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Jesse Underwood, 47, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Mar 1880
Date of death: 4 Apr 1880
Disease (transcribed): Ulcerative endocarditis
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: About January 1879 while walking quietly in the street, he suddenly lost the power of speech. About the same time as the aphasia he noticed shortness of breath with attacks of fainting and giddiness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, lungs, liver, spleen, kidneys, brain and meninges
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Tisner, 20, Packer

Occupation or role: Packer
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1880
Date of death: 25 Mar 1880
Disease (transcribed): Large white kidneys, with atrophy of cortex. Hypertrophy of heart. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: About the beginning of January he noticed that the sight of the right eye was dim, everything appeared as though enveloped in a fog. For the last three to four months he had passed much water.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and brain
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Brady, 50, Hawker

Occupation or role: Hawker
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Jul 1881
Date of death: 8 Aug 1881
Disease (transcribed): Ovarian tumour. Lungs compressed. Aortic disease
Disease (standardised): Tumour (Ovaries); Compression (Lungs); Disease (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Willis, Arthur Keith
Post mortem examination performed by: Zimmermann, Benjamin Frazier and Myers, Arthur Thomas
Medical notes: 'No heritable disease; 7 children; 3 died of cramp. Menstruation ceased 13 years ago: no vaginal discharge. Since Xmas 1880 has felt pain on right side of abdomen which has increased since. Gave up work two months ago: felt pain in right hypochondrium on carrying a basket'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Sophia Belcher, 51, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 51
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Feb 1889
Date of death: 22 May 1889
Disease (transcribed): Morbus cordis. Mitral and tricuspid stenosis, aortic stenosis and incompetence with usual sequelae
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Medical notes: Two months before she came to St George’s she began to suffer from abdominal discomfort, dyspnoea and dropsy in her legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, pericardium, heart, lungs, spleen, kidneys, liver and pelvic organs
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Davey, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Oct 1889
Date of death: 17 Oct 1889
Disease (transcribed): Fatty heart. Collapsed lung. Ovarian tumour and ascites
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Atelectasis (Lung); Cancer (Ovary); Ascites (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Bradley, James Edmund Campbell
Medical notes: About three months before she came to St George’s the woman fell down and hurt herself. She was pregnant at the time but her attention was called to the fact that her abdomen was of abnormal size.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, ovaries, liver, spleen, kidneys, uterus, pleurae, lungs and heart
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

William Pratt, 35, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Dec 1888
Date of death: 20 Jan 1889
Disease (transcribed): Aneurism of transverse portion of the arch of aorta rupturing into the trachea
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta); Rupture (Trachea)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Medical notes: He had syphilis thirteen years before his admission. He drank about three pints of beer a day and took spirits occasionally. About ten months before admission he began to suffer from pain in his chest and down his left arm.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Eliza Francis, 31, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 31
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Mar 1891
Date of death: 5 Apr 1891
Disease (transcribed): Vegetative endocarditis. Cerebral embolism and softening. Carcinoma of pylorus
Disease (standardised): Endocarditis (Heart); Embolism (Brain); Carcinoma (Pylorus)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'No family history of disease: mother living and hale. The woman was a cook, unmarried, and 11 months before her death she bore a healthy child. During her pregnancy she tried to conceal her condition by tight lacing and suffered from much vomiting. After her confinement she worked hard and had ill-health. The catamenia [menstruation] did not reappear, and she was much troubled with dyspeptic symptoms. Nothing more definite was ascertainable'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, spinal cord, thorax, abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a n/a

Sarah Powell, 44, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Feb 1897
Date of death: 15 Mar 1897
Disease (transcribed): Intra-auricular thrombus obstructing mitral orifice
Disease (standardised): Thrombosis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Wells, Sydney Russell
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: 'Family history nothing of importance, Never had either rheumatism or scarlet fever, Good health as a rule. On Feb 22nd 1896 pain in left side of chest worse on coughing or taking a deep breath. On Feb 25th began to expectorate rusty blood stained very viscid sputum, no rigors, much sweat night, no history of haemoptysis'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Ashdown, 25, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 May 1900
Date of death: 24 May 1900
Disease (transcribed): Obliterative endarteritis of cerebral vessels. Cerebral softening
Disease (standardised): Endarteritis (Arteries); Softening (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Penrose, Francis George
Medical examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Post mortem examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Medical notes: In September last the patient was treated for severe secondary syphilis. On admission he was a fairly healthy looking man with paralysis of the right arm and leg and right side of the face.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary and urinary tracts, testes, and cranial cavity
Type of incident: n/a

Emily Steele, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Sep 1901
Date of death: 15 Sep 1901
Disease (transcribed): Distended stomach. Faint striation of heart muscle
Disease (standardised): Distension (Stomach); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: Brought in dead
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, uterus, alimentary canal, cranium and brain
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Tyler, 49, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Oct 1909
Date of death: 23 Nov 1909
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of ascending aortic arch opening into left innominate vein. Pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta); Pericarditis (Heart)
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 first admitted on May 9th 1906. He complained of pain in the right chest passing to the back of the shoulder and down the right arm.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a