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Albert Trussler, 55, Gardener

Occupation or role: Gardener
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Dec 1915
Date of death: 24 Jan 1916
Disease (transcribed): Acute on chronic parenchymatous nephritis. Epistaxis. Death from haemorrhage
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidney); Epistaxis (Nose); Haemorrhage (Indeterminate)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: Since June he had pain in the epigastrium directly after food, anorexia and occasional vomiting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, prostate and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Green , 65, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 May 1855
Date of death: 6 Aug 1855
Disease (transcribed): Cataract. Diffuse inflammation and gangrene of the leg.
Disease (standardised): Cataract (Eye); Inflammation, Gangrene (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: As the body was not examined the case is not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

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

Barnabus Gaskoyne, 36, Gentleman's servant

Occupation or role: Gentleman's servant
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Jan 1853
Date of death: 26 Jan 1853
Disease (transcribed): Ptosis with peculiar fixedness of both eye balls. Sudden dyspnoea and other peculiar symptoms. Disease of the sphenoid bone
Disease (standardised): Blepharoptosis (Eye); Dyspnoea (Lung); Disease (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient was admitted suffering from paralysis of certain of the cranial nerves.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium and lungs
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 Rook , 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1844
Date of death: 1 Jun 1844
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease in right auricle. Amputation of leg for encephaloid disease of foot. Pus in one of the post tibial veins. Secondary inflammation affecting left pleura and pericardium.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Ear); Amputation (Leg); Cancer (Foot); Suppuration (Veins); Inflammation (Pleura); Inflammation (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: On the 25th May the patient underwent amputation below the knee on account of fungus haematodes of the heel.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left inferior extremity and stump
Type of incident: n/a

Cecil Horsford, 5, [Child of] Fireman

Occupation or role: [Child of] Fireman
Age: 5
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jul 1905
Date of death: 2 Jul 1905
Disease (transcribed): Purulent meningitis. Purulent otitis media
Disease (standardised): Meningitis (Brain); Otitis media (Ear)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Davis Taylor, E.J.
Medical notes: 'Not seen by medical registrar’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

David Richardson, 36, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 May 1916
Date of death: 18 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Mastoiditis. Otitis media. Osteomyelitis of basiphenoid and basioccipital. Purulent basic meningitis. Purulent bronchitis
Disease (standardised): Mastoiditis (Head); Otitis media (Ear); Osteomyelitis (Bone); Meningitis (Brain); Suppuration (Brain ); Bronchitis (Lung);Suppuration (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: Last Christmas the patient complained of running and soreness of the eyes, together with pain in the neck. Since then the pain in the neck never subsided, there was gradually increasing malaise, heavy mentality and wasting. His sight was poor.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, adrenals, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal, skull and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Deborah Emlin, Nurse

Occupation or role: Nurse
Age: 80
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Jan 1871
Date of death: 14 Feb 1871
Disease (transcribed): Caries of vertebrae. Pelvis abscess. Wound of eyelid. Granular kidneys. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Abscess (Pelvis); Wound (Eyelid); Disease (Kidneys); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This woman was brought to the hospital with a history of having fallen down in the street. On admission there was bruising of the hips & a small wound of eyelid. She had evidently been much neglected. Talked incoherently so that no trustworthy information could be obtained from her’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Edith M McInnes, 2 years 11 months , [Child of] Soldier

Occupation or role: [Child of] Soldier
Age: 2 years 11 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 May 1916
Date of death: 9 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Cerebro-spinal meningitis. Purulent bronchitis. Pus in pharynx. Hypopyon
Disease (standardised): Meningitis (Brain, Spinal cord); Bronchitis (Lung); Suppuration (Lung); Suppuration (Pharynx); Hypopyon (Eye)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The child had measles one week ago. On May the 3rd vomiting started and the child appeared feverish.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, alimentary canal and brain
Type of incident: n/a

Edith Wilding, 11 months, [Child of] Labourer

Occupation or role: [Child of] Labourer
Age: 11 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Oct 1905
Date of death: 6 Oct 1905
Disease (transcribed): Miliary tuberculosis. Double otitis media. Abscesses in brain
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Otitis media (Ears); Abscess (Brain)
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 for Ball’s paralysis and otitis. F.H. Father & one child suffer with consumption. One sister has whooping cough’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Edward Ford, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Feb 1853
Date of death: 25 Feb 1853
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the skull. Ruptured membrane tympanic. Blood between bone and dura mater. Bruising of the brain
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Rupture (Ear); Extravasation (Skull); Bruising (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This man had fallen from a height it was said of about forty feet.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Eliza Saunders, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Apr 1847
Date of death: 06 May 1847
Disease (transcribed): Jaundice. Perforation of both corneae from sloughing. Considerable slough on the sacrum. Blood fluid. Ascites and effusion of lymph. Contracted liver. Gall bladder much distended.
Disease (standardised): Jaundice (Skin); Perforation (Eye); Sloughing (Eye); Sloughing (Spine); Ascites (Abdomen); Effusion (Abdomen);Disease (Liver) ; Distended (Gall bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in an almost moribund state. She had been ailing it appeared between two or three months, suffering from dyspepsia in an aggravated form.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Hylot, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 February 1844
Date of death: 10 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Diseased bones of nose. Fatal Erysepelas.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Nose); Erysipelas (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted in a very cachectic state with a disease of the nostrils accompanied by great pain about the head and face and a fetid purulent discharge.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pharynx and larynx, thorax, abdomen, cranium and nasal cavities
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Jinneway, 5, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 5
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 May 1850
Date of death: 3 Jun 1850
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous tubercle in medulla oblong: lymph at base of brain. Miliary tubercles in lung. Facial paralysis. Strabismus
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Brain); Lymph (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung); Paralysis (Face); Strabismus (Eyes)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This child was brought by its mother to the Hospital for the purpose of having an operation for the cure of strabismus performed and admitted under the care of the surgeon. It was soon evident that it was a consequence of deep seated mischief, and she was transferred.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ellen Rams, 9 months, [Child of] Bricklayer

