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William Groves, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Sep 1844
Date of death: 2 Oct 1944
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull with extensive laceration of the Cerebrum and Cerebellum and effusion of blood into the cavity of the arachnoid.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Lacerations (Brain )
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was picked up in a state of intoxication and insensibility, with a scalp wound about two inches in length over the posterior part of the cranium.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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Occupation or role: Engineeress
Age: 15
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Nov 1919
Date of death: 8 Nov 1919
Disease (transcribed): Left sided otitis media. Septic thrombosis of left lateral and cavernous sinuses. Septic meningitis
Disease (standardised): Otitis media (Ear); Thrombosis (Head); Meningitis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Colledge, Lionel
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Ellis, Harold
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain
Type of incident: n/a

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 64
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Nov 1919
Date of death: 7 Nov 1919
Disease (transcribed): Diabetes mellitus. Otitis media. Septic meningitis
Disease (standardised): Diabetes mellitus (Pancreas); Otitis media (Ear); Meningitis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical examination performed by: Bull, Henry Cecil Herbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: She was admitted to the hospital in a comatose condition and the breath smelt strongly of acetone. She had been vomiting for the past twenty four hours.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, aorta, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary canal, brain and ears
Type of incident: n/a

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Occupation or role: Wine merchant
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Oct 1919
Date of death: 19 Oct 1919
Disease (transcribed): Cerebral haemorrhage. Atheroma
Disease (standardised): Haemorrhage (Brain ); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: Bull, Henry Cecil Herbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: He fell down in the street and was brought into the hospital unconscious. He was said to have had a stroke in January.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, suprarenals, alimentary canal and brain
Type of incident: n/a

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Occupation or role: [Child of] Metal worker
Age: 5
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Sep 1919
Date of death: 14 Oct 1919
Disease (transcribed): Cerebellar tumour and cyst
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Brain ); Cyst (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Bull, Henry Cecil Herbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: Headache and vomiting had come on gradually for two months. Lately she had been unable to walk.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary canal, skull and brain
Type of incident: n/a

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Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Sep 1919
Date of death: 2 Oct 1919
Disease (transcribed): General arteriosclerosis. Cerebral haemorrhage. Old cerebral softening
Disease (standardised): Arteriosclerosis (Arteries); Haemorrhage (Brain); Softening (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Bull, Henry Cecil Herbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: He was found sitting down, conscious but unable to speak. Later he lost consciousness. He had right hemiplegia five years previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, valves, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary canal and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Jesse Fletcher, 52, Editor

Occupation or role: Editor
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Sep 1919
Date of death: 24 Sep 1919
Disease (transcribed): Generalised tuberculosis. Tuberculous meningitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (General); Tuberculosis, meningeal (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: Bull, Henry Cecil Herbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: He had gradual onset of malaise during the pas six weeks with delirium for the past week.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, suprarenals, bladder, alimentary canal, brain and genital organs
Type of incident: n/a

Janet Faulkes, 51, [Wife of] Builders works superintendant

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Builders works superintendant
Age: 51
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Sep 1919
Date of death: 13 Sep 1919
Disease (transcribed): Fracture dislocation of spine. Injury to cord
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Injury (Spinal cord)
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: She was struck in the epigastrium by a motor and knocked on to her back.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, pancreas, kidneys, spleen, bladder, alimentary canal, stomach, intestines, brain and spinal cord
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Marjorie Griffin , 13, [Child of] Tram conductor

Occupation or role: [Child of] Tram conductor
Age: 13
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Aug 1919
Date of death: 30 Aug 1919
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of right temporo-sphenoid lobe of brain. Otorrhoea of right ear. Tuberculous peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Brain ); Otorrhoea (Ear); Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Colledge, Lionel
Medical examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Post mortem examination performed by: Ellis, Harold
Medical notes: Seven days ago the patient went away on holiday. Two days later she had pain in the right ear and discharge. She had been ill ever since, and had acute pain in the back of the head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, thyroid, pericardium, heart, valves, vessels, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Donald Mackay, 33, Actor

