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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

John Milton, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Aug 1843
Date of death: 20 May 1843
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous disease of hip joint.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Exterior of body only
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

William Young, Footman

Occupation or role: Footman
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 May 1871
Date of death: 10 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This man was admitted with profuse haemoptysis from which he had suffered for eight days. There had been a similar attack three years previously. No physical examination was made. He continued to spit up much florid blood & died exhausted two days after admission’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Anne Legge, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 May 1848
Date of death: 18 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Inflammation of brain and membranes. Pneumonia and hepatisation of lung. Scrofulous bronchial glands.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Brain); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was said to have been taken ill with severe pain in the head, delirium, and occasionally very noisy and troublesome.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

John Hooker, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 February 1844
Date of death: 1 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular deposit with vomicae in both lungs. Tubercles in the subperitoneal cellular tissue of the large intestine, with extensive ulceration of its mucous membrane.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Intestine); Ulcer (Intestine)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with the ordinary symptoms of Phthisis Pulmonalis of 18 months standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Reeve, 44, Bus inspector

Occupation or role: Bus inspector
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Apr 1918
Date of death: 1 May 1918
Disease (transcribed): Carbuncle on neck. Pyaemic infarcts in lungs & kidney. Septic bronchopneumonia. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Carbuncle (Neck); Infarction (Lungs, kidneys); Sepsis; Bronchopneumonia (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Post mortem examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Medical notes: 'For a week he has had a swelling on the neck, that has been becoming increasingly more painful. He has felt ill, and the appetite has been poor. Bowels constipated’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Gelley, 38, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 May 1849
Date of death: 16 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles & vomicae in both lungs. Pulmonary haemorrhage. Tubercular deposit in the intestines with ulceration of the small & large intestines
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs); Haemorrhage (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Intestines); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man applied for relief in consequence of diarrhoea, & pain in the stomach from which he had been suffering more than a month. On further enquiry it appeared that he was also subject to cough, had suffered from it more particularly since Xmas, & had spit blood only about a fortnight before his admission. But the cough was not particularly troublesome, & he had no night sweats’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Nash, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 58
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1854
Date of death: 9 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of the stomach. Phthisis & vomicae in lungs
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Stomach); Tuberculosis (Lung); Abscess (Lung)
Admitting doctor: Wilson, James Arthur
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This man stated that he had been gradually falling away during the past 4 months, and during 3 months had also been suffering from sickness’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of injury: n/a

Robert Wright, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1846
Date of death: 24 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous disease of the kidney, bladder and urethra. Phthisis and old adhesions. Other organs healthy.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Bladder); Tuberculosis (Urethra)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient stated that he had been ailing for several years, and had been suffering from a considerable number of blood in the urine.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Ellen Weller, 24, [Child of] Gardener

Occupation or role: [Child of] Gardener
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Mar 1888
Date of death: 16 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Abscess between stomach and diaphragm. Possibly started originally from a gastric ulcer. Bursting of the abscess into the general peritoneal cavity
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Stomach, diaphragm); Ulcer (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The father of the patient said that about a year before she came to St George’s she had an attack of ‘pleurisy’ and was ill for 5 months. The patient herself gave no account of an illness resembling pleurisy, but said she had suffered from palpitations and ‘globus’. When she came into the hospital she complained of pain at the lower part of the thorax’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, ovaries, heart, lungs

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Brown, 3, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 3
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1918
Date of death: 2 May 1918
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculoma of brain. Tubercular meningitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain); Tuberculosis, meningeal (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: 'First admitted December 16th for TB knee. Amputation of the leg above the knee was performed. Whilst in hospital patient had a fit, he was convulsed for 3 hours and was drowsy for several days afterwards’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Moss, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 68
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Mar 1871
Date of death: 10 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Osteomyelitis. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Osteomyelitis (Bones); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'Thirty years before admission this man had received a kick by a horse on right thigh. This was followed by inflammation and necrosis of the bone, portion of which were removed and he apparently recovered. A few weeks before admission it again became painful’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, bones, joints

Type of incident: n/a

Charles Curzon, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 07 Apr 1847
Date of death: 24 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Vomica and tubercles in lungs. Old pleuritic adhesions. Small ulcers of small intestine.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Adhesions (Pleura); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient on admission was found to be in the last stages of Phthisis Pulmonalis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Walbroke, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Dec 1845
Date of death: 26 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis Pulmonalis. Ulceration of the intestines
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The body was not examined after death, and consequently no history of the case is recorded.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was removed before it was examined
Type of incident: n/a

Hilda Gordon, 15, Laundress

Occupation or role: Laundress
Age: 15
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Apr 1918
Date of death: 2 May 1918
Disease (transcribed): Generalized tuberculosis. Tubercular meningitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Meningitis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: 'Began 3 weeks ago with headache, in spite of this patient went on with her work until a week ago when she began to vomit and her mother noticed that she was squinting and talking nonsense. Since then she has been getting more comatose and delirious at time. She has incontinence of sphincters’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

William Brazier, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 20
Date of admission: 1 Feb 1854
Date of death: 8 Apr 1854
Disease (transcribed): Strumous disease of bones of the right wrist. Phthisis. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Wrist); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitting doctor: Cutler, Edward
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This man, who was extremely pale & thin & had all the aspect of a consumptive patient, was admitted under the surgeon’s care in consequence of strumous disease of the right wrist, which had existed according to his account for more than a year’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Wrist joint, abdomen, thorax

Type of injury: n/a

Sidney Field, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Apr 1846
Date of death: 26 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of small intestine, cicatrisation and contraction of the gut, reducing its canal to the size of a small quill. Dilatation of gut above. Stercoraceous vomiting. Tubercular and cretaceous deposit in mesenteric glands, but no where else.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Intestines); Cicatrix (Gastrointestinal tract); Contraction (Gastrointestinal tract); Fecal vomiting (Intestines); Tuberculosis (Mesenteric gland); Cretaceous deposit (Mesenteric gland)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient presented himself for admission stating that his bowels had not acted for nine days, and that he felt heavy and unwell.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

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