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'A man unknown', [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Nov 1887
Date of death: 26 Nov 1887
Disease (transcribed): 'Not known. Bullet wound of brain(?)'
Disease (standardised): Wound (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Not seen by registrar'
'Not examined'
Illustrations: No
Type of incident: n/a

Abednego Clement, 40, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jan 1885
Date of death: 11 Apr 1885
Disease (transcribed): Cardiac, stricture of urethra
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Constriction (Urethra)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical notes: This man had several times been in the hospital suffering from stricture of the urethra. On the 16th January his penis began to swell, and continued to increase in size up to admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and urethra
Type of incident: n/a

Abigail Powley, 56, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Feb 1860
Date of death: 8 Mar 1860
Disease (transcribed): Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This patient had had several attacks of bronchitis, the first of these occurred three years ago. She recovered and remained pretty well until last spring, when she had a second attack, and again another in the following September’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Abraham Coble, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Jan 1861
Date of death: 1 Feb 1861
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: The patient was brought having been struck with apoplexy about an hour before. He was unable to swallow.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Abraham Moore, 36, Bricklayer

Occupation or role: Bricklayer
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Oct 1875
Date of death: 7 Nov 1875
Disease (transcribed): Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Adolph Krusa, 4, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 4
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Oct 1870
Date of death: 9 Nov 1870
Disease (transcribed): Burn.
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: As the body was not examined, the case if not herein reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Green, 35, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 May 1872
Date of death: 4 Nov 1872
Disease (transcribed): Post partum. Caries of acetabula and iliac bones. Bedsores. Lardaceous disease
Disease (standardised): Parturition (Uterus); Caries (Hip); Pressure ulcer (Skin); Amyloidosis (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: For five months there had been an abscess forming over the right ilium and she had walked lamely.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, organs of generation and bones
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Eastlake, 25, T. collector

Occupation or role: T. collector
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Nov 1883
Date of death: 15 Nov 1883
Disease (transcribed): Sarcoma of buttock. Exhaustion
Disease (standardised): Sarcoma (Buttocks); Exhaustion (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: The patient was in the hospital on three occasions. He was originally admitted in July 1882 having a large fluctuating swelling on the left buttock.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Payne, 32, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jun 1883
Date of death: 16 Jul 1883
Disease (transcribed): Fistulous opening from groin to sigmoid flexure. Pleuritis. Erysipelas
Disease (standardised): Fistula (Groin); Pleurisy (Pleura); Erysipelas (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: This patient was sent here from a cottage hospital at Wimbledon, suffering from faecal fistula. For two years he had suffered with very short intermissions from what he called ‘English dysentery’.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Wild, 24, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Oct 1876
Date of death: 20 Nov 1876
Disease (transcribed): Syphilis. Erysipelas
Disease (standardised): Syphilis (Systemic); Erysipelas (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Morgan, John Hammond
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: This man was admitted for a sore on the penis, contracted in April. This was followed by a second sore in May which gradually increased.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys and spleen
Type of incident: n/a

Alexander McDonald, 17, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Mar 1858
Date of death: 20 Mar 1858
Disease (transcribed): Softening of the brain. Phthisis. Ulcerated intestines
Disease (standardised): Softening (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'This lad was brought to the hospital in a state which showed that he had been very much neglected. He was then in a dying state, quite delirious, & unable to give any account of his feelings. It appeared that before Christmas he had been in University College Hospital with remittent(?) fever. After leaving the hospital in January he came home & never seemed to rally thoroughly, creeping about the house & existing rather than living. He had no nurse to attend upon him & was consequently in an extremely filthy condition’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alexander Turner, 47, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Sep 1868
Date of death: 29 Sep 1868
Disease (transcribed): Morbus brightii. Morbus cordis. Recent ulcer of face. Pyaemia.
Disease (standardised): Glomerulonephritis (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Ulcer (Face); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: Thirteen years before admission this patient was bitten by a horse on the left side of the temple which had never quite healed. Three weeks before admission the left eye began to inflame.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Amos, 36, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Feb 1860
Date of death: 19 Feb 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'For 12 months this man had suffered from cough, expectoration and increasing debility. For three or four months he had had habitual night sweats’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Benn, 8 months, No occupation

