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[No name] [No name], [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Unknown
Age: [No age stated]
Date of admission: 20 Dec 1878
Date of death: 20 Dec 1878
Disease (transcribed): Suicide by hanging
Disease (standardised): Suicide (Neck, respiratory system);
Admitting doctor: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
PM performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: n/a
Type of incident: Suicide

[No name] [No name], [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: [No gender stated]
Date of admission: 11 May 1865
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Suicide – hanging
Disease (standardised): Suicide
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, chest, larynx and abdomen
Type of incident: Suicide

George Sadler, 28, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jan 1868
Date of death: 22 Jan 1868
Disease (transcribed): Suicide by hanging
Disease (standardised): Suicide
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Thompson, Reginald Edward
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This man had been living very badly and in a very desponding state for six weeks.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: Suicide

Harry Jarman, 45, Motor washer

Occupation or role: Motor washer
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Oct 1907
Date of death: 25 Oct 1907
Disease (transcribed): Suicide by stabbing
Disease (standardised): Wound (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: Evans, John Howell
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: One month ago the patient was discharged from Hanwell Asylum. At 7am the patient was found in a lavatory having attempted suicide by stabbing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal and brain
Type of incident: Suicide

Charles Bell, 65, Solicitor

Occupation or role: Solicitor
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Mar 1869
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Suicidal gunshot wound on head
Disease (standardised): Wound (Head)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This patient was brought in dead, having committed suicide by shooting himself with a rifle.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Suicide

Alfred Pollit, 28, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 May 1907
Date of death: 29 May 1907
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat. Pyaemia. Septic broncho-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Wound (Throat); Sepsis (Systemic); Sepsis (Lung); Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Turner, George Robertson
Medical examination performed by: Evans, John Howell
Post mortem examination performed by: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical notes: The patient, the subject of periodic depression, had on a former occasion attempted suicide by drowning. On this occasion suicide was attempted by throat cutting with a razor.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, trachea, peritracheal glands, thyroid, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, gall bladder, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, stomach, intestines and brain
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Suicide

Edward Maynan, 44, Jeweller

Occupation or role: Jeweller
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Mar 1875
Date of death: 23 Mar 1875
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat. Suicide
Disease (standardised): Cut (Throat)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not reported here
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: Suicide

[Name redacted], [No age stated], Service

Occupation or role: Service
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Mar 1941
Date of death: 2 Mar 1941
Disease (transcribed): Suicide from gunshot
Disease (standardised): Wound (Indeterminate)
Admitted under the care of: Darte Logue, Valentine
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: P.M. outside
Body parts examined in the post mortem: P.M. outside
Type of incident: Suicide

Sarah Jane Matthes, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Aug 1893
Date of death: 24 Aug 1893
Disease (transcribed): Carbolic acid poisoning
Disease (standardised): Poisoning (Systemic)

Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: The patient was brought into the Hospital by a policeman, the breath smelling of carbolic acid. The face of suicide was proved at the inquest, but the reason was not forthcoming.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, throat, liver, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals, kidneys, bladder, lungs, pericardium and heart
Type of incident: Suicide

[No name], [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: [No gender stated]
Date of admission: 6 Nov 1869
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Suicide. Gun shot wound of heart and left lung
Disease (standardised): Wound (Heart); Wound (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This man shot himself in the park with a small pistol and was brought in quite dead.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, cranium and abdomen
Type of incident: Suicide

William Murray , 42, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Jan 1870
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Suicide – Division of right external carotid artery and fracture of lower jaw by a pistol shot.
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Artery); Fracture (Jaw)
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: The man was brought in dead, with the history of having just shot himself with a pistol in Hyde Park.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones and brain. Examination of the rest of the body was not permitted
Type of incident: Suicide

Robert Joyce, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: Brought in dead
Date of death: 30 Nov 1919
Disease (transcribed): Gunshot wound through skull and brain (suicide)
Disease (standardised): Wound (Skull); Wound (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Skull, brain, pleurae, lungs, trachea, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary canal, genitalia and testicles
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Suicide

[Name redacted], 39, Valet

Occupation or role: Valet
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Dec 1934
Date of death: 21 Jan 1935
Disease (transcribed): G.P.I.
Disease (standardised): Neurosyphilis (Central nervous system)
Admitted under the care of: Colquhoun, Gideon Robert Ernest. Feiling, Anthony
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Williams, Garthowen
Medical notes: He attempted suicide on the day of admission by cutting his throat.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, bronchi, trachea, heart, aorta, liver, spleen, kidneys and brain
Type of incident: Suicide

