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Charles Hillman, 19, Footman

Occupation or role: Footman
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Mar 1916
Date of death: 25 Aug 1916
Disease (transcribed): Malignant endocarditis. Mitral and aortic reflux. Infarcts of spleen and kidneys. Anasarca
Disease (standardised): Endocarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Infarction (Spleen); Infarction (Kidney); Oedema (Leg); Oedema (Arm)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: The illness started five weeks ago with pains in the legs and malaise. A fortnight later both knee-joints and the right shoulder became painful and swollen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, suprarenals, bladder, alimentary canal, stomach and intestines
Illustrations of photographs: Yes Type of incident: n/a

George Harrison, 32, Packer

Occupation or role: Packer
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 May 1888
Date of death: 18 Jun 1888
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophic cirrhosis of the liver. Albuminoid change in liver, spleen, stomach & kidneys
Disease (standardised): Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Disease (Liver, spleen, stomach, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Gamgee, Arthur and Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient gave no history of syphilis, nor of having suffered form any disease causing prolonged suppuration. At one time he said he drank a gallon or two of beer daily and 2 or 3 ‘goes’ of spirits, but he said that for 2 ½ years before he came to the hospital he had taken less. For 2 years he had been subjects to attacks of epistaxis’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, testes, stomach, intestines, thorax, heart, lungs, tongue, brain, eyes
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

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

William Beaumont, 51, Bricklayer

Occupation or role: Bricklayer
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Jan 1888
Date of death: 29 Feb 1888
Disease (transcribed): Jaundice from cancer of the pancreas blocking common bile duct. Dilatation of common bile & cystic ducts and of hepatic duct
Disease (standardised): Jaundice (Skin); Cancer (Pancreas); Disease (Bile, cystic and hepatic ducts)
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 patient, who was a bricklayer, had been accustomed to drink beer and porter freely. He said that his abdomen had been large for up to 5 years. About Easter 1887 he became deeply jaundiced’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, intestines, duodenum, pancreas, liver, stomach, kidneys, bladder, thorax, lungs, heart, brain
Illustrations or photographs: Yes
Type of incident: n/a