Occupation or role: No occupation
Age: 8 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Dec 1884
Date of death: 12 Jan 1885
Disease (transcribed): Meningitis (tubercular?) Fracture of clavicle
Disease (standardised): Meningitis (Brain ); Tuberculosis (Brain); Fracture (Clavicle)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical notes: The child was admitted with a fracture of its clavicle. It had been allowed to fall, and its parents and other friends were all too drunk to be allowed to take it away.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, lungs, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Alfred Chappell, 49, Greengrocer

Occupation or role: Greengrocer
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jul 1879
Date of death: 14 Aug 1879
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse cellulitis of right leg and thigh
Disease (standardised): Cellulitis (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bennett, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: Two months before admission the patient sprained his right thigh whilst getting into a van. From the injury he seemed not to recover entirely.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, kidneys, spleen and sternum
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Alfred Clifford, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jan 1852
Date of death: 6 Feb 1852
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous caries of the dorsal vertebrae with softening of the cervical bones. Abscesses in connection with the spinal column at posterior part of thorax. Urgent dyspnoea and dysphagia
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Tuberculosis (Spine); Abscess (Spine); Dyspnoea (Lung); Deglutition disorders (Oesophagus)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He had been subject for many years to a scrofulous affection and there were marks of old ulceration in the neck and under the angle of the jaw.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, interior surfaces of cervical vertebrae and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Culverwell, 7, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 7
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Apr 1860
Date of death: 6 May 1860
Disease (transcribed): Strumous meningitis
Disease (standardised): Meningitis (Brain); Tuberculosis
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This child, who had long eyelashes and light hair and was of obviously tubercular aspect, became a surgeon’s patient for stiffness of neck Feb 29th, and on the 10th of the following month was transferred to the physicians. He had been under-fed, complained of pain in the belly, and stiffness of the neck, and pains about the occiput’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Gleniston, 62, Cabman

Occupation or role: Cabman
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Oct 1883
Date of death: 7 Oct 1883
Disease (transcribed): Fractured ribs. Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Ribs); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: He was the subject of chronic bronchitis. He was brought to the hospital having been thrown into the street from the box of his cab.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and ribs
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Alfred Heath, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Jun 1856
Date of death: 3 Jul 1856
Disease (transcribed): Stricture of the Urethra. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Urethra); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man had had stricture of the urethra for six or seven years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Pitter, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 May 1857
Date of death: 7 Aug 1857
Disease (transcribed): Valvular disease of the heart. Phthisis. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: This woman had been subject to haemoptysis for the last five years which he attributed to an injury of the chest which he received at the commencement of that period.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident?

Alfred Sargent, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Sep 1853
Date of death: 23 Oct 1853
Disease (transcribed): Phagadaenic ulceration of the superficial structures of the thigh. Stomach distended with dark offensive fluid
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Distention (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had been thrown off a horse which he was exercising in Hyde Park.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Alfred Sydney Moore, 9, School boy

Occupation or role: School boy
Age: 9
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Mar 1873
Date of death: 28 Mar 1873
Disease (transcribed): Injury to head
Disease (standardised): Injury (Head)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not reported
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Alice Allen alias Watson, 23, No occupation

Occupation or role: No occupation
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Jul 1879
Date of death: 12 Aug 1879
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of thigh. Fracture of ulna and other injuries. Pyaemic deposits in brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Fracture (Arm); Sepsis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bennett, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient was stated to have fallen from a third floor window. In her fall she first alighted on the iron railing and then fell into the area.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thigh, lungs, heart, kidneys, spleen, brain and uterus
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Alice Gibson, 2, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 2
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Aug 1860
Date of death: 6 Aug 1860
Disease (transcribed): Scald
Disease (standardised): Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This child was brought into the hospital with ulcerations of a severe scald of the right arm & scalp, which had occurred 14 days before admission. The child was in a very exhausted condition & bleeding from the nose. The mother stated that the child had had a rash out on it at the time of the accident, & that it had suddenly disappeared. Several of her children were laid up with scarlet fever’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Alice Nightingale, 21 months, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 21 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Dec 1859
Date of death: 23 Jan 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Mesenteric disease. Incipient rickets. Diseased liver. Old burn
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Disease (Abdomen); Rickets (Bones); Disease (Liver); Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This child was admitted with an extensive burn of the left arm, extending from the shoulder to the back of the hand. It was cut very deep, except in one part about the middle of forearm. She was also evidently suffering from tabies mesentericus which was supposed to have existed for 6 months’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium., left arm, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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