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Title: Cause of death?
Post by: 7Kez8 on Wednesday 02 September 20 13:06 BST (UK)
Hi,

Please could someone read the cause of death on an ancestors death certificate for me?

Many thanks,
K
Title: Re: Cause of death?
Post by: Kay99 on Wednesday 02 September 20 13:12 BST (UK)
A Surfeit - Overindulgence in eating, drinking etc??  https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/files/research/census-records/cause-of-death-list-of-medical-terms.pdf
Title: Re: Cause of death?
Post by: 7Kez8 on Wednesday 02 September 20 13:16 BST (UK)
A Surfeit - Overindulgence in eating, drinking etc??  https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/files/research/census-records/cause-of-death-list-of-medical-terms.pdf

Thank you! Id have never worked that out :)
Title: Re: Cause of death?
Post by: Kay99 on Wednesday 02 September 20 13:20 BST (UK)
I had never heard of it either, but it looked like surfeit so I searched for it as a cause of death  :)
Title: Re: Cause of death?
Post by: barryd on Wednesday 02 September 20 15:06 BST (UK)
Surfeit

To feed or supply to excess, satiety, or disgust.......   The Free Dictionary .............

Which begs the question, what is satiety?

Title: Re: Cause of death?
Post by: Kay99 on Wednesday 02 September 20 15:22 BST (UK)
Surfeit

To feed or supply to excess, satiety, or disgust.......   The Free Dictionary .............

Which begs the question, what is satiety?

The quality or state of being fed or gratified to or beyond capacity  https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/satiety