10 children deceased.

The 1911 English census states the number of children a couple had, how many living and how many deceased.

One such record I saw stated the couple had 14 children, with 4 still living and ten were deceased.

I can’t image the pain of losing ten children.


About BeesKnees2013

Interested in family history research.
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2 Responses to 10 children deceased.

  1. chmjr2 says:

    I also have noticed this while going through census records. It seems that it was much more common to have children die in their early years than today. We have come a long way in medical treatment.

  2. Medical treatment has helped lower the infant mortality rate, however, miscarriages are still common and don’t show in the records.

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