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.
Here is a simplified transcript of the document.
|Certified copy of an entry of death 1906 Death in the sub-district of Southfields in the County of London.|
|2 When and where died||Twenty-fourth January 1906. 18 Flavell Road|
|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|
Compare this document with the birth and marriage certificates. Who is the informant responsible for the notification of death on the certificate?