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Anne Webber, 71, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 71
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Dec 1857
Date of death: 3 Jan 1858
Disease (transcribed): Operation for strangulated hernia. Peritonitis. Inflammation of intestine which had slipped down again into the sac. ?Renewed strangulation
Disease (standardised): Hernia; Operation; Peritonitis (Abdomen); Inflammation (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy and Hastings, Cecil William
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

William Hill, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Oct 1852
Date of death: 4 Jan 1853
Disease (transcribed): Imperfect paraplegia. Scrofulous deposits in the lungs, bronchial glands, peritoneal cavity and spleen. Ulcerated intestines
Disease (standardised): Paraplegia (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Bronchial glands); Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Tuberculosis (Spleen); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He was admitted in a condition of imperfect paraplegia which commenced after severe exposure.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium and spinal cord
Type of incident: n/a

John Brown, 41, Taxi driver

Occupation or role: Taxi driver
Age: 41
Date of admission: 1 Dec 1919
Date of death: 2 Jan 1920
Disease (transcribed): Empyema. Gangrenous lung
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Lung); Gangrene (Lung);

Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Bull, Henry Cecil Herbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Neighbour, Philip Morgan
Medical notes: 'No clinical record was kept. P. [Patient] was admitted with empyema, right side. A rib was resected and pus - containing a variety of organisms, chiefly cocci - was drained away. He made good progress for 3 weeks but subsequently went downhill, developed gangrene of lung and died'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Lander, 12 months , [Child of] Police constable

Occupation or role: [Child of] Police constable
Age: 12 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Dec 1915
Date of death: 2 Jan 1916
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculous lymphadenitis. Generalised tuberculosis. Tuberculous meningitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis lymphadenitis (Lymph nodes); Tuberculosis (General); Tuberculosis, meningeal (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient had been irritable for the past two months. For the past sixteen days there had been vomiting and recently sleeplessness and cough. The days before admission the child cried at intervals and had convulsions.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, bladder, alimentary canal and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Frances Day, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Nov 1890
Date of death: 1 Jan 1891
Disease (transcribed): Perforating gastric ulcer. Splenic and subdiaphragmatic abscesses
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Abscess (Spleen, abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'Family history good. The girl was a servant who had never before been laid up. For some time she had suffered from pallor, constipation, and scanty and irregular menstruation. For about 15 months she had suffered from epigastric pain and vomiting after food. These symptoms had been lately severe'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Walker, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Apr 1842
Date of death: 6 Jun 1842
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular Phthisis. Mottled Kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Mottled (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Maria Beard, 54, Shopkeeper

Occupation or role: Shopkeeper
Age: 54
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Dec 1886
Date of death: 1 Jan 1887
Disease (transcribed): Intestinal obstruction. Peritonitis. Omental hernia. Congestion of the lungs
Disease (standardised): Obstruction (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Hernia (Abdomen); Congestion (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'With the exception of rheumatic fever in '62, the patient had been well, & had had no constipation up to the 17th December'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, aorta, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, peritoneum, stomach, uterus
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Fanny Wood, 50, Charwoman

Occupation or role: Charwoman
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1893
Date of death: 1 Jan 1894
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis. Dilated & fatty heart. Angina pectoris causing death. (? Influenza just previous to admission)
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Angina pectoris (Chest); Influenza (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: 'There was a history of, 4 years ago, an attack of inflammation and pleurisy on the left side. Health usually good. A bad headache a fortnight before admission. In bed for 3 days, giddy and weak, then able to go out (?an attack of influenza)’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pleurae, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, ureters, bladder, uterus, ovaries
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Sheate, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 57
Date of admission: 14 Dec 1853
Date of death: 31 Dec 1853
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Vomicae
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Abscess (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Page, William Emanuel
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'Rather a stout, well-built man who said that he had suffered from cough & shortness of breathing during 5 or 6 weeks previous to his admission. He had lost flesh considerably during his illness, but had never spit blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Albert Coomber, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Nov 1870
Date of death: 4 Jan 1871
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Diabetes
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Diabetes mellitus (Pancreas)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This man stated that for 7 or 8 months he had suffered from frequent & profuse diarrhoea. Ten weeks before his admission he went to a hospital & was told there that he had diabetes. There had been cough for 3 weeks with scanty nummular sputa’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cerebrum

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Blore, 29, Hosier

Occupation or role: Hosier
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Nov 1904
Date of death: 14 Jan 1905
Disease (transcribed): Ulcerative endocarditis & cardiac aneurysm. Septic arthritis
Disease (standardised): Endocarditis (Heart); Aneurysm (Heart); Arthritis (Joints)
Admitted under the care of: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Jones, Lawrence
Medical notes: 'Originally in the medical wards, admitted with what was apparently acute rheumatism and delirium’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

