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William's death certificate

William's death certificate states that he died of locomotor ataxia. This condition involved the collapse of the nervous system, leading to muscle weakness, blindness and eventually death.

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Certified copy of an entry of death 1906 Death in the sub-district of Southfields in the County of London.
1 No. 1
2 When and where died Twenty-fourth January 1906. 18 Flavell Road
3 Sex Male
4 Age 45 years
5 Occupation Bricklayer (journeyman)
6 Cause of death Locomotor ataxia 8 years Asthenia, Certified by Henry Carmichael MB
7 Signature, description and residence of informant L. Towers. Widow of deceased, present at death. 18 Flavell Road Wandsworth.
8 When registered Twenty-fourth January 1906
9 Signature of Registrar W. V. Morton Registrar

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