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Abraham Broadhurst, 22, Carman

Occupation or role: Carman
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Dec 1861
Date of death: 15 Dec 1851
Disease (transcribed): Arachinitis. Congestion of Brain.
Disease (standardised): Arachnoiditis (Brain); Congestion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Wadham, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: The patient had felt out of health and complained of a severe pain across his head.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Abraham Coble, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Jan 1861
Date of death: 1 Feb 1861
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: The patient was brought having been struck with apoplexy about an hour before. He was unable to swallow.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ada Bowers, 5, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Nov 1897
Date of death: 20 Nov 1897
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular meningitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis, meningeal (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Penrose, Francis George
Medical examination performed by: Fenton, William James
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Vide medical notes'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'No examination after death'

Type of incident: n/a

Ada Coulson, 16, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Dec 1889
Date of death: 18 Dec 1889
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular meningitis. Acute hydrocephalus. General tuberculosis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis, meningeal (Brain); Hydrocephalus (Brain); Tuberculosis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Delepine, Sheridan
Medical notes: The girl began to feel ill on December 3rd. She had attacks of vomiting and felt chilly at intervals. On the 5th she had headache and on the 9th abdominal pain.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, intestines and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Ada Jones, 29, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Gender: Female
Age: 29
Date of admission: 13 Dec 1906
Date of death: 23 Dec 1906
Disease (transcribed): (Influenza) Basal meningitis. Hypostatic congestion of lungs
Disease (standardised): Influenza, human (Respiratory tract); Meningitis (Brain); Congestion (Lung);
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spinal cord, thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Adelaide Pinner, 4, [Child of] Soldier

Occupation or role: [Child of] Soldier
Age: 4
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 3 Dec 1917
Date of death: 29 Dec 1917
Disease (transcribed): Generalized tuberculosis. Tuberculous ulcers of intestine. Tubercular meningitis. Choroidal tubercles
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs, intestines, brain); Ulcer (Intestine); Meningitis (Brain); Tuberculosis (Eye)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: 'The child has been ailing since the September air raids, the chief complaints being headache & pain in the chest. She is very listless, the appetite is bad & she has wasted considerably’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, skull, eyes

Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Anderson, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Feb 1843
Date of death: 23 Mar 1843
Disease (transcribed): Abscess of Brain. Apoplexy.
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Brain); Stroke (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Carder, 13 months, [Child of] Cabman

Occupation or role: [Child of] Cabman
Gender: Female
Age: 13 months
Date of admission: 21 May 1906
Date of death: 17 Jul 1906
Disease (transcribed): Generalized tuberculosis. Meningitis. Broncho-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Systemic); Meningitis (Brain); Bronchopneumonia (Lung);
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Fishlock, 17, Nursemaid

Occupation or role: Nursemaid
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Nov 1890
Date of death: 18 Nov 1890
Disease (transcribed): General tuberculosis. Meningitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Systemic); Meningitis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: While in Scotland with her mistress she was taken ill. For three weeks she was out of sorts with no definite symptoms but vomiting, which was sometimes violent. The bowels were irregular and inclined to constipation. The mistress noticed that the tongue was peculiar, and becoming alarmed about her condition sent her to London.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, suprarenals, bladder, ovaries, kidneys, intestines, brain and ears
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Perry, 26, Maid

Occupation or role: Maid
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 May 1912
Date of death: 6 Jun 1912
Disease (transcribed): Frontal sinusitis with suppuration in antra and ethmoid cells. Suppurative meningitis. Pyocephalus. Acute encephalitis
Disease (standardised): Sinusitis (Paranasal sinuses); Suppuration (Paranasal sinuses); Suppuration (Brain); Meningitis (Brain); Pyocephalus (Brain); Encephalitis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Barwell, Harold Shuttleworth
Medical examination performed by: Frankau, Claude Howard Stanley
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: In April she had an operation for bilateral empyema.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal, skull and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Weston, 7, [Child of] Builder

Occupation or role: [Child of] Builder
Age: 7
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Apr 1918
Date of death: 30 Apr 1918
Disease (transcribed): Bronchopneumonia. Toxic encephalitis
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lungs); Encephalitis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: 'Patient was quite well until 5 days ago, when she complained of pain in the head and chest. She has been in bed since then. On the day before admission she vomited several times and occasionally the vomit regurgitated through the nose’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Albert Bath, 3 days, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 3 days
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Feb 1897
Date of death: 2 Mar 1897
Disease (transcribed): Spina bifida. Perforation. Meningitis
Disease (standardised): Spinal dysraphism (Spinal cord); Perforation (Indeterminate); Meningitis (Brain) ()
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
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 examination post mortem'

Type of incident: n/a

Albert Benfield, 4 months, [Child of] Clerk

Occupation or role: [Child of] Clerk
Age: 4 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Nov 1907
Date of death: 13 Nov 1907
Disease (transcribed): Cerebrospinal meningitis
Disease (standardised): Meningitis (Brain, Spinal cord)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: n/a
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Clark, 39, Foreman

Occupation or role: Foreman
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Aug 1905
Date of death: 1 Sep 1905
Disease (transcribed): Posterior basic meningitis. Aspiration bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Meningitis (Brain); Bronchopneumonia (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Davis Taylor, E.J.
Medical notes: 'Wife states [that the patient was] first ill one month ago, with pains in the left side, causing him to keep to his bed for a week. On Aug 7 he was worse, had severe pains in his head and neck. He had to give up work and has been in bed every since’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Albert Forster, 10, [Child of] Farrier