George Speight, 60, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Sep 1915
Date of death: 12 Jan 1916
Disease (transcribed): Partial removal of prostate. Cystitis. Pyelitis. Pthisis. Empyema. Morbus cordis
Disease (standardised): Removal (Prostate); Cystitis (Bladder); Pyelitis (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Lung); Empyema (Pleura); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Back, Ivor Gordon
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He had increasing dysuria for a year, with pain and frequency day and night. There was complete retention for ten days necessitating daily catheterisation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

John Wilson, 68, Farmer

Occupation or role: Farmer
Age: 68
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Nov 1850
Date of death: 20 Jan 1851
Disease (transcribed): Large calculus of the bladder. Litho? . Abscess of the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Calculus (Bladder); Lithotrity (Bladder); Abscess (Kidneys)

Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient, a farmer by profession, when admitted was a stout, healthy-looking man & he stated that he was of temperate habits, & some three years ago he passed for the first time a calculus of the size of a pea by the urethra, having been subject to passing gravel some years previously. After this, he had pain at the end of the penis after micturition, the stream of urine would sometimes suddenly cease, & then on altering his position flow again, it was also occasionally tinged with blood. These symptoms were increased after much exercise’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Ellen Kelley, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Nov 1846
Date of death: 06 Jan 1847
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of lungs with consolidation. Diseased heart. Endocarditis. Kidneys mottled. Tubercles in subperitoneal cellular tissue
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Lung); Disease (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart); Disease (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient reported that she had enjoyed good health up to three years ago, when she lost a large quantity of blood by vomiting, and since that time had been rather weak and had suffered at intervals from palpitation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Minnie Axby, 19, Kitchenmaid

Occupation or role: Kitchenmaid
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1897
Date of death: 8 Jan 1897
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia with effusion
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Effusion (Indeterminate) ()
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'See medical notes'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'No examination post mortem allowed'

Type of incident: n/a

John Evans, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Apr 1842
Date of death: 17 Jun 1842
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Softening of Heart. Ulceration of Larynx. Tubercles in Kidney.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Ulcer (Larynx); Tuberculosis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Cooper, 37, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Nov 1840
Date of death: 7 Jan 1841
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of lung. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Lungs); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spinal canal, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Mills, 26, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Dec 1859
Date of death: 12 Jan 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man was sent to the hospital by a general practitioner in order that he might be treated for a supposed strangulated hernia. His antecedents were as follows. For three years he had been getting thin and suffering from cough, emaciation and occasional haemoptysis. He had been for three months in the hospital for consumption’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Ellen O'Brien, 46, Lastmaker

Occupation or role: Lastmaker
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1886
Date of death: 6 Jan 1887
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient had enjoyed good health up to '83 when she contracted bronchitis, which had recurred every winter since'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, stomach, intestines, uterus
Illustrations: No
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

Albert Perrin, 2 ½, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 2 ½
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jan 1894
Date of death: 9 Jan 1894
Disease (transcribed): Broncho-pneumonia. Commencing tuberculosis.
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: 'This child had measles shortly before last Christmas - and suffered from cough, continually, since then - no hooping had been noticed, although a brother was suffering from Hooping Cough. There was no history of tubercular symptoms in the family. The child had never had fits nor any previous illness. […] Soon after admission a general convulsion took place. The child died shortly afterwards'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Driver, 48, Driver

Occupation or role: Driver
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1846
Date of death: 8 Apr 1864
Disease (transcribed): Abscess near bladder bursting into urethra
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'About one year ago an abscess formed by the side of the rectum close to the anus; it was opened, discharged and has never remained healed for any length of time together’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Jessie Wilson, 29, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Apr 1905
Date of death: 16 Apr 1905
Disease (transcribed): Acute general peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical examination performed by: Symes-Thompson, Henry Edmund
Post mortem examination performed by: Jones, Lawrence
Medical notes: 'This patient only lived for 1 ½ hours after admission. History could not be obtained owing to gravity of condition. Apparently she had been ill for 10 days, with diarrhoea and vomiting, said to [be] influenza, and had passed no urine for 18 hours’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Sansom Thomas, 27, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Apr 1851
Date of death: 12 May 1851
Disease (transcribed): Epileptiform convulsions following the disappearance of an eruption of the skin. The convulsions gradually passed into coma. Scrofulous deposit upon & thickening of the meninges of brain with slight softening of the central parts of brain
Disease (standardised): Epilepsy (Brain); Eruption (Skin); Coma (Systemic); Tuberculosis (Brain); Softening (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This man said that his illness had only been of a 14 nights’ duration, that it had commenced with pains generally in his limbs, and two days before admission an eruption had appeared on his skin’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Buttle, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Mar 1847
Date of death: 23 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas of head and neck. Congestion of both lungs. Intestinal glands very much enlarged.
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Congestion (Lung); Enlarged (Intestinal mucosa)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient died under an attack of erysipelas of the scalp of five days standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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