Not sure if you can help with this. I received the death certificate of my 3rd Great Uncle today. He died on 15th July 1851 in Bulford, Wiltshire, England and sadly was only 14 days old.
I know that his mother was buried on the same day (19th July 1851) but I have not ordered her death certificate yet.
The cause of his death reads:
I think that is saying:
Convulsions 24 hours
Do you agree? I notice that on Ancestry it says there was an epidemic of cholera in the UK during 1851. I don't know if convulsions is a symptom of that? I was hoping his death certificate would shed more light since he died at the same time as mum (or thereabouts).
Just to let you know I received his mothers death certificate today. Her cause of death (on the same day) was:
According to these various links this is related to chilbirth:
How this fever affects a baby that has been born I can't say.