Occupation or role: [Child of] Farrier
Age: 10
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Oct 1889
Date of death: 24 Oct 1889
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular meningitis (acute hydrocephalus)
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis, meningeal (Brain); Hydrocephalus (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Delepine, Sheridan
Medical notes: Three weeks before his admission he began to suffer from headache. It was said that a teacher at the school hit him on the head, but this was at least a week after he began to have headache.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Scalp, skull dura mater, pia mater and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Henderson, 2 years 6 months , [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 2 years 6 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Apr 1898
Date of death: 29 Apr 1898
Disease (transcribed): Meningitis. General tuberculosis
Disease (standardised): Meningitis (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Penrose, Francis George
Medical examination performed by: Davidson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Muir, Hugh Brown
Medical notes: The child had been ill for seven days when he became repeatedly convulsed and unconscious.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, stomach and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Jones, 16, Machine hand

Occupation or role: Machine hand
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Jun 1918
Date of death: 9 Jul 1918
Disease (transcribed): Generalized miliary tuberculosis. TB meningitis & hydrocephalus
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Systemic); Meningitis (Brain); Hydrocephalus (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: O’Flynn, Elizabeth
Post mortem examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Medical notes: '21 days ago a beam fell on his head. He was not rendered unconscious, nor did he subsequently vomit, and he continued his work. He has had a headache for 14 days. 7 days ago he had severe pain in the abdomen and vomited. The pain and vomiting continued, and he stayed at home. 3 days ago he became ‘queer’ in his behaviour, and he has not been ‘right’ since. He had ‘meningitis’ at the age of 2’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, brain

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Albert Masters, 16, Waiter

Occupation or role: Waiter
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 May 1915
Date of death: 3 May 1915
Disease (transcribed): Cerebro-spinal meningitis
Disease (standardised): Meningitis (Brain, Spinal cord)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Waller, Wathen Ernest
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He was admitted on account of frontal headaches, vomiting and pain in the epigastrium and lumbar region, with definite rigor.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal, skull and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Thwaites, 1 8/12, [Child of] Painter

Occupation or role: [Child of] Painter
Gender: Male
Age: 1 8/12
Date of admission: 21 Mar 1906
Date of death: 11 Jun 1906
Disease (transcribed): Tuberculous meningitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis, meningeal (Brain);
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Golla, Frederick Lucien
Post mortem examination performed by: Douglas, James Sholto Cameron
Medical notes: 'March 21st admitted for drowsiness and squinting – 6 days. Family history – Two aunts died phthisis. Parents healthy. 3 other children healthy. 4 others died after birth. P.H. [Previous History] Always been healthy. P.I. [Present Illness] 6 days ago first noticed drowsy. Next day diarrhoea and vomiting. Next day retraction of head and squint noticed'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Alexander Fraser, 7, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 7
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Jan 1858
Date of death: 28 Jan 1858
Disease (transcribed): Epilepsy. Albuminuria
Disease (standardised): Epilepsy (Brain); Albuminuria (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined the case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined'

Type of incident: n/a

Alexander McQueen, 64, Bricklayer

Occupation or role: Bricklayer
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 May 1914
Date of death: 23 Jul 1914
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of oesophagus. Growth in abdominal gland and stomach. Aspiration pneumonia. Tabes dorsalis
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Oesophagus); Cancer (Lymph nodes); Cancer (Stomach); Pneumonia, aspiration (Lung); Tabes dorsalis (Spinal cord)
Admitted under the care of: Jaffrey, Francis. Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Waller, Wathen Ernest
Post mortem examination performed by: Turton, James Richard Henry
Medical notes: The patient had rapid loss of weight for a year. During the preceding month he had attacks of epigastric pain after food, accompanied by vomiting. He was diagnosed wit Tabes Dorsalis as an out patient.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, alimentary canal, oesophagus, intestines, kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, testes and spinal cord
Type of incident: n/a

Alexander Middlemiss, 45, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Dec 1874
Date of death: 21 Dec 1874
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Delirium tremens
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain )
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
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

Alfred Bates, 49, Bootmaker

Occupation or role: Bootmaker
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 May 1912
Date of death: 9 Jun 1912
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull. Cerebral haemorrhage (apoplexy). Subsequent injury to brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Haemorrhage (Brain); Stroke (Brain); Injury (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Jaffrey, Francis
Medical examination performed by: Frankau, Claude Howard Stanley
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He was said to have fallen off his bicycle and was picked up unconscious.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal, skull and brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Alfred Batey, 40, Tram inspector

Occupation or role: Tram inspector
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Sep 1896
Date of death: 6 Sep 1896
Disease (transcribed): Comminuted fracture of left femur. Haemorrhage into tissues of thigh and into psoas sheath. Delirium tremens
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Haemorrhage (Leg); Haemorrhage (Psoas muscle); Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: Jaffrey, Francis
Post mortem examination performed by: Graham-Little, Ernest Gordon
Medical notes: For a considerable time period this man had been drinking heavily and had an attack of delirium tremens, and during the attack jumped out of a window about fifteen feet from the ground.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, spleen, kidneys, stomach, suprarenals, liver, bladder, testicles, cranium and joints
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Alfred Benn, 8 months, No occupation

Occupation or role: No occupation
Age: 8 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Dec 1884
Date of death: 12 Jan 1885
Disease (transcribed): Meningitis (tubercular?) Fracture of clavicle
Disease (standardised): Meningitis (Brain ); Tuberculosis (Brain); Fracture (Clavicle)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke
Medical notes: The child was admitted with a fracture of its clavicle. It had been allowed to fall, and its parents and other friends were all too drunk to be allowed to take it away.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, lungs, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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