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Aaron Moore, 59, Manservant

Occupation or role: Manservant
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Sep 1908
Date of death: 8 Oct 1908
Disease (transcribed): Portal cirrhosis. Ascites. Acute nephritis. Dilated heart. Gall stones
Disease (standardised): Cirrhosis (Liver); Ascites (Abdomen); Nephritis (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Gall stones (Gall bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: Torrens, James Aubrey
Medical notes: The patient was admitted for swelling of the legs, thickness of urine and shortness of breath.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, aorta, liver, gall bladder, kidneys, suprarenals, spleen, pancreas and omentum
Type of incident: n/a

Abigail Smith, 47, [Wife of] Labourer

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Labourer
Age: 47
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Oct 1909
Date of death: 18 Oct 1909
Disease (transcribed): Ruptured aneurysm of right middle cerebral artery. Haemorrhage under pia arachnoid
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Arteries); Haemorrhage (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient was admitted semiconscious with left hemiplegia and conjugate deviation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, bladder, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal and uterus
Type of incident: n/a

Ada Elliston, 3, [Child of] Widow

Occupation or role: [Child of] Widow
Age: 3
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 May 1909
Date of death: 4 Jun 1909
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculous meningitis. Caseating mesenteric gland. Aspiration broncho-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis, meningeal (Brain); Caseasting (Lymph nodes); Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: There was onset of illness one week before admission, with headache, vomiting, shivering and constipation, followed by drowsiness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, infratracheal glands, bronchi, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, adrenals, alimentary canal, meninges and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Ada Godfrey, 1 year 1 month, [Child of] Porter

Occupation or role: [Child of] Porter
Age: 1 year 1 month
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Dec 1907
Date of death: 2 Jan 1908
Disease (transcribed): Broncho-pneumonia. Rachitis. Diarrhoea
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Rickets (Bones); Diarrhoea (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: Friend, Gerald Edward
Medical notes: The patient had been ill for one month with history of cough which had been increasing in severity accompanied by dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Teeth, tonsils, larynx, thyroid, trachea, thymus, pericardium, heart, pleurae, lungs, intestines, peritoneum, stomach, spleen, liver, pancreas, kidneys and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Ada Jones, 29, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Gender: Female
Age: 29
Date of admission: 13 Dec 1906
Date of death: 23 Dec 1906
Disease (transcribed): (Influenza) Basal meningitis. Hypostatic congestion of lungs
Disease (standardised): Influenza, human (Respiratory tract); Meningitis (Brain); Congestion (Lung);
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spinal cord, thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ada Knightsmith, 24, [Wife of] Grocer

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Grocer
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Dec 1909
Date of death: 15 Jan 1910
Disease (transcribed): Ulcerative endocarditis affecting the pulmonary and aortic valves. Exuberant vegetations. Multiple aneurysms of intrapulmonary branches of pulmonary artery
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Aneurysm (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient had history of weakness and dyspnoea for six months. Swelling of the legs for three weeks and of abdomen for two weeks.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, adrenals, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal, uterus and appendages
Type of incident: n/a

Adam Mackie, 31, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Sep 1909
Date of death: 23 Sep 1909
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of transverse part of aortic arch, ulceration into oesophagus
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta); Ulcer (Oesophagus)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: Torrens, James Aubrey
Medical notes: The patient developed a chill three days before admission. This was followed the next day by severe cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, aorta, oesophagus, stomach, duodenum, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, kidneys, suprarenals and spleen
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Fay, 50, [Wife of] Cabman

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Cabman
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Jul 1909
Date of death: 15 Jul 1909
Disease (transcribed): Diabetic coma
Disease (standardised): Diabetes mellitus (Pancreas); Coma (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Spriggs, Edmund Ivens
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: There was a history of weakness and loss of flesh for one year. Also polyuria and failing eyesight.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, adrenals, kidneys, bladder, ovary, uterus and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Kirkland, 66, [Wife of] Hawker

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Hawker
Age: 66
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Jun 1909
Date of death: 30 Jun 1909
Disease (transcribed): Pontine haemorrhage
Disease (standardised): Haemorrhage (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient fell down in the Park and became unconscious almost immediately.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary canal, uterus, brain and meninges
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Oxley, 25, No occupation

