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Abel Mead, 58, Builder

Occupation or role: Builder
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Sep 1916
Date of death: 28 Sep 1916
Disease (transcribed): Inguinal herniotomy. Haematoma behind peritoneum. Suppuration. Cellulitis of retroperitoneal tissues. Peritonitis. Hypostatic pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Herniotomy (Abdomen); Haematoma (Abdomen); Suppuration (Abdomen); Cellulitis (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Back, Ivor Gordon
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He had a left inguinal hernia for seven years which was getting bigger and painful.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pericardium, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, prostate, alimentary canal and appendix
Type of incident: n/a

Abraham Cocksedge, 46, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 May 1864
Date of death: 23 May 1864
Disease (transcribed): Umbilical hernia, strangulated but relieved by operation. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Medical notes: 'Died from a low form of pneumonia. Case not entered’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Abraham Colan, 42, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Nov 1882
Date of death: 7 Dec 1882
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Thickened peritoneum. Gumma in spleen. Congestion of lungs
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Thickened (Abdomen); Gumma (Spleen); Syphilis (Systemic); Congestion (Lung)
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: In 1879 he began to notice much heavy pain in the right flank with much vomiting and dyspepsia. During 1880 there was slight oedema and much tympanitis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Abraham Jackson, 62, Messenger

Occupation or role: Messenger
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Apr 1872
Date of death: 23 Apr 1872
Disease (transcribed): Erysipelas faciei. Fatty heart. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Erysipelas (Skin); Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This man stated that for the last six months he had had pain in the chest which always became much worse after food, and of late he was subject to cough and spitting.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

Absolom Adams, 31, Carpenter

Occupation or role: Carpenter
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Sep 1866
Date of death: 8 Oct 1866
Disease (transcribed): Ascites. Cirrhosis of liver. Hydrothorax
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Cirrhosis (Liver); Hydrothorax (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Thompson, Reginald Edward. Bright, George Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: He had suffered from liver complaint for three years, with vomiting and passing blood.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ada Gristwood, 42, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 42
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Sep 1905
Date of death: 5 Dec 1905
Disease (transcribed): Intra-abdominal malignant disease. Laparotomy
Disease (standardised): Malignant disease (Abdomen); Laparotomy (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Jaffrey, Francis
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'No necropsy’

Type of incident: n/a

Ada Jacks, 49, Nurse

Occupation or role: Nurse
Age: 49
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Jan 1916
Date of death: 30 Jan 1916
Disease (transcribed): Excision of rectum for carcinoma. General peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Excision (Rectum); Cancer (Rectum); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
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: For ten months she had had a rectal discharge.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Local examination only made
Type of incident: n/a

Adelena Frischknocht, 37, Ladysmaid

Occupation or role: Ladysmaid
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1895
Date of death: 2 Jul 1895
Disease (transcribed): Red, granular kidneys. Pulmonary infarctions (laparotomy)
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Infarction (Lung); Laparotomy (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Medical notes: This case never came under the notice of the physicians and was not seen by the Medical Registrar. The Surgical Registrar could not find the notes of this case.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, heart, abdomen, intestines, liver, spleen, pancreas, stomach, kidneys, adrenals, bladder, uterus, arteries and toe joint
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Davies, 21, Saleswoman

Occupation or role: Saleswoman
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 May 1891
Date of death: 19 May 1891
Disease (transcribed): Perforating gastric ulcer. Subdiaphragmatic abscess
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Stomach); Abscess (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'This was a saleswoman about whom a complete history was not obtained. It was ascertained, however, that she had suffered from dyspeptic pains for some years and that since the beginning of 1891 these pains had been severe. She denied having ever vomited blood. On the afternoon of May 12th she was seized with sudden vuilentn pain which was referred to the right side of the abdomen, the catamenia [menstruation] being present at the time'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Frost, 20, Dressmaker

Occupation or role: Dressmaker
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 May 1894
Date of death: 15 Jun 1894
Disease (transcribed): Retained menses from malformed vagina. Recent peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Haematocolpos (Vagina); Abnormalities (Vagina); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Dakin, William Radford
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Bury, Reginald Frederick
Medical notes: 'Patient admitted never having menstruated. On examination, no vagina found [?] two distinct tumours felt, one on the left side extending as high as umbilicus the tumour on the right side bulges into the rectum. The bladder sound was passed and it was found that there was only a very thin septum between bladder and rectum'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, generative organs
Type of incident: n/a

Agnes Way, 40, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 22 Dec 1865
Date of death: 12 Jan 1866
Disease (transcribed): Lumbar abscess. Cirrhosis of liver
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Lumbar); Cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Pitman, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Thompson, Reginald Edward
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: The history of this case was obscure. Except for an attack of bronchitis she appeared to have had no illness up to four months before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

A.J. Mercer, 5 days, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 5 days
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Oct 1897
Date of death: 18 Oct 1897
Disease (transcribed): Imperforate anus: colotomy: peritonitis and early bronchopneumonia
Disease (standardised): Anorectal malformations (Anus); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Bronchopneumonia (Lung) ()
Admitted under the care of: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Jaffrey, Francis
Post mortem examination performed by: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical notes: 'On admission. A puny looking infant and is suffering from imperforate anus. Abdomen distended. Chloroform was administered, Mr Dent examined the position of the anus, there being a depression, an incision was made over it and the parts in the lower part of the pelvis examined'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Borrett, 24, Engine driver

