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A Albert Gilbey, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: n/a
Date of death: 31 Dec 1907
Disease (transcribed): Malignant stricture of the oesophagus. Bronchitis. Bronchiectasis. Granular kidney
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Oesophagus); Bronchitis (Lung); Bronchiectasis (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Golla, Frederick Lucien
Post mortem examination performed by: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical notes: For four weeks before admission the patient had suffered from increasing difficulty in swallowing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, tonsils, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, oesophagus, stomach, pylorus, small intestine and large intestines
Type of incident: n/a

Aaron Gatheridge, 53, Carpet layer

Occupation or role: Carpet layer
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Oct 1887
Date of death: 6 Jan 1888
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of pylorus
Disease (standardised): Malignant disease (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Turton, Robert Straker
Post mortem examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Medical notes: 'This man had been a carpet layer & swallowed many nails & tacks. His family history was unremarkable. He was a healthy man up to Xmas ‘86 when cold brough on rheumatic pains’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, stomach, intestines

Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Munday, 1 year 3 months, [Child of] Waterman

Occupation or role: [Child of] Waterman
Age: 1 year 3 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Jan 1889
Date of death: 23 Jan 1889
Disease (transcribed): Diphtheria. Tracheotomy
Disease (standardised): Diphtheria (Pharynx); Tracheotomy (Trachea)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Medical notes: The patient came from 2 Robert Street, Commerical Road, Pimlico. It was said that there were no bad smells in the house. A month before admission a member of the family had some sore throat.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, spleen, kidneys, liver, brain and membranes, middle ear, stomach and peyers patches
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Chipperfield, 6 months, [Child of] Bootmaker

Occupation or role: [Child of] Bootmaker
Age: 6 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Aug 1905
Date of death: 7 Aug 1905
Disease (transcribed): Follicular enteritis. Anaemia of intestines
Disease (standardised): Enteritis (Intestines); Anaemia (Intestine)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Douglas, James Sholto Cameron
Post mortem examination performed by: Davis Taylor, E.J.
Medical notes: 'Admitted with diarrhoea and vomiting’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Albert Gibbs, 54, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Sep 1898
Date of death: 19 Sep 1898
Disease (transcribed): Cirrhosis of liver
Disease (standardised): Cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Grimes, Leonard
Post mortem examination performed by: Lazarus-Barlow, Walter Sydney
Medical notes: The history dated back six weeks when the patient noticed that his skin became yellow. This was followed by swelling of the stomach and legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, trachea, bronchial glands, heart, abdomen, liver, gall bladder, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, stomach and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Jerome, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Sep 1896
Date of death: 12 Oct 1896
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of stomach. Gout. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach); Gout (Joints); Disease (Kidney)

Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Wells, Sydney Russell
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: When fifteen the patient had a discharge from the right leg just below the knee and a little flake of bone came away. Ever since then he had had a discharging sinus from this leg and the upper part of the tibia was much thickened.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, heart, stomach, liver, kidneys, adrenals, spleen, bladder, testis, joints and bones
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Rollins, 8 months, [Child of] Labourer

Occupation or role: [Child of] Labourer
Age: 8 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Aug 1888
Date of death: 16 Aug 1888
Disease (transcribed): Diphtheria
Disease (standardised): Diphtheria (Pharynx)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Davidson, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The child had been a surgical out-patient at St George’s and circumcision was performed. On the 16th he was brought up in a moribund condition. He was a thin, old-looking child’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Larynx, trachea, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, intestines

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Burt, 49, Tailor

Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Apr 1898
Date of death: 29 Apr 1898
Disease (transcribed): Cirrhosis of liver
Disease (standardised): Cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Three weeks before Christmas 1897 he felt ‘ill all over’ and a fortnight after noticed his stomach began to swell.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary canal, prostate and testicles
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Cooper, 3 months, [Child of] Horsekeeper

Occupation or role: [Child of] Horsekeeper
Gender: Male
Age: 3 months
Date of admission: 28 Jul 1899
Date of death: 29 Jul 1899
Disease (transcribed): Gastro enteritis
Disease (standardised): Gastroenteritis (Gastrointestinal tract);
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'See medical notes'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'No autopsy'
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Cox, 37, Hawker

