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Jane Brown, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Apr 1890
Date of death: 9 Apr 1890
Disease (transcribed): Otitis media. Cerebellar abscess. Thrombosis of lateral sinus
Disease (standardised): Otitis media (Ear); Abscess (Brain); Thrombosis (Transverse sinuses)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: Twelve years before her admission the patient said she had a tumour behind her right jaw. This was removed. For twelve years the woman had deafness of her right ear. Six months before her admission she began to have an offensive discharge from her right ear.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, larynx, oesophagus, thyroid, lungs, heart, peritoneum, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, uterus and ovaries
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Pridham or Pridmore, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1890
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Otitis media
Disease (standardised): Otitis media (Ear)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: The child was dead when brought into the hospital. No history was obtained. The friends did not see the Registrar.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, brain, thorax, lungs, heart, peritoneum, intestines, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, suprarenals, bladder and limbs
Type of incident: n/a

William Turner, 20, Pot man

Occupation or role: Pot man
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 May 1890
Date of death: 5 May 1890
Disease (transcribed): Otitis media. Pyaemic abscesses in lungs
Disease (standardised): Otitis media (Ear); Sepsis (Lung); Abscess (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: On the 26th he got wet through. On the 27th he shivered, felt ill and took to his bed. His chief symptoms were thirst, dyspnoea and weakness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, neck, lungs, pericardium, heart, aorta, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals, kidneys, bladder, testes, liver, stomach, duodenum, intestines and vermiform appendix
Type of incident: n/a

William MacCormack, 7 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 7 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1890
Date of death: 12 May 1890
Disease (transcribed): Otitis media. Meningitis of brain and cord
Disease (standardised): Otitis media (Ear); Meningitis (Brain); Meningitis (Spinal cord)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: On April 21st he began to suffer from vomiting and from cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, larynx, thyroid, pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, omentum, stomach, intestines, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, suprarenals, bladder and testes
Type of incident: n/a

James Woodward, 52, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 May 1890
Date of death: 14 Jul 1890
Disease (transcribed): Malignant tumour of the face (large spindle celled sarcoma)
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Face)
Admitted under the care of: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: Cotes, Charles Edward Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: He came to the hospital some months back with a tumour of the right superior maxilla which he had noticed about a year back.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, thyroid gland, larynx, cervical glands, lungs, bronchial glands, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, suprarenals, prostate, bladder, testes, pancreas, intestines and vermiform appendix
Type of incident: n/a

James Grant, 6 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Sep 1890
Date of death: 24 Sep 1890
Disease (transcribed): Meningitis (cord and brain). Otitis media
Disease (standardised): Meningitis (Brain); Meningitis (Spinal cord); Otitis media (Ear)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: On September 21st some difficulty of breathing was noticed and the child was a little dull, but on the morning of the day of admission it seemed brighter, till suddenly it became drowsy and was found by the mother in a state described as trembling.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, ears, tonsils, larynx, oesophagus, pleurae, lungs, bronchial glands, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, vermiform appendix, small intestine, mesenteric glands, liver, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals, bladder, testes, kidneys and spinal cord
Type of incident: n/a

May Jones or Hetherington, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Sep 1890
Date of death: 16 Oct 1890
Disease (transcribed): Stomatitis. Bronchopneumonia. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Stomatitis (Mouth); Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: Cotes, Charles Edward Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: For several days she had been suffering from severe pains and discomfort in the mouth and throat. There were two other people living in the same house who were attending the hospital suffering from similar complaints.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Throat, pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals, bladder, kidneys, uterus, skull, brain, middle ears and joints
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Strong, 64, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Sep 1890
Date of death: 16 Oct 1890
Disease (transcribed): Epithelioma of tongue. Haemorrhage
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Tongue); Haemorrhage (Mouth)
Admitted under the care of: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Cotes, Charles Edward Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: He had had syphilis and had always been a very heavy smoker. For the past two or three months he had noticed a swelling on the left side of the tongue.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Tongue, tonsils, soft palate, thyroid glands, pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, larynx, vermiform appendix, liver, spleen, kidneys, pancreas, suprarenal and testes
Type of incident: n/a

Charlotte Whiting, 18, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Oct 1890
Date of death: 17 Oct 1890
Disease (transcribed): Otitis media. Thrombosis of lateral sinus
Disease (standardised): Otitis media (Ear); Thrombosis (Transverse sinuses)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: There had been a discharge from the right eat for rather more than twelve months, and this suddenly ceased just before the commencement of the fatal illness. On October 6th she was taken suddenly ill in the middle of the day with urgent vomiting and pain in the head which radiated from the right ear.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid glands, pericardium, heart, skull, brain, peritoneum, liver, spleen, suprarenals, bladder, suprarenals, kidneys and ovaries
Type of incident: n/a

Gustave Didier, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Oct 1890
Date of death: 29 Oct 1890
Disease (transcribed): Bullet wound of head – penetrating
Disease (standardised): Wound (Head)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: Not seen by the Surgical Registrar
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, brain, pleurae, bronchial glands, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, vermiform appendix, intestines, stomach, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: Suicide

