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William Gannon, 28, [No occupation]

Occupation or role: [No occupation]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 May 1876
Date of death: 4 Feb 1877
Disease (transcribed): Splenic abscess. Multiple abscesses in the brain. Pulmonary tuberculosis.
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Spleen); Abscess (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient was transferred from Dr Barclay. For history see Medical register for number 684. The case was taken from Mr Morgan's notes.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, peritoneum, meninges and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Harry Timbrell, 70, [No occupation]

Occupation or role: [No occupation]
Age: 70
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Nov 1876
Date of death: 6 Aug 1877
Disease (transcribed): Hip disease, excision. Tubercular meningitis with large ventricular effusion.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Hip); Excision (Hip); Tuberculosis, Meningitis (Brain); Effusion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with Disease of the Right Hip of six months standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, brain and spinal cord
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Hindley, 50, [No occupation]

Occupation or role: [No occupation]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Jan 1877
Date of death: 18 Jan 1877
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Haemothorax. Luxation of spine
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Haemothorax (Thorax); Luxation (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: A Dray on which the patient was riding upset throwing his violently to the ground and one of the horses which had also fallen, then rolled on him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Charlotte Knaggs, 67, [No occupation]

  • Occupation or role: [No occupation]
    Age: 67
    Gender: Female
    Date of admission: 23 Jan 1877
    Date of death: 26 Jan 1877
    Disease (transcribed): Femoral hernia; operation; peritonitis. Fatty and dilated heart
    Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Heart)
    Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
    Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
    Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
  • Owen, Herbert Isambard
    Medical notes: Four days before admission the patient noticed a pain in the left groin and found a swelling. The same day vomiting came on.
    Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen and abdomen. The post mortem was taken from Dr Owens notes
    Type of incident: n/a

James Young, 54, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Jan 1877
Date of death: 22 Feb 1877
Disease (transcribed): Excision of ankle. Pyaemia.
Disease (standardised): Excision (Ankle); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: This patient had been in St George's Hospital on a previous occasion with some inflammation about the right ankle.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, skull, meninges and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Walter Edwards, 7, Schoolboy

Occupation or role: Schoolboy
Age: 7
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Feb 1877
Date of death: 7 Mar 1877
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull. Abscess under scalp. Extravasation and abscess under dura mater. Pneumonia.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Abscess (Scalp); Extravasation (Meninges); Abscess (Meninges); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient fell 23 feet from a scaffold on to some flagstone.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain and lungs
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Joseph Watts, 48, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Feb 1877
Date of death: 20 Feb 1877
Disease (transcribed): Laceration of brain with haemorrhage. Injury to spinal cord.
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Brain); Haemorrhage (Brain); Injury (Spinal Cord)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: This case was not seen by the Registrar as the patient very soon after admission died.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, brain, spinal column and left thyroid
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Turner, 64, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Mar 1877
Date of death: 1 Mar 1877
Disease (transcribed): Hernia. Intestinal haemorrhage, fatty heart, emphysema. Granular kidney.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Haemorrhage (Intestines); Disease (Heart); Emphysema (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The night before admission the rupture on the right side came down and could not be reduced.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, bronchi, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, peritoneum, intestine and hernia
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Harold, 13, Schoolboy

Occupation or role: Schoolboy
Age: 13
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Mar 1877
Date of death: 8 July 1877
Disease (transcribed): Hip Disease. Cerebral congestion and meningeal thromboses. Chronic tubular nephritis. Amyloid spleen.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Hip); Congestion (Brain); Thrombosis (Meninges); Nephritis (Kidney); Amyloidosis (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient had suffered from abscesses about the left hip since three years of age and since that time always walked lame. A fortnight before admission the patient slipped and fell down, having stepped on some orange peel which caused the abscesses to discharge profusely.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, brain and cord
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Susan Davis, 76, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 76
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Mar 1877
Date of death: 30 Jun 1877
Disease (transcribed): Inguinal hernia, operated. Emphysema. Fatty heart. Granular kidney. Cerebral softening.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Emphysema (Lung); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Softening (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient had had a rupture on both sides for ten years, the one on the left side always partially reducible, that on the right side completely so. Four hours before admission, the rupture on the left side became suddenly longer and very painful. In three hours vomiting set in.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, intestine, hernia and brain
Type of incident: n/a

John Hagan, 40, Bricklayer

Occupation or role: Bricklayer
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1877
Date of death: 31 Mar 1877
Disease (transcribed): Fractured spine, ribs and sternum. Haemothorax.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Fracture (Ribs); Fracture (Sternum); Haemothorax (Thorax)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: This patient fell from a scaffold about 16 feet high.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, liver, kidneys, spleen, heart, brain and injuries. The post mortem was from Mr Golding Collet's notes.
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Harris, 19, Shopman

Occupation or role: Shopman
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Apr 1877
Date of death: 4 Apr 1877
Disease (transcribed): Hernia (operation). Perforation of the bowel. Peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Perforation (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient had had a rupture on the right side since he was four years old which had previously always been reduced with ease until the day of admission when it became larger and painful. The right testicle had never descended into the scrotum.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, peritoneum and right testicle. The post mortem was from Mr Golding Collet's notes.
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Hannal , 60, Pew Opener

