that she had not felt in good health for three weeks. Six days before admission she was seized with sickness and swelling of abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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