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[Name redacted], No occupation, 31

Occupation or role: No occupation
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Dec 1929
Date of death: 16 Dec 1929
Disease (transcribed): Bronchiectasis
Disease (standardised): Bronchiectasis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bellingham-Smith, Eric
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: The patient had double pneumonia when eleven years old, and during the war had bad influenza with pneumonia. Following this he always had a weak chest. He had a persistent cough since his last illness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, trachea, thyroid, oesophagus, pericardium, heart, valves, peritoneal cavity, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder and brain
Type of incident: n/a

[Name redacted], Taxi driver, 55

Occupation or role: Taxi driver
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Nov 1929
Date of death: 5 Dec 1929
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia right lower lobe. Grey hepatisation. Acute nephritis
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Nephritis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Marnham, Ralph
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, trachea, oesophagus, pericardium, heart, peritoneal cavity, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder and femur
Type of incident: n/a

[Name redacted], Cook, 37

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Apr 1929
Date of death: 30 Nov 1929
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculous broncho-pneumonia. Tuberculous pyo-pneumothorax
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Pneumothorax (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Gainsborough, Hugh
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Three days ago she got severe pain in the right side of her chest. On the evening before the pain came on, she felt chilly, but was all right and went to bed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, trachea, oesophagus, thyroid, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, suprarenals and ovaries
Type of incident: n/a

[Name redacted], Unemployed, 64

Occupation or role: Unemployed
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Oct 1929
Date of death: 15 Nov 1929
Disease (transcribed): Paget’s disease. Infective endocarditis of aortic valve. Bronchopneumonia and infarcts in spleen
Disease (standardised): Osteitis deformans (Bone); Endocarditis (Heart); Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Infarction (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Bellingham-Smith, Eric
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Marnham, Ralph
Medical notes: He started to have noises in the head six or seven years ago. He has been deaf in the left ear for a long time and had been gradually getting deaf in the right ear. His head had gradually been increasing in size.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, trachea, oesophagus, thyroid, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, gall bladder, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, urinary tract, alimentary canal and brain
Type of incident: n/a

[Name redacted], No occupation, 71

Occupation or role: No occupation
Age: 71
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Nov 1929
Date of death: 15 Nov 1929
Disease (transcribed): Confluent bronchopneumonia following laryngectomy
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Laryngectomy (Larynx)
Admitted under the care of: Colledge, Lionel
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Marnham, Ralph
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium and heart
Type of incident: n/a

[Name redacted], [Wife of] Organ builder, 35

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Organ builder
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Nov 1929
Date of death: 13 Nov 1929
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculous bronchopneumonia and tuberculous cavitation
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Torrens, James Aubrey
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Marnham, Ralph
Medical notes: Seven months ago she started to feel run down and since that time had gradually lost weight and appetite.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, trachea, oesophagus, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, urinary tract and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

[Name redacted], Taxi driver, 77

Occupation or role: Taxi driver
Age: 77
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Nov 1929
Date of death: 11 Nov 1929
Disease (transcribed): Bronchopneumonia. Extra dural haemorrhage. Laceration of brain and congestion of lungs. Fracture of right temporal and occipital bones
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Haemorrhage (Brain); Laceration (Brain); Congestion (Lung); Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Back, Ivor Gordon
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Marnham, Ralph
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Skull meninges, brain, pleurae, lungs, heart, valves, vessels, pericardium, larynx, trachea, thyroid, oesophagus, peritoneum, liver, gall bladder, spleen, kidneys, suprarenals, genito urinary system and alimentary canal
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

[Name redacted], Seaman, 49

Occupation or role: Seaman
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Sep 1929
Date of death: 25 Oct 1929
Disease (transcribed): Confluent broncho pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Back, Ivor Gordon
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Marnham, Ralph
Medical notes: The patient was admitted having had an operation five years previously for perforated gastric ulcer. Indigestion had recurred a month after the operation and had persisted with much vomiting which was the only think that relieved the pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, trachea, oesophagus, thyroid, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, suprarenals, pancreas, urinary tract, alimentary canal, brain and spinal cord
Type of incident: n/a

[Name redacted], [Child of] Domestic, 4 months

Occupation or role: [Child of] Domestic
Age: 4 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Sep 1929
Date of death: 5 Oct 1929
Disease (transcribed): Gastro-enteritis. Broncho-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Gastroenteritis (Stomach); Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Frankau, Claude Howard Stanley
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Taylor, John
Medical notes: The child was admitted with a history of diarrhoea and vomiting for seven days.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, trachea, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, suprarenals and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

