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Agnes Gooding, 21, Shop girl

Occupation or role: Shop girl
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Apr 1885
Date of death: 7 Jun 1885
Disease (transcribed): Empyema. Tuberculosis
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Pleura); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical notes: She had a cough for three winters, swelling of the legs for three weeks and then sudden dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Alexander Barr, 56, Blacksmith

Occupation or role: Blacksmith
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jan 1885
Date of death: 4 Jan 1885
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema. Dilated heart
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical notes: This man seemed to have had a cough of long standing. He was brought to the hospital after being found lying, semi-unconscious, on the doorstep of a house.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen and stomach
Type of incident: n/a

Alexander Boyd, 39, C. Traveller

Occupation or role: C. Traveller
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Aug 1885
Date of death: 28 Aug 1885
Disease (transcribed): Sarcoma of kidney
Disease (standardised): Sarcoma (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Delepine, Sheridan
Medical notes: His abdomen had been large for twelve months and he noticed a hardness in the right flank. He lost power over the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, kidneys and miscellaneous
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Bowdick, 38, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Sep 1887
Date of death: 27 Sep 1887
Disease (transcribed): Enteric fever. Ulceration of intestines
Disease (standardised): Typhoid fever (Systemic); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Slater, Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Medical notes: 'Patient was a painter who for 14 days before admission had complained of shooting pains in the back & arms and above the ankles. After the 10th he was laid up in bed'

Illustrations: No
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Braithwaite, 14, Shop boy

Occupation or role: Shop boy
Age: 14
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Mar 1885
Date of death: 3 Apr 1885
Disease (transcribed): Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical notes: He had pains in the limbs dating from Christmas Day and lasting a week, which returned for a fortnight in the hips and shoulders. He complained of pain in the throat.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, alimentary tract, brain, pharynx, mouth and glands
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Craib, 35, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 May 1885
Date of death: 5 Jun 1885
Disease (transcribed): Alcoholism
Disease (standardised): Alcoholism
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical notes: He was a tailor by trade and as a general rule did not drink to excess, but of late being out of work he naturally drank more. He had fits on the morning of the 30th.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Cummings, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Jun 1885
Date of death: 16 Jun 1885
Disease (transcribed): Meningitis? Epilepsy
Disease (standardised): Meningitis (Brain ); Epilepsy (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: des Voeux, Harold Antoine. Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical notes: He was brought in on a stretcher by policemen, having been found in the street, unconscious with convulsions.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Oxley, 39, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jul 1885
Date of death: 7 Jul 1885
Disease (transcribed): Dilatation of the heart. Mitral thickening
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: He had Rheumatic Fever four years previous to admission and his health breath was always short after that. The abdomen and legs were swollen and his urine scanty.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder and stomach
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Kirby, 26, General servant

Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1887
Date of death: 24 Jan 1887
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Cerebral haemorrhage
Disease (standardised): Granular (Kidney); Haemorrhage (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient had scarlet fever in '67 with measles in the same year, chorea in '77, lasting for 6 months, & she was I.P. [in-patient] here in '79 with gastric ulcer. She had had oedema for nearly 4 years when she was admitted in June of this year, No 764'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, stomach, intestines, brain membranes, brain
Illustrations: No
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Nelson, 4, No occupation

Occupation or role: No occupation
Age: 4
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Mar 1885
Date of death: 18 Mar 1885
Disease (transcribed): Diphtheria
Disease (standardised): Diphtheria (Pharynx)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical notes: There was no illness in the house, but the closets were defective although no smell of drains. She first complained of slight sore throat and had been failing every day since.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, trachea, bronchi, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Parkington, 6, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 May 1885
Date of death: 22 May 1885
Disease (transcribed): Pulmonary phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This child had been admitted into this hospital for fourteen weeks in the summer of last year for phthisis with some haemoptysis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and trachea
Type of incident: n/a

Amelia Boyle, 30, Milliner

Occupation or role: Milliner
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Nov 1885
Date of death: 21 Nov 1885
Disease (transcribed): Cerebral softening
Disease (standardised): Softening (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: For the last six months she had drunk very hard. She had been in bed with diarrhoea and delirium at nights.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, vessels, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary tract, dura mater, brain and uterus
Type of incident: n/a

