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Arthur Blanchard, 15, Blacksmith’s apprentice

Occupation or role: Blacksmith’s apprentice
Age: 15
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Apr 1857
Date of death: 24 Aug 1857
Disease (transcribed): Softening of brain. Distended ventricles. Phthisis
Disease (standardised): Softening (Brain); Disease (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: He had been ill nearly eight weeks with what his medical attendant designated as low fever.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Brown , 14, Errand boy

Occupation or role: Errand boy
Age: 14
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 May 1877
Date of death: 4 Jun 1877
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular meningitis. Pulmonary congestion (patchy).
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis, Meningeal (Brain); Congestion (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: Three weeks before admission a headache commenced gradually. A week later it became severe and from that time he felt generally ill, slept badly and was troubled with obstinate constipation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, intestine and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Harwood, 46, R. [Railway] porter

Occupation or role: R. [Railway] porter
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Nov 1897
Date of death: 12 Nov 1897
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas of face. Delirium tremens
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Face); Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain) ()
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'See surgical notes'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'No post mortem examination'

Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Loom, 16, Page

Occupation or role: Page
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 May 1866
Date of death: 3 Jun 1866
Disease (transcribed): Arachinitis? Bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Arachnoiditis (Brain); Bronchitis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Thompson, Reginald Edward
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This boy was taken ill with loss of appetite, malaise, rigors and pains in the back.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Onions, 20, Draper’s assistant

Occupation or role: Draper’s assistant
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Feb 1872
Date of death: 8 Mar 1872
Disease (transcribed): Hardening and degeneration of the spinal cord. Paraplegia. Bedsores. Extensive suppurative cystitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Spinal cord); Paraplegia (Spine); Pressure ulcer (Skin); Suppuration (Bladder); Cystitis (Bladder)
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 for the last eight days he had had a sensation of weakness in the legs, being unable to use his leg quickly.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder and spinal cord
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Slater, 4, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 4
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Feb 1895
Date of death: 7 Mar 1895
Disease (transcribed): Diphtheritic paralysis
Disease (standardised): Diphtheria (Pharynx); Paralysis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Fyffe, William Kington
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: This boy was in the hospital at the end of January with well marked Diphtheria.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, heart, intestines, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, testicles, brain and spinal cord
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Stavely, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Oct 1916
Date of death: 14 Oct 1916
Disease (transcribed): Severe wound of cranium and brain
Disease (standardised): Wound (Skull); Wound (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Fedden, Walter Fedde
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: For notes see Surgical Register 2081/1916
Body parts examined in the post mortem: No necropsy
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Arthur Wells, 50, Motor bus driver

Occupation or role: Motor bus driver
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Dec 1916
Date of death: 4 Dec 1916
Disease (transcribed): Bilateral otitis media. Purulent meningitis. Trephining
Disease (standardised): Otitis media (Ear); Meningitis (Brain); Suppuration (Brain); Trephining (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He had pain on top of the head and behind the ears for nine weeks with vomiting and delirium.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal, skull and brain
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

Arthur Worlop, 9 months, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 9 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Mar 1880
Date of death: 9 Mar 1880
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular meningitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis, meningeal (Brain)
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: The child was put out to nurse, and at Christmas removed to another home on the supposition of its being starved. Since then he had had several convulsive fits.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

Austin Clapperton, 48, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jan 1862
Date of death: 24 Feb 1862
Disease (transcribed): Fractured leg. Delirium tremens. Sloughing bed sores
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain); Pressure ulcer (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: This was a case of fractured leg, delirium tremens and sloughing bed sores.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Baby Kelman, 2 days, [Child of] Porter

Occupation or role: [Child of] Porter
Age: 2 days
Gender: [No gender stated]
Date of admission: 7 Apr 1916
Date of death: 22 Jun 1916
Disease (transcribed): Pyocephalus. Spina bifida complete restricta with a myelocele (partial rachischisis). General anasarca
Disease (standardised): Pyocephalus (Brain); Spina dysraphism (Spinal cord); Meningomyelocele (Spinal cord); Oedema (General)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The baby was admitted the day after birth with spina bifida.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, heart, aorta, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, alimentary canal, skull, brain and spine
Type of incident: n/a

Bartholomew Annetts, 6, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 6
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Jun 1888
Date of death: 11 Jun 1888
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the base of skull through both temporal & both parietal bones, also through occipital & frontal bones. Laceration of cerebrum & cerebellum
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: 'Not seen by the registrar. The child was knocked down & run over, wheel of cart passed over his head. Was brought in dead’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Skull, brain (‘Inquest case’)

