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Mary Lock, 43, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1860
Date of death: 11 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward and Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James and Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This woman was admitted into the Wellington ward March 31st with a small scalp wound situated about an inch above the nose, & erysipelas of the head & face. It appeared that the woman was of drunken habits & was a week before her admission knocked down by her husband, who was also drunk’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Bennett, 18, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Jun 1860
Date of death: 30 Jun 1860
Disease (transcribed): Old ulceration from burn. Double pleurisy. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Ulcer Burn (Skin); Pleurisy (Pleura); Peritonitis (Peritoneum)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy and Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a large sloughing ulcerated surface on the back of the right elbow […] of more than a years’ standing. She was an excessively thin, cachetic-looking girl, & had never menstruated since the original accident’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Thomas King, 78, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 78
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Sep 1860
Date of death: 17 Nov 1860
Disease (transcribed): Senile gangrene. Diseased heart. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Gangrene; Disease (Heart); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'About 9 weeks before admission he rubbed a sore place on the great toe of the right foot with an ill-made shoe, which continued to encrease in size until his admission into the hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Ellen Swift, 2, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 2
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Dec 1860
Date of death: 10 Dec 1860
Disease (transcribed): Sloughing of labium &c. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Sloughing (Genitalia); Pneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This child was placed at school at Hammersmith by her relatives. It appears from the account given by the child that they were half-starved & never washed except about the face and hands’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Batchelor, 60, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1860
Date of death: 25 Dec 1860
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs & olecranon process. Bronchitis & pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs, arm); Bronchitis (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'About an hour before admission this man fell about 15 feet on his right side, shoulder & elbow. On admission it was found that there was fracture of the right olecranon & also of several ribs on the right side’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right elbow

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Smith, 44, Cellarman

Occupation or role: Cellarman
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Oct 1881
Date of death: 22 Oct 1881
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Fatty liver
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Zimmermann, Benjamin Frazier
Post mortem examination performed by: Turner, George Robertson
Medical notes: 'This man was in the habit of drinking spirits a good deal. When 7 years old he had had some dead bone removed from his right leg. 3 months before admission he knocked the skin off the leg at this spot and had had an ulcer there since'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys

Type of incident: n/a

William Moorfield, [No age stated], [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1888
Date of death: 6 Jan 1888
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of neck. Pleuropneumonia
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Neck); Pleuropneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

William Egleton, 62, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Dec 1887
Date of death: 13 Feb 1888
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’
Illustrations or photographs: Yes (relating to case PM/1888/76)
Type of incident: n/a

James Matthews, 64, Waterman

Occupation or role: Waterman
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Mar 1888
Date of death: 2 Apr 1888
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of left thigh. Simple fracture of left leg. Hypostatic pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Thigh, leg); Pneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
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: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Ann Searle, 56, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 May 1888
Date of death: 23 May 1888
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of ribs of each side. Laceration of both ribs. Haemothorax. Fracture of 8th dorsal vertebra. Laceration of spinal cord
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs, vertebrae); Laceration (Ribs, spinal cord); Haemothorax (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: 'Was knocked down by an engine, & brought to the hospital in an unconscious condition. Not seen by registrar’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Cranium, abdomen, ribs, thorax (‘Inquest case’)

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John Fraser, 45, Drayman

Occupation or role: Drayman
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jun 1888
Date of death: 19 Jun 1888
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Right haemothorax. Surgical emphysema. Left pneumothorax. Recent infarctions of right kidney
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Haemothorax (Lungs); Emphysema (Lungs); Pneumothorax (Lungs); Infarction (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: 'He was IP [in-patient] about 12 years ago, suffering from epileptic fits. Was drinking all evening, & in crossing the road was knocked down by a bus, the wheel passed over his chest. He was a brewer’s drayman & had been a heavy beer drinker for many years’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Right leg, sternum, pleurae, lungs, heart, kidneys, spleen, liver, ribs, brain

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Cahill, 29, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Aug 1888
Date of death: 15 Aug 1888
Disease (transcribed): Suppurative arthritis. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Arthritis (Joints); Pneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Davidson, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: 'No history of importance till Dec ‘87 when an abscess formed in the left arm which was opened & drained. On 28th July he jumped over a gale & strained his right hip. He continued to limp about till Aug 2 when the pain obliged him to lay up’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, pancreas, duodenum