Amy Theobald, 13, No occupation

Occupation or role: No occupation
Age: 13
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1885
Date of death: 27 Apr 1885
Disease (transcribed): Chorea
Disease (standardised): Chorea (Central nervous system)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical notes: The child had epileptic fits from three months old. For the last 6 years she had had ‘piano’ movements of the left hand and fingers.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, brain and cord
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Cooper, 37, [Wife of] Labourer

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Labourer
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Jun 1885
Date of death: 3 Jul 1885
Disease (transcribed): Laryngeal spasm. Tracheal stenosis
Disease (standardised): Spasm (Larynx); Stenosis (Trachea)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: She had a cough for three winters and a cough and violent cold this winter. Aphasia preceded hoarseness which went on for two months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, stomach, pancreas and uterus
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Russell, 32, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Jan 1885
Date of death: 29 Jan 1885
Disease (transcribed): Puerperal septicaemia? Rheumatism?
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Systemic); Rheumatic diseases (Tissues)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical notes: She had rigors, pains in the legs and loins, pain in the abdomen and chest, cough and dyspnoea. She was delirious the night prior to admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, joints, uterus and ovaries
Type of incident: n/a

Annie Clark, 32, Dressmaker

Occupation or role: Dressmaker
Age: 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Feb 1885
Date of death: 20 Feb 1885
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical notes: This woman caught cold ten years back and had winter ever since, with haemoptysis a few months back.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Annie Harffey, 19, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Oct 1885
Date of death: 12 Nov 1885
Disease (transcribed): Large white kidney. Hypertrophy of left ventricle. Ulceration of small intestines. Peritonitis. Ovarian cysts
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Ulcer (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Cysts (Ovary)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: She complained of pain in the abdomen and ten hours later had an epileptic fit. She continued to have convulsions and was brought into the hospital.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, intestines, glands and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Annie Lambert, 21, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 May 1885
Date of death: 3 Jun 1885
Disease (transcribed): Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Delepine, Sheridan
Medical notes: She had pain after food for at least six months and pain in the stomach.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys and fallopian tubes
Type of incident: n/a

Annie Mackay, 16, Nursemaid

Occupation or role: Nursemaid
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Nov 1885
Date of death: 4 Dec 1885
Disease (transcribed): Contracted kidney. Hypertrophy of left ventricle. Intestinal ulceration
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: She was said to have had fits of the nature of epilepsy six months previous to admission and had two seizures with foaming at the mouth, cyanosis and bitten tongue the day before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, stomach, intestines, kidneys and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Annie Tinson, 33, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Oct 1885
Date of death: 31 Oct 1885
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema and congestion of the lungs. Dilatation of the heart
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Congestion (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: In April 1884 she had congestion of the lungs with much haemoptysis and had never been well since.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, aorta, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder and thyroid
Type of incident: n/a

Annie Victory, 35, Charwoman

Occupation or role: Charwoman
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 May 1885
Date of death: 19 Jun 1885
Disease (transcribed): Lardaceous kidneys. Vomiting. Tubercular pyelitis
Disease (standardised): Amyloidosis (Kidney); Vomiting (Stomach); Pyelitis (Kidney); Tuberculosis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William Charles. Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical notes: Three weeks before admission she had pains in the back and abdomen, and nausea with occasional vomiting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and bladder
Type of incident: n/a

Anthony Durston, 59, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Mar 1885
Date of death: 19 Mar 1885
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of oesophagus
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Oesophagus)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical notes: He had a severe cough for four months and difficulty in swallowing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, trachea, bronchi, oesophagus, stomach, heart, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Anthony Havard, 64, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Aug 1885
Date of death: 17 Sep 1885
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of oesophagus. Broncho-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Oesophagus); Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: He had great emaciation and lost five stone in twelve months. He had a cough since February and diarrhoea shortly before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, vessels, liver, spleen, kidneys and oesophagus
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Garner, 22, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Aug 1885
Date of death: 17 Dec 1885
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis (tubercular)
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: The patient caught cold with haemoptysis in 1883 and had it three times since. He had emaciation for twelve months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, trachea, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, stomach, intestines, pancreas and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Johnson, 2 years 6 months, [Child of] General dealer

Occupation or role: [Child of] General dealer
Age: 2 years 6 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jul 1885
Date of death: 5 Jul 1885
Disease (transcribed): Broncho-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: He had caught cold which became much worse, with slight white expectoration and a little fever.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal and brain
Type of incident: n/a

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