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James Munday, 6 weeks, [Child of] Waterman

Occupation or role: [Child of] Waterman
Age: 6 weeks
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1886
Date of death: 23 Mar 1886
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: The child was a six weeks old infant of a rickety appearance who had a cleft palate causing milk to come through its nose. Four days before admission a cough was noticed and the child was heavy and drowsy.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, stomach and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

Johanna Keting, 39, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Mar 1875
Date of death: 30 Mar 1875
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Fenwick, John Charles James
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: Six weeks before admission this woman had been attacked with pains in the right side, pains across the chest and back, dyspnoea, cough and spitting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Wheeler, 39, Auction Porter

Occupation or role: Auction Porter
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1870
Date of death: 6 Feb 1870
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Apoplexy.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Stroke (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The man was brought in comatose with a history of a fit immediately before admission. He was stated to be a hard drinker and had complained of pain in his head, on which he was accustomed to carry considerable weights.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Lapthorn, 24, Organist

Occupation or role: Organist
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1874
Date of death: 17 Apr 1874
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Tubercular meningitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis, meningeal (Brain )
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Fenwick, John Charles James
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: He had been an out patient at Brompton for five months commencing sometime last November or October. About sixteen weeks before admission he found on waking one morning that he could not move his left side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Thompson, 67, Stableman

Occupation or role: Stableman
Age: 67
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Mar 1886
Date of death: 24 Mar 1886
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (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 some pain over the left mammary region and sternum some two months prior to admission. For the last three weeks he had had a cough which had grown gradually worse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, pancreas, stomach and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

Mary J Taylor, 19, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Mar 1875
Date of death: 30 Mar 1875
Disease (transcribed): Rheumatism. Enteric fever
Disease (standardised): Rheumatic diseases (Tissues); Typhoid fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Fenwick, John Charles James
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This woman was attacked two days before admission with pain in both feet, the right being the worst.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, intestines, cranium and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Stephen Calaher, Schoolboy

Occupation or role: Schoolboy
Age: 8
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jan 1871
Date of death: 7 Jan 1871
Disease (transcribed): Scarlatinal nephritis. Effusion into the pleurae & peritoneum. General dropsy
Disease (standardised): Scarlet fever (Systemic); Nephritis (Kidney); Effusion (Pleurae, peritoneum); Edema (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This child, having had scarlatina, was permitted to go out during desquamation three weeks before admission, & became dropsical’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Catherine Thornhill, 15, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 15
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Jan 1869
Date of death: 8 Jan 1869
Disease (transcribed): Chorea
Disease (standardised): Chorea (Nervous system)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Thompson, Reginald Edward
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This girl had been ill since Christmas, with chorea which was supposed to have been induced by excitement.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Johns, 34, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1882
Date of death: 31 Mar 1882
Disease (transcribed): Brought in dead
Disease (standardised): n/a
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Brought in dead
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

John Hudson, 31, Policeman

Occupation or role: Policeman
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1872
Date of death: 7 May 1872
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Paracentesis thoracis. Empyema. Exhaustion
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Paracentesis (Thorax); Empyema (Pleura); Exhaustion (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This patient said that for sixteen days he had had pain in the left side with shortness of breath. It commenced with an attack of shivering and as if a knife were being run into him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Strong, 26, Dressmaker

Occupation or role: Dressmaker
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1879
Date of death: 26 Mar 1879
Disease (transcribed): Purulent bronchitis. Empyema. Chronic abscess of tibia
Disease (standardised): Suppuration (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung); Empyema (Pleura); Abscess (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Blake, Henry. Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient was too weak for thorough examination.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, uterus and tibia
Type of incident: n/a

James Churchill, 30, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Feb 1886
Date of death: 29 Mar 1886
Disease (transcribed): Adherent pericardium. Hypertrophy and dilatation of the heart. Aortic incompetence. Mitral dilatation. Haemorrhage into cardiac walls. Pulmonary apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Adherent (Pericardium); Disease (Heart); Haemorrhage (Heart); Haemorrhage (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: The patient had always been well up to 1878 when he had acute rheumatism. For the last six months he had had shortness of breath with occasional cough and sternal pain for the last six weeks.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, aorta, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, pancreas, stomach and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Crawley, 52, Messenger