Occupation or role: Engine driver
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Oct 1882
Date of death: 15 Feb 1883
Disease (transcribed): Empyema. Peritonitis. Miliary tubercle
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Pleura); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: On October 6th he began to notice a cough and complained of feverishness. In a few days the right side became painful especially when he breathed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, abdomen, liver, spleen and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Cade, 39, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Aug 1905
Date of death: 17 Aug 1905
Disease (transcribed): Sloughing wounds of thigh. Cellulitis (purulent) of abdominal wall. Purulent peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Wound (Thigh); Cellulitis (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: Douglas, James Sholto Cameron
Post mortem examination performed by: Jones, Lawrence
Medical notes: 'At 11am on August 10th the man was brought in from Victoria Station with the history that a crane wheel had passed over and crushed his right thigh’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Albert Ellis, 27, Gas fitter

Occupation or role: Gas fitter
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Oct 1888
Date of death: 22 Oct 1888
Disease (transcribed): Haemorrhage into left pleural & peritoneal cavities. Ruptures of diaphragm, liver & spleen
Disease (standardised): Haemorrhage (Pleura, peritoneum); Rupture (Diaphragm, liver, spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: Davidson, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'Not seen by registrar. Was knocked down & run over: was brought in dead’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Heart, pleurae, lungs, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, brain, intestines

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Albert Foley, 17, Brushmaker

Occupation or role: Brushmaker
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Sep 1888
Date of death: 22 Sep 1888
Disease (transcribed): Strumous ulceration of shin. Lardaceous degeneration of viscera following chronic arthritis of left knee which had been removed by amputation
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Degeneration (Internal organs); Arthritis (Knee); Amputation (Leg)
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 post mortem examination’

Type of incident: n/a

Albert Gife, 68, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 68
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Apr 1917
Date of death: 18 Apr 1917
Disease (transcribed): Pulmonary embolism. Colloid growth involving peritoneum. Cerebral softening. Arterio-sclerosis
Disease (standardised): Embolism (Lungs); Growth (Peritoneum); Softening (Brain); Arteriosclerosis (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: O’Flynn, Elizabeth
Post mortem examination performed by: Sellwood, George Binford
Medical notes: 'Has had a small reducible left inguinal hernia for 20 years; has not worn truss. For the past week he has had diarrhoea; two days ago diarrhoea ceased & he commenced to vomit which has continued up to time of admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, skull

Type of incident: n/a

Albert Jameson, 42, Messenger

Occupation or role: Messenger
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Mar 1887
Date of death: 20 May 1887
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Perforation of ileum. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Perforation (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Slater, Charles
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'The patient was of a healthy family. He had been a ship's steward & had had dysentery 16 years previously but no other illness. He was addicted to alcohol'

Illustrations: No
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Payne, 32, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Jun 1883
Date of death: 16 Jul 1883
Disease (transcribed): Fistulous opening from groin to sigmoid flexure. Pleuritis. Erysipelas
Disease (standardised): Fistula (Groin); Pleurisy (Pleura); Erysipelas (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Margerison, Richard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ross, Daniel McClure
Medical notes: This patient was sent here from a cottage hospital at Wimbledon, suffering from faecal fistula. For two years he had suffered with very short intermissions from what he called ‘English dysentery’.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Pittingale, 18, Milk carrier

Occupation or role: Milk carrier
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Jun 1894
Date of death: 30 Jun 1894
Disease (transcribed): Sloughing appendix caeci. General peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Sloughing (Appendix); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Owen, Herbert Isambard and Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Fyffe, William Kington
Medical notes: 'On Sunday June 24th he was seized with sharp pain at the umbilicus he sweated - On the 25th and 26th he was better and did his work - On the 27th the pain returned with redoubled vigour and there was some swelling in the belly - On the 25th he vomited green material - As the pain still persisted he came to the hospital on the 29th'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Russ, 18, Teacher

Occupation or role: Teacher
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Apr 1863
Date of death: 11 Apr 1863
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular peritonitis. Pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Harvey, Edward Robinson
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: Since Christmas this patient had noticed an enlargement of the abdomen, and for the last month had been under medical treatment without much treatment.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Albert Taylor, 42, Beer house keeper

Occupation or role: Beer house keeper
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Oct 1897
Date of death: 18 Nov 1897
Disease (transcribed): Right inguinal hernia. Radical cure
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Pick, Thomas Pickering
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 after death'

Type of incident: n/a

Albert Thurlow, 28, Meat porter

Occupation or role: Meat porter
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Jan 1891
Date of death: 26 Mar 1891
Disease (transcribed): Abdominal aneurysm, opening into duodenum
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Hale, Geoffrey Edward
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'This man was a meat-porter, an occupation which he had followed for 6 years, and in the pursuit of which he was in the habit of carrying loads of 3-4 cwt [hundredweight]. Since the age of adolescence he had suffered from many attacks of rheumatism, some 15 or 16 in all. In 1883 he contracted a chancre which was followed by a rash on the body, but he underwent no medicinal treatment'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Albert William, 4 days , [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 4 days
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Feb 1874
Date of death: 26 Feb 1874
Disease (transcribed): Imperforate rectum. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Imperforate (Rectum); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: n/a
Medical examination performed by: Rowland, Edward Roger
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This child was born at Queen Charlotte’s Hospital and since its birth had not passed any motion and vomited almost continually.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and intestines
Type of incident: n/a

Alexander Bird, 25, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Jan 1864
Date of death: 30 Apr 1864
Disease (transcribed): Hepatic ascites. Tapping. Fatal Haemorrhage from puncture
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Peritoneum); Bleeding ; Haemorrhage
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Sturges, Octavius
Medical notes: 'This man was in the hospital three months during which he twice underwent paracentesis for extreme ascites, dying shortly after the second operation. He was a labouring man of youthful appearance and pale, pasty face, addicted to free drinking especially of spirits’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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