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Kate Vendril, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Jan 1881
Date of death: 7 Apr 1881
Disease (transcribed): Endocarditis. Embolism of spleen and kidneys
Disease (standardised): Endocarditis (Heart); Embolism (Spleen, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Turner, George Robertson
Medical notes: 'Had been the subject of fistula in ano for some 5 years or so, and had had several ischio-rectal abscesses. She had been unwilling to be properly examined, and these abscesses had been allowed to pursue their own course'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, uterus

Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Pevey , 64, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 64
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Mar 1852
Date of death: 6 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the upper part of the thigh bone. Old pleural adhesion and soft dilated heart. Kidneys slightly diseased
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Adhesions (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This woman was admitted a short time after the occurrence of an accident by which she had broken her thigh. She fell down two stairs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left femur, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Baggott, 48, Waterman

Occupation or role: Waterman
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1860
Date of death: 26 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Diseased heart
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lungs); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A waterman. He first became a patient on the 1st of Feb /60, when it appeared that for two months he had suffered from shortness of breath with cough and expectoration, never of blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Brangwin, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 May 1853
Date of death: 25 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Wound of hand. Pleurisy. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Wound (Hand); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: Three weeks before his admission his right hand had been hammed between the wheel and body of a cart, causing a lacerated wound on the dorsum of the hand.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Right upper extremity, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Spratley, 36, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Mar 1860
Date of death: 26 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Diseased heart & kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A carpenter. 24 years ago he suffered from a complaint which was presumed to be pericarditis, per which he was an out-patient at the hospital. He had pain in the left side of the chest and the pericardium bore marks of cupping’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Thorn, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1852
Date of death: 15 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophied heart. Diseased kidneys. Atheroma of aorta. Old double pleural adhesions. Cheese like scrofulous matter in apices of both lungs
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries); Adhesions (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: He was in the hospital for a short period last August with swelled leg. Despite treatment e was never entirely free from dropsy, but of late the swelling had much increased.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Vandenburgh, 45, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1858
Date of death: 2 May 1858
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis. Diseased kidneys. Rheumatic gout
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Kidneys); Gout (Joints)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'This man had been ill about a month with rheumatic gout in his feet & ankles & swelling of his left wrist. He complained also of pain in his loins which was relieved by dry cupping’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, right knee joint
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Beacham, Bargeman

Occupation or role: Bargeman
Gender: Male
Age: 27
Date of admission: 8 Mar 1854
Date of death: 7 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Popliteal aneurism
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Knee)
Admitting doctor: Tatum, Thomas
Surgeon: n/a
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man was a bargeman and seemed to have lived a tolerably free life, but had never had any serious illness before the time of his admission’
Post mortem notes: External examination only

Type of injury: n/a

William Emery, 49, Plasterer

Occupation or role: Plasterer
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Apr 1860
Date of death: 29 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A plasterer. He had been pretty well, and at work, all day. In the evening he went to a public house and drank, as was stated, only two glasses of ale. Walking home he staggered and could not have got along, had not his friends supported him. He complained, at the same time, that he could not see. He was at once brought to the hospital and was then perfectly coherent and sensible, but appeared to have no power in his legs’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Newington, 30, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 May 1858
Date of death: 8 May 1858
Disease (transcribed): Aneurism of the arch of the aorta, bursting into the oesophagus
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A porter admitted with pain in the shoulders & at the epigastrium apparently in a fixed spot. There was some tenderness on pressure here & the pain was worse after taking food’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Zouche, 63, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Apr 1860
Date of death: 30 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Hypertrophy of cranium. Meningeal apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Disease (Brain); Stroke (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This patient came into the house with cough, expectoration and other symptoms of phthisis which she had had for 4 months. She took cascarilla with ipecacuan, and wine, and her case did not attract much attention until the 25th when she suddenly lost her power of distinct speech. She looked intelligent and appeared to understand all that was said to her’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, pelvis, neck

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Gilbert, 45, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Mar 1858
Date of death: 10 May 1858
Disease (transcribed): Aneurism of the aorta. Diseased kidneys. Dropsy
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta); Disease (Kidneys); Edema (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A carpenter who was in the hospital last winter with ascites & what was supposed to be valvular disease of the heart. He was made out-patient after a time & got better; then in February he caught a fresh cold, & the legs became anasarcous’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Edward Smith, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 50
Date of admission: 19 Apr 1854
Date of death: 16 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Diseased heart. Inflamed bursa. Fibrin in iliac veins &c
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Inflammation (Bursa); Thrombosis (Blood vessels)
Admitting doctor: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Holmes, Timothy and Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This man had been out of health for some time, & had been treated as an OP [out-patient] at this hospital for the 3 weeks previous to his admission, on account of some pain at the upper part of the left thigh, supposed at first to be of a rheumatic character’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx & trachea, abdomen, hip

