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Offline JennyMarieGradwell

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Cause of death? [solved, thank you!]
« on: Monday 04 January 21 10:09 GMT (UK) »
Hi All,

The nature of my Great Grandfather's (John 'Jack' Blythman) death has always been a bit of a mystery in my family and I finally got around to ordering a copy of his death certificate recently. I've managed to decipher all but the actual cause of death. I know it happened 3 November 1941 at Britannia Steelworks, where he was a 'roof sheeter' in the Bridge Yard. I know it was reported by Edith Blythman, his widow, who was apparently 'in attendance' (my Nana -his daughter- told a different story). Can anyone help me with cause of death please? The family story was that it was a work accident but that it was blamed on something else, meaning that the family received no compensation and were from then on living in poverty. I can see something about his heart here, I think?

You can see the full image from the register here: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50798466373_3b5210fc96_o.jpg

And here is Jack and Edith Blythman:



Thank you!

Jenny.
Lancashire Gradwells.
Middlesbrough Mahoneys.

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Re: Cause of death?
« Reply #1 on: Monday 04 January 21 10:12 GMT (UK) »
Coronary occlusion due to atheroma of the coronary arteries.

Certified by ?? Coroner Middlesbrough after Post Mortem without inquest.
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Re: Cause of death?
« Reply #2 on: Monday 04 January 21 10:18 GMT (UK) »
Thank you for this!
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Re: Cause of death? [solved, thank you!]
« Reply #3 on: Monday 04 January 21 10:36 GMT (UK) »
I think the name of the Coroner was A(rthur) O. Knott.
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Re: Cause of death? [solved, thank you!]
« Reply #4 on: Monday 04 January 21 10:40 GMT (UK) »
I think the name of the Coroner was A(rthur) O. Knott.

Even better, thank you  :)
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