Occupation or role: Hawker
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Mar 1896
Date of death: 14 Apr 1896
Disease (transcribed): Gumma of liver. Perihepatitis. Jaundice and ascites
Disease (standardised): Granuloma (Liver); Perihepatitis (Liver); Jaundice (Skin); Ascites (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Wells, Sydney Russell
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: The patient was quite well till three months before admission when he had to leave off work on account of pains in the stomach and morning sickness.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, stomach, kidneys, adrenals, bladder, intestines, testes and toe joint
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Culyer, 34, Policeman

Occupation or role: Policeman
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Nov 1894
Date of death: 28 Nov 1894
Disease (transcribed): Fibrosis of lung - possibly tubercular. Traction diverticulum of oesophagus
Disease (standardised): Fibrosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Diverticulum (Oesophagus)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Fyffe, William Kington
Medical notes: 'When a child the patient had pleurisy - For five years he had had a winter cough - For five weeks he had had much cough and profuse expectoration with much night sweating - Three weeks ago he had haemoptysis to the extent of a pint - On Nov 5th [8th?] was attacked again with haemoptysis and brought in here'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Doody, 56, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1907
Date of death: 7 Mar 1907
Disease (transcribed): Chronic interstitial nephritis. Gastric ulcer. Haemorrhage from ulcer (haematemesis and malaena)
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidney); Ulcer (Stomach); Haemorrhage (Stomach); Melaena (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Golla, Frederick Lucien
Post mortem examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Medical notes: On the day of admission he went to work as usual but did not feel well. About midday he felt faint and vomited two tablespoonfuls of blood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, trachea, thyroid, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, stomach, pancreas, liver, gall bladder and bile ducts, intestines, spleen, kidneys, suprarenals and genito-urinary organs
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Lapham, 3 years 9 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 3 years 9 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jan 1896
Date of death: 12 Jan 1896
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular meningitis. Tubercles in lung, liver, spleen
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis, meningeal (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Liver); Tuberculosis (Spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: The child was trephined for head symptoms due to ear disease.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Skull, brain, lungs, larynx, heart, intestines, liver, spleen, kidneys, adrenals, bladder, stomach and testes
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Money, 2 years 6 months , [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 2 years 6 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Nov 1898
Date of death: 18 Nov 1898
Disease (transcribed): Diphtheria
Disease (standardised): Diphtheria (Pharynx)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Belcher Hickman, H. R.
Medical notes: Not seen by Medical Registrar
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs bronchial glands, larynx, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, intestines and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Hawkins, 6 months, [Child of] Labourer

Occupation or role: [Child of] Labourer
Age: 6 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Dec 1901
Date of death: 26 Dec 1901
Disease (transcribed): Diarrhoea and marasmus
Disease (standardised): Diarrhoea (Intestines); Protein-energy malnutrition (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: See medical notes
Body parts examined in the post mortem: No autopsy
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Partridge, 50, [Wife of] Labourer

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Labourer
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Nov 1900
Date of death: 25 Nov 1900
Disease (transcribed): Typhoid. Perforation. General Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Typhoid fever (Systemic); Perforation (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Post mortem examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Medical notes: Five weeks before admission the patient had had seven or eight consecutive ‘fits’ one afternoon. She went to bed and had remained there ever since.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary canal and urinary tract
Type of incident: n/a

Amelia Jackman, 4, [No occupation]