Type of incident: n/a

William Wright, 38, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Dec 1886
Date of death: 5 Jan 1887
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Cut (Pharynx); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'No history of his life could be obtained. He is said to have been drinking heavily & to have been in a state of melancholia. He was found with his throat cut'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: pleurae, lungs, larynx, heart, aorta, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, stomach, brain
Illustrations: No
Type of incident: Suicide

Ellen McCarty, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Dec 1890
Date of death: 18 Jan 1891
Disease (transcribed): Syphilis. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Syphilis (Systemic); Pneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
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

Matilda Ahorn, 57, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 57
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Dec 1890
Date of death: 16 Jan 1891
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Bronchitis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
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

Eliza Wilmshurst, 80, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 80
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Mar 1891
Date of death: 12 Apr 1891
Disease (transcribed): Fractured leg. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Bronchitis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
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

Louisa Tapping, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Sep 1891
Date of death: 1 Oct 1891
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of breast. Pleuropneumonia
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Breast); Pleuropneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
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

Mary Winter, 45, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Jan 1877
Date of death: 28 Apr 1877
Disease (transcribed): Softening of the brain. Granular kidney. Catarrhal pneumonia.
Disease (standardised): Softening (Brain); Disease (Kidney); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: There was some doubt whether this patient fell down insensible, or whether she was struck down by her husband.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, bronchi, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, brain, douglas' pouch and uterus.
Type of incident: Trauma/accident? Homicide/murder?

Henry West, 55, Stud Groom

Occupation or role: Stud Groom
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Mar 1877
Date of death: 20 Apr 1877
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of Rectum. Colotomy. Peritonitis. Catarrhal pneumonia. Secondary cancerous deposits.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Intestines); Operation (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: In August last, the patient first noticed difficulty in passing motions and pain. He had been losing flesh.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, peritoneum, rectum, colon and urethra.
Type of incident: n/a

John Cooper, 41, Hairdresser

Occupation or role: Hairdresser
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jun 1877
Date of death: 29 Jun 1877
Disease (transcribed): Hip disease, with excessive formation of new bone. Pneumonia.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Hip); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: Twelve months ago the patient had a small wound on the left foot beneath the little toe, which healed after about three weeks. The foot however swelled at times, but did not prevent him from getting about till nine months ago when the whole limb swelled, but did not become painful.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, hip, abscess and bones of pelvis
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Bleach , 62, Ostler

Occupation or role: Ostler
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Feb 1861
Date of death: 2 Mar 1861
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Bronchitis. Diseased kidneys. Hypertrophy of heart
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: The patient had suffered from Bronchitis for some years. His health was much injured from gin drinking and before his admission he fell down stairs and fractured a considerable number of ribs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Huit, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Mar 1861
Date of death: 2 Apr 1861
Disease (transcribed): Fatty heart. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Rouse, James
Medical notes: The patient had been in the habit of gin and porter drinking and five years before admission had had an attack of delirium tremens. Four days before admission while walking he felt pain in the scrotum and noticed swelling.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Hayes, 67, Married woman

Occupation or role: Married woman
Age: 67
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1861
Date of death: 4 May 1861
Disease (transcribed): Extraction of cataract. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Cataract (Eye); Operation (Eye); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: The patient was admitted into the Hospital with cataracts of both eyes of four years standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis and neck
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Brown, 2, No occupation

Occupation or role: No occupation
Age: 2
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Feb 1885
Date of death: 21 Apr 1885
Disease (transcribed): Cancrum oris. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Noma (Face); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical notes: The mother stated that the child’s lip had been swollen for fifteen weeks along with the gums and tongue. Five weeks before admission a sore appeared on the lip which slowly spread.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, lungs and pharynx
Type of incident: n/a

Peter Allingham, 60, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jun 1885
Date of death: 28 Jun 1885
Disease (transcribed): Glossitis. Laryngotomy. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Glossitis (Tongue); Laryngotomy (Larynx); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: He complained of a sore throat and was told by his Dispensary doctor that he had caught an ordinary cold. His tongue later began to protrude and he was admitted to the hospital.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

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