Occupation or role: Actor
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Aug 1919
Date of death: 25 Aug 1919
Disease (transcribed): General paralysis of the insane. Status epilepticus
Disease (standardised): Neurosyphilis (Central nervous system); Status epilepticus (Nervous system)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Bull, Henry Cecil Herbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ellis, Harold
Medical notes: He was admitted in Status Epileptics. He was an in patient a month ago when General Paralysis of the Insane was diagnosed. He had epileptiform fits in hospital then, and had them intermittently since his discharge.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, thyroid, pericardium, heart, vessels, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, stomach, intestines, mesenteric glands, dura mater and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Blundell, 38, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Aug 1919
Date of death: 24 Aug 1919
Disease (transcribed): Pulmonary tuberculosis. Generalised tuberculosis. Tuberculous meningitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (General); Tuberculosis, meningeal (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Bull, Henry Cecil Herbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ellis, Harold
Medical notes: He had general malaise for some time, worse four days before admission and became unconscious on the day of admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, valves, vessels, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidney, suprarenals, alimentary canal and brain
Type of incident: n/a

George Yates, 17, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Aug 1919
Date of death: 22 Aug 1919
Disease (transcribed): Diabetes mellitus. Coma
Disease (standardised): Diabetes mellitus (Pancreas); Coma (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: Bull, Henry Cecil Herbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ellis, Harold
Medical notes: Four weeks ago, after taking severe exercise, he developed intense thirst and polyuria. Since then he had rapidly lost weight and become very weak.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, thyroid, heart, valves, vessels, liver, spleen, kidneys, urinary bladder, pancreas, stomach and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

Betty Stabbleford, 16 months, [Child of] Motor driver

Occupation or role: [Child of] Motor driver
Age: 16 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Aug 1919
Date of death: 14 Aug 1919
Disease (transcribed): Congestion and oedema of brain. Status lymphaticus
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Brain ); Oedema (Brain); Lymphatic diseases (Lymph nodes)
Admitted under the care of: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical examination performed by: Bull, Henry Cecil Herbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ellis, Harold
Medical notes: The child was admitted in convulsions which began fifteen minutes after a fall on the head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, vessels, liver, kidneys, spleen, alimentary canal, lymphatic system, thymus, bronchial glands and mesenteric glands
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Madame Herren, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Aug 1919
Date of death: 3 Aug 1919
Disease (transcribed): Right sided cerebral haemorrhage. Atheroma of blood vessels. Hypertrophy and fatty degeneration of heart
Disease (standardised): Haemorrhage (Brain ); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Vessels); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical examination performed by: Bull, Henry Cecil Herbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ellis, Harold
Medical notes: She had a headache on the afternoon of admission and fell down but did not lose consciousness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, vessels, brain, peritoneum, liver and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

William Howard, 11, [Child of] Railwayman

Occupation or role: [Child of] Railwayman
Age: 11
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jul 1919
Date of death: 24 Jul 1919
Disease (transcribed): Suppurative otitis media. Mastoiditis. Thrombosis of lateral sinus. Cerebellar abscess
Disease (standardised): Suppuration (Ear); Otitis media (Ear); Mastoiditis (Skull); Thrombosis (Head); Abscess (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Colledge, Lionel
Medical examination performed by: Evans, Griffith Ivor
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: Seven years ago he fell and ever since had had yellow offensive discharge from the ear.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, lungs, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary canal, brain and left middle ear
Type of incident: n/a

William Dilly, 47, Traveller

Occupation or role: Traveller
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jul 1919
Date of death: 23 Jul 1919
Disease (transcribed): Chronic pulmonary tuberculosis. Generalized tuberculosis. T.B. Meningitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (General); Tuberculosis, meningeal (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: Bull, Henry Cecil Herbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: He had been ill for two years with a cough, weakness and wasting. He had haemoptysis a year ago and T.B. was in the sputum at that time.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary canal and brain
Type of incident: n/a