Occupation or role: Messenger
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Jan 1862
Date of death: 23 Apr 1862
Disease (transcribed): Ascites, Malignant disease of the liver
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Cancer (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Wadham, William
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This was a case of ascites, supposed to be connected with malignant disease of the liver.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Kemp, 21, Housemaid

  • Occupation or role: Housemaid
    Age: 21
    Gender: Female
    Date of admission: 23 Mar 1877
    Date of death: 30 Mar 1877
    Disease (transcribed): Typhoid ulcerations of bowel. Pneumonia. Pleurisy.
    Disease (standardised): Typhoid Fever (Systemic); Ulcer (Intestines); Pneumonia (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
    Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
    Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
    Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
  • Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
    Medical notes: For ten days the patient had had a headache, felt chilly and shivered; for five she had been very weak and kept to her bed; for four had had a cough and for three a sore throat. The bowels were confined.
    Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen and intestine. The post mortem was from Dr Whipham's notes
    Type of incident: n/a

George Page, 55, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Mar 1886
Date of death: 25 Mar 1886
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Reported in Medical Cases No. 384
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

John Richardson, 54, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1873
Date of death: 4 May 1873
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of pylorus. Phthisis. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Abdomen); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: For a month this man had had pain in the belly after food with frequent vomiting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, stomach, liver, spleen, kidneys and glands
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Baggs, 6, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Mar 1881
Date of death: 9 Apr 1881
Disease (transcribed): Acute tuberculosis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
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: n/a

Thomas Wells, 26, Navigator

Occupation or role: Navigator
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Apr 1869
Date of death: 4 Apr 1869
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Thompson, Reginald Edward
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This man was attacked with symptoms of pleuro pneumonia four days before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Barlow, 53, Baker

Occupation or role: Baker
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1880
Date of death: 4 Apr 1880
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: This man was taken ill with shivering, vertigo, vomiting, a dull pain in the right side of the chest and right shoulder, and cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Woodman, PC

Occupation or role: PC
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1871
Date of death: 28 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid cancer of the liver. Oedema of right leg from pressure
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Liver); Edema (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This man was first admitted on March 2. He then stated that his health had been good until last Xmas, when he was laid up for eight days with slight jaundice, nausea & pain in the right hypochondrium. From this he recovered completely & was able to return to his work’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, veins

Type of incident: n/a

Jane Judd, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Mar 1883
Date of death: 28 Mar 1883
Disease (transcribed): Mitral stenosis. Pleuritic effusion. Cirrhosis of liver. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Mitral valve stenosis (Heart); Effusion (Pleura); Cirrhosis (Liver); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: Three weeks before admission the weather grew very cold and she complained that she could not keep warm and took to bed. For a fortnight before admission her doctor had told her that he could not feel her pulse at the wrist.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

John Thompson, 35, Barman

Occupation or role: Barman
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Apr 1876
Date of death: 17 Apr 1876
Disease (transcribed): Biliary abscesses
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Biliary tract)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Fenwick, John Charles James
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This man was admitted with history of cough for three weeks without spitting. His abdomen had been painful and getting larger.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and stomach
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Smedly, 2, No occupation

Occupation or role: No occupation
Age: 2
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Apr 1885
Date of death: 20 Apr 1885
Disease (transcribed): Diphtheria
Disease (standardised): Diphtheria (Pharynx)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical notes: The child began to fail on the 16th. He had heavy eyes, headache, slight cough and fever. A brassy cough was noticed the following days with dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, bronchi, larynx, trachea, pharynx, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Goodwin, 48, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1869
Date of death: 6 Apr 1869
Disease (transcribed): Purpura. Morbus cordis. Serous apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Purpura (Skin); Disease (Heart); Stroke (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Thompson, Reginald Edward
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: He had been ill since the 20th March with pains in the knees and ankles, and he had frequently suffered from rheumatism.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Fred Griffin, 7, Schoolboy

Occupation or role: Schoolboy
Age: 7
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Mar 1862
Date of death: 27 Apr 1862
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Wadham, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This was a scrofulous looking boy who one month previous to his admission had a mild attack of scarlatina.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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