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Emily Heath, 22, Needlewoman

Occupation or role: Needlewoman
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Apr 1872
Date of death: 22 Apr 1872
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous pleuropneumonia. Empyema
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Empyema (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This patient stated that her health had always been quite good up to about three weeks ago when occasional sickness and loss of appetite commenced.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Bateman, 52, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Apr 1872
Date of death: 16 Apr 1872
Disease (transcribed): Atheroma. Hypertrophy of heart. Effusion into pleurae and peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries); Disease (Heart); Effusion (Pleura); Effusion (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This man was in the hospital in December of last year with an acute attack of bronchitis and albuminuria.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

James Archer, 58, Sweep

Occupation or role: Sweep
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Mar 1873
Date of death: 14 Apr 1873
Disease (transcribed): Chronic bronchitis. Pleuro-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Pleuropneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This man had long been subject to cough and spitting, always worse in the cold weather. About two weeks back the cough became more severe with shortness of the breath and much spitting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

William Calver, 16, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Apr 1873
Date of death: 13 Apr 1873
Disease (transcribed): Adherent pericardium. Mitral contraction. Hypertrophy and dilatation of ventricles. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Adherent (Heart); Disease (Heart); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This patient first came to the hospital in October of last year complaining of rheumatic pains about the body which had confined him to bed for about three days.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Caroline Holdsworth, 29, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1874
Date of death: 12 Jan 1874
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This woman stated that she was confined five months back and ever since had been out of health with pain about the body, cough and spitting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Marcham, 34, Mason

Occupation or role: Mason
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Jan 1873
Date of death: 7 Apr 1873
Disease (transcribed): Caries of femur. Lardaceous disease. Pleurisy. Ascites
Disease (standardised): Caries (Leg); Amyloidosis (Kidney); Pleurisy (Pleura); Ascites (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: For nine years this man had had disease of the right hip and thigh bone with much purulent discharge.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys and bones
Type of incident: n/a

Emma Mills, 34, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 34
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Feb 1872
Date of death: 7 Apr 1872
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia in cervical region of the spinal cord. Paralysis. Bedsores
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Spinal cord); Paralysis (Brain); Pressure ulcer (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The history given by this patient was that ten months before admission she first felt pain in the right foot. The pain gradually extended upwards to the thigh.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and spinal cord
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas White, 68, Hawker

Occupation or role: Hawker
Age: 68
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Apr 1872
Date of death: 6 Apr 1872
Disease (transcribed): Pleuropneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The day before admission while out of door at his occupation of water cress keeper, he said that pain took him suddenly all over his body with shivering. Two or three hours after a cough commenced.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Burk alias Beales, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Apr 1872
Date of death: 5 Apr 1872
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This man said that on the 27th of March pain and shivering commenced about his body. He remained much in the same stated until April 1st when a cough and spitting began.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Hernia, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Tucker, 43, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jan 1873
Date of death: 20 Mar 1873
Disease (transcribed): Broncho-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: About eighteen months back this man had a slight fit with subsequent loss of power in the left leg and arm.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

John Absolon, 35, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Feb 1873
Date of death: 14 Mar 1873
Disease (transcribed): Broncho-pneumonia. Emphysema (vesicular and interlobular). Pulmonary haemorrhage
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Haemorrhage (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This man for three weeks had had a cough with much spitting and shivering.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

John J Perry, 19, Messenger

Occupation or role: Messenger
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1872
Date of death: 4 Jan 1872
Disease (transcribed): Mitral regurgitation. Hypertrophy of right ventricle and left auricle. Extensive pulmonary apoplexy. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Haemorrhage (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This patient was reported to have had good health up to about a year and a half ago when shortness of breath commenced with attacks of coughing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Bishop, 18, Errand boy

Occupation or role: Errand boy
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Feb 1872
Date of death: 18 Mar 1872
Disease (transcribed): Caseation of mesenteric and lumbar glands. Miliary tubercles in lungs and kidneys. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Caseation (Lymph nodes); Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Kidney); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This patient said that he had never been quite well as he always had something the matter with him. Five years ago he was confined to his bed for some weeks with an attack of rheumatism.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, pleurae, lungs, heart, glands, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

William Mant, 69, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 69
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Feb 1873
Date of death: 7 Mar 1873
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Hypertrophy of heart. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: For two years this man had been subject to cough and shortness of the breath, always worse on any exertion.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Collins, 38, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Mar 1872
Date of death: 15 Mar 1872
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Hypertrophied heart. Pleuropneumonia. Endocarditis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Endocarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This man who could give scarcely any history of himself being somewhat delirious, said that for about a year he had had swelling about the body which of late had much increased with cough and some spitting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

William Coney, 46, Pensioner

Occupation or role: Pensioner
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1872
Date of death: 12 Mar 1872
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Nephritis. Pleuropneumonia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Nephritis (Kidney); Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This patient was a discharged solider and stated that for the last nine days he had had continual diarrhoea and cramps in the belly.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, pleurae, lungs, heart, intestines, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Wadham, 47, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Dec 1872
Date of death: 2 Mar 1873
Disease (transcribed): Atheroma. Yellow softening of left corpus striatum. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries); Softening (Brain); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This man stated that he had had pain in the head and occipital region for about two weeks. On the day of admission while at work he suddenly lost the power of the right side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

William Nowell, 45, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Mar 1872
Date of death: 11 Mar 1872
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Fibroid consolidation of the lungs. Hypertrophied heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This man had complained of shortness of breath and occasional swelling of the legs for eight years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

John W Stow, 40, Policeman

Occupation or role: Policeman
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Feb 1873
Date of death: 1 Mar 1873
Disease (transcribed): Pulmonary tuberculosis. Acute bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This man had been subject to cough for many years with occasional spitting of blood. About two weeks ago the cough became very severe with shivering and much shortness of breath.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Chopping, 32, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Feb 1873
Date of death: 26 Feb 1873
Disease (transcribed): Broncho-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This man had had a cough with shortness of breath for two weeks with much spitting, occasionally of blood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Grace Collins, 48, Laundress

Occupation or role: Laundress
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Jan 1873
Date of death: 25 Feb 1873
Disease (transcribed): Mitral contraction. Cirrhosis of liver. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Cirrhosis (Liver); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This woman had frequently been in the hospital with symptoms of disease of the heart with lung complications.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

James Giddens, 34, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1872
Date of death: 4 Jan 1872
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of aorta. Dilatation of aorta. Atheroma. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta); Dilatation (Aorta); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This man had been in the hospital three times previously with symptoms of aortic disease and dilatation of the aorta.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Pearce, 30, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Dec 1873
Date of death: 6 Jan 1874
Disease (transcribed): Syphilis? Caries of hyoid bone. Abscess opening into oesophagus. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Syphilis (Systemic); Caries (Hyoid bone); Abscess (Oesophagus); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This woman stated that for three months she had been failing in health with loss of appetite and flesh and occasional sickness and later swelling over the throat and left shin bone.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, hyoid bone, liver, spleen, kidneys, organs of generation and tibiae
Type of incident: n/a

John Cunningham, 28, Sailor

Occupation or role: Sailor
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Feb 1873
Date of death: 23 Feb 1873
Disease (transcribed): Localised empyema. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This man stated that he had had a severe cough for five weeks. Three weeks back the cough became more urgent with shivering, shortness of breath and pain about the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Stephen Baker, 49, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Feb 1873
Date of death: 17 Feb 1873
Disease (transcribed): Broncho-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This man stated that he was in comparatively good health up to ten days before admission when a cough commenced with little spitting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

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