May Gaskell, 56, Manageress

Occupation or role: Manageress
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Jul 1919
Date of death: 22 Jul 1919
Disease (transcribed): Right sided cerebral haemorrhage. Atheroma of blood vessels. Tubercular disease of upper pole of right kidney
Disease (standardised): Haemorrhage (Brain ); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Vessels); Tuberculosis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Bull, Henry Cecil Herbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ellis, Harold
Medical notes: She was taken suddenly ill in a taxi and brought to the hospital.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, valves, peritoneum, liver, spleen, bladder, kidneys and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Louisa Scruton, 58, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 58
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Jul 1919
Date of death: 19 Jul 1919
Disease (transcribed): Cerebral haemorrhage
Disease (standardised): Haemorrhage (Brain )
Admitted under the care of: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical examination performed by: Bull, Henry Cecil Herbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: She fell unconscious in the street and vomited.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary canal and brain
Type of incident: n/a

John Wright, 64, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Jun 1919
Date of death: 16 Jul 1919
Disease (transcribed): Cerebral cyst. Tabes dorsalis. Fibrosis of lung
Disease (standardised): Cysts (Brain ); Tabes dorsalis (Spinal cord); Fibrosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical examination performed by: Bull, Henry Cecil Herbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: He had pains in the limbs, difficulty of walking, failing vision and cough for about six months duration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary canal, brain and spinal cord
Type of incident: n/a

William Baugh, 16, [Child of] Bus conductor

Occupation or role: [Child of] Bus conductor
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Jun 1919
Date of death: 16 Jul 1919
Disease (transcribed): Empyema of frontal and sphenoidal sinuses. Cellulitis of scalp. Subdural abscess
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Head); Cellulitis (Scalp); Abscess (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Colledge, Lionel
Medical examination performed by: Evans, Griffith Ivor
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: He had occasional headaches for six weeks, worse one week ago and on the left side. The left eye and nose began to swell and he had occasional shivering attacks.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Philip Dyer, 6, [Child of] Sawyer

Occupation or role: [Child of] Sawyer
Age: 6
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Jun 1919
Date of death: 9 Jul 1919
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculomata of brain and cerebellum. Generalised tuberculosis. T.B. Meningitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculomata (Brain ); Tuberculosis (Systemic); Tuberculosis, meningeal (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: Bull, Henry Cecil Herbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: He had headaches and vomiting for two months and was sleeping badly.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, diaphragm, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, meninges and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Bell, 3, [Child of] Gas fitter

Occupation or role: [Child of] Gas fitter
Age: 3
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jul 1919
Date of death: 4 Jul 1919
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular meningitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis, meningeal (Brain )
Admitted under the care of: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical examination performed by: Bull, Henry Cecil Herbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: The patient had headache, vomiting, constipation and irritability for one week.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal, meninges and brain
Type of incident: n/a

George Hughes, 61, Groom

Occupation or role: Groom
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jul 1919
Date of death: 3 Jul 1919
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull. Bruising of brain. Sub-dural haemorrhage
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Bruising (Brain); Haemorrhage (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Back, Ivor Gordon
Medical examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: He was brought in unconscious by the police.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, suprarenals, bladder, alimentary canal, skull and brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Emily King, 72, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 72
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Jun 1919
Date of death: 22 Jun 1919
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated umbilical hernia. Operation. Cerebral thrombosis
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Thrombosis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: Bostock, Marian Noel
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: She had acute epigastric pain the day before admission and vomited throughout the night.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, gall bladder, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary canal, skull and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Wood, 60, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Apr 1919
Date of death: 19 Jun 1919
Disease (transcribed): Growth in femur, spine, ribs and kidney. Compression of cord. Paraplegia. Cystitis
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Femur); Tumour (Spine); Tumour (Ribs); Tumour (Kidney); Compression (Spinal cord); Paraplegia (Nervous system);Cystitis (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Bull, Henry Cecil Herbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: Six months ago he had sudden pain in the lower part of the body while at work. Ten weeks ago, he had severe pain in the left leg, since when he had not been able to walk.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Femur, ribs, spine, spinal cord, pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

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