The Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children has opened its historical records for public viewing. The records cover the Victorian and Edwardian admission records from 1852 through to the end of 1914.
The hospital is based in London, England, and provides a fascinating new resource for family history research. The archives can be accessed at http://www.smallandspecial.org/.
Searching for ‘Double’ provides a number of hits:
|02 Oct 1856||F||2||Eliza||Double||Measles & sequela||Pancras|
|25 Jan 1881||F||2||Susan||Double||Jaundice||Lambeth|
|17 Apr 1891||M||5||George||Doubleson||Genu valgum||Outside London|
|25 Jan 1893||F||3||Edith||Doubleday||Otitis||Holborn|
|05 Mar 1895||F||7||Ellen||Double||Osteoarthritis||Outside London|
|27 Dec 1895||F||8||Ellen||Double||Osteoarthritis; Scarlet fever & sequela||Outside London|
|25 Apr 1897||F||9||Ellen||Double||Osteoarthritis||Outside London|
|29 Dec 1898||F||4||Emily||Double||Diphtheria & sequela||Pancras|
|20 Sep 1899||F||11||Ellen||Double||Osteoarthritis||Outside London|
These records can be drilled down further and in some cases provide case notes and other information. Addresses are also provided which can be useful for tracking down where relatives lived.