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Cause of death
« on: Tuesday 07 May 19 19:42 BST (UK) »
Can anyone work out the cause of death on the attached 1891 certificate for a 41 year old lady. I have sat looking at it for ages and am totally confused.
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Re: Cause of death
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 07 May 19 19:46 BST (UK) »
Phthisis pulmo-
nalis [can’t make out the next bit]
Certified (etc)
Ayr: Barnes, Wylie
Caithness: MacGregor
Essex: Eldred (Pebmarsh)
Gloucs: Timbrell (Winchcomb)
Hants: Stares (Wickham)
Lincs: Maw, Jackson (Epworth, Belton)
London: Pierce
Suffolk: Markham (Framlingham)
Surrey: Gosling (Richmond)
Wilts: Matthews, Tarrant (Calne, Preshute)
Worcs: Milward (Redditch)
Yorks: Beaumont, Crook, Moore, Styring (Huddersfield); Middleton (Church Fenton); Exley, Gelder (High Hoyland); Barnes, Birchinall (Sheffield); Kenyon, Wood (Cumberworth/Denby Dale)

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Re: Cause of death
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 07 May 19 19:47 BST (UK) »
Phthisis pulmonaris?  6 mths
As certified by...


TB
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Re: Cause of death
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 07 May 19 19:48 BST (UK) »
Ah yes.

“6 mo as certified” etc.
Ayr: Barnes, Wylie
Caithness: MacGregor
Essex: Eldred (Pebmarsh)
Gloucs: Timbrell (Winchcomb)
Hants: Stares (Wickham)
Lincs: Maw, Jackson (Epworth, Belton)
London: Pierce
Suffolk: Markham (Framlingham)
Surrey: Gosling (Richmond)
Wilts: Matthews, Tarrant (Calne, Preshute)
Worcs: Milward (Redditch)
Yorks: Beaumont, Crook, Moore, Styring (Huddersfield); Middleton (Church Fenton); Exley, Gelder (High Hoyland); Barnes, Birchinall (Sheffield); Kenyon, Wood (Cumberworth/Denby Dale)

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Re: Cause of death
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 07 May 19 19:49 BST (UK) »
And you got the l in pulmonalis

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuberculosis

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Re: Cause of death
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 07 May 19 19:57 BST (UK) »
Many, many thanks. The poor women had TB.
Bookless,Varty, Collins, Birchall, Nicholson, Corlett, Barnett