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Cause of death?

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Thomas Report 15 Dec 2013 18:27

Hello everyone :-)

I would like to know how to find an ancestors cause of death, preferably a free website if possible, although I might try paying for a good site.
Thanks :-)


Kay???? Report 15 Dec 2013 19:01

Hi Thomas,

Cause of deaths is only recorded on the death certificate under normal circumstances ,in GB and other countries ,,,,,,,,so the only way will be to buy the certificate..

There are no websites that will give the cause,,,,,,,,unless there was reasons for an inquest/accident then a newspaper may carry the report.


Thomas Report 15 Dec 2013 19:03

Hi Kay

I looked on the newspaper sites, but couldn't find anything, do you know how much death certificates usually are?


Kay???? Report 15 Dec 2013 19:19



Scotland hold their own records as do Ireland.

£12.for a Scotish certificate

There is no extra charge for which type of certificate you have,Thomas,,,,,


Thomas Report 15 Dec 2013 20:06

Okay, it's pricey but I'll have to take what I can get. Thank you for everything