Occupation or role: [No occupation]
Age: 4
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Nov 1877
Date of death: 27 Nov 1877
Disease (transcribed): Diphtheria. Tracheotomy
Disease (standardised): Diphtheria (Pharynx); Operation (Trachea)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient had been growing weaker and suffering from a slight cough and wasting. Dyspnoea and hoarse breathing commenced and the cough became severe and hacking.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, air passages, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Amelia Norcliffe, 28, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Gender: Female
Age: 28
Date of admission: 14 Oct 1878
Date of death: 23 Nov 1878
Disease (transcribed): Double pleurisy. Hydrothorax
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Intestines); Constriction (Intestines); Cancer (Uterus); Cancer (Ovary);
Admitting doctor: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. Father's brothers gouty: diaphoresis habitually profuse: fat always deprived him of appetite. Otherwise healthy. He took 2-3 pints of beer daily with occasional excesses. Slight nasal catarrh, sleeplessness, and deficient appetite for about 4 weeks. Complete anorexia supervened 15 days before admn [admission]. Next day, suddenly seized with severe dyspnoea: he almost fell down, and clung to the railings for support. In the evening he began to cough and spit. Coughing seemed to 'bring on' pain in the L. [Left] flank. The symptoms remained pretty constant thenceforth: he sweats a good deal and lost flesh: no rigors'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Amelia Stock, 54, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 54
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Jul 1890
Date of death: 3 Jul 1890
Disease (transcribed): Chronic interstitial nephritis (early). Fatty liver
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidney); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: Since last Easter she had been somewhat ailing, with sickness, looseness of bowels and anorexia. On July 1st, on rising from bed, she fell down suddenly with loss of consciousness.

Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, brain, pleurae, lungs, bronchial glands, pericardium, heart, larynx, tonsils, spinal cord, peritoneum, ileum, stomach, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, uterus and ovaries
Type of incident: n/a

Amy Brown, 39, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Jan 1898
Date of death: 14 Mar 1898
Disease (transcribed): Morbus cordis. Cirrhosis of liver
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, uterus, ovaries, stomach and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

Andrew McGregor, 45, Baker

Occupation or role: Baker
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Dec 1877
Date of death: 19 Dec 1877
Disease (transcribed): Tubercles. Pleurisy. Granular kidney
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Disease (Kidney)
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 was admitted with a severe cough, dyspnoea, much pain in the chest, blood streaked expectoration and headaches.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Andrew Panton, 65, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Gender: Male
Age: 65
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1878
Date of death: 3 Apr 1878
Disease (transcribed): Old stricture, cystitis; cirrhosis from Biliary obstructions, etc. [?] abscesses in the kidney
Disease (standardised): Constriction (Indeterminate); Cystitis (Bladder); Liver cirrhosis, biliary (Liver); Obstruction (Biliary tract); Abscess (Kidney);
Admitting doctor: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Bennett, William Henry
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. Stricture for many years – For 10 or 12 has been in Habit of passing an instrument – for 4 years, much pain about bladder and urine ill smelling, thick and often bloody – A fortnight before admission passed [?] catheter with difficulty and on withdrawing it found that the point had broken off – for 10 days urine had been dribbling from him. Bladder was aspirated by a Surgeon 2 days before admission'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Liver, gall bladder, pancreas, intestine, spleen, kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Edwards, 45, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Gender: Female
Age: 45
Date of admission: 20 Mar 1878
Date of death: 20 Mar 1878
Disease (transcribed): Adhesions and twisting of the bowel ulceration, perforation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Intestines); Ulcer (Intestines); Perforation (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen);
Admitting doctor: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. Ten days before admn [admission], attacked suddenly with pain across the abdomen below the umbilicus, which had remained, and on the whole greatly increased, though varying from time to time. Vomiting commenced almost immediately, and continued. For 3 days before admn [admission] the ejected matters were yellow and smelt 'like a watercloset'. The bowels were mored only with enemata'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, liver, peritoneum, kidneys, uterus
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Gorman, 59, [No occupation]

Occupation or role: [No occupation]
Age: 59
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Oct 1876
Date of death: 4 Jan 1877
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of Rectum
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient had noticed for the previous twelve months that she required to go to the closet very frequently. She had lost much flesh and occasionally there had been discharge of blood and matter from the Rectum. The case was taken from Mr Morgan's notes.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Hurle, 37, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Jul 1879
Date of death: 2 Oct 1879
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of the rectum and of the ovaries. Widespread cancerous affection of the lymphatic glands
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Rectum); Cancer (Ovaries); Cancer (Lymph nodes)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: She was quite well until her confinement on May 10th 1878. On May 12th there was pain and the appetite failed. Pain and anorexia lasted until July. During this period a tumour appeared in the left cervical region, which persisted.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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