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Rebecca Young, 16, Kitchenmaid

Occupation or role: Kitchenmaid
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Nov 1867
Date of death: 8 Dec 1867
Disease (transcribed): Scarlet fever. Burn. Amyloid disease
Disease (standardised): Scarlet fever (Systemic); Burn (Skin); Amyloidosis (Indeterminate)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not examined
Body parts examined in the post mortem: n/a
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Keates, 66, Stone mason

Occupation or role: Stone mason
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Jul 1867
Date of death: 5 Aug 1867
Disease (transcribed): Enlarged prostate. Cystic kidneys. Hypertrophied heart. Oedema of lungs
Disease (standardised): Enlarged (Prostate); Cysts (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Oedema (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This patient had had stricture for years and for the last three months the difficulty had been getting worse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Roberts, 29, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Nov 1866
Date of death: 31 Apr 1867
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculosis. Disease of hip
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Ring, Edmund Cuthbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with the history that twenty three years previously he was thrown down by a boy, and his hip was hurt in consequence of which he was laid up for three years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Michael Butter, 28, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Oct 1866
Date of death: 10 Nov 1866
Disease (transcribed): Tetanus
Disease (standardised): Tetanus (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Ring, Edmund Cuthbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This man was admitted with a smashed hand caused by a machinery accident.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The spinal cord only was examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Sarah Drake, 20, Charwoman

Occupation or role: Charwoman
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Nov 1864
Date of death: 17 Dec 1864
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Peritoneum); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with the history that from weeks ago she had her leg struck by a flint stone. Two weeks after she began to suffer pain in the part which has continued ever since’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Edward Stevens, 59, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Oct 1864
Date of death: 3 Nov 1864
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Scalp wound. Erysipelas of head & face. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Wound (Scalp); Erysipelas (Skin); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: 'Case not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Joseph Weaver, 3, Child

Occupation or role: Child
Age: 3
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Aug 1864
Date of death: 8 Sep 1864
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of jugular vein after scarlatina
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Veins); Scarlet fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: 'This child was admitted for suppurating glands in the neck & the history of a recent attack of scarlatina, followed by inflammation of the cervical glands’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen, tonsils

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Walters, 77, Shoemaker

Occupation or role: Shoemaker
Age: 77
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jun 1864
Date of death: 10 Jun 1864
Disease (transcribed): Poisoned hand. Inflammation
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Hand)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Williams, Charles Theodore
Post mortem examination performed by: Leigh, William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted on the 6th of June. Four days before he had run a pin into the hand just between the two middle fingers’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Elizabeth Turner, 39, Lady’s maid

Occupation or role: Lady’s maid
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Apr 1864
Date of death: 3 May 1864
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'Admitted on account of a small fatty tumor situated on the posterior border of the left axilla. The tumor was removed on April 14th, the patient being under the influence of chloroform’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'This body was not examined. The post mortem here recorded belongs to a person of similar name, No 137’

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Martin, 7, Schoolboy

Occupation or role: Schoolboy
Age: 7
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Feb 1864
Date of death: 14 Feb 1864
Disease (transcribed): Typhoid fever
Disease (standardised): Typhoid fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'In good health till the morning of the 9th of present month, when he complained of pain in his back, and as there was some account of a slight blow to this part, he was admitted into hospital, but no lesion of any kind was discovered. Two days afterwards an eruption appeared, not unlike that of variola, and he was placed under the care of the physician’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, cord, fauces, chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary A Grundle, 14, General servant

Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 14
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Aug 1863
Date of death: 10 Sep 1863
Disease (transcribed): Traumatic tetanus
Disease (standardised): Tetanus (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
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: Trauma/accident

Sarah Brough, 65 or 77, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 65 or 77
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 May 1863
Date of death: 31 May 1863
Disease (transcribed): Ulcer of leg. Erysipelas
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Erysipelas (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: For the last two months she had had a ulcer, the size of the palm of the hand, over the right knee joint.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, blood and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ellen Thomas, 17, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 May 1862
Date of death: 10 Jun 1862
Disease (transcribed): Enlarged glands in neck. Operation. Tetanus
Disease (standardised): Enlarged (Lymph nodes); Operation (Neck); Tetanus (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
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

Stephen Baldwin, 9, Schoolboy

Occupation or role: Schoolboy
Age: 9
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Apr 1862
Date of death: 19 Apr 1862
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pneumothorax
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pneumothorax (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This child was admitted under the surgeons for supposed disease of the spine.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Cross, 32, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Sep 1861
Date of death: 17 Nov 1861
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous disease of kidney and brain
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Venning, Edgcombe
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This case is not given
Body parts examined in the post mortem: This body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Patrick Madigan , 34, Slate polisher

Occupation or role: Slate polisher
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jun 1861
Date of death: 21 Jun 1861
Disease (transcribed): Ulcer of leg. Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
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

John Goddard, 61, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Nov 1860
Date of death: 3 Dec 1860
Disease (transcribed): Large sloughing abscess in thigh, knee-joint and leg. Pyaemia?
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Thigh, knee, leg); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: '3 weeks before admission this patient stated that after having been exposed to the weather he was attacked with stiffness & swelling in the right thigh. This was soon followed by pain which extended down to the knees’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, 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

Eliza Hill, 41, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 May 1860
Date of death: 24 Jun 1860
Disease (transcribed): Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted on the 28th of May giving the following account of herself. She had always enjoyed very good health until 11 weeks before her admission, when she was attacked with ‘pleurisy’ which lasted for 3 days’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Wardley, 4, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 4
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Apr 1860
Date of death: 12 Jul 1860
Disease (transcribed): Tubercle of brain & amaurosis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain); Blindness (Eyes)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Humble, 42, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1860
Date of death: 16 Aug 1860
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse cellular inflammation of foot. Abscess of knee joint
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Foot); Abscess (Knee)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Martha Field, 2, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 2
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Mar 1860
Date of death: 7 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Lacerated wound of the arm. Fracture of ulna. Dislocation of radius. Abscesses. ?Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Wound (Arm); Fracture (Arm); Dislocation (Arm); Abscess; Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A few months before admission this child was knocked down by one of Pickfords vans, one of the wheels passing over the left arm’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left arm, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John Hyd, 37, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Mar 1860
Date of death: 17 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Abscess in buttock
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Abscess (Buttocks)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted under Mr Tatum [Thomas Tatum] with two abscesses (which were discharging unhealthy pus), situated in the left buttock. They had existed for about 10 days’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, larynx, left thigh

Type of incident: n/a

James Springwood, 15, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Feb 1860
Date of death: 7 Mar 1860
Disease (transcribed): Acute periosteal abscess of the tibia. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Leg); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'Two years before admission this boy fell down & struck his left knee on a stone. He had synovial inflammation, which in a few weeks got well by blistering [..] since that time he had been subject to pain in the joint, but had never laid up for it’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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