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Emma Veale, 31, Nurse

Occupation or role: Nurse
Age: 31
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Dec 1875
Date of death: 30 Dec 1875
Disease (transcribed): Extreme mitral contraction
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Fenwick, John Charles James
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Robert James
Medical notes: This woman stated that she had for some years been subject to winter cough and that the previous winter she had had some haemoptysis and that she had lost flesh and had some diarrhoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, heart, liver, kidneys and spleen
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Pearson, 34, Hairdresser

Occupation or role: Hairdresser
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jun 1882
Date of death: 8 Jan 1883
Disease (transcribed): Aneurism of aortic arch
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: Fourteen weeks before admission he noticed his feet were swollen, and very soon afterwards began to feel pain in the right axilla and occasional numbness of right arm.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Warren, 53, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 53
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1862
Date of death: 5 Jan 1862
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the heart. Dropsy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Oedema (Indeterminate)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Wadham, William
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: A case of disease of the heart with dropsy.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Flaxman, 10, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 10
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Mar 1880
Date of death: 28 Mar 1880
Disease (transcribed): Malformation of heart. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Malformation (Heart); Pneumonia (Lung)
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: All her life the patient was subject to cough and every winter it became worse and in foggy weather. She had always had palpitation on exertion and soon lost her breath.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Hannah Sutton, 22, General servant

Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Feb 1880
Date of death: 28 Mar 1880
Disease (transcribed): Disease of heart valves (mitral stenosis). Dilatation of heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
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: For several years she had been subject to a cough in the winter and profuse night sweats. On the morning of February 8th she felt more short of breath than usual and applied for relief from a medical man who sent her to the Hospital at once.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidney
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Moorcraft, 68, Wife

Occupation or role: Wife
Age: 68
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Mar 1884
Date of death: 31 Mar 1884
Disease (transcribed): Chronic bronchitis. Weak heart
Disease (standardised): Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not recorded here
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Mason, 61, Clerk

Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Mar 1881
Date of death: 30 Mar 1881
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Atheroma. Hypertrophy of heart. Cerebral haemorrhage
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta); Disease (Heart); Haemorrhage (Brain);
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Medical notes: 'No history of previous illnesses could be gathered from his relations. He had been in continuous work as a lawyer's clerk until 1pm on March 30 when he put his hand on his head, complaining of acute pain, & fell down unconscious without cry or convulsions. He spoke once or twice about half an hour after the first attack, saying that he felt better but subsequently relapsed with further convulsions into complete coma which soon became stertorous'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, lungs, heart, aorta, liver, spleen, kidneys

Type of incident: n/a

Reuben Higgerty, 41, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Jan 1873
Date of death: 30 Apr 1873
Disease (transcribed): Dilatation of the aorta. Hypertrophy and dilatation of the heart. Cirrhosis of the liver. Dropsy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Aorta); Disease (Heart); Cirrhosis (Liver); Oedema (Indeterminate)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This man was in comparatively good health up to four months before his admission, when he suddenly lost his sense falling of his chair.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and peritoneum
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Hone, 57, Shoemaker

Occupation or role: Shoemaker
Age: 57
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Mar 1877
Date of death: 26 Mar 1877
Disease (transcribed): Cardiac dilatation with hypertrophy. Congestion of viscera. Old emphysema
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Congestion (Systemic); Emphysema (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: About October 1876 the patient began to feel weak and chilly and suffered from pain about the epigastrium. Early in the following January he suffered from palpitation, a fortnight later from dyspnoea, and for a month before entrance to the hospital from swelling of the legs and abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen and peritoneum
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

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

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

Matilda Brooks, 38, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Jan 1879
Date of death: 29 Mar 1879
Disease (transcribed): Atheroma of pulmonary artery. Occlusion of its right division. Dilatation and hypertrophy of right ventricle
Disease (standardised): Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries); Disease (Heart)
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 had suffered from pain in the side and palpitation for three months about two years before admission, and pain about the right clavicle and side of the head for thirteen months before. She had had a cough ever since accompanied by dyspnoea and palpitation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, peritoneum and uterus
Type of incident: n/a