Occupation or role: Pew Opener
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 May 1877
Date of death: 11 May 1877
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull. Laceration of Brain and haemorrhage. Granular kidneys. Emphysema.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Haemorrhage (Brain); Disease (Kidney); Emphysema (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: This patient died a few hours after admission and was not seen by the Registrar.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, stomach, cranium, brain, fracture, spinal cord and ribs.
Type of incident: n/a

James Manning, 43, Potman

Occupation or role: Potman
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 May 1877
Date of death: 27 Jun 1877
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull: meningeal haemorrhage: softening of brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Haemorrhage (Meninges); Softening (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient fell off some steps four feet high on to the back of the head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, meninges, fracture, brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Ellen Russell, 56, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 May 1877
Date of death: 3 Jun 1877
Disease (transcribed): Constriction of the descending colon by a fibrous band. Right and left colotomy. Large ovarian tumour.
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Intestines); Operation (Intestines); Tumour (Ovary)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient was transferred from Dr Barclay. For 18 months she had suffered from constipation and vomiting, and shortly after commencement of these symptoms had noticed a small lump in the abdomen near the navel.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, peritoneum, brain, utereus, ovaries, intestine and bowel
Type of incident: n/a

Timothy Sheffield, 66, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 May 1877
Date of death: 7 July 1877
Disease (transcribed): Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: Three years ago the patient first noticed difficulty in passing water, frequent micturition and occasional passage of blood in the urine.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, urethra and right thigh
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Kirkland, 63, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Jun 1877
Date of death: 23 Jun 1877
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Pneumothorax. General emphysema. Depressed fracture of skull.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Pneumothorax (Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: Patient was found lying in a stable, half conscious, with a horse standing over him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Skull, ribs, sternum, pleurae, lungs, bronchi, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen and brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Henry Westlake, 38, Waiter

Occupation or role: Waiter
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Jun 1877
Date of death: 30 Jun 1877
Disease (transcribed): Injury to ankle. Delirium Tremens. Cerebral and pulmonary congestion. Granular kidney. Fatty heart.
Disease (standardised): Injury (Ankle); Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium (Brain); Congestion (Brain); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Congestion (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: On the day before admission the patient was kicked by another man on the right ankle.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, brain and spinal cord
Type of incident: Homicide/murder

Benjamin Ditton , 80, Grocer

Occupation or role: Grocer
Age: 80
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Jun 1877
Date of death: 21 Nov 1877
Disease (transcribed): Atheroma. Gangrene
Disease (standardised): Gangrene (Foot); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: Three weeks before admission his toe nail made a small wound on the middle toe of the right foot. The toe became red and painful and soon black at the extremity. The back of the foot then became red and a little swollen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, brain and arteries
Type of incident: n/a

George J Woodman, 21, Messenger

Occupation or role: Messenger
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 July 1877
Date of death: 15 July 1877
Disease (transcribed): Purulent Peritonitis (Hernia)
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Suppuration (Abdomen); Hernia (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: Five days before admission the patient exerted himself much in playing cricket. On the following day he felt some pain and stiffness across the lower part of the abdomen. Three days before admission he noticed that a rupture, which had troubled him for seven years, was down and much longer than usual.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, peritoneum and intestine
Type of incident: n/a

George Edmunds, 34, Waiter

Occupation or role: Waiter
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Aug 1877
Date of death: 3 Aug 1877
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of the urethra close to the meatus. Cystic degeneration of the kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Urethra); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient was transferred from the medical wards and was too ill to give any account of himself.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys and urethra. The post mortem was from Mr G.F. Barker's notes
Type of incident: n/a

William Smith , 62, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Aug 1877
Date of death: 8 Nov 1877
Disease (transcribed): Epithelioma of tongue. Haemorrhage
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Tongue); Haemorrhage (Mouth)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: He was a cancer institution patient. Two years before admission a small sore appeared on the left side of the tongue. A tooth which seemed to irritate the sore was extracted. The sore slowly enlarged until three months before admission when it commenced to grow rapidly and caused difficulty in swallowing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, stomach, brain, tongue and larynx
Type of incident: n/a

James H Lee, 60, [No occupation]

Occupation or role: [No occupation]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Aug 1877
Date of death: 5 Aug 1877
Disease (transcribed): Hernia – operation
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient had had an inguinal rupture on the left side for fourteen years and was vomiting blood for the previous three days.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, liver, kidneys, spleen, hernia and peritoneum
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Beasley, 79, [No occupation]

Occupation or role: [No occupation]
Age: 79
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Aug 1877
Date of death: 28 Aug 1877
Disease (transcribed): Hernia. Operation without opening the sac. Fatty heart
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: Six months ago she noticed a small lump in the left groin which disappeared when she laid down and gave her no pain until four days before admission when she also noticed the swelling was larger than normal and vomiting commenced.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, brain and intestine
Type of incident: n/a

John Fry, 5, [No occupation]

Occupation or role: [No occupation]
Age: 5
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Aug 1877
Date of death: 8 Nov 1877
Disease (transcribed): Lumbar abscess
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The mother stated that the child was perfectly well until a week before admission when he began to limp and complain of pain in the left hip and thigh. There was no ascertained injury.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, brain, spinal cord, peritoneum and lumbar abscess
Type of incident: n/a

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