William Pennell, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Apr 1891
Date of death: 6 Apr 1891
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Not seen by the registrar'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'A very limited examination of the cervical spine only was allowed'

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William Sirett, 2 ½, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 2 ½
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Apr 1891
Date of death: 19 Apr 1891
Disease (transcribed): Otitis media. Meningitis
Disease (standardised): Otitis media (Ear); Meningitis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Fyffe, William Kington
Medical notes: 'The patient, a pale, ill-nourished child, was admitted on the evening of the 17th. The mother stated that from birth it had always been weakly & ailing. It had suffered on two previous occasions from otorrhea. The present illness began with otorrhea of a weeks' duration'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, head, spinal cord

Type of incident: n/a

Montague Moses Salaman, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Apr 1891
Date of death: 30 Apr 1891
Disease (transcribed): Bullet wound of skull penetrating brain
Disease (standardised): Wound (Skull, brain)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Not seen by the registrar. Died a very short time after admission'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The head only was allowed to be examined'

Type of incident: Trauma / accident / suicide

James Clark, 2, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 2
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1891
Date of death: 22 May 1891
Disease (transcribed): Necrosis of both petrous bones. Thrombosis of right lateral and cavernous sinuses
Disease (standardised): Necrosis (Skull); Thrombosis (Blood vessels)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Allingham, Herbert William
Medical notes: 'The child was said to have fallen on its head about a week previous to admission. There was no history of any ear disease'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Robert Whitehead, 31, Guardsman

Occupation or role: Guardsman
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 May 1891
Date of death: 22 May 1891
Disease (transcribed): Bullet wound of skull and brain
Disease (standardised): Wound (Skull, brain)
Admitted under the care of: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Brought in dead. Not seen by registrar'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident / suicide

James Coster, 33, Stonemason

Occupation or role: Stonemason
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jun 1891
Date of death: 6 Jun 1891
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Came in late at night and died in the early morning. Not seen by surgical registrar'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The head only was examined'
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Robert Airey, 22, Draper

Occupation or role: Draper
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1891
Date of death: 22 Jun 1891
Disease (transcribed): Otitis media
Disease (standardised): Otitis media (Ear)
Admitted under the care of: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Not seen by the surgical registrar'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Love, 15, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 15
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Jun 1891
Date of death: 23 Jun 1891
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull. Meningeal haemorrhage. Compression
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Haemorrhage (Brain); Compression (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Allingham, Herbert William
Medical notes: 'When up a ladder became giddy and fell onto his head & back. Was insensible when picked up'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, spinal cord, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Malcolm Douglas, 38, Barrister

Occupation or role: Barrister
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jul 1891
Date of death: 6 Jul 1891
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Died the same day as admitted. Not seen by surgical registrar'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, spine, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Alexander Albert, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jul 1891
Date of death: 14 Jul 1891
Disease (transcribed): Bullet wound of skull and brain
Disease (standardised): Wound (Skull, brain)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Died a few minutes after admission. Not seen by surgical registrar'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, thorax, abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Trauma / accident / suicide

Charles Smith, 63, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Jan 1891
Date of death: 22 Jan 1891
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'This man was a general labourer. In May 1890 he was an inmate of this hospital under Mr Haward [John Warrington Haward] on account of a carbuncle on the back. At 2am on Jan 22nd he was found by a policeman in Hyde Park lying on the ground and unable to stand but able to speak. He smelt strongly of alcohol and was taken to the police station. About 9am it was found that he had become unconscious, and being seen now for the first time by the divisional surgeon he was soon afterwards sent to St George's
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, head

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Patrick Casey, 39, Mason

Occupation or role: Mason
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jul 1891
Date of death: 28 Jul 1891
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Died a few hours after admission. Not seen by registrar'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, limbs, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident / suicide

Charles Buckle, 5, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Jul 1891
Date of death: 30 Jul 1891
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy and Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Allingham, Herbert William
Medical notes: 'The child fell off a balcony, a distance of about 40ft'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Thomas Bentley, 20, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Jul 1891
Date of death: 7 Aug 1891
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Allingham, Herbert William
Medical notes: 'History: That the patient had fallen a distance of about 15ft onto his head. He was picked up quite insensible'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Charles Goodfellow, 17, Baker

Occupation or role: Baker
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jul 1891
Date of death: 12 Aug 1891
Disease (transcribed): Otitis media. Cerebellar abscess
Disease (standardised): Otitis media (Ear); Abscess (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'This boy had enjoyed good health except in December 1889 when he had an attack of ‘blood-poisoning'. Since childhood he had been partially deaf in the left ear, a condition which was attributed to bathing, but there was commonly no discharge from the ear. On June 18th 1891 he went to bed early because he felt drowsy. Next day he stayed in bed complaining of great pain in and around the left ear and severe general headache. Discharge from the ear was noticed for the first time. On June 30th he vomited frequently, and was noisily delirious in the evening. The mouth was noticed to be drawn up towards the left ear. After this he gave frequent utterance to a ‘nasty screech', but became quieter soon'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, spine, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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