George Hughes, 19, Footman

Occupation or role: Footman
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Apr 1872
Date of death: 10 May 1872
Disease (transcribed): Acute rheumatism. Pericarditis. Endocarditis
Disease (standardised): Rheumatic diseases (Tissues); Pericarditis (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart)
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 stated that four days ago pains commenced about the body with shivering.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Annie Couper, 19, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Nov 1881
Date of death: 19 Apr 1882
Disease (transcribed): Ulcerative endocarditis. Pneumonia. Granular kidneys. Inflammation of liver
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Kidney); Inflammation (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Medical notes: In May 1881 she fell and struck her hip against some stones and from that time she dates constant discomfort in the hip and a limping gait.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

George Cole, 54, Groom

Occupation or role: Groom
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Apr 1887
Date of death: 19 Apr 1887
Disease (transcribed): Mitral stenosis and sequelae
Disease (standardised): Stenosis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'Patient was admitted in a moribund condition & not examined'

Illustrations: No
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Keough, 47, Nurse

Occupation or role: Nurse
Age: 47
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Mar 1869
Date of death: 8 Apr 1869
Disease (transcribed): Morbus brightii. Morbus cordis. Embolism of cerebral artery. Softening of brain
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Embolism (Arteries); Softening (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: This woman said that she had been ill for two weeks with pains in the knee.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

William Smith , 52, Publican

Occupation or role: Publican
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Apr 1877
Date of death: 10 Apr 1877
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema. Bronchitis. Dilated fatty heart.
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient's usual winter cough had been present since December, with slight expectoration, occasionally blood stained; when six weeks before admission, the cough, expectoration, vomiting and diarrhoea suddenly increased and pain appeared in the front of the chest. He suffered from headache, was delirious and his legs swelled.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, peritoneum, brain and intestines.
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph May, 69, Bailiff

Occupation or role: Bailiff
Age: 69
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Apr 1872
Date of death: 19 May 1872
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Intertubular and intratubular disease. Hypertrophied heart
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart)
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 man had had occasional swelling of the legs for about three years, always having a cough at the same time.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

n/a Bateman, [No age stated], Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Gender: Male
Age: [No age stated]
Date of admission: 3 May 1878
Date of death: 4 May 1878
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of left anterior cerebral artery – apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Brain); Stroke (Brain);
Admitting doctor: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: n/a
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'Patient admitted comatose a few hours only before death'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, brain
Type of incident: n/a

William Cook, Fitter

Occupation or role: Fitter
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 May 1871
Date of death: 12 Jun 1871
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Hypertrophied heart. Recent nephritis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidneys); Disease (Heart); Nephritis (Kidneys)

Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'Six weeks before his admission this man fell & struck his right loin severely. He kept at his work for a few days when he was attacked with haematemesis’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Frank Goodall, 63, Wool agent

Occupation or role: Wool agent
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Apr 1885
Date of death: 16 Apr 1885
Disease (transcribed): Heart disease
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Not seen by the Registrar
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Anne Bentham, 38, Housekeeper

Occupation or role: Housekeeper
Gender: Female
Age: 38
Date of admission: 1 May 1878
Date of death: 6 May 1878
Disease (transcribed): Weak heart, granular kidney, atrophy of the brain, etc.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Nephritis (Kidney); Atrophy (Brain);
Admitting doctor: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'Admission. Admitted complaining of weakness, inability to walk, and inability to articulate, defective sight and slight cough. Ill nourished, pale and sallow: no oedema. Evidently not quite compos mentis: she stared wildly, tightened the angles of the mouth: looked vacant and scared. Articulation was much impaired, many consonantal sounds degenerated into 'sh' or gh' '
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, uterus, intestine, brain, spinal cord
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Heath, 43, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 43
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Dec 1879
Date of death: 17 Apr 1880
Disease (transcribed): Pulmonary phthisis. Cavities. Pleurisy. Tubercle. Fatty degeneration. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Cavities (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Disease (Heart); 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: For thirty years she was subject to winter cough and had lost flesh permanently for two years. The present cough commenced nine weeks ago.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Donald, 24, Book folder

Occupation or role: Book folder
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Jan 1886
Date of death: 12 Apr 1886
Disease (transcribed): Mitral stenosis and sequelae. Granulations on aortic pulmonary and tricuspid valves
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Griffiths, Herbert Tyrrell
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: She had rheumatic fever in 1880 and again in 1885 when she was diagnosed to have mitral stenosis, being an inpatient here.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, vessels, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, stomach, intestines, uterus, ovaries and brain
Type of incident: n/a

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