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Offline S.O.B

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Re: Cause of death
« Reply #9 on: Wednesday 07 March 18 15:29 GMT (UK) »
"Decline" was obviously a "catch all" category covering any slow versus contagious decease before the advent of more modern diagnosis. The age range for decline was from "infant" to "old age".
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Re: Cause of death
« Reply #10 on: Wednesday 07 March 18 18:33 GMT (UK) »
A friend of mine's grandmother died several months ago, her death certificate stated the cause to be 'decline of old age'. She was 98 I think
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