Occupation or role: No occupation
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Jun 1912
Date of death: 23 Jun 1912
Disease (transcribed): White granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Medical notes: This woman had had cough and headache for fourteen days with morning sickness and increasing dyspnoea. Also amenorrhoea for fourteen months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, infratracheal glands, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, gall bladder, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals, kidneys, urinary tract, alimentary tract and genital organs
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Stearn, 24, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Jan 1909
Date of death: 2 Feb 1909
Disease (transcribed): Gastric ulcer
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Five days before admission the patient was seized with epigastric pain and nausea and vomited blood, dark and in clots.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, intestines, liver, spleen, suprarenals, pancreas, stomach and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Albert alias Robert Gray, 45, Fitter

Occupation or role: Fitter
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Mar 1910
Date of death: 5 Mar 1910
Disease (transcribed): Mitral stenosis and reflux. Aortic stenosis. Acute bronchitis. Pleural effusion. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Bronchitis (Lung); Effusion (Pleura); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: Torrens, James Aubrey
Medical notes: The patient had been ill with a cough for three weeks. He tried to work on the day of admission but had to give it up.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, stomach, pancreas, liver, gall bladder and bile ducts, spleen, kidneys, suprarenals and bladder
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Bradshaw, 12, [Child of] Carman

Occupation or role: [Child of] Carman
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Apr 1911
Date of death: 24 Apr 1911
Disease (transcribed): Caseous tuberculosis of mediastinal glands. Tuberculous meningitis. Generalized tuberculosis. Lobar pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lymph nodes); Tuberculosis, meningeal (Brain); Tuberculosis (Systemic); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Medical notes: He had headache for twelve days with pain in the neck and diplopia for one day.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, infratracheal glands, thyroid, trachea, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, alimentary tract, mesentery glands, liver, pancreas, suprarenals, spleen, kidneys, bladder, meninges, brain and eyes
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Butler, 10, [Child of] Dressmaker

Occupation or role: [Child of] Dressmaker
Age: 10
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Nov 1908
Date of death: 26 Nov 1908
Disease (transcribed): Morbus cordis. Aortic disease and mitral reflux. Early pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient enjoyed fairly good health until August last, when he commenced to have fits.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, thymus, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary canal and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Eyles, 55, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Jun 1910
Date of death: 3 Jun 1910
Disease (transcribed): Lobar pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient caught a chill two days before admission. Shivering soon occurred. He went to bed and vomited during the night.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, bladder and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Hawkins, 27, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Mar 1909
Date of death: 20 Mar 1909
Disease (transcribed): Double pneumonia (lobar). Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: Torrens, James Aubrey
Medical notes: The patient was delirious when admitted and his wife was alcoholic so little reliable history of the illness was obtained.

Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, stomach, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, spleen, kidneys, suprarenals, bladder and ureter
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Holness, 32, Seaman

Occupation or role: Seaman
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Aug 1909
Date of death: 31 Aug 1909
Disease (transcribed): Pulmonary tuberculosis. Tuberculous ulcer in small intestine. Chronic pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Intestines); Ulcer (Intestines); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: Torrens, James Aubrey
Medical notes: The patient coughed up blood in the street and lost consciousness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, stomach, liver, gall bladder and bile ducts, pancreas, spleen, kidneys and suprarenals
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Jordan, 2, [Child of] Carpenter

Occupation or role: [Child of] Carpenter
Age: 2
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Nov 1909
Date of death: 30 Nov 1909
Disease (transcribed): Generalised tuberculosis. Tubercular meningitis. Tuberculous broncho pneumonia. Mesenteric, tracheal and bronchial and cervical glands infected. Tubercular enteritis. Rickets
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Systemic); Tuberculosis, meningeal (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung); Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lymph nodes); Tuberculosis (Intestines);Enteritis (Intestines) ; Rickets (Bones)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: Torrens, James Aubrey
Medical notes: The child was apparently healthy at birth, but soon began to waste.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, pleurae, lungs, infratracheal and bronchial glands, mesenteric glands, stomach, liver, gall bladder, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, pericardium and heart
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Martyr, [No age stated], House boy