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Beatrice Knott, 26, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Aug 1917
Date of death: 3 Sep 1917
Disease (transcribed): Cholesteatoma of cerebellar meninges
Disease (standardised): Cholesteatoma (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Back, Ivor Gordon
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Ellison, J.
Medical notes: 'Patient was admitted under Mr Grimsdale [Harold Barr Grimsdale] & was not seen by SR [surgical registrar] before admission. Examined by Dr Collier [James Stansfield Collier]. Mentally dull. No convulsions, headaches. Optic neuritis in both eyes’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Bella Philips, 26, [Wife of] Tailor

Occupation or role: [Wife of] Tailor
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1916
Date of death: 10 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Cerebro-spinal meningitis. Iritis. Conjunctivitis
Disease (standardised): Meningitis (Brain, Spinal cord); Iritis (Eye); Conjunctivitis (Eye)
Admitted under the care of: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: Rigor, vomiting and fronto-temporal headache occurred suddenly eight days ago.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: No necropsy
Type of incident: n/a

Benjamin Allen, 54, Cabman

Occupation or role: Cabman
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Dec 1874
Date of death: 9 Dec 1874
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull. Laceration of brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain )
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Rowland, Edward Roger
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This man was thrown violently from a cab and his head struck a lamp post.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Benjamin Bean, 48, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Oct 1861
Date of death: 16 Dec 1861
Disease (transcribed): Old clots in brain
Disease (standardised): Thrombosis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Wadham, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: The patient said that he had been perfectly well the day prior to admission until he had suffered from a fit.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium and chest
Type of incident: n/a

Benjamin Collins, 37, Glazier

Occupation or role: Glazier
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Mar 1851
Date of death: 12 Mar 1851
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the skull. Laceration of the brain &c
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient was a glazier; while at work on the second gallery of the building for the Great Exhibition in Hyde Park, he overbalanced himself & fell to the ground, a distance of about 80 feet. In his descent he struck his head 3 times against some iron girders & broke a table by falling on it’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Benjamin Daniell, 38, Gas fitter

Occupation or role: Gas fitter
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Nov 1882
Date of death: 10 Nov 1882
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidney. Hypertrophy of heart. Haemorrhage in left cerebral hemisphere. Laceration of left optic thalamus
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Haemorrhage (Brain); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: He had been seized with sudden convulsion and unconsciousness about two hours before he was brought to the hospital.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Benjamin Evans, 50, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1864
Date of death: 2 Jan 1864
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'Was quite sensible on his admission, and stated that he had been knocked down by a horse, and that he had been struck on the right side of the head by the hoof of the animal. His head was carefully examined but there was not even a bruise to be detected. His speech was somewhat indistinct: there was total paralysis of the left side of face and body’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head (‘no other part could be examined’)

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Benjamin Flood, 44, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jun 1882
Date of death: 23 Jun 1882
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of base of skull. Laceration of left-frontal lobe of brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Turner, George Robertson
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: This man was stated to have fallen some sixteen feet from some scaffolding on to his head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, aorta, liver, spleen, kidneys, brain and skull
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Benjamin George, 51, Pot boy

Occupation or role: Pot boy
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Dec 1845
Date of death: 1 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Delirium Tremens. Brain wet. Slight extravasation of blood in arachnoid. Heart dilated and atrophied with flaccid muscular structure. Patches of atheroma about valves and aorta. Blood fluid. Lungs congested. Liver fatty.
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain ); Disease (Brain); Disease (Heart); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries); Disease (Lung); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient had lost his appetite, unable to sleep well and had become extensively nervous.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Benjamin Patrick, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Male
Age: 49
Date of admission: 11 Jan 1854
Date of death: 26 Jan 1854
Disease (transcribed): Diseased kidneys & liver. Blood extravasation in lungs & under the scalp. Wet brain. Fluid in the cerebral ventricles
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Liver); Extravasation (Lung); Disease (Brain)
Admitting doctor: Page, William Emanuel
Surgeon: Ogle, John William
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This patient alleged that he had been in perfectly good health till 3 days before, when his legs began to swell, and a red rash had come out on the following day’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

Benjamin Roach, 26, Groom

Occupation or role: Groom
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jun 1870
Date of death: 18 Jun 1870
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Hypertrophied Heart. Meningeal apoplexy.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Stroke (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: On the morning of the day of admission the man fell down in a fit having previously complained of sleeplessness. On admission he was unable to give any account of himself, but lay semi-conscious, with widely dilated pupils.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

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