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Ethel Hawkins, 26, Dining room attendant

Occupation or role: Dining room attendant
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Jun 1918
Date of death: 30 Jun 1918
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculosis of kidneys, ureters & bladder. Nephrectomy. Anuria
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Kidneys, ureters, bladder); Nephrectomy (Kidneys); Anuria (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Post mortem examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Medical notes: 'Pain on micturition, frequency and intermittent haematuria for 13 years. Pain in both loins for 10 years. Bowels very loose. Occasional diarrhoea. Never constipation. Appetite poor. No sweating. Cough all the winter. No vomiting. No history of TB in the family’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Illustrations or photographs: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

George Hogg, 43, Van driver

Occupation or role: Van driver
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: Brought in dead
Date of death: 7 Jul 1916
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of intrapericardial aneurysm. Syphilitic mesaortitis
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Heart); Syphilis (Systemic); Mesaortitis (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: Brought in dead
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal, skull and brain
Illustrations or photographs: Yes Type of incident: n/a

George Long, 1 ¾, [Child of] Labourer

Occupation or role: [Child of] Labourer
Age: 1 ¾
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 May 1888
Date of death: 31 May 1888
Disease (transcribed): Diphtheria
Disease (standardised): Diphtheria (Pharynx)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Not reported here’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’
Illustrations or photographs: Yes (relating to case PM/1888/238)
Type of incident: n/a

Hannah Kates, 45, Laundress

Occupation or role: Laundress
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Jun 1888
Date of death: 22 Jun 1888
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of the pyloric end of stomach. Perforation of stomach wall. Passage of faeces into peritoneum. Peritonitis. Partial kinking of transverse colon, causing obstruction of the lumen of the gut, with great dilatation of the immediately preceding portion
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach); Perforation (Stomach); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Obstruction (Colon, gut)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The woman was married when she was 25 years of age. She had 3 children, 2 of whom died of ‘consumption’. She said that she had generally had good health and had never been laid up before’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Peritoneum, stomach, intestines, kidneys, spleen, liver, thorax, lungs, heart, brain
Illustrations or photographs: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

William Naish, 34, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jun 1888
Date of death: 27 Jun 1888
Disease (transcribed): ?Septicaemia. Fits. Parotid buboes
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Systemic); Seizure; Swelling (Parotid glands)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient’s mind was not clear, a history was obtained with difficulty and the man’s statements did not appear to be very reliable. Six days before he came in he said he had vomiting, headache and pain in his chest. He was however able to get about till the day of his admission. The man’s wife thought he had been injured, but there was no clear evidence of this, and there was no objective sign of it. The patient said he drank only a pint of beer a day, except when he ‘had company’ ‘
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Skull, brain, thorax, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, stomach, intestines, pancreas, mesenteric glands, shoulder joint, left hip
Illustrations or photographs: Yes (see PM/1888/202)
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Flanagan, 56, [Wife of] Foreman

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Foreman
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Jun 1888
Date of death: 26 Jul 1888
Disease (transcribed): Gall stone impacted in common bile duct. Biliary obstruction and hepatic abscesses
Disease (standardised): Gallstone (Gallbladder); Abscess (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Le Cronier, Maxwell
Medical notes: 'Had never left Britain. In early life lived amongst the Cambrian Mountains. No history of ague. For 11[?] years had had attacks, the symptoms of which point to the passage of gall stones, altogether she had 4 or 5 such attacks’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, liver, lungs, heart, spleen, kidneys, stomach, bladder
Illustrations or photographs: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Walker, 64, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Dec 1918
Date of death: 11 Dec 1918
Disease (transcribed): Lacerated wound of back. Fracture of spine, pelvis & rib. Tubercle of liver & spleen
Disease (standardised): Wound (Back); Fracture (Spine, pelvis, rib); Tuberculosis (Liver, spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Post mortem examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Medical notes: A cylinder in connection with a vulcanizing machine burst, and he was hit in the back by a piece of metal'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium
Illustrations or photographs: Yes
Type of incident: Trauma / accident

George Greenslade, 40, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Dec 1888
Date of death: 25 Dec 1888
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of occipital bone. Cerebritis of right frontal lobe
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Meningitis, Listeria (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Porter, P.E.
Medical notes: 'Was knocked down by a carriage which passed over the right side of chest and abdomen. Scalp wound over occipital region. [On] admission, house surgeon reports. Smelt a good deal of alcohol’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Skull, brain, abdomen, spleen, kidneys, liver, thorax
Illustrations or photographs: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

William Adsell, 24, Policeman

Occupation or role: Policeman
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1888
Date of death: 5 Jan 1888
Disease (transcribed): Perforation of the vermiform appendix. Abscess behind the caecum. General peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Perforation (Appendix); Abscess (Cecum); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship and Turner, George Robertson
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Medical notes: 'Some fifteen months before coming here the man had had an attack of constipation lasting 5 days. At that time he vomited much. With that exception he had always been quite well up to Dec 30 when he partook of liver & pastry for dinner. On that evening he began to feel some dragging pain about the umbilicus. Had porridge for supper’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, stomach, colon, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder
Illustrations or photographs: Yes
Type of incident: n/a