Occupation or role: House boy
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Jun 1911
Date of death: 26 Jun 1911
Disease (transcribed): Fractured base of skull. Otitis media
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Otitis media (Ear)
Admitted under the care of: Jaffrey, Francis
Medical examination performed by: Frankau, Claude Howard Stanley
Post mortem examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Medical notes: He fell from the seventh floor of a building.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Scalp, meninges, brain, skull, ears, pleurae, lungs, heart, aorta, thymus, thyroid, larynx, trachea, peritoneum, liver, gall bladder, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals, kidneys, genito-urinary tract, alimentary tract, stomach, bones and joints
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Albert Muir, 18 months, [Child of] Labourer

Occupation or role: [Child of] Labourer
Age: 18 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 May 1910
Date of death: 24 May 1910
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculous meningitis. Generalized tuberculosis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis, meningeal (Brain); Tuberculosis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with headache and cough. He was quite well until a fortnight previously, when severe headache commenced with vomiting for several days.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, pancreas, adrenals, spleen, kidneys, mesenteric glands, skull and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Pacy, 36, Cabman

Occupation or role: Cabman
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Sep 1911
Date of death: 8 Oct 1911
Disease (transcribed): Old excision of right testis for tubercle. Chronic tuberculosis of left testis and epididymis. Miliary tuberculosis of lung
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Testis); Excision (Testis); Tuberculosis (Epididymis); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Medical notes: He had pain in the joints, back and head for one week with profuse perspiration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, trachea, thyroid, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, gall bladder, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals, kidneys, urinary tract, generative organs, alimentary tract and mesenteric glands
Type of incident: n/a

Alexander Ashton, 5, [Child of] Engraver

Occupation or role: [Child of] Engraver
Age: 5
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1909
Date of death: 19 Dec 1909
Disease (transcribed): Generalised tuberculosis. Tuberculous meningitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Systemic); Tuberculosis, meningeal (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: Torrens, James Aubrey
Medical notes: There was a history of restlessness, irritability and insomnia for ten days.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, middle ears, pleurae, lungs, infratracheal glands, pericardium, heart, stomach, intestines, mesenteric glands, liver, spleen, suprarenals, kidneys and pancreas
Type of incident: n/a

Alexander Edwards, 66, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Jan 1908
Date of death: 24 Apr 1908
Disease (transcribed): Cerebral atrophy. Bronchiectasis. Gangrene of lung. Oedema of lung. Septic pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Atrophy (Brain); Bronchiectasis (Lung); Gangrene (Lung); Oedema (Lung); Sepsis (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: Torrens, James Aubrey
Medical notes: The patient was said to have had a fall on January 2nd last on to the back of his head. After it he seemed very strange and complained that he could not see.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, skull, thorax, heart, aorta, liver, kidneys, suprarenals, spleen, pancreas, stomach and intestines
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Alexander Gartland, 23, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Mar 1909
Date of death: 8 Apr 1909
Disease (transcribed): Cystitis. Pyelonephritis. Disseminated sclerosis. Urethral stricture
Disease (standardised): Cystitis (Bladder); Nephritis (Kidney); Sclerosis (Systemic); Constriction (Urethra)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: Torrens, James Aubrey
Medical notes: The patient had had incontinence of urine for nine months and pain in the right lumbar region for two months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, stomach, intestines, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, spleen, kidneys, suprarenals, ureters, bladder and urethra
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Bonar, 44, No occupation

Occupation or role: No occupation
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Jun 1909
Date of death: 28 Jun 1909
Disease (transcribed): Diabetes mellitus. Coma. Pleural corns at each apex
Disease (standardised): Diabetes mellitus (Pancreas); Coma (Brain); Corns (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Post mortem examination performed by: Torrens, James Aubrey
Medical notes: The patient began to get very thing and weak in the Summer of 1908. His case was diagnosed as Diabetes at Christmas 1908.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, stomach, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, kidneys, suprarenals, bladder, aorta and blood
Type of incident: n/a

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