Type of injury: n/a

George P Smith, 57, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 57
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 May 1870
Date of death: 10 May 1870
Disease (transcribed): Wound on forehead. Meningitis. Apoplexy. Pyaemia.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Head); Meningitis (Brain); Stroke (Brain); Sepsis (Systemic)
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 patient was brought into the Hospital in a semi-comatose state in which he had been found. There was a small scalp wound over the right eye, no other mark or injury. His appearance and expression were that of a man very drunk.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and stomach
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Robinson, 34, Seaman

Occupation or role: Seaman
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Feb 1877
Date of death: 22 Apr 1877
Disease (transcribed): Thoracic aneurysm. Suppuration of sac.
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Thorax); Suppuration (Thorax)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: The case was not reported here.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

George Downing, 66, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Jan 1855
Date of death: 15 Jan 1855
Disease (transcribed): Fractured Ribs. Hypertrophy and Dilatation of the Heart
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man was admitted on account of fractured ribs. The injury was received on the day of admission from a cab. He had an old cough and complained a good deal of difficulty breathing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Allen, 22, Cab driver

Occupation or role: Cab driver
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 May 1860
Date of death: 12 May 1860
Disease (transcribed): Valvular disease of the heart. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Pneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A cab driver. He had rheumatic fever 4 years ago, and since suffered from palpitations. 3 weeks before admission, in consequence, as he supposed, of catching cold, he was attacked with cough, accompanied with expectoration and increased palpitations of the heart’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Richard Corpes, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Jun 1852
Date of death: 11 Jul 1852
Disease (transcribed): Delirium and coma preceding death. Pneumonia. Red hepatization. Hypertrophied heart with extreme contraction of the mitral valve orifice although not attended by murmur
Disease (standardised): Delirium (Brain); Coma (Brain); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: This man was admitted in a very peculiar state. His brother reported that he had been ill some three or four months with cough, shortness of breathing, and he had spit some blood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Livermore, 30, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Apr 1858
Date of death: 22 May 1858
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'A stableman who was attacked eight days before admission with cough, followed in two days by rigors & pain in the left side. When admitted he had an anxious expression of countenance, the face was flushed, skin hot, pulse weak & frequent, tongue dry & almost black’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mark Brand, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 44
Date of admission: 24 May 1854
Date of death: 31 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of urethra. Abscess of prostate. Diseased heart
Disease (standardised): Stricture (Urethra); Abscess (Prostate); Disease (Heart)
Admitting doctor: Cutler, Edward
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man was admitted in consequence of difficulty of making water, the result of stricture of the urethra. On examination with an instrument, a stricture was discovered’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, larynx & trachea, thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Elizabeth Brennan, 41, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Apr 1860
Date of death: 16 May 1860
Disease (transcribed): Disease of heart & kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'The patient had been an in-patient 12 years before, suffering from the same affective of the skin that she had when admitted. She had long suffered form palpitations of the heart’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

Margaret Balmain, 50, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 May 1860
Date of death: 20 May 1860
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of femur. Fatty heart
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Thigh); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a traumatic fracture of the left femur just below the trochanter, there was considerable displacement. She was very unhealthy in appearance, her complexion being sallow […] She stated that the day before her admission, she had slipped down some steps, striking the outer side of the thigh against the floor’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thigh, cranium, thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Charles Middleton, 22, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 May 1858
Date of death: 25 May 1858
Disease (transcribed): Valvular lesion of the heart
Disease (standardised): Lesion (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'This young man stated that three weeks ago he overwalked himself & in addition to extreme fatigue began to experience palpitation of the heart. It appeared that for a month he had been suffering from diarrhoea also. He could not lie on the left side, but had been glad to keep his bed for more than a fortnight’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Roberts, 29, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 May 1858
Date of death: 27 May 1858
Disease (transcribed): Valvular lesion of the heart
Disease (standardised): Lesion (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'This patient gave a history of rheumatism attacking his lower limbs a week previous to his admission but so long as two months ago he was examined by a doctor on account of pain in the side & was told that he had ‘palpitation of the heart’. There was a most intense friction sound audible over the lower cardiac region which ceased as soon as the man held his breath’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Thoday, 65, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jan 1853
Date of death: 19 Jan 1853
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the kidneys. Ligature to femoral artery for aneurism
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Ligature (Arteries); Aneurysm (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man when admitted presented the usual symptoms of fractured femur. He was at his front door when he bent to pick up the key and heard something snap in his leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and left lower extremity
Type of incident: n/a

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