Occupation or role: [Child of] Bricklayer
Age: 9 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Feb 1905
Date of death: 19 Mar 1905
Disease (transcribed): Purulent otitis media. Meningitis
Disease (standardised): Otitis media (Ear); Meningitis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Penrose, Francis George
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical notes: 'The child was admitted for fits and irritability, having begun to be ill about 3 weeks before admission. Numerous fits had occurred during that time, the child had screamed & cried more than usual, had been stupid, and irritable, and constipated’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Emily Dufour, 38, Ladies' maid

Occupation or role: Ladies' maid
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Feb 1881
Date of death: 12 Feb 1881
Disease (transcribed): Suppuration of the internal ear. Encephalitis
Disease (standardised): Suppuration (Ear); Encephalitis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Medical notes: 'Not reported here'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: n/a

Type of incident: n/a

Emma Upperton, 21, Relief stamper

Occupation or role: Relief stamper
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Aug 1888
Date of death: 24 Sep 1888
Disease (transcribed): Haemophilia. Death from uncontrollable epistaxis
Disease (standardised): Haemophilia; Epistaxis (Nose)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Davidson, William Marshall
Medical notes: 'The patient stated that her mother used to bleed much from the nose, & that one of her brothers suffered in a similar manner. She had gastric fever when 14 years old, & whooping cough in 1887. For the six months preceding admission her nose had bled profusely two or three times a week, often for 5 or 6 hours at a time; & she had menorrhagia’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Head, thorax, lungs, heart, abdomen, spleen, kidneys, liver, stomach, brain

Type of incident: n/a

Eva Paterson, 4, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 4
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Sep 1888
Date of death: 15 Sep 1888
Disease (transcribed): Nasal & pharyngeal diphtheria
Disease (standardised): Diphtheria (Pharynx, nose)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Davidson, William Marshall
Medical notes: 'The child had been ill & had had a sore throat, & had been vomiting for five days before admission. On Sept 11th the right tonsil was swollen & red, & on it was a patch of membrane. It was punctured, but without result’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Pleurae, lungs, trachea, larynx, pharynx, oesophagus, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys

Type of incident: n/a

Florence Carlton, 28, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Sep 1905
Date of death: 30 Sep 1905
Disease (transcribed): Grave anaemia, ?pernicious. Exophthalmos
Disease (standardised): Anaemia (Systemic); Exophthalmos (Eye)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of sickness, loss of blood & weakness. After having the usual diseases of infancy, the patient was ill with diphtheria at the age of 8, & from 8 to 18 had frequent quinsies & sore throat. Her family history shewed nothing of importance’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Powell, 3, [Child of] Labourer

Occupation or role: [Child of] Labourer
Age: 3
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 May 1887
Date of death: 22 May 1887
Disease (transcribed): Mastoid abscess. Pneumonia. Caries of temporal bone. Otorrhoea
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Ear); Pneumonia (Lung); Caries (Ear); Otorrhoea (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Bull, William Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee and Bull, William Charles
Medical notes: 'Since Oct 3 weeks the boy had discharge from the right ear. This on several occasions had stopped & then the child complained of headache which was relieved as soon as the discharge was re-established'

Illustrations: NoChart
Type of incident: n/a

George Baker, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Oct 1848
Date of death: 21 Dec 1848
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Fatal haemorrhage.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Haemorrhage (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This patient stated that he had got wet through on the 24th September after which he was seized with cold shivers and pain in both sides of chest followed by cough.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Bankes, 45, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Apr 1852
Date of death: 4 May 1852
Disease (transcribed): Rheumatism. Severe epistaxis. Coma. Fluid in the ventricles and sub-arachnoidean tissues. Deposit of bone in the arachnoid membrane. Hypertrophied heart. Adherent pericardium. Diseased kidneys
Disease (standardised): Rheumatic diseases (Tissues); Epistaxis (Nose); Coma (Brain); Fluid (Brain); Deposits (Brain); Disease (Heart);Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He was admitted with Rheumatism of rather an acute form which had been coming on for several days.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Farmer, 44, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Mar 1856
Date of death: 13 Apr 1856
Disease (transcribed): Diseased Ear. Abscess of the Brain
Disease (standardised): Disease (Ear); Abscess (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man had only left the Hospital about seven or eight days after recovering from an acute rheumatism. On going out he caught cold and the pain returned, confining itself to the smaller joints and assuming the character of rheumatic gout.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Harry Mackrell, 21, Schoolmaster

Occupation or role: Schoolmaster
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Nov 1887
Date of death: 14 Dec 1887
Disease (transcribed): Suppuration in ear. Abscess of brain. Pyaemic deposits in the lung
Disease (standardised): Suppuration (Ear); Abscess (Brain); Sepsis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Slater, Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'Patient was a schoolmaster & had suffered from deafness & discharge from left ear for many years'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, stomach, brain, ear
Illustrations: No
Type of incident: n/a

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