Elizabeth Mason, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Nov 1850
Date of death: 8 Nov 1850
Disease (transcribed): Fever. Lungs congested friable. Conglomerate glands of intestines very prominent. No ulceration
Disease (standardised): Fever (Systemic); Disease (Lung); Disease (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This woman was stated on admission to have attempted to commit suicide by cutting her throat.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pelvis and cranium
Type of incident: Suicide

George Jones, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 May 1871
Date of death: 23 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Suicide by hanging
Disease (standardised): Strangulation

Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'Was said to have hanged himself by a rope from a tree’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, cranium, larynx, trachea, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Suicide

Thomas Albany, 38, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Jun 1868
Date of death: Brought in dead
Disease (transcribed): Poisoning by prussic acid
Disease (standardised): Poisoning (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Thompson, Reginald Edward
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This man was picked up in the park and was dead when brought in. A bottle containing an ounce measure was found by his side. He had threatened to commit suicide previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: Suicide

Albert Searle, 38, Valet

Occupation or role: Valet
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jun 1908
Date of death: 17 Jun 1908
Disease (transcribed): Bullet wound of skull and brain. Suicide
Disease (standardised): Wound (Skull); Wound (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Jaffrey, Francis
Medical examination performed by: Back, Ivor Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He had been found by a policeman sitting on a seat in Hyde Park grasping a revolver.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, trachea, pericardium, peritoneum, stomach, skull and brain
Type of incident: Suicide

[No name] Briggs, [No age stated], [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Unknown
Date of admission: 9 May 1894
Date of death: 10 May 1894
Disease (transcribed): Carbolic acid poisoning
Disease (standardised): Poisoning (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Not seen by the medical Registrar'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium
Type of incident: Suicide

Raffaele Quartiero, 32, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Oct 1911
Date of death: 5 Oct 1911
Disease (transcribed): Suicide. Bullet wound in head. Syphilis
Disease (standardised): Wound (Head); Syphilis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: n/a
Medical examination performed by: Frankau, Claude Howard Stanley
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He shot himself through the head and was brought into the Hospital dead. He was under treatment at the French Hospital for syphilis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, genital organs and alimentary canal
Type of incident: Suicide

[Name redacted], 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Jun 1921
Date of death: 19 Jul 1921
Disease (transcribed): Septicaemia following injury to the throat, left thigh and face
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Systemic); Injury (Pharynx); Injury (Leg); Injury (Face)
Admitted under the care of: English, T. Crisp
Medical examination performed by: Colquhoun, Gideon Robert Ernest
Post mortem examination performed by: Grelland, [?]
Medical notes: He attempted suicide by throwing himself under a train.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Skull, brain and membranes, spine, ribs, tongue, larynx, trachea, bronchi, pleura, lungs, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, gall bladder, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, oesophagus, stomach, intestines and appendix
Type of incident: Suicide

Robert Rhodes, 78, No occupation

Occupation or role: No occupation
Age: 78
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Jun 1903
Date of death: 19 Jun 1903
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat. Septic broncho-pneumonia. Arterio sclerotic kidneys. Fatty degeneration and fibroid disease of heart
Disease (standardised): Wound (Throat); Sepsis (Lung); Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Arteriosclerosis (Kidney); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Turner, George Robertson
Medical examination performed by: English, T. Crisp
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: Bring the subject of heart disease, and tired of life, the patient attempted to commit suicide by cutting his throat.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, trachea, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, alimentary tract and brain
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Suicide

Alfred Seymour, 24, Schoolmaster

Occupation or role: Schoolmaster
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Oct 1888
Date of death: 20 Oct 1888
Disease (transcribed): Dislocation of 4th cervical vertebra. Haemorrhage into spinal canal. Bruising of cord
Disease (standardised): Dislocation (Vertebrae); Haemorrhage (Spine); Bruise (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: Davidson, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: 'This man had been very depressed owing to failing to get a ‘teacher’s certificate’. Had frequently threatened to commit suicide. He threw himself under a railway tram’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Heart, pleurae, lungs, liver, spleen, kidneys, brain, spine

Type of incident: Suicide

[Name redacted], 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Sep 1945
Date of death: 2 Sep 1945
Disease (transcribed): Shock. Multiple injuries. Fractures of back, ribs and ankles
Disease (standardised): Shock (Systemic); Injury (Systemic); Fracture (Back); Fracture (Ribs); Fracture (Ankles)
Admitted under the care of: Back, Ivor Gordon
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Taylor, John
Medical notes: She was sent in by ambulance from the National Temperance Hospital with a letter stating she had been seen in the Casualty Department suffering from a lacerated scalp wound, fractured left ankle and injury to the lower lumbar region. There was past history of believed attempted suicide.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, lungs, liver, spleen, kidneys, stomach, intestines and brain
Type of incident: Suicide? Trauma/accident?

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