[Name redacted], [Wife of] Factory hand, 24

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Factory hand
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Oct 1929
Date of death: 3 Oct 1929
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculous broncho pneumonia. Haemoptysis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Haemoptysis (Respiratory tract)
Admitted under the care of: Feiling, Anthony
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Marnham, Ralph
Medical notes: For the last few months she had had a cold and cough with loss of appetite and weight. For the last two days she had been coughing up blood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, trachea, oesophagus, thyroid, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, suprarenals, urinary tract, alimentary canal, brain and spinal cord
Type of incident: n/a

[Name redacted], Artist, 47

Occupation or role: Artist
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Aug 1929
Date of death: 15 Sep 1929
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculous bronchopneumonia with secondary infection
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Infection (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bellingham-Smith, Eric
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Marnham, Ralph
Medical notes: He had had a cough for six months since he came to London from New Zealand. He had been losing weight rapidly for the last two or three months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, valves, vessels, peritoneum, liver, gall bladder, spleen, kidneys, urinary tract, suprarenals, pancreas and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

[Name redacted], [No occupation stated], 56

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Aug 1929
Date of death: 30 Aug 1929
Disease (transcribed): Congenital malformation of kidneys. Chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Myocardial failure
Disease (standardised): Malformation, congenital (Kidney); Bronchitis (Lung); Emphysema (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Gainsborough, Hugh
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Marnham, Ralph
Medical notes: Brought in dead
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, trachea, thyroid, oesophagus, pericardium, heart, valves, vessels, peritoneum, liver, gall bladder, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals, kidneys, bladder, prostate, alimentary canal, skull and brain
Type of incident: n/a

[Name redacted], Head waiter, 31

Occupation or role: Head waiter
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jul 1929
Date of death: 20 Aug 1929
Disease (transcribed): Liver abscesses. Septic bronchopneumonia and gangrene of the lung
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Liver); Sepsis (Systemic); Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Gangrene (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Back, Ivor Gordon
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Schuster, Norah Henriette
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a history of acute abdominal pain a few hours previously, following indigestion for six months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, lungs, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, gall bladder, portal veins, spleen, stomach and duodenum
Type of incident: n/a

[Name redacted], Picture frame maker, 59

Occupation or role: Picture frame maker
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jul 1929
Date of death: 29 Jul 1929
Disease (transcribed): Cirrhosis and atrophy of liver. Lobar pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Cirrhosis (Liver); Atrophy (Liver); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Back, Ivor Gordon
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Taylor, John
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a history of an attack of jaundice without pain or vomiting. He had occasional indigestion.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Liver, gall bladder, ducts, pancreas, spleen, kidneys, intestines, heart, lungs and thyroid
Type of incident: n/a

[Name redacted], Waiter, 50

Occupation or role: Waiter
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jul 1929
Date of death: 22 Jul 1929
Disease (transcribed): Lobar pneumonia. Myocardial failure
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Gainsborough, Hugh
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Marnham, Ralph
Medical notes: The patient collapsed whilst outside the hospital and was brought in very dyspnoeic and in great distress. He had had sudden pain in the chest two days before with bad cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, oesophagus, trachea, larynx, peritoneum, liver, gall bladder, spleen, suprarenals, kidneys, bladder, pericardium, heart, valves and vessels
Type of incident: n/a

[Name redacted], No occupation, 61

Occupation or role: No occupation
Age: 61
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Jun 1929
Date of death: 11 Jul 1929
Disease (transcribed): Aspiration pneumonia. Necrosis of and in region of thyroid
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia, aspiration (Lung); Necrosis (Thyroid gland)
Admitted under the care of: Back, Ivor Gordon
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Marnham, Ralph
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a history of pain and tumour in the right side of the neck for about ten months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, thyroid, trachea, larynx, oesophagus, pericardium, heart, valves, vessels, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, suprarenals and bladder
Type of incident: n/a

[Name redacted], Sweep, 46

Occupation or role: Sweep
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1929
Date of death: 23 Jun 1929
Disease (transcribed): Lobar pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Gainsborough, Hugh
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Marnham, Ralph
Medical notes: For years the patient had suffered from chronic bronchitis and asthma. Three days before admission he had sudden pain in the right side and was very short of breath.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, trachea, oesophagus, pericardium, heart, valves, vessels, peritoneum, liver, spleen, suprarenals, kidneys and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

[Name redacted], [No occupation stated], [No age stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: [No gender stated]
Date of admission: 17 Jun 1929
Date of death: 17 Jun 1929
Disease (transcribed): Still born. Atelectasis
Disease (standardised): Stillbirth (Systemic); Atelectasis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Kirwan-Taylor, Harold George
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Taylor, John
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen and brain
Type of incident: n/a

[Name redacted], [No occupation stated], [No age stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jun 1929
Date of death: 17 Jun 1929
Disease (transcribed): Fractured base (middle fossa), sternum and 3rd 4th and 5th left ribs. Haemothorax
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Fracture (Sternum); Fracture (Ribs); Haemothorax (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Back, Ivor Gordon
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Marnham, Ralph
Medical notes: Brought in dead
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, vessels, valves, liver, spleen, suprarenals, kidneys, brain and fractures
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

[Name redacted], Printer, 45

Occupation or role: Printer
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jun 1929
Date of death: 11 Jun 1929
Disease (transcribed): Ulcerated stricture of oesophagus. Perforation. Suppurative mediastinitis
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Oesophagus); Constriction (Oesophagus); Perforation (Oesophagus); Suppuration (Mediastinum); Mediastinitis (Mediastinum)
Admitted under the care of: Frankau, Claude Howard Stanley
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Taylor, John
Medical notes: When a child he was said to have drunk spirits of lemon by mistake and had a stricture of the oesophagus ever since.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, valves and liver
Type of incident: n/a

[Name redacted], Domestic, 17

Occupation or role: Domestic
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 May 1929
Date of death: 11 Jun 1929
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculous broncho pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Torrens, James Aubrey
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Marnham, Ralph
Medical notes: Two months ago the patient had an attack of influenza and since then had been running a temperature. For the last two or three days she had a cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, trachea, larynx, thyroid, oesophagus, pericardium, heart, valves, vessels, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, supararenals, pancreas, alimentary canal and bladder
Type of incident: n/a

[Name redacted], No occupation, 23

Occupation or role: No occupation
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Sep 1928
Date of death: 6 Jun 1929
Disease (transcribed): Hypostatic pneumonia. Infective endocarditis
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Endocarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Gainsborough, Hugh
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Marnham, Ralph
Medical notes: She was an In Patient last October with an attack of rheumatic fever following tonsillitis. She had pains on and off in the joints for the last nine months. Four days ago she had severe precordial pain after exercise and felt numb.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, trachea, larynx, oesophagus, thyroid, pericardium, heart, valves, aorta, vessels, peritoneum, liver, spleen, suprarenals, kidneys and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

[Name redacted], Night watchman, 63

Occupation or role: Night watchman
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 May 1929
Date of death: 21 May 1929
Disease (transcribed): Mediastinitis. Consolidation and abscess in lung right. Carcinoma of oesophagus
Disease (standardised): Mediastinitis (Mediastinum); Consolidation (Lung); Abscess (Lung); Cancer (Oesophagus)
Admitted under the care of: Frankau, Claude Howard Stanley
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Marnham, Ralph
Medical notes: The patient was first an In Patient in April 1923 with an epithelioma of the left posterior tongue and fauces.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, trachea, oesophagus, pericardium, heart, valves and vessels
Type of incident: n/a

[Name redacted], Packer, 58

Occupation or role: Packer
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 May 1929
Date of death: 14 May 1929
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of pylorus. Hypostatic pneumonia. Chronic interstitial nephritis
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach); Pneumonia (Lung); Nephritis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Frankau, Claude Howard Stanley
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Marnham, Ralph
Medical notes: He had been an In Patient in March 1929 with carcinoma of the pylorus and lesser curvature of the stomach. A posterior gastro-jejunostomy was performed. Two days later he was taken ill with severe vomiting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, trachea, larynx, oesophagus, thyroid, pericardium, heart, valves, vessels, peritoneum, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, suprarenals, kidneys, alimentary canal and spleen
Type of incident: n/a

[Name redacted], No occupation, 62

Occupation or role: No occupation
Age: 62
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Jan 1929
Date of death: 4 May 1929
Disease (transcribed): New growth. Peritonitis. Chronic bronchitis and bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Bronchitis (Lung); Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Frankau, Claude Howard Stanley
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Marnham, Ralph
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, thyroid, pericardium, heart, valves, vessels, peritoneum, liver, gall bladder, spleen, kidneys, suprarenals, urinary tract, alimentary canal and uterus
Type of incident: n/a

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