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Two, three or four babies!

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Found this and couldnt believe how many births of more than one baby in a short period of time, It was written like this in the paper with them all mentioned in one article. something in the water back then as well.:rolleyes:


The Times, Saturday, Oct 11, 1834; pg. 3; Issue 15606; col C
BIRTHS.-At Ashwell, the wife of Thomas Durham, operative wheelwright, of a female child, and after a lapse of
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BIRTHS. _ At Ashwell, the wife of Thomas Durhan, operative wheelwright, of a female child, and after a lapse of 21 days she ws delivered of a fine boy; both children and the mother are doing well. A woman at ?arlsheaton, named Susan Gibson, who has borne twins twice before, was confined on Wednesday of three children, and all are "as well as can be expected." - Halifax Express. A few days ago, at ?adenham, Mrs, Howlett, wife of Mr John Howlett, of twins. The father, now for the first time the parent of a living child, is about 77. On Sunday, the 21st at Bridlington-quay, the wife of Mr Robert Thompson, stone-mason, was delivered of three sons, who, with the mother, are all well, and likely to live. Madam P., the wife of a retired soldier, residing at ?, was on the 1st inst. delivered of four male children. She had gone her whole term, and all the infants are perfectly formed and likely to live. Madam P had previously been pregnant three times and at one of her accouchments was safely delivered of twin boys.
 
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