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Mary Mundy, 63, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Aug 1918
Date of death: 15 Aug 1918
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of gall bladder following cholelithiasis. Metastases in small & large intestine, omentum & liver. Obstruction of ileum
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Gall bladder); Cholelithiasis (Biliary tract); Metastases (Intestines, omentum, liver); Obstruction (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Post mortem examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Medical notes: 'She first had abdominal pain 3 years ago. 6 months ago these became very severe, and were accompanied by vomiting. Vomiting relieved the pain. Neither the pain nor the vomiting appear to have any relation to food. Some diarrhoea for last 6 weeks, but no melaena. Menopause 12 years ago. Slight show 3 months ago. No venereal disease. Getting thinner last 3 months’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Illustrations or photographs: Yes (see PM/1918/167)
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Cook , 54, Collector

Occupation or role: Collector
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Jul 1916
Date of death: 29 Jul 1916
Disease (transcribed): Pyloric ulcer. Stricture of pylorus. Gastrectasia. Visceroptosis. Haematemesis
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Constriction (Stomach); Gastrectasia (Stomach); Visceral prolapse (Viscera); Haematemesis (Gastrointestinal tract)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He had pain in the epigastrium at one time related to food, not not so, that lasted about three to four hours when vomiting gave relief.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder and stomach
Illustrations or photographs: Yes Type of incident: n/a

Charles Hillman, 19, Footman

Occupation or role: Footman
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Mar 1916
Date of death: 25 Aug 1916
Disease (transcribed): Malignant endocarditis. Mitral and aortic reflux. Infarcts of spleen and kidneys. Anasarca
Disease (standardised): Endocarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Infarction (Spleen); Infarction (Kidney); Oedema (Leg); Oedema (Arm)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: The illness started five weeks ago with pains in the legs and malaise. A fortnight later both knee-joints and the right shoulder became painful and swollen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, suprarenals, bladder, alimentary canal, stomach and intestines
Illustrations of photographs: Yes Type of incident: n/a

George Harrison, 32, Packer

Occupation or role: Packer
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 May 1888
Date of death: 18 Jun 1888
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophic cirrhosis of the liver. Albuminoid change in liver, spleen, stomach & kidneys
Disease (standardised): Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Disease (Liver, spleen, stomach, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Gamgee, Arthur and Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient gave no history of syphilis, nor of having suffered form any disease causing prolonged suppuration. At one time he said he drank a gallon or two of beer daily and 2 or 3 ‘goes’ of spirits, but he said that for 2 ½ years before he came to the hospital he had taken less. For 2 years he had been subjects to attacks of epistaxis’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, testes, stomach, intestines, thorax, heart, lungs, tongue, brain, eyes
Illustrations or photographs: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Hannah Kates, 45, Laundress

Occupation or role: Laundress
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Jun 1888
Date of death: 22 Jun 1888
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of the pyloric end of stomach. Perforation of stomach wall. Passage of faeces into peritoneum. Peritonitis. Partial kinking of transverse colon, causing obstruction of the lumen of the gut, with great dilatation of the immediately preceding portion
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach); Perforation (Stomach); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Obstruction (Colon, gut)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The woman was married when she was 25 years of age. She had 3 children, 2 of whom died of ‘consumption’. She said that she had generally had good health and had never been laid up before’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Peritoneum, stomach, intestines, kidneys, spleen, liver, thorax, lungs, heart, brain
Illustrations or photographs: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Cook , 61, Signalman

Occupation or role: Signalman
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Oct 1916
Date of death: 12 Oct 1916
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of rectum. Piece of bone in rectum causing ulceration and perforation. General peritonitis. Enlarged prostate. Cystitis
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Rectum); Ulcer (Rectum); Perforation (Rectum); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Enlarged (Prostate); Cystitis (Bladder)
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: The patient had not been well for three weeks. Two days ago he had acute pain in the epigastrium, vomiting and constipation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder and alimentary canal
Illustrations or photographs: Yes Type of incident: n/a

William Naish, 34, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jun 1888
Date of death: 27 Jun 1888
Disease (transcribed): ?Septicaemia. Fits. Parotid buboes
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Systemic); Seizure; Swelling (Parotid glands)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient’s mind was not clear, a history was obtained with difficulty and the man’s statements did not appear to be very reliable. Six days before he came in he said he had vomiting, headache and pain in his chest. He was however able to get about till the day of his admission. The man’s wife thought he had been injured, but there was no clear evidence of this, and there was no objective sign of it. The patient said he drank only a pint of beer a day, except when he ‘had company’ ‘
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Skull, brain, thorax, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, stomach, intestines, pancreas, mesenteric glands, shoulder joint, left hip
Illustrations or photographs: Yes (see PM/1888/202)
Type of incident: n/a

Anders Gustafson, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Oct 1871
Date of death: 2 Nov 1871
Disease (transcribed): Yellow atrophy of the liver
Disease (standardised): Atrophy (Liver)

Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'Had complained all the summer of pain in the epigastrium with occasional vomiting after food. Fourteen days before admission the pain got very much worse with sickness after every meal. Sleeping very soundly at night, with general depression of the spirits and the skin began to get yellow. For the last three weeks, the water has been very dark-coloured’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium
Illustrations or photographs: Yes (see PM/1871/154)
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Flanagan, 56, [Wife of] Foreman

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Foreman
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Jun 1888
Date of death: 26 Jul 1888
Disease (transcribed): Gall stone impacted in common bile duct. Biliary obstruction and hepatic abscesses
Disease (standardised): Gallstone (Gallbladder); Abscess (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Le Cronier, Maxwell
Medical notes: 'Had never left Britain. In early life lived amongst the Cambrian Mountains. No history of ague. For 11[?] years had had attacks, the symptoms of which point to the passage of gall stones, altogether she had 4 or 5 such attacks’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, liver, lungs, heart, spleen, kidneys, stomach, bladder
Illustrations or photographs: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Kate O'Dowd, 40, [Wife of] Soldier

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Soldier
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Oct 1916
Date of death: 29 Nov 1916
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of transverse colon. Removal. End to end anastomosis. Local peritonitis. Dilatation of stomach due to obstruction by band
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Intestines); Operation (Intestines); Anastomosis (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Dilatation (Stomach); Obstruction (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: She had not been in good health for a year. She had swelling in the left side of the abdomen for six weeks, becoming larger and more painful.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen only examined
Illustrations or photographs: Yes Type of incident: n/a

Augustus Keegan , 47, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Nov 1916
Date of death: 8 Dec 1916
Disease (transcribed): New growth of bifurcation of trachea. Purulent Bronchiectasis and bronchopneumonia. ? Growth in stomach
Disease (standardised): Tumours (Trachea); Suppuration (Lung); Bronchiectasis (Lung); Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Tumours (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He had had a chronic winter cough for years. He had lately become very breathless and expectoration had become profuse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, trachea, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals and alimentary canal
Illustrations or photographs: Yes Type of incident: n/a

William Beaumont, 51, Bricklayer

Occupation or role: Bricklayer
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Jan 1888
Date of death: 29 Feb 1888
Disease (transcribed): Jaundice from cancer of the pancreas blocking common bile duct. Dilatation of common bile & cystic ducts and of hepatic duct
Disease (standardised): Jaundice (Skin); Cancer (Pancreas); Disease (Bile, cystic and hepatic ducts)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient, who was a bricklayer, had been accustomed to drink beer and porter freely. He said that his abdomen had been large for up to 5 years. About Easter 1887 he became deeply jaundiced’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, intestines, duodenum, pancreas, liver, stomach, kidneys, bladder, thorax, lungs, heart, brain
Illustrations or photographs